Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.

Nota de alcance (en)

Range. Tropical Africa, Madagascar, tropical Asia to Philippine Islands and Fiji. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Chin, Mandalay, Mon, Sagaing, and Yangon.

Uses

Latex: Used as a heart tonic and febrifuge

Seed: Has good febrifuge and antidysenteric properties (these good uses have also been men­tioned for the leaves and bark).

Toxicity:
Latex: as an arrow poison.

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Origin:
Western Ghats from Konkan southwards to Trivandrum, up to 600m.

Action:
Seed—febrifuge, antidysenteric (in minute doses).
Latex— circulatory stimulant (in minute doses.). Latex, in small quantities, is a mild cardiac and circulatory stimulant, whereas in large quantities it acts as a myocardial poison.

Toxicity:
Latex, in large quantities it acts as a myocardial poison.

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. 836.

Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
Término aceptado: 16-Sep-2019