Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser Main specimen
Rubiaceae
{ Human uses | Medicinal }

Neolamarckia cadamba is used in Ayurveda and Siddha medicines.

Neolamarckia cadamba is hepatoprotective, nematicidal, tonic, febrifuge and astringent.

The leaves extract is used as a mouth gargle.
The leaves decoction is used as a gargle to treat aphthae and stomatitis. The dried bark is used to relieve fever, burning sensation and as a tonic.
The bark juice is used in eyes inflammation.

The stem is used as a tooth brush in gum infection and dental caries.

The fresh juice of the fruit is used to kill worms in sores.

Sources :
- Arya Vaidya Sala, 1996, Indian Medicinal plants
- Basu & Kirtikar, 1918, Indian Medicinal Plants
- Quattrocchi, 2012, CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants
- Useful Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern, 2014 (http://tropical.theferns.info)