(Excoecaria cochinchinensis Lour.)
Excoecaria bicolor Hass
Generally, blood sambang planting in the garden as a living fence or medicinal plants, in gardens as an ornamental plant, or growing wild in the forest and in open fields in the space or less protected. Plants derived from Indochina was not like waterlogged soil. This upright growing shrub has a height of 0.5 - 1, 5 m, branching many, white sap and berracun. Single leaves, stemmed, leaf blade elliptic to lanceolate elongated shape, the tip and base of the spiky, jagged edge, pinnate leaves and protruding bone on the bottom surface, length 4-15 cm, wide 1.5-4, 5 cm, leaf color on the upper surface dark green, dark red and bottom surfaces. Young leaf color is shiny. Flowers out of the end branching, kecilkecil shape, the color yellow, arranged in a series of bunches, more male flowers than female flowers. Three pieces of fruit, round, with a diameter of about 1 cm. Easily propagated by stem cuttings or slips.
Blood Sambang spicy taste, warm nature, berracun. This nutritious plant kill parasites (parasitisid), relieve itching (antipruritik), and stop bleeding (hemostatis).
The plant is used as medicine are the leaves, twigs, and roots.
Sambang blood used to treat:
bleeding during menstruation and childbirth,
coughing up blood, vomiting blood, bloody wounds, and
HOW TO USE
For drugs taken, see the examples of usage. External use is used for the treatment of itching and chronic skin diseases such as psoriasis, chronic eczema, neurodermatitis, and bleeding wounds. How, washing fresh leaf sufficiently, then milled until smooth. Put into place the sick, and dressing.
EXAMPLES OF USAGE
Wash the blood sambang leaves (15 pieces), then boiled with three cups of water until the remaining two cups. Once cool, strain the water for two drinks, morning and afternoon.
Wash the blood sambang leaves (10 pieces), then finely minced. Add salt tip of a teaspoon and a half cup of cooking water. Toss well, then strain and squeeze with a piece of cloth. Drink at once.
Wash the dry blood sambang of your little finger, then cut into pieces as needed. Boil three cups of water until the remaining half. Drink boiled water three times a day, each half a glass.
Bleeding after childbirth, miscarriage
Wash the dried root of one-half blood sambang little finger, then cut into pieces as needed. Boil in two cups of water until the remaining half. After chilling filtered and drink twice a day, each half a glass.