Benefits and Efficacy Bangle (Zingiber purpureum Roxb)

Plant Description Bangle

Plants bangle is a herb plants that often we find around us. Plants bangle can be found in the yard of the house, the edge of the woods, and gardens. The Latin name of plants bangle is Zingiber purpureum Roxb. While in the English language bangle plants have the name Purple Ginger.15 manfaat buah sukun bagi kesehatan

This bangle plants spread of tropical Asia region from India to Southeast Asia region such as Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. The characteristics of this bangle plants have flowers shaped like a hump bongol green corn plants with elongated leaves and reddish green taper. Functionality and usability for some communities bangle plants used for cooking ingredients. Rhizome bangle plants typical aromatic smell, taste somewhat bitter and somewhat spicy. But that seldom turns out the plants we know this bangle has a myriad of benefits and efficacy in treating various diseases in the body.

Name of Regional Plant Bangle

Java: Bangle.
Sunda: Panglai.
Madura: Pandhiyang.
Sumatra: bengle, Mugle, Baglai, Baniai, Banglai, Bunglai, Bangle, Turmeric Bolai, Kunit Bolai.
Bali: Banggele.
Maluku: unin Pakei, unin Makei, Bangle, Bongle.
Kalimantan: Bangalas.

Classification Plant Bangle

Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta (vascular plants)
Super Division: Spermatophyta (seed Produce)
Division: Magnoliophyta (flowering plants)
Class: Liliopsida (dashed one / monocots)
Sub Class: Commelinidae
Order: zingiberales
Family: Zingiberaceae (tribe gingers)
Genus: Zingiber
Species: Zingiber purpureum Roxb

Anatomy and Morphology of Plants Bangle

Bangle plant is a plant of the ginger plant tribal family (Zingiberaceae). This bangle plants, including crops that grow upright with size can reach 1 m. Bangle Plants usually grow in groups. Plants bangle has a pseudo-stem consists of a section of the edge of the leaf midrib ends haired brush. Single bangle plant leaves alternate location, berbentung long oval with the ends tapered or pointed leaves, with the leaf base obtuse and fluffy. Plants bangle pertulangan pinnate leaves with leaf size 23 to 25 cm, leaf width of 20 to 40 mm, and are green. Plant flowers bangle-shaped compound bunches emerging from the tip of the plant stem, stem length flower bangle 20 cm. Plants flower bangle oval with a size of 6-10 cm, 4-5 cm wide. Bangle plants flower petals arranged like the scales of a snake, tubular, three-toothed edges, greenish red. Bangle plants have rhizomes that spread and fleshy, irregularly shaped, thick rhizomes of plants bangle 2 to 5 mm with the surface of the rhizome is not rata.Warna rhizome plants brown bangle. Plant breeding using rhizome bangle. How to plant crops this bangle by cutting some parts of the rhizome and then the grave with soil that has a lot of nutrients then flush with water wait until new shoots will appear. Bangle plants live in areas that have sufficient light intensity and this plant does not like the media muddy ground or under water as this will cause decay in the rhizome. Habitat bangle plants that are in the lowland up to 1300 m.

Bangle Used Parts Plant

Leaves and rhizomes

Ingredients Plant Bangle

Bangle plants contain essential oils (cineol, pinene), resin, starch, and tannins.

Benefits and Efficacy of Plant Bangle To Health

Bangle plants to treat fever.
Bangle plants useful to reduce the heat (antipyretics).
Bangle plants used as medicine laxative fart (kaminatif).
Bangle plants useful for medicinal sputum (ekspetoran), cough with phlegm.
Plants bangle efficacious to cleanse the blood.
Bangle plants used for medicinal worms (vermifuge).
Plants bangle as a headache remedy.
Plants useful as a medicine bangle stomach pain, flatulence.
Bangle plants used for medicinal sick colds.
Bangle plants to cure rheumatism.
Bangle plants useful as a herbal medicine for mothers after childbirth (shrink the stomach).
Bangle plants to increase appetite.


Consume herbal plants bangle wisely and appropriate dosing.