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Table 1 Plants used to improve hunting ability

From: Barking up the same tree: a comparison of ethnomedicine and canine ethnoveterinary medicine among the Aguaruna

Family Species Vouch. Aguaruna Name Parts Used Administration Method SUPa
Acanthaceae not determined J305 tsumbaik roots, leaves fed y-
Apocynaceae Tabernaemontana sananho Ruiz & Pav J291 kunakip bark, roots inhaled in mouth, nose, fed y-
Araceae Caladium sp. J297 ushu leaves fed n
Araceae Dracontium sp. J293 uchi santanik roots fed n
Bignoniaceae Mansoa sp. J298 kaep leaves, roots, bark, stem tips inhaled in mouth, nose, fed y+
Cyperaceae Cyperus sp. J296 yawaa pijipij roots fed n
Lamiaceae not determined J299 chiujip leaves fed y+
Lauraceae Nectandra cuneatocordata Mez J171 mantaga roots inhaled in mouth, nose n
Lecythidaceae Couroupita subsessilis Pilg. J68 shishim bark inhaled in mouth, nose y+
Piperaceae Piper sp. J294 ampagpag roots, leaves inhaled in mouth, nose, fed y+
Piperaceae Piper sp. J320 shishig leaves fed n
Zingiberaceae not determined J317 chiag leaves inhaled in mouth n
- uncollected - chijum leaves fed y-
- larvae of various wasps -    fed n
  1. a SUP = same use for people, 'n' indicates a plant use unique to dogs, 'y-' indicates a use common to dogs and people, but with a differing route of administration for each, 'y+' indicates a plant used for the same illness and administered in the same way for both dogs and people same way for both dogs and people