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.


Range. Old World tropics. Cultivated in Myanmar.

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