Thursday, June 22, 2017

Syzygium samarangense - Water Apple - தண்ணீர் ஆப்பிள்

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Syzygium samarangense - Water Apple - தண்ணீர் ஆப்பிள்




Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Syzygium
Species: S. samarangense

The flowers are astringent and used in Taiwan to treat fever and halt diarrhea. Investigators have found their principal constituent to be tannin. They also contain desmethoxymatteucinol, 5-O-methyl-4'-desmethoxymatteucinol, oleanic acid and B-sitosterol.