Article Index
1. Botany
2. Chemical Constituents
3. Medicinal properties & uses
4. Soil & Climate
5. Propagation
6. Planting & Aftercare
7. Pest & Diseases
8. Harvest & Processing
9. Related species
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Aratha (Alpinia galanga)


Aratha / Greater galangal / Siamese ginger (Alpinia galanga) also known as ‘Rasna’ plant.

It is bigger in size compared to Lesser galangal. Leaves are larger in size, flowers are white coloured and smaller in size. Rhizomes are large an compact in nature.