Clusia grandiflora Splitgerber

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: Decocted with species of Smilax, Strychnos, Doliocarpus, Philodendron and Bauhinia scala-simiae for a tonic. Liquid from the cut liana used by Surinam Tirio as a wash to relieve aching bones.

Exudate: Used as treatment for botfly larvae in NW Guyana. Aerial Root: Cut pieces soaked in water or wine make an infusion used as tonic for back pain; latex is used effectively in a plaster by the French Guiana Palikur to treat body aches. Root used to treat back pain in NW Guyana.

Bark: Latex from the bark is applied to wounds for healing, by the Guyana Patamona. Latex is mixed with water and used as an antiseptic, by the Guyana Patamona.

Wood: Wood is boiled, and the water is used as an antiseptic agent, for treating sores or as a treatment for cuts and wounds, by the Guyana Patamona.

Sap:
Sap is used to remove botfly larvae, by Amerindians at Kurupukari, Guyana.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Clusia grandiflora Splitgerber
Término aceptado: 15-Feb-2018