Agricultural Research Service - ARS

Dr. Duke's
Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

Ethnobotanical uses

Paullinia cupana (SAPINDACEAE)

Astringent Steinmetz; Coffee Eb33: 259, Standley; Diarrhea Standley, Steinmetz; Intoxicant Uphof; Migraine Steinmetz; Nervine Steinmetz; Neuralgia Steinmetz; Stimulant Standley, Steinmetz; Tonic Steinmetz

* = 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 16:26:47 EDT 2002

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