Tuesday, August 18, 2009


Common names: Dani, Akar Dani, Redani, Selimpas, Udani, Urdani

Scientific name: Quisqualis Indica L.

Family: Combretaceae.


The plant is mainly used for traditional medicine. Decoctions of the root, seed or fruit can be used as antihelmintic or for alleviating diarrhea. Fruit decoction can also be used for gargling. The fruits are also used to combat nephritis. Leaves can be used to relieve pain caused by fever. The roots are used to treat rheumatism. It is effective in the elimination of intestinal worms.


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