Syzygium nervosum A.Cunn. ex DC. (= Eugenia operculata Roxb.; Cleistocalyx operculatus (Roxb.) Merr. & L.M. Perry)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 128-129

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scientific name

Syzygium nervosum A.Cunn. ex DC. (= Eugenia operculata Roxb.; Cleistocalyx operculatus (Roxb.) Merr. & L.M. Perry)
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Syzygium nervosum A.Cunn. ex DC. (= Eugenia operculata Roxb.; Cleistocalyx operculatus (Roxb.) Merr. & L.M. Perry) 

Names.

Myanmar: kon-thabye, thabye-shin, ye-thabye. English: rai jamun (Hindi).

Range.

From China south throughout Southeast Asia, and northern Australia. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Chin, Kachin, Rakhine, and Shan.

Uses.

Leaf: Used in fomentation. Fruit: Used to treat rheumatism. Root: Used in an embrocation.

Notes.

In India the bark is used for rheumatism and pneumonia; the leaf for rheumatism and dry fomentation; the fruit for rheumatism; and the root boiled and rubbed on joints ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). Perry (1980) discusses the uses of this species in China and Indo-China.

Chemical constituents of the plant include aromatic volatile oil, a little tannin, traces of methylchavicol, and alkaloid similar to caffeine ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Syzygium