Health Benefits of Lempuyang (Zingiber zerumbet)

Lempuyang (Zingiber zerumbet) one of herbal plant that often use as herbal remedy. This traditional herb, often used as a cure for several desease.

The bioactive compounds contained in the lempuyang/  rhizome, have been studied since 1944, so the identification of essential oils from this herb is obtained. This natural oil is widely found in roots such as camphor, nerolidol, also zerumbon found in the leaves.

Health benefits of lempuyang Zingiber zerumbet

Other nutrients present in lempuyang such as flavonoids, sesquiterpenoids, aromatic compounds, vanilla, kaempferol, phenolic, saponin, and terpenoid.

Health benefits of lempuyang ( Zingiber Zerumbet)


1.Anti-inflammatory
The results showed, that water-soluble rhizome extracts were strong inhibitors of acute inflammation.

2. Anti-Asthma
The compounds it contains can boost the immune system, in people with asthma. Antipiretics / analgesics. This rhizome contains ethanol, so it is analgesic and antipyretic, so it is suitable to withstand pain.

3. Anti Tumor / Anti-cancer
Zerumbon substances present in this spice can decrease the activation of Epstein-Barr virus. Lempuyang can be used as a worm medicine, anti-dandruff, anti microbial, or smooth the skin.

Overall, this remarkable root can be an alternative medicine for you who want health with traditional ways.

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