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The plant stems originates from a thick timber base. The environment-friendly fallen leaves are contrary each other on the stems and have plentiful glandular trichomes on the fallen leave lamina. The plant create orange, apricot or white flowers in collections as well as the hairy blossoms an appear like lion's ears, for this reason the name "leonurus (lion coloured)". The blossoms create nectar which attracts birds, as well as butterflies. The fruits are 2 mm nutlets. All the plant parts have a strong mint odor comparable to various other Lamiaceae types. L. leonurus has many reputed traditional medicinal applications and also is mainly taken orally or per rectum and as a topical application. Early colonialists used it in the therapy of leprosy. The leaf tea has a hypnotic result, is diuretic and soothes frustration. The leaf and also stem preparation or breathings have been used inside for cough, cold, influenza, bronchitis, wound recovery and bronchial asthma. The leonotis leonurus fresh stem juice is an infusion drunk for 'blood pollutant'. The infusions made from seeds and blossoms, leaves or stems are extensively used as tonics for consumption, jaundice, muscular cramps, high blood pressure, diabetes, viral liver disease, dysentery, and diarrhea. Tea made from the entire plant is made use of for joint inflammation, stacks, bladder and kidney condition, obesity, rheumatism as well as cancer cells. The fallen leaves and stems preparation are used topically as a therapy for dermatitis, skin infections as well as itchiness. The fallen leaves, roots as well as bark are widely made use of as an emetic for snakebites, bee and also scorpion stings. The L. Leonurus smoke has marijuana-like effects.-pungent smell as well as is periodically mixed with blossoms as well as fruits. In ethnoveterinary the origins and also leaves water drink is made use of in poultry, versus cattle gall sickness as well as eye inflammation. Usually the plant is a basic tonic, having actually reputed skin-related, high blood pressure, anti- inflammatory, pain and also injury recovery properties. Wild dagga is likewise much appreciated in the therapy of pets. The Tswana, Zulu as well as Xhosa make a solid mixture of leaves, flowers and also stems to use as an injection in lamb, livestock and goats, along with people. This mixture is given to animals with breathing troubles and used as a cream to sores on supply and pet dogs, and as a laundry for injuries, scratches, bites and stings.


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