Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Daun dewa (Gynura pseudochina)



Daun dewa (Gynura pseudochina (Lour.) DC) for medicine practitioners are not foreign. Plants can be used in this situation is still fresh and / or in the form of simplisia. Ganda advantage of this plant is used as medicine in addition, also the god bsia leaves as vegetables in the form of lalapan. There are some people call the plant leaf plant linked to the god of life, or vice versa. Determinasi scientific study of plants, both plants by Center Research Biology - LIPI, Bogor, said that the scientific name of the god is Gynura leaves pseudochina (Lour.) DC, and lives are linked Gynura procumbens (Lour.) Merr.
Plants that they say comes from Burma and China this plant is classified in the terna, with high 30 - 45, to grow upright and have a tuber. In addition to leaf, plant tubers can also be used as medicine. At this time the plant leaves has been found god on the island of Java, has even spread to the island of Sumatra.
The leaves of the gods, including the tribe of Asteraceae, genus Gynura with the classification as follows:
I. Classification
Division: Spermatophyta
Sub-division: Angiospermae
Class: Dicotyledoneae
People: Asterales
Tribe: Asteraceae (Compositae)
Marga: Gynura
Type: Gynura pseudochina (Lour.) DC

II. The plant leaf morphology of the gods are:

1. Stem, short and soft, upright growth with high 30 - 45 cm, segilima shaped, oval cut, blond and smooth purple verdure.

2. Leaves, single-leaved, spreading stem girth, bertangkai short, rounded oval shape, beefy, fluffy, edge taper, bertoreh edge, taper base, pertulangan menyirip, green, long leaves about 20 cm and 10 cm wide.

3. Interest, the compound growth at the end of the stem, the form of a knob, furry, pod-shaped cup green, yellow stamen and needle-shaped.

4. Seed, needle-shaped, about 0.5 cm long, brown-colored

5. Roots, is the root of the fiber, flaxen tubers formed as a food reserve

III. Effect Farmakologi

Leaves and tubers from the plant leaves can be used as a deity antikoagulan drugs (clot-dilute blood clot), anti-swelling, injuries hit, smooth blood circulation, stop bleeding (coughing up blood, vomiting blood, nosebleed), reduce the swelling or benjolan on the breast, and very effective to accelerate cure period. Plant leaves also have a sense of deity and neutral characteristic. Based on the results of empirical research and experience in mind that this plant is antikoagulan, antikarsinogen, antimutagenitas and diuretic (urine peluruh). In addition, also note that all parts of this plant can be used to treat breast tumor and burns.

IV. Gynecology Chemistry

Based on the results of research by experts that the actual chemical in the plant leaves of which form of the god flavanoid compound, fenolat acid, acid klorogenat, kafeat acid, p-kumarat acid, p-hidroksibenzoat acid and acid vanilat. Gynecology and the benefits flavanoid compound, saponin, and indicated atsiri oil can lower blood cholesterol. Oil on the leaves atsiri alleged deity can stimulate blood circulation, and also be analgetik anti inflamasi. Oil atsiri and flavanoid also be as antiseptic. Another compound in the leaves of the gods is alkaloid, tannin and polifenol.

V. Benefits leaf of the god

(a) Fresh Vegetables (lalapan)
In the area of West Java use the ordinary leaves of the god as a friend to eat rice lalapan add taste to meals. As lalapan, good for digestion because it contains quite a lot of fiber, also as a preventive medicine and disease.

(b) As a drug
Based on the results of empirical research and experience that leaves the deity can be used as medicine. Some examples of recipes can be presented as follows:

Dengue fever
Ingredients: 30 grams of fresh leaves of the gods
Making way: boiled with 600 cc of water until the remaining 300 cc, and filtered.
How to use: drunk in a warm, 3 x 100 cc per day capsule or powder mengonsumsi leaves god @ 500 mg,


Rheumatic
Ingredients: 30 grams of fresh leaves of the gods
Making way: boiled with 600 cc of water until the remaining 300 cc, and filtered.
How to use: in the warm drink as much as 2 x 150 cc per day.

Luxated
Ingredients: 30 grams of fresh leaves of the god, 25 grams of meeting black and 25 grams temulawak
Making way: boiled with 600 cc of water until the remaining 300 cc, and filtered.
How to use: in the warm drink as much as 2 x 150 cc per day.

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