Santalum album L.

Nota de alcance

PARTE UTILIZADA=USED PART: brote

ACCIÓN FARMACOLÓGICA=PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: astringente y balsamica

POSOLOGÍA=POSOLOGY: se bebe cuatro tazas al día, la preparación es por medio de cocimiento

ZONA GEOGRÁFICA =GEOGRAFICAL ZONE: Argentina

Nota de alcance (en)

Range. Tropical Asia and Australasia. Grows throughout Myanmar where annual precipitation is 63.5–89 cm and temperatures range between 10–32 degrees Celsius, at altitudes of 610–915 m. Brought to Myanmar from India; cultivated in Yangon, around the Kaba Aye pagoda, in Pyin Oo Lwin and around the base of Mount Popa.

Uses
Oil: A mixture of the oil and lime juice is applied topically to relieve itch-ing.

Wood: Used in treatment of gonorrhea.

Inner wood: A paste made from the inner wood- mixed with menthol is applied topically to the head for high fevers and hot water burns on the body, as well as to the limbs to ease fatigue, aches, and pains; mixed with rice washing water, honey, and sugar the paste is given to alleviate pain during uri­nation and diarrhea.; made with water or rosewater, and mixed with coriander seeds, it is used for flaky scalp conditions and for impetigo; and made with rice washing water mixed with rock candy, it is given to relieve hiccups.

Nota bibliográfica

1) Plantas que curan. Buenos Aires: Ediliba, 1987.

2) DeFilipps, Robert A.; Krupnick, Gary A. / PhytoKeys, v. 102. - - p. 1 - 314,  2018.

Santalum album L.
Término aceptado: 01-Jun-2015