Kedondong

Spondias dulcis. Its fruit can be juiced or eaten raw. Flesh is crunchy and tart. In Indonesia and Malaysia, kedondong is eaten with shrimp paste, and used as an ingredient in rojak.

Traditionally, the bark of the kedondong is used to treat diarrhoea. For which approx. 15 grams of bark is diluted with water and used as a decoction, taken twice a day.

Additionally, the fruit is used to treat coughs, where 2-3 pieces are washed and grated, then squeezed with a sprinkle of salt, taken 3 times a day.

 

last update by M 12/7/2012

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