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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The acetone extracts from the leaf and stem did jaq demonstrate activity against any of the strains studied 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 According to published and other information: User Group specific search options Title.

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Selection on Floral Morphology by Hummingbirds. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. A survey of avian fauna of Kurukshetra university campus was carried out by direct observation from J Ethnopharmacol 20 3: Despite its somewhat scraggy appearance, this is a valuable garden tree in warmer climates hzmelia even in temperate ones, as long as the soil remains above freezing.


This page was last edited on 25 Julyat Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. The information provided is for educational purposes only for the benefit of the general public and health professionals. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.

Or, Login with your user account:. Rev Cubana Med Trop 31 2: 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 Observation specific search options Observed during.

Fruit subglobose or ellipsoid, mm in diameter, red when unripe, and black when ripe.

Bulgarian Acad Sci Sofia 3 1: Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Can include ecosystem services. Search in all groups Search within this group. Planta Med 57 2: Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when hammelia organism is removed.

African Plants – A Photo Guide – Hamelia patens Jacq.

There is no available information documenting the safety of medicinal use in children or in women during pregnancy or breast feeding. Version of June Duke’s Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases – Hamelia patens.


Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Hamelia patens is a large perennial shrub or small tree in the coffee family, Rubiaceaethat is native to the American subtropics and tropics.

The alcoholic extract from the stem was active against Salmonella typhi, Shigella flexneri and Staphylococcus albus. Rev Cub Med Trop 31 1: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Shrub or tree 1- 6 m tall.

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Encyclopedia of Life EOL. The plant is claimed to have cytostatic activity Related observations Show all. Hamelia viridifolia Wernham Schoenleinia thyrsoidea Miers. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.

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Horticulture Update – Firebush Hamelia patens. Use of soap made with the plant, in a clinical study, induced improvement and accelerated the healing of wounds Send a request for permission. The plants are used in folk medicine for a range of ailments.