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Malabar Catmint (Anisomeles indica)

Malabar Catmint
(Anisomeles indica)
LAMIACEAE/ LABIATAE
  • Turut dienali sebagai Kabling-parang (Filipina), Guang Fang Feng (Chinese), Gobura, Gobara, Gopali, Lan Da Jang, Yakawanasa (Sinhalese), Adabeera (Telugu).
  • Daun seakan nilam tetapi lebih nipis dan memiliki bunga seperti keluarga ati-ati (Coleus sp.)
  • Batang bersegi berwarna hijau dan berbulu menjadi separa berkayu apabila tua.
  • Bersifat karminatif, astrigen, antipiretik, antireumatik, antiepilepsi, anti-inflamasi, antimikrob dan memiliki fungsi tonik yang lemah.
  • Digunakan secara tradisi oleh puak tertentu untuk rawatan jangkitan salur buang air kecil, daun dihancurkan untuk ulser mulut, melegakan sakit belakang dan batuk. 
  • Sebagai sungkupan, tumbuhan ini mengurangkan pembiakan rumput (natural herbicide)
  • Daun kering juga dibakar untuk mneghalau nyamuk.
Rujukan Herba :
  • http://www.stuartxchange.org/KablingParang.html
    • Properties :
      • Minty-bitter tasting. 
      • Considered carminative, stomachic, diaphoretic, and astringent. 
      • Antirheumatic, anti-inflammatory, antiepileptic, antimicrobial, antipyretic, antiphlogistic, analgesic. 
    • Part utilized : 
      • Parts utilized Entire plant. 
    • Uses Folkloric : 
      • In the Philippine, used for gastric catarrh and intermittent fevers. 
      • Decoction of leaves used as antirheumatic and stomachic. 
      • Decoction of dried or fresh material used as a wash for external afflictions, eczema, pruritus skin problems. 
      • Leaves chewed for toothache. 
      • Used for snake bites. 
      • Used for rheumatism, bone pains, cold, fever, abdominal cramps and gas pains. 
      • Juice of leaves use for colic in children, dyspepsia, and for fever associated with teething. 
      • Inhalation of vapor of hot infusion used to induce copious perspiration. - Decoction of plant used as fomentation for rheumatic joints. 
      • Essential oil distilled from leaves used externally as embrocation in rheumatic arthritis. 
      • Distilled oil used for uterine affections. - In the Dutch Indies, decoction of plant used for gravel. 
      • In Sri Lanka, boiled stems and leaves used for gastroprotection. Also, a decoction of leaves and stems used for pain.  
      • In China, used medicinally for rheumatism, colds, fevers, abdominal pain, skin sores and snake bites. 
      • In Chinese and Indian medicine, used to treat gastric dysfunction, inflammatory disorders, and hypertension. 
      • In Nepal, leaf extract used for urinary complaints. In Ayurveda, used for uterine affections. (21) 
      • Others - Natural herbicide: Study showed that the mulch of A. indica holds good promise for use as a natural herbicide for managing weeds in wheat fields. 
      • Repellent: Plant is burned to act as mosquito-repellent.
  • http://www.mpbd.info/plants/anisomeles-indica.php
  • http://www.natureloveyou.sg/Anisomeles%20indica/Main.html
  • https://herbalplantslanka.blogspot.my/2016/07/yakawanassa-anisomeles-indica.html

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