Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. Ex R & S

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf, whole plant: asthma, cough, headache, menstrual illnesses, snakebite, uncooked mashed plant applied directly to wounds, whole plant boiled, tea drunk "to open the lungs," "to stop the pressure" when you can't breathe for a cold"


Whole plant: Plant is boiled, and the water drunk as a medication for colds, or the plant is chewed for the same purpose, by the Guyana Patamona. Plant is boiled, and thw water drunk as an antimalarial, as a diuretic or as a treatment for biliousness, by the Guyana Patamona.

Leaf: Used in a refreshing salad. Leaves are boiled, and the water drunk as a remedy for jaundice, by the Guyana Patamona.

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.

Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. Ex R & S
Término aceptado: 03-Mar-2017