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Reference : HA 33b

Author(s) : Asase, A., G. Oppong-Mensah
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 126, pp. 492 - 499 ( 2009)
Reference HA 33b has information about 29 plants :
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of stems and roots of Alstonia boonei, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : nyamedua
Anthocleista nobilis G.Don
Official name : Anthocleista nobilis G.Don
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried stem and root of Anthocleista nobilis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : odeefuor kete
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of fresh leaves of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : nim
Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Official name : Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried stem of Bombax buonopozense, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : akatabena, akata
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, 2 leaves of Carica papaya, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : brofe
Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried stems of Cleistopholis patens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : engo ni ntsini
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of fresh leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : tea leaf
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried stem of Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : okanto
Indigofera sp.
Official name : Indigofera sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried leaves of Indigofera sp., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : titto tea
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of stem and root of Khaya senegalensis + alcohol, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : mahogany
Landolphia sp.
Official name : Landolphia sp.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried stems of Landolphia sp., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : tintain, gyamain,
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried stem of Mangifera indica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : mango
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried leaves of Momordica charantia, mash and add to food
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : nyenya
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried stem and root of Morinda lucida or infusion in local gin, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : konkroma, yellow bitters, okonkoma, yellow fever
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried leaves of Musa paradisiaca, mash and add to food
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : bode, mpusae
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried stem of Nauclea latifolia , soak in H2O, add porridge, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : nimo, tafeshia, ogewu
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried roots of Paullinia pinnata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : toa ntini
Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Official name : Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, decoction of dried stem of Petersianthus macrocarpus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : esia
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, whole plant dried of Phyllanthus amarus, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : abom egu wakyi, boma gu makyi
Picralima nitida (Stapf) T. Durand & H. Durand
Official name : Picralima nitida (Stapf) T. Durand & H. Durand
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, both fruit, stem, root of Picralima nitida, decoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : akuama