Ethnomedicinal Herbarium—A

Open access to peer-reviewed journal articles in ethnomedicine and ethnobotany via my blog and PubMed, indexed by species. Includes a look-up feature at the Encyclopedia of Life [EoL] and a gallery of photos of medicinal plants on display at leading botanical gardens in the United States, Mexico & Europe.

Aegiphila_monstrosa

Aegiphila monstrosa
Yaax Che Jardin Botanico "Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin"
(Photo: WAH)

Agrimonia_eupatoria

Agrimonia eupatoria
Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid
(Photo: WAH)

Alliaria_petiolata

Alliaria petiolata
New York Botanical Garden
(Photo: WAH)

Aloe_vera

Aloe vera
Yaax Che Jardin Botanico "Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin"
(Photo: WAH)

Anthurium_schlechtendalii

Anthurium schlechtendalii
Yaax Che Jardin Botanico "Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin"
(Photo: WAH)

Abies alba

(欧洲冷杉 [ou zhou leng shan], abete bianco, abeto-branco, pihta evropeiskaia, sapin, silver fir, syhla, weiß-tanne)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Abrus precatorius

(akar saga, crab’s eye, gidee gidee, indian licorice, jequirity, John Crow bead, jumbie bead precatory pea/bean, rosary pea)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Acacia karroo

(آکاکیا کارو, acacia orrida, espinheiro-karoo, karrooakasia, karroothorn, mimosa odorant, mimoza d' Espagne, soetdoring, umnga)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Acacia mellifera

(سنگالیا ملیفرا, blackthorn, gumarna, kikwata, laren, mesiakasia, muthigira, schwarzdorn-akazie, swarthaak)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Acacia nilotica

(al-sant acacia, babul / kikar, Egyptian thorn, gum arabic tree, karuvela maram, lekkerruikpeul, prickly acacia, sant tree, scented thorn, thorn mimosa)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Acacia oerfota

(gomur)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Acalypha fruticosa

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Acalypha indica

(মুক্তঝুরি, ကြောင်ရိုသေပင်, खोकली, ಕುಪ್ಪಿಗಿಡ, കുപ്പമേനി, ଇନ୍ଦ୍ରମାରିସ, කුප්පමේනිය, குப்பைமேனி, మురిపిండి, Indian copperleaf, Poiret's copperleaf, pokok kucing galak, Tai tượng Ấn)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Acanthopanax trifoliatus / Eleutherococcus trifoliatus

(鹅掌簕, ngu gia bi gai)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Achillea millefolium

(common yarrow, yarrow)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Achyranthes aspera

(अपामार्ग [apamarga], chaff-flower, devil's horsewhip, prickly chaff flower)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Achyrocline hallii

(sacha algodón)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aconitum ferox

(Indian aconite)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aconitum heterophyllum

(ativisha)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aconitum stapfianum

(堵喇)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aconitum violoceum

(patis)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Acridocarpus excelsus

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Adiantum capillus-veneris

(black maidenhair fernk, gya qeiteran, maidenhair fern, southern maidenhair fern, venus hair fern)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Adonis vernalis

(pheasant's eye, kevätruusuleinikki, grand oeil-de-boeuf, adonis de printemps, adonide primaverile, ruscuta primavaratica, goricvet vecennij, adonis vernal, våradonis)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aegiphila monstrosa

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aesculus assamica

(East Himalayan horse chestnut)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Ageratum conyzoides

(billygoat-weed, chick weed, floss flower, goatweed, whiteweed)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Ageratina dendroides

(pegac chilca)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Agrimonia eupatoria

(ackerkraut, agrimony, aigremoine eupatoire, church steeples, churchsteeples, common agrimony, gemeiner odermennig, gewöhnlicher odermennig, European grovebur, gewone agrimonie, kleiner odermennig, liverwort, maarianverijuuri, sticklewort)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Ailanthus excelsa

(ಹೆಮ್ಮರ/hemmara, jungli sarva, महानिम्बः/Mahanimbah, महारूख/maharukh, mundayigatch, పెద్దమాను/pedda-manu, pee maram, રૂખડો/rukhdo, swaali, tree of heaven)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alaria marginata

(elquaq, мopcкaя кaпуcтa, winged kelp)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alcea setosa

(bristly hollyhock, hiro, hıtmıye, samariansalkoruusu)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alcea striata

(hıtmıye)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alepidea amatymbica

(iqwili)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alliaria petiolata

(alliaire pétiolée, alliaria comune, garlic mustard, 葱芥, knoblauchhederich, litulaukka, löktrav, look-zonder-look, usturoiţă)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Allium carolinianum

(broq chong)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Allium chrysanthum

(黄花韭)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Allium cyaneum

(天蓝韭, syyslaukka)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Allium roylei

(bola ganda)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Allium sativum

(葫, ነጭ ሽንኩርት, Чеснов лук, ნიორი, ಬೆಳ್ಳುಳ್ಳಿ, लसूण, வெள்ளைபூண்டு, తెల్లగడ్డ, กระเทียม, Часник, aglio, ail, ajlo, ajo, alh, alho, all, allium, allo, baratzuri, bawang, bawang putih, Сарымсақ, cây tỏi, Česen, Česnakas, cesnak kuchynský, Česnek, Česnok, chyet-thon-phew, czosnek pospolity, fokhagyma, garleag, garlic, gyene kankan, gogpa, hudhër e rëndomtë, hvidløg, hvítlaukur, hvitløk, Ķiploki, kitunguu saumu, knobl, knoblauch, knoflook, küüslauk, kynsilaukka, lahsan, lasan, launa, lehsun, manul, naharu, nech shinkurt, ninniku, qullubbii, rasun, rasuna, sarımsaq, sarmısak, seer, shumim, sudulunu, tafarnuwa, tewm, tum, usturoi, van mahakan, veluthulli, vitlök)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alnus incana

(grey alder, witte els, harmaaleppä, aulne blanchâtre, aulne de montagne, grau-erle, gráölur, ontano bianco, anin alb, gråal)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aloe arborescens / Aloe candelabro

(candelabra aloe; Krantz aloe)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aloe ferox

(చేదు కలబంద, Afrikanische aloe, aloe, aloè du Cap, aloë del Capo, aloes uzbrojony, bitteraalwyn, bitter aloe, iKhala, inLaba, luhui, mhangana, piikkiaaloe, szúrós aloé, tikanlı əzvay)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aloe marlothii

(bergaalwyn, imvomvo)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aloe vera

(aloe)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alstonia angustiloba

(pulai tree)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alstonia boonei

(cheese wood; emien; pattern wood; stool wood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Alstonia scholaris

(blackboard tree, indian devil tree, ditabark, milkwood pine, pulai, white cheesewood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Althaea officinalis

(common marshmallow, marshmallow)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Amaranthus caudatus

(ሊሻሊሾ, Հավակատար պոչավոր, ヒモゲイトウ, राजगिरा, लट्टे, Амарант, بستان‌افروز, Амарант хвостатый, achis, amarante queue de renard, amaranto coda rossa, bahr tef, cua de guineu, garten-amarant, iyasu, kattenstaartamarant, kiuitxa, kiwicha, laskavec ocasatý, longus rebashein, love-lies-bleeding, moțul curcanului, punarevonhäntä, qizilquyruq, rävsvans, süpürgəvarı qaratərə, szarłat zwisły, uodegotasis burnotis)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Amphipterygium adstringens

(cuachalalate)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Anethum graveolens

(dill, kopër, እንስላል, شبث, Սամիթ, Şüyüd, aneta, sowa, Копър, samin, anet, 洋茴香, kopar, kopr, dild, dille, aneto, aedtill, maustetilli, anise, eneldo, კამა, שבת ריחני, adas manis, ディル, ಸಬ್ಬಸಿಗಿ ಸೊಪ್ಪು, aскөк, 딜, phak si, dilles, krapas, adas china, shabit, koper ogrodowy, endro, mărar, Укроп, satapushpi, dile, endaru, kôpor voňavý, hinojo hediondo, சதகுப்பி, శతపుష్పము, ดิล, dereotu, kріп, tiêu hồi hương, krop)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Angelica apaensis

(阿坝当归, jia na)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Angelica gmelinii

(ikiituk)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Angiopteris evecta

(giant fern, oriental vessel fern)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Anogeissus leiocarpa

(African birch, ngálǎma, ngálǎma tree)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Anthemis cotula

(臭春黄菊, amaron, camomilla mezzana, camomille fétide, haisusauramo, hnotgæsajurt, kahven, manzanilla, pupavka sobač'ja, romaniţă puturoasă, sommarkyndel, stinkende gåseurt, stinkende hundskamille, stinking chamomile, stink-kamile, tappgåseblom)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Anthurium schlechtendalii

(cola de fasian, pheasants tail)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aquilaria malaccensis

(agaru, agarwood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aralia elata

(Japanese angelica tree, 楤木, piikkiaralia, medara, turpnamu, аралия высокая, parkaralia)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Arctium tomentosum

(лaпуx, лoпуx, вaўчкi, дзяды, дзядoўнiк, paпeйнiк/lapuch, lopuch, vaŭčki, dziady, dziadoŭnik, rapiejnik, donzige klit, filz-klette, woolly burdock)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

(bearberry, boixerola, immergrüne bärentraube, mjölon, orsella, raisin d'ours commun, sianpuolukka, strugurii ursului)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Argania spinosa

(arqân, أرقن, argan, arganier)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aristolochia bracteolata

(worm killer)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aristolochia brevipes

(guaco)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aristolochia maxima

(Florida dutchman's pipe)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aristolochia taliscana

(guaco, raíz de guaco)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Aristolochia taliscana

(guaco, raíz de guaco)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Arnebia guttata

(bunge, spotted arnebia)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Artemisia absinthium

(中亚苦蒿, 苦蓬, 웜우드, absinth wormwood, absinto, ajenjo, armoise amère, assenzio, bylica piołun, polyn gor'kaja, wermut)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Artemisia afra

(ኣሪቲ, wilde-alsut, wild wormwood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Artemisia camphorata

(wormwood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Artemisia maritima

(old woman, sea wormwood, tarakha)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Artemisia scoparia

(猪毛蒿, armoise à balais, pelin de mături, redstem wormwood, siromaruna)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Artemisia tilesii

(Aleutian mugwort, armoise commune, herbe de feu, saayyge, stinkweed, пoлынь, Tilesius' wormwood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Artemisia vulgaris

(chrysanthemum weed, common wormwood, felon herb, mugwort, naughty man, old Uncle Henry, old man, sailor's tobacco, St. John's plant, wild wormwood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Asparagus acutifolius

(wild asparagus)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Asthenatherum forkalii

(jungle ghass)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Atractylodes lancea

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

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Arctostaphylos_uva_ursi

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
(Photo: WAH)

Aristolochia_maxima

Aristolochia maxima
Yaax Che Jardin Botanico "Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin"
(Photo: WAH)

Artemisia_vulgaris

Artemisia vulgaris
Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid
(Photo: WAH)

Artemisia_vulgaris

Artemisia vulgaris
Yaax Che Jardin Botanico "Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin"
(Photo: WAH)

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