Author: Jan Scholten
English: Sapodilla family; Gutta-percha family.
Botany: ± 65 genera; ± 800 species; trees and shrubs; pantropical.
Use: edible fruits, manilkara, star-apple, sapote, miracle fruit; cosmetics; medications; latex; edible oil.
Name: Zapote family; Nahuatl tzapotl.
In the Apg3 classification Sapotaceae is a Family in the Ericales, closely related to Pentaphylacaceae.
Sapotaceae is an unknown family, although it is quite big with 55 genera. It has many fruit trees.
Sapotaceae are not well known in homeopathy.
Lungs: bronchitis; cough; expectoration bloody.
Stomach: dyspepsia; indigestion; burning; nausea.
Rectum: diarrhoea; haemorrhoids, bleeding.