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.


Cultivated throughoutIndia.

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