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Table 1 List of plants collected in ethnobotanical survey in Trinidad

From: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Trinidad

TRIN Voucher number Family Species Local names Part(s) used and preparation Administration Condition treated No. of informants
40251 Acanthaceae Justicia pectoralis Jacq. Carpenter bush, St. John’s bush Stem and leaves, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 14
  Acanthaceae Justicia pectoralis Jacq. Carpenter bush, St. John’s bush Stem and leaves, decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 4
40242 Acanthaceae Justicia secunda Vahl St. John’s bush Leaves; decoction Oral Afterbirth 1
40241 Acanthaceae Thunbergia alata Boj. ex Sims Yellow flower vine Flowers; infusion Oral Kidney stones 1
40245 Amaranthaceae Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. Man-better-man Leaves, soak in water and bathe Topical Fever 1
  Amaranthaceae Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. Man-better-man Leaves; decoction Oral Womb infection 1
40236 Amaranthaceae Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants Worm grass Stem and leaves, decoction Oral Fever 1
  Amaranthaceae Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants Worm grass Stem and leaves, decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
40246 Amaranthaceae Gomphrena globosa L. White bachelor button Flowers; decoction Oral Diabetes 1
  Amaranthaceae Gomphrena globosa L. White bachelor button Flowers; infusion or decoction Oral Stoppage of water 17
  Amaranthaceae Gomphrena globosa L. White bachelor button Flowers; infusion or decoction Oral Kidney stones 8
  Amaranthaceae Gomphrena globosa L. White bachelor button Flowers; infusion or decoction Oral Womb infection 1
40243 Anacardiaceae Spondias mombin L. Hog plum Leaves; boil and add to bath water Topical Cooling/cleanser 1
  Anacardiaceae Spondias mombin L. Hog plum Leaves; as above and drink decoction after bath Topical/Oral Womb infection 1
  Anacardiaceae Spondias mombin L. Hog plum Leaves; steaming decoction placed in container and mother sits over Topical Afterbirth 7
40244 Anacardiaceae Mangifera indica L. Mango vere Bark; decoction Oral High blood pressure 1
40248 Annonaceae Annona muricata L. Soursop Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 4
  Annonaceae Annona muricata L. Soursop Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 8
40248 Apocynaceae Catharantus roseus (L.) G.Don Old maid, periwinkle Leaves and flowers; infusion or chew and swallow Oral Diabetes 7
  Apocynaceae Catharantus roseus (L.) G.Don Old maid, periwinkle Leaves and flowers; infusion or chew and swallow Oral Stoppage of water 1
40250 Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia rugosa Lam. Matt root Roots, decoction or soak in alcohol Oral Fever 1
  Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia rugosa Lam. Matt root Roots, decoction or soak in alcohol Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia rugosa Lam. Matt root Roots, decoction or soak in alcohol Oral Diabetes 1
40249 Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia rugosa Lam. Tref Leaves, chew raw leaves or soak in alcohol with caterpillar that feeds on leaves Oral Fever 1
  Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia rugosa Lam. Tref Leaves, chew raw leaves or soak in alcohol with caterpillar that feeds on leaves Oral Common cold & cough 3
40253 Asteraceae Ageratum conyzoides L. Zebafam Leaves, stem and flowers; decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Asteraceae Ageratum conyzoides L. Zebafam Leaves, stem and flowers; decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Asteraceae Ageratum conyzoides L. Zebafam Leaves, stem and flowers; decoction Oral Womb infection 4
  Asteraceae Ageratum conyzoides L. Zebafam Leaves, stem and flowers; decoction Oral Afterbirth 2
40255 Asteraceae Ambrosia peruviana Willd. Altamis Leaves; infusion or steamed and woman sits over Oral/Topical Womb infection 2
  Asteraceae Ambrosia peruviana Willd. Altamis Leaves; infusion Oral Afterbirth 1
40252 Asteraceae Ayapana triplinervis (Vahl) R.M. King & H.Rob. Japana Leaves; infusion Oral Common cold & cough 1
40256 Asteraceae Bidens pilosa L. Railway daisy, rabbit grass. Needle grass Leaves, Decoction or chew and swallow juice Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Asteraceae Bidens pilosa L. Railway daisy, rabbit grass. Needle grass Leaves, Decoction or chew and swallow juice Oral High blood pressure 6
  Asteraceae Bidens pilosa L. Railway daisy, rabbit grass. Needle grass Leaves, Decoction or chew and swallow juice Oral Diabetes 2
  Asteraceae Bidens pilosa L. Railway daisy, rabbit grass. Needle grass Leaves, Decoction or chew and swallow juice Oral Stoppage of water 1
40254 Asteraceae Chaptalia nutans (L.) Polák Doblan Whole plant; infusion Oral High blood pressure 1
40257 Asteraceae Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob. Christmas bush Leaves, infusion or decoction or crush leaves and drink juice Oral Common cold & cough 7
  Asteraceae Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob. Christmas bush Leaves, infusion or decoction or crush leaves and drink juice Oral High blood pressure 1
40258 Asteraceae Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. Congolalla Stem and leaves; decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 2
  Asteraceae Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. Congolalla Stem and leaves; decoction Oral Diabetes 2
  Asteraceae Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. Congolalla Stem and leaves; decoction Oral Asthma 1
40260 Asteraceae Hebeclinium macrophyllum DC. Zebchat Leaves; pounded in cloth and inserted in vagina Topical Womb infection 1
40261 Asteraceae Neurolaena lobata (L.) Cass. Zebapique Leaves, infusion or decoction or soak in alcohol or crush leaves and drink juice Oral Fever 30
  Asteraceae Neurolaena lobata (L.) Cass. Zebapique Leaves, infusion or decoction or soak in alcohol or crush leaves and drink juice Oral Common cold & cough 43
  Asteraceae Neurolaena lobata (L.) Cass. Zebapique Leaves, infusion or decoction or soak in alcohol or crush leaves and drink juice Oral Diabetes 2
  Asteraceae Neurolaena lobata (L.) Cass. Zebapique Leaves, infusion or decoction or soak in alcohol or crush leaves and drink juice Oral Womb infection 2
40262 Asteraceae Parthenium hysterophorus L. White top Leaves; decoction Oral Diabetes 1
40263 Asteraceae Pluchea carolinensis (Jacq.) G.Don Geritout, pressure bush Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Fever 2
  Asteraceae Pluchea carolinensis (Jacq.) G.Don Geritout, pressure bush Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 5
  Asteraceae Pluchea carolinensis (Jacq.) G.Don Geritout, pressure bush Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 1
40264 Asteraceae Vernonia amygdalina Delile Africana Leaves; chewed and juice swallowed Oral High blood pressure 1
  Asteraceae Vernonia amygdalina Delile Africana Leaves; chewed and juice swallowed Oral Diabetes 1
40229 Begoniaceae Begonia humilis Dryand. Lozei Leaves, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Begoniaceae Begonia humilis Dryand. Lozei Leaves, decoction Oral Stoppage of water 1
40227 Bignoniaceae Crescentia cujete L. Calabash Fruit (guts); decoction with honey to make thick “lock” Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Bignoniaceae Crescentia cujete L. Calabash Fruit (pulp); decoction with honey to make thick “lock” Oral High blood pressure 3
  Bignoniaceae Crescentia cujete L. Calabash Leaves; infusion Oral Diabetes 1
  Bignoniaceae Crescentia cujete L. Calabash Leaves; infusion Oral Asthma 1
40228 Bignoniaceae Dolichandra unguis-cati (L.) L.G.Lohmann Cat’s claw Stem and leaves; hot or cold infusion, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Bignoniaceae Dolichandra unguis-cati (L.) L.G.Lohmann Cat’s claw Stem and leaves; hot or cold infusion, decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 3
  Bignoniaceae Dolichandra unguis-cati (L.) L.G.Lohmann Cat’s claw Stem and leaves; hot or cold infusion, decoction Oral Kidney stones 2
  Bignoniaceae Dolichandra unguis-cati (L.) L.G.Lohmann Cat’s claw Stem and leaves; hot or cold infusion, decoction Oral Diabetes 1
40357 Boraginacece Tournefortia hirsutissima L. Jigger bush Stem and leaves; hot or cold infusion, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Boraginacece Tournefortia hirsutissima L. Jigger bush Stem and leaves; hot or cold infusion, decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 20
  Boraginacece Tournefortia hirsutissima L. Jigger bush Stem and leaves; hot or cold infusion, decoction Oral Diabetes 1
40226 Bixaceae Bixa orellana L. Roucou Leaves, fruits and roots; decoction Oral High blood pressure 1
  Bixaceae Bixa orellana L. Roucou Leaves, fruits and roots; decoction Oral Diabetes 4
40225 Boraginaceae Cordia curassavica (Jacq.) Roem. & Schult. Black sage, blister bush Leaves, infusion or crush and drink juice Oral Fever 1
  Boraginaceae Cordia curassavica (Jacq.) Roem. & Schult. Black sage, blister bush Leaves, infusion or crush and drink juice Oral Common cold & cough 7
  Boraginaceae Cordia curassavica (Jacq.) Roem. & Schult. Black sage, blister bush Leaves, infusion or crush and drink juice Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Boraginaceae Cordia curassavica (Jacq.) Roem. & Schult. Black sage, blister bush Leaves (yellow); decoction Oral Womb infection 1
40231 Cactaceae Nopalea cochenillifera (L.) Salm-Dyck Ratchet Succulent leaves; grate, hot or cold infusion Oral Cooling/cleanser 9
40230 Cactaceae Rhipsalis baccifera (J.S.Muell.) Stearn Old man beard Stem and leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Diabetes 3
40240 Caprifoliaceae Sambucus canadensis L. Serrio Leaves and flowers, decoction or crush and drink juice (add olive oil with/without salt) Oral Fever 1
  Caprifoliaceae Sambucus canadensis L. Serrio Leaves and flowers, decoction or crush and drink juice (add olive oil with/without salt) Oral Common cold & cough 20
  Caprifoliaceae Sambucus canadensis L. Serrio Leaves and flowers, decoction or crush and drink juice (add olive oil with/without salt) Oral Asthma 2
40238 (40239) Caricaceae Carica papaya L. Pawpaw Fruit (young); grated for infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 9
  Caricaceae Carica papaya L. Pawpaw Leaves; chew and swallow juice Oral Diabetes 2
  Caricaceae Carica papaya L. Pawpaw Roots of male plant; infusion Oral Stoppage of water 1
  Caricaceae Carica papaya L. Pawpaw Roots of male plant; decoction Oral Kidney stones 2
40235 Commelinaceae Commelina erecta L. Watergrass Stem and leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 6
  Commelinaceae Commelina erecta L. Watergrass Stem and leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Stoppage of water 2
40233 Convolvulaceae Cuscuta campestris Yunck. Love vine Vine (stem and leaves); infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 3
  Convolvulaceae Cuscuta campestris Yunck. Love vine Vine (stem and leaves); infusion or decoction Oral Kidney stones 1
40232 Crassulaceae Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken Wonder-of-the-world Leaves, infusion or heat leaves and squeeze juice Oral Common cold & cough 8
  Crassulaceae Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken Wonder-of-the-world Leaves, infusion or heat leaves and squeeze juice Oral Cooling/cleanser 2
  Crassulaceae Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken Wonder-of-the-world Leaves, infusion or heat leaves and squeeze juice Oral High blood pressure 2
  Crassulaceae Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken Wonder-of-the-world Leaves, infusion or heat leaves and squeeze juice Oral Diabetes 5
  Crassulaceae Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken Wonder-of-the-world Leaves, infusion or heat leaves and squeeze juice Oral Asthma 2
  Crassulaceae Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken Wonder-of-the-world Leaves, infusion or heat leaves and squeeze juice Oral Kidney stones 1
40231 Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia L. Caraille Vine (stem and leaves), decoction Oral Fever 2
  Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia L. Caraille Vine (stem and leaves), decoction Oral Common cold & cough 2
  Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia L. Caraille Vine (stem and leaves), decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 21
  Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia L. Caraille Vine (stem and leaves), decoction Oral High blood pressure 4
  Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia L. Caraille Vine (stem and leaves), decoction Oral Diabetes 7
  Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia L. Caraille Vine (stem and leaves), decoction Oral Womb infection 7
  Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia L. Caraille Vine (stem and leaves), decoction Oral Afterbirth 1
40267 Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia thymifolia L. Female malomay Vine (stem and leaves); infusion Oral High blood pressure 1
40268 Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia hirta L. Malomay Leaves; infusion Oral Kidney stones 1
  Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia hirta L. Malomay Leaves; infusion Oral Womb infection 1
40273 Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia oerstediana (Klotzsch & Garcke) Boiss. Kidney bush Leaves, stem, seeds; decoction Oral Kidney stones 2
40272 Euphorbiaceae Jatropha gossypiifolia L. var. elegans (Pohl) Müll.Arg Red physic nut, wild cassava Leaves; decoction or apply leaves to body Topical Common cold & cough 1
  Euphorbiaceae Jatropha gossypiifolia L. var. elegans (Pohl) Müll.Arg Red physic nut, wild cassava Leaves; decoction or apply leaves to body Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Euphorbiaceae Jatropha gossypiifolia L. var. elegans (Pohl) Müll.Arg Red physic nut, wild cassava Leaves; decoction or apply leaves to body Oral Womb infection 1
40234 Gentianaceae Enicostema verticillatum (L.) Engl. ex Gilg. Kainnine Leaves, chew and swallow juice Oral Fever 1
40277 Lamiaceae Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. African mint, jungle mint, matram, hyssop Leaves, infusion or crush and inhaled Oral, Inhalation Fever 1
  Lamiaceae Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. African mint, jungle mint, matram, hyssop Leaves, infusion or crush and inhaled Oral Common cold & cough 3
  Lamiaceae Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. African mint, jungle mint, matram, hyssop Leaves, infusion or crush and inhaled Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
40274 Lamiaceae Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br. Shandilay Leaves, infusion or decoction or pound and squeeze juice (add salt) Oral Fever 1
  Lamiaceae Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br. Shandilay Leaves, infusion or decoction or pound and squeeze juice (add salt) Oral Common cold & cough 85
  Lamiaceae Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br. Shandilay Leaves, infusion or decoction or pound and squeeze juice (add salt) Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Lamiaceae Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br. Shandilay Leaves, infusion or decoction or pound and squeeze juice (add salt) Oral Diabetes 1
  Lamiaceae Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br. Shandilay Leaves, infusion or decoction or pound and squeeze juice (add salt) Oral Asthma 1
40276 Lamiaceae Ocimum gratissimum L. Aroubaba Leaves and stem, decoction Oral Fever 1
  Lamiaceae Ocimum gratissimum L. Aroubaba Leaves and stem, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 2
40275 Lamiaceae Ocimum micranthum Willd. Jumbie basil Stem and leaves, infusion or decoction   Cooling/cleanser 2
40278 Lauraceae Persea americana Mill. Avocado Leaves; decoction Oral High blood pressure 2
40317 Leguminosae Abrus precatorius L. Jumbie bead Vine (stem and leaves); infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 4
40318 Leguminosae Brownea coccinea Jacq. ssp. capitella (Jacq.) D.Velázquez & G.Agostini, Cooper hook Flowers; infusion Oral Womb infection 1
40319 Leguminosae Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. Pigeon peas Leaves; decoction added to bath water Topical Common cold & cough 1
  Leguminosae Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. Pigeon peas Leaves; decoction added to bath water Oral High blood pressure 1
40320 Leguminosae Entada polystachya (L.) DC. Mayok shapel Bark and roots; infusion Oral Cooling/cleanser 3
  Leguminosae Entada polystachya (L.) DC. Mayok shapel Bark and roots; infusion Oral Stoppage of water 1
  Leguminosae Entada polystachya (L.) DC. Mayok shapel Bark and roots; infusion Oral Womb infection 1
40315 Leguminosae Flemingia strobilifera (L.) W.T.Aiton Mosquito bush, wild hops Whole plant (with roots); decoction Oral Stoppage of water 2
  Leguminosae Flemingia strobilifera (L.) W.T.Aiton Mosquito bush, wild hops Whole plant (with roots); decoction Oral Kidney stones 3
40316 Leguminosae Mimosa pudica L. Timarie, shame bush, sensitive plant, Mary-Mary- close- your- door Whole plant; decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Leguminosae Mimosa pudica L. Timarie, shame bush, sensitive plant, Mary-Mary- close- your- door Whole plant; decoction Oral Diabetes 1
  Leguminosae Mimosa pudica L. Timarie, shame bush, sensitive plant, Mary-Mary- close- your- door Roots; decoction Oral Stoppage of water 4
  Leguminosae Mimosa pudica L. Timarie, shame bush, sensitive plant, Mary-Mary- close- your- door Roots; decoction Oral Kidney stones 6
  Leguminosae Mimosa pudica L. Timarie, shame bush, sensitive plant, Mary-Mary- close- your- door Roots; decoction Oral Womb infection 3
40304 (36911) Leguminosae Senna alata (L.) Roxb. Wild senna, ringworm bush Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 26
  Leguminosae Senna alata (L.) Roxb. Wild senna, ringworm bush Seeds; roasted, grounded and infusion Oral Asthma 1
  Leguminosae Senna alata (L.) Roxb. Wild senna, ringworm bush Leaves and flowers; infusion or decoction Oral Womb infection 3
40314 Leguminosae Senna bacillaris (L.f.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby Christmas bush Leaves and stem; decoction Oral Kidney stones 1
40312 Leguminosae Senna occidentalis (L.) Link Wild coffee Seeds; roasted, grounded and infusion Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Leguminosae Senna occidentalis (L.) Link Wild coffee Roots; decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Leguminosae Senna occidentalis (L.) Link Wild coffee Roots; decoction Oral Asthma 1
  Leguminosae Senna occidentalis (L.) Link Wild coffee Roots; decoction Oral Womb infection 1
  Leguminosae Senna occidentalis (L.) Link Wild coffee Roots; decoction Oral Afterbirth 8
40313 Leguminosae Tamarindus indica L. Tambran Fruit (with seeds) and leaves; infusion Oral High blood pressure 11
  Leguminosae Tamarindus indica L. Tambran Bark; decoction Oral Diabetes 1
  Leguminosae Tamarindus indica L. Tambran Bark; decoction Oral Asthma 1
40280 Loranthaceae Phthirusa stelis (L.) Kuijt Birdvine Vine (stem and leaves); decoction Oral Stoppage of water 1
40310 Malvaceae Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. Double hibiscus, Arrahoo Flowers, infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 10
  Malvaceae Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. Double hibiscus, Arrahoo Flowers, infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Malvaceae Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. Double hibiscus, Arrahoo Flowers, infusion or decoction Oral Diabetes 1
  Malvaceae Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. Double hibiscus, Arrahoo Flowers, infusion or decoction Oral Stoppage of water 1
  Malvaceae Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. Double hibiscus, Arrahoo Flowers, infusion or decoction Oral Womb infection 1
40311 Malvaceae Urena sinuata L. Kuzen mahoe Stem and leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 2
  Malvaceae Urena sinuata L. Kuzen mahoe Stem and leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Kidney stones 1
40309 Meliaceae Azadirachta indica A.Juss. Neem Leaves; decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Meliaceae Azadirachta indica A.Juss. Neem Leaves; chew and swallow juice Oral Diabetes 7
40308 Meliaceae Carapa guianensis Aubl. Carapa, crappo Seed (oil extracted) Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Meliaceae Carapa guianensis Aubl. Carapa, crappo Seed (oil extracted) Oral Asthma 1
40306 Menispermaceae Cissampelos pareira L. Grave yard bush, Cat ears, patacon Vine (stem and leaves); infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 3
  Menispermaceae Cissampelos pareira L. Grave yard bush, Cat ears, patacon Vine (stem and leaves); infusion or decoction Oral Asthma 1
40307 Moraceae Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg Breadfruit Yellow leaves; infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 11
40303 Moraceae Morus alba L. Pressure bush Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 8
40302 Myoporaceae Bontia daphnoides L. Olive bush Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Myoporaceae Bontia daphnoides L. Olive bush Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 6
  Myoporaceae Bontia daphnoides L. Olive bush Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 2
  Myoporaceae Bontia daphnoides L. Olive bush Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Diabetes 2
  Myoporaceae Bontia daphnoides L. Olive bush Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Kidney stones 5
  Myoporaceae Bontia daphnoides L. Olive bush Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral Womb infection 1
40301 Myrtaceae Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) J.W.Moore Bay leaf, bay rum Leaves, decoction Oral Fever 1
  Myrtaceae Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) J.W.Moore Bay leaf, bay rum Leaves, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Myrtaceae Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) J.W.Moore Bay leaf, bay rum Leaves, decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 3
  Myrtaceae Pimenta racemosa (Mill.) J.W.Moore Bay leaf, bay rum Leaves, decoction Oral High blood pressure 1
40269 Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn. Seed-under-leaf, Guen amber faye Whole plant(stem, leaves and roots) Oral Diabetes 6
40271 Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus urinaria L. Seed-under-leaf Whole plant (stem, leaves and roots); decoction Oral Womb infection 2
  Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus urinaria L. Seed-under-leaf Whole plant (stem, leaves and roots); decoction Oral Stoppage of water 1
  Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus urinaria L. Seed-under-leaf Whole plant (stem, leaves and roots); decoction Oral High blood pressure 2
40270 Phyllanthaceae Phyllantus sp. Seed-under-leaf Whole plant (stem, leaves and roots): infusion or decoction Oral Cooling 1
  Phyllanthaceae Phyllantus sp. Seed-under-leaf Whole plant (stem, leaves and roots): infusion or decoction Oral Stoppage of water 1
  Phyllanthaceae Phyllantus sp. Seed-under-leaf Whole plant (stem, leaves and roots): infusion or decoction Oral Kidney stones 3
40298 Phytolaccaceae Microtea debilis Sw. Alantoki Leaves; decoction Oral Common cold & cough 3
  Phytolaccaceae Microtea debilis Sw. Alantoki Whole plant (leaves, stem and roots) Oral Asthma 1
40297 Phytolaccaceae Petiveria alliacea L. Gully root Roots; crushed and infused or soak in alcohol Oral Common cold & cough 1
40300 Passifloraceae Passiflora edulis Sims Passion fruit Leaves; decoction Oral High blood pressure 1
40299 Passifloraceae Passiflora quadrangularis L. Barbadine Leaves; infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 9
40296 Piperaceae Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth Shining bush Whole plant; infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 2
  Piperaceae Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth Shining bush Whole plant; infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 15
  Piperaceae Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth Shining bush Whole plant; infusion or decoction Oral Stoppage of water 1
40295 Piperaceae Piper marginatum Jacq. Lanie bois Leaves; decoction Oral Womb infection 1
40292 Piperaceae Piper tuberculatum Jacq. Candle bush Leaves; decoction Oral Diabetes 1
40293 Plantaginaceae Plantago major L. Plante Leaves; infusion Oral High blood pressure 1
40265 Poaceae (Gramineae) Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf Fevergrass Leaves and roots, decoction Oral Fever 46
  Poaceae (Gramineae) Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf Fevergrass Leaves and roots, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Poaceae (Gramineae) Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf Fevergrass Leaves and roots, decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 3
40266 Poaceae (Gramineae) Pennisetum purpureum Schumach. Wild cane, cane riviere Stem; crush in cold infusion Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Poaceae (Gramineae) Pennisetum purpureum Schumach. Wild cane, cane riviere Stem; crush in cold infusion Oral Stoppage of water 1
40294 Polygonaceae Antigonon leptopus Hooker & Arn. Coralita Vine (stem and leaves) Oral Diabetes 1
40288 Rubiaceae Genipa americana L. Monkey apple Fruit; decoction Oral Diabetes 1
40291 Rubiaceae Morinda citrifolia L. Noni, pain bush Fruit; juice of ripened fruit Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Rubiaceae Morinda citrifolia L. Noni, pain bush Fruit; juice of ripened fruit Oral Diabetes 1
40289 Rubiaceae Spermacoce verticillata L. White top, Fowl foot grass Leaves; pound and boil Oral High blood pressure 1
  Rubiaceae Spermacoce verticillata L. White top, Fowl foot grass Leaves; pound and boil Oral Diabetes 1
40290 Rutaceae Citrus x aurantifolia (Christm. & Panzer) Swingle Lime Leaves (young), decoction Oral Fever 1
  Rutaceae Citrus x aurantifolia (Christm. & Panzer) Swingle   Juice of fruit Oral Common cold & cough 4
  Rutaceae Citrus x aurantifolia (Christm. & Panzer) Swingle   Leaves (young), decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
40287 Rutaceae Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck, Rough lemon Juice of fruit, mixture with alcohol or coconut oil Oral Fever 1
  Rutaceae Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck Rough lemon Juice of fruit, mixture with alcohol or coconut oil Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Rutaceae Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck Rough lemon Juice of fruit, mixture with alcohol or coconut oil Oral Cooling/cleanser 4
  Rutaceae Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck Rough lemon Juice of fruit, mixture with alcohol or coconut oil Oral High blood pressure 1
  Rutaceae Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck Rough lemon Juice or skin (grated with molasses) Oral Stoppage of water 2
  Rutaceae Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck Rough lemon Juice of fruit (with olive oil) Oral Kidney stones 9
  Rutaceae Citrus x limon (L.) Osbeck Rough lemon Juice of fruit (with olive oil) Oral Womb infection 1
40237 Urticaceae Cecropia peltata L. Bois cano Dried leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Fever 1
  Urticaceae Cecropia peltata L. Bois cano Dried leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 9
  Urticaceae Cecropia peltata L. Bois cano Dried leaves, infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 8
  Urticaceae Cecropia peltata L. Bois cano Dried leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Diabetes 1
  Urticaceae Cecropia peltata L. Bois cano Dried leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Stoppage of water 1
40285 Verbenaceae Lantana camara L. Kayakeet Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Fever 1
  Verbenaceae Lantana camara L. Kayakeet Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 14
  Verbenaceae Lantana camara L. Kayakeet Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
40284 Verbenaceae Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E.Br. Santa Maria Leaves, decoction Oral Fever 2
  Verbenaceae Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E.Br. Santa Maria Leaves, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 5
  Verbenaceae Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E.Br. Santa Maria Leaves, decoction Oral Diabetes 1
40305 Verbenaceae Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl Vervine Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Verbenaceae Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl Vervine Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 36
  Verbenaceae Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl Vervine Leaves, infusion or decoction Oral High blood pressure 1
40286 Vitaceae Cissus verticillata (L.) Vahl Snake bush Leaves, decoction Oral Common cold & cough 1
40279 Xanthorrhoeaceae Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. Aloes Leaves, extract gel and eat Oral Fever 1
  Xanthorrhoeaceae Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. Aloes Leaves, extract gel and eat Oral Common cold & cough 1
  Xanthorrhoeaceae Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. Aloes Leaves, extract gel and eat Oral Cooling/cleanser 8
  Xanthorrhoeaceae Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. Aloes Leaves, extract gel and eat Oral Womb infection 2
  Xanthorrhoeaceae Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. Aloes Leaves, extract gel and eat Oral Afterbirth 1
40281 Zingiberaceae Cheilocostus speciosus (J.Koenig) C.D.Specht Cane Riviere Stem; Cut in pieces and boiled Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Zingiberaceae Cheilocostus speciosus (J.Koenig) C.D.Specht Cane Riviere Stem; Cut in pieces and boiled Oral Diabetes 1
40282 Zingiberaceae Curcuma longa L. Saffron, hardi Stem; pounded and make decoction Oral Cooling/cleanser 1
  Zingiberaceae Curcuma longa L. Saffron, hardi Stem; pounded and make decoction Oral Womb infection 3
  Zingiberaceae Curcuma longa L. Saffron, hardi Stem; pounded and make decoction Oral Afterbirth 17
40283 Zingiberaceae Zingiber officinale Roscoe Ginger Rhizomes, crushed and decoction made Oral Common cold & cough 2