Arachis hypogaea L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Seed: In French Guiana, an oily emulsion of the seed is used to remedy inflammatory colic; hot peanut oil is applied in a compress to dislocations, sometimes when mixed with rum.


Range. Southern Brazil. Now widely cultivated throughout the tropics. Cultivated in Myanmar.


Seed: Used for production of peanut oil. Oil aperient, emollient.

Native to Brazil, but widely grown for its pods in southern India, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Kernels—contain protease inhibitors.
Peanut skin— haemostatic.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

2) DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

3) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Arachis hypogaea L.
Término aceptado: 19-Abr-2018