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Reference : HL 33

Author(s) : Loko L.E.Y., J. Toffa, A. Adjatin, A. J. Akpo, A. Orobiyi, & A. Dansi
Title : Folk taxonomy and traditional uses of common bean (Phaseolus vulgarisL.) landraces by the sociolinguistic groups in the central region of the Republic of Benin Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:52 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0251-6
Reference HL 33 has information about 20 plants :
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(022), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crush the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties kpankoui rouge) and collect the juice. Put the juice in the wound (receipt from the ethnic group Adja)
H(002) babies who cannot breastfeed, decoction of leaves. Make the baby drink the liquid (receipt from the ethnic group Adja)
H(022) difficult childbirth, Crush the roots of Phaseolus vulgaris and mix with water. Drink the liquid (receipt from the ethnic group Adja)
H(118) pharyngitis, burn the seed of Phaseolus vulgaris and mix with palm oil and salt. Lick the powder (receipt from the ethnic group Adja)
H(201) pregnancy protection, triturate the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties kpankoui rouge) in water, then wash with each 3 months so three times before delivery (receipt from the ethnic group Adja)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : kpankoui red
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020x), H(051), H(058), H(181), H(201), H(206)
Recipes : H(020x) bee stings, crush the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé). Apply on the bee sting, (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
H(051) fever, crush the leaves and roots of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) in water. Take a bath with the liquid. (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
H(058) obesity, crush the leaves and roots .Drink the liquid
H(181) rapid umbilical cord removal in newborns, Crush seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris and mix with seasoning cube (Maggi) and water. Pass the mixture on the umbilical cord (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
H(201) bewitchment. Triturate the roots of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) in a little water and add the palm kernel oil and drink the potion (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
H(206) bad body odor, Infuse leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) in water. Take a bath with the liquid (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : séssé
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crush the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties kpankoui rouge) and collect the juice. Put the juice in the wound (receipt from the ethnic group Idaasha)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : kpankoui red
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crush the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties kpankoui rouge) and collect the juice. Put the juice in the wound (receipt from the ethnic group Idaasha)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : kpankoui red
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(097x)
Recipes : H(097x) vaginal infection, crush the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties akpakoun vovo) and mix with water. Take a bath with the liquid (receipt from the ethnic group Mahi)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : akpakoun vovo
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020x), H(097x)
Recipes : H(020x) bee stings, crush the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties akpakoun vovo) . Apply on the bee sting, (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
H(097x) vaginal infection, crush the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris and mix with water. Take a bath with the liquid (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : akpakoun vovo
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, burn the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé). Drink with porridge every morning. (receipt from the ethnic group Idaasha)
H(201) spiritual warfare. Fight his enemies. At the ceremony the prepared beans of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) are delivered to the fetish with the name of the enemy (receipt from the ethnic group Idaasha)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : séssé
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fever, crush the leaves and roots of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) in water. Take a bath with the liquid. (receipt from the ethnic group , Ifé)
H(201) twins ceremony, seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) are prepared and served to the twins and the family concerned with palm oil at the end of the ceremony (receipt from the ethnic group Ifé)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : séssé
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fever, crush the leaves and roots of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) in water. Take a bath with the liquid. (receipt from the ethnic group Nago)
H(201) twins ceremony, seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) are prepared and served to the twins and the family concerned with palm oil at the end of the ceremony (receipt from the ethnic group Nago)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : séssé
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, crush the leaves and roots of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties séssé) in water. Take a bath with the liquid. (receipt from the ethnic group Tchabé)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : séssé
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protection against evil spirits, fields protection, whole plant of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties akpakoun wéwé) planted in the fields (receipt from the ethnic group Mahi)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : akpakoun wéwé,
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protection against evil spirits, fields protection, whole plant of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties akpakoun wéwé) planted in the fields (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
H(201) offering to certain deitie. seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties akpakoun wéwé) are prepared and offered to the deities during the rites (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : akpakoun wéwé,
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protection against evil spirits, homes protection, whole plant of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties akpakoun rouge), sow next to the houses (receipt from the ethnic group Mahi)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : akpakoun rouge
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protection against evil spirits, homes protection, whole plant of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties sessé), sow next to the houses (receipt from the ethnic group Mahi)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : sessé
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protection against evil spirits, fields protection, whole plant of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties mitoyikoun) planted in the fields (receipt from the ethnic group Fon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : mitoyikoun
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protection against enemies attacks. Go naked towards the plant in the middle of the night and praise the plant and ask for protection against your enemies. Then take the leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties akpakoun vovo) with which you shower after infusion (receipt from the ethnic group Mahi)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : akpakoun vovo
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) hunters’ceremonies, seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties akpakoun founfou) Use to attract animals to hunter (receipt from the ethnic group Ifé)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : akpakoun founfou
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) traditional family ceremony, seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties kpalakoun kpikpa) are cooked with Kersting’s ground nut and served to the guests (receipt from the ethnic group Idaasha)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : kpalakoun kpikpa
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) love potion, bring a person to love yo. The leaves of Phaseolus vulgaris (varieties sonouhoué) are mixed with spider eggs and the last drops of human urine wanting to be loved. The juice obtained is applied to the eyes of the bewitched person (receipt from the ethnic group Mahi)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : sonouhoué
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protection against evil spirits, fields protection, whole plant of Phaseolus vulgaris planted in the fields (receipt from the ethnic group Mahi)
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Benin (central region)
Vernacular name : mitoyikoun