Cucurbita moschata (Duchesne) Poir.

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf: Used to treat hemorrhages in NW Guyana.

Flower: Infusion for jaundice.

Fruit: Crushed pulp in cataplasm placed on forehead to remedy headache, on eyes for ophthalmia, and on all kinds of tumors.

Seed; Emollient, laxative; seed oil used as a vanishing cream for reddish blotches.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Cucurbita moschata (Duchesne) Poir.
Término aceptado: 26-Feb-2018