jacaranda coerulea l.
jacaranda coerulea l.
Names in Spanish:
: jacaranda; palisander, palissandre (the latter two names correspond to the species Jacaranda cuspidifolia which
the same uses in traditional medicine that
, mimosifolia J.
Tree of 20 meters. high and further trunk of 50 cm. diameter gray yellowish - white, well - branched, erect and elongated cup. Leaves opposite of some 26 cm. long, pinnate with numerous leaflets, wigs in the beam and vellosos on underside; blossoms about 4 cm. long and 1. 5 cm. wide, blue and something raped in terminal panicles of about 15 mm. long, Campanula corolla tube widened at the base; ouisram stamens, with segments of 1 / 5; capsular fruit, ovoid depressed, winged seeds rough, dark.
mostly by seed,
no other method is widely used by stake.
Uses reported by the oral tradition:
is one of the
more to cure ailments syphilitic, combat skin ailments, nerve and bone pain. Also cure
, the various
, eczema, boils and everything to do with the impurities from the blood.
the crust is the drug most rich in active ingredients)
and other aspects: from tropical
, mainly in northern South
. It is grown as an ornamental plant in many parts of the world.
Uses in traditional medicine:
the decoction of the root is used as
diaphoretic. The syrup of the root is used particularly against venereal
and furunculosis ensures that within
week cures furunculosis; also be used against
, eczema and impurities from the blood. The decoction of the bark or root is used in washing to heal ulcers (including venereal)
, varicose veins,
, rebels sores, wounds and Scrofulosorum. By mouth is used to cure
, bone pain, rheumatism and
; in the form of gargarismos, to heal the ailments of the throat. The syrup or decoction of the leaves or bark, taken orally or applied in hot baths on the affected part, is considered
remedy to alleviate the
, as well as other
, skin and
; also chancros, the bubo, inveterate ulcers of the mouth, impetigo,
, the furunculosis, the Phlegmonosum,
, the eczema,
, nerve and bone pain; to regularize the
diuretic, purified from the blood, and anti
. The decoction of the leaves or bark is used orally against ulcers and externally is used in
washings. Dust from the dried leaves, sprinkled over ulcers is used as
acid jacaranda, jacaranona acid jacoumárico, Ursola acid and other substances.
scientifically tested: the extract of the leaves is
potent antiseptic in vitro cultivation of Stafilococcus aureus and Neisseria gonorrheae. In cases of impetigo child, with the use of the extract in the form of an ointment, there is
total resolution of the lesion in
span of 48 hours. The lotion
. The Jacaranda behaves as antitumor agent (Piñeros and Others, 1988)
all species of the genus Jacaranda are frequently used as medicinal plants in Colombia, also applied to them more or less the same therapeutic properties. When the preparation is used externally, and only in such cases, we recommend mixing it with
iodide to increase its share.
In no case can be prepared ingest mixed with
iodide, these are only for external use or washes. In general, the use must be outside because the
is cytotoxic (Ogura, 1977)