MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS

Botanical name Family English common names Parts used
1

Annona muricata L.

Annonaceae Soursop Leaf
2 Brosimum alicastrum Sw. ssp. Alicastrum Moraceae Breadnut, Maya nut Leaf, Seed
3

Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.

Burseraceae Gumbo-limbo Bark
4

Cassia alata L.

Caesalpiniaceae Candlestick, Cure-all, Rigworm tree Leaf
5 Cassia fistula L. Caesalpiniaceae Golden shower tree Leaf, Fruit, Seed
6 Cassia grandis L. Caesalpiniaceae Pink shower tree Fruit, Fruit pulp, Seed
7 Cephaelis ipecacuanha (Brot.) A. Rich. Rubiaceae Ipecac, Ipecacuanha Root
8 Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees ex Steud.) Will. Watson Gramineae East Indian lemon grass, Cochin grass, Malabar grass Leaf
9 Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton Zingiberaceae Cardamom Seed
10 Eucalyptus L'Hér. Myrtaceae Eucalyptus Leaf
11 Genipa americana L. Rubiaceae Genipa Fruit
12 Hibiscus sabdariffa L. Malvaceae Roselle, Red sorel Flower
13 Hymenaea courbaril L. Fabaceae Jatoba Bark, Seed
14 Linum usitatissimum L. Linaceae Linseed, Flax Seed
15 Melissa officinalis L. Lamiaceae Lemon balm Aerial part
16
Mentha piperita L.
Lamiaceae Peppermint Aerial part
17 Mentha spicata L. Lamiaceae Spearmint Aerial part
18 Mirabilis jalapa L. Nyctaginaceae Four o'clock Aerial part
19 Moringa oleifera Lam. Moringaceae Moringa Leaf, Seed
20 Passiflora edulis Sims Passifloraceae Passion flower Leaf, Flower, Fruit, Seed
21 Peumus boldus Molina Monimiaceae Boldo Leaf
22 Physalis peruviana L. Solanaceae Goldenberry, Cape gooseberry Fruit
23 Plantago major L. Plantaginaceae Broadleaf plantain, Greater plantain Leaf
24 Psidium guajava L. Myrtaceae Guava Leaf, Fruit
25 Salvia hispanica L. Lamiaceae Chia Seed
26 Smilax domingensis Willd. Smilacaceae Cuculmeca Root
27 Virola sebifera Aubl. Myristicaceae Red ucuuba Latex
28 Ximenia americana L. Olacaceae Yellow plum Bark, Seed
29 Zingiber officinale Roscoe Zingiberaceae Ginger Root

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