- Scientific name: 'sato = longiflora Presl.
- Name of area: kitolod, leaf tolod (Sunda); sangkobak, control
- Foreign Names: ster van bethlehem.
Content of Chemical and Pharmacological Effects
Kitolod contain a poisonous sap. Some of the chemicals contained in them kitolod alkaloid compounds, namely lobelin, lobelamin, and isotomin.
Pharmacological effects of which are owned kitolod anti-inflammatory, antineoplastic, antiinflammatory, analgesic, and hemostatic.
Propagation and Plant Care
Kitolod Propagation can be done with seeds. Kitolod treated with watered enough water, soil moisture is maintained, and fertilized with organic fertilizer.
Plant Parts Used and Utilization
Leaves, flowers, and all parts of the plant kitolod can be used to treat some diseases as follows.
- Asthma, bronchitis, and sore throat
Rinse 3 kitolod leaves, then boiled in 2 cups of water until remaining one glasses. Once cool, strain the cooking water, then drink two times a day in the morning and afternoon.
Rinse dam kitolod taste, then mash until smooth. Paste the results in injury collisions, then wrapped with a clean cloth. Dressings should be replaced two to three times a day.
- Cancer drug
Simmer over low heat and 3 bay leaves and stems kitolod in 5 cups of water until the remaining 1-2 glasses. Drink boiled water several times until exhausted in a day.
- Drug eye
Simmer 3 bay leaves and stems kitolod in 5 cups of water until the remaining 1-2 glasses. Drink boiled water several times until exhausted in a day.
Rinse kitolod 2 bay leaves then mash until smooth. Put a collision results in a sore tooth / hole.