Thursday, October 25, 2012


Common names:  Rangoon Creeper, Chinese honeysuckle, Combretum indicum, Akar Dani (Malay)
Scientific name: Quisqualis indica.
The plant is used as an herbal medicine. Decoctions of the root, seed or fruit can be used as antihelmintic to expel parasitic worms 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.

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