Artabotrys hexapetalus (L.f.) Bhandari (= Artabotrys odoratissimus R.Br.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 7

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Artabotrys hexapetalus (L.f.) Bhandari (= Artabotrys odoratissimus R.Br.)
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Artabotrys hexapetalus (L.f.) Bhandari (= Artabotrys odoratissimus R.Br.) 

Names.

Myanmar: kadat-ngan, padat-nygan, tadaing-hmwe. English: climbing ylang-ylang.

Range.

Sri Lanka and southern India; cultivated widely in the tropics. Widely distributed in Myanmar.

Use.

Leaf: Used in cholera. (Flower: Used in perfumery).

Notes.

As a Chinese folk medicine, its root and fruit are used to treat malaria and scrofula.

Leaf extracts of this species are used for antifertility; flowers for a stimulating tea-like beverage and also to extact essential oil used in perfume. Fruits are eaten by indigenous people to maintain their health. Additional medicinal uses of this species include as an antifungal, cardiac depressor, for cholera, and as a hypotensive and weak estrogenic ( Manjula et al. 2011).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).