Economic Botany

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 270–284 | Cite as

A pharmacognostic study of Piscidia Erythrina

  • Elena Gautier Auxence
Original Research


The bark and wood of the root and stem of this West Indian tree have long been used by the natives of the Antilles as an analgesic, and their several physiological effects have found some use in modern medicine.


Bark Economic Botany Calcium Oxalate Stem Bark Crystal Fiber 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Gautier Auxence
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ChileChile
  2. 2.SantiagoChile

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