Maprounea guianensis Aublet

Nota de alcance (en)

Stem: Bark is used in a decoction to remedy venereal chancres, and pustules which form on the legs; bark and leaves in a decoction or drinkable maceration to relieve diarrhoea; bark grated and pressed onto navel of French Guiana Palikur infants to accelerate cicatrization of umbilicus.

Leaf: Decoction for bathing patient with measles, and as a douche for mothers after childbirth. In Guyana, leaves cooked with salt are applied as a treatment for fungal diseases such as athlete's foot and ringworm, and for remedying eczema and skin rashes. Used for itches and sores in NW Guyana.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Maprounea guianensis Aublet
Término aceptado: 13-Abr-2018