Sambucus javanica Blume

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 3

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

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scientific name

Sambucus javanica Blume
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Sambucus javanica Blume 

Names.

Myanmar: pale-ban. English: Chinese elder, elderberry, Javanese elderberry.

Range.

Japan, Taiwan, southeastern Asia, Malaysian Archipelago. In Myanmar found in Chin, Kachin, Sagaing, and Shan.

Uses.

Leaf, Flower: Diuretic, purgative.

Notes.

Medicinal uses of this species in China are discussed in Duke and Ayensu (1985). Here the whole plant is decocted for ague, bone ache, dropsy, spasms, swellings, and traumatic injuries; the leaf is used for pain and numbness, diseases of bones, and rheumatic problems; the fruit is employed as a depurative and purgative, and a decoction is used for injuries, skin disease, and swelling; the root is used for numbness, pain, rheumatic difficulties, and bone diseases.

Reference.

Nordal (1963).