Medicinal Plants

Ageratum conyzoides
Labonn fanm, Ageratum conyzoides, is widely used in a leaf infusion for high inflammation, "urine burns,’’ blood in the urine, and as a diuretic. Less often it is used to treat diabetes, high blood pressure, and as a cooling. Containing hydrocyanic acid, coumarin, and an alkaloid, labonn fanm is toxic to animals.