Entry hasindahy (hasina, lahy)
Part of speech noun
English definition  [Sihanaka] [lahy, masculine.] a forest shrub, an infusion of whose leaves is employed by the Sihanaka as a remedy for the dancing mania known as ramanenjana. Dracaena sp. [Richardson 1885]
French definition  [Betsimisaraka, Sihanaka] (« le hasina des hommes ») Dracaena reflexa Lam. (Asparagaceae). Plante magique (voir hasina (2)). La décoction des tiges feuillées était administrée aux ramanenjana, malades atteints de chorée collective. [Boiteau 1997]
Vocabulary 
Scientific name Dracaena reflexa

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