Lawsonia inermis L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Stem: Bark used as an emmenagogue in French Guiana.

Leaf: Surinam Javans make a poultice from the leaf and apply it to cracks between the toes. In Surinam, a water infusion of the leaves mixed with tobacco and salt is used for a mouthwash. Leaf cooked in water and used for washing wounds. In French Guiana, employed to treat wounds, dartre, and possibly leprosy.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Lawsonia inermis L.
Término aceptado: 02-Jul-2018