Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 155

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

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scientific name

Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
status

 

Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq. 

Names.

Myanmar: hmaing. English: hopseed, hopseed bush.

Range.

Arizona to South America, West Indies, and widely distributed in the Old World Tropics. In Mayanmar, found in Ayeyarwady, Rakhine Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Use.

Leaf: Used in fomentations.

Notes.

In Taiwan and Palau the leave are used as a remedy for fever; in the Philippines a decoction of the bark serves as an astringent applied to treat eczema and simple ulcers, also used as a febrifuge ( Perry 1980).

The leaves have been found to contain an alkaloid, glucoside, tannin, and resins ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Dodonaea