the advantage medical plant Kembang sungsang(Gloriosa superba L.)


This medical plant can be found growing wild in the bush, teak forests, sometimes planted as an ornamental plant in vine on the fence or pergola from the coast to 300 m above sea level. Originally from the tropics in Asia and Africa, like the open exposed to full sunlight. Diligent flowering especially early in the rainy season, and is known to have rhizomes that are toxic, long-lived annual Herbaceous plant, climbing, reaching 2.5 m tall, branching wide. The trunk is soft, contained climb with tendrils leaf tip. Single leaf shape lanceolate, pointed tip, base embrace the stem, flat edge, 8-25 cm long, 1-4 cm wide, green color, elongated flower buds are round, long-stemmed, tapered end facing down. When blooming, the flowers will turn up, crown-shaped flowers of six clubs, the top color is red, yellow-green base. Flower color red over time will become a whole and not quickly wither. Fruit 4-5 cm in length. Seeds many, red-orange color.

THAT PART USED the medical plant: Rhizome.

USE to treat disease:
- Paralyzed.
- Pain in the joints.
- High fever, kramp.
- Agency swell.
- Gonorrhea.
- It is hard labor.

USAGE of the medical plant: To drink: 3 g.
External use: Bulbs are sufficiently shredded, and plaster used to rub the eczema, ringworm, scabies and itching.