Agricultural Research Service - ARS

Dr. Duke's
Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

Ethnobotanical uses

Guazuma ulmifolia (STERCULIACEAE)

Antidote(Comocladia) Liogier; Asthma Uphof; Astringent Brutus, Liogier, Pittier, Standley, Woi.4; Bronchitis Woi.Syria; Chest Duke,1972, Standley, Woi.4; Depurative Liogier; Diaphoretic Liogier; Diarrhea Brutus; Dysentery Liogier; Elephantiasis Duke,1972, Standley, Woi.Syria; Emollient Liogier, Pittier, Standley; Fertility(Veterinary) Liogier; Fever Liogier; Hair Uphof; Kidney Altschul, Duke,1972; Leprosy Standley; Liver Duke,1972; Lung Liogier; Malaria Standley; Medicine Standley,Steyermark; Obesity Woi.4; Pectoral Woi.Syria; Refrigerant Pittier; Scurf Brutus; Skin Brutus, Duke,1972, Liogier, Standley, Woi.4; Stomach Woi.4; Stomachic Brutus; Styptic Duke,1972; Sudorific Duke,1972, Pittier, Woi.4; Syphilis Pittier, Standley

* = Chemical(s) found in plant shown to be effective for the ailment medicated
** = Plant itself shown to be effective for the ailment medicated

Phytochemical Database, USDA - ARS - NGRL, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland
Mon May 20 16:05:29 EDT 2002

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