ALPINIA GALANGA: AN OVERVIEW AND HERBAL INTERACTIONS
Medicinal plants and derived medicine are widely used in traditional cultures all over the world and they are becoming increasingly popular in modern society as natural alternatives to synthetic chemicals. Alpinia galanga willd. (family- zingiberaceae) commonly known as galanga, is an important cultivated medicinal crop of India. Herbal medicine consists active ingredients in crude form or as an isolated chemical constituent by various processes. Herbal medicine widely perceived by the public too, but adverse effect include important inhibition with conventional medicine occurs. The present paper is an overview on phytopharmacological properties of the plant and its herbal interactions.
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