Many people from the tropics may know this colourful plant and for sure all the Surinam people

I did not know its medical properties.

Bua, Bua Ni Vavalangi, Frangi Pani(Fiji) Plumeria Rubra Plumeria, Frangipani(Eng) The species has two common varieties, one with white and yellow flowers, and form rubra with red flowers.

Extracts of the plant have been shown to be very active against the Semliki Forest, coxsackie and poliomyelitis viruses. The antibiotic, fulvoplumierin, is reported to inhibit the growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Matas, Aaron. Medicinal Plants and Viruses. Kindle Edition.