Desmodium incanum DC.

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf: back pain, belly ache, kidney


Uses: dysentery.                                                 

Origin: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Madagascar, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.    


Whole plant: Mixed with congo pump (Cecropia sp.) and/or Leonotis nepetifolia to treat kidney defects. Mixed with Asclepias curassavica and Phyllanthus amarus to treat womb ailments. Used for wounds, cuts and hemorrhage in NW Guyana.

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

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

Desmodium incanum DC.
Término aceptado: 21-Mar-2017