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Reference : HF 61

Author(s) : Addo-Fordjour, P, A. K. Anning, E. J. D. Belford & D. Akonnor
Title : Diversity and conservation of medicinal plants in the Bomaa community of the Brong Ahafo region, Ghana Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 2(9), pp. 226-233,( September 2008) http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR
Reference HF 61 has information about 55 plants :
Acacia kamerunensis Gand.
Official name : Acacia kamerunensis Gand.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, grind dry leaves of Acacia kameruneensis, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : nnwere
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox, barks of Antrocaryon micraster, grind with seeds of Xylopia aethiopica and Aframomum melegueta and then rub on the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles, H(037) pneumonia, bark of Afzelia africana, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : papao
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(104) stomach upset, bark of Albizia zygia, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : okro
Antiaris africana Engl.
Official name : Antiaris africana Engl.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia, H(104) stomach upset, barks of Antiaris africana, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : kyenkyen
Antrocaryon micraster A.Chev. & Guillaumin
Official name : Antrocaryon micraster A.Chev. & Guillaumin
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox, barks of Antrocaryon micraster, grind with seeds of Xylopia aethiopica and Aframomum melegueta and then rub on the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : aprokuma
Baphia nitida Lodd.
Official name : Baphia nitida Lodd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(151)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(151) high blood pressure, leaves of Baphia nitida, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : odwen
Berlinia confusa Hoyle
Official name : Berlinia confusa Hoyle
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) menstrual pains, leaves or roots of Berlinia confusa, use as enema or decoction and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : nseduansehoma
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach upset, leaves or barks of Blighia sapida, decoction, VO.
H(139) sexual weakness, roots of Blighia sapida, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : akye
Blighia welwitschii (Hiern) Radlk.
Official name : Blighia welwitschii (Hiern) Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, barks of Blighia welwitschii, RNS, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : akyekobri
Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Official name : Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) candidiasis, leaves of Bombax buonopozense, grind and insert into the vagina
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : akatanini
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) body pains barks of Carapa procera, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : kwaeebese
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, barks of Ceiba pentandra, decoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : onyina
Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Official name : Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Celtis soyauxii Engl.
Symptoms : H(037), H(169)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia barks of Celtis mildbraedii, decoction, VO.
H(169) hernia, barks of Celtis mildbraedi, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : esa
Cercestis afzelii Schott
Official name : Cercestis afzelii Schott
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea stem of Cercestis afzelii, grind, add water and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : batatwene
Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Official name : Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing, leaves of Chromolaena odorata, grind and apply to the wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : acheampong
Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) impaired growth, barks of Cleistopholis patens, decoction and bath child with it
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : abotokuradua
Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Official name : Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, leaves of Cnestis ferruginea, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : apoosen
Cola gigantea A. Chev.
Official name : Cola gigantea A. Chev.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(091),waist pains barks of Cola gigantea , H(104) stomach ulcer, dry leaves of Cola gigantea, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : awapuo
Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, leaves and stem of Desmodium adscendens, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : aboa-nkatie