Genipa spruceana Steyerm.

Nota de alcance (en)

Same uses as those given for Genipa americana.

Bark: Bark is scraped and used as a poultice for sores by the Guyana Patamona.

Fruit: Young fruit is used as remedy for dermatoses by the Guyana Patamona. Young fruits are crushed and used as an antifungal by the Guyana Patamona. Young fruit is cut in halves and used for treating ringworm infection or for treating eczema by the Guyana Patamona. Pulp of young fruit is used for making tattoos or for treating sunburn, by the Guyana Patamona.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

Genipa spruceana Steyerm.
Término aceptado: 20-Ago-2018