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Reference : HG 22

Author(s) : Gbolade, A. A.
Title : Inventory of antidiabetic plants in selected districts of Lagos State, Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 121, pp. 135–139, (2009)
Reference HG 22 has information about 39 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Leaves of Abrus precatorius, Alchornea cordifolia and Blighia sapida should be squeezed with H2O until the juice comes out, infusion in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : ojuologbo
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, african giant sail and seeds of Aframomum melegueta and pap wrapped in a leaf, concoction
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Allium cepa and Aframomum melegueta dried leaves and Carica papaya roots are ground, infusion, taken with hot pap.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, dried bulb of Allium cepa, dried root of Carica papaya and dried seeds of Aframomum melegueta are ground into powder and taken with hot pap.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : ataare
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Macaranga barteri, Ageratum conyzoides and Vernonia amygdalina are squeezed with water until the juice comes out., VO.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, whole plant of Ageratum conyzoides, leaves of Momordica charantia and Mangifera indica are boiled with cold water.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : Imi eshu
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, Securidaca longipedunculata, seeds of Bidens pilosa are boiled with H2O. One cup to be taken daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Abrus precatorius, Alchornea cordifolia and Blighia sapida should be squeezed with H2O until the juice comes out, infusion in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : ipa
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Allium cepa and Aframomum melegueta dried leaves and Carica papaya roots are ground, infusion, taken with hot pap.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, dried bulb of Allium cepa, dried root of Carica papaya and dried seeds of Aframomum melegueta are ground into powder and taken with hot pap.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Vernonia amygdalina leaves and Allium cepa bulb are soaked in water for 5 days. One cup drunk daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : alubosa
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Allium sativum, Vernonia amygdalina, Ocimum gratissimum, and potash are boiled with H2O. One cup is taken daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : ayu
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Aloe vera and Crudia klainei are squeezed until juice comes out. Half glass cup is taken twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : aloe
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, barks of Alstonia boonei, fruit juice of Citrus aurantiifolia and seeds of Cucumeropsis mannii in ashesdrunk with H2O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Lagos State, Nigeria
Vernacular name : ahun
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Nicotiana tabacum leaves, Bridelia micrantha bark, Bidens pilosa seeds, Alstonia congensis roots and potash are boiled with H2O. One cup drunk daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : awogbo ahun
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, fruits of Ananas comosus and unripe fruits of Carica papaya and Ficus asperifolia are boiled with H2O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : ogede-oyinbo
Anthocleista djalonensis A.Chev.
Official name : Anthocleista djalonensis A.Chev.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, roots of Garcinia kola and Anthocleista djalonensis mixed with cow urine and boiled with water.
Region : West Africa
Country : Lagos State, Nigeria
Vernacular name : sapo
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Bidens pilosa fruits and Vernonia amygdalina leaves are soaked in water. One cup is taken, three times daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, the dried roots of Bidens pilosa ground into powder, mixed with hot pap and honey. Two teaspoonfuls are taken twice daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Bidens pilosa seeds, Vernonia amygdalina leaves, Momordica charantia fruits and Ocimum gratissimum leaves, Alstonia congensis bark are soaked in local alcohol.
Vernonia amygdalina leaves, Bidens pilosa seeds, Uvaria afzelii roots are soaked in water. One cup is drunk three times daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, Securidaca longipedunculata, seeds of Bidens pilosa are boiled with H2O. One cup to be taken daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves and roots of Vernonia amygdalina, Momordica charantia, Carica papaya, Bidens pilosa and Ocimum gratissimum are soaked in alcohol. One cup is taken thrice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : abere
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Abrus precatorius, Alchornea cordifolia and Blighia sapida should be squeezed with H2O until the juice comes out, infusion in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : isin
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Nicotiana tabacum leaves, Bridelia micrantha bark, Bidens pilosa seeds, Alstonia congensis roots and potash are boiled with H2O. One cup drunk daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, stem and bark of Bridelia micrantha, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum are squeezed with water and drunk.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : arasha, osha
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Allium cepa and Aframomum melegueta dried leaves and Carica papaya roots are ground, infusion, taken with hot pap.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves and roots of Vernonia amygdalina, Momordica charantia, Carica papaya, Bidens pilosa and Ocimum gratissimum are soaked in alcohol. One cup is taken thrice daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, dried bulb of Allium cepa, dried root of Carica papaya and dried seeds of Aframomum melegueta are ground into powder and taken with hot pap.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Senecio biafrae roots, Carica papaya leaves and Aframomum melegueta seeds are soaked in alcohol. One cup to be taken daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, fruits of Ananas comosus and unripe fruits of Carica papaya and Ficus asperifolia are boiled with H2O.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Carica papaya fruits are boiled with H2O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : ibepe
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Citrullus lanatus fruit and potash are boiled with H2O. One cup is drunk every 3 days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : egusi bara
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia and powder of cascara are squeezed with water and the juice in water, Infusion
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria are squeezed with water, mixed with the juice of Citrus aurantiifolia and boiled for 10min, VO.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, roots of Ficus asperifolia and juice of Citrus aurantiifolia, decoction with H2O.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, barks of Alstonia boonei, fruit juice of Citrus aurantiifolia and seeds of Cucumeropsis mannii in ashes, VO. with H2O.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, juice of Citrus aurantiifolia and potash mixed with bile of cow. VO. One cup every 3 days.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, fruit juice of Cucumeropsis mannii and potash, mixed with the juice of Citrus aurantiifolia. VO. one spoonful is taken at night.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : orombo wewe
Crinum jagus (J.Thomps.) Dandy
Official name : Crinum jagus (J.Thomps.) Dandy
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Crinum jagus bulb is cut into pieces and soaked in water for 5 days. One teaspoonful to be taken every 3 days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Lagos State, Nigeria
Vernacular name : isu meri
Dichapetalum toxicarium (G. Don) Baill.
Official name : Dichapetalum toxicarium (G. Don) Baill.
Family : Dichapetalaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Khaya ivorensis bark, Dichapetalum tonicarium root and shaft of Sorghum caudatum are soaked in hot water for 10–15min.
Region : West Africa
Country : Lagos State, Nigeria
Vernacular name : itakun
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, roots of Garcinia kola and Anthocleista djalonensis mixed with cow urine and boiled with water.
Region : West Africa
Country : Lagos State, Nigeria
Vernacular name : orogbo