Wednesday, February 17, 2010

LEMPUYANG / PUYANG (Zingiber aromaticum)


Nama sains (Botanical name) : Zingiber aromaticum

Nama Melayu (Malay name) : Lempuyang

Famili (family): Zingiberaceae

Ketinggian pokok (Plant height) : 1.8 meter

Rizom / Rimpang (Rhizomes/root)

  • Bau wangi (Aromatic)


Kegunaan (Uses):

Makanan (Food)

  • Orang jawa makan pucuk sebagai perasa makanan (Indonesian javanese people eat the young shoot.)


Perubatan (Medicinal uses)

  • Jamu tradisional (Tonic/traditional medicine)
  • Gastrik (Biliousness-gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gall bladder)
  • Menambah darah-Kurang darah dikalangan wanita yang menyebabkan haid tidak menentu (chlorosis-iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin)
  • Kaki bengkak selepas bersalin (afterbirth medicine)
  • Membersihkan darah (Blood clensing)
  • Kembung (Colic)

  • Menambah nafsu makan (Increase appetite)
  • Gatal gatal (Itchiness)
  • Batuk (cough)
  • Kejang (Cramp)
  • Anti – kanser (The bioactive sesquiterpenoid zerumbone (2,6,9 humulatriene-8-one) has anticancer properties.This plant may be effective as an anti-cancer agent)

  • Melambatkan kesan HIV(HIV-inhibitory.)
  • Ubat Cacing (Vermifuge)
  • Sesak nafas (asthmatic)
  • Malaria
  • LemahUrat saraf (For weak nervous system)
  • Anti bengkak (anti- inflammatory)
  • Panaskan badan (Rheumatic)

Notes/catitan;-

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  • Tips on landscape.
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Rujukan (reference)

  • Science link Japan
  • Wkipedia
  • I.H Burkill- Economic product Of The Malay Peninsula
  • Science Direct
  • Ismail Saidin –Sayuran Tradisional Ulam dan Penyedap rasa
  • Ir Fauziah Muhlisah- temu-temuan dan Empon-empon Budi daya dan manfaatnya.







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