Sanskrit: Shati, Gandha palashi, Gandhamulika, Gandha sathi, Sandharlika
Hindi: Kapur kachuri, Sandharlika
English: Spiked Ginger Lily
Malayalam: Valiya Kacholam, Kachooram
Tamil: Seemai Kichchili Kizhangu, Poolankizangu
Spiked Ginger Lily is growing up to 1-1.5 m, with leafy stems. Flowers are white with an orange-red base, fragrant, appearing in a dense spike, up to 25 cm, at the apex of the stem. Flower tube up to 6.5 cm long. Leaves are oblong, up to 1 feet long and 12 cm broad. A perfume named Abeer is getting from the rootstock.
Useful plant parts:
To treat liver complaints, used as a blood purifier, treat skin problems, stomach trouble, inflammation, vomiting, and dysentery.
Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic, Anti-histaminic.
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