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Ginger

Scientific name of Ginger: Zingiber officinale

Name of Ginger  in different languages:

Sanskrit: Shrungivera, Nagra,Lasuna

Hindi: Adrak

Malayalam: Enchi- ഇഞ്ചി, Ardrakam - ആർദ്രകം

Plant Description:

Ginger Plant is an annual herb, growing up to 100 cm tall, erect with the support of rhizome, stem contain green leaves, pinnate and oppositely arranged, flowers are round and red at the top and remaining parts are green, covered with petals formed like a ball.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Linear Margin-Entire Venation-parallel
 Linear-parellel-marginn-elongated
 Margin_Entire  Venation-Parallel

 

Useful plant parts:

Rhizome.

Medicinal uses:

Dried ginger are used in many Ayurvedic medicines, it is used to treat stomach problems, vomiting, diabetic, piles. Ginger may use to reduce arthritis pain, it has cholesterol lowering properties and ginger has been promoted as the cancer treatment, the studies going on.

Chemical contents: analgesic, sedative, antipyretic and antibacterial.

How to prepare medicines:

Juice of  fresh ginger rhizome use with honey can reduce gastric problems; juice is also used to control vomiting, dried ginger ground well and applies to reduce arthritic pain.

Ginger Rhizome Dried Ginger
Wet Ginger Dry Ginger-Chukku

Ginger is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-

Abhraloha Tablets Gastrex Tablet Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita
Agnimukh Choorna Gopanganadi Kashayam Ponkaradi Gulka
Alargin Tablets Gorochandanadi Gulika Poothivalkasavam
Amruthadi kashayam Grahanyantaka Ghritam Prabhanjana Vimardanam Thailam
Amruthotharam Kashayam Guduchyadi Tailam Pranada Gutika
Ardraka Ghritam Himguvachadi Choornam Prasarinyadi Kashayam
Arkadi Kashaya Hingvadi Taila Protekt Tablets
Arshen Tablet Jeevanthyadi Kashayam Punarnava Mandur
Asana Vilwadi Thailam Kallyanaksharam Punarnavasavam
Ashta choornam Kankayan Vati Punarvadi Kashayam
Ashtavargam Kashyam Karpasasthyadi Thailam Pushyanuga Choornam
Avipathi choornam Kasisadi Tailam Rasnadi Choornam
Ayulax Tablets Kayasthadi Varti Rasnairandadi Kashayam
Bala punarvaadi Kashayam Khadiradi Kashayam Sahachakradi Kashayam
Balajeerakadhi Kashyam Kombanchadi Gulika Sanjivani Vati
Brihat Dashamoola Tailam Kottamchukkadi Choornam Saraswada Choornam
Chiruvilwadi kashayam Kottamchukkadi Thailam Saraswatharishtam
Chitrakadi Vati Krimigna choornam Sarvamayantaka ghritam
Chukkumthippaliyadi Gulika Kurinji Kuzhambu Sudarsana Choornam
Chukkumthippalyadi choornam Lashuna Erandadi Kashayam Suran Vatak
Colocare Tablets Lasunadi Vati Talisapatradi Vatakam
Dadimashtaka choornam Maha Vishagarbha Tailam Tar Mandoor Gud
Dainik Tablet Mahadhanwantharam Gulika Thaleesapathradi Choornam
Dasamoola Panchakoladi Kashayam Maharajaprasarini Thailam Tonset Capsule
Devdarvadi Kashaya Marma Thailam Trishul Tablet
Dhanadanayanadi kashayam Masik Tablet Vasachandanadi Taila
Dhanya Panchak Kashayam Mrita Sanjivani Gulika Vettumaran Gulika
Duralabharishtam Muktadi Mahanjana Vilwadi Gulika
Dusparsakadi Kashayam Nagaradi Thailam Vyaghradi Kashayam
Em Gesta Tablets Nasika Choornam Vyswanara Choornam 
Gandhak Vati Nasya choornam Yogaraja Choornam
Gandharvahasthadi Kashayam Panchakola Choornam  
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