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Reference : HN 42

Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Reference HN 42 has information about 235 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(037), H(092), H(166), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fevers and influenza symptoms, warm decoction and maceration of leaves of Abrus precatorius are used in steam baths
H(037) dry cough, decoction of a handful of leaves per liter of H2O, VO.a few glasses a day, honey is added on occasion
H(092) seeds of d’Abrus precatorius, are highly toxic.
H(201) seeds for luck
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamôra, masonamboagara (Antakarana), hanana, kelimiefitra, masonamboatony, voamboanamainty, voamboanamave, vohemboamena, voainaintilany, voamantorona, voamena (Malgache), cascavelle, liane réglisse, réglisse marron, grain d’église, jéquirity, graine diable (French), jequirity, crab’s eye, rosary pea, johncrow bead, precatory bean, indian licorice.(English)
Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd
Official name : Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) leaves of Acacia farnesiana are an excellent fodder.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lavanana (Antakarana), roy, royvaz (Malgache), cassie ancienne noire, mimosa de farn (French), needle bush (English)
Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd
Official name : Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, decoction of the bark and leaves of Acacia farnesiana in mouthwash
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lavanana (Antakarana), roy, royvaz (Malgache), cassie ancienne noire, mimosa de farn (French), needle bush (English)
Acacia sakalava Drake
Official name : Acacia sakalava Drake
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, decoction of stems and leaves of Acacia sakalava
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : botomirogno (Antakarana)
Acalypha reticulata (Poir.) Müll. Arg
Official name : Acalypha reticulata (Poir.) Müll. Arg
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(100), H(203)
Recipes : H(004) diarrhea, H(004) dysentery, colic, H(166) spasms, decoction (a handle stems with leaves per liter of water), VO.
H(100) sexually transmitted infections, H(100) syphilis, decoction of stems and leaves of Acalypha reticulata
H(203) the absorbent leaves and flexible rods come in various household objects, paper, basket, traps …
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : menagnaty (Antakarana), bemangitra, marompototra, tsimbaleotra, vahizato (Malgache), queue-de-rat (French)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x), H(014)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008x) bloody diarrhea, decoction of leaves and stems of Acanthospermum hispidum
H(014) ddermatosis, H(014) ringworm, pounded leaves are applied as a poultice that is changed twice daily
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bakakely (Antakarana), fatika (Malgache), (herbe savane, herbe tricorne (French), bristly starbur, goat’s head, hispid starbur (English)
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(004), H(014), H(020x), H(051)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) certain dermatoses, H(020x) bites, crushed leaves of Achyranthes aspera in local application
H(051) fever with neurological manifestations, H(051) paludism, H(108) influenza, decoction of leaves of Achyranthes aspera is used in combination with other species, VO. several times a day and also serves to bathe the patient, or in form of steam bath.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : :tsipôtiky, tsipolitry (Antakarana), herbe sergent, tsipolomanitra, tsipotimena, tsipotika, tsipôtiky, vatofosa, vatofosalahy, vandrangozaza (Malgache), herbe d’Eugène, herbe des jeunes, herbe d’Inde, la zinde, herbe zinde, queue de rat (French), devil’s horsewhip, prickly chaff flower (English)
Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen
Official name : Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, leaves of Acmella oleracea of Lantana camara, RNS.
H(095) plant is consumed and is the basis of romazava ( stew with bredes mafane)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnamafana (Antakarana), anamalhao, kalobanda, mangevitr (Malgache) brède mafane, cresson de Para, spilanthe des potagers (French), Brazil cress, para cress, toothhache (English)
Adansonia suarezensis H. Perrier
Official name : Adansonia suarezensis H. Perrier
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of barks of Adansonia suarezensis, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bosy (Antakarana), baobab, boringy, fontana, rainiala, ringy, sefo (Malgache), baobab de Suarez (French), baobab of Suarez (English)
Aeschynomene sensitiva Sw.
Official name : Aeschynomene sensitiva Sw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(051)
Recipes : H(027) difficult births, decoction of leaves of Aeschynomene sensitiva
H(027y) intimate female toilet to wash the mother and child after the birth, decoction of leaves of Aeschynomene sensitiva of Ocimum gratissimum of Ageratum conyzoides
H(051) fevers and flu-like syndromes, decoction and maceration of hot plants, steam baths
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fangnivan (Antakarana)
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis,application of ground seeds of Aframomum angustifolium
H(037) cough, particularly that of pregnant women, decoction of leaves and especially the seeds
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : longoza, sintogno (Antakarana), longoza, longozakely (Malgache), amone de Madagascar, cardamome du Cameroun, graines de paradis, malaguette,maniguette, poivre de Guinée (French), cameroon cardamon, grains of paradise, great cardamon, Madagascar cardamon (English)
Agelaea pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.
Official name : Agelaea pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, decoction a handful of leaves of Agelaea pentagyna per liter of H2O
H(091) fatigue, decoction of stems
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahijôby (Antakarana), ravinamainty, vahijoby, vahimaintybebaka, vahimenty, sefamainty, soandro (Malgache), agératum tropical, agérate, herbe à bouc, brède des jeunes filles (French), billygoat-weed, chick weed, goatweed, whiteweed (English)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(022), H(026), H(027y), H(077)
Recipes : H(004) infected wounds, H(013) ulcers of the skin, decoctions of Ageratum conyzoides for cleaning
H(008) diarrhea, H(022) difficult births, H(026) painful periods, H(077) vomiting, decoction of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides
H(027y) intimate female toilet et to wash the mother and child after the birth, decoction of leaves of Aeschynomene sensitiva of Ocimum gratissimum of Ageratum conyzoides
H(027y) women bath and newborns after delivery, decoction of leaves of Cinnamosma fragrans of Ageratum conyzoides of Ocimum gratissimum
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bemaimbo (Antakarana), alonimpantsaka, anajazavavy, fotsivony, hanitrinipatsaka, hanitrinimpantsaka, tsifakanakandriana (Malgache), agérate, agératum tropical, brède des jeunes filles, herbe à bouc (French), billygoat-weed, chick weed, goatweed, whiteweed (English)
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) infected wounds, concentrated decoction of leaves of Albizia gummifera to wash the wounds + poultices and compresses
H(082) asthma, decoction of the stem of Albizia gummifera; drink occasionally to prevent the emergence of crises
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sambalahy (Antakarana), volomborona (Malgache), peacock flower (English)
Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, leaves of Albizia lebbec are ground, mixed with saltl, decoction, VO. at the spleen of one liter per day
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bonara, bonarabe (Antakarana), alibizara (Malgache), bois noir, ébénier d’orient, langue de belle-mère (French), fry-wood, lebbeck-tree, tongue tree, woman’s (English)
Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) animal feed, leaves of Albizia lebbeck constitute a good feed for livestock
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bonara, bonarabe (Antakarana), alibizara (Malgache), bois noir, ébénier d’orient, langue de belle-mère (French), fry-wood, lebbeck-tree, tongue tree, woman’s (English)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, raw or cooked pulp of Allium cepa, local application
H(068) intestinal worms, decoctions of bulbs of Allium cepa , VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : dongolo (Antakarana), mangafaka, tongolombazaha (Malgache), oignon (French), onion( Anglais)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(068), intestinal worms, H(151) hypertension, decoctions of bulbs of Allium sativum, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : dongololay (Antakarana), tongologasy, tongolonkova (Malgache) ,ail (French), garlic (English)
Aloe suarezensis H. Perrier
Official name : Aloe suarezensis H. Perrier
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Aloe suarezensis, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sakoakenkigny (Antakarana)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(068), H(078), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds of all kinds (previously cleaned), H(068) dermatosis (ringworms) et H(111) burns, the gel of Aloe vera in local application
H(013) ulcers, H(104) gastritis, H(104) diseases of the stomach, translucent gel of leaves of Aloe vera is cooked in water + sugar or honey.
H(068) worms, massage of child belly with the gel scares away the worms
H(078) cancer, H(126) jaundice, H(171) diabetes , VO. alcohol based maceration (rum or whiskey) spoonfuls several times daily
H(171) diabetes, decoction of gel in H2O, VO. before meals (half a glass of gel per liter of H2O)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sakoakenkigny (Antakarana), vahona (Malgache), aloé des Barbades, aloé véra, aloé vrai (French), aloe (English)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(080), H(095)
Recipes : H(080) food allergies (for crab), decoction of pieces of stem, and aerial parts of Amaranthus spinosus, VO. as quickly as possible
H(095) food, aerial parts
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : :agnambario, agnampatsy (Antakarana), anamena, anampatsa, kimoelahy, sabotraboay (Malgache), amarante épineuse, épinard Malabar, épinard piquant (French), prickly amaranth, spiny amaranth, thorny amaranth (English)
Amaranthus tricolor L.
Official name : Amaranthus tricolor L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(080), H(095)
Recipes : H(080) food allergies,(for crab), tisane of leaves of Amaranthus tricolor , VO. as quickly as possible
H(095) food, aerial parts of the plant
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : Antakaranaagnambario (Antakarana), anantarika (Malgache), amarante fournaise, amarante tête d’éléphant, amarante tricolore, épinard chinois (French), chinese spinach, joseph’s-coat (English)
Ammannia prieuriana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Ammannia prieuriana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Ammannia multiflora Roxb.
Symptoms : H(162x)
Recipes : H(162x) enuresis in children, decoction of the plant of Ammannia multiflora, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : anjavidihoraka, anjavidy (Antakarana)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(095), H(103), H(171)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of leaves of Anacardium occidentale
H(103) toothaches and gums, concentrated decoction of the bark of Anacardium occidentale + parfois of leaves
H(171) diabetes, barks, RNS.
H(095) to do alcohol, fleshy stalk, RNS.
H(095) food, dried and roasted seeds
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mabibo, mahabibo (Antakarana), mahabily, voambarika (Malgache), anacardier, noix de cajou, pomme de cajou (French), cashew (English)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(095), H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortive, decoction buds of Ananas comosus
H(095) food, fruit
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mananasy (Antakarana), fandra, satra (Malgache), ananas (French), ananas (English)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(091), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea et H(008) dysentery, H(104) stomach aches, decoction of leaves of Annona muricata
H(051) fever due to H091) fatigue, decoction of leaves of Annona muricata of Lantana camara (kalabera), of Eucalyptus sp. (kininy) and of Psidium guajava (gavo). Steam then inhales of the decoction VO. regularly.
H(095) food, fruit is widely consumed, fresh and juice
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : karasôly (Antakarana), karaosoly, koropataka (Malgache), anone murique, corossolier, cachiman épineux, corossolier épineux (French), prickly custard apple, soursop (English)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, rubbing the stem of Annona senescabiesnsis on a stone, a paste is obtained, which is applied to the skin around the boils.
H(013) boils, juice extract of this paste, local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kolopetaka, koropetaka (Antakarana), pommier cannelle du Sénégal (French), african custard-apple, wild custard apple, wild soursop (English)
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(095)
Recipes : H(039) lice, seed powder of Annona squamosa, application on the head
H(095) food, fruit
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kônokônovazaha (Antakarana), konikony, konokono (Malgache), pommier cannelle (French), suger-apple (English)
Antidesma madagascariense Lam.
Official name : Antidesma madagascariense Lam.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(201)
Recipes : H(026) painful periods, decoction of leaves of Antidesma madagascariens accompanied or not of the bark is consumed
H(201) a steam bath of the decoction of leaves sometimes of the bark before sunset helps protect of the "devils" and other evil creatures
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : taindalitry (Antakarana), hazondrano, hoditrovy (Malgache), bigaignon sauvage, bois de cabri (French)
Aphloia theiformis (Vahl) Benn.
Official name : Aphloia theiformis (Vahl) Benn.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(111), H(113), H(128x)
Recipes : H(091) tonic, H(113) muscle pain and fatigue, leaves of Aphloia theiformis are used for preparing Madagascar tea, in daily consumption
H(111) burns, fresh bark ground into paste local application
H(128x) prostate. leaves mixed to the envelope of the coffee beans, decoction, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ravimbafotsy (Antakarana), bois fandamane, fandramanana, maramanana, voafotsy (Malgache), change écorce, goyave marron (French), albino berry, mountain peach (English)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction a handful of dry pods of Arachis hypogaea per liter of H2O, drink at will for a week and alternate with Tamarindus indica (madiro) and clove of Phaseolus vulgaris (zarikô). The treatment must continue for life.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : pistasy (Antakarana), kapika, popoka, voahomitohy, voanjokatra (Malgache), arachide, cacahuète (French), groundnut, peanut (English)
Aristida rufescens Steud
Official name : Aristida rufescens Steud
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(203)
Recipes : H(046) measles, decoction of the plant Aristida rufescens, VO.
H(203) the plant is used for making roofs..
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsipaipaiky (Antakarana), horombavy, horombohitra kifafa, korona, pepeka (Malgache)
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Official name : Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(074), H(171x)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008x) bloody diarrhea, decoction of pounded leaves of Artocarpus heterophylla, VO..
H(060) decoction of the yellow leaves has a reputation for being hypocholesterolaemic
H(095) the fruit, boiled or grilled seeds are eaten .
H(203) the latex is used as glue.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : finesy (Antakarana), ampalibe, finesy, kimahatorolela, voanampalibe (Malgache), jacquier (French), jackfruit (English)
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Official name : Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(095) leaves and fruits of Artocarpus heterophylla are given to livestock, especially during the dry season
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : finesy (Antakarana), ampalibe, finesy, kimahatorolela, voanampalibe (Malgache), jacquier (French), jackfruit (English)
Asclepias curassavica L.
Official name : Asclepias curassavica L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) mature the boils, latex of Asclepias curassavica in local application
H(013) boils of diabetics, leaves and stems are crushed in decoction or maceration in cold H2O, bath
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kinôronôro, tregninaombilahy (Antakarana), fanoromena, kitseakanalika, montafara (Malgache) asclépiade de Curaçao (French), blood-flower, mexican butterfly weed, scarlet milkweed, tropical milkweed (English)
Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Vierh.
Official name : Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Vierh.
Family : Avicenniaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(039), H(076), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) mycoses; H(076) oral candidiasis, leaves of Avicennia marina heated in the fire, then crushed, poultice or rubbed on oral candidiasis.
H(039) burned leaves are insecticides..
H(126) jaundice, H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mosotry (Antakarana), afiafy, honko, mantsitay (Malgache), palétuvier blanc, palétuvier véritable (French), grey mangrove, white mangrove (English)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(014) mycoses, H(014) dermatosis, H(014) scabies, H(039) lice. H(051) fevers, H(104) stomach aches, leaves of Azadirachta indica in decoction
H(039) Azadirachta indica is known for its insecticidal properties.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : traimpilga, voandelaka (Antakarana), margousier, nim, neem (French), neem (English)
Bakerella clavata (Desr.) Balle
Official name : Bakerella clavata (Desr.) Balle
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) spleen, decoction of leaves of Bakerella clavata
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : taintsitsy, velomiantogno (Antakarana), taitsafitry (Malgache)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(051)
Recipes : H(027y) care after childbirth, decoction of leaves of Bidens pilosa
H(051) fevers, decoction of leaves
H(058) makes you lose weight, H(060) cholesterol. H(151) hypotensive, RNS
H(095) food, young leaves are used to prepare romazava ( stew with bredes mafane)
H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Sorghum bicolor of Bidens pilosa (villebagae), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnantialamba, agnantraka (Antakarana), anantsinahibavy, anantsinahy, traka, trakavola, villebagae (Malgache), herbe à aiguille, sornet (French), cobbler’s pegs, spanish needle (English)
Bivinia jalbertii Tul.
Official name : Bivinia jalbertii Tul.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) sensation of thirst (ambo), decoction of Bivinia jalbertii for children who are always thirsty. If this disease is not treated, the villagers say the risk of child make a jaundice
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : hazoambo (Antakarana), lalompito, lalopito (Malgache)
Brachylaena perrieri (Drake) Humbert
Official name : Brachylaena perrieri (Drake) Humbert
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) male and female infertility, decoction of leaves of Brachylaena perrieri, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : piro (Antakarana), hazombalala, hazotokana, kisaka, mera, merana (Malgache)
Bridelia pervilleana Baill.
Official name : Bridelia pervilleana Baill.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) dry coughs in adults and children, decoction of Bridelia pervilleana
H(201) the plant is used to ward off evil spirits
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kitata (Antakarana), hary, hazontrano, kara, kitatabe, kitatavavy, kotaka (Malgache)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(053)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerated wounds, H(013) ulcers variqueux, local application the juice of the plant of Kalanchoe pinnata, leaves poultice, or ointment from fat of zebu and crushed.leaves
H(013) buttons such as acne, decoction of leaves to wash the affected part, it is applied as a compress or poultice of crushed leaves.
H(053) ear pain,juice from leaves of Kalanchoe pinnata, is inserted into the ear canal.
The Kalanchoe is also used as an ornamental plant
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sodifafagna (Antakarana), sodifafa, sodifafana, solifara, sandefafe (Malgache), kalanchoé (French), air plant, Goethe plant, life plant, miracle leaf (English)
Burasaia madagascariensis DC.
Official name : Burasaia madagascariensis DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) fevers, decoctions of leaves of Burasaia madagascariensis
H(126) jaundice, H(130) children who have walking trouble , decoction of the roots
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ambarasà (Antakarana) alakamisy, ambarabe, ambarasaha, fanombo, faritsaty, hazondahy, lakamisihazo, masimposaina, tanteliravina, velonanivoafo (Malgache)
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(104), H(127), H(203)
Recipes : H(014) mycoses, seeds powder Caesalpinia bonduc in H2O to obtain a dough in local application
H(076) oral candidiasis and digestive, decoction of the plant of Phyllanthus amarus, VO. , alternates with the decoction of leaves of Caesalpinia bonduc
H(104) stomach aches, H(127) spleen (lambignana), seeds in powder + H2O. mixing this powder or in decoction of stems and of leaves (but is less effective)
H(203), H(204) The highly aesthetic seeds are used in making the bracelet, necklaces and sets.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : katra (Antakarana), tsiafakomby, vatolalaka (Malgache), bonduc, cadoc, canique grise (French), bonduc nut, fever nut, nicker nut (English)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(014), H(075), H(076), H(095), H(103), H(108), H(151)
Recipes : H(001) eye infections, conjunctivitis, disorders of vision, decoction of leaves of Cajanus cajan, facial bath
H(008) diarrhea. leaves in decoctions
H(014) dermatosis, mycoses, poultice of leaves in local application
H(075) loss of appetite and of dehydration, VO. two tablespoons, morning and evening, juice of pounded leaves with added a little water and salt.
H(076) mouth ulcers., decoction of leaves, gargle
H(095) the seeds are used in culinary preparations, associated with meat..
H(103) dental caries, substitute for toothpaste, leaves are chewed despite their bitter taste
H(108) sinusitis, juice of leaves in the nose..
H(151) hypertension, manifested by headaches and dizziness.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ambatry (Antakarana), ambarivatry, amberivatry, antsotry (Malgache), pois cajan, pois congo, pois d’angole (French), Congo pea, pigeon pea, tropical green pea (English)
Calantica cerasifolia (Vent.) Tul.
Official name : Calantica cerasifolia (Vent.) Tul.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(051), H(124)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, infusion of leaves of Calantica cerasifolia, RNS.
H(004) wounds, decoction et poultice of leaves
H(051) fever, decoction of leaves, VO. On préconise d’y associer des steam baths accompagnés of massages.
H(124) hemorrhage, decoction , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : janganiary, janganito (Antakarana), hazombato, hazonteva, janganiany, janganito, tendrofony (Malgache)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161) verrues, latex of Calotropis procera in local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bemavo (Antakarana), pommier de Sodome, roustonnier (French), milkweeds (English)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Capsicum annuum piment Capsicum annuum poultice
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sakay (Antakarana), pilopilombazaha, pilopilo, sakaifantsinakoho (Malgache), piment, piment de Cayenne, piment rouge (French), chilli pepper (English)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) inflammatory pain, especialy articular pain, decoction of leaves of Cardiospermum halicacabum, VO.and poultices of leaves poultice
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ramipôko (Antakarana), masontsokina, siponpoaka, vahefaria, vahintsokina (Malgache), cardiosperme merveilleux, cœur des Indes, pois de cœur (French), balloon vine, love in a puff (English)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(039), H(046), H(051), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(051) fevers associated with the flu-like symptoms and neurological signs or vomiting, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia of Ocimum gratissimum of Carica papaya of Mangifera indica, decoction, VO. or inhalation.
H(039) Les vapeurs of la decoction sont répulsives contre les moustiques.
H(046) measles. decoction of flowers mâles
H(051) fever associated with flu-like symptoms and neurological signs and accompanied of vomiting, decoction of leaves associated with leaves of mango and lemon juicees, internally and inhalation
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of green leaves of Carica papaya
H(126) liver ailments, decoction of yellow leaves still attached to the shaft RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mapaza (Antakarana), papay, paza, voampazalahy (Malgache), papaye (French), papaw, papaya (English)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(006) constipation., decoction of leaves of Senna alata which is purgative, VO.
H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, decoction of flowers
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : andrabay, quatre épingles, (Antakarana) , anjananjana (Malgache) , dartrier, quatre-épingles (French) , candlebush, ringworm tree (English)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(008), H(026)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, H(026) painful periods, decoction of roots of Senna occidentalis, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : famônoakoho (Antakarana) , ambirondolo, bemaimbo, famhivalanana, saringoazy, voanembanalika, voantsorokanangatra (Malgache) , casse-puante, faux kinkéliba, herbe café (French) , coffee senna, coffee weed, (English)
Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(108)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , H(008) dysentery, decoction of fresh leaves of Catha edulis, VO.
H(091) tonic, the fresh leaves of Catha edulis produced in the north of Madagascar, are long chewed
H(108) influenza symptoms accompanied of neurological disorders, leaves of khat
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : katy (Antakarana), khat, qat (French), khat (English)
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(076), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, decoction floxers of Catharanthus roseus , eye baths
H(014) dermatosis, decoction in external use
H(076) oral candidiasis babies and children, decoction, baths of mouth and inside of it by brushing the cheek
H(151) hypertension, H(171) diabetes, foie decoction of leaves et des sommités fleuries of Catharanthus roseus
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : rajoma (Antakarana), arivotambelona, befala, felabaratra, felatananamba, heladolo, maintsorininina , rivotambelona, salotra, tongatse, tonga, tsimatirinina, tsingevika, vonenina (Malgache), pervenche de Madagascar, pervenche tropicale (French), bright-eyes, Madagascar periwinkle, rose periwinkle (English)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(203)
Recipes : H(014) reduce the skin spots due to Pityriasis versicolor, application of pounded leaves of Ceiba pentandra
H(203) the fibers contained in the fruit used in the manufacture of pillows
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : pamba (Antakarana), hazomorengy, kapoaka, landahazobe, pembabe (Malgache), fromager, kapokier (French), java cotton, Java kapok (English)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) ulcers of the skin. pounded leaves in local application
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of the whole plant
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : talapetraka (Antakarana), namanitra, anampetraka, anantahalaka, anantalapetraka, fiaremana, kapilantsahona, kapilantsirevo, kiladitahalaka, korokorona, loviantsahona an-tanety, raivolesoka, silabola, viliantsahona an-tanety (Malgache), centelle asiatique, hydrocotyle asiatique (French), indian pennywor (English)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, plant of Chenopodium ambrosioides in decoction
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : taimborotsiloza (Antakarana), akatasoavaly, bemaimbo, tetrolokoloko (Malgache ), vers, thé du Mexique (French), mexican tea, wormweed (English)
Chrysophyllum boivinianum (Pierre) Baehni
Official name : Chrysophyllum boivinianum (Pierre) Baehni
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fever accompanied by symptoms of flu and neurological, decoction of leaves of Chrysophyllum boivinianum steam baths
H(201) leafy stems are used as lucky charms
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : famelogno (Antakarana), famelona, fankaboky, rehiaka, voampamelona, voandrahika (Malgache)
Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty
Official name : Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) Roberty
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(098)
Recipes : H(098) sleep, decoction of roots of Chrysopogon zizanioides
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : pitivera (Antakarana), fehana (Malgache), vétiver (French), vetiver (English)
Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
Official name : Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches, H(135) digestive disorders, infusion of leaves or decoction of Cinnamomum verum
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : darasiny (Antakarana), andrembavinaveotra, hazokanelina, hazomanitra, kanelina (Malgache), cannelier, cannelle de Ceylan (French), cinnamon, Ceylan cinnamon (English)
Cinnamosma fragrans Baill.
Official name : Cinnamosma fragrans Baill.
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(027y)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of stems and leaves of Cinnamosma fragrans
H(027y) women bath and newborns after delivery, decoction of leaves of Cinnamosma fragrans of Ageratum conyzoides of Ocimum gratissimum
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kmôtrobeantigana, fanalamangidy, mandravasarotra, mangidimanitra, matrobetinana, matrobetinahina (Antakarana), malaohazo, sakaiala, sakaihazo (Malgache), saro (French)
Cinnamosma macrocarpa H. Perrier
Official name : Cinnamosma macrocarpa H. Perrier
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051) fever accompanied by symptoms of flu and of neurological disorders, decoction of leaves and stems of Cinnamosma macrocarpa, of leaves d' Eucalyptus citriodora of Lantana camara
H(051) fevers with skin manifestations, H(113) joint pain, decoction VO. and makes it a bath of steam
H(113) joint pain applied on joints a poultice of leaves paste.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mandravasarotro (Antakarana)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(091) fatigue and headaches, decoction stems of Cissus quadrangularis, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kitohitohy (Antakarana), tohitohy (Malgache), vanille du Dr Burke (French)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(077), H(091), H(106), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(051) fevers associated with the flu-like symptoms and neurological signs or vomiting, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia of Ocimum gratissimum, decoction, VO. or inhalation.
H(037) cough, H(051) fevers associated with the flu-like symptoms and neurological signs or vomiting, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia of Ocimum gratissimum of Carica papaya of Mangifera indica, decoction, VO. or inhalation.
H(106) insecticide, vapors of this decoction are known to repel mosquitoes
H(126) jaundice (angorohosy, manifested by a subconjunctival jaundice, yellowing hands and feet), H(126) biliary jaundice (which is manifested by a yellowing of the skin), H(091) general fatigue, H(077) vomiting, H(091) emaciation and H(037) dry cough. VO. the decoction of leaves and of Harungana madagascariensis, mixed with parts of Citrus aurantiifolia. Drink half a cup for adults and one teaspoon for children. It is recommended to combine a complete rest in this treatment
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sôhafoe, tsôhamatsiko (Antakarana), citronnier, tsoha-adiro, vasary makirana (Malgache), citronnier, citron vert (French), key lime (English)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fevers, leaves of Citrus limon, decoctions, VO. + baths of vapors
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsaobiloha (Antakarana), tsoha-adiro, voasary makirana (Malgache), citron, citron jaune (French), lemon (English)
Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr.
Official name : Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) heart disease, decoction of the fruit flesh of Citrus maxima, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : pampilimôsy (Antakarana), angibe, pilionosy, tremo, voasaribe (Malgache), pamplemousse (French), grapefruit (English)
Cladogelonium madagascariense Leandri
Official name : Cladogelonium madagascariense Leandri
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fevers with influenza symptoms and neurological signs, steam baths of leaves of Cladogelonium madagascariense
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsontso (Antakarana)
Clitoria lasciva Bojer ex Benth
Official name : Clitoria lasciva Bojer ex Benth
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(100), H(113), H(128x), H(201)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, H(015) blood in urine, H(113) heel pain, decoction of root of Clitoria lasciva
H(128x) prostate problems, decoction of root of Clitoria lasciva stems of red sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum, VO.
H(201) The flower, placed in the house, had a gift for attracting lovers
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : famehifary (Antakarana), famehijarivavy, vahilekosy (Malgache)
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(037) cough chideren, massage the breast with coconut oil
H(091) fatigue, massage the whole body with coconut oil .
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vanio (Antakarana), nio (l’arbre), dafo, kamba, kaopra (amande sèchée), voaniho, voanio (le fruit) (Malgache), cocotier (French), coconut tree (English)
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating properties, nuts of Cola nitida are sold on the market and chewed
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : cola, kôlà (Antakarana), cola, kola, noix de kola (French), cola, cola nut (English)
Combretum coccineum (Sonn.) Lam.
Official name : Combretum coccineum (Sonn.) Lam.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(127), H(162x)
Recipes : H(127) spleen (lambignana), H(162x) enuresis in children (sôron-drano), VO. a tea spoon of the decoction of the flowers or of the root of Combretum coccineum
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tamenaka (Antakarana), babonga, borosonfy, halaitra, manakobongo, menakibongo, salaitsa, salay, tamenaka, tsilaitra, voanta menaka, zanakibongo (Malgache), chigomier écarlate (French), crimson cloud, flame vine (English)
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014)
Recipes : H(001) eye pain, decoction of leaves of Commelina benghalensis, eye bath
H(014) scabies, poultice of pounded leaves, local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ahitriankôra (Antakarana), tsimativonoina (Malgache), herbe cochon, misère (French), :benghal dayflower, spiderwo (English)
Croton argyrodaphne Baill.
Official name : Croton argyrodaphne Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(046), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, crushed paste of Croton argyrodaphne, poultice
H(046) measles, bark grated is diluted in water, the dough, VO. and applied to the body
H(104) stomach aches, bark of Croton argyrodaphne grated is diluted in water, the dough, VO.
H(126) jaundice, decoction of Croton argyrodaphne of roots Curcuma longa of leaves of Citrus sp. ( curcuma) and powdered rice
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : arongambe, jala, lazalaza, lazalazaberavigny (Antakarana), andriambolafotsy (Malgache)
Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(162x)
Recipes : H(162x) enuresis; decoction leaves of Cucurbita moschata
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsirebiky (Antakarana), baby, voatavo, voatavombazaha (Malgache), courge muscade, courge musquée, giraumon (French)
Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Official name : Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of leafy stems of Cupressus lusitanica, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : cipré (Antakarana), cyprès (French), cypress (English)
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(126), H(202)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, rhizome of Curcuma longa , decoction, VO.
H(126) jaundice, powder spoon rhizome of Curcuma longa is added to rice, VO.
H(095) Curcuma longa used as a condiment.
H(202) Curcuma longa is used to make beauty masks by women
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tamotamo (Antakarana), tamotamo (Malgache), curcuma, souchet, safran des Indes (French), turmeric (English)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(135)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, inhalation of fumes from the decoction of Cymbopogon citratus, or cover the body with a sheet so as to be impregnate of vapors
H(098) sleeping properties, H(135) digestion, decoction of leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : citronelle, veromanitra (Antakarana), fatakamanitra (Malgache), citronnelle, verveine des Indes (French), lemon grass (English)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(091)
Recipes : H(027y) care of women after childbirth, H(091) fatigue, decoction of leaves of Cynodon dactylon
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fandroilakana (Antakarana), arampandrotra, fandrotsana, fandrotrarana, kindrese, kidresy (Malgache), chiendent pied-de-poule, gros chiendent (French), bermuda grass (English)
Dalbergia baronii Baker
Official name : Dalbergia baronii Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, inhalation of vapors of leaves of Dalbergia baronii
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : hazovola (Antakarana), manariketsana, voambona (Malgache), palissandre brun, palissandre de Madagascar (French), Madagascar rosewood (English)
Datura inoxia Mill.
Official name : Datura inoxia Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma,dried flowers of Datura inoxia, are smoked
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kinanakoho, maimbobe, voandramiary (Malgache), trompette de anges (French)
Desmodium canum (J.F. Gmel.) Schinz & Thell.
Official name : Desmodium canum (J.F. Gmel.) Schinz & Thell.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fever, decoction of the whole plant of Desmodium canum (with roots) VO. and inhalation
H(201) trombas (people with manifestations of possession) use it to counteract spells, mixed with other plants.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsilavondrivotro (Antakarana), tsiafadambo (Malgache)
Desmodium ramosissimum G. Don
Official name : Desmodium ramosissimum G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(101)
Recipes : H(091) fatigue, decoction of leaves of Desmodium ramosissimum, VO.
H(101) excessive menstrual bleeding, decoction of the whole plant, VO
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : famakiangôfo (Antakarana), mandravasarotra, tsilavondrivotra (Malgache), petite réglisse (French)
Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant of Desmodium velutinum is a good animal feed
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kinandromandro (Antakarana), tsiafadambo (Malgache)
Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(018), H(104), H(108), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) infected wounds, decoction of leaves of Desmodium velutinum, wash
- H(004) wounds, to stop bleeding, leaves are crushed, local application
H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach aches chideren (which is given only a tablespoon), H(126) hepatitis, decoction of leaves of Desmodium velutinum
H(018) miseeds, H(108) influenza , juice of crumpled leaves instilled into the nostrils
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kinandromandro (Antakarana), tsiafadambo (Malgache)
Dicranopteris linearis (Burm. f.) Underw.
Official name : Dicranopteris linearis (Burm. f.) Underw.
Family : Gleicheniaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, H(126) hepatitis, decoction leafy stems of Dicranopteris linearis
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ôhotro (Antakarana), uluhe (French), false staghorn fern (English)
Dioscorea heteropoda Baker
Official name : Dioscorea heteropoda Baker
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) expulsion of the placenta, decoction of leaves of Dioscorea heteropoda, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : majôla (Antakarana), bemandry, hofika, ofaka, oviala (igname de la forêt) (Malgache), igname de la forêt (French)
Dioscorea heteropoda Baker
Official name : Dioscorea heteropoda Baker
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(030), H(095), H(126), H(128x)
Recipes : H(030) expulsion of the placenta, H(128x) prostate disorders, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Dioscorea heteropoda, VO.
H(095) food, tuber is eaten as a vegetable
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : majôla (Antakarana), bemandry, hofika, ofaka, oviala (igname de la forêt) (Malgache), igname de la forêt (French)
Dracaena angustifolia Roxb.
Official name : Dracaena angustifolia Roxb.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, decoction of the stem and leaves of Dracaena angustifolia used to wash
H(051) paludism, decoction of the stem and leaves ofDracaena angustifolia VO. and used in bath of steam
H(201) Dracaena angustifolia, plant near the hut brings happiness. It marks the site of ancestral worshipand, its leaves are used in a variety of rituals trombas (people with manifestations of possession), especially for spraying.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : hasignimadinikiravigny (Antakarana), hasina (Malgache), dragonnier à feuilles aigues (French)
Dracaena reflexa Lam.
Official name : Dracaena reflexa Lam.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, this decoction is used to wash
H(051) paludism, decoction of the stem and leaves of Dracaena reflexa VO. and used in bath of steam
H(201) Dracaena reflexa, plant near the hut brings happiness. It marks the site of ancestral worshipand, its leaves are used in a variety of rituals trombas (people with manifestations of possession), especially for spraying.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : hasigny (Antakarana), tavivolalahy, ranjo, tavolaly, tavovola, tsihasinkasina, tsimitrona (Malgache), bambou marron, bois de chandelle, dragonnier (French)
Echinochloa pyramidalis (Lam.) Hitchc. & Chase
Official name : Echinochloa pyramidalis (Lam.) Hitchc. & Chase
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fevers with flu symptoms and neurological signs, decoction of leaves of Echinochloa pyramidalis as steam baths
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ahibita, ahilava (Antakarana), ahidrano, karanga, sarivary, songolo, tsimparifarimanja (Malgache)
Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Official name : Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Elephantopus scaber L.
Symptoms : H(026), H(201)
Recipes : H(026) painful periods, decoction of the plant of Elephantopus scaber, VO.
H(201) aerial parts of the plant, for rituals to counter the bad luck and repeated failures
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tambakombako, tambakobako, fangilamasonaomby (Antakarana), alamy, fandrotsikamasinaomby, tsingilofilo (Malgache), herbe la jouissance, lastron marron, libéralis (French)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(003), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(113) kidney pain, decoction of the whole plant of Eleusine indica
.H(003) sprains, strains, decoction of the whole plant is used to massage the affected areas. also in poultice.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsimpignipigny (Antakarana), tsipipina (Malgache), chiendent patte de poule, éleusine, gros chiendent (French), crowfootgrass, indian goosegrass, wiregrass (English)
Emilia humifusa DC.
Official name : Emilia humifusa DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wounds that will not heal, H(014) scabies, decoction of the plant of Emilia humifusa in local application or poultice.
H(004) wounds. place the leaves of Emilia humifusa inside of the leaves of banana tree, heat the mixture until it is dark and wet in local application, + sometimes leaves of Solanum nigrum (agnamamy) in poultices.
H(014) ringworm, H(014) mycoses , spots of affected skin of Pityriasis versicolor, decoction of leaves of Solanum americanum of Emilia humifusa (siasia) first VO. , then poultice of pounded leaves This poultice of leaves can be rubbed directly on the skin that will be colored green.
H(051) fever, decoction, steam baths
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : antsointsoina, siasia (Antakarana),:anampoza, ravintsarahazo, tsiontsiona (Malgache),
Entada rheedei Spreng.
Official name : Entada rheedei Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(162x)
Recipes : H(033) difficulties for birth, decoction prolongée stems of Entada rheedei externally to clean the vagina.They can also VO. somewhat of this decoction.The cooked stems are reduced to a paste, which is applied on the stomach
H(162x) enuresis, decoction, four tablespoons twice daily.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahimolagna (Antakarana), cœur de mer (French), sea heart (English)
Erythroxylum platyclados Bojer
Official name : Erythroxylum platyclados Bojer
Family : Erythroxylaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(101), H(162x)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches, maceration of six leaves of Erythroxylum platyclados fall to the ground accompanied of barber of Zea mays
H(101) heavy menstrual periods, H(162x) enuresis, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tapiaka (Antakarana), fisatendro, tambolana, tampiana (Malgache),
Eucalyptus citriodora Hook.
Official name : Eucalyptus citriodora Hook.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(037) cough. tisane, ONS., RNS.
H(051) paludism fever, H(091) fatigue, tisane of Eucalyptus citriodora of Cinnamosma macrocarpa (mandravasarotro) and of Lantana camara (kalabera) ONS.
H(051) fevers, H(082) respiratory diseases, decoction of leaves of Eucalyptus citriodora VO. + steam baths and inhalations, morning and evening, or cover the body with a sheet so as to be impregnate of vapors
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kininigny, kininy (Antakarana), eucalyptus (French), eucalyptus (English)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051) fevers due à la fatigue, decoction of leaves of Annona muricata of Lantana camara (kalabera), of Eucalyptus sp. (kininy) and of Psidium guajava (gavo). Steam then inhales of the decoction VO. regularly.
H(051) fevers accompanied of flu symptoms and of neurological disorders, decoction of leaves and stems of Cinnamosma macrocarpa, of leaves d'Eucalyptus sp. of Lantana camara
H(051) fevers with skin manifestations, H(113) joint pain, decoction, VO. and makes a bath of steam
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kininy (Antakarana),
Eugenia uniflora L.
Official name : Eugenia uniflora L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fevers et H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Eugenia uniflora, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : cerise sauvage (Antakarana), dorabokalatrano, rasay, serizy (Malgache), cerise à côtes, cerisier de Cayenne, roussaille (French), brazilian cherry, Cayenne cherry, Surinam cherry (English)
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(004), H(008), H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, poultice of fresh leaves in local application
H(008) amoebic dysentery, H(008) diarrhea, H(037) chronic bronchitis, H(082) asthma, decoction,VO. several cups a day.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : Jean-Robert, katsakatsa, tsikatsakats (Antakarana), aidinono, fampinonoana, kironono, tanampotsihelika, tsimenamena, zanraobera (Malgache), jean-robert (French), asthma weed (English)
Euphorbia scordifolia Jacq.
Official name : Euphorbia scordifolia Jacq.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia thymifolia Forssk. (illeg. Name)
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(113), H(162x)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis decoction of Euphorbia thymifolia, eyes wash
H(008) dysentery chideren, decoction of the plant
H(113) has a reputation as tonic for kidney disease
H(162x) enuresis chideren,VO. decoction of the buds in the evening before bedtime.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsikatsakatsanjaza (Antakarana), rononontandraka (Malgache)
Ficus marmorata Bojer ex Baker
Official name : Ficus marmorata Bojer ex Baker
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(091), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds that have difficulty healing, laver with decoction of leaves of Ficus marmorata, la pâte of leaves peut aussi être appliquée poultice.
H(051) fevers, inhale steam of the decoction of leaves of Ficus marmorata, sometimes added by Scoparia dulcis (famafantsambo)
H(091) fatigue and relieve sore lower back, decoction of Ficus marmorata , VO.
H(113) painful joints, leaves poultice
H(201) It is recommended of wearable of a twig of Ficus marmorata to avoid bad luck and success in his business..
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mandresy (Antakarana), lazo (Malgache)
Ficus polyphlebia Baker
Official name : Ficus polyphlebia Baker
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(091)
Recipes : H(026) painful periods, H(091) underweight children, foul-smelling stools and covered buttons body, H(091) anemia (those who "lack of sand"), decoction Ficus polyphlebia
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fômpôgno (Antakarana), fopoha, voanpoha (Malgache)
Ficus vogelii (Miq.) Miq.
Official name : Ficus vogelii (Miq.) Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus baronii Baker , Ficus lutea Vahl
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) It is recommended of wearable of a twig of Ficus baronii to avoid bad luck and success in his business..
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : amontagna, mandresivavy (Antakarana), amontana, amontanbavy, amontandahy, nonosay (Malgache)
Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Official name : Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Synonyms : Flacourtia ramontchi L’Hér.
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x), H(051)
Recipes : H(008), H(008x) diarrhea, bloody or not, in children or in adults,decoction of leaves of Flacourtia ramontchi
H(008) diarrhea, infusion of fresh fruits in a glass hot H2O. A teaspoon is given to children and half a cup to adults
H(008) diarrhea, adults can, chew the green fruits and swallows the juice. They do not exceed the dose of six fruit and spit seeds..
H(051) fever with flu symptoms and neurological signs, decoction of leaves
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lamontigômigômy (Antakarana), lamoty, valamoty, voandamoty, voatronaka (Malgache), prune malgache (French) batoko plum, governor’plum, indian plum, ramontchi ('Anglais)
Flagellaria indica L
Official name : Flagellaria indica L
Family : Flagellariaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(203)
Recipes : H(051) fevers with body aches, decoction of roots of Flagellaria indica VO. Or seam bath
H(203) rods are used for various clothing
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : viko (Antakarana), vahizoy, viky (Malgache), roseau à vrille (French), fase rattan, pupplejack, whip vine (English)
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(101)
Recipes : H(038) care for genital organs, decoction of leaves of Flueggea virosa
H(101) heavy menstrual periods, decoction of leaves of Flueggea virosa, treatment is continued by decoctions of leaves of Ludwigia sp.(ambiabe)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kotika (Antakarana), atsikana, fantsikakoholahy, patikakoho, teto, voafotsikotikana (Malgache)
Fuirena pubescens (Poir.) Kunth
Official name : Fuirena pubescens (Poir.) Kunth
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(027v), H(101)
Recipes : H(027v) pregnancy in order the child from growing normally, heit is healthy and genitals are protected, decoction of the whole plant of Fuirena pubescens
H(101) heavy menstrual periods, decoction of leaves
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : seraseramalomogno (Antakarana), kiforona (Malgache), fuirène pubscent (French)
Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC.
Official name : Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC.
Family : Molluginaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(126), H(213)
Recipes : H(014) itching, H(126) jaundice, H(213) taches noires, decoction en usage interne of the whole plant of Glinus oppositifolius
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnamafaiky (Antakarana), anamangidy, fangitsy, felimafaitra (Malgache), bitter leaf (English)
Gnidia linearis (Leandri) Z.S. Rogers
Official name : Gnidia linearis (Leandri) Z.S. Rogers
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008)dysentery, decoction of the whole plant of Gnidia linearis
H(091) fatigue.decoction , VO.
H(126) liver diseases such H(126) hepatitis or H(126) jaundice,decoction leafy stems, VO. of two to three glasses per day for adults and two half glasses of in children.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mandriankiaka (Antakarana), hafodramena (Malgache)
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(027w)
Recipes : H(027w) wash the baby just after birth, decoction of leaves of Gossypium herbaceum
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : foly (Antakarana), landihaz (Malgache), cotonnier arbustif (French), levant cotton (English)
Gouania laxiflora Tul
Official name : Gouania laxiflora Tul
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(095)
Recipes : H(091) male fatigue men (but not women), decoction of leaves of Gouania laxiflora, VO.
H(095) the sweetest honey is produced from flowers of this plant.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahintsivory (Antakarana), bevory, tsivory, voanasivory (Malgache)
Grangeria porosa Boivin ex Baill
Official name : Grangeria porosa Boivin ex Baill
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fatigue, white hands (Tsisy lio, "lack of blood" that is to say, anemia), decoction of leaves of Grangeria porosa, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : morasira (Antakarana), maivalafika (Malgache) :
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(008y), H(014), H(037), H(077), H(091), H(102), H(126)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, H(014) scabies, gum of Harungana madagascariensis in local application
H(091) general fatigue, H(102) biliary jaundice (which is manifested by a yellowing of the skin), H(126) jaundice (angorohosy, manifested by a subconjunctival jaundice, yellowing hands and feet), H(077) vomiting, H(008y) emaciation et H(037) dry cough). VO. the decoction of leaves and of Harungana madagascariensis, mixed with parts of Citrus aurantiifolia. Drink half a cup for adults and one teaspoon for children. It is recommended to combine a complete rest in this treatment
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : arongana (Antakarana), arongana, dity, fohatra, fohatse, haringana, haronga, harongabato, harongabe, harongampanihy, harongana, marovavy, miangaroka (Malgache)
Helichrysum cordifolium DC.
Official name : Helichrysum cordifolium DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, decoction of the whole plant of Helichrysum cordifolium, VO. three times per day
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mavohiaka (Antakarana), fotsiavadika, kimavo, sofinapaha, tsantsambahitra, tsimanandra (Malgache)
Heliotropium curassavicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium curassavicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, skin yellow spots which are accompanied of strong itching, juice of leaves of Heliotropium curassavicum in local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ahitrikolokoloko (Antakarana), adabondolo, anamboay, lelomboro, samake heliotrope de Curaçao, herbe papillon (French), salt heliotrop (English)
Heritiera littoralis Aiton
Official name : Heritiera littoralis Aiton
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(162x)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, fruit of Heritiera littoralis, VO
H(162x) enuresis, whole fruit fell to the ground, in decoction, in admixture with water from rising sea, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : morimony (Antakarana), marovavy, ralima, voarogny, voarongy, voarony (Malgache), toto margot (French), looking-glass tree (English)
Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. Ex Roem. & Schult
Official name : Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. Ex Roem. & Schult
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, decoction of stems of Heteropogon contortus, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ahimôso (Antakarana), :ahidambo, boka, kifotroka, tsevodambo (Malgache), herbe polisson, hétéropogon contourné, pili (French)
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) tangy refreshing drink, decoction chalices of Hibiscus sabdariffa, VO.
H(095) also used for the manufacture of jams.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : duvin (Antakarana), divaina, divay (Malgache), bissap, karkadé, roselle (français :), roselle (English)
Hylocereus triangularis (L.) Britton & Rose
Official name : Hylocereus triangularis (L.) Britton & Rose
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, H(179) kidney stones and urinary disorders, decoction of the plant of Hylocereus triangularis, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fakatsilo (Antakarana), belle de nuit, pitahay, dragonfruit, red pitaya (English)
Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Official name : Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Imperata cylindrica var. africana (Andersson) C.E. Hubb.
Symptoms : H(028t), H(127)
Recipes : H(028t) white discharge, decoction of roots of Imperata cylindrica of Raphia farinifera in external use
H(127) diseases of the spleen of the child (lambignana), decoction of the aerial parts of Imperata cylindrica, VO., a tea spoon
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : maneviky (Antakarana), antsoro, bozaka, fehena, manevika, tenina, tenona (Malgache), baron rouge, impérata cylindrique, paille de dys, paillotte (French), blady grass, cogon grass, japonese blue grass (English)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(095), H(111)
Recipes : H(014) diseases of the skin, in particular mycoses, crushed leaves of Ipomoea batatas in poultice sometimes in combination with the leaves of Azadirachta indica
H(014) dermatosis, H(111) burns, tube raw or cooked in local application
H(095) leaves of Ipomoea batatas VO. In romazava (stew with bredes mafane) with meat; shrimp, dried or fresh, or with crushed peanuts
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnambatata (feuilles), batata (tubercule), ravimbatata (Antakarana), bokala, bélé, mbizo, vomanga (Malgache), patate douce (French), sweet potatoe (English)
Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(027y), H(113), H(198)
Recipes : H(020) bites of poisonous fish, fresh leaves, in external use. Ten to fifteen leaves, crushed in a little alcohol, are then applied to the irritated area
H(027y) wash the woman after childbirth, tepid decoction of leaves, decoction recipe can also be drunk
H(113) rheumatic pain or paralysis (after such neuropaludism for example), massage the affected parts with boiled leaves or poultice
H(198) hair fall, boiled leaves to the scalp
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lalandagna (Antakarana), :lalanda, vahindalalana (Malgache), batatran rouge, patate-à-Durand (French), beach morning glory, goat’s foot (English)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(198), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, latex from stems or leaves of Jatropha curcas VO. diluted in water, a teaspoon for children, a tablespoon for adults.
H(008) diarrhea et la H(008) dysentery. decoction of leaves (sometimes added of latex), in admixture with other plants, VO.
H(198) the oil obtained from the seeds is applied to the scalp to fight against hair loss..
H(201) this plant is cultivated in gardens to prevent the coming of "wizards"which are deemed to occur around 2 am or 3 am. The "wizard" can die on the spot if hit by a branch of valavelogno we launched it.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : valavelogno (Antakarana), kinampotsy, kinanafotsy, savoa, tanantanampotsy, taynatagua, tsiajada, voamongo, pigno (Malgache), pignon d’Inde, pourghère (French), barbados nut, physic nut, purging nut (English)
Jatropha multifida L.
Official name : Jatropha multifida L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093) fruit of Jatropha multifida is anti-poison ” The diagnosis is made by feeling the belly, if you feel something swelling, it's poison. Was added two tablespoons of water in the pulp obtained by the friction of fruits on a piece of stone,, VO. of two fruits of Jatropha multifida for a two-year child, three or four fruits for children from six years. The medication causes diarrhea and nausea. To stop them, we take a spoonful of honey.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : zagnaharibe (Antakarana), arbre corail, sept branches du dragon (French), coral bush, Guatemala rhubarb, physic nur (English)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(014), H(016), H(027y)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis and spots of tinea, juice of pounded leaves of Lagenaria siceraria in local application
H(016) painful breasts, mastitis, crumpled leaves in local application
H(027y) care of women after childbirth, decoction of leaves of Lagenaria siceraria, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kasingy (Antakarana), andrivolahy, arivolahy (Malgache), calebasse comestible, courge bouteille, courge de Salé (French), bottle gourd (English)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(014), H(016), H(051), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis and spots of pytiriasis, juice of pounded leaves in local application
H(016) painful breasts et mastitis, crumpled leaves in local application
H(027y) care of women after childbirth, decoction of leaves
H(051) paludism fever, H(091) fatigue, tisane of Eucalyptus citriodora of Cinnamosma macrocarpa (mandravasarotro) and of Lantana camara (kalabera) ONS.
H(051) fevers due à la fatigue, decoction of leaves of Annona muricata of Lantana camara (kalabera), of Eucalyptus sp. (kininy) and of Psidium guajava (gavo). Steam then inhales of the decoction VO. regularly.
H(051) fevers with skin manifestations, H(113) joint pain, decoction, VO., and a steam bath
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kalabera (Antakarana), akabomaso, radredreka, radriaka, taindelontsinoa (Malgache), lantanier, thé de Gambie (French), spanish flag, West Indian lantan (English)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(014), H(171), H(198)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, H(198) to facilitate the regrowth of hair in affected areas , poultices of pounded leaves
H(014) dermatosis, decoctions et poultice of leaves
H(171) diabetes dû à la transgression d’un interdit, long decoction of roots of Lawsonia inermis
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : moina (Antakarana), didika, mina (Malgache), henné (French), henna, mignonette tree (English)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(014), H(027y), H(051), H(093), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) mycoses, H(014) scabies. crushed barks of Leea guineensis to obtain a paste which is applied topically to promote wound healing
H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach aches, decoction of leaves and petioles of.Leea guineensis
H(027y) after childbirth, decoction, bath
H(051) fevers. Infusion of leaves
H(093) decoction of leaves serve to treat the effects of poisons
H(201) The plant enters into birth and funeral rituals
Leea guineensis is often used with leaves of romba (Ocimum gratissimum)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : jala, sandrakidraky, talandoha (Antakarana), malambohavana, vankazohambana (Malgache), léea de Guinée (French), hawaiian holly, West Indian holly (English)
Leptadenia madagascariensis Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia madagascariensis Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(027y) care after childbirth, H(091) fatigue, constipation, H(104) stomach aches, decoction of stems and leaves of Leptadenia madagascariensis
H(201) rituals, it is used to return people to self
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahirôntogno (Antakarana), mojy, taratarika, taritorika (Malgache)
Litchi sinensis Sonn.
Official name : Litchi sinensis Sonn.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(068) bilharziose, decoction of Litchi chinensis, VO.
H(095) the fruit is widely consumed.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : litchi, ledisy (Antakarana), litchi (Malgache), litchi (French), lychee (English)
Ludwigia jussiaeoides Desr.
Official name : Ludwigia jussiaeoides Desr.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(026), H(038)
Recipes : H(004) wounds that have difficulty healing, poultice of crumpled leaves in local application
H(026) painful periods, decoction of the whole plant of Ludwigia jussiaeoides, H(038) is also used for the care of some genital infections
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : rajamena (Antakarana) ambiabe, mandadiana (Malgache), herbe à bourrique, ludwigie (French),
Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven
Official name : Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H. Raven
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(026), H(109), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds application of juice of green leaves of Ludwigia octovalvis
H(109) people suffering from pain in the lower back, applying the paste obtained by grinding the root and by diluting it in water...
H(022) difficult births, cold maceration VO. during childbirth and pour the decoction on the belly from top to bottom
H(026) menstrual pain, decoction of Ludwigia, VO.
H(201) this plant is used to remove spells
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : rajamena (variété à tiges rouges, caractère ligneux) raja, rajafotsy, rajamalandy (absence de tige rouge) (Antakarana), lengondrano (Malgache)
Ludwigia sp.
Official name : Ludwigia sp.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) heavy menstrual periods, decoction of leaves of Flueggea virosa, treatment is continued by decoctions of leaves of Ludwigia sp.(ambiabe), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ambiabe
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(111x)
Recipes : H(111x) a slice of fresh tomato is applied on reddened skin to freshen
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tomaty (Antakarana), angilo, angilobe, babiha, babonga, birika, boaboanga, matimaty, tabia, tamatesy, voababiha, voabonga, voandamoro, voangilo, voatabia, voatabihy ( (Malgache), tomate (French), tomato (English)
Lycopodiella cernua (L.) Pic. Serm.
Official name : Lycopodiella cernua (L.) Pic. Serm.
Family : Lycopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) fat cough, H(082) asthma, decoction of the whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua, VO. This use is preventive and curative of crisis
H(104) stomach aches, decoction of the whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua , VO. It is sometimes associated with a prayer recited the traditional healer
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tagnanambiko, tagnantrandraka (Antakarana), hazotsilaky, solaka, tanantandraka, tongosora, tsongokina (Malgache)
Lygodium lanceolatum Desv.
Official name : Lygodium lanceolatum Desv.
Family : Lygodiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(091) fatigue, H(113) muscle contractions, decoction of the plant of Lygodium lanceolatum, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : famahatrankangabe, karakarantoloha (Antakarana), fandrikakanga, karakaratoloho, kidito (Malgache), (French)fougère lianescente
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(039), H(051), H(082), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery. leaves of Mangifera indica enter in a mixture?
H(037) bronchitis et H(082) respiratory diseases et H(051) fevers especially those with cutaneous manifestation, flu symptoms and vomiting
H(051) paludism. decoction of leaves of Mangifera indica herbal tea, en inhalations and bath, often in admixture with the leaves of Eucalyptus sp., of Lantana camara and of Citrus aurantiifolia, Drink half a cup (adults) or a teaspoon (children) morning and evening for four days.
H(039) repellent against mosquitoes, vapors of a mixture of decoction of leaves of Carica papaya) of Citrus aurantiifolia and of Mangifera indica
H(103) gingivitis and H(103) toothaches, decoction, mouthwash
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : manga, vodimanga (Antakarana), borabe, embe, mangagasy (Malgache), manguier (French), mango tree (English)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(013), H(095), H(111)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, H(111) burns, cooked pulp of roots of Manihot esculenta in local application
H(095) food, les leaves sont consommées cuites comme brèdes with rice or prepared crushed in ravitoto (cooked with coconut milk and sometimes fat of pork).
H(095) food, tubers are eaten boiled or fried
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mahôgo (tubercule), ravimahôgo (feuilles) (Antakarana), ambazaha, belafanapaka, belahazo, kazaha, mahago, mangahoazo, matreoka, vihazo, mbazaha, rompotra, vomangahazo (Malgache), manioc (French), cassava, manioc, mogo (English)
Mascarenhasia arborescens A. DC.
Official name : Mascarenhasia arborescens A. DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(004)wash infected wounds, H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach ache, decoction of leaves of Mascarenhasia arborescens
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : barabanja (Antakarana), babondrano, gidronenainty, hazondrano, herondrano, kidroa (Malgache)
Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) S.T. Blake
Official name : Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) S.T. Blake
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(051) fevers, decoction of leaves of Melaleuca quinquenervia of Lantana camara
H(082) respiratory diseases, decoction of leaves of Melaleuca quinquenervia
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kininy, niaouli (Antakarana), cajeputier, niaouli (French), broad-leaved paper bark, melaleuca tree, punk tree, paper bark tea tree (English)
Melia azedarach L.
Official name : Melia azedarach L.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) fevers , H(091) fatigue. decoction of leaves of Melia azedarach, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : voandelaka (Antakarana), lilas de l’Inde, lilas de Perse (French), china berry, persian lilac (English)
Melochia pyramidata L.
Official name : Melochia pyramidata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, fresh leaves of Melochia pyramidata are pounded and poultice
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sandahorivavya (Antakarana), herbe-dure, mélochie pyramidale (French), wire bush, pyramid flower (English)
Mimosa pigra L.
Official name : Mimosa pigra L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(124)
Recipes : H(091) fatigue, H(124) hemorrhage, decoction of leaves of Mimosa pigra, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : roibe (Antakarana), hery, roitra (Malgache), amourette (French), catclaw mimosa (English)
Mimosa pudica L.
Official name : Mimosa pudica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(126), H(162x)
Recipes : H(091) weakness and blood purification, decoction of the whole plant
H(126) jaundice, decoction of Mimosa pudica, VO., morning and evening, for 3 days. Will prevent oil and sugar
H(162x) enuresis chideren, decoction of leaves, VO. twice daily
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : roitry, tsitandrikibo (Antakarana), amboafotsikely, anankoay, matirosana, ramiren (Malgache), sensitive (French), sensitive plant, touch-me-not (English)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(171), H(104), H(202)
Recipes : H(051) would prevent the fevers, H(104) colic and avoid the H(171) diabetes, stimulating the body's defenses, decoction of leaves and stems of Momordica charantia
H(202) used for bathing and massage the body and muscles
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : marigozy (Antakarana), margoze (Malgache), concombre amer, margose, margose à piquant, melon amer, paroka (French), bitter melon (English)
Monanthotaxis pilosa (Baill.) Verdc.
Official name : Monanthotaxis pilosa (Baill.) Verdc.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fevers with influenza symptoms and neurological signs, crushed leaves of Monanthotaxis pilosa in decoction, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fotsiavadiky (Antakarana), fanote, fotsiavadika, tanoty (Malgache)
Monanthotaxis sororia (Diels) Verdc.
Official name : Monanthotaxis sororia (Diels) Verdc.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(027y) cure after childbirth, decoction of the plant of Monanthotaxis sororia, leaves of Desmodium frutescens to take out the dirt and dried blood in the uterus ”. Steam baths are recommended.
H(051) painful paludism, H(104) stomach aches, decoction, VO., bath, massage and inhalation.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fotsiavadiky ( à revers blanc ”), kakazo, rangomagnitry, (Antakarana), fotsiavadika (Malgache)
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(092), H(095), H(151)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(151) hypertension, decoction of leaves and especially flowers of Moringa oleifera, VO.
H(095) food, leaves are consumed in romazava.( stew with bredes mafane)
H(095) the Indian communities have a culinary use of seeds
H(092) the root, which is known to be toxic, is not consumed.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnamorôngo (Antakarana), (Antakarana), ananambo, brède mourougue, felikambo, felinimorongovazaha, morongo (Malgache), noix de Behen, pois quénique (French), ben nut tree, drumstick, horseradish tree, radish tree (English)
Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack
Official name : Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fevers with influenza symptoms and neurological signs, decoction of leaves of Murraya paniculata , steam bath
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : hazomananjara, (Antakarana), ramo (Malgache), bois jasmin, oranger jasmin, buis de Chine (French), orange jessamine (English)
Musa paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(091), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) diarrhea, H(013) ulcers, H(104) gastritis, pulp of green fruit of Musa paradisiaca in decoction, consume on an empty stomach
H(004) wound with cutaneous manifestations, H(051) fever with urinary and genital disorders. decoction of leaves in external use, en bath, steam bath and massage
H(014) scabies, H(014) ringworm, H(014) mycose, flowers of banana tree are burnt and ashes in local application in combination with other plants
H(113) muscle tears, massaged the area with fresh boiled leaves reduced to an acceptable temperature
H(091) fatigue, baths made with decoction of dried leaves
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : katakata (fruit), ravinkatakata (feuilles), vodinkatakata (arbre), (Antakarana), katakata, akondro, ontsy, otsy (Malgache), bananier (French), banana (English)
Mystroxylon aethiopicum (Thunb.) Loes
Official name : Mystroxylon aethiopicum (Thunb.) Loes
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) fevers as that of paludism, H(091) fatigue, decoction of leaves of Mystroxylon aethiopicum
H(051) fevers, steam bath of leaves, steam bath of barks again H(051) fevers with skin manifestations.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fagnazava (Antakarana), aisivy, andralantifo, dralatifo, fanajava, fanajavina, fanazava, hazomby, hazondity, hazondrano, hazoringitsa, lampivahitra, mangibary, montso (Malgache)
Nymphaea nouchali Burm. f.
Official name : Nymphaea nouchali Burm. f.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(051) fevers with influenza symptoms and neurological signs, leaves of Nymphaea nouchali, steam bath
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : betsimihilagna, tatama (Antakarana), agoagoa, betsimirana, lefoka, voahirana, voalefoka (Malgache), nénuphar du Cap (French), cape blue water lily (English)
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(027y) after childbirth, the plant of Ocimum canum is used in a steam bath, the decoction is drunk and is also used for washing
H(104) stomach aches, colic, decoction of leaves of Ocimum canum, VO.
H(108) influenza, is used in a steam bath
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : karanjany, rômbantsahogno, (Antakarana), kiranjay, mampivehana, romba, rombiromby (Malgache), basilic (French), hoary basil (English)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(027), H(027y), H(037), H(039), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, juiceof washed and pounded washed and pounded leaves of Ocimum gratissimum , local application.
H(027) after giving birth, women drink a decoction of leaves + steam baths, to prevent blood clotting in the bellies of women in labor.it is renewed one week and two weeks later.
H(027) after-childbirth pain,VO. a glass of salty decoction of the leaves.
H(027y) intimate female toilet and to wash the woman and child after-childbirth, decoction of leaves of Aeschynomene sensitiva of Ocimum gratissimum of Ageratum conyzoides
H(027y) women bath and newborns after delivery, decoction of leaves of Cinnamosma fragrans of Ageratum conyzoides of Ocimum gratissimum
H(037) cough , raw juice obtained from washed and pounded leaves of Ocimum gratissimum ., VO. + sometimes added honey
H(037) bronchitis, H(108) sinusitis, leaves of this basil enter for inhalations
H(037) cough, H(051) fevers associated with the flu-like symptoms and neurological signs or vomiting, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia of Ocimum gratissimum, decoction, VO. or inhalation.
H(037) cough, H(051) fevers associated with the flu-like symptoms and neurological signs or vomiting, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia of Ocimum gratissimum of Carica papaya of Mangifera indica, decoction, VO. or inhalation.
H(039) insecticide, vapors of this decoction are known to repel mosquitoes
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : rômba (Antakarana), romba, rombabe, romby (Malgache), basilic africain, framboisin, grand basilic, grand framboisin (French), african basil, clove basil (English)
Opuntia monacantha Haw.
Official name : Opuntia monacantha Haw.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache and of liver, the raw pulp inside rackets of Opuntia monacantha, VO.
H(111) burns, the pulp is applied to the skin to cool
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : oponce monocanthe (French), prickly pearl (English)
Paederia farinosa (Baker) Puff
Official name : Paederia farinosa (Baker) Puff
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the whole plant of Paederia farinosa, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lengomantsigny (Antakarana), laingovahira, lengo, lengomaimbo (Malgache), liane-caca-poule, liane coup de pet (French)
Paederia foetida L.
Official name : Paederia foetida L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(076), H(104)
Recipes : H(076) mouth infections et H(013) buttons of fever, decoction is also used to prevent and treat kady. Juice of crumpled leaves which are baked with salt. Local application on buttons or the lips of the child. It also gives a tea spoon of the juice of the plant to the child to treat kady (especially when there are "eggs of kady" in the stools
H(104) stomach ache, H(126) liver, decoction of leaves of Paederia foetida, VO. three times per day, before or after meals, it is used alone
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lengomantsigny, vahavôla (Antakarana), laingomantsina, laingovahira, lengo, vahimantsina (Malgache), liane-caca (French), Chinese fever, skunkvine, stinkvine l (English)
Pandanus concretus Baker
Official name : Pandanus concretus Baker
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence, decoction of aerial roots of Pandanus concretus, consumed standing
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fandragna (Antakarana), fandrana, fandro, vakoana (Malgache)
Panicum maximum Jacq.
Official name : Panicum maximum Jacq.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever with flu-like symptoms and neurological signs, leaves of Panicum maximum for steam baths
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : olibakaka (Antakarana), fataka, famoa, fantaka, tsimparifary, (Malgache), verotsanga, fataque, herbe de Guinée (Fançais), bullafograss, guinea grass, tanganyika grass l (English)
Passiflora edulis Sims
Official name : Passiflora edulis Sims
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Passiflora incarnata L.
Symptoms : H(095), H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, decoction of leaves and stems of Passiflora edulis, VO..
H(095) le fruit, VO. or in juice
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : grenadelle, grenadely (Antakarana), garana sonoa, giranadrelina, (Malgache), fruit de la passion (Fançais), passion fruit l (English)
Passiflora foetida L.
Official name : Passiflora foetida L.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) decoction of leaves of Passiflora foetida to lower blood pressure
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bongampiso, tsipopoko (Antakarana), passiflore fétide (Fançais), love in a mist, stinking passionflower, wild maracujal (English)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(046), H(091), H(109)
Recipes : H(026) painful periods, decoction of leaves of Paullinia pinnata, VO., twice daily, morning and evening
H(046) measles, H(109) back ache, disorders of sexual origin, H(091) fatigue men decoction of the stem
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahimariragna, vahinpisaka, vahitainakôho, (Antakarana), famehevala, vahimaninanga, vahimarirana (Malgache), paullinie (French), sweet gum (English)
Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult
Official name : Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating children to walk, decoction of leaves of Pennisetum polystachion, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : kôkonpandraoaka (Antakarana), rambonalika, veroboboka (Malgache), queue de chat (French), feather pennisetum, mission grass (English)
Perichlaena richardii Baill
Official name : Perichlaena richardii Baill
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(037), H(075), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(004) wounds who have difficulty in healing,pounded leaves of Perichlaena richardii and juice on wounds, or leaves are applied as a poultice.
The decoction of root heals H(006) constipation and H(201) used to remove a spell
H(037) cough, H(104) stomach pain, H(113) muscular and rheumatic pain decoction of leaves of the plant VO.
H(075) restore appetite, get fit, VO. three times per day half a glass of the decoction for adults et 1 tea spoon for children during one week
H(126) pain of liver + H(075) loss of appetite, a desire to drink the water, the appearance of spots on the body and liver swelling, decoction of leaves of Perichlaena richardii VO.
H(139) male impotence, decoction of leaves of Perichlaena richardii of Cedrelopsis grevei (katrafay)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : antsemby (Antakarana), malainkisaraka (Malgache)
Persicaria mitis (Schrank) Assenov
Official name : Persicaria mitis (Schrank) Assenov
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051)
Recipes : H(004) painful and infected wounds, juice of young wrinkled leaves of Persicaria mitis in local application
H(051) fevers babies, H(051) fevers with influenza symptoms and neurological signs, H(101) excessive menstrual bleeding, decoction of the whole plant, in inhalations and steam baths
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fankanara, feribetsimaneko (Antakarana), renouée douce (Fançais), tasteless water-peppe (English)
Petchia erythrocarpa (Vatke) Leeuwenb.
Official name : Petchia erythrocarpa (Vatke) Leeuwenb.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(171)
Recipes : H(051) fevers with flu symptoms and neurological signs, decoction of leaves of Petchia erythrocarpa , VO.
H(171) diabetes , stems, leaves et barks of Petchia erythrocarpa, infusion 1 stem per liter of H2O or 1 tea spoon d’bark for a cup of boiling water. The infusion time should be short, to drink a coffee cup morning and evening
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : andriambavifôhy, tandrokôsy (Antakarana), fitoravina, kabokala, kabokalavavy, kabokefitra, samantsy, samanta (Malgache)
Petchia madagascariensis (A. DC.) Leeuwenb.
Official name : Petchia madagascariensis (A. DC.) Leeuwenb.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(075)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea that is accompanied of H(075) lack of appetite, leaves of Petchia madagascariensis in decoction
There exist two kinds of Petchia madagascariensis (ndranbavifohy), one with fine leaves of which is "male" and the other with round leaves of which is female. The male plant, bitter, is considered more efficace for H(075) restore appetite, leaves of Petchia madagascariensis in decoction, VO. 1 half cup for adults and a teaspoon for children to drink one or twice daily
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ndranbavifohy (Antakarana), amdriambavifohy, antafara, hazunta, moka, sakain’ala (Malgache)
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction a handful of dry pods of Arachis hypogaea per liter of H2O, drink at will for a week and alternate with Tamarindus indica (madiro) and clove of Phaseolus vulgaris (zarikô). The treatment must continue for life.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : zarikô (Antakarana), malgache :tsaramaso (Malgache), haricot (Fançais), bean (English)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) oral candidiasis and digestive, decoction of the plant of Phyllanthus amarus, VO. , alternates with the decoction of leaves of Caesalpinia bonduc (katra)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ambanivoa (Antakarana), anakatsotsy (Malgache), casse-pierre (Fançais), stone breake (English)
Phylloxylon xylophylloides (Baker) Du Puy, Labat & Schrire
Official name : Phylloxylon xylophylloides (Baker) Du Puy, Labat & Schrire
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, bark scraped a handful of rods of Phylloxylon spinosa, decoction . For this, we must put the scrapings in cold water and heat to boiling, boil for ten seconds and drink three times : morning noon and evening.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : harahara, kobainantandroy (Antakarana)
Phymatosorus scolopendria (Burm. f.) Pic. Serm.
Official name : Phymatosorus scolopendria (Burm. f.) Pic. Serm.
Family : Polypodiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, asthma, decoction of leaves Phymatosorus scolopendria
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : patte de lézard, tagnanantsatsaka (Antakarana), bakaratsana, tsiapangapanga (Malgache)
Piper betle L.
Official name : Piper betle L.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, quick decoction a handful of leaves of Piper betle
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : betel (Antakarana), maintim-bazana (Malgache), bétel (Fançais), bétel (English)
Piper nigrum L.
Official name : Piper nigrum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, sweet infusion of powder of grains of Piper nigrum
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : poivre (Antakarana), dipoavatra (Malgache), poivre noir (Fançais), black pepper (English)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : H(027y) after childbirth to evacuate the coagulated blood, decoction of roots of Piper umbellatumen, the whole plant of Tristemma mauritianum, external use
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tôngatra (Antakarana), ravintongatra, voanotonara, voatongotra (Malgache), bois d’anisette, grand baume (Fançais), cow foot leaf (English)
Pittosporum ochrosiifolium Bojer
Official name : Pittosporum ochrosiifolium Bojer
Family : Pittosporaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(091), H(109)
Recipes : H(038) difficulty urinating, H(091) fatigue, H(109) back pain, decoction of bark of Pittosporum ochrosiifolium
leaves sèches brûlées ont la propriété of faire taire les children la nuit.
H(201) leaves sont utilisées dans les trombas (rites of possession)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : maimbovitsiky (Antakarana), :ambora-itsaha, ambovitsika, ambovitsiky, anpalé, azombary, fantsikala, faraimpa, hambovitsika, hazombany, hazombary, hazomboy, mainboloha, mainbovitsik (Malgache)
Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Official name : Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(108)
Recipes : H(095) food, sometimes added by of leaves of Plectranthus amboinicus especially in the romazava ( stew with bredes mafane).
H(108) colds, decoction of leaves is drunk and used in inhalation
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : paraovy (Antakarana), balsamy (Malgache), gros-thym (French), cuban oregano, spanish thyme (English)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Portulaca oleracea (purslane) are cooked and used especially in the romazava ( stew with bredes mafane)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fandrianomby, kalabotretraka, tsikobokobondanitra (Malgache), pourpier rouge (French), common purslane, pigweed, verdolaga (English)
Psiadia altissima (DC.) Drake
Official name : Psiadia altissima (DC.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(026)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerated wounds in children and in adults, long decoction of leaves and stems of Psiadia altissima, VO. a teaspoon three times a day + baths of this decoction and application on wounds using a cotton pad..
H(014) plates on the hair, decoction of leaves
H(014) scabies, decoction of leaves VO. + bath
H(026) painful periods, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnandraisoa (Antakarana), dindadinga, hanindraisoa (Malgache)
Psiadia lucida (Cass.) Drake
Official name : Psiadia lucida (Cass.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(198y)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, H(198y) hair care, facilitates combing, their maintenance, grow, decoction of leaves of Psiadia lucida, RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : dingadingana (Antakarana)
Psiadia nigrescens Humbert
Official name : Psiadia nigrescens Humbert
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) pitiriasis, H(014) scabies, H(014) diverses dermatosis., long decoction of leaves of Psiadia nigrescens application in compresses
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnandraisoa (Antakarana)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery and pain or colic that accompany it, VO. decoction of leaves of Psidium guajava, you can also pound the young leaves and brew in a glass of hot water. Young crumpled or mashed leaves can be consumed directly .
H(051) fever avec flu symptoms, paludism, fatigue, concentrated decoction of leaves of Psidium guajava
H(051) fever due to fatigue, decoction of leaves of Annona muricata of Lantana camara (kalabera), of Eucalyptus sp. (kininy) and of Psidium guajava (gavo). Steam then inhales of the decoction VO. regularly.
H(091) cough, decoction of leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia and of Psidium guajava, VO
H(104) stomach aches and cramps that appear early in the morning, VO. a decoction of six young leaves of Psidium guajava and of barbs of Zea but to which is added of the ash
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : gavo (Antakarana), goavy (Malgache), goyavier (Fançais), guava (English)
Psorospermum cerasifolium Baker
Official name : Psorospermum cerasifolium Baker
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) wounds et les H(014) mycoses children, latex of the plant in local application
H(126) jaundice, decoction leafy stems of Psorospermum cerasifolium, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : aronganpanihy (Antakarana) , harongampanihy, taimbitsika, taimbitsy (Malgache)
Punica granatum L.
Official name : Punica granatum L.
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(151)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, fruit of Punica granatum, VO.
H(008) diarrhea, decoction of young green seeds and chopped, VO.
H(151) hypertension, green leaves, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : apongabendagnitry (Antakarana), ampongabrandanitra (Malgache) , grenade (French) , pomegranate (English)
Raphia farinifera (Gaertn.) Hyl.
Official name : Raphia farinifera (Gaertn.) Hyl.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(028t), H(163)
Recipes : H(028t) white discharge, decoction of roots of Raphia farinifera de Imperata cylindrica, VO.
H(163) gout, decoction of seeds or fruits, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : rafia (Antakarana) , fomby, maivanaty (Malgache) , palmier à raphia, raphia (French) , raphia palm (English)
Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn.
Official name : Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn.
Family : Strelitziaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(095) food, boiled heart of trunk of Ravenala madagascariensis, VO
H(126) wounds of the liver, H(171) diabetes, decoction of the rib of Ravenala madagascariensis, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ravinala (Antakarana) , akondrohazo, fitroka, hazobaka, ontsy, ravimpotsy (Malgache) , arbre du voyageur, ravenale (French)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) déchirures, decoction des leaves of Ricinus communis en massages
H(014) scabies, applique la pâte of pounded leaves of Ricinus communis sur les parties atteinte Si cela n’est pas efficace, on ajoute of leaves of Tithonia diversifolia (dokoterahely) Des baths of la decoction of Tithonia diversifolia sont égalemen préconisés.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tagnantagnana (Antakarana) , kimanga, kinana, tanatanamanga, tanantanamanga, tanatanamena, tseroka (Malgache) , ricin (French) , castor oil plant (English)
Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Official name : Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135) digestive disorders, infusions of leaves of Rosmarinus officinalis, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : romarin (Antakarana) , romarin (French) , rosemary (English)
Sabicea diversifolia Pers.
Official name : Sabicea diversifolia Pers.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(046), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(104) colic, infusion of Sabicea diversifolia, VO.
H(046) measles, bath in decoction of leaves
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : seva (Antakarana) , sefa, sevalana, voantseva, voaseva (Malgache) , sabice (French)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(108), H(128x)
Recipes : H(108) influenza, uice obtained by pressing the red stems of Saccharum officinarum is applied in the nose after influenza
H(128x) prostate problems, decoction of root of Clitoria lasciva + stems of red sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum, VO.
H(095) food, production of sugar and rum
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fary (Antakarana) , farimanga, fia-pary, fisika (Malgache) , canne à sucre (French) , sugarcan (English)
Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) earache instillation of juice of leaves of Sansevieria hyacinthoides
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sodifafagnavazaha (Antakarana) , langue de belle mère (French) , bowstring hemp, mother’s in law tongue (English)
Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra (Sond.) Kokwaro
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra (Sond.) Kokwaro
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of Sclerocarya birrea, but not recommended for pregnant women
H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery decoction young leaves, VO. twice daily a teaspoon for children and a tablespoon for adults
H(014) ringworm, decoction to wash the head
H(095) food, fruit is used to make an alcoholic drink.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sakoady (Antakarana) , marula, prunier d’afrique (French) , cat thorn, jelly plum, marula (English)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, juice of fresh leaves of Scoparia dulcis in local application
H(004) wounds, H(014) eczema, H(014) mycoses, H(014) ringworm, H(014) scabies, poultices of paste of pounded leaves + hich is sometimes added salt in local application
H(006) constipation, decoction of leaves of Scoparia dulcis which are purgative
H(068) vermifuge, seeds , RNS.
H(082) asthma, H(037) bronchitis, decoction of flowers
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : famafantsambo (Antakarana) , famafa, hazomamosarikasy, jamala kok, jamalanjirika, tsianjiajia (Malgache) , balais doux, thé doux (French) , sweet broom weed (English)
Senna fistula L.
Official name : Senna fistula L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(093), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(091) antihistamine, H(113) pain of kidneys, H(201) prevention spell effects, decoction of bark of Senna fistula , VO.
H(093) anti-poison, it quickly consumes the decoction to drain the poison. Its taste is very bitter
H(104) stomach aches, one tablespoon of the decoction of Senna fistula is given to infants once a day
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sambaravatsy, (Antakarana) , casse, douche d’or, faux séné, faux caroubier (French) , golden shower tree (English)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(013), H(091)
Recipes : H(013) boils to ripen and bring out the pus, fresh pounded leaves of Sida acuta with broken rice, poultice.
H(091) fatigue, decoction of leaves Sida acuta, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sandahory (Antakarana) , tsindahoro (Malgache) , balais-midi, balais-onze-heure, herbe dure (French) , broom weed, common wireweed (English)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(091), H(167z), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds. fresh leaves of Sida rhombifolia are wrinkled and applied in poultice
H(013) boils to ripen and bring out the pus, fresh pounded leaves with broken rice, poultice.
H(091) fatigue, decoction of stems and leaves of Sida rhombifolia, VO.
H(167z) psychotropic effects, all parts of the plant (fruits, seeds, leaves ...) are dried then crushed. The powder is smoke
H(201) The plant appears with a magical connotation, they put it in the pocket to avoid being disput
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sandahory (Antakarana) , kasindahorina, kinsindohora, kitsindaloro, sandroky, sindahorona, tsimaitofangady, tsimatipangady, tsindahoro, tsindahory (Malgache)
Sida urens L.
Official name : Sida urens L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(033)
Recipes : H(033) facilitate the conception, H(091) fatigue. decoction stems with leaves of Sida urens, VO. one glass 2X/day
H(003) hematomas, decoction, leaves of Sida urens + leaves of Tamarindus indica (madiro), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sarinampsy (antakarana) , satrikoefamaratra (malgache)
Sigesbeckia orientalis L.
Official name : Sigesbeckia orientalis L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches (adults and chideren), decoction of the whole plant of Sigesbeckia orientalis, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : guérit-vite (Antakarana) , ditinangatra, mandalodiaraikitra, satrikoazamaratra, tsivadihana (Malgache) , colle-colle, guérit-vite, herbe divine, herbe grasse (French)
Simmondsia chinensis (Link) C.K. Schneid.
Official name : Simmondsia chinensis (Link) C.K. Schneid.
Family : Simmondsiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, decoction of leaves of Simmondsia chinensis , VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lamonty (Antakarana) jojoba (French) , jojoba (English)
Smilax anceps Willd.
Official name : Smilax anceps Willd.
Family : Smilacaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(124), H(197)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerated wounds, decoction stems, RNS.
H(018) migraine, H(124) nosebleeds, the dough rubbing the stem on a stone is mixed with the juice of lemon , RNS.
H(197) The root rubbed against a stone and then diluted in water to make a paste wich is applied every morning on the babies fontanelle. The treatment is carried out from the age of four months for a period ranging from one week to one month. The diagnosis is established from H(051) fever and H(108) cold that accompany the pain.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : roidambo, vahinavetro (Antakarana) , avaotra, fandrykibodisy, havaotra, roidambo (Malgache) , croc de chien, salsepareille du pays, squine (French)
Solanum americanum Mill.
Official name : Solanum americanum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(095)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, H(014) mycoses , spots of affected skin of Pityriasis versicolor, decoction of leaves of Solanum americanum of Emilia humifusa (siasia) first VO. , then poultice of pounded leaves This poultice of leaves can be rubbed directly on the skin that will be colored green.
H(095) food, leaves are consumed and used in the composition of romazava ( stew with bredes mafane)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnamamy, agnatsindra (Antakarana) , anamafaitra, anamany, amelo (Malgache) , morelle noire (French) , black nightshade (English)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds. place the leaves of Emilia humifusa inside of the leaves of banana tree, heat the mixture until it is dark and wet in local application, sometimes combines with leaves of Solanum nigrum (agnamamy), poultices.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnamamy
Solanum torvum Sw.
Official name : Solanum torvum Sw.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, paste consisting of fruits of Solanum torvum cut and heated in local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : babônga (Antakarana) , devil’s fig, prickly nightshade, turkey berry, wild eggplant (English)
Solanum tuberosum L.
Official name : Solanum tuberosum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, a mashed potato and diluted in warm water of, VO.
H(111) burns, potato slices (Solanum tuberosum) in local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : pômidetaira (Antakarana) , kambo, ovimbazaha, ovivory (Malgache) , pomme de terre (French) , potato (English)
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : H(027), H(126)
Recipes : H(027) risk of miscarriage, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Sorghum bicolor of Bidens pilosa (villebagae), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bakaka, fataka (Antakarana) , bakaka (Malgache) , blé de Guinée, gros mil, sorgho cultivé (French) , commun sorghum, sorghum (English)
Sorindeia madagascariensis Thouars ex DC.
Official name : Sorindeia madagascariensis Thouars ex DC.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds , H(014) dermatosis which are the consequences of non-compliance about a taboo, pste from crushed stems and leaves in local application
H(126) liver care, decoction of the inner part of Sorindeia madagascariensis
- H(126) liver disorders caused by H(171) diabetes, decoction of the inner part of Sorindeia madagascariensis associate of ribs of Ravenala madagascariensis (ravinala)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sondririgny (Antakarana) , tsirond (Malgache)
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Vahl
Official name : Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Vahl
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091), H(112x), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, juice of fresh leaves of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis in local application
H(091) children growing deficit., decoction of the whole plant of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis, VO. from the age of one month
H(112x) contraceptive women VO. decoction before or after sex, one-half cup morning and evening.
H(171) diabetes, menstrual pains, ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sadany (Antakarana) , ananomby, feboha, hohimboalavo, tonga (Malgache) , herbe queue de rat (French) , blue porterweed, Jamaica vervain (English)
Sticherus flagellaris (Bory ex Willd.) Ching
Official name : Sticherus flagellaris (Bory ex Willd.) Ching
Family : Gleicheniaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) painful periods, decoction of stems and leaves of Sticherus flagellaris, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsetsikarafa (Antakarana)
Strychnos madagascariensis Poir.
Official name : Strychnos madagascariensis Poir.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) menstrual pains, decoction of leaves of Strychnos madagascariensis
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vakakohagna (Antakarana) , ampenina, bakanko, hampeni (Malgache)
Strychnos myrtoides Gilg & Busse
Official name : Strychnos myrtoides Gilg & Busse
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(093)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(068) vermifuge, decoction , VO..
H(093) the plant is considered as antidote poisoning during "big" meal. Prevention, the dough Crushed of fresh leaves of Pittosporum ochrosiifolium is applied to the temples. The decoction of leaves is drunk after the meal if there is a "poisoning".
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : retendriky (Antakarana) , marovely, ratendrika (Malgache)
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(095), H(104), H(171), H(198), H(202)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, decoction stems of Strychnos spinosa, to wash
H(004) wounds, paste formed by the crushed stalks, poultices
H(014) scabies, H(198) allopathy, decoction of leaves , local application
H(095) food le fruit mûr est consommé.
H(104) stomach aches, H(171) diabetes (voie interne) decoction of leaves
H(202) taches et boutons du visage et sert égalemen of produit of beauté, pâte du péricarpe des fruits, local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mokotra (Antakarana) , borovy, mokotry, voa-mokotra, voampena, voavontaka, vontaka (Malgache)
Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels
Official name : Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of seeds of Syzygium cumini, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : rôtro (Antakarana) , robazaha, rotra, rotrambazaha, rotravazaha, varotra (Malgache), faux pistachier, jamblon, jamélongue, jamelonguier, prune de java (French), • anglais : black plum, jambolan, purple plum
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(051), H(095), H(126), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(003) hematomas, decoction, leaves of Sida urens + leaves of Tamarindus indica (madiro), VO.
H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach aches, H(126) jaundice, decoction
H(095) food, fruit is eaten and used to make a drink known for its laxative effects
H(126) jaundice, H(151) hypotensive, decoction of leaves of Tamarindus indica et le juice du tamarin, VO.
H(171) diabetes, long decoction a handful of bark of Tamarindus indica in one liter of water. Alternate with clove of Phaseolus vulgaris et 1 clove of Arachis hypogaea
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : madiro (Antakarana) , dilo, diro, fampivalanana, kily, madilo, monte, voamadilo (Malgache) , tamarinier, (French) , tamarind (English)
Terminalia catappa L.
Official name : Terminalia catappa L.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches. decoction of green leaves of Terminalia catappa, VO..
H(104) colic, H(091) asthenia and H(091) muscle fatigue, in the their beginning of the painful periods , decoction of yellow leaves that have already fallen
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : antafa, badany (Antakarana) , antafana, atafa (Malgache) , amandier, badamier (French) , bengal almond, Singapore almond (English)
Terminalia mantaly H.Perrier
Official name : Terminalia mantaly H.Perrier
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) oral candidiasis and digestive (kady), long decoction of barks of Terminalia mantaly is applied in the baby mouths
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mantaly (Antakarana) , mantaliala, talio, taly (Malgache)
Tetracera madagascariensis Willd. ex Schltd
Official name : Tetracera madagascariensis Willd. ex Schltd
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(038), H(051), H(082), H(113), H(118)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, a few drops of fresh juice ,of stems of Tetracera madagascariensis, instilled in the eye
H(038) gynecological conditions, H(051) fevers, H(051) paludism, H(082) asthma, H(113) for "washing" the kidneys, decoction of leaves of Tetracera madagascariensis, VO. and also promotes growth in children from the sixth month and relieves of fatigue
H(118) sore throat, , decoction stems, gargled
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahimaràgna, vahimasako (Antakarana) , laingomantatsimo, vahimarana (Malgache)
Tetracera rutenbergii Buchenau
Official name : Tetracera rutenbergii Buchenau
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(113) maladies des kidneys et pour ” redonner du sang ” decoction of leaves and stems of Tetracera rutenbergii VO., half a cup per day for three days
H(126) jaundice and gastralgias, decoction of leaves and stems of Tetracera rutenbergii VO., one cup a day for three days
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahitaimbotriky (Antakarana) , vahitamboho (Malgache)
Thymus vulgaris L.
Official name : Thymus vulgaris L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135) digestive disorders, infusion of Thymus vulgaris, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : thym (Antakarana) , thym (French) , thyme (English)
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, crumpled leaves of Tithonia diversifolia in addition to treatment with leaves of Ricinus communis in local application + baths with decoction of leaves
H(051) fevers, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(104) stomach aches, infusion is of short duration (one minute), with leaves of Tithonia diversifolia (one leaf for children, three or four for adults) in half a glass of boiling water.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : dokoterahely (Antakarana) , fleur fête-des-mères, tournesol mexicain (French) , mexican sunflower, tree marigold (English)
Tragia furialis Bojer
Official name : Tragia furialis Bojer
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(013), H(020), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic..decoction of leaves of Tragia furialis, VO.
H(013) boils, juice of fresh leaves in local application
H(020) bites of spiders, decoction of the whole plant is inhaled
H(109) back pain H(113) kidneys, poultice of crumpled leaves
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : ampsy (Antakarana) , agilahy, magnovasy, takilodambo (Malgache)
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(003), H(027y), H(124)
Recipes : H(003) hematomas or H(124) hemorrhage after accident, decoction, local application
H(027y) after childbirth, decoction of leaves of Trema orientalis to clean the matrix by removing the clotted blood.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : andrarezo, angezoko (Antakarana) , andrareza, angesoka, tsilaibaratra, vakoka (Malgache) , andrèze, bois d’Andrèze (French) , nettle tree, pigeon wood (English)
Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm.) R. Br.
Official name : Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm.) R. Br.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Boraginella zeylanica O. Kuntze , Boraginoides zeylanica Hiern , Borago zeylanica Burm.
Symptoms : H(004), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(104) scabies, poultice of fresh leaves of Trichodesma zeylanicum
H(091) fatigue, body aches. decoction of old leaves of Trichodesma zeylanicum , VO. in position of the tailor.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lelanaomby (Antakarana) , bourrache sauvage, gingeli bâtard, herbe cypaye, herbe tourterelle(French) , indian hound’s-tongue (English)
Tridax procumbens L.
Official name : Tridax procumbens L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Tridax procumbensare crushed, poultices
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : gnamalaobe (Antakarana) , angamay (Malgache) , herbe caille • français, coat buttons, tridax daisy : (English)
Tristemma mauritianum J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Tristemma mauritianum J.F.Gmel.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(027y), H(076), H(095)
Recipes : H(027) prevent miscarriage, decoction of the whole plant with root of Tristemma mauritianum, VO.
H(027y) washing female belly decoction of the plant of Tristemma mauritianum with roots of Piper umbellatum for external use
H(076) mouth candidiasis and digestive in babies (kady), child's mouth is rinsed with the juice obtained by expression of leaves This juice also can be swallowed by children
H(095) the bas is edible
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahitrôtroko (Antakarana) , tsikotrokotrodahy, voatrotroka (Malgache)
Turraea sericea Sm.
Official name : Turraea sericea Sm.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) fevers et H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Turraea sericea or infusion of bark scrapings, VO.
H(091) male fatigue? impotence?, decoction , VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fagnazavabe (Antakarana) , fanagabe, fanfara, lafara (Malgache)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(008) + H(104), H(014), H(082)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of the stem and of roots of Urena lobata, VO.
H(008) + H(104) bowel and bladder inflammations, decoction of leaves, poultice
H(014) diseases of the skin, leaves et roots are emollient and used in baths or poultices.
H(082) respiratory diseases, flowers mucilaginous and pectoral in infusion
H(203) les fibres textiles sont employées pour la construction des toits.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : pâka (Antakarana) ,paka, kiriza, sikilenjo, tsikilenza (Malgache) , guimauve pays, herbe panier à feuilles incisées, jute de Madagascar (French) , aramina (English)
Vernonia cephalophora Oliv.
Official name : Vernonia cephalophora Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, decoction of leaves of Vernonia cephalophora to wash the eyes
H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach aches, decoction of leaves , VO.
H(201) the plant is used in rituals of trombas (people with manifestations of possession)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsimifidy (Antakarana)
Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less.
Official name : Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(034)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, juice of crushed fresh leaves of Vernonia cinerea in local application
H(008) diarrhea, colic, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(034) heart disease manifested by shortness of breath to effort or at rest, une demi-tasse of la decoction of the whole plant of Vernonia cinerea avec la racine
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsiangadifady, tsiromanta (Antakarana) , ramitsiry (Malgache)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(051), H(156), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fevers, H(156) whooping cough, decoction of leaves of Waltheria indica, Can also be used in baths.
H(201) Waltheria indica enters rituals of trombas (people with manifestations of possession)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sandahorimavo, tsimatimpangady, tsindahorolahy, (Antakarana) , tsindiditsy (Malgache) , sleepy mornin (English)
Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz
Official name : Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence decoction of the plant of Woodfordia fruticosa, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lambohenjagna (Antakarana) , iratrika, lambohenza, lambohinjana (Malgache) , fire-flame bush (English)
Zanthoxylum madagascariense Baker
Official name : Zanthoxylum madagascariense Baker
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(171)
Recipes : H(091) fatigue, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of Zanthoxylum madagascariense, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fahavalonkazo, fahavolonjavo, tsianihimpôsa (Antakarana) , hazomiarotena, manongo (Malgache)
Zanthoxylum tsihanimposa H. Perrier
Official name : Zanthoxylum tsihanimposa H. Perrier
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of Zanthoxylum tsihanimposa .Drinking three times daily for 20 days.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : fahavalonkazo (Antakarana) , manongo, tsihanimpoza (Malgache)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(037) cough, decoction des stigmates of Zea mays
H(104) stomach aches, maceration of six leaves of Erythroxylum platyclados fallen to the groundac + beard of Zea mays
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsakotsako (Antakarana) , baby, katsaka, tsako (Malgache) , maïs (French) , corn, maize (English)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(208)
Recipes : H(037) cough , H(082) respiratory diseases, decoction of the rhizome of Zingiber officinale.On y ajoute parfois du juice of citron.
H(208) Le gingembre est largement employé comme condiment.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sakaitany (Antakarana) , sakamalao, sakarivo (Malgache) , gingembre (French) , ginger (English)
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) diarrhea, H(104) stomach aches, decoction Ziziphus mauritiana, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : lamontivazaha (Antakarana) , lamotifotsy, lamoty, mokonazo, voandamoty (Malgache) , jujubier (French) , chinese date, indian date, jujubee, red date (English)