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Table 3 Plant species used by both Saramaccan and Aucan Maroons in the same type of bathing

From: Herbal bathing: an analysis of variation in plant use among Saramaccan and Aucan Maroons in Suriname

Genital bath (28 spp.) Spiritual bath (20 spp.) Baby strength (17 spp.)
Anacardium occidentale* Begonia glabra Arachis hypogaea*
Campomanesia aromatica Campomanesia grandiflora Campomanesia aromatica
Campomanesia grandiflora Chromolaena odorata Chromolaena odorata
Cecropia obtusa Costus scaber Eleusine indica
Cecropia sciadophylla Cyathula prostrata Gossypium barbadense*
Citrus aurantiifolia* Eclipta prostrata Handroanthus serratifolius
Clidemia hirta Eleusine indica Hiraea faginea
Copaifera guyanensis Euphorbia thymifolia Ischnosiphon puberulus
Cordia schomburgkii Heliotropium indicum Oryctanthus florulentus
Davilla kunthii Indigofera suffructicosa* Paspalum conjugatum
Eclipta prostrata Ischnosiphon arouma Paullinia pinnata
Euphorbia hirta Justicia pectoralis Portulaca oleracea
Gossypium barbadense* Ocimum campechianum* Rolandra fruticosa
Inga edulis* Peperomia pellucida Stachytarpheta cayennensis
Lantana camara Piper bartlingianum Trema micrantha
Lippia alba* Scoparia dulcis Vismia macrophylla
Mangifera indica* Selaginella parkeri Vouarana guianensis
Marlierea montana Senna quinquangulata  
Melaleuca cajuputi Stachytarpheta cayennensis  
Miconia lepidota Uncaria guianensis  
Myrciaria floribunda   
Piper arboreum   
Piper marginatum*   
Psidium guajava*   
Siparuna guianensis   
Syzygium cumini*   
Vismia cayennensis   
Vismia guianensis   
  1. *Domesticated and cultivated species