Orthosiphon stamineus - Plant
Description for Orthosiphon stamineus
Java tea is a plant. The leaves and stem tips are used to make medicine. Java tea is sometimes taken as irrigation therapy. Java Tea is a plant. It is perennial. It grows in a tropical climate. It grows to a height of 1.5 M.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Orthosiphon stamineus, java tea, Cat Whiskers, Orthosiphon Stamineus, Orthosiphon Aristatus, Lamiaceae||white, pink||Late Summer/Early Fall||45-60 cm||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Requires consistently moist soil, do not let dry out between waterings.
|Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade||Loamy soil, Sandy soil||Do not over water plant.||25to 40 degrees C||Any organic fertilizer can be applied.|
Caring for Orthosiphon stamineus
- Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Typical uses of Orthosiphon stamineus
Special features: Used widely in the form of herbal tea in Asia.
Culinary use: Java Tea is a good herbal remedy for curbing Asthma, Cough and Bronchitis thus, improving the Breathing capacity.
Medicinal use: Best used for gall bladder diseases, liver diseases and Kidney