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  Haematoxylon brasiletto Karst.
 
Scientific Name  Haematoxylon brasiletto Karst.
Family Name  Fabaceae
Common Name  Brazil wood, Logwood, Palo de Brazil
Photo link  http://www.biolumanetics.net/tantalus/Angiosperms/images/haematoxylon_campech1.jpg
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Used to improve circulation, for depression and arthritis and to wash wounds. Has antibiotic and astringent activity (Kay 1996).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared cold infusion (Tizana Betel).
Phytochemistry  The heartwood contains tannins (Kay 1996).
Potential Adverse  Effects  No clinical adverse effects were found.
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  A Handbook of Mexican Roadside Flora. Mason, C. and Mason, P. The U of A Press, 1987.

 

 

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