Gmelina arborea Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 96

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

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scientific name

Gmelina arborea Roxb.
status

 

Gmelina arborea Roxb. 

Names.

Myanmar: mai-saw, thebla, thun-vong, yemane. English: gmelina, gumhar, Malay bush-beech.

Range.

From India to southeastern Asia.

Uses.

Leaf: The juice is used as a treatment for ulcers. Root: Used as a stomachic.

Notes.

In India the bark is used for cholera, swelling and choking in the throat (with garlic), rheumatism, epilepsy, dropsy, and anasarca, convulsion (with bark of Bauhinia purpurea  ), syphilis (with shoots, leaves and roots from a combination of species), bronchitis (with many plants), intoxication or stupor, bites of poisonous insects and other animals (with bark of two other plants), and diarrhea; the leaf is a carminative; and the root is used as a tonic, laxative, and for rheumatism ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). Medicinal uses of the species in Indo-China are discussed in Perry (1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Gmelina