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Crateva Religiosa and Benefits

Crateva Religiosa and Benefits

Scientific name: Crateva adansonii DC. Subsp. Trifoliata (Roxb.) Jacobs.
Common name: Sacred Barnar, Caper Tree.

Crateva Religiosa, the sacred garlic pear or temple plant, is a species of a flowering tree. It is a member of the caper’s family. The tree is sometimes called the spider tree because the showy flowers bear long, spidery stamens. It is native to Japan, Australia, much of Southeast Asia and several South Pacific islands.

Botanical characteristics: medium-sized tree, 6-10 m tall, leaf-shaped leaves with 3 sub-leaves, petioles consisting of 7-9 cm long, oval or ovate leaves 4-6 cm wide, 7.5-11 long Cm pointed or tapered tip The base of the pointed or narrow edge is smooth, the leaves on the side of the leaf veins. The leaf is quite thick. 4-5 branchlets per side, petioles 4-5 mm long.

Inflorescences with inflorescences will be Issued as a forked leaf near the top of the flower stalk 3-7 cm long, calyx 2-3 mm wide, 4-5 mm long, when dry, often orange. Petals white and green, then gradually The color is yellow or light pink. The oval is 0.8-1.5 cm wide, 1.2-1.8 cm long, the base of the petals are like 3-7 mm long stalks. The male stamens are purple, 15-22. 4 cm long, 5 cm long stamens, ovary rather round or ovate, 1 spherical, 2-3.5 cm in diameter.

The bark has reddish-brown spots. When the bark is smooth, the fruit stalk is 2-4 mm wide, 5-13 cm long, seed shaped like a horseshoe or kidney, about 2 mm wide and 6 mm long, smooth surface.


  • Leaves – expel the air to kill parasitic mothers, such as nasal and anti-ringworm ringworm.
  • Bark-hot, expel the air, solve stomachache, diarrhea, and stomach ache.
  • Sapwood – causing the wax to dry out
  • Core – cure yellow thin hemorrhoids
  • Root – Solving the Manasai caused by the wind
  • Bark – applied to the outside to cure skin diseases.
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