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zedoary

(zĕd′ō-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. zedoar·ies
1. A plant (Curcuma zedoaria) of South Asia that has small yellow flowers, purple bracts, and starchy tuberous rhizomes and that is widely cultivated elsewhere.
2. The dried rhizomes of this plant, used as a condiment and in perfumes, medicines, and cosmetics.
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Extracts from Curcuma zedoaria inhibit proliferation of human breast cancer cell MDA-MB-231 in vitro.
Choob-e-chini Zingiberaceae Curcuma zedoaria (Christm.) Roscoe Jadwar Family Scientific name Part used Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.
Hsi et al., "Chemical constituents and anticancer activity of Curcuma zedoaria roscoe essential oil against non-small cell lung carcinoma cells in vitro and in vivo," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
The results with water and Camellia sinensis were similar, being slightly different from those with Curcuma zedoaria, and, to a greater degree, different from those with chlorhexidine (Figure 1A).
Micropropagation of zedoary (Curcuma zedoaria Roscoe) - a valuable medicinal plant.
Juhara et al., "Evaluation of antinociceptive, in-vivo & in-vitro anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic extract of Curcuma zedoaria rhizome," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Composition and antioxidant activity of the essential oil from Curcuma zedoaria. Food Chem.
Zingiberaceae Curcuma zedoaria Zingiberaceae (Christm.) Roscoe Zingiber officinale Roscoe Zingiberaceae Botanical name Local name Hemigraphis hirta (Vahl) Buripal T.
Curcumenone, curcumanolide A and curcumanolide B, three sesquiterpenoids from Curcuma zedoaria. phytochemistry 24, 2629-2633.
Zingiberaceae Kalo holud Stem Curcuma zedoaria Zingiberaceae Shoti Leaf (Christm.) Roscoe Botanical name Disease and dosage Justicia adhatoda L.
Prasaplai is composed of twelve ingredients: ten crude plant drugs (the roots of Acorus calamus L, the bulbs of Allium sativum L, the pericarps of Citrus hystrix DC, the rhizomes of Curcuma zedoaria Roscoe, the bulbs of Eleutherine americana Merr, the seeds of Nigella sativa L, the fruits of Piper chaba Hunt, the fruits of Piper nigrum L, the rhizomes of Zingiber cassumunar Roxb., and the rhizomes of Zingiber officinale Roscoe) and two pure compounds (sodium chloride and camphor).