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Table 3 Plants used for miscellaneous 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
dog flu Euphorbiaceae Croton lechleri Müll. Arg. J302 ujushnum sap fed n
  Euphorbiaceae Hura crepitans L. J415 bakaij sap fed n
  Lecythidaceae Couroupita subsessilis Pilg. J68 shishim bark inhaled in mouth, fed n
  Meliaceae Cedrela odorata L. J67 seetuj bark inhaled in mouth n
snake bite Euphorbiaceae Hura crepitans L. J415 bakaij sap topical y+
scorpion sting Euphorbiaceae Hura crepitans L. J415 bakaij sap topical n
ant or wasp sting in eye Cyclanthaceae Cyclanthus bipartitus Poit. ex A. Rich B1949 tiig stem topical n
anemia Euphorbiaceae Croton lechleri Müll. Arg. J302 ujushnum sap fed y+
dermatitis Apocynaceae Tabernaemontana sananho Ruiz & Pav. J291 kunakip sap topical y+
  Commelinaceae not determined J303 bicha leaves topical y+
  Rutaceae Citrus sp. J407 yumug fruit juice bath y+
  Solanaceae Solanum sp. J418 kukuna fruit juice bath y+
lice Fabaceae Lonchocarpus utilis A.C. Sm. J419 timu root bath n
cuts Araceae Philodendron sp. B1848 chuju daek stem tips topical y+
  Arecaceae not determined Bo94 kampanak leaves topical y+
  Euphorbiaceae Croton lechleri Müll. Arg. J302 ujushnum sap topical y+
  - various mosses - juu leaves topical y+
swelling Fabaceae Ormosia cf. coccinea (Aubl.) Jacks. J71 tajep bark topical y+
  Piperaceae Piper sp. J23 untuntup leaves topical y+
witchcraft Cyperaceae Scleria sp. J301 kujigkin leaves fed n
  Zingiberaceae Zingiber officinale J310 tunchi ajeg root fed, enema y-
  1. a Collection numbers preceded by J indicate my own collections. Bo indicates a collection made by J.S. Boster, B indicates Brent Berlin. 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