This herb is a species of flowering plant in the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). The herb is a tree in the Ginger family, which also looks like ginger, but much larger. Herbal medicines in Chinese medicine and Chinese cuisine as well as Vietnamese cuisine. The most commonly used herb in the villa is the ripe or dried fruit of the herb.
The fruit can be as high as 2-3m, the body diameter is up to 4cm. Its fruit grows in the root into each of the ripe plum beams. People mainly collect the seeds of the fruit. Each fruit has more than 20 seeds. It has a distinctive aroma that contains up to 1.5% essential oils that are hot, spicy and pleasant.
Flowering plants in summer (from 5 to January 7), resulting in winter (Apr 10-12). The fruit grows wild and is grown in the mountains higher than 1,000 m, has a cool climate, under big forest canopy, wet soil in the provinces of Hoang Lien Son and northwest of our country, as in the high districts of Lao Cai Province , Yen Bai, ha Giang, Lai Chau…
Main chemical composition: Essential oil (1-1.5%).
When it comes to the nutrients of the herb, health professionals are both admitted in this herb with the following content of very rich substances: carbohydrates; Protein fiber; Vitamins such as vitamin C, niacin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and thiamine; Minerals such as phosphorus, copper, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese and zinc; Essential oils (volatile oil)…
The part used as a medicinal herb. In winter (Nov, 12, or Jan) people pick up ripe gold, take on drying or drying, when using the peel off the seed. There is also a place to get rice bran with water for a paste, around the fruit, baked for fire bran and remove the casing, taking the seeds.
The herb is an herb that is widely used in many dishes. Due to its aromatic characteristics, both sweet and spicy, the herb is considered “queen ” of spices. The herb is distilled into essential oils as flavoring and making spices in the dishes, confectionary.
Typically, the nuts are used as additives in beverages such as tea and coffee as it has a unique and delicious flavor.
According to traditional medicine, the herb has a spicy taste, aroma, warmth, has a welding shaft effect, except sputum, warm belly, and pepper, to help delicious appetite. The part used as a medicinal herb. In folk, the fruit is mainly used to make drugs that stimulate digestion, cure vomiting, abdominal distention, cough, fever, diarrhea,… Curing abdominal pain fraught with pain chest, bleeding, cough with sputum, special sputum causing dyspnoea.
The herb helps reduce the amount of caffeine in the body. Reduces the spasm of the stomach. Cooling for the body
Alleviate abdominal pain in children. Soothes a sore throat. Relieve neuralgia. Treatment of respiratory infections by allergies such as cough, colds, bronchitis and asthma.