Sembung

  • (Asteraceaee / Compositae)
  • ngai, a softly hairy, half woody, strongly aromatic shrub, 1-4 meters (m) high. Simple, alternate, broadly elongated leaves, 7-20 cm long, with toothed margin and appendaged or divided base. Loose yellow flower head scattered along much-branched leafy panicles. Two types of discoid flowers: peripheral ones tiny, more numerous, with tubular corolla
  • central flowers few, large with campanulate corolla. Anther cells tailed at base. Fruit (achene) dry, 1-seeded, 10-ribbed, hairy at top. The leaves are used for a great many diseases: stomach problems, fever, worms, and against spasms.
Entry word
sembung
Andap
sembung
Kasar
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Alus sor
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Alus mider
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Alus madya
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Alus singgih
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Mider
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Bali dataran dialect
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Bali aga dialect
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Usage Examples

Ubad sakit pilek: lablab a kepel don sembung antuk yeh a gelas. Isinin gula batu utawi madu a bedik. Raris minum.
[example 1]
A treatment for colds: boil a handful of Sambung leaves in 1 glass of water. Add sugar or honey as required and then drink the liquid.

Don Sembung dadi anggon ubad meriang
No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library

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  1. Usada Semeton Muntigunung; Zukunft fur Kinder