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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Search in all groups Search within this group. A weedthis plant is a ruderal species that often grows on disturbed land, [1] and in grasslands. Anther cells tailed at base. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing balsamiera.

The lobes are papillate, with sessile glands and sparse balsamifeera hairs. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Camphor is an important component of the oil, but its content may vary strongly.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. This plant flowers throughout the year.

Blumea balsamifera

The pappus is reddish and 4—6mm in size. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Baccharis gratissima Blume ex DC. No claim has been made by any responsible practitioner that it would cure the common balsamivera or kidney diseaseand it has “No Approved Therapeutic Claims”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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This explains the therapeutic benefits of consuming Blumea balsamifera tea as stone formers would form smaller stones that are easier to eliminate by urination. 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. Softly hairy, half woody, strongly aromatic shrub, meters m high.

Digital resource at www. Article Abstract PDF In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Species specific search options Blu,ea Hierarchy. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc.

Bangladesh Journal of Botany. The plant is used as a topical application for septic ulcers. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Methods of treatment range from surgical removal, shockwave lithotripsy, medical and natural treatment. The current usage metrics is available hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days. A large but short lived aromatic undershrub, very gregarious in open or jhum areas; branches and leaves are blumex tomentose.

Leaves simple, alternate, spiral; petiole lyrately lobed; lamina ca.

Blumea balsamifera (L.) DC. | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

Current usage metrics About article metrics Return to article. In most of the Philippines, B. Flower head small, sessile. Observation specific search options Observed during. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. 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 refined camphor ‘ngai p’ien’ is considered of higher quality than camphor from Cinnamomum camphora, but is not rated as highly as that from Dryobalanops spp.

Blumea balsamifera – Wikipedia

It is used to treat influenza, bronchitis, cough, arthritis, insomnia, dyspepsia and dysmenorrhoea, either in infusion or as an inhalation over a steam bath. Data correspond to usage on the plateform after Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The leaves balsamifega 15—18 x 3. Curated for upload by Pranjal Mahananda. Send a request for permission. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. In China ngai camphor oil, an essential oil obtained by steam distillation of the young leaves, is widely used in medicine and in rituals.

They are perennial and erect growing upto 1—3 in height. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

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