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Reference : HA 06

Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 06 has information about 124 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(087), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(087) whitlow, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, leaves of Acacia albida, aerian part of Blepharis linarifolia, to pound, local application
H(087) whitlow, stems with leaves of Acacia albida, powder, diluted, VO. + natron
H(087) whitlow, stems with leaves of Acacia albida, leaves of Lawsonia inernis, powder, local application
H(091) loss of appetite, barks stem, branch, trunk of Acacia., maceration, VO.
H(113) rheumatism + H(091) barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots of Cassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. of Acacia albida, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gao (Hausa, Zarma), chaski (Peuhl), aeferock (Tamacheck), bulubulu (Beriberi)
Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Official name : Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Acacia macrostachya , dessication, pounded, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Official name : Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. subsp. adstringens (Schumm. & Thonn.) Roberty , Acacia adansonii Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(008), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, leaves in powder, infusion, drops in eyes
H(004), fruit juice, local application
H(006), leaves decoction (H2O) , VO. H(006) + H(104), leaves decoction (H2O) delayed, VO.
H(006) + H(104), ripe fruit, roasting, pounded, delayed in milk, VO.
H(008), pounded leaves, sieved, delayed in some curds + miled, VO.
H(068), fruit Tamarindus indica, tuber of Manihot esculenta, ripe fruit Citrus limon, Acacia nilotica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), carbonized seeds, pounded, local application
H(103) inflammation of the gums, ripe fruit , dried, powder, local application
H(113) rheumatism , H(091), barks of stems, twigs, trunc of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots Cassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. Acacia albida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(173), leaves and stems, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bagaruwa (Hausa), jetti (Zarma), gawari gaudi, gabdi (Peuhl), tiggaert (Tamacheck), kangar (Beriberi)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots of Acacia senegal of Stereospermum kunthianum, barks twigs, stems, trunc Ficus thonningii, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : d'akwara (Hausa), danga (Zarma), dibbhi (Peuhl), tazzôêît (Tamacheck), kolol (Beriberi)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), latex, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kuka (Hausa), koo mya (Zarma), bokki (Peuhl), taedrumpt (Tamacheck), bulu kuwa (Beriberi), baobab ( local French)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(118), bulb, RNS.,VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Ampelocissus grantii (Bak.) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus grantii (Bak.) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(005)
Recipes : H(003), barks stems , twigs, trunk of Bombax costatum, roots of Ampelocissus grantii, powder, local application
H(005), roots of Ampelocissus, to pound, to dilute, VO. + local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : rodondaji (Hausa), faruje bahi (Peuhl)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(124), H(173), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), bark of the underground part , to dry, powder, local application
H(004), H(124), barks stems , twigs, trunk, local application
H(006) constipation, leaves of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(173), ripe fruit of Pterocarpus erinaceus, roots of Annona senegalensis of Guiera senegalensis, barks stems , twigs, trunk of Vitex doniana, maceration, VO.
H(201) again palaber, leaves of Annona., to dry, powder, to dilute in milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gwanda (Hausa), mufa (Zarma), n'dukuhy (Peuhl), tisa (Beriberi)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(094), H(173)
Recipes : H(094), aerian part + barks stems , twigs, trunk of Anogeissus leiocarpa, decoction (H2O) , VO. + hip bath
H(173) roots of Anogeissus leiocarpa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : maréké (Hausa), gonga (Zarma), kodioli ( Peuhl), akôku (Tamacheck)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, leaves of Azadirachta indica, to pound, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dogo'n (Hausa), turi forta (Zarma), neem (local French)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(033), H(038), H(068), H(094), H(101), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), pulpe of leaves chewed of Balanites, local application
H(004) almond of Balanites., to roast, powder, local application
H(006), seeds of Balanites, to pound, VO.
H(033) femal, leaves of Ricinus communis of Balanites aegyptiaca, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(038) urethra, roots of Balanites., maceration, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, unripe fruit, powder, to dilute, VO. + porridge of mil
H(094), barks stems , twigs, trunk of Ziziphus mauritiana, Balanites aegyptiaca, Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(094), roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, barks stems , twigs, trunk of Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(101), juice leaves of Balanites, VO.
H(104), ripe fruit of Balanites, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : adua (Hausa), garbey (Zarma), tanni (Peuhl), aboragh (Tamacheck), biito (Beriberi)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(007), H(038), H(051), H(077), H(091)
Recipes : H(038) urethra, H(007) diuretic, roots of Bauhinia rufescens, Ziziphus mauritiana, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(051), aerian part of Stylosanthes erecta of Bauhinia rufescens of Bergia ammanioides of Chrozophora brocchiana of Piliostigma reticulatum of Waltheria indica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(077), leaves of Bauhinia, to dry, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(091) nw. born, aerian part of Bauhinia, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dirga, jirga (Hausa), nammary (Zarma), nammare (Peuhl), taedaeyni (Tamacheck), shishi, sisi (Beriberi)
Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Official name : Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Blepharis hirta Hochst. ex Nees
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(087), H(100)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Blepharis linarifolia of Evolvulus alsinoides, decoction (H2O) (H2O), VO.
H(022), whole plant of Blepharis linariifolia, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(087) whitlow, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, leaves of Acacia albida, aerian part of Blepharis linarifolia, to pound, local application
H(100) syph., whole plant, to carbonize, local application + cow butter
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : barkari si goudji (Zarma)
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(050)
Recipes : H(003), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bombax costatum of roots of Ampelocissus grantii, powder, local application
H(050) drumbelly, barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea acida of Lannea microcarpa of Bombax costatum of Ximenia americana, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kuria, gurdjia (Hausa), forogo (Zarma), kuruhy (Peuhl), kapokier (local French)
Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038)
Recipes : H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Boscia angustifolia, to pound, to dilute, VO.
H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Boscia angustifolia, powder, to dilute, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : agahini (Hausa), hasu (Zarma)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : H(002), H(013)
Recipes : H(002), powder from stems with leaves, to dilute in milk, VO.
H(013) pruritus, pimples, powder of leaves, to dilute in H2O, VO. , local application
H(013) pregnant woman, to protect the new born again pimples, powder of leaves, to dilute in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : zuré (Hausa), shiukilifa (Zarma), tireï (Peuhl), djuré (Beriberi)
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(091), aerian part of Boscia senegalensis, decoction, VO.
H(113), aerian part of Boscia senegalensis, to dry, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia male, roots of Boscia senegalensis,powder, VO. + rock salt + powder from a grinded penis of he-goat
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : anza (Hausa), orha (Zarma), gigilé (Peuhl), taedaent (Tamacheck), bullu (Beriberi)
Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (G. Don) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (G. Don) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(094)
Recipes : H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Butyrospermum paradoxum, RNS.
H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Butyrospermum paradoxum of Detarium microcarpum of Boswellia sp., powder, to dilute in milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kaday (Hausa), bulanga (Zarma), karehi (Peuhl), karité, arbre à beurre (local French)
Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) oxyure, trichocéphalose, aerian part of Cadaba farinosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bagey (Hausa), ugar, bagey (Zarma), bagahy (Peuhl), abogu (Tamacheck), tchuma, marga (Béribéri)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(004), H(101), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) (wound by bullet), ripe fruit of Callotropis procera, to dry, powder, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(158), leaves of Calotropis procera, axial buds of Pennisetum americanum, to dry, to pound, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(173), stems with leaves of Calotropis, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tumfafia (Hausa), sageye (Zarma), bambamby (Peuhl), toerza (Tamacheck), kayaw (Beriberi)