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  Hymenaea courbaril L.
 
Scientific Name  Hymenaea courbaril L.
Family Name  Fabaceae
Common Name  Jatoba, Algarrobo
Photo link  http://www.rain-tree.com/Plant-Images/Hymenaea_courbaril_p12.jpg
Studies on Diabetes  Hymenaea courbaril is listed as having hypoglycemic activity, but no clinical studies on diabetes were found (Taylor 2002).
Other Uses  Folk uses include energy tonic, cystitis and prostatitis, antibiotic (Taylor 2002).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared cold infusion (Glucotrin).
Phytochemistry  Diterpenes (clerodanes and labdanes), sesquiterpenes, flavonoids, and oligosaccharides. (Chapman and Hall/ CRC, Version 13:1; 1982-2005)
Potential Adverse  Effects  External allergic reaction (Taylor 2002).
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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