Phyllanthus brasiliensis (Aublet) Poir.

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: French Guiana Amerindians of the upper Maroni region bruise the whole plant, which exudes a latex used as a depurative.

Toxicity of the Stem: Crushed stem yields latex used for fish poison in French Guiana.

Toxicity of the Leaf: Made into a paste for a strong fish poison in Guyana, where the paste is first enclosed in the skin of a grasshopper.

Leaf: Used to treat munuri ant (Paripona clavata) bite 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

Phyllanthus brasiliensis (Aublet) Poir.
Término aceptado: 13-Abr-2018