Grewia polygama Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 113

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7792C00A-0825-A3DC-8655-EBAE8EA1D804

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scientific name

Grewia polygama Roxb.
status

 

Grewia polygama Roxb. 

Names.

English: dysentery bush, emu-berry, turkey bush.

Range.

Northwestern Himalayas east to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Use.

Leaf: Used for dysentery.

Notes.

Reported medicinal uses for this species include treatment of headache, tiger bite, carbuncle, cholera, diarrhea, dysentery, eye, and sores ( Duke 2009). The seed is said to produce a sub-acid drink when boiled ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Grewia