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Kastuba (Euphorbia pulcherrima) or poinsettia is a subtropical plant that originated from southern Mexico and Central America. The poinsettia was named after the first United States ambassador to Mexico, who introduced these plants to the U.S. in 1825.
Leaves the top of the red line with colorful Christmas ornaments. In countries with cool climates, kastuba used as an ornamental plant that is difficult to obtain a replacement interest in winter.
In South American folklore, kastuba is a major figure in the creation myths that believed the Maya as a powerful creature from another world. In the Nahuatl language, this plant is called cuitlaxochitl (interest dirt), as the seeds grow on dung of birds that eat seeds kastuba. In Spanish, this plant is called flor de pascua (Easter flower), flor de nochebuena (flower Christmas Eve), or arbolito de Navidad (Christmas plants).
Plant shrubs with a height from 60 cm to 4 meters. Leaves oval-shaped leaves, dark green, about 7-16 cm long. F…

Tanaman Cengkeh

Tanaman Cengkeh
Cloves are known by the Latin name Syzygium aromaticum or Eugenia aromaticum. Indonesian native plants are classified into the plant family Myrtaceae in the order Myrtales. Until now, most of the needs of the world's clove (80%) are still supplied by Indonesia, followed by Madagascar and Tanzania.
Cloves are used as ingredients blend cigarettes, as well as food flavoring. Distinctive clove scent produced by the compound eugenol, which is the main compound (72-90%) constituent of essential oil of clove. Eugenol has antiseptic
In addition to eugenol, clove essential oil also contains compounds acetyl eugenol, beta-caryophyllene, and vanillin. There is also the content of tannins, galotanat acid, methyl salicylate (a pain relieving substances), krategolat acid, a variety of flavonoid compounds (ie eugenin, kaempferol, rhamnetin, and eugenitin), various triterpenoid compounds (ie oleanolat acid, stigmasterol, and kampesterol), as well as contain a variety of sesquite…

Languas Galanga

Langus Galanga

mostly referred to simply as galangale or galanga, is a very popular spice in whole South East Asia and especially typical for the cuisine of Thailand. It is also known and used in Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam and Southern China. Chinese five spice powder is sometimes enhanced with galangale (see star anise). In Western countries, however, galanga is not well known, at least in our days; it has, however, been a valued spice in the early Middle-ages.
Galangale may be used fresh or dried, which makes a great difference in flavour. Fresh galanga has a pure and refreshing odour and a mildly spicy flavour; it is the galanga of choice for all Thai foods, where thin slices of galanga are often added to soups, e.g., to the well-known tom khaa [ต้มข่า] which basically is a variant of tom yam [ต้มยำ] (kaffir lime) with galanga and coconut milk. Moreover, galanga is often used, finely cut or chopped, for stir-fries; and last but not least, ground fresh galanga rhizome is …

Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass
Lemongrass is native to India. It is widely used as a herb in Asian cuisine. It has a citrus flavor and can be dried and powdered, or used fresh.
Lemongrass is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries. It is also suitable for poultry, fish, and seafood. It is often used as a tea in African counties such as Togo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Latin American countries such as Mexico.
Lemongrass oil is used as a pesticide and a preservative. Research shows that lemongrass oil has anti-fungal properties.
Citronella Grass (Cymbopogon nardus and Cymbopogon winterianus) is similar to the species above but grows to 2 m and has red base stems. These species are used for the production of citronella oil, which is used in soaps, as an insect repellent in insect sprays and candles, and also in aromatherapy, which is famous in Bintan Island, Indonesia. The principal chemical constituents of citronella, geraniol and citronellol, are antiseptics, hence their use in household…

Often used as gendola or circular arch over the street park. There are named binahong and comes from Korea. However, this plant is already long existed in Indonesia and called gendola (Basella rubra Linn.)
Almost all parts of the plant binahong like tubers, stems and leaves can be used in herbal therapy. Now the seedlings easily bought at a tourist attraction Kopeng. This plant is grown in both cold and humid environments.
The benefits of this plant has been picked Soejiyo, a former employee that normal Kanindotex nglaju Solo-Semarang every time work. He said, binahong are herbs that can restore a lackluster stamina.
Besides increasing the vitality of man, binahong to heal wounds within and outside such as after surgery, typus, ulcers, colitis, and hemorrhoid. Can also cope with the swelling and blood clots, restoring the condition of weak after the illness, arthritis, bruising hit, uric acid and prevent stroke.
For use in, Soejiyo meraciknya as follows: take the rhizome (…



This article is about the plant called Tulsi (Holy Basil). For the Indian poet, see Tulsidas.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Ocimum
Species: O. tenuiflorum
Binomial name
Ocimum tenuiflorum

Ocimum sanctum
Ocimum tenuiflorum (also tulsi, tulasī, or Holy Basil) is an aromatic plant in the family Lamiaceae which is native throughout the Old World tropics and widespread as a cultivated plant and an escaped weed.[1] It is an erect, much branched subshrub 30-60 cm tall with hairy stems and simple opposite green leaves that are strongly scented. Leaves have petioles, and are ovate, up to 5 cm long, usually slightly toothed. Flowers are purplish in elongate racemes in close whorls.[2] There are two main morphotypes cultivated in India—green-leaved (Sri or Lakshmi tulsi) and purple-leaved (Krishna tulsi).[3]
Tulsi is cultivated for religious and medicinal purposes, and for its essential oil. It is widel…

Kumis Kucing

Kumis Kucing

Cat's whiskers (Orthosiphon Spicatus BBS) in the form of shrubs, wet trunk, the height can reach 1.5 meters. Can be grown in a dry or wet at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level, this plant has leaves egg-shaped spurs, leaves coarsely toothed edges. The flowers out stamen and pistil, white or purple.
This plant has a number of benefits to cure various kinds of diseases. The leaves contain levels of potassium (boorsma) is quite high. He also contain glycosides orthosiphonin believed to dissolve uric acid, phosphate and oxalate from the body. Especially from the bladder, bile and kidney.
According to the Atlas of Plant Medicine by Dr. Setiawan Dalimartha Indonesia, as quoted by website association data center hospitals throughout Indonesia (Persi), cat's whiskers plant flower is a compound flower in the bunch that came out at the end of the branching. The color is pale purple or white while the stamens longer than the flower tube. Fruit cat's whiskers in the…

Bunga Tahi Kotok

Bunga Tahi Kotok
Latin name: Tagetes erecta L.
Family: Compositae (Asteraceac)

Plants are often planted kotok droppings in the yard and gardens as an ornamental plant. Kotok droppings came from Mexico, like an open place exposed to direct sunlight and humid air.
An annual herb that grows upright 60-70 cm tall, becabang, and smelled bad. Planted in the yard and gardens as an ornamental plant. Single leaf, pinnate share so deep that resembles the odd pinnate compound leaves. Taju children on both sides of leaves 5-9, lanceolate to narrow elongated shape, with rounded glandular spots near tapinya, it's green. Single flower, hump-shaped, yellow or orange color. Fruit hard, form lines, and black.
Solution of flowers can be used to kill maggots in the plant. Way, the mill rate (3g) until smooth, then add one quart of water. Strain and ready to be used to spray crops.
Nature and Benefits
Flowers bitter taste, its cool, distinctive smell. Tahi kotok efficacious anti-inflammatory, dilute phle…

Jengger Ayam

Not just chicken that had a comb aja, it turns out there is any interest that berjengger. These are pictures of cock's comb flowers are quite unique and diverse forms yes. I saw it when it was morning walk with my wife in a housing that is near where I live. Frankly I wrote this time to see these plants flower. Kalo dah hell ever heard of ya. My wife used to say in his village, ponorogo, many ornamental plants are grown. But now there are rarely easy, yes, he said again.
turns out this cock's comb flowers is one of the medicinal plants is also yes. Based on data from IPTEKnet, Science and Technology Information Center, part of plants used as medicine is the flower. The flowers can be dried with sun-dried for storage. Some how the chicken's comb flowers for treatment include:
For external use, boil the chicken's comb flowers fresh. Once cool, use water to wash the wound bleeding, bleeding hemorrhoids, itching (pruritus). Also, it can also use fresh flowers are…


Did you know this plant? To be sure you've seen this plant diselokan or other damp places. Impressed as plants that are not useful. But did you know that this Kitolod highly efficacious for treatment of disorders of the eye (nearsightedness, cataracts, minus and plus) and cancer?
Scientifically this plant has a scientific name or Isotoma longiflora Laurentia longiflora containing alkaloid compound that is lobelin, lobelamin and isotomin. The leaves contain alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, and polyphenols. Plant sap is toxic, but other plant parts have anti-inflammatory effects (antiflamasi), anticancer (antineoplasmik), relieve pain and stop bleeding.

According to Prof. (HC) Dr. H.W. Isnandar, an expert on leadership TOGA Dayang Sumbi Jamu, we can use fresh flowers kitolod for treatment ranging from myopic eyes, cataracts and even eye minus and plus. Only by taking a fresh interest kitolod, and then inserted into a glass of water, glass covered and allowed 5 minutes and then…

Tapak Dara

Tapak Dara
Annual small shrub, originating from Central America. Grows well start from the lowlands to an altitude of 800 meters above sea level. This plant likes places that are open, but not close the possibility can grow in a somewhat sheltered as well. Habitus shrubs grow sideways, plant height could reach 0.2 to 1 meter. Oval-shaped leaves, green, pinnate arranged alternating. Leaves about 2-6 cm long, 1-3 cm wide, and leaves a very short stalk. Stems and leaves contain a white latex.

The flowers axial (arising from axillary leaves). Petals small, shaped nails. Trumpet-shaped flower crown, tip broad, white, blue, pink or purple depending kultivarnya. The fruit-shaped gilig (cylinder), tip pointed, hairy, a length of about 1.5 to 2.5 cm, and has many seeds.
Flowers and leaves are a potential source of drugs for leukemia and Hodgkin's disease. Content of chemical substances are vincristine, vinblastine, reserpine, ajmalicine, and serpentine. Other Ingredients catharanthi…

Traditonal Medicine herbs

TraditionalMedicine Herbs

1.PallaleoMarcocappala [Mahkota Dewa]

Tree Crown god cultivated as an ornamental / shade plants. Small tree with a height of 3 meters, has an interesting fruit because the color red, pressed from the main trunk to the branches.
Called also Makuto Rojo, Makuto Queen, Drug Lord, Pau (Drug Heirlooms) or Crown of God. Derived from Papua (West Irian) and known and cultivated in Indonesia in Kraton Yogyakarta and Solo.bali

Mahkota Dewa Fruit

Mahkota Dewa fruit containing active substances such as:
· Alkaloids
serves as a detoxification that can neutralize toxins in the body.
· Saponins
a source of anti-bacterial and anti-virus, boost the immune system, increase vitality, reduce blood sugar levels, reduce blood clotting
· Flavanoid
circulation of blood throughout the body and prevent blockages in blood vessels, reduce cholesterol and reduce penumbunan content of fat in the blood vessel walls, reducing the levels of risk of coronary heart disease, contains anti-inflammat…