Phytolacca rivinoides Kunth & Bouche

Nota de alcance (en)

Root: Decoction is drunk to treat syphilis in Guyana.

Stem: Young stem eaten to treat diabetes in Guyana.

Leaf: Eaten to treat diabetes in Guyana. Liquid from crushed leaves in water is rubbed onto hair to kill lice, fleas and to treat dandruff by the Surinam Tirio, who also wash with a decoction of the boiled leaves as a treatment for fevers.


Chiggers holes in feet: Juice of crushed fruits applied to holes after removal of chiggers

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) Milliken, William; Albert, Bruce. Economic Botany, vol 50, no 1, 1995, p. -- 10 - 25.

Phytolacca rivinoides Kunth & Bouche
Término aceptado: 10-Ago-2018