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Published in 2015:


Chinese Ophthalmology


the English translation

of the 2nd edition

of the German standard work entitled

„Chinesische Medizin in der Augenheilkunde“

Where does the name „Tipani“ come from and what does it mean?

Blüte TipaniTipani is the Polynesian term for the Plumeria genus, also commonly known as Frangipani and Temple Tree. Tipani-Baum The plant grows as a tree or bush and was probably originally native to Central America and the Caribbean; nowadays, however, it can be found in numerous tropical regions of the world, in Asia, Australia, Polynesia and on the islands of the Indian Ocean. In Central America it is sometimes used as a medicinal plant. The Frangipani is revered in Southeast Asia as a symbol of immortality.