Saturday, 14 April 2012

Gynura Divaricata

Gynura divaricata long known as an anti-cancer plant. Benefits that come from the leaves and tubers. The leaves are efficacious for treating injuries hit, blood circulation, stop bleeding, breast swelling, menstrual launched, and others. While the nutritious tuber to overcome the blood clot swelling, bleeding, broken bones, and others.

Gynura divaricata lush shrub belonging to the height of 0-1000 meters above sea level. Higher plants can reach 50 cm. Short-stemmed leaves are round single egg pointy toes. The second surface of the leaves with a white-haired. Color in the upper leaf surface dark green, while light green underneath. The flowers are located at the end of the rod, hump-shaped yellow.

Pharmacological effects of Gynura divaricata is an anticoagulant (coagulant = a substance that simplify and accelerate blood clotting), diluted blood clots, stimulate circulation, stop bleeding, remove heat, and clean up toxins. Gynura divaricata contain saponins, essential oils, flavonoids, and tannins. Pharmacological effects obtained from the whole plant.

The leaves can be used to address the warts and tumors. For warts mashed leaves and placed on the sick and leave until the next day. To overcome the tumor, god please eat the leaves as a salad. 

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