Leea INDICA (Burm. f.) Merr.

Synonym : Leea sambucina Willd.
Aquilicia otillis Gaertn.
Leea divaricata T. & B.
Leea viridiflora Planch.
Staphylea indica Burm. f.
Bangla Name : Kukur jiwa, Achila gach, Arengi.,Kra, Kre, Si Sa Kalo (Marma).
English Name : -
Family : Leeaceae
Disease : Bubo and boils.
Description : A rigid shrub, 1.2-3 m high, branches many from base, shraight. Leaves 38-50 cm long, 2- rarely 3-pinnate, leaflets 7.5-20 cm long, oblong or elliptic-oblong, acuminate, coarsely and irregularly serrate. Flowers small, white, in large, branched, corymbose cymes. Berry 6-8 mm, depressed globose, lobed, purple-black.
Distribution : Forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts, Sylhet and village groves.
Chemical Constituents : -
Uses : Marma of Chittagong Hill Tracts prescribe combined root paste of this plant along with the root of Oreocnide integrifolia and Cissus repens in bubo and boils.
Habit : Shrub