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.

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

Use

Seed: Used for production of peanut oil. Oil aperient, emollient.
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Origin:
Native to Brazil, but widely grown for its pods in southern India, Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Action:
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