Euphorbia thymifolia Linn.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin:
Smaller var., equated with E. thymifolia, is found in tropical plains and low hills of India, ascending to 1,750 m. Bigger var., E. pilulifera/E. hirta Linn. is found in warmer parts of India from Punjab eastwards, and southwards to Kanyakumari.

Action:
Plant—antispasmodic, bronchodilator, antiasthmatic (used in bronchial asthma), galactagogue (also used for spermatorrhoea).
Root—used in amenorrhoea.
Latex—used in ringworm, dandruff.
Leaf, seed and latex—purgative. A decoction of the plant, with honey, is given to treat haematuria.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Euphorbia thymifolia Linn.
Término aceptado: 16-Nov-2020