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NTBG Plant Name:
Piper methysticum
Barcode:
PTBG1000056024
Specimen ID:
041833
Collector ID:
16
Collector Name:
E. Albert
Collection Date:
October 24, 2001
Herbarium Name:
NY
Other Herbarium:
NY
Determiner:
D. Lorence 8/04
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
FM
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Pohnpei
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Perennial herb 3m tall, fruits greenish. N.V. sakau rah medel [Pohnpeian].
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Leaves: Antidepressant. Pound 8 shoots of the young leaves and squeeze into a 1/2 gallon of water. Drink for 4-8 days. Half gallon of water should be drunk in each day. Anxiolytic. Pound 8 shoots of the young leaves and squeeze in 1/2 gallon of water. Drink for 4-8 days. Half gallon of water should be drunk in each day. Informant: Peulet Henly, Dipwinpahnmei clan, Pohnpei, housewife, female. 50 years old.
Habitat:
Agroforest.
Date of Last Update:
June 15, 2016

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