20 Graines Emilia javanica 'Irish Poet'

20 Graines Emilia javanica 'Irish Poet'

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Emilia Sonchifolia Var. Javanica 'Irish poet' | Graines reproductibles, Graines Non Traitées

Emilia Coccinea can reach 90 to 120 cm high and is in the following African regions : Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d ' IVOIRE, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Centrafrique, R.D. from Congo, Zambia, Angola, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and sometimes in Guinea, at Soudan and in Uganda.

20 seeds

Herbaceous plant with glabrous stems and simple alternate leaves, its flowers are bisexed with a tubular corolla 7 to 10 mm long, orange orange-yellow. The stamens form a tube and the fruit is an Akène 2 mm long short hairy with a Pappus 6 mm long. There are about 100 species of this native plant in the tropics of the old world.

Present in the rather secondary dense forest, forest edges and plantations (ex. Banana trees, oil palm) up to 1 700 M altitude, Emilia Coccinea There remains an adventitious on the edges of roads, vague and wasteland. In eastern Africa it is present in dry regions up to 2 000 M altitude.

As an ornamental plant, it can be multiplied by cuttings but is generally reproduced by seeds. It is harvested during the rainy season for self -consumption and is present on the local markets (Tanzania). This plant is easily cultivated since there are cultivars for ornamental purposes such as Scarlet Magic.

This plant can be used as a vegetable whose leaves are generally consumed chopped, raw or cooked with pulses like peas and beans (Tanzania).

Fresh leaf juice is antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. It can be used to treat all kinds of skin disorders such as breast abscesses, ulcers due to pian, leprous conditions, the gale, the POUX and the ringworm (Congo).

We can recover the juice of the crushed plant in order to treat eye inflammation : just pour the preparation over a cold compress and apply it locally. It is possible to make an infusion of the sheets ofEmilia Coccinea with leaves ofIpomoea Eriocarpa R.BR and to use it as eye drops. The leaves also make it possible to treat the Filariosis and the Jauneisse, moreover grinds those which are green makes it possible to treat wounds, wounds and sinusitis. You can also do powder with dried leaves to apply it on the wounds. We treat the Syphilis with a decoction of boiled or root sheets, the latter also allowing to treat colic in babies (Tanzania) and acting as a drug for the chest (Kenya).

Contents subject to the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license. Source : Article Emilia Coccinea by Wikipedia in French (Authors)

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