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Lantana / KANTUTAY / Lantana camara: Philippine Medicinal Herbs / Philippine Alternative Medicine

As a tea, lantana leaves can be used for relief from headaches, lantana camara medicinal uses, flu, coughs, colds toothaches and indigestion.

It also relieves the symptoms of rheumatism and other joint pains. Use pounded fresh leaves applied as poultice for sprains, wounds and lantana camara medicinal uses. Abstract Introduction Tuberculosis continues to be a devastating public health problem.

Many communities in Uganda use medicinal plants to treat various infections, including respiratory tract infections. There are claims that some can treat tuberculosis. Verifying some of these claims could lead to discovery of lead compounds for development of a TB drug.

Methods Chloroform and methanol extracts of L.

Medicinal Plants: Lantana

H37Rv, the rifampicin-resistant TMC and a non-resistant wild strain Results The methanol extract showed the lantana camara medicinal uses activity against all the three strains used, with zones of inhibition of The values for rifampicin were 1.

The MBC value for the methanol extract of L. The MBC for rifampicin was 2.


Conclusion We conclude that L. Anti-mycobacterial, In vitro activity, Medicinal lantana camara medicinal uses, Lantana camara, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, rifampicin Introduction Tuberculosis TB remains a devastating global public health problem in developing countries.

Globally, more than one-third of the world's population about 2 billion is infected with the bacterium that causes TB. Lantana camara medicinal uses screening revealed that leaf, stem and root of Lantana camara contained tannin, catachin, saponin, steroids, alkaloids, phenol, anthroquinone, protein, several tri-terpenoids, flavonoids, alkaloids, glycosides and reducing sugar 13 which are mainly responsible for exerting diverse biological activities.

Lantana is basically used as an herbal medicine since long back reflected through documents in various literatures. All parts of this plant have been traditionally used for several ailments throughout the world.

The plant extracts has been used in folk medicine for the treatment of cancers, chicken pox, measles, asthma, ulcers, swellings, eczema, tumors, high blood pressure, bilious fevers, catarrhal infections, tetanus, rheumatism and lantana camara medicinal uses.


Further, used for the treatment of skin itches, as an antiseptic for wounds, and externally for leprosy and scabies have been documented. The leaves of this plant has been used as an antitumoral, antibacterial, antihypertensive agent 15, 16, tonic and expectorant, while roots used for the treatment of malaria, rheumatism, and skin rashes The methanolic extract of Lantana leaves shown healing potential against gastric ulcers and also prevents development of duodenal ulcers in rats The extracts from leaves have antipyretic and analgesic properties 14, Extracts of lantana leaves have shown strong insecticidal and antimicrobial activity in numerous experiments 20; additionally leaves oil, stem and roots have sufficient bactericidal activity against pathogenic strains 14, lantana camara medicinal uses Lantana extract is powerful febrifuge 22 as the leaves and some other parts of lantana are poisonous, care must be taken when it is used medicinally.

The lantana root extracts lantana camara medicinal uses the most toxic part and it has anticancer activity However, leaf and flower extracts obtained using different solvents shown to have larvicidal activity 24, 25, 26; flowers of the plant showed mosquitoes repellent activity 27, 28, thus flowers can be used as a mosquito control agent Additionally, storing potatoes with Lantana leaves nearly eliminates damage caused by Phthorimaea operculella Zeller, the potato tuber moth