Crown gods can be found planted in the garden as an ornamental plant in gardens or as a shade plant. Macrocarpa plant origin is still unknown. Judging by botanical name Phaleria papuana, many people who predicted this plant from the original population of Papua, Irian Jaya. There can indeed be found of this plant. Crown god thrives in fertile and infertile soil at an altitude of 10-1200 m above sea level. This upright growing shrub with chronic high 1 to 2.5 m. Trunk rounded, rough surface, the color brown, woody and sticky, branching simpodial. Single leaf, situated opposite, short-stemmed, lancet or oblong shape, the tip and base of the pointy, flat edge, pinnate, smooth, dark green color, 70-10 cm long, 2-5 cm wide. Flowers come out all year, lying spread in stems and leaves the armpit, the shape of tubes, small, white, and fragrant. Fruit round, 3-5 cm in diameter, smooth, grooved, when young and red-green color after cooking. Fruit flesh is white, fibrous, and watery. Seeds rounded, hard, brown. Rooted saddle and golden brown. Propagated by grafting and seeds.
REGIONAL NAME simalakama (Malays), makutadewa, makuto mewo, makuto queen, makuto Rojo (Java). FOREIGN NAME - NAME simplicia Phaleriae Fructus (fruit of the crown of the gods).
Disease Can Be Treated:
NATURE AND USSAGE nutritious fruit eliminate itching (antipruritus) and anticancer. Seeds poisonous. SECURITIES AND RESULTS OF RESEARCH pharmacological results showed that the extract bioactivity Phaleria BSLT method followed by in vitro anticancer screening test against leukemia cells in 1210, showed very high toxicity and potential as anticancer. Identification of the active chemical compounds in the extract obtained Phaleria lignans belonging to the group and compound polyphenol syringaresinol (Dra. Vivi Lisdawati MSI, Apt., Thesis, S-2 at the Science Faculty UL Sound Update, Wednesday, April 9, 2003).
Parts of plants used as medicine is a leaf; meat and
the fruit skin. Leaves and pods can be used fresh or that has been
dried, while the meat is used after dried fruit.
Fruit skin and flesh of the fruit is used for: - dysentery,
- Psoriasis, and acne.
Leaves and seeds used for treatment:
- Skin diseases, such as burning and itching. HOW TO USE
The effective dose is unknown safe and beneficial. For drug
drink, use some dried fruit slices (without seeds). During
a new day dose increased little by little, until
perceived benefits. For serious illnesses like cancer and
psoriasis, the dose must be larger sometimes use to get
benefit improvements. Notice the side effect that may arise.
EXAMPLE USAGE IN SOCIETY
Phaleria boiled leather is dried (15 g) with two
glasses of water to boiling for 15 minutes. Once cool, strain properties, and
drinking water as well. Do it 2-3 times a day.
Fission Phaleria fresh (three fruits), seeds removed, then sliced
thin and dry in the sun to dry. Boil these bulbs with one
liters of water over high heat. Once boiling, reduce heat and simmer
until the water remaining one quarter. Once cool, strain and drink
water twice a day, each half. If the onset
toxicity, lower doses or stop using it.
Wash the leaves of the crown of the god of fresh sufficiently, then milled into powder.
Stick it on the affected part, and then bandaged. Replace 2-3 times in
The use of medicinal plants should be based on the principle of benefit and safety.
If useful for healing the disease, but not safe because
toxic poisoning should consider the possibility of acute or
Chronic poisoning may occur.
Part of fruit, especially the poisonous seeds. If fresh fruit eaten
directly, can cause swelling in the mouth, thrush, intoxication, seizures,
Using excessive dose for a prolonged period could cause
side effects, such as chronic headaches.
Pregnant women are prohibited from taking this medicinal plant.
Corolla gods containing antihistamines, alkaloids, saponins, and polyphenols (lignans). Fruit skins contain alkaloids, saponins, and flavonoids.