Carallia brachiata (Lour.) Merr.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 147-148

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scientific name

Carallia brachiata (Lour.) Merr.
status

 

Carallia brachiata (Lour.) Merr. 

Names.

Myanmar: maniawga, hpun, yat.English: carallia, freshwater mangrove.

Range.

China, South Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam; northern Australia, Madagascar, East Nepal, New Guinea, and Pacific islands. In Myanmar, found growing naturally all over the country, especially near rivers and streams.

Uses.

Bark: Used in medications given orally to clear eye infections; and in the prevention of pox and other infections. It is also used in thwayhsay (blood fortifying preparations) and fever-reducing remedies. Made into a paste, the bark is applied topically to relieve itching. Fruit: Used to treat infected wounds.

Notes.

The medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991). Perry (1980) lists the medicinal uses for this species in Indo-China and the Malay Peninsula.

References.

Agricultural Corporation (1980), Forest Department (1999).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Carallia