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Dehaasia kurzii King ex Hook, f.

Group: Dicot
Family: Lauraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Baghranga, Madonmosto, Baghraj

Tribal Name: Modonmosto (Marma)

Description of the Plant:

A medium sized tree. Leaves elliptic or oblong acute. Flowers silky tomentose, yellowish. Fruits ellipsoid, oblong ribbed or smooth.

Mode of Uses:

The crushed plant is mixed with turpentine oil and applied to affected areas and then bandaged, for the treatment of fractures (Marma). Leaves stipped in water for whole night and the extract is taken to increase sex power.

Dehaasia kurzii King ex Hook, f.

Dehaasia kurzii King ex Hook, f.

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox’s Bazar.

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