Symplocos racemosa Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 162

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

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scientific name

Symplocos racemosa Roxb.
status

 

Symplocos racemosa Roxb. 

Names.

Myanmar: dauk-yut, mwet-kang, nle-prangkau, pya. English: sweetleaf.

Range.

China, India, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Use.

Fruit and Bark: Used to treat opthalmia.

Notes.

In India the bark is used for bronchitis, digestive and urinary disorders, menorrhagia, eye diseases, ulcers, bleeding gums, maturation of wounds, liver problems, elephantiasis, and fat in the urine ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991).

The bark contains starch, calcium oxalate, alumina, alkaloid, tannin; but no saponin, oil, or fat ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Symplocos