Agricultural Research Service - ARS

Dr. Duke's
Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

Ethnobotanical uses

Drimys winteri (WINTERACEAE)

Ache(Tooth) Standley; Apertif Pittier; Astringent Steinmetz; Balsamic Uphof; Cancer Hartwell; Carminative Steinmetz; Dysentery Standley, Uphof; Gastric Uphof; Gastritis Standley; Scurvy Standley, Steinmetz, Uphof; Stimulant Pittier, Steinmetz; Stomachic Steinmetz; Tonic Standley, Steinmetz, Uphof

* = 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 16:02:03 EDT 2002

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