About Kichili Kizhangu / Zedoary Powder
Curcuma zedoaria is a perennial herb and member of the genus Curcuma, family Zingiberaceae. The plant is native to South Asia and Southeast Asia but is now naturalized in other places including the US state of Florida. Zedoary was one of the ancient food plants of the Austronesian peoples.
Benefits of Kichili Kizhangu / Zedoary Powder
Zedoary is used for stomach pain, loss of appetite, indigestion, as a mosquito repellant, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Botanical Name : Curcuma Zedoaria
English Name : Yellow Zedoary
Tamil Name : கிச்சிலிகிழங்கு / Kichili Kizhangu, karppurakkiccilikkilangku
Hindi Name : बन हल्दी, बन हरिद्रा, जंगली हल्दी / Ban haldi,Ban haridra,Jangli haldi
Malayalam Name : കേഹീഹോലം, കാച്ചുരിക്കിഴന്ന, പുളകിഴന്ന / Kaeheholam, Kachchurikizhanna, Pulakizhanna
Telugu Name : కచోరము, కిచిలీ గడ్డ / Kachoramu, Kichili Gadda