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Ethnobotanical uses

Simarouba berteroana (SIMAROUBACEAE)

Dysentery Liogier

Simarouba glauca (SIMAROUBACEAE)

Ache(Body) Liogier; Amebiasis** Martinez, Martinez; Anemia Liogier; Anodyne Liogier; Colic Liogier; Diarrhea Liogier; Dysentery Liogier; Dyspepsia Liogier, Martinez; Emetic Liogier; Emmenagogue Liogier; Fever Brutus, Martinez, Standley; Gonorrhea Liogier; Intoxicant Martinez; Malaria Duke,1972, Liogier, Standley, Standley,Steyermark; Purgative Liogier; Rheumatism Liogier; Soap Duke,1972; Stomachic Martinez; Sudorific Liogier

* = Chemical(s) found in plant shown to be effective for the ailment medicated
** = Plant itself shown to be effective for the ailment medicated

Phytochemical Database, USDA - ARS - NGRL, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland
Mon May 20 16:36:03 EDT 2002

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