Oryctanthus florulentus (L.C. Rich.) Urban

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: Pulverised and applied in a plaster around a fracture in order to reduce it, while the immobilized part of the body is bound with strips of Gynerium sagittatum. Plant is boiled, and the water drunk as a treatment for whooping cough, by the Guyana Patamona.

Leaf: Juice from macerated leaves is used as an antiseptic, by the Guyana Patamona. Leaves are heated and used as an emollient, by the Guyana Patamona. Macerated leaves are applied to cuts and wounds, and used as poultice for sores, by the Guyana Patamona.

Leaf and Stem:
Leaves and stems are boiled, and the water drunk as a treatment for whooping cough, by the Guyana Patamona.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Oryctanthus florulentus (L.C. Rich.) Urban
Término aceptado: 02-Jul-2018