Himatanthus bracteatus (A. DC.) Woodson

Nota de alcance (en)

Bark: Stripped bark is boiled and the water drunk as an antimalarial, by the Guyana Patamona. Bark is macerated and used as a bandage for sores, by the Guyana Patamona. Extract from the macerated inner bark is applied to cuts and wounds to stop bleeding, by the Guyana Patamona.

Latex: White latex is used as an anti-fungal by the Guyana Patamona. Latex is applied to the skin to cure itching as an anti-pruritic, by the Guyana Patamona.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Himatanthus bracteatus (A. DC.) Woodson
Término aceptado: 19-Sep-2017