Plumeria alba L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Root: Bark is purgative, thirst-causing, depurative; for blennorrhagia. Bark extract for herpes; used internally for syphilis and externally as a lotion on syphilitic ulcers. Administered as powder macerated in sugar-water, wine or beer.

Stem: Latex is caustic, for treating ulcers, dartre (skin diseases) and scabies.

Flower: Bitter, caustic. In French Guiana the flowers are an ingredient in a complex pectoral syrup for chest coughs and grippe.

Seed: For dysentery (bloody flux).

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Plumeria alba L.
Término aceptado: 20-Sep-2017