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Siegesbeckia orientalis pubescens - Makino.
                 
Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Waste ground all over Japan[58]. Forest shade at elevations of 1700 - 2000 metres in Kashmir[145].
Range E. Asia - China, Japan and Korea.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Siegesbeckia orientalis pubescens


Siegesbeckia orientalis pubescens
   
Physical Characteristics
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Siegesbeckia orientalis pubescens is a ANNUAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft). The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Young leaves - cooked[177, 178]. The leaves need to be leeched in order to remove a toxin[179].
Medicinal Uses


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Anodyne;  Blood tonic;  Cardiac;  Febrifuge;  Salve.

The whole plant is anodyne, cardiac, febrifuge, salve, stimulates blood circulation[4, 147, 158, 178]. The juice of the plant is used externally in the treatment of ringworm, other parasitic infections and as a protective cover for wounds[4, 272]. A paste of the plant is applied to wounds between the toes that have been caused by prolonged walking barefoot in muddy water[272]. A decoction of the plant is also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, pains and aches in the legs and sides, hemiplegia, hypertension, sciatica, weeping dermatitis and mastitis[147]. A paste of the root is used in the treatment of indigestion[272]. The juice of the root is applied to wounds[272].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Not known
Propagation
Seed -

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Makino.
Botanical References
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Readers comment
 
Elizabeth H.
Lynnie Thu Nov 12 2009
I would like to know where to purchase seeds for growing Siegesbeckia Orientalis Thank you, Lynnie AskLynnie@msn.com
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