Gynura procumbens

Gynura procumbens is one of the important medicinal plants in Thailand and Southeast  Asia.

It is usually used as a traditional medicine for the treatment of inflammation, herpes  simplex virus, rashes, fever, rheumatism, kidney disease, migraines, constipation, diabetes and cancer.


Kaewseejan, N., Puangpronpitag, D., & Nakornriab, M. (2012). Evaluation of phytochemical composition and antibacterial property of Gynura procumbens extract. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences11(2), pp. 77

Perry, L.M., (1980) Medicinal Plants of East and Southeast Asia: Attributed Properties and Uses. 1st Edn., The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, ISBN: 0-262-16076-5, pp: 334-360.

Puangpronpitag, D., S. Chaichanadee, W. Naowaratwattana, C. Sittiwet, K. Thammasarn, A. Luerang and N. Kaewseejan, 2010. Evaluation of nutritional value and antioxidative properties of the medicinal plant Gynura procumbens extract. Asian J. Plant Sci., 9  pp. 146-151.

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