Saturday, June 28, 2014


Pohon Ketepeng/Ketepeng. Latin name: Cassia alata L.
Habitat: 1-1400 m above sea level.
Description of the plant: Plant shrubs, 1-5 feet high. Even pinnate leaves, leaves without glands axis, fulcrum leaves remain long with a wide base and a pointed tip like a red-brown skin, 6-9 mm long. 8-24 pairs of leaflets, the lowest pair located directly above the base of the petiole almost hugging twigs. Size from 3.5 to 15 cm leaflets 2.5 to 9 cm times. Unbranched flower cluster, flower stalks 10-20 cm. Protective leaves and fall short prior to bloom, the color orange size 3 × 2 cm. Petals share 5. Leaves bright yellow crown. The fruit pods are flattened, winged on both sides, splitting when ripe and the seeds can be 50-70 points.
Simplesia Name: Folium alatae cassiae.
Part of plant used: Leaf

Chemical Ingredients: Glycosides anthrakinon; resin; Krisofanat acid; Tanning substances; Aloe emodin.

Indications: Laxative; Parasitisida

The herbal recipe:

Calluses and Herpes:

Young ketepeng 7 strands; 1 kelembak ( Rheum officinale ) root of fingers; Slightly asam fruit ( Tamarindus indica ); Water 110 ml, Made infusion, Drink 1 a day 100 ml.

Ringworm and Skin fungi desease:
ketepeng leaves; whiting or a little; Little water to form a paste contused, Applied on the skin of the sick.

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