Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 9--20

A pharmacognostical report on the rhizome of Alpinia galanga Linn. (Willd)


M Chitra, JE Thoppil 
 Genetics and Plant Breeding Division, Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Kerala - 673 635, India

Correspondence Address:
M Chitra
Genetics and Plant Breeding Division, Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Kerala - 673 635
India

Alpinia galanga Linn.  (Willd) is an important raw drug used in large quantities in various indigenous formulations. In this paper the major diagnostic characters and the qualitative chemical and physical tests responsible for the pharmacognostic identity of the rhizomes have been reported.


How to cite this article:
Chitra M, Thoppil J E. A pharmacognostical report on the rhizome of Alpinia galanga Linn. (Willd).Ancient Sci Life 2008;27:9-20


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Chitra M, Thoppil J E. A pharmacognostical report on the rhizome of Alpinia galanga Linn. (Willd). Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 2008 [cited 2022 Sep 27 ];27:9-20
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