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Reference : HA 08

Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 08 has information about 70 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mbilimbitsi (Anjouan island), karawashone (Mohéli island)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), whole plant, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mnouka (Great Comoros, Mohéli island)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male, asthenia, bulb + seeds Areca catechu, dried, pounded, chewed
H(139) male, aphrodisiac, scraped bulb, chewed
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(001), séve of Aloe sp., drops in eyesc
H(104), sap of Aloe sp., VO.
H(013) , H(113), leaves poundedes of Aloe sp., local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : shizi ya mlilé (Anjouan island), aloès (French)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiasis, decoction (H2O) Anacardium occidentale leaves, VO.
H(103), decoction (H2O) Anacardium occidentale leaves, mouth wash
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mani ya mbibo (Great Comoros, Anjouan island), mbotza (Mohéli island), pomme cajou (French)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036), juice of leaves of Annona muricata, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : konokono (Anjouan island)
Annona reticulata L.
Official name : Annona reticulata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(109)
Recipes : H(109) stiff neck, leaves of Annona reticulata as a pillow
H(003) relaxed, ONS., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036), fresh leaves of Annona squamosa, to grind, to inhale
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mkonokono (Anjouan island)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z, f) to clean the fœtus, plant decoction, VO
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ousité (Great Comoros)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(069), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), grounded leaves of Bidens pilosa, local application
H(022), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(069), ONS., RNS.
H(126) new born, H(126), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ntsohoyo, sindanou (Great Comoros)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) pelvus pains pregnant femal, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(137) analgesic, ONS, RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : katsi (Great Comoros)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(003), H(006), H(012), H(018), H(091), H(104), H(113), H(137)
Recipes : H(003) +H(012)), ripe fruit of Jatropha curcas, leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum, to pound, local application
H(006) + H(104), leaves of Bryophyllum., to chew, VO.
H(018), leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum, oil of Cocos nucifera, cuisson, expression, local application
H(091), leaves of Bryophyllum softened by the heat of fire, massage
H(113), RNS, ONS
H(137), RNS, ONS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : meyawani (Mohéli island), paravani (Anjouan island)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Cajanus cajan, decoction (H2O), steam bath
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mtsongi (Great Comoros), pois d'Angol (French)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(113), H(157)
Recipes : H(022), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113), ONS., RNS.
H(157), ONS. Cardiospermum halicacabum, Adiantum incisum, whole plant Teramnus labialis, Leptandenia madagascariensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mbamba ounango (Great Comoros), kanisso (Anjouan island)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), green fruit of Carica papaya, juice, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : pwapari (Anjouan island)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(014), H(151)
Recipes : H(005), H(151), leaves of Cassia., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(007), ONS. of Cassia alata, RNS.
H(014), leaves juice of Cassia alata, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : moegné (Anjouan island)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(007), H(022), H(166)
Recipes : H(007), H(166), ONS., RNS.
H(022), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Cassia occidentalis, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : hassa (Anjouan island), sanamaka (Mohéli island), faux kinkéliba (French)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), leaves juice of Cassia singueana, liquid albumen of Cocos nucifera, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mombouzi (Great Comoros), mlambouzi (Anjouan island)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(001), H(137)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Cassia tora, maceration (H2O), drops in eyes
H(137), ONS. of Cassia., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : shongwe (Great Comoros), sanamaka (Anjouan island)
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), leaves of Cassytha filiformis, maceration, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : irouditkanga (Great Comoros)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(187)
Recipes : H(187), stems without leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, to pound, juice, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : doungwangwé (Mohéli island)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac female, leaves of Citrus aurantium weared as a bell
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : maniya mroundra
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(026)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia, fumigation
H(026), leaves of Lawsonia inermis, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : maniya mroundra (Anjouan island), oranger (French)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(099)
Recipes : H(018), stem without leaves of Clematis simensis , to pound, juice on a coton, to inhale
H(099) analgic, ONS. of Clematis., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : igacheou (Great Comoros)
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) good pregnacy, decoction (H2O) leaves of Commelina africana, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : coha (Great Comoros)
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) child, crushed roots of Senecio bojeri, pomade, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : trezi (Great Comoros)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) wound + H(124), stems with leaves of Cynodon dactylon, pulp, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : kounoundredje (Great Comoros)
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), flowers and leaves of Datura metel, to dry, cigarettes
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ilali (Great Comoros)
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(103)
Recipes : H(038) flowing of uterus, stems with leaves of Drymaria cordata, steam bath
H(103) divers gingivitis, whole plant of Drymaria., steam bath (to close the eyes)
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : namara (Great Comoros), chirovoulovou (Anjouan island)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(137)
Recipes : H(033) femal , H(137) pelvic pain, stems with leaves of Aerva lanata of Pentas lanceolata of Phaulopsis parviflora of Eucalyptus sp of Microglossa pyrifolia., leaves of Citrus nobilis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mkinini (Mohéli island)
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(006), H(008), H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(008), H(038) flowing from urethra, whole plant of Euphorbia hirta, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : shileledzia (Anjouan island), shileledzia, hidoindziya (Great Comoros)
Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(176)
Recipes : H(176), whole plant of Euphorbia prostrata, ONS. of Sida rhombifolia, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : shisinyantsi (Anjouan island)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(176)
Recipes : H(176), leaves of Citrus decumana of Ficus thonningii, local application, stems with leaves of Platycerium alcicorne , local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Official name : Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumo., leaves of Foeniculum vulgare , decoction, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : bouzidourné (Great Comoros), fenouil (French)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(045), H(053)
Recipes : H(053), juice leaves of Gynandropsis, drops in ears
H(045) for skin, ONS.RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : djangoni (Great Comoros)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037), H(082), whole plant of Hibiscus surattensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) flowing from urethra, whole plant of Hibiscus surattensis, steam bath
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : isanibaha (Great Comoros)
Indigofera tinctoria L.
Official name : Indigofera tinctoria L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Indigofera bergii Vatke
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), leaves of Indigofera tinctoria, to grind, local application
H(014) mycosis, leaves of Indigofera., to roast, powder, local application +oil
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mnyo (Great Comoros), kamba unyo (Mohéli island)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(111), H(137)
Recipes : H(045) skin, H(137) local, ONS. of Ipomoea batatas , RNS.
H(111) serious, leaves pulp of Ipomoea batatas, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : maniyambatsi (Great Comoros)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(012), H(013), H(099), H(113), H(124), H(137)
Recipes : H(003),H(012)), H(113) pain in the joints, ripe fruit of Jatropha curcas, Bryophyllum pinnatum, to pound, local application
H(004), H(103) gingivitis, H(124), latex of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(013) , leaves of Jatropha., to pound, to dilute (milk), local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mroumzoungou (Great Comoros), msoumou (Anjouan island)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(151)
Recipes : H(005), H(151), leaves of Lantana., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(007), ONS., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : moubwawassèra (Anjouan island)
Laurus nobilis L
Official name : Laurus nobilis L
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) cystitis, leaves of Laurus nobilis, decoction, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : laurier noble, laurier d'Apollon, laurier franc (French)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(026), H(099)
Recipes : H(026), leaves of Lawsonia inermis, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia , decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099), ONS. of Lawsonia., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : yina (Anjouan island)
Leptadenia madagascariensis Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia madagascariensis Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(157)
Recipes : H(051), H(157), ONS. Cardiospermum halicacabum, Adiantum incisum, whole plant of Teramnus labialis of Leptandenia madagascariensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mwanapana manga (Anjouan island)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(026), H(033), H(124)
Recipes : H(026), H(151) premenstrua, leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia, ONS. of Tristemma virusanum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal , H(137) pelvic pain, stems with leaves of Aerva lanata of Pentas lanceolata of Phaulopsis parviflora of Eucalyptus sp of Microglossa pyrifolia., leaves of Citrus nobilis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(036), H(124), leaves of Microglossa, to grind, to take snuff
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ni homonlé (Mohéli island)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(187)
Recipes : H(187), whole plant of Momordica charantia, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : maropozé (Mohéli island)
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(069), H(126)
Recipes : H(069), ONS. of Moringa oleifera , RNS.
H(126) nw. born, leaves of Moringa., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mondjé (Great Comoros)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(187)
Recipes : H(187), roots softened by the heat of fire of Cyclosurus dentatus, leaves of Musa sapientum, to pound, to dilute in femal milk, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ntsoumouha-mougni (Great Comoros), bananier (French)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(051), ONS. of Ocimum basilicum, RNS.
H(053), leaves juice of Ocimum basilicum, drops in eyes
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mcadi (Anjouan island), basilic (French)
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(166)
Recipes : H(104) colitis, abdominal pain, whole plant, decoction, VO.
H(166), ONS., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : kandza (Great Comoros), sadzani (Anjouan island)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(028), H(036), H(051), H(104), H(137), H(166)
Recipes : H(028) uterus, leaves of Ocimum suave of Zingiber officinale, to pound, local application
H(036, 2), leaves of Ocimum., to grind, to snuff
H(051) + H(104), decoction (H2O) stems and leaves of Ocimum., VO.
H(137) pelvic, decoction (H2O) leaves of Ocimum., VO.
H(166), ONS. of Ocimum, RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : roulé (Great Comoros)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) uretral leak,whole plant of Desmodium triflorum, ONS. of Oxalis corniculata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Official name : Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(033), H(137)
Recipes : H(022) parturition (made easier), rroots of Pentas lanceolata, decoction, VO.
H(033) femal , H(137) pelvic pain, stems with leaves of Aerva lanata of Pentas lanceolata of Phaulopsis parviflora of Eucalyptus sp of Microglossa pyrifolia., leaves of Citrus nobilis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mdrou anedzia, mlandzia (Mohéli island)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(077), ONS. of Phyllanthus amarus, RNS.
H(006) + H(104), ONS. of Phyllanthus., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : shidzakiyo (Anjouan island)
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Official name : Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(151)
Recipes : H(005), H(151), whole plant of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ihadjou (Great Comoros)
Phymatodes scolopendria (Burm.) Ching
Official name : Phymatodes scolopendria (Burm.) Ching
Family : Polypodiceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(091), leaves of Phymatodes scolopendria, decoction (H2O), VO. + tea for adults
H(104), leaves of Lactuca intybaca, whole plant of Phymatodes scolopendria, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mani ya mpaha (Anjouan island)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), decoction (H2O) leaves of Portulaca oleracea , VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : sohamnofo (Great Comoros), pourpier (French)
Portulaca quadrifida L.
Official name : Portulaca quadrifida L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018),whole plant of Portulaca quadrifida , pounded, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : melantsi (Great Comoros)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(166)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Psidium guajava, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), leaves juice of Psidium., VO.
H(166), ONS. of Psidium., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mpera (Anjouan island, Mohéli island), goyave (French)
Rhoicissus revoilii Planch.
Official name : Rhoicissus revoilii Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(038)
Recipes : H(014) vulva pruritus , H(028t) leucorrhoea, leaves of Rhoicissus revoilii, steam bath
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mouhanioussi (Anjouan island)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(094), H(099)
Recipes : H(006), ricin oilus communis, VO.
H(094), leaves of Ricinus., softened by the heat of fire, local application
H(099) analgic local, ONS. of Ricinus, RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mhono (Great Comoros), maniyo prono (Anjouan island), ricin (French)
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(166), H(104)
Recipes : H(018), H(104), roots of Securinega virosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(166), ONS. of Securinega., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : m'haniba (Great Comoros)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(113), H(176)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Sida rhombifolia, to pound, local application
H(176), whole plant of Euphorbia prostrata, ONS. of Sida rhombifolia, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ifoudouwé (Great Comoros), foundrankoré (Anjouan island)
Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Official name : Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) child, vesicle in the mouth dried flowers of Solanum mauritianum, maceration (H2O), local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : bilingani
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(104), H(113), H(166)
Recipes : H(104), leaves of Solanum nigrum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) inflammation, H(166), ONS. of Solanum., RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ninanvou (Great Comoros)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(005), H(099)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, H(137), leaves saps of Tamarindus indica, VO.
H(005), pulp fruit of Tamarindus indica, juice in milk, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mhajou (Great Comoros), maniya nihajou (Anjouan island), tamarinier (French)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), leaves of Tephrosia vogelii , decoction, mouth wash
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ourouva (Great Comoros)
Terminalia catappa L.
Official name : Terminalia catappa L.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(099)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(099) epilepsy ONS. of Terminalia catappa, RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : not registered
Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm.) R. Br.
Official name : Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm.) R. Br.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Boraginella zeylanica O. Kuntze , Boraginoides zeylanica Hiern , Borago zeylanica Burm.
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) for wounds, dry leaves of Trichodesma zeylanicum, powder, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : oulimioua ntodzo, oulini ouanksadza (Anjouan island)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(124), H(126)
Recipes : H(124), ONS. of Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), styliform and stigmats of Zea mays, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : Comores
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ndérou (Great Comoros), mays (French)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(028), H(038), H(069), H(102), H(137)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Jatropha confusa, ONS. of Zingiber officinale of Syzygium aromaticum, to pound, local application + lime
H(020), leaves of Desmodium triflorum, rhizom of Zingiber officinale, to pound, local application
H(028) uterus, leaves of Ocimum suave, rhizom of Zingiber officinale, to pound, local application
H(069), ONS. of Zingiber., RNS.
H(028t) leucorrhoea, H(137) pelvus pain, rhizom of Zingiber., to cook, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : n'tsiguiziou (Anjouan island), gingembre (French)