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Euphorbia tirucalli Caustic bush Patah tulang Euphiorbiaceae
 

Euphorbia tirucalli, Caustic bush, Euphiorbiaceae, Patah tulang

 

Euphorbia tirucalli, Caustic bush, Euphiorbiaceae, Patah tulang

This generally shrubby succulent is from eastern and southern Africa as well as the Arabian peninsula.
Once used as a source of latex, it grows to a height and spread of about 10 ft (3 m), its twiggy stems covered with tiny, deciduous leaves.
The flowers are minute and insignificant.
Cultivation: Plant in sun or part-shade in moist, well-drained soil.
Propagate from cuttings , by division or from seed
note: The juice is very dangerous for your skin,special take care for your eyes.
Medical use : Leaves employed as hemostatic and for stomach ache anc corns. Counters ezcema. and scable (kudis).

  

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