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Krameria triandra (KRAMERIACEAE)

Astringent Eb22: 96, Standley, Steinmetz, Uphof, Woi.5; Cough Woi.5; Dentifrice Woi.5; Diarrhea Eb24: 219, Standley, Woi.5; Dysentery Eb24: 219; Expectorant Steinmetz; Hemorrhage Woi.5; Hemostat Steinmetz; Incontinence Woi.5; Leucorrhea Woi.5; Ophthalmia Woi.5; Piles Woi.5; Prolapse Woi.5; Sore(Throat) Woi.5; Stomatitis Woi.5; Styptic Eb24: 219, Standley; Tonic Standley, Uphof; Tooth Preservative Uphof; Tumor Hartwell

* = 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 16:11:39 EDT 2002

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