review about the benefits of grass for healthBenefits of weeds as medicinal plants :: Reed kind of weed is a plant that is very easy to find in the area or paddy fields. Plants by scientific name is Imperata cylindrical indeed thrive in the area and its development can beat that was intentionally planted crop farmers.
Behind existence as weeds, reeds apparently also has a good role in protecting the soil from erosion. Rapid
growth and root development are interlocked between trees form a strong
fabric of the rhizome that can hold the soil around it.
The leaf weeds are also widely used for the roof of the house. Another
part of the reeds that can be used are fine fibers of flower panicles
can be used to fill bedding / pillows instead of kapok.
Classification and General CharacteristicsClassification reeds
Genus: Imperata Species: l.cylindrica
Plant Characteristics Reed
Grass chronic, long buds scaly, slithering grow underground. Shoots shoots that grow out of the ground pointy sharp.
Short trunk towering up above ground growth and flowering. Between 0.2 to 1.5 m high.
Each leaf blade lanceolate form a line with the tip of a pointed leaf. The
base narrows berbetuk gutters, leaves about 12-80 cm long, rough and
jagged edges sharp, long-haired section base, the veins are generally
broad and pale in the middle.
of flowers in a panicle, about 6-28 cm long, with a long-haired kid
grains (white) as a tool to levitate fruit when ripe grain.
Benefits of grass for health.From some of the research that has been done. Reeds contain a number of chemical elements that are beneficial to health. These elements are abundant in the roots. Chemical
elements some of which are: mannitol, glucose, citric acid, malic acid,
arundoin, coixol, fernerol, silindrin, anemonin, simiarenol, achine,
saponins, alkali, polyphenols, and taninin.
the elements mentioned above, the weeds have antipyretic properties
that are down the heat, which is shed urinary diuretic, hemostatic that
can stop bleeding, can make a cool and relieve thirst.
Below are some of the benefits of weeds as medicinal plants, among others, can treat:
Swelling due to acute kidney inflammation
Swelling due to hit the
Treat infections of the gastrointestinal tract
Bleeding due to blood heat, such as nosebleeds, coughing up blood, vomiting blood etc.
Bleeding in women
Difficult urination or urine continuously
Fever that accompanied thirsty
Inflammation of the lungs
Whitish in women
Cough, flu, diarrhea
High blood pressure
a brief review of the benefits of weeds as medicinal plants, smoga this
article can add your knowledge about medicinal plants. And especially knowing the benefits that are stored in the reeds which is more known as crop pests.