Use of Herbs

Topics: Medicinal plants, Fruit, Citrus Pages: 5 (1211 words) Published: December 1, 2014
Uses of Herbs
COMMON
NAME
FOOD
Cucumber
Cho cho
Carrot
Cassava
Banana
Banana
Banana
Lime juice
Lime
Coco
Pear
Sour orange
Pumpkin
Papaya
Breadfruit
Young unopened ackee
Young ackee
Ackee &
red water grass
Soursop and honey
Guava
Ripe mango
Coconut oil
SPICES
Ginger
Green pimento
Pimento
Cinnamon
Basil
Basil, cowfoot, rum
Radish
Garlic
Pimento & ginger
Nutmeg
TEAS
Peppermint
Spearmint
Colic Mint
Fever grass
Ganja
Soursop
Guava
Lime
Cerasee
Sorrel
Pepper elder

SCIENTIFIC NAME

Cucumis sativus
Sechium edule
Daucus carota
Manihot esculenta
Musa acuminata
Citrus aurantifolia
Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Persea americana
Citrus auranium
Cucurbita pepo
Carica papaya
Artocarpus altilis
Blighia sapida
Blighia sapida &
Commenlina diffusa
Annona muricata
Psiduim guajava
Mangifera indica
Cocos nucifera
Zingiber officinale
Pimenta dioica
Cinnamomum zeylanium
Ocimum spp.
Pothomorphe umbellate
Raphanus sativus
Allium sativum
Pimenta dioica &
Zingiber officinalis
Myristica fragrans
Satureja viminea
Mentha spicata
Lippia alba
Cymbopogon citratus
Cannabis sativa
Annona muricata
Psidium guajava
Citrus aurantifolia
Momordica charantia
Hibiscus sabdariffa
Piper amalgo

PART
USED

ETHNOMEDICAL USE

Fruit
Fruit
Swollen root
Leaf
Leaf
sucker
Green fruit
Fruit
Leaf
Leaf
Leaf
Fruit peel
Seeds
Seeds
Leaf
Fruit
Leaf
leaves

Nerves, high blood pressure
High blood pressure
Nerves
Prostate problems
Diarrhoea
Nerves
Tea
Upset stomach
Stomach ache, upset stomach, diarrhoea
Headache
Tea
Colds
Worms
Worms
High blood pressure
Rash (ring worm)
High blood pressure
Headache

Leaf
Buds
Fruit
Oil

Nerves
Diabetes
Fresh cut
Scrape

Root
Seed
Leaf
Bark
Leaf
Leaf
Swollen root
clove
Leaf/root

Spice, gas, upset stomach, stomach ache
Influenza
Diarrhoea
Spice, upset stomach, vomiting, colds, tea
Spice, upset stomach
Head ache
Regulate blood pressure
Colds, tonic, High blood pressure
Diabetes

Nut

Diarrhoea

Leaf
Leaf
Leaf
Leaf
Leaf
Leaf
Leaf
Leaf
Leaf
Calyx
Leaf

Tea, gas, stomach ache
Tea, gas
Nerves
Tea, colds, fever
Tea, pain
Tea, nerves
Tea
Tea
Tea
Tea
Tea

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COMMON
NAME
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MEDICINAL PLANTS
Rat ears
Briar wist
Rat ears, susumba,
leaf of life

SCIENTIFIC NAME
Rytidophyllum
tomentosum

Cow itch
Marigold
Dog blood
Red coat
Red leaf
Red and white
Pudding wist
Briar bush
Jack in the bush
Liquorice (John Crow)
Joseph coat
Sour orange
Maiden Hair Fern
Ramgoat national
Love bush
Elder flower

Peperomia pellucida
Smilax spp.
Peperomia pullicida,
Solanum torvum,
Bryophyllum pinnatum
Hyptis verticillata
Nicotiana tabacum
Eryngium foetidum
Gliricida sepium
Aralia guilfoylei
Solanum torvum
Bryophyllum pinnatum
Salvia serotina &
Chenopodium
ambrosioides
??
Cosmos sulphurous
Rivinia humilis
??
??
??
??
??
Eupatorium odoratum
Abrus precatorius
Plectranthus blumei
Citrus aurantium
Adiantum tenerum
Turnera ulmifolia
Cuscuta Americana
Sambucus simpsonii (??)

Guinea hen weed
Parsley
Chigganet
Sarsaparilla
Mojo herb,
Jack in the bush,
St. Vincent stake,
Aralia, &
Aloe
Cotton
Bee’s bush
Pepper elder
Pepper elder,
Aralia,
Puddingwist
Pepper elder &
Ginger

Petivera alliaceae
Ocimum micranthum
Tournefortia volubilis
Smilax regelii
Picramnia antidesma,
Eupatorium odoratum,
Gliricida sepium,
Aralia guilifoylei &
Aloe vera
Gossypium spp.
??
Piper amalgo
Piper amalgo,
Aralia guilifoylei &
??
Piper amalgo &
Zingiber officinale

John Charles
Tobacco
Spirit weed
St. Vincent stake
Aralia
Susumba
Leaf of life
Chicken weed &
Semi contract

PART
USED
Leaf

ETHNOMEDICAL USE
Tea, rheumatism, arthritis, colds

Leaf
Wist
Leaves

Cough, colds, fever
Cough
Cough, colds

Leaf
Leaf
Plant
Leaf
Leaf
leaf?
Leaf
Leaf

Deep chest colds
Deep chest colds
Influenza, colds,...
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