Rhizomes tuberous like that of dilaw (Curcuma longa), fleshy, aromatic (having an odor like that of ginger) and of a pale yellow color.
• Volatile oil (zedoary oil), 0.25-0.665%-cineol, camphene, zingiberene, borneol, camphor, curcumin, zedoarin; gum; starch; resin.
Abdominal cramps, amenorrhea-abdominal pain, rheumatic pain: 4 to 9 gms of dried materials in decoction.
· Pain and swelling associated with sprains: Use pounded and fried rhizome with alcohol and apply as poultice. Or, warm fresh rhizome over fire, crush and apply on abdomen or affected part.
· In Ayurveda, used for diarrhea, cancer, flatulence and dyspepsis.
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This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate for all applications.