Artocarpus incisa L.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin

Jamaica

Folk medicinal uses

The belief in the efficacy of a tea made from breadfruit leaves in cases of high blood pressure is widespread in Jamaica.

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Origin

Jamaica

Folk medicinal uses

We are reliably informed that the gum of this tree makes an effective dressing for the contagious skin disease Tinea versicolor or liver spot.

 

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) Asprey, G.F; Phylis Thornton/ Medicinal plants of Jamaica. Parts I & II. – p. 19.

2) Asprey, G.F; Phylis Thornton/ Medicinal plants of Jamaica. Parts III & IV. – p. 62.

Artocarpus incisa L.
Término aceptado: 04-Oct-2021