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: Anone-lou-chari, Hurng-mung (Marma.).
Description of the plant:
A large glabrous, evergreen, scandent shrub. Leaves imparipinnate 20-30 cm long; leaflets 5-9, ovate, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, caudate-acuminate, shining, 7.5-17 cm long. Flowers white, small, in much branched axillary panicles, 5-10 cm long. Fruit a folicle, about 2.5 cm long, sessile, falcate, tapering.
Poultice of warm leaves is used for tender skin inflammation in babies; root juice stops excess menstrual bleeding; leaf decoction is used for washing sores and its powder for healing. (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Scrub and evergreen forests of Sylhet and Chittagong Hill Tracts.
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