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Scientific name: Rubiaceae

Family: Hamelia patens

Origin: (Sub)tropical America

Medicinal use: The leaves, roots, flowers and seeds are used in infusion as a laxative, and as an antispasmodic in intestinal and menstrual cramps. The fresh crushed leaves have a beneficial effect against tumors, inflammation of muscles and tissues and eczema. The fresh leaves are applied directly on the affected part. The cooking of the pods is administered during the day to prevent the person from wetting the bed at night.

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