Luffa cylindrica

Nota de alcance (en)

Not only supplies the sponge obtained from the fibers of the fruit, but also a homoeopathic remedy Luffa D 3 nose drops used for inflammations of the mucosa, rhinitis with formation of crusts and a dry, easily bleeding mucosa, for dry and slimy nose and pharynx catarrh, ozeana, and as an assistance in the treatment of pyogenic inflammations of the nose and paranasal sinus.

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Range. Old World tropics. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses
Fruit: Employed as a laxative and also used in the treatment of leprosy.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

2) DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

Luffa cylindrica
Término aceptado: 26-Dic-2016