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Table 1 The list of the tested plant species names with common names, family names, tested parts and traditional uses in Armenian folk medicine

From: Antimicrobial activity of some plant materials used in Armenian traditional medicine

Plant namea Common name Family Part tested Traditional usesb
Agrimonia eupatoria L. (ERCB 13207) c Common agrimony Rosaceae Whole plant Hepatitis, nephritis, stomatitis, yellow fever, purulent wounds
Hypericum alpestre subsp. polygonifolium (Rupr.) Avet. & Takht. (ERCB 13206) Hypericum Hypericaceae Aerial part Pneumonia, wounds, hepatitis, cholecystitis gastrointestinal inflammation, nephritis, skin diseases
Lilium armenum (Miscz. ex Grossh.) Manden. (ERCB 13209) Unknown Liliumceae Leaf with stalk, bulb Whooping cough, purulent wounds, burns, leprosy, fungal diseases, mastitis, cystitis
Rumex obtusifolius L. (ERCB 13208) Broad-leaved dock Polygonaceae Leaf, root, inflorescence seed Infectious diseases, skin rash, mucosal inflammation
Sanguisorba officinalis L. (ERCB 13205) Great burnet Rosaceae Aerial part, root Tonsillitis, purulent wounds, inflammations, skin infections, dysentery, typhoid fever, trichomoniasis, stomatitis, gingivitis, flu
  1. aThe plants names have been checked with
  2. bIn this section there are presented only such traditional uses which can imply the presence of antimicrobial compounds [20, 21]
  3. cVoucher specimen serial number