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Uses ulkata in other systems of medicine

ulkata :

Polyalthia longifolia

Use in other system of medicine:

- No reported folkloric medicinal use in the Philippines.
- In Indias traditional system of medicine, used for fever, skin diseases, hypertension and helminthiasis. - Bark used as febrifuge.
- In Nigeria, plant is used for skin disease, fever, diabetes and hypertension.
- Fiber: Bark is a good source of fiber.

The herb healers from Uthiramerur, use the stem bark extract orally for  indigestion plus the traditional healers of Trinulveli, as treatment for diarrhoea and  dysentery . The Kavirajes practitioners administer the bark or crushed whole plant as  antiseptic for most fungal infections 

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