The plant has a long history of medicinal use and is also the source of an essential oil. It is often harvested from the wild, whilst it is also grown in gardens and. Blumea appendiculata DC. Synonym. Blumea balsamifera var. balsamifera. Synonym. Blumea balsamifera var. microcephala Kitam. Synonym. Blumea grandis. PDF | Leaves of Blumea balsamifera (Lin.) DC. are used in traditional Thai and Chinese medicine for the treatment of septic wounds and other infections.

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Further analysis showed that this decrease in induction time is due to a decrease in surface free energy from These are classified as shrubs or subshrubs. Against storage pests and leaf hoppers in rice.

Blumea balsamifera – Useful Tropical Plants

Baleamifera template wayback links CS1 maint: Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petiole lyrately lobed; lamina ca. This explains the therapeutic benefits of consuming Blumea balsamifera tea as stone formers would form smaller stones that are easier to eliminate by urination. Simple, alternate, broadly elongated leaves, cm long, with toothed margin and appendaged or divided base.


A decoction of the fresh leaves, alone or in combination with other plant preparations, is used as a bath for women after childbirth and also for young children. It is one of blumeq most common and widely used medicinal plants for a number of ailments in southeast Asia and has been used in Chinese medicine since ancient times.

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The pappus is reddish and 4—6mm in size. The genus Blumea is found balsamufera the tropical and sub-tropical zones of Asiaespecially the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Checklists specific search options Observed during. It is used to treat influenza, bronchitis, cough, arthritis, insomnia, dyspepsia and dysmenorrhoea, either in infusion or as an inhalation over a steam bath.

Send a request for permission. In China ngai camphor oil, an essential oil obtained by steam distillation of the young leaves, is widely balsamiferaa in medicine and in rituals.

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Blumea balsamifera

This decrease in induction time correspond to an increased nucleation rate thus, a large number of smaller crystals are formed. Montealegre a and Rizalinda L. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. The plant is used as a topical application for septic ulcers. Bangladesh Journal of Botany. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.

Villegas, “Business and Society: The effect of Blumea balsamifera tea in the nucleation of calcium oxalate crystals was studied at 0, 0. User specific search options User. Also includes balsaimfera referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Bainbrigge Thomas Bainbrigge Subject: May be referred to as or bllumea habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

Calcium oxalate stones are among the most prevalent type of kidney stones. Metrics Show article metrics. Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. Fruit achene dry, 1-seeded, ribbed, hairy at top.

It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Baccharis gratissima Blume ex DC. They are perennial and erect growing upto 1—3 in height. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.