Holoptelea integrifolia Planch.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 163

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

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scientific name

Holoptelea integrifolia Planch.
status

 

Holoptelea integrifolia Planch. 

Names.

Myanmar: myauk-seik, pyauk-seik. English: Indian elm.

Range.

India, Nepal, Sri Lanka; Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Use.

Bark: Used to treat rheumatism.

Notes.

The bark and leaves are bitter, astringent, acrid, thermogenic, anti-inflammatory, digestive, carminative, laxative, anthelmintic, depurative, and revulsive; considered useful in vitiated conditions of kapha and pitta, inflammations, dyspepsia, flatulence, colic, helminthiasis, vomiting, skin diseases, leprosy, diabetes, hemorrhoids, and rheumatism ( Warrier et al. 1994).

An aqueous extract of leaves of this species has shown antimicrobial activity ( Sharma et al. 2009).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Holoptelea