Hippomane mancinella L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Fruit: Extract is employed by some French Guianese to treat elephantiasis. Antidotes to the poisonous latex in an accidentally eaten fruit include: a leaf infusion of Jatropha multifida; a leaf-and-flower infusion of Tabebuia serratifolia; and a seed decoction of Fevillea cordifolia.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Hippomane mancinella L.
Término aceptado: 23-Mar-2018