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Reference : HA 41

Author(s) : Aubréville, A.
Title : Flore forestière Soudano-guinéenne (A.O.F - Cameroun - A.E.F) Office Recherche Scientifique d'Outre-Mer, 523 p, (1950) Soc. Edit. Maritim. Col., Paris
Reference HA 41 has information about 22 plants :
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(013), H(038), H(097), H(100), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) ecthyma, roots decoction of Acacia sieberiana, VO.
H(038) urinairy disease, H(100) blennorrage, leaves maceration, VO.
H(097) orchitis, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(108) cold, H(113) maux of reins, leaves infusion, VO
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(051), H(056), H(193)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, H(008) dysentery, powder from the pulp of fruit of Adansonia digitata (Sénégal)
H(051) fever, decoction of leaves, VO. 1/2 l in the morning and the evening (Sénégal)
H(193) emollient + H(056) for the Guinea-worm extractio, the leaves are emolient
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : goui (Ouolof), bak (Sérère, sito (Mandingue, boki, bokki (Toucouleur peuhl), sira (Mallinké), frombo (Baoulé), toéga (Mossi), oro (Dogon)
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(100)
Recipes : H(045) disinfectant, roots infusion of Albizia coriaria (Katanga)
H(100) blennorrage, barks of Albizia coriaria in a bath and barks infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : kouderon (Baoulé), samanere (Sénoufo), abafoin (Bériba), ngouron (Azandé)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, H(108) cold, young pounded leaves, paste introduced in nostrils and ears
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : zozo (Baya), kutcumango, ketsoumoungo, kotchimongo (Banda)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Véq(025) piroplasmosis, Véq(104) intestinals pains, sun dried roots of Annona senegalensis, pounded + millet or in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : dougour ianouri (Ouolof)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(108) cold, pounded leaves of Anogeissus leiocarpa, decoction and smoke bath
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : Au Dahomey / Togo ; kakala, kakara (Bériba), karosoufa (Somba), sira (Pilapila, rere (Evé), hilihaye (Fon) - Au Niger; mareke (Haoussa), gonga (Djerma-Sonraï), bousiebou (Gourmantché) - Au Sénégal; guetch, nguegane (Ouolof), ngodjil (Sérère) - Au Soudan ; krekete (Malinké), ouane (Cado), ouaye (Sarakollé) - Dans l'Oubangi-Chari ; tara (Baya), ngarou (Pana) - Au Nord Cameroun ; kotjoli (Fulfuldé)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, seeds pulp of Balanites aegyptiaca, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : taïchecht (Berbère), tchaïchot, tichtaya, hadjlidj (Maure), taborak, teboragh (Tamachek), mourotauki, tane, tanni (Peuhl), soump (Ouolof), model (Sérère), seguene (Bambara), tiegaliga (Mossi), boupapabou (Gourmantché, adoua (Haoussa)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(008), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of leaves and fruit of Bauhinia rufescens + millet, VO.
H(173) leprosy, barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : nderm, nder, ndernaïa (Maure), rand (Ouolof), guesembe, sifle (Bambara - Malinké), tipoega (Mossi), nammare (Fulfulde), tedemini (Tamachek), namali (Peuhl)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, barks of Bridelia ferruginea macerated in H2O, to boil + flour of manioc, VO.
H(008) dysentery, roots macerated in H2O, to boil, VO.
Many other uses
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, pounded leaves of Cadaba farinosa mixed with millet flour pellets, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : abopou, abago, abeguie (Tamachek), marga, goursime (Kamouri), debarka, ndebargue (Ouolof), berekounan, kesebere tamba niogou (Malinké), bagaie (Haoussa), uggar, hassou oueil (Sonraï), quinquemini (Foulla), balamji (Fulfulde)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(018), H(056), H(191)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, H(004) wounds of rusty nail, H(018) sick headache, H(191) swollen legs, leaves of Calotropis procera, RNS.
H(056) extraction of Guinea worm, decoction of leaves and fruit, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : faftane, faftone (Ouolof), mbadafot (Sérère), baouane (Toucouleur, toumfafia (Haoussa), ngeyi (Bambara), fougo fogoiri, mpompompogolo, ngouyo (Malinké), bamanbe, baouane, bandambi (Peuhl), lifini (Peuhl), bandambi (Fulfulde), touria, tourdja (Somraï)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) adenitis, raped roots of Carissa edulis, local application
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : souroukou n'tombolo (Sénoufo), ahazo, azoho (Fon), kouma kouma (Malinke)
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(001), H(100)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, crushed seeds, RNS. (Senegal, Nigeria)
H(100) veneral diseases, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(014)
Recipes : H(006), leaves infusion of Cassia alata, VO.
H(014) herpes (circular form), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves infusion of Cassia nigricans
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : mbendum (Ouolof), dioubenbewe (Diola), singuianguel (Malinké), origuele (Sonraï)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(003), H(007), H(018), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(003) contusion or bruise, haematoma, , H(018) sick headache, leaves of Cassia occidentalis, compresses
H(007) diuretic, leaves, RNS.
H(051) paludism, H(082) nervous asthma, H(104) stomach pain, coffe from roasted seeds, VO.
H(051) fever, seeds, RNS.
H(051) fever, roots en decoction ou infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : bentamare, adiana (Ouolof), alia nao balambala (Bambara), tasbati, tchambali (Peuhl), rai dore (Haoussa), sang sanga (Sonraï
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(051), H(068), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, yellow pulp of the seed envelope, VO.
H(007) powerfull diuretic, H(100) blennorrage, H(139) aphrodisiac, infusion d'barks of roots, RNS
H(007) diuretic, H(051) fever, decoction ou leaves infusion, VO.
H(068) tenia, infusion of roots barks, high dosis, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : seindiegne, signan (Ouolof), sindian (Mandingue), kaseit (Diola), sindion (Foulla), bamba, bangbua (Soussou), sinia, sinedian (Bambara), alui iasoua (Baoulé), samdiani (Gourmantché), kombissaka (Mossi), gama fadahi, malgahi (Peuhl), malga, gama fada (Haoussa), mundyu degele (Dogon), malgami, serremi (Fulfulde)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(001), H(051)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, leaves and flowerss of Cassia singueana macerated in H2O, drops in eyes
H(051) fever, pods and leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : gueleponsgo (Mossi), lomfou (Haoussa), roumbou (Kanouri), wabilihi, yaguehi (Fulfuldé)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, purgative,H(013) dartr, ulcères,H(014) impétigo, leaves of Cassia tora, RNS.
H(013) skin rash, seeds of Cassia tora, RNS.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : zelou (Bambara), ubulo (Foulla), sanga sanga koreil (Sonraï), canjoeli, tchanjohli (Fulfuldé), tafasa (Haoussa)
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(124), H(186)
Recipes : H(004), leaves of Combretum glutinosum, decoction to wash the wound
H(004), fresh leaves or dried séchéesin powder, local application
H(004), barks pounded in local application
H(124) haemorrhage after the circoncision, infusion of pounded leaves, to wash the wound
H(186) expectorant, infusion of pounded leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : tiangara, demba, djamba, khattan (Bambara, Malinké), dooki (Peuhl, Foulla), farin taramnid, dalo (Haoussa), lifapelu (Gourmantché), kougounga (Mossi), yay (Sérère), calangoudoune (Diola), jambakatan (Mandingue), dosso (Fon), bodomi (Nago, Yoruba)
Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Official name : Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia reticulata DC.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, leaves en lotion of Bauhinia reticulata, , VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : nguigui (Ouolof), ngayo (Sérère (Ngayo), niamaba, niamele (Bambara-Malinké), nabali (Gourmantché), kalgo ( Haoussa), mbarkehi, barkehi (Fulfuldé)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(004x), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(100), H(103), H(118), H(173)
Recipes : H(037) chest pains, ashes from stems of Bauhinia thonningii + oil, to make a paste, frictions
H(051) fever, leaves en decoction, VO.
Many other uses ( H(004x) internal abscess, H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery,H(037) cough, H(051) paludism, H(068) vermifuge, H(100) blennorrage, H(103) tooth aches, H(118) throat pain, H(173) leprosy), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : bouarete (Diola), fara (Mandingue), niama ba, niama tieni (Bambara- Malinke), barani, barande (Mossi), nabali (Gourmantché), barkevi, barke, mbarkehi, barkallehi (Toucouleur- Peuhl), toruge (Soussou), kalgo (Haoussa), bagounou, bakoulou (Bariba), klon (Fon), kao (Azande)