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Warning: Caution must be taken as the toxic effects of this plant are unknown.

Synonymy: Croton congestum Lour., Xylosma racemosum Miq., Xylosma japonicum A. Grey, Xylosma apactis Koidz., Xylosma congestum (Lour.) Merr. Xylosma senticosum, Myroxylum senticosum.

Common names: Tungch'ing (Chinese).

Uses: In China, the ash of the bark is mixed with water and the mixture is drunk to treat jaundice and tumors, heal scrofulous sores and to induce delivery in labor. The roots are used to facilitate parturition.

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