Taru Kepah

  • Sterculia foetida Linn or known as Bastard Poon Tree is a very large tree. The tree commonly found in cemeteries and associated with cultural practices in Bali as dwelling spirit so offering is made to this tree.
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Taru Kepah
Kasar
Taru Kepah
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Taru Kepah
Northern Form
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Usage Examples

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Tiang mawasta Taru Kepah, don titiange panes, akah nyem, babakan anget, dados anggen tama rumpuh. Ambil titiang makasami ulig dekdekang ra parnor bubuk, yeh juuk lengis, raris urapin sakit ika rahina wengi.
[example 1]
I am the Bastard Poon tree (Sterculia foetida Linn.). My hot leaves, cool roots and hot bark can be used to treat paralysis. Take all parts of the plants and grind them until the mixture becomes smooth. Then mix together with calcium oxide and lime juice and apply topically (‘uwap’) to the affected part during the day and night.

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Wenten Taru Kepah ring setra sane pinih ageng.
[example 2]
There is a very big Bastard Poon tree in the graveyard.

  1. Lontar Taru Pramana Usada III d 1854/12; disimpan dlm Gedong Kirtya, Singaraja, berdasarkan penelitian ilmiah Taru Pramana: Suatu Analisis Filologis dari Drs. I Wayan Sukersa, M.Hum, 1996
  2. Deniek Sukarya http://www.denieksukarya.com/from "3500 plant Species of the Botanic Gardens of Indonesia