impgc-International Medicinal Plants Growers' Consortium

Indian Medicinal
Plants Growers'

Sponsor of the Month
you can advertise here
home herb database company directory trade leads trade shows services catalogs resources contact
Members Area


User Name Password
 Forgot Password?
New Member?

Raw Herbs  Health Remedies

Cardiovascular diseases
CNS disorders
Endocrine disorders
Genetic errors of metabolism
Genitourinary disorders
GI diseases
Immune system disorders
Infectious diseases
Musculo skeletal disorders
Neoplastic disorders
Nutrition deficiencies
Ocular disorders
Otolaryngological disorders
Peripheral nerve disorders
Pulmonary disorders
Renal disorders

Raw Herbs   Raw Herbs

Bark   Peel
Berry   Plants
Bulb   Pod
Corns   Powders
Cuts   Rhizome
Flowers   Rind
Fruits   Roots
Gum   Seeds
Kernal   Stem
Leaves   Tubers
Nut   Wood

Forum   Forum

advertise with us blog
Home » Plant infomation

Alstonia spectabilis  R. Br.


Botanical Name


Alstonia spectabilis R. Br.

English Name


Hard milkwood



Alstonia villosa Bl., Alstonia linearis Benth., Alstonia longissima F. Muell.





General Info


A tree that grows up to a height of 8m. Bole is straight and coarsely fluted. Bark is smooth with white latex. Leaves are simple, exstipulate, and whorled. petiole is 1.3cm long and channeled above. Blade is elliptic, lanceolate, thinly coriaceous, 14.2cm × 3.8cm – 18cm × 5.5cm, and shows 22 pairs of secondary nerves which are conspicuously spaced. Flowers are salver-shaped, membranous, and cream.

Herb Effects

Abortifacient (decoction of the plant); bitter tonic and astringent (bark)


PROSEA (Plant Resources of South-East Asia) Foundation
A Modern Herbal



Medicinal Use

Used to treat stomach and intestinal discomfort (bark); to treat a bad cough and sore throat (decoction of the leaves and bark); to treat malarial fever and asthma (decoction of the leaves); applied on tropical ulcers (stem sap).


Christophe Wiart. Medicinal Plants of Asia and the Pacific, P:249-250, CRC Press, June 2006.



More Info

Search for Pictures

Search for Scholarly Articles

Search using Scientific Name and Vernacular Names

Advanced Search
English English Français Français Español Español
Deutsch Deutsch Italiano Italiano Portugues Chinese

Trade Leads  Active Leads

white sapphire
Ayurvedic Medicine
MTD Products India
Lutein powder
Neem Cake Organic
Natural Water
Soluble Neem oil
Botanical Pest
Repellent and
100% Pure Natural
Cold Pressed Neem
Neem oil, Neem
seed meal, CoCo
peat, Coir pots,
Coir Discs, Coir
Fiber, Hydro
seeding mulch
herbal seeds and


Plant Media

about us | services | privacy policy | disclaimer | terms of use | contact us | advertise | sitemap

Copyright © 2003-10 All rights reserved

return to top Return to top

Raw Herbs: Bark | Berry | Bulb | Corns | Cuts | Flowers | Fruits | Gum | Kernal | Leaves | Nut | Peel | Plants | Pod | Powders | Rhizome | Rind | Roots | Seeds | Stem | Tubers | Wood | Others Fields: Buyers | Collectors | Dealers | Exporters | Growers | Importers | Local Traders | Other Traders | NGO | Producers | Providers | Retailers | Suppliers | Wholesalers | Manufacturer | Other Traders : Herb Database | Directory | Trade Leads: Pure Herbs | Ayurvedic Products | Herbal Extracts | Dried Herbs | Spice Herbs | Essential Oil | Herbal Powder | Natural Herbs | Herbal Nutrients | Spice Oil | Herbal Products | Other | Trade Shows | Catalogs | See also |