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Melaleuca alternifolia

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Mentha x piperita
Murraya paniculata


 

 

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Murraya paniculata Jacq. (Rutaceae)

Synonyms
Murraya exotica

Local names
Jasmine orange, kemuning

Description
A large shrub or small evergreen tree. Leaves pinnate, glabrous; leaflets 3 - 8 alternate, ovate or elliptic - ovate, often notched at the tip, oblique at base, shining above. Flowers white, fragrant, borne in few or multi - flowered terminal or axillary corymbs. Fruits berries, globose or ovoid, red or orange - yellow in colour. Seeds 1 - 2.

Plant material used
Leaf and twig

Major chemical constituents
L-Cadinene, methylanthranilate, bisabolene, ß-caryophyllene, gerariol, carene, 5-gualzulene osthol, paniculatincoumurrayin, carene-3, eugenol, osthole, paniculatin, 8-isopentyl-limettin, 5-7-dimethoxy-8-(2,3-dihydroxyisopenty) coumarin

Dosage forms
Dried leaves powder

Medicinal uses
Uses supported by clinical data
No data available

Uses described in pharmacopoeias and well established documents
Antifertility, analgesic

Uses described in traditional medicine
Alleviates pain, removes toxic substances, antispasmodic, antagonizes muscular spasms, rheumatic pain, skin eczema, improves blood circulation

Proven pharmacological activity
Animal studies
Antifertility, analgesic

Human studies
No data available

Toxicity
Categorized as nontoxic
LD 50 in rat; 115 g/ Kg

Contraindications
Pregnancy

Warnings
No data available

Precautions
Drug interactions
Possible potentiating effect with ACE inhibitor (e.g: captopril) and other antihypertensive medication.

Laboratory test interactions
No data available

Carcinogenesis, mutagenesis
No data available

Pregnancy
Has anti-implantation effect, should not be used during pregnancy or attempting to get pregnant

Nursing mothers
No data available, therefor avoid it

Paediatric use
No data available, therefor avoid it

Adverse reactions
No data available

Posology
As skin emmolient, 30 gram of leaves washed, and finely crushed. Add 200 ml of water. Applied to skin before sleep

 

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