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Medicinal Plants 22

(Hibiscus schizopetalus (Hibiscus schizopetalus (Mast.) Hook. f.)
Familia :Myrtaceae

Hibiscus this one does not include Hibiscus rosa-Sinensis, for a variety of different forms of flowers and leaves. This plant is usually grown as an ornamental plant in the yard, or as a hedge in the countryside. According to the literature, this plant in 1901 entered into Taiwan. Origin, perhaps from tropical Africa. Upright shrub, 2-4 m tall, the upper branch is generally hung, single leaves, stemmed, oval shape, jagged edge, pointed tip and the base, 2-12 cm long, 1 to 7.5 cm wide, growing dense cluster on twigs . Flower stand alone, out of the axillary, located hanging down with the stalk 8-16 cm long, crown flower malekuk upward. Crown typical flower shape, pinnate bercangap Taju double with a narrow, memorable ragged, bright red color with an older base. Stamen tube limp, 8-9 cm long. Will bear fruit five. Propagation by stem cuttings or seed.
Curable Disease:
Boils, abscess;
Part Used: Leaves, fresh consumption.
- Ulcers
- Abscess

How to Use:
External Use: The leaves are washed sufficiently clean, then finely ground until it becomes dough like mush. Put the above boils or abscesses, and then bandaged.