Martynia annua L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Range. China, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vi­etnam; native of Central America, introduced and naturalized elsewhere. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Fruit: Used in tuberculosis and for inflammation.



Native of Mexico; found throughout India.


Leaf—used in epilepsy, also applied to tuberculous glands of the neck.

Fruit—anti-inflammatory. Ash of the fruit, mixed with coconut oil, is applied on burns.

Seed oil— applied on abscesses and for treating itching and skin affections.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

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

2) Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p  402.

Martynia annua L.
Término aceptado: 13-Sep-2019