Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston (= Eugenia jambos L.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 128

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

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scientific name

Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston (= Eugenia jambos L.)
status

 

Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston (= Eugenia jambos L.) 

Names.

Myanmar: hnin-thi-pin, thabyu-thabye, thabyu-thaby, wa-pasang (Kachin), tame (Kayin), sot-crin (Chin), mak-spye (Shan). English: rose apple.

Range.

Indo-Malaysian region. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark and Seed: Used in treating diabetes. Leaf: A decoction is used to treat sore eyes.

Note.

In India the bark is employed for rheumatism and pneumonia; the leaf as a decoction for eye sores; the fruit for liver problems ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Syzygium