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Different Satureja species have been used in traditional medicine as antimicrobial, spasmolytic, analgesic, cicatrizing and diuretic agents since antiquity.
Akiga relates the origin of the Tiv to their adoption of circumcision from their neighbours and he pursues the associations between bodily modifications--facial scarification, pierced ears, chiselled teeth, patterned cicatrizing on women's stomachs--with Tiv historical differentiation from other peoples, as well as with differences among Tiv, such as the fashion introduced by travellers for the lighter facial scarification of the 'nail men'.
Anti-inflammatory and cicatrizing activity of Echinacea pallida Nutt.
Applications: Skin creams and lotions, hair care, lip balm, cicatrizing agent
Its leaves have been used in folk medicine for their anti-ulcer, anti-inflammatory and cicatrizing activities.