The multiple potential of the herb includes allelopathic potential, antibacterial property. Plectranthus amboinicus, once identified as coleus amboinicus, is a tender fleshy perennial plant in the family lamiaceae with an oreganolike flavor and odor, native to. Chemical composition and toxicological evaluation of the. Plectranthus amboinicus lour spreng belongs to family lamiaceae, known as country borage in english. Free shipping 1100 pcs mix spices seeds collection popular organic nature bring the fragrance plant for kitchen home garden planting,basil,lavender,sage,mint 3. Antimicrobial activity and bioactive evaluation of plectranthus amboinicus essential oil. In this study, evaluation of cytotoxicity using brine shrimp lethality bioassay and mtt assay using widr cell lines was carried out. Plectranthus amboinicus in kew science plants of the world online. Biochemical reactions in the body generate reactive oxy gen species which can damage important biomolecules, leading to several disease conditions.
Coleus aromaticus, country borage, plectranthus amboinicus. The results of phytochemical screening of the different plant organs leaves, stems and roots revealed the presence of steam volatile substances, sterols andor triterpenes, flavonoids, carbohydrates andor glycosides. Coleus amboinicus an aromatic fleshy herb of india and ceylon to south africa. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about plectranthus, indian borage, spanish thyme, variegated cuban oregano plectranthus amboinicus variegatus supplied by member garden. Potential use of plectranthus amboinicus in the treatment of. The results of gcms revealed that the presence of eight compounds from coleus amboinicus essential oil and five constituents from eucalyptus globules representing 90. Variegated cuban oregano coleus amboinicus variegatus.
Broad leaf thyme aka cuban oregano, spanish thyme, mexican thyme. In the torbangun group, the milk volume on day 28 was. It has many common names such as cuban oregano, country borage and succulent spurflower. Coleus amboinicus is one of the important aromatic plant amongst the coleus. Plants wake comes from north sumatra and then taken by new comers to the area of west sumatra.
Plectranthus amboinicus, coleus aromaticus cuban oregano. Plectranthus amboinicus variegata variegated spanish thymee. The plant called is commonly known clavo in the philippines or oregano like plant is found and cultivated in the philippines. Several studies showed very moderate relaxing and hallucinogenic effects of coleus. Fungitoxic activity of indian borage plectranthus amboinicus. Pharmacognostical evaluation of different parts of coleus amboinicus lour. Please click on any button to follow a link to that database. Coleus stems are square while the leaves are blotched with toothed margins. Coleus leaves are ovate in shape about 5 to 10 cm in length.
Plectranthus amboinicus, once recognized as coleus amboinicus, is a semisucculent perennial plant in the family lamiaceae which includes common herbs such as basil, mint, oregano, sage, rosemary, and thyme with a pungent oreganolike flavor and odor. Arthritis was induced in lewis rats by immunization with bovine type ii collagen. Infants were weighed before and after each nursing at 2week intervals during the study to measure 24hour milk volume. Spreng was subjected to phytochemical and genetic investigation, so that it could be properly identified. The result indicates cooking enhances the antioxidant.
Coleus amboinicus lour ca has been reported to possess many pharmacological activities. Antioxidant activity dpph free radical assay dpph free radical scavenging activity is the most widely reported method for screening of antioxidant activity of many plants. Indian borage oil ibo was found to be effective against various fungi tested, as it inhibited the radial growth of mycelia and exhibited broad fungitoxic properties against aspergillus flavus, aspergillus niger, aspergillus ochraceus cfr 221, aspergillus oryzae, candida. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the plants classification report. Many species of plectranthus have economical and medicinal values. The herb coleus aromaticus belonging to lamiaceae family and coleus genus is known by numerous names in different parts of the world and several language specific vernacular names.
The herb coleus aromaticus belonging to lamiaceae family and coleus genus is known. The paleotropical oilrich genus, plectranthus belongs to the subfamily nepetoideae. Coleus aromaticus an aromatic fleshy herb of india and ceylon to south africa. A highly fragrant, strongly flavored plant used for seasoning. Further, usage of coleus amboinicus extract having flavonoid and other phenolic group can act as a reducing agent for the reduction of pdcl 2 precursors. It has many common names such as cuban oregano, country borage and. The brittle stems and colorful foliage resemble the common coleus. The herb coleus aromaticus belonging to lamiaceae family and. Propagation is by stem cuttings, but it can also be grown from seeds. A soup was made from 150 grams of coleus amboinicus leaves 6 days per week for 30 days, beginning on the second postpartum day, and it was consumed during the day. Coleus coleus forskohlii plant profiler sigmaaldrich. It comprises about 300 species of annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs which are often succulents. Coleus amboinicus is a member of the laminaceae family.
Coleus amboinicus synonyms, coleus amboinicus antonyms. Coleus flowers bloom on terminal spiked stalks that are purplish, white, or bluish in color. The plant that you can see on photos here is a herb that have many names. American journal of research communication, 2014, 212. Studies on the antidandruff activity of the essential oil of. Potential use of plectranthus amboinicus in the treatment. It involves reaction of specific antioxidant with a stable free radical 2,2diphenyl1picrylhydrazyl dpph. Plant database entry for variegated cuban oregano coleus amboinicus variegatus with 12 images, one comment, and 23 data details. Coleus amboinicus definition of coleus amboinicus by the. Phytochemical and pharmacological investigation of different parts. Plectranthus amboinicus wikispecies, free species directory. This focus group discussion fgd study was conducted to gather information regarding the. It is large succulent aromatic perennial herb, shrubby below, hispidly villous or tomentose. Coleus amboinicus ca plants are known to exert antibacterial and antiinflammatory effects and demonstrate antiproliferative effects against cancer.
Spanish thyme or cuban oregano is an unusual, fleshy leafed plant used as a culinary seasoning in the caribbean. Plectranthus amboinicus encyclopedia of medicinal plants. It is a decumbent succulent and pleasantly aromatic subshrub which can grow up to 50cm tall. This study aimed to investigate the activity of ca extract on the expression of transforming growth factor1. Plectranthus amboinicus mexican mint is a tender fleshy pleasantly aromatic evergreen subshrub that grows 12 to 18 inches tall by a bit wider with small ovate gray green leaves that have dentate margins towards the leaf tip and with a velvety texture. Pdf pharmacognostical evaluation of different parts of. Antioxidant and antibacterial activities in the leaf extracts. Effect of cooking on total phenol, total flavonoids and. Plectranthus amboinicus is widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere in the tropics.
Indian borage plectranthus amboinicus was investigated for antifungal activity through agar well diffusion assay. The collected leaves were washed thoroughly and shade dried for 710 days. Chemical composition and toxicological evaluation of the aqueous leaf extracts of plectranthus amboinicus lour. Antimicrobial activities of isoprene compounds produced by. Studies on the antidandruff activity of the essential oil.
The herb has been extensively studied as well as reported in several fields of science. Comparative studies on total phenol, total flavonoid, and dpph free radical scavenging potential was carried out on raw and cooked extracted of p. Other are coleus aromaticus, coleus amboinicus, and plectranthus aromaticus. How to grow plectranthus amboinicus home guides sf gate. Plant database entry for cuban oregano coleus amboinicus with 10 images and 18 data details. Coleus amboinicus noun the noun coleus amboinicus has 1 sense 1. Aromatic, carminative, emmenagogue, diaphoretic, tonic, stimulant. In dry climates the herb grows easily in a welldrained, semishaded position. The leaves have a pleasant aromatic odour and a pungent taste, and are used for flavoring. The average yield of essential oil from coleus amboinicus 0. Coleus is an erect and branched annual herb that grows to about 100 cm in height.
Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about coleus species, cuban oregano, indian borage, mexican mint, spanish thyme coleus amboinicus supplied by. A preliminary study was conducted to elucidate in vitro free radical scavenging potential and inhibition of lipid peroxidation of coleus aromaticus hydroalcoholic extract. Oregano is a common names shared by 1 origanum vulgare, related to the herb marjoram, sometimes referred to as wild marjoram 2 plectranthus amboinicus, formerly coleus aromaticus, sometimes referred to as mexican mint or mexican thyme 3 lippia graveolens, referred to as mexian oregano, and 4 poliomintha longiflora, also called oregano. Using of bangunbangun leafs coleus amboinicus, l on red. However, the traditional use of torbangun is not well documented, and scientific evidence is limited to establish coleus as a lactagogue.
Coleus amboinicus ca plants are known to exert antibacterial and antiinflammatory effects and demonstrate antiproliferative effects against cancer cells. Plectranthus, indian borage, spanish thyme, variegated. Ultrasonically driven green synthesis of palladium. Methanol extract of coleus amboinicus lour exhibited. Coleus amboinicus synonyms, coleus amboinicus pronunciation, coleus amboinicus translation, english dictionary definition of coleus amboinicus. The shade dried powder of leaves of plectranthus amboinicus lour spreng was. How to grow roses from cuttings fast and easy rooting rose cuttings with a 2 liter soda bottle duration. Kumaran and karunakaran 2007 studied free radical scavenging. Pdf plectranthus amboinicus lour spreng belongs to family lamiaceae, known as country borage in english. Antioxidant and antibacterial activities in the leaf. Plectranthus amboinicus, once identified as coleus amboinicus, is a semisucculent perennial plant in the family lamiaceae with a pungent oreganolike flavor and odor. Dec 05, 2014 plectranthus amboinicus, once identified as coleus amboinicus, is a tender fleshy perennial plant in the family lamiaceae with an oreganolike flavor and odor, native to southern and eastern. In other countries commonly called cuban oregano, spanish thyme.
Its most popular latin name is plectranthus amboinicus, but this name is also used commonly, mistakenly for closely related species plectranthus tomentosa, plectrantus cremnus and their many hybrids. Antimicrobial activity and bioactive evaluation of. Phytophysicochemical investigation of leaves of plectranthus. Coleus aromaticus, a plant of medical and food interest is told as must.
Coleus amboinicus extract increases transforming growth. The essential oils from both the dried plant leaves were obtained by hydro distillation procedure. Plectranthus amboinicus is an attractive, evergreen perennial plant with lemonscented, thick, succulent, sprawling stems and fleshy leaves. Coleus aromaticus synonyms, coleus aromaticus pronunciation, coleus aromaticus translation, english dictionary definition of coleus aromaticus. The expression of several genes responsible for programmed cell death of the methanol extract of ca was also investigated. The origin of plectranthus amboinicus is unknown, but it may be native to africa, and possibly india. Coleus ambinoics is a succulent herb with aromatic leaves and small, pale purple flowers. A downloadable pdf document of a book in prepublication awaiting illustration.
The current recommended doses are 510 gms daily of the dried root, 315 mls of 1. Coleus amboinicus noun the noun coleus amboinicus has 1 sense. Pdf plectranthus amboinicus lour spreng belongs to family lamiaceae, known as country borage in. It definitely doesnt look or taste like an oregano or thyme or borage or the common coleus, either, having succulent, slightly hairy, light green leaves up to 4 cm. Cuban oregano spanish thyme clavo or suganda health. Coleus amboinicus plectranthus amboinicus is not actually a coleus but part of the mint family. Plectranthus amboinicus is a commonly available medicinal herb in india. How to propagate coleus amboinicus home guides sf gate. Coleus species, cuban oregano, indian borage, mexican mint. Torbangun coleus amboinicus lour has been used as a breast milk stimulant a lactagogue by bataknese people in indonesia for hundreds of years. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about coleus species, cuban oregano, indian borage, mexican mint, spanish thyme coleus amboinicus supplied by member gardeners in the pla. Fresh leaves of coleus amboinicus and eucalyptus globules were collected from the horticultural research station, yercaud, salem, tamil nadu, india.
The harmful action of the free radicals can be blocked by antioxidants which scavenge the free radicals and nullify their damaging effect on cellular. It has been widely cultivated and naturalized in the indomalesian region and other tropical regions around the world, as demonstrated by some of its common names including mexican mint, cuban oregano, spanish thyme, and french thyme. It has been widely cultivated and naturalized in the indomalesian region and other tropical regions around the world, as demonstrated by some of its common names including mexican mint, cuban oregano, spanish thyme, and french thyme usdaars, 2014. Plectranthus amboinicus is an edible, nutritive plant. The board of trustees of the royal botanic gardens, kew.268 672 532 687 1295 655 1251 1282 745 382 1430 611 525 1292 710 1261 753 574 1431 280 767 1551 1262 1496 450 964 656 463 925 275