English :Southern nettle
Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :timorensis Linn.
Habit :Bulk-canopy medium-sized tree
Parts Used :Fruit and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Leaf crushed with water for extract. Leaves crushed for decoction
Mode of use :Fresh and decoction
Ingredients :Plant contains tannins and mucilage.
Ailment Treated:Leaf extract is used in dysentery and jaundice. Fruit is applied in peptic ulcer, diarrhoea and dysentery. Decoction of leaves are used in urinary problems (scanty of urination).
Source:Wild in valley areas but population has been declined to a great extend.