More Resources Introduction There are many plants in the family Malvaceae that are grown for ornamental purposes including Hibiscus, Abutilon, Alcea.
Whole plant paste applied for the treatment of rheumatic pains; twigs or stem cuttings used as tooth brush for healthy gums. The flowers, together with those of Sida rhombifolia, mixed with coconut flesh and eaten as a remedy for chickenpox; flowers heated over fire and applied to sores, to open and draw out the infection; flowers included in treatment for mental disorders and in oral remedies for fevers.
Leaves used to treat burns, scalds, heat, hangover, fever; tender leaves poultice applied to wounds and cuts; pounded leaves boiled in coconut oil applied to treat wounds, cuts; for swelling and bone fracture a paste of fresh leaves is applied; leaves of Urena lobata along with vela men root of Vanda roxburghii prepared into a paste applied for skin diseases.
Leaf tea diuretic, for flu and stomachache, colds, cough, heat; leaf juice applied as eye drop in con junctivitis.
Root diuretic, an infusion in postpartum; roots of Sida rhombifolia, Urena lobata, Elaeagnus caudata and stem bark and roots of Bixa orellana and Randia dumetorum pounded together and boiled in water, the extract taken to cure jaundice; a decoction of roots of Dillenia indica with roots of Ficus auriculata and Urena lobata given in discharge of blood in urine; a decoction of rhizome of Curcuma aro matica with roots of Urena lobata and leaves of Tolypanthus involucratus given to expel catarrh; roots and leaves used to cure diarrhea; root powder given with milk in dog bite; root extract an external application in rheumatic pains, cuts and wounds; for snakebite, chew the root with betel and spit onto the wound.
Veterinary medicine, a paste of leaves and coco nut oil smeared on wounds of cattle as insect repellent; leaves paste applied on wounds as an antidote to tiger bite; root tied to the neck of the cattle along with root of Stephania hernan difolia against maggots infection of ulcers.
Traditional Approach] Root—diuretic, emollient, antispasmodic roots and stem used in severe windy colicantirheumatic. Flowers—used as a pectoral and expectorant in dry and inveterate coughs. An infusion is used as a gargle for aphthae amd sore throat.
Among the older writers we find Lindley speaking of the use of the flowers as an expectorant for "dry and inveterate coughs". Like other members of the Malvaceae it is mucilaginous and the seeds contain urease and fat. In tropical South America it provides a sedative and in Brazil a root and stem decoction is a treatment for colic.
General description of Urena lobata Linn. Caesar weed called as Bur Mallow, Aramina, Hibiscus Bur and Pink Chinese Burr. It is a sub shrub 60 cm to cm in altitude and basal diameter is 7 cm. Bark is downy and is hard and gristly, within the bark is green in color and outside it is brown in color the wood is medium in density and pale yellow in color. Urena Lobata: Cash crop to noxious weed. Once it was an invited money-maker, now it is a hunted money spender: Caesar weed, cash crop to noxious weed. We have often discussed what is a weed, and what is a noxious weed. Many “weeds” were food for previous generations, and some noxious weeds were valuable plants until technology moved on. State noxious weed lists for 46 states. State agriculture or natural resource departments. FLEPPC: Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Invasive plant list. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Florida.
Employed in French Guiana in a gargle used to remedy angina and aphthae. In Guyana, boiled to make a tea used to remedy urinary tract problems, morning sickness and colds. Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values] Published articles of Urena lobata 1. Neuropharmacological screenings of hydroalcoholic fractions of Urena lobata L Islam, M.
Cruz, Plos One, Effect of sodium chloride concentrations mM on the germination of Urena lobata seeds, i. Effect of seed burial depth cm on seedling emergence of Urena lobata Parameter estimates Gmax, m. Simultaneous Quantification of Protocatechuic Acid, C.
Morpho anatomical studies of leaves of Urena lobata Linn Rinku, M. Effect of the aqueous root extract of Urena lobata Linn on the liver of albino rat Mshelia, I.
In vitro antiproliferative and anti-oxidant activities of methanol extracts of Urena lobata and Viscum album against breast cancer cell lines Pieme, C. Costache, Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, Chemical composition and antimicrobial activities of Urena lobata L.
Egbebi, Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, Urena lobata (caesar weed, bur mallow or pink burr); flower and fruits (Note that fruits are barbed, spiny, capsules).
(Urena lobata) URNSI (Urena sinuata) URNTO (Urena tomentosa) U. lobata was probably spread as a fibre crop and for its medicinal properties by European voyagers during the eighteenth century.
Urena lobata Linn (Malvaceae), otherwise called Caesar weed, is a shrub that grows between 3 m tall and up to 7 cm in basal diameter.
1 The plant found abundantly in . species such as Caesar’s weed (Urena lobata), a plant that has invaded many ecosystems. To understand Caesar’s weed response to disturbance, a factorial field manipulation was used to quantify invasion success.
Mangkit is a shared common names for (1) Dikit-dikit (Desmodium gangeticum Linn.) and (2) Dalupang (Urena Lobata Linn.) and (3) Tayam (Desmodium heterocarpus Linn) also called mankit-parang.
Urena lobata is the preferred name. International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa Vol. 7: Effects of Caeser Weed (Urena lobata L) Fibre, Afara (Terminalia superba) and Mahogany (Khaya senegalensis) Dusts on some Physical and Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Resin.
Urena lobata (caesar weed, bur mallow or pink burr); flower and fruits (Note that fruits are barbed, spiny, capsules). (Urena lobata) URNSI (Urena sinuata) URNTO (Urena tomentosa) U. lobata was probably spread as a fibre crop and for its medicinal properties by European voyagers during the eighteenth century.