Green Chiretta grows wild in open air, such as in the garden, by the river, empty land that is slightly moist, or in the yard.
Grown in the lowlands to an altitude of 700 mtr above sea level.
Seasonal plants, 50 to 90 cm tall, stems has many rectangular (kwadra-ngularis)branches, single leaves, short stemmed, lies crossed face, lanceolate shape, sharp base, pointed tip, flat edge, upper surface dark green, bottom part light green, 2-8 cm long, 1-3 cm wide.
Rasemosa inflorescence that are branched off panicle shape, out of the tip of the stem or leaf armpit. Lipped tubular flowers small, white color purple spot.
Fruit elliptic capsule, about 1.5 cm long, 0.5 cm wide, base and sharp tip, when ripe they will break into 4 pieces lengthwise - flattened seeds, small, light brown color. Propagation by seed or stem cuttings.
Whooping cough, high blood, fever, bitten by poisonous snakes, diarrhea, inflammation of respiratory tract, lung inflammation, dysentery, pharyngitis, runny nose, middle ear infections, Diabetes, Gonorrhea, pulmonary tuberculosis.
The utilization for medications:
1. Whooping Cough (Pertussis), Hypertension.
5-7 fresh green chiretta boil with 1/2 cup water, add honey to taste. (While stirring).
After cool drink immediately. Do it 3 times a day.
1 handful of fresh green chiretta leaves crushed.
Add 1/2 cup water, strain and drink.
Fresh leaves finely milled, use as a body heat compress
3. Poisonous Snake Bitten.
A. green chiretta leaves are freshly washed and finely ground together with tobacco (cigarettes). Stick it on the wound, then wrapped.
For drinks, 9-15 grams of fresh green chiretta boiled. Drink the juices at once. Do it three times a day.
B. Fresh green chiretta herbs sufficiently chewed for some time. then swallowed the saliva and the waste is placed on the wound and bandaged.