English Name:- Garland Flower.
Botanical Name:- Hedychium Spicatum.
Parts Used:- Rhizome.
Habit:- A small herb with tuberous roots, leaves with acute sheathing leaf base, Flowers-white.
Chemical Constituents:- Rhizome Contains: Oil, Cineol, Linalool Cadinol, Elemol, Eudesmols alpha-Pinene, Beta- Pinene. Limunene, Camphor, Linalylacetate, Terepeneol, Borneol, Caryophyllene, Humulene, Terpenolene, Furanoid diterpene- Heydechenene.
Actions:- Anti-septic, Aphrodisiac, Hypotensive, Stomachic, Carminative, Astringent, Flatulance.
Used In:- Hypoglycaemia, Inflammation, Cough, Asthma, Vomiting, Colic, Ulcer, Hysteria, Dental trouble, Vasadialator.
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