Tapiriria guianensis Aublet

Nota de alcance (en)

Stem: Yields an abundant oleoresin fluid which is recommended in French Guiana for syphilitic ulcers.

Finely ground bark is ingested for children's thrush; bark decoction used as a fever bath; bark infusion for washing ulcers; inner bark used to dress cuts and sores, and to treat snakebite. Bark used in treatment of sores and for wounds/cuts in NW Guyana.

Part unspecified: For a purgative.

Flowers: The Taiwano of Colombia prepare a tea from the flowers, which is used by elderly persons experiencing painful urination

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Tapiriria guianensis Aublet
Término aceptado: 11-Sep-2017