Avocado

(USAN)
Synonyms: Aguacate; Ahuacate; Alligator Pear.
Cyrillic synonym: Авокадо; Аллигаторова Груша.

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Avocado, Persea americana (P. persea; P. gratissima) (Lauraceae), is included in herbal preparations mainly for respiratory-tract and hepatic disorders. Several parts of the plant, including the fruit and leaves, have been used for a variety of disorders. The fruit is a dietary source of vitamin E, vitamin B6, vitamin K, and iron. Avocado oil is used topically as an emollient and as a neutral carrier for essential oils in aromatherapy. It may also be taken orally.

Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Arg.: Piascledine. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Derrumal; Braz.: Abacateirol†; Lisian†; Chile: Codetol PM; Jarabe Palto Compuesto con Miel Adulto; Jarabe Palto Compuesto con Miel Infantil; Paltomiel; Paltomiel Plus; Pulmosina; NZ: Mr Nits; Port.: Biureol.
Published January 03, 2019.