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.
Tribal name: Judijaylla (Chakma).
Description of the Plant:
A bush or small tree; branches slender, finely tomentose. Leaves 7.6-20.3 cm long, oblong or elliptic oblong or lanceolate, acute or acuminate. Umbels few, small in usually very shortly pedicelled clusters, villously tomentose; flowers minute. Fruits globose, apiculate, 1.27 cm diam.
Warm root extract is taken frequently by Chakmas for the cure of diarrhoea in Rangamati (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Forests of southeastern part of the country.