Scientific Name
Group : Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family : Moraceae
Genus : Artocarpus
Species : lakoocha Roxb.
Common Name
English Name : Monkey jack tree
Hindi Name : Barhal
Manipuri Name : Heirikokthong
Other Details
Habit : Handsome tree
Parts Use : Bark, Fruit & Seed
Preparation : Dried bark ground into powder. Fruits are edible.
Mode of use : Fresh
Ingredients : Wood contain galangin, artocarpin & cycloartocarpin. Bark yields b-sitosterol, cycloartenol, a-amyrin and lupeol acetate. The heartwood contains artocarpin, norartocarpin & oxyresveratol.
Ailment Treated : Ripe fruit pulp is taken in constipation and fever. Bark powder is antiseptic and applied to pimples and cracked skin. Seeds are purgative.
Source : Wildly grown in both hills and valley areas. Occasionally cultivated as avenue tree.