Chemicals of stinging nettle

Chemicals of Pulus (Dendrocnide stimulans), The Most Dangerous Indonesian Stinging Nettle

The chemicals of stinging nettle trichomes are generally neurotoxins. It based on the data from the report of the research team from Australia who studied the chemical content of Dendrocnide excelsa and Dendrocnide moroides. Their data is not much different from the report of compoundchem.com using Urtica dioca as a subject.

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Correlation Between Skin And Pain

What Happens If You Get Stung By A Nettle?

What Happens If You Get Stung By A Nettle? here you can find an illustration of what happens when peoples stung by Pulus (Dendrocnide stimulans), the most dangerous stinging nettle in Indonesia. There is no complete information available. Since knowing Pulus More than ten years ago. I have often been stung by Pulus. And I also witnessed the peoples who were stung by Pulus. The symptoms we experienced were different. Ranging from mild to the most severe.

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Correlation between skin and pain

Correlation Between Skin And Pain: Learn The Quran From Nettle Sting

Is there a correlation between skin replacement with pain? What does damaged skin associated with pain? How to correlate pain when stung by nettles with one verse in the Quran above? Is skin really matter for the pain?

“… .Whenever their skin is burnt completely, We will replace it so they will ˹constantly˺ taste the punishment…”

(Surah An-Nisa: verse 56)
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Wild edible greens salad

Wild Edible Greens Salad

Wild edible greens salad is the recipe from various wild edible plants. I also share the recipe in the Indonesian language on cookpad.com. An Indonesian forest is a suitable place as a home for many plants. Tropical rain forest areas have high rainfall so that the water is abundant throughout the year. There are so many edible plants. Starting from the plants in the emergent layer, upper canopy, lower canopy, to the forest floor.

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Stinging Nettles In Indonesia

Common Stinging Nettles In Indonesia

Common stinging nettles in Indonesia consist of several genera and many species. Their distribution is almost in every place in the Indonesian forest. Always interesting to learn more detail about them. It because I often saw and also get stung during my expedition.

The article is combining the information already available with personal observations while traveling in several areas. Please do not hesitate to give your input and correction. Perhaps there is some information that still needs to add.

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Rare plants in Indonesia

List Of 56 Endangered Plants In Indonesia

Endangered plants in Indonesia are the subject of an interesting discussion. Indonesia is the country with the large biodiversity in the world.  Its because Indonesia is number 3 in the world’s largest rainforest. After Amazon and Congo rainforest.  What factors cause the rarity? 

Not only become the border of 2 continents (Australia and Asia), its territory has geographic boundaries for endemic species (Wallace, Webber, and Lydekker lines), but also, there are 18,000 islands, which allow for geographical isolation and further enrich the diversity of species

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