Development of pharmacognostic profile of Alpinia galanga,Willd. (Zingiberaceae)



  • Shrikant Sharma

    Singhania Universitry, Jhunjhunu

  • Sanjay Kumar Chauhan

    Arosol Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd.,
    Kumarhera Dehradun Road Saharanpur -247001

  • S. K. Upadhyaya

    Arosol Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd.,
    Kumarhera Dehradun Road Saharanpur -247001

  • M. R. Uniyal

    Arosol Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd.,
    Kumarhera Dehradun Road Saharanpur -247001

  • Shashank Rana

    Kisan Sewa aivam Paryavaran Sanstha, Saharanpur-247001



Keywords, Anaerobic capacity (AC), Bicycle ergo meter (Martin)


Alpinia galanga, Rosc. (Zingiberaceae), commonly known as Kulanjan, Greater galangal, well known Ayurvedic herb and found throughout India. It is an Indian folkloric Ayurveda medicine primarily used as a medicine due to its anti-bronchitis, anti-inflammatory, intermittent fever, anti-cough, gastric disorder anti-bacterial, properties; The aim of present study was to gather information for the systematic identification and authentication of this particular species and pharmacognostic standardization of aerial part (leaves) and underground part (Rhizome) of this plant as per WHO guidelines. The result obtained in the present investigation might be useful in the drug industry for the identification, authentication and quality of the commercial samples supplied by suppliers. The present study may also be used for making monographs on this plant for different pharmacopoeias and official books.


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Sharma S, Chauhan SK, Upadhyaya SK, Uniyal MR, Rana S. . Int J of Pharmc Res [Internet]. 2015Mar.30 [cited 2020Nov.25];5(3):57-61. Available from:


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