Tephrosia sinapou (Buch.) Chev.

Nota de alcance (en)

Root: Used for treating cancer in NW Guyana.

Root and Stem:  decoction of leafy branches is drunk to treat snakebite and as an antisyphilitic. French Guiana Galibi use a decoction to remedy blennorrhagia.
Root and Stem Toxicity: Juice is a fish poison (ichthyotoxic)

Stem and Leaf Toxicity: Fish poison.

Stem: In French Guiana, a decoction is used for heart palpitations, as a digitalis substitute.

Leaf: Crushed and appplied as a hair-wash to rid the hair of lice.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Tephrosia sinapou (Buch.) Chev.
Término aceptado: 04-May-2018