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Reference : HA 54

Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Reference HA 54 has information about 238 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect branches more or less young of Cassia siamea; mix with pieces of bark of Abrus precatorius and of Musanga cecropioïdes and made a decoction. VO. some bamboo glass, (morning and evening)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction of fruit of Acacia nilotica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : vanli (Fon)
Acalypha crenata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha crenata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, decoction stems with leaves of Acalypha crenata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : djividjivi (Fon)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(126) icterus, decoction stems with leaves of Acanthospermum hispidum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahanglon (Fon)
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance) stems with leaves of Acanthus montanus, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dèbio (Fon)
Acmella uliginosa (Sw.) Cass.
Official name : Acmella uliginosa (Sw.) Cass.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance) stems with leaves of Acmella uliginosa, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : wlélékpékpé (Fon)
Acridocarpus smeathmannii (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Acridocarpus smeathmannii (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Malpighiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(091, r) asthenia, H(091) anemia, H(139) sexual weakness (homme), decoction of root of Acridocarpus smeathmannii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbanguinado (Fon)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst,H(037) cough, H(078) fibroma, H(078) myoma, bark decoction of Adansonia digitata , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpassagoto (Fon)
Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), decoction stems with leaves of Aerva lanata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : akoèman (Fon)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, decoction of fruit of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ataku (Fon)
Aframomum sceptrum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sceptrum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance) stems with leaves of Aframomum sceptrum, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : atabougoudou (Fon)
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), decoction stems with leaves of Pericopsis laxiflora, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : sandju (Fon)
Agelaea pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.
Official name : Agelaea pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) growth retardation (child), decoction stems with leaves of Agelaea pentagyna, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahanhlazu (Fon)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction bulb of Allium cepa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agnoman (Fon)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take a handful of Allium sativum. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O. Cool and filter, keep 1.5 liters. VO. some bamboo glass of the decoction morning and evening for one week. Take one to two garlic cloves every morning .
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036) fainting, decoction stems with leaves of Allophyllus africanus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : yanbobo (Fon)
Aloe elegans Tod.
Official name : Aloe elegans Tod.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 2 à 3 leaves of Aloe elegans, wash then pound , add 1,5 litr. H2O then filter. VO. 3 time per day, one tablespoon morning, afternoon and evening.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : molozanana (Issongo).
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(074)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(074) internal infection, leaf juice of Aloe spp, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aoès (Fon)
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(201) magical protection, stems with leaves of Amaranthus viridis, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : amandjin (Fon)
Ampelocissus bombycina (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus bombycina (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Ampelocissus bombycina, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tèkplè (Fon)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take a few pieces of bark of Anacardium occidentalis and wash. To dry for a few days in the sun. Then pound the bark until you get powder. Put 10 g of powder in 2 liters of H2O and wait 30 minutes, filter, collect 1.5 liters.filter, recollect 1,5 litre VO. some bamboo glass, 2 times per day (morning and evening). VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a handful of the plant of Tridax procumbens and wash. Take a few pieces of Ananas comosus. Decoction of the mixture in a saucepan with 2 liters of H2O. Let cool, strain and reduce to 1.5 liters. VO. some bamboo glass three times a day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection , decoction tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : godoe (Fon)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, H(169) hernia, root decoction of Annona sengalensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : wiglédo (Fon)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Anogeissus leiocarpa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hlihon (Fon)
Argemone mexicana f. lanata N. Robson
Official name : Argemone mexicana f. lanata N. Robson
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126, f) icterus, soins du nombril (nouveau-né), decoction stems with leaves of Argemone mexicana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : houètchégnon (Fon)
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Aspilia africana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : houéflougbéton (Fon)
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Official name : Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 4 handfuls of green or young leaves of Bambusa vulgaris. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O, let cool and filter to keep 1,5 litre. VO. X? bamboo glass morning and evening until the reduction of blood tension
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Biophytum petersianum, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kikè (Fon)
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(107)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, H(107) typhoid fever, stems with leaves of Biophytum petersianum, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : lisè (Fon)
Boerhavia erecta L.
Official name : Boerhavia erecta L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) myoma, H(078) fibroma stems with leaves of Boerhavia erecta, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : cachiyonawi (Fon)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual weakness, tincture of fruit of Borassus aethiopum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agontéglé(Fon)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) myoma, H(078) fibroma, root decoction of Bridelia ferruginea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : honssoukékédo (Fon)
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(074), H(128x), H(139), H(171)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, H(128x) prostatitis, H(139) sexual weakness, H(171) diabetes, decoction stems with leaves, seeds, roots of Caesalpinia bonduc, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adjikoui (Fon)
Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.
Official name : Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Caesalpinia pucherrima, VO., bain
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : pride of China (Fon)
Caloncoba crepiniana (De Wild. & T. Durand) Gilg
Official name : Caloncoba crepiniana (De Wild. & T. Durand) Gilg
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 20 leaves of Caloncoba crepiniana, wash then pound.Maceration in 2 litr H2O for some minutes then filter. VO. X? bamboo glass 2 times per day (morning and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : dolo (Issongo)
Calyptrochilum christyanum (Rchb. f.) Summerh.
Official name : Calyptrochilum christyanum (Rchb. f.) Summerh.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Biophytum petersianum, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : avaman (Fon)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, decoction of 1 kg fresh leaves of Capsicum annuum in 2 litr. H2O . Reduce to 1,5 lit. and let cool, filter. VO. X? bamboo glass morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ndongo (Sango).
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(197)
Recipes : H(197) fragility of the head of the newborn, decoction stems with leaves of Cardiospermum halicaccabum, VO.,
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahonman (Fon)
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(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, H(139) sexual weakness, barks decoction of Carissa spinarum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahanzodo (Fon)
Carpolobia lutea G. Don
Official name : Carpolobia lutea G. Don
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual weakness, root decoction of Carpolobia lutea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aviado (Fon)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take 500 g to 1 kg leaves of Senna alata. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O and reduce to 1,5 lit.. Let cool then filter. VO. X? bamboo glass morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : molo, foudoto (Issongo); dodo (Banda).
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver problems, decoction stems with leaves of Senna alata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : amanssou (Fon)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(006) purgative, decoction stems with leaves of Senna italica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agbogbé (Fon)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) of the teeth troubles, decoction stems with leaves of Chamaecrista mimosoides, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : atabouman (Fon)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Senna occidentalis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aziman (Fon)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051), H(107), H(151)
Recipes : H(051, r) paludism, H(107) typhoid fever, H(151) hypertension, decoction stems with leaves, roots, barks of Senna siamea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : acacia (Fon)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect branches more or less young of Cassia siamea; mix with pieces of bark of Abrus precatorius and of Musanga cecropioïdes and made a decoction. VO. some bamboo glass, (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Cassia sieberiana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hinhami (Fon)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Senna obtusifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpanhu (Fon)
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) difficult delivery, decoction stems with leaves of Cassytha filiformis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agbègbèkan (Fon)
Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Official name : Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Family : Casuarinaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) myoma, H(078) fibroma et infections, barks decoction of Casuarina equisetifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : filaogoto (Fon)
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 15 g of roots of Catharantus roseus and wash. Laisser sécher pendant quelques jours au soleil. Ensuite piler ces racines pour obtenir of la poudre. Faire Decoction in 2 liters of H2O et réduire à 1,5 litre, let cool et filter., VO. some bamboo glass le matin à jeun.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : fokouga (Issongo).
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, r) hypertension, root decoction of Catharanthus roseus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : bonjourbonsoirdo (Fon)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take roots barks of Ceiba pentadra, wash, decoction in 2 liters of H2O and reduce to 1,5 lit., filter and. VO. 1/4 bamboo glass, (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : bouma (Issongo).
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) difficult delivery, decoction stems with leaves of Celosia trigyna, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adjikènu (Fon)
Chassalia kolly (Schumach.) Hepper
Official name : Chassalia kolly (Schumach.) Hepper
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(033), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(033) female infertility, H(078) fibroma, H(078) myoma, decoction of stems with leaves of Chassalia kolly, roots, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : djètiman (Fon)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(074), H(077)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, H(077) vomiting, decoction of stems with leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : amantrouzu, gogo (Fon)
Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name : Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) madness, H(201) magic (good chance), decoction stems with leaves of Cissampelos owariensis, VO. + soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : djokodjè (Fon)
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, r) sexual weakness, maceration of roots of Cissus populnea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dedo (Fon)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) bone fracture, decoction stems with leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kankpé (Fon)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take some stems, decoction in 3 lit. H2O and reduce to 2 lit.. VO. X? bamboo glass 3 times a day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : mino (Issongo).
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, 100 g fresh leaves, pour 1.5 liters of boiling water, leave for a few moments then filter oand VO. , X? bamboo glass (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, root decoction of Citrus limon, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : clédo (Fon)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(074), H(104), H(171)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, H(104) stomachache, H(171) diabetes, root decoction of Clausena anisata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbozoazohion (Fon)
Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(033), H(078)
Recipes : H(013, r) cyst, H(033) female infertility, H(078) fibroma, H(078) myoma, bark decoction of Cleistopholis patens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hussokugoto (Fon)
Cleome viscosa L.
Official name : Cleome viscosa L.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, H(051) paludism, H(053) otites, decoction stems with leaves of Cleome viscosa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agbodokaya (Fon)
Clerodendrum volubile P. Beauv.
Official name : Clerodendrum volubile P. Beauv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) teeth troubles, decoction stems with leaves of Clerodendrum volubile, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adukowiwi (Fon)
Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Official name : Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, stems with leaves of Cnestis ferruginea, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gboviahu (Fon)
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(126)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, H(126) icterus, root decoction of Cocos nucifera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agonkèdo (Fon)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(033), H(046), H(151)
Recipes : H(033, f) female infertility, H(046) measles, H(151) hypertension, decoction of seeds and roots of Cola acuminata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : vi (Fon)
Cola millenii K. Schum.
Official name : Cola millenii K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Cola millenii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aloviaton (Fon)
Combretum mucronatum Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Combretum mucronatum Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea (children), decoction stems with leaves of Combretum mucronatum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adoussito (Fon)
Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(033)
Recipes : H(027z) menstrual disorders, H(033) female infertility, decoction stems with leaves of Combretum paniculatum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adanvèman (Fon)
Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Official name : Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection , decoction stems with leaves of Combretum racemosum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : wèman (Fon)
Combretum zenkeri Engl. & Diels
Official name : Combretum zenkeri Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 100 g leaves of Combretum zenkeri, wash carefully. Pound those fresh leaves and add 1.5 liters of water then filter. VO., 1/ bamboo glass 3 X per day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : bilibo (Issongo).
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Official name : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a large amount of leafy stems of Commelina diffusa, wash and decoction in 2 liters of H2O. Let cool, then filter le décocté and mix with boiled rice. Then, VO. 3 bamboo glasses per day morning, noon and night.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Commiphora africana, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : lidjiman (Fon)
Copaifera religiosa J. Léonard
Official name : Copaifera religiosa J. Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Copaifera salikounda Heckel
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction fruits of Copaifera salikounda, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : akpaflo (Fon)
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Costus afer, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : trétrégougou (Fon)
Craterispermum laurinum (Poir.) Benth.
Official name : Craterispermum laurinum (Poir.) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, colect the bark of the stem, dry in the sun for a few days and then reduced to powder. Bark powder is used in the beverage while the stem bark is consumed in a small amount
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ngadiri (Banda); mofoda (Issongo)
Crateva adansonii DC
Official name : Crateva adansonii DC
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, decoction stems with leaves of Crateva adansonii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hontonzuzoué (Fon)
Croton lobatus L.
Official name : Croton lobatus L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, decoction stems with leaves of Croton lobatus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbodudjogo (Fon)
Croton zambesicus Müll.Arg.
Official name : Croton zambesicus Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, H(201) magic, decoction stems with leaves, roots of Croton zambesicus , VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : djélélé (Fon)
Cucumis melo L.
Official name : Cucumis melo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis cognatus Fenzl ex Cogn. , Cucumis melo L. var. agrestis Naud.
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) myoma, H(078) fibroma, decoction stems with leaves of Cucumis melo, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kablougoudou (Fon)
Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Official name : Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, r) measles (rash illness), decoction of fruit of Cucumis metuliferus, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbohunon (Fon)
Curculigo pilosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Official name : Curculigo pilosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074, r) internal infection, decoction rhizomes of Curculigo pilosa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ayoté (Fon)
Cynometra megalophylla Harms
Official name : Cynometra megalophylla Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, barks decoction of Cynometra megalophylla, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : bougoto (Fon)
Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual weakness, decoction rhizomes of Cyperus esculentus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : afiyo (Fon)
Desmodium ramosissimum G. Don
Official name : Desmodium ramosissimum G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022, f) difficult delivery, decoction stems with leaves of Desmodium ramossissimum, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : zèdali (Fon)
Dialium guineense Willd.
Official name : Dialium guineense Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Dialium guineense, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : assouinssouinman (Fon)
Dichapetalum madagascariense Poir.
Official name : Dichapetalum madagascariense Poir.
Family : Dichapetalaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Dichapetalum madagascariense, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbaglo (Fon)
Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Official name : Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(046), H(169)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, H(046) measles, H(169) hernia, decoction stems with leaves, roots of Dichrostachys cinerea, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : badawin (Fon)
Dicoma tomentosa Cass.
Official name : Dicoma tomentosa Cass.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Dicoma tomentosa, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahéhé (Fon)
Diodia scandens Sw.
Official name : Diodia scandens Sw.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(162x)
Recipes : H(162x) disorders of urination (pregnant woman), decoction stems with leaves of Diodia scandens, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : sèhoin (Fon)
Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Official name : Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, pick 10 bulbils, peel and then divide by four one bulbil, VO? once in the day, the evening before bedtime
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : motoko (Issongo); koré (Sango).
Ehretia cymosa Thonning
Official name : Ehretia cymosa Thonning
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, decoction stems with leaves of Ehretia cymosa, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : mignonman (Fon)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, decoction 500 g fresh leaves of Elaeis guineensis in 2 litr. H2O and reduce to 1,5 lit. Let cool then filter. VO. X? bamboo glass per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : mbourou (Sango)
Emilia praetermissa Milne-Redh.
Official name : Emilia praetermissa Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Emilia praetermissa, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : amoudimoudi (Fon)
Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Official name : Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada scandens (L.) Benth
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074, r) internal infection, decoction seeds of Entada gigas, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbagbala (Fon)
Eriosema glomeratum (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.
Official name : Eriosema glomeratum (Guill. & Perr.) Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(197)
Recipes : H(197) fragility of the fontanelle , decoction stems with leaves of Eriosema glomerata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adjahiman (Fon)
Eugenia aromatica (L) Baill.
Official name : Eugenia aromatica (L) Baill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074, r) internal infection, decoction seeds of Eriosema glomerata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : atikingbadota (Fon)
Eugenia sp.
Official name : Eugenia sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual weakness, decoction seeds of Eugenia sp., VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : plèplè (Fon)
Euphorbia kamerunica Pax
Official name : Euphorbia kamerunica Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia barteri N.E.Br.
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal viral infection (VIH), decoction stems with leaves of Euphorbia kamerunica, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : lanmadou sélo (Fon)
Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.
Official name : Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(098), H(157)
Recipes : H(098) nightmares, H(157) convulsions (children), decoction stems with leaves of Evolvulus alsinioides, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : droman (Fon)
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(074), H(103)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection (especially after childbirth), H(103) dental caries, root decoction of Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hedo (Fon)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(027v)
Recipes : H(027v) overweight in the fetus, decoction stems with leaves of Ficus exasperata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aholoman (Fon)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Ficus exasperata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tchakètchakè (Fon)
Flacourtia flavescens Willd.
Official name : Flacourtia flavescens Willd.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(091) anemia, decoction stems with leaves, roots of Ficus exasperata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbohoukadjè (Fon)
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(139)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(139) sexual weakness, decoction roots, seeds, barks of Garcinia kola, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahoyé (Fon)
Gardenia erubescens Stapf & Hutch.
Official name : Gardenia erubescens Stapf & Hutch.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, root decoction of Gardenia erubescens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dakplado (Fon)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, root decoction of Gardenia ternifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dakplado (Fon)
Gladiolus natalensis Reinw. ex Hook.f.
Official name : Gladiolus natalensis Reinw. ex Hook.f.
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction rhizomes of Gladiolus dalenii, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : baka (Fon)
Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC.
Official name : Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC.
Family : Molluginaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Glinus opppositifolius, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : wanichè (Fon)
Gmelina arborea Roxb.
Official name : Gmelina arborea Roxb.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 20 fresh leaves, wash then pound, add 1.5 litr H2O. filter . VO. X? bamboo glass 3 timer per day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gomphrena celosioides Mart.
Official name : Gomphrena celosioides Mart.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) of the teeth troubles (children), decoction stems with leaves of Gomphrena celosioides, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adukowé (Fon)
Gossypium sp.
Official name : Gossypium sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Gossypium sp., VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : cotoman (Fon)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, decoction stems with leaves of Harissonia abyssinica, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpatikikonman (Fon)
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(074), H(151)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, H(151) hypertension, decoction stems with leaves of Heliotropium indicum, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : koclossoudinkpatcha (Fon)
Heterotis decumbens (P.Beauv.) Jacq.-Fél.
Official name : Heterotis decumbens (P.Beauv.) Jacq.-Fél.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(162x)
Recipes : H(162x) disorders of urination in pregnancy, decoction stems with leaves of Heterotis rotundifolia, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hèhè (Fon)
Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern
Official name : Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stems with leaves of Glinus opppositifolius, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gissiman (Fon)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Hibiscus surrattensis, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpofin (Fon)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Hoslundia opposita, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agahouman (Fon)
Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell.
Official name : Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell.
Family : Violaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) difficult delivery, decoction stems with leaves of Hoslundia opposita, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : abiwèlè (Fon)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Hymenocardia acida, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aux adjassiafovè (Fon)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a large amount of flowers of Hymenocardia acida. Decoction in 2 litres H2O; let cool, reduce to 1,5 lit et filter. VO. X? bamboo glass 3 times a day (morning, afternoon and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : kongo (Banda); katé (ssongo).
Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Official name : Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(074)
Recipes : H(014) itchy skin, H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Hyptis suaveolens, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : afio (Fon)
Indigofera pulchra Willd.
Official name : Indigofera pulchra Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) growth retardation (children), decoction stems with leaves of Indigofera pulchra, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : zuko, koma (Fon)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, harvest a fresh rod. Make a few drops of sap in a tablespoon of water containing H2O. VO. a tablespoon of the mixture (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : kâdâmono (Sango); trotollogaro (Gbaya)
Justicia secunda Vahl
Official name : Justicia secunda Vahl
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, decoction stems with leaves of Justicia secunda, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : houmanssi (Fon)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction stems with leaves of Kalankoe crenata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : afaman djomakou (Fon)
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn.
Official name : Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, r) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Kedrostis foetidissima, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : chiyoman (Fon)
Keetia hispida (Benth.) Bridson
Official name : Keetia hispida (Benth.) Bridson
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) growth retardation (children), decoction stems with leaves of Keetia hispida, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adjadjin (Fon)
Kiggelaria africana L.
Official name : Kiggelaria africana L.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(074), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(074, r) internal infection, H(078) myoma, H(078) fibroma, decoction fruits, barks of Kigelia africana, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gnanblikpo (Fon)
Lactuca taraxacifolia (Willd.) Schum.
Official name : Lactuca taraxacifolia (Willd.) Schum.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Launaea taraxacifolia (Willd.) Amin ex C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Launaea taraxacifolia, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gnantotéyé (Fon)
Lagenaria breviflora (Benth.) Roberty
Official name : Lagenaria breviflora (Benth.) Roberty
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Adenopus breviflorus Benth.
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction of fruit of Adenopus breviflorus, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : weblikpo (Fon)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction fruits of Lagenaria siceraria, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : goussi (Fon)
Lannea barteri (Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea barteri (Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina barteri Oliv
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia barks decoction of Lannea barteri, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : zuzugoto (Fon)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Lantana camara, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hlachiayo (Fon)
Lecaniodiscus cupanioides Planch.
Official name : Lecaniodiscus cupanioides Planch.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) fibroma,H(078) myoma, root decoction of Lecaniodiscus cupanioides, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ganhotido (Fon)
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) teeth troubles (children), decoction stems with leaves of Leucas martinicensis, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adoutonwé (Fon)
Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Official name : Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(151)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, H(151) hypertension, decoction stems with leaves of Lippia multiflora, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agalala (Fon)
Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) Kunth ex DC.
Official name : Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) Kunth ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, (purgative), decoction stems with leaves of Lonchocarpus sericeus, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : nombala (Fon)
Lophira lanceolata Van Tiegh. ex Keay
Official name : Lophira lanceolata Van Tiegh. ex Keay
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a large amount of leaves of Lophira lanceolata. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O. let cool, filter and reduce to 1,5 lit.. VO. X? bamboo glass (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ngokelé (Gbaya); kpondongui (Issongo)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect approximately 500 g of leaves and wash. Then crush and add traditional salt in 1.5 liter of H2O. Let stand a few hours. .VO. X? bamboo glass (morning and evening) every two days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lycopodiella cernua (L.) Pic. Serm.
Official name : Lycopodiella cernua (L.) Pic. Serm.
Family : Lycopodiaceae
Synonyms : Lycopodium cernuum L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Lycopodiella cernua, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hingblé (Fon)
Macrosphyra longistyla (DC.) Hiern
Official name : Macrosphyra longistyla (DC.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, stems with leaves of Macrosphyra longistyla, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : chibidigohu (Fon)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(091) anemia, root decoction of Mangifera indica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : amangagoto (Fon)
Manilkara multinervis (Baker) Dubard
Official name : Manilkara multinervis (Baker) Dubard
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(027w)
Recipes : H(027w) inhalation amniotic fluid by the newborn decoction stems with leaves of Manilkara multinervis, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adjiman (Fon)
Melaleuca leucadendra (L.) L.
Official name : Melaleuca leucadendra (L.) L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction stems with leaves of Melaleuca leucadendron, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpinmanssi, sèminton (Fon)
Mentha spicata L.
Official name : Mentha spicata L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 1 kg of stem with leaves of Mentha spicata. Decoction in 2 litres, let cool and get 1,5 litre.VO , 1 bamboo glass morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Merremia tridentata (L.) Hallier f.
Official name : Merremia tridentata (L.) Hallier f.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Synonyms : Merremia tridentata subsp. angustifolia (Jacq.) Ooststr.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) difficult delivery, decoction stems with leaves of Merremia tridentata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : honhou (Fon)
Microsorum scolopendria (Burm. f.) Copel.
Official name : Microsorum scolopendria (Burm. f.) Copel.
Family : Polypodiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Microsorum scolopendria, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : degoman (Fon)
Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC.
Official name : Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, decoction stems with leaves of Mitracarpus hirtus, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : godoko (Fon)
Mollugo nudicaulis Lam.
Official name : Mollugo nudicaulis Lam.
Family : Molluginaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Mollugo nudicaulis, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : vèni (Fon)
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139)) sexual weakness, root decoction of Mondia whitei, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : chriligoun (Fon)
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 30 seeds of Monodora myristica, maceration int 2 lit. H2O for 2 jours.Then filter and reduce to 1,5 lit.. VO. once a day X? bamboo glass; or 3 to 4 seeds are chewed and swallowed with water.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : nzingo (Ngbaka); ingo (Issongo).
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(074), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(074) internal infection, H(078) fibroma, H(078) myoma, decoction fruits et roots of Monodora myristica
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : sasaliku (Fon)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(033), H(091), H(171)
Recipes : H(027z) menstrual disorders, H(033) infertility, H(091) anemia, H(171) diabetes, decoction roots, stems with leaves of Morinda lucida, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : houinssin (Fon)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, pick 3-4 pieces of big root, wash and decoction in 6 liters of H2O, let cool and filter to get 4 liters of decoction. VO. X? bamboo glass, 2 times per day (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : mokékélé (Issongo)
Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Official name : Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect branches more or less young of Cassia siamea; mix with pieces of bark of Abrus precatorius and of Musanga cecropioïdes and made a decoction. VO. X? bamboo glass, (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Official name : Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect some stem barks. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O , reduce to 1,5 litre. Let cool then filter. VO. X? bamboo glass (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ongo (Gbaya et Boffi).
Nauclea diderrichii (De Wild. & T. Durand) Merr.
Official name : Nauclea diderrichii (De Wild. & T. Durand) Merr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(126) icterus, barks decoction of Nauclea diderrichii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : atahégoto (Fon)
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), H(112), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(112) abortive, H(126) icterus, root decoction of Sarcocephalus latifolius, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kodo (Fon)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) difficult delivery, H(201) magic, decoction stems with leaves of Newbouldia leavis, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dessléguè (Fon)
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074, r) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Ocimum canum, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : késsoukéssou (Fon)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tchiayo (Fon)
Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Official name : Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) fibroma, H(078) myoma, root decoction of Olax subscorpioïdea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : amitoudo (Fon)
Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Official name : Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Family : Opiliaceae
Synonyms : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, root decoction of Opilia amentacea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tonahantondo (Fon)
Pandiaka involucrata (Moq.) B. D. Jacks.
Official name : Pandiaka involucrata (Moq.) B. D. Jacks.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, decoction stems with leaves of Pandiaka involucrata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : true adjassiafovè (Fon)
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(091), H(151)
Recipes : H(091) growth retardation (infants), H(151) hypertension, root decoction of Parkia biglobosa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahagoto (Fon)
Passiflora foetida L.
Official name : Passiflora foetida L.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis (babies), decoction stems with leaves of Passiflora foetida, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : avugnintru (Fon)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(103)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(103) disorders of the dentition, decoction stems with leaves of Paullinia pinnata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hèdulifi (Fon)
Pauridiantha hirtella (Benth.) Bremek.
Official name : Pauridiantha hirtella (Benth.) Bremek.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (baby), decoction stems with leaves of Paullinia pinnata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : towé (Fon)
Pavetta corymbosa (DC.) F.N. Williams
Official name : Pavetta corymbosa (DC.) F.N. Williams
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, r) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Pavetta corymbosa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : lokou (Fon)
Pavetta crassipes K. Schum.
Official name : Pavetta crassipes K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, r) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Pavetta crassipes, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : parakouman (Fon)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, decoction stems with leaves of Pennisetum purpureum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : fan vovo (Fon)
Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Official name : Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) infertilitys, H(201) magic (good chance), decoction stems with leaves of Peperomia pellucida, VO. Et soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : fifaman (Fon)
Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction stems with leaves of Pergularia daemia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpinto (Fon)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 1 à 1,5 kg fresh leaves of Persea americana , decoction in 2 liters of H2O. filter and reduce to 1,5 lit., VO., X? bamboo glass morning, afternoon and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Phaseolus lunatus L.
Official name : Phaseolus lunatus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take three handfuls of grains and place in a saucepan with 3 litr. Decoction,. filter and reduce to 1,5 lit. VO. the juice as needed to lowering tension
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Phaulopsis ciliata (Willd.) Hepper
Official name : Phaulopsis ciliata (Willd.) Hepper
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protection, stems with leaves of Phaulopsis ciliata, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : chouchouglouchou (Fon)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 400 g of leafy stems and wash. Decoction in 2 lit. H2O and let soak for about 20 minutes. VO. 2 bamboo glass 2 times per day morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : kongo (Issongo)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Phyllanthus amarus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hlenwé (Fon)
Physalis angulata L.
Official name : Physalis angulata L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Physalis angulata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : issiman (Fon)
Picralima nitida (Stapf) T. Durand & H. Durand
Official name : Picralima nitida (Stapf) T. Durand & H. Durand
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(118) angina, suck the seed of Picralima nitida
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ayokpè (Fon)
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) myoma, H(078) fibroma, decoction seeds of Piper guineense , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : linlinku (Fon)
Pleiocarpa pycnantha (K. Schum.) Stapf
Official name : Pleiocarpa pycnantha (K. Schum.) Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, decoction stems with leaves of Pleiocarpa pycnantha, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : vonman (Fon)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078), H(169)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) fibroma, H(078) myoma, H(169) hernia, root decoction of Plumbago zeylanica, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dangblando (Fon)
Polycarpaea linearifolia (DC.) DC.
Official name : Polycarpaea linearifolia (DC.) DC.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) teeth troubles, decoction stems with leaves of Polycarpaea linearifolia, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aduko (Fon)
Polygala arenaria Willd.
Official name : Polygala arenaria Willd.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver problems, decoction stems with leaves of Polygala arenaria, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : mili (Fon)
Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Official name : Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) growth retardation (children), decoction tronc of Prosopis africana (bain)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kakè (Fon)
Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Schweinf.) Harms
Official name : Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Schweinf.) Harms
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Cedrela kotschyi Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(051), H(074), H(104), H(171)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(074) internal infection, H(104) stomachache, H(171) diabetes, root decoction of Pseudocedrela kotschyi, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : atidohoukpédo (Fon)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction stems with leaves of Psidium guajava, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kinkounma (Fon)
Psorospermum glaberrimum Hochr.
Official name : Psorospermum glaberrimum Hochr.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, f) skin infection, decoction stems with leaves of Psorospermum glaberrimum, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : mlanmi (Fon)
Psychotria vogeliana Benth.
Official name : Psychotria vogeliana Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory congestion (baby), stems with leaves of Psychotria vogeliana, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : démlango (Fon)
Pteleopsis suberosa Engl. & Diels
Official name : Pteleopsis suberosa Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, barks decoction of Pteleopsis suberosa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kuilikuiligoto (Fon)
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z) menstrual disorders, H(091) anemia, barks decoction of Pterocarpus erinaceus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kossogoto (Fon)
Pterocarpus santalinoides L'Hér. ex DC.
Official name : Pterocarpus santalinoides L'Hér. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction stems with leaves of Pterocarpus santalinoides, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbèougbèou (Fon)
Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Official name : Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes atropurpurea Lam. , Pupalia atropurpurea (Lam.) Moq.
Symptoms : H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(126) icterus, decoction stems with leaves of Pupalia lappacea, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : trèdoavohou (Fon)
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect some stem barks.of Pycnanthus angolensis. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O. let cool and filter and reduce to 1,5 lit. VO. 1 bamboo glass 2 times per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : kolo (Issongo).
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) madness, decoction roots et stems with leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria , VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : lètiwé (Fon)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect bark root of Rauvolfia vomitoria. To dry in the sun for a few days and pulverize. Add 1.5 liters of water to the powder to obtain a homogeneous liquid, VO. the macerated at will.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : kpedolo (Gbaya).
Remirea maritima Aubl.
Official name : Remirea maritima Aubl.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103, r) trouble of dentition, decoction stems with leaves of Remirea maritima, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : xuso (Fon)
Rhaphiostylis beninensis (Hook. f. ex Planch.) Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Rhaphiostylis beninensis (Hook. f. ex Planch.) Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(074), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, H(104) stomachache, H(126) liver problems, decoction stem of Rhaphiostylis beninensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kplakplakan (Fon)
Rhodognaphalon brevicuspe (Sprague) Roberty
Official name : Rhodognaphalon brevicuspe (Sprague) Roberty
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, decoction stems with leaves of Rhodognaphalon brevicuspe, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpatidèhï (Fon)
Rourea coccinea (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Official name : Rourea coccinea (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, decoction stems with leaves of Rourea coccinea, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : vikplomba (Fon)
Rytigynia umbellulata (Hiern) Robyns
Official name : Rytigynia umbellulata (Hiern) Robyns
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Rytigynia umbellulata, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbadéman (Fon)
Salacia pallescens Oliv.
Official name : Salacia pallescens Oliv.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) growth retardation (children), decoction stems with leaves of Salacia pallescens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : sonoufoko (Fon)
Sansevieria liberica Gérôme & Labroy
Official name : Sansevieria liberica Gérôme & Labroy
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(107), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(107) typhoid fever, H(126) liver problems, root decoction of Sansevieria liberica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpayando (Fon)
Schrankia leptocarpa DC.
Official name : Schrankia leptocarpa DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) difficult deliverys, decoction stems with leaves of Sarcocephalus latifolius, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahossiboassa (Fon)
Schrebera arborea A. Chev.
Official name : Schrebera arborea A. Chev.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(197)
Recipes : H(197) fragility of the fontanelle, decoction of fruit of Schrebera arborea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : avléni (Fon)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) lack of vitality of the fetus, decoction stems with leaves of Schwenckia americana, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : zron, amankuikui (Fon)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Scoparia dulcis, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : vivimantéton (Fon)
Secamone afzelii (Schult.) K. Schum.
Official name : Secamone afzelii (Schult.) K. Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation (purgative), decoction stems with leaves of Secamone afzelii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : zukudjou (Fon)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037, r) cough, H(108, r) sinusitis, root decoction of Securidaca longepedunculata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpatado (Fon)
Sesamum indicum L.
Official name : Sesamum indicum L.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum orientale L.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) difficult delivery, decoction stems with leaves of Sesamum indicum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agboman (Fon)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Sida acuta, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adonman (Fon)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) myoma, H(078) fibroma, decoction stems with leaves of Spathodea campanulata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adadaman (Fon)
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (protection against evil spells), stems with leaves of Stereospermum kunthianum, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tchékounouhélou (Fon)
Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Official name : Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, root decoction of Sesamum indicum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tchakpa (Fon)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, f) paludism, barks decoction of Tamarindus indica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : djèvivigoto (Fon)
Tephrosia villosa (L.) Pers.
Official name : Tephrosia villosa (L.) Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) madness, decoction stems with leaves of Tephrosia villosa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : false linman (Fon)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) madness, decoction stems with leaves of Tephrosia vogelii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : linman (Fon)
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, f) cough, root decoction of Terminalia glaucescens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : alotoudo (Fon)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(074, r) internal infection, decoction fruits of Tetrapleura tetraptera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : linja (Fon)
Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss.
Official name : Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, stems with leaves of Trichilia prieureana, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tchivi (Fon)
Tridax procumbens L.
Official name : Tridax procumbens L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a handful of the plant of Tridax procumbens and wash. Take a few pieces of Ananas comosus. Decoction of the mixture in a saucepan with 2 liters of H2O. Let cool, strain and reduce to 1.5 liters. VO. some bamboo glass three times a day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : fododo (Issongo).
Trilepisium madagascariense DC.
Official name : Trilepisium madagascariense DC.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z, r) menstrual disorders, barks decoction of Trilepisium madagascariensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : houndi houndi (Fon)
Tylophora cameroonica N.E. Br.
Official name : Tylophora cameroonica N.E. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, f) magic (protection against evil spells), stems with leaves of Tylophora cameroonican, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tégbéssou (Fon)
Uraria picta (Jacq.) DC.
Official name : Uraria picta (Jacq.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) difficult delivery, decoction stems with leaves of Uraria picta, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : tégbéssou (Fon)
Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Official name : Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, root decoction of Uvaria chamae, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ayadahado (Fon)
Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less.
Official name : Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Vernonia cinerea, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hussikonou (Fon)
Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.
Official name : Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, H(104) stomachache, barks decoction of Vitellaria paradoxa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : limigoto (Fon)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(074), H(091)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, H(091) growth retardation, decoction stems with leaves of Waltheria indica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : adassoussou (Fon)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074, r) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves et fruits of Xylopia aethiopica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpédjréku (Fon)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a handful of styles and stigmas of flowers of Zea mays, decoction in 2 liters of H2O and reduce to 1.5 liters and filter. VO. two tablespoons (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ndjo (Sango)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(139) sexual weakness, H(151) hypertension, decoction rhizome of Zingiber officinale, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dotè (white and red) (Fon)