About Buah Tunjuk Langit / Swietenia Macrophylla / Sky Fruit / Mahogany / 向天果 (Xiang Tian Guo)

  • Buah Tunjuk Langit (Swietenia  Macrophylla) or commonly known as Sky fruit.
  • The are medium-sized to large  trees growing to 20 – 45m tall, and up to 2m trunk diameter.
  • The leaves are 10 – 30cm long, pinnate with 3-6 pairs of leaflets with no terminal leaflet, each measuring 5 – 15cm long. The leaves are deciduous to semi-evergreen, falling shortly before the new foliage grows.
  • The small flowers are produced in loose inflorescences, with five  white to greenish-yellowish petals. The  fruit is a pear-shaped five-valve capsule 8cm – 20cm long, containing numerous winged seeds about 5-9cm long.

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Benefit of Buah Tunjuk Langit / Swietenia Macrophylla / Sky Fruit

Buah Tunjuk Langit (Swietenia Macrophylla)  is an alternative  medicine  for the following diseases and ailments:

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Migraine
  • Painful Period / Period Pain
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Heart Attack
  • Gout
  • Joint pains
  • Tyroid

It is also beneficial in:

  • Highly Antioxidant
  • Anti-Aging
  • Reducing cholesterol levels
  • Improving blood circulation
  • Delaying blood clots
  • Enhancing stamina and metabolism