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Reference : HK 53

Author(s) : Kayode, J, L. Aleshinloye and O. E. Ige
Title : Ethnomedicinal Use of Plant Species in Ijesa Land of Osun State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 164-170. (2008) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ijesa.htm
Reference HK 53 has information about 43 plants :
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, paludism, H(107) typhoid, leaves of Afromomum melegueta, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ata-ire
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) coated tongue, stem bark of Albizia coriaria, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ayinre
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, bulb, root of Allium sativum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ayo
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(051), H(107)
Recipes : H(051) fever, paludism, H(107) typhoid, barks of Alstonia congensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ahun
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Official name : Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(051), H(107)
Recipes : H(046) measles, H(051) fever, paludisme, H(107) typhoid, leaves of Bambusa vulgaris
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : oparun
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(013), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(137) hot flushes, shoot, leaves of Basella alba, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : amunututu
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) coated tongue, barks of Bridelia micrantha, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ira
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(107)
Recipes : H(051) fever, paludisme, H(107) typhoid, leaves of Caesalpinia bonduc
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ayo
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) cholera, leaves of Carica papaya, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ibepe
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases, rhizome of Cassia tora, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : epa-ikun
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(005) oedema, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : arunpale
Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don
Official name : Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases, bulb of Chrysophyllum albidum
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : baaka
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(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases, fruits of Colocynthis citrullus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : baara
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, stems, roots, fruits of Costus afer, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : tete-regun
Croton lobatus L.
Official name : Croton lobatus L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, seeds of Croton lobatus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : eru
Cylicodiscus gabunensis Harms
Official name : Cylicodiscus gabunensis Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), seeds of Cylicodiscus gabunensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : aja-igi aja-igi
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, whole plant of Cyperus articulatus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : eni-oore
Drypetes gossweileri S.Moore
Official name : Drypetes gossweileri S.Moore
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases (ringworm,... ), H(051) fever, paludisme, H(107) typhoid, stem bark of Drypetes gossiweileri
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : agawo
Eugenia caryophyllus (Spreng.) Bullock & S.G.Harrison
Official name : Eugenia caryophyllus (Spreng.) Bullock & S.G.Harrison
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), seeds of Euginia caryophyllus
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : kanofuru
Euphorbia convolvuloides Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Euphorbia convolvuloides Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(078)
Recipes : H(046) measles, H(078) cancer, stems, roots of Euphorbia convolvuloides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ege-ile