Millingtonia hortensis L.f.

Nota de alcance (en)

Range. Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam; commonly cultivated throughout India, Indonesia, and Malaysia, occasionally naturalized. Found growing naturally all over Myanmar, except in cold areas.


Leaf: Boiled in water and eaten, or made into a stir-fry, for menstruation and hypertension.

Flower and Shoot: Drinking a soup made with the flowers or eating the shoots will cure hypertension and heart palpitations.

Root: Taking the paste of the root after adding salt or sugar will cure heart palpitations and dizziness; drawing circles around the eyes with a paste made from the root and bark will cure sore eyes; applying a paste made from the root will cure gas disorders; drinking the liquid in which the fresh root has been boiled with jaggery will cure vitiligo; rubbing a paste of the root or bark onto the tongue will cure alcoholic intoxication.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

Millingtonia hortensis L.f.
Término aceptado: 23-Jul-2019