Strychnos wallichiana Steud. ex A.DC. (= S. cinnamomifolia Thwaites)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 107

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scientific name

Strychnos wallichiana Steud. ex A.DC. (= S. cinnamomifolia Thwaites)
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Strychnos wallichiana Steud. ex A.DC. (= S. cinnamomifolia Thwaites) 

Name.

Chinese: chang zi ma quia.

Range.

China, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. In Myanmar, found in Bago and Mandalay.

Uses.

Root: Used to treat elephantiasis and epilepsy.

Note.

In India a decoction made from the root is used for elephantiasis, ulcers, rheumatism, epilepsy, and fever ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Strychnos