Sunday, August 22, 2010

Beluru or Akar Sintok

Local name: Beluru or Akar Sintok
Botanical name: Entada Spiralis
Family: Leguminosae
Beluru is liana with the wooden stem. It grows in the forest as a climber to the big tree. It can be propagated by seed and stem cutting. The fruit looks like a giant bean with seed that has a hard shell, green when young and turn to be black when matured.

The bark can be used as syampoo to clean the scalp.The seed also can be used for the same purpose.

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