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 not demonstrate activity against any of the strains studied Use of soap made with the plant, in a clinical study, induced improvement and accelerated the healing of wounds Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. This hamrlia was last edited on 25 Julyat The plant is claimed to have cytostatic activity Can include ecosystem services.

Rev Cubana Med Trop 31 2: Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. The aqueous extract from the leaf and stem, undiluted, was active in vitro against Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Serratia marcescens and Shigella flexneri. Or, Login with your user account:. According to published and other information: A number of active compounds have been found in firebush, pahens maruquineisomaruquinepteropodineisopteropodinepalmirinerumberineseneciophylline and stigmastene-3,6-dione.


Views Read Edit View history. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Horticulture Update – Firebush Hamelia patens. User Group specific search options Title. Checklists specific search options Observed during. The alcoholic extract from the leaf and stem was active against Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus.

African Plants – A Photo Guide – Hamelia patens Jacq.

The entire plant contains indole alkaloids: Planta Med 57 2: It is not intended to take the hajelia of either the written law or regulations. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Remember me Forgot password? Data related to Hamelia patens at Wikispecies. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed.

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 Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Hamelia patens Habitus Conservation status. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.


Hamelia patens

Observation specific search options Observed during. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Selection on Floral Morphology by Hummingbirds. Haemlia alcoholic extract from the stem was active against Salmonella typhi, Shigella flexneri and Staphylococcus albus.

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.

Leaves in whorls of three, pubescent, obovate to lanceolate, acuminate, cm x 2. The fresh leaf and the paatens juice, applied topically to injuries on the sole of the foot, have been used as anti-inflammatory and healing agents The plants are used in folk medicine for a range of ailments.

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