Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Dodonaea angustifolia L.; Ptelea viscosa L.
Paniaphul (Bengali), Aliar (Bengali), Dods (Engl.), Giant hopbush (Engl.), Hopbush (Engl.), Hopseed (Engl.), Hopseed bush (Engl.), Sticky hopbush (Engl.), Switch-sorrel (Engl.)
Sylhet and Dinajpur
Tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions of Africa, the Americas, southern Asia and Australasia
Botanical Description 30
Growing from 1.5 to 4 metres tall, Dodonaea viscosa is a shrub, rarely a small tree. Leaves are alternate, generally obovate but some of them are lanceolate, 4.0-12 cm long, 2.5-3 cm wide, with entire
Common Ethnobotanical Use 31
Bark decoction drunk to treat dysentery. Fruit and bark used to treat diarrhea. Decoction of bark used as effective astringent for humid eczema and simple ulcers. Decoction of bark and wood also considered a good febrifuge. The leaves and young stems are anodyne, antipruritic, astringent, diaphoretic, febrifuge , odontalgic and vulnerary. They are applied internally in the treatment of fevers, sore throats, digestive system disorders, including indigestion, ulcers, diarrhoea and constipation. The leaves are apparently effective in the treatment of toothache if they are chewed without swallowing the juice. Powdered leaves are used in burns and scalds; to expel roundworms; applied over wounds to heal. Infusion of the leaves is used as a sudorific. The sour and bitter leaves are chewed for its stimulant effect, like coca leaves. leaves are used as poultice. the aromatic leaves and fruits are used in bath preparations; lotion used as astringent. Leaves used in treatment of rheumatism, gout, hemorrhoids, fractures, and snake bites also used for fevers and to reduce swelling. Chewed leaf pulp is used as binding wads for jelly fish and stonefish stings; juice from prepared wads used as antiseptic. Smoked leafy branches used for flu-like fever and body aches, and for loosening phlegm. leaves used by women to become sterile; leaves rubbed over the womb after having eaten Colocacia antiquorum or Ipomoea batatas. Heated leaves made into a poultice for boils and sores. Essential oils and extracts obtained from the leaves have been shown to exhibit antibacterial and hypotensive activities. A decoction of the subsp. D. Viscosa angustifolia is used as a mild purgative.
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