Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC.

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf: Decoction is drunk for treating itching and overheated skin.


Range. Native range Australia, Northen Mariana Islands, Federated States of Mi­cronesia, Guam, Palau, the Philippines, Soloman Islands, and Singapore. Now very widespread in the tropics and subtropics of both the Old and New Worlds, especially in damp or wet locations. In Myanmar, found in Yangon.

Leaf, Juice: Used as a galactagogue.

Throughout the hotter parts of India, especially around tanks and ponds.

Febrifuge, galactagogue, cholagogue.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

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

3) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC.
Término aceptado: 04-Sep-2017