Orthosiphon grandiflorus Bold. ex Heyne

Nota de alcance (en)

Stem, Leaf and Inflorescence: Infusion of stem-tops, leaves and flowering-tops is effective for eliminating renal calculi (kidney stones), and to remedy other kidney conditions.

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Origin

Manipur, Naga and Lushai hills, Chota Nagpur,Western Ghats.

Action:

Leaves—diuretic, used in nephrosis and severe cases of oedema. An infusion of leaves is givenas a specific in the treatment of various kidney and bladder diseases including nephrocirrhosis and phosphaturia, also in rheumatism and gout.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) Robertt, A., et al.. Medicinal Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana)/Smithsonian NMNH. cited online: 17-08-2017.

2) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p  455.

Orthosiphon grandiflorus Bold. ex Heyne
Término aceptado: 26-Jun-2018