Ageratum conyzoides (L.) L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 23

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Ageratum conyzoides (L.) L.
status

 

Ageratum conyzoides (L.) L. 

Names.

Myanmar: kado-po, kadu-hpo. English: goatweed, tropical whiteweed.

Range.

New World Tropics. In Myanmar found in Mandalay, Shan, and Yangon.

Use.

Leaf: Serves as an antiseptic for skin diseases and leprosy.

Notes.

Medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991). Indigenous medicinal uses of this species in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) are described by Dagar and Singh (1999). Medicinal uses of this species in China are discussed by Duke and Ayensu (1985). The chemistry, pharmacology, history and medicinal uses of this species in Latin America are discussed in detail by Gupta (1995). A pharmacognosti-cal profile including medicinal uses of this plant in Africa is given in Iwu (1993).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Ageratum