Helicostylis tomentosa (Poepp. & Endl.) Rusby

Nota de alcance (en)

Stem: In eastern Surinam, Carib priests drink the red, milky sap from the bark as an hallucinogen in order to contact the takini-spirit. Rasped bark mixed with alcohol is used for stomach cramps and pain accompanying a high fever.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Helicostylis tomentosa (Poepp. & Endl.) Rusby
Término aceptado: 10-Jul-2018