Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cats Whisker leaves ( Daun Kumis Kucing )

Orthosiphon aristatus (Kumis Kucing / Cats Whisker)
(Orthosiphon aristatus (B1) Miq.) 

O. longiflorum, Ham. O. grandiflorum et aristatum, Bl. O. spiralis, Merr.O. stamineus, Benth. O. grandiflorus, Bold. Clerodendranthus spicatus (Thunb.) C.Y. Wu. Trichostemma spiralis, Lour. 

I. PLANT DESCRIPTION: herb, growing up, at the bottom of his roots in the field, 1-2 m high, stems slightly ribbed rectangular, short haired or bald. Single leaf, round or rhombus oval eggs, fluffy, rough serrated edge is irregular, both mottled surface because there are essential oil glands. Bunches of flowers that came out at the end of branches, pale purple or white color (the color is blue and white), stamens longer than the flower tube. Fruit dark brown color. Grows in lowland and medium altitude areas. 
II. Terms Grows a. Climate 1. Altitude: 500 m - 900 m above sea level 2. Annual rainfall: 3000 mm / year 3. Wet months (above 100 mm / month): 7 months - 9 months 4. Dry months (below 60 mm / month): 3 months - 5 months 5. Air Temperature: 280C - 340C 6. Humidity: medium 7. Irradiation: High b. Soil 1. Type: andosol, latosol 2. Texture: sandy clay 3. Drainage: well 4. Ground water depth: 70 cm above ground level 5. Rooting depth: 30 cm - 60 cm from ground level 6.Acidity (pH): 5-7 7. Fertility: medium - high III. A. Planting GuidelinesSoil Processing 1. Hoeing soil as deep as 30 cm - 40 cm to loose 2.Make a bed width of 100 cm - 120 cm, height 30 cm, the distance between beds 40 cm - 50 cm, and its length adjusted land condition 3.Sprinkle over the beds of manure is b. Preparation of Seed 1. In general, cat whiskers plant propagated by stem cuttings or branch cuttings 2. Select the trunk or branch that is not too old, then cut to a length of cuttings, cuttings of 15 cm - 25 cm or segmented about 2 segment - 3 vertebra c. Planting 1. Cuttings planted directly in the garden as deep as 5 cm, then compact enough soil around the base of the cuttings 2. Spacing 30 cm x 30 cm, 40 cm x 40 cm, 40 cm x 50 cm and 60 cm x 60 cm 

Local Name: 
Kumis Kucing, Mamang besar (Indonesia); Kutun, mamam, Bunga laba-laba (Java); Mao Xu Cao (China).; 

NATURE OF CHEMICAL AND pharmacological effects: Sweet little bitter, cool, anti-inflammatory (anti-inflammatory), Laxativ urine (diuretic), destroying the urinary tract stones. CHEMICAL CONTENT: Orthosiphon glycosides, tannic substances, essential oils, fatty oils, saponins, sapofonin, potassium salts, myoinositol. 

Curable Disease: 
Kidney infection, bladder infection, urinary stones, gout; laxativ urine, eliminating hot and humid; 

The whole plant, wet or dry (leave it first, and then dried in the hot sun.)

1. Kidney infection (acute and chronic nephritis), bladder infection 
2. Kidney stone pain. 
3. Gout (Gout arthritis). 
4. Laxativ urine (Diuretic). 
5. Eliminates hot and humid. 

30-60 gr. (Dry) or 90-120 g (wet), boiled, or a dry / wet brewed as tea. 

Nephritis, edema (swelling): 
    aristatus (Kumis Kucing) 30 gr, Planto asiatica (leaf vein) 30 gr 
    Hedyotis diffusa. (Grass snake tongue) 30 grams, it all boiled. 

Urinary tract infections, frequent urination in small increments 
    aritatus, Phyllanthus urinaria (meniran), Commelina communis, 
    30 g respectively., boiled. 

Painful pee pee: Method I: Brewed and take a pinch of driedleaves of the cat's whiskers, such as tea, may also be given thepalm sugar. 
Method II: 1 tablespoon of the crushed leaves of a cat's whiskers, 7 rods meniran, boiled in two cups of water until thewater half. Drink boiled water was as much as 3 times a day.

Kidney stones: Method I: 25 g leaf cat whiskers, 25 g of leavesngokilo, 25 g of leaves with roots meniran, 25 g of leaves nastyshard, washed. Boil 4 cups water to boiling. Drink all the waterboiled it in a day. 
Method II: 3 handheld leaf cat whiskers, 5 leavesnasty shard washed, boiled with 2 cups of water. Drinking water 2x a day, morning and afternoon, for 10 days. After 10 days, replace itwith boiled water the young corn, 1 x daily. Avoid eating goat meat,durian and spicy foods.

Rheumatism: a small spoonful of crushed leaves of cat whiskers, 1tablespoon of crushed leaves meniran already as well, with a glass of boiled water until the water stayed 3 / 4. Strain. Then drunk.

Back pain: seven leaves and two pieces of roots washed cat's whiskers. Boil with 1 cup water. Let one night, the new drink.

Inflammation of the kidney: 40 pieces of flower and leaf cat whiskers, 3 starfruit old washed, crushed. Brewed with 2 cups of water. Drink 3 times a day. Do it for 1 week.

Fever: 100 g root of cat's whiskers are washed, boiled in 3 cups of water. After boiling, strain, and take the water. Drink boiled wateris 1 cup per day.

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