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fringe tree

fringe tree

Oval opposite leaves with white “fringy” flowers in drooping clusters that look like shredded paper, and bluish black olive-like fruit with one stone. Fruit is edible but not good tasting. Bark tea has been used historically internally and externally to treat wounds, sores, infections, inflammations of the eye, mouth, gums, liver, gallbladder. Dried root bark used for liver, gallbladder pain, gallstones, jaundice, chronic weakness, headache, gallstones, rheumatism, pancreas, spleen, reduce sugar levels, stimulate appetite and digestion. A favorite plant for liver health.
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Como ocasionales se hallan Schefflera morototoni, Protium cubense, Cinnamomum elongatum, Alchornea latifolia, Guatteria blainii, Tabebuia dubia, Chionanthus domingensis, Sloanea curatellifolia, Beilschmiedia pendula, Miconia baracoensis, Grisebachianthus nipensis, Senecio plumbeus, Ilex hypaneura, Scaevola wrightii, Ouratea striata, Metopium venosum, Guettarda monocarpa, G.
amp; Chun, Sunyatsenia 5: 168, 1940 (accepted name: Chionanthus hainanensis, endemic to Hainan (Chang et al.
1988) observed similar anatomy in Picconia and two species of Chionanthus.
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