Medicinal Plants

Solanum capsicoides
Ponm pwezon is used when ``blood goes up in somebody’s head and make them kind of crazy.’’ First they are given a tea made of fle makata (Caesalpinia pulcherrima), bonmidjez and lard. The head is then wrapped with ponm pwezon poultice and a decoction made with olive oil, cheese, and saspawey (Agave caribaeicola) is given to drink. Ingestion of this plant could be harmful.