Keywords, Anaerobic capacity (AC), Bicycle ergo meter (Martin)
Alpinia galanga, Rosc. (Zingiberaceae), commonly known as Kulanjan, Greater galangal, well known Ayurvedic herb and found throughout India. It is an Indian folkloric Ayurveda medicine primarily used as a medicine due to its anti-bronchitis, anti-inflammatory, intermittent fever, anti-cough, gastric disorder anti-bacterial, properties; The aim of present study was to gather information for the systematic identification and authentication of this particular species and pharmacognostic standardization of aerial part (leaves) and underground part (Rhizome) of this plant as per WHO guidelines. The result obtained in the present investigation might be useful in the drug industry for the identification, authentication and quality of the commercial samples supplied by suppliers. The present study may also be used for making monographs on this plant for different pharmacopoeias and official books.
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