Bischofia javanica Blume

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 133

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Bischofia javanica Blume


Bischofia javanica Blume  


Myanmar: aukkyu, aukkywe, hka-shatawi, kywe-tho, po-gaungsa, tayok-the, ye-padauk, yepadon. English: bishop’s wood.


Tropical Asia. In Myanmar, found in Kachin, Mandalay, and Shan.


Leaves, Juice: Used as an antiseptic.


In India juice from the leaf is used to cure sores ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). In China the leaf is used to treat ulcers and boils; sap from the stem is applied to sores; a tonic made from the fruit is used for babies; and the root is employed as a diuretic and for nocturnal emission ( Duke and Ayensu 1985).


Nordal (1963).