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Table 1 Medicinal species used for more than six illnesses systems according to Pérez-Nicolás et al. [32] and WHO classification [51]

From: Actualized inventory of medicinal plants used in traditional medicine in Oaxaca, Mexico

Plant species Who illness system and Ethnic groups Risk status Reference
Calea urticifolia (Mill.) DC. CS, ENM, DS, NS, SST, IPD Mes, Mix, Mxt, Tri   46(JF102), [4, 15, 16, 32, 55]
Citrus aurantium L. DS, ENM, GUS, IPD, NS, PCP, RS, SST Chi, Cho, Maz, Mix, Mes, Zap, Zoq   [13,14,15, 24, 25, 30,31,32, 42, 56]
Equisetum myriochaetum Schltdl. & Cham. CBS, DS, ENM, GUS, MSS, IP Cui, Maz, Mes, Mix, Nah, Zap, Zoq   46(JF102), [31, 32]
Justicia spicigera Schltdl. CBS, CS, DS, ENM, GUS, NCC Chi, Mes, Mxt, Tri, Zap, Zoq   [4, 13, 31, 34, 55]
Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E. Br. ex Britton & P. Wilson CBS, DS, GUS, NS, PCP, RS Chi, Maz, Mes, Mix, Mxt, Tri, Zap   [4, 14, 16, 24, 25, 32, 42, 55]
Liquidambar styraciflua L. CBS, DS, IP, IPD, MSS, RS Chi, Cui, Maz, Mes, Mix, Zap, Zoq LC / - 46(JF102),[13, 31, 32, 57]
Matricaria chamomilla L. DS, GUS, NS, PCP, RS, CBS Chi, Cho, Mes, Zap LC / - [14, 20, 25, 32, 56, 58]
Mimosa albida Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. CBS, MBD, NS, GUS, MSS, PCP Chi, Cui, Maz, Mes, Mix, Mxt, Zap LC / - 46(JF102), [14, 25, 27, 34, 55]
Ocimum basilicum L. CBS, DS, GUS, MSS, NS, IPD Mes, Miz, Mxt, Tri, Zap   [4, 15, 20, 25, 28, 32, 55]
Ocimum campechianum Mill. CBS, ENM, IP, IPD, MSS, NCC, SST Chi, Mes, Mix, Zap   46(JF102), [13, 15, 32, 55]
Piper auritum Kunth CBS, DS, IP, GUS, IPD, SST Chi, Cui, Maz, Mes, Mix, Mxt, Nah, Tri, Zap, Zoq   46(JF102) [4, 13,14,15, 20, 22, 30,31,32, 34, 55]
Sambucus nigra L. CBS, IPD, MSS, NS, RS, SST Cui, Maz, Mix, Nah LC / - 46(JF102), [27]
Solanum torvum Sw. DS, GUS, MSS, SST, CBS, NS Mix, Zap, Zoq   [15, 20, 31, 55]
Tecoma stans (L.) Juss. ex Kunth CBS, ENM, DS, SST, IPD, PCP Cho, Ixc, Mes, Mix, Mxt, Zap, Zoq LC / - [15, 25, 31, 33, 55, 56, 59, 60]
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A. Gray DS, ENM, GUS, IP, MSS, IPD, SST Chi, Mes, Mix, Mxt, Tri, Zap, Zoq   46(JF102), [4, 15, 20, 22, 30,31,32, 34, 55]
Tournefortia hirsutissima L. DS, ENM, IPD, MSS, RS, SST Zap   46(JF102), [34]