Schefflera morototoni (Aublet) Maguire, Steyermark & Frodin

Nota de alcance (en)

Bark: Bark used to treat scorpion bite, sores, and wounds and cuts in NW Guyana.

Stem: Sap of inner bark for treating abscesses; boiled bark for relief of itching skin; Surinam Tirio use cold water infusion of bark for malaria; inner bark and leaves prepared in a decoction for malaria and other fevers by the Surinam Tirio.

Root: Some French Guianans attribute to the root the same beneficial properties as Chinese ginseng (Panax ginseng). Chemical tests confirm that the root contains the same active saponins as Chinese ginseng (Panax ginseng), and some French Guianans believe S. morototoni to have the same therapeutic, stimulant properties as Chinese ginseng

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Schefflera morototoni (Aublet) Maguire, Steyermark & Frodin
Término aceptado: 27-Sep-2017