Gossypium herbaceum L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Very toxic plant

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Origin:
Cultivated mainly in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

Action:
Root bark—diuretic, oxytocic.
Bark—emmenagogue, haemostatic.
Seed—demulcent, laxative, expectorant, abortifacient, galactagogue, nervine, anticephalalgic.

Toxicity:
Root bark—oxytocic.
Seed—abortifacient.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

2) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Gossypium herbaceum L.
Término aceptado: 03-Jul-2018