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Reference : HW 53

Author(s) : Wezel, A.
Title : Plantes médicinales et leur utilisation traditionnelle chez les paysans au Niger Etudes flor.vég. Burkina Faso 6, 9-18 Frankfurt/Ouagadougou August/Août 2002
Reference HW 53 has information about 63 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(046), H(051), H(077), H(094), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, H(008) diarrhoea, H(046) measles, H(051) fever, H(077) anti-vomitory, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain, H(108) cold; organs of Acacia albida used, leaves, branch, barks, flowers, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) colic, H(104) abdominal pain; organs of Acacia albida used, leaves, barks, flowers, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(037), H(094), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic,H(008) dysentery, H(037) cough, H(104) abdominal pain, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(108) cold; organs of Acacia nilotica used, leaves, branch, barks, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, H(037) cough, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain, H(104) stomach pain, organs of Acacia nilotica used, leaves, barks, fruit, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(002), H(077), H(094), H(104), H(108), H(126), H(165)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, H(077) anti-vomitory, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain, H(165) child sickness; organs of Adansonia digitata used, leaves, branch, barks, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain, H(108) cold, H(126) jaundice; organs of Adansonia digitata used, leaves, branch, barks, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Alysicarpus ovalifolius (Schumach. & Thonn.) J. Léonard
Official name : Alysicarpus ovalifolius (Schumach. & Thonn.) J. Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) anti-vomitory; organs of Alysicarpus ovalifolius used, the whole plant, leaves, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain; organs of Anacardium occidentale used, leaves, flowers, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers) -
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(014), H(094), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(014) gale,H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain, H(108) cold; organs of Annona senegalensis used, leaves, flowers, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(104) abdominal pain; organs of Annona senegalensis used, leaves, barks, flowers, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(094), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach aches, H(126) jaundice; organs of Anogeissus leiocarpa used, leaves, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(027y), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(027y) postpartum care, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain; organs of Azadirachta indica used, leaves, barks, flowers, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain; organs of Azadirachta indica used, leaves, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(008), H(039), H(040), H(051), H(113), H(178), H(201)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, H(004) wounds, H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery, H(051) fever, H(077) anti-vomitory, H(091) old age, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain, H(108) cold, H(126) jaundice, H(178) heart disease, H(201) against sorcerers; organs of Balanites aegyptiaca used, leaves, barks, flowers, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(002) lactogenic, H(004) wounds, H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, H(039) parasite, H(040) back pain, H(051) fever, H(077) anti-vomitif, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain, H(108) cold, H(113) rheumatism, H(126) jaundice; organs of Balanites aegyptiaca used, leaves, barks, fruit, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain; organs of Bauhinia rufescens used, leaves, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(008) diarrhoea; organs of Adansonia digitata used, leaves, barks, fruit, flowers, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Bergia suffruticosa (Delile) Fenzl
Official name : Bergia suffruticosa (Delile) Fenzl
Family : Elatinaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, organs of Bergia suffruticosa used, the whole plant, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Official name : Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Blepharis hirta Hochst. ex Nees
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain; organs of Blepharis linariifolia branch, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, organs of Bombax costatum used; roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(091)
Recipes : H(091) épuisement organs of Boscia senegalensis used, leaves, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(002) ear pain, organs of Boscia senegalensisused, leaves, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Boswelia sp.
Official name : Boswelia sp.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids; organs of Boswelia sp. used; roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036) vertige; organs of Calotropis procera used branch, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids ; organs of Carica papaya used; roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(126) jaundice; organs of Cassia sieberiana used flowers, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(094) haemorrhoids, organs of Cassia sieberiana used; roots, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(027y), H(051), H(075), H(094)
Recipes : H(027y) postpartum care, H(075) appetizer, H(094) haemorrhoids; organs of Cassia singueana used, leaves, fruit, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(051) fever, H(126) jaundice, H(201) maléfices; organs of Adansonia digitata used, leaves, flowers, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain; organs of Ceiba pentandra used, leaves, roots, RNS. (recipes collected from female healers)
H(094) haemorrhoids; organs of Ceiba pentandra used barks, RNS. (recipes collected from male healers)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors