Alysicarpus vaginalis (L.) DC.

Nota de alcance (en)

Range. Paleotropics. Found naturally in Myanmar, especially in the hot regions.

Use. Has binding properties, brings down edema, causes dullness, cures diarrhea, dysentery, kidney stones and inability to pass urine. It also draws out the pus from sores.

Leaf: Giving children the juice (squeezed from the leaves) in milk will cure them of dull stomach pains. Taking the dried leaves soaked in water will cure such disorders as diarrhea, dysentery, passing of blood, and white  vaginal discharge.

Whole plant: The juice from the plant can be boiled or the dried parts taken as tea to cure urinary disorders and gallstones. Fresh plant can be mixed in equal amounts with cooked rice, crushed and applied as a poultice to cure breast sores as it will draw out the pus.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

Alysicarpus vaginalis (L.) DC.
Término aceptado: 14-Ago-2019