Aeginetia indica L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 131

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

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scientific name

Aeginetia indica L.
status

 

Aeginetia indica L. 

Names.

Myanmar: kauk-hlaing-ti. English: aeginetia.

Range.

From Taiwan to the Philippines. Reported in Myanmar.

Use.

Whole plant: Used for treating diabetes.

Notes.

In the areas within its range, the species is employed mostly as a tonic and hematic to treat impotence and barrenness or sterility; also a decoction of the plant is used a tonic and an antipyretic drunk as a remedy for dysmenorrhea, and to stimulate the secretion of hormones ( Perry 1980). It is noted in that the roots and flowers are used medicinally for clearing away heat and toxic materials ( Wu and Raven 1998).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Aeginetia