Acanthaceae : Justicia spicigera Schltdl.

Acanthaceae : Justicia spicigera Schltdl.

Object Details

Subject LanguageNahuatl, Highland Puebla
Language PID(s)ailla:119762
Title [Indigenous]Mowih
Language of Indigenous Titleazz
TitleAcanthaceae : Justicia spicigera Schltdl.
Language CommunityChilcuauhta, San Miguel Tzinacapan, Cuetzalan del Progreso, Puebla, México
Place CreatedChilcuauhta, San Miguel Tzinacapan, Cuetzalan del Progreso, Puebla, México
Date Created2011-07-27
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionMacario Ruben Martinez and Maria Salazar Osollo talk about a plant called mowih, with small and elongated leaves. This plant has a medicinal use: it is used for bathing children who cry a lot. They give them a little tea made ??from the leaves to drink to cure them of fright. When boiled, the leaves make the water turn red.
Source NoteChilc_Botan_RMM302-MSO325_mowih-Acanthaceae_2011-07-27-j
Contributor(s) Individual / RoleSalazar Osollo, María (Consultant)
Macario Martínez, Rubén (Consultant)
Amith, Jonathan (Researcher)
Contributor(s) Corporate / Role

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