Geophila repens (L). I.M. Johnston

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: The Surinam Tirio drink a decoction of the boiled plant as a treatment for coughs.

Leaf: The Surinam Wayana drink a decoction of the boiled plant as a treatment for coughs.

Fruit: Crushed and rubbed on facial dermatitis consisting of white spots, and considered as an effective antifungal agent by the French Guiana Palikur. Used to treat skin fungi in NW Guyana.

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Eye infections: Juice of crushed fruits dripped into eyes

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.

Geophila repens (L). I.M. Johnston
Término aceptado: 20-Ago-2018