Alstonia scholaris

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Synonyms for Alstonia scholaris

evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes

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A decoction of four plants, namely Alstonia scholaris, Aegle marmelos, Moringa oleifera, and Azadirachta indica was used for treatment of puerperal fever, pain or jaundice.
SWARTZ Zingiberaceae Rhizome Laos Alstonia scholaris (L.
Preliminary evaluation of extracts of Alstonia scholaris bark for in vivo antimalarial activity in mice.
Alstonia scholaris, Swertia chirata, Tibouchina semidecandra, Tinospora cordifolia and Nyctanthes arbortristis) showed more than 75% inhibition (at 1 g/kg/day X 5 orally) of multiplication of parasites on day 7 and/or 28 post treatment with an increased survival period (Singha et al.
In fact their local names include the term "shak", which means leafy vegetables, although Alstonia scholaris is really a large tree.
Twenty three Bangladeshi medicinal plants (Abroma augusta, Acanthus ilicifolius, Alstonia scholaris, Calotropis procera, Catharanthus roseus, Citrus grandis, Coccinia grandis, Croton tiglium, Cuscuta reflexa, Excoecaria agallocha, Heritiera fomes, Ipomoea aquatica, Lagerstroemia speciosa, Madhuca indica, Musa sapientum, Nypa fruticans, Piper peepuloides, Premna esculenta, Saraca asoca, Sonneratia apetala, Stevia rebaudiana, Syzygium fruticosum, and Trichosanthes dioica) were collected from various regions of Bangladesh following accounts of their medicinal uses (Ghani, A.