Kokoona zeylanica is a very large tree[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its oil, wood and medicinal applications.
E. Asia - southern India, Sri Lanka.
Forests in moist regions at elevations from sea level to 1,200 metres[
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The powdered inner bark is used as a snuff in the treatment of severe headaches[
An aqueous extract of the stem bark has demonstrated hypoglycaemic properties[
An acrid oil obtained from the seed is used as a protection from leeches[
The inner bark is a brilliant yellow colour[
]. It is used by jewellers for polishing gold embroidery[
The oil expressed from the seeds is used for burning in lamps[
The pale, yellowish-brown wood is smooth, light and splits readily[
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