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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Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. The leaves are 15—18 x 3. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e. It’s also known as Ngai camphor and sambong also sembung.

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. A large but short lived aromatic undershrub, very gregarious in open or jhum areas; branches blumda leaves are silky tomentose.


Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. This plant flowers throughout the year. Fruit baalsamifera dry, 1-seeded, ribbed, hairy at top. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.

Bangladesh Journal of Botany. The lobes are papillate, with sessile glands and sparse multicellular hairs. Villegas, “Business and Society: The involucres are campanulate. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.

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 phyllaries in three or four series, the outer ones are smaller and overall they are densely blumes on the outer surface, they are lanceolate to oblong in shape and 1—3mm in size or linear in shape measuring 5—6mm in size. The leaf has very pleasant aromatic smell.

The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. The branches are cylindrical, densely lanate with yellowish white hairs. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Initial download of the metrics may take a while. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.


Blumea balsamifera – Wikipedia

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Services Articles citing this article CrossRef 1. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Article Abstract PDF A weedthis plant is a ruderal species that often blumae on disturbed land, [1] and in grasslands.

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The roots and leaves are used as natural pesticides e. Digital resource at www. Previous article Next article. The effect of Blumea balsamifera tea in the nucleation of calcium oxalate crystals was studied at 0, 0. Fruit ripes during March to April. Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses.

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