Caesalpinia Crista

Nickernut (E); Seabean (E); Calentura (P); Mato (P) . The seeds, sometimes used in necklaces are considered febrifugal, periodic, tonic, and vesicant. they are used to treat colic, convulsions, hydrocele, leprosy, and palsy. The oil from the seeds is said to soften the skin and remove pimples. The bark is antiperiodic and rubefacient. the plant is used to counteract toothache. A leaf decoction is used a a collyrium. In Colombia the seeds are used to make maracas (!).

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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