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Reference : HA 32

Author(s) : Ayodele, A.E
Title : The medicinally important leafy vegetables of South western Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/ayodele.htm
Reference HA 32 has information about 18 plants :
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, plant cultivated. Tapeworm expellant, relief pulmmary problems, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), leaves, plant cultivated. Laxative, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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(004), H(051)
Recipes : H(004), H(051) paludism leaves, plant cultivated. paludism, wound dressing, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Crassocephalum rubens (Juss. ex Jacq.) Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum rubens (Juss. ex Jacq.) Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), H(008) + H(104), H(126), leaves, plant cultivated. Laxative, stomach ache, liver problems, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051), H(008) + H(104), leaves, plant cultivated. Fever, stomachic, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056), leaves, plant cultivated. Treat Guineaworm sores, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033), leaves, plant cultivated. Improve and increase sperm count, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Lactuca taraxacifolia (Willd.) Schum.
Official name : Lactuca taraxacifolia (Willd.) Schum.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Launaea taraxacifolia (Willd.) Amin ex C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), leaves of Launea taraxacifolia, plant cultivated. Respiratory problems, chest congestion, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(137), H(200)
Recipes : H(100), H(137), H(200), leaves, plant cultivated, Analgesic, embrocation, antibiotic, gonorrhoea, antifungal, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(051), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), H(008), H(051) paludism H(100), leaves, plant cultivated, paludism, fever, Laxative, diarrhoea, HBP dysentery, gonorrhoea., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(094), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(051), H(094), H(099), H(104), leaves, plant cultivated or wild plant. Fever, pile, sedative, stomach problems, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(051), H(094), H(104), leaves, plant cultivated or wild plant. Fever, diarrhoea, dysentry, pile, stomach problems, HBP, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(014), H(034), H(038), H(200)
Recipes : H(007),H(014), H(034), H(038), H(200), leaves, wild plant. Diuretic, urinary troubles, heart-palpitations, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name : Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum gilo Raddi
Symptoms : H(043), H(055), H(099)
Recipes : H(043) tetanus after abortion, H(055) vomiting, H(099) sedative, plant cultivated , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Solanum macrocarpon L.
Official name : Solanum macrocarpon L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(118)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(118) throat problems, leaves of Solanum macrocarpon, plant cultivated , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(068), H(094), H(104), leaves, cultivated plant or wild plant. Stomachic, pile, diarrhoea, HBP, worm expulsion, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(051) fever, H(094) pile, H(104) stomachic , leaves, wild plant., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(014)
Recipes : H(003),H(014), leaves, cultivated plant. Dermatitis and swellings, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author