Agricultural Research Service - ARS

Dr. Duke's
Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

Ethnobotanical uses

Dipteryx odorata (FABACEAE)

Ache(Stomach) Eb30: 126, Wong; Anticoagulant* Eb30: 126; Cardiotonic Steinmetz; Carminative* Eb30: 126, Wong; Diaphoretic Keys; Dyspepsia Eb30: 126, Wong; Fever Keys; Fumigant Steinmetz; Fumitory Eb31: 19; Narcotic Steinmetz, Uphof; Pertussis Steinmetz; Poison Steinmetz; Stimulant Uphof; Stomachic Keys

* = 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 15:58:36 EDT 2002

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