Claoxylon indicum Hassk. (= C. polot Merr.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 66

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

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scientific name

Claoxylon indicum Hassk. (= C. polot Merr.)
status

 

Claoxylon indicum Hassk. (= C. polot Merr.) 

Name.

English: claoxylon.

Range.

China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea, Thailand, and Vietnam. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Kayin, Mon, Rakhine, and Taninthayi.

Uses.

Bark and Leaf: Finely ground and smeared on the chest to treat tightness. Leaf: Used as a purgative.

Notes.

In China a decoction of the leaf is taken internally for various ailments. From Hainan and Myanmar to Sumatra the leaves are used as a purgative, and the finely ground bark mixed with macerated leaves is rubbed onto the chest for congestion ( Duke and Ayensu 1985).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Claoxylon