Family: Lauraceae - Laurel family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Bara shiyalbuka, paniamula, Risakai, Digloti.
Tribal Name: Bormami (Tripura).
A small tree. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, oblong-lanceolate.Flowers umbel, fascicled, yellowish. Fruits pale white, ellipsoid, obovoid.
Bark [together with 17 other plants (see Typhonium trilobatum)] is used to prepare a paste, which is applied to the affected areas for the treatment of elephantiasis (Tripura).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar, Sylhet, Gazipur, Madhupur and Dinajpur.
Return from Litsea salicifolia (Roxb. ex Nees.)Hooker, f. to Ethnobotany Plants profile.