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Reference : HT 14

Author(s) : Thomas, L.-V.
Title : De l'ethnobotanique à la médecine: l'exemple Diola. Notes Africaines, 134, 48 - 52, (1972)
Reference HT 14 has information about 47 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : buteful (Diola)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), leaves or fruits, paste
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118), barks + leaves, decoction (H2O) , gargle + lemon juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Official name : Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., roots, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : waa (Diola)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(175), H(051)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175) circumcision wounds, cataplasm of pounded leaves
H(051), leaves, infusion
H(103) + H(175), pounded leaves, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : corossolier (Diola)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, cataplam of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : butotok (Diola)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(037), H(108) cold, young root, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082), young root, decoction (H2O) + lemopn juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : kalahay (Diola)
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(179)
Recipes : H(113), H(179), friction with the karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), pounded bark, coat the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) Guinea worms, local application of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : paftan (Diola)
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(113), H(179)
Recipes : H(051), barks dried, pounded , decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(091), H(113), H(179), friction with oil of Carapa
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : tulukuna (Diola)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(068), H(118)
Recipes : H(001), H(118), ONS., infusion, VO.
H(068) red worm, roots, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : bembehuey, dyubembehu (Diola)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(100) syph., roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : kaseit (Diola)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135), leaves or youg shoots, dried, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : siral (Diola)
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Official name : Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis colocynthis L. , Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
Symptoms : H(013), H(175)
Recipes : H(013) abscess + H(175), grinded pulpe of the fruit, compress
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(100), H(126), H(196)
Recipes : H(126), H(196), fruits, juice
H(100) blen, pounded roots, local frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : gulemin (Diola)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(004), H(175), H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175), leaves Combretum micranthum, decoction (H2O), wash the wound + cataplasm withy pulp of Manihot esculenta and pounded leaves of Ziziphus mauritiana
H(051), bark, infusion, RNS.
H(037), H(108) cold, leaves, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : quinquéliba (Diola)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(175)
Recipes : H(103) + H(175), pounded leaves, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : buhingan (Diola)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(068), palm oil (edyutir), RNS.
H(100) syph., roots, RNS.
H(113), friction with oil of Elaeis
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered