Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Contact |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Reference : VA 17

Author(s) : Assogba, M.N.
Title : Quelques enquêtes sur la pharmacopée traditionnelle vétérinaire en République populaire du Bénin. 13ème Conférence de la Société ouest africaine de pharmacologie, 23-24-25 février 1984 à Cotonou. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique. Collège polytechnique universitaire, 107 p., (1984)
Reference VA 17 has information about 43 plants :
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : V(008), V(010)
Recipes : Vb(008), pounded leaves + H2O, filter + fresh milk, V.O. big animals
Vb(010), leaves, stems, roots, barks, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : bogossaga (Bariba)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : V(010)
Recipes : Vb(010), grilled seeds, powder in mouth
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gaoudi (Peul)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020), one pod Aframomum melegueta in the mouth of a dead snake + scrapings of roots Combretum hypopilinum , pounded, dough dried in sun , pounded, powder + H2O, VO
Vb(020), leaves Butyrospermum paradoxum + barks roots Annona senegalensis + pods Aframomum melegueta + snake, roast, powder in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : bohangossa (Bariba)
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : V(037), V(074), V(082)
Recipes : Vb(037) + Vb(082), Vb(074), barks, pounded, maceration, fillter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : kpassiwan (Bariba), gorodjohi bodehi (Peul)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(074)
Recipes : Vb(005), leaves Khaya senegalensis, Allium cepa, pounded + potash, cataplasm
Vb(005), leaves Paullinia pinnata, Allium cepa, , pounded + potash, cataplasm
Vb(074), leaves, Securidaca longipedunculata + pods Allium cepa, pounded, maceration, filter, drops in nostril
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ayomassa (Fon), aloubassa (Nago)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), leaves, Capsicum frutescens + pods Allium sativum, pounded, H2O, decantation, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ayo (Fon)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : V(014), V(020), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(014), stems and leaves from forked branchs of Annona senegalensis + mustard from seeds of Parkia biglobosa, to break crossing and to coat with mustard, to rub against a stone and to form a mud with which one coats the ill fingers
Vb(020), leaves, Butyrospermum paradoxum + barks from roots, Annona senegalensis + pods , Aframomum melegueta, to roll up the snake in Annona, Aframomum, + Butyrospermum, to roast, powder, delayed in H2O, VO.
Vb(068), pounded leaves, maceration , VO. 1x in the morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : batoko (Bariba), gnigole (Fon), doukovlhi (Peul)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), barks , dried, powder on wound, 2x / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : tani(Peul)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), barks, pounded + H2O, filter, the residues, VO., big animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : bemebekou (Bariba)honsoukokoe (Fon)
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(010), V(020), V(037), V(054), V(082), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(004), stem's barks, maceration, to wash the wounds with the maceration
Vb(010), seeds , RNS
Vb(020) snake, barks Securidaca longipedunculata, Butyrospermum paradoxum , pounded in H2O, VO. This powder preserves well in a flask
Vb(020), fresh egg of hen in Pupalia lappacea's ball. To roll this ball in Butyrospermum paradoxum's sap. Roasting, black powder + H2O, VO. in case of bite. This powder preserves well in a flask
Vb(020), fruit Capsicum frutescens, + roots, Trichilia emetica , Butyrospermum paradoxum, pounded + warm H2O, filter, VO. 2 daysVb(020), leaves, Butyrospermum paradoxum + barks from roots, Annona senegalensis + pods , Aframomum melegueta. To roll up the snake in Annona, + Aframomum, + Butyrospermum, roasting, residue in powder., delayed in H2O, VO.
Vb(037) + Vb(082), degenerate roots, pounded, powder, V.O.Vb(054), leaves Pseudocedrela kotschyi, Butyrospermum paradoxum, leaves, barks, stems, roots Khaya senegalensis, pounded, maceration, VO.
Vb(104), barks, pounded + warm ashes, H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : kayehi (Peul)sombou (Bariba)limoutin (Fon)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(020), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(020), fruit Capsicum frutescens, + roots, Trichilia emetica , Butyrospermum paradoxum, pounded + warm H2O, filter, VO. 2 days
Vb(068), leaves, Capsicum frutescens + pods Allium sativum, pounded, H2O, decantation, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gamako (Peul)takihn (Fon)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(006), V(010), V(050), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(006), root, decoction, VO.
Vb(010), stems and flowers Phyllanthus amarus , stems and leaves and fruits Cassia occidentalis, leaves Gossypium herbaceum, whole plant Momordica charantia, decoction, VO., 1/2 l. / day Vb(050), roots, decoction, VO.
Vb(068), decoction roots, VO. during 6 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : akorere (Nago, région de Sakete)kinikiniba ako (Nago, région de Save
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), pells in ashes + juice of pulp , 3 soup-spoons of ashes + 2 soup-spoons of juice, VO., during 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : kletin (Fon)ntissiti (Mina)
Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name : Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020), 1 pod of Aframomum melegueta in the mouth of a dead snake + peels of roots of Combretum hypopilinum , to pound, dough dried in sun, to pound, fine powder which one can preserve. In case of bite, powders + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : bohangossa (Bariba)
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), fruit, grilled, pounded, on wonds and sur blessures or cuts
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gbatogbatogololoe (Fon)lamadjogahi (Peul)bobian (Bariba)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008)adult, leaves Daniellia oliveri, Terminalia avicennioides, pounded H2O, filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : niamourou, nianou (Bariba)kayerhahi (Peul)
Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(006), V(050)
Recipes : Vb(004), leaves , crushed, juice on wounds
Vb(006), pounded barks + H2O, filter, filtration, VO.
Vb(050), pounded barks + H2O, filter, filtration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : konkehi (Peul)bessegonov (Bariba)
Dioscorea sinensis Sweet
Official name : Dioscorea sinensis Sweet
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014), leaves, decoction, VO. +/- 125 ml in the morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : tassoun (Bariba)te (Fon)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(004), fresh leaves , crushed, juices on wounds
Vb(104), leaves Diospyros mespiliformis, Indigofera arrecta , decoction , tepid, V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : nelbi (Peul)
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : V(010)
Recipes : Vb(010), stems and flowers Phyllanthus amarus , stems and leaves and fruits Cassia occidentalis, leaves Gossypium herbaceum, whole plant Momordica charantia, decoction, VO., 1/2 l. / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : wainsou (Bariba), avocanfountin (Fon), abou (Peul)