Cedrela odorata (L.)

Nota de alcance (en)

Parte empleada: corteza.
Usos: quitar hernias y quistes.
Preparación: frotar una tirita roja en la hernia.

Nota de alcance (en)

Uses: malaria, intestinal infection, intoxication, poor digestion, kidneys.                                                 

Origin: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, China, Colombia, Costta Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Madagascar, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United States, Venezuela.    

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Stem: Cold water infusion of bark to treat fevers; astringent and aromatic bark used as a tonic. In Surinam, cedar shavings used in sweat baths to treat skin eruptions.

Stem and Leaf: Bark and leaf decoction for a wash to treat headache. Bark used to treat sores in NW Guyana.

Leaf: Decoction as a wash to treat fevers.

Leaf and Flower: Infusion is an antispasmodic used for earache. Fruit: Anthelmintic.

Seed: Oil used for cicatrization of wounds.

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) Plantas medicinales de La Matamba y El Piñonal, municipio de Jamapa, Veracruz/ Escamilla Pérez, Blanca Edith; Moreno Casaola, Patricia. INECOL: Mexico, 2015, 99p.

Cedrela odorata (L.)
Término aceptado: 21-Jun-2017