Himatanthus

Nota de alcance

Leaves as an antidote for poison, as a poultice for snake bites; febrifugal. Laticiferous bark for wounds. Latex is disinfectant and used to kill parasitic larvae. ROTH studied the bark structure 1981.

 

Nota bibliográfica

South American medicinal plants : botany, remedial properties, and general use / I. Roth, H. Lindorf. Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2002. -- p. 492.

Himatanthus
Término aceptado: 16-Dic-2016