Impatiens balsamina L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf: In Surinam, the crushed leaves are added with salt to castor oil and packed around a finger affected by whitlow; the whitlow disappears in a short time. Also used to heal torn nails (fingernail, toenail).


Origin: Native to India.

Pharmacological Activities: Antibacterial, Antihypotensive, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory and Antipruritic.

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.

Impatiens balsamina L.
Término aceptado: 22-Dic-2017