J Ethnopharmacol. 1985 May; 13(2): 139-56.
Screening of medicinal plants used by Huastec Mayans of northeastern Mexico.
As part of a research effort to assess the adaptive value of Huastec medicine, a preliminary screening of a sample of the Huastec pharmacopoeia has been carried out. Results from the screening of 56 species are reported here together with information about Huastec use and knowledge of medicinal plants.