Trichosanthes bracteata (Lam.) Viogt.

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Origin

Throughout India, inmoist places.

Action:

Same as that of Citrullus colocynthis. The fruits are poisonous. The seed extract show haemagglutinating activity.

Fruit— cathartic, antiasthmatic (the fruit is smoked in asthma and lung diseases), anti-inflammatory (used for rheumatic affections, weakness of limbs, dental diseases, hemicrania).

Toxicity:

The fruits are poisonous.

Nota de alcance (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p 672.

Trichosanthes bracteata (Lam.) Viogt.
Término aceptado: 06-Jul-2021