Hernandia guianensis Aublet

Nota de alcance (en)

Stem: Juice from the bark is used as a depilatory and to kill lice in the hair.

Leaf: Juice of young leaves is a mild depilatory.

Inflorescence and Fruit: Used in a decoction to remedy whooping cough by the French Guiana Palikur.

Stem, Leaf and Seed
: Bark, young leaves and seeds are mildly purgative.

Seed: Kernel is an ingredient in a purgative emulsion.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Hernandia guianensis Aublet
Término aceptado: 25-Jun-2018