Mansonia gagei J.R.Drumm.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 116

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

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scientific name

Mansonia gagei J.R.Drumm.
status

 

Mansonia gagei J.R.Drumm. 

Names.

Myanmar: kala-met, ka-la-mak. English: bastard sandalwood.

Range.

India, Myanmar, Thailand. In Myanmar, found in Mandalay and Taninthayi.

Uses.

Wood and Root: Ground into a paste, and applied externally or taken orally to eliminate phlegm and treat heart diseases, urinary disorders, and anemia. The paste is also applied topically to the body for a cooling effect and to alleviate itches.

Note.

Several medicinally useful chemicals have been extracted from the heartwood of this species: Among these are coumarin derivitives, mansorins and mansonones, which have shown antiestrogenic activity; also mansorins which have shown antifungal, antioxidant, and antilarval activity ( Tiew et al. 2003).

References.

Agricultural Corporation (1980), Forest Department (1999).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Mansonia