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Crepe Myrtle Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Crepe Myrtle
Glycemic Index / Load
Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle
Botanical Name
Lagerstroemia Indica
Hindi Name

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Crepe Myrtle Cures


Action of Crepe Myrtle

Nutrients in Crepe Myrtle

Taste of
Crepe Myrtle

Parts Used

Flower, Root, Leaf, Bark
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Crepe Myrtle is a shrub.
It is deciduous.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 5 M.
Lagerstroemia Indica is different from Lagerstroemia Speciosa.
L. Indica is a shrub whereas L. Speciosa is a huge tree.
L. Indica's flower is dark pink in colour whereas L.Speciosa possess purple colour flowers.
Leaves of L. Indica are smaller than L. Speciosa.
Lagerstroemia Speciosa is used to treat Diabetes whereas Crepe Myrtle is used for Cuts and wounds.


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Materia Medica for Crepe Myrtle

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Eddie Jackson jr. ( United States )
28 Jul 2016
How do you prepare the leaves and store them?
How much can you consume?
Is it safe to drink everyday?
I did read where leaves was made as a tea, what about the berries and the flowers?
What are the side effects?
Jayant Misra
04 Aug 2016
Eddie Jackson
Thhere are two inter related herbs: one is Crepe Myrtle, it's botanical name is Lagerstroemia Indica is used to cure cuts and wounds the other is Largerstroemia Speciosa- used to treat diabetes. So first of all you need to mention the disorder that you wish to cure with this herb. What problem do you wish to cure with this herb ?
05 Sep 2020
I would like to use the tree for diabetes.
22 Sep 2020
Greetings- Are you still out here? What is the best way to prepare L. Indica fo reduce histamine reactions and respiratory issues? Thanks for your time in advance-
02 Sep 2020
Hi. Wondering if you ever g or response on how to make the tea? I'm having a hard time finding recipes or ways to make it.
Lloyd ( Mississippi )
23 Jul 2017
Can I make jelly from the flowers or berries?
Ed ( USA Dalton, Georgia )
17 Nov 2017
How do you prepare the leafs of the Lagerstroemia Indica tree?
Lisa ( Usa/Texas )
05 Sep 2020
I would like to use the tree for diabetes.
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