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Table 1 Plant resources employed in the therapy of parasitosis and related diseases

From: Pathways as "signatures in landscape": towards an ethnography of mobility among the Mbya-Guaraní(Northeastern Argentina)

Disease Plant designation Scientific name and family Preparation Part used Origin and obtaining
  Name in Spanish Name in Guaraní or Mbya     
Diarrea ( Gerachy )   Ka'a re* Chenopodium ambrosioides L. (Chenopodiaceae) Infusion Aerial part New World (NW): wild, surroundings of the home Capuera Monte
  Marcela Poty ju* Achyrochline satureioides (Lam.) DC (Asteraceae) Infusion Aerial part NW: wild, surroundings of the home Capuera
   Jate'i ka'a Achyrochline sp. (Asteraceae) Infusion Aerial part NW: wild, capuera
   Guavira* Campomanesia xanthocarpa (Mart.) Berg. (Myrtaceae) Infusion Leaves NW: wild, monte
   Parí-paroba* Piper mikanianum (Kunth,.) Steud (Piperaceae) Infusion Leaves  
  Guayaba Araza Psidium sp. (Myrtaceae)    NW: wild, from montebut cultivated in the surroundings of the home
  Achicoria   Cichorium intybus L. (Asteraceae) Concoction Root Old World (OW): adventitious in Argentina capuera
   Jabrandi* Pilocarpus pennatifolius Lem. (Rutaceae) Infusion The whole plant NW: wild, monte
Stomach ache ( Hy'erasy )   Guavira* Campomanesia xanthocarpa (Mart.) Berg. (Myrtaceae) Infusion Leaves NW: wild, monte
  Pitanga Añanga piry Eugenia uniflora L. (Myrtaceae) Infusion Leaves NW: wild, monte
  Marcela Poty ju Achyrochline satureioides (Lam.) DC (Asteraceae) Infusion Aerial part NW: wild, surroundings of the home Capuera
  Doradilla Amambai Aneimia sp. (Schizaeaceae) Infusion The whole plant NW: wild, del monte
Parasites ( Tacho )   Ka'a re* Chenopodium ambrosioides L. (Chenopodiaceae) Infusion Aerial part NW: wild, surroundings of the home Capuera Monte
  Raíz de perejil   Petroselinum crispum (Apiaceae) Not registered root OW: cultivated chacra
  Horqueta Sapyragy Tabernaemontana catharinensis (Apocynaceae) Concoction Stem bark NW: wild monte
  Cangorosa Yvyra rapo ju* Maytenus ilicifolia Reiss. (Celastraceae)    
   Guaporovity Plinia rivularis (Myrtaceae) With cold water Stem bark NW: silveste, Del monte
   Yvyra-ro Pterogyne nitens Tulasne (Fabaceae)   Stem bark NW: wild, l monte
  Verbena Guachu ka'a Verbena intermedia Gill. Et Hook. (Verbenaceae) Infusion Aerial part NW: wild, surroundings of the home Capuera
  Pitanga Añanga piry Eugenia uniflora L. (Myrtaceae) Infusion Leaves NW: wild, monte
   Jabrandi* Pilocarpus pennatifolius Lem. (Rutaceae) Infusion The whole plant NW: wild, l monte
   Typycha hu Sida rhombifolia L. (Malvaceae) Infusion Root NW: wild, surroundings of the home Capuera
   Pipi guasu Sapyragy Petiveria alliaceae L. (Phytolaccaceae) Concoction Root NW: wild,monte
   Ka'api kachi* Kyllinga sp. (Cyperaceae) Concoction Aerial part  
   Tembetari Zanthoxylum hyemale (Rutaceae)   Leaves NW: wild, monte
  Rabos Yvyra kachi Lonchocarpus sp. (Fabaceae) Concoction Stem bark NW: wild,monte
  Siete capotes Ñandú apycha Not collected Concoction Leaves NW: wild,monte
Rotating stomach ( Kambi ryru jere ) cáscara de mandarina   Citrus reticulata (Rutaceae) Burnt and then prepared in infusion Fruit rind VM: cultivated Chacra. colonia
  manzanilla   Matricaria recutita (Asteraceae) Concoction (in combination with other plants, as seen below) "Center of the flower" (only the tubulous flowers of the inflorescence) OW: cultivated in the surroundings of the home Capuera
Strong abdominal pain. Eucaliptus   Eucalyptus sp. (Myrtaceae) Infusion (In the water for mate). Leaves Australia: cultivated Colonia
Stomach sickness   Jaguane ka'a Coronopus didymus (Brassicaceae) Concoction Leaves NW: wild capuera
Diarrhea caused by tacho   Jaguarete ka'a Baccharis sp. (Asteraceae) Concoction (in combination with other plants, as seen below) Not registered NW: wild capuera
Diarrhea with blood   Ñandyta Not collected Concoction Stem bark Wild, Monte
Diagnoses tabaco Pety Nicotiana tabacum (Solanaceae) Burnt and smoke used for diagnoses and first steps of the therapy Leaves NW: cultivated chacra
  1. * resources mentioned both in ethnobotanical interview as well as in the following of illness cases