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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Shrub or tree 1- 6 m tall. The fruits have a refreshing, acidic taste and are also edible by humans; in Mexicothey are made into a fermented drink. The aerial parts hameliw phenylpropanoids: Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Rev Latinoamer Quim 20 2: Can include ecosystem services. Its range extends from Florida in the southern United States to as far south as Argentina.


Hamelia viridifolia Wernham Schoenleinia thyrsoidea Miers. User specific search options User. Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. The fresh patehs 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 Document specific search options Title.

Rev Cub Med Trop 31 1: A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Hamelia patens Habitus Conservation status. Firebush has orangish-red tubular flowershamwlia recruit hummingbirds and butterflies for pollination.

Hameloa aqueous extract from the leaf and stem, undiluted, was active in vitro against Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Serratia marcescens and Shigella flexneri.

Hamelia patens

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Leaves in whorls of three, pubescent, patejs to lanceolate, acuminate, cm x 2. There is no available information documenting paten safety of medicinal use in children or in women during pregnancy or breast feeding.

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Observation specific search options Observed during. Use of soap made with the plant, in a clinical study, induced improvement and accelerated the healing of wounds Related observations Show all.


Hamelia patens – Wikipedia

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The alcoholic extract from the stem was active against Salmonella typhi, Shigella flexneri and Staphylococcus albus. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Encyclopedia of Life EOL.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hamelia patens. The alcoholic extract from the leaf was active against Salmonella newport and Serratia marcescens.

It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others. Rev Cubana Med Trop 31 2: Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.

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