Medicinal Plant List

 

Achiote: Bixa orellana   Family: Bixaceae

 leaf, root, shoot, bark 

 

Ajos Sacha / Garlic Vine: Mansoa alliacea    Family: Bignoniaceae

 bark, leaf, root.

 

Amapola: Hibiscus sabdariffa    Family: Malvaceae

 flowers, leaves

 

Arnica: Chaptalia nutans      Family: Asteraceae

 whole plant

 

Azul de Mata: Justicia tinctorea   Family: Acanthaceae

 leaves

 

Chancra Piedra / Rinoncillo: Phyllanthus niruri / amarus  Family: Euphorbiaceae

 whole plant

 

Citronella: Cymbopogon nardus   Family: Cardiopteridaceae

 leaves, essential oil

 

Clove: Syzygium aromaticum     Family: Myrtaceae

 flower buds, leaves

 

Coralillo: Hamelia patens  Family: Rubiaceae 

 leaves, flowers

 

Cucaracha: Tradescantia zebrina      Family: Commelinaceae

 leaves, stem, juice

 

Cuculmeca: Smilax cordifolia      Family: Smilacaceae

 root

 

Culantro: Eryngium foetidum      Family: Apiaceae

 leaves, roots

 

Curcuma: Curcuma longa   Family: Zingiberaceae

 root, rhizome

 

Dog’s Tongue: Pseudoelephantopus spicatus     Family: Asteraceae

 leaves, roots 

 

Dormilona: Mimosa pudica     Family: Mimosaceae

 leaves, roots

 

Escobilla: Sida rhombifolia           Family: Malvaceae

 leaves, roots

 

Galangal: Alphinia galanga   Family: Zingiberaceae

 rhizome

 

Gavilana: Neurolaena lobata  Family: Asteraceae

 leaves, root

 

Gotu Kola: Centella asiatica     Family: Apiaceae

 leaves

 

Hoja Santa: Piper auritum      Family: Piperaceae

 whole plant

 

Hombre Grande: Quassia amara  Family: Simaroubaceae

 wood, leaves

 

Impatiens: Impatiens walleriana     Family: Balsaminaceae

 leaves, stem, root

 

Jengibre: Zingiber officinale   Family: Zingiberaceae

 rhizome

 

Jergon sacha / Terciopelo Dracontium pitteri    Family: Araceae

 rhizome

 

Juanilama: Lippia alba     Family:Verbenaceae

 leaves, essential oil

 

Life Everlasting: Kalanchoe pinnata   Family: Crassulaceae

 leaves, juice

 

Noni: Morinda citrifolia  Family: Rubiaceae

 fruit, leaves, roots

 

Madera Negra: Glircidia sepium    Family: Fabaceae

 leaves, flowers, seeds

 

Mother-in Law’s Tongue: Sansevieria trifasciata   Family: Asparagaceae

 leaves

 

Orozuz: Lippia dulcis   Family: Verbenaceae

 leaves

 

Ortiga: Urera baccifera        Family: Urticaceae 

 roots, leaves

 

Patchouli: Pogostemon cablin  Family: Lamiaceae

 leaves

 

Rabbit’s Paw: Wedelia trilobata     Family: Asteraceae

 leaves

 

Rosita de Cacao: Quararibea funebris   Family: Bombacaceae

 leaves, flowers

 

Saragundi: Senna reticulata,  Family: Leguminosae

 flowers, leaves, seedpods

 

Sornia: Dicliptera unguiculata     Family: Acanthaceae

 leaves

 

Sorosi: Momordica charantia   Family: Cucurbitaceae

 whole plant, fruit, seed

 

Tilo: Justicia pectoralis   Family:Acanthaceae

 leaves

 

Verbena:  Stachytarpheta frantzii   Family: Verbenaceae

 whole plant, leaf

 

Vetiver: Chrysopogon zizanioides    Family: Poaceae

 

Zorillo: Petiveria alliacea   Family: Phytolaccaceae

  whole herb

 

 

 

 

 

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