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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 he 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
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006), H(068)taenia, seeds, RNS.
in Maurice island,H(014) erysipelas, ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : babaka, tavo, tsirebika, voatombazaha
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(082), H(113)
Recipes : H(082), flowers , H(113), leaves, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : ramiary, maimbobe, ki nanokoho, voandramiary.
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(082)
Recipes : H(018), antinevralgic, RNS.
H(082), antiasthmatic, RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Official name : Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Elephantopus scaber L.
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(068), H(088), H(100), H(104), H(125)
Recipes : H(007), H(051), H(068), H(088), H(100) blen., H(125), roots, decoctions (H2O), RNS.
H(104), leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tombakornbako
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(001), H(008), H(037), H(076), H(082), H(100)
Recipes : H(001), H(008),H(037), H(076)aphtae, H(082), H(100) blen., ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : aidinono , Euphorbe Jean Robert
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), pounded leaves, juice as coagulant with latex
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : divay, voamahomhazaha.
Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Official name : Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(116)
Recipes : H(037), H(068), infusion ONS, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : sangasanga, afolana, rombatsahona
Indigofera tinctoria L.
Official name : Indigofera tinctoria L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Indigofera bergii Vatke
Symptoms : H(006), H(166)
Recipes : H(006), H(166), ONS. of Indigofera tinctoria , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : oika, engitra, tapitsakondry.
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(006), H(013), H(014), H(051), H(055), H(085), H(094), H(100), H(113), H(124), H(195)
Recipes : H(002), leaves, cataplasm
H(006), seeds as purgative, but this usage remains dangerous - -- H(006) purgalive and H(055) vomitive, roots, RNS.
H(013) abscess and boils, leaves in cataplasms
H(014) dermatosis, herpes, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(113) rhumatism, the oil is used in ointment - -- H(051) paludism, leaves, bath
H(085)diphtheria pharyngitis, the fresh latex - - H(100) leaves, lotions
H(124) + H(004), the fresh latex is applied to wounds as haemostatic, its action purely mechanical is due to the coagulation
H(195),the oil is used in friction on the belly against dropis
leaves soaked with some rum against the baldness
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kinampotsy, tanantanampots, oanongo
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(095)
Recipes : H(006), roots, decoction in enema
H(037), buds in tea
H(095), fruits are edible
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voambahy, voatavominta.
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), ONS. RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : rafy, voarafy, asaboratsy.
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(014), H(018), H(051), H(068), H(094), H(113), H(124)
Recipes : H(007), leaves, RNS.
H(014) itch, tronc resin, frictionH(018), fruits, VO.H(051), fruits, VO, leaves, RNS.
H(068), seeds, RNS.
H(094), young barks, RNS.
H(113) rheumatism, young barks, RNS.
H(124), fruits, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(037), H(051), H(093), H(111)
Recipes : H(001).H(013), H(111), the flour is used in maturatif on ulcers and boils, in cataplasm on ulcers and burns: the latex is used in instillation against conjunctivites
H(008) diarrhea and dysentery, roots dried and roasted to eliminate the cyanhydric acid , RNS. - --H(013) , H(111), fresh root against burns and lichen - --H(037), roots, steam bath against pneumonia
H(051) paludism, roots in infusiun
H(093), leaves, in antidote of roots, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kajaha, tsiveritelo, vihazo, vomangahazo mangahazo, amhazaha, mahogo,
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(018), H(045), H(053), H(077), H(091), H(135), H(166)
Recipes : H(006), H(008), H(045), H(077), H(091), H(135)H(166), ONS., RNS.
H(018), H(053), leaves infusion, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : romba
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(109), H(112), H(137)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastro-intestinal pains, decoction (H2O) of leaves
H(112), infusion or decoction (H2O) of leaves
- H(109), H(137), fresh leaves on lumbago etc.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : varimarinhanja.
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(112), H(139)
Recipes : H(139), fruits aphrodisiac
H(112), leaves, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Official name : Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037), H(082), ONS., infusion, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : rimorimo
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(088)
Recipes : H(008), H(068), H(088), leaves, fruits, RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Roupellina boivini (Baillon) Pichon
Official name : Roupellina boivini (Baillon) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(004), H(051), ONS., VO. or application
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kabokala, lalondona,
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), leaves infusion , RNS. (in the land of the Sihanaka)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : famafatsambo, jamalamprika, tsinjiajia.
Sida cordifolia L.
Official name : Sida cordifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(034)
Recipes : H(007), H(034), ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kisindahorina, tsindahoro.
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(094), H(104), H(126), H(156)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104),H(013) vulve, H(094), H(126), H(156), ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : anamamy, anamafaitra, anatsatra
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(082), H(091), H(103), H(135)
Recipes : H(007), H(082), H(091)scurvy, H(103), H(135), ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : anamaIaho, kimotodoha, brède mafana
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(104), seeds and leaves as cataplasm
H(037), flowers in tea
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kiriza, kirijy, kisilenja, paka, pamapaho, sikilenjo, tsikilenza, tsikilanga.