Ficus rumphii Blume

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 124

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Ficus rumphii Blume
status

 

Ficus rumphii Blume 

Names.

Myanmar: nyaung-phyu. English: Rumphf’s fig tree.

Range.

China, Pakistan, Bhutan, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim, Thailand, and Vietnam. In Myanmar found in Bago, Rakhine, and Yangon.

Use.

Fruit: Used to reduce fever.

Notes.

The medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991) as follows: Juice form the whole plant is used to kill worms; it also is taken internally with turmeric, pepper and ghee to treat asthma. Bark is used for snakebite. Medicinal uses of this species in Indonesia are discussed in Perry (1980).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Gastropoda

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Ficus