zedoary

(redirected from Curcuma zedoaria)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Curcuma zedoaria: Cyperus rotundus

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.

zedoary (zedˑ ·ō·erˈ·ē),

n, Latin name:
Curcuma zedoaria; part used: rhizome; uses: condiment, digestion; relieves colic and flatulence; precautions: none known. Also called
wild turmeric, amb halad, and
gandhmul.
References in periodicals archive ?
The results with water, Camellia sinensis, and Curcuma zedoaria were similar; however, they were different from those of the chlorhexidine group (Figures 1B and 1C; Tables 2 and 3).
In this study, we chose the medicinal plants Curcuma zedoaria and Camellia sinensis to evaluate their effects on the production of VSC.
Curcuma zedoaria is widely used and has a large margin of safety for human consumption.
grey columns white columns Acorus calamus 8 84 Alkura satirum 1 58 Citrus hystrix 4 37 Curcuma zedoaria 5 104 Eleutherine americana 1 14 Nigella sativa 21 67 Piper chabs 12 19 Piper nigrum 19 115 Zingber cassumunar 29 55 Zingiber officinale 52 111 Fig.
The virtual screening of the 104 structures from Curcuma zedoaria resulted in a hit list comprising five structures.
Inhibitory effects of natural sesquiterpenoids isolated from the rhizomes of Curcuma zedoaria on prostaglandin E2 and nitric oxide production.
2002) have reported that sesquiterpenoids ([beta]-tumerone, ar-tumerone and xanthorrhizol) isolated from Curcuma zedoaria and Curcuma xanthorrhiza can inhibit PG[E.
Inhibitory effects of natural sesquiterpenoids isolated from rhizomes of Curcuma zedoaria on prostaglandin [E.
Key words: Curcuma zedoaria, medicinal plant, analgesia, curcumenol
Gupta SK, Banerjee AB, Achari B (1976) Isolation of ethyl pmethoxycinnamate, the major antifungal principle of Curcuma zedoaria.
Ma X, Yu X, Han J (1995) Application of off-line supercritical fluid extraction-gas chromatography for the investigation of chemical constituents in Curcuma zedoaria.