Medicinal Plants

Dysphania ambrosioides
A tea of zèb a vè is the most common vermifuge in St. Lucia. Oil is sometimes added. The leaves made into a poultice with other herbs are used to treat wounds and sores. For combining it with other herbs in a syrup for asthma and cough. It is thought to benefit the pancreas, and aid digestion and clean the womb after childbirth.