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Wild Ginger Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Wild Ginger
Glycemic Index / Load
Wild Ginger
Botanical Name
Zingiber Capitatum
Hindi Name
Jangali Adrak

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Action of Wild Ginger

Nutrients in Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger
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Wild Ginger

Parts Used

Flower, Fruit, Root, Leaf,
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Wild Ginger is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows up to 1.5 M.
It grows in a tropical climate.
Best used for Ulcers.
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Materia Medica for Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger General

Wild Ginger refers to a number of plant varieties of Ginger. The different plant varieties have similar appearance, odour or taste. The different plant species are :
Alpinia Caerulea
Asarum Caudatum
Hedychium Gardnerianum
Asarum Caudatum is named as British Columbia Wild Ginger, Western Wild Ginger and Long Tailed Wild Ginger. It is used as Tea. The whole plan possesses Analgesic, Antirheumatic, Appetizer and Antifungal property. The plant root is laxative, stomachic and tonic. It is used in the treatment of Colds, Colic, Indigestion and Stomach pains. The decoction of herb is used topically for Headaches, Intestinal Pain and Knee Pain. I is also used as a wash for sores. A poultice made from the heated leaves is used medicinally. It treats Boils, Skin Infections and Toothaches.
Hedychium Gardnerianum is also known as Kahili Ginger, Kahila Garland Lily or Ginger Lily. The plant contains Villosin. The compound possesses potent toxic activity against Human Small Lung Cancer.
Alpinia Caerulea is also called Native Ginger. It contains a white pulp. The pulp has a sour taste. It is used to activate salivary glands to moisten the mouth. It is preferred during Bushwalking. It is used to make herbal Teas.
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Herbal Treatment For Respiratory Diseases 2

Mix equal quantities of powdered Ephedra ( Amsania in India ), Comfrey, Verbascum Thapsus, Cherry, Licorice ( Mulethi in India ), Ginger ( Adrak in India ), Cinnamon ( Dalchini in India ), Inula Helenium ( Pushkaraula in India ) and Wild Ginger ( Jangli Adrak in India ).
Take 2-3 tablespoons throughout the day with warm water.
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My relative has motor neuron disease ALS. Please tell me treatment of disease.
04 May 2016
Dear Chhagan To cure Motor Neuron Disease ( MND ). The person should take------- --Artichokes, Red beans or Kidney Beans ( Rajmah ) , Wild Blueberries,Spinach and Mushrooms. -- Fruits that will support the body function, like Goji berries,Cranberries, Backberries, Avocado. -- Take Lentils, Cashews, Pumpkin/squash seeds, Coconut oil B-Complex / Vitamin B12, calcium magnesium zinc copper vitamin d3
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30 Jul 2017
Super bad ulcer, where the pain stays for more than 2 hours & doesn't go away unless I get morphine injection. Please give me tips on how to get rid of gastric forever.
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08 Apr 2018
how to relieve bad lung congestion
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