Durio zibethinus J. Murr.

Nota de alcance (en)

Fruit: Sold for use as an aphrodisiac by the Surinam Chinese at Lelydorp.


Native to Malaysia; cultivated in South India for its edible fruit, in lower elevations of the Nilgiris and some parts of the West Coast.

Fruit—reduces lethality of alcohol.
Leaves and roots—used in a prescriptions for fever.
Leaves— used in medicinal bath during fever.
Fruit-walls—used externally for skin diseases.
Ashes of the skin— given after childbirth.

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.

Durio zibethinus J. Murr.
Término aceptado: 27-Dic-2017