Kichili Kizhangu 200gm


Kichili Kizhangu:

Botanical Name      : Curcuma Zedoaria

English Name           :  Yellow Zedoary

Tamil Name              :  Kichili Kizhangu, karppurakkiccilikkilangku

Hindi Name               :  Ban haldi,Ban haridra,Jangli haldi

Malayalam Name  :  Kaeheholam, Kachchurikizhanna, Pulakizhanna

Telugu Name    :       Kachoramu, Kichili Gadda



It is warm-spicy, woody and camphoraceous cineolic odor and bears yellow shiny flowers, with red and green bracts. The ovate leaves possess purple-colored spots and are 1 to 2 feet long, narrowing at the base. The fruits are triangular and ovate in shape while the seeds are oval or spear shaped.


  • The herb serves as a body stimulant and purifies blood.
  • It is very effective in treating respiratory disorders, tones up uterus and works as an aphrodisiac agent.
  • Zedoary improves digestion, improves liver condition and normalizes body temperature.
  • The herb, when taken in powdered form, helps in regularizing menstruation.
  • In the juice form, it is used to treat urine-related disorders and urinary tract infections.
  • Zedoary is used as a gastro-intestinal stimulant in flatulent colic and prevents stress ulceration as well.
  • It helps in curing dyspepsia, colic, vomiting and cough.
  • The herb proves useful in case of abdominal cramps, amenorrhea-abdominal pain and rheumatic pain. It is also used in anti-periodic pills.
  • Zedoary is used as anti-venom for the Indian Cobra.
  • It is used in the manufacture of liquors, stomach essences, bitters, perfumes and cosmetics.