A slender, perennial, rhizomatous herb; leaves linear, sessile, glabrous flowers yellowish green in oblong, cylinderic spikes, ensheathed in a few scarious, glabrous bracts, fruit oblong capsules. The rhizomes are white to yellow brown in colour, irregularly branched, somewhat annulated and laterally flatened. The growing tips are covered over by a few scales. The surface of the resume is smooth and if broken a few fibrous elements of the vascular bundles project out from the cut ends.
1,8-cineole, 6-gingerol, 6-shogaol, 8-shogaol, acetic acid,ɑ-Curcumene, β-D-Curcumene; ɑ-bergamotene, β- and camphene, Ƴ-bisabolene, β-bourbomene, d-borneol and its acetate, Calamene, d- camphene, car-3-ene, ɑ-cedrol, citral, citronellol.
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