Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Mahogany (Sweitenia ,macrophyilia King Meliaceae)

A Mahogany is a large tree, the height of this tree is up 10 cm or more , with a heavy color dark-green and dense crown. during summer.the leaves of mahogany sheds, The trunk is more or less buttressed. The bark is dark gray and ridged. The leaves are alternate, smooth (with the upper portion shiny, brownish, or purplish), or compound and about 15 cm long, comprising 3-6 of leaflets.

Medicinal use:
• A of bark may serve as an anticyptic (reduces fever).
• It serve as also as an astringent.
• It is also used increases our body tone.