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Brucea javanica [L.] Merr

Brucea javanica [L.] Merr is a medicinal plant which has another name B. amarissima, Desv., B. gracilis DC., B. sccnaatrana Roxb., Goraus amarissima Lour., Luz. sa arnarissirna O. Ktze., Rlzus javanica L. This plant is included in the family Simaroubaceae.

Brucea javanica [L.] Merr grows wild in the woods, sometimes planted as a hedge: Brucea javanica [L.] Merr grows at an altitude of 1-500 m above sea level from 1 to 2.5 m high, leaves a peculiar fin-shaped compound leaves, stemmed , where the line of sight. Gathered in a series of compound interest, a greenish purple. The fruit is oval shaped, about 8 mm long, black when ripe. Seeds are round, white.

Brucea javanica [L.] Merr contain alkaloids (brucamarine, yatanine), glycosides (brucealin, yatanoside A and B, kosamine), and phenol (brucenol, bruceolic acid). The seeds contain brusatol and bruceine A, B, C, E, F, G, H. The pulp oil contains fat, oleic acid, linoleic acid, stearic acid, and palmitoleic acid. Fruit and leaves contain tannin.

Disease Can Be Treated:
Malaria and dysentery

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