History of Butea Superba
Butea Superba - High Flavonoids and Flavonoid glycosidesButea Superba is a twinning wood of long life herbal plant existing only in Thailand from the central part, eastern part, western part till the northern part of Thailand. This plant species can be found in the same habitat as Pueraria Mirifica and also the mountainous area. The long-shape tubers were annually enlarged and accumulated at least 15 chemicals in the group of direct chain organic acid, sterol, sterol glycoside, flavonoid and flavonoid glycoside. Butea Superba is an herb in the family Papilonaceae and has the characteristics of being a crawling vine that wraps itself around large trees. One branch has three leaves. The flowers are of a yellowish orange color, and the plant grows in the open area. The long roots of the plant are buried under the ground, similar to the roots of a yam. This type of plant reproduces through seeds and the separation of its roots. This plant can be found growing in forests in the Northern regions,the Eastern regions and along Kanchanaburi Province, of Thailand. The roots and stem of the plant are medicines used for strength and power. In addition, the roots and stem of the plant are considered to help increase male sexual performance. Thus, this plant has come to be known as a miracle herb. Since Butea Superba helps to enhance human health, it was considered to be an essential factor to entity the chemical constituents of this herb.