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Reference : HG 20

Author(s) : Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title : Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Reference HG 20 has information about 73 plants :
Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Official name : Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. subsp. adstringens (Schumm. & Thonn.) Roberty , Acacia adansonii Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of the plant Acacia nilotica …. subsp. adstringens , VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : piquant loulou, cassie à piquants blancs
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(037), H(151), H(202)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(151) hypertension of old people, decoction of the whole plant of Achyranthes aspera, VO.
H(202) tonicity of the skin, decoction of the whole plant, bath or lotion
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe serpent
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(038), H(050), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(004) wound, cuts, anti infection, plant juice of Ageratum conyzoides in local application
H(038) bladder pain, decoction of seeds of Coffea arabica of roots of Azgeratum conyzoides, VO.
H(050) drumbelly, infusion of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of Ayapana triplinervis, VO.
H(104) colic, decoction of leaves of Elephantopus mollis of young leaves of Prunus persica of Ageratum conyzoides, VO. half a cup
H(169) hernia, decoction of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of sprigs of Casuarina equisetifolia of plants Stenotaphrum dimidiatum, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe babouc, herbe de bouc
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(093), H(094)
Recipes : H(093) antidote, bulb juice of Allium cepa in local application on the sting of Laffe (toxic fish of the reefs) the wound is open and the contaminated blood sucked
H(094) haemorrhoids, cataplasm of bulbs of Allium cepa, local application
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : onion, oignon
Allium porum L.
Official name : Allium porum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(151), H(179)
Recipes : H(004) wound, decoction of the whole plant of Allium porum., to wash the wound
H(006) laxative, whole plant of Allium porum coocked, VO.
H(151) hypertension, infusion of the plant, VO.
H(179) kidney, H(126) liver (bad working), ONS., RNS., VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : poireau
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037), H(050), H(068), H(093), H(108), H(135), H(151)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic,H(037) bronchitis, H(108) cold, H(108) influenza, infusion of bulbs of Allium sativum, VO.
H(050) flatulent colic, gnawing pain, H(135) digestive, meal with allium sativum
H(068) child vermifuge, bulb of Allium sativum crushed and mixed with castor oil, friction on the navel
H(093) antidote, bulb juice of Allium sativum in local application on the sting of Laffe (toxic fish of the reefs) the wound is open and the contaminated blood sucked
H(151) hypertension, blood circulatory , decoction of 2 bulbs in 1 cup H2O, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : ail
Aloe babatiensis Christian & I.Verd.
Official name : Aloe babatiensis Christian & I.Verd.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) lichen, decoction of the whole plant of Aloe babatiensis, bath
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : mazambron
Aloe saponaria (Aiton) Haw.
Official name : Aloe saponaria (Aiton) Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, decoction of leaves of Aloe saponaria, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : mazambron
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(076), H(099), H(151)
Recipes : H(004) cuts, decoction of seeds of Annona muricata, local application
H(008) diarrhoea and chronic dysentery, tea of powder of green dried fruits of Annona muricata
H(037) buds and flowers are bechic.
H(051) fever, cataplasm of leaves of Annona muricata, application on the fore head
H(076) aphtae, decoction of powder of green dried fruits of Annona, gargle
H(099) nervous disorder, H(099) epilepsy, H(151) hypertension, heart diseases, decoction of leaves of Annona muricata, VO
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : corossol, coronsol, sour sop
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(008y), H(039)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of leaves of Annona squamosa, VO.
H(008y) child tambave, decoction of leaves of Annona squamosa, VO. + bath
H(039) insecticide, decoction of seeds of Annona squamosa, RNS.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : atta, zatte, sugar apple
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(038), H(095), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wound, decoction of the plant of Argemone mexicana, to wash
H(038) urinary infection, H(100) hot pis, decoction of leaves of Caesalpinia bonduc of roots of Lantania verschaffeltii of stems of Argemone mexicana, VO.
H(095) refreshing drink, decoction of the plant of Argemone mexicana
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : chardon
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Official name : Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(082), H(102), H(104), H(171)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, suc plant of Artocarpus heterophyllus, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, wood decoction of Artocarpus heterophyllus, VO.
H(013) scurf, wood decoction of Artocarpus heterophyllus, bath
H(082) asthma, decoction of roots of Artocarpus., VO.
H(104) hepatic colic, H(102) billious disorder, flour of dried seeds of Artocarpus heterophyllus, decoction, VO.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of young fruits of Artocarpus heterophyllus, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : jacque, jacquier
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(013), H(039), H(046), H(051), H(068), H(163), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) pruritus, H(046) measles (accelaretion in the formation of red spot), decoction of leaves of Azadirachta indica, bath
H(013) skin diseases,H(013) scurf,H(013) abscess,H(013) carbuncle, decoction of leaves of Jatropha curcas of Azadirachta indica of Vangueria madagascariensis pieces of liana of Ipomoeaa-pes-caprrae + pinch of salt, bath
H(039) insecticide, decoction of seeds as insecticide for foods
H(051) fever, decoction of seeds of Melia., VO.
H(068) vermifuge, decoction of barks of Azadirachta , VO.
H(163) gout, infusion of leaves of Azadirachta indica, VO.
H(163) gout, juice of crushed leaves of Azadirachta indica, VO.
H(171) diabetes, young leaves of Melia azadirachta in form of pellets, VO., 3 X / Day
H(171) diabetes, decoction of seeds and of leaves of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : lilas, lilas de Perse
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of leaves of Basella alba of barks of Psidium cattleianum and of Terminalia bentzoë, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : brède gandolle
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(050), H(101), H(112), H(135)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, infusion of flowers of Bidens pilosa, VO.
H(013) child skin eruption, decoction of the whole plant,VO., 1 spoon, 3 X / Day during 1 week
H(050) drumbelly, H(135) digestion troubles, decoction of Bidens., VO.
H(101) abundant menstrua, decoction of the whole plant of Bidens pilosa, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves and of stems of Leonorus sibiricus of stems of Bidens pilosa, VO
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : la villebague, herbe villebague
Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Official name : Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(051) fever, decoction of the plant of Brassica juncea, VO.
H(051) fever, seeds crushed and mixed with table oil, VO.
H(095) alimentation, seeds
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : moutarde, chinese mustard
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(013), H(080), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) carbuncle, cataplasm of hot leaves of Kalanchoe pinnata, local application
H(080) fish allergie, decoction of the plant of Kalanchoe pinnata of leaves of Elaeodendron orientale, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, muscular inflammatory, decoction of the plant of Kalanchoe., VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : soulefate, soudefate
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(179)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(068) intestinal parasitismx, H(068) worms, decoction of 7 to 9 leaves of Cajanus cajan, VO.
H(179) kidney troubles, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : ambrevade, bravatte, pois d'angole
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruit of Capsicum annuum as condiment
H(104) abdominal pain, seeds of Capsicum annuum, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : piment, gros piment, piment curry
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(008y), H(014)
Recipes : H(008y) baby tambave,H(014) child itch, decoction of the plant of Cardiospermum halicacabum, bath
H(014) eczemas , decoction of leaves of Cardiospermum halicacabum, local wash
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : liane ti poc poc, bonnet de prêtre
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, rape fruit of Carica papaya, VO.
H(037) a chill catched, leaves of the male plant of Carica papaya + castor oil + oil of Coco, compress on the chest
H(068) intestinal worms, decoction of seeds and of roots of Carica papaya, VO.
H(104) gastric ulcer and duodenal, infusion of green fruits, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : papayer, papaye
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(068) worms, decoction of leaves of Senna occidentalis, VO.
H(006) constipation, H(068) vermifuge, juice of roots, VO.
H(051) fever, H(104) stomach pain, infusion of roots of Senna occidentalis, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : casse puante
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(095)
Recipes : H(013) pruritus,H(014) gale, decoction of the plant of Cassytha filiformis, sprigs of Casuarina equisetifolia, bath
H(095) refreshing drink, decoction of the plant of Cassytha filiformis, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : liane sans fin
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008y), H(014), H(103)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, juice of Centella asiatica crushed drops in eyes
H(004) cuts,H(014) scurf,H(014) abcess eczemas, cataplasm of fresh crushed leaves
H(008y) tambave, decoction of the whole plant of Centella., bath
H(103) tooth are coming through the gums, decoction of the plant of Centella., VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : boileau mâle, herbe boileau
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, juice of leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides mixed with castor oil, VO
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe botrice, bautrice, thé du Mexique, herbe pipi
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(103), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, H(135) digestion troubles, decoction of 3 leaves of Citrus aurantium, 2 leaves of Ayapana triplinervis, 1 long root of Ficus benghalensis, VO.
H(037) cough,H(037) bronchitis, fever, decoction of leaves of Citrus aurantium, VO.
H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Citrus aurantiumde Toddalia asiatica, VO.
H(103) tooth aches, gargle with a decoction of leaves of Citrus aurantium
H(104) nephritic colic, decoction of 3 pieces of barks of Citrus aurantium, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : bigarade
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(108) influenza, decoction or infusion of leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, VO.
H(037) bronchitis, juice of Citrus aurantiifolia of 1 rhizome of Zingiber officinale, 1 spoon of honey, to dilute in 1 cup of tepid H2O, VO. during the illness
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : petit limon
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(108) influenza, tea of ONS. of Cymbopogon citratus of Zingiber officinale of juice of Citrus limon + honey, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : citron
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(050), H(090), H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) a chill catched, H(090) cardiotonic, VO. coffe .
H(038) bladder pain, decoction of seeds of Coffea arabica of roots of Azgeratum conyzoides, VO.
H(050) drumbelly, H(104) stomach pain, decoction of green seeds of Coffea arabica, VO.
H(095) refreshing drink, infusion of leaves of Coffea
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : café, caféier
Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Official name : Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of 3 pieces of roots of Phyllanthus amarus of 7 leaves of Psidium guajava of 3 roots of Melochia pyramidata of some pieces of roots of Coix lacrima-jobi, VO.
H(095) refreshing drink, decoction of roots of Coix lacryma-jobi of young leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe jobe, collier cipaye
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(014), H(151)
Recipes : H(014) eczemas, juice from the crushed petiole of Colocasia esculenta in local application
H(151) hypertension, liver disease, young leaves of Colocasia esculenta cooked as spinach, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : songe, taro
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, sap of leaves of Commelina benghalensis drops in eyes
H(006) constipation, decoction of the whole plant of Commelina benghalensis, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe cochon
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Official name : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) child eczemas, decoction of leaves of Commelina diffusa, to wash the affected part
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe de l'eau, petite herbe cochon, herbe la mare
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(037), H(075), H(104), H(112), H(116)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, cruhed rhizome of Curcuma longa, juice drops in eyes
H(037) bronchitis,H(037) cough,H(037) a chill catched, H(018) head ache, cruhed rhizome of Curcuma longa, juice + hot milk, VO. in the efvening
H(037) bronchitis, rhizome decoction of Phymatodes scolopendria of leaves of Vepris lanceolata of Premna obtusifolia, rhizomes juice of Curcuma longa of Zingiber officinale, VO.
H(075) apperitive, sedative, safran, VO.
H(104) stomach pain, cruhed rhizome of Curcuma longa, juice, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves of Persea americana of Ananas bracteatus of rhizomes of Curcuma longa of barks of Moringa oleifera of Leucaena leucocephala + rhum, VO.
H(116) to bring on the oestral cycle, cataplasm of the rhizome of Curcuma on abdomen
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : safran, safran vert
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(050), H(051), H(103), H(108), H(135)
Recipes : H(050) drumbelly, H(135) digestion troubles, ONS., RNS.
H(051) fever, H(108) influenza, tea of ONS. of Cymbopogon citratus of Zingiber officinale of juice of Citrus limon + honey, VO.
H(103) tooth are coming through the gums, infusion of the plant, VO.
H(037) a chill catched, H(051) fever, H(108) influenza, infusion of leaves of Cinnamomum camphora of Cymbopogon citratus, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : citronelle, lemon grass
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(082), H(130x)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, decoction of leaves of Datura metel, VO.
H(130x) Parkinson disease, dry leave of Datura metel as a cigarette, to smoke
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : fleur trompette, herbe diable
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(007), H(013), H(113), H(118), H(179)
Recipes : H(003) bruise,H(013) ulcer, H(113) rheumatism, H(118) angina, decoction of leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia, VO.
H(007) diuretics, H(179) calculus, RNS.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : bois gournable
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(013), H(014), H(082), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , H(008) dysentery, H(082) asthma, H(104) intestinal troubles, tea of Euphorbia hirta, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Litsea glutinosa of Desmodium triflorum, stem with leaves of Euphorbia hirta, decoction, VO., 3 X / Day during toute la période of la maladie
H(013) ulcer, cataplasm of the plant heated with H2O + coco oil, local application
H(013) scurf,H(014) eczema, milky juice, local application
H(135) digestive, colic, infusion of the plant, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : Jean-Robert
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Official name : Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008y), H(050), H(104)
Recipes : H(008y) tambave, H(050) drumbelly, decoction of 4 to 5 leaves of Gomphocarpus physocarpus in 250 ml H2O
H(104) stomach ache and hernia, 3 pieces of the stem, tea
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : fanore
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) calculus, decoction of the plant of Heliotropium indicum, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe papillon
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(151)
Recipes : H(013) skin diseases,H(013) scurf,H(013) abscess,H(013) carbuncle, decoction of leaves of Jatropha curcas of Azadirachta indica of Vangueria madagascariensis, pieces of liane of Ipomoeaa-pes-caprrae + pinch of salt, bath
H(151) hypertension, 3 to 4 leaves of Jatropha curcas boiled in 1 L H2O, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : pignon d'Inde, pion daine
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(192)
Recipes : H(192) varix, decoction of stems and of leaves of Lagenaria siceraria, bath
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : calebasse
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(003), H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(003) sprain, H(003) strain, cataplasm of crushed leaves of Lantana camara
H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(108) influenza, decoction of stems, leaves and flowers of Lantana camara, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : vielle-fille
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) anti-vomitory, decoction of leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : pomme d'amour
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(094), H(103), H(111)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery,H(037) bronchitis, decoction of barks and of yellow leaves of Mangifera indica, VO.
H(094) haemorrhoids, maceration of barks of Mangifera., hipbath
H(111) burns, H(103) bleeding gums, maceration of young flowers of Mangifera, local application
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : manguier
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, decoction of 5 young leaves of Manihot esculenta
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : manioc
Mirabilis jalapa L.
Official name : Mirabilis jalapa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(038), H(100), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) cuts, H(111) burns, cataplasm of flowers of Mirabilis jalapa in local application
H(038) urinary infection, H(100) hot pis, decoction of leaves of Mirabilis jalapa, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : belle de nuit
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(051), H(135), H(171)
Recipes : H(050) drumbelly, H(051) fever, H(135) indigestion, H(171) diabetes, decoction of young leaves of Momordica charantia, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : margoze, magose, karela
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(045), H(068), H(098), H(112), H(151)
Recipes : H(037) cough,H(037) bronchitis, cataplasm of roots of Moringa oleifera on the chest
H(045) cicatrizing, cataplasm of leaves of Moringa oleifera
H(068) vermifuge, decoction of leaves of Moringa oleifera, VO.
H(098) insomnia, H(151) hypertension, high blood-pressure, decoction of young stems and of leaves of Moringa oleifera, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves of Moringa oleifera of Persea americana of roots of Leucaena leucocephala, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of barks of Moringa oleifera of leaves of Persea americana, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves of Persea americana of Ananas bracteatus of rhizomes of Curcuma longa of barks of Moringa oleifera of Leucaena leucocephala + rhum, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : brède mouroungue
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(094), H(111)
Recipes : H(014) caries, to chew the leaves of Musa sp.
H(018) sick headache, tea of leaves of Musa sp., VO.
H(094) haemorrhoids, many rape fruits, VO.
H(111) burns (accelarate the cicatrisation), pieces of the trunk in state of putrefaction, local application
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : bananier
Nerium oleander L.
Official name : Nerium oleander L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) pruritus,H(014) eczema, decoction of leaves of Nerium oleander, bath
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : laurier rose, laurier blanc
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(050), H(108), H(135)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(108) influenza, decoction of the plant of Ocimum canum + sucre, VO.
H(050) drumbelly, H(050) flatulent colic, H(135) digestion troubles, infusion of leaves, VO.
H(135) digestive, infusion of leaves of Mentha x piperita of Ocimum canum, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : petit bangélique, petit basilic
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(051), H(104), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(050) drumbellys, H(104) intestinal disorders, decoction of the plant of Ocimum gratissimum, VO.
H(051) fever, H(108) influenza, tea of Ocimum.
H(113) rheumatism, ONS., bath
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : gros bangélique, basilic
Passiflora edulis Sims
Official name : Passiflora edulis Sims
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Passiflora incarnata L.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia pregnant woman, decoction of the whole plant of Passiflora edulis, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : grenadine
Passiflora foetida L.
Official name : Passiflora foetida L.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) child pruritus, decoction of leaves of Passiflora foetida of Premna obtusifolia, bath
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : liane gros poc-poc
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves of Moringa oleifera of Persea americana of roots of Leucaena leucocephala, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves of Persea americana of Ananas bracteatus of rhizomes of Curcuma longa of barks of Moringa oleifera of Leucaena leucocephala + rhum, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of barks of Moringa oleifera of leaves of Persea americana, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : avocatier
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of 3 pieces of roots of Phyllanthus amarus of 7 leaves of Psidium guajava of 3 roots of Melochia pyramidata of some pieces of roots of Coix lacrima-jobi, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : crénelli blanc, curanellie blanc
Phymatodes scolopendria (Burm.) Ching
Official name : Phymatodes scolopendria (Burm.) Ching
Family : Polypodiceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(037), H(068), H(158)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of 6 pieces of rhizome of Phymatodes scolopendria of 3 leaves of Psidium guajava of 3 leaves of Litsea glutinosa, VO.
H(013) skin diseases, infusion of leaves of Phymatodes scolopendria of Ramosmania heterophylla, RNS.
H(037) cough, influenza, rhizome decoction of Phymatodes scolopendria, VO.
H(037) cough, rhizome decoction of Phymatodes scolopendria of leaves of Toddalia asiatica, VO.
H(037) bronchitis, rhizome decoction of Phymatodes scolopendria of leaves of Vepris lanceolata of Premna obtusifolia, rhizomes juice of Curcuma longa of Zingiber officinale, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, tea of 3 leaves of Litsea glutinosa of 3 leaves of Psidium guajava of 6 pieces of rhizome of Phymatodes scolopendria, VO.
H(158) metrorrhagia, decoction of leaves of Phymatodes, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : polypode
Plantago lanceolata L.
Official name : Plantago lanceolata L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(077), H(113)
Recipes : H(076) aphtae, decoction of the plant of Plantago lanceolata, gargles
H(077) anti-vomitory, infusion of the plant of Plantago lanceolata, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of the plant of Plantago lanceolata, bath
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : plantain, herbe caroline
Plantago major L.
Official name : Plantago major L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(163)
Recipes : H(001) eyes infection, cooled decoction of Plantago major, to wash the eyes
H(014) eczema,H(014) skin eruptions, decoction of Plantago major + pink of salt, to wash
H(163) gout, tea of the plant of Plantago., VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : plantain, gros plantin
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Amygdalus persica L.
Symptoms : H(050), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(050) drumbelly, H(104) colic, H(135) indigestions, decoction of leaves of Elephantopus mollis of young leaves of Prunus persica of Ageratum conyzoides, VO. half a cup
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : pêcher
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of 3 pieces of roots of Phyllanthus amarus of 7 leaves of Psidium guajava of 3 roots of Melochia pyramidata of some pieces of roots of Coix lacrima-jobi, VO.
H(008) dysentery, decoction of leaves of Psidium guajava of Panicum maximum, VO.
H(008) dysentery, decoction of 6 pieces of rhizome of Phymatodes scolopendria of 3 leaves of Psidium guajava of 3 leaves of Litsea glutinosa, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, tea of 3 leaves of Litsea glutinosa of 3 leaves of Psidium guajava of 6 pieces of rhizome of Phymatodes scolopendria, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : goyavier, goyave de Chine
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(006), H(068), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, cataplasm of leaves of Ricinus communis, application on the breast
H(006) purgative, H(068) vermifuge castor oil, VO.
H(068) child vermifuges, nfusion of leaves and stems of Ricinus communis, VO.
H(104) colic and stomach ache, decoction of leaves and stem of Ricinus, VO - - H(113) rheumatism, courbatures, cataplasm of leaves in local application
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : ricin, palma Christi
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(098), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(099) tranquillizing, H(098) disturbed sleep, H(104) stomach pain, cramps, ONS. of Solanum nigrum, RNS.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : brède martin
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(076), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, pulp fruit of Tamarindus indica, VO.
H(037) sore throat, H(076) gums bleeding, H(118) angina, decoction of leaves of Tamarindus indica, gargle
H(104) nephritic colic, decoction of green fruits, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : tamarin
Terminalia catappa L.
Official name : Terminalia catappa L.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruption, decoction of leaves and of barks of Terminalia catappa, bath
H(171) diabetes, infusion of young leaves of Terminalia catappa, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : badamier, West Indian almond
Thymus vulgaris L.
Official name : Thymus vulgaris L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(135)
Recipes : H(004) wound, infusion of Thymus vulgaris, to wash
H(051) fever, infusion of Thymus + lemon juice, VO.
H(135) digestive, ONS. infusion, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : dithym, thym
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, decoction of flowers of Tithonia diversifolia, to wash localy
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : fleur soleil
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(103), H(113), H(163)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Citrus aurantiumde Toddalia asiatica, VO.
H(037) cough, H(051) fever, a chill catched, H(163) gout, H(113) rheumatism, tea of 5 leaves in 1 cup H2O, VO.
H(037) cough, rhizome decoction of Phymatodes scolopendria of leaves of Toddalia asiatica, VO.
H(103) tooth are coming through the gums, tea of leaves of Toddalia asiatica, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : patte poule piquant, bambara
Verbena officinalis L.
Official name : Verbena officinalis L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Verbena officinalis L. subsp. africana R.Fern. & Verdc.
Symptoms : H(008), H(101)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, stomach pain, infusion of the whole plant of Verbena of ficinalis, VO.
H(101) abundant menstrua, infusion of the whole plant of Verbena of ficinalis, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : verveine, la verveine
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(163), H(179)
Recipes : H(095) refreshing drink, infusion of barbs of Zea mays
H(179) calculus, H(163) gout, barbs of Zea mays in decoction en tea, VO.
H(179) kidney calculus, decoction of stigmate of maize, VO., 3 X / Day pendant 2 semaines
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : maïs, maize
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, juice of Citrus aurantiifolia of 1 rhizome of Zingiber officinale, 1 spoon of honey, to dilute in 1 cup of tepid H2O, VO. during the illness
H(037) bronchitis, rhizome decoction of Phymatodes scolopendria of leaves of Vepris lanceolata of Premna obtusifolia, rhizomes juice of Curcuma longa of Zingiber officinale, VO.
H(051) fever, H(108) influenza, tea of ONS. of Cymbopogon citratus of Zingiber officinale of juice of Citrus limon + honey, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : gingembre
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(151)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, decoction of leaves of Ziziphus., VO.
H(008) dysentery, decoction of barks of Terminalia bentzoë… subsp. radriguesensis of Syzgium cumini of Ziziphus mauritiana, VO.
H(008) dysentery, infusion of leaves of Ziziphus., VO.
H(151) hypertension, decoction of 7 leaves for 1 L. H2O, rduce to 1/2 L. VO. 3 spoons/ Day
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : massonier