How To Reduce Body Fat - With - Purple ginger - Zingiber purpureum Roxb.
Purple ginger grows in tropical Asia, from India to Indonesia. The Java cultivated or planted in the yard of the house, the places that enough sunlight, ranging from lowland to 1,300 M above sea level. On the ground flooded or muddy, growth will be disturbed and rhizomes will quickly rot.
Purple ginger is a herbaceous annual plant, grows erect, 1-1.5 Meters, forming clumps rather dense, quasi-trunk, consisting of the edge of the leaf midrib ends pseudo-haired. Single leaves, alternate location. Leaf blade oval, thin, pointed tip, base obtuse, flat edge, smooth-haired, rarely, reinforced pinnate, 23-35 cm long, 20-40 mm wide, the color green.
The flowers is compound interest, bunches form, out at the end of the rod, handles up to 20 cm long. Section containing flowers ovoid shape, 6-10 cm long, 4-5 cm wide. The leaves are arranged like petals thick scales, petals form a tube, the end of the jagged three, bright red color. Lips interest elongated circular shape, its color is white or pale.
Purple ginger has spread and fleshy rhizome, its shape is almost round to oblong or irregular, 2-5 mm thick. The outer surface uneven, wrinkled, sometimes with grated leaves, yellowish brown color, when split light yellow to brownish yellow. It's spicy and bitter. purple ginger classified as herbs that have medicinal properties. The harvest is done after one year old plants.
Plant propagation by cuttings the rhizomes.