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Fevillea cordifolia, Javillo, Antidote Caccoon

Fevillea cordifolia

Javillo, Antidote Caccoon
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Origin: Central America, South America
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
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This dioecious species produces a globose, green fruit some 12cm in diameter, dehiscing along a line about 2cm from its base.

Antidote Caccoon has been used as a purgative, reputed antidote for many kinds of poisoning, and as a treatment for numerous diseases.

Fevillea cordifolia, Javillo, Antidote Caccoon

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