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Reference : HS 42

Author(s) : Suroowan,S., M. F. Mahomoodally
Title : A comparative ethnopharmacological analysis of traditional medicine used against respiratory tractdiseases in Mauritius Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 61–80, (2016)
Reference HS 42 has information about 58 plants :
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 19) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold:, H(108) flu, H(155) tonsilitis:, cush the bulb of Allium cepa, VO. Until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems:, Crush the bulb, squeeze it to remove the juice with the addition of honey. Administer once orally daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) nose infection, prepare a hot water infusion by crushing 1 bulb in 1 l of water, cover the head with a towel holding the preparation beneath and inhale once daily. Repeat frequent times until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : zoiyuon (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), onion (Common English Name)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 24) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) sinusitis, prepare a decoction of 2 bulbs of Allium sativum and 1 in.length crushed rhizome of Zingiber officinale in 1l of water. Administer 3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu, crush 1 bulb with around 1quarter inch of Zingiber officinale rhizome in aglass of milk. Administer once or all daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma, H(037) bronchitis, H(037) chest problems, an infusion of 2 bulbs is prepared in 1 cup of hot water to which sugaris added. Administer twice orally daily for 3–5 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, make a chain from 2 bulbs and tie it around the neck just before bedtime for 1single day
H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Heat 2 cloves of Allium sativum and 2 flowers of Moringa oleifera in sun flower oil. A tea spoon of the oil is poured in to each ears. Administer once a week until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix half a tea spoon of powdered Curcuma longa and half clove of Allium sativum in milk. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : aile (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), garlic (Common English Name)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as:H(097y) mucous discharge, Cut of fthe skin of Aloe vera and eat the jelly like substance inside. Administered once orally daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : Aloe vera (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), Aloe vera (Common English Name)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, extract the juice of one fruit of Ananas comosus, VO. As needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : zanana (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), pineapple (Common English Name)
Ayapana triplinervis (M.Vahl) R.King & H.Robinson
Official name : Ayapana triplinervis (M.Vahl) R.King & H.Robinson
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 7) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu, prepare a decoction of 5–6 leaves of Ayapana triplinervis in half litre of water. Administer 1 cup orally 3 times daily for 3–5 days flowers in half a litre of water. Administer twice orally daily for 3 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ayapana (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), water hemp (Common English Name)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma H(037) chest problems, H(037) bronchitis. Prepare a decoction of a shoot of the plant Bidens pilosa containing approximately 3–5 flowers in half a litre of water. Administer twice orally daily for 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : lavillebague (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), cobbler's peg (Common English Name)
Brugmansia suaveolens (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Bercht. & J. Pres
Official name : Brugmansia suaveolens (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Bercht. & J. Pres
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma. Collect the flowers. Dry them in sunglight. Prepare cigarettes from the dried flowers.Inhale as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : fleur trompette (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri)
Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Official name : Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Family : Theaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 17) respiratory tract diseases as:H(108) sinusitis, H(108) cold, H(037) cough, H(108) flu. Prepare a decoction by crushing 1in. of Zinziber officinale in 1 l of water followed by 2 table spoon powdered Camellia sinensis leaves are infused and the juice of half of Citrus x limonia is squeezed in the preparation. The final preparation is sweetened by adding honey according to taste. Administer 1 cup 3 time daily for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold. Infuse a small amount of powdered Camellia sinensis to which the extracted juice of half a Citrus xlimonia is poured followed by 1 tablespoon of honey. Taken 3 times daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. 1in.length of the rhizome of Curcuma longa is crushed and boiled with Camellia sinensis. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as:H(037) cough. A half inch length rhizome of Zingiber officinale is crushed and boiled with 1 table spoon of Camellia sinensis in half liter of water. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : di the (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), tea (Common English Name)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, , H(108) flu. Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Senna occidentalis. Administer 1/2 cup orally 2-3 times for 2-3 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : casse puante (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), coffee senna (Common English Name)
Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl
Official name : Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 7) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) flu, H(108) nose infection. Crush 1stack of Cinnamomum camphora in 100ml of methanol. Mix by shaking. Inhale frequently to decongest the nose.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : camphre (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), camphor (Common English Name)
Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume
Official name : Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 9) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(108) cold. Prepare a decoction of 2–3 barks of Cinnamomum zeylanicums in 1 l of water. Administer 1cup orally 2–3 times daily.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : canelle/ (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), cinnamon (Common English Name)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 8) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(097y) mucous discharge. 1 Raw fruit is consumed orally with salt chilli paste for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(097y) mucous discharge. Prepare a decoction of 8 leaves in 1 l of water. Administer once orally daily for 2 weeks.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Toddalia asiatica to which the rhizome of Cymbopogon citratus and the juice of Citrus xaurantium is also added. Sugar is then added.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bigarade (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), seville orange (Common English Name)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 7) respiratory tract diseases as: H(097y) mucous discharge. Peel off 1fruit of Citrus sinensis. Crush the peel and add honey. Administer orally as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : zoranze (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), orange (Common English Name)
Citrus ×limonia (L.) Osbeck
Official name : Citrus ×limonia (L.) Osbeck
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 48) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold. Infuse a small amount of powdered Camellia sinensis to which the extracted juice of half a Citrus xlimonia is poured followed by 1 tablespoon of honey. Taken 3 times daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold. Extract juice from fruit of Citrus xlimonia ,followed by addition of small amount of honey and ghee (clarified butter). Administer 1 table spoon once daily a night.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(082) respiratory disorders. Prepare a decoction of a leave and root of Cymbopogon citratus and a small amount of Zingiber officinale and Citrus xlimonia juice. Administer VO. 1 table spoon twice daily
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction of a few leaves of Thymus vulgaris with one quarter inch Zingiber officinale in 1/4 glass of water. Add a few drops of Citrus xlimonia juice when warm.Administer once orally daily a tnight for 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : limon (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), lemon (Common English Name)
Claoxylon glandulosum Boivin ex Baill.
Official name : Claoxylon glandulosum Boivin ex Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 5) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) sinusitis, prepare a decoction of the leaves of Claoxylon glandulosum Administer once orally daily for 5 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bois d'oiseau (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 17) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare an infusion of a tea spoon of Coffea arabica in 1 cup of water followed by 50 ml of ethanol. Administer once orally daily ust before bed time for 5 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : café (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), coffe(Common English Name)
Coptis chinensis Franch.
Official name : Coptis chinensis Franch.
Family : Ranumculaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma. Prepare a hot water infusion of herbs of Coptis chinensis .Administer 1cup 2–3 times orally daily or 2–3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : huang lian (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), huang lian (Common English Name)
Cucurbita galeottii Cogn.
Official name : Cucurbita galeottii Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 4) respiratory tract diseases as: H(097y) mucous discharge, prepare a decoction of 6 seeds of Cucurbita galeottii in 1 cup of water.Administer 1cup twice orally daily for 2–3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : margoz (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), bitter gourd(Common English Name)
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Juice from crushed leaves of Piper betle and 1 in.length of Curcuma longa squeezed in a cloth. Mix 1 table spoon of honey and 1 table spoon of "gee" and the extracted juices a rusted nail is then heated and dipped and removed instantaneously from the preparation. Administer once orally daily in the fasting state for 3 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 54) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix a tea spoon of rhizome of Curcuma longa in a cup of milk. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix half a tea spoon of powdered Curcuma longa and half clove of Allium sativum in milk. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Crush a 2 in.length rhizome of Curcuma longa, extract the juice and boil in a cup of milk to which sugar is added.. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. 1in.length of the rhizome of Curcuma longa is crushed and boiled with Camellia sinensis. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : safron (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), turmeric (Common English Name)