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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Flowering during October to November. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon blumwa. The lobes are papillate, with sessile glands and sparse multicellular hairs.

The central florets are tubular, yellow and 6—7 mm in size. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

It is one of the 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. The effect of Blumea balsamifera tea in the nucleation of calcium oxalate crystals was studied at 0, 0.

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Metrics Show article metrics. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. The camphor-scented leaves are sometimes used as an aromatic condiment with various foods.


In addition, it is used in traditional Chinese medicine[4] in Malay folk medicine, and in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Related observations Show all. This page was last edited on 16 Februaryat Document specific search options Title. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Loose yellow flower head scattered along much-branched leafy panicles.

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Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. Remember me Forgot password? Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petiole lyrately lobed; lamina ca. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. The branches are cylindrical, densely lanate with yellowish white hairs.

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Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Search in all groups Search within this group. They are perennial and erect growing upto 1—3 in height. In the Philippines, where it is most commonly known as sambongBlumea balsamifera is used in traditional herbal medicine for the common cold and as balsaifera diuretic. This decrease in induction time correspond to an increased nucleation rate thus, a large number of smaller crystals are formed. Services Articles citing this article CrossRef 1.


Bainbrigge Thomas Bainbrigge Baslamifera The stems are woody at the base and corymbosely attached and the bark is grayish brown. The portal will be unavailable balsamiera day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Current usage metrics About article metrics Return to article. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.

Induction time decreased with increasing concentration of Blumea balsamifera tea.

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Checklists specific search options Observed during. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. The plant is used as a topical application for septic ulcers. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3.