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Eugenia dyeriana


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Vernacular Names:

Malaysia: Haji Samat, Lebai Samat, Ubai Samak, Kelat [1]
Thailand:  Dangkhao, Mao

General Information


Eugenia dyeriana is a member of the Myrtaceae family. It is a tree that can grow up to 20m high. The leaves are stiffly coriaceous, elliptic to oblong, base slightly narrowed. There are 13-20 pairs of nerve which are typically prominent on the undersurface and inarching near the edge. They measure 17-22cm long and 8-12 cm wide with short petioles of 1-1.5cm long. The panicles are axillary and terminal measures 12-20cm long, stout with short, thick-angled branches measures 2.5cm long where lowere ones occasionally long and rebranched. The flowers are white in colour, sessile in clusters on the branch ends. The calyx obconic, shortly narrowed to a short pseudo-stalk. The petals are orbicular in shape. The stamens measure 1cm long. The fruit globose smooth, or oblong, measuring 2.5cm long and 3cm wide. [1] 

Plant Part Used

Roots [2]

Chemical Constituents

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Traditional Used:

The roots are used in combination with other aphrodisiacs to improve the male virility. [2]

Pre-Clinical Data


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Clinical Data

Clinical Trials

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Adverse Effects in Human:

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Used in Certain Conditions

Pregnancy / Breastfeeding

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Age Limitations

Neonates / Adolescents

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Chronic Disease Conditions

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Interactions with drugs

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Interactions with Other Herbs / Herbal Constituents

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Case Reports

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  1. Henry N. Ridle. Flora of the Malay Peninsula. London: L. Reeves & Co; 1925.731.
  2. Norhayati Ismail, Zhari Ismail, Muzlifah Abdul Manaf. Malaysian Medicinal Plant Index. Kuala Selangor: Victus Semulajadi; 1999.27.

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