Coleus amboinicus

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Related to Coleus amboinicus: Coleus aromaticus, Plectranthus amboinicus
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Noun1.Coleus amboinicus - an aromatic fleshy herb of India and Ceylon to South Africa; sometimes placed in genus Plectranthus
coleus, flame nettle - any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of blue flowers
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Existe potencial de emplear los extractos etanolicos de Gliricidia septum, Melissa officinalis y Coleus amboinicus obtenidos a partir de sus brotes jovenes (cogollos) para favorecer la propagacion vegetativa de la morera durante la fase inicial de crecimiento, lo cual podria contribuir a establecer un manejo organico para esta especie.
Coleus amboinicus Lour also known as (Plectranthus amboinicu Coleus aromaticus and Plectranthus aromaticus (Benth.
In Brazil especially in the north-eastern region The use of Coleus amboinicus is a widespread practice and this plant is used as a crude extracts or as an infusion to treat many ailments including inflammations [77] and cancer.
Conversely, leaves of Artemisia vulgaris can be roasted (heated) partly and the juice or sap is extracted (squeezed) and taken internally for the treatment of stomachache; leaves of Emilia sonchifolia and Coleus amboinicus for curing common colds and cough; and young shoots of Musa textilis to treat diarrhea.
Chemical Composition and Antibacterial Activity Against Enteric Pathogens of the Essential Oil of Coleus Amboinicus Lour.
In order to search antibacterial activity against MRSA strains, four different plants such as Andrographis paniculata (Hempedu bumi), Coleus amboinicus (Oregano), Vitex negundo (Chasteberry) and Hylocereus polyrhizus (Dragon Fruit) were selected.
The essential oil of Coleus amboinicus Loureiro chemical composition and evaluation of insect anti-feedant effects.