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Official name : Whitfieldia lateritia Hook.
Family : Acanthaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, a stick from each of the following trees or shrubs is calcined: cited as Ricinodendron africanum, Dracena sp., Whitfieldia lateritia and any small twig broken over with the break healed so that the stick is growing in the twisted or bent position. The calcined wood is powdered and mixed with the red palm oil of Elaeis guineensis.The ointment is rubbed on the area over the fracture
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Liberia (Mano)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors