Ardisia humilis Vahl

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 144-145

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Ardisia humilis Vahl
status

 

Ardisia humilis Vahl 

Names.

Myanmar: shadwe, kyet-maok, kyet-ma-oak. English: low shoebutton.

Range.

China, Philippines, and Vietnam. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Mandalay, Rakhine, and Taninthayi.

Uses.

Whole plant: All parts of the plant are used in treating menstrual disorders. Leaf: Used as carminative and stimulant.

Note.

This species is reported as used in the treatment of diarrhea, fever, and rheumatism ( Duke 2009).

References.

Nordal (1963), Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Ardisia