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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Digital resource at www. May also be referred to include anatomy. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Baccharis gratissima Blume ex DC. In the Philippines, where it is most commonly known as sambongBlumea balsamifera is used in traditional herbal medicine for the common cold and as a diuretic.

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The roots and leaves are used as natural pesticides e. Accessed December 25, blujea User specific search options User. Initial download of the metrics may take a while. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.


Blumea balsamifera

Poultices of the pounded leaves are applied to treat haemorrhoids, and an alcoholic maceration serves as a liniment for rheumatism. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, balsamifefa, environment or microhabitat. Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. Against storage pests and leaf hoppers in rice.

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The camphor-scented leaves are sometimes used as an aromatic condiment with various foods. In the Philippines, consuming tea preparation of Blumea balsamifera is believed to aid in the treatment of kidney stones. Further analysis showed that this decrease in induction time is due to a decrease in surface free energy from Calcium oxalate stones are among the most prevalent type of kidney stones.

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These are classified as shrubs or subshrubs. They are perennial and erect growing upto 1—3 in height.

Document specific search options Title. The active ingredients exist in the volatile oilmade from the leaves of the sambong, which have mostly camphor and limonenebut also has traces of borneolsaponinsesquiterpeneand tannin. It is used to treat influenza, bronchitis, cough, arthritis, insomnia, dyspepsia and dysmenorrhoea, either in infusion or as an inhalation over a steam bath. A large but short lived aromatic undershrub, very gregarious in open or jhum areas; branches and leaves are silky tomentose.


Can include ecosystem services. Views Read Edit View history. The leaf has very pleasant aromatic smell.

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Flower head small, sessile. Remember me Forgot password? A diuretic and kidney-stone medicine is prepared commercially from the plant in the Philippines. The leaves are 15—18 x 3.

Anther cells tailed at base. Bulmea specific search options Observed during. Blumea balsamifera is a flowering plant belonging to the Blumea genusAsteraceae family. Fruit achene dry, 1-seeded, ribbed, hairy at top.

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Generally occur in hilly areas of Assam, sporadically found in South bank of Brahmaputra. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The involucres are campanulate.