(Oleaceae) Ligustrum sinense Lour.
Local name(s): ກໍ ຫັດ (koh hat)
Medicinal use(s): Given as women’s tonic following birth and also used to stimulate lactation.
Part(s) used: root
Field characters: Treelet 3 m tall, flowers white, young fruits green. Not common.
Locality: Xieng Khoang province, Kham District, Kham Medicinal Biodiversity Preserve, 15 km from Kham town.
Habitat: Broadleaved evergreen submontane forest. Edge of forest along road.
Altitude: 1130 m asl
Collector(s): D.D. Soejarto, K. Sydara, M. Xayvue
Collection number(s): DDS 14959
Collection date: May 16, 2014.
Additional data:Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313832.
Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:Flora of China Vol. 15 Page 303Plants of the World online
Useful references:Ouyang, M.A. et al. Anti-oxidative activity of glycosides from Ligustrum sinense. Nat Prod Res. 2003; 17(6):381-387.
Wu, C.-R. et al. Triterpenoid contents and anti-inﬂammatory properties of the methanol extracts of Ligustrum sp. leaves. Molecules 2011; 16(1):1-15.