Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh
Medicinal Plants Database of Bangladesh includes the authentic Taxonomic Information, Vernacular/Bangla Name, Tribal and English Name, Family, Description and Photograph of the Plants, Chemical Constituents, Uses and Distribution of the species in Bangladesh. MPBD also contain dictionary of Botanical and Pharmacological terms.
Synonyms: Leea hirta Roxb.
Bengali/Vernacular Name: Kakjangha.
Tribal Name: Sine Sa Apang (Marma).
Description of the Plant:
A shrub, 1.2-3 m high. Leaves 2-pinnate (the upper often simply pinnate or rarely simple); leaflets 7.5-18 cm long, oblong or ovate-oblong, acuminate, irregularly serrate. Flowers white, in short, compact, pubescent cymes. Berry 6 mm diam., depressed-globose, lobed, black.
The stem is astringent. The root is astringent, anthelmintic, vulnerary, antipyretic and alexiteric; useful in bronchitis, anaesthesis of skin, dyspepsia, bilious fever, leprosy, itching and tuberculous ulcers (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Forest of Chittagong and Sylhet.