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Useful Temperate Plants

Eremophila freelingii

F.Muell.

Scrophulariaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name: Rock Fuchsia Bush

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General Information

Eremophila freelingii is a shrub, often resinous, that can grow up to 2 metres tall[
365
Title
Flora of New South Wales
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/floraonline.htm
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Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line resource giving a brief botanical description of all the native plants of New South Wales, their habitat and range, together with diagrams and photographs of the plants.
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Australia - mainly in the arid and semi-arid regions of Northern Territory and S. Australia, extending to W. Austalia, New South Wales and Queensland

Habitat

Grows mostly in Mulga communities in rocky situations in hilly and ridge country[
365
Title
Flora of New South Wales
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/floraonline.htm
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line resource giving a brief botanical description of all the native plants of New South Wales, their habitat and range, together with diagrams and photographs of the plants.
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Properties

Height0.00 m

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

A decoction of the leaves has been drunk for sores, headaches, chest pains and diarrhoea[
1462
Title
An Ethnopharmacological Study of Medicinal Plants of the Kamilaroi and Muruwari Aboriginal Communities in Northern N
Publication
A Thesis submitted at Macquarie University
Author
Qian Liu
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
In particular it looks at Ethnopharacological information on the genera Eremurus and Exocarpus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
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The leaves have been used to make an antiseptic wash for the treatment of cuts, open sores and scabies, and have been used in steam baths to relieve symptoms of colds or flu, such as fever and congestion in the head and chest[
1462
Title
An Ethnopharmacological Study of Medicinal Plants of the Kamilaroi and Muruwari Aboriginal Communities in Northern N
Publication
A Thesis submitted at Macquarie University
Author
Qian Liu
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
In particular it looks at Ethnopharacological information on the genera Eremurus and Exocarpus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

An essential oil mainly composed of alpha-pinene has been found in the leaves[
1462
Title
An Ethnopharmacological Study of Medicinal Plants of the Kamilaroi and Muruwari Aboriginal Communities in Northern N
Publication
A Thesis submitted at Macquarie University
Author
Qian Liu
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
In particular it looks at Ethnopharacological information on the genera Eremurus and Exocarpus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
Methanol and dichloromethane extracts of the plant have been reported to inhibit adenosine diphosphate (ADP) induced human platelet [14C]5-hydroxytryptamine release in vitro [Rogers et al., ]. This biological function is consistent with the plant's traditional medicinal use as a therapeutic agent for treating migraine and headache[
1462
Title
An Ethnopharmacological Study of Medicinal Plants of the Kamilaroi and Muruwari Aboriginal Communities in Northern N
Publication
A Thesis submitted at Macquarie University
Author
Qian Liu
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
 
Description
In particular it looks at Ethnopharacological information on the genera Eremurus and Exocarpus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2018-11-15. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Eremophila+freelingii>

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