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Reference : HS 47

Author(s) : Samoisy, A. K., M. Fawzi Mahomoodally
Title : Ethnopharmacological analysis of medicinal plants used against non-communicable diseases in Rodrigues Island, Indian Ocean Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 20–38 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.06.036
Reference HS 47 has information about 101 plants :
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, decoction of the root of Acacia nilotica, VO. 1 cup once per week
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : piquan loulou (Rodrigues Creole), gum arabic tree (English)
Acalypha wilkesiana Müll. Arg.
Official name : Acalypha wilkesiana Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) body ache, crush the leaves of Acalypha wilkesiana and bind to the aching body part.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : rabis rouge (Rodrigues Creole), fire dragon plant (English)
Ageratina riparia (Regel) R.M. King & H. Rob.
Official name : Ageratina riparia (Regel) R.M. King & H. Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, H(171) diabetes mellitus, infusion of 3 flowers of Ageratina riparia in 1 L H2O, VO. 1 cup per week.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : ortosiphon (Rodrigues Creole), mistflower (English)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(050), H(099)
Recipes : H(050) bloating, infusion of 7 leaves of Ageratum conyzoides in 1 L of H2O,VO. 1 cup per day
H(099) agitation in children, infusion of 7 leaves of Ageratum conyzoides in 1 L of H2O,VO. 1 cup per week.
H(004) wound healing, prepare a decoction with 3 whole plants of Bidens pilosa L. and 3 whole plants of Ageratum conyzoides L., VO. 1 cup per day
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : herbe babouc (Rodrigues Creole) goat's weed (English)
Allamanda cathartica L.
Official name : Allamanda cathartica L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(126)
Recipes : H(126) neonatal jaundice, prepare an infusion of 3 flowers of Allamanda cathartica in 1 L of H2O. Breastfeeding mother VO. 1 cup per day.
H(013) acne/skin pimples, prepare a decoction of the flowers and bathe
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : fleur jaune, fleur lajaunice, fleur lafièvre (Rodrigues Creole), golden trompet (English)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(020x)
Recipes : H(020x) swelling caused by insect bite, cut the bulb of Allium cepa into two and rub onto the affected area
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : zoignon (Rodrigues Creole), onion (English)
Allium porum L.
Official name : Allium porum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, infusion of the leaves of Alium porrum. VO. 1 cup per week
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : poireau (Rodrigues Creole), leek (English)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, prepare pickle of Allium sativum and Citrus limonia Osbeck. Eat daily with meals or eat 1 clove daily.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : ail (Rodrigues Creole), garlic (English)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) inflammation, remove the skin on the leaf of Aloe vera and eat the gel.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : aloe vera (Rodrigues Creole) aloe vera (English)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, infusion with 3 leaves of Annona muricata in 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 cup occasionally or eat 1 fruit occasionally.
H(078) preventing cancer, Eat fruit occasionally.
H(151) hypertension, prepare an infusion with 3 leaves in 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 cup occasionally
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : coronsol (Rodrigues Creole), soursop (English)
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) infant eczema, decoction of the leaves of Annona squamosa and bathe children for 3 days. The breastfeeding mother VO. s 1 cup and the child 1 tsp
H(171) diabetes mellitus, prepare an infusion with 3 leaves in 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 cup occasionally
H(151) hypertension, prepare an infusion with 3 leaves in 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 cup occasionally.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : zatte (Rodrigues Creole), ugarapple (English)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) inflammation, infusion of the root of Argemone mexicana. VO. 1 cup once
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : chardron (Rodrigues Creole), mexican poppy (English)
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Official name : Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, decoction of the fruit of Artocarpus heterophyllus and VO. 1 cup per week
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : zak (Rodrigues Creole), jackfruit (English)
Asplenium nidus L.
Official name : Asplenium nidus L.
Family : Aspleniaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(104) abdominal pain, prepare an infusion 1 leaves of Asplenium nidus and the root of Furcraea foetida VO. 1 cup per week
H(113) inflammation, cut 1 leaf into 3 parts and infuse in 1 L of H2O. VO. 1 cup once
H(126) neonatal jaundice, cut 1 leaf into 3 parts and infuse in 1 L of H2O. Administer 1 cup to breastfeeding.
H(126) liver disease Infuse one and half leaf in 1 L of H2O,VO. 1 cup per week.
H(126) liver disease, infusion of 3 leaves of Coffea arabica and one and a half leaves of Aspledium nidus in 1 L of H2O. VO. 1 cup per week.
H(113) inflammation, infusion of 3 leaves of Coffea arabica and one and a half leaves of Aspledium nidus in 1 L of H2O. VO. 1 cup once
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : langue de vache (Rodrigues Creole), nest fern (English)
Ayapana triplinervis (M.Vahl) R.King & H.Robinson
Official name : Ayapana triplinervis (M.Vahl) R.King & H.Robinson
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(050)
Recipes : H(050) bloating, prepare an infusion of 1–2 leaves of Ayapana triplinervis, VO. 1 cup.
H(050) bloating, infusion of 3 leaves of Mentha piperita with 3 leaves of Ayapana triplinervis in 1 L of H2O. VO. 1–2 cups per day.
H(004) wound healing, crush the leaves of Ayapana triplinervis, add salt and apply to the wound until healing.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : ayapana (Rodrigues Creole), ayapana (English)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(113), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(171), diabetes mellitus, H(151) hypertension, H(113) inflammation, prepare a decoction of the leaves of Basella alba, VO. 1 cup 1–2 times per week, or fricassee of leaves and eat 1 serving 1–2 times per week.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : brede gandole (Rodrigues Creole), vine spinach (English)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing, prepare an infusion of 1–2 leaves of Bidens pilosa, VO. 1 cup.
H(004) wound healing, prepare a decoction with 3 whole plants of Bidens pilosa L. and 3 whole plants of Ageratum conyzoides L., VO. 1 cup per day
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : laville bague (Rodrigues Creole) black-jack (English)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(003), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) knee ache, decoction of the leaves of Kalanchoe pinnata and bathe or crush the leaves and bind around the knee.
H(003) swelling, heat the leaves and bind around the swollen area.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : soulefate (Rodrigues Creole), air plant (English)
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, decoction of 3 seeds of Caesalpinia bonduc in 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 cup once.
H(113) kidney stone, decoction of 3 seeds in 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 cup per week.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : cadoque (Rodrigues Creole), nickernuts (English)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(104) stomach burn, Eat 1 serving of the ripe fruit of Carica papaya daily. Prepare a decoction of about 5 cm of the roots in 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 cup once.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : papaye (Rodrigues Creole), papaya (English)