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Aleurites moluccanus  (L.) Willd.

   

Botanical Name

:

Aleurites moluccanus (L.) Willd.

English Name

:

Candlenut tree, Candleberry tree, Indian walnut, Lumbang tree, Varnish tree

Synonym(s)

:

Aleurites moluccana (L.) Willd., Jatropha moluccana L., Aleurites triloba J.R. & G. Forst., Juglans camirium Lour.

Family

:

Euphorbiaceae

 

General Info

Description

A medium-sized tree, up to 20 m tall, with wide-spreading or pendulous branches. Bark is grey-brown, fairly smooth with fine vertical lines. Leaves are simple, variable in shape, young leaves large, up to 30 cm long, palmate, with 3-7 acuminate lobes, shining; whitish above when young, becoming green with age, with rusty stellate pubescence beneath when young that persists on veins and petiole; leaves on mature trees ovate, entire, acuminate, long-petioled. Flowers in rusty-pubescent panicled cymes, 10-15 cm long; petals 5, dingy white or creamy, oblong, up to 1.3 cm long; ovary 2-celled. Fruits are indehiscent drupes, almost spherical, 5 cm or more in diameter, with thick, rough, hard shell making up 64-68% of fruit; difficult to separate from kernels; containing 1-2 hard-shelled black seeds.

Herb Effects

Laxative (raw seed); purgative (bark oil); laxative, stimulant and sudorific (kernel).

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AgroForestryTree Database
PROSEA (Plant Resources of South-East Asia) Foundation

Chemistry

Active Ingredients

Ascorbic acid, beta-carotene, linoleic acid, oleic acid, thiamin (seed); tannin (bark)

Chemistry of Active Ingredients
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Name

CAS#

IUPAC Name

Formula

Structure

Product Categories
Ascorbic acid Not Available 2-(1,2-dihydroxyethy
l)-4,5-dihydroxy-fur
an-3-one
C6H8O6 Click Here To Enlarge
Beta Carotene 7235-40-7 3,7,12,16-tetramethy
l-1,18-bis(2,6,6-tri
methyl-1-cyclohexeny
l)-octadec a-1,3,5,
7,9,11,13,15,17-nona
ene
C40H56 Click Here To Enlarge
Linoleic acid 8024-22-4 Octadeca-9,12-dienoi
c acid
C18H32O2 Click Here To Enlarge
Oleic acid 8046-01-3 octadec-9-enoic acid C18H34O2 Click Here To Enlarge
Thiamin 59-43-8 2-[3-[(4-amino-2-met
hyl-pyrimidin-5-yl)m
ethyl]-4-methyl-1-th
ia-3-azoni acyclope
nta-2,4-dien-5-yl]et
hanol
C12H17N4OS+ Click Here To Enlarge
Tannin 1401-55-4 Not Available C27H22O18 Click Here To Enlarge

Pharmacology

Medicinal Use

Used in poultices to treat headache, fevers, ulcers, swollen joints and constipation (pulped kernels); to treat bloody diarrhoea or dysentery and to treat tumours (bark); to treat sprue (bark sap mixed with coconut milk); to treat scrophulosis (decoction of young leaves); applied externally to treat headache and gonorrhoea (boiled leaves).

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