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Euphorbia neriifolia L.

Group: Dicot
Family: Euphorbiaceae - Spurge family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Monsagij

Tribal Name: Reng (Bawm)

English Name: Indian spurgetree

Description of the Plant:

A small tree. Stems cylindrical with pairs of stipular spines from tubercles. Leaves alternate, fleshy, glabrous, oblanceolate. Flowers in involucres, 3-together in cymes, bisexual.Fruit capsule.Seed coeci. Frequent in the hilly areas.

Mode of Uses:

Extract prepared from warmed leaves is taken twice daily for the treatment of diabetes. Leaf extract mixed with salt is taken in asthma and bronchitis (Bawm).

Euphorbia neriifolia L.

Euphorbia neriifolia L.


Throughout Bangladesh in fallow lands.

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