Ethnomedicinal Herbarium

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.

Caesalpinia_gaumeri

Caesalpinia gaumeri
Yaax Che Jardin Botanico "Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin"
(Photo: WAH)

Catharanthus_roseus

Catharanthus roseus
Yaax Che Jardin Botanico "Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin"
(Photo: WAH)

Chloranthus_erectus

Chloranthus erectus
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
(Photo: WAH)

Caesalpinia gaumeri

(warrie wood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cajanus cajan

(三叶豆, अरहर, तूर, adhaki, ervilha de Angola, frijol del monte, jo yeri, ki-mame, kongo-boontjie, kyyhkynherne, mbaazi, pigeon pea, soso yiroo, straucherbse, thuvaraparippu)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Calliandra portoricensis

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Calotropis gigantea

(crown flower, giant calotrope)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Calotropis procera

(akkh, apple of Sodom, giant milkweed, kapok tree, king's crown, rubber bush, rubber tree, Sodom apple, stabragh)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Caltha palustris

(黄花菜, cowflock, huang hua cai, kingcup, marsh marigold)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Canarium strictum

(漾短, dhup tree, karangkunthrikam, kunthirikkam, nalla rojanamu, pokar, weißer mahagonibaum)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cannabis sativa

(大麻, bangi, canapa, cànem, cânepă, chanvre, dagga, ganja, ganjari-chettu, hamp, hampjurt, hamppu, hanf, hemp, hennep, jia, kanchavu, konopie, marijuana, mbanje)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Capparis spinosa

(刺山柑, Կապարցախ, ნახტომი, ケイパー, 케이퍼, alcaparra, alcaparras, alcaparro, cáp, caper, capere, cappero, câpre, dzeloņainais kapers, himsra, kabar, kabra, Каперси, kapar ciernisty, kapari, kapary, kaper, kapers, kapersy, kaporna, kaporo, kappar, kappertjes, kapris, kaprovec, Киеуіл, kokilakshmu, melada, mruko, mullukattari, pyörökapris, taparera, torkav kappar)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cardamine macrophylla

(you)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cardamine tangutorum

(you)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Carum copticum

(ajwain)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cassia sieberiana

(drumstick tree)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cassia tora

(假花生, ashraq, casse puante petite espece, cassia salvatica, chakaund, chacramarda, dâu ma, ebisugusa, gingangnangtscha, ponthakara, tagarai)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Catharanthus roseus

(catharanthe rose, gul-e-farang, katara, Madagascar periwinkle, নযনতারা nayantara, nithyakalyaani, 长春花, rosafarbene catharanthe, rosensköna, सदाबहार, सदाफुली sadaphuli, shavam naari)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cautleya spicata

(红苞距药姜, dangkoma, isohimalajaninkivääri)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cedrela toona

(आपीनः, Indian mahogany, neem)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cedrelopsis grevei

(kathrafay, katrafay)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Celosia argentea

(青葙, abanico, plumed cockscomb, feather cockscomb, silver cock's comb)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Chelidonium majus

(白屈菜, cedronha, celandine, chélidoine, čistotel bol'šoj, golondrina, schöllkraut)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Chenopodium album

(藜, bethu sag, chénopode blanc, cherupeera, farinello comune, hélunjóli, jauhosavikka, mar belaja, melganzenvoet, mubvunzandadya, spanac sălbatic, svinmålla, weisser gänsefuss, white goosefoot )

[PubMed] [EoL]

Chenopodium ambrosioides

(epazote, herba sancti Mariæ, Jesuit's tea, Mexican-tea, payqu (paico), wormseed)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Chloranthus erectus

(九节风, yu zi lan)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Choerospondias axillaris

(鼻子果, krutalee)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Chondrodendron tomentosum

(pareira)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Chrysactinia mexicana

(damianita, damianita daisy, hierba de San Nicolás)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cichorium intybus

(chicory)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cinchona sp

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cinnamomum impressinervium

(chin-chang, shing-tsa)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cinnamomum verum / Cinnamomum zeylanicum

(Ceylon cinnamon, qurfa, Sri Lanka cinnamon, true cinnamon, zanajabil)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cirsium eriophoroides

(贡山蓟, cirse laineux, cirse aranéeux, da ca ma)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Citrullus colocynthis

(el hadja, indrayan इंद्रायण, indrayana इंद्रायणा, Колоцинт, kolokvintti, pekumatti, petikari पेतिकारी, raakhaalashasa राखालशसा, tuera, vine of Sodom)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cistanche tubulosa

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Citrus aurantiifolia

(bartender’s lime, bilolo, dayap, key lime, Mexican lime, Omani lime, West Indian lime)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Citrus aurantium

(bigarade orange, bitter orange, marmalade orange, Seville orange, sour orange)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Citrus limon

(lemon)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Citrus sinensis

(hi-hin, lanax, nancha, naranja, naranjo dulce, pakal, orange, sweet orange, xocot, yaga-naraxo)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Clerodendrum colebrookianum

(East Indian glory bower)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cocos nucifera

(coconut, coconut palm)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Combretum molle

(velvet bushwillow)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Coptis teeta

(雲南黃連, 云南黄连, 云连, ममीरा, hoàng liên, mamira, meng ba, Yunnan goldthread)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cornus mas

(corn, cornelian cherry, corniolo, cornouiller, male, European cornel, European dogwood, дрян, Kızılcık, Κράνα, thana, հոն, زغال اخته, შინდი, 山茱萸, zoğal)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Coriaria nepalensis

(macchaino (मछाईनो), makola/masurya (मसूरिया), masuri (मसूरी), mansur shrub, masuri berry, tanner's tree)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Corymbia intermedia

(pink bloodwood)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Crataegus sanguinea

(辽宁山楂, siperianorapihlaja, épine rouge, épine sanguine, bojaryšnik krovavokrasnyj)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Crescentia cujete

(ayale, calabacero, calabash tree, common calabash tree, cuité, cujete, cuyabra, higuera, huinga, jícaro, kalbas, mate, miracle fruit, pate, rum tree, taparo, totumo)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Crotalaria lachnosema

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Croton fuscescens

(?)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Croton macrostachyus

(Afrikankrotoni, bisana)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cuminum cyminum

(ከሙን, Քիմոն, კვლიავი, ಜೀರಿಗೆ, Зере, जिरे, ஜீரகம், జీలకర, เทียนขาว, cammun, chimion turcesc, comí, cominho, comino, cumin, cumino, džíra, duru, jintan, jinten, jira, jiraka, jirakam, jiru, kamun, kimyon, kmin rzymski, kmin tminovyj, komijn, komino, Кимион, kreuzkümmel, kumin, kumina, kumino, kummin, kuminai, ma chin, Římský kmín, római kömény, roomankumina, spidskommen, spiskummin, spisskummen, thien khaw, vürtsköömen, zeera, zira, zirə, ziya)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cupressus lusitanica

(cedro blanco, gatirra habasha, Mexican cypress, Mexican white cedar, teotlate)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Curcuma longa

(turmeric)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cussonia arborea

(mufenje, mushondya, mutobvi, octopus cabbage tree, umelemele)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cyathula uncinulata

(bohome, burweed, globe cyathula, klits, maime, rondeklits, tchimate, wolbossie)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cymbopogon citratus

(香茅, レモングラス, bhustrina, capim-santo, cimbopogone, গংধবেনা gandhabena, गंधत्रिण gandhatrina, herbe à moutons, lemon grass, sereh, vlaska, westindisches lemongras, zacate de limón)

[PubMed] [EoL]

Cyperus rotundus

(香附子, hyangbuja, karimuttan, kili'o'opu, nutgrass, ruskosädekaisla, souchet rond)

[PubMed] [EoL]

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Chondrodendron_tomentosum

Chondrodendron tomentosum
New York Botanical Garden
(Photo: WAH)

Citrus_limon

Citrus limon
New York Botanical Garden
(Photo: WAH)

Cocos_nucifera

Cocos nucifera
New York Botanical Garden
(Photo: WAH)

Cymbopogon_citratus

Cymbopogon citratus
Yaax Che Jardin Botanico "Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marin"
(Photo: WAH)

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