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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)
Reference HA 06 has information about 124 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(087), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(087) whitlow, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, leaves of Acacia albida, aerian part of Blepharis linarifolia, to pound, local application
H(087) whitlow, stems with leaves of Acacia albida, powder, diluted, VO. + natron
H(087) whitlow, stems with leaves of Acacia albida, leaves of Lawsonia inernis, powder, local application
H(091) loss of appetite, barks stem, branch, trunk of Acacia., maceration, VO.
H(113) rheumatism + H(091) barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots of Cassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. of Acacia albida, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gao (Hausa, Zarma), chaski (Peuhl), aeferock (Tamacheck), bulubulu (Beriberi)
Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Official name : Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Acacia macrostachya , dessication, pounded, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Official name : Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. subsp. adstringens (Schumm. & Thonn.) Roberty , Acacia adansonii Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(008), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, leaves in powder, infusion, drops in eyes
H(004), fruit juice, local application
H(006), leaves decoction (H2O) , VO. H(006) + H(104), leaves decoction (H2O) delayed, VO.
H(006) + H(104), ripe fruit, roasting, pounded, delayed in milk, VO.
H(008), pounded leaves, sieved, delayed in some curds + miled, VO.
H(068), fruit Tamarindus indica, tuber of Manihot esculenta, ripe fruit Citrus limon, Acacia nilotica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), carbonized seeds, pounded, local application
H(103) inflammation of the gums, ripe fruit , dried, powder, local application
H(113) rheumatism , H(091), barks of stems, twigs, trunc of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots Cassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. Acacia albida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(173), leaves and stems, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bagaruwa (Hausa), jetti (Zarma), gawari gaudi, gabdi (Peuhl), tiggaert (Tamacheck), kangar (Beriberi)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots of Acacia senegal of Stereospermum kunthianum, barks twigs, stems, trunc Ficus thonningii, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : d'akwara (Hausa), danga (Zarma), dibbhi (Peuhl), tazzôêît (Tamacheck), kolol (Beriberi)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), latex, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kuka (Hausa), koo mya (Zarma), bokki (Peuhl), taedrumpt (Tamacheck), bulu kuwa (Beriberi), baobab ( local French)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(118), bulb, RNS.,VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Ampelocissus grantii (Bak.) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus grantii (Bak.) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(005)
Recipes : H(003), barks stems , twigs, trunk of Bombax costatum, roots of Ampelocissus grantii, powder, local application
H(005), roots of Ampelocissus, to pound, to dilute, VO. + local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : rodondaji (Hausa), faruje bahi (Peuhl)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(124), H(173), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), bark of the underground part , to dry, powder, local application
H(004), H(124), barks stems , twigs, trunk, local application
H(006) constipation, leaves of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(173), ripe fruit of Pterocarpus erinaceus, roots of Annona senegalensis of Guiera senegalensis, barks stems , twigs, trunk of Vitex doniana, maceration, VO.
H(201) again palaber, leaves of Annona., to dry, powder, to dilute in milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gwanda (Hausa), mufa (Zarma), n'dukuhy (Peuhl), tisa (Beriberi)
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(173)
Recipes : H(094), aerian part + barks stems , twigs, trunk of Anogeissus leiocarpa, decoction (H2O) , VO. + hip bath
H(173) roots of Anogeissus leiocarpa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : maréké (Hausa), gonga (Zarma), kodioli ( Peuhl), akôku (Tamacheck)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, leaves of Azadirachta indica, to pound, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dogo'n (Hausa), turi forta (Zarma), neem (local French)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(033), H(038), H(068), H(094), H(101), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), pulpe of leaves chewed of Balanites, local application
H(004) almond of Balanites., to roast, powder, local application
H(006), seeds of Balanites, to pound, VO.
H(033) femal, leaves of Ricinus communis of Balanites aegyptiaca, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(038) urethra, roots of Balanites., maceration, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, unripe fruit, powder, to dilute, VO. + porridge of mil
H(094), barks stems , twigs, trunk of Ziziphus mauritiana, Balanites aegyptiaca, Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(094), roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, barks stems , twigs, trunk of Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(101), juice leaves of Balanites, VO.
H(104), ripe fruit of Balanites, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : adua (Hausa), garbey (Zarma), tanni (Peuhl), aboragh (Tamacheck), biito (Beriberi)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(007), H(038), H(051), H(077), H(091)
Recipes : H(038) urethra, H(007) diuretic, roots of Bauhinia rufescens, Ziziphus mauritiana, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(051), aerian part of Stylosanthes erecta of Bauhinia rufescens of Bergia ammanioides of Chrozophora brocchiana of Piliostigma reticulatum of Waltheria indica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(077), leaves of Bauhinia, to dry, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(091) nw. born, aerian part of Bauhinia, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dirga, jirga (Hausa), nammary (Zarma), nammare (Peuhl), taedaeyni (Tamacheck), shishi, sisi (Beriberi)
Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Official name : Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Blepharis hirta Hochst. ex Nees
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(087), H(100)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Blepharis linarifolia of Evolvulus alsinoides, decoction (H2O) (H2O), VO.
H(022), whole plant of Blepharis linariifolia, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(087) whitlow, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, leaves of Acacia albida, aerian part of Blepharis linarifolia, to pound, local application
H(100) syph., whole plant, to carbonize, local application + cow butter
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : barkari si goudji (Zarma)
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(050)
Recipes : H(003), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bombax costatum of roots of Ampelocissus grantii, powder, local application
H(050) drumbelly, barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea acida of Lannea microcarpa of Bombax costatum of Ximenia americana, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kuria, gurdjia (Hausa), forogo (Zarma), kuruhy (Peuhl), kapokier (local French)
Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038)
Recipes : H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Boscia angustifolia, to pound, to dilute, VO.
H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Boscia angustifolia, powder, to dilute, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : agahini (Hausa), hasu (Zarma)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : H(002), H(013)
Recipes : H(002), powder from stems with leaves, to dilute in milk, VO.
H(013) pruritus, pimples, powder of leaves, to dilute in H2O, VO. , local application
H(013) pregnant woman, to protect the new born again pimples, powder of leaves, to dilute in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : zuré (Hausa), shiukilifa (Zarma), tireï (Peuhl), djuré (Beriberi)
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(091), aerian part of Boscia senegalensis, decoction, VO.
H(113), aerian part of Boscia senegalensis, to dry, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia male, roots of Boscia senegalensis,powder, VO. + rock salt + powder from a grinded penis of he-goat
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : anza (Hausa), orha (Zarma), gigilé (Peuhl), taedaent (Tamacheck), bullu (Beriberi)
Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (G. Don) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (G. Don) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(094)
Recipes : H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Butyrospermum paradoxum, RNS.
H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Butyrospermum paradoxum of Detarium microcarpum of Boswellia sp., powder, to dilute in milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kaday (Hausa), bulanga (Zarma), karehi (Peuhl), karité, arbre à beurre (local French)
Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) oxyure, trichocéphalose, aerian part of Cadaba farinosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bagey (Hausa), ugar, bagey (Zarma), bagahy (Peuhl), abogu (Tamacheck), tchuma, marga (Béribéri)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
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)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109), aerian part of Momordica balsamina, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, fumigation with drung of mules
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, leaves of Capsicum annuum, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : barkhanou (Hausa), tonko (Zarma), petit piment, pilipili (local French)
Caralluma dalzielii N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma dalzielii N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : This section will be completely encoded in a future version.
The associations with this plant:
H(037), Heeria insignis
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : hudda sardzé (Hausa), tobey bargan (Zarma)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Cassia alata, decoction (H20), VO.
H(014) mycosis, leaves of Cassia alata, to pound, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006), H(013)
Recipes : H(006), aerian part of Cassia italica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(013) , roots of Cassia italica of Waltheria indica of Guiera senegalensis, to pound, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : illesko (Hausa), agargar (Zarma, Tamacheck), sanjeréhy (Peuhl), f'hurasko (Bériberi)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(091), H(094)
Recipes : H(091), aerian part of Cassia mimosoides, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(094), whole plant of Cassia., decoction (H2O), VO. + hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bagarwa'r k'asa (Hausa), ganda bani (Zarma), gawurel layédi (Peuhl), tiggarna'madal (Tamacheck)
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051), roots of Cassia nigricans, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), aerian part of Cassia nigricans, ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica of Citus limon, maceration (H2O), VO..
H(104), aerian part of Cassia nigricans, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gwaya, tsamia (Hausa), nya'ngal bubu (Zarma), niangari bubu (Peuhl), zohégar (Tamacheck)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), delayed powder of leaves of Ficus thonningii of Cassia occidentalis of Psidium guajava, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : raydore (Hausa), sanga-sanga (Zarma, Peuhl), leydoré (Tamacheck), faux kinkéliba (local French)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(055), H(091), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots of Cassia sieberiana, decoction (H2O), VO. + natron
H(051), stems without leaves, barks of the underground part of Cassia sieberiana of Prosopis africana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), roots of Cassia., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(113) rheumatism, aerian part of Cassia., decoction (H2O), inhalation
H(113) rheumatism + H(091) , barks stem tronc, rameau of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots ofCassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. Acacia albida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(126), H(055), ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica, barks stem, branch, trunk of Cassia sieberiana, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : malga (Hausa), sinsan (Zarma), sisangahi (Peuhl)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, barks stem, branch, trunk of Cassia singueana, to dry, to pound, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(123), H(055)
Recipes : H(020) snake, H(123), seeds of Cassia tora, powder, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(123) + H(055), ripe fruit of Cassia., to dry, to pound, to dilute (milk), VO. + dried stomac of animal
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tafasa (Hausa), ula (Zarma), ulo (Peuhl), abaezzey (Tamacheck), f'hudalli (Beriberi)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(022), H(051), H(068), H(094), H(124)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion, spider, aerian part of Celosia trigyna, local application
H(022) + H(124) post partum, aerian part of Celosia., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(051), aerian part of Celosia., decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(068), leaves of Celosia., maceration (H2O), to dilute (milk), VO. + milk aigre
H(094), aerian part of Celosia., to dry, to pound, to dilute, VO. + porridge
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tsarkya'r n gulu, nannahua (Hausa), nafho nafho (Zarma), kôda (Peuhl)
Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Official name : Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum heudelotii Stapf
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(033) femal, ripe fruit of Ziziphus spina-christi , roots of Citrullus lamatus of Ceratotheca sesamoides, to pound, to dilute, VO. + millet porridge
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Ceropegia aristolochioides Decne.
Official name : Ceropegia aristolochioides Decne.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) pruritus, eruption, gall of Guiera., aerian part of Ceropegia aristolochioides, decoction (H2O), VO., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : waski (Hausa), kubudighi (Zarma), dagga filoré (Peuhl), agga (Tamacheck)
Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Official name : Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(031), H(104)
Recipes : H(020) bite of an animal with poison, H(031) body side pain, H(104) colics, powder of the tuber, to dilute in H2O, VO, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : duman dutsi (Hausa)
Chrozophora brocchiana Vis.
Official name : Chrozophora brocchiana Vis.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(051), H(053), H(091), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Chrozophora brocchiana , to dry, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(006) + H(104) aerian part of Chrozophora, powder, to dilute, VO
H(051), aerian part of Stylosanthes erecta of Bauhinia rufescens of Bergia ammanioides of Chrozophora brocchiana of Piliostigma reticulatum of Waltheria indica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(053), roots of Chrozophora, pulp, expression, drops in ears
H(091), aerian part of Chrozophora, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(108) grippe, aerian part of Chrozophora, to pound, to dilute, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : damaïgi (Hausa), doréy (Zarma), dusur (Peuhl), tadugu'ndugut (Tamacheck), kalan katti (Beriberi)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) pruritusus, stems without leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, decoction (H2O), VO. + local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : akawadaye (Hausa), tar kounda teli (Zarma), êzaem farysan (Tamacheck)
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, ripe fruit of Ziziphus spina-christi , roots of Citrullus lamatus of Ceratotheca sesamoides, to pound, to dilute, VO. + millet porridge
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) helminth, ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica of Acacia nilotica of Citrus limon, tuber of Manihot esculenta, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), aerian part of Cassia nigricans, ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica of Citus limon, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Cochlospermum planchonii Hook. f.
Official name : Cochlospermum planchonii Hook. f.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots of Cochlospermum planchonii, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : rawaya, balagandé (Hausa), bagarbey, samaraye (Zarma), yarudi (Peuhl)
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), H(007), H(126) new born, roots of Moringa oleiirona of Waltheria indica of Terminalia avicennioides of Strychnos spinosa of Cochlospermum tinctorium of Stereospermum kunthianum, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : lawaga (Hausa), bagarbey (Zarma)
Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(068) internal parasitism, powder of the aerian part, to dilute in milk, VO.
H(104), H(106) + H(104) colitis, enteritis, gastro-enteritis, aerian part, decoction, VO.
H(126), aerian part, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bubukia (Hausa), bubure (Peuhl), bulapâl (Peuhl), buka-buki (Tamacheck)
Combretum adenogonium Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Combretum adenogonium Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum fragrans F. Hoffm. , Combretum ghasalense Engl. & Diels
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Combretum ghasalense, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Combretum ghasalense, powder, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : taramnya (Hausa), kokovbey (Zarma), buski (Peuhl), akalafa (Tamacheck), kedagav (Beriberi)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(077), H(091), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), leaves of Combretum micranthum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves of Combretum micranthum, to dry, powder, VO. + mil
H(077), aerian part of Combretum micranthum, powder, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(113) rheumatism + H(091) , barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots ofCassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. Acacia albida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : géza (Hausa, Beriberi), kubu, tingelé (Zarma), gumumi (Peuhl), dagaera (Tamacheck)
Combretum nigricans Lepr. ex Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Combretum nigricans Lepr. ex Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum elliotii Engl. & Diels
Symptoms : H(015)
Recipes : H(015), stem with leaves of Combretum nigricans, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tsiriry (Hausa), déli-nya (Zarma), buiki (Peuhl), dägara (Tamacheck)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Commiphora africana, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dâshi (Hausa), korombé (Zarma), badadhy (Peuhl), addroess (Tamacheck), kabbi (Beriberi)
Corchorus tridens L.
Official name : Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) dysuria, to dry the whole plant of Corchorus tridens, to pound, to dilute (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : malohyia (Hausa), faku (Zarma), fakuhô (Peuhl), afakaw (Tamacheck), gwanzeïna (Beriberi)
Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Official name : Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia sinensis Lam. , Cordia rothii Roem. & Schult
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bormo-dangay (Zarma)
Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Official name : Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118), ripe fruit of Cucumis metuliironus, to dry at the heat of the fire, powder, VO. + butter
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : golo'n zâki (Hausa), gorgno tiambou (Zarma), oemanam anag eshan (Tamacheck)
Cucumis prophetarum L.
Official name : Cucumis prophetarum L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(087), H(091), H(104), H(113), H(118)
Recipes : H(087) whitlow, aerian part of Cucumis prophetarum, to dry, local application
H(087) whitlow, pulp fruit of Cucumis, local application
H(091), aerian part of Cucumis., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), whole plant, ripe fruit of Cucumis prophetarum, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(113), neuropathie inflammatoire or toxic, ripe fruit dr Cucumis., to dry, to pound + cow butter, local application
H(113), , leaves of Cucumis., powder, to dilute (H2O), local application
H(118) maux of gorge, roots of Cucumis, to chew
H(172) dracunculosis, aerian part of Cucumis., decoction (H2O), VO. + to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : guna'l zaki (Hausa), tchian kaney (Zarma), kaji kulkul (Peuhl), amamanan (Tamacheck), tchutchuddu (Beriberi)
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Official name : Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037), aerian part of Cymbopogon giganteus, decoction (H2O), to dilute, VO.
H(037) child, aerian part of Cymbopogon giganteus, decoction (H2O), to dilute, VO. + porridge
H(113), aerian part of Cymbopogon., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : sabré (Hausa), goso (Zarma), gadjiali (Peuhl), abanazav (Tamacheck)
Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : H(050) swelling of the abdomen, rhizome of Cyperus esculentus, to pound, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : haya (Hausa), hanti (Zarma), souchet comestible (local French)
Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(036), ripe fruit of Hyphaene thebaica of Detarium microcarpum, to carbonize, to pound, to dilute, VO.
H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Butyrospermum paradoxum of Detarium microcarpum of Boswellia sp., powder, to dilute in milk, VO.
H(113), barks stem, branch, trunk of Detarium microcarpum of Prosopis africana of Boswellia sp., powder, to dilute, to decant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : taura (Hausa), fantu (Zarma), kukehy (Peuhl)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), aerian part of Diospyros mespiliformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kanyia (Hausa), tokey nya (Zarmaà, nelbi (Peuhl), adita (Tamacheck), burgumm (Beriberi)
Eragrostis tremula Steud.
Official name : Eragrostis tremula Steud.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077), roots of Eragrostis tremula, powder, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : komoya (Hausa), kulum (Zarma), saraho (Peuhl), taeshit (Tamacheck), balata (Beriberi)
Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia sepium N. E. Br.
Symptoms : H(002), H(104), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of Euphorbia balsamiirona, to dry, powder, to dilute, VO. + millet porridge
H(104), roots of Euphorbia., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + natron
H(113), latex of Euphorbia., local application
H(201) psychosis, whole plant of Euphorbia, fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aguwa (Hausa), barré (Zarma), theghal (Tamacheck), ma ara (Beriberi)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) after a strong emotion, aerian part of Euphorbia hirta, barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus thonningii, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : iloesantass (Tamacheck)
Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.
Official name : Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Blepharis linarifolia of Evolvulus alsinoides, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kahiboka (Hausa), sudafiti (Zarma), lemlehy (Peuhl), tabarhaut (Tamacheck)
Feretia apodanthera Del.
Official name : Feretia apodanthera Del.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), aerian part of ironetia apodanthera of Waltheria indica , powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + bran of mil
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : fifirdji (Zarma)
Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Symptoms : H(007), H(093), H(123), H(126)
Recipes : H(093) + H(123), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus gnaphalocarpa, to pound, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(126) + H(007), leaves of Ficus gnaphalocarpa , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bawri (Hausa), gaïgaï (Zarma), obbi (Peuhl), ori (Tamacheck)
Ficus platyphylla Del.
Official name : Ficus platyphylla Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus platyphylla, decoction (H2O), VO. + red natron
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, ripe fruit of Ficus sp., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots of Acacia senegal of Stereospermum kunthianum, barks stem, branch, trunk Ficus thonningii, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(126) after a strong emotion, aerian part of Euphorbia hirta, barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus thonningii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), powder to dilute of leaves of Ficus thonningii of Cassia occidentalis of Psidium guajava, VO.
H(126), leaves of Merremia tridentata of Ficus thonningii, to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(126), leaves of Ficus., to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tiedjya (Hausa), sedia (Zarma)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) umbilical new born, ripe fruit of Gardenia ternifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : n'kondi (Zarma)
Grewia bicolor Juss.
Official name : Grewia bicolor Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), stems without leaves of Grewia bicolor, to carbonize, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dargaza (Hausa), saari (Zarma), kélli (Peuhl), luwafoer (Tamacheck), tchim tchimy (Beriberi)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(022), H(091), H(173)
Recipes : H(013), roots of Cassia italica of Waltheria indica of Guiera senegalensis, to pound, local application
H(013) , ripe fruit of Guiera., to dry near a fire, powder, to dilute (palm oil), local application
H(013) pruritus, eruption, gall of Guiera senegalensis, aerian part of Ceropegia aristolochioides, decoction (H2O), VO., local application
H(022), leaves of Guiera., to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(091), aerian part of Guiera., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(173), ripe fruit of Pterocarpus erinaceus, roots of Annona senegalensis of Guiera senegalensis, barks stems, branch, trunk of Vitex doniana, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(173), whole plant of Indigofera tinctoria, roots of Guiera senegalensis of Striga hermontheca, barks stems, branch, trunk of Lannea microcarpa of Vitex doniana, stems with leaves of Strychnos spinosa, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : shabara (Hausa), sabara (Zarma), n'gécokhy (Peuhl), tuwila (Tamacheck), kasasi (Beriberi)
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(037), H(038)
Recipes : H(037) child, stems without leaves of Caralluma dalzielii of Heeria insignis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) uremia, roots of Heeria, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : satarey kossi (Zarma)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds by cold steel, whole plant of Hibiscus cannabinus of Sesamum alatum, to carbonize, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : rama (Hausa), chanvre de Guinée (local French)
Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.
Official name : Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036), nuts of Hyphaene thebaïca used in some preparations again vertigo
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gôriba (Hausa), kongwu (Zarma), gelléhy (Peuhl), taggeyt (Tamacheck), palmier doum (local French)
Indigofera sp.
Official name : Indigofera sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), aerian part of Indigofera sp., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Indigofera tinctoria L.
Official name : Indigofera tinctoria L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Indigofera bergii Vatke
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), whole plant of Indigofera tinctoria, roots of Guiera senegalensis of Striga hermontheca, barks stems, branch, trunk of Lannea microcarpa of Vitex doniana, stems with leaves of Strychnos spinosa, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bâba (Hausa, Beriberi), sîni (Zarma), laema (Tamacheck)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Khaya senegalensis, decoction (H2O), VO. + mil
H(018), young leaves of Khaya., to dry, to pound, to take snuff
H(104), H(113), barks stem, branch, trunk of Khaya., maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : mad'âtchi (Hausa), farey (Zarma), kaïl (Peuhl), caïlcédrat (local French)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : taramnyia (Hausa), jirlahi (Peuhl), bulungu (Beriberi), saucissonnier (local Rench)
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : H(050) swelling of the abdomen, barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea acida of Lannea microcarpa of Bombax costatum of Ximenia americana, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tamarza (Zarma)
Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Official name : Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(051), H(173)
Recipes : H(050) swelling of the abdomen, barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea acida of Lannea microcarpa of Bombax costatum of Ximenia americana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea microcarpa, maceration (H2O), VO. + red natron + Dawia ?
H(173), whole plant of Indigofera tinctoria, roots of Guiera senegalensis of Striga hermontheca, barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea microcarpa of Vitex doniana, stems with leaves of Strychnos spinosa, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : malga (Hausa), tamarza (Peuhl), faruhi (Tamacheck)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) whitlow, stems with leaves of Acacia albida, leaves of Lawsonia inernis, powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : lallé (Hausa), alhina (Zarma), buburé (Peuhl), enella (Tamacheck), nallé (Beriberi), henné (local French)
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : H(005), H(051), H(124)
Recipes : H(005), leaves of Parkinsonia aculeata, aerian part of Leptadenia hastata, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(051), H(124) post partum, aerian part of Leptadenia hastata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : yadya (Hausa), hanam (Peuhl), yadyahul (Peuhl), tatoelà (Tamacheck)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worm, ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica of Acacia nilotica of Citrus limon, tubercle Manihot esculenta, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(004), H(050), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds by cold steel, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis, powder, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(050), roots of Stereospermum kunthianum, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis of Piliostigma reticulatum, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(113) rheumatism, H(091), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots Cassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. Acacia albida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : giayia (Hausa), kabéy (Zarma), koli (Peuhl), aboes - goed (Tamacheck)
Momordica balsamina L.
Official name : Momordica balsamina L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(006), H(020), H(038), H(051), H(053), H(055), H(068), H(068), H(109), H(126)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of Momordica balsamina, to dry, powder, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(006) baby at the breast, stem without leaves of Momordica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(020), whole plant of Momordica balsamina, barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya birrea, maceration (H2O), to wash
H(038) urethra, leaves of Momordica., powder, to cook with of butter + natron, VO.
H(051), whole plant of Momordica., to grind, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(053), leaves juice of Mitragyna., drops in ears
H(068) intestinal worm, leaves of Momordica., to pound, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(068) small intestinal worms, H(068) trichocéphalose, aerian part of Momordica., to pound,, to dry, decoction (H2O), VO. + rock salt
H(109), aerian part of Momordica balsamina, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, fumigation with donkey dung
H(126), aerian part of Momordica., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), H(055), stems with leaves of Momordica., to pound, juice, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : garahuni (Hausa), badôma (Zarma), badômo (Peuhl), tikikarat (Tamacheck)
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), H(007), H(126) new born, roots, decoction (H2O) Moringa oleifera , Waltheria indica , Terminalia avicennioides, Strychnos spinosa , Cochlospermum tinctorium, Stereospermum kunthianum
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : zôgala gandi (Hausa), windi-bundu (Zarma), zogael-gandi (Tamacheck)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) decayed tooths, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, powder, local application + natron
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tabac
Nymphaea lotus L.
Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), ripe fruit of Nymphaea lotus, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bâdo (Hausa), dundu (Zarma), baloli (Peuhl), tikindint (Tamacheck), bödo (Beriberi), nénuphar (local French)
Parkinsonia aculeata L.
Official name : Parkinsonia aculeata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), leaves of Parkinsonia aculeata, aerian part of Leptadenia hastata, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(173), leaves of Parkinsonia, powder, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : charanabi (Hausa), mabeka bâni (Zarma)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rhumatism, aerian part of Paullinia pinnata, decoction (H2O) (H2O), VO. + millet flour
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kana kana (Hausa), kambé gu (Zarma)
Pennisetum americanum (L.) K. Schum.
Official name : Pennisetum americanum (L.) K. Schum.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(101)
Recipes : H(014) tinea, stem without leaves of Pennisetum americanum, to carbonize, to dilute (H2O) + horse urine, local application
H(068) intestinal parasitism, stem without leaves of Pennisetum., to carbonize, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(158), leaves of Calotropis procera, bourgeon axilaire of Pennisetum americanum, to dry, to pound, to dilute (milk), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : hatsii (Hausa), hayni (Zarma), gauri (Peuhl), ênele (Tamacheck), arroem (Beriberi), mil, petit mil, mil à chandelle, mil pénicilaire (local French)
Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.
Official name : Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(162)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves juice of Pennisetum pedicellatum, local application
H(162) dysurie, aerian part, to carbonize, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Phyllanthus pentandrus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus pentandrus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) baby at the breast, aerian part of Phyllanthus pentandrus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : hatsii'n kurtchya (Hausa), koln'wey wa (Zarma), gawuri-hi (Peuhl), enelé ngaedad (Tamacheck), kaska-gollé (Beriberi)
Phyllanthus sp.
Official name : Phyllanthus sp.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, prurit, decoction of the aerian part of Phyllanthus sp. + rock salt, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Official name : Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia reticulata DC.
Symptoms : H(006), H(012), H(050), H(051), H(091), H(094), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Piliostigma reticulatum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(012)), barks stem, branch, trunk of Piliostigma. As a splint
H(050), roots of Stereospermum kunthianum, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis of Piliostigma reticulatum, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(051), aerian part of Stylosanthes erecta of Bauhinia rufescens of Bergia ammanioides of Chrozophora brocchiana of Piliostigma reticulatum of Waltheria indica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) post partum, aerian part of Piliostigma., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ziziphus mauritiana of Piliostigma reticulata, roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, infusion, VO.
H(094), roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, barks stem, branch, trunk of Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(113) rheumatism + H(091) , barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots Cassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. Acacia albida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kalgo (Hausa), kosorey (Zarma), barki (Peuhl), hadugu (Tamacheck), kalul (Beriberi)
Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Official name : Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(094), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Prosopis africana, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(051), stems without leaves, barks of the underground part of Cassia sieberiana of Prosopis africana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Prosopis., to pound, maceration, hip-bath
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Prosopis., powder, to dilute, VO.
H(113), barks stem, branch, trunk of Detarium microcarpum of Prosopis africana of Boswellia sp., powder, to dilute, to decant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kiryia (Hausa), zam-turi (Zarma), kohy (Peuhl)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), powder to dilute of leaves of Ficus thonningii of Cassia occidentalis of Psidium guajava, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gûway bâ (Hausa), goyav-nya (Zarma), goyab (Beriberi), goyavier (local French)
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(038), H(124), H(173)
Recipes : H(015), H(038), uretritis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus erinaceus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(124), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus., powder, to sift, local application
H(173), ripe fruit of Pterocarpus erinaceus, roots of Annona senegalensis of Guiera senegalensis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Vitex doniana, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : madobihia (Hausa), tôlo (Zarma), banuki (Peuhl), tahuvasa (Beriberi)
Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Official name : Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes atropurpurea Lam. , Pupalia atropurpurea (Lam.) Moq.
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) urethra, whole plant of Pupalia lappacea , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : alkamma'n kwardi (Hausa), danganwani (Zarma), kébbé djyoddé (Peuhl)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, leaves of Ricinus communis of Balanites aegyptiaca, powder, to dilute, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kulâ-kulâ, kosaré (Hausa), zurma (Zarma), zoeni (Tamacheck), ricin (Français)
Salvadora persica L.
Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162), aerian part of Salvadora persica, to dry, to dilute, VO. + porridge of mil
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : talaekia (Hausa), firrau (Zarma), katiatki (Peuhl), aebizgin (Tamacheck), babul (Beriberi)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, roots of Schwenckia americana, decoction (H2O), VO. + natron
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dendana (Hausa), zanka gitty (Zarma), gérôwil (Peuhl)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(077), H(094), H(100), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya birrea, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(020), whole plant of Momordica balsamina, écorces stem tronc, rameau of Sclerocarya birrea, maceration (H2O), to wash
H(077), H(100) syph., barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya., powder, local application
H(103) decayed tooth, gum of Sclerocarya., local application
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dania (Hausa), diney (Zarma), hédi (Peuhl), tuwila, kanuala (Tamacheck), koma (Beriberi)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) urethra, whole plant of Scoparia dulcis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : pûma fâda (Hausa), kabou beri (Zarma), argumm (Beriberi)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(020), H(158)
Recipes : H(018), H(185) sternutatory, barks of the underground part of Securidaca longipedunculata, to dry, powder, to take snuff
H(020), ONS. of Securidaca., RNS.
H(158), aerian part of Securidaca., to pound, VO. + mil + butter
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : warnagunguna (Hausa), hasu koïré (Zarma), alali (Peuhl)
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) pruritus, skin eruption, aerian part of Securinega virosa, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO., local application
H(091) asthenia, aerian part of Securinega virosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : fulasco (Hausa), kamal (Peuhl), dagkirto (Beriberi)
Sesamum alatum Thonning
Official name : Sesamum alatum Thonning
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) wounds by cold steel, whole plant of Hibiscus cannabinus of Sesamum alatum, to carbonize, local application
H(139) sexual asthenia, aerian part of Sesamum alatum, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : miakaré (Hausa), hanchin foy, koro - lamti (Zarma), poeuloel (Peuhl), ataghanfak (Tamacheck), kâjoem - kargimu (Beriberi)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), H(185) sternutatory, ripe fruit of Solanum incanum, to dry, powder, to take snuff
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : ida'n sânyia, gawta (Hausa), haw moy (Zarma), tikitarât (Tamacheck), shimféye (Beriberi)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, aerian part of Solanum nigrum, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : goutan kaji (Hausa), gawta (Tamacheck), gundaraus (Beriberi)
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sterculia sestemra, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kukuki (Hausa), kufé (Peuhl)
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(038), H(050), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), H(007), H(126), roots of Moringa oleifera of Waltheria indica of Terminalia avicennioides of Strychnos spinosa of Cochlospermum tinctorium of Stereospermum kunthianum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), uretritis, roots of Stereospermum., decoction (H2O), VO. + natron
H(050), roots of Stereospermum kunthianum, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna inermis of Piliostigma reticulatum, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(126), roots of Acacia senegal of Stereospermum kunthianum, barks stem, branch, trunk Ficus thonningii, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : sansami (Hausa), bari-turi (Zarma), golombi (Peuhl), alamar (Tamacheck), kavogu (Beriberi)
Striga senegalensis Benth.
Official name : Striga senegalensis Benth.
Family : Orobanchaceae
Synonyms : Striga hermontheca (Del.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(130), H(173)
Recipes : H(130) ankylosis exept vertebral column, whole plant of Striga senegalensis, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(173), whole plant of Indigofera tinctoria, roots of Guiera senegalensis of Striga hermontheca, barks stems, branch, trunk of Lannea microcarpa of Vitex doniana, stems with leaves of Strychnos spinosa, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gawguyé (Hausa), mâ lli (Zarma), ngudugi (Peuhl), tegallat (Tamacheck), kudjiji (Beriberi)
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(026), H(033), H(099), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), barks of the underground part of Strychnos spinosa, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(006), H(007), H(126), roots of Moringa oleifera of Waltheria indica of Terminalia avicennioides of Strychnos spinosa of Cochlospermum tinctorium of Stereospermum kunthianum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026) dysmenorroea, barks of the underground part , powder, VO. + flour of sorgho
H(033) femal, leaves of Strychnos., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(099) tranquillizing, roots of Strychnos., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(173), whole plant of Indigofera tinctoria, roots of Guiera senegalensis of Striga hermontheca, barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea microcarpa of Vitex doniana, stems with leaves of Strychnos spinosa, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tsâdâ (Hausa), tchabouli (Peuhl)
Tacazzea apiculata Oliv.
Official name : Tacazzea apiculata Oliv.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) baby, aerian part of Tacazzea apiculata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : habka (Zarma), kiama (Beriberi)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(004), H(016), H(037), H(055), H(068), H(104), H(118), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) wounds by cold steel, aerian part of Indigofera diphylla, ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica, powder, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(016), leaves of Tamadindus indica, to pound with red natron, maceration (H2O), VO., local application
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Tamarindus indica, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(068) intestinal worm, ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica of Acacia nilotica of Citrus limon, tubercle Manihot esculenta, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), aerian part of Cassia nigricans, ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica of Citus limon, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(118) rhino - pharyngitis, flowers of Rottboellia exaltata, leaves of Tamarindus indica, decoction (H2O), to dilute, VO. (chaud) + porridge of mil
H(126), H(055), ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica, barks stem, branch, trunk of Cassia sieberiana, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tsamia (Hausa), bôsey (Zarma), djammi (Peuhl), bochocho (Tamacheck), tamsugwu (Beriberi)
Tephrosia pumila (Lam. ) Persoon
Official name : Tephrosia pumila (Lam. ) Persoon
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tephrosia purpurea L. Persoon
Symptoms : H(002), H(020), H(091)
Recipes : H(002), H(158), aerian part of Tephrosia purpurea, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(020) snake, scorpion, whole plant of Tephrosia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) asthenia, aerian part of Tephrosia., to dry, to pound, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : margwa (Hausa), masa (Zarma), masahy (Peuhl)isâr sam (Tamacheck), madebul - kura (Béri-béri)
Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia dictyoneura Diels
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), H(007), H(126) new born, roots, decoction (H2O) Moringa oleifera , Waltheria indica , Terminalia avicennioides, Strychnos spinosa , Cochlospermum tinctorium, Stereospermum kunthianum
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bawshi (Hausa), farka hanga (Zarma), bôde (Peuhl), tâbéténét (Tamacheck), kumâda (Beriberi)
Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Official name : Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) icterus, decoction stem with leaves of Terminalia laxiflora, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : farka hanga (Zarma)
Tribulus terrestris L.
Official name : Tribulus terrestris L.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(158)
Recipes : H(158), stems with leaves, pounded, maceration in milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tsaydo (Hausa), garfu (Zarma), tuppé (Peuhl), âgêruff (Tamacheck)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) whitlow, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, leaves of Acacia albida, aerian part of Blepharis linarifolia, to pound, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), ripe fruit of Pterocarpus erinaceus, roots of Annona senegalensis of Guiera senegalensis, barks stems, branch, trunk of Vitex doniana, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(173), whole plant of Indigofera tinctoria, roots of Guiera senegalensis of Striga hermontheca, barks stems, branch, trunk of Lannea microcarpa of Vitex doniana, stems with leaves of Strychnos spinosa, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dhumma (Hausa), bôye (Zarma), galbihi (Peuhl)
Vitex simplicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Vitex simplicifolia Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin pruritus, decoction of the aerian part of Vitex simplicifolia, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dhumnia (Hausa), boye (Zarma), galbihi (Peuhl)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(007), H(013), H(051), H(082), H(091), H(111), H(126), H(131), H(173)
Recipes : H(001) something in eyes, leaves juice chewed of Waltheria indica, drops in eyes
H(004), H(111), leaves of Waltheria indica, to dry, powder, local application
H(004), H(111), roots of Waltheria indica, powder, local application
H(006), H(007), H(126), roots of Moringa oleifera of Waltheria indica of Terminalia avicennioides of Strychnos spinosa of Cochlospermum tinctorium of Stereospermum kunthianum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(013) skin ulcer, roots of Cassia italica of Waltheria indica of Guiera senegalensis, to pound, local application
H(051), aerian part of Stylosanthes erecta of Bauhinia rufescens of Bergia ammanioides of Chrozophora brocchiana of Piliostigma reticulatum of Waltheria indica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(082), roots of Waltheria, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091), aerian part of Walthéria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(131), aerian part of Waltheria, RNS.
H(173), aerian part of Feretia apodanthera of Waltheria indica , powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + millet bran
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : ankufuwa (Hausa), nune bâsi (Zarma), poppetéki (Peuhl), âmâtrâk (Tamacheck), kala-kala bilu (Beriberi)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : H(050) swelling of the abdomen, barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea acida of Lannea microcarpa of Bombax costatum of Ximenia americana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(050) swelling of the abdomen, leaves of Ximenia., to pound, to macerate (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tsâdâ, mararuwu (Hausa), moraye (Zarma), thiabuli (Peuhl)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, aerian part of Solanum nigrum, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kimba (Hausa), poivrier de Guinée, poivrier d'Ethiopie (local French)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), rhizom powder of Zingiber officinale , + burned natron + millet pasta, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tchita (Zarma), gingembre (local French)
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(005), H(038), H(094), H(104), H(170)
Recipes : H(038) urethra, H(007) diuretic, roots of Bauhinia rufescens, Ziziphus mauritiana, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ziziphus mauritiana of Piliostigma reticulata, roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, infusion, VO.
H(104), roots of Ziziphus., maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : magaria (Hausa), daréy (Zarma), djâbhi (Peuhl), abâkât (Tamacheck), kasulu (Beriberi)
Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. var. spina-christi
Official name : Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. var. spina-christi
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(033), H(038)
Recipes : H(013), pruritus, skin eruption of Ziziphus spina-christi, to dry, to pound, local application
H(033) femal, ripe fruit of Ziziphus spina-christi , roots of Citrullus lamatus of Ceratotheca sesamoides, to pound, to dilute, VO. + porridge of mil
H(038) urethra, barks stem, branch, trunk of Ziziphus., decoction (H2O) + red natron
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kurna (Hausa), kurnahi (Peuhl), âbâbâ (Tamacheck), kurnâ (Beriberi)