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Local herbal remedies should only be used under the guidance
of a knowledgeable herbal medicine practioner!

Mimosa pudica is used with kafé zepyant (Senna occidentalis) and matnithen (Parthenium hysterophorous) if you fall and ``your whole inside shake’’ (dewajé).  First, manipulation is used to ``put everything back in place’’ then the plants are crushed and soaked in rum.  After soaking, the leaves are tied on the stomach and the liquid is drunk.  mayhont may also be mixed with mawi pouwi (Petiveria alliacea) and a little coarse salt added to make you vomit if someone has put something in your food or drink.

Verna Slane 1987