Jalapa congesta Moench. Nyctago hortensis, Bot.
Annual herb, erect, height 20 cm - 80 cm, originating from South America, many people planted as an ornamental plant in the garden or as a barrier fence. Growing up in the lowlands receive sufficient sunlight or in hilly areas. Including interest-kampahan kampah, trunked wet, heart-shaped leaves, dark green color, length 2 cm - 11 cm, width 8 mm - 7 cm, leaf base rounded, tapered tip, flat leaf edge, where the line of sight, has a long petiole 6 mm - 6 cm. The flowers are trumpet-shaped, with many kinds of colors including: red, white, orange, yellow, striped kombinasi/belang-. Blooms in the evening and the bud back in the morning before dawn. The fruit is hard, black, egg-shaped, can be made powder. The tuber skin is brown-black, elongated spherical shape, length 7 cm - 9 cm in diameter and 2 cm - 5 cm, the contents of the white bulb.
Tonsils (Tonsilis), urinary tract infection, Diabetes, Urinary fatty, Whitish, cervical erosion, rheumatic,;
Roots, leaves and fruit, can be used for external use.
1. Inflammation of the tonsils (tonsillitis).
2. Urinary tract infections (genito-urinary tract. infection), prostatitis.
3. Diabetes mellitus (DM), urinary fatty (chyluria).
4. Whitish (leucorrhea), cervical erosion (Erosion cervival).
5. The acute arthritis (acute arthritis).
USAGE: The roots of 9-15 gr. dried or 15-30 grams. fresh.