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Reference : HA 51

Author(s) : Adetutu, A. , W. A. Morgan, O., Corcorana
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro evaluation of wound-healing plants used in South-western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 50– 56 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002406
Reference HA 51 has information about 36 plants :
Acalypha wilkesiana Müll. Arg.
Official name : Acalypha wilkesiana Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) wound, the poultice of the leaves of Acalypha wilkesiana are applied to wounds, H(111) burns,H(013) rashes and itches
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : aworoso (Yoruba)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 4) wound, the fruit of Aframomum melegueta is ground and mixed with palm oil and used as paste to treat wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ata-ire (Yoruba)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(137)
Recipes : H(004, 6) wound,, H(137) sores, the leaves of Ageratum conyzoides are ground and applied to wounds and sores
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : imin-esu (Yoruba)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, a decoction of the leaves of Annona senegalensis is used to clean wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : abo (Yoruba)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(004), H(137)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, the stem-bark of Anogeissus leiocarpa is ground, powdered and applied to wound and sores
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ayin (Yoruba)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wound, the leaves of Azadirachta indica are used as a paste for wound dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : afoforo oyimbo (Yoruba)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(137)
Recipes : H(004, 10) wound, H(137) sores, the poultice of the leaves of Bridelia ferruginea are applied to wounds, open cuts, and sores
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ira (Yoruba)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, ground leaves of Capsicum frutescence are mixed with palm oil and are applied to cuts and wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : atarodo (Yoruba)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 6) wound,, H(137) sores, the roasted leaf pulp of Carica papaya is placed on sores or wounds for healing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ibepe (Yoruba)
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) wound, an infusion of leaves of Chromolaena odorata is used as an external wash for wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : awolowo akintola taku (Yoruba)
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)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, the softened warm leaf of Citrullus lanatus is applied to sores and wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : osan (Yoruba)
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, the fruit of Cocos nucifera is ground and applied to the wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : igi agbon (Yoruba)
Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, chopped leaves of Crassocephalum crepidioides are placed on the sore
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ebolo (Yoruba)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(111) burns, the crushed leaves and seeds of Datura stramonium are mixed with palm oil and applied to wounds and burns.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : apikan (Yoruba)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wound, an infusion of the leaves of Dichrostachys glomerata is used as wash for wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : kara (Yoruba)
Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth.
Official name : Dioscorea hirtiflora Benth.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, the fresh leaves Dioscorea hirtiflora are made as paste and applied to the wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : isanyinahun (Yoruba)
Diospyros canaliculata De Wild
Official name : Diospyros canaliculata De Wild
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wound, the leaves of Diospyros canaliculata are used as paste for wound dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : orile ijebu (Yoruba)
Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Official name : Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, hot ash of Euphorbia heterophylla in a cloth is dipped in the oil from the leaves and applied to the wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : oro (Yoruba)
Euphorbia poissoni Pax
Official name : Euphorbia poissoni Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, the fresh leaves or leaf sap of Euphorbia poissonii are applied as a wound closure
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : oro-adete (Yoruba)
Ficus asperifolia Miq.
Official name : Ficus asperifolia Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wound, the leaves are used as paste for wound dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : eripin (Yoruba)
Flabellaria paniculata Cav.
Official name : Flabellaria paniculata Cav.
Family : Malpighiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, a decoction of the leaf of Flabellaria paniculata is used for cleaning of wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : lagbolagbo (Yoruba)
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(137) sores, the dried fruit of Hibiscus sabdariffa is finely powdered and applied to sores and wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : amukan-zobo (Yoruba)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, the juice from the leaves of Jatropha curcas is applied to wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : botuje, lapalapa (Yoruba)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 10) wound, an infusion of the leaves of Lawsonia inermis is used as wash for wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : lali (Yoruba)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum are used for wound dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : igi tomato (Yoruba)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, the leaves of Morinda lucida are used as paste for wound dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : oruwo (Yoruba)
Nymphaea lotus L.
Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, H(111) burns, the poultice of the leaves are applied to wounds and burns
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ira (Yoruba)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 10) wound, an infusion of the leaves of Ocimum gratissimum is used as a wash for wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : efirin (Yoruba)
Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Official name : Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, the fresh leaves of Olax subscorpioides are applied as paste on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ifon (Yoruba)
Parkia biglobosa ( Jacq.) R.Br. ex G. Don
Official name : Parkia biglobosa ( Jacq.) R.Br. ex G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Parkia clappertoniana Keay
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 7) wound, the ground bark is used as a paste used for wound dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : igi-igba (Yoruba)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, the apical part of young leaves of Piliostigma thonningii are macerated in water for topical application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : abafe (Yoruba)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004,2) wound, the fresh leaves of Ricinus communis are made as paste and applied to the wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ewé ogohoun, ilara (Yoruba)
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, 6) wound, a decoction of the leaves Sida acuta is used to clean wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : isekete (Yoruba)
Tridax procumbens L.
Official name : Tridax procumbens L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 5) wound, the fresh leaves Tridax procumbens are applied as a wound closure
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : kodele yiri (Yoruba)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 8) wound, a decoction of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina is used as a wash and applied on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ewuro (Yoruba)
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, 4) wound, the fresh leaves of Xylopia aethiopica are applied as paste on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : eeru (Yoruba)