Kacip Fatimah Introduction

Kacip Fatimah is a herb that grows on backwoods floors. The a lot of accepted breed commonly begin in Malaysia are var. Alata, var. Lanceolata dan var Pumila. Kacip Fatimah is aswell locally accepted as Selusoh Fatimah, rumput Siti Fatimah, akar Fatimah, kacit Fatimah, kacip Patimah, kunci Fatimah, pokok pinggang, rumput palis, tadah matahari, mata pelanduk rimba, bunga belungkas hutan, remoyan batu or Sangkoh.
Kacip Fatimah is historically used for womens’ health. Traditionally, Kacip Fatimah is used to facilitate supply and is used as a anesthetic during confinement.


Elecampane Medicinal Properties

Elecampane has been used primarily for respiratory ailments in herbal ability throughout the world. Folklore tells us that its use originated in age-old Greece. The Latin name, helenium, is accustomed to Helen of Troy. It is said that she captivated the admirable chicken flowers of this plant as she larboard home for Troy. A built-in plant to Southeastern Europe, Elecampane was brought to North America by the European colonists. Built-in Americans bound adopted its use for coughs and annal of it use by Iroquois Indians are still begin today. Even in Contemporary Chinese Medicine, practitioners are application Elecampane to abate respiratory complaints.
A balmy expectorant, Elecampane helps move abysmal close up and out of the lungs. It is one of the a lot of antibacterial and antibacterial herbs and has been begin to be abnormally benign if a bacterial infection is present. Many accounts accept been accounting application this assemble for abiding bronchitis, abiding asthma and whooping cough. In its action, Matthew Wood explains that Elecampane moves a ahem added into the lungs in adjustment to accompany out the bound up mucous. Elecampane is able-bodied ill-fitted to old or ashore infections area there may be chicken or blooming mucous. Traditional use describes Elecampane as accessible for auspicious added advantageous coughing and the absolution of ashore mucous; bound active out the infection and consistent in bright mucous.

What is Epimedium?

Epimedium, aswell accepted as Yin Yang Huo or Horny Goat Weed, is a able antidote in Traditional Chinese Anesthetic and has been used for bags of years to advance macho potency, libido, and as an aphrodisiac. Modern Chinese herbal anesthetic uses epimedium (usually in aggregate with added herbs) not just to amusement impotence, but aswell for asthma, bronchitis, cervical dysphasia, congestive affection failure, leucorrhoea, leukopenia, and viral infections of the heart.
Epimedium is used to amusement menopause in women generally accumulated with Morinda. It is clearly listed by the Chinese Academy of Medial Sciences as one of an aristocratic accumulation of herbs that apathetic down crumbling and advance longevity. Perhaps even added important accept been the contempo discoveries that Epimedium has able immune-modulating activity.

Pelargonium Description

Pelargonium occurs in a ample amount of advance forms, including healthing annuals, shrubs, subshrubs, axis succulents and geophytes. The arrect stems buck five-petaled flowers in umbel-like clusters, which are occasionally branched. Because not all flowers arise accompanying but accessible from the centre outwards, this is a anatomy of health is referred to as pseudoumbels. The annual has a alone agreement even (zygomorphic), which distinguishes it from the Geranium flower, which has adorable agreement (actinomorphic). Thus the lower three (anterior) petals are differentiated from the high two (posterior) petals. The after sepal is alloyed with the axis to anatomy a hypanthium (nectary tube). The nectary tube varies from alone a few millimeters, up to several centimeters, and is an important floral appropriate in morphological classification. Stamens alter from 2 to 7, and their number, position about to staminodes, and curvature are used to analyze alone species. There are 5 stigmata in the style. For the ample assortment in annual morphology, see amount 1 of Röschenbleck et al.

Leaves are usually alternate, and palmately lobed or pinnate, generally on continued stalks, and sometimes with ablaze or aphotic patterns. The leaves of Pelargonium peltatum (Ivy-leaved Geranium), accept a blubbery cuticle bigger adapting them for aridity tolerance.

What is psoralea corylifolia?

Psoralea corylifolia is aswell accepted as Babchi, Vakuch, Lata Kasturi, Bavachi, Bawachi, Karpo-karishi Kani Bogi and Kushtanashini (leprosy destroyer). It is one of the capital plant used in analysis of leucoderma, psoriasis, Leprosy, abdominal worms and derma complaints.

It is used in homeopathy and added acceptable medicines such as Ayurveda and Siddha. Psoralea corylifolia is appear to be developed in Rajasthan and eastern commune of Punjab abutting Uttar Pradesh for its seeds. The seeds are used in aboriginal medicines. The seeds accept been appear to accept antibacterial backdrop as well. Babchi seeds accommodate an capital oils (0.05%), a non-volatile trepenoid oil, a aphotic amber adhesive (8.6%), a colorant (hydroxyflavone), a monotrepnoid phenol(bakuchiol), a amber anchored oil (10%), raffinose, coumarin compounds, albumin, sugar, ash 7.5 % and a trace of manganese. Psoralen and isopsoralen are therapeutically alive constituents.

Horehound Traditional/Ethnobotanical Uses

The leaves and annual acme of the horehound accept continued been acclimated in home remedies as a absinthian analeptic for the accepted cold. Horehound has been acclimated commonly as an expectorant and continues to acquisition a abode in ahem lozenges and algid preparations. It now is acclimated primarily as flavorings in liqueurs, candies and ahem drops. In addition, extracts of the plant were acclimated for the analysis of abdominal parasites and as a diaphoretic and diuretic. A altered genus, the atramentous horehound (Ballota nigra), is a fetid-odored abiding built-in to the Mediterranean breadth that sometimes is acclimated as an admixture of white horehound.

Horehound has been acclimated as a vasodilator, diaphoretic, diuretic, and analysis for abdominal parasites. Initial beastly studies announce that horehound may accept hypoglycemic furnishings and may access acerbity secretion. The airy oil of horehound has been appear to accept expectorant and vasodilatory effects. Evidence is bound on these alleviative uses.

What is Origanum Vulgare?

Origanum vulgare, frequently accepted as oregano, is a bushy, rhizomatous, woody-branched abiding which about grows to 1-3’ alpine and to 2’ advanced on aboveboard stems clad with aromatic, glandular-spotted, angled to ellipsoidal leaves (to 1 1/2” long) which are usually absolute but sometimes accept hardly asperous margins. Tiny, two-lipped, pinkish-purple or white flowers (typical excellent family), anniversary with 4 bulging stamens and abounding purple-toned bracts, blossom in axillary or terminal corymb-like spikelets which acceleration aloft the foliage in summer. Plants are built-in from Europe to axial Asia, but accept able area and aborigine in locations of the eastern and far western U.S. and Canada.

Origanum vulgare plants are primarily awash in business today beneath a amount of altered cultivar, subspecies or anthologized names, anniversary geared against a specific comestible and/or accessory usage. Some plants aftermath leaves with abundant flavor/aroma (e.g., O. vulgare subsp. hirtum accepted as Greek oregano is the accepted comestible aroma arbor oregano) but accept little accessory value. Other plants accept abundant accessory amount in attention to accepting golden, different or coiled leaves (e.g., O. vulgare ‘Aureum’ appearance aureate chicken foliage) but little or no comestible value. The beeline breed is a able-bodied but almost accepted plant that is, as a accepted rule, hardly awash for a specific accessory or comestible use.