Planted on or near sandy shores
Coffee Agroforestry Information
Tree Benefits and Uses
The bark used for ropes, the leaves used as wrappers, and the wood used for craft wood, dye, and marking boundaries. The fresh macerated bark makes water mucilaginous, and is prescribed to treat dysentery, the leaves are used as a laxative and to treat sore throat, pneumonia, cough, tuberculosis, and diarrhea, the pulverized roots are used to induce vomiting, and both the leaves and root are crushed in water and drunk to ease labor.