Bauhinia acuminata L.
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|Bauhinia acuminata L.|
Myanmar: mahahlega-phyu, maha-hlega-byu, palan, swe-daw. English: dwarf white bauhinia.
India, Myanmar, China, Malaysia. Widely distributed in Myanmar.
Least Concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).
Flower: Used as a laxative.
Root extract used as a poultice.
The rhizomes and root have been used for their insecticidal properties and have shown antifungal activity as well. Chemicals found in this species have been shown to be effective in the treatment of cold, cough, and sore throat; also for cataplasm and ulcers ( Duke 2009).
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