Lagerstroemia speciosa originates from Asian tropical area and is distributed in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. It is routinely cultivated in Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Hainan and Fujian of china for ornament.
Lagerstroemia speciosa is a kind of folk medicines among Southeast Asia, and is commonly known as “Barabbas “. In India, people take its roots as a kind of astringent. In Malaysia, people apply pounded leaves for treating malaria, and foot fractures. In the Philippines, the tea drinks made from its leaf is widely used in the treatment and prevention of diabetes, known as the “natural plant insulin”; orally administration is effective with no side effects and can reduce the weight without affecting the appetite. In the 90s of last century, scholars abroad, especially in Japan have conducted extensive researches on it with both its chemical composition and pharmacological effects being reported. Recent studies have found that it can lower blood sugar, cause weight loss; it also has effects of anti-tumor, have anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and anti-cardiovascular disease. Especially should pay attention to its good hypoglycemic activity which has similar physiological effects as insulin, and thus also known as “plant insulin” which draw widespread attention. It has been currently developed into various kinds of health care products both at home and abroad.
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