Miracle Leaf (Kalanchoe pinnata)

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Miracle Leaf (Kalanchoe pinnata) commonly called "Cocor Bebek" in Indonesian, is a very beautiful plant with bluish green color with a shiny surface so that the interest is more perfect beauty. Kalanchoe pinnata leaf blade form an orderly arrangement and form become like a flower bud. Kind also all kinds, there are spiky, some round and some have curly wavy.

Kalanchoe pinnata popularly used as an ornamental plant at home but many of them growing wild in the gardens and the edge of the trench where the land is more rocky. Besides being an ornamental plant, Kalanchoe pinnata beneficial to health. Some plants take advantage of this traditional medicine to treat disease.

Kalanchoe pinnata is a succulent plant (containing water) originating from Madagascar. This plant is famous for its method of reproduction through the leaf buds (adventitious). This plant enjoys a hot place with lots of light 75%. This plant is very easy to adapt to the environment. The treatment is not complicated even very easy. This plant has a stem that is soft and segmented. The leaves are thick, fleshy and contain lots of water. Color light green leaves sometimes gray. Compound interest, fruit boxes. When eaten, Kalanchoe pinnata it was a bit sour and cold.

Kalanchoe pinnata contains malic acid, resins, mucus substances, magnesium malate, calcium oxalate, formic acid, tannin, vitamin C, glukoside, and bryophyllin A. These plants are used as traditional medicine to cure a headache, cough, chest pain, sores, boils, ulcers, and other skin diseases, to cure fever, improving menstrual irregularities, and treat hypertension, kidney stones, and rheumatism.

Untersuchungen zu Kalanchoe pinnata (German Edition)
Kalanchoe: Kalanchoe, Kalanchoe Beharensis, Kalanchoe Pinnata, Kalanchoe Sect. Bryophyllum, Kalanchoe Daigremontiana, Kalanchoe Rhimbopilosa