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Table 2 Plants used for digestive illnesses

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

Illness Family Species Vouch.a Aguaruna Name Parts Used Administration Method SUPb
diarrhea Euphorbiaceae Croton lechleri Müll. Arg. J302 ujushnum bark enema n
  Solanaceae Capsicum sp. J333 jima fruits fed y+
  Zingiberaceae Zingiber officinale Roscoe J304 imutai ajeg bark inhaled in mouth y-
mucousy diarrhea Apocynaceae Himatanthus sucuuba (Spruce ex Müll. Arg.) Woodson J201 shipitna bark enema y+
  Euphorbiaceae Hura crepitans L. J415 bakaij sap fed y+
  Meliaceae Guarea macrophylla ssp. pendulispica (C. DC.) T.D. Pennington J74 bichauj bark enema y+
lack of appetite Apocynaceae Tabernaemontana sananho Ruiz & Pav. J291 kunakip bark fed n
  Bignoniaceae Mansoa sp. J298 kaep bark inhaled in mouth n
  Cyperaceae Scleria sp. J301 kujigkin leaves fed n
  Euphorbiaceae Croton lechleri Müll. Arg. J302 ujushnum sap, bark fed n
  Euphorbiaceae Hura crepitans L. J415 bakaij sap fed y+
  Meliaceae Cedrela odorata L. J67 seetuj bark inhaled in mouth n
  Moraceae Ficus sp. J328 uji bark fed n
  Zingiberaceae Zingiber officinale J304 imutai ajeg roots inhaled in mouth y-
stomach ache Euphorbiaceae Hura crepitans L. J415 bakaij sap fed n
  Solanaceae Capsicum sp. J333 jima fruits fed n
worms Apocynaceae Himatanthus sucuuba (Spruce ex Müll. Arg.) Woodson J201 shipitna bark enema y+
  Euphorbiaceae Hura crepitans L. J415 bakaij sap fed y+
  Moraceae Ficus sp. J328 uji bark, sap fed y-
  Moraceae Ficus maxima Mill. K253 wampu sap fed y+
  Piperaceae Piper sp. J294 ampagpag roots inhaled in mouth, nose, fed y-
  1. a Collection numbers preceded by J indicate my own collections. K indicates a collection made by Rubio Kayap, deposited at the Missouri Botanical Garden, in St. Luis Missouri.
  2. b 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