melia azedarach

donald haarmann donald-haarmann at
Wed Sep 30 23:04:36 EST 1998

ARCHIMEX wrote in message
+AD4-Melia azedarach or Chinaberry or Texas umbrelle tree or Persian lilac.
+AD4-We would like to buy young leaves of melia azedarach. Leaves have to be
+AD4-frozen straight away after the crop. We urgently need about 2 tons.

The leaves have been used as eye wash, and the root bark is reputed to
have anthelmintic properties. In the 1880's is was +ACI-admitted to
the Pharmacopoeia.+ACI-

JK Crellin +ACY- J Philpott
Herbeal Medicine Past and Present
Duke U Press 1990

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