| Lithraea molleoides|
Lithraea molleoides (syn. Lithraea molleoides var. lorentziana Lillo, Lithraea ternifolia, Schinus brasiliensis Marchand ex Cabrera, Schinus leucocarpus M., Schinus molleoides (Vell.) Engler, Lithraea aroeirinha Marchand ex Warm. ) is a tree (2.5 and 8 m tall) that is native to South America, specially in Argentina, Bolivia, and Cerrado vegetation of Brazil.
This plant is used as a honey plant and medicinal plant in the form of alcoholic extracts, decoctions, and infusions for the treatment of arthritis, bronchitis, cough, and diseases of the digestive system. It is also used as diuretic, hemostatic, tonic agent, and tranquillizer. Furthermore, it has antimicrobial, antiviral, cytotoxic, and immunomodulatory proprieties. In contrast, it is a poisonous plant because it can cause allergic sensitivity, skin disease, fever, and visual problems. 
- ↑ Lithraea molleoides at Germplasm Resources Information Network
- ↑ Shimizu, Mario Tsunezi; Bueno, Leandro de Jesus Franco;Rodrigues, Rosa Fátima Oliveira; Sallowicz, Fabiano Augusto; Sawaya, Alexandra Christine Helena Frankland; Marques, Márcia Ortiz Maio. Essential oil of Lithraea molleoides (Vell.): chemical composition and antimicrobial activity Brazilian Journal of Microbiology vol.37 no.4 São Paulo Oct./Dec. 2006
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