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Table 1 Plants used against tuberculosis and symptom-like diseases by Sonoran ethnic groups

From: In vitro anti-mycobacterial activity of nine medicinal plants used by ethnic groups in Sonora, Mexico

Scientific name (Family) Common name Traditional use Part of plant used Ethnic group usage Voucher
Ambrosia confertiflora DC. (Asteraceae) Estafiate, istafiate, chi’ichibo, chibchibo Intestinal parasites, stomach ache, fever, lack of appetite, menstrual symptoms Leaf and branches Yaquis, Mayos 17401
Ambrosia ambrosioides (Cav.) W.W. Payne (Asteraceae) Chicura, nagua, toiwe, jupu, joroguo Wounds, sores, placental expulsion, menstrual symptoms, hair diseases Leaf and root Mayo, Ópata, Seri, Yaqui 17404
Guaiacum coulteri A. Gray (Zygophyllaceae) Guayacán, mocni Dysentery, syphilis, rheumatism, tuberculosis, fever Fruit, flowers Seris 17400
Acalypha californica Benth. (Euphorbiaceae) Cupper leaf, cancer weed, bajer cupaj buy Mouth, stomach, intestine and skin cancer Branches Pimas 17402
Schinus molle L. (Anacardiaceae) Pirul Tuberculosis Branches Mayo 17399
Vallesia glabra (Cav.) Link (Apocynaceae) Citabaro, huevito citabaro, otatabe, tonóopa, timóopa, palo verde Eye inflammation, measles, rheumatism, muscular pain Fruit and Leaves Mayo, Yaqui, Seri 18150
Baccharis salicifolia (Ruíz & Pavon) Pers. (Asteraceae) Batamote, jarilla, pasmo weed, bachomo, guachomo, uubachomo Obesity, anti-contraceptive, hemorrhoids, hair disease, rabies, wounds, digestive disorders Branches Mayo, Opata, Seri 17398
Phoradendrom californicum Nutt. (Loranthaceae) Toji, chipchia, aaxt Diarrhea, stomach polyps, venereal disease, “in-body” diseases Branches, leaves and cortex Mayo-Guarijíos, Seri 17405
Acacia farnesiana (L.) Wild (Fabaceae) Huizache, vinorama, Kuká Throat and digestive tract inflammation, cold, diarrhea, typhoid, wounds, swollen spleen, weak heart, tuberculosis, and headache Gum, flower, seed, leaves, cortex and root Mayo-Guarijíos 17406