Fruits often explosively disperse their seeds. Plant at spacing of 8 m x 8 m
Coffee Agroforestry Information
Tree Benefits and Uses
Young leaves are cooked as a vegetable, the fruit flesh is added to many dishes in Indonesia for flavoring, and the fruits can also be sold at market. The latex can be used to induce vomiting, the bark is heated with coconut oil and spread on eruptions on feet and hands, an infusion of the root is taken to alleviate asthma and in the treatment of psoriasis of the feet, roots can be boiled (although weakly poisonous) and the vapor inhaled to relieve cough and headache, leaf decoctions are applied to hives, a decoction of the bark is used to treat bronchial inflammation, and the fruit is used as a laxative or taken as a liver tonic to enrich the blood.