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Reference : VD 02

Author(s) : Dalziel, J.M.
Title : The useful plants of west tropical Africa. The Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4, Millbank, Westminster, London, S.W.1, 612 p., (1937)
Reference VD 02 has information about 94 plants :
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Veq(091), in food , ONS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006), V(020), V(055)
Recipes : Veq(006), Vch(006), Veq(020), Vch(020), Veq(055), Vch(055), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Afraegle paniculata (Schum.) Engl.
Official name : Afraegle paniculata (Schum.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatisminfusion of fruits and leaves and sometimes barks, VO., to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : V(005), V(008), V(037), V(068), V(131)
Recipes : Veq( 005) from Veq(068), powder from leaves of Annona senegalensis + latex from Calotropis procera, Euphorbia balsamifera, the whole in dressing
Veq(008), dried leaves+ H2O, ball + rock salt+ bran, VO., Nigeria (Hausa)
Veq(037), Annona senegalensis, Diospyros mespiliformis inhalation smokes from barks of stems + old rags
Veq(068), leaves, roots, stem's barks
Veq(131), powder from leaves of Annona senegalensis + latex from Calotropis procera, Euphorbia balsamifera, the whole in dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V‚q(068)tenia, seeds, roots bark + H2O, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V‚q(051), wash the horse, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South)
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(003), V(004), V(005), V(039), V(068)
Recipes : Vch(003), Vch(004), Vch(005), seeds oil, RNS.
V(004), crushed seeds Ricinus communis, Jatropha curcas + fruit Balanites aegyptiaca, cocked in oil, cataplasm
Vch(039), oil from stonr fruit , local application, (Nigeria)
V(068, f), fruit before maturity + roots + leaves (Nigeria)
V‚q(068), fruit before maturity + roots + leaves, RNS., (Nigeria)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : V(018)
Recipes : Veq(018), ONS., smoke bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Veq(006), Boscia angustifolia crushed fruit in H2O + latex Euphobia kamerunica
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(007), V(091), V(096)
Recipes : Vch(006), Vch(007), Vch(096), VO. , pounded fruit in H2O
V‚q(091), Vch(091), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Veq(004, 1),external use, wounds, wounds from belds
Veq(004, 1), roots, stems barks, decoction, compress, chronic wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
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 : V(003), V(004), V(005)
Recipes : Vch(003), Vch(004), Vch(069), roots & roots barks, ashes, ointment...
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
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 : V(005), V(068)
Recipes : Veq(131), leaves powder Annona senegalensis + latex Calotropis procera, Euphorbia balsamifera. Dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Hausa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(104), leaves Capsicum annuum, Guiera senegalensis, Hyptis pectinata + Indigo + H2O, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(076)
Recipes : Veq(076), + rock salt + ashes, scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Hausa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Veq(006), decoction leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), maceration fruits, leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), + Pergularia tomentosa, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Fulani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus producta Afzel.
Official name : Cissus producta Afzel.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(106)
Recipes : V(039) + V(106)tse-tse, emulsion roots, massage + VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sudan (East)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), fodder, leaves, stems (Guinea-Conakry)
Vb(002,1), fodder, leaves, young stems, roots (Senegal)
V‚q(004), wounds from the saddle, ONS., RNS.
V(111), leaves, stems pounded, compress
V‚q(000), (Hausa), (ilness : manduhu), foder stems + dry leaves + bran
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Hausa)
Vernacular name : not registered