Brassica oleracea L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 38

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

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scientific name

Brassica oleracea L.
status

 

Brassica oleracea L. 

Names.

Myanmar: kobi-dok. English: cabbage, kohlrabi, wild cabbage.

Range.

Native to western Europe; cultivated worldwide.

Conservation status.

Data Deficient [DD] ( IUCN 2017).

Uses.

Leaf: Used in the treatment of skin diseases as well as in diuretic and laxative preparations. Seed: Used to promote appetite and digestion; also used as a diuretic and laxative.

Notes.

Medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991). Details of the active chemical compounds, effects, herbal usage and pharmacological literature for this plant are given in Fleming (2000).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Brassica