Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz

Nota de alcance (en)

Range. Southeast Asia, including Madagascar, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, China, and Indonesia. In Myanmar found in Chin and Mandalay.

Use
Flower: Used to treat bowel complaints.

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Origin

Throughout North India, rather scarce in South India.

Action:

Dried flower—purifies blood, heals ulcers, astringent, prescribed in haemetemesis, erysipelas, dysentery, diarrhoea, menorrhagia, leucorrhoea. Flowers are used in alcohol-based tonics for fermentation (a yeast strain, saccharomyces cerevisiae, has been isolated).

Bark—uterine sedative.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

2) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p 717.

Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz
Término aceptado: 05-Sep-2019