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Reference : HB 04

Author(s) : 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)
Reference HB 04 has information about 184 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(034), H(037), H(045), H(046), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(118), H(124), H(126), H(128)
Recipes : H(037), H(118), chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius.
H(045), H(124), stem, pulp, applic local application
H(034), H(104), stem, pulp, VO.
H(100), H(128), stem, decoction (H2O) H(020), H(046), H(099), H(126), plantin many mixing
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : alobogna, daboboma, daboyama, laboma, laboniama, nablaboula (Baoule), damava (Aboure), krikri oulé, sulpabla (Gouro), mounobidi titi, ouléri titi, oundibi titi (Shien), tamaboa (Ashanti)
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(030), H(036), H(126)
Recipes : H(036) syncope, H(126) icterus, ONS, RNS. of Acacia pennata
H(022) made delivery more easy, H(030) retained placenta, ONS. of Acacia pennata, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Sahel region)
Vernacular name : kpétié, kwatia kwé, kwékwié (Shien), mala (Ebrie), mia (Baoule), wéya (Gagou)
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(094)
Recipes : H(094), ONS. of Achyranthes aspera, RNS, suppository
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) , ONS. of Adansonia digitata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(007), H(008), H(018), H(027), H(031), H(033), H(093), H(128), H(139)
Recipes : H(001), stem + leaves of Aframomum sp, pounded, juice, drops in eyes
H(005), H(031), stem + leaves, pounded, juice, massage
H(018), stem + pounded leaves, juice, drops in eyes
H(007) + H(005), H(007) + H(128), H(007) + H(093), roots, RNS.
H(008), roots decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(027), H(033), stem , leaves, juice
H(031), stem + eaves, pounded, juice, massage
H(139) male, stem, leaves, sap, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(031), H(068), H(113), H(116)
Recipes : H(014), H(018), H(031), H(068), H(113), H(116), ONS. of Afrormosia laxiflora, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : korokoro, kroukrou, kroukroudou, kwokwo (Malinke), kouendiblé (Baoule)
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113), H(137)
Recipes : H(051), H(137), ONS. of Afzelia africana, RNS.
H(113), barks of Afzelia africana, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : linguè (Malinke), paîri (Gouro)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(045), H(008), H(018), H(020), H(022), H(034), H(045), H(068), H(094), H(124)
Recipes : H(001), sap of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, drops in eyes
H(018), lsap of leaves, RNS.
H(018), H(020),H(022), H(034), H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) or sap, VO.
H(045), H(124) for H(004), H(094), H(124), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kondrè, koudrè (Baoule), leplaouraouni, troubié (Gouro), néouripiti, nirimouri titi, ourifapiti, ouritapiti (Shien), taoné (Gagou), vanvan (Ashanti)
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(008), H(045), H(104), H(124), H(137)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(124) haemostatic, H(045) cicatrizing, antiseptic , H(008) + H(104) intestinal pains, H(137) analgesic, H(006) laxative, ONS. of Albizia adianthifolia , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : diomolibangban (Baoul), pangban (Ashanti), petgngbwé (Ebri)
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(099)
Recipes : H(045) + H(004), roots bark of Albizia zygia crushed., juice on wounds
H(099), roots bark crushed., juice , drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akoro, pangban (Ashanti), lakpokpo (Nekedie), niorama (Malinke), zazè (Shien)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(008), H(008), H(020), H(031), H(037), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(116), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(008) + H(104) belly pains, H(031) intercostal pains,H(037) respiratory diseases, H(100) veneral disease, H(116) amenorrhoea, ONS. of Alchornea cordifolia, RNS.
H(020) snake, H(126) icterus, H(173) leprosy, roots, RNS.
H(103) tooth diseases, to chew the stems
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : adiéké (Aboure), akuebégo (Ebrie), diangba (Malinke)
Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Official name : Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(104) belly pains, decoction of roots of Alchornea hirtella, VO.
H(113) local pains, juice in local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(108)
Recipes : H(018), H(108), ONS. of Allophylus africanus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : baladièné (Gouro)
Aloe barteri Bak.
Official name : Aloe barteri Bak.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe buettneri A. Berger
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), ONS., RNS.
H(111) burn, to wash with the decoction of dry leaves of Aloe buettneri, local application of the barks juice of Cola cordifolia and the moss of pounded roots of Terminalia glaucescens (very good results)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(022), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(005) œdema, H(051), ONS., stems bath
H(008) diaorrhea,H(022) made delivery more easy, H(068) vermifuge, ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : diangérofia, koto barani, kouto blamien (Baoule)
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(157)
Recipes : H(001), juice of Amaranthus viridis, drops in eyes
H(157) child convulsion, H(099) epilepsy, H(201) madness, ONS. of Amaranthus. , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : famoufouéoué (Ashanti)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(022), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic, ONS. of Anchomanes difformis, RNS. (VO. of crushed leaves of Secamone afzelii stop the to strong purgative effects)
H(022) light ocytocic, crushed leaves, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, H(005) œdema, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kohodié (Aboure), niamé kwanba, séréousso kwama, topi topi (Baoule), niamitma (Ebrie), yaapiè, yaprè (Shien)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(033), H(055), H(068), H(093), H(104), H(170), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic, H(055) by his quality, heal : H(005), H(033), H(068), H(093), H(104) belly, H(170), H(173), ONS of Annona senegalensis, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : amron (Baoule), sounsou (Malinke)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(077), H(100), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(053) otitis , H(077), H(100), H(104), H(126), ONS. of Argemone mexicana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : mandé, ouinigbè, wenigbé (Malinke)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(055), H(068), H(099)
Recipes : H(006), H(055), H(099), ONS of Asparagus africanus, RNS.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Asparagus africanus, decoction, VO. or enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tinani nlafen (Malinke)