Elephantopus scaber L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: Decoction applied on mycoses (fungal diseases).


Origin: Native to Africa, tropical and temperate Asia and Australasia.

Pharmacological Activities: Antibacterial, Anticancer/Antineoplastic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiviral and Hepatoprotective.

Range. Tropical Africa, Eastern Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and Australia. In Myanmar, found in Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, Shan, and Yangon.

Stem and Leaf: A decoction made from these parts is used for menstrual disorders.

Root: Used as an antipyretic, analgesic, and tonic.

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) A guide to medicinal plants / Hwee Ling, Koh; Tung Kian, Chua; Chay Hoon, Tan. Singapore:  World vScientific Public Co. Pte. Ltd., 2009. p 289 p.

3) DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

Elephantopus scaber L.
Término aceptado: 21-Dic-2017