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Phytolaccaceae, the pokeweed family of flowering plants, comprises 18 genera and 65 species of herbs, shrubs, and trees. Species of the genus Phytolacca, family Phytolaccaceae, are known for their use in popular medicine. Several ailments have been treated using these plants and different pharmacological actions have been reported, including antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer. Ethnopharmacological information also revealed that Phytolacca dioica is used to heal skin wounds.

Microtea Phytolacca