Tripogandra serrulata (Vahl) Handlos

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: Infusion of "red" and "white" plants is used for kidney disorders; "red" plant is boiled with Scoparia dulcis and Momordica charantia and the liquid is drunk as a purgative; decocted with leaves of Persea americana for biliousness. Diuretic; refreshant. In NW Guyana, used to treat biliousness, loss of hair, kidney disease, and to cleanse womb and tubes.

Leaf: Macerated leaves are applied to the face to encourage beard growth. Leaves are boiled and used as a tonic, by the Guyana Patamona. Leaves are boiled, and the water drunk as a treatment for tuberculosis, 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.

Tripogandra serrulata (Vahl) Handlos
Término aceptado: 20-Feb-2018