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Table 2 Recorded medicinal taxa in Northern and Southern Bukovina. DUR Detailed Use Reports; RO Romanian Hutsuls; UA Ukrainian Hutsuls

From: Knowledge transmission patterns at the border: ethnobotany of Hutsuls living in the Carpathian Mountains of Bukovina (SW Ukraine and NE Romania)

Latin name, family and voucher specimens Local names Used part(s) Preparation Medicinal Use DUR
RO UA
Abies alba Mill. possibly including Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.
(Pinaceae)
Molid; ялина (Yalyna) Resin Locally Applied Joint pain   2
Young sprouts Syrup (fresh) Fever 1  
Cough 2  
Good for lungs 5  
Achillea carpatica Blocki ex Dubovik
(Asteraceae)
Деревій карпатський (Derevii karpatskyi) Aerial parts Tea (dried) Digestive system problems   1
Stomach diseases   1
Achillea millefolium L. (Asteraceae)
SB011; SB074; SB050
NB007; NB017; NB039
Coada șoaricelului; деревій; деревій, тисячолітник; деревій звичайний; деревій буковинський
(Derevii; derevii, tysiacholitnyk; derevii zvychainyi; derevii bukovynskyi)
Aerial parts Tea Vessel cleansing   1
Locally applied (juice of pressed leaves) Wounds   3
Tea Diarrhoea   3
Digestive system problems   1
Good for the liver 1  
Good for the stomach 2 5
Vomiting   1
Disinfectant 4  
Tea with Chelidonium Disinfectant 4  
Tea Hair care 4  
Pain   1
Panacea   1
Aching legs   1
Calming   2
Toothache   3
Cold 2  
Acorus calamus L. (Acoraceae)
NB121
Аїр (Air) Roots Tea Diarrhoea   1
Good for the stomach   1
Aesculus hippocastanum L. (Sapindaceae)
SB057
NB067
Castan; каштан; каштан кінський червоний; каштан чеворний (Kashtan; kashtan kinskyi chervonyi; kashtan chevornyi) Flowers Locally applied (in alcohol/moonshine) Feet pain   1
Joint pain 1 7
Fruits Infused in alcohol Good for blood vessels   1
Locally applied (in alcohol/moonshine) Foot pain   1
Joint pain   5
Alchemilla vulgaris auct.
(coll.)
(Rosaceae)
SB039
Crețișoara; Гарник (Harnyk) Aerial parts Locally applied (infused in alcohol) Joint pain 1 2
Allium cepa L.
(Amaryllidaceae)
Ceapă; цибулька; цибуля
(Tsybulka; tsybulia)
Bulbs Raw Blood pressure   1
Iron   1
Flu   2
Tea Fever 1  
Cough 2  
Good for the lungs 1  
Boiled Cough 1 3
Raw (with honey and sugar) Cough 1  
External shell Fomentation Women’s problems   1
Allium sativum L. (Amaryllidaceae)
NB192
Usturoi; часник (Chasnyk) Bulbs Raw Blood cleansing   1
Cancer   1
Immune boosting   1
Vitamins   1
Raw Flu   2
Locally applied Earache 2  
Crushed and locally applied with massage Flu   2
Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. (Betulaceae)
NB050; NB052
Дубило§; вільха (Dubylo§; vilkha) Bark Boiled Gangrene   2
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. (Xanthorrhoeaceae) Алое (Aloe) Leaves Locally applied Wounds   3
Raw Abscesses   1
Anethum graveolens L.
(Apiaceae)
SB032
Кріп (Krip) Aerial parts, seeds Tea Panacea   1
Leaves Raw Vitamins   1
Seeds Tea Blood pressure   2
Good for the stomach   2
Fever   2
Dried To increase milk production in women   3
Arctium lappa L.
(Asteraceae)
SB052; SB091
NB149
Brusturi; Brusturoi; лопух; рипях; лопух; рипяка (Lopukh; rypiakh; rypiaka) Flowers Boiled Hair care   2
Leaves Locally applied (fresh and crushed) Joint pain 3 3
Raw Headache   2
Roots Boiled Hair care   9
Armoracia rusticana P.Gaertn., B.Mey. & Scherb.
(Brassicaceae)
SB031
NB028; NB212
Hrean; хрін; хреню
(Khrin; khreniu)
Leaves Locally applied on the head (fresh) Fever 1  
Locally applied Joint pain   1
Roots Raw (in food) Help the bloodstream 1  
Healthy 1  
Locally applied Joint pain   1
Rheumatic pains   1
Raw (in food) Opening airways 1  
Arnica montana L.
(Asteraceae)
Arnică; Arnic; Harnic; арніка (Arnica) Flowers Tea Good for the heart   4
Good for the eyes   1
Locally applied (infused in alcohol) Heart diseases   1
Aching legs   2
Back pain 1  
Foot pain 2  
Hand pain 2  
Joint pain 4 8
Rheumatic pains 5 1
Wrist pain 1  
Locally applied with (olive) oil Hand pain 2  
Joint pain   2
Infused in alcohol (fresh) Panacea 1b  
Good for the skin 1b  
Bath (fresh/dried) Foot pain 1  
Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) Elliott
(Rosaceae)
горобина чорна; шкорух§; чорна горобина; рябина
(Horobyna chorna; shkorukh§; chorna; horobyna; riabyna)
Fruits Tea Blood pressure   7
Syrup Blood pressure   1
Artemisia absinthium L. (Asteraceae)
SB005
NB051
Pelin; полинь; полин
(Polyn; polyn)
Aerial parts Tea Diarrhoea   1
Good for the stomach 1  
Stomach pain   1
Tincture with alcohol Appetite stimulant 2  
Tea Panacea   1
Cancer   1a
Seeds Tea Diarrhoea   1
Atropa belladonna L. (Solanaceae) Матриган § (Matrygan) Roots Infused in alcohol/moonshine Reproductive potency   1
Cancer   1
Good for women   1
Joint pain   3
Avena sativa L.
(Poaceae)
NB202
Овес (Oves) Seeds Tea Healthy   2
Kidney stones   2
Bellis perennis L.
(Asteraceae)
Маргаритки (Marharytky) Flowers Raw Good for the heart   2
Beta vulgaris L. (Amaranthaceae)
SB026
Sfeclă; буряк червоний (Buriak chervonyi) Tubers Any preparation Anaemia 2  
Juice Blood cleansing   2
Good for haemoglobin   2
Healthy 1  
Joint pain   2
Headache   2
Cough 1 2
Good for the throat   2
Betula pendula Roth
(Betulaceae)
SB087
NB041; NB115
Mesteacăn; береза (Bereza) Bark Boiled Gangrene   2
Buds and leaves Tea Blood cleansing   1b
Flowers Tea Good for kidneys   2
Leaves Boiled Hair care   2
Tea Healthy   1
Sap Drink Good for the heart 1  
Vascular problems 1  
Good for the stomach 1  
Healthy 2  
Good for the kidneys 2 1
Good for the lungs 6  
Lung cleansing 4  
Young leaves Compress Joint pain   1
Bidens tripartita L. (Asteraceae)
NB090
Череда (Chereda) Aerial parts Tea for bathing kids Good for the skin   1
Brassica oleracea L. (Brassicaceae) Varză; капуста (Kapusta) Leaves Fermented juice Good for cholesterol   2
Good for pancreas   2
Good for the stomach   1
Locally applied (fresh) Frostbite 1  
Poultice applied on the back Fever 1  
Locally applied (fresh) Fracture 1  
Joint pain   2
Headache 1 2
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken
(Crassulaceae)
Каланхое (Kalancoe) Sap Drink Rhinitis   2
Calendula officinalis L. (Asteraceae)
NB233
Gălbenele; нагідки, крокіси§;крокіс§; календула; нагідки (Nahidky, krokisy ; krokis; kalendula; nahidky) Flowers Tea Blood pressure   1
Skin cleansing 1  
Good for the liver 3 2
Good for the stomach 2  
100 diseases   2
Immune boosting   2
Inflammation processes   1
Good for women   2
Women’s problems   2
Good for the kidneys   2
Cough   1b
Sore throat   1b
Stomatitis (kids)   1b
Boiled with fat and locally applied Good for the skin 1  
Warts 1  
Fever 1  
Syrup Cough 1  
Callisia fragrans (Lindl.) Woodson
(Commelinaceae)
золотий ус (zolotyi us) Leaves Tea Blood cleansing   1a
Cannabis sativa L. (Cannabaceae) Cânepă Leaves Burnt Ear pain 1  
Capsella bursa-pastoris L. (Brassicaceae)
NB218
Грицики (Hrytsyky) Aerial parts Tea Blood pressure   1
Women’s problems   1
Headache   1
Carum carvi L.
(Apiaceae)
SB007
NB037
Săcărică; Secărică; Chimen; Hmel; Chimion; хміль§ (Khmil ) Aerial parts Tea Colds 3  
Diarrhoea 5 2
Good for the abdomen 2  
100 diseases   2
Healthy   2
Strengthening of the organism 1  
Cough 1  
Good for the throat 1  
Infused in alcohol Hair care   1
Seeds Tea Good for the stomach 5 5
Centaurium erythraea Rafn
(Gentianaceae)
Центорія (Tsentoriia) Aerial parts Tea Good for the heart   2
Chelidonium majus L. (Papaveraceae)
SB003
NB154;NB078
Rostopască; чистотіл (Chystotil) Aerial parts Tea Good for the digestive system 1  
Good for the liver 2  
Good for the stomach 2  
Liver diseases 2  
Organism cleansing 4  
Stomach disinfection 4a  
Locally applied (infused in alcohol) Joint pain   1
  Tincture with vinegar Joint pain   1b
Sap Locally applied (fresh) Blisters 1  
Chenopodium album L. (Amaranthaceae)
NB139
Натина§, лебеда (Natyna§;lebeda) Aerial parts Any Preparation Healthy   1
Cichorium intybus L. (Asteracaeae)
SB046
петрові батоги; петрів батіг
(Petrovi batohy; petriv batih)
Aerial parts Tea Diarrhoea   1
Good for the digestive system   1
Good for the liver   1
Coriandrum sativum L. (Apiaceae) коляндра; колєндра
(Koliandra; koliendra)
Seeds Tea Fever   7
Corylus avellana L. (Betulaceae)
SB089
Alune Leaves Tea Prostatitis 2  
Crataegus spp. including Crataegus monogyna Jacq.
(Rosaceae)
SB064
NB066,
NB234
Păducel; бояришнік; глід
(Boiaryshnik^; hlid)
Flowers Tincture with alcohol Good for the heart   3
Infused in moonshine/alcohol Good for the heart   2
Good for blood vessels   1
Fruits Tea Blood pressure 1 2
Good for cholesterol 1  
Good for the heart 1 2
Good for blood vessels   1
Calming   1
Soporific   1
Dried Good for the heart   1
Tincture with alcohol Good for the heart   3
Cyanus segetum Hill. (Asteraceae) Centaurea; васильки (Vasylky) Flowers Tea Panacea   1
Aerial parts Tea Good for the liver 2  
Daucus carota L.
(Apiaceae)
SB027
Morcov Roots Raw Improve vision 1  
Dryopteris filix-mas (L.) Schott
(Dryopteridaceae)
NB193
Лісова папороть; солодка папороть (Lisova paporot; solodka paporot) Aerial parts Boiled Good for the heart   3
Tea Good for the heart   3
Elaeagnus rhamnoides (L.) A. Nelson
(Elaeagnaceae)
Обліпиха
(Oblipykha)
Fruits Oil Burns   1
Wounds   1
Raw with sugar Healthy   1
Boiled with sheep fat Women’s problems   1
Epilobium angustifolium L. (Onagraceae)
NB057
іван чай,демник§,димник§
(ivan chai,demnyk§, dymnyk§)
Flowers Tea Healthy   2
Good for the intestines   1a
Healthy   1a
Equisetum arvense L. (Equisetaceae)
SB020
NB113;NB114
Coada calului; падиволос (хвощ)
(padyvolos (khvoshch))
Aerial parts Tea Good for the abdomen 1  
  Liver diseases   1
Good for the kidneys 1  
Good for the urinary tract 4  
Good for the lungs 2  
Flowers Infusion at 70°C Headache 1  
Fragaria vesca L.
(Rosaceae)
SB094
NB004; NB015; NB071; NB240
Fragi; ягоди,лісова ягода; ягоди лісові; суниці лісові наз земляніка
(yahody ; lisova yahoda; yahody lisovi; sunytsi lisovi naz zemlianika)
Aerial parts Tea Good for the heart 4  
Healthy   1
Flowers Dried Blood pressure   2
Tea Good for the kidneys   1
Dried Vitamins   3
Dried Diarrhoea   2
Fruits Raw 100 diseases   2
Fever   1
Healthy   1
Good for the skin   2
Frangula alnus Mill. (Rhamnaceae) Крушина (Krushyna) Bark Boiled Jaundice   1
Galium verum L.
(Rubiaceae)
SB093
Sânziana Aerial parts Locally applied Women’s problems 1a  
Tea Women’s problems 1a  
Gentiana lutea L. (Gentianaceae) Gingiura; Джинджора (Dzhyndzhora) Roots Infused in alcohol Good for the liver   1
Good for the stomach 1  
Ginkgo biloba L. (Ginkgoaceae) Гінго білоба
(Hinho biloba)
Leaves Infused in moonshine Blood cleansing   1a
Helianthus annuus L.
(Asteraceae)
Соняшник (Soniashnyk) Fruits Oil Constipation   1
Helichrysum arenarium (L.) Moench
(Asteraceae)
NB258
Цмин пісковий
(Tsmyn piskovyi)
Aerial parts Tea (dried) Good for the digestive system   1
Stomach diseases   1
Hypericum spp. including Hypericum perforatum L. and , Hypericum tetrapterum Fr (Hypericaceae)
SB068
NB080NB101; NB108; NB116
Pojărniță; Sunătoarea; звіробой; звіробій
(Zviroboi; zvirobii)
Aerial parts Tea Blood pressure   2
Blood cleansing   1b
Diarrhoea   3
Good for the liver 7  
Good for the stomach 8 3
Good for the gallbladder 1a  
100 diseases   1
Disinfectant 1  
Healthy 1 4
Panacea   1
Women’s problems   2
Calming 1  
Good for the eyes 2  
Drink Evil eye   1b
Locally applied (infused in oil) Burns 4 1
Wounds 4  
Locally applied (in spirits with oil) Good for the liver 2  
Good for the stomach 2  
Juglans regia L. (Juglandaceae)
SB051
NB210
Nuc; горіх
(Horikh)
Flowers Tea Blood pressure   1
Fruits Dried Healthy   3
To increase milk production in women   2
Raw To increase milk production in women   3
“Jod”   1
Inner woody part of the fruit Infused in alcohol Good for the thyroid   1
Leaves Tea Good for the heart   1
Hair care 1 1b
Unripe fruits Infused in alcohol Good for the thyroid   1
Juniperus communis L. (Cupressaceae)
SB086
Ienupăr; жуніпера
(zhunipera)
Fruits Tea Good for the liver 1  
Leaves Tea Good for the kidneys   2
Lamium album L.
(Lamiaceae)
NB216
Кропива собача; біла кропива нежалка; глуха кропива (Kropyva sobacha; bila kropyva nezhalka; hlukha kropyva) Aerial parts Tea Blood pressure   1
Good for the heart   3
Nerves   1
Leonurus cardiaca L. (Lamiaceae)
SB013
Talpa gâștei; пустирник
(Pustyrnyk)
Aerial parts Tea Blood pressure   1
Good for the heart 6 1
Healthy 2  
Pain 1  
Nerves 2  
Rhinitis 4  
Leaves Locally applied (fresh with pork fat) Cuts 2  
Warts 2  
Levisticum officinale W.D.J.Koch
(Apiaceae)
Любисток (Liubystok) Aerial parts Tea Alcoholism   1
Hair care   3
Lilium candidum L. (Amaryllidaceae)
SB049
Crin alb; Narcise; лілія біла; лилия
(Liliia bila; lylyia)
Flowers Locally applied (infused in alcohol)
Locally applied (infused in alcohol)
Locally applied (in spirits, medicinal)
Good for veins 1  
Bee stings   1
Burns   1
Warts   5
Wounds   6
Joint pain 1  
Tired feet 1  
Drink (infused in alcohol) Healthy   1
Linum usitatissimum L. (Linaceae) Lin; лен; льон
(Len; lon)
Seeds Tea Good for the stomach 1 2b
To increase milk production in women   3
Lonicera caprifolium L. (Caprifoliaceae) Floarea maicii domnului Aerial parts Locally applied (dried tea) Wounds 1  
Women’s problems 1  
Measles 1  
Lycopodium clavatum
L. (Lycopodiaceae)
NB231
Плаун
(Plaun)
Aerial parts Dried Wounds   2
Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C.K.Schneid.
(Moraceae)
Адамове яблуко матлюрка
(Adamove yabluko matliurka)
Fruits Locally applied (infused in alcohol) Women’s problems   2
Joint pain   2
Malus domestica Borkh.
(Rosaceae)
NB242
Яблука
(Yabluka)
Fruits Boiled with onion Cough   3
Matricaria chamomilla L. (Asteraceae)
SB019; SB022
NB164;NB171
Mușețel; Romaniță; ромашка; румянець
(Romashka; rumianets)
Aerial parts Tea (dried) Red skin   1
Good for the digestive system   1
Inflammation processes   1
Good for the throat   1
Flowers Poultice (dried) Evil eye 1  
Compress Skin infections 1  
Warts 1  
Eye cleaning 2  
Eye problems 1 3
Good for the eyes 1 2
Tea Diarrhoea 1  
Good for the stomach 2 3
Disinfectant 1  
Healthy 1 3
Panacea 1 5
Good for the urinary tract 2  
Headache 2  
Wound cleansing   1b
Gum problems 1  
Colds 2 1c
Tea with O. Vulgare Gum problems 1  
Disinfectant 1  
Melissa officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) Меліса (Melisa) Leaves Tea (dried) Healthy   2
Pain   2
Calming   3
Headache   1
Soporific   1
Stress   1
Mentha spp.
(Lamiaceae)
SB014; SB016; SB034; SB096
NB079;NB080;NB097
Mentă; мята; мятка; мята гладка; мята кучерява; мятка кінська; мятка перчева
(Miata; miatka; miata hladka; miata kucheriava; miatka kinska; miatka percheva)
Aerial parts Tea Good for the heart   6
Heart disease   1
Diarrhoea 1  
Good for the stomach   1
Stomach problems   2
Vomiting   1
Healthy 1  
Pain   1
Diuretic 1  
Good for the urinary tract 2  
Calming 1 1
Headache   2
Stress   1
Locally applied (infused in alcohol) Joint pain   1
Origanum vulgare L. (Lamiaceae)
SB036
NB033; NB055; NB021
Șovârv; Șovârf; Materanca bila; материнка
(Materynka)
Aerial parts Tea Blood pressure 4  
Blood regeneration   1
Good for the heart 4 2
Red skin   2
Abdominal pain 2  
Diarrhoea   1
Good for the liver 3  
Good for the stomach 7 2
100 diseases   2
Disinfectant 1  
Fever 1  
Healthy   2
Inflammation processes   2
Panacea   1
Leptospirosis 1  
Septicaemia 1  
Good for the kidneys 1  
Soporific   1b
Good for the lungs   1
Aerial parts (flowers) Tea Women’s problems   8
Panax ginseng C.A. Mey. (Araliaceae) Женшень (Zhenshen) Roots Infused in alcohol Blood pressure   1
Papaver somniferum L.
(Papaveraceae)
Мак (Mak) Aerial parts Tea Soporific   2b
Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Fuss
(Apiaceae)
NB220
Петрушка (Petrushka) Leaves Raw Vitamins   2
Phaseolus vulgaris L. (Leguminosae) Фасоля (Fasolia) Pod Tea Diabetes   2
Picea abies (L.) H. Karst. possibly including Abies alba Mill. (Pinaceae)
SB008
NB043
Brad; смерека; хвоя
(Smereka, khvoya)
Flowers Syrup Bronchitis   2
Cough   4
Good for breathing   2
Needles Syrup Cough   2
Tea Cough   2
Good for the throat   2
Resin Locally applied Joint pain   2
Sprouts (young) Syrup Fever 1  
Panacea 2  
Colds 4  
Cough 8  
Good for the lungs 2  
Good for the respiratory system 2  
Good for the throat 1  
Bronchitis   2
Sore throat 1  
Essence (fresh) Panacea 2  
Colds 2  
Young cones Syrup Bronchitis   2
Cough   4
With sugar Pneumonia   1
Pinus sylvestris L.
(Pinaceae)
Pin Young sprouts Syrup (fresh) Cough 1  
Plantago lanceolata L.
(Plantaginaceae)
SB037
Pătlagină îngusta; подорожник ланцеолистий
(Podorozhnyk lantseolystyi)
Leaves Tea (fresh) Cough 1 1
Plantago major L. (Plantaginaceae)
SB066
NB022;NB047; NB132
Platagine; Platagină; Podorojnic; подорожник (Podorozhnyk) Leaves Locally applied (fresh) Abscesses   2
Cuts 1 1
Good for the skin 2  
Pus 1  
Skin infections 1  
Skin irritation 1  
Disinfectant   1b
Sores 1  
Warts 3 3
Wounds 1 15
Locally applied (with alcohol) Wounds   2
Tea Cough   2
Seeds Tea Good for the kidneys   2
Whole plant Tea Women’s problems   1
Potentilla anserina L. (Rosaceae) Coada racului Aerial parts Tea Indigestion 1  
Potentilla erecta (L.) Raeusch. (Rosaceae) Калган; калган; перстач прямостоячий
(Kalhan; kalhan; perstach priamostoiachyi)
Roots Tea Reproductive potency   1
Tea (dried) Reproductive potency   1
Infused in alcohol Good for men   1
Joint pain   2
Good for the thyroid   1
Primula spp. including Primula veris L. and Primula elatior (L.) Hill
(Primulaceae)
Ciobațica cucului; Cioboțica cucului; первоцвіт буковинський
(Pervotsvit bukovynskyi)
Aerial parts Tea Good for the heart 1  
Good for the liver 1  
Good for the stomach   2
Flowers Tea Cough   3
Prunus avium (L.) L. (Rosaceae)
SB059
Cireș Stalks Tea Diuretic 1  
Good for the kidneys 1  
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn (Dennstaedtiaceae)
NB074
Папороть орляк (Paporot orliak) Aerial parts Bath Women’s problems   1
Pyrus pyraster
(L.) Burgsd. (Rosaceae)
Дика груша (Dyka hrusha) Fruits Tea Salt in the joints   2
Infused in spirits Salt in the joints   2
Quercus spp. including
Quercus robur L. and Quercus rubra L.
Дуб (Dub) Bark Boiled Gangrene   2
Tea Toothache   1
Raphanus sativus L. (Brassicaceae)
NB250
Редька чорна (Redka chorna) Roots Baked Cough   2
Good for breathing   2
Ribes nigrum L. (Grossulariaceae)
SB042
NB211
Coacăză neagră ; смородина; чорна смородина (Smorodyna; chorna smorodyna) Aerial parts Tea Cough   2
Fruits Juice Blood pressure   1
Jam Good for haemoglobin   1
Jam Good for the eyes   1
Raw Blood pressure   3
Good for the intestines 2  
Vitamins 2  
Ribes rubrum L.
(Grossulariaceae)
SB042
NB213
Coacăză rosu; яверниці§; пожички§;червона смородина
(Yavernytsi§, pozhychky§, chervona smorodyna)
Fruits Raw Good for the intestines 2  
Vitamins 2  
Kidneys stones   2
Tea Fever   1
Flu   1
Rosa canina L.
(Rosaceae)
SB062
NB018; NB083
Măceșe; Măceș de padure; шипшина (Shypshyna) Fruits Tea Good for the heart 1  
Good for the kidneys   2
Healthy   2
Immune boosting   1
Vitamins   1
Good for the kidneys   1
Good for the urinary tract 2  
Cough 4  
Flu 4  
Syrup (fresh) Cold 1  
Roots Tea Good for the kidneys   3
Rosa rugosa L. and Rosa centifolia L.
(Rosaceae)
SB023
Trandafir; роза (Roza) Flowers Tea Calming   1
Petals Juice Foot-and-mouth disease 1  
Rubus caesius L.
(Rosaceae)
NB062; NB063
Ожина; чониця; єжевіка; ожина (Ozhyna; chonytsia; yezhevika; ozhyna) Fruits Infused in alcohol 101 diseases   2
Boiled Healthy   1
Raw
(with sugar)
Cancer   1
Vitamins   5
Colds   1
Flu   1
Rubus idaeus L.
(Rosaceae)
SB071; SB009
NB081
Zmeură; малина
(malyna)
Aerial parts Tea Diabetes 1  
Diabetes   1
Fever 3 6
Healthy   3
Good for the kidneys   1
Colds 2 3
Cough   3
Flu   1
Fruits Tea Blood pressure   2
Jam Good for haemoglobin   1
Dried Fever   3
Juice Fever   6
Colds 1  
Cough 1  
Juice With Lemon Fever 1  
Locally applied syrup without sugar Fever 1 1
Moonshine Healthy   1a
Syrup (without sugar, with mashed potatoes ) Fever 1 3
Colds 1  
Raw (with sugar) Panacea   1
Flu   1
Vitamins   5
Colds 2 1
100 diseases   2
Syrup (fresh) Cough 1  
Flu 4 1
Colds 1  
Fever 5  
Strengthening of the organism 1  
Good for the lungs 1  
Rumex acetosa L. (Polygonaceae)
NB081
Măcriș; квас§; квасок§; щавель
(Kvas§; kvasok§; shchavel)
Aerial parts Any preparation Vitamins   3
Roots Tea Good for the liver 1  
Colds 2  
Rumex alpinus L. (Polygonaceae)
SB067
Ștevie Leaves Locally applied (fresh) Cuts 2  
Tea Diarrhoea 1  
Salix × fragilis L.
(Salicaceae)
Верба ламка (Verba lamka) Bark Tea Fever   1
Salvia pratensis L.
(Lamiaceae)
SB028
Salvia Aerial parts Tea Calming 1  
Sambucus nigra L. (Adoxaceae)
SB084
NB054
Soc; бузина
(Buzyna)
Flowers Drink Blood pressure 1  
Good for the stomach 4  
Good for the kidneys 4  
Good for the urinary tract 4  
Tea Colds   1
Cough   4
Flu   2
Good for the throat   2
Infused in alcohol Cough   1
Leaves Dried Good for the heart   2
Sedum roseum (L.) Scop. (Crassulaceae) Червона щітка (Chervona shchitka) Roots Tea Good for the pancreas   1
Immune boosting   1
Solanum tuberosum L. (Solanaceae) Cartofi; бараболя; картошка (Barabolia; kartoshka) Tubers Locally applied (fresh) Fever 1b 3
Headache 3  
Boiled Cough   3
Sorbus domestica L.
(Rosaceae)
SB055
NB232
Scoruș Fruits Tea (fresh/dried) Blood sugar 4  
Stellaria media (L.) Vill. (Caryophyllaceae) Мокриця; червець
(Mokrytsia; chervets)
Aerial parts Tea Cough   2
Symphytum officinale L. (Boraginaceae)
SB070
NB166; NB167; NB184; NB189
Tătăneasă; живокост; гауізь§; гауїзь§
(Zhyvokost; hauiz§; hauiz§)
Roots Locally Applied (boiled) Good for the skin 1  
Locally applied (fresh) Fracture 1 1
Gout   1
Joint pain 1 3
Rheumatic pains   1
Hernia 1  
Locally applied (infused in alcohol) Joint pain 2  
Good for the liver 2  
Locally applied (fresh with wax) Joint pain   1
Whole plant Tea (fresh) Good for the liver 2  
Good for the stomach 2  
Syringa vulgaris L.
(Oleaceae)
NB208; NB209
Бузок (Busok) Flowers Infused with moonshine Joint pain   1
Tea Bronchitis   1
Cough   3
Tagetes erecta L.
(Asteraceae)
Чорнобривці (Chornobryvtsi) Flowers Tea Blood cleansing   1
Abscesses   1
Diabetes   1
Good for the liver   1
Tanacetum balsamita L.
(Asteraceae)
Canufar; Кануфер (Kanufer) Aerial parts Infused in alcohol Abscesses   1
Wounds 1b 1
Taraxacum officinale
Webb (Asteraceae)
SB063
NB016;NB048
Păpădie ; кульбаба (Kulbaba) Aerial parts Raw Vitamins   2
Flowers Syrup (fresh) Good for the liver 1  
Jam Good for the urinary tract 4  
Thymus spp. including
Thymus serpyllum L. and Thymus vulgaris L.
(Lamiaceae)
SB001; SB090
NB030; NB027; NB125;
NB019
чабер; чебрець, чебрик; городній чебрець (Chaber; chebrets, chebryk; horodnii chebrets)
Thymus serpyllum: Cimbrișor; чебрець звичайний, чебрик польовий; польовий чебрець (chebrek polovyi; chebrets zvychainyi;chebryk polovyi; polovyi chebrets)
Thymus vulgaris:
Cimbru sălbatic; чеберець садовий (Cheberets sadovyi)
Aerial parts Tea Good for the stomach 1 2
Lung diseases   1
Good for the throat   1
Good for the lungs 3  
Colds 2  
Pain 2  
Panacea 3  
Good for the kidneys 1  
Syrup Cough   3
Tea Good for breathing   1b
Cough 10 12
Good for veins 2  
Alcoholism   1
Burnt three times Evil Eye   1b
Flowers Tea Colds   1
Tilia cordata Mill.
(Malvaceae)
SB017
NB253
Tei; липа (Lypa) Flowers Tea (dried) Good for the heart 4  
Abdominal pain 1  
Good for digestion 2  
Good for the liver   2
Good for the stomach 7  
Fever   2
Inflammation processes   1
Organism cleansing 1  
Good for women 1  
Good for the kidneys   2
Calming 6 1b
Headache 1  
Headache 1 1
Soporific 2  
Colds 2 1
Cough 3 1
Flu 1  
Panacea   1b
Leaves Boiled Hair care   2
Trifolium pannonicum Jacq. (Leguminosae) конюшина панойська з жовтими квітами (Koniushyna panoiska z zhovtymy kvitamy) Flowers Tea (dried) Healthy   1
Trifolium sp. including Trifolium pratense L.
(Leguminosae)
SB072; SB075; SB077; SB078
NB002; NB013; NB014; NB076; NB086; NB102; NB103; NB110; NB111; NB112; NB119; NB123; NB126; NB134; NB140; NB144
Trifoi alb; Trifoi rosu; тріфоль; конюшина червона
(Trifol; koniushyna chervona)
Aerial parts Tea (dried) Good for the urinary tract 2  
Headache 1 1
Good for the lungs 4  
Tussilago farfara L. (Asteraceae)
SB065; SB085
NB072; NB133
Podbal; підбіл;мати й мачуха;
(Pidbil; maty y machukha)
Aerial parts Tea Cough 1 9
Flowers Syrup (fresh) Cough 1  
Tea Colds   1
Leaves Locally applied (fresh) warts 2  
Roots Syrup Good for the throat   1
Whole plant Boiled Cough   1
Urtica dioica L.
(Urticaceae)
SB088
NB026; NB048
Urzică; кропива; кропива жалка (Kropyva; kropyva zhalka) Young sprouts (aerial parts) Boiled (in soup) Blood cleansing 4 1
Vessel cleansing   1
Tea Blood cleansing 9 3
Blood pressure   1
Good for the heart 1 2
Good for the stomach   2
Vomiting   2
Rheumatic pains 2  
Calming   2
Toothache   2
Nosebleeds   2
Healthy 1  
Organism cleansing 5  
Boiled Hair care 5 10
Any preparation Healthy   1
Panacea 2  
Vitamins 2 3
Locally applied (fresh) Rheumatic pains 4  
Vaccinium myrtillus L. (Ericaceae)
SB006
NB060
Afina (fruits); Afiniș (aerial parts); афини; чорниця (fruits); аффинник (aerial parts)
(Afyny; chornytsia; afynnyk)
Aerial parts Tea Blood cleansing 1  
Blood pressure   2
Good for the heart 1  
Fever 1  
Healthy 1  
To be strong   1
Lowering glycaemia 1  
Good for the eyes   3
Compress Diabetes 2  
Any preparation Diabetes 6 1
Good for the stomach 11 7
Compress Eye problems 2 1
Aerial parts ( including fruits) Tea Good for the kidneys 1 4
Flowers Dried Good for the pancreas   1
Good for the stomach   1
Fruits Raw (with sugar) Good for the heart 2  
Diabetes   1
Diarrhoea   1
Healthy 2 5
Panacea 3 1
Improve vision 2  
Vitamins   2
Good for the eyes   4
Flu   1
Jam Flu   1
Good for the eyes   2
Good for haemoglobin   1
Diarrhoea   1
Juice Diarrhoea 1  
Good for the liver 1  
Syrup Abdominal pain 1  
Good for the abdomen 1  
Diarrhoea 1 3
Appetite suppressant 1  
Panacea   2
Good for the liver 2  
Infused raw in alcohol Good for the stomach   4
Stomach diseases   2
100 diseases   6
Good for the eyes   2
Stomach pain   2
Dried
Dried
100 diseases   2
Good for the eyes   2
Tea Panacea   2
Good for the eyes   3
Diarrhoea   6
Improve vision 1  
Tincture Flu   1
Vaccinium vitis-idaea L. (Ericaceae)
SB010
NB061
Merișoare; Gogoze§; брусниця; ґоґодзи§; гогдзі§
(Brusnycia, gogodzy§; hohdzi§)
Aerial parts Tea Good for the heart 1  
Diabetes   1
Diarrhoea 1  
Good for the liver 1  
Good for the stomach 1  
Fever 1  
Good for the kidneys 1 5
Kidney diseases 1  
Urinary tract diseases 1  
Fruits Any preparation Blood pressure   3
Raw Blood pressure   1
Panacea   1
Vitamins   4
Good for the kidneys   3
Urolithiasis   1
Good for the heart 1  
Tea Blood pressure 1  
Panacea   2
Good for the heart 1 1
Compote Fever   1
Juice Fever 1  
Syrup (without sugar) Fever 1  
Water source and fresh fruits/ compote Immune boosting 1 1
Compote Cough   1
Any preparation Flu   1
Roots Tea Good for the bladder   1
Valeriana officinalis L. (Caprifoliaceae) Валеріана (Valeriana) Roots Infused in alcohol Heart disease   1
Viburnum opulus L. (Adoxaceae)
NB223
Călină; калина (Kalyna) Flowers Tea Fever   2
Fruits Tea Blood pressure   7
Good for the heart 4  
Panacea 2  
Cold 2  
Cough 4  
Good for the lungs 4  
Fever   2
Syrup Blood pressure   2
Flu   1
Fever   1
Raw (with sugar) Good for the heart   1
Panacea   1
Leaves Boiled Joint pain   1
Vitis vinifera L.
(Vitaceae)
NB204
Виноград (Vynohrad) Fruits Wine Good for blood   1
Panacea   1
  1. Plant names mentioned by Ukrainian Hutsuls are reported in Cyrillic (with transliteration). Plant names mentioned by Romanian Hutsuls are reported in the Latin alphabet. Plant names not reported in Romanian or Ukrainian dictionaries or in previous publications (e.g. Pieroni and Soukand, 2017), and are therefore probably Hutsul names, are marked with a §. A Russian name is marked with a ^
  2. adenotes a recently adopted use
  3. bdenotes a past use