Crinum erubescens L. fil. ex Solander

Nota de alcance (en)

Gum: Gum is grated, mixed with water, and drunk as an antidiarrheal, by the Guyana Patamona.

Root: Root is grated, soaked in warm water, and tied around the knees and joints as an anth-arthritic, by the Guyana Patamona.

Warmed leaves are used as medicament for abscesses and mumps by the Guyana Patamona. Used to induce vomiting, as laxative, and for biliousness in NW Guyana.

Bulb: Grated bulb used by French Guiana Palikur to help extract larvae of epidermal parasites (mainly Dermatobia hominis), by means of applying pulp to the respiratory orifice of the larva and causing asphyxiation, as well as the loosening of its hooks.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Crinum erubescens L. fil. ex Solander
Término aceptado: 06-Sep-2017