Artocarpus lakoocha Wall. ex Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 122

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

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scientific name

Artocarpus lakoocha Wall. ex Roxb.
status

 

Artocarpus lakoocha Wall. ex Roxb. 

Names.

Myanmar: mai-mak-hat, mayauklok-ni, meik-mahot, myauk-laung, myauk-lok. English: monkey-jack.

Range.

India to Myanmar. Cultivated for edible fruit. In Myanmar, found in Chin, Mandalay, Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Uses.

Juice and Seed: Used as a purgative. Bark: An astringent.

Notes.

In India the bark and exudation are used externally for spleen complaints; the seed is used as a purgative ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). In Indo-China the root is employed as a tonic and deobstruent, and the leaves are used in treating dropsy ( Perry 1980).

The stem yields two triterpenes, B-amyrin acetate and lupeol acetate ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Artocarpus