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Reference : HK 12

Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Reference HK 12 has information about 136 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) seeds of Abrus precatorius are toxic
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : gitégélodé (Tocolor)
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(078), H(092), H(100), H(139), H(170)
Recipes : H(001) trachoma,H(013) uterus cyst, H(078) fibroma, H(100) very severe syphilis , H(170) common dropsi (all those symptoms = "diangara cayor" ), roots, trunk barks or stems + others drugs
H(139) sexual incapacity, roots, trunk barks or stems, + bull testicles or bull meat
H(092) feeding, to cook the roots and trunk barks or stems + porcupine viscera
H(100) very severe syphilis, type = "diangara cayor", roots of Capparis tomentosa + Securinega virosa + Coculus pendulus + Ziziphus mucronata + Salvadora persica + Acacia albida + Terminalia avicennioides + Tinospora bakis, RNS.
H(100) syphilis, whole plant of Leptadenia hastata + ONS. of Acacia albida + Maytenus senegalensis + Securidaca longipedunculata + Terminalia avicennioides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : taiki (Peul), kad (Wolof)
Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Official name : Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(077), H(104), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(077), barks maceration of Acacia macrostachya of Ostryoderris stuhlmannii of Lannea acida, VO.
H(008) + H(104) enteralgic, leaves powder of Acacia macrostachya in food
H(100) blennorrage, barks maceration of Acacia macrostachya of Sclerocarya birrea of Securidaca longipedunculata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : kédi, kidé (Peul)
Acacia raddiana Savi
Official name : Acacia raddiana Savi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005) light oedema,H(014) allergic skin diseases, to pound the leaves of Acacia raddiana of beans of Vigna unguiculata "sep", cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : tili, sili (Peul)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, bark of the stem, decoction , or gum powder, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : bulbi, bulbidaney (Peul), verek (Wolof)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(018), H(051), H(100), H(102), H(126), H(162), H(173)
Recipes : H(001) blepharitis, stem bark of Acacia seyal, decoction + liquid butter, to wash the eyes
H(006) purgative, stem bark of Acacia seyal, decoction, RNS.
H(018) cephalalgy, stem bark of Acacia seyal, decoction + liquid butter, to wash the head
H(100) syphilis, H(173), barks of Acacia seyal, RNS.
H(051) + H(102) bilious fever, H(126) icterus, roots of Acacia seyal of Combretum glutinosum, hot decoction, to wash the eyes
H(162) urine retention, roots. of Acacia seyal of Combretum glutinosum, hot decoction + curdled milk
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : bulbi, bulbibodey (Peul, Tocolor)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(007), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, stems barks , decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : aluki (Peul, Tocolor), baresané (Fouladou)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(102), H(126)
Recipes : H(102) + H(126) hepato-bilious diseases, medico-magic preparation, internal and external treatment , ONS. of Acanthospermum hispidum of Combretum glutinosun of Gardenia triacantha, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : dagasalum (Peul, Tocolor)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(045), H(130)
Recipes : H(008) child diarrhoea, fruit pulp of Adansonia digitata (receipt Wolof)
H(045) cicatrizing, fruit pulp of Adansonia. , external use
H(051) paludism, fruit pulp of Adansonia., VO.
H(130) paralysis of limb + H(005) oedematous, medico-magic preparation, leaves pomade of Adansonia digitata of Borreria verticillata of Datura metel, onction
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : boki (Peul, Tocolor), boi (Fouladou)
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) very toxic
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : darbugé, darbugöl, darabuki, darbuki (Peul, Tocolor)
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, barks maceration of Afzelia africana and of Khaya senegalensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : lingé, lingédé (Firdou, Fouladou)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) colics, inner part of young stems of Alchornea cordifolia, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) colics, decoction of stems of Alchornea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : ngimii, gimii (Peul)
Andira inermis D.C.
Official name : Andira inermis D.C.
Family : Papilionaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(093), H(173)
Recipes : H(055) + H(093), roots of Andira inermis, scraped, dried, pounded, VO.
H(173, 1), decoction of barks of Andira inermis, bath + VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : kulékulifaro, kérenduta (Firdou, Fouladou)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(033), H(053), H(100)
Recipes : H(002), barks of Annona senegalensis, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, barks maceration of the stem of Annona., VO.
H(033) sterility, stems with leaves, barks of Annona., RNS.
H(053) mumps, H(100) blennorrage, roots of Annona., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : dukumé, dukumi (Peul)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(007), H(096)
Recipes : H(001, 1), macerated shell of Arachis hypogea, to wash the eyes
H(007, 1) diuretic, H(096) pelvus, maceration of leaves of Arachis., VO. + hip bath, 2 X / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : gerté (Peul)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(113), H(118)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, maceration of roots of Asparagus africanus, bath and VO., 3 X / Day + powder of roots in foods. 3 days of treatments, 3 days at rest
H(113), maceration of roots of Asparagus africanus of Sphaeranthus africanus of Cadaba farinosa, massage, VO.
H(118) angina, maceration of roots of Aspargus., gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : narari (Peul, Tocolor)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(013), H(041), H(051x), H(078), H(100), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(170), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) trachoma,H(013) uterus cyst, H(078) fibroma, H(100) syphilis, H(170) common dropsi (all those symptoms = "diangara cayor" ) + H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) icterus, decoction of roots barks of Balanites aegyptiaca of Maytenus senegalensis of Bauhinia rufescens
H(006) purgative, H(104) colic sedative, maceration of roots of Balanites aegyptiaca
H(041) blackleg, local application of leaves powder of Balanites.
H(113) rheumatisms, fruits of Balanites mixed with oil, embrocation
H(201) madness, barks of roots of Balanites., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : mutoki, muteki, murotoki (Peul, Tocolor), goletéki (Peul)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(051x), H(078), H(100), H(104), H(126), H(170)
Recipes : H(001) trachoma,H(013) uterus cyst, H(078) fibroma, H(100) syphilis, H(170) common dropsi (all those symptoms = "diangara cayor" ) + H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) icterus, decoction of roots barks of Balanites aegyptiaca of Maytenus senegalensis of Bauhinia rufescens
H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, H(104) stomachic, maceration of leaves of Bauhinia or to cook with millet flour and goat milk
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : namari (Peul, Tocolor)
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, barks of Bombax costatum with others preparations
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : doy
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : H(005), H(130), H(173)
Recipes : H(130) paralysis of limb + H(005) oedematous, medico-magic preparation, leaves pomade of Adansonia digitata of Borreria verticillata of Datura metel, onction
H(173), leaves powder of Borreria verticillata, external and internal use
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : gudurdel (Firdou, Fouladou), sâmtardé (Peul)