Butea superba Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 80

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Butea superba Roxb.
status

 

Butea superba Roxb. 

Names.

Myanmar: kao-hko, kosot-lot, pauk-new, paw-tohkaw.

Range.

East Indies. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Mandalay, and Yangon.

Uses.

Bark: Used as a remedy for snake and other bites.

Notes.

In Indo-China a decoction of the stem and leaves is used in a local bath to treat hemorrhoids; also considered sedative in a large bath and sprinkled over the body of a person with convulsions. It is also used for erectile dysfunction ( Perry 1980). Additionally, the species has been reported as used to treat diarrhea and dysuria ( Duke 2009).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Butea