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Reference : HG 20

Author(s) : Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title : Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Reference HG 20 has information about 73 plants :
Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Official name : Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. subsp. adstringens (Schumm. & Thonn.) Roberty , Acacia adansonii Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of the plant Acacia nilotica …. subsp. adstringens , VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : piquant loulou, cassie à piquants blancs
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(037), H(151), H(202)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(151) hypertension of old people, decoction of the whole plant of Achyranthes aspera, VO.
H(202) tonicity of the skin, decoction of the whole plant, bath or lotion
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe serpent
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(038), H(050), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(004) wound, cuts, anti infection, plant juice of Ageratum conyzoides in local application
H(038) bladder pain, decoction of seeds of Coffea arabica of roots of Azgeratum conyzoides, VO.
H(050) drumbelly, infusion of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of Ayapana triplinervis, VO.
H(104) colic, decoction of leaves of Elephantopus mollis of young leaves of Prunus persica of Ageratum conyzoides, VO. half a cup
H(169) hernia, decoction of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of sprigs of Casuarina equisetifolia of plants Stenotaphrum dimidiatum, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe babouc, herbe de bouc
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(093), H(094)
Recipes : H(093) antidote, bulb juice of Allium cepa in local application on the sting of Laffe (toxic fish of the reefs) the wound is open and the contaminated blood sucked
H(094) haemorrhoids, cataplasm of bulbs of Allium cepa, local application
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : onion, oignon
Allium porum L.
Official name : Allium porum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(151), H(179)
Recipes : H(004) wound, decoction of the whole plant of Allium porum., to wash the wound
H(006) laxative, whole plant of Allium porum coocked, VO.
H(151) hypertension, infusion of the plant, VO.
H(179) kidney, H(126) liver (bad working), ONS., RNS., VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : poireau
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037), H(050), H(068), H(093), H(108), H(135), H(151)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic,H(037) bronchitis, H(108) cold, H(108) influenza, infusion of bulbs of Allium sativum, VO.
H(050) flatulent colic, gnawing pain, H(135) digestive, meal with allium sativum
H(068) child vermifuge, bulb of Allium sativum crushed and mixed with castor oil, friction on the navel
H(093) antidote, bulb juice of Allium sativum in local application on the sting of Laffe (toxic fish of the reefs) the wound is open and the contaminated blood sucked
H(151) hypertension, blood circulatory , decoction of 2 bulbs in 1 cup H2O, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : ail (French)
Aloe babatiensis Christian & I.Verd.
Official name : Aloe babatiensis Christian & I.Verd.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) lichen, decoction of the whole plant of Aloe babatiensis, bath
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : mazambron
Aloe saponaria (Aiton) Haw.
Official name : Aloe saponaria (Aiton) Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, decoction of leaves of Aloe saponaria, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : mazambron
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(076), H(099), H(151)
Recipes : H(004) cuts, decoction of seeds of Annona muricata, local application
H(008) diarrhoea and chronic dysentery, tea of powder of green dried fruits of Annona muricata
H(037) buds and flowers are bechic.
H(051) fever, cataplasm of leaves of Annona muricata, application on the fore head
H(076) aphtae, decoction of powder of green dried fruits of Annona, gargle
H(099) nervous disorder, H(099) epilepsy, H(151) hypertension, heart diseases, decoction of leaves of Annona muricata, VO
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : corossol, coronsol, sour sop
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(008y), H(039)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of leaves of Annona squamosa, VO.
H(008y) child tambave, decoction of leaves of Annona squamosa, VO. + bath
H(039) insecticide, decoction of seeds of Annona squamosa, RNS.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : atta, zatte, sugar apple
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(038), H(095), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wound, decoction of the plant of Argemone mexicana, to wash
H(038) urinary infection, H(100) hot pis, decoction of leaves of Caesalpinia bonduc of roots of Lantania verschaffeltii of stems of Argemone mexicana, VO.
H(095) refreshing drink, decoction of the plant of Argemone mexicana
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : chardon
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Official name : Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(082), H(102), H(104), H(171)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, suc plant of Artocarpus heterophyllus, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, wood decoction of Artocarpus heterophyllus, VO.
H(013) scurf, wood decoction of Artocarpus heterophyllus, bath
H(082) asthma, decoction of roots of Artocarpus., VO.
H(104) hepatic colic, H(102) billious disorder, flour of dried seeds of Artocarpus heterophyllus, decoction, VO.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of young fruits of Artocarpus heterophyllus, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : jacque, jacquier
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(013), H(039), H(046), H(051), H(068), H(163), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) pruritus, H(046) measles (accelaretion in the formation of red spot), decoction of leaves of Azadirachta indica, bath
H(013) skin diseases,H(013) scurf,H(013) abscess,H(013) carbuncle, decoction of leaves of Jatropha curcas of Azadirachta indica of Vangueria madagascariensis pieces of liana of Ipomoeaa-pes-caprrae + pinch of salt, bath
H(039) insecticide, decoction of seeds as insecticide for foods
H(051) fever, decoction of seeds of Melia., VO.
H(068) vermifuge, decoction of barks of Azadirachta , VO.
H(163) gout, infusion of leaves of Azadirachta indica, VO.
H(163) gout, juice of crushed leaves of Azadirachta indica, VO.
H(171) diabetes, young leaves of Melia azadirachta in form of pellets, VO., 3 X / Day
H(171) diabetes, decoction of seeds and of leaves of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : lilas, lilas de Perse
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of leaves of Basella alba of barks of Psidium cattleianum and of Terminalia bentzoë, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : brède gandolle
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(050), H(101), H(112), H(135)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, infusion of flowers of Bidens pilosa, VO.
H(013) child skin eruption, decoction of the whole plant,VO., 1 spoon, 3 X / Day during 1 week
H(050) drumbelly, H(135) digestion troubles, decoction of Bidens., VO.
H(101) abundant menstrua, decoction of the whole plant of Bidens pilosa, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves and of stems of Leonorus sibiricus of stems of Bidens pilosa, VO
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : la villebague, herbe villebague
Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Official name : Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(051) fever, decoction of the plant of Brassica juncea, VO.
H(051) fever, seeds crushed and mixed with table oil, VO.
H(095) alimentation, seeds
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : moutarde, chinese mustard
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(013), H(080), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) carbuncle, cataplasm of hot leaves of Kalanchoe pinnata, local application
H(080) fish allergie, decoction of the plant of Kalanchoe pinnata of leaves of Elaeodendron orientale, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, muscular inflammatory, decoction of the plant of Kalanchoe., VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : soulefate, soudefate
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(179)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(068) intestinal parasitismx, H(068) worms, decoction of 7 to 9 leaves of Cajanus cajan, VO.
H(179) kidney troubles, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : ambrevade, bravatte, pois d'angole
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruit of Capsicum annuum as condiment
H(104) abdominal pain, seeds of Capsicum annuum, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : piment, gros piment, piment curry
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(008y), H(014)
Recipes : H(008y) baby tambave,H(014) child itch, decoction of the plant of Cardiospermum halicacabum, bath
H(014) eczemas , decoction of leaves of Cardiospermum halicacabum, local wash
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : liane ti poc poc, bonnet de prêtre