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Table 5 Main plants used during limpia in the Saraguro community

From: Traditional medicine applied by the Saraguro yachakkuna: a preliminary approach to the use of sacred and psychoactive plant species in the southern region of Ecuador

Common name Scientific name Species voucher Part used
Santa María silvestre Diplostephium macrocephalum S.F. Blake PPN-pi-009 The entire plant
ASTERACEAE
Santa María de huerta Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Sch. Bip. PPN-pi-014 The entire plant
ASTERACEAE
Poleo Minthostachys mollis (Kunth) Griseb. PPN-pi-007 The entire plant
LAMIACEAE
Poleo de llano Clinopodium sp. PPN-pi-004 The entire plant
LAMIACEAE
Shuyu rosas de cerro Eryngium humile Cav. PPN-pi-013 The entire plant
APIACEAE
Laurel grande Myrica parvifolia Benth. PPN-pi-015 Blooming branches
MYRICACEAE
Romero Rosmarinus officinalis L. PPN-pi-019 Branches
LAMIACEAE
Ruda Ruta graveolens L. PPN-pi-010 The entire plant.
RUTACEAE
White wandug Brugmansia candida Pers. PPN-pi-021 Branches
SOLANACEAE
Pink wandug Brugmansia suaveolens (Willd.) Bercht. & J. Presl   Branches
SOLANACEAE
Red wandug Brugmansia sanguinea (Ruiz & Pav.) D. Don   Branches
SOLANACEAE
Marco cari and marco warmi Ambrosia artemisioides Meyen & Walp PPN-pi-001 Branches
ASTERACEAE
Cholo valiente Tagetes terniflora Kunth PPN-pi-017 Branches
ASTERACEAE