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Reference : HM 68

Author(s) : Mchangama, M. et P. Salaün
Title : Recueil d’une pharmacopée à Mayotte: Le savoir sur les plantes médicinales de Maoulida Mchangama Langues, savoirs et pouvoirs dans l'océan Indien occidental http://oceanindien.revues.org/1770
Reference HM 68 has information about 117 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) grief of the person who has lost a thing ((hamu ulu veri raha (kib)), crush the leaves of Cissampelos pareira and pound the leaves of Abrus precatorius, grate separately Pleurotus tuber-regium, mix with water, filter and let rest the liquid which becomes pasty like a yoghurtt. Take two spoons before falling asleep
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : masunaumbigara (Kibushi), mbili mbitsi (Shimaore)
Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen
Official name : Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in joints after childbirth or pain in old women - Preventive care after breastfeeding, herbal tea of Paullinia pinnata. Drink three times a day (morning, noon, afternoon).- Healing care : herbal tea with the buds of the traveler's tree, Ravenala madagascariensis, an old yellowed foot of Acmella oleacera, drink for 7 days, and then take preventive care. - Healing care : herb tea with the buds of the traveler's tree, Ravenala madagascariensis, an old yellowed foot of Acmella oleacera, VO. for 7 days, and then take preventive care.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : feliki mafana(Kibushi)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal syndrome or H(104) colitis (aretitsiku), decoction (kurutsai), leaves of Tylophora sp. with bark of Adansonia digitata, , extracted from the east side of the trunk with the whole herb of Asystasia gangetica and 7 leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, to drink morning and evening, for 7 days
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mbuyu (Shimaore & Kibushi), baobab (French)
Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(027), H(077)
Recipes : H(022) bad presentation of the baby ( zaza nidzutsu ambani, Kibushi) prepare herbal tea with the herb of Aerva lanata, VO. all day long.
H(077) antivomitive (anduandua) for a pregnant woman: make a herbal tea of Merremia peltata with Aerva lanata. Drink as long as vomiting persists.
H(027) prevention of miscarriage (rubaka kibu). decoction of the bark of Quassia indica: drink twice a day during the week before the scheduled menstruation, to be used in a single cycle. If the woman is pregnant, in the second month of pregnancy, prepare a decoction with Aerva lanata and Phymatosorus scolopendria. Drinking for seven days all day long (to keep the fetus).
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : aŋamoti (Kibushi), shivaharaou shivaharia (Shimaore)
Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wangerin
Official name : Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wangerin
Family : Alangiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z), frequent menses, roots decoction and fruits of Lantana camara and of fruits of Alangium salviifolium
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mgiligi (Shimaore)
Aleurites moluccanus L. Willd.
Official name : Aleurites moluccanus L. Willd.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(097)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis or hydrocele (vorutru). At the beginning of the swelling : prepare a decoction with the bark or seeds of Xylocarpus sp., the bark of Turraea sericea, the root of Caesalpinia bonduc. Drink throughout the day. Then, pound the seed kernel of Entada rheedei and of Aleurites moluccanus, deposit them on burning coal : fumigation of the testicles.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : matra vatu (Kibushi)
Aloe alexandrei Ellert
Official name : Aloe alexandrei Ellert
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in the limbs (marari tahulaŋa). Soak in cold water the leaves of Aloe mayottensis or Aloe alexandrei for 10 minutes, then discard the leaves and recover the water, mix with the crushed leaves of Lonchocarpus madagascariensis, filter and prepare a poultice with the juice and the bone of dugong : local application. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Kalanchoe sudifafa (Kibushi), of Ipomoea pes-caprae until softened, let cool : massaging the entire limb of the painful area with the warm leaves.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sakuankankini (Kibushi)
Aloe mayottensis A.Berger
Official name : Aloe mayottensis A.Berger
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in the limbs (marari tahulaŋa). Soak in cold water the leaves of Aloe mayottensis or Aloe alexandrei for 10 minutes, then discard the leaves and recover the water, mix with the crushed leaves of Lonchocarpus madagascariensis, filter and prepare a plaster with this juice and dugong bone : local application. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Kalanchoe sudifafa (Kibushi), of Ipomoea pes-caprae until softened, let cool : nead the entire limb of the painful area with the warm leaves.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sakuankankini (Kibushi)
Ammannia prieuriana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Ammannia prieuriana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Ammannia multiflora Roxb.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) small retardation of psycho-motor developmen (zaza ela mandeha) crush the leaves of Ammannia multiflora with the leaves of Drymaria cordata, leave them in cold water : have the child lie flat on his stomach and massage the child with the wiped leaves, from neck to foot, then return the child and idem, during 7 days, morning and evening
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : famafama vazaha (Kibushi)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036) benign vertigo, Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Turraea sericea and the leaves of Annona muricata: take a steam bath, morning and evening until healing. Tap the leaves of hogshead with a stone and sniff.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : konokono mba (Shimaore), konukonu fatsifatsiki (Kibushi), corossolier (French)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(109), H(185)
Recipes : H(109) back pain, low back pain (marari tahezaŋa), make a plaster by grating on the coral stone (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the roots of Pothos scandens, of Tamarindus indica, of Annona senescabiesnsis and of Zingiber officinale : apply to the lumbar area using a belt or cloth : − for a child, add coconut oil for the plaster because it heats too much; − for a pregnant woman, do not add the ginger.
H(185) sneezing, sinusitis: leaves of Annona senescabiesnsis and the leaves of Ipomoea obscura and crush them between two stones : inhale each effluve. Collect the juice from these same crushed leaves, rinse, decant and pour on previously heated beach rollers : inhale vapors. - for a child, take the leaves of Ipomoea obscura, rub them, recover the juice: pour on the head of the child
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : purupetaka (Kibushi), kongonasiou konokono manga (Shimaore), pomme cannelle de brousse French),
Areca catechu L.
Official name : Areca catechu L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) high blood pressure, decoction with young fruits in pieces of Carica papaya and of Areca catechu , VO. hot or cold.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
H(104) abdominal syndrome ou H(104) colitis (aretitsiku), decoction (kurutsai), leaves of Tylophora sp. with bark of Adansonia digitata, , extracted from the east side of the trunk with the whole herb of Asystasia gangetica and 7 leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, to drink morning and evening, for 7 days
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : nanatsi vavi (Kibushi)
Averrhoa bilimbi L.
Official name : Averrhoa bilimbi L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itching due to stinging caterpillar (bibi mangidi) , fruit of Averrhoa bilimbi mixed with water or ash (atinidzofu) and rub them on the itch zone
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : madiro banganiou madiro kawasa (Kibushi), muhaju wa shizungu (Shimaore)
Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz
Official name : Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly burns, epigastralgia (mafana aŋati kibu (Kibushi), make a herbal tea, (kurutsai), with bark of Barringtonia asiatica : drink until the burns stop.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : antsumbera (Kibushi) ou mugoda (Shimaore)
Barringtonia racemosa (L.) Spreng.
Official name : Barringtonia racemosa (L.) Spreng.
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) sciatalgie, herbal tea with bark of Barringtonia racemosa. Drink from day to day.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mahondru lahi (Kibushi), mshia ya komba (Shimaore), bois carré rivière (créole de Mayotte)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) fresh cut (tapaka vau): Rub the leaves of Bidens pilosa. Apply on the wound to stop the blood flow. - peel the brown avocado and recover the fibrous pulp, mix with the dead snail slime or with hair in order to get a patch: apply it on the wound. - pound the leaves of Bidens pilosa, rinse, collect the juice and mix it with the powder placed on a young leaf of Cocos nucifera . Apply to the wound. If the wound is deep, grind the leaves of Bidens pilosa , recover the juice, mix with paste of Persea americana: Apply to the wound et bander.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tialamba (Kibushi), mududu (Shimaore),
Blumea axillaris (Lam.) DC.
Official name : Blumea axillaris (Lam.) DC.
Family : Asteraceae.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : lubaka andziriki (Kibushi), sari tibaku (Shimaore),
Boswellia sacra Flueck.
Official name : Boswellia sacra Flueck.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) grief [for] dead person ( hamu ulu mati (Kibushi)), pound into a mortar leaves or bark of Commiphora arafy, the small vine of Cardiospermum halicacabum, the resin of Boswellia sacra , the white earth of Chirongui, tani futsi; put the mixture in a small bundle made with a piece of cloth of the deceased. The back and the chest of the saddened person are struck with the backpack, then the person should drink the filtered water from the remaining mixture.
H(091) overwork (ulu midzeri raha maru (kib.), Pick seven stems of Ipomoea obscura, take a plant with white flowers more fragrant and not yellow, with the leaves of the vine. wrap the seven vines and place in the center vines wrapped the white earth "tani futsi" and the resin of Boswellia sacra and add some water, heat in a pot until the water changes color, then drink and pour a spoon onto the top of the skull, morning and evening for three days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : ubani (Shimaore & Kibushi)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(053), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Then, crushthe roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: Mmake a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
H(053) ear pain (marari sufinyi)., deposit the leaves of Kalanchoe pinnata on hot ashes (atinidzofu), extract the juice, filter, pour a few drops into the earuntil healing.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : meawani (Shimaore) ou sudifafa (Kibushi),
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(097)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis or hydrocele (vorutru). At the beginning of the swelling: prepare a decoction with the bark ou seeds of of Xylocarpus sp.,the bark of Turraea sericea, the root of Caesalpinia bonduc. Drink throughout the day. Then, pound the seed kernel Entada rheedei and of Aleurites moluccanus, deposit them on burning coal : fumigation of the testicles.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : katra (Kibushi),
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess or boil, dry seed of Cajanus cajan or seeds of Vigna adenanthae, soak the seed in water for 3 hours to soften, then crush it with the tuber of cassava to spread on the boil and around, until disappearance (2 or 3 days).
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : ambatri (Kibushi), ambrevade ou pois d’Angole
Calophyllum inophyllum Lam.
Official name : Calophyllum inophyllum Lam.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) abscess (vuntu mazimba) If there is a wound : crush the seeds of Calophyllum inophyllum. Apply this plaster around the wound while the first plaster is applied to the wound.
H(014) whitlow (vuntu muzusi): Crush Lawsonia inermis, seed of Calophyllum inophyllum, tuber of raw Manihot esculenta, leaves and roots of Sida stipulata Apply the plaster on the whitlow and holding it by a bandage, heating over an embers ; let act several hours before to remake the remedy.
H(004) fresh cut (tapaka vau): Take the young leaves of Calophyllum inophyllum .Apply to the wound and then dressing. The dressing may be repeated after one day.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vua (Kibushi) de takamaka, mtrondro (Shimaore) & (Kibushi)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) baby fever (fana), crush liana of Cardiospermum halicacabum with white clay. Reserve a portion to drink one spoon of juice and with the other part, make a sprinkle bath
H(201) sorrow for dead person( hamu ulu mati (Kibushi)), pound into a mortar leaves or bark of Commiphora arafy, the small vine of Cardiospermum halicacabum, the resin of Boswellia sacra , the white earth of Chirongui, tani futsi; put the mixture in a small bundle made with a piece of cloth of the deceased. The back and the chest of the saddened person are struck with the backpack, then the person should drink the filtered water from the remaining mixture.
H(099) turbulent child (zaza shakara). Crush the leaves of Senna obtusifolia with rare yellow flowers and of Cardiospermum halicacabum and mix them in water. Have the child take a shower with this water, it will be calmed
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : kanusa (Kibushi)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(020y), H(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(020y) thorn bites.(tumbuhi fatsiki) - If the spine remains : pour latex of Carica papaya on a cotton pad and apply to the splinter, attach with a plaster one night. If the spine is removed : soigner comme une plaie fraîche. Pour une épine logée dans le talon ou la main, chauffer une moitié of citron vert : Apply to the wound. For a thorn removed from another place: rub the lemon directly on the wound.
H(139) constipation, The patient can not VO. ginger : decoction with the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, the root of papaya Carica papaya ,(root of a male foot for a man and root of a female foot for a woman), of Plectranthus amboinicus VO.in four times a liter.
H(008) diarrhea. (tsuruhinyi (Kibushi) ou pudza (Shimaore)) following a disease with pain: preparing a decoction with the root of papaya mâle (Carica papaya) and the leaves of Ocimum gratissimum. VO. continuously until recovery.
H(151) high blood pressure, decoction with young fruits in pieces of Carica papaya and of Areca catechu , VO. hot or cold.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not regitered by the authors
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) pimples (fana), for adults only, wood of Carissa edulis Is crushed and applied to the pimples
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mdjanfari (Shimaore)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) following a shock, the nose runs, pound the leaves of Senna occidentalis and make a juicy ball to drain in the nose twice daily, for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : voantsirungutru keli (Kibushi), hasandrume (Shimaore)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : enfant turbulent (zaza shakara). Écraser à la main les feuilles de Senna obtusifolia à fleurs jaunes rares et de Cardiospermum turbulent child (zaza shakara). Crush the leaves of Senna obtusifolia and of Cardiospermum halicacabum and mix them in water. Have a shower with the child with this water
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : andrabei vavi (Kibushi), hasa ndzishe (Shimaore)
Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
Official name : Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) hot-piss or urinary tract infection or urethritis (Selepis or sulupisi, solupisi, shopisi): VO. juice of 3 small walnuts of coco or 1.5 liters of water and prepare a decoction with Chamaesyce prostrata, Hibiscus surrattensis and Portulaca oleracea. VO. two liters per day while standing, for a day, then decrease the quantity.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : kimenamena keli (Kibushi)
Cissampelos pareira L.T
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L.T
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) burn in the chest (mafana tratra), Crush the liana of Cissampelos pareira, filter with of l’eau, recover the juice nd let it stand for 30 minutes, so that the liquid coagulates: at a spoon, several times a day
H(201) grief of the person who has lost a thing ((hamu ulu veri raha (kib)), crush the leaves of Cissampelos pareira and pound the leaves of Abrus precatorius, grate separately Pleurotus tuber-regium, mix with water, filter and let rest the liquid which becomes pasty like a yoghurtt. Take two spoons before falling asleep
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : salalubu (Kibushi), nye ya nyombween (Shimaore)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(014), H(094), H(104), H(109), H(118), H(206)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal syndrome or HH(104) colitis (aretitsiku), decoction (kurutsai), leaves of Tylophora sp. with bark of Adansonia digitata, , extracted from the east side of the trunk with the whole herb of Asystasia gangetica and 7 leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, to drink morning and evening, for 7 days
H(094) itching due to stinging caterpillar (bibi mangidi), take a lemon not ripe, whatever its species, cut it in half and rub the pulp on the zone of itching
H(014) inflammation of the nail base (marari), pound the leaves of henné, Lawsonia inermis, mix with juice of lime, and apply it to the diseased nail and heat the nail over a flame: let act.
H(206) strong odor of sweat ( kumba (Shimaore). Apply the fruit of the lime, Citrus aurantifoliai, cut in half and then rub with pointed leaves of Ocimum americanum L. var. americanum under the arms, twice a day.
H(003) cervicalgia. Following a movement that blocks the vertebrae, marari vuzuŋu : : make a necklace with 7 young fruits still green and hard of Citrus aurantifolia strung using of the rib of the palm of Hyphaene coriacea : wear the collar.
H(109) back pain, fatigue after working hard. : make a plaster by grating on the coral stone, (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)) the roots of Leea spinea, the roots of Pothos scandens, clove of Syzygium aromaticum, the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the leaves of Citrus reticulata. prepare a herbal tea with the leaves ofe thoses plants : VO. 3 times a day, morning, noon and evening
H(118) angina or pharyngitis (marari fehu). Crush on the stone of coral (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the tuber of gingembre (Zingiber officinale) and the base of the stem of Flagellaria indica. Apply the paste with a finger to the deepest of the throat, three times, three times a day..
H(008) diarrhea. (tsuruhinyi (Kibushi) ou pudza (Shimaore)): to grate on the stone of coral, (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)) the roots of the lemon tree , Citrus aurantifolia and dilute the dough in water. VO..
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tsoha fuhi keli (Kibushi), ndrimu monye titi (Shimaore), citron vert (Frabçais)
Citrus medica L.
Official name : Citrus medica L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(097x)
Recipes : H(097x) vaginal infections (viavi maimbu furi): if the vaginal infection comes from a cause other than warm-piss and hemorrhoids: to wash the sex with a decoction (kurutsai) of leaves or liana of Merremia peltatae of Ocimum gratissimum and Citrus medica
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tsoha kapu (Kibushi), murundra mkapu (Shimaore), oranger sauvage (French)
Citrus reticulata Blanco
Official name : Citrus reticulata Blanco
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(094), H(109)
Recipes : H(051) adult fever, decoction, kurutsai, faded leaves of avocado (Persea americana) leaves of Citrus reticulata), leaves and tubers of Hedychium gardnerianum leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, practicing inhalations, ivohina, If one is not "ranginalu", It is also possible to apply a plaster over the entire bodywith a crushed mixture of the tuber of Zingiber officinaleand of clove of Syzygium aromaticum and a sheet is kept on the body to allow the patch to act on the dilated skin
H(091) general fatigue,decoction of leaves of Lantana camara of Citrus reticulata of Syzygium aromaticum, massage by pressure with the leaves
H(109) back pain, fatigue after working hard. : make a plaster by grating on the coral stone, (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)) the roots of Leea spinea, the roots of Pothos scandens, clove of Syzygium aromaticum, the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the leaves of Citrus reticulata. prepare a herbal tea with the leaves ofe thoses plants : VO. 3 times a day, morning, noon and evening
H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tsoha madan-dzi (Kibushi), mlandzi i (Shimaore)
Clitoria lasciva Bojer ex Benth
Official name : Clitoria lasciva Bojer ex Benth
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(162x)
Recipes : H(162x) enuresis (mamani am-pandriaŋa), herbal tea kurutsai (Kibushi),with the Clitoria ternatea or Clitoria lasciva et with the roots and the leaves of common purslane (Portulaca oleracea), VO. morning and afternoon.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : famehifari mavo (Kibushi)
Clitoria ternatea L.
Official name : Clitoria ternatea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(162x)
Recipes : H(162x) enuresis (mamani am-pandriaŋa), herbal tea kurutsai (Kibushi),with the Clitoria ternatea or Clitoria lasciva et with the roots and the leaves of common purslane (Portulaca oleracea), VO. morning and afternoon.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : famehifari mavo (Kibushi)
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004)fresh cut (tapaka vau): pound the leaves of Bidens pilosa, rince, recover the juice and mix it with the powder deposited on a young leaf of Cocos nucifera . Apply to the wound.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vuaniu mainti (Kibushi), mnadzi mudu (Shimaore)
Commiphora arafy H. Perrier
Official name : Commiphora arafy H. Perrier
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) grief [for] dead person ( hamu ulu mati (Kibushi)), pound into a mortar leaves or bark of Commiphora arafy, the small vine of Cardiospermum halicacabum, the resin of Boswellia sacra , the white earth of Chirongui, tani futsi; put the mixture in a small bundle made with a piece of cloth of the deceased. The back and the chest of the saddened person are struck with the backpack, then the person should drink the filtered water from the remaining mixture.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : matiambelu (Kibushi)
Cordia subcordata Lam.
Official name : Cordia subcordata Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) , any dermal reactions including mycoses (linked to a prohibition) ; allergy to products of the sea. On the stone of coral (the msindzano babwe), grate the bone of squid (pwedza langisi(Shimaore & Kibushi)) Apply to wounds until dry. If the wound suppurates, to grate the yellow leaves and branches of Cordia subcordata of Thespesia populneoides and Hibiscus tiliaceus. Apply the paste to the wounds in the morning. With the leaves yellow, burn them on the charcoal of nuts of coco, recover the ashes (atinidzofu) and mix them with coconut milk : then apply at bedtime.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : bwaru lahi (Kibushi), haro ndrume (Shimaore)
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (kohaka (Kibushi)), herbal tea with the leaves and the bark of Tamarindus indica, basil, Ocimum gratissimum, leaves of Hibiscus surrattensis, of the grass of Oxalis corniculata, of Curcuma longa , fresh grated coconut, with of white earth tani futsi (kib.) and recovering the liquid : VO. as long as the irritation persists.
H(003) bruises caused by beating, to grate the tuber of Curcuma longa and mix with salt to massage on contusion.
H(003) when the nail becomes black due to shock : apply grated Curcuma longa with salt.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tamutamu(Kibushi) ou dzindzano (Shimaore), curcuma (French)
Dalbergia arbutifolia Baker
Official name : Dalbergia arbutifolia Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(109) back pain, following a prolonged sitting position: herbal tea with the plant parts of Momordica charantia et ofthe bark of filao : VO. At will. prepare a plaster using oil of coco with the roots of Paullinia pinnata of Dalbergia arbutifolia of Triclisia capitata, As well as ginger and cloves : apply at rest.
H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). preparing a decoction with Pothos scandens,, Triclisia capitata, Paullinia pinnata., Dalbergia arbutifolia, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa. VO. morning and evening If we live far from the forest, we take the bark of Mimusops comorensis and the root of Caesalpinia bonduc with flatter gray seeds. Prohibited, fadi (Kibushi) : chilli, chives, lemon.
H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Then, crushthe roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: make a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mzimamoro (Shimaore)
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) suppurative otitis (nana sufinyi): Cut the fruit of Datura mete in halfl, put the face of the bark on the burning coal, let cool and press with a filter : drain in the ear, as much as needed.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : muranaha (Shimaore). & (Kibushi)
Desmodium incanum (Sw.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium incanum (Sw.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence (lalahi tsi fatatra lahi), pond the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, those of false pandanus Pandanus mayotteensis and lianas of Desmodium ramosissimum or Desmodium incanum, and Piper sp., of Triclisia capitata, and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa : prepare a herbal tea that the man drinks twice a day for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahi tsilavundrivatsa (Kibushi), mbarashindra (Shimaore)
Desmodium ramosissimum G. Don
Official name : Desmodium ramosissimum G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence (lalahi tsi fatatra lahi), piler les roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, those of false pandanus Pandanus mayotteensis and lianas of Desmodium ramosissimum or Desmodium incanum, and Piper sp., of Triclisia capitata, and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa : prepare a herbal tea that the man drinks twice a day for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahi tsilavundrivatsa (Kibushi), mbarashindra (Shimaore)
Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(028t), H(097x)
Recipes : H(028t), vaginal discharge or H(097x) vaginal infections.(viavi magodra furi): pound the leaves of Plecthantrus amboinicus., Desmodium velutinum and Ocimum americanum L. var.americanum: place a ball of dough in the vagina (protect itself from discharge with a sanitary napkin).
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : paka ravi
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
H(091) small retardation of psycho-motor developmen (zaza ela mandeha) crush the leaves of Ammannia multiflora with the leaves of’Drymaria cordata, leave them in cold water : have the child lie flat on his stomach and massage the child with the wiped leaves, from neck to foot, then return the child and idem, during 7 days, morning and evening
H(091) psycho-motor impairment in a baby (zaza tsi mandeha) crush the leaves of Ipomea pes-caprae of Drymaria cordata of Kalanchoe sp., Crassulaceae. leave them in cold water for 1 hour and then, after making the child lay flat on the stomach : then massage with the leaves wiped from neck to foot, then return the child and idem,for 7 days, morning and evening.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : antibavi manotru (Kibushi), shirovorovo (Shimaore)
Elephantopus mollis Kunth
Official name : Elephantopus mollis Kunth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes (aretisukari), (decoction) leaves of Tithonia diversifolia and Elephantopus mollis,of mkadambwi (Shimaore, not determined), VO. three times a day, morning, noon, evening, after each meal, even life-long. If we take the remedy at the onset of the disease, we can cure it
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : lelanaumbi (Kibushi)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) raha fadi (linked to a prohibition). prepare a decoction with the liane of Sphagneticola trilobata, small yellow flower that turns to the opposite of the sun. leave warm ; rub on the parts using the vine ; burn the herb of Eleusine indica with of the charcoal of nuts of coco, mix with coconut oil to apply to childs, and with coconut milk to apply to adults.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tsipiŋupiŋu (Kibushi)
Entada rheedei Spreng.
Official name : Entada rheedei Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(097)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). Powder the cotyledons of the seeds of the "giant bean", Entada rheedei or mix with "vua ni karudzi ni antalautsi be" , add with burning coal in a can and sprinkle to fumigate the testicles
H(097)orchitis or hydrocele (vorutru). At the beginning of the swelling: prepare a decoction with the bark ou seeds of of Xylocarpus sp.,the bark of Turraea sericea, the root of Caesalpinia bonduc. Drink throughout the day. Then, pound the seed kernel Entada rheedei and of Aleurites moluccanus, deposit them on burning coal : fumigation of the testicles.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mfurefure (Shimaore), vahi ni karabu (Kibushi)
Flagellaria indica L
Official name : Flagellaria indica L
Family : Flagellariaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) angina or pharyngitis (marari fehu). Crush on the stone of coral (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the tuber of gingembre (Zingiber officinale) and the base of the stem of Flagellaria indica. Apply the paste with a finger to the deepest of the throat, three times, three times a day.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Guettarda speciosa L.
Official name : Guettarda speciosa L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) raha fadi (linked to a prohibition).for all raha fadi, to grate on the stone of coral (bwe la msindzanoles), roots and the branches of Leea spinea, the branches of Guettarda speciosa,the bark of Hymenaea verrucosa which contains of the resin and which is used for the rites. Apply.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mfumtsanga(Shimaore)
Hedychium gardnerianum Roscoe
Official name : Hedychium gardnerianum Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) adult fever, decoction, kurutsai, faded leaves of avocado (Persea americana) leaves of Citrus reticulata), leaves and tubers of Hedychium gardnerianum leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, practicing inhalations, ivohina. If one is not "ranginalu", It is also possible to apply a plaster over the entire body with a crushed mixture of the tuber of Zingiber officinaleand of clove of Syzygium aromaticum and a sheet is kept on the body to allow the patch to act on the dilated skin
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Heritiera littoralis Aiton
Official name : Heritiera littoralis Aiton
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) regular painful periods or too frequent periods. (tetikampu): Bark from east side (sunrise) of Heritiera littoralis peeled and made a decoction : a) for a woman (who has already had sex) : VO. the decoction three times a day, in total 1 liter; b) for girl (virgin) : VO. the decoction three times a day, in total 1 liter; ut, attention, this can make sterile, so never combine with hormonal contraception until her first sexual intercourse
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : murumuni (Kibushi), mukomafii (Shimaore),bois de tableen (Créole)
Hibiscus physaloides Guill. et Perr.
Official name : Hibiscus physaloides Guill. et Perr.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess (vuntu mazimba) If the abscess is not pierced : Crush together the root of Triumfetta rhomboidea, the leaves of Sida urens and the root of Hibiscus physaloides. Apply plaster on the abscess, which will then dissolve from the inside.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : ampamunu masu ni benge (Kibushi)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038)
Recipes : H(037) cough (kohaka (Kibushi)), herbal tea with the leaves and the bark of Tamarindus indica, basil, Ocimum gratissimum, leaves of Hibiscus surrattensis, of the grass of Oxalis corniculata, of Curcuma longa , fresh grated coconut, with of white earth tani futsi (kib.) and recovering the liquid : VO. as long as the irritation persists.
H(038) hot-piss or urinary tract infection or urethritis (Selepis ou sulupisi, solupisi, shopisi): VO. juice of 3 small walnuts of coco or 1.5 liters of water and prepare a decoction with Chamaesyce prostrata, Hibiscus surrattensis and Portulaca oleracea. VO. two liters per day while standing, for a day, then decrease the quantity.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : rangurangubalala (Kibushi), uhala (Shimaore),hibiscus rampant (French)
Hibiscus tiliaceus L.
Official name : Hibiscus tiliaceus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) , any dermal reactions including mycoses (linked to a prohibition) ; allergy to products of the sea. On the stone of coral (the msindzano babwe), grate the bone of squid (pwedza langisi(Shimaore & Kibushi)) Apply to wounds until dry. If the wound suppurates, to grate the yellow leaves and branches of Cordia subcordata of Thespesia populneoides and Hibiscus tiliaceus. Apply the paste to the wounds in the morning. With the leaves yellow, burn them on the charcoal of nuts of coco, recover the ashes (atinidzofu) and mix them with coconut milk : then apply at bedtime.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : bwaru vavi (Kibushi), haro ndzishe (Shimaore),
Hymenaea verrucosa Gaertn.
Official name : Hymenaea verrucosa Gaertn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) raha fadi (linked to a prohibition).for all raha fadi, to grate on the stone of coral (bwe la msindzanoles), roots and the branches of Leea spinea, the branches of Guettarda speciosa,the bark of Hymenaea verrucosa which contains of the resin and which is used for the rites. Apply.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : embuku (Kibushi), iembuki (Shimaore)
Hyphaene coriacea Gaertn.
Official name : Hyphaene coriacea Gaertn.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) cervicalgia. Following a movement that blocks the vertebrae, marari vuzuŋu : make a necklace with 7 young fruits still green and hardof Citrus aurantifolia strung using of the rib of the palm of Hyphaene coriacea
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : satra keli (Kibushi) mkoma mtiti (Shimaore)
Impatiens auricoma Baill.
Official name : Impatiens auricoma Baill.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sari aŋatanana (Kibushi), sari nyewe (Shimaore)
Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl.
Official name : Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(185)
Recipes : H(051) baby fever (fana), crush liana of Ipomoea obscura in H20 with white earth (clay). VO. One spoon of juice et with the other part, make a bath by sprinkling
H(091) overwork (ulu midzeri raha maru (Kibushi), Pick seven stems of Ipomoea obscura take a plant with white flowers more fragrant and not yellow, with the leaves of the vine. wrap the seven vines and place in the center vines wrapped the white land tani futsi and the resin of Boswellia sacra and add some water, heat in a pot until the water changes color, then drink and pour a spoon onto the top of the skull, morning and evening for three days.
H(185) sneezing, sinusitis: leaves of Annona senescabiesnsis and the leaves of Ipomoea obscura and crush them between two stones : nhale each effluve. Collect the juice from these same crushed leaves,rinse, decant and pour on previously heated beach rollers : inhale vapors. For a child, take the leaves of Ipomoea obscura, rub them, recover the juice: pour on the head of the child
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : muhuveni (Shimaore & Kibushi)), oukoveani (Shimaore)
Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in the limbs (marari tahulaŋa). Soak in cold water the leaves of Aloe mayottensis or Aloe alexandrei for 10 minutes, then discard the leaves and recover the water, mix with the crushed leaves of Lonchocarpus madagascariensis, filter and prepare a poultice with the juice and the bone of dugong : local application. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Kalanchoe sudifafa (Kibushi), of Ipomoea pes-caprae until softened, let cool : massaging the entire limb of the painful area with the warm leaves.
H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Ensuite, Crush the roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: make a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
H(091) psycho-motor impairment in a baby (zaza tsi mandeha) crush the leaves of Ipomea pes-caprae of Drymaria cordata of Kalanchoe sp., Crassulaceae. leave them in cold water for 1 hour and then, after making the child lay flat on the stomach : then massage with the leaves wiped from neck to foot, then return the child and idem,for 7 days, morning and evening Care can be taken by the remedy of zaza ela mandeha.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : lalandaŋa (Kibushi) ou pupu mtsanga (Shimaore)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) antivomitive (anduandua). Crush with water and earth taken in the ashes of the fireplace, atinidzofu (Kibushi) the oung leaves of Jatropha curcas. Filter and VO. the juice twice a day. Do not give pregnant women.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : valavelu (Kibushi), mri mzungu (Shimaore), msumu(shing.)
Kalanchoe sp.
Official name : Kalanchoe sp.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(051), H(091), H(171)
Recipes : H(051) adult fever, sick who is ranginalu (Kibushi), (which means that he can not VO. hot or eat chili pepper or ginger). mix the stem of Kalanchoe sp., crushed with the mushroom Pleurotus tuber-regium then cover with the cloth.
H(091) psycho-motor impairment in a baby (zaza tsi mandeha) crush the leaves of Ipomea pes-caprae of Drymaria cordata of Kalanchoe sp., Crassulaceae. leave them in cold water for 1 hour and then, after making the child lay flat on the stomach : then massage with the leaves wiped from neck to foot, then return the child and idem,for 7 days, morning and evening One can continue the care by the remedy of zaza ela mandeha.
H(171) evolved diabetes orH(013) varicose ulcer.(shondra ndrugu): to grate on the stone of coral, (bwe la msindzanoles) fibers of banana, wood of brown avocado (local French), Litsea glutinosa. Place the dough around the wound and use the bandage fiber on the plaster (the fiber serves to pump the pus). After healing of the wound, the leaf of Kalanchoe sp., softened with fire on the scar
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sudifafa (Kibushi) ou meawani (Shimaore)
Kalanchoe sudifafa ?
Official name : Kalanchoe sudifafa ?
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in the limbs (marari tahulaŋa). Soak in cold water the leaves of Aloe mayottensis or Aloe alexandrei for 10 minutes, then discard the leaves and recover the water, mix with the crushed leaves of Lonchocarpus madagascariensis, filter and prepare a poultice with the juice and the bone of dugong : local application. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Kalanchoe sudifafa (Kibushi), of Ipomoea pes-caprae until softened, let cool : nead the entire limb of the painful area with the warm leaves.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Kedrostis sp.
Official name : Kedrostis sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (upeli (shimaore et Kibushi)): Mix the grated tuber of Kedrostis sp. with milk of coco : apply on scabies, morning and evening several days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tumbu an-taniou bodaka (Kibushi)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(027y), H(027z), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(104), pains of belly, leaves of Lantana camara, ecoction or crushed and filtered
H(027z) frequent menstruation, decoction of roots and fruits of Lantana camara and of fruits of Alangium salviifolium
H(091) general fatigue,decoction of leaves of Lantana camara of Citrus reticulata Blanco, of Syzygium aromaticum, massage by pressure with the leaves
H(027y) after childbirth, massages with leaves of Lantana camara and of Merremia peltata
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sari fatsiki madani (Kibushi)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) whitlow (vuntu muzusi): Crush Lawsonia inermis, seed of Calophyllum inophyllum, tuber of raw Manihot esculenta, the leaves and roots of Sida stipulata Apply the plaster on the whitlowand holding it by a bandage, heating over an embers ; let act several hours before to remake the remedy.
H(014) inflammation of the nail base (marari), pound the leaves of "henné", Lawsonia inermis, mix with juice of lime, and apply it to the diseased nail and heat the nail over a flame: let act.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mwina (Shimaore) & (Kibushi), henné (French)
Leea spinea Desc.
Official name : Leea spinea Desc.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) raha fadi (linked to a prohibition).for all raha fadi, to grate on the stone of coral (bwe la msindzanoles), roots and the branches of Leea spinea, the branches of Guettarda speciosa,the bark of Hymenaea verrucosa which contains of the resin and which is used for the rites. Apply.
H(109) back pain, fatigue after working hard. : make a plaster by grating on the coral stone, (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)) the roots of Leea spinea, the roots of Pothos scandens, clove of Syzygium aromaticum, the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the leaves of Citrus reticulata. prepare a herbal tea with the leaves ofe thoses plants : VO. 3 times a day, morning, noon and evening
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sadrakidraki vavi (Kibushi), fu ma mwezi (Shimaore), fleurs blanches
Leucas grandis Vatke
Official name : Leucas grandis Vatke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(185)
Recipes : H(185) sneezing, allergic rhinitis.((sihenyi (Kibushi) or husamua (Shimaore)): Crush entre les mains the leaves of the grass of Leucas grandis and recover the drops: with a pad of a fiber of coco impregnated with the juices, iphon the nostrils, which triggers a final sneeze !
H(108) cold with fever, pound the leaves of the herb of Leucas grandis with of the oil of coco, impregnate a tissue and make an application on the nose: one is enough
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : azu tsihenyi (Kibushi), mtsamua (Shimaore)
Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B. Rob.
Official name : Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) C.B. Rob.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(171)
Recipes : H(171) evolved diabetes or H(013) varicose ulcer.(shondra ndrugu): to grate on the stone of coral, (bwe la msindzanoles) fibers of banana, wood of brown avocado (local French), Litsea glutinosa. Place the dough around the wound and use the bandage fiber on the plaster (the fiber serves to pump the pus). After healing of the wound, the leaf of Kalanchoe sp., softened with fire on the scar
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Lonchocarpus madagascariensis (Vatke) Dunn ex Polhill
Official name : Lonchocarpus madagascariensis (Vatke) Dunn ex Polhill
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in the limbs (marari tahulaŋa). Soak in cold water the leaves of Aloe mayottensis or Aloe alexandrei for 10 minutes, then discard the leaves and recover the water, mix with the crushed leaves of Lonchocarpus madagascariensis, filter and prepare a poultice with the juice and the bone of dugong : local application. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Kalanchoe sudifafa (Kibushi), of Ipomoea pes-caprae until softened, let cool : nead the entire limb of the painful area with the warm leaves.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahi ni aŋatintaula (Kibushi)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(014), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) whitlow (vuntu muzusi): Crush Lawsonia inermis, seed of Calophyllum inophyllum, tuber of raw Manihot esculenta, leaves, roots of Sida stipulata Apply the plaster on the whitlow and holding it by a bandage, heating over an embers ; let act several hours before to remake the remedy.
H(104)eartburn, gastralgia, crunch of raw cassava (Manihot esculenta)
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : muhogo (Shimaore) & (Kibushi)
Merremia peltata (L.) Merr.
Official name : Merremia peltata (L.) Merr.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(077), H(091), H(097x)
Recipes : H(027y) after childbirth, massages with leaves of Lantana camara and of Merremia peltata
H(091) fatigue during pregnancy, miscarriage, loss of blood, make aherbal tea with the liana Merremia peltata and Paullinia pinnata, VO. morning and evening
H(077) antivomitive (anduandua) for a pregnant woman: make a herbal tea of Merremia peltata with l’herbe of Aerva lanata. Drink as long as vomiting persists.
H(097x) vaginal infections (viavi maimbu furi): If the vaginal infection comes from a cause other than hot-piss and hemorrhoids: to wash the sex with a decoction (kurutsai) of leaves or liana of Merremia peltatae of Ocimum gratissimum and Citrus medica
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahibe (Kibushi)
Mirabilis jalapa L.
Official name : Mirabilis jalapa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(075)
Recipes : H(013) abscess or boil (bei tuvuna). Crush the leaf of Mirabilis jalapa with the tuber and spread the dough over the boil and around, until disappearance (2 ou 3 jours)
H(004), decoction of leaves for ounds and sores. Its seeds have cicatrizing properties
H(075) loss of appetite (mihinaŋa tsi vintsinyi) : preparing a decoction with the liana, Mirabilis jalapa and Paullinia pinnata. VO. ;a belly cleansing occurs for several hours and the desire to eat comes back.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : fuleranarabu (Kibushi), belle-de-nuit (French)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) back pain, following a prolonged sitting position: herbal tea with the plant parts of Momordica charantia et ofthe bark of filao : VO. At will. Prepare a plaster using oil of coco with the roots of Paullinia pinnata of Dalbergia arbutifolia of Triclisia capitata, As well as ginger and cloves: apply at rest.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : antsasaka tarondru (Kibushi), margozi (Shimaore) & (Kibushi)
Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa (Baill.) Verdc.
Official name : Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa (Baill.) Verdc.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(097), H(113), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Then, crushthe roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: make a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). preparing a decoction with Pothos scandens,, Triclisia capitata, Paullinia pinnata., Dalbergia arbutifolia, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa. VO. morning and evening If we live far from the forest, we take the bark of Mimusops comorensis and the root of Caesalpinia bonduc with flatter gray seeds. Prohibited, fadi(Kibushi) : chilli, chives, lemon.
H(139) male impotence (lalahi tsi fatatra lahi), piler les roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, those of false pandanus Pandanus mayotteensis and lianas of Desmodium ramosissimum or Desmodium incanum, and Piper sp., of Triclisia capitata, and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa : prepare a herbal tea that the man drinks twice a day for 7 days.
H(201) remedy misfortune(audi andra (kib.), nuhusi (Shimaore), pound the leaves of Vepris boiviniana of Nuxia pseudodentata and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa with water recovered in a canoe and take a bath
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahi futsiambadiki (Kibushi)
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(020x)
Recipes : H(020x) sting of scolopend(vontu trambuŋu), crush the seeds of Moringa oleifera. Apply a patch on the bite.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mvunge (Shimaore) & (Kibushi),
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(097)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). Place three leaves of banana, variety Musa sp., sous le couvercle au-dessus of la casserole à la fin of cuissondu riz ; under the lid above the pan at the end of cooking the rice hold, add leaves until you hear noises, tt means that they find their place. Then to grate on the stone of coral, bwe la msindzano, seeds of Xylocarpus moluccensis., Xylocarpus granatum. Mix in water: VO. Or apply directly on the testes.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : huntsi lari mainti (Kibushi), dzu dzidu (Shimaore),
Nuxia pseudodentata Gilg.
Official name : Nuxia pseudodentata Gilg.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) remedy misfortune (audi andra (Kibushi), nuhusi (Shimaore), pound the leaves of Vepris boiviniana of Nuxia pseudodentata and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa with recovered water in a canoe and take a bath.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mwaha vavi,
Ocimum americanum L. var. americanum
Official name : Ocimum americanum L. var. americanum
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(027v), H(028t), H(097x), H(206)
Recipes : H(027v) normal and fast delivery. Crush the leaves of basilic in a mortar with water to obtain a porridge : la VO. when contractions occur
H(206) strong odor of sweat ( kumba (Shimaore). Apply the fruit of the lime, tsoha fuhi keli, cut in half and then rub with sharp leaves of Ocimum americanumL. var. americanum under the arms, twice a day.
H(008) diarrhea. (tsuruhinyi (Kibushi) ou pudza (Shimaore)) : After eating a food without pain : prepare the flour of maize (maizena) or of cassava (in this case, mix when cooking with Plecthantrus amboinicus or Ocimum americanum L. var. Americanum, mashed : VO.
H(028t) vaginal discharge or H(097x) vaginal infections.(viavi magodra furi): pound the leaves of Plecthantrus amboinicus., Desmodium velutinum and Ocimum americanum L. var.americanum: place a ball of dough in the vagina (protect itself from discharge with a sanitary napkin).
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sari karandzani (Kibushi), sadzani (Shimaore)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(094), H(097x)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea. (tsuruhinyi (Kibushi) ou pudza (Shimaore)) following a disease with pain: preparing a decoction with the root of papaya mâle (Carica papaya) and the leaves of Ocimum gratissimum. VO. continuellement jusqu’au rétablissement.
H(037) cough (kohaka (kib.)), herbal tea with the leaves and the bark of Tamarindus indica, basil, Ocimum gratissimum, leaves of Hibiscus surrattensis, of the grass of Oxalis corniculata, of Curcuma longa , fresh grated coconut, with of white earth tani futsi (kib.) and recovering the liquid : VO. as long as the irritation persists.
H(103) gingivite ou aphtose (bei an-vava), rub a leaf on the gum of Ocimum gratissimum
H(103) gingivitis or aphthosis of a child less than 5 months, Crush the leaf with honey, (ngizi ya nyoshi (Shimaore) to rub on the gum.
H(051) adult fever, decoction, kurutsai, faded leaves of avocado (Persea americana) leaves of Citrus reticulata), leaves and tubers of Hedychium gardnerianum leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, practicing inhalations, ivohina, au-dessus of la marmite with un drap pour garder la vapeur) et faire une inhalation. If one is not "ranginalu", It is also possible to apply a plaster over the entire bodywith a crushed mixture of the tuber of Zingiber officinaleand of clove of Syzygium aromaticum and a sheet is kept on the body to allow the patch to act on the dilated skin
H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
H(097x) vaginal infections (viavi maimbu furi): if the vaginal infection comes from a cause other than warm-piss and hemorrhoids: to wash the sex with a decoction (kurutsai) of leaves or liana of Merremia peltatae of Ocimum gratissimum and Citrus medica
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : rule (Shimaore) & (Kibushi)
Ocotea comoriensis Kosterm.
Official name : Ocotea comoriensis Kosterm.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) pimples (fana), for adults only, the wood of Ocotea comoriensis is crushed and applied to the pimples.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : bemanyitri (Kibushi), hasunuka msindzano (Shimaore)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(094)
Recipes : H(037) cough (kohaka (Kibushi)), herbal tea with the leaves and the bark of Tamarindus indica, basil, Ocimum gratissimum, leaves of Hibiscus surrattensis, of the grass of Oxalis corniculata, of Curcuma longa , fresh grated coconut, with of white earth tani futsi (kib.) and recovering the liquid : VO. as long as the irritation persists.
H(014) itching due to stinging caterpillar (bibi mangidi), take the fresh grass of Oxalis corniculata, mixed with of water or ash (atinidzofu), et les frotter sur la zone of démangeaison.
H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : madiru an-tani (Kibushi) ou dzumwa dzile (Shimaore)
Pandanus mayotteensis H. St. John
Official name : Pandanus mayotteensis H. St. John
Family : Pandanaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence (lalahi tsi fatatra lahi), piler les roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, those of false pandanus Pandanus mayotteensis and lianas of Desmodium ramosissimum or Desmodium incanum, and Piper sp., of Triclisia capitata, and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa : prepare a herbal tea that the man drinks twice a day for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sari dua (Kibushi), sari mdua ou mdua masera (Shimaore)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(097), H(109)
Recipes : H(113) pain in joints after childbirth ,pain in old women. Preventive care after breastfeeding, herbal tea of Paullinia pinnata. Drink three times a day (morning, noon, afternoon). Healing care : herbal tea with the buds of the traveler's tree, Ravenala madagascariensis, an old yellowed foot of Acmella oleacera, drink for 7 days, and then take preventive care.
H(109) back pain, following a prolonged sitting position: herbal tea with the plant parts of Momordica charantia et ofthe bark of filao : VO. At will. prepare a plaster using oil of coco with the roots of Paullinia pinnata of Dalbergia arbutifolia of Triclisia capitata, ainsi que ginger et des clous of girofle : appliquer au repos.
H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). preparing a decoction with Pothos scandens,, Triclisia capitata, Paullinia pinnata., Dalbergia arbutifolia, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa. VO. morning and evening If we live far from the forest, we take the bark of Mimusops comorensis and the root of Caesalpinia bonduc with flatter gray seeds. Prohibited, fadi(Kibushi) : chilli, chives, lemon.
H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Then, crushthe roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: make a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
H(091) fatigue during pregnancy, miscarriage, loss of blood, make a herbal tea with the liana Merremia peltata and Paullinia pinnata, VO. morning and evening
H(075) loss of appetite (mihinaŋa tsi vintsinyi) : preparing a decoction with the liana, Mirabilis jalapa et Paullinia pinnata. VO. the decoction ; a belly cleansing occurs for several hours and the desire to eat comes back.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahibe et vahi mariraŋa (Kibushi) mhotso mhotso (Shimaore)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) adult fever, decoction, kurutsai, faded leaves of avocado (Persea americana) leaves of Citrus reticulata), leaves and tubers of Hedychium gardnerianum leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, practicing inhalations, ivohina,. If one is not "ranginalu", one can also apply a patch over the whole body with a mixture. Of crushed tubercle of Zingiber officinale and of cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) and a sheet is kept on the body to allow the patch to act on the dilated skin
H(004) plaie (bei), to grate brown avocado wood on the stone of coral, bwe la msindzano, mix with water to obtain a paste that is applied to the wound.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not regitered by the authors
Phymatosorus scolopendria (Burm. f.) Pic. Serm.
Official name : Phymatosorus scolopendria (Burm. f.) Pic. Serm.
Family : Polypodiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(027) childbirth by the seat, (zaza nivadiki (Kibushi), prepare a herbal tea with Phymatosorus scolopendria VO. all day long and the masseur, (fundi ampaneriteri (kib.)) can massage the woman with oil of coco
H(027) prevention of miscarriage (rubaka kibu). decoction of the bark of Quassia indica: drink twice a day during the week prior to the scheduled menses, to be used in a single cycle. If the menses do not come, That is, if the woman is pregnant, in the second month of pregnancy, preparing a decoction with Aerva lanata and Phymatosorus scolopendria. Drinking for seven days all day long (to keep the fetus).
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : aŋamotiet sampandravini (Kibushi) pindza (Shimaore)
Piper sp.
Official name : Piper sp.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence (lalahi tsi fatatra lahi), pond the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, those of false pandanus Pandanus mayotteensis and lianas of Desmodium ramosissimum or Desmodium incanum, and Piper sp., of Triclisia capitata, and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa : prepare a herbal tea that the man drinks twice a day for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahi audilikaraha (Kibushi)
Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Official name : Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(028t), H(097x), H(139), H(166)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea. (tsuruhinyi (Kibushi) ou pudza (Shimaore)) : After eating a food without pain : prepare the flour of maize (maizena) or of cassava (in this case, mix when cooking with Plecthantrus amboinicus or Ocimum americanum L. var. Americanum, mashed : VO.
H(028t) vaginal discharge or H(097x) vaginal infections.(viavi magodra furi): pound the leaves of Plecthantrus amboinicus., Desmodium velutinum and Ocimum americanum L. var.americanum: place a ball of dough in the vagina (protect itself from discharge with a sanitary napkin).
H(139) hiccough(sikilikitehinyi): Mix of fresh water with Plecthantrus amboinicus. VO. by reversing the thorax, drinking on the rim of the container opposite to that towards the mouth.
H(139) constipation, The patient can not VO. ginger : decoction with the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, the root of papaya Carica papaya ,(root of a male foot for a man and root of a female foot for a woman), of Plectranthus amboinicus VO.in four times a liter.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : parauvi (Shimaore) & (Kibushi)
Pleurotus tuber-regium (Rumph. ex Fr.) Singer
Official name : Pleurotus tuber-regium (Rumph. ex Fr.) Singer
Family : Pleurotaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) pimples (fana), the mushroom Pleurotus tuber-regium is crushed and applied to eruptions
H(051) adult fever malade, mix the stem of Kalanchoe sp., crushed with the mushroom Pleurotus tuber-regium then cover with the cloth.
H(201) grief of the person who has lost a thing ((hamu ulu veri raha (kib)), crush the leaves of Cissampelos pareira and pound the leaves of Abrus precatorius, grate separately Pleurotus tuber-regium, mix with water, filter and let rest the liquid which becomes pasty like a yoghurtt. Take two spoons before falling asleep
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : aulatafa (Kibushi)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(162x)
Recipes : H(038) hot-piss or urinary tract infection or urethritis (Selepis ou sulupisi, solupisi, shopisi): VO. juice of 3 small walnuts of coco or 1.5 liters of water and prepare a decoction with Chamaesyce prostrata, Hibiscus surrattensis and Portulaca oleracea. VO. two liters per day while standing, for a day, then decrease the quantity.
H(162x) énurésie enuresis (mamani am-pandriaŋa), herbal tea kurutsai (Kibushi),with the Clitoria ternatea or Clitoria lasciva et with the roots and the leaves of common purslane (Portulaca oleracea), VO. morning and afternoon.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : fanyevandzaza (Kibushi), tsinyolenyole (Shimaore),
Pothos scandens L
Official name : Pothos scandens L
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(097), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Then, crushthe roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: make a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
H(109) back pain, fatigue after working hard. : make a plaster by grating on the coral stone, (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)) the roots of Leea spinea, the roots of Pothos scandens, clove of Syzygium aromaticum, the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the leaves of Citrus reticulata. prepare a herbal tea with the leaves ofe thoses plants : VO. 3 times a day, morning, noon and evening
H(109) back pain, low back pain (marari tahezaŋa), make a plaster by grating on the coral stone (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the roots of Pothos scandens, of Tamarindus indica, of Annona senescabiesnsis and of Zingiber officinale : apply to the lumbar area using a belt or cloth : For a child, add coconut oil for the plaster because it heats too much; for a pregnant woman, do not add the ginger.
H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). preparing a decoction with Pothos scandens,, Triclisia capitata, Paullinia pinnata., Dalbergia arbutifolia, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa. VO. morning and evening If we live far from the forest, we take the bark of Mimusops comorensis and the root of Caesalpinia bonduc with flatter gray seeds. Prohibited, fadi(Kibushi) : chilli, chives, lemon.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahi tampini (Kibushi), tandri ya kandrulio (Shimaore)
Premna serratifolia L.
Official name : Premna serratifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(098)
Recipes : H(098) absence of sleep, awakening with a start, nightmare for children.(tehitehitri ou tsiŋaliŋali (Kibushi)). Burn a handful of dry leaves of Vitex trifolia and of wilted leaves of Premna serratifolia, recover ash, atinidzofu (kib.) : a) apply as talc all over the body ; b) or mixing the ash, atinidzofu, with H2O and apply(apetakapetaka, (kib.)) a little paste, on all the joints.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : harezaou audi lulu (Kibushi), mnyavivi (Shimaore)
Quassia indica (Gaertn.) Noot.
Official name : Quassia indica (Gaertn.) Noot.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of miscarriage (rubaka kibu). decoction of the bark of Quassia indica: VO. twice a day during the week preceding the expected date of the rules, to be used during a single cycle. If the menses do not come, That is, if the woman is pregnant, in the second month of pregnancy, preparing a decoction with Aerva lanata and Phymatosorus scolopendria. Drinking for seven days all day long (to keep the fetus).
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sunduri, sondrorini, sundririni lahi (Kibushi), muhundraji (Shimaore)
Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn.
Official name : Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn.
Family : Strelitziaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in joints after childbirth, pain in old women. Preventive care after breastfeeding, herbal tea of Paullinia pinnata. Drink three times a day (morning, noon, afternoon).
Healing care : herbal tea with les bourgeons of l’arbre du voyageur, Ravenala madagascariensis, an old yellowed foot of Acmella oleacera, drink for 7 days, and then take preventive care.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : falafa (Kibushi), mfalafa (Shimaore) arbre du voyageur (French)
Sapindus saponaria L.
Official name : Sapindus saponaria L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) probable mycosis (for round people). Wash with crushed fruits of Sapindus saponaria rinse, then take ashes (atinidzofu) and apply on the mycosis. Remove the powder produced at the base of the leaves of coconut palm and mix it with water or oil: apply on the mycosis
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sabuni kakazu (Kibushi), arita (Shimaore)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) whitlow(vuntu muzusi): Crush le henné Lawsonia inermis, la graine of Calophyllum inophyllum, tuber of cru (Manihot esculenta), the leaves et roots of Sida stipulata, Apply the plaster on the holding it by a bandage, heating over an embers ; let act several hours before to remake the remedy.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sandrauri be (Kibushi), shifunga ndzia (Shimaore),
Sida urens L.
Official name : Sida urens L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess (vuntu mazimba) If the abscess is not pierced : Crush together the root of Triumfetta rhomboidea, the leaves of Sida urens and the root of Hibiscus physaloides. Apply plaster on the abscess, which will then dissolve from the inside.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sari ampisi (Kibushi)
Sphagneticola trilobata (L.) Pruski
Official name : Sphagneticola trilobata (L.) Pruski
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) raha fadi (linked to a prohibition). prepare a decoction with the liane of Sphagneticola trilobata, small yellow flower that turns to the opposite of the sun. let cool; rub on the parts using the vine ; burn the herb of Eleusine indica with of the charcoal of nuts of coco, mix with coconut oil to apply to childs, and with coconut milk to apply to adults.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tsimanundrulanyitri keli tamutamu (Kibushi), funyongo titi (Shimaore)
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (lagali (Kibushi), washing with sea water, grate on the stone of msindzano the root of Strychnos spinosa and apply the paste to the wounds, the night before going to bed.
H(014) scabies child, take a bath with the decoction of the leaves of Strychnos spinosa and to precede the bath with a rite which consists in scaring the child by a close relative. Apply the paste to the wounds the evening before bedtime.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mukutra (Kibushi), mrunga (Shimaore)
Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & L. M. Perry
Official name : Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & L. M. Perry
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Then, crushthe roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: make a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
H(109) back pain, fatigue after working hard. : make a plaster by grating on the coral stone, (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)) the roots of Leea spinea, the roots of Pothos scandens, clove of Syzygium aromaticum, the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the leaves of Citrus reticulata. prepare a herbal tea with the leaves of thoses plants : VO. 3 times a day, morning, noon and evening
H(091) general fatigue,decoction of leaves of Lantana camara of Citrus reticulata of Syzygium aromaticum, massage by pressure with the leaves
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : karafu(Shimaore), clous de girofle (French)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(037), H(109)
Recipes : H(037) cough (kohaka (Kibushi)), herbal tea with the leaves and the bark of Tamarindus indica, basil, Ocimum gratissimum, leaves of Hibiscus surrattensis, of the grass of Oxalis corniculata, of Curcuma longa , fresh grated coconut, with of white earth tani futsi (kib.) and recovering the liquid : VO. as long as the irritation persists.
H(109) back pain, low back pain (marari tahezaŋa), make a plaster by grating on the coral stone (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the roots of Pothos scandens of Tamarindus indica, of Annona senescabiesnsis and of Zingiber officinale : apply to the lumbar area using a belt or cloth : For a child, add coconut oil for the plaster because it heats too much; for a pregnant woman, do not add the ginger.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not regitered by the authors
Thespesia populneoides (Roxb.) Kostel.
Official name : Thespesia populneoides (Roxb.) Kostel.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), mycosis (linked to a prohibition) ; allergy to products of the sea. On the stone of coral (the msindzano babwe), grate the bone of squid (pwedza langisi (Shimaore & Kibushi)) Apply to wounds until dry. If the wound suppurates, to grate the yellow leaves and branches of Cordia subcordata of Thespesia populneoides and Hibiscus tiliaceus. Apply the paste to the wounds in the morning. With the leaves yellow, burn them on the charcoal of nuts of coco, recover the ashes (atinidzofu) and mix them with coconut milk : then apply at bedtime.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : bwaru lahi mavu (Kibushi)
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes (aretisukari), decoction of leaves of Tithonia diversifolia of Elephantopus mollis of mkadambwi (Shimaore, not determined), Drink three times a day, morning, noon, evening, after each meal, even life-long. If we take the remedy at the beginning of the disease, we can cure it.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : bustwani (Shimaore)
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(030)
Recipes : H(030) retention placenta, herbal tea with the leaves or the bark of Trema orientalis, VO. when the contractions succeed one another but the delivery (placenta) does not come
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : ambesi(Kibushi)
Triclisia capitata Baillon
Official name : Triclisia capitata Baillon
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(097), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Then, crush the roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: make a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). preparing a decoction with Pothos scandens,, Triclisia capitata, Paullinia pinnata., Dalbergia arbutifolia, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa. VO. morning and evening If we live far from the forest, we take the bark of Mimusops comorensis and the root of Caesalpinia bonduc with flatter gray seeds. Prohibited, fadi(Kibushi) : chilli, chives, lemon.
H(139) male impotence (lalahi tsi fatatra lahi), pound the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, those of false pandanus Pandanus mayotteensis and lianas of Desmodium ramosissimum or Desmodium incanum, and Piper sp., of Triclisia capitata, and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa : prepare a herbal tea that the man drinks twice a day for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : vahin-sahafa, vahi ni sahafa (Kibushi), tandri ya utseo (Shimaore)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess (vuntu mazimba) If the abscess is not pierced : Crush together the root of Triumfetta rhomboidea, the leaves of Sida urens and the root of Hibiscus physaloides. Apply plaster on the abscess, which will then dissolve from the inside.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : paka vua (Kibushi)
Turraea sericea Sm.
Official name : Turraea sericea Sm.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(094), H(097)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi) for a child of less than 5 years: decoction with Turraea sericea and Ocimum gratissimum. VO. morning and evening, and as soon as it goes to the saddle, it clean the external anus with this decoction. Prohibited, fadi(Kibushi) :do not eat fish, nor of chili, nor of lemon, nor of ciboulee ; if meat and chicken are eaten, the flesh must be eaten well cooked (and dry, no water in the flesh).
H(036) benign vertigo, Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Turraea sericea and the leaves of Annona muricata: take a steam bath , morning and evening until healing. Tape the leaves of corossolier with a stone and sniff..
H(097) orchitis or hydrocele (vorutru). At the beginning of the swelling: prepare a decoction with the bark ou seeds of of Xylocarpus sp.,the bark of Turraea sericea, the root of Caesalpinia bonduc. Drink throughout the day. Then, pound the seed kernel Entada rheedei and of Aleurites moluccanus, deposit them on burning coal : fumigation of the testicles.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sari mwandziwa (Kibushi), ndrumenkuu (Shimaore)
Tylophora sp.
Official name : Tylophora sp.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal syndrome,H(104) colitis (aretitsiku), decoction (kurutsai), leaves of Tylophora sp. with bark of Adansonia digitata, , extracted from the east side of the trunk with the whole herb of Asystasia gangetica and 7 leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, to drink morning and evening, for 7 days
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : bemaitsu vahi (Kibushi)
Vepris boiviniana (Baill.) Mziray
Official name : Vepris boiviniana (Baill.) Mziray
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) remedy misfortune (audi andra (Kibushi), nuhusi (Shimaore), pound the leaves of Vepris boiviniana of Nuxia pseudodentata and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa with recovered water in a canoe and take a bath.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : teluravini
Vigna adenantha (G. Mey.) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier
Official name : Vigna adenantha (G. Mey.) Maréchal, Mascherpa & Stainier
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess or boil, dry seed of Cajanus cajan or seeds of Vigna adenanthae, soak the seed in water for 3 hours to soften it, then crush thetuber of to spread it on the boil and around, until disappearing (2 or 3 days).
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : ankundri (Kibushi), haricot sec
Vitex trifolia L.
Official name : Vitex trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(098)
Recipes : H(098) absence of sleep, awakening with a start, nightmare for children.(tehitehitri ou tsiŋaliŋali (Kibushi)). Burn a handful of dry leaves of Vitex trifolia and of wilted leaves of Premna serratifolia, recover ash, atinidzofu (kib.) : a) apply as talc all over the body ; b) or mixing the ash, atinidzofu, wWith water and apply (apetakapetaka, (kib.)) a point of paste on all joints.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : bungasera (Kibushi)
Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz
Official name : Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence (lalahi tsi fatatra lahi), piler les roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, those of false pandanus Pandanus mayotteensis and lianas of Desmodium ramosissimum or Desmodium incanum, and Piper sp., of Triclisia capitata, and of Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa : prepare a herbal tea that the man drinks twice a day for 7 days.
H(006) constipation, decoction with the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, ginger Zingiber officinale: VO. one liter per day in four times, and stop the remedy for the return of the stool.
H(006) constipation, : decoction with the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, the root of papaya Carica papaya ,(root of a male foot for a man and root of a female foot for a woman), of Plectranthus amboinicus VO.in four times a liter.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : lambuhenza (Kibushi), mlazi (Shimaore)
Xylocarpus granatum J. Koenig
Official name : Xylocarpus granatum J. Koenig
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(097)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). Place three leaves of banana, variety Musa sp.,under the lid above the pan at the end of cooking the rice ; under the lid above the pan at the end of cooking the rice hold, add leaves until you hear noises, tt means that they find their place. Then to grate on the stone of coral, bwe la msindzano, seeds of Xylocarpus moluccensis., Xylocarpus granatum. Mix in water: VO. or apply directly on the testes.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mgodzo (Shimaore)
Xylocarpus moluccensis (Lam.) M. Roem.
Official name : Xylocarpus moluccensis (Lam.) M. Roem.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(097)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis (inflammation of the testis). Place three leaves of banana, variety Musa sp., nder the lid above the pan at the end of cooking du riz ; under the lid above the pan at the end of cooking the rice hold, add leaves until you hear noises, tt means that they find their place. Then to grate on the stone of coral, bwe la msindzano, seeds of Xylocarpus moluccensis., Xylocarpus granatum. Mix in water: VO. or apply directly on the testes.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Xylocarpus sp.
Official name : Xylocarpus sp.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(097)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis or hydrocele (vorutru). At the beginning of the swelling : prepare a decoction with the bark or seeds of Xylocarpus sp., the bark of Turraea sericea, the root of Caesalpinia bonduc. Drink throughout the day. Then, pound the seed kernel of Entada rheedei and of Aleurites moluccanus, deposit them on burning coal : fumigation of the testicles.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : karudzi ni antalautsi,
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) baby's umbilical wound (bei fuetri ni zaza), ears of cultivated rice of Zea mays on burning coals and recover the earth and ash, atinidzofu (Kibushi), ix with oil of copra or milk of coco. Apply the mixture to the newborn's navel after bathing..
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not regitered by the authors
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(139), H(109), H(118)
Recipes : H(139) constipation, decoction with the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, ginger Zingiber officinale: VO. one liter per day in four times, and stop the remedy for the return of the stool.
H(051) adult fever, decoction, kurutsai, faded leaves of avocado (Persea americana) leaves of Citrus reticulata), leaves and tubers of Hedychium gardnerianum leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, practicing inhalations, ivohina, au-dessus of la marmite with un drap pour garder la vapeur) et faire une inhalation. If one is not "ranginalu", It is also possible to apply a plaster over the entire bodywith a crushed mixture of the tuber of Zingiber officinaleand of clove of Syzygium aromaticum and a sheet is kept on the body to allow the patch to act on the dilated skin
H(118) angina or pharyngitis (marari fehu). Crush on the stone of coral (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the tuber of gingembre (Zingiber officinale) and the base of the stem of Flagellaria indica. Apply the paste with a finger to the deepest of the throat, three times, three times a day..
H(109) back pain, low back pain (marari tahezaŋa), make a plaster by grating on the coral stone (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the roots of Pothos scandens, of Tamarindus indica, of Annona senescabiesnsis and of Zingiber officinale : apply to the lumbar area using a belt or cloth : For a child, add coconut oil for the plaster because it heats too much;for a pregnant woman, do not add the ginger.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tsingiziu(Shimaore) sakain-tani(Kibushi), gingembre French)