Mallotus nudiflorus (L.) Kulju & Welzen (= Trewia nudiflora L.;)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 71

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Mallotus nudiflorus (L.) Kulju & Welzen (= Trewia nudiflora L.;)
status

 

Mallotus nudiflorus (L.) Kulju & Welzen (= Trewia nudiflora L.;) 

Names.

Myanmar: setkadon, ye-hmyok. English: petari.

Range.

China, South and Southeast Asia. Naturalized in Myanmar.

Use.

Root: Used to treat gout.

Notes.

In India the whole plant is used to remedy bile, phlegm, and swellings; a decoction of the root is applied to rheumatic areas and gout, as well as drunk to relieve flatulence ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). The species is used in other countries as well for the previously cited reasons. It is also used as a carminative ( Duke 2009).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Mallotus