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Reference : HS 42

Author(s) : Suroowan,S., M. F. Mahomoodally
Title : A comparative ethnopharmacological analysis of traditional medicine used against respiratory tractdiseases in Mauritius Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 61–80, (2016)
Reference HS 42 has information about 58 plants :
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 19) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold:, H(108) flu, H(155) tonsilitis:, cush the bulb of Allium cepa, VO. Until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems:, Crush the bulb, squeeze it to remove the juice with the addition of honey. Administer once orally daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) nose infection, prepare a hot water infusion by crushing 1 bulb in 1 l of water, cover the head with a towel holding the preparation beneath and inhale once daily. Repeat frequent times until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : zoiyuon (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), onion (Common English Name)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 24) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) sinusitis, prepare a decoction of 2 bulbs of Allium sativum and 1 in.length crushed rhizome of Zingiber officinale in 1l of water. Administer 3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu, crush 1 bulb with around 1quarter inch of Zingiber officinale rhizome in aglass of milk. Administer once or all daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma, H(037) bronchitis, H(037) chest problems, an infusion of 2 bulbs is prepared in 1 cup of hot water to which sugaris added. Administer twice orally daily for 3–5 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, make a chain from 2 bulbs and tie it around the neck just before bedtime for 1single day
H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Heat 2 cloves of Allium sativum and 2 flowers of Moringa oleifera in sun flower oil. A tea spoon of the oil is poured in to each ears. Administer once a week until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix half a tea spoon of powdered Curcuma longa and half clove of Allium sativum in milk. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : aile (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), garlic (Common English Name)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as:H(097y) mucous discharge, Cut of fthe skin of Aloe vera and eat the jelly like substance inside. Administered once orally daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : Aloe vera (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), Aloe vera (Common English Name)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, extract the juice of one fruit of Ananas comosus, VO. As needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : zanana (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), pineapple (Common English Name)
Ayapana triplinervis (M.Vahl) R.King & H.Robinson
Official name : Ayapana triplinervis (M.Vahl) R.King & H.Robinson
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 7) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu, prepare a decoction of 5–6 leaves of Ayapana triplinervis in half litre of water. Administer 1 cup orally 3 times daily for 3–5 days flowers in half a litre of water. Administer twice orally daily for 3 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ayapana (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), water hemp (Common English Name)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma H(037) chest problems, H(037) bronchitis. Prepare a decoction of a shoot of the plant Bidens pilosa containing approximately 3–5 flowers in half a litre of water. Administer twice orally daily for 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : lavillebague (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), cobbler's peg (Common English Name)
Brugmansia suaveolens (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Bercht. & J. Pres
Official name : Brugmansia suaveolens (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Bercht. & J. Pres
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma. Collect the flowers. Dry them in sunglight. Prepare cigarettes from the dried flowers.Inhale as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : fleur trompette (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri)
Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Official name : Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Family : Theaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 17) respiratory tract diseases as:H(108) sinusitis, H(108) cold, H(037) cough, H(108) flu. Prepare a decoction by crushing 1in. of Zinziber officinale in 1 l of water followed by 2 table spoon powdered Camellia sinensis leaves are infused and the juice of half of Citrus x limonia is squeezed in the preparation. The final preparation is sweetened by adding honey according to taste. Administer 1 cup 3 time daily for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold. Infuse a small amount of powdered Camellia sinensis to which the extracted juice of half a Citrus xlimonia is poured followed by 1 tablespoon of honey. Taken 3 times daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. 1in.length of the rhizome of Curcuma longa is crushed and boiled with Camellia sinensis. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as:H(037) cough. A half inch length rhizome of Zingiber officinale is crushed and boiled with 1 table spoon of Camellia sinensis in half liter of water. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : di the (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), tea (Common English Name)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, , H(108) flu. Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Senna occidentalis. Administer 1/2 cup orally 2-3 times for 2-3 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : casse puante (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), coffee senna (Common English Name)
Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl
Official name : Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J. Presl
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 7) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) flu, H(108) nose infection. Crush 1stack of Cinnamomum camphora in 100ml of methanol. Mix by shaking. Inhale frequently to decongest the nose.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : camphre (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), camphor (Common English Name)
Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume
Official name : Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 9) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(108) cold. Prepare a decoction of 2–3 barks of Cinnamomum zeylanicums in 1 l of water. Administer 1cup orally 2–3 times daily.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : canelle/ (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), cinnamon (Common English Name)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 8) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(097y) mucous discharge. 1 Raw fruit is consumed orally with salt chilli paste for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(097y) mucous discharge. Prepare a decoction of 8 leaves in 1 l of water. Administer once orally daily for 2 weeks.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Toddalia asiatica to which the rhizome of Cymbopogon citratus and the juice of Citrus xaurantium is also added. Sugar is then added.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bigarade (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), seville orange (Common English Name)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 7) respiratory tract diseases as: H(097y) mucous discharge. Peel off 1fruit of Citrus sinensis. Crush the peel and add honey. Administer orally as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : zoranze (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), orange (Common English Name)
Citrus ×limonia (L.) Osbeck
Official name : Citrus ×limonia (L.) Osbeck
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 48) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold. Infuse a small amount of powdered Camellia sinensis to which the extracted juice of half a Citrus xlimonia is poured followed by 1 tablespoon of honey. Taken 3 times daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold. Extract juice from fruit of Citrus xlimonia ,followed by addition of small amount of honey and ghee (clarified butter). Administer 1 table spoon once daily a night.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(082) respiratory disorders. Prepare a decoction of a leave and root of Cymbopogon citratus and a small amount of Zingiber officinale and Citrus xlimonia juice. Administer VO. 1 table spoon twice daily
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction of a few leaves of Thymus vulgaris with one quarter inch Zingiber officinale in 1/4 glass of water. Add a few drops of Citrus xlimonia juice when warm.Administer once orally daily a tnight for 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : limon (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), lemon (Common English Name)
Claoxylon glandulosum Boivin ex Baill.
Official name : Claoxylon glandulosum Boivin ex Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 5) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) sinusitis, prepare a decoction of the leaves of Claoxylon glandulosum Administer once orally daily for 5 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bois d'oiseau (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 17) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare an infusion of a tea spoon of Coffea arabica in 1 cup of water followed by 50 ml of ethanol. Administer once orally daily ust before bed time for 5 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : café (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), coffe(Common English Name)
Coptis chinensis Franch.
Official name : Coptis chinensis Franch.
Family : Ranumculaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma. Prepare a hot water infusion of herbs of Coptis chinensis .Administer 1cup 2–3 times orally daily or 2–3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : huang lian (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), huang lian (Common English Name)
Cucurbita galeottii Cogn.
Official name : Cucurbita galeottii Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 4) respiratory tract diseases as: H(097y) mucous discharge, prepare a decoction of 6 seeds of Cucurbita galeottii in 1 cup of water.Administer 1cup twice orally daily for 2–3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : margoz (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), bitter gourd(Common English Name)
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Juice from crushed leaves of Piper betle and 1 in.length of Curcuma longa squeezed in a cloth. Mix 1 table spoon of honey and 1 table spoon of "gee" and the extracted juices a rusted nail is then heated and dipped and removed instantaneously from the preparation. Administer once orally daily in the fasting state for 3 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 54) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix a tea spoon of rhizome of Curcuma longa in a cup of milk. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix half a tea spoon of powdered Curcuma longa and half clove of Allium sativum in milk. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Crush a 2 in.length rhizome of Curcuma longa, extract the juice and boil in a cup of milk to which sugar is added.. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. 1in.length of the rhizome of Curcuma longa is crushed and boiled with Camellia sinensis. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : safron (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), turmeric (Common English Name)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 38) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(082) respiratory disorders. Prepare a decoction of a leave and root of Cymbopogon citratus and a small amount of Zingiber officinale and Citrus xlimonia juice. Administer VO. 1 table spoon twice daily
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction of the rhizome of Cymbopogon citratus to which ethanol mainly “Eau de vie” is added to the preparation.Administer once orally just before bes time for 3-5 days
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of 5–6 leaves Cymbopogon citratus and one inch length rhizome of Zingiber officinale is added in 1 l of water.Administer 1cup 3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu Prepare a decoction of the 5–6 leaves is prepared and 1cup. Administer 2–3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Toddalia asiatica to which the rhizome of Cymbopogon citratus and the juice of Citrus xaurantium is also added. Sugar is then added.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : citronelle (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), lemon gras (Common English Name)
Cynara scolymus L.
Official name : Cynara scolymus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 9) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Prepare an infusion by soaking a few leaves of Cynara scolymus in water fo 24h. Administer half cup orally 2–3 times daily for 2–3 days until symptoms disappear
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : artichaut (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), artichoke (Common English Name)
Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton
Official name : Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, Crush a mixture of half inch length rhizome Zingiber officinale 4 fruits of Syzygium aromaticum, 4 fruits of Elettaria cardamomum and 4 leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum. In 2 l of water. Administer 1glas once orally daily just before bedtime.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ephedra sinica Stapf
Official name : Ephedra sinica Stapf
Family : Ephedraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma, H(037) bronchitis, prepare a decoction of 3 stems of Ephedra sinica in 1 cup of water. Administer 1cup 2–3 times orally daily for 2–3 days and also as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ephedra (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), ephedra (Common English Name)
Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Official name : Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 6) respiratory tract diseases as: H(118) sore throat, H(108) cold, H(108) flu, H(118) throat infection. Prepare a hot wate rinfusion of 5 leaves of Eriobotrya japonica in 1 lof water. Administer 1 cup 2–3 times orally daily for 2–3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, Ea t4–5 raw fruits. Administer as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bibasse (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), loquat (Common English Name)
Eucalyptus robusta Sm.
Official name : Eucalyptus robusta Sm.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) sinusitis, H(108) nose infection, H(037) bronchitis). Prepare a hot water infusion of 3-4 leaves of Eucalyptus robusta? Cover the patient's head with a towel and inhales the vapours from the infusion just before bedtime.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ecalyptis (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), eucalyptus (Common English Name)
Ginkgo biloba L.
Official name : Ginkgo biloba L.
Family : Ginkgoaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: (lnfluenza). Prepare a hot water infusion of leaves of Ginkgo biloba .Cover the head with a towel holding the preparation beneath. Inhale the vapours coming out. Administer as needed
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ginkgo biloba (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), ginkgo biloba (Common English Name)
Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
Official name : Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 9) respiratory tract diseases as: H(118) sore throat, (lung infections). Prepare a hot water infusion of roots of Glycyrrhiza glabra .Administer once orally daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : licorice (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), licorice (Common English Name)
Linum usitatissimum L.
Official name : Linum usitatissimum L.
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Prepare an infusion of the seeds of Linum usitatissimum by soaking them in water for 24h. Pour the infusion in a bottle. Administer orally in small portions throughout the day until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : grain de lin (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), flaxseed (Common English Name)
Lonicera japonica Thunb.
Official name : Lonicera japonica Thunb.
Family : Caprifoliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, prepare a hot water infusion using 1 flower of Lonicera japonica for 1 cup of water. Administer 1 cup 2–3 times orally daily for 2–3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : chèvrefeuille (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), honeysuckle (Common English Name)
Mentha piperata L.
Official name : Mentha piperata L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 16) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma, H(082) respiratory disorders, H(037) chest problems. Prepare an infusion of leaves of Mentha piperita and Nasturtium officinale or extract the juice using a cloth. Administered until symptoms disappear.
H(082, 16) respiratory tract diseases as: H(118) sore hroat, H(118) throat infection. Boil the leaves of Mentha piperita in water and 1 cup of the preparation is administered once orally daily for 2–3 days.
H(082, 13) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Ocimum basilicum addition of a few Mentha piperita leaves in 500ml of water. Administer 1cup orally 2 times daily for one week
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : la menthe (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri) peppermint (Common English Name)
Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi
Official name : Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 7) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(082) respiratory disorders, H(037) chest problems. Make a chain with the seeds of Millettia pinnata and tie it around the neck
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : coqueluche (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), indian beech (Common English Name)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu, rub a few leaves of Momordica charantia under each arm pit once daily for a single day. Administer topically as required.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : giraumon (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), pumpkin (Common English Name)
Morinda citrifolia L.
Official name : Morinda citrifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Morinda chrysorhiza DC.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 13) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) sinusitis. Crush the fruit of Morinda citrifolia in a blender and administer 5 ml of the juice orally once daily.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Warm the leaves and rub some mustard oil on them. Put the leaves on the scalp and leave it for one hour. Administer topically as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : noni (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), noni (Common English Name)
Morinda citrifolia L.
Official name : Morinda citrifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Morinda chrysorhiza DC.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 4) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Prepare a poultice by warming the leaves of Morinda citrifolia onto which Sinapis alba oil is rubbed. The leaves are then stuck on to the scalp. Administer topically as eeded.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Heat 2 cloves of Allium sativum and 2 flowers of Moringa oleifera in sun flower oil. A tea spoon of the oil is poured in to each ears. Administer once a week until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : mouroungue (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), drumstick tree (Common English Name)
Morus alba L.
Official name : Morus alba L.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(037) cough,. Eat 6–8 fruits raw of Morus alba. Administer as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : myrte (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), mulberry (Common English Name)
Myroxylon balsamum (L.) Harms
Official name : Myroxylon balsamum (L.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 29) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Myroxylon balsamum and add honey. Administer 1 cup orally once daily until symptom disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : baume du Perou (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), balsam of Peru (Common English Name)
Nasturtium officinale R.Br.
Official name : Nasturtium officinale R.Br.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 7) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(082) asthma, (bronchial problems), Extract the juice by crushing the whole plant of Nasturtium officinale. Administer once orally daily for 1 week with the addition of 1 table spoon of honey until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : cresson (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), watercress (Common English Name)
Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
Official name : Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
Family : Nelumbonaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, Prepare a decoction of 1 leaf of Nelumbo nucifera in 1 l H2O. Administer 1 cup 2–3 times orally daily for 2–3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : lotus (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), lotus (Common English Name)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 13) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Ocimum basilicum addition of a few Mentha piperita leaves in 500ml of water. Administer 1cup orally 2 times daily for one week
H(082, 13) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) bronchitis. Consume 2–3 leaves raw of Ocimum basilicum. Administer orally as required.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : basil (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), basil (Common English Name)
Ocimum tenuiflorum L.
Official name : Ocimum tenuiflorum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 9) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction with the 6-8 leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum in 1 cup of water. Administer 1/3 cup orally until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, Crush a mixture of half inch length rhizome Zingiber officinale 4 fruits of Syzygium aromaticum, 4 fruits of Elettaria cardamomum and 4 leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum. In 2 l of water. Administer 1glas once orally daily just before bedtime.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : tuls (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), tuls (Common English Name)
Orthosiphon aristatus (Blume) Miq.
Official name : Orthosiphon aristatus (Blume) Miq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 23) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma, H(082) respiratory disorders). Prepare a decoction with few leaves of Orthosiphon aristatus in a litre of water. Pour the resultant fluid in a bottle. Administer in small portions orally throughout the day as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : autochiffon (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), cat's whiskers (Common English Name)
Paederia foetida L.
Official name : Paederia foetida L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 4) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) sinusitis. Prepare a decoction of 4 leaves of Paederia foetida 1 glass of water. Administer once orally dailyfor 7 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : liane caca (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), skunkvine (Common English Name)
Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer (not registered in African data base)
Official name : Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer (not registered in African data base)
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(156) whooping cough, prepare a decoction of the root of Panax ginseng. Administer 3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ginseng (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), ginseng (Common English Name)
Piper betle L.
Official name : Piper betle L.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 31) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Juice from crushed leaves of Piper betle and 1 in.length of Curcuma longa squeezed in a cloth. Mix 1 table spoon of honey and 1 table spoon of "gee" (clarified butter) and the extracted juices a rusted nail is then heated and dipped and removed instantaneously from the preparation. Administer once orally daily in the fasting state for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma, H(082) respiratory disorders. Cover the chest of an infant patient with the leaves that have been warmed and oiled. Repeat this procedure for 3 days
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold. Crush the leaves and add honey and butter. Administer 2 times orally daily for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma, H(037) bronchitis, H(082) respiratory disorders. Chew 1 raw leaf 3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(118) sore throat, H(118) throat infection, H(037) cough. Squeeze the hot leaves to extract the juice. Add honey and "ghee". Administer 1 table spoon orally daily just before bed time for 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : betel (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), betel (Common English Name)
Piper nigrum L.
Official name : Piper nigrum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix 1 tea spoon of powder of fruits of Piper nigrum in a glass of milk. Administer orally once daily just before bed time for 3–5 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : di poivre (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), black peper (Common English Name)
Raphanus sativus L.
Official name : Raphanus sativus L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of 6 seeds of Raphanus sativus in 1 cup of water. Administer 1cup twice orally daily for 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : radis (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), radish (Common English Name)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 5) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu, massage the oil of Ricinus communis on both soles to lower high body temperature due to fever. Administer topically as needed.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : huile de ricin (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), castor oil (Common English Name)
Sinapis alba L.
Official name : Sinapis alba L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 4) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Prepare a poultice by warming the leaves of Morinda citrifolia onto which Sinapis alba. oilis rubbed. The leaves are then stuck on to the scalp. Administer topically as eeded.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : moutarde (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), white mustard (Common English Name)
Swertia chirata Buch.-Ham. ex C.B. Clarke
Official name : Swertia chirata Buch.-Ham. ex C.B. Clarke
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 9) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, H(108) flu. Infuse a few leaves of Swertia chirata in cold water for 24h. Administer half cup orally 2–3 times daily for 2–3 days until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : chiraita (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), chiraita (Common English Name)
Syringa vulgaris L.
Official name : Syringa vulgaris L.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 2) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma. Heat 250ml of the oil of Syringa vulgaris. Collect the hot oil in a bottlr. Administer 1 table spoon orally every night just before bed time until the bottle is over.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : de l'huile lila (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), lilac (Common English Name)
Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & L. M. Perry
Official name : Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr. & L. M. Perry
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, Prepare a decoction of 4 cloves of Syzygium aromaticum into 1 cup of milk. Administer once orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082, 50) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, Crush a mixture of half inch length rhizome Zingiber officinale 4 fruits of Syzygium aromaticum, 4 fruits of Elettaria cardamomum and 4 leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum. In 2 l of water. Administer 1glas once orally daily just before bedtime.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ziroffe (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), clove (Common English Name)
Thymus vulgaris L.
Official name : Thymus vulgaris L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 31) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction with 10-15 leaves of Thymus vulgaris in 1 cup of water with the addition of 1 table spoon of honey. Administer 1 cup orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cougf, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction of a few leaves of Thymus vulgaris with one quarter inch Zingiber officinale in 1/4 glass of water. Add a few drops of Citrus x limonia juice when warm.Administer once orally daily a tnight for 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : di tin (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), thyme (Common English Name)
Tilia cordata L.
Official name : Tilia cordata L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(118) sore throat H(118) throat infection. Prepare a hot wate infusion of flowers of Tilia cordata. Administer once orally daily 1 cup for 2-3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : tilleul (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), basswood (Common English Name)
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Toddalia asiatica to which the rhizome of Cymbopogon citratus and the juice of Citrus xaurantium is also added. Sugar is then added.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : la patte poule piquant (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), orange (Common English Name)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 50) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, Crush a mixture of half inch length rhizome Zingiber officinale 4 fruits of Syzygium aromaticum ,4 fruits of Elettaria cardamomum and 4 leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum. In 2 l of water. Administer 1glas once orally daily just before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction of a few leaves of Thymus vulgaris with one quarter inch Zingiber officinale in 1/4 glass of water. Add a few drops of Citrus x limonia juice when warm. Administer once orally daily at night for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as:H(108) sinusitis, H(108) cold, H(037) cough, H(108) flu. Prepare a decoction by crushing 1in. of Zinziber officinale in 1 l of water followed by 2 table spoon powdered Camellia sinensis leaves are infused and the juice of half of Citrus x limonia is squeezed in the preparation. The final preparation is sweetened by adding honey according to taste. Administer 1 cup 3 time daily for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction of a few leaves of Thymus vulgaris with one quarter inch Zingiber officinale in 1/4 glass of water. Add a few drops of Citrus x limonia juice when warm. Administer once orally daily at night for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(082) respiratory disorders. Prepare a decoction of a leave and root of Cymbopogon citratus and a small amount of Zingiber officinale and Citrus xlimonia juice. Administer VO. 1 table spoon twice daily
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of 5–6 leaves Cymbopogon citratus and one inch length rhizome of Zingiber officinale is added in 1 l of water.Administer 1cup 3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(118) sore throat, (influenza), H(118) throat infection. Crush a 1 in. rhizome. Cook in sugar. Administer orally as needed
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, (influenza). A decoction of a 1in.l ength of the rhizome is crushed and boiled in 1l of water. Administer 1 cup orally daily.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as:H(037) cough. A half inch length rhizome of Zingiber officinale is crushed and boiled with 1 table spoon of Camellia sinensis in half liter of water. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : zinzam (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), ginger (Common English Name)
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 3) respiratory tract diseases as: H(082) asthma, H(037) bronchitis (bronchial problems). Prepare a hot water infusion of leaves of Ziziphus mauritiana . Suitable for children only. Administer once orally daily for 7 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : mason (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), jujube (Common English Name)