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Reference : HB 22

Author(s) : Bilo, H. & C. Bilo - Groen
Title : Herbalism in Seychelles. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 393 - 402, (1985)
Reference HB 22 has information about 24 plants :
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036), dizziness in alcoholabuse, Annona muricata pounded leaves + Allium cepa, pounded onion, inhalation
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : not registered
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151),ONS., in food
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : ail (local), garlic (English)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036), dizziness in alcoholabuse, Annona muricata pounded leaves + Allium cepa, pounded onion, inhalation
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : corossol (local)
Capsicum sp.
Official name : Capsicum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves Capsicum sp. warm + ricinus oil (Ricinus communis) , local application on furuncles and abscesses
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : piment (local)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), pounded roots + salt + wineegar, local application
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : papayer (local), pawpaw (English)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea, leaves, local application
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : catépen (local), candle bush, ringwormplant (English)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : casse puante (local)
Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Official name : Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(095x)
Recipes : H(091) + H(095x), refreshment in case of menopausal complications, ONS., infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : herbe job, herbe collier (local)
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(095x)
Recipes : H(095x), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : herbe cochon (local)
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), dry the flowers and smoke like a cigarette
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : fleur poison, fleur du diable (local), garden datura, thornapple (English)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003), crush the leaves, mix with salt and apply on the sprain with a bandage
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : herbe patte de poule, chiendent patte de poule (local)
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(095x)
Recipes : H(095x), ONS., infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : Jean Robert (local), lettuce (English)
Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), leaves, Euphorbia prostrata, barks Persea americana, Zingiber officinale, infusion, VO. The use of this mixture results in strong uterus contraction, often followed by abortion
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : trainasse blanche, trainasse rouge (local)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(008), H(077), H(135)
Recipes : H(008), H(077), H(135), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : bois malgache, calli (local)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS., infusion, wash
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : patate (local), plantain (English)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : lantana, vieille fille (local), lantana (English)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(095x), H(169)
Recipes : H(095x) + H(169), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : monte au ciel, dacca (local), lion's ear (English)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : H(050) baby , stems, leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : basilic, tox maria (local), basil (English)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), leaves, Euphorbia prostrata, barks Persea americana, Zingiber officinale, infusion, VO. The use of this mixture results in strong uterus contraction, often followed by abortion
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : avocat (local), avocado (English)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018)
Recipes : H(013), leaves Capsicum sp. warm + ricinus oil (Ricinus communis) , local application on furuncles and abscesses
H(018), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : ricin, palma christi, tantan
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095x), H(099)
Recipes : H(095x) + H(099), inner side, decoction, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : canne à sucre (local), sugarcane (English)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(095x), H(099)
Recipes : H(095x), leaves, infusion, VO.
H(099), leaves, decoction, bath
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : herbe dure (local)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095x)
Recipes : H(095x), styliform, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : maïs (local), corn (English)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), leaves, Euphorbia prostrata, barks Persea americana, Zingiber officinale, infusion, VO. The use of this mixture results in strong uterus contraction, often followed by abortion
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : gingembre (local), ginger (English)