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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Hedychium spicatum?
If you know websites containing any information about Hedychium spicatum please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Hedychium spicatum and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Hedychium spicatum.


Hedychium spicatum basic info
Scientific Name: Hedychium spicatum Sm..
Family: Zingiberaceae.
Genus: Hedychium.
For common names of Hedychium spicatum in different languages - See link
Description: Hedychium spicatum is a smallish hardy perennial plant, native to China, the Himalayas, Myanmar and Thailand. It is also known as Spiked Ginger Lily, Sandharlika and Kapur kachri in Hindi, and Takhellei in Manipuri and Cao Guo Yao in Mandarin. - for more info about Hedychium spicatum See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Hedychium spicatum
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Hedychium spicatum in other websites
Hedychium spicatum common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Hedychium spicatum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Hedychium spicatum - See link.


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