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Scientific name of Kencur: Kaempferia Galanga
Name of Kencur in different languages:
English: Kencur, Aromatic Ginger, Sand Ginger, Cutcherry or Resurrection Lily.
Sanskrit: Shigru, Shigrugandha, Tikshnagandha, Danshamula, Shigruka, Laghupatra, Mulakparni, Akshiva, Bahala, Mochak, Haritshak, Komalpatrak, Bahumula.
Hindi: चँद्रमूला Chandramula, Sidhoul.
Malayalam: Kacholam, Kachoori (കച്ചോലം, കച്ചൂരി, കച്ചൂരിക്കിഴങ്ങ്).
Aromatic ginger or Sand ginger is a deciduous herb commonly found in tropical, wet area, leaves are thick and rounded, lay flat on the ground. Flowering starts after maturity of the plant almost i rainy season (June). After disappeared the leaves rhizomes remain underground through winter. Rhizomes are very aromatic, and used in many of Ayurvedic medicines.
Useful plant parts:
Indigestion, fever, stomach pain, it controls Kapha.
Camphene, Kaempferol, Kaempferide, Cineol, Borneol, 3-Carene, Cinnamaldehyde, Ethyl Cinnamate, P-Methoxycinnamic Acid, and Ethyl P-Methoxycinnamate.
How to prepare medicines:
Dried rhizome powder of sand ginger mix with honey is and have twice a day better to treat cough.
Kencur is the one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like-