Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers.

Nota de alcance (en)

Uses: fever, bowel syndrome constipation.                                                 

Origin: Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, China, El Salvador, Guyana, India, Indonesia, laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam.          

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TOXIC PLANT FOR FISH

StemToxicity: An ingredient of fish poison made by the French Guiana Galibi.

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Range. Southern Asia, Australia, tropical Africa, south to Natal; introduced in tropi­cal America. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, and Yangon.

Uses

Whole plant: Used as an anthelmintic and antipyretic.

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

3) DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers.
Término aceptado: 08-Jun-2017