Grangea maderaspatana (L.) Poir.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 29

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

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scientific name

Grangea maderaspatana (L.) Poir.
status

 

Grangea maderaspatana (L.) Poir. 

Names.

Myanmar: taw-ma-hnyo-lon, ye-tazwet. English: madras wormwood.

Range.

Widespread in tropical and subtropical Africa, Madagascar, and Asia. In Myanmar, found in Bago and Yangon.

Conservation status.

Least Concern [LC] ( IUCN 2017).

Uses.

Leaf: Used as anthelmintic, antipyretic, and antispasmodic.

Note.

Medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991) as follows: The leaf is used as an infusion and electuary for obstructed menses and hysteria, for anodye and antiseptic fomentations; also an antispasmodic, stomachic and deobstruent.

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Grangea