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Reference : HM 65

Author(s) : Minker, C. (Dr)
Title : Médecine traditionnelle réunionnaise : validation de l’utilisation de certaines plantes dans le traitement des symptômes du chikungunya Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, pp 15-24 (décembre 2009)
Reference HM 65 has information about 35 plants :
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.).
H(051y) chikungunya, herbal tea made from: fleurs-jaunes (Hypericum lanceolatum subsp. lanceolatum), menthe poivrée (Mentha x piperita), corbeille d’or rouge (Lantana camara var. camara), ti cannelle (Cinnamomum burmanii), verveine-citronnelle (Lippia citriodora), bois d’osto (Antirhea borbonica), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), zamal (Cannabis sativa), aloès (Aloe vera ).
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : aloès
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : pariétaire (French)
Antirhea borbonica J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Antirhea borbonica J.F.Gmel.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, herbal tea made from: fleurs-jaunes (Hypericum lanceolatum subsp. lanceolatum), menthe poivrée (Mentha x piperita), corbeille d’or rouge (Lantana camara var. camara), ti cannelle (Cinnamomum burmanii), verveine-citronnelle (Lippia citriodora), bois d’osto (Antirhea borbonica), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), zamal (Cannabis sativa), aloès (Aloe vera ).
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : bois d’osto
Brassica oleracea L.
Official name : Brassica oleracea L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.).
H(051y) chikungunya, reduce fever with a tea made of indigo (Senna occidentalis), bois jaune (Ochrosia borbonica), cerise côtelée (Eugenia uniflora L.), galabert (Lantana camara var. camara), quinquina pays (Mussaenda landia var. landia). Apply a leaf of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea) as a poultice on the forehead
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : chou rouge pays
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, herbal tea made from: fleurs-jaunes (Hypericum lanceolatum subsp. lanceolatum), menthe poivrée (Mentha x piperita), corbeille d’or rouge (Lantana camara var. camara), ti cannelle (Cinnamomum burmanii), verveine-citronnelle (Lippia citriodora), bois d’osto (Antirhea borbonica), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), zamal (Cannabis sativa), aloès (Aloe vera ).
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : zamal
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, reduce fever with a tea made of indigo (Senna occidentalis), bois jaune (Ochrosia borbonica), cerise côtelée (Eugenia uniflora L.), galabert (Lantana camara var. camara), quinquina pays (Mussaenda landia var. landia). Apply a leaf of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea) as a poultice on the forehead
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : indigo
Cichorium intybus L.
Official name : Cichorium intybus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, purge the liver and to relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal tea from : radis noir (Raphanus sativus var. niger), chicorée (pissenlit) (Cichorium intybus), artichaut (Cynara scolymus L.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis). We can also soak a glove in a warm detoxifying herbal tea and apply it to the liver
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : chicorée (pissenlit)
Cinnamomum burmanii (Nees) Blume
Official name : Cinnamomum burmanii (Nees) Blume
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, herbal tea made from: fleurs-jaunes (Hypericum lanceolatum subsp. lanceolatum), menthe poivrée (Mentha x piperita), corbeille d’or rouge (Lantana camara var. camara), ti cannelle (Cinnamomum burmanii), verveine-citronnelle (Lippia citriodora), bois d’osto (Antirhea borbonica), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), zamal (Cannabis sativa), aloès (Aloe vera ).
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : ti cannelle
Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : vergerette du canada
Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L. f.) D. Don
Official name : Cryptomeria japonica (Thunb. ex L. f.) D. Don
Family : Taxodiaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : cryptoméria
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : citronnelle
Cynara scolymus L.
Official name : Cynara scolymus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, purge the liver and to relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal tea from : radis noir (Raphanus sativus var. niger), chicorée (pissenlit) (Cichorium intybus), artichaut (Cynara scolymus L.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis). We can also soak a glove in a warm detoxifying herbal tea and apply it to the liver
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : artichaut
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : chiendent
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, against fever, VO. 1L daily for 3 days (or more depending on the severity of symptoms) a herbal tea made from quinquina pays (Mussaenda landia var. landia), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), arbre à fièvre = bois de tisane rouge (Scolopia heterophylla (Lam.) Sleumer) et kinkéliba (Combretum micranthum G. Don.)
H(051y) chikungunya, herbal tea made from: fleurs-jaunes (Hypericum lanceolatum subsp. lanceolatum), menthe poivrée (Mentha x piperita), corbeille d’or rouge (Lantana camara var. camara), ti cannelle (Cinnamomum burmanii), verveine-citronnelle (Lippia citriodora, bois d’osto (Antirhea borbonica), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), zamal (Cannabis sativa), aloès (Aloe vera ).
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : bois de reinette
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : gros chiendent (French)
Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Official name : Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : néflier (bibasse)
Eucalyptus L’Hér. spp.
Official name : Eucalyptus L’Hér. spp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : eucalyptus
Eugenia uniflora L.
Official name : Eugenia uniflora L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, reduce fever with a tea made of indigo (Senna occidentalis), bois jaune (Ochrosia borbonica), cerise côtelée (Eugenia uniflora L.), galabert (Lantana camara var. camara), quinquina pays (Mussaenda landia var. landia). Apply a leaf of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea) as a poultice on the forehead
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : cerise côtelée
Fumaria muralis Sond. ex W.D.J.Koch
Official name : Fumaria muralis Sond. ex W.D.J.Koch
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.)
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : fumeterre
Hypericum lanceolatum Lam. subsp. Lanceolatum
Official name : Hypericum lanceolatum Lam. subsp. Lanceolatum
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, herbal tea made from: fleurs-jaunes (Hypericum lanceolatum subsp. lanceolatum), menthe poivrée (Mentha x piperita), corbeille d’or rouge (Lantana camara var. camara), ti cannelle (Cinnamomum burmanii), verveine-citronnelle (Lippia citriodora), bois d’osto (Antirhea borbonica), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), zamal (Cannabis sativa), aloès (Aloe vera ).
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : fleurs-jaunes