Crataeva tapia L .

Nota de alcance (en)

The fruits are eaten. The plant is ornamental and a shade tree. The fruit is besides febrifuge, tonic, stomachic and antidysenteric. The leaves in infusion are an antithelmintic. The plant is said to be irritant. The sweet, refreshing fruits are appropriate for the confection of refreshing drinks and particularly for an antifebrile syrup.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Crataeva tapia L .
Término aceptado: 22-Dic-2016