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Barringtonia acutangula   Alakang Lecythidaceae

 

Barringtonia-acutangula, Alakang

 

Barringtonia acutangula

Barringtonia-acutangula

Barringtonia acutangula is a species of Barringtonia native to coastal wetlands in southern Asia and northern Australasia, from Afghanistan east to the Philippines and Queensland
Medicinal Uses: Antitumor (seed extract), Antibiotic
Inhibit growth of Helicobacter pylori.
Antinociceptive activity,
Antifungal .
Chemistry : Its bark contains potent opioid painkillers

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