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20 plants found in 13 references for the following symptom

Symptom: H(096)
Description: decongestant

1 reference(s) for Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name: Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Pictures: Aframomum_melegueta1.jpg , HA05Aframomum_melegueta.jpg , Aframomum_melegueta2.jpg
Reference HN 16
Author: Ndukwu, B.C. and N.B.Ben-Nwadibia
Title: Ethnomedicinal aspects of plants used as spices and condiments in the Niger delta area of Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW : http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/niger.htm
Symptoms: H(008), H(046), H(048), H(068), H(091), H(096), H(097y), H(143), H(155)
Recipes: H(048), H(068), H(091), the fruits and seeds of Aframomum melegueta are commonly used as an ingredient of many local herbal preparations., they are usually used as stimulants, , carminatives and in vermifuge especially among the Ijaws
H(068), the powdered rhizome with table salt is specially given as vermifuge for round worms
H(008) cholera, the decoction of the leaves of Aframomum melegueta together with the leaves of Momordica charantia and Sorghum arundinaceum cereal in local dry gin (alcohol) is recommended to be taken one dose daily against cholera
H(046), H(143), the decoction of the leaves is used for small pox and chicken pox.
H(096), H(097y), the decoction of the leaves of Aframomum melegueta is mixed with leaves of lime, lemon grass and mango (Mangifera indica ) it is used as remedy for catarrh while the steam from the decoction is inhaled for congested chest
H(155), the ground formulation from the fruits of Piper guineense, Dioscorea bulbifera, Aframomum melegueta and Capsicum frutescens is mixed with aqueous extract of Citrus aurantifolia (lime) against tonsillitis
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: ehin-edo ehie ado (Bini); oji (Igbo - Ose); erhie (Urhobo); oburo; ata; ata-ire (Yoruba) ; grains of paradise, guinea grains; alligator pepper (English)

1 reference(s) for Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name: Arachis hypogaea L.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Arachis_hypogaea4.jpg , HA03Arachis_hypogaea.jpg , Arachis_hypogaea2.jpg , Arachis_hypogaea3.jpg , Arachis_hypogaea-koeh-161.jpg , Arachis_hypogaea1.jpg
Reference HK 12
Author: Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title: Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms: H(001), H(007), H(096)
Recipes: H(001, 1), macerated shell of Arachis hypogea, to wash the eyes
H(007, 1) diuretic, H(096) pelvus, maceration of leaves of Arachis., VO. + hip bath, 2 X / Day
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: gerté (Peul)

1 reference(s) for Brassica oleracea L.
Official name: Brassica oleracea L.
Family: Brassicaceae
Pictures: Brassica_oleracea1.jpg , Brassica_oleracea2.jpg , Brassica_oleracea3.jpg , Brassica_oleracea4.jpg
Reference HS 25
Author: Shauri, N.E.N.
Title: Experience on the use of Tanzanian medicinal plants for the last decade (1979-1989) in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms: H(008), H(068), H(096), H(126)
Recipes: H(008) dysentery, upset bowels, H(068) vermifuge, the juice of the plant is squeezed through fine cloth. The dosage is 15 ml tds for children and 30 ml tds for adults.
H(096) decongestant, .as decongestant, squeezed syrup of the plant extract is heated up with an equal amount of sugar and honey, and then left to cool. The dosage used is 15 ml tds for children and 30 ml tds for adults.
H(126) cirrhosis of the liver, H(155) tonsilitis and the loss of voice, decoction for use as a purifying agent 2-3 large leaves are placed in 1000 ml of water and the decoction is allowed to set for 30 min. to 1 hr. The dosage is 200 ml tds for adults and 50 - 100 ml tds for children.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mtundwi (Swahili)

1 reference(s) for Capsicum annuum L.
Official name: Capsicum annuum L.
Family: Solanaceae
Pictures: Capsicum_annuum1.jpg , Capsicum_annuum3.jpg , Capsicum_annuum4.jpg , Capsicum_annuum5.jpg , HA05Capsicum_annuum.jpg , HR09Capsicum_annuum.jpg , HA06Capsicum_annuum.jpg , Capsicum_annuum6.jpg , Capsicum_annuum2.jpg
Reference HS 06
Author: Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title: Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms: H(037), H(075), H(094), H(096), H(113), H(164), H(190)
Recipes: H(037), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(075), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(096) + H(094), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(113) + H(164), fruit, internal use, revulsive, RNS.
H(190), fruit, external use, RNS.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Capsicum frutescens L.
Official name: Capsicum frutescens L.
Family: Solanaceae
Pictures: Capsicum_frutescens1.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens3.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens4.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens2.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens5.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens6.jpg , HA05Capsicum_frutescens.jpg , HR09Capsicum_frutescens.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens7.jpg
Reference HS 06
Author: Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title: Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms: H(037), H(075), H(094), H(096), H(113), H(164), H(190)
Recipes: H(037), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(075), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(096) + H(094), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(113) + H(164), fruit, internal use, revulsive, RNS.
H(190), fruit, external use, RNS.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Carica papaya L.
Official name: Carica papaya L.
Family: Caricaceae
Pictures: Carica_papaya6.jpg , Carica_papaya7.jpg , Carica_papaya3.jpg , Carica_papaya4.jpg , Carica_papaya_fa02075.jpg , Carica_papaya1.jpg , HA08Carica_papaya.jpg , HA05Carica_papaya.jpg , Carica_papaya11.jpg , Carica_papaya5.jpg , Carica_papaya2.jpg , Carica_papaya8.jpg , Carica_papaya9.jpg , Carica_papaya10.jpg
Reference HS 10
Author: Souza, S. & Z.C. Dossa
Title: Fruits, graines et autres ingrédients médicinaux vendus sur les marchés au Bénin. Bull. Méd. Trad. Pharm., vol.2, n°2, 181 - 196 (1988)
Symptoms: H(096), H(159)
Recipes: H(096) in case of H(159), latex, fruits, local applications on breast
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin
Vernacular name: igi bekpe (Yoruba), kpentin (Fon), adubati ((Gèn), gbekpetin (Goun)

1 reference(s) for Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name: Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family: Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms: Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Pictures: HA06Cochlospermum tinctorium.jpg , HA03Coch_tinctorium.jpg , Cochlospermum_tinctorium1.jpg
Reference HK 12
Author: Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title: Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms: H(005), H(015), H(051), H(096), H(099), H(102), H(126), H(170)
Recipes: H(126) icterus, (H(051) + H(102) + H(015) bilious haematiric fever), bulb of Cochlospermum tinctorium, RNS.
H(126) icterus, bulb of Cochlospermum tinctorium + ONS of Lophira lanceolata, RNS.
H(096) decongestant, vein vasoconstrictor, bulb of Cochlospermum tinctorium + ONS of Leptadenia hastata, RNS.
H(005) oedema, H(099) beriberi, H(170) common dropsi, bulb of Cochlospermum tinctorium, RNS
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: dadéré, daduré, darundé (Peul, Tocolor), faduradé (Peul du Fouta Toro)

1 reference(s) for Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name: Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family: Sterculiaceae
Synonyms: Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Pictures: Cola_acuminata1.jpg , Cola_acuminata3.jpg , Cola_acuminata4.jpg , Cola_acuminata5.jpg , Cola_acuminata6.jpg , HA05Cola_acuminata.jpg , Cola_acuminata2.jpg
Reference HB 02
Author: Boiteau, P.
Title: Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(096), H(099x),H(201)
Recipes: H(096) brain congestion, leaves of Euodia fatraina of Aphloia theiformis,, ripe fruit of Cola acuminata, barks stems , twigs, trunk of Commiphora mahatambelona of Khaya madagascariensis
H(099x), ripe fruit of Cola.RNS.
H(201), barks stems , twigs, trunk of Cinnamosma madagascariensis, leaves of Vepris ampody of Brachylaena merana, gaines of Cola acuminata, decoction, VO.
Region: Madagascar
Country: Madagascar
Vernacular name: kola

1 reference(s) for Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name: Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family: Combretaceae
Synonyms: Combretum raimbaultii Heck.
Pictures: HA06Combretum_micranthum.jpg , Combretum_micranthum1.jpg , Combretum_micranthum3.jpg , Combretum_micranthum2.jpg
Reference HV 05
Author: Van Der Steur, L.
Title: Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Peul du Sénégal Oriental. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 8, n° 2, 189 - 200, (1994)
Symptoms: H(000), H(096), H(108), H(113)
Recipes: H(000) childs, leaves infusion + sugar, in case of excess of salt in the body?
H(096) + H(113), leaves infusion + salt, VO, swelled feet
H(108) cold, leaves infusion, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Oriental Senegal
Vernacular name: kinkeliba, talli, tallika, gugumi, guguni (Peul), gelobe, singolobe, kagara ba, ku lob, golave (Bambara), ndag, sesed, lalak, lakak (Sérère), sekev, bara (Wolof), bu tik, bu sakin (Diola)

1 reference(s) for Gloriosa superba L.
Official name: Gloriosa superba L.
Family: Colchicaceae
Pictures: Gloriosa_superba2.jpg , Gloriosa_superba5.jpg , Gloriosa_superba6.jpg , Gloriosa_superba3.jpg , Gloriosa_superba4.jpg , Gloriosa_superba1.jpg
Reference HK 22
Author: Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title: Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms: H(096)
Recipes: H(096) decongestant of pelvus, pulp of leaves, enema
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name: zmiadiam (Guéré, sodi baté (Attié)

1 reference(s) for Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name: Heliotropium indicum L.
Family: Boraginaceae
Pictures: Heliotropium_indicum3.jpg , HA01Heliotropium_ indicum.jpg , Heliotropium_indicum2.jpg , Heliotropium_indicum1.jpg
Reference HB 04
Author: Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title: Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Symptoms: H(008), H(022), H(034), H(096), H(100), H(104), H(108)
Recipes: H(008), H(100) blennorrage, leaves of Heliotropium indicum, sap., RNS.
H(022), H(034), H(104), leaves decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(096) + H(108), dry leaves, powder, RNS
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast
Vernacular name: klaouri (Gouro), kotokoro kombo (Baoule), nansifo, nosiko (Malinke), tapentiti, taperodia (Shien)

1 reference(s) for Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name: Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family: Bignoniaceae
Synonyms: Kigelia pinnata (Jacq.) DC.; Kigelia aculifolia Engl. ex Sprague
Pictures: Kigelia_africana3.jpg , Kigelia_africana1.jpg , Kigelia_africana2.jpg , HA06Kig_africana.jpg
Reference HA 29 e
Author: M. Ichikawa
Title: The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms: H(096)
Recipes: H(096), the large fruit is used as medicine for the swollen testicles. The powdered bark is rubbed into incisions made on the waist to cure the swollen testicles
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name: munji-munji (Mbuti), "Munji" means the testicles.

1 reference(s) for Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name: Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Synonyms: Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Pictures: HA06Leptadenia_hastata.jpg , Leptadenia_hastata2.jpg , Leptadenia_hastata1.jpg
Reference HK 12
Author: Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title: Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms: H(001), H(008), H(094), H(096), H(100), H(192)
Recipes: H(001) ophtalmia, roots decoction of Leptadenia hastata, to wash the eyes / drops in eyes
H(008) green diarrhoea of new born, whole plant of Leptadenia hastata + ONS. of Abutilon Pannosum, flowers and fruits of Solanum incanum, RNS.
H(096) decongestant, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(192) varices, bulb of Cochlospermum tinctorium + whole plant of Leptadenia hastata, RNS.
H(100) syphilis, whole plant of Leptadenia hastata + ONS. of Acacia albida + Maytenus senegalensis + Securidaca longipedunculata + Terminalia avicennioides, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: safato, sapato, sawato (Firdou, Fouladou), sapatoy, tapatoy (Fouta-toro, Tukulor)

1 reference(s) for Mangifera indica L.
Official name: Mangifera indica L.
Family: Anacardiaceae
Pictures: Mangifera indica2.jpg , Mangifera indica4.jpg , Mangifera indica3.jpg , HA21Mangifera_indica.jpg , Mangifera indica5.jpg , Mangifera indica1.jpg
Reference HN 16
Author: Ndukwu, B.C. and N.B.Ben-Nwadibia
Title: Ethnomedicinal aspects of plants used as spices and condiments in the Niger delta area of Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW : http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/niger.htm
Symptoms: H(096), H(097y)
Recipes: H(096), H(097y), the decoction of the leaves of Aframomum melegueta is mixed with leaves of lime, lemon grass and mango (Mangifera indica ) it is used as remedy for catarrh while the steam from the decoction is inhaled for congested ches
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

1 reference(s) for Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name: Oxalis corniculata L.
Family: Oxalidaceae
Synonyms: Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Pictures: Oxalis_corniculata1.jpg , Oxalis_corniculata2.jpg , Oxalis_corniculata3.jpg , HA21Oxalis_corniculata.jpg , Oxalis_corniculata4.jpg , Oxalis_corniculata5.jpg , HL13Oxalis_corniculata.jpg
Reference HT 12
Author: Tchouano, I.R., J.P. Kebou, J.Y. Pinta & G. Ramanantsoavina
Title: Etude de plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle dans la localité de Foto (Ouest-Cameroun). Ethnopharmacologia, n° 22, 33 - 45, (1998) Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms: H(096), H(027z)
Recipes: H(096) + H(027z), swelled feet by pregnant women
Region: Central Africa
Country: Cameroon
Vernacular name: ngouan vouoh

1 reference(s) for Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name: Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family: Plumbaginaceae
Pictures: Plumbago_zeylanica9.jpg , Plumbago_zeylanica2.jpg , Plumbago_zeylanica5.jpg , Plumbago_zeylanica3.jpg , Plumbago_zeylanica1.jpg , HA03Plumbago_zeylanica.jpg , Plumbago_zeylanica6.jpg , Plumbago_zeylanica7.jpg , Plumbago_zeylanica8.jpg
Reference HK 13
Author: Kokwaro, J.O.
Title: Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms: H(113), H(096), H(104)
Recipes: H(013), blisters on skin, roots ,decoction, VO.
H(068), roots, RNS., VO.
H(096)legs, roots, RNS. external uses
H(104) stomach, ONS., RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya
Vernacular name: takale (Taita, Kenya), wala (Kamba, Kenya), lkimantus (Samburu, Kenya)

1 reference(s) for Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name: Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family: Apocynaceae
Pictures: Rauvolfia_vomitoria2.jpg , Rauvolfia_vomitoria3_AFLORA.jpg , Rauvolfia_vomitoria1.jpg , Rauvolfia_vomitoria4.jpg
Reference HK 22
Author: Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title: Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms: H(055), H(096), H(100), H(123), H(173)
Recipes: H(055), H(123), roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria, decoction or maceration or pulp or sap, VO.
H(096), pelvus decongestant, leaves ofcoction of Rauvolfia in steam bath + local application of barks pulp
H(100) blen, ONS. of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Vernonia colorata of Carica papaya, decoction, VO. Many time during the day
H(173) , roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria, decoction or maceration or pulp or sap, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name: yablan, diablan, dialon (Guéré), gouéto (Shien), nia tatté (Néyau), terré ((Krou), boué mali (Yacouba), kakaékoué, niahuï (Baoulé), dobouéi, dougbéi (Bété), kaha paye paye (Agni), kaya penpe (Ashanti)

1 reference(s) for Terminalia catappa L.
Official name: Terminalia catappa L.
Family: Combretaceae
Pictures: Terminalia_catappa 1.jpg , Terminalia_catappa 2.jpg , Terminalia_catappa 3.jpg , Terminalia_catappa 4.jpg , Terminalia_catappa 5.jpg , Terminalia_catappa 6.jpg
Reference HB 02
Author: Boiteau, P.
Title: Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(096)
Recipes: H(096) cerebral congestion, seeds of Calophyllum inophyllum, ripe fruit of Terminalia catappa, leaves of Aphloia theiformis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Cinnamosna madacascariensis of Cabucala monarhron, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(173), roots oil of Calophyllum inophyllum, RNS.
H(191x), ONS. Calophyllum inophyllum, RNS.
Region: Madagascar
Country: Madagascar
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name: Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family: Ulmaceae
Synonyms: Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Pictures: Trema_orientalis1.jpg , Trema_orientalis3.jpg , Trema_orientalis2.jpg , HL13Trema_orientalis.jpg , Trema_orientalis4.jpg
Reference HN 15
Author: Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title: Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms: H(007), H(055), H(068), H(093), H(096)
Recipes: H(007) diuretic, leaves of Trema guineensis, RNS.
H(055) emetic, twigs with leaves, RNS. large dosis
H(068) vermifuge, H(093) antidote, H(096), twigs with leaves, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin
Vernacular name: aza (Sahoué), waza waza (Watchi), hélitin (Kotafon), tièouki (Peuhl), djividjivi, koklodotin (Fon), félé, aflétin (Goun), afoforo, aféré, amokoré (Yoruba), ikpido (Adja)

1 reference(s) for Ximenia americana L.
Official name: Ximenia americana L.
Family: Olacaceae
Pictures: Ximenia_americana1.jpg , Ximenia_americana2.jpg , Ximenia_americana3.jpg , HA06Ximenia_americana.jpg
Reference HV 05
Author: Van Der Steur, L.
Title: Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Peul du Sénégal Oriental. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 8, n° 2, 189 - 200, (1994)
Symptoms: H(013), H(018), H(031), H(050), H(091), H(096), H(103)
Recipes: H(013) boil, dry leaves, powder, local application
H(018), leaves infusion, wash the skull
H(031), crushed leaves in H2O, bath, VO.
H(050), crushed leaves in H2O, bathH(091), leaves infusion, VO.
H(096), leaves, steam bath
H(103), barks, infusion, steam bath + gargle
Region: West Africa
Country: Oriental Senegal
Vernacular name: tjaboule, bodjetjai, tene (Peul), sene, ntonge, nogbe (Bambara), djenge, sab, sap (Sérère),ngolon, golen (Wolof), bu ripina, furipinn (Diola)