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Reference : HA 57

Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Reference HA 57 has information about 194 plants :
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)
Agelaea pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.
Official name : Agelaea pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.
Family : Connaraceae
Synonyms : Agelaea dewevrei De Wild. & T. Durand
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)
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 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)
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)