Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss

Nota de alcance (en)

Range. India to China, south through Thailand and Indo-China; cultivated else­where. Reported from Myanmar.

Use
Shoot: Applied as poultice; also edible.

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Origin:
Wild throughout India, especially in the hill forests of Western and Southern India.

Action:
Leaf bud and young shoots—used in dysmenorrhoea; externally in ulcerations.
Leaf—emmenagogue, antileprotic, febrifuge, bechic; used in haemoptysis.
Stem and leaf—blood purifier (used in leucoderma and inflammatory conditions).
Root— Burnt root is applied to ringworm, bleeding gums, painful joints.
Bark—used for eruptions.
Leaf and Bamboo-manna—emmenagogue.
Bamboo-manna—pectoral, expectorant, carminative, cooling, aphrodisiac, tonic (used in debilitating diseases, urinary infections, chest diseases, cough, asthma).

Toxicity:
Root—poisonous.

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.

Bambusa bambos (L.) Voss
Término aceptado: 24-Oct-2019