Premna amplectens Wall. ex Schauer

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 99

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

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scientific name

Premna amplectens Wall. ex Schauer
status

 

Premna amplectens Wall. ex Schauer 

Names.

Myanmar: sagale-amauk, yinbya-byu, wee-ek, hpak-si-so. English: surfacea, tatea.

Range.

Pakistan and Sri Lanka to Myanmar. Now also in other Southeast Asian countries. Reported from Myanmar.

Uses.

Root: Used as a decoction after childbirth.

Notes.

Most members of this genus are employed in the treatment of fever; also headache, stomachache, and toothache. Other frequent uses are as a diuretic and laxative, for cold and cough, and also for boils ( Duke 2009).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Premna