Macfadyena unguis-cati (L.) A. Gentry

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: Juice is alexiteric. Decoction for febrifuge wash.

Stem and Leaf: Infusion as sudorific for fevers; bechic, emollient. Used for female sterility and hemorrhage in NW Guyana.

Leaf: Mixed with honey in an infusion to treat coughs, for a febrifuge and diuretic, and to treat snakebite.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Macfadyena unguis-cati (L.) A. Gentry
Término aceptado: 26-Dic-2017