The plant has a long history of medicinal use and is also the source of an essential oil. It is often harvested from the wild, whilst it is also grown in gardens and. Blumea appendiculata DC. Synonym. Blumea balsamifera var. balsamifera. Synonym. Blumea balsamifera var. microcephala Kitam. Synonym. Blumea grandis. PDF | Leaves of Blumea balsamifera (Lin.) DC. are used in traditional Thai and Chinese medicine for the treatment of septic wounds and other infections.

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Blumea balsamifera – Wikipedia

Sambong bxlsamifera available as a tea, and may be purchased commercially. Camphor is an important component of the oil, but its content may vary strongly. The pappus is reddish and 4—6mm in size.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Life-histories of Indian insects: This explains the therapeutic benefits of consuming Blumea balsamifera tea as stone formers would form smaller stones that are easier to eliminate by urination.


Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. No blumez has been made by any responsible practitioner that it would cure the common cold or kidney diseaseand it has “No Approved Therapeutic Claims”.

Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. The stems are woody at the base and corymbosely attached and the bark is grayish brown.

Blumea balsamifera

Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Loose yellow flower head scattered along much-branched leafy panicles. It’s also known as Ngai camphor and sambong also sembung.

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A large but short lived aromatic undershrub, very gregarious in open or jhum areas; branches and leaves are silky tomentose. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Retrieved 29 January The leaves are 15—18 x 3. It is used to treat influenza, bronchitis, cough, arthritis, insomnia, dyspepsia and dysmenorrhoea, either in infusion or as an inhalation over a steam bath.

The leaf has very pleasant aromatic smell.

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For the Korean writer, see Jeong Do-jeon. This plant flowers throughout the year. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. Fruit achene dry, 1-seeded, ribbed, hairy at top. Balaamifera receptacle is 2. Send a request for permission.

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Blumea balsamifera is a flowering plant belonging to the Blumea genusAsteraceae family. Blumea balsamifera boumea one of its species that is used in Southeast Asia.

Retrieved from ” https: The roots b,umea leaves are used as natural pesticides e. The genus Blumea is found in the tropical and sub-tropical zones of Asiaespecially the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. A diuretic and kidney-stone medicine is prepared commercially from the plant in the Philippines.

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