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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Amomum compactum?
If you know websites containing any information about Amomum compactum please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Amomum compactum and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Amomum compactum.

 

Amomum compactum basic info
Scientific Name: Amomum compactum Sol. ex Maton.
Family: Zingiberaceae.
Genus: Amomum.
Common names in English: false cardamom, Java cardamom, round cardamom.
For common names of Amomum compactum in different languages - See link
Description: Alpinia nutans (Shellflower, Dwarf cardamom) is a Southeast Asian plant of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae), and is a medicinal plant used to control hypertension, as diuretic, antifungal, and antiulcer. In Japan it is used as food preservative. - for more info about Amomum compactum See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Amomum compactum
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link

 

Amomum compactum in other websites
Amomum compactum common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Amomum compactum - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Amomum compactum - See link.

 

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