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White Ginger Lily

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Description

Common Name: white garland-lily or white ginger lily
Scientific Name: Hedychium coronarium
Family Name: Zingiberaceae

Edible Usages:
Butterfly ginger, winter-hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through 11, also has edible flowers and tubers. The tubers have a white flesh and spicy flavor and both tubers and flowers are used for flavoring soups or other dishes. Young buds and flowers are eaten or used as a flavouring. Root – cooked. A famine food used when all else fails.

Medicinal Usages:
The seed is aromatic, carminative and stomachic. The root is antirheumatic, excitant and tonic. The ground rhizome is used as a febrifuge. An essential oil from the roots is carminative and has anthelmintic indications. The plant has been used as a remedy for foetid nostril.

References:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedychium_coronarium

http://www.naturalmedicinalherbs.net/herbs/h/hedychium-coronarium=butterfly-ginger.php#:~:text=Medicinal%20use%20of%20Butterfly%20Ginger%3A&text=The%20root%20is%20antirheumatic%2C%20excitant,a%20remedy%20for%20foetid%20nostril.

https://homeguides.sfgate.com/butterfly-ginger-edible-92025.html

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