Published July 6, 1988.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Zedoariae rhizoma, zedoary rhizome.
Zedoary rhizome consists of the dried rhizome of Curcuma zedoaria (Christmann) Roscoe [Fam. Zingiberaceae], as well as preparations thereof.
Zedoary rhizome is used as a stomachic for digestive debility, colic and spasms.
The effectiveness for the claimed applications is not documented.
Since the effectiveness for the claimed applications is not documented, a therapeutic use of this herb cannot be recommended.