Book a vehicule

Discover the benefits of medicinal plants in Martinique

Home

Discovering the medicinal plants of Martinique

Martinique has one of the richest flora of the Lesser Antilles. In addition to the plants that give exquisite fruits, some other plants of the island are reputed to have medicinal virtues and are therefore often used to treat various ailments. Still highly valued and used in Martinique today, locals call these traditional herbal remedies "rimèd razié" (or home remedies). In 2012, 12 medicinal plants from Martinique were added to the "Liste A" (traditionally used medicinal plants) of the Plantes Médicinales in the French pharmacopoeia. Among the 12 plants, we find: Fleurit-Noël Zeb mouch atoumo Fragile ester, milk herb Woman's herb, zeb a fanm Devil's tobacco, Healing-all Lanmwaz, Ti ponpon Herb needle Zèb Zédjui Pompon-soldat, Big pompon Sheep ear, Zorèy-sheep Herbe tension, Zeb tansion Gum tree, Red gum tree Sweet broom, Balé dou  For more information on these medicinal plants, do not hesitate to ask the merchants who will guide you on their benefits and advice on their use. If you are interested in the flora in a general way we invite you to discover our article on the gardens of Martinique.   The markets in Martinique If you wish to discover these "rimèd razié", go through Martinique in search of the typical markets of the archipelago. You will mainly find these medicinal plants on the markets, near the women selling fresh vegetables and fruits. These plants can be used in infusion, decoction or maceration. Find yourself in the heart of a traditional and colorful atmosphere by visiting the markets of the archipelago. The biggest one being the one in Fort-de-France, you will also find many other small markets in the communes of Martinique such as the covered market of Sainte-Anne very coveted by the tourists. Discover the markets and the medicinal plants of Martinique with Europcar: book on Europcar Martinique. Source: the witch and the doctor

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our best offers of the moment exclusively

Subscribe to our newsletter

Register

By entering your email address, you agree to receive our newsletters by email and you are aware of our Privacy Policy.

Our Car Rental
europcar-reassurance-location-voiture-martinique.png
trip-advisor-location-voiture-martinique.png

Tripadvisor

travel_award_europcar.png

Travel award

kayak_award_europcar.png

Kayak

Contact us

Customer Service : 00596 596 42 42 42 | Booking Service : 00596 596 42 42 53 | Assistance 24/24h 7/7j : 06 96 45 97 83

    

@europcar Martinique

facebook icon
Youtube Vector 3
Instagram vector
Twitter