Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.

Nota de alcance (en)

Uses: wound healing, calmative, local pain, feber, stomach, gastritis, flu, cough.                                                 

Origin: Belize, Comoros, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, South Africa.     


Leaf: Juice of roasted leaves is drunk or rubbed with a pinch of salt on swellings and inflamed areas, and used for allergies. Boiled in a tea for colds, menstrual pains, labor pains, delayed labor and to aid expulsion of the afterbirth. Infusion for digestive drink.

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

Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Término aceptado: 14-Jun-2017