It acts as astringent, cooling, aphrodisiac, cardiotonic, demulcent, styptic, anti-dysenteric, urinary astringent, expectorant, alexiteric
, lithontriptic tonic.
Mallotus philippenensis is well known to contain different natural compounds, mainly phenols, diterpenoids, steroids, flavonoids, cardenolides, triterpenoids, coumarins, isocoumarins and many more which exhibit interesting biological activities such as antimicrobial , anticestodal [7, 8], antiviral , immune-regulatory, antiviral, or cytotoxic along with being also used as purgative, anthelmintic, vulnerary, detergent, maturant, carminative, alexiteric
and being useful in treatment of bronchitis, abdominal diseases .
The above data indicate more than 39 additional diseases and ailments could be treated by medicinal plants of the flora of middle area of Gaza Strip, as potential resource for treating various diseases such as: Bacterial infection, poisoning infertility, sexual weakness, heart diseases, hair loss, eye inflammation, inflammation, bronchitis, asthma, fever, poisonous, diuretic, circulatory system, cancer, intestine pain, cholesterol reduction, emmenagogue, galactogoue, aphrodisiac, stimulat, night blindess, astringent, tunors, vginal diseases, antipyretic, gonorrhoea, alexiteric
, emollient, irritant, asedative, muscular system, organ Britain system, blood, psoriatic, burns, mouth ulcers, gall bladder stones, paralysis, ulcer goiter and secrete more milk in women.