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Reference : HH 53

Author(s) : Hoekou Y. P. , T. Tchacondo, S. D. Karou, K. Koudouvo, W. Atakpama, P. Pissang, A. K. Gbogbo, A. Y. Woegan, K. Batawila, K. Akpagana, M. Gbeassor
Title : Ethnobotanical Study of Latex Plants in the Maritime Region of Togo Pharmacogn. Res. http://www.phcogres.com on Friday, August 7, 2020, IP: 81.240.50.191]
Reference HH 53 has information about 32 plants :
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(014), H(104), H(126), H(168), H(200)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, H(104) abdominal pain, H(126) icterus, H(168) aide‑mémoire, H(200) microbial infection, latex, leaves, roots of Aloe vera, decoction, solution, others, topical, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : adi‑adi
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(020), H(046), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(097x), H(094), H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) scurf, H(014) dermatosis, H(020) venon, H(046) chicken-pox, H(068) intestinal worms, H(051) paludism, H(091) anemia, H(091) asthenia, H(094) hemorrhoid, H(104) abdominal pain, H(097x) vaginitis, H(104) stomachache, H(104) stomach ulcer, H(200) microbial infection, stem bark, roots of Alstonia boonei, decoction, maceration, juice, topical, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : nyamidua
Antiaris africana Engl.
Official name : Antiaris africana Engl.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) sickle cell disease, latex, stem bark of Antiaris africana, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : logot
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(020), H(037), H(094), H(099), H(104), H(108), H(200)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(014) whitlow, H(014) tinea, H(020) snake bite, H(037) cough, H(094) hemorrhoid, H(099) epilepsy, H(104) stomach ache, H(108) sinusitis, H(200) microbial infection, latex, roots, roots bark, leaves of Calotropis procera, decoction, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : wanga‑chigbe
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(018), H(022), H(033), H(038), H(051), H(068), H(087), H(104), H(126), H(200), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(014) tinea, H(018) headache, H(022) dystocia, H(033) impotence, H(033) male H(033) infertility, H(038) inguinal scrotal hernia, H(051) paludism, H(068) amoebiasis, H(068) intestinal worms, H(087) candidiasisis, H(104) ntestinal functional troubles, H(104) stomach ache, H(126) icterus, H(200) microbial infection, H(201) against witchery, root, leaves, fruit, seeds, latex of Carica papaya, decoction, maceration, powder, infusion, others
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : adibati, adubati
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(033y)
Recipes : H(033) impotence, H(033) male H(033) infertility, H(033y) oligospermia, root, leaves of Cissus populnea, infusion, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : bokofetri, esan, adeka
Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (Lindl.) Schltr.
Official name : Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (Lindl.) Schltr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(008) amoebic H(008) dysentery, H(051) paludism, H(104) stomach ache, H(104) intestinal functional troubles, H(200) microbial infection, stem bark, root, leaves of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta, decoction, maceration, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : kanabo‑djin, kadjin
Elaeophorbia grandifolia (Haw.) Croizat
Official name : Elaeophorbia grandifolia (Haw.) Croizat
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(033), H(037), H(094), H(099), H(104), H(114), H(200)
Recipes : H(014) whitlow, H(014) dermatosis, H(033) infertility, H(037) cough, H(094) hemorrhoid, H(099) epilepsy, H(104) stomach ache, H(104) intestinal functional troubles, H(114) early menopause, H(200) microbial infection, latex, leaves, stem with leaves of Elaeophorbia grandifolia, maceration, decoction, powder, solution, others
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : dzoku, zoku
Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Official name : Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(114), H(200)
Recipes : H(114) early menopause, H(200) microbial infection, whole plant of Euphorbia heterophylla, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : anosika‑asu
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(026), H(033), H(033y), H(037), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(094), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(130), H(151), H(171), H(200)
Recipes : H(002) agalactia, H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrheas, H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(033) impotence, H(033y) oligospermia, H(037) cough, H(068) amoebiasis, H(068) intestinal worms, H(082) asthma, H(091) anemia, H(091) asthenia, H(094) hemorrhoid, H(100) gonorrhea, H(103) tooth decay, H(104) abdominal pain, H(104) stomach ulcer, H(104) stomachache, H(130) paralysis, H(130) hemiplegia, H(151) hypertension, H(171) diabetes, H(200) microbial infection, H(038) ovarian cyst, H(201) against bad spirit, wole plant, latex, fruit, root, leaves, stem with leaves of Euphorbia hirta, maceration, decoction, infusion, juice, sauce, others, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : notsigbe, anosigbe
Euphorbia oncoclada Drake
Official name : Euphorbia oncoclada Drake
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(201) against the thunder, stem, stem with leaves of Euphorbia oncoclada, decoction, others, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : somawi
Euphorbia poissoni Pax
Official name : Euphorbia poissoni Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) against the bad spirit, leaves of Euphorbia poissoni, others
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : adikpui, adikpè
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(033), H(051)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(051) paludism, leaves, fruits, root of Ficus capensis, decoction, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : gbovitsi
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(126) icterus, H(104) intestinal functional troubles, leaves, roots of Ficus exasperata, decoction, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : tataplala, sasaplala
Ficus platyphylla Del.
Official name : Ficus platyphylla Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(200)
Recipes : H(038) ovarian cyst, H(051) paludism, H(091) anemia, H(200) microbial infection, stem, bark of Ficus platyphylla, maceration, decoction, purge, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : vodjin
Ficus polita Vahl
Official name : Ficus polita Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(200)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(200) microbial infection, leaves of Ficus polita, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : gbovigan
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq. , Ficus dekdekena (Miq.) A. Rich.
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) abortion risk, latex of Ficus thonningii, solution, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : asiti
Ficus umbellata Vahl
Official name : Ficus umbellata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(033y), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(094), H(116)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(008) amoebic H(008) dysentery, H(013) abscess, H(033y) oligospermia, H(037) cough, H(051) paludism, H(091) anemia, H(094) hemorrhoid, H(116) polymenorrhea, stem bark, leaves of Ficus umbellata, decoction, maceration, fumigation, topical, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : gbaflo
Holarrhena africana DC.
Official name : Holarrhena africana DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Holarrhena floribunda (G. Don) Dur. & Schinz
Symptoms : H(008), H(015), H(022), H(033), H(038), H(051), H(068), H(087), H(094), H(109), H(178), H(200)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(015) hematuria, H(022) dystocia, H(033) infertility, H(038) pelvic pain, H(051) paludim, H(068) intestinal worms, H(087) candidiasis, H(094) hemorrhoid, H(109) lumbago, H(178) cardiomegaly, H(200) microbial infection, stem bark, root bark, root, leaves of Holarrhena floribunda, decoction, maceration, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : sesewu
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(124)
Recipes : H(027) abortion risk, H(124) bleeding, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, decoction, juice , VO. Topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : dzete