Kleinhovia hospita Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
guest-tree

Kleinhovia hospita is an evergreen, tropical tree native to Indonesia, Malaysia and other parts of tropical Asia. It is monotypic, being the only species in its genus.

Kleinhovia hospita

Medical use

Economic importance of Kleinhovia hospita

Environmental potential as ornamental potential for erosion control

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Native
    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    Native
    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia - Society Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

Biological activities

AntiHIV
Betulin found in Fruit
Anticarcinomic
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Antifeedant
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Antiflu
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Antiinflammatory
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Antitumor
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Antiviral
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Aphidifuge
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Cytotoxic
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Hypolipemic
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Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
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Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Betulin Fruit
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]