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Reference : HI 12

Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Reference HI 12 has information about 156 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Abrus precatorius, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oju-ologbo (Yoruba), crab’s eye, bead tree (English)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, seeds of Acacia nilotica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : boonii (Hausa) Acacia, Egyptian mimosa (English)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark of Acacia senegal, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : Dakwara (Hausa), acacia, gum Arabic (English)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, leaves of Acanthospermum hispidum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : dagunro (Yoruba) gorogoro (Urhobo), starburr (English)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves, roots of Achyranthes aspera Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : aboro, abora (Yoruba), Prickly chaff flower (English)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, leaves of Adansonia digitata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ose (Yoruba), baobab tree (English)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 7) paludism, stem bark of Aframomum melegueta, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : atare (Yoruba), ose-oji (Igbo), alligator pepper (English)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, juice extract, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ako-yunyun (Yoruba), goat weed (English)
Allamanda cathartica L.
Official name : Allamanda cathartica L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves, roots of Allamanda cathartica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ako-dodo (Yoruba), yellow allamanda, golden trumpet (English)
Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Official name : Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, leaves of Allanblackia floribunda, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : orogboerin (Yoruba), egba, (Igbo), fallow tree (English)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Allium cepa, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : alubosa (Yoruba), uta (Efik), onions (English)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, fruits of Allium sativum , infusion / tincture
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ayuu (Yoruba), garlic (English)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : barbados Aloe (English)
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 36) paludism, stem bark of Alstonia boonei, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ahun (Yoruba), stool wood (English)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, stem bark of Alstonia congensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : awun (Yoruba), stool wood (English)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 38) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Anacardium occidentale, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : kasu (Yoruba), cashew (English)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 37) paludism, fruits of Ananas comosus, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ope-oyibo (Urhobo), pineapple (English)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, roots of Anogeissus leiocarpus, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : egbo-anyin (Yoruba), axle wood (English)
Anthocleista djalonensis A.Chev.
Official name : Anthocleista djalonensis A.Chev.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, stem bark of Alstonia congensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : sapo (Yoruba), cabbage tree (English)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, leaves of Argermone mexicana, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : mafowokon (Yoruba), mexican poppy, prickly poppy (English)