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Reference : HD 38

Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Reference HD 38 has information about 452 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(078), H(186)
Recipes : H(013) lupus,maceration in bottle of 10 gr shelled seeds of Abrus precatorius (wild licorice plant) which are then pounded into pulp. local application (see page 82)
H(037) pectoral syrup for children, decoction during 1/2h of 60 gr Abrus precatorius (wild licorice plant), 30 gr. thinly sliced Hibiscus esculentus (lalo) + 240 gr sugar, reduce to the consistency of syrup. VO. 1 teaspoon often in the day
Abrus precatorius used for the treatment of : H(001) ophthalmia, H(013) ulcers, H(038) bladder irritation (leaves), H(078) cancer, H(186) expectorant
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : réglisse (sauvage) (Creole) , goundoomani vayr (Tamoul)
Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Official name : Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(100), H(193)
Recipes : Abutilon mauritianum used for the treatment of : H(051) fever (decotion), H(100) gonnorhée, H(193) emollient (flowers)
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : mauve du pays (Creole) , tootti elley (Tamoul)
Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd
Official name : Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : Acacia farnesiana used for the treatment of : H(038) bladder
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : cassie noir (Creole), karouvellene (Tamoul)
Acalypha colorata Baker
Official name : Acalypha colorata Baker
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(008y), H(075), H(088)
Recipes : Acalypha colorata used for the treatment of : H(007) depurative, H(008y) tambave or H(075) nutritional marasmus, H(088) astringent
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bois queues de rats(Creole)
Acalypha indica L.
Official name : Acalypha indica L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(055), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) scab, paste made of crushed leaves of Acalypha indica (herbe chatte) and salt, friction
H(037) bronchitis children, H(055) emetic, juice leaves of Acalypha indica (herbe chatte), 1 teaspoon, increases the secretion of pulmonary organs
H(100) syphilitic ulcers, leaf cataplasm
- Acalypha indica also used for the treatment of : H(068) vermifuge
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : herbe chatte ou ortie de l'inde (Creole) , coupoumaynie (Tamoul)
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(001), H(005), H(007), H(013), H(038), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, pectoral syrup, 500 gr roots of Achyranthes aspera (herbe à sergent), 500 gr of Atylosia scarabaeoides (pistaches maronnes), 500 gr of Cassia occidentalis (casse puante), 60 gr of Leucas aspera (madame tombé), 60 gr of flowers of Hypericum chinense (mille pertuis) ,60 gr of Quivisia oppositifolia (café marron or monbrun), 60 gr balm of Psiadia glutinosa ( l'île plate), 60 gr of Plectranthus rotundifolius (baume du pérou), 125 gr of Clematis mauritiana (arabic gum), 30 gr of Leonotis nepetifolia (Leonurus d'acca), 70 l H2O, decoction, to reduce 6 l + white sugar, make a syrup. VO. 1 poon regularly
Achyranthes aspera used for the treatment of : H(001) ophthalmia, H(005) dropsy, H(007) diuretic, H(007) depurative, H(013) skin illness, H(038) urogenital diseases, H(100) syphilis, H(113) rheumatism (roots)
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : herbe sergent (Creole) , nayebourivievayr (Tamoul)
Acorus calamus L.
Official name : Acorus calamus L.
Family : Acoraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(055), H(099), H(104), H(183)
Recipes : Acorus calamus used for the treatment of : H(037) catarrh, H(055) emetic, H(099) calming, H(104) stomachic, H(183) sialagogue
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : acore odorant (Creole), vassambou (Tamoul)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(088), H(158)
Recipes : H(020) sting of the poisonous fish "Laffe la boue" (Sinanceia verrucosa), crush a handful of Adansonia digitata (mapon) + cooking salt. Wrap in banana leaves or palma-christie. Heat on hot ash. Application of the open cross wound. Soak the poultice with alcohol after 24 hours. Repeat until healed
Adansonia digitata is also involved in the treatment of: H(037) hemoptysis, H(051) fever, H(088) astringent, H(158) metrorrhagia
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : baobab, gros mapon, (Creole), anai pouliya, koye (Tamoul)
Adenanthera pavonina L.
Official name : Adenanthera pavonina L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(118), H(155)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, decoction of 8 gr of barks of Adenanthera pavonina (bois noir rouge), 1 l of wine of Provence, reduce by half. VO. 1 glass 3x / day. + compress soaked by fluid
H(118) herpetic angina and tonsillitis: decoction of 30 gr of barks of Adenanthera pavonina (bois noir (rouge)) , reduction of 3/4, 1 cup, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bois noir (rouge) (Creole), anai goundonémi (Tamoul)
Adiantum caudatum L.
Official name : Adiantum caudatum L.
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(125), H(193)
Recipes : Adiantum caudatum used for the treatment of : H(046) measles, H(125) varicella, H(193) emollient
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : capillaire (Creole)
Aegle marmelos (L.) Corrêa
Official name : Aegle marmelos (L.) Corrêa
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(034), H(082), H(088), H(099)
Recipes : Aegle marmelos used for the treatment of : H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhea, H(034) palpitation, H(082) asthma, H(088) astringent (leaves), H(099) hypochondriac
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bael (Creole), vilvon-pazham (Tamoul)
Aeranthus fragrans Rchb. .f
Official name : Aeranthus fragrans Rchb. .f
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(008y), H(075), H(082), H(166)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(037) catarrhs,H(037) cough, maceration in a bottle of rum 100 gr of leaves of Eleusine indica (poule à piquants), 5 gr of leaves of Aeranthus fragrans (faham), VO. Regulary 1 teaspoon + 1 1 teaspoon of honey
H(037) syrup against the cough, decoction in 1 l. H2O of 12 flowers of Citrus nobilis (mandrinier), 60 gr of barks of Erythrina corallodendron (nourouque), 2 branches of Aeranthus fragrans (faham) + 500 gr of sugar, reduce to syrup. VO. 1 tablespoon
H(157) child convulsion, 125 gr of leaves of raw Mimosa pudica (sensitive), 6 gr of Aeranthus fragrans (fahame), infuse for 8 days in a bottle brandy. VO. Up to 1 year 1/2 teaspoon in 3 of honey. of 1 to 10 years 1 table spoon
Aeranthus fragrans used for the treatment of : H(008y) tambave or H(075) nutritional marasmus, H(082) asthma, H(166) spasm
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : fahame (Creole)
Agati grandiflora (L.) Desv.
Official name : Agati grandiflora (L.) Desv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(007), H(051)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, cataplasm of boiled leaves of Albizia lebbeck (bois noir) and of leaves Agati grandiflora (agati)
Agati grandiflora used for the treatment of : H(007) diuretic , H(051) fever (barks)
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : agati (Creole), agatti (Tamoul)
Agatophyllum aromaticum Willd
Official name : Agatophyllum aromaticum Willd
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(007x), H(139)
Recipes : Agatophyllum aromaticum used for the treatment of : H(007x) carminative, H(139) aphrodisiac
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ravinsara
Agauria salicifolia (Comm. ex Lam.) Hook.f. ex Oliv.
Official name : Agauria salicifolia (Comm. ex Lam.) Hook.f. ex Oliv.
Family : Ericaceae
Synonyms : Agauria polyphylla Baker
Symptoms : H(007), H(014), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : Agauria salicifolia used for the treatment of : H(007) depurative, H(014) antipsorics, H(037) scabies, H(100) venereal disease
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bois de rempart ou langavel (Creole)
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(045), H(100)
Recipes : Agave bittericana used for the treatment of : H(007) diuretic, H(045) vulnerary (roots), H(100) syphilis
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : aloes gros (Creole), anaik kathalai (Tamoul)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008y), H(013), H(075)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, very good ointment against H(004) wounds of bad character, 500gr of each : Ageratum conyzoides (herbe of bouc pounded), Cassia occidentalis (cassepuante), Leucas aspera (madame tombé), Sigesbeckia orientalis (herbe de flacq), Dodonaea viscosa (bois of reinette), Cleome viscosa (pissat of chien), Ocimum gratissimum (basilic rouge) , extract the juice, all must provide 4 bottles + 250 gr of molten resin of Calophyllum tacamahaca (tamaka), 60 gr oil of Atylosia scarabaeoides (pistache) or oil of Sesamum indicum (gingeli) , of 60 gr of white wax, Mix all add to the end of 60 grams of gasoline turpentine.Put in jars
Ageratum conyzoides used for the treatment of : H(007) depurative, H(007) depurative, H(008y) tambave or H(075) nutritional marasmus,
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : herbe de bouc (Creole)
Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(088), H(118)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, cataplasm of boiled leaves of Albizia lebbeck (bois noir) and of leaves Agati grandiflora (agati)
H(113) rheumatism + H(003) swelling, maceration in the sun for 6 weeks of 90 gr of roots of Hypericum chinense (millepertuis), 750 gr olive oil + poultice of leaves of Albizia lebbeck (bois noir)
Albizia lebbeck used for the treatment of : H(088) astringent, H(118) anginas
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bois noir (Creole)
Aleurites triloba J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.
Official name : Aleurites triloba J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : Aleurites triloba used for the treatment of :H(006) drastic purgative
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : bancoulier (Creole)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(007x), H(014), H(050), H(068), H(090), H(103), H(104), H(109), H(130), H(157)
Recipes : Allium sativum used for the treatment of : H(007x) carminative, H(014) irritant, H(050) flatulence, H(068) vermifuge, H(090) heart, H(103) toothache, H(104) stomachic, H(109) sciatica, H(130) hemiplegia, H(157) convulsions
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : ail (Creole), veullay-poundou (Tamoul)