Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 88

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scientific name

Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth.
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Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth. 

Names.

Myanmar: kala-magyi. English: manila tamarind, guaymochil.

Range.

Mexico to northwestern South America. Introduced and cultivated in India and Pakistan. Introduced into Myanmar.

Uses.

Leaf: Used as an abortive and as a digestive.

Note.

In India the bark is used in a decoction as an enema ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).