Alpinia alughas Retz.(Rose)

Family : Zingiberaceae

Local name : Tora (gajali)

A plant with perennial and tuberous rhizome; leaves ligulate, lanceolate to acutely round; inflorescence terminal; flowers pedicelled, pinkish-white with pink sepals; capsules black.

Distribution : Sporadic

Uses : Rhizome used in fever, bronchial trouble and rheumatic pain; stem used in asthmatic problem.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam