Philodendron scandens C. Koch & Sello

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf: leaves mashed and applied directly to "swelling and inflammation"


Leaf: Among the Surinam Tirio, the leaves are boiled and the decoction poured onto wounds caused by botfly worm. Used to treat munuri ant (Pariponera clavata) bite, snakebite, sore eyes, sores, and wounds and cuts in NW Guyana.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) Barret, Bruce Economic Botany vol. 48, nro. 1 .-- p. 8-20 1994

2) Robertt, A., et al.. Medicinal Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guyana)/Smithsonian NMNH. cited online: 17-08-2017.

Philodendron scandens C. Koch & Sello
Término aceptado: 02-Mar-2017