Stachytarpheta indica (L.) Vahl (= S. jamaicensis var. indica (L.) H.J. Lam)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 165-166

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Stachytarpheta indica (L.) Vahl (= S. jamaicensis var. indica (L.) H.J. Lam)
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Stachytarpheta indica (L.) Vahl (= S. jamaicensis var. indica (L.) H.J. Lam) 

Names.

Myanmar: aseik-taya, ye-chaung-pan. English: Brazilian tea.

Range.

New World tropics. Widely dispersed in Myanmar.

Use.

Leaf: Used to treat ulcers.

Notes.

The medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991). Indigenous medicinal uses of this species in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) are described by Dagar and Singh (1999).

The chemistry, pharmacology, history, and medicinal uses of this species in Latin America are discussed in detail by Gupta (1995).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).