Volkameria inermis L.
In this article we will discuss about the Volkameria inermis :- common name, scientific name, medicinal uses and photos.
- English: Embrert, Garden quinine
- Tamil: Cankan kuppi, Pampu kanni
- Hindi: Sankuppi
- Kannada: Kundali gida
- Marathi: Vanajai
- Telugu: Etipisangi, Pishinika
- Malayalam: Cheruchinna, Puzhamulla, Vishamadari
- Name: Volkameria inermis L.
- Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)
- Synonyms: Clerodendrum inerme, Catesbaea javanica, Ovieda inermis
Volkameria inermis Medicinal Uses
- Leaves of Volkameria inermis and senna auriculata and pure camphor ground with coconut oil and paste applied over the itching part
- The leaf juice used for head ache
- The juice of the leaves are used as a remedy to bring down fever
- The seeds or roots used as a remedy for upset stomach, expecially if caused by poisonous seafood.
- In Thailand, leaves decoction used in the treatment of skin diseases and itches
- In Vietnam, a decoction of roasted leaves is considered a remedy for beriberi
- It’s commonly used as a hedge plant in India
- Leaf extracts sprayed on tobacco plants early in the season at a dilution of 1:1000 gave good protection against tobacco mosaic virus
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- Volkameria inermis. useful tropical plants. (n.d.). Retrieved May 17, 2022, from https://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Volkameria%2Binermis
- Achar, Somashekhara & Boosanur, Vijaya & Byrappa, Shivanna. (2015). Ethno-medico-botanical knowledge of Tiptur taluk in Tumkur district of Karnataka, India. Indian journal of traditional knowledge. 14. 147-154.