Bauhinia scala-simiae Sandwith

Nota de alcance (en)

Root: Used for diarrhea in NW Guyana.

Wood: Wood is boiled, and the water drunk as an antidiarrheal or as an antidysenteric for bloody dysentery, by the Guyana Patamona. Used for malaria and diarrhea in NW Guyana.

Stem: Decoction, or infusion in wine, used as a tonic and aphrodisiac. Decoction for backache. Often mixed with species of Smilax, Strychnos, Doliocarpus and Philodendron. Macerated stem is soaked overnight in water and drunk as an antidiarrheal by the Guyana Patamona.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Bauhinia scala-simiae Sandwith
Término aceptado: 30-Ene-2018