Garden balsam - Impatiens balsamina Linn grow branched, with a single leaf, the shape of elongated lanceolate, light green serrated edge. Brightly colored flowers, there are several kinds of colors, such as red, orange, purple, white, etc.. The fruit when old will open an twisted into 5 parts. Usually grown as an ornamental plant height 30-80 cm.
The composition of the Garden balsam - Impatiens balsamina Linn:The chemistry and pharmacological effects: Tasted bitter, warm, mildly poisonous. Efficacious blood circulation, soften hard lumps.
The chemical content of Interest: Anthocyanins, cyanidin, delphinidin, pelargonidin, mal-vidin, kaempherol, quercetin. Roots: cyanidin mono-glycoside.