Agricultural Research Service - ARS

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Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

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Passiflora incarnata (PASSIFLORACEAE)

Aphrodisiac Krochmal; Burn Krochmal; Cyanogenetic Eb30: 402; Diarrhea Uphof; Dysmenorrhea Al-Rawi, Uphof; Epilepsy Steinmetz, Woi.7; Eruption Krochmal; Eye Krochmal; Insomnia Al-Rawi, Steinmetz, Uphof, Woi.7; Medicine Eb22: 333; Morphinism Woi.7; Narcotic Al-Rawi, Steinmetz, Woi.7; Neuralgia Steinmetz, Uphof, Woi.7; Neurosis Steinmetz; Perfume Krochmal; Piles Krochmal; Sedative Steinmetz, Woi.7; Skin Krochmal; Soporific Steinmetz; Spasm Al-Rawi, Steinmetz, Woi.7

* = 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 16:26:09 EDT 2002

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