Example sentences for: amalgo

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  • Piper auritum , and Piper tuberculatum , are used against dermatological illnesses in Mexico [ 61 ] . In Puerto Rico and the Caribbean chewed leaves of Piper amalgo are put on bleeding cuts [ 100 66 ] . Caribs of Dominica considered Piper species to be charms [ 16 ] . Hunting dogs were rubbed with Piper species plant leaves when bathed in order to make them "good" in the chase [ 16 ] .

  • Piper auritum leaf juice is applied topically to remove ticks and head lice in El Salvador and Ecuador respectively [ 92 ] . In Guatemala, Panama and Columbia the juice of crushed leaves of Piper species or the decoction of roots are drunk or used in baths for snakebites or rubbed onto the body as a snake repellent [ 63 95 139 ] . In Eastern Nicaragua and Jamaica Piper hispidum is used in remedies for colds, fever, stomach aches and for aches and pains [ 116 53 ] . In Trinidad, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean countries Piper amalgo leaf infusions are used as ritual baths or baths to perfume the body [ 52 16 ] .

  • For example Candlestick is the name of Piper hispidum , Piper marginatum (species collected), Piper amalgo and Piper dilatatum . Monkey step refers to either Bauhinia exisa or the more commonly found Bauhinia cumanensis . All closely related species will be dealt with in the ethnomedicinal literature review.


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