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Reference : HP 2k

Author(s) : Pernet, R.
Title : Les plantes médicinales malgaches.Catalogue de nos connaissances chimiques et pharmaceutiques. Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar. Série B, Tome 8, 217 - 303, (1957)
Reference HP 2k has information about 44 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(172)
Recipes : H(001), from the liane seeds of Abrus precatorius, a lotion again conjonctivitis
H(172), upper parts with or without fruits (for the bara), infused, friction oedema
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamena, masonamboatotana, vahemboamena
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(001), H(007), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(082)
Recipes : H(001), H(007), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(082), leaves, RNS. -
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : sefo, fontana, vontana, za, zahabe, ringy, horingy, rainiala.
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(051)
Recipes : H(013), decoction (H2O) leaves, RNS.
H(001) with pus, roots decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(051), H(008), roots decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : fotsivony, tinimbo
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(018), H(161), H(173)
Recipes : H(008), wood and leaves in infusion, RNS.
H(013) , oil of the almond(kernel) and balm of the pod, RNS.
H(018), wood and leaves in infusion, RNS.
H(161), oil of the almond(kernel) and balm of the pod, RNS.
H(173), oil of the almond(kernel) and balm of the pod, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(068), H(100), H(112)
Recipes : H(068), H(100), green fruits boiled, RNS.
H(112), green fruits boiled + roots, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : nlananasy, voafandrana.
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(018), H(068), H(113), H(162), H(175), H(201)
Recipes : H(175) + H(162) , crushed leaves, cataplasm
H(201), nervous diseases, hysteria, ONS., RNS.
H(068), barks trunk and roots, RNS.
H(113) , ONS.L, RNS.
H(018), seeds very toxic, crushed, in cataplasm
H(068), fruits, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voandelaka
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(100), H(116)
Recipes : H(006) érnétocathartic, leaves, RNS.
H(116) emménagogues ,wood, maceration, RNS.
H(100) gono., wood, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsiafakomby, roinomhilahy, roimbazaha, roimemy
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201)powder from fruit again delirium tremens
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : pilipily, pilopilo, sakaibe, sakaifantsinahoko.
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(014), H(068), H(094), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(006), H(007),H(014) erysipelas, H(068) verm., H(094), H(100) gono., H(113), leaves and roots, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : inasontsokina, vallintsokina.
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014), latex of Carica papaya, RNS.
H(068, 2), latex or seeds of Carica., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : papay, mapaza.
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(112), H(139)
Recipes : H(051), H(091), H(112), H(139), roots, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voakandrina et fatsinako
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(007), H(113)
Recipes : H(007),H(013) , H(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(051), H(082), H(102)
Recipes : H(051), ONS., RNS.
H(102), seeds, leaves, RNS.
H(007), seeds, RNS.
H(006), leaves, RNS.
H(082), grilled seeds, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : hemaimbo, kintsakintsana, saringoaza, voanembanalika, voantsiraokonangatra, rnanakontsovoka, tsorokanangatra, vonjary,
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), leaves, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : i ntohatsara.
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(018), H(051), leaves, fruit, face lotion
H(006), flowers, RNS.
H(008), powder from roots and gum from trunk, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : moraingy, pamba,landihazobe
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(045), H(051), H(068), H(112)
Recipes : H(068), small intestinal worms, , whole plant, RNS.
H(045), H(051), H(112), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : akatasavola, taimborontsiloza, tetrolokolona.
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(051), H(091), H(115), H(116), H(179)
Recipes : H(007), H(051), H(115), H(179), roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(006), H(091), H(116), roots, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : hamafana, vahifotsy, voriravina, voaravina, vahimboalavo.
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(166)
Recipes : H(166), leaves infusion as anti-spasm, , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voasary
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(013), H(100), H(124)
Recipes : H(013) + H(100), The grind tubers are used against phlegmons and syphilitic ulcers
H(124) internal, juice of petiole RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : horirika, saonja, tazo.
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(051), H(102), H(126)
Recipes : H(126) icterus, ONS., decoction (H2O), RNS.
(H(051) + H(102) + H(015) bilious haematiric fever) + H(007) diuretic, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voatavo,voatavohoka