Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: Grated and mixed with coconut oil and soft grease for an ointment to relieve skin ulcers and acute dermatitis. Grated in poultice with soap and soft grease to treat pre-softened abscesses. Makes nutritive soup ingested to increase milk supply of nursing women.

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Origin:
Cultivated throughoutIndia.

Action:
Juice from petiole— styptic, rubefacient.
Juice of corn—used in alopaecia.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

2) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Término aceptado: 22-Sep-2017