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Simarouba glauca, Paradise-tree, Dysentery-bark, Bitterwood, Lakshmi Taru

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Simarouba glauca

Paradise-tree, Dysentery-bark, Bitterwood, Lakshmi Taru
Family: Simaroubaceae
Origin: Central America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.

The fruit is eaten commonly, but is of inferior quality and not highly esteemed. The seeds contain 60 - 75 5.434722e-323dible oil.

Research has discovered a range of medically active compounds in the plant.



Simarouba glauca, Paradise-tree, Dysentery-bark, Bitterwood, Lakshmi Taru

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Simarouba glauca, Paradise-tree, Dysentery-bark, Bitterwood, Lakshmi Taru

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