Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 78

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
status

 

Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. 

Names.

Myanmar: anya-kokk, kokko. English: woman’s tongue.

Range.

India and Southeast Asia.

Uses.

Bark: Used to treat dysentery and boils. Leaf and Seed: Used for ophthalmia.

Notes.

In India the bark is used for diarrhea and dysentery; the leaf for night blindness; the flower is put on boils, carbuncles, swellings; the seed is used for plies, diarrhea, and gonorrhea; and the root is placed on spongy, ulcerated gums ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). Indigenous medicinal uses of this species in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) are described by Dagar and Singh (1999). In Indo-China the bark and seeds are used to treat dysentery, diarrhea, and hemorrhoids; the flowers are emollient, and applied in poultices to boils ( Perry 1980).

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Albizia