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Myanmar Traditional Medicine ( Myanmar Herbs )

Myanmar has variety of Flora in Plants, timbers, fibres, medicinal plants , etc..

Before Scientific analysis developed, all medicinal plants are use as traditional beliefs on its action in the respective country, especially asia region. This period is depend on the knowledge of the indigenous medicinal praction.
Myanmar, started from earlier day and up to now still practiced on this herbal plants.
Under mentioned herbal plants are famous as their respective action among our Myanmar peoples.

Myanmar Medicinal Plant use for malaria Name : Qinghao leaf
Local Name : Kyin Haung Yawt
Description &
Uses
: is the most powerful and most rapidly action schizonticidal agent of all antimalarial drugs in the treatment of falciparum malaria.

Myanmar Medicinal Plant use for antibiotic effects Name : Coptis teeta
Local Name : Kham Tauk Myit
Description &
Uses
: The berberine, the active principle of Coptis teeta , is known to have antipyretic, analgesic and antibiotic effects, which are very useful to reduce body temperature and prevent secondary bacterial infection in case of malaria.
Myanmar Medicinal Plant use antiflatulent effects Name : Ferula foetida
Local Name : Shein Ko
Description &
Uses
: It has mild intestinal antiseptic and antiflatulent effects.
Myanmar Medicinal Plants use for  malaria Name : Dichroa febrifuga
Local Name : Yin Pya Myit
Description &
Uses
: the major constituent of plasmogine, are 26 to 50 times more potent than that of quinine in antimalarial activity.

Myanmar Medicinal Plants Name : Sweet Broom Weed
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Local Name : Mahn-lay pin OR Thagya-pin
Description &
Uses
: An antidiabetic principle amellin is isolated from this plant & used in the treatment of diabetes.
Myanmar Medicinal plants use in diabetes Name : Cassia Glauca Lam
Local Name : Pyi Ban Nyo
Description &
Uses
:

Glucoside and chrysophanic are present and used in diabetes and gonorrhoea.

Myanmar Medicinal Plants use for problem of Urinary Name : Alysicarpus vaginalis
Local Name : Thanmanaing-Kyaukmanaing
Description &
Uses
: Very effective in supporting the function of the kidney.
The stone will transform into colloidal form and finally dissolved in the urine and flushed out.
Myanmar Herb Name : Orthosiphon stamineus Benth
Local Name : Se Cho
Description &
Uses
: Contains a glycoside, essential oil, saponin, phytosterol and tannin. Widely found in Myanmar are used in the Orient as diuretic.
Myanmar Medicinal Plants Name : Nonicap
Local Name : Ye Yo
Description &
Uses
: contains Morinda citrifolia standard fruit , use as antioxidant, anticancer,immunoenhancement, anti-microbial,pain relieving and anti-inflammatory.
Myanmar Medicinal Plant Name : Tinospora cordifolia(Wild.)Miers.
Local Name : Sindon-ma-nwe
Description &
Uses
: Stem is bitter and used in stomachic, as antiperiodic, and antipyretic.
Starch from roots and stem is used as nutrient, and also in chronic diarrhoea and chronic dysentery.
Cephalandra Indica Name : Cephalandra Indica Naud.
Local Name : Kin-bon
Description &
Uses
: Family Cucurbitaceae and plant is locally reputed to be useful in the treatment of diabetes. Juice from the leaves and roots are used in diabetes and also applied externally in eruptions of skin.
Neem Name : Neem ( Azadirachta indica )
Local Name : Ta-mar
Description &
Uses
: One of the famous phytomedicine, especially in India and Myanmar. Neem plenty grow in central part of Myanmar using skin care cream.
Azadirachtin ( Neem Bitterns ) is the most active compound, which is a group of tetranortriterpenoid.
Cream for antifungal, antiscabies, antibacterial and anti inflammatory action.
Myanmar_medicinalplants_Creat Name : Andrographis Paniculatus Nees.
Local Name : Nga-yoke-kha
Description &
Uses
: Family Acanthaceae. Flowers small, white, arising from the axil of the leaf.
Plant is locally reputed as and antidiabetic drug plant. Also used in amoebic dysentery, antipyretic, and as haemostatic.
Roots and leaves also use as stomachic, tonic and anthelmintic.
Myanmarmedicinalplants_Milk thistle Name : Silybum marianum
Local Name : Su-Pan-lonepin
Description &
Uses
:
The whole plant of Silybum marianum is often used in traditional medicine, the seeds were known to have the most active medicinal properties. The active compound is known as silymarin which is composed of four different molecules among them silybin is the most active form. Numerous well-designed clinical trials have been conducted on the therapeutic efficacy fo silymarin in the treatment of metabolic liver damage, chronic hepatitis, bile duct inflamation often induced by alcohol, drugs( psychopharmaceuticals ) and chronic liver diseases.
Myanmar_medicinalplants_Bitter gourd Name : Momodica charantia
Local Name : Kyet-hinga
Description &
Uses
: Enhance insulin secretion frompancreas and action of insulin, thus in turn, reduce the blood sugar to normal level. It does not cause high blood pressure, so can be used safely by hypertensive patients
Vinca rosea Name : Vinca Rosea
Local Name : Pan-kanyut
Description &
Uses
:
Family Apocynaceae. used as remedy for diabetes. Hypoglycemic action was show in rats by the major alkaloids of the plant. Alkaloid acts as a heart poison, and also possesses hypotensive action. Also used in the treatment of leukemia and choriocarcinoma.
Myanmar medicinal  plants Name : Leucaena glauca
Local Name : Bawsakaing
Description &
Uses
:
possess antibacterial property against Shigella species, Vibrio species, Bacillus subtillis, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas pyocyanes.
Used for bacterial dysentery and diarrhes.
Myanmarmedicinal_plants Name : Quisqualis indica Linn
Local Name : Dawei-maing
Description &
Uses
:
possess antibacterial property against Shigella species, Vibrio species, Bacillus subtillis, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas pyocyanes.
Used for bacterial dysentery and diarrhes.
Kapok Floss, Silkcottontree Name : Ceiba Pentandra ( Linn )
Local Name : Le-wa
Description &
Uses
:
Family Bombacaceae. The juice obtained from the roots is considered a most valuable cure of diabetes.
Gum used as tonic, astringent, laxative, alterative, Roots used as diuretic.
Myanmarmedicinal_plants Name : Acacia catechu
Local Name : Shar-say
Description &
Uses
:
Black catechu is a strong astringent and clotting agent. It helps reduce excess mucus in the nose, the large bowel or vagina.
Myanmarmedicinal_plants Name : Heliotropium Indicum Linn
Local Name : Sin-nha-maung-gyi
Description &
Uses
:
Leave applied to boils, ulcers and wounds, Plant is used as diuretic, Other species of this genus is poisonous to livestock.
Tamarine Name : Tamarindus indica
Local Name : Ma-gyi
Description &
Uses
:
Tamarind is a wholesome and cleasing fruit that improves digestion, relieves gas, soothes sore throats, and acts as a mild laxative. In Ayurvedic medicine, it is given to impromve the appetite and to strengthen the stomach. It is also use to relieve constipation.
Myanmar medicinal plants Name : Eugenia jambolana Lam
Local Name :  
Description &
Uses
:
possess antibacterial property against Shigella species, Vibrio species, Bacillus subtillis, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas pyocyanes.
Used for bacterial dysentery and diarrhes.
Galic Name : Allium sativum
Local Name : Kyat-thon-pyu
Description &
Uses
: used as medicine since many years ago and it's recommended primarily for its ability to lower cholesterol and blood pressure in the attempt to reduce the risk of dying prematurely from heart attack and stroke.
Ginger Name : Zingiber officinale
Local Name : Jinn
Description &
Uses
:
Ginger is an excellent remedy for many digestive complaints such as indigestion, nausea, gas, colic and has carminative, antiemetic and spasmolytic actions.
 
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