Geissospermum argenteum Woodson

Nota de alcance (en)

Stem: Bark maceration is antipaludic; bark and leaves in decoction for a children's vermifuge, antidiarrhoeic. Bark decoction for infections of glans penis, diabetes, fever, stomach worms, itches, chest pain, snakebite. Bark sometimes used as a non-essential ingredient in the curare (balaitu) made by the Guyana Waiwai.

Leaf: Latex for eye pain.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Geissospermum argenteum Woodson
Término aceptado: 18-Sep-2017