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Galangal Alpine Oil

Galangal Alpine Oil


  • Description

    Steam distilled oil from dried roots of Alpine Galangal.
    It is stomachic, stimulant and Carminative.


    Uses and Advance Studies


    • It is used in treatment of catarrhal infections.

    • The Volatile oil of the rhizome of A. Galangal inhibited the growth of M. tuberculosis in a concentration of 25 mg./ml.

    • The oil inhibited the growth of gram negative organisms in a concentration of 0.4 to 0.6 mg./ml. The LD of the oil in guineapigs was found to be 0.068 ml./100gm. body weight.


    Physico Chemical Properties


    Specification Limit
    REFRACTIVE INDEX at 20°C 1.4600 to 1.4750
    SPECIFIC GRAVITY at 20°C 0.83000 to 0.89000
    OPTICAL ROTATION -4° to -10°
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