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Table 3 Medicinal recommendations for the honey from uruçu boca-de-renda , according to beekeepers from the communities of Ipiranga and Gurugi, state of Paraíba

From: Meliponiculture in Quilombola communities of Ipiranga and Gurugi, Paraíba state, Brazil: an ethnoecological approach

Indications Application
Throatache Eaten
Cough Eaten
Earache Massaged with cotton
Oral micoses (“sapinho”) Massaged with cotton
Hemorrhoid Directly on the site
Ocular cataracts Directly on the site
Pterygium (“vilídia”) Directly on the site
Conjunctivitis Directly on the site
Stimulating appetite Eaten
Restorative Eaten