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Definition of the noun alpinia officinarum
What does alpinia officinarum mean as a name of something?
- Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Alpinia officinarum: Alpinia officinalis / lesser galangal
- more generic word: ginger = perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
- member of: Alpinia / genus Alpinia / genus Languas / genus Zerumbet = perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
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Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
ginger family, galgant (Alpinia officinarum Hance [syn. Languas officinarum]), is known by the name galanga or little galanga. It too isused asaspice (Norman 1991, 64*). In Germany, Alpinia galanga (L.)Willd. [syn. Galanga majorRumpf.
by George Watt
by G. Rehm
RI rasamala 145 Alpinia officinarum Hance Syn. Languas officinarum (Hance) Farw. e lesser galangal f galanga officinal g Galgant s galanga Alternanthera amoena (Lem.) Voss -> 146 152 Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC. Syn. A. violaceus ...
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
The Lesser Galangal of Ainslie, according to Royle but not of other Authors ; see Alpinia officinarum, ffance, Vol.1., '95- Vein. — Sit-ruti, kapir kachri, ...
by Andrew Chevallier
Alpinia officinarum (Zingiberaceae) Galangal (Hindi), Gao Liang Jiang (Chinese) Like other members of the ginger family, galangal is warming and comforting to the digestion. It has a pleasantly aromatic and mildly spicy taste, and is suitable ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
in Papua New Guinea: audu, goragora, gorgor Alpinia officinarum Hance (Languas officinarum (Hance) Farwell; Languas officinarum Farw.; Languas officinarum (Hance) P.H. Hô) China , ...
by George A. Burdock
including Alpinia officinarum Hance. Family Zingiberaceae.
A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition by Carol Schiller
Aromatherapy Methods of Use Application, aroma lamp, bath, diffu- sor, inhaler, lightbulb ring, massage, mist spray, steam inhalation, steam room and sauna GALANGAL Botanical Name: Alpinia galanga, Alpinia officinarum, Languas offici- ...
by George A. Burdock
smaller galanga ( Alpinia officinarum Hance), chekur (Alpinia sessilis Kon. = Kaemferia galanga), Xylopia parvifiora (A. Rich) Benth), ashanti pepper (Piper guineense Schum and ...
The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Lawless, Julia
Alpinia officinarum FAMILY Zingiberaceae SYNONYMS Radix galanga minoris, Languas officinarum, galanga, small galangal, Chinese ginger, ginger root, colic root, East Indian root. GENERAL DESCRIPTION A reed-like plant reaching a ...
The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning
- and -uronic acid galangin C15H10O5, derived from galanga root (Alpinia officinarum Hance), ultimately 157.
Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter
GALANGAL •Alpinia officinarum. An herb cultivated in China, the rhizomes are unearthed in late summer and early autumn, cut into segments, and dried. It is used by some Chinese herbalists to break up intestinal gas and to treat heartburn ...
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