Stereospermum chelonoides (L.f.) DC.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 35

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scientific name

Stereospermum chelonoides (L.f.) DC.
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Stereospermum chelonoides (L.f.) DC. 

Names.

English: fragrant padri-tree, padri, yellow snakeroot.

Range.

India to the Malay Peninsula.

Use.

Leaf, Flower, and Root: Used as a febrifuge.

Notes.

In India the bark is tonic, diuretic; used for stomachache, cholera, malaria, and liver problems. The root is used for chest and brain afflictions, also intermittent and puerperal fevers ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). The leaves, flowers, and roots are used as a febrifuge in Indo-China (except Vietnam) ( Perry 1980).

Reference.

Perry (1980).