Chamaesyce thymifolia (L.) Millsp.

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: childbirth, kidney, pain, uterine pain, womb, whole plant boiled (alone or with Spermacoce confusa), tea drunk to "clean the womb," to reduce "pain of womb" and to facilitate childbirth


Whole plant: Infusion for stomach pain. Decoction for diarrhoea and to remedy white discharges.

Stem and Leaf: A bitter diuretic; juice is drunk by women having a loss of blood; fresh plant in a plaster for healing sprains and strains.

Stem: Yields milky sap used on warts.

Leaf: In a decoction for cystitis and kidney ailments.

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.

Chamaesyce thymifolia (L.) Millsp.
Término aceptado: 09-Mar-2017