Plectranthus amboinicus

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Noun1.Plectranthus 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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Schinus terebinthfolia, Aeollanthus suaveolens, Punica granatum, Plectranthus amboinicus, Chenopodium ambrisioides, Alpinia zerumbet, Sambucus australis e Rosmarinus officinalis) por apresentar um alto numero de citacoes, sendo indicadas para diversas enfermidades e de diferentes sistemas corporais.
In vivo study of the anti- inflammatory and antitumor activities of leaves from Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.
We evaluated the antimicrobial activity and some mechanisms used by subinhibitoty and inhibitory concentrations of the essential oil, obtained from leaves of Plectranthus amboinicus, against a standard strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae and 5 multiresistant clinical isolates of the bacteria.
Coleus ambonicus Lour; Plectranthus amboinicus Lour) of the family Lamiaceae is native to East Indies and widely cultivated in Africa and almost all tropical countries.
Tonduz Plectranthus amboinicus 1942-04-29 Manuel Quiros Pleopeltis macrocarpa 1889-07-27 A.