Synonym. Duhamelia patens (Jacq.) Pers. Synonym. Duhamelia sphaerocarpa ( Ruiz & Pav.) Pers. Synonym. Hamelia brachystemon Wernham. Synonym. Hamelia patens Jacq. (Rubiaceae) is an ornamental plant grown almost worldwide in warm, moist areas. Firebush is used in herbal medicine to treat athlete’s. Many medicinal herbs are used in folk medicine without taking into account their toxicity. Hamelia patens Jacq. (Rubiaceae), a Mexican endemic species.

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A number of active compounds have been found in firebush, including maruquineisomaruquinepteropodineisopteropodinepalmirinerumberineseneciophylline and stigmastene-3,6-dione. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hamelia patens.

Hamelia patens is a large perennial shrub or small tree patesn the coffee family, Rubiaceaethat is native to the American subtropics and tropics. Int J Crude Drug Res 23 1: A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

Ann Pharm Fr 48 2: The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Hamelia viridifolia Wernham Schoenleinia thyrsoidea Miers. The plants are used in folk medicine for a range of ailments.


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The fresh leaf and the leaf juice, in topical application to injuries in which the skin of the sole of the foot had been broken caused neither objective nor subjective evidence of intolerability, nor undesirable effects The aerial parts contain phenylpropanoids: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Powered by macq open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Data related to Hamelia patens at Wikispecies. J Ethnopharmacol 20 3: Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.

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The fresh leaf and the leaf juice, applied topically to injuries on the sole of the foot, have been used as anti-inflammatory and healing agents patenns Document specific search options Title.

Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. II, Add Add References: List Duhamelia odorata Willd. It is not intended to take the place of either the written law or regulations. Can include ecosystem services.

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Observation specific search options Observed during. Version of June Selection on Floral Morphology by Hummingbirds. Hummingbirds are attracted by its flowers and other birds feed on the fruitboth of which will also forage on small insects found in the vicinity, helping to keep down pests.

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Checklists specific search yamelia Observed during. Use of soap made with the plant, in a clinical study, induced improvement and accelerated the healing of wounds Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. A preliminary phytochemical screening of the leaf revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponins, steroids and tannins.


Rev Cub Med Trop 31 1: Related observations Show all. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Rev Latinoamer Quim 20 2: User Group specific search options Title. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

All districts Tamil Nadu: Since some parts of plants could be toxic, might induce side effects, or might have interactions with certain drugs, anyone intending patene use them or their products must first consult with a physician or another qualified health care professional. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.