melia azedarach

donald haarmann donald-haarmann at worldnet.att.net
Wed Sep 30 23:04:36 EST 1998


ARCHIMEX wrote in message +ADw-3611F4B0.B3D558BE+AEA-archimex.com+AD4-...
+AD4-Melia azedarach or Chinaberry or Texas umbrelle tree or Persian lilac.
+AD4-
+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.
+AD4-

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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