fringe tree


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fringe tree

Herbal medicine
A deciduous tree or shrub, the bark of which contains a glycoside, phyllyrin and saponins; its bark is antipyretic, astringent, diuretic, laxative and tonic. It has been used internally to stimulate the appetite, gastric secretions and the flow of bile, and topically to treat wounds.
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The presence of phillyrin in the stem bark of fringe tree was reported by Steinegger in 1959.
The phytochemical profile of fringe tree root bark was confirmed to be as reported by Boyer (2005) with all 8 compounds identified by a combination of HPLC-DAD and LC/MS techniques.
Even then its therapeutic relevance would be uncertain since the active components of fringe tree are not known.
The phytochemical profiles present in fringe tree root and stem bark have been compared by a combination of HPLC-DAD and LC/MS.