Machylus bombycina King ex Hook. F.

Family : Lauraceae

Local name : Shoom (As)

Tree with grey warty bark; leaves lanceolate, very variable, coriaceous, pubescent below; flowers in panicles; fruits globose.

Distribution :    Usually occurring under cultivation rarely wild.

Uses :  Roots used in roseola and in bedsore; leaves used as refrigerant; berry used as anthelmintic.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam