Medicinal Plant List

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The Medicinal Herbs List-- The Heritage Garden

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The Heritage Garden is intended to showcase the medicinal plants that played an important
role in Cayman’s history.

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Abrus precatorius / Wild Liquorice, "John Crow Bead"
Aloe vera l. / Aloe vera "Sempevivie" "Allowaus"
Ambrosia hispida / Wormwood
Annona muricata / Soursop
Argenome mexicana / Thom Thistle
Argusia gnaphalodes / Sea Lavender
Bryophyllum pinatum / Leaf-Of-Life "Curiosity Plant"
Bursera simaruba / Birch
Canella winterana / Pepper Cinnamon
Capparis cynophallophora Changed to Quadrella cynophallophora / Headache Bush
Catharanthus roseus / Periwinkle
Chamaesyce mesembrianthemifolia Changed to Euporbia mesembrianthemifolia / Tittie Mollie
Citrus aurantifolia / Lime
Cocos nucifera L. / Coconut
Cordia globosa var. humilus / Black Sage
Cordia sebestena / Broad leaf
Crossopetalum rhacoma / Wild Tobacco
Croton linearis / Rosemary
Cymbopogon citratus / Fever Grass
Eucalyptus globulus / Eucalyptus
Heliotropium indicum / Scorpion Tail
Lantana camara (aculeata)/ White Sage
Lippia alba / Providence Mint
Momordica charantia
/ Serasee
Morinda citrifolia / Mulberry
Morinda royoc / Rhubarb Root
Mucuna pruriens / Cowitch
Nopalea cochenillifer Syn. C. cochenillifer / Cochineal "Scotchineal" "Prickly pear"
Ocimum basilicum / Basil "Sweet Basil"
Ocimum campechianum / Basil "Tea Basil"
Pectis Caymanensis / Tea Banker
Phoradendron quadrangulare / Scorn-The-Ground
Piscidia piscipula / Dogwood
Priva lappulacea(L.) / Old Lady Coat Tail
Psychotria nervosa / Strong back
Punica granatum / Pomegranate,
Ricinus communis / Castor Bean Plant
Ruellia tuberosa / Heart Plant
Senna occidentalis / Dandeliaon
Stachytarpheta jamaicensis / Vervine "Worry vine"
Suriana maritima / Juniper
Tamarindus indica / Tamarind
Tournefortia volubilis / Aunt Eliza Bush
Turnera ulmifolia / Dash-A-Long

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