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Table 6 Recipes containing two or more species and their methods of preparation

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

Recipe number Original recipe Current recipe (after migration)
1 Infusion with garlic (Allium sativum) Infusion of garlic bulb (A. sativum) and mint leaves (Mentha citrata)
2 Incense prepared with leaves of Sanseviera cylindrica, leaves of Aloysia gratíssima and Lippia alba Sanseviera cylindrica replaced by species with similar use, when possible
3 Decoction of roasted seeds of Amburana cearenses and seeds of Myristica fragans together with coffee (Coffea arabica) Recipe still used for gut pain, but the use of A. cearenses for headache was replaced
4 Syrup prepared with cambuci (not collected), barks of pineaple (Ananas comosus), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, leaves or fruits of Gossypium hirsutum, leaves of Eugenia uniflora, aerial parts of Rosmarinus officinalis, branches of manjericão (Ocimum americanum or Ocimum basilicum), leaves of Plectranthus amboinicus, and flowers of Syzygium aromaticum Same recipe, but aerial part of Mikania glomerata was incorporated
5 Leaves of lime and orange (Citrus sp.) macerated and mixed with creolin The same
6 Decoction prepared with seeds of Myristica fragans and aerial parts of Foeniculum vulgare The same
7 Infusion of aerial parts of Mentha arvensis, branches of Opuntia sp. (Cactaceae), aerial parts of Mentha pulegium, and tuber of cebola-branca (undefined species, Iridaceae) Opuntia sp. is no longer used in the recipe
8 Syrup containing, fruits of Lecythis pisonis, aerial parts of Polygala sp. (Polygalaceae), roots of quitara (undefined species, Arecaceae), leaves of Kalanchoe pinnata and garapia (not collected) Lecythis pisonis, Polygala sp. and quitara (Arecaceae) replaced by plants with similar uses, like garlic (Allium sativum)
9 Infusion of leaves of Vernonia condensata and aerial parts of Lippia alba The same
10 Infusion of aerial parts of Mentha arvensis and seed oil of Ricinus communis The same
11 Infusion of aerial parts of Mentha pulegium Syrup prepared with aerial parts of Mentha pulegium and Mikania glomerata
12 Syrup prepared with barks of Anadenanthera macrocarpa, barks of Myracrodruon urundeuva and jatobá (Hymenaea courbaril or Hymenaea stigonocarpa) Recipe replaced by the use of single species
13 Maceration prepared with saffron (not collected), aerial parts of Chenopodium ambrosioides and mamona oil (Ricinus communis) Recipe discontinued
14 None Herbal remedy containing seeds of Aesculus hippocastanum and leaves of Ginkgo biloba
15 None Infusion of aerial parts of Bidens pilosa and aerial parts of Galium hypocarpium