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Sambung Nyawa

34 reviews

This is how we pack and send your Herb Plants to all states except TAS & WA

You will receive
- 1 Sambung Nyawa Herb Plant in a 50 X 75mm tube - General growing instructions

All of our Herb Plants are grown organically with certified organic potting mixes and fertilizers

Botanical Name: Gynura procumbens

Other names this plant goes by are Sambung nyawa ‘life extender’ , Daun Dewa, Akar Sebiak, Kelemai Merah, Bai Bing Ca. A fleshy perennial plant, growing to a height of approx. 80cm with yellow/orange thistle like flowers. The branches can be trimmed to make the plant bushy or you can stake the stems. The young leaves and shoots can be eaten fresh in salads or added to rice or noodle dishes. You can cook like spinach, sauté in butter or oil and a little garlic or add to soups or stews. Sambung has many medicinal uses including being useful for regulating blood sugar levels, lowers cholesterol and to treat high blood pressure as well as inhibiting the growth of cancer cells. It is also a useful forage plant for poultry.


All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.


Our shipping costs are a flat rate, meaning you can add any amount of products to your order and you will pay the same.

Regular Post - $10.95
Express Post - $12.95 (If your order contains a plant express is required)


We send (Australia wide, excluding Western Australia and Tasmania):

Monday and Tuesday (for all zones)


We send (Australia wide):

Monday to Friday

*Subjected to actual conditions. Find out more about our Delivery information.


If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can either return your order for a full refund or exchange it for online store credit.

Find out more about our Returns information.

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    Australia Australia
    Insulin plants

    I've been looking for insulin plants here in Sydney and I couldn't find any. Luckily for me or I would say it's a blessing that I found Herbcottage in internet and ends up purchasing my Sambung Nyang from them. Herbcottage was so professional and I'm absolutely happy dealing with them. My plants were professionally packed with loving care. And even before and after dealing with them purchasing my insulin plants, they were there to support and guide you how to successfully planting your plant without stressed. Overall I'm truly impressed with the team of Herbcottage, it's thumps up. Thank you so much.

    Australia Australia
    Happy customer.

    Healthy plant! Highly recommend Herb Cottage.

    Australia Australia
    Product and service review

    wonderful service, plants arrived fast and healthy via Auspost, Highly recommended

    David S.
    Australia Australia
    Very happy with delivery

    We ordered 2 Sambung Nyawa & weren’t sure if they would grow in Heathcote Victoria but the package arrived safely in the post & they are both growing happily considering the cold climate - one in the greenhouse the other on the Nth facing verandah. Many thanks Sandra & David

    Jana K.
    Australia Australia
    Sambung Nyawa

    I have recently purchased two sml plants They’ve arrived super fast and in perfect shape Communication and all hints and advices on how to plant my plants and look after the sml. pants were very detailed and helpful They’re happily growing in bigger pots now and are getting ready for to be planted in suitable spot in my garden Thank you to all Herb cottage staff for their excellent work