Renealmia floribunda K. Schum.

Nota de alcance (en)

Whole plant: The Guyana Waiwai boil the whole plant and use the liquid as a wash to treat fevers.

Root: Decoction used as an emetic to bring up phlegm from throat, and to alleviate consumption. Root is boiled with water and drunk as a cure for malarial infection, by the Guyana Patamona.

Fruit: Fruits are used as an anti-fungal agent for curing ringworms and “lata”, by the Guyana Patamona. Fruits are rubbed on the skin to get rid of white spots, by the Guyana Patamona. Fruit is crushed, and used as an anti-fungal or as an anti-pruritic, by the Guyana Patamona. Fruit is crushed, mixed with water, and used to treat dermatosis, by the Guyana Patamona. Fruits are crushed, and the juice used to treat genital herpes or to treat sores, 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

Renealmia floribunda K. Schum.
Término aceptado: 30-Ago-2018