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Table 2 Validation of plants used for reproductive problems in Trinidad and Tobago

From: Ethnomedicines used in Trinidad and Tobago for reproductive problems

Scientific name Common name Use Validation
Abelmoschus moschatus Gumbo musque Female complaints, remove placenta 2
Achyranthes indica Man better man Female complaints 3
Ageratum conyzoides Z'herbe á femme Prostate Womens' complaints 2
Ambrosia cumanenesis Altamis Inflammation, abortion, Menstrual pain 2
Aristolochia rugosa, Aristolochia trilobata Mat root, anico Remove placenta, abortion, menstrual pain 2
Artemisia absinthium Wormwood Female complaints 2
Brownea latifolia Cooper hoop Female complaints More data needed
Capraria biflora Du thé pays Menstrual pain More data needed
Catharanthus roseus White Periwinkle 'Man's disease' More data
Chamaesyce hirta Malomay Infertility 3 diuretic
Clusea rosea Matapal Bark belt for man's waist pain More data needed
Cocos nucifera Coconut Abortion 2
Cola nitida Obie seed Infertility More data
Coleus aromaticus Spanish thyme Shorten labour 3
Commelina elegans Water grass Douche 2
Cordia curassavica Black sage Menstrual pain 2
Croton gossypifolius Bois sang Menstrual pain 2
Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita maxima Pumpkin Prostate problems 2
Desmodium canum Sweet heart bush Venereal diseases 2
Eleutherine bulbosa Dragon blood Female complaints 2
Entada polystachya Mayoc chapelle Menstrual pain More data
Eryngium foetidum Chadron bénée Menstrual pain, remove placenta, shorten labour More data needed
Eupatorium macrophyllum Z'herbe chatte Womens' complaints 2
Gomphrena globosa Bachelor button Prostate problems More data
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Hibiscus Female complaints 3
Justicia pectoralis Carpenter grass Prostate problems 2
Justicia secunda St. John's bush Womens' complaints 2
Laportea aestuans Red stinging nettle Shorten labour More data
Leonotis nepetaefolia Shandileer Menstrual pain More data
Mimosa pudica Mese marie Childbirth 2
Nopalea cochinellifera Rachette Menopause, hot flashes 2
Parinari campestris Bois bandé Erectile dysfunction 2
Parthenium hysterophorus White head broom Womens' complaints 3 pain
Pilea microphylla Du thé bethelmay Inflammation, womb cleanser 2
Richeria grandis Bois bandé Erectile dysfunction 2
Ruta graveolens Ruda Childbirth, carminative, menstrual pain, cold in womb 3
Scoparia dulcis Sweet broom Prostate 2
Urena sinuata Patte chien Man's waist pain 2
Vetiveria zizanioides Vetivert Shorten labour 2
Wedelia trilobata Venven caribe Womens' complaints 2