Ximenia Americana

Tallowwood (E); Caimito de monte (C); Ciruelo (C); Espino brujo; Limoncillo (C) Manzanilla (P); Pepenance (CR) . The fruits are edible raw or cooked. They are made into a beer in South America. The seeds are edible roasted but are rather dangerous. They are someticme pulverized and mixed with sago starch to make bread. They are used by some Europeans to make a "sloe gin". Young leaves serve as a potherb. The seed oil is placed on hollow teeth before extraction in Africa. The roots are chewed for toothache and are also used for sleeping sickness, fevers, ringworm, and venereal diseases, and to stop vomiting and diarrhea. In the Antilles, a syrup prepared from the fruits is used for rheumatism and dropsy.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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