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Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton

118 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : V(000), V(014)
Recipes : V(000), Decoction of bark and latex used in veterinary rnedicine
Vch(014), Vc(014) latex for scabies of camels and goats
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo
Vernacular name : oshar; baranbakh; krenka (Arabic), torcha ; tourza, ngeyi (Berber), apple of sodom, cotton, mudar plant (English), calotrope, arbre à soie, fafetone; pomme de sodome (local French)
Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(055), H(068), H(082), H(090), H(092), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(172), H(173), H(186), H(125)
Recipes : Decoction of bark and latex used H(173) anti-leprosy, forH(014), scabies
Powdered dried leaves H(068) vermifuge in small doses
H(082) dry leaves smoked as cigarettes for asthma
H(092), latex causes serious inflammations and may lead to blindness if it gets into the eyes
H(014), cataplasm of fresh leaves for sunstroke
H(103) latex applied on teeth to loosen them, also for toothache
H(090) leaf extracts cardiotonic
H(055) root emetic, H(186) expectorant
H(008) root bark for dysentery, H(172) elephantiasis, H(100) syphilitic ulcers, H(104) stomachic, H(125) diaphoretic
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo
Vernacular name : oshar; baranbakh; krenka (Arabic), torcha ; tourza, ngeyi (Berber), apple of sodom, cotton, mudar plant (English), calotrope, arbre à soie, fafetone; pomme de sodome (local French)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014)scabies, barks, decoction and or latext
Vb(173), barks, decoction and or latex
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : tûrzâ, tawarzâ, tûrjâ, tawerjâ (Dra, Tunisia), krunka, kurunk (South Moroco), pomme de sodome (local French)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(045), H(068), H(123), H(161)
Recipes : H(006)purg, strong, latex in food (Dra region)
H(014)tinea, H(161), latex, local application (Sahara)
H(045) + H(175), wet powder from dry wood, cataplasm (Tissint region)
H(068),dry leaves, powder, VO., weak dosis (Tata région)
H(123), strong intoxication, 1 drop latex + 1/2 l. H2O + ox broth (nomads)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : tûrzâ, tawarzâ, tûrjâ, tawerjâ (Dra, Tunisia), krunka, kurunk (South Moroco), pomme de sodome (local French)
Reference E3 Nord
Author(s) : El-Rhaffari L., A. Zaid
Title : Pratique de la phytothérapie dans le sud-est du Maroc (Tafilalet). Un savoir empirique pour une pharmacopée rénovée. From the sources of knowledge to the medicines of the future Actes du 4ème Congrès européen d'ethnopharmacologie , 11 - 13 mai 2000, Metz (France), pp.293 - 317 Edition IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement), Paris, 2002
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(039), H(045), H(068), H(082), H(104), H(123), H(161)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(039) skin parasitism, H(161) warts, aerial part of Calotropis procera local application
H(037) cough, H(068) helminthiasis, H(082) asthma, H(104) stomach pain, H(123) food poisoning, tea of leaves of Calotropis procera , VO.
H(039) skin parasitism, aerial part, cataplasm of leaves
H(045) healing of wounds, powder of branch, local application
H(068) helminthiasis, H(104) stomach pain, H(123) food poisoning, diluted latex, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocco (southeastern) (Tafilalet)
Vernacular name : taouerja / tourza
Reference H1 Nord
Author(s) : Hammiche, H. & K. Maiza
Title : Traditional medicine in Central Sahara: Pharmacopoeia of Tassili N’ajjer. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, pp. 358-367 (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007981
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(014), H(037), H(045), H(051), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(099), H(100), H(112), H(126), H(137), H(155)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(051) fever, H(068) helminthiases, fresh leaves, infusion, VO.
H(008) dysentery, H(068) helminthiases, H(068) bilharziose, H(126) jaundice, roots, barks, decoction, VO.
H(014) skin diseases, dermatosis, H(100) syphilis, H(137) infected sores, roots decoction, external use
H(037) respiratory diseases:H(037) cough, H(155) tonsillitis, roots decoction, VO.
H(045) infected wounds, H(094) piles, latex powder, external use
H(113) rheumatism, H(100) syphili, fresh leaves, poultice
H(082) asthma, H(099) epilepsy, dried leaves, inhalation
H(091) tonic, flowers infusion, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, latex in powder, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria (Central Sahara; region of Tassili N’ajjer)
Vernacular name : tourha (Tamahaq), kranka (Arabic)
Reference H1 Nord
Author(s) : Hammiche, H. & K. Maiza
Title : Traditional medicine in Central Sahara: Pharmacopoeia of Tassili N’ajjer. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, pp. 358-367 (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007981
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014) camel's scabies, latex powder, external use
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria (Central Sahara; region of Tassili N’ajjer)
Vernacular name : tourha (Tamahaq), kranka (Arabic)
Reference HA 02
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(013), H(038), H(046), H(051), H(086)
Recipes : H(013) under skin nodules, leaves of Dicliptera alternans of Calotropis procera, to pound, to dilute in karite butter, local application
H(038), leaves of Calotropis., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) to prevent measles, leaves of Calotropis., to cook in H2O, VO. + maïs and haricots
H(051) paludism, leaves of Callotropis., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(086) goitre, leaves of Calotropis procera of Dicliptera alternans, to pound, to dilute in karite butter, unction
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(006), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(022), H(034), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(086), H(098), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(116), H(113), H(151), H(156), H(168), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), leaves of Calotropis., RNS.
H(004), H(111), ripe fruit of Callotropis procera, seeds of Phaseolus vulgaris, RNS.
H(005), leaves of Callotropis procera of Vernonia colorata, whole plant deTalinum triangulare
H(005), ripe fruit of Calotropis, RNS.
H(005), leaves of Calotropis, RNS.
H(005), leaves of Coccoloba uvifera, Calotroppis procera, Musa sp., Citrus aurantifolia, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
H(013) skin eruption, stems with leaves of Calotropis., RNS.
H(014) whitlow, latex Calotropis., RNS.
H(018), leaves, stems without leaves of Calotropis, RNS.
H(018), leaves of Calotropis., RNS.
H(022) dystocia, roots of Calotropis. , to dry, powder to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(034), leaves of Calotropis procera, aerian part of Passiflora foetida of Crotalaria retusa of Datura innoxia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037, 5), leaves of Calotropis., RNS.
H(046) measles, roots, barks stem, branch, trunk of Calotropis procera, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, seeds of Gossypium hirsutum, RNS.
H(051), stems with leaves of Callotropis., RNS.
H(086), leaves of Callotropis procera of Steganotaenia araliacea, roots of Cissus adenocaulis, RNS.
H(098), leaves of Calotropis, RNS.
H(103), latex Calotropis, to dilute (H2O), local application
H(104), roots of Calotropis., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113), roots of Callotropis procera, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, powder, to dilute (H2O), bath + black soap
H(116), leaves of Calotropis., decoction (H2O), VO. +karite butter
H(151), leaves of Calotropis., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(151), leaves of Calotropis., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(156), leaves of Calotropis procera of Momordica charantia, RNS.
H(168), stems with leaves of Calotropis, maceration (H2O), to wash
H(201) psychosis, leaves of Callotropis., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : korobou, poulamporou (Beriba), poloumpo (Berba), kanfoun (Boko), sagayi (Dendi), amouman, bomou bomou, kpènto (Fon, Gon), akpou (Loupka), hwèssou vigbè (Sahouè), kpènto (Watchi), nagabiko (Yom), boum boum, kpamon (Yoruba)
Reference HA 06
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(004), H(101), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) (wound by bullet), ripe fruit of Callotropis procera, to dry, powder, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(158), leaves of Calotropis procera, axial buds of Pennisetum americanum, to dry, to pound, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(173), stems with leaves of Calotropis, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tumfafia (Hausa), sageye (Zarma), bambamby (Peuhl), toerza (Tamacheck), kayaw (Beriberi)
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(020), H(027), H(037), H(082), H(112), H(156)
Recipes : H(020), leaves of Calotropis procera, to chew
H(020), bulb of Gladiolus psittacinus, roots of Calotropis procera, to dry, powder, to dilute in lemon juice, VO.
H(027), leaves of Calotropis procera, ripe fruit of Cola nitida, to pound, to macerate, VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Calotropis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082), leaves, bark of the underground part of Calotropis., to carbonize, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(156), leaves of Calotropis., decoction (H2O), VO. + karite butter
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : gboloti, aflagbé (Ewé), wuagansiti (Akposso), pulupu (Gurmantché)
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(056), H(091), H(092), H(100), H(108), H(112), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(001), cataplasm, leaves, conjonctivitis , RNS.
H(004), leaves on, swelling, dislocations , RNS.
H(006), latex, RNS., strong purgative
H(006), latex 2 drops / day,
H(037) tuberculosis, powdered leaves, snuff, pulmonary tuberculosis(give relief)
H(055), roots barks, large dosis, emetic , RNS.
H(056) Guinea worms, leaves, boiled fruit, (the limb being soaked many times in decoction (H2O))
H(091) + H(051), decoc roots, stimulant in fevers , RNS.
H(092), ONS., large dosis = poison , RNS.
H(100) syph., ulcer syph,yaws, ONS., local application
H(108), hot juice from leaves, drops in nose , catarrh
H(112), juices RNS.
H(113), barks, powder + oil, local application
H(113), latex "rub on" rhumatism
H(173), roots barks, small dosis , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : bonubonu, tufafai (Hausa)
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) ritual medicine, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) amenorrhoea , whole plant, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : tumfafiya
Reference HA 41
Author(s) : Aubréville, A.
Title : Flore forestière Soudano-guinéenne (A.O.F - Cameroun - A.E.F) Office Recherche Scientifique d'Outre-Mer, 523 p, (1950) Soc. Edit. Maritim. Col., Paris
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(018), H(056), H(191)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, H(004) wounds of rusty nail, H(018) sick headache, H(191) swollen legs, leaves of Calotropis procera, RNS.
H(056) extraction of Guinea worm, decoction of leaves and fruit, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : faftane, faftone (Ouolof), mbadafot (Sérère), baouane (Toucouleur, toumfafia (Haoussa), ngeyi (Bambara), fougo fogoiri, mpompompogolo, ngouyo (Malinké), bamanbe, baouane, bandambi (Peuhl), lifini (Peuhl), bandambi (Fulfulde), touria, tourdja (Somraï)
Reference HB 27
Author(s) : Ben Saï, S.
Title : Médecine indigène et plantes médicinales au Soudan. Notes Africaines, 21, 6 - 8, (1944)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., fermented roots with honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : fogo-fogo (Bambara), troumba (Malinke, Kasombe), touloumba (Sominke)
Reference HB 31
Author(s) : Bah, S., D. Diallo, S. Dembélé, B.S. Paulsen
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for the treatment of schistosomiasis in Niono district, Mali. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, 387-399, (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007968
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) urinary schistosomiasis, decoction of roots of Calotropis procera of leaves of Stylosanthes erecta, VO. 125 cl 1 X / day during 30 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Niono district)
Vernacular name : fogofogo (Bambara)
Reference HB 33
Author(s) : Bhat, R.B., E.O. Etejere, V.T. Oladipo
Title : Ethnobotanical studies fron central Nigeria. Economic Botany, 44 (3), pp. 382-390, (1990)
Symptoms : H(020), H(186)
Recipes : Harvest fresh, preferably from.young plants of Calotropis procera, at time of need
H(020) snake bite or scorpion sting: latex is obtained from any part of the plant and applied by making seven {traditional belief) incisions on the affected part after dipping the razor inthe latex.
H(186, f) as an expectorant: Four to six dried leaves are ground and then mixed with about one teaspoonful of shea butter (Butyrospermum parkii) and water; this is taken orally
Region : West Africa
Country : Central Nigeria (Kwara state)
Vernacular name : bomu-bomu (Yoruba), tufatia (Hausa)
Reference HB 43
Author(s) : Blench, R.
Title : Dagomba plant names (Preliminary circulation draft) Published on WWW. (2006) http://www.rogerblench.info/Ethnoscience%20data/Dagbani%20plant%20names.pdf
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) Shrub of Calotropis procera growing on exhausted land whose roots are used as medicine. The latex is used to sour milk when making cheese.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : wàlàpùgú (Dagomba)
Reference HC 21
Author(s) : Chevalier, A.
Title : Les plantes magiques cultivées par les noirs d'Afrique et leur origine. Plus personal communications Father André Walker to the author. Rev. Bot. Appl., Agric. Trop., 27, p. 93 - 105, (1937)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) latex of Calotropis procera used for weapons (arrows, spears)
Region : West Africa
Country : Subsaharan Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoid, fresh latex from Calotropis procera, cream concoction local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tobia (Amharic)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) latex of Calotropis procera very caustic, harmful to eyes. Can be used to curdle milk, and depilatory skin.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : mpompompogolo, ngouyo (Malinké), pampam (Poular), roustonnier (French)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vb(092) Calotropis procera, toxic, for livestock
Region : West Africa
Country : Republic of Guinea
Vernacular name : mpompompogolo, ngouyo (Malinké), pampam (Poular), roustonnier (French)
Reference HD 12b
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part II: Antimicrobial activity of 63 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp.129 - 139, (1993)
Symptoms : H(013), H(112)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, latex, RNS.
H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, latex, hot H2O extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ttobia
Reference HD 1k
Author(s) : Diniz, M.A., O. Silva, M.A. Paulo & E.T. Gomez
Title : Medicinal uses of plants from Guinea-Bissau , 727 -731, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Bissau
Vernacular name : pana (Fulani)
Reference HD 24
Author(s) : Doka, I.G and S. M. Yagi
Title : Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants in West Kordofan (Western Sudan) Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 1409-1416. (2009) http://ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/dokayagi.htm
Symptoms : H(020), H(113)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion bite, direct application of stem of Calotropis procera
H(113) rheumatic pains fruits and leaves boiled in seasamin oil
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : ushar
Reference HD 26
Author(s) : Deleke Koko, I. K. E., J. Djego, J. Gbenou, S. M. Hounzangbe & B. Sinsin
Title : Etude phytochimique des principales plantes galactogènes et emménagogues utilisées dans les terroirs riverains de la Zone cynégétique de la Pendjari International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2): 618-633, April 2011 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs/article/viewFile/72127/61068
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) agalactia, roots of Calotropis procera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Pendjari zone)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(051), H(068), H(099), H(113), H(166), H(172), H(173)
Recipes : Asclepias gigantea used for the treatment of : H(006) purgative, H(008) acute dysentery, H(051) fevers, H(068) vermifuge, H(099) epilepsy, H(113) rheumatism, H(166) spasm, H(172) elephantiasis, H(173) leprosy
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : madare (mercure végétal) (Creole) , yerucoum maron (Tamoul)
Reference HE 12
Author(s) : El-Kamali, H. H.
Title : Ethnopharmacology of Medicinal Plants used in North Kordofan (Western Sudan) Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 89-97. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/sudan.htm
Symptoms : H(020), H(094)
Recipes : H(020, 1,2 %), scorpion sting, roots decoction of Calotropis procera, VO.
H(094, 3, 7%) haemorrhoids, latex of Calotropis procera, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (North Kordofan)
Vernacular name : ushar
Reference HE 17
Author(s) : Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp/PDF/pdf2012/15%20May/Erinoso%20and%20Aworinde.pdf
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of leaves of Calotropis procera, seeds of Garcinia kola, fruit of Kigelia africana, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica extract from fermented maize, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : bomubomu
Reference HF 01
Author(s) : Fernandez de la Pradilla, C.
Title : Des plantes qui nous ont guéris. Jeunesse d'Afrique, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,Tome 1, 208 p., (1981), Tome 2, 101 p., (1985) Plantes médicinales contre les hépatites. Pabre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 62 p., (1988)
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(014), H(037), H(053), H(068), H(086), H(091), H(097), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) sty, ONS. of Calotropis procera , sap, local application (Toxic)
H(013) , boil, latex of Calotropis procera, local application
H(013) , boil, stems without leaves of Calotropis procera, to carbonize, powder, to dilute in karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), local application
H(013) cutaneous eruption, latex of Calotropis, friction
H(014) barb tinea, latex and sap of Calotropis., local application
H(037), leaves of Guiera senegalensis of Adansonia digitata, stems without leaves of Calotropis procera, leaves of Tamarindus indica, to carbonize, powder, VO.
H(053) parotitis, stems without leaves of Calotropis., to carbonize, powder, to dilute in karite butter, local application
H(068) small intestinal worms, leaves of Calotropis., to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, enema
H(086) lymphadenitis, leaves of Calotropis., pulp, massage
H(091) drepanocytosis, barks underground part of Calotropis procera, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to dry, powder, VO. with meal
H(097), leaves of Calotropis, to pound, massage
H(126), a bundle of roots of 12 cm in 6 l. H2O, decoction (H2O), wash your saltf morning and evening + VO. 1 cup decoction (H2O)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : arbre à soie, pomme de Sodome (Français), putrempugu (Mooré), fogofoko (Bambara)
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020, 2), exuding latex from fresh leaves of Calotropis procera, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : aberdade
Reference HF 1k
Author(s) : Ferry, M.P. , M. Gessain & R. Gessain
Title : Ethnobotanique Tenda. Documents du Centre de recherches anthropologiques du Musée de l'Homme.Laboratoire associé au Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 180 p., (1 mai 1974)
Symptoms : H(027y), H(037), H(039), H(055), H(175)
Recipes : H(039), leaves, louses, RNS.
H(175), bandage excision of the girls, RNS.
H(027y), cure post partum, RNS.
H(055) +H(037), roots, emetic for thod thzat cough , pounded + milk
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 05
Author(s) : Gbile, Z.O., F.A. Adeyemi & T.K. Odewo
Title : Nigerian flora and its pharmaceutical potential Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23b, 1033 - 1038, (1990)
Symptoms : H(002), H(082), H(091), H(137), H(157)
Recipes : H(002), pounded leaf with soap, wash the breast 3 X / Day
H(082), H(091), H(137), H(157), roots + leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (state of Kaduna, Zaria and surrounding) (Ogun state, Ijebu - Ode, Ago - Iwoye and surrounding)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(005), H(091), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), green leaf, compress, oedema, H(091), roots, H(100), whole plant, H(173), latex
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tobbeya, yahara-zaf, ghinda (Amarinya), ghinda, akalo, tomfi (Tigrinya), gala,boha (Somali), usher (Arabic)
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094),white latex of Calotropis procera in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : qimbo (Amhara)
Reference HG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, latex from stems of Calotropis procera, RNS., anal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : tobiaw (Amharic)
Reference HG 2k
Author(s) : Guenoukpati, K.
Title : Ces plantes de chez nous.Multiples recettes d'économie domestique, 76 p., (1983) Gachathi, F.N. , phytothérapeute chercheur en pharmacopée traditionnelle.Université du Bénin, B.P. n° 3093, Lome - Togo. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(037), H(169)
Recipes : H(037), leaves decoction (H2O), VO, morning and evening
H(169), roots barks maceration H2O, some hours, VO, 1 glass, morning and evening during 2 weeks, stop 1 week then begin again the cure
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 10
Author(s) : Hussain, H.S.N. & Y.Y. Karatela
Title : Traditional medicinal plants used by Hausa tribe of Kano State of Nigeria. Int. J; Crude Drug Res., 27, 4, 211-216, (1989)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) + latex, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : yumtapaya (Hausa)
Reference HH 6k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & M. Brenzinger
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 4: Plant of the Borana (Ethiopia and Kenya)296 p., Band 9 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), skin diseases dry leaves (contain latex), fry, grind, add fat, rub on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia & Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HI 06
Author(s) : Inngjerdingen, K., C. S. Nergard, D. Diallo, P. P. Mounkoro, B. S. Paulsen
Title : An ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for wound healing in Dogonland, Mali, West Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 92, pp. 233 - 244 (2004) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874104000832
Symptoms : H(004), H(016), H(113)
Recipes : H(004, 2) (banrun), latex of Calotropis procera , local application
H(004) (barma), powder of internal dried bark of Calotropis procera, local application
H(016), powder of dried fruits of Calotropis procera, local application
H(113) muscular inflammatory (gaama anran), powder of dried roots of Calotropis procera mixed with seeds oil of Butyrospermum parkii, local applicaion
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : anranpobo, poobu, pumpum, anranpobo
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(045), H(093), H(099), H(100), H(123), H(173), H(178), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) cathartic, H(092) toxic, latex, leaves of Calotropis procera, roots, VO.
H(045) antiseptic, H(137) analgic, latex of Calotropis, local application
H(092) cardio toxic, ONS. of Calotropis., VO.
H(093), , barks stems, branch, trunk of Parkia biglobosa, ONS. of Calotropis procera of Stereospermum kunthianum, RNS., VO.
H(100) syph., H(173), roots, RNS.
H(123), roots of Calotropis., VO.
H(123), ONS. of Leptadenia hastata of Calotropis procera, VO.
H(173), roots of Swartzia madagascariesnsis of Trichilia roka of Jatropha chevalieri of Parkia biglobosa of Calotropis procera, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(201) psychosis, barks stems, branch, trunk of Capparis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 02
Author(s) : Keita, S.M., J.T. Arnason, B.R. Baum, R.Marles, F. Camara, & A.K. Traore
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelmintiques de la République de Guinée. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 119 - 134, (1995)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) trichocephalosis, leaves decoction (H2O), VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 12
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms : H(006), H(055), H(093)
Recipes : Vb(002), leaves, barks, stems, maceration, VO.
Vb(033), leaves, barks, stems, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : kupapa (Peul, Firdou, Fouladou), babadi, bamabi, bawoam (Peul, Tukolor)
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(020), H(055), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) snake, roots, RNS.
H(055), roots, decoction (H2O)
H(068)ankylostomie, roots, decoc.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : boah (Somali), etithuru (Turkana), mpamba mwitu (Swahili), okwot-pu (Luo)
Reference HK 22
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(068), H(104), H(172), H(173)
Recipes : H(007), Calotropis procera dry stem, powder in soup + Tamarindus indica , ONS, RNS.
H(008), dry stem, powder in soup
H(068), 3 leaves, maceration H2O, RNS.
H(104), dry stem, powder in soup
H(106), white ants reppelant, leaves of Hyptis spicigera , Calotropis procera on the girders of the ceiling
H(172), pulp fresh leaves + milk, VO.
H(173), Calotropis procera , Cochlospermum tinctorium, barks of roots, powder or decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nopiada (Niarafolo), niapi djara (Senoufo) , diawara (Gouin), toumo tigi, fauro logo (Dioula), togo logo (Malinké), tomo n'déké (Bambara), potou, pouwo, poutrou pouga, putrempugu ( Mossi), hurégo (Bissa), tomfania (Haoussa), gan (Peul de Kaya)
Reference HK 25
Author(s) : Keita, S. M. & al.
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelminthiques de la Haute-Guinée (République de Guinée) Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 13, 49 - 65, (1999)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), trichocephalosis, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : fökö - fökö (Manika)
Reference HK 51
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Les plantes médicinales, toxiques et magiques des Niominka et des Socé des Iles du Saloum (Sénégal) Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 279 - 334 (1964)
Symptoms : H(004), H(020x)
Recipes : H(004), wounds, cuts, H(020x) bites of animals, latex of Calotropis procera, local application (receipts Socé)
H(201) protector fetish by hanging branches aboce the doors (Niominka)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Saloun island)
Vernacular name : imboudafôte, bodafot (Niominka) ; dim pan paon (Socé)
Reference HK 52
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J. O.
Title : Some common african herbal remedies for skin diseases: with special reference to Kenya Medicinal and poisonous plants of the tropics. Proceedings of symposium of the 14th International botanical congress, Berlin, 24 july - 1 august 1987, 44-69, (1987)
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, bark and roots of Calotropis procera boiled and the decoction drunk and used for bathing.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : boah (Som), etithuru (Tur) , mpamba-mwitu (Swa)
Reference HK 57
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : Note sur quelques plantes médicinales des Bassari et des Tandanké du Sénégal oriental. Bulletin de l' I.F.A.N., Tome 26, série A, n°2,(1964)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) enteralgia, decoction of roots, VO, (recipe Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : atapoum (Bassari)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, leaves of Calotropis procera, burnt and ash administered
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kibou (local dialect), giant milkweed / calotropis (Englisch)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), roots of Calotropis procera, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 11
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) fishing, latex, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : t'op' iya
Reference HL 11
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Symptoms : H(055), H(091), H(173), H(202)
Recipes : H(055), roots barks, ,RNS.
H(091), roots barks, ,RNS.
H(173), latex, RNS.
H(202) depilation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : t'op' iya
Reference HM 33
Author(s) : Malgras, D. (R.P.)
Title : Arbres et arbustes guérisseurs des savanes maliennes. Editions Karthala, 22 - 24, boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris, 480 p. (1992)
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) arrow poison, latex of Calotropis procera
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : tumfafiya, sukunaji bara (Bambara), pomponpogolo (Malinke), solijongo (Minyanka), komitigi, tomitigi (Senoufo), pupu (Bwa), bamanbè (Peuhl)
Reference HM 33
Author(s) : Malgras, D. (R.P.)
Title : Arbres et arbustes guérisseurs des savanes maliennes. Editions Karthala, 22 - 24, boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris, 480 p. (1992)
Symptoms : H(003), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(020), H(053), H(055), H(068), H(082), H(092), H(093), H(113), H(126), H(179), H(189)
Recipes : H(003) swollen body parts, powder of roots of Calotropis procera in karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), massage
H(013) ulcer,H(013) boils, latex of Calotropis., local application
H(014) tinea,H(014) mycosia, green fresh leaves of Calotropis., maceration (H2O), local massages
H(018) sick headache, H(068) small intestinal worms, green fresh leaves of Calotropis., maceration (H2O), RNS.
H(020) snake, H(093) antidote, barks of Parkia biglobosa of Calotropis procera of Stereospermum kunthianum, RNS.
H(053) mumps, wood ashes of Calotropis. in karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), massages
H(055) vomitive, roots of Calotropis. , maceration in the latex, RNS.
H(082) asthma, latex of Calotropis. in curdled milk
H(092) arrow poison, latex of Calotropis procera
H(093) antidote, roots of Calotropis. pounded in an omelet, VO.
H(093) antidote, H(126) hepatitis, nephritis, powders of roots, RNS.
H(113) arthritis, roots of Calotropis. bouillies, massage
H(126) icterus, roots of Calotropis. bouillies, VO.
H(126) hepatitis, H(126) H(126) cirrhosiss, H(179) nephritis, ashes of fresh stems and of roots, RNS.
H(189) endemic disease, powders barks of roots of Pericopsis laxiflora of Calotropis procera, fumigations, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : tumfafiya, sukunaji bara (Bambara), pomponpogolo (Malinke), solijongo (Minyanka), komitigi, tomitigi (Senoufo), pupu (Bwa), bamanbè (Peuhl)
Reference HM 3k Nord
Author(s) : Monteil, V.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la flore du Sahara occidental. Institut des Hautes Etudes Marocaines.Notes & Documents n° 6, 147 p., (1953 ) Editions Larose,11, rue Victor-Cousin, 11 , Paris 5
Symptoms : H(082), H(175)
Recipes : H(082), steam from leaves
H(175), washed leaves in warm H2O , to dry, compress
(registered from reference B6 Nord)
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocoo
Vernacular name : tûrzâ, tawarzâ, tûrjâ, tawerjâ (Dra, Tunisia), krunka, kurunk (South Moroco), pomme de sodome (local French)
Reference HM 3k Nord
Author(s) : Monteil, V.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la flore du Sahara occidental. Institut des Hautes Etudes Marocaines.Notes & Documents n° 6, 147 p., (1953 ) Editions Larose,11, rue Victor-Cousin, 11 , Paris 5
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092), latex, powerful poison, RNS.
Region : Occidental Sahara
Country : Occidental Sahara
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 3k Nord
Author(s) : Monteil, V.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la flore du Sahara occidental. Institut des Hautes Etudes Marocaines.Notes & Documents n° 6, 147 p., (1953 ) Editions Larose,11, rue Victor-Cousin, 11 , Paris 5
Symptoms : H(082), H(175)
Recipes : H(082), steam from leaves
H(175), washed leaves in warm H2O , to dry, compress
(registered from reference B6 Nord)
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocoo
Vernacular name : tûrzâ, tawarzâ, tûrjâ, tawerjâ (Dra, Tunisia), krunka, kurunk (South Moroco), pomme de sodome (local French)
Reference HN 13b
Author(s) : Naegelé, A.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la flore et des groupements végétaux de la Mauritanie.II, Plantes recueillies par Melle Odette du Puigaudeau en 1950. Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire (I.F.A.N.), série A, XX, 3, 876 - 908, (1958) http://www.mr.refer.org/numweb/spip.php?article178
Symptoms : H(004), H(124), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), H(103), latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : tourja (Hassaniya)
Reference HN 15
Author(s) : Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(045), H(055), H(068), H(093)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(055) emetic, H(093) antidote, powder of roots of Calotropis procera in du lait frais ou caillé, VO.
H(037) cough, decoction (H20) of fresh leaves of Calotropis procera, VO.
H(045) antiseptic, H(099) sedative, latex of Calotropis procera, en external use
H(068) vermifuge, leaves maceration of Calotropis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : kpenté, amonman (Fon), toumfafia (Haoussa), bananbé, baouane, bandambi, bambambi (Peuhl), agblolaba, foutoufoutou (Adja), kpaman kpaman (Dassa), gboloma, djéma, mawouéman (Mina), saarguéi (Dendi), dénankanko, mounakanko (Somba), korobou, poulaporou (Bariba), kounankoukou (Ditanmari), nakimin koobou (Waama), nagabiko, narbiko (Yom), arbre à soie du Sénégal, pomme de Sodome, herbe hirondelle (French)
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161) verrues, latex of Calotropis procera in local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bemavo (Antakarana), pommier de Sodome, roustonnier (French), milkweeds (English)
Reference HO 03
Author(s) : Oumar, F.A.
Title : Traitement des morsures de serpents avec des plantes du Djolof (Sénégal) Notes africaines, 93, 13 - 14, (1962) from: Adam, J., Les plantes utiles en Afrique occidentale. Notes Africaines, 93, 13 - 14, (1962)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, roots barks, powder + H2O, one part VO., the other wash the bite
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Djolof region)
Vernacular name : paftane (Ouolof), bamambi-baouwami (Peuhl)
Reference HO 20
Author(s) : Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title : An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(082), H(112), H(157), H(172), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery,H(014) ringworm,H(014) chronic eczema,H(037) cough, H(051) antipyretic, H(055) emetic, H(082) asthma, H(172) elephantiasis, H(173) leprosy, H(125) diaphoretic, H(112) abortifacient, H(157) convulsion, leaves, root, bark, latex of Calotropis procera, RNS. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name : bomubomu (Yoruba)
Reference HP 11
Author(s) : Potel, Anne-Marie
Title : Les plantes médicinales au Sénégal. Study report of Anne-Marie Potel, accomplished at Nguekokh (Senegal), 2002. Registered in the chapter "Grey Littérature "of the PRELUDE data bank http://pagesperso-orange.fr/senegal.bourbonnais/Anne%20marie.htm
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(018), H(045), H(055), H(068), H(077), H(082), H(092), H(113), H(126), H(161), H(179)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(055) emetic ( severe intoxication), H(161) callosity, H(161) warts, latex of Calotropis procera, RNS.
H(014) mycosia,H(014) tinea, H(018) sick headache, H(068) small intestinal worms, H(126) cirrhosis, H(126) hepatitis, stems, RNS.
H(045) vulnerary, cataplasm of humid wood
H(077) anti-vomitory, H(092) poisoning, H(113) arthritis, H(126) icterus, H(126) hepatitis, H(179) nephritis, roots, RNS.
H(082) asthma, lleaves are smoked as cigaret
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : faftan (Wolof), fogo foko (Bambara), mbodafot (Serere), arbre à soie, pomme de Sodome (local French)
Reference HP 1k
Author(s) : Palayer, P.
Title : Lexique de plantes du pays Sar.Plantes spontanées et cultivées.Tome 2, 78 p., (1977) Collège Charles Lwanga.C.E.L. Sarh-Tchad.Publié avec le concours financier de l'UNESCO.
Symptoms : H(003), H(013), H(103)
Recipes : H(003),H(013) latex, leaves, RNS.
H(103), barks, roots pounded, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Chad (Sar country)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HR 17
Author(s) : Ruffo, C. K.
Title : A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(013), H(103), H(104), H(184)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(103) tooth ache, H(104) stomachache, H(184) hydrocele, roots of Calotropis procera, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : mpumbula (Nyamwezi)
Reference HS 12a
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Chenopodiaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 25 - 63, (1991)
Symptoms : H(068), H(108), H(139)
Recipes : H(068),50 gr fresh roots of Calotropis procera , Pupalia lappacea mixed in 1 glass H2O, one glass
H(108), 3 fresh leaves(+/- yellow), cut, crushed, maceration in 1/2 glass H2O, filter, 1 to 2 drops in each nostril, 3X / day during 1 week
H(139)impotence, dry flowers are roasted, 2 teaspoon fuls are boiled with 2 cups of water, 1 cup, once a day, for 7 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : booc
Reference HS 27
Author(s) : Sangare, D.
Title : Etude de la prise en charge du paludisme par les thérapeutes traditionnels dans les aires de santé de Kendie (Bandiagara) et de Finkolo AC (Sikasso) Thesis presented and defended in public, December 20, 2003, at the Faculty of Medicine of Pharmacy and Odontostomatology at the University of Bamako (Republic of Mali), 115p. http://www.keneya.net/fmpos/theses/2004/pharma/pdf/04P27.pdf
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) simple paludism, roots powder of Calotropis procera for steambath morning and evening for 2 days (healer in the village of Kendé).
H(051) severe paludism, decoction of some of the roots of Calotropis procera in bath + VO. Another part will be sprayed to be taken with the porridge. The treatment lasts for 7 days (healers of Kintaba-do, de Somboli).
H(051) severe paludism, decoction of flowers of Calotropis procera and new leaves of Boscia angustifolia . Give oral water decoction into the palm of the hand three times for men and four women, Then make bath for 5 to 6 days (healer in the village of Kendié).
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali Republic (region of Kendie and Finkolo)
Vernacular name : ana pobo (Dogon)
Reference HS 35
Author(s) : Sawadogo, W.R., M. Schumacher, M-H. Teiten , M. Dicato , M. Diederich
Title : Traditional West African pharmacopeia, plants and derived compounds for cancer therapy Biochemical Pharmacology 84, 1225–1240 (2012) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22846603
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(051), H(078), H(094)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, H(020) snake bites, H(051) paludism, H(078) tumor, H(094) piles, root barks and latex of Calotropis procera, RNS.
(information obtained from various articles not referenced in PRELUDE)
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 05
Author(s) : Thoen, D. & A. Thiam
Title : Utilisations des plantes ligneuses et sub-ligneuses par les populations de la région sahélienne du lac de Guiers (Sénégal). Bull. Méd. Trad. et Pharm.,Vol. 4, n° 2, 169 - 178, (1990)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syph., ONS of Calotropis procera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : faftan (Wolof), bawan (Peulh)
Reference HT 14
Author(s) : Thomas, L.-V.
Title : De l'ethnobotanique à la médecine: l'exemple Diola. Notes Africaines, 134, 48 - 52, (1972)
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) Guinea worms, local application of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : paftan (Diola)
Reference HT 1k
Author(s) : Tadesse, D.
Title : Traditional use of some medicinal plants in Ethiopia.Vol. 1, 273-293, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol 1 and Vol 2, 1514 p. (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), roots, powdre + latex, ointment, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tobiaw (Amaharic)
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(008), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(008), H(055), H(100) syph, ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius
Country : Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 23
Author(s) : Tapsoba, H. & J.P. Deschamps
Title : Use of medicinal plants for the treatment of oral diseases in Burkina Faso. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 104, pp.68 - 78 ( 2006)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, roots boiled + white stone + cowry shells, salt, mouth washes
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Kadiogo province)
Vernacular name : putrepuugu (Moore)
Reference HT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, Boiled root iniusion used against paludism.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : adodotian
Reference HT 40
Author(s) : Tra Bi Fézan, H., G. M. Irié, K C.C. N’GAMAN & C.H.B. Mohou
Title : Études de quelques plantes thérapeutiques utilisées dans le traitement de l’hypertension artérielle et du diabète : deux maladies émergentes en Côte d’Ivoire Sciences & Nature Vol. 5 N°1 : 39 - 48 (2008) http://www.ajol.info/index.php/scinat/article/viewFile/42150/9278
Symptoms : H(014), H(197)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, H(197) fontanelle, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Abidjan town)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : Vb(003) swelling (livestock), apply latex of Calotropis procera on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ginda (Tigrigna)
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : H(003), H(014)
Recipes : H(003) swelling (livestock), apply latex of Calotropis procera on affected part
H(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Calotropis procera of Ficus palmata and smear paste on affected part until healed
H(014) tinea capitis, cut leaf or stem and smear latex on affected part until healed
H(014) itching, skin rash, burn and grind leaves and spread on skin with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ginda (Tigrigna)
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : H(003), H(076), H(107), H(182)
Recipes : H(003) breast swelling leaves of Calotropis procera, RNS. nasal, topical
H(107) typhoid, leaves , RNS. VO. , nasal
H(182) herpes zoster, leaves, RNS. nasal
H(076) mouth infection, barks, VO. , mouth wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, young plant of Calotropis procera, VO. , nasal
Vb(041) anthrax , seeds, leaves, RNS. VO.
Vb(016), Vch(016) mastitis and contagious agalactia leaves, RNS.VO., nasal, body wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HU 01
Author(s) : Udoamaka F.Ezuruike n, J.M.Prieto
Title : The use of plants in the traditional management of diabetes in Nigeria: Pharmacological and toxicological considerations Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155, 857–924 (2014)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, leaves, latex, root, stem bark, flower of Calotropis procera, maceration, poultice, RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South east of Nigeria), (North west of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses: Inflammation, hypertension, anti-microbial,anti-parasitic, purgative, convulsions, abortifacient, anti-cancer, skin infections, hemorrhoids, anti-pyretic, asthma, leprosy, ONS. RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : bomu-bomu (Yoruba), tumfafiya (Hausa), sodom apple, giant milkweed, swallow wort,mudar (Local English)
Reference HV 05
Author(s) : Van Der Steur, L.
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Peul du Sénégal Oriental. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 8, n° 2, 189 - 200, (1994)
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(100), H(108)
Recipes : H(104) wounds, latex, local application
H(006), roots, grounded in H2O, filter + salt, RNS.
H(100), leaves infusion, RNS.
H(108) cold, leaves infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Oriental Senegal
Vernacular name : kupampa, badambi, mbamvani, buan, pore, bavan (Peul), fogofoko, fugafogohiri, ngeyi, tomo ndeke (Bambara), timpampag, kumpapag, popoog (Mangingue), mbodafot (Sérère), bu pumbapumb, ka kod, bu ntat (Diola)
Reference HV 07
Author(s) : Verger, P.F.
Title : Ewé: The use of plants in Yoruba society. Editoria Schwarcz, Sao Paulo, 744p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) toes, leaves Calotropis procera , Phaulopsis falcisepala, grind, apply to the toes
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : bomubomu
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000) furee (undescribe symptom), leaves, roots, latex of Calotropis procera, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : bunagadhee
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves, roots, latex of Calotropis procera, local application
H(014) skin rush, leaves, roots, latex, concocted together, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : bunagadhee
Reference HZ 03
Author(s) : Zerbo, P., J. Millogo-Rasolodimby, O. G. Nacoulma-Ouédraogo, P. Van Damme
Title : Plantes médicinales et pratiques médicales au Burkina Faso : cas des Sanan Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, N° 307 ( 1 ), (2011)
Symptoms : H(013), H(082), H(087)
Recipes : H(013) skin disorders, H(082) respiratory problems, H(087) infections, infestations, trunk barks, barks roots, leaves of Calotropis procera, calcination, cataplasme, enema, crushing, hip bath, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (San countries, northwestern Burkina Faso)
Vernacular name : sémèlèfu (Sanan)
Reference O1 Nord
Author(s) : Osborn, D.J.
Title : Notes on medicinal and other uses of plants in Egypt. Economic Botany, 22, 2, 165 - 177, (1968)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, ), dry lives are smoked
Region : North Africa
Country : Egypt
Vernacular name : oshaar
Reference V1 Nord
Author(s) : Voinot (Lieutenant)
Title : Renseignements Coloniaux, n°10, octobre 1904, p.243 - 248 (from Bellakhdar, J., ref. B6 Nord)
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014) scabies dromedary, ashes of Calotropis + butter, oitment, (Touareg recepies)
(registered from reference B6 Nord)
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocoo
Vernacular name : tûrzâ, tawarzâ, tûrjâ (Dra, sahara occidetal), krunka, kurunk (South Moroco), pomme de sodome (local French)
Reference VA 03
Author(s) : Ake-Assi, Y.A.
Title : Contribution au recensement des espèces végétales utilisées traditionnellement sur le plan zootechnique et vétérinaire en Afrique de l'Ouest. Thèse de doctorat (Sc. Vétérinaires), Lyon, Université Claude Bernard, 220 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(002), V(004), V(014), V(033), V(039), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(002),Vb(033), ONS, RNS.
Vch(004), paint with latex of Calotropis procera camels wounds
Vo(014), Vc(014), roots maceration + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
Vb(039), Vc(039), Vo(039),V(039), VO., Capparis corymbosa, Calotropis procera, decoction roots, + paint infested parts with latex
Veq(086), paint with latex of Calotropis procera + Euphorbia balsamifera for epizootic lymphangit
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa (dry land)
Vernacular name : bambambi (Pheul); toumfalia (Hausa); amouman (Fon);
Reference VA 07
Author(s) : Agab, H.
Title : Traditional treatment methods of camels in eastern Sudanwith emphasis on firing. Journal of Camel Practice and Research, Volume 5, 1, 161 - 164, (1998)
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vch(001), blind in night, green leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (East)
Vernacular name : ushar
Reference VA 11
Author(s) : AG ARYA Moussa
Title : Quels remèdes pour les principales pathologies du dromadaire chez les Touareg de la région de Tchin – Tabaraden (Niger).Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey. Pharm. Méd. Trad. Afr. 1998, Vol. 10, pp. 114 – 127. Secrétariat Général du Conseil. Africain et Malgache pour l'Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES)
Symptoms : V(004), V(014), V(020)
Recipes : Vch(004) wound in the internal paw (adyal, amanos), latex of Calotropis procera + fresh butter, to leave with the rest, cream on the wound
Vch(014) measles(ajiwid), to make a tar (alkabri)by a long cooking in a closed pot almond of the fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca, eventually barks of Calotropis procera and Boscia senegalensis
Vch(020) (assam), ashes of Calotropis procera on the swelled part
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 05
Author(s) : Berhaut, J.
Title : Flore illustrée du Sénégal, 5 tomes.Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural et de l'hydraulique, Direction des eaux et forêts, Dakar, (1971 - 1975)
Symptoms : V(033), V(002)
Recipes : Vb(033) +Vb(002), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : fogofoko, fugafogohiri, ngèyi, tomo ndéké (Bambara).....
Reference VB 06
Author(s) : Bernus, E.
Title : Maladies humaines et animales chez les Touaregs sahéliens.Journ. Soc. des Africanistes, 39, 1, 111 - 137, (1969) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(014), V(039), V(108)
Recipes : Vc(014), Vc(039x), Vo(014), Vo(39), pounded roots, + H2O, maceration during 1 day + butter , to mix and to make an ointment
Vm(108)(tahagga), dry stems, an extremity is lit, the other one is put in the nostril so that the animal inhales the smoke
Region : West Africa
Country : Sahel (Touaregs)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 09
Author(s) : Baumer, C.
Title : Études et dossiers: catalogue des plantes utiles du Kordofan (Rép. du Soudan) particulièrement du point de vue pastoral. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 22, 81 - 118, (1975)
Symptoms : V(002), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(002), (region of Kordofan), leaves, stem's barks in fodder
Vb(033), Calotropis procera, Euphorbia balsamifera + Heeria insignis + Crossopteryx febrifuga, leaves, stems barks, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (Kordofan)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 12
Author(s) : Bognounou, O. & M. Diande
Title : Réflexions sur les thérapeutiques traditionnelles en soins de santé animale et état des connaissances ethnobotaniques au Burkina-Faso. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 181 - 201, (1994)
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vc(030), Calotropis procera, Leptadenia hastata, pounded leaves, decoction, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina-Faso
Vernacular name : pusempugu
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : Vb(106), Vch(106), Veq(106), Vc(106), Vo(106), mosquitos fumigation, Boscia coriacea + Salvadora persica + Cadaba rotundifolia + Calotropis procera, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana)
Vernacular name : etesuro (Turkana)
Reference VC 05
Author(s) : Coly, R.
Title : Enquête ethnomédicale vétérinaire au Sénégal. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 153 - 156, (1994)
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000), ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : bawaami (Peul), faftan (Wolof)
Reference VC 06
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G.
Title : Le chameau et ses maladies. Éditions Vigot Frères , 462 p., (1947) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(014), V(039)
Recipes : Vch(014), Vch(039x), cooked leaves, pomade
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VC 10
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G.
Title : Sur quelques coutumes et légendes indigènes concernant la lactation. Revue d' élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux, n° 3, 184 - 186, (1949) from WWW : http://remvt.cirad.fr/cd/EMVT49_4.PDF
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : V(002), ONS. juice + seeds, RNS, also as rennet
Region : Sahelian Africa
Country : Sahelian Africa (Peul)
Vernacular name : not registered
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)
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
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)
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
Reference VD 05
Author(s) : Dim Delobson, A. A.
Title : Les secrets des sorciers noirs. Librairie E. Nourry Paris, 254 - 271, (1934)
Symptoms : V(086)
Recipes : V(086), VO., dry wood, ashes + butter on ill parts
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina-Faso
Vernacular name : poutrepougou kilguila
Reference VF 05
Author(s) : Fison, T.
Title : Some ethnoveterinary information from South Sudan Undated document http://www.vetwork.org.uk/evkfison.pdf
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), reduction in milk yield, (piay yang), take leaf of "pah" (Calotropis procera), cut in pieces, soak and pound in water, drench infusion twice daily for 2 days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sud-Soudan
Vernacular name : pah
Reference VG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, latex from stems of Calotropis procera, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : tobiaw (Amharic)
Reference VG 20
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of plants used in management of livestock health problems by Afar people of Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:8 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/8
Symptoms : V(025), V(041), V(104), V(138)
Recipes : Vo(025), Vc(025) babesia (abel) for goat, sheep, branch, seed of Calotropis procera, juice.,VO, nasal, auricular
Vb(041) blackleg (aray mude) for cattle, latex butter on on legs
Vb(104) colic (geno) of cattle, roots, juice.,VO, nasal
V(138) prophylaxis for different diseases, latex on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : gela'eto
Reference VG 25
Author(s) : Gradé, J.T., J. R.S. Tabuti, P.Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary knowledge in pastoral Karamoja, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 273–293 (2009) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109000233
Symptoms : V(035), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(035) east coast fever (lokit), Vb(117) anaplasmosis (lopid), whole plant of Calotropis procera, RNS., (receipt from the Pian tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : epuu (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VK 12
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms : V(002), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(002), leaves, barks, stems, maceration, VO.
Vb(033), leaves, barks, stems, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : kupapa (Peul, Firdou, Fouladou), babadi, bamabi, bawoam (Peul, Tukolor)
Reference VK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vch(000), medicine for camel diseases, RNS, ONS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : boah (Somali, Kenya), etithuru (Turkana, Kenya), mpamba mwitu (Swahili, Kenya), okwot-pu (Luo, Kenya)
Reference VK 28
Author(s) : Koné, W. M., K. Kamanzi Atindehou
Title : Ethnobotanical inventory of medicinal plants used in traditional veterinaty medicine in Northern Côte d'Ivoire (West Africa). South African Journal of Botany, Volume 74, pp. 76 - 84, (2008) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629907003651
Symptoms : V(104), V(108)
Recipes : Vb(104) stomach pain, Vb(108) cold, ground leaves of Calotropis procera + lemon juice + H2O, filtered, VO., 0,5 l., 1 X / daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Northern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VL 21
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants of Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:21 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/21
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014) mange, fresh roots of Calotropis procera, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kimbo (Amharic)
Reference VM 12
Author(s) : Morgan, W.T.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Turkana: Use of plants by a pastoral people and their livestock in Kenya. Economic botany, 35, 1, 96 - 130, (1981)
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vch(037), roots, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : etesuro
Reference VN 01
Author(s) : Niang, A.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la pharmacopée traditionnelle mauritanienne. Thèse pour le doctorat en médecine vétérinaire. École nationale de Médecine vétérinaire, Sidi Thabet, Tunisie, 156 p., (1987) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(004), V(045), V(013)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), V(013), leaves maceration, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : baamwaami, bamammbi (fulfulde-maghama)
Reference VO 11
Author(s) : Onana, J
Title : Les ligneux fourragers du Nord-Cameroun. 1. Inventaire et phénologie. Revue d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire des Pays tropicaux, Volume. 48 (2), pp. 213 - 219 (1995)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vo(095) leaves of Calotropis procera fairly researched by animals
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (North region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference VS 03
Author(s) : SEPASAL DATABASE
Title : Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : V(108)
Recipes : V(108), ONS., RNS.
Region : East, West and Central Africa
Country : Sub-saharan Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium, Nairobi.Multigraphié. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : V(000), V(095), V(123)
Recipes : Vc(000), fruits used as general goat medicine
Vc(095), goat fodder in dry season
V(123), said to be poisonous
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : adodotian
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(039), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VW 04
Author(s) : Wirtu, G., G. Adugna, T. Samuel, E. Kelbessa & A. Geleto
Title : Aspects of farmers' knowledge, attitudes and practices of animal health problems in central Ethiopia. Ethnoveterinary medicine. Alternatives for livestock development. Proceedings of an international conference held in Pune, India, 4 - 6 november 1997.BAIF Development research foundation, Pune, India, 41 - 52, (1999)
Symptoms : V(041), V(161)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, Vb(161), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : buna gadhie (Oromic)