S. Castillo

Creator(s):
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
  • Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
Creator role(s):
  • Creator
  • Creator
  • Chiococca alba (L.) Hitchc., El Salvador, S. Castillo ISF00550, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Chiococca alba (L.) Hitchc., El Salvador, S. Castillo ISF00550, F
  • Chiococca alba (L.) Hitchc., El Salvador, S. Castillo ISF00550, F
    Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Chiococca alba (L.) Hitchc., El Salvador, S. Castillo ISF00550, F
Current Determination: Chiococca alba (L.) Hitchc.
Family: Rubiaceae
Location: El Salvador: Ahuachapán
Locality: San Francisco Menèndez, montana el Pedreron
Coordinates: 13.82 -89.93

Collector(s): S. Castillo
Collection Date: 31 March 1995
Description: Uses: En medicina se considera que es antihelmíntico, y para tratar abdomen inflamado, diarrea, inflamación del cuero cabelludo, perdida del habla, inflamaciónes del recto, enfermedades de la piel, vómito de sangre [Roys, 1931]; astringente, gonorrea, pectoral, asma [Osado R., 1834]; diurético [Standley, 1930, Souza N., 1942, Osado R., 1834]; estimulante, catártico [Standley, 1930]; dolor de cabeza, cámaras de sangre, disentería, empeines [Anon, 1949); hidropesía [Standley, 1930, Souza N., 1942, Osado R., 1834]; purgante [Souza N., 1942]; reumatismo [Souza N., 1942, Standley, 1930]; mordedura de serpiente [Souza N., 1942, Roys, 1931]; en artesanías, para hacer horquetillas de lira hule (resortera); y melífera (Arellano et al. 2003:518). Ritual, medicine (Balick et al. 2000:141). Boil leaves in water with leaves of other species, bathe for high temperatures; boil root in water, drink as purgative; boil root in water with leaves of other species, bathe for swollen legs and feet (Comerford 1996:334). Common names: Xka'an chak che', canchanche, kanchacche, kanchak che, x canchac che, kaancbakche (Arellano et al. 2003:518). K'anchak che', t'un che, xka' anchak, xt'unche, caica, suelda [Barrera, 1976];cainca [Souza N., 1942]; canchak-che', cuanecatashich (Huejulla, Hgo), oreja de ratón (Son), pegajosa (Chis), perilla, perlillo, suelda con suelda [Martinez, 1979] (Arellano et al. 2003:518). Dama de la noche de pine ridge, pax-che, pay-che, skunk root, zorillo (Balick et al. 2000:141). Ix ak'a jauay, sorillo (Comerford 1996:334).
Catalog Subset: Economic Botany
Catalog Project: Mesoamerican Ethnobotany
EMu IRN: 2114259
OccurenceID: 1f0f04a7-c12c-4b2c-ad98-1185d66e595b

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