Bischofia javanica Blume

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 133

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Bischofia javanica Blume
status

 

Bischofia javanica Blume 

Names.

Myanmar: aukkyu, aukkywe, hka-shatawi, kywe-tho, po-gaungsa, tayok-the, ye-padauk, yepadon. English: bishop’s wood.

Range.

Tropical Asia. In Myanmar, found in Kachin, Mandalay, and Shan.

Use.

Leaves, Juice: Used as an antiseptic.

Notes.

In India juice from the leaf is used to cure sores ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). In China the leaf is used to treat ulcers and boils; sap from the stem is applied to sores; a tonic made from the fruit is used for babies; and the root is employed as a diuretic and for nocturnal emission ( Duke and Ayensu 1985).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Bischofia