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Petiveria alliaceae - ital is vital

Plants Used for Different Ailments Based on the ‘Doctrine of Signatures’ (Southwestern Nigeria)

Researchers: Aworinde David Olaniran, Erinoso Sakiru Morenikeji, Ogundele Alimi Adeyemi, Teniola Olasimbo Anuoluwapo and Ojo Samuel Omoniyi Institutions: Department of Biological Sciences, Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, Nigeria; Department of Biology, Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo, Nigeria.Received 2 March, 2018; Accepted 20 April, 2018 Abstract:The knowledge and application of the notion […]

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Muicle (Justica spicigera)


Scientific name: Justicia spicigera Family: Acanthaceae Other names: Limalin, Mohuite, Muitle, Mucle, Indigo stone, Indigo grass, Purple grass, Mahuitle, Mayotli, Micle, Mohuite, Dye stick and Trumpet, among others Habitat: Native to Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua) and Mexico, and currently grows in Colombia Constituent The muicle contains simple carbohydrates, […]

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