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Table 5 Recipes and medicinal plants which uses were incorporated at the informants’ therapeutic 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
Achillea millefolium L. (Asteraceae) PCR 10 Novalgina E Headache [PI1] Aerial (infusion) Oral
Aesculus hippocastanum L. (Hippocastanaceae)** Castanha-da-índia E Varicose veins [BA5] Seed (see recipe 14) Oral
Aloysia gratissima (Gillies & Hook.) Tronc. (Verbenaceae) PCR 17 Alfazema, fazema N Stress [BA2] Branches (in natura) Throw over the head
Aloysia triphylla Royle (Verbenaceae) PCR 40 Erva-cidreira, cidreira E Sedative [PI1] Aerial (infusion) Oral
Bacharis trimera (Less.) DC. (Asteraceae) PCR 50, 181 Carqueja, carqueja-de-praia N Stomach [BA5] Leaf (infusion or maceration) Oral
Bidens pilosa L. (Asteraceae) PCR 2, 71, 153, 180 Picão N Hepatitis [BA4] Aerial (see recipe 15) Topic (bathing)
  Fungal infection [BA5] Aerial (topic, bathing) Topic (bathing)
Brassica cf. oleraceae L. (Brassicaceae) [not collected] Couve (cabbage) E Gastritis [PI1] Leaf and stem (juice) Oral
Calea pinnatifida (R. Br.) Less. (Asteraceae) PCR 47 Cipó-cruz N Pain [BA3] Aerial (infusion) Oral
  Liver [BA3] Aerial (infusion) Oral
  Stomach [BA5] Aerial (maceration) Oral
  Kidney [BA3] Aerial (infusion) Oral
  to remove black magic [BA3] Aerial (infusion) Topic (bathing)
Cinnamomum sp. (Lauraceae) [not collected] Canela (cinnamon) E Flu [BA4] Bark (syrup) Oral
Cissus verticilata (L.) Nicholson & CE Jarvis (Vitaceae) PCR 11, 45, 55 Insulina N Diabetes [BA1, BA2] Leaf (infusion) Oral
Eucalyptus sp. (Myrtaceae) PCR 203 Eucalipto, eucalipto-verdadeiro E Inhaler [BA5] Leaf (infusion) Inhalation
Galium hypocarpium (L.) Endl. Ex. Griseb. (Rubiaceae) PCR 65 Erva-de-bicho N Hepatitis [BA4] Aerial (see recipe 15) Topic (bathing)
Ginkgo biloba L. (Ginkgoaceae)** Ginkgo biloba E Varicose veins [BA5] Leaf (see recipe 14) Oral
Imperata brasiliensis Trin. (Poaceae) PCR 169,198 Sapé N Diabetes [BA5] Leaf (infusion) Oral
Lactuca cf. sativa L. (Asteraceae) [not collected] Alface E Sedative, to sleep [PI1] Stem (infusion) Oral
Lippia alba (Mill.) N. E. Br (Verbenaceae) PCR 4, 13, 18, 33, 34, 62, 112, 195, 196, 325 Erva-cidreira, erva-cideira-roxa N Sedative [PI1, PI2] Aerial (infusion) Oral
Matricaria cf. chamomilla L. (Asteraceae) [not collected] Camomila (chamomile) E Sedative [PI1] Flower, leaf (infusion) Oral
Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) PCR 31 Erva-cidreira, melissa E Sedative [PI1, PI2] Aerial (infusion) Oral
Mentha citrata Ehrn. (Lamiaceae) PCR 226 Hortelã N Vermifuge [PI2] Leaf (see recipe 1) Oral
Mentha pulegium L. (Lamiaceae) PCR 184 Puejo, poejo E Flu [BA4] Aerial (infusion or syrup) Oral
Mikania glomerata Spreng. (Asteraceae) PCR 52 Guaco N Flu [BA4] Aerial (syrup) Oral
  Flu [PI1] Aerial (infusion) Oral
  Flu [BA1] Aerial (see recipe 4) Oral
  Flu [PI1] Aerial (see recipe 11) Oral
Musa sp. (Musaceae) [not collected] Banana UNK Headache [BA2] Leaf (infusion) Oral
  Vitamin [BA2] Fruit (in natura) Oral
  Bruised bone [BA2] Leaf, latex (maceration) Topic
Ocimum campechianum Mill. (Lamiaceae) PCR 231, 232, 233 Alfavaca-fina, tiioiô, alfavaca N Indigestion [PI1] Leaf (infusion) Oral
Opuntia sp. (Cactaceae) PCR 56 Palma-japonesa UNK Mental illness affecting humor [BA2] Branches (infusion) Oral
Phyllanthus niruri L. (Euphorbiaceae) PCR 146 Quebra-pedra N Regulate urination [PI2] Aerial (infusion) Oral
Phyllanthus tenellus Roxb. (Euphorbiaceae) PCR 6 Quebra-pedra N Regulate urination [PI2] Aerial (infusion) Oral
Plantago major L. (Plantaginaceae) PCR 201 Transagem E Uterus inflammation [BA5] Leaf (infusion) Vulva and vagina bath using a bucket
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews (Lamiaceae) PCR 3, 29, 158 Boldo, boldo-grosso, folha-de-santa-bárbara E Coffee addiction [PI2] Leaf (infusion) Oral
Rosmarinus officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) PCR 36, 186, 322 Alecrim E Enlarged heart (cardiomegaly) [PI2] Branches (infusion) Oral
Senna sp. (Fabaceae) PCR 108 Copaíba UNK Hemorrhoid [PI1] Stem (oil, resin extraction) Topic
Vernonia polyanthes Less. (Asteraceae) PCR 8 Assa-peixe N Dandruff and seborrhea [PI2] Branches (infusion) Topic
Zingiber cf. officinale Roscoe (Zingiberaceae) [not collected] Gengibre (ginger) E Hoarseness [PI1] Root (in natura, infusion) Oral
  Cough [PI1] Root (in natura, infusion) Oral
  1. *Native or naturalized (N), Exotic (E), Unknown origin (UNK)
  2. **herbal product purchased in the market