the benefit of medical plant Kaki Kuda(Centella asiatica)


Medical plant kaki kuda found throughout Indonesia,Plants commonly known as the hooves of wild plants. Nevertheless these plants can be propagated through stem cuttings. · Create a planting hole measuring 25 cm x 25 cm x 25 cm · Cuttings of seedlings planted in the hole with a spacing of 1 mx 1 m. · The trunk grows to a crawl, producing branches that form clumps that cover the ground. · In the area of West Java, kaki kuda medical plant is sometimes grown as ground cover on a tea plantation.

Curable Disease:
Typus,
malnutrition,
headache,
flu,
poisoning Jengkol,
epilepsy;

EFFECTS pharmacological: Taste sweet, cool. Anti-infective, antitoxic, fever, . CHEMISTRY CONTENT of the medical plant: asiaticoside, thankuniside, isothankuniside, madecassoside, brahmoside, brahminoside, brahmic acid, madasiatic acid, meso-inositol, centellose, carotenoids, mineral salts such as potassium salts, sodium, magnesium, calcium, iron, vellarine, tanning substances. Compounds called glycosides triterpenoida asiaticoside and similar compounds, has kasiat anti-leprosy (Hansen Morbus), leaves contain compounds hooves trigergepnoida glycosides, alkaloids hidrokotilin, steroids, tannins, essential oils, reducing sugar and mineral salts such as mineral salts such as salts of potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium and iron