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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Gmelina arborea?
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Here is some basic information about Gmelina arborea and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Gmelina arborea.


Gmelina arborea basic info
Scientific Name: Gmelina arborea Roxb..
Family: Lamiaceae.
Genus: Gmelina.
Common names in English: Malay bush-beech.
Description: Gmelina arborea is a fast-growing deciduous tree, occurring naturally throughout greater part of India. It also occurs naturally in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and in southern provinces of China, and has been planted extensively in Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Malaysia, and on experimental basis in other countries as well. The root and bark of Gmelina arborea are claimed to be stomachic, galactagogue laxative and anthelmintic; improve appetite, useful in hallucination, piles, abdominal pains, burning sensations, fevers, 'tridosha' and urinary discharge. Leaf paste is applied to relieve headache and juice is used as wash for ulcers. - for more info about Gmelina arborea See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Gmelina arborea
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Gmelina arborea in other websites
Gmelina arborea common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Gmelina arborea - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Gmelina arborea - See link.


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