Monday, April 18, 2016

HEALING PROPERTIES OF ALSTONIA



DESCRIPTION 

The tree can reach the height of 80 feet. The bark has bitter taste and odorless. The stalked leaves are oblong in shape measuring 6 inches long and 4 inches wide. The leaves dispersed from 4 to 6 whorls round the stem. The upper sides of the leaves were glossy. It has white underside. The nerves connections were running at the right angles going to the midrib. The bark has bitter taste and little odor.  

HEALTH APPLICATION

-Bark is best in the treatment of bowel problem.

-It can stop dysentery and chronic diarrhea.

-The bark is best homeopathy. 

-It is bitter tonic but with astringent ability to cure.

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