Agricultural Research Service - ARS

Dr. Duke's
Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases

Ethnobotanical uses

Peumus boldus (MONIMIACEAE)

Anodyne Martinez; Antiseptic Steinmetz; Diuretic Steinmetz, Uphof; Hepatotonic Steinmetz; Liver Altschul, Martinez, Uphof; Rheumatism Martinez, Steinmetz; Sedative Steinmetz; Stimulant Steinmetz, Uphof; Stomach Altschul; Stomachic Steinmetz; Tonic Steinmetz; Vermifuge 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 16:28:27 EDT 2002

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