Mucuna urens (L.) DC.

Nota de alcance (en)

Root: Root mixed with honey is used to combat cholera by French Guianans originally from Malabar, India.

Fruit and Seed: In Guyana, the hairs are mixed in molasses syrup and drunk as a vermifuge to expel intestinal worms, with a chaser of rhubarb juice.

Stem and Seed
: Cataplasm of the bark and ground seeds is recommended for inguinal hernia in French Guiana.

Toxicity of Fruit: Hairs on the fruit cause severe itching on the skin (Guyana Patamona).

Seed: Used for itches 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

Mucuna urens (L.) DC.
Término aceptado: 30-Abr-2018