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 PART USED Fruit Fruit Swollen root Leaf Leaf sucker Green fruit Fruit Leaf Leaf Leaf Fruit peel Seeds Seeds Leaf Fruit Leaf leaves Leaf Buds Fruit Oil Root Seed Leaf Bark Leaf Leaf Swollen root clove Leaf/root Nut Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Calyx Leaf ETHNOMEDICAL USE

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

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 Nerves Diabetes Fresh cut Scrape 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 Diarrhoea Tea, gas, stomach ache Tea, gas Nerves Tea, colds, fever Tea, pain Tea, nerves Tea Tea Tea Tea Tea

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fever.COMMON NAME Search mi heart MEDICINAL PLANTS Rat ears Briar wist Rat ears. colds. arthritis. Peperomia pullicida. colds Leaf Leaf Plant Leaf Leaf leaf? Leaf Leaf Deep chest colds Deep chest colds Influenza. Jack in the bush. stomach ache Cough. Influenza. gas. Gliricida sepium. stomach ache. & Aloe Cotton Bee’s bush Pepper elder Pepper elder. Aralia guilifoylei & Aloe vera Gossypium spp. fever Cough Cough. colds Leaf Wist Leaves Cough. cough Colds. 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 (??) Petivera alliaceae Ocimum micranthum Tournefortia volubilis Smilax regelii Picramnia antidesma. St. colds Cough. Aralia. Influenza Cough Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Aeriial parts and roots Leaf Leaf Leaf Root Leaves Cough. Eupatorium odoratum. Vincent stake Aralia Susumba Leaf of life Chicken weed & Semi contract 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 Guinea hen weed Parsley Chigganet Sarsaparilla Mojo herb. Vincent stake. colds. sinusitis Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Fever Fever. Solanum torvum. stomach ache Cough. colds. Puddingwist Pepper elder & Ginger SCIENTIFIC NAME Rytidophyllum tomentosum Peperomia pellucida Smilax spp. colds. colds Cough Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds Colds. susumba. leaf of life John Charles Tobacco Spirit weed St. colic 2 . stomach ache. ?? Piper amalgo Piper amalgo. Aralia. Aralia guilifoylei & ?? Piper amalgo & Zingiber officinale PART USED Leaf ETHNOMEDICAL USE Tea. rheumatism. colic Colds Leaf/root Fever. colds Cough.

& ginger Cerassee & ginger Cerassee Drinking camphor Lemon grass Pepper elder Guava Semi contract Worm grass Basida/Bastard Cedar Tuna & Aloe Semi contract Betle Iron weed Tamarind Maiden Hair Fern Rice bitters Vervine Trumpet Calabash/Paki Young Calabash Guinea hen weed Oil nut Medina Rice bitters John Charles Chew stick Pomegranate. cerasee. Citrus sinensis. foot rash Cut 3 . cuts. gas Diarrhoea. blood purifier Purge blood Vomiting Piper betle Pseudoelephantopus spicatus Tamarindus indica Adiantum tenerum Andrographis paniculata Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Cecropia peltata Crescentia cujete Petiveria alliacea Ricinus communis Alysicarpus vaginalis Hyptis verticillata Gouania lupuloides Punica granatum. broom weed Dismatch Dismatch & young chocolate Madam fate Aloe Ganja (ash) SCIENTIFIC NAME Piper amalgo & Momordica charantia Piper amalgo. biliousness Headache Headache Nerves Menstrual cramps Tonic. Momordica charantia & Zingiber officinale Momordica charantia & Zingiber officinale Momordica charantia Calea jamaicensis?? Cymbopogon citratus Piper amalgo Psidium guajava Chenopodium ambrosioides Spigelia anthelmia Guazuma ulmifolia Opuntia cochenillifera & Aloe vera Chenopodium ambrosioides PART USED Leaf Leaf/root ETHNOMEDICAL USE Stomach ache Stomach ache Leaf/root Leaf ?? Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Bark stem/leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf bark Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf fruit peel Stomach ache Stomach ache. nerves High blood pressure Regulate blood pressure Blood clots. diarrhoea Stomach ache Upset stomach Upset stomach. shortness of breath Asthma Asthma Asthma.COMMON NAME Pepper elder & cerassee Pepper elder. burn. & Citrus paradisi Bixa orellano Catharanthus roseus Symphtum officinale Not sure which one Sida acuta ?? ?? & Theobroma cacao Hippobroma longiflora Aloe vera Cannabis sativa Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf/fruit Leaf Leaf Leaf ash Diabetes Diabetes Gallstones Cancer Cancer Deep cuts. external itching Worms Worms Worms Internal inflammation Internal inflammation Joint pain Arthritis Asthma. orange & grapefruit Annatto Periwinkle Comfrey Marigold Elder flower. cerassee. toothache For a fresh cut Cut Cleansing.

+ ?? Cassia alata Annona reticulata ?? Rivina humilis Salvia serotina Andrographis paniculata PART USED Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Seeds Seeds Aerial part and roots Leaf Leaf Root Leaf Bark Leaves. bark. roots Wist Wist Wist Wist Wist Root ?? Wist Root Bark ?? Wist ?? Leaves.?? Salvia serotina Andrographis paniculata Purgatives (herbs used together) ?? Picramnia antidesma Momordica charantia Aloe vera & Opuntia cochenillifera Cassia italica Hura crepitans Ricinus communis Stylosanthes hamata Aloe vera Salvia serotina Purging Strong laxative Strong laxative Tonic (used in various combinations) Smilax balbisiana ?? Prunus occidentalis Trophis racemosa Scybalium jamaicense Vitis tiliifolia Smilax spp. Forsteronia floribunda Smilax balbisiana ?? Cissus sicyoides Ruellia tuberose Clibadum surinamense ?? ?? ?? Haematoxylum campechianum 4 . Mikania micrantha ?? Ambrosia hispida Commelina spp. Smilax spp. ring worm) Sprains Corn on toe Menstrual cramps (can be used individually or together) Satureja brownie Momordica charantia Artemisia spp.COMMON NAME Water grass Quako Chigana Tansy Water grass Mongoose weed King of the forest Custard apple Monkey fiddle Dog blood Chicken weed Rice bitters Penny royal Cerassee LAXATIVES Colla bitters Chicken weed Rice bitters Fire bun Mojo bush Cerassee Aloe vera & tuna Senna Sand box Castor TONICS Donkey weed Sinkle bible Chicken weed Chainy root Strong back (2 types) Puron Ramoan Tandebuddy Black wist Briar wist Blood wist Milk wist Chainy root Four vine Snake wist Duppy gun Breadnut Old woman bone Four Man’s strength Wild subble jack Logwood heart SCIENTIFIC NAME Commelina spp. heart of tree ETHNOMEDICAL USE External itching Rash Rash Rash (ring worm) Rash (ring worm) Rash (ring worm) Rash (liver spot.

COMMON NAME Medina Young banana Ganja Sarsaparilla Chew stick Bur bur Marigold Gully leaf bean Colic mint Semi-contract SCIENTIFIC NAME Alysicarpus vaginalis Musa acuminate Cannibis sativa Smilax regelii Gouania lupuloides ?? Not sure which one ?? Satureja brownei Chenopodium ambrosioides PART USED Leaf fruit Leaf root stem stem leaf ?? leaf leaf ETHNOMEDICAL USE Herbs used specifically for children Teething pain Gripe Worms Colic Colds (babies) 5 .

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