Vismia latifolia (Aublet) Choisy

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: Exudate applied to skin ailments ("dartre") to relieve itching; exudate drunk for purgative.

Stem: Inner bark, which produces orange latex, is applied onto skin infections.

Fruit: Latex for treating yaws and leishmaniasis.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Vismia latifolia (Aublet) Choisy
Término aceptado: 16-Feb-2018