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Chromolaena odorata, Eupatorium odoratum, Osmia odorata, Siam weed, Chritsmas Bush, Bitter Bush, Baby Tea

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Chromolaena odorata, Eupatorium odoratum, Osmia odorata

Siam weed, Chritsmas Bush, Bitter Bush, Baby Tea
Family: Asteraceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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Chromolaena odorata grows in many soil types but prefers well-drained soils, (PIER, 2003). It does not tolerate shade and thrives well in open areas (FAO). Requires disturbance to become established. It will not grow in waterlogged or saline soils. It can occur in most tropical and sub-tropical terrestrial habitats below 1000 m altitude, except for undisturbed rainforest. It requires at least 1200 mm annual rainfall, but tolerates severe dry seasons

Chromolaena odorata is used as a traditional medicine in Vietnam, the aqueous extract and the decoction from the leaves of this plant have been used throughout Vietnam for the treatment of soft tissue wounds, burn wounds, and skin infections.


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Chromolaena odorata, Eupatorium odoratum, Osmia odorata, Siam weed, Chritsmas Bush, Bitter Bush, Baby Tea

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Chromolaena odorata, Eupatorium odoratum, Osmia odorata, Siam weed, Chritsmas Bush, Bitter Bush, Baby Tea

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