Euterpe oleracea Mart.

Nota de alcance (en)

Uses: malaria, hepatites, gastrointestinal problems, vaginal bleeding, anmia, nutritional, vitamin.                                                 

Origin: Brazil, Caribbean, Colmbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela. 


Stem: sap applied to cuts as haemostatic. Heart is dried, pulverised and used in a plaster to cicatrize open cuts; liquid extracted from warm palm heart is patted on an open wound. Overeating of heart or pith causes diarrhoea. Stem: The palm cabbage is roasted and applied to soothe the pain of scorpion stings; juice from roasted palm cabbage should be drunk simultaneously.
Stem Toxicity: Cold water infusion of wood used as an external wash by Surinam Tirio women for a contraceptive (abortive)

Sap: Used to treat hemorrhage, scorpian bites, and in the treatment of wounds and cuts.

Leaf: Decoction for fever.

Seedling: Infusion of whole seedling used to treat shot wounds from hunting.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

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

Euterpe oleracea Mart.
Término aceptado: 11-May-2017