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Title: Medicinal properties of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.)
Authors: Malhotra, Samir
Singh, Amrit Pal
Issue Date: Dec-2003
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: The medicinal plants find application in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, agricultural and food industry. The efficacy of some herbal products is beyond doubt, the most recent examples being <b><i>Silybum marianum</i> (Linn.) Gaertn</b> (silymarin), <b><i>Artemisia annua</i> Linn.</b> (artemesinin) and <b><i>Taxus baccata</i> Linn.</b> (taxol). Randomized, controlled trials have provedthe efficacy of some established remedies, for instance Zingiber officinale Rosc. commonly known as ginger. After extensive pharmacological studies, it has been concluded that ginger has significant anti inflammatory, anti-emetic and chemo-protective effects. The article summarises various scientific studies and tries to analyze the current status of research in the pharmacological activities of ginger.
Description: 296-301
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/12292
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.2(6) [November-December 2003]

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