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Table 4 Recipes and medicinal plants from the origin place which were no longer used by the informants (discontinuation) after their migration to Bororé Peninsula

From: Factors affecting the use of medicinal plants by migrants from rural areas of Brazilian Northeast after moving to a metropolitan region in Southeast of Brazil

Scientific name (family)/voucher Popular names Origin* Popular use/[interviewee] Plant part (preparation method) Route
Caesalpinia ferrea Mart. Ex Tul. var. parvifolia (Fabaceae) PCR 125 Pau-ferro N Homemade mercury for medical use [BA5] Bark (decoction) Topic
Chenopodium ambrosioides L. (Chenopodiaceae) PCR 49, 61, 218, 253, 255, 328 Erva-de-santa-maria, mastruz, mentruz N Worm, vermifuge [PI1] Aerial (see recipe 13) Oral
  To wash an increased mosquito wound [PI1] Aerial (maceration) Topic
Citrus sp. (Rutaceae) [not collected] Laranja (Orange) E “Sezão” (intermittent or cyclic fever, such as caused by malaria) [PI1] Leaf (infusion) Oral
Diptychandra aurantiaca Tul (Fabaceae) PCR 204 Birro-branco N Soap [PI2] Bark (decoction) Topic
Menispermaceae (undefined species) PCR 178 Buticara, buti UNK Paludism, typhoid fever [BA1] Fruit (decoction) Oral
Operculina macrocarpa (Linn) Urb. (Convolvulaceae) PCR 246 Batata-doce, batata-de-purga N Vermifuge [PI2] Tuber (grid and soak in water) Oral
Ricinus communis L. (Euphorbiaceae) PCR 144 Mamona E Worm, vermifuge [PI1] Seed (see recipe 13) Oral
Ziziphus joazeiro Mart. (Rhamnaceae) PCR 88 Juá N Dentifrice [PI2] Bark (maceration) Topic
  Dandruff shampoo [PI2] Bark (decoction) Topic
  1. *Native or naturalized (N), Exotic (E), Unknown origin (UNK)