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Useful Tropical Plants

Lippia pseudothea

(A.St.-Hil.) Schauer

Verbenaceae

+ Synonyms

Lantana pseudothea A.St.-Hil.

Common Name:

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General Information

Lippia pseudothea is an erect shrub growing up to 150cm tall[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
].
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a tea and medicine.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Brazil.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *  *
Medicinal Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height1.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

The leaves are used as a tea[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
]. The taste is pleasantly aromatic and agreeable to the palate[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
]. At one time this was a popular alternative to conventional tea from Camellia sinensis and is still preferred by some[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
].

Medicinal

The leaves are antirheumatic, antispasmodic, pectoral and stimulant[
461
Title
Diccionario das Plantas Uteis do Brasil
Publication
 
Author
Correa M.P.
Publisher
Imprensa Nacional; Rio de Janeiro
Year
1926
ISBN
 
Description
A massive work in 6 volumes giving details of the various uses of Brazilian plants.
]. They are used in the treatment of catarrhal conditions

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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