Premna serratifolia L. (= P. integrifolia L.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 100

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

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scientific name

Premna serratifolia L. (= P. integrifolia L.)
status

 

Premna serratifolia L. (= P. integrifolia L.) 

Names.

Myanmar: kywe-thwe, taung-tangyi.

Range.

Himalaya (Nepal to Bhutan), India. In Myanmar, found in Mandalay, Rakhine, Taninthayi.

Uses.

Whole Plant: Decoction used to treat fever, neuralgia, and rheumatism. Root and Stem Bark: Used as laxative, carminative, stomachic. Root: Used to treat diabetes and liver complaints.

Note.

In India the leaf is used as a carminative, galactagogue, and in a decoction for flatulence and colic; the root is used as a laxative, stomachic, tonic, and is a component of the Ayurvedic drug dasmula used for fever ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

References.

Nordal (1963), Forest Department (1999).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Premna