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Reference : HN 13b

Author(s) : Naegelé, A.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la flore et des groupements végétaux de la Mauritanie.II, Plantes recueillies par Melle Odette du Puigaudeau en 1950. Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire (I.F.A.N.), série A, XX, 3, 876 - 908, (1958) http://www.mr.refer.org/numweb/spip.php?article178
Reference HN 13b has information about 39 plants :
Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Aerva persica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Symptoms : V(095), V(095)
Recipes : Vch(095), Vo(095) good pasture for camels and sheeps
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : touhmeya, moghamlé (Hassaniya)
Aizoon canariense L.
Official name : Aizoon canariense L.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161) again warts, ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : lkumsa. (Hassaniya)
Amaranthus graecizans L.
Official name : Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), cake of seeds
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : sag el mohor (Hassaniya)
Amaranthus graecizans L.
Official name : Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), good pasture for animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : sag el mohor (Hassaniya)
Boerhavia repens L.
Official name : Boerhavia repens L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, cake "kesseré" from seeds flour of Boerhavia repens. The cake are soaked in milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : altig (Hassaniya)
Boerhavia repens L.
Official name : Boerhavia repens L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), good pasture for animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : altig (Hassaniya)
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) fruits are eated by animals when exist a lack of food
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : aizen. ». Les fruits: bokkhelli.
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(056), H(095)
Recipes : H(005), whole leaves on swollen parts
H(068), fresh leaves, pounded, cooked in butter, cooled, application on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : aizen (Hassaniya)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(004), H(124), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), H(103), latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : tourja (Hassaniya)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) moresque purgative, H(104) stomach, fresh leaves of Cassia italica, crushed or not cooked with meat, juice
H(202) crushed leaves in local application again white spots on the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : vellajit (Hassaniya)
Cistanche phelipaea (L.) P. Cout.
Official name : Cistanche phelipaea (L.) P. Cout.
Family : Orobanchaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Moors eat boiled or cooked bulb Cistanche phelipaea in the embers.
H(095) method to maintain the butter: boiled bulbs sliced ​​and pouin H2O. When mixture became like a syrup poured in a guerba. After fifteen days, the guerba has absorbed all the water. The butter is poured in which it was cooked millet, barley or flour to remove the whey. Butter can be stored for several years. It keeps a particular taste which is very popular . In areas of palm this butter is made porridge with dates. This porridge dates and Danoun is very popular among women.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : dhanoun, danoun (Hassaniya)
Cistanche phelipaea (L.) P. Cout.
Official name : Cistanche phelipaea (L.) P. Cout.
Family : Orobanchaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vo,c(095) eaten by sheep and goats.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : dhanoun, danoun (Hassaniya)
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Official name : Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis colocynthis L. , Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
Symptoms : V(006), V(014)
Recipes : V(006) purgative, ONS. of Colocynthis vulgaris, RNS.
Vch(014) itch, cooked fruit on charcoal and then the skin oh the camel is rubbed with the cooked fruit
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : aferziz (Hassaniya)
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Official name : Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis colocynthis L. , Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
Symptoms : H(006), H(039), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, ONS., RNS.
H(039) louses, roots cooked in warm sand, powder + butter, application on the head
H(100) blen., penis introduce in a hole in a fresh cooked fruit in warm sand
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : aferziz (Hassaniya)
Cleome arabica L.
Official name : Cleome arabica L.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(109), H(179)
Recipes : H(091) woman, whole plant, powder + milk, VO.
H(109), H(179), roasted leaves + cooked meat
H(139) this plant give more sexual strength for male
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : mraïnze (Hassaniya)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), ONS. of Cucumis ficifolius, RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : agtastaf (Hassaniya)
Cucumis prophetarum L.
Official name : Cucumis prophetarum L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(095), V(095), V(095)
Recipes : Vch(095), Vo(095), Vc(095), VO., ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : tagasrarit (Hassaniya)
Cucumis prophetarum L.
Official name : Cucumis prophetarum L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) free black people (harratin) crush the whole fruit, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : tagasrarit (Hassaniya)
Cyperus tuberosus Rottb
Official name : Cyperus tuberosus Rottb
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) good pasture for all animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : lekmir
Echium horridum Batt.
Official name : Echium horridum Batt.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) pasture for all animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : el arche (Hassaniya)