Cratoxylum formosum (Jacq.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Dyer (= C. prunifolium Dyer)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 94

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

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scientific name

Cratoxylum formosum (Jacq.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Dyer (= C. prunifolium Dyer)
status

 

Cratoxylum formosum (Jacq.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Dyer (= C. prunifolium Dyer) 

Names.

Myanmar: bamachet, ma-chyangai, mye-mu-se, sa-thange-ohnauk. Thai: tiu khon tree.

Range.

Tropical Asia. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Conservation status.

Lower Risk/least concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).

Use.

Bark, Leaf, Root: Given as a protective remedy to a women after childbirth.

Notes.

Several species in the genus Cratoxylum  appear to have some medicinal use. In Indo-China, the species C. pruniflorum  is thought to have "marked digestive properties", and, in combination with with Artemisia  leaves, is administered to women in parturition ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Cratoxylum