Fig. 337. Lobelia angulata Forst. From: KLU Herbarium 27432. Field Collectors: Benjamin C Stone & D Frotin. 17 Dec 1977. Geographical localization: Pahang, G Ulu Kali summit area, prostrate herb on open disturbed ground, Malaysia. Botanical Identification: Benjamin C Stone 3/79.

Uses: In China, a decoction of Lobelia angulata Forst. is used to promote sweat. In Taiwan, the whole plant is used to counteract putrefaction, treat contusion, cough and inflammation. The plant is used to resolve swellings, ulcers and to treat malaria. In Indonesia, the leaves are used to treat sprue.


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