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Reference : HH 10

Author(s) : Hussain, H.S.N. & Y.Y. Karatela
Title : Traditional medicinal plants used by Hausa tribe of Kano State of Nigeria. Int. J; Crude Drug Res., 27, 4, 211-216, (1989)
Reference HH 10 has information about 52 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(014), H(173)
Recipes : H(014), bark, decoction (H2O) , RNS
H(173), leaves, fruits, decoction, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : gawo (Hausa)
Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(039)
Recipes : H(037) cough, whole plant, decoction (H2O) , RNS
H(056) Guinea worm, whole plant, powder, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004), H(091)
Recipes : H(004), bark stems , pounded, latex, cataplasm on wound
H(091), (hyneia) , roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : gwander jeji (Hausa)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, truncs bark, decoction (H2O) + potash
H(104) stomach, truncs bark, decoction (H2O) + potash
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : marike (Hausa)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : aduwa (Hausa)
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, bark, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : kadanya (Hausa)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) + latex, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : yumtapaya (Hausa)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(112)
Recipes : H(051x), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS
H(104) stomach, dryed leaves, RNS
H(112), roots, juice + salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : gwanda (Hausa)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : filasko (Hausa)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(008), H(113), H(178)
Recipes : H(008), roots, decoction (H2O) + potash
H(113), leaves, pounded, cataplasm
H(178), seeds, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : raidora (Hausa)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), dry leaves, pounded, powder + butter, external use only
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : tafasa (Hausa)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(087)
Recipes : H(013) boils, latex, RNS.
H(087)finger, stems bark, powder, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : judarkar (Hausa)
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) + H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : malaiduwa (Hausa)
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051x), roots, barks, decoction, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : rawaja (Hausa)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), leaves, juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : dashi (Hausa)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) (tan-tan), stem pounded, paste, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : kabewa (Hausa)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045)antiseptic, pounded leaves, local aplication on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : dundu (Hausa)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(094)
Recipes : H(076), dry fruits, decoction (H2O), month bath
H(094), dry fruits, decoction (H2O), hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : kanyan (Hausa)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), stems bark, pounded + milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : twatsa (Hausa)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, stems bark, maceration H2O, VO.
H(051x), stems bark, maceration H2O, VO. -
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : not registered