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Reference : HS 08

Author(s) : Sita, G.
Title : Traitement traditionnel de quelques maladies en pays Bissa (République de Haute-Volta). Bulletin agricole du Rwanda, 11ème année, 1, 24 - 34, (1978)
Reference HS 08 has information about 39 plants :
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) guinea worm, leaves, powder + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), ointment on wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : poo-qô (Bissa)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots, maceration, V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : guibou, barbourou (Bissa)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(104), roots, maceration, VO.
H(126), leaves+ young twigs, decoction (H2O) , V.O., or enema, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : lakou-qô (Bissa)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(068), H(046), H(112)
Recipes : H(068) bilharziosis, grn grilled seeds, maceration, VO.
H(068) tenia, seeds , macration, VO. on an empty stomach
H(046) seeds, maceration, bath every evening in case of en cas epidémy (prevention)
H(112), fresh seeds, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sincam (Bissa)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kinno la, gano-la (Bissa)
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), gum from trunk, powder + porridge of millet, VO.
H(126), leaves, young branchs,decoction (H2O), V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : dala-qo, lala-qo (Bissa)
Capparis corymbosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis corymbosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(076)
Recipes : H(013) + H(076), roots decoction (H2O), gargle, barks , powder on abscess
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : guigangou (Bissa)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) , leaves, young twigs, decoction, V.O. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koassire le, ber-le (Bissa)
Cochlospermum planchonii Hook. f.
Official name : Cochlospermum planchonii Hook. f.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots in tuber, small pieces, decoction (H2O), V.O. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : loukourou-da (Bissa)
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots in tuber, small pieces, decoction (H2O), V.O. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : loukourou-ça (Bissa)
Cymbopogon proximus (Hochst. ex A. Rich) Stapf.
Official name : Cymbopogon proximus (Hochst. ex A. Rich) Stapf.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Cymbopogon schoenanthus (L.) Spreng. subsp. proximum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) strong colic + vomit, to cvhew the young leaves of Cymbopogon schoenanthus + cola nuts, to swallow the juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bounfâm (Bissa)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(004), H(076)
Recipes : H(004) + H(076), stems barks, decoction (H2O), gargle + powder on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : copi, gohin (Bissa)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), green fruit crushed, maceration, enema for childs
H(008), green fruit crushed + fresh milk, VO. for adults
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gnim (Bissa)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(094) haemorrhoids, decoction of the stem's barks of Entada africana, enema or hip-bath
H(103) mouth and throat pain, decoction of the stem's barks of Entada africana,, VO. + gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : lacansa-qô (Bissa)
Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), stems, decoction (H2O), enema childs, VO. (adults)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : son-go (Bissa)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq. , Ficus dekdekena (Miq.) A. Rich.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), aerial part of the root , decoction, gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pampanga (Bissa)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) chronic and stinking wounds , scurf of the plant, grilled, powder on wounds washed with a leaves decaction
H(091), H(113), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kaari-le (Bissa)
Hyptis spicigera Lam.
Official name : Hyptis spicigera Lam.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(039) insecticide protection of the crops, to chop the whole plant of Hyptis specigera and to mix in the seeds
H(046) varicella, decoction of the whole plant, VO.
H(100) blennorrage, decoction of the whole plant, VO. + to wash the sex with the decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : van-lè, vim-lè (Bissa)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103, 2) gingivitis, barks from stems, decoction (H2O), gargle, powder, friction on gums
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : mo (Bissa)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) sterility male or femal, decoction of the stem's bark of Kigelia africana + honey, VO. In the morning, midday, evening during 1 week
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : biobilougou (Bissa)