Get to Know Laban Plants Scientifically. Spread and Benefits of Research – The scientific name or Latin laban, Vitex pinnata L, is now a synonym of Vitex pubescens Vahl. “This species is commonly found in open areas. Spread in Indonesia and Malaysia, “The ecology of this plant from some literature shows the types of plants that are tolerant or resistant to fire.
This Lamiaceae family tree grows slowly, up to 20 meters. If you look carefully the leaves are green with the tips of the leaves tapering, the leaf buds are rather reddish green and the leaves are flavorful. The stem has a greenish brown color. This plant is also good leaves, wood and branches have been studied.
The Content of the Pharmacist’s Word Laban
Pharmacist Pharmacy Clinic Regional General Hospital (RSUD) Depati Hamzah Apt. Sudarsono M.Sc explained the scientific content of leben.
“From the literature search that this plant is a genus of Verbenaceae, which consists of 250 species. Laban himself is referred to as the scientific name Vitex Pubescens Vahl.
Described from some of the literature he obtained, Laban (Vitex pubescens Vahl) known that leaves and bark traditionally are often used to treat gout, fever, scorpion poison antidote, gastrointestinal disorders, increase appetite, dysentery, anti-swelling, rhinitis, cancer and also to increase stamina.