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Medicinal Plants 4

(Gloriosa superba L.)
Sinonim :ethonica superba, lamk.
Familia :Liliaceae
This plant can be found growing wild in the bush, teak forests, sometimes grown as an ornamental plant in rambatkan on the fence or pergola from the coast to 300 m above sea level. Originally from tropical regions in Asia and Africa, like the open exposed to full sun. Diligent flowering especially early in the rainy season, and is known to have roots that are toxic, long-lived annual herb, climbing, reaching 2.5 m tall, branching wide. The trunk is soft, climbing by tendrils contained leaf tip. Single leaf shape lanceolate, pointed tip, base of the stem hugging, edge of the flat, 8-25 cm long, 1-4 cm wide, it's green, round flower buds elongated, long-stemmed, sharp-pointed end facing down. When blooming, the flowers will turn over and over, crown shaped flower of six clubs, the top color is red, yellow-green base. Flower color over time will become red as a whole and not quickly wither. Fruit 4-5 cm in length. Seeds many, red-orange color. Roots have a horizontal rhizome and large. Propagation by seed or rhizome.
Curable Disease:
Paralysis, joint pain, heat tinngi, Gonorrhea, kramp; Agency swollen, hard labor;
- Paralyzed.
- Pain in the joints.
- High Heat, kramp.
- Body swells.
- Gonorrhea.
- It is hard labor.
USAGE: To drink: 3 g.
External use: Bulbs to taste grated, and the plaster used to rub the eczema, ringworm, scabies and itching.
1. Eczema:
1 finger flower rhizome breech, 3 / 4 finger lote upas tubers, washed
and shredded. Squeeze with 2 tablespoons of castor oil, used
to rub the affected skin and eczema plaster, then
bandaged. Replace 2 x daily.