Bridelia retusa (L.) A.Juss.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 133-134

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scientific name

Bridelia retusa (L.) A.Juss.
status

 

Bridelia retusa (L.) A.Juss. 

Names.

Myanmar: hle-kanan, mak-kawng-tawn, seik-chi, seikchi-bo. English: asana.

Range.

China, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Uses.

Bark and Root: Used in the removal of urinary concretions and as an astringent.

Notes.

In India the bark is used as a liniment for rheumatism (with gingili oil), and as a contraceptive ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). Perry (1980) discusses the uses of the species in Taiwan, the Malay Peninsula, Indo-China, and the Philippines.

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Bridelia