Shampoo ginger / Pinecone ginger


Shampoo ginger / Pinecone ginger

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm.

Arabic name(s)

Zarnab

English name(s)

Shampoo ginger / Pinecone ginger

Order

Zingiberales

Family

Zingiberaceae

Genus

Zingiber Mill.

Species

Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm.

Subspecies

Variety

Growth form

Shampoo ginger is a perennial herb.

Plant’s Description

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

Shampoo ginger "zarnab" is found in many tropical countries of Asia. It originates from India, then it spread throughout the world.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

The plant is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

‘A’isha reported that (one day) there sat together eleven women making an explicit promise amongst themselves that they would conceal nothing about their spouses. The eighth one said: My husband is as sweet as the Zarnab (the sweet-smelling plant), and as soft as the softness of the hare.” Sahih Al Bukhari, book of marriage.

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

Cosmetics

Products

Traditional Uses

Services

Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

Side Effects

Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

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