Kaempferia galanga L.

Family : Zingiberaceae

Local name : Gathion (As.)

Stemless herb; leaves appearing with the flowers, sessile, suborbicular, spreading flat on the ground; lip white with lilak throat.

Distribution : Occasionally seen under cultivation.

Uses :  Rhizome used in cough and cold in swelling of gum and as deodorant.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam