Antidesma bunius is also known as Mamao Luang or Mao Luang ( in Thai ). Mamao Luang, a kind of medicinal fruit trees could be found in most of dipterocarp forested areas in Northeast Thailand.
The small oval shape of fruit when ripe has an attractive bright red. Some people in Thailand used the fruits when ripe as a medicinal plant. Nowadays, Mamao Luang fruits have been used as a raw material for making tasty jelly jam, drinking juices, juice concentrate and wine. It has been advocated that juices derived from ripe fruits could be used for healing sickness of man on coronary heart disease, reduce platelet aggregation, anti-oxidant, anti- cancer and anti-inflammation. The phytochemicals constituents of this plant include flavonoilds, anthocyanins, procyanidin B1 and procyanidin B2.