Marsypianthes chamaedrys (Vahl) Kuntze

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf: leaves mashed, juice used to wash eyes with "eyesickness" especially those burned by the sun

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Uses: worm.                                                 

Origin: Brazil  

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Stem and Leaf: A refreshing and digestive infusion is prepared in order to soothe upset stomach or serve as a laxative; decoction rubbed on forehead to remedy headache.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

2) Geraldini , Isanete, Journal of Ethnopharmacology v. 173, 2015 . -- p. 383-423

Marsypianthes chamaedrys (Vahl) Kuntze
Término aceptado: 17-Mar-2017