Litsea. Litsea garciae. a.k.a. Engkala. Small fruit, only ” across, with pink to purple skin that is said to have an excellent delicate, avocado-like flavor. ~Engkala~ Litsea garciae Local Borneo names: Kangkala, Medang, Pangalaban, Ta’ang. Common names: Wuru Lilin, Tebulus aka Butter-Fruit Native to the. Plant Name: Engkala Tree Season of Interest: Summer Plant Category: Tropical Fruit Tree Foliage: Deciduous Species: Litsea garciae Soil Type: Loam, Peat.

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In Peninsular Malaysia, the fruit is cultivated to a smaller extent. The intake of to mg of Zinc helps to enhance the vision. More facts about Engkala. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. litsfa

Litsea – Litsea garciae

Zinc assists to release testosterone, growth of insulin and hormones which is essential for healthy metabolism and build a muscle mass. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Its origin is regarded to be iltsea Philippines.

The study shows that with the presence of normal amounts of Zinc, liysea helps to lower the tumor growth. Uses The wood is used. Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. Engkala Quick Facts Name: The engkala grows rapidly and tolerates high light levels if well watered.

Engkala Facts, Health Benefits and Nutritional Value

It is also essential for the collagen production which is a connective tissue that assists in the regrowth and repair of skin.


The foliage looks somewhat like that of the avocado, however the leaves are longer and droop more gracefully. The studies show that zinc is an effective aid to treat acne and pimples. Zinc lifsea the function of white blood cells. It is available in PDF format on the Internet. Garrciae is essential to balance the insulin levels in the body which is the hormone that is involved in regulating the blood sugar. Zinc has a vital role in the growth and division of cells.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Close-up of a leaf Photograph by: Small fruit, with pink to purple skin and excellent delicate, avocado-like flavor. The flowers are small, yellowish to white having diameter as 15 mm. They have thin pink or red skinned and fleshy body. Write a customer review. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Lauraceae Engkala, Pong Labon Origin: Bengali – rare exotic fruit tree. The round fruits 35 to 45 mm in diameterflattened top and bottom, have thin, edible bright pink skins.

The fruits are little known, but reputedly well-liked by those who have had the chance to try them. Zinc possesses an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which prevents oxidative stress. This food helps the people with night blindness. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. See questions and answers. Feedback If you are a seller for gsrciae product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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Engkala is also cultivated in Indonesia in the Mountain region of Java. The patients of prostate disorder are advised to take 15 mg of zinc regularly. I have been able to propagate it from semi-mature cuttings taken at the beginning of September autumn which rooted in approximately 10 weeks. Customers also shopped for. White blood cells act as the vital part for the healing process which defends the body from the infections such as ulcers, canker sores, burns, wounds and surgical incisions.


Publisher Forest Research Institute; Malaysia Year ISBN Description Part of an excellent series of publications, this one giving a brief guide to five lesser known groups of light hardwoods from southeast Asia. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Through trial and error we found that it thrives in full sun and plenty of water.

Litsea garciae Soil Type: It grows wild in the forests garcise have medium and low altitudes. The zinc supplements helps to lower the chances of infection as kitsea as the liver damage.

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Litsea garciae

It acts as a natural treatment for cancer. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, silvery shiny when young, glabrous. The same amount covers 7 mg of Calcium, 0.