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    Tittle:Funcho(Fennel)

    TraditionalMedicine fromMadeira

    Nameoftheherb:Foeniculumvulgare;Family:ApiaceaeShortDescription:TheFennel,alsoknownassweetanise, theoriginalnamegiven tothisperennialherbisFoeniculumvulgare.The city of Funchal owes its name to this plant, becausewhen the first settlersarrivedonourislandthisplantwasthemostprevalent.Itisafloweringplant,veryfragrantandediblemedicinalplantwidelyused,asforexampleintea,alsorelievescolicinbabies,issometimesusedincookingandevenperfumes.Fennelcanreachsixfeettallbutusually isbetween60and90cm,hasanintensegreen color, the leaves reach 40cm and are close in form of needles.Theflowers thatthisplantstemsareverysmallwithayellowish,whentheseeds

    dasflavoringinliqueurs.

    aredryareusedinteaanFlowering:FromJulytoSeptember.CommonUsage:

    Medicinaluses: This indigenousplant,who is theoriginof thenameof thecity/capitalof

    theAutonomousRegionofMadeira,isusedasadiureticanddigestive.The

    tea madefromitsseedsrelievescolicinbabies.Youcan alsoeattheleavesandroots.

    menstrual period reported tea leaves of strawberry and To regulate the

    fennel,throughtheingestionofacupandusingitforasitzbath.

    Usenonmedicinal: Inadditiontohumanusewasreportedtoprepareateagiventothecows

    aftergivebirth.Source:http://www.sirmadeira.org/epages/Sir.sf/pt_PT/?ObjectPath=/Shops/sirmadeira/Products/FunchoPlantasAZhttp://aflorestalaurissilva.blogspot.com/2011/05/funcho.html

    SEQUEIRA,M.Menezes; FONTINHA, S.; FREITAS, F.; RAMOS, L.;MATEUS,Maria G.. (2006).PlantaseUsosTradicionais nasMemrias deHoje. Freguesia da Ilha. Santana: Casa do Povo da Ilha/Parque Natural daMadeira.

    http://aflorestalaurissilva.blogspot.com/2011/05/funcho.html

  • Tittle:Loureiro(Laurel)

    Nameoftheherb:Laurusazorica;Family:LauraceaeShortDescription:DominanttreeoftheLaurissilvaForest,withgreatversatilityofhabitats,occurringfromthe200mtoabove1200m.VerycommonthroughouttheislandcanbeseeninRibeiradaJanela,CalhetaandSoVicente.It can reach 20m in height, has a dense crown, dark green leaves, bright withvariablemanner,theberriesaregreenwhenripebecomeblackanditsflowersareyellow. Sometimes in the trunks of the laurels adults, a fungus develops uniquecharacteristic shape, known as motheroflaurel. The fruit serves as food forendemicPo boTrocazinhabitingthisforest.LocalpopulationsofNorthMadeira

    ofoiloflaurelthatclaimpharmaceuticalproperties.m

    useitinthemanufactureFlowering:PeriodFebruarytoAprilCommonUsage:

    Use/MedicalBenefits:Thefruitofthelaurelstillmanufacturesinsomeruralparishes,theoiloflaurelisn gk ownasa oodremedycleansesthebloodandhealingof internal injuries. It isalsousedtoreducerheumaticsymptoms.

    a The very aromatic leaves are used in cookery and infusion may be coughmedicineandsudorific. The laurel flowers are used to make teas and gargle to fight sore throats.Aboutthetrunksandbranchesoflaurel,theolderoftenarisearegallscausedbyaparasiticfungusspecificMotherofLaurel.Ofsoakinginbrandycecdoastheseresults a remedy very popular in Madeira by effects on the control of uterinebleeding.Todisinfectandhealwoundsmadebyiron,itwasindicatedthedirectapplicationofa fewdropsof laureloilheated.Forconstipation,35dropsof laureloil takenwithwateror tea in themorning.Alsoon thepreventionof "evil"or thrombosisand in situationsof early cancer, reported the intakeof threedropsof laurel oilfast ortedaleafteawithparsley.(Sequeiraetal.2006:ing.Tostrengthenbonesrep64).

    Use/nonmedicalbenefits:ThenewshootsareusedastypicalkebabskewersinMadeira.Source:http://issuu.com/olyceu/docs/laurissilvahttp://www.madeiranature.com/index/cms/page//page/nature_flora/articleId/345/articleTitle/loureiro/lang/pt

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  • SEQUEIRA, M. Menezes; FONTINHA, S.; FREITAS, F.; RAMOS, L.; MATEUS, Maria G.. (2006). PlantaseUsosTradicionais nasMemrias deHoje. Freguesia da Ilha. Santana: Casa do Povo da Ilha/Parque Natural daMadeira.

    Tittle: MadredeLouro(MotherofLaurel)

    Nameoftheherb:Laurobasidiumlauri;Family: Teleforaceae ShortDescription:Appearswithfrequencyinthetrunksofoldlaurelsauniqueparasiticfungus,withcharacteristicshape.Itcanreach20cmlongandisproducedbyLauriExobasidium,fungusfamilyofTeleforaceas.lowering:F

    CommonUsage:

    Use/MedicinalBenefits: Theinfusionofthiscuriousplantinbrandy(afungusthat livesonthetrunks

    and branches of laurel) is used as hemostatic in uterine ailments and dustagainstrheumatism.

    Itwasmentionedeatingasmallcupforstomachpainandsickofaninfusionpreparedwithbrandy,buttonsofchamomileandlemonbalmrum.Womeninthepostpartumperiodisalsogivenasmallcupofbrandyintoabrewwithbasil,alwaysengaged,whitecinnamonandMotherofLaurel,which is8 to15daysunderthecowmanureinthebarns(Sequeiraetal.2006:66).

    Source:http://www.sirmadeira.org/epages/Sir.sf/pt_PT/?ObjectPath=/Shops/sirmadeira/Products/LosnaPlantasA

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    /2007/0http://asminhasplantas.blogspot.com 6/laurobasidiumlaurigeyljlich.html

    SEQUEIRA, M. Menezes; FONTINHA, S.; FREITAS, F.; RAMOS, L.; MATEUS, Maria G.. (2006). PlantaseUsosTradicionais nasMemrias deHoje. Freguesia da Ilha. Santana: Casa do Povo da Ilha/Parque Natural daMadeira.

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  • Tittle:Losna(Wormwoodherb)

    Nameoftheherb:ArtemisiaargenteaLHr;Family: AsteraceaeShortDescription:

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    EndemicspeciesofMadeirawholivesinplacesrockycoastlineonthesouthside oftheisland.ItisalsocommononPortoSantoandtheDesertedIslands.Cultivated for medicinal purposes, as occurs spontaneously in coastal areas, inlocationsexposedanddry.Shrubthatreachesupto1mhigh,withmanybranches,

    leavestriangularandyellowflowers.Flowering:Flow iltoAugust.eringseasonfromApr

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    Commo Usage:Use/MedicalBenefits:

    - This shrubbyplant, exclusiveof theMadeiraarchipelagoandoftencultivatednearthehouses,usetheinfusionoftheleavesandsprigsofflowers,especiallyasanappetizer,stomachicandtonic.

    - ferred forbronchitis inadults,aswellasstomachTea leavesandstemwasre

    achesandmenstrualpain.Use/nonmedicalbenefits:

    - It was mentioned that to avoid the "evil eye" and protect the home theyproceeded to draw up a branch of laurel, orange, lemon, rosemary andwormwoodthatonPalmSundaywasblessedinthe localchurch.Beingtakenfromthisbranchbeforebeingsaved,alittleofallofhisherbstomaketeafordrinking.

    Source:http://www.sirmadeira.org/epages/Sir.sf/pt_PT/?ObjectPath=/Shops/sirmadeira/Products/LosnaPlantasAZhttp://www.madeiranature.com/index/cms/page//page/nature_flora_endemic_indigenous_other_endemics/lang/pt/articleId/344/articleTitle/losna SEQUEIRA, M. Menezes; FONTINHA, S.; FREITAS, F.; RAMOS, L.; MATEUS, Maria G.. (2006). PlantaseUsosTradicionais nasMemrias deHoje. Freguesia da Ilha. Santana: Casa do Povo da Ilha/Parque Natural daMadeira.

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  • Tittle: Macela,Marcela(Camomile)

    Nameoftheherb:AnthemisnobilisL;Family: AsteraceaeShortDescription:TheMacelaorMarcelaisthenamebywhichChamomileisknownontheislandofMadeira, having been introduced here, particularly in the area of Camacha.Plantofthefamilycompound,derivedfromtheEuropeancontinent,theMacelaisanannualplantthatgrowsintheformofsmallrods20to50cmswiththinleavesandspiky,andyellowflowers. Itgrowswellondry land,butwithacoolclimateandgoodsun.Althoughitcanbeusedincookingorevenashomemadearomaticandorname tal flower, it is asamedicinalherb thathasgainedmore fame,and

    medicinalplantsaroundtheworld.n

    withoutdoubtoneofthemostwidelyusedFlowering:Blo ereinMadeira.ominginJuneandJulyh

    CommonUsage:

    Use/BenefitsMedical: Plantwhosebudsor"heads"areoftensoldonthestreets.Thisplantiswidely

    used,mainly as antispasmodic, digestive, stimulant, stomachic, sedative andtonic,usingtheirflowersor'heads'ininfusionorcooking.

    Forstomachproblems(bloating)andmenstrualpainreportedtheingestionofaglassofbrandyintoabrewwithhoney,chamomile,cinnamon,lavenderandwhite,orwhitewithperpetual,languagecervina,whitecinnamon,chamomile,lavenderandhoneybee(Sequeiraetal.2006:65).Referencewasalsoeatingasmallcupforstomachpainsandbeingsick,aninfusionofspirit,withbudsofchamomile and lemonbalm rum. Itwas alsomentioned thepreparation of atea3, 5 or 7 buttons per cup: for stomach (bloating), abdominal pain andvomitingforsicktearosemaryaddtothisorotherplants(Sequeiraetal.2006:65).

    Source:ctPath=/Shops/sirmadeira/Products/MacelaPlantasAZhttp://www.sirmadeira.org/epages/Sir.sf/pt_PT/?Obje

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    http://drakonyaz.blogspot.com/2006/06/macela.html

    SEQUEIRA, M. Menezes; FONTINHA, S.; FREITAS, F.; RAMOS, L.; MATEUS, Maria G.. (2006). PlantaseUsosTradicionais nasMemrias deHoje. Freguesia da Ilha. Santana: Casa do Povo da Ilha/Parque Natural daMadeira.

    http://drakonyaz.blogspot.com/2006/06/macela.html

  • Tittle:Alecrim(Rosemary)

    Nameoftheherb:Rosmarinusofficinalis;Family:LamiaceaeShortDescription:Introducedplant originated in theMediterranean region (LpezGonzlez, 2002:617quotedbySequeiraetal.2006:17).Cultivated f r medicinal and ornamental often being close to dwellings (Press,

    otedbySequeiraetal.2006:17).o

    1994:280quFlowering:EarlySpring

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    onUsage:icinaluses

    ComMed :- ItisashruboftencultivatedinMadeira.Theteaofthisplant,besidesbeing

    used as an appetizer, diuretic and stomach tonic, aids in concentration inthebrainbystimulatingcirculationandimprovingmemory,it isalsoused

    I fagainst arthritis and joint pain. t should not be taken ormore than onemonthandfollowedpregnantwomenshoul