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Reference : HB 3k

Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Reference HB 3k has information about 48 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037), H(053), H(055), H(091)
Recipes : H(007), whole plant of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(037), cough, leaves & stems, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(053), aerian part, decoction (H2O) , drops in ears, RNS.
H(055), vomitive, aerian part, decoction (H2O) , drops in ears, RNS.
H(091) childs, whole plant, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamaintilany
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099), mental desease, whole plants, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : votofosalahy
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007), decoction (H2O) whole plant, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : anampatsa
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171)diab, leaves decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : diab
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093), concentrated decoction (H2O) of leaves, 1spoon / day
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahimboanjokotra
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(039), H(068)
Recipes : H(068), vermif, barks, RNS.
H(039)insects, leaves decoction (H2O), to wash
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voandelaka
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), headache, stems, leaves infusion , inhalation
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voafaniha
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007), ONS., decoction (H2O), maceration, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O),
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kehimanjakalonitra
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(051), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), infusion (senatridolo)
H(091), leaves, roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(139), anaphrodisiac, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsotsorimangatra, senatridolo
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(001), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), ophtalmia, whole plant, decoction, wash
H(104), belly, whole plant, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : taimborotsilosa
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(015x), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(015x), (angolodahy), albumin, whole plant, infusion, RNS.
H(058) (( telovavy), stems , barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(068), roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(091) child, whole plant, decoction (H2O), RNS. (voriravina)
H(126), icterus, whole plant, decoction (H2O), tea (angolodahy)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voriravina
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), decay teeth, roots, friction
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), galac, leaves, decoction (H2O), tea
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : saonja
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), purgative, aerian part, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : andranahaka
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(015x)
Recipes : H(015x), albumin, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O),3 spoon / day
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tangongo
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(015x), H(091)
Recipes : H(015x), albumin, plant, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(091), general fatigue, whole plant, decoction (H2O), tea
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : fandrotrarana
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(082)
Recipes : H(082), asthma, leaves, cigarette
H(045), antisept, leaves pounded, plaster
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : ramiary
Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), fatigue, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahietatra
Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Official name : Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Elephantopus scaber L.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), galac, leaves juice, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tambakombako
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(103), H(179)
Recipes : H(179), kidney, whole plant , decoction (H2O), tea
H(003), luxation, aerian part, pounded, plastre
H(103), whole plant, decoction (H2O), to wash
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : ahitr'omby (luxation) ou marovelo (entorse foulure)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(195)
Recipes : H(195), roots, 1 powder spoon in 1 glass H2O
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : fano
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)
Recipes : H(008), dysentery, aerian part, strong decoction (H2O)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : Jean Robert
Gunnera perpensa L.
Official name : Gunnera perpensa L.
Family : Gunneraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(008), dysent, whole plant, decoction (H2O) , VO., 3 spoon / day
H(100) syph, syph, whole plant, decoction (H2O) , VO., 3 spoon / day
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : sofitoho
Hibiscus ferrugineus Cav.
Official name : Hibiscus ferrugineus Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), dysentery, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : dokodoka
Indigofera tinctoria L.
Official name : Indigofera tinctoria L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Indigofera bergii Vatke
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), aerian part of Indigofera tinctoria, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : aika
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), cough, stems, leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kadrika
Lycopodium clavatum L.
Official name : Lycopodium clavatum L.
Family : Lycopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), stems, leaves, decoction
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tongotsokina
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : rafy
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), headache, whole plant, decoction (H2O), inhalation
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kiranjay, romba
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), vermif, leaves, crushed or whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO., 1 cup / day
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kodiadiamborona, diadiamborona
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(051)
Recipes : H(004), whole plant, decoction (H2O), wash the wound
H(013) , abscess, ONS., powder, cataplasm
H(051), whole plant, decoction (H2O), tea, inhalation
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsotsona, andriambavisoravo
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(156)
Recipes : H(156), whole plant, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : ahibazaha
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Official name : Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037), H(082), cough, asthma, aerian part, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tamboron'ny, tanosy
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(092)
Recipes : H(091),(vavoraka), leaves, decoction (H2O), tea
H(092), (vahivoraka), toxic, barks or powder, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(100) syph., leaves, decoction,VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tanatanamanga
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, whole plant, decoction, 1 cup / day
H(068), aerian part, decoction, 1/2 cup, 2X / day
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kamasina
Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Official name : Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(156)
Recipes : H(156), whole plant, decoction, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : lavaravina
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(075), H(104)
Recipes : H(075), stems, leaves, decoction, RNS. (mamiaho)
H(104), stomach, aerian part, decoction, VO., 3 cups / day (anatsina)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : mamiaho, anatsina
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127), splenomegalie, leaves, decoction 3 cups / day
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsindahory
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), aerian part, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : anamalaonkova
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(001), H(006)
Recipes : H(001), ophtalmia, decoction (H2O), leaves, RNS.
H(006), eat fresh fruit
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : madiro, voamatory, kily
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(093), H(100)
Recipes : H(093), whole plant, decoction, VO., 2 cups
H(100) syph., leaves, roots, decoction, infusion
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voasarikely, anakatsimba
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(013), H(091)
Recipes : H(013), abscess, roots, grated + H2O + plaster
H(091) child, whole plant, grind, juice, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : vohakandrina, andrarezina
Tridax procumbens L.
Official name : Tridax procumbens L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), wound, aerian part, grinded, cataplasm
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : angamay
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), stems, leaves, roots decoction (H2O), tea
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : besofina
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, juice, drops in eyse
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered