Momordica cochinchinensis (Lour.) Spreng.

Nota de alcance (en)

Root: Cooked and used to treat bones swollen by rheumatism.

Leaf: Infusion for intestinal disturbances, pain after childbirth, stomach cramps and various swellings.

Fruit: Sap used to heal wounds.

Seed: In a drink to cure lumbar pain.

Origin: Asian plant introduced to Suriname.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Momordica cochinchinensis (Lour.) Spreng.
Término aceptado: 15-Mar-2018