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Reference : HA 40

Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Reference HA 40 has information about 105 plants :
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new and old wounds, leaves, stem bark of Acacia pennata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nwere (Asante-Twi)
Acalypha ciliata Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha ciliata Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves decoction of Acalypha ciliata
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : mofoa (Asante-Twi)
Acioa dinklagei Engl.
Official name : Acioa dinklagei Engl.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) old and new wounds leaves of Acioa dinklagei, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : atwere (Asante-Twi)
Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Official name : Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) stings/bites, decoction of the whole plant of Adenia cissampeloides
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : homakyem (Asante-Twi)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(013), H(076)
Recipes : H(012) fractures,H(013) boils,H(013) skin rashes, H(076) mouth sores, decoction of powder of dried seeds of Aframomum melegueta, (gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : famwisa (Asante-Twi)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) new, old wounds, H(111) burns, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : guakro (Asante-Twi)
Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measle, leaves of Albizia ferruginea, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : awiemfoɔsamena (Asante-Twi)
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(003) swellings, H(004) chronic wounds,H(013) carbuncles, seeds, bark of Albizia zygia, powder, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : ɔkoro (Asante-Twi)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) deep wounds,H(012)) fractures, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves, stem bark of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : Gyama (Asante-Twi)
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) chronic and new wounds,H(013) boils, stem bark of roots of Alstonia boonei, in an poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nyamedua (Asante-Twi)
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds,H(013) boils, leaves decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : abirimmuro (Asante-Twi)
Ampelocissus multistriata (Baker) Planch
Official name : Ampelocissus multistriata (Baker) Planch
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new and old wounds, leaves of Ampelocissus multistriata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nunum (Asante-Twi)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(111)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, H(111) burns, leaves, stem bark of Anchomanes difformis, decoction poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : Ope (Asante-Twi)
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burns, leaves of Annona squamosa, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : apre (Asante-Twi)
Baphia nitida Lodd.
Official name : Baphia nitida Lodd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) new, old and deep wounds, H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves, root of Baphia nitida, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : odwono (Asante-Twi)
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, stings, stem bark of Blighia sapida, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akyee (Asante-Twi)
Blumea aurita (L.f.) DC.
Official name : Blumea aurita (L.f.) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new, old wounds, leaves of Blumea aurita, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : plaaduru (Asante-Twi)
Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Official name : Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer, H(111) burns, decoction of leaves of Bombax buonopozense
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kata (Asante-Twi)
Brachyachne obtusiflora (Benth.) C.E.Hubb.
Official name : Brachyachne obtusiflora (Benth.) C.E.Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, roots, leaves of Brachyachne obtusiflora, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : aberekyere abodwes (Asante-Twi)
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, stem bark of Caepsalpinia bunduc, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : abubuo (Asante-Twi)