Monday, September 22, 2008

Abutilon indicum (Linn)

Abutilon indicum (Linn) Indian Mallow

Common names: Abutilon [US] Atibala, Khangi [India] Dong kui zi, Mi lan cao [China]

Properties: Sweet, moistening, neutral to cold.Western Actions: Lowers fever, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, increases flow of urine. [China] Aphrodisiac, increases flow of urine, tonic, protects lung and bladder mucous membranes. [India]

Energetic Actions: Clears heat and dampness. Opens the orifices. Invigorates blood. [China]

1. Deafness, ringing in the ears, earache [China] Eye problems [Africa]
2. Colds, high fever, mumps, hives [China] Fever [India]
3. Pulmonary tuberculosis [China] Cough, bronchitis (decocted) [India]
4. Lack of urination. [China] Difficult/painful urination [India]
5. Diabetes, thirst [India]
6. Painful menses [India]
7. Carbuncle [China] 8. Hemorrhoids [India] Hernia [China]
9. Diarrhea, worms. [India] [China] 10. Infusion, poultice or paste for Boils, ulcers. [India]

We sell … seedling, leafs, and seeds