Citrullus vulgaris Schrad.

Nota de alcance (en)

Parts Used: seed.                                                                                                    

Uses: colics. vomiting.                                                 

Origin: Barzil. 


Leaf and Seed: In French Guiana, an emulsion of seeds and crushed leaves makes an excellent cataplasm applied warm for intestinal inflammation.

Fruit: Pulp is refreshing; juice used as a refreshing wash.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) Bueno, Regina Norlene, et al., Acta bot. bras. vol. 19, no. 1, 2005. p.-- 39-44.

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

Citrullus vulgaris Schrad.
Término aceptado: 16-Ago-2017