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Reference : HA 40

Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Reference HA 40 has information about 105 plants :
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new and old wounds, leaves, stem bark of Acacia pennata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nwere (Asante-Twi)
Acalypha ciliata Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha ciliata Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves decoction of Acalypha ciliata
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : mofoa (Asante-Twi)
Acioa dinklagei Engl.
Official name : Acioa dinklagei Engl.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) old and new wounds leaves of Acioa dinklagei, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : atwere (Asante-Twi)
Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Official name : Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) stings/bites, decoction of the whole plant of Adenia cissampeloides
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : homakyem (Asante-Twi)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(013), H(076)
Recipes : H(012) fractures,H(013) boils,H(013) skin rashes, H(076) mouth sores, decoction of powder of dried seeds of Aframomum melegueta, (gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : famwisa (Asante-Twi)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) new, old wounds, H(111) burns, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : guakro (Asante-Twi)
Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measle, leaves of Albizia ferruginea, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : awiemfoɔsamena (Asante-Twi)
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(003) swellings, H(004) chronic wounds,H(013) carbuncles, seeds, bark of Albizia zygia, powder, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : ɔkoro (Asante-Twi)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) deep wounds,H(012)) fractures, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves, stem bark of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : Gyama (Asante-Twi)
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) chronic and new wounds,H(013) boils, stem bark of roots of Alstonia boonei, in an poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nyamedua (Asante-Twi)
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds,H(013) boils, leaves decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : abirimmuro (Asante-Twi)
Ampelocissus multistriata (Baker) Planch
Official name : Ampelocissus multistriata (Baker) Planch
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new and old wounds, leaves of Ampelocissus multistriata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nunum (Asante-Twi)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(111)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, H(111) burns, leaves, stem bark of Anchomanes difformis, decoction poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : Ope (Asante-Twi)
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burns, leaves of Annona squamosa, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : apre (Asante-Twi)
Baphia nitida Lodd.
Official name : Baphia nitida Lodd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) new, old and deep wounds, H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves, root of Baphia nitida, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : odwono (Asante-Twi)
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, stings, stem bark of Blighia sapida, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akyee (Asante-Twi)
Blumea aurita (L.f.) DC.
Official name : Blumea aurita (L.f.) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new, old wounds, leaves of Blumea aurita, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : plaaduru (Asante-Twi)
Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Official name : Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer, H(111) burns, decoction of leaves of Bombax buonopozense
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kata (Asante-Twi)
Brachyachne obtusiflora (Benth.) C.E.Hubb.
Official name : Brachyachne obtusiflora (Benth.) C.E.Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, roots, leaves of Brachyachne obtusiflora, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : aberekyere abodwes (Asante-Twi)
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, stem bark of Caepsalpinia bunduc, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : abubuo (Asante-Twi)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) new, old stomach ulcer/sore, decoction of leaves of Carica papaya, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bofere (Asante-Twi)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds,H(013) shingles, H(111) burns, leaves of Cassia alata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : osempe (Asante-Twi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) new, stomach ulcer/sore, decoction of leaves of Cassia occidentalis
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : mofraborodee (Asante-Twi)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, decoction stem bark of Ceiba pentandra
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : onyina (Asante-Twi)
Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Official name : Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new, old wounds, leaves of Chromolaena odorata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : mfofo (Acheampong) (Asante-Twi)
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, poultice of leaves of Cola nitida
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bese (Kola) (Asante-Twi)
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, poultice of leaves of Cola nitida
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bese (Kola) (Asante-Twi)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(004), H(020)
Recipes : H(004) chronic deep wounds, H(020) stings/bites, leaves, stem bark, powder of Colocasia esculentus, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kooko (Asante-Twi)
Combretum smeathmannii G.Don
Official name : Combretum smeathmannii G.Don
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) new, old wound,H(013) boils, H(111) burns, leaves of Combretum smeathmannii, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : hwiremoo (Asante-Twi)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(013)
Recipes : H(003) swellings,H(013) boils, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akutukankan (Asante-Twi)
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(004), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic, old and new wounds, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, decoction, leaves of Lycopersicum esculentum, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : pepediewuo (Asante-Twi)
Dioscorea cayenensis Lam.
Official name : Dioscorea cayenensis Lam.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, leaves decoction of Dioscorea cayensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bayere (Asante-Twi)
Duboscia viridiflora (K.Schum.) Mildbr.
Official name : Duboscia viridiflora (K.Schum.) Mildbr.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds, powder of stem bark, leaves of Duboscia viridiflora, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akokoragyehin (Asante-Twi)
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) deep wounds, leaves of Eclipta alba, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : ntum (Asante-Twi)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, powder of leaves of Elaeis guineensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : abe (Asante-Twi)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new and old wounds, poultice of aerial parts of Eleusine indica
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nsensan (Asante-Twi)
Erythrophleum ivorense A. Chev.
Official name : Erythrophleum ivorense A. Chev.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) old wounds, leaves decoction of Erythrophleum ivorensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : pɔtrɔdom (Asante-Twi)
Euadenia trifoliata (Schumach. & Thonn.) Oliv.
Official name : Euadenia trifoliata (Schumach. & Thonn.) Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, leaves of Euadenia trifoliolata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : densinkro (Asante-Twi)
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(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) deep wounds,H(013) carbuncles, leaves of Euphorbia hirta, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kakaweadwe (Asante-Twi)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer, decoction stem bark of Ficus sur
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : doma (Asante-Twi)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new and old wounds, leaves of Ficus capensis, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : doma (Asante-Twi)
Ficus elastica Roxb.
Official name : Ficus elastica Roxb.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) new and old wounds,H(013) boils, lleaves, stem bark of Ficus elastica, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : amanyedua (Asante-Twi)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) new, old, deep wounds,H(013) boils, H(111) burns, leaves, stem bark of Ficus exasperata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nyankyerenee (Asante-Twi)
Ficus leprieurii Miq.
Official name : Ficus leprieurii Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, decoction stem bark of Ficus leprieurii
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : amasusuwa (Asante-Twi)
Funtumia elastica (P.Preuss) Stapf
Official name : Funtumia elastica (P.Preuss) Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, decoction of stem barks of Funtumia elastica
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : funtum (Asante-Twi)
Gossypium hirsutum L.
Official name : Gossypium hirsutum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, skin rashes, leaves of Gossypium hirsutum, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : asaawa(Asante-Twi)
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds seeds powder of Abelmoschus esculentus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nkuruma (Asante-Twi)
Hilleria latifolia (Lam.) H.Walter
Official name : Hilleria latifolia (Lam.) H.Walter
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic and deep wounds, leaves of Hilteria latifolia, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : anafranaku (Asante-Twi)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic and deep wounds, H(104) stomach ulcer, decoction of leaves, root of Hoslundia opposita, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nunum nini (Asante-Twi)
Hunteria ghanensis J.B.Hall & Leeuwenb.
Official name : Hunteria ghanensis J.B.Hall & Leeuwenb.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, seeds of Hunteria ghanensis, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akuama (Asante-Twi)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic and old wounds,H(013) boils, H(104) stomach sores, leaves decoction of Jatropha curcas, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nkrangyedua (Asante-Twi)
Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) new, old, deep, chronic wounds,H(013) boils, H(104) stomach ulcer, H(111) burns, poultice decoction of fresh leaves of Justicia flava
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : afema (Asante-Twi)
Kalanchoe integra (Medik.) Kuntze
Official name : Kalanchoe integra (Medik.) Kuntze
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, poultice of leaves of Kalanchoe integra
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : egor (Asante-Twi)
Khaya ivorensis A. Chev.
Official name : Khaya ivorensis A. Chev.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(012), H(013), H(094)
Recipes : H(003) swellings,H(012)) fracture,H(013) boils, H(094) haemorrhoids, stem bark, leaves of Khaya ivorensis, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : dubini (Asante-Twi)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(004), H(020)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, H(020) snake bites, powder of stem bark of Khaya senegalensis, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kuntunkuri (Asante-Twi)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, decoction of stem bark of Kigelia africana
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nufuhene (Asante-Twi)
Lannea welwitschii (Hiern) Engl.
Official name : Lannea welwitschii (Hiern) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, leaves, stem bark of Lannea welwitschii, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kumnini (Asante-Twi)
Laportea ovalifolia (Schumach. & Thonn.) Chew
Official name : Laportea ovalifolia (Schumach. & Thonn.) Chew
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(013)
Recipes : H(003) swellings,H(013) boils, leaves of Laportea ovalifolia, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akyekyenswonsa (Asante-Twi)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, H(111) burns, fruits of Lycopersicum esculentum, Poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : tomato (Asante-Twi)
Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Official name : Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) new, old, chronic wounds,H(012)) fractures, H(111) burns, leaves of Mallotus oppositifolius, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nyanyafurowa (Asante-Twi)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : h(004) chronic and new wounds, leaves, stem bark of Mangifera indica, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : mango (Asante-Twi)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds, H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, decoction of leaves of Manihot esculentus, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bankye (Asante-Twi)
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, decoction of leaves of Melanthera scandens
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : mfofo (Asante-Twi)
Millettia zechiana Harms
Official name : Millettia zechiana Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new, old wounds, root, stem bark of Milletia zechiana, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : Frafraha (Asante-Twi)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(076), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, H(076) mouth sores, H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves, stem bark of Momordia charantia
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nyanya (Asante-Twi)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, stem bark of Morinda lucida, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : konkroma (Asante-Twi)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds, stem, leaves of Musa paradisiaca, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bɔɔdee (Asante-Twi)
Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Official name : Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sore, leaves decoction of Myrianthus arboreus
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nyankama (Asante-Twi)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves, decoction of leaves and stem bark of Newbouldia, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : sesemasa/sasanemasa (Asante-Twi)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : ataa/taa (Asante-Twi)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(104) stomach ulcer, H(111) burns, leaves decoction of Ocimum gratissimum, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nunum (Asante-Twi)
Pachypodanthium staudtii (Engl. & Diels) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Pachypodanthium staudtii (Engl. & Diels) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(046)
Recipes : H(013) skin rashes, H(046) measles, cream with shear butter from leaves of Pachypodanthium staudtii
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : duawusa (Asante-Twi)
Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Official name : Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Parquetina gabonica Baill.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(020)
Recipes : H(004) new old wounds,H(013) boils,H(013) carbuncles, H(020) snake bites, leaves, root of Parquetina nigrescens, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bakamo (Asante-Twi)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) new, old and chronic wounds, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, decoction of roots, leaves of Paullinia pinnata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : toa-ntini (Asante-Twi)
Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Official name : Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, decoction of leaves of Petersianthus macrocarpus, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : asia (Asante-Twi)
Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Official name : Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new, old, deep and chronic wounds, leaves of Phyllanthus muellerianus, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : awob (Asante-Twi)
Phyllanthus urinaria L.
Official name : Phyllanthus urinaria L.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, leaves of Phyllanthus urinaria, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bowomaguwokyi (Asante-Twi)
Physalis angulata L.
Official name : Physalis angulata L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wound, leaves of Physalis angulata, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : totɔtotɔ (Asante-Twi)
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, dried fruits, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : sorowisa (Asante-Twi)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burns, leaves of Piper umbellatum, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : mumuaha (Asante-Twi)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, poultice of leaves of Portulaca oleracea
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : adwera (Asante-Twi)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, leaces of Psidium guajava, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : gua (Guava) (Asante-Twi)
Psydrax subcordata (DC.) Bridson
Official name : Psydrax subcordata (DC.) Bridson
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, stem bark of Psydrax subcordata, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : ntatiadupon (Asante-Twi)
Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Official name : Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes atropurpurea Lam. , Pupalia atropurpurea (Lam.) Moq.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds,H(013) boils, leaves of Pupalia lappacea, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : aposompo (Asante-Twi)
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, stem bark, leaves of Pycnanthus angolensis, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : otie (Asante-Twi)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, root of Rauwolfia vomitoria, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kakapenpen (Asante-Twi)
Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Official name : Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach sores, stem bark of Ricinodendron heudelotii, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : Nwama (Asante-Twi)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, H(004) chronic and new wounds, powder of leaves of Schwenchia americana , poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : agyennyensu (Asante-Twi)
Secamone afzelii (Schult.) K. Schum.
Official name : Secamone afzelii (Schult.) K. Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(020)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds,H(013) skin tumor, H(020) bites, aerial parts of Secamone afzelii, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kwantemaa (Asante-Twi)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new and old wounds leaves of Sida acuta, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : tweta (Asante-Twi)
Solanum torvum Sw.
Official name : Solanum torvum Sw.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, poultice of leaves of Solanum torvum
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kwaonsusua (Asante-Twi)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) skin rashes, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, decoction of leaves, stem bark of Spathodea campanulata
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kuokuonesuo (Asante-Twi)
Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Official name : Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, root poultice of Strophanthus hispidus
H(104) stomach ulcer, roots decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : omaatwa (Asante-Twi)
Tapinanthus bangwensis (Engl. & Krause) Danser
Official name : Tapinanthus bangwensis (Engl. & Krause) Danser
Family : Loranthaceae
Synonyms : Loranthus bangwensis Engl. & K. Kr.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new and chronic wounds, leaves, stem bark of Tapinanthus bangwenis, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nkranpan (Asante-Twi)
Terminalia ivorensis A.Chev.
Official name : Terminalia ivorensis A.Chev.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, H(111) burns, stem bark decoction of Terminalia ivorensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : emire (Asante-Twi)
Theobroma cacao L.
Official name : Theobroma cacao L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) deep wounds, poultice of leaves of Theobroma cacao
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : kokoo (Asante-Twi)
Triplochiton scleroxylon K.Schum.
Official name : Triplochiton scleroxylon K.Schum.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, H(111) burns, decoction of the powder of stem bark of Triplochiton scleroxylon
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : wawa (Asante-Twi)
Uvaria mocoli De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Uvaria mocoli De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(182)
Recipes : H(182) shingles, leaves of Uvaria mocoli in poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : praduro (Asante-Twi)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, leaves decoction of Vernonia amygdalina, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : odwono (Asante-Twi)
Voacanga africana Stapf
Official name : Voacanga africana Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) new old wounds decoction of stem bark of Voacanga africana
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : paaku (Asante-Twi)
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) chronic wounds, fruits of Xylopia aethiopica in powder, in an poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : hwentia (Asante-Twi)
Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. , Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl , Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, stem bark of Zanthoxylum gilletii, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : okuo (Asante-Twi)
Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, stem bark of Zanthoxylum leprieurii , decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : oyaa (Asante-Twi)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, carbuncles, powder fruits, leaves of Zea mays, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : aburo (Asante-Twi)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds,H(013) boils, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akakaduro (Asante-Twi)