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Reference : HM 68

Author(s) : Mchangama, M. et P. Salaün
Title : Recueil d’une pharmacopée à Mayotte: Le savoir sur les plantes médicinales de Maoulida Mchangama Langues, savoirs et pouvoirs dans l'océan Indien occidental http://oceanindien.revues.org/1770
Reference HM 68 has information about 117 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) grief of the person who has lost a thing ((hamu ulu veri raha (kib)), crush the leaves of Cissampelos pareira and pound the leaves of Abrus precatorius, grate separately Pleurotus tuber-regium, mix with water, filter and let rest the liquid which becomes pasty like a yoghurtt. Take two spoons before falling asleep
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : masunaumbigara (Kibushi), mbili mbitsi (Shimaore)
Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen
Official name : Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in joints after childbirth or pain in old women - Preventive care after breastfeeding, herbal tea of Paullinia pinnata. Drink three times a day (morning, noon, afternoon).- Healing care : herbal tea with the buds of the traveler's tree, Ravenala madagascariensis, an old yellowed foot of Acmella oleacera, drink for 7 days, and then take preventive care. - Healing care : herb tea with the buds of the traveler's tree, Ravenala madagascariensis, an old yellowed foot of Acmella oleacera, VO. for 7 days, and then take preventive care.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : feliki mafana(Kibushi)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal syndrome or H(104) colitis (aretitsiku), decoction (kurutsai), leaves of Tylophora sp. with bark of Adansonia digitata, , extracted from the east side of the trunk with the whole herb of Asystasia gangetica and 7 leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, to drink morning and evening, for 7 days
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mbuyu (Shimaore & Kibushi), baobab (French)
Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(027), H(077)
Recipes : H(022) bad presentation of the baby ( zaza nidzutsu ambani, Kibushi) prepare herbal tea with the herb of Aerva lanata, VO. all day long.
H(077) antivomitive (anduandua) for a pregnant woman: make a herbal tea of Merremia peltata with Aerva lanata. Drink as long as vomiting persists.
H(027) prevention of miscarriage (rubaka kibu). decoction of the bark of Quassia indica: drink twice a day during the week before the scheduled menstruation, to be used in a single cycle. If the woman is pregnant, in the second month of pregnancy, prepare a decoction with Aerva lanata and Phymatosorus scolopendria. Drinking for seven days all day long (to keep the fetus).
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : aŋamoti (Kibushi), shivaharaou shivaharia (Shimaore)
Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wangerin
Official name : Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wangerin
Family : Alangiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z), frequent menses, roots decoction and fruits of Lantana camara and of fruits of Alangium salviifolium
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mgiligi (Shimaore)
Aleurites moluccanus L. Willd.
Official name : Aleurites moluccanus L. Willd.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(097)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis or hydrocele (vorutru). At the beginning of the swelling : prepare a decoction with the bark or seeds of Xylocarpus sp., the bark of Turraea sericea, the root of Caesalpinia bonduc. Drink throughout the day. Then, pound the seed kernel of Entada rheedei and of Aleurites moluccanus, deposit them on burning coal : fumigation of the testicles.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : matra vatu (Kibushi)
Aloe alexandrei Ellert
Official name : Aloe alexandrei Ellert
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in the limbs (marari tahulaŋa). Soak in cold water the leaves of Aloe mayottensis or Aloe alexandrei for 10 minutes, then discard the leaves and recover the water, mix with the crushed leaves of Lonchocarpus madagascariensis, filter and prepare a poultice with the juice and the bone of dugong : local application. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Kalanchoe sudifafa (Kibushi), of Ipomoea pes-caprae until softened, let cool : massaging the entire limb of the painful area with the warm leaves.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sakuankankini (Kibushi)
Aloe mayottensis A.Berger
Official name : Aloe mayottensis A.Berger
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pain in the limbs (marari tahulaŋa). Soak in cold water the leaves of Aloe mayottensis or Aloe alexandrei for 10 minutes, then discard the leaves and recover the water, mix with the crushed leaves of Lonchocarpus madagascariensis, filter and prepare a plaster with this juice and dugong bone : local application. Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Kalanchoe sudifafa (Kibushi), of Ipomoea pes-caprae until softened, let cool : nead the entire limb of the painful area with the warm leaves.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : sakuankankini (Kibushi)
Ammannia prieuriana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Ammannia prieuriana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Ammannia multiflora Roxb.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) small retardation of psycho-motor developmen (zaza ela mandeha) crush the leaves of Ammannia multiflora with the leaves of Drymaria cordata, leave them in cold water : have the child lie flat on his stomach and massage the child with the wiped leaves, from neck to foot, then return the child and idem, during 7 days, morning and evening
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : famafama vazaha (Kibushi)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036) benign vertigo, Prepare a decoction with the leaves of Turraea sericea and the leaves of Annona muricata: take a steam bath, morning and evening until healing. Tap the leaves of hogshead with a stone and sniff.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : konokono mba (Shimaore), konukonu fatsifatsiki (Kibushi), corossolier (French)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(109), H(185)
Recipes : H(109) back pain, low back pain (marari tahezaŋa), make a plaster by grating on the coral stone (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the roots of Pothos scandens, of Tamarindus indica, of Annona senescabiesnsis and of Zingiber officinale : apply to the lumbar area using a belt or cloth : − for a child, add coconut oil for the plaster because it heats too much; − for a pregnant woman, do not add the ginger.
H(185) sneezing, sinusitis: leaves of Annona senescabiesnsis and the leaves of Ipomoea obscura and crush them between two stones : inhale each effluve. Collect the juice from these same crushed leaves, rinse, decant and pour on previously heated beach rollers : inhale vapors. - for a child, take the leaves of Ipomoea obscura, rub them, recover the juice: pour on the head of the child
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : purupetaka (Kibushi), kongonasiou konokono manga (Shimaore), pomme cannelle de brousse French),
Areca catechu L.
Official name : Areca catechu L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) high blood pressure, decoction with young fruits in pieces of Carica papaya and of Areca catechu , VO. hot or cold.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
H(104) abdominal syndrome ou H(104) colitis (aretitsiku), decoction (kurutsai), leaves of Tylophora sp. with bark of Adansonia digitata, , extracted from the east side of the trunk with the whole herb of Asystasia gangetica and 7 leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, to drink morning and evening, for 7 days
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : nanatsi vavi (Kibushi)
Averrhoa bilimbi L.
Official name : Averrhoa bilimbi L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itching due to stinging caterpillar (bibi mangidi) , fruit of Averrhoa bilimbi mixed with water or ash (atinidzofu) and rub them on the itch zone
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : madiro banganiou madiro kawasa (Kibushi), muhaju wa shizungu (Shimaore)
Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz
Official name : Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly burns, epigastralgia (mafana aŋati kibu (Kibushi), make a herbal tea, (kurutsai), with bark of Barringtonia asiatica : drink until the burns stop.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : antsumbera (Kibushi) ou mugoda (Shimaore)
Barringtonia racemosa (L.) Spreng.
Official name : Barringtonia racemosa (L.) Spreng.
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) sciatalgie, herbal tea with bark of Barringtonia racemosa. Drink from day to day.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : mahondru lahi (Kibushi), mshia ya komba (Shimaore), bois carré rivière (créole de Mayotte)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) fresh cut (tapaka vau): Rub the leaves of Bidens pilosa. Apply on the wound to stop the blood flow. - peel the brown avocado and recover the fibrous pulp, mix with the dead snail slime or with hair in order to get a patch: apply it on the wound. - pound the leaves of Bidens pilosa, rinse, collect the juice and mix it with the powder placed on a young leaf of Cocos nucifera . Apply to the wound. If the wound is deep, grind the leaves of Bidens pilosa , recover the juice, mix with paste of Persea americana: Apply to the wound et bander.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tialamba (Kibushi), mududu (Shimaore),
Blumea axillaris (Lam.) DC.
Official name : Blumea axillaris (Lam.) DC.
Family : Asteraceae.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids (muhamusi): decoction with the leaves and bark of Drymaria cordata of Blumea axillaris of Asystasia gangetica which can be replaced by the leaves of Impatiens auricoma of Citrus reticulata with Ocimum gratissimum , Oxalis corniculata , and white earth (tani malandi). VO. morning and evening for 7 days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : lubaka andziriki (Kibushi), sari tibaku (Shimaore),
Boswellia sacra Flueck.
Official name : Boswellia sacra Flueck.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) grief [for] dead person ( hamu ulu mati (Kibushi)), pound into a mortar leaves or bark of Commiphora arafy, the small vine of Cardiospermum halicacabum, the resin of Boswellia sacra , the white earth of Chirongui, tani futsi; put the mixture in a small bundle made with a piece of cloth of the deceased. The back and the chest of the saddened person are struck with the backpack, then the person should drink the filtered water from the remaining mixture.
H(091) overwork (ulu midzeri raha maru (kib.), Pick seven stems of Ipomoea obscura, take a plant with white flowers more fragrant and not yellow, with the leaves of the vine. wrap the seven vines and place in the center vines wrapped the white earth "tani futsi" and the resin of Boswellia sacra and add some water, heat in a pot until the water changes color, then drink and pour a spoon onto the top of the skull, morning and evening for three days.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : ubani (Shimaore & Kibushi)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(053), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) knee pain (marari luhaliki), herbal tea with Kalanchoe pinnata et with the liane of Ipomoea pescaprae. Massaging the painful area three days. Then, crushthe roots of Dalbergia arbutifolia, Paullinia pinnata, Pothos scandens, Triclisia capitata, Monanthotaxis glaucocarpa, Syzygium aromaticum, ginger,coconut milk: Mmake a plaster and with the paste cover with a bandage at bedtime
H(053) ear pain (marari sufinyi)., deposit the leaves of Kalanchoe pinnata on hot ashes (atinidzofu), extract the juice, filter, pour a few drops into the earuntil healing.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : meawani (Shimaore) ou sudifafa (Kibushi),