Indigofera cassioides DC. (= I. pulchella Roxb.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 85

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

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scientific name

Indigofera cassioides DC. (= I. pulchella Roxb.)
status

 

Indigofera cassioides DC. (= I. pulchella Roxb.) 

Names.

Myanmar: kan-tin, mawk-kham, taw-mevaing. Hawaiian: sakina. English: kathu.

Range.

Pakistan, India, Myanmar, China, Siam, and Indochina. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Chin, Mandalay, and Shan.

Use.

Roots: Used for coughs.

Notes.

In India the powdered root of this species is externally applied for chest pain; a decoction of the root is used for coughs. Medicinal uses for several other species belonging to this genus are also discussed ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). Medicinal uses of the species in China are discussed in Duke and Ayensu (1985); and medicinal uses in South China, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, and the Philippines are discussed in Perry (1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Indigofera