Mother of Cacao¨
This is a very hard wood that is used popularly for fence Posts which will grow again after been posting.
Our traditional used to soothe tired irritated eyes. The leave have been used as a poultice for wounds
In the Philippines, Gliricidia (Madre Cacao) is washed and pounded to extract the juice from the leaves. It is then applied to the area affected by external parasites once to twice a day for one week. In Guatemala, the bark and leaves of Gliricidia are used to treat human skin diseases