Piper arboreum Aublet

Nota de alcance (en)

Leaf: Decoction or cold water infusion used as a treatment for body aches and fevers by the Surinam Tirio. Leaves are heated and used as a band-aid around joints as an antiarthritic, by the Guyana Patamona. Warmed leaves are wrapped around the affected area as a treatment for aches, pains and strains, by the Guyana Patamona.

Leaf and Stem: Macerated leaves and stems are used as an anti-venom by the Guyana Patamona.


Fevers: Leaf infusion poured over head & body

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.

Piper arboreum Aublet
Término aceptado: 10-Ago-2018