Curcuma aromatica Salisb. 

Family : Zingiberaceae

Local name : Bon-halodhi, Borahuda (As.)

Perennial herb with fleshy rhizome; rhizome pale yellow in colour; stem leafy, soft; leaves radical, alternate, with a ligule at junction of blade and sheath; flowers in lateral spike.

Distribution : Usually occurring wild, occasionally grown.

Uses : Rhizome used in tonsillitis.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam