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Reference : HA 01

Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., A. Abel, L. Ake Assi, D. Brown, K.S Chetty, L. Chong-Seng, J. Eymé, T. Friedman, J. N. Gassita, E. N. Goudotê, P. Govinden, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, G. Lailam, D. Landreau, G. Lionnet, A. Soopramanien
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Seychelles. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 170 p., (1983) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 01 has information about 27 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), juice leaves of Abrus precatorius in milk, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : liane réglisse (local French)
Acalypha indica L.
Official name : Acalypha indica L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(189)
Recipes : H(189) menopause troubles, roots of Coix lacryma-jobi of Acalypha indica, decoction, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : not registered
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(151)
Recipes : H(082), pounded bulb, infusion, VO.H(151), bulb, RNS.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : ail
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151), Annona muricata leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : corosso
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), pulp of leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum, local application
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : sans sentiment
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(077)
Recipes : H(007),stems and leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : quiquanze
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(068) child, maceration roots of Cassia occidentalis, VO.
H(103) new born, teeths, decoction (H2O) leaves Cassia, to filter, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : casse puante
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(008), H(103)
Recipes : H(008), H(103) growing teeth,whole plants of Cassytha filiformis of Euphorbia hirta, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : liane sans fin
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) child under supply,whole plant of Centella asiatica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : villaque, bévillaque
Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Official name : Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(189)
Recipes : H(038) uretritis, roots of Coix lacryma-jobi of Morinda citrifolia, decoction, VO.
H(189) menopause troubles, roots of Coix lacryma-jobi of Acalypha indica, decoction, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : Job
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), whole plant of Commelina benghalensis, decoction (H2O), VO
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : zerbe cosson
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(051)
Recipes : H(050), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction H2O, VO.
H(051), leaves of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, the whole plant of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction, bain
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : not registered
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(082), H(113)
Recipes : H(082), adults flowers of Datura metel, to dry in the shadow, to smoke as cigarets
H(113) rhumatism, pulp ripe fruit , massage
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : herbe diable, fleur poison
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(007), H(082)
Recipes : H(003), leaves of Eleusine indica, pulp in local application + magnesium sulfate
H(007), roots of Mimosa pudica of Eleusine indica, decoction, VO.
H(082), leaves of Eleusine, decoction, VO. + sugar, sirup
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : petite menthe
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(082), H(103)
Recipes : H(008), H(103) growing teeth,whole plants of Cassytha filiformis of Euphorbia hirta, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), H(082), whole plant of Euphorbia, to dry in shadow, decoction (H2O), to dilute in alcohol, VO.
H(095x) child, roots of Euphorbia hirta, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : Jean-Robert
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(053), H(158)
Recipes : H(053), stem without leaves of Gossypium herbaceum, to soften under hot ashes, juice, drops in ears
H(158), roots of Gossypium. decoction, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : coton
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) pains after a chirurgical act, leaves of Heliotropium indicum, decoction (H2O), VO
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : monte au ciel
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), flowers of Lantana camara, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : vieille fille
Mentha sp.
Official name : Mentha sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : H(050), buds, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : petite menthe
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037)cough, H(051), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : basilic
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : H(050), leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, infusion, VO
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : gros basilic
Phymatodes scolopendria (Burm.) Ching
Official name : Phymatodes scolopendria (Burm.) Ching
Family : Polypodiceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) child, leaves of Phymatodes scolopendria, decoction (H2O), bath
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : capillaire
Plantago major L.
Official name : Plantago major L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, infusion of leaves of Plantago major, to pound, local application
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : plantain
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), whole plant, VO. + salt for chids
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : pourpier
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) lost of appetite (tambwe), stems with leaves of Sarcostemma viminale, leaves of Angraecum eburneum, decoction, bath, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : liane sans feuille
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(162)
Recipes : H(003), contusion, leaves of Sida rhombifolia, to pound, local application + oil of ricin
H(162), roots of Sida rhombifolia of Maranta arundinacea, stems without leaves of Saccharum officinarum, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : herbe dure
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) haemorrage after chirurgical act, leaves of Tamarindus indica, infusion, mouth wash + salt
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : tamarinier