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Reference : HA 38

Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Reference HA 38 has information about 51 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, juice of crushed leaves of Abrus precatorius, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : nneminua (Ibibio)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery,H(013) ulcer, decoction of leaves of Achyranthes aspera, VO., 3 X / day during 7 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : udok mbiok, udok mbiet (Ibibio)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Adansonia digitata, VO., 3 X / day till recovery
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : baobab (Ibibio)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough,H(037) chest pain, fruit of Aframomum melegueta, chewed + sometimes with fruits of Garcinia cola
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : ntenibok (Ibibio)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia crushed in H2O, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : mbom (Ibibio)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(113), H(157)
Recipes : H(068, 118) vermifuge, H(113, ) rheumatism, H(104, 175) stomach upset , VO. 2 bulbs
H(157) convulsion, crushed bulb of Allium cepa, application on the face
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : ayim (Ibibio)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(151), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, H(151) hypertension, H(171) diabetes, H(201) general debility, cloves of Allium sativum, eaten 2 cloves / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : etebe owoinu(Ibibio)
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism,leaves and roots of Alstonia boonei, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : ukpo (Ibibio)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of barks of Anacardium occidentale, VO., 2 X / day till recovery
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : cashew (Ibibio)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, sap from the crushed bulb of Anchomanes difformis, local application
H(094) haemorrhoid, sap from the crushed bulb of Anchomanes difformis, VO., 1 X / day before meal for 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : nkokot (Ibibio)
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding, juice from crushed leaves of Aspilia africana, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : edemeron (Ibibio)
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, juice of crushed leaves of Borreria verticillata, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : abia ikana (Ibibio)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(143)
Recipes : H(143) smallpox, seeds of Cajanus cajan, grounded, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : nkoti (Ibibio)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, crushed leaves in H20 of Carica papaya, VO., 2 X / day
H(171) diabetes, crushed leaves in H20 of Carica papaya of Ocimum gratissimum, VO., 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : udia edi, popo, ukpod (Ibibio)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, powder of leaves of Cassia alata, local application
H(014) skin disease, decoction of powder of leaves of Cassia alata, VO., 2 X / day during 5 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : ndaya okon (Ibibio)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, powder of leaves of Cassia tora, local application
H(014) skin disease, decoction of powder of leaves of Cassia tora, VO., 2 X / day during 5 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : ndaya okon (Ibibio)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, crushed fresh stems of Cissus quadrangularis, juice in local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : oboro-uduk (Ibibio)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, juice of fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : mkpiri osokoro (Ibibio)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, juice of fruit of Citrus limon, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : lemon (Ibibio)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, decoction of stem bark of Clausena anisata, VO., 4 X / day during 2 weeks
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : mbiet ekpense (Ibibio)