Limnanthemum cristatum (Roxb.) Griseb.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin:

Throughout India, in fresh water ponds and tanks. (Considered by some authors a synonym of Nymphoides Hill.)

Action:

Plant—used in fevers and jaundice.

Seeds—anthelmintic.

Stalks and leaves—applied to ulcers and insect bites. A decoction is used as a wash for parasitic skin affections. The plant is used as a substitute for Swertia Chirata.

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p378.

Limnanthemum cristatum (Roxb.) Griseb.
Término aceptado: 24-Feb-2021