Skip to main content

Plant Details

Accepted name: 
Myrica cerifera L. [Myricaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
arbre à cire Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
arbre à suif Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
arbre á cire Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
arrayán Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
barberry Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bayberry Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al, 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
berry wax Other U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
candle berry Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
candleberry Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
candleberry bark Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al, 2007)
cera vegetal Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
cirier Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
corteccia Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
fallow shrub Other U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
louro-bravo Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
mirica Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
myrica Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al, 2007)
myrica cerifera Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
southern bayberry Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al, 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
southern wax myrtle Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al, 2007)
southern wax-myrtle Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
tallow shrub Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
vaxpors Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
wachsbeerbaum Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
wachsmyrte Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
wax myrtle Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
wax myrtle bark Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al, 2007)
wax-myrtle Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
waxberry Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
waxmyrtle Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)