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Reference : HB 04

Author(s) : Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title : Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Reference HB 04 has information about 184 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(034), H(037), H(045), H(046), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(118), H(124), H(126), H(128)
Recipes : H(037), H(118), chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius.
H(045), H(124), stem, pulp, applic local application
H(034), H(104), stem, pulp, VO.
H(100), H(128), stem, decoction (H2O) H(020), H(046), H(099), H(126), plantin many mixing
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : alobogna, daboboma, daboyama, laboma, laboniama, nablaboula (Baoule), damava (Aboure), krikri oulé, sulpabla (Gouro), mounobidi titi, ouléri titi, oundibi titi (Shien), tamaboa (Ashanti)
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(030), H(036), H(126)
Recipes : H(036) syncope, H(126) icterus, ONS, RNS. of Acacia pennata
H(022) made delivery more easy, H(030) retained placenta, ONS. of Acacia pennata, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Sahel region)
Vernacular name : kpétié, kwatia kwé, kwékwié (Shien), mala (Ebrie), mia (Baoule), wéya (Gagou)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), ONS. of Achyranthes aspera, RNS, suppository
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) , ONS. of Adansonia digitata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(007), H(008), H(018), H(027), H(031), H(033), H(093), H(128), H(139)
Recipes : H(001), stem + leaves of Aframomum sp, pounded, juice, drops in eyes
H(005), H(031), stem + leaves, pounded, juice, massage
H(018), stem + pounded leaves, juice, drops in eyes
H(007) + H(005), H(007) + H(128), H(007) + H(093), roots, RNS.
H(008), roots decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(027), H(033), stem , leaves, juice
H(031), stem + eaves, pounded, juice, massage
H(139) male, stem, leaves, sap, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(031), H(068), H(113), H(116)
Recipes : H(014), H(018), H(031), H(068), H(113), H(116), ONS. of Afrormosia laxiflora, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : korokoro, kroukrou, kroukroudou, kwokwo (Malinke), kouendiblé (Baoule)
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113), H(137)
Recipes : H(051), H(137), ONS. of Afzelia africana, RNS.
H(113), barks of Afzelia africana, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : linguè (Malinke), paîri (Gouro)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(045), H(008), H(018), H(020), H(022), H(034), H(045), H(068), H(094), H(124)
Recipes : H(001), sap of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, drops in eyes
H(018), lsap of leaves, RNS.
H(018), H(020),H(022), H(034), H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) or sap, VO.
H(045), H(124) for H(004), H(094), H(124), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kondrè, koudrè (Baoule), leplaouraouni, troubié (Gouro), néouripiti, nirimouri titi, ourifapiti, ouritapiti (Shien), taoné (Gagou), vanvan (Ashanti)
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(008), H(045), H(104), H(124), H(137)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(124) haemostatic, H(045) cicatrizing, antiseptic , H(008) + H(104) intestinal pains, H(137) analgesic, H(006) laxative, ONS. of Albizia adianthifolia , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : diomolibangban (Baoul), pangban (Ashanti), petgngbwé (Ebri)
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(099)
Recipes : H(045) + H(004), roots bark of Albizia zygia crushed., juice on wounds
H(099), roots bark crushed., juice , drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akoro, pangban (Ashanti), lakpokpo (Nekedie), niorama (Malinke), zazè (Shien)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(008), H(008), H(020), H(031), H(037), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(116), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(008) + H(104) belly pains, H(031) intercostal pains,H(037) respiratory diseases, H(100) veneral disease, H(116) amenorrhoea, ONS. of Alchornea cordifolia, RNS.
H(020) snake, H(126) icterus, H(173) leprosy, roots, RNS.
H(103) tooth diseases, to chew the stems
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : adiéké (Aboure), akuebégo (Ebrie), diangba (Malinke)
Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Official name : Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(104) belly pains, decoction of roots of Alchornea hirtella, VO.
H(113) local pains, juice in local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(108)
Recipes : H(018), H(108), ONS. of Allophylus africanus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : baladièné (Gouro)
Aloe barteri Bak.
Official name : Aloe barteri Bak.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe buettneri A. Berger
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), ONS., RNS.
H(111) burn, to wash with the decoction of dry leaves of Aloe buettneri, local application of the barks juice of Cola cordifolia and the moss of pounded roots of Terminalia glaucescens (very good results)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(022), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(005) œdema, H(051), ONS., stems bath
H(008) diaorrhea,H(022) made delivery more easy, H(068) vermifuge, ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : diangérofia, koto barani, kouto blamien (Baoule)
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(157)
Recipes : H(001), juice of Amaranthus viridis, drops in eyes
H(157) child convulsion, H(099) epilepsy, H(201) madness, ONS. of Amaranthus. , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : famoufouéoué (Ashanti)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(022), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic, ONS. of Anchomanes difformis, RNS. (VO. of crushed leaves of Secamone afzelii stop the to strong purgative effects)
H(022) light ocytocic, crushed leaves, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, H(005) œdema, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kohodié (Aboure), niamé kwanba, séréousso kwama, topi topi (Baoule), niamitma (Ebrie), yaapiè, yaprè (Shien)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(033), H(055), H(068), H(093), H(104), H(170), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic, H(055) by his quality, heal : H(005), H(033), H(068), H(093), H(104) belly, H(170), H(173), ONS of Annona senegalensis, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : amron (Baoule), sounsou (Malinke)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(077), H(100), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(053) otitis , H(077), H(100), H(104), H(126), ONS. of Argemone mexicana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : mandé, ouinigbè, wenigbé (Malinke)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(055), H(068), H(099)
Recipes : H(006), H(055), H(099), ONS of Asparagus africanus, RNS.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Asparagus africanus, decoction, VO. or enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tinani nlafen (Malinke)
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(055), H(068), H(099)
Recipes : H(006), H(055), H(099), ONS of Asparagus racemosus, RNS.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Asparagus racemosus, decoction, VO. or enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), ONS. of Azadirachta indica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(045), H(053), H(099), H(113), H(126), H(143)
Recipes : H(053), H(113), calming action, ONS. of Bidens pilosa, RNS.
H(020), H(045), H(099), H(126), H(143), ONS. of Bidens pilosa, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : amonoablanfè (Aboure), alonboï, alongoa (Baoule), gonoretti, ptéoré (Gouro), iréné, iuna, zegbei zegbagwè, zebeyuzébogoué (Shien), passoklo (Malinke)
Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Official name : Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Blepharis hirta Hochst. ex Nees
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, infusion, ONS of Blepharis linariifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007)
Recipes : H(005) oedema on the whole body, H(006), H(007), ONS. of Blighia sapida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : atian, atian foufoué, fitanfitanzalé (Ashanti), atuanbi (Ebrie), kaa, kaa foufoué (Baoule), pakgwè (Shien), finzan (Malinke)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(018), H(022), H(027z), H(053), H(100), H(113), H(137), H(179)
Recipes : H(003) sprain, H(100) blennorrage, H(113) rheumatism, H(137) diffuse pains, H(179) maux of reins, juice of roots of Boerhavia diffusa en lotion, friction, injection (?)
H(018) cephalalgy, application des leaves sur le front
H(022) ocytocic, H(027z) règles irrégulières or prolongées, H(027z) grossesse douloureuse, juice of roots of Boerhavia diffusa, enemas
H(053) oreillons application des leaves autour du cou et des oreilles
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : bliko (Shien), elingami (Aboure), kok bwè, komakwé, kondouigna (Malinke), kpopoliko, sémélénia (Baoule), matoma élué (Ashanti)
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), ONS. of Borreria verticillata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(008), H(100), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(008), H(100) blennorrage, H(113), H(139), ONS. of Bridelia ferruginea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : sagha (Malinke), séa (Baoule)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(008), H(100), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(008), H(100) blennorrage, H(113), H(139), ONS. of Bridelia micrantha, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : gringouinmia, gringouinmia (Ebrie), kosagba (Malinke)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(031), H(045), H(051), H(077), H(091), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(004) injury, cuts, H(045) cicatrizing, leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum, local application
H(008) + H(104) intestinal pains, H(077) anti-vomitory, H(109) back ache, H(031) intercostal pains, leaves juice, VO.
H(051) child fever, friction with leaves
H(091) fortifying pregnant femal, decoction of leaves, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akpollébiè (Baoule), kokolè (Aboure), lala (Gouro), pakolo, kpotroko (Shien)
Capparis erythrocarpus Isert
Official name : Capparis erythrocarpus Isert
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis acuminata De Wild.
Symptoms : H(053), H(093)
Recipes : H(053) otitis, ONS. of Capparis erythrocarpus, juice, instillation in ears
H(093) antidote, H(100) veneral disease, ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : pataofoué (Baoule)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(053), H(093), H(100)
Recipes : H(053) otitis, ONS of Capparis tomentosa, juice, drops in ears
H(093) antidote, H(100) veneral disease, ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027), H(037), H(051), H(113), H(116), H(131), H(173)
Recipes : H(013) skin ulcer, H(113) rheumatism, H(131) pian, H(173) leprosy, ONS. of Carapa procera, RNS., external use
H(027) miscarriage,H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(116) non occurrence of themenses, ONS, RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : balou (Gouro), gboui (Malinke), kondou (Baoule), likpogré, lipogoré (Shien)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(005), H(013), H(045), H(068), H(100), H(124)
Recipes : H(002), latex of Carica papaya, RNS.
H(004) + H(045) + H(124) ,H(013) + H(045) + H(124), leaves of Carica papaya , RNS.
H(005), H(068), H(100), roots of Carica papaya , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : badien (Malinke), boflè (Baoule), eplé (Aboure), kpakpa (Ebrie), vadien (Gouro)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(006),H(014), H(051), ONS. of Cassia alata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akiaki akiagon (Ebrie), nialouba (Ashanti)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(051), H(068), H(113), H(126), ONS of Cassia occidentalis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : adamadouba, kandabalomba (Ashanti), bagalé (Shien), katabi alouba (Ebrie), matamakankanmanda (Baoule), zimélé dindin, ziribidindin (Gouro)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(005), H(051), H(116)
Recipes : H(005), H(051), H(116), ONS. of Cassia sieberiana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : gbé, sissénouvo (Malinke)
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(014)
Recipes : H(005), H(014), ONS of Cassytha filiformis, friction
H(006) laxative, ONS of Cassytha filiformis, RNS., VO. or enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : ablindi (Ebrie)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(005), H(008), H(013), H(034), H(090), H(173)
Recipes : H(001), decoction leaves of Ceiba pentandra give a mucilage to remove something in eyes
H(005), H(008), ONS., tea
H(004),H(013) carbuncle, H(173), decoction (H2O), to wash
H(034) + H(090), pulp from bark, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akuondi, gna (Ashanti), allotegué (Ebrie), angbo, gna (Baoule), bana (Malinke), dangoué, goué (Gouro), enivé (Aboure), go (Shien)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(007), H(068), H(124)
Recipes : H(001), H(007), H(068) child, H(124), ONS. of Celosia trigyna, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kalanbabié, kanébagouyé (Aboure)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, ONS of Centella asiatica of Baphia nitida of Cyclosorus striatus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : létébo (Shien)
Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name : Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(026), H(027z), H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(005) oedema, ONS. of Cissampelos owariensis, local application
H(008) + H(104) stomach and intestinal pains, H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(027z) pregnancy disorders, H(033) femal sterility, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : boani, laokwo, léwou (Gouro), kotékwé véréouri (Shien), pokapoké (Baoule)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(022), H(137)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, sap of ONS. of Cissus aralioides, eyes instillation
H(022) made delivery more easy, H(137) analgesic, enema, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kotekwa iérikou (Nekedie), koukoué dinkrinbié, popébé (Ebrie)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), ONS. of Cissus quadrangularis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : hugio (Malinke)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(022), H(091)
Recipes : H(020), leaves, juice of Clausena anisata, VO.
H(022) made delivery more easy, roots, decoction (H2O), enema
H(091), leaves, decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aboyan, abonvan (Baoule)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) spider, plant, juice of Clematis hirsuta , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : konkondégurasié, sansa (Malinke)
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(013), H(031), H(038), H(179)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Cochlospermum tinctorium, pulp, wet dressing
H(031), H(038), H(179), twigs, roots, decoction (H2O), bath or VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tribga tiama (Malinke)
Cola cordifolia R. Br.
Official name : Cola cordifolia R. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(109), H(111)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic, ONS of Cola cordifolia, RNS.
H(109) back ache, decoction ONS., RNS.
H(111) burn, to wash with the decoction of dry leaves of Aloe buettneri, local application of the barks juice of Cola cordifolia and the moss of pounded roots of Terminalia glaucescens (very good results)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : taba, tawa, tigba (Malinke)
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(139)
Recipes : H(022) difficult delivery, H (139) aphrodisiac, ONS. Cola nitida, decoction or maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : goulé, goulé sou (Shien), oussé (Ashanti)
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(139)
Recipes : H(022) made delivery more easy, H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS. of Cola nitida, decoction or maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : goulé, goulé sou (Shien), oussé (Ashanti)
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) generalized fatigue, decoction of leaves of Combretum glutinosum, VO., bath (Malinke receipt)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : naniaragbwé (Malinke)
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(013), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(093)
Recipes : H(037), H(051), H(068), ONS., RNS.,VO., bath, steam bath
H(004),H(013) antrax, bubon, leaves decoction (H2O), wash, powder seeds on wounds
H(005), H(093), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tien tien (Malinke)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(033), H(056)
Recipes : H(031), ONS of Croton macrostachyus, external use
H(056) Guinea worms, ONS., external use
H(006), H(033), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tirigba (Malinke)
Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Araliaceae
Synonyms : Cussonia kirkii Seem. , Cussonia barteri Seem. , Cussonia djalonensis A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(055), H(093), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(007) diuretic, H(055) for those propieties cure : H(005), H(093), H(173), ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : essuipougbo (Baoule), zakorakwéssou (Shien)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(007), H(018), H(026), H(034), H(037), H(139)
Recipes : H(007), H(018), H(026), H(034), H(037), H(139), ONS. of Daniellia oliveri, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : lingué (Baoule), sana (Malinke)
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS. of Datura metel, suc again sty
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : batra (Malinke), geringuinfé (Ebrie)
Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), ONS. of Detarium senegalensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Diodia scandens Sw.
Official name : Diodia scandens Sw.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(076), H(103), H(116), H(143), H(173)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmia, H(103) caries, ONS. of Diodia scandens, RNS.
H(076) mouth disease, ONS. , badigeon
H(116) amenorrhoea, ONS., decoction, VO.
H(143) variola, H(173) leprosy, ONS., RNS., external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : fofouairé (Ebrie), kwassa iré (Shien), naosifa naouassinfa (Aboure)
Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Official name : Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison again hurtful animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akaï (Ashanti)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(045), H(053), H(068), H(093), H(124), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(022), H(068), roots of Diospyros mespiliformis , RNS.
H(004) + H(045) + H(124), H(053) + H(045) + H(124), leaves, RNS.
H(093), H(126), H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kimi (Baoule), sounzoun (Malinke)
Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Official name : Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(130)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, decoction of leaves of Dracaena arborea, VO.
H(130) paralysie, pulp of roots barks, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : anemedalébé, tiègbé (Aboure)
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(004), H(124), H(126), H(157)
Recipes : H(004) injury, H(124) haemostatic for haemorrhage in the digestive system, H(126) icterus, H(157) convulsion of young childs, ONS. of Eclipta prostrata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : daliblé (Ashanti), kleiri iwonné, klériouémé (Shien)
Ehretia cymosa Thonning
Official name : Ehretia cymosa Thonning
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(116)
Recipes : H(014), barks of Ehretia cymosa , decoction, to cool, application the oil which float on the surface on the skin
H(116), leaves, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : alébé (Baoule), bélékou, blikou (Gouro), grakou (Shien)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(022), H(113)
Recipes : H(022), young buds, cure before and after delivery
H(113), roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : arré (Ebrie)ayé, ahé, mé (Ashanti), bli (hien), vonvouni (Aboure)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(031), H(036), H(045), H(086), H(090), H(101)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), sap of Eleusine indica on wounds
H(018), sap of Eleusine indica, drops in nose
H(031), sap, friction
H(036), ONS., decoctions, RNS.
H(086), pulp roots, plaster
H(090), ONS., decoctions, RNS.
H(101), pulp roots, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : assumoamata, essouéma (Aboure), kama (Ashanti), kpédé, kwédé (Shien), n'tema (Ebrie), siganzi (Baoule)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(034), H(037), H(093), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(137), H(179)
Recipes : H(015), H(034),H(037), H(093), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(137), H(179), ONS. of Erythrina senegalensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kaaléné, kangui, karangui, kiangui, léni (Malinke), soka (Baoule)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) toxic, ordeal, barks of Erythrophleum guineense, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : elui (Baoule)
Euphorbia convolvuloides Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Euphorbia convolvuloides Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS. of Euphorbia convolvuloides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : suasingué, suaulingé (Malinke)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(002), H(004), H(008), H(100) blennorrage, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akodoudou, adododo (Baoule), akuododou, akololo (Ashanti), dobelou (Nekedie), douantapouin (Ebrie), orofa (Aboure), sablé uyé, sabré ouyé (Gouro), suaourézi, suassingué, suaulingé (Malinke), tao moa (Gagou)
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(103), H(137)
Recipes : H(103), H(137), ONS. of Fagara zanthoxyloides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akouwé (Baoule), wo (Malinke
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(002), H(006), H(112), H(131), H(139)
Recipes : H(002), ONS of Ficus capensis , RNS.
H(006), fruit, H(112), juice, enema
H(131), fruit macerated in wine , VO.
H(139), fruit, sap, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aloma (Baoule), atrou (Aboure), doma (ashanti), tintinbéfrya (Ebrie)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), ONS of Ficus exasperata, RNS.
H(004), sap, RNS.
H(013) , sap, RNS.
H(104) belly, ONS. , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : alingué (Aboure), niangué (Ebrie), niangreni (Ashanti), niazerou kwé (Shien), tianou (Gouro), yenglé, yenguéré (Baoule)
Ficus vogelii (Miq.) Miq.
Official name : Ficus vogelii (Miq.) Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus baronii Baker , Ficus lutea Vahl
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) intestinal pains, ONS. of Ficus vogelii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : diangwé (Ebrie)
Gloriosa superba L.
Official name : Gloriosa superba L.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(036), H(037), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) femal sterility, H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS. of Gloriosa superba, RNS., enemas
H(036) syncope, leaves juice of Gloriosa., nose instillation
H(037) cough and pains (?), decoction of leaves of Gloriosa superba, frictions
H(201) poisoning at long range (?)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : boboydié, zakoronédié (Shien), kliélélo, krilélo (Gouro)
Gouania longispicata Engl.
Official name : Gouania longispicata Engl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), ONS of Gouania longispicata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akonanbon (Baoule), popokbé (Ebrie)
Grewia mollis Juss.
Official name : Grewia mollis Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia venusta Fresen.
Symptoms : H(022), H(139)
Recipes : H(022) made delivery more easy, leaves, stems of Grewia mollis, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : guizabo (Malinke)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), ONS of Guiera senegalensis , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(018), H(053), H(113)
Recipes : H(018), H(053), ONS of Gynandropsis gynandra, RNS; drops in ears
H(113), ONS., decoction (H2O), RNS., enema,
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : niamé (Shien), sango (Gouro)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(100), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, H(103) tooth diseases, H(104) belly pains, ONS. of Harrisonia occidentalis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : biggo (Shien), louakoukoma (Malinke), pinkou, pingou (Baoule), sénéséné (Gouro)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(014), H(103), H(116), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), H(008),H(014),H(014) tinea, H(103), H(116), H(126), H(173), ONS. of Harungana madagascariensis , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : goglou (Nekedie), golibénouré, nia iri , nian iri (Gouro), gougrou (Shien), kossoa (Ebrie), kpébo (Gagou), sounaï (Malinke), vossobo (Aboure)
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(034), H(096), H(100), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(008), H(100) blennorrage, leaves of Heliotropium indicum, sap., RNS.
H(022), H(034), H(104), leaves decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(096) + H(108), dry leaves, powder, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : klaouri (Gouro), kotokoro kombo (Baoule), nansifo, nosiko (Malinke), tapentiti, taperodia (Shien)
Hexalobus monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Hexalobus monopetalus (A. Rich.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria monopetala A. Richard.
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, decoction of barks of Hexalobus monopetalus, VO.
H(051) child fever, decoction of barks, VO. , skin bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : yakbassa (Malinke
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), ONS of Hibiscus esculentus, plaster
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : eponoufa (Aboure), zabré (Gouro), zapoya (Shien)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), leaves of Hibiscus surattensis, juice, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Holarrhena africana DC.
Official name : Holarrhena africana DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Holarrhena floribunda (G. Don) Dur. & Schinz
Symptoms : H(008), H(116)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves et barks of Holarrhena floribunda, RNS. (recette Bété)
H(116) amenorrhoea, ONS., RNS. (Malinké)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : sébé (Baoule), souabé (Gagou)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(008), H(014), H(015), H(051), H(100), H(104), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), H(005),H(014), H(113), H(126), pulp or juice of Hoslundia opposita, friction or instillation
H(008), H(015), H(100), H(104), leaves, infusion
H(051) childs, leaves, RNS., bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : amomalié (Ashanti, Baoule), dialésogroso, liplanouaouri (Gouro), déli, kounberi (Malinke), sapéségéla (Gagou), zokolabarekou (Shien)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(002), H(008), H(018), H(053), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(001), ONS of Hymenocardia acida , drops in eyes
H(002), ONS. , drops in nose
H(053), ONS. , drops in ears
H(113), ONS., friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : painguokokolé, painkokolé (Baoule)
Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Official name : Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037), H(051), leaves of Hyptis pectinata, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(111)
Recipes : H(027), leaves of Ipomoea batatas grounded, enema, RNS.
H(111), sap of leaves on burns
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : gonenbi (Ebrie)
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(126)
Recipes : H(126) "diékoidio", severe icterus + H(015) haemoglobinuria + H(015) haematuria, ONS., lotion, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aïmé (Ebrie)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(031), H(112), H(113)
Recipes : H(008), H(031), H(113), leaves and stems of Jatropha curcas , RNS.
H(112), seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : painguokokolé, painkokolé (Baoule), tioum (Malinke)
Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(124), H(004), H(051), H(124), H(157)
Recipes : H(051 ) baby, H(157) baby, pulp leaves of Justicia flava , friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : assiadiomouro (Ashanti)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(031), H(051), H(077), H(091), H(104), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), leaves on cut
H(051) childs fever, leaves friction
H(091), leaves decoction (H2O), enema for pregnant woman
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Official name : Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(137)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerous wound, H(051) + H(137), ONS. of Khaya anthotheca , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : dokrouma (Baoule), douloukouna (Baoule)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(055), H(112), H(116)
Recipes : H(051), H(055) + H(006), H(112), H(116), ONS. of Khaya senegalensis , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : diala (Malinke)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(013), H(091), H(113), H(172)
Recipes : H(005), H(007),H(013) , H(091), H(113), H(172) (no alcohol), ONS of Kigelia africana , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : blima (Baoule), blumo (Shien), non (Gouro)
Landolphia heudelotii A. DC.
Official name : Landolphia heudelotii A. DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, ONS of Landolphia heudelotii, RNS. VO. + hip - bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(036), H(104)
Recipes : H(004),H(014), H(104) belly, ONS of Lannea acida , RNS.
H(036), pounded barks, sap, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : béssomo (Malinke)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(022) made delivery more easy, H(091) restorative, H(113) musculary and et joins pains, H(137) analgesic , ONS of Leea guineensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : adiapoko adiablana, akonima tissupléké (Baoule), akotatié yabi (Ashanti), bonhakon, bonkon (Malinke), kokolibi dissou, kokolibi dissou (Nekedie), kokpolibidissou, kokpolibidissou (Shien), léplanépodo iri, podo iri, tou, léplanépodo iri, podo iri , tou(Gouro), zanzaka (Gagou)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091)
Recipes : H(004), H(091), ONS. of Leonotis nepetaefolia , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036), powder of Leucas martinicensis, to snuff
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : poé poé tiama (Malinke)
Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Official name : Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(001),H(037, 2) bronchitis or rhinopharingitis, H(0051), H(126), bath, steam bath, VO., friction, drops
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : sonougba, souba (Malinke)
Lonchocarpus cyanescens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Official name : Lonchocarpus cyanescens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(139)
Recipes : H(027y), H(139), ONS of Lonchocarpus cyanescens , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), ONS., barks of Mangifera indica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(001), H(095), H(116)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, H(116) non occurrence of themenses, leaves of Manihot esculenta, RNS.
H(095) food, tubercles
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : gbou kwé (Shien)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(001), H(015), H(116), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, H(116) non occurrence of themenses, H(126) "diékoidio", severe icterus + H(015) haemoglobinuria + H(015) haematuria, ONS de Manihot utilissima, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : bédé (Ashanti)
Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Official name : Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Synonyms : Markhamia hildebrandtii (Bak.) Sprague , Markhamia platycalyx (Baker) Sprague
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) respiratory diseases, H(051) paludism, ONS of Markhamia lutea , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : niété brissou (Shien)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(004), H(008),H(013) , H(100), ONS. of Maytenus senegalensis , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(036), H(037), H(113), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), H(037) cough, H(113), H(118), ONS of Melanthera scandens , RNS.
H(036) syncope, ONS of Melanthera scandens , drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : natuaté, nétouan até (Aboure), niania mo (Gagou), wénokomé, zagnon, zanion (Shien), zourouné tabounia (Gouro)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(018), H(033), H(036), H(099), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(018), H(036), plant of Microglossa pyrifolia , RNS., drops in eyes and nose
H(033), ONS., RNS.
H(099), mad peoples, ONS., RNS.
H(100, f) blennorrage, relieving pelvian congestion in this affection, ONS., RNS.
H(139) , aphhrodisiac, plant, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : assuebo, essubo (Baoule), kénini (Aboure), kofélorotrou (Gouro), li titi (Shien), lonbongbué (Ebrie)pitibokobé (Shien)
Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Official name : Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(068), H(104), H(126), H(143)
Recipes : H(031), H(068), H(104), H(126), H(143), ONS. of Mikania cordata , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : banakoumanou (Ashanti), bazérou (Shien)
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(033), H(111), H(131), H(137)
Recipes : H(033) femal sterility, decoction of roots of Chlorophora excelsa,VO. (Bété, Shien)
H(111) burn, H(131) pian, H(137) antalgic, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : alla (Baoule), diédié (Bete, Shien), guégué (Shien), enini (Ashanti), enoli (Ebrie), go ouré (Gouro), onouni (Aboure), shin, sim (Malinke)
Mitragyna ciliata Aubrév.& Pellegr.
Official name : Mitragyna ciliata Aubrév.& Pellegr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Mitragyna macrophylla Hiern
Symptoms : H(022), H(051), H(077), H(091), H(113), H(116)
Recipes : H(022) made delivery more easy, H(051) fever, H(077) nausea, H(113) + H(051) backache with fever, H(091) asthenia, H(116) amenorrhoea, barks of Mitragyna ciliata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : baya (Ashanti), etupoin (Aboure), ouli oulé (Gouro)
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(007), H(022), H(051), H(116), H(137), H(173)
Recipes : H(007),H(022), H(051), H(116), H(137), H(173), ONS. of Mitragyna inermis , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Official name : Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Hallea stipulosa (DC.) Leroy
Symptoms : H(001), H(022), H(051), H(100), H(116), H(157)
Recipes : H(001),H(022), H(051), H(100) blennorrage, H(116), H(157) child, bark of Mitragyna stipulosa
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : bobo (Malinke)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(051x), H(068), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(051x), H(068), H(104) belly, H(126), ONS. of Momordica charantia , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : acroatiango (Aboure), bobobo (Shien)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(022), H(116), H(139), H(143)
Recipes : H(022) made delivery more easy, H(116) non occurrence of themenses, H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS of Momordica foetida, RNS. (dangerous practice)
H(143), ONS. en decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aoasongo (Ashanti), bobonowron, vovolé, vovoné vono (Gouro), gaayama, nanïa, n'gessannia (Baoule), hepa (Ebrie)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(006), H(015), H(045), H(104), H(113), H(124), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) + H(124), H(113), ONS of Morinda lucida, RNS., external use
H(005), H(006), H(015), H(104) belly woman, H(126), H(173), ONS of Morinda lucida, RNS., internal use
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : dian iri, gorovadia, néourélédia (Gouro), kouïa (Baoule), koya (Shien), lémélé (Ebrie), okouminini (Ashanti), sougbani, wiendou, wouendoga (Malinke)
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Official name : Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(051), H(100), H(111), H(116), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerous injury, cuts, H(111) burn, ONS of Mucuna pruriens, RNS.
H(045) cicatrizing, H(124) haemostatic, ONS. juice of Mucuna pruriens local application
H(051) fever, H(100) blennorrage, H(116) emménagogue, ONS. Infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : dui (Baoule), golibéné (Gouro), gologoukwé, gologou (Shien), kokyourou , korodou (Malinke)
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(004), H(005), H(008), H(015), H(037), H(051), H(054), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) injury, H(005) oedema, H(008) dysentery, H(015) haematuria,H(037) cough, bronchitis, H(051) fever, H(054) trypanosomiasis, H(100) blennorrage, H(103) tooth diseases, H(104) belly pains, H(113) + H(051) backache with fever, H(126) icterus, ONS of Sarcocephalus esculentus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : atrelé, treli (Baoule), bati, béatou (Malinke), doukami (Ebrie), drapo (Gouro)
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(004), H(005), H(007), H(008), H(104), H(015), H(037), H(051), H(054), H(100), H(103), H(126)
Recipes : H(004), H(005), H(007), H(008), H(104), H(015),H(037), H(051), H(054), H(100), H(103), H(126), ONS. of Nauclea latifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tétré (Aboure)
Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Official name : Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii Pobéguin ex Pellegr.
Symptoms : H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(126) icterus, ONS of Nauclea pobeguinii ., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : némélé (Ebrie)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(008), H(022), H(031), H(037), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(115)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(008) + H(104) gastro-intestinal pains,H(022) made delivery more easy,H(037) broncho-pneumonia, ONS., RNS., VO.
H(004) injury, H(100) veneral disease, H(103) tooth diseases, H(113) rheumatism, H(031) intercostal pains, H(115) neuralgia, ONS of Newbouldia laevis, RNS., external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : bama (Ebrie)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(015), H(018), H(053), H(118), H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmia, H(018) cephalalgy, H(053) otite, H(118) throat pains, ONS of Ocimum basilicum, juice, instillation
H(014) skin diseases, itch, ONS., juice, local application
H(126) "diékoidio", severe icterus + H(015) haemoglobinuria + H(015) haematuria, H(201) bad spirits, again a bad spell ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : dégaliba (Malinke), emia, mié (Baoule), sérébé (Gouro), solésolé (Ashanti)
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(015), H(018), H(053), H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmias, H(053) otitis, H(018) cephalalgy, throat pains, ONS of Ocimum canum , juice, instillation
H(014) skin diseases, itchs, juice en local application
H(126) "diékoidio", severe icterus + H(015) haemoglobinuria + H(015) haematuria, H(015) haematuria, H(201) again a bad spell, bad spirits, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : amaniré (Ashanti), anono (Ebrie)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(015), H(018), H(053), H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmias, H(053) otitis, H(018) cephalalgy, throat pains, juice of ONS of Ocimum gratissimum., instillation
H(014) skin diseases, itch, juice of ONS of Ocimum gratissimum., local application
H(126) "diékoidio", severe icterus + H(015) haemoglobinuria + H(015) haematuria , H(015) haematuria, ONS., RNS.
H(201) again a bad spell, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kliméné (Nekedie), klingé (Shien), kringé (Baoule)
Oncoba spinosa Forssk.
Official name : Oncoba spinosa Forssk.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) well-known aphrodisiac, ONS. of Oncoba spinosa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : toanegosoro (Malinke)
Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Official name : Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Family : Opiliaceae
Synonyms : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Opilia celtidifolia , decoction (H2O), VO. or bath
H(068), roots decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : fakanghiava, kolongbé (Malinke)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(045), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) + H(124), juice of leaves of Oxalis corniculata on wounds
H(018), juice of leaves, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : nouboué titi, zikwa titi (Shien), talié (Ashanti)
Parinari excelsa Sabine
Official name : Parinari excelsa Sabine
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(091) fortifying pregnant femal, anemia, decoction of barks of Parinari excelsa, VO. 1 glass 3 X / Jour
H(113) rheumatism, pains, decoction of barks of Parinari excelsa, VO. + plaster of fresh leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kotossima (Aboure), ouallé (Ashanti)
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(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037), H(051), ONS. of Parkia biglobosa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : néré (Malinke), palé (Baoule)
Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Official name : Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Parquetina gabonica Baill.
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116), ONS. of Parquetina nigrescens, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : baba niama (Baoule)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(034), H(091), H(137), H(139)
Recipes : H(005) , H(034), H(091), H(137), H(139), ONS. of Paullinia pinnata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : alolongo (Aboure), gamélé ba (Gagou), goudoumanbalè, sindié, singuié (Gouro), grigribro, grigigolo (Shien), indombengé (Ebrie), nanomo, niabla (Malinke), torondi (Baoule, , Ashanti, Ebrie)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, H(004) blessures, juice of young hot sprouts of Pennisetum purpureum + salt, instillation or local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : dian voli (Gouro), nè (Baoule)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(099)
Recipes : H(026), H(099), ONS. of Pentaclethra macrophylla, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aflamantan (Aboure), atabla (Ashanti), doroufou (Gouro), zazé (Shien)
Pergularia extensa (Jacq.) N.E. Br.
Official name : Pergularia extensa (Jacq.) N.E. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Cynanchum cordifolium Retz. , Cynanchum extensum Jacq.
Symptoms : H(034), H(116)
Recipes : H(034), H(116), ONS of Pergularia extensa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : abou konbengo (Ebrie), drignon, grigno iri (Gouro), eflenzué, néfren zué (Baoule), solo (Gagou)
Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Official name : Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) émménagogue, ONS of Periploca nigrescens, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : irogwédou, urogouédou, gouro (Shien)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(022), H(031), H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(005),H(022), H(031), H(051), H(118), ONS. of Phyllanthus amarus , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : féfiama (Ashanti), sambéfa (Aboure)
Phyllanthus discoideus (Baill.) Muell. Arg.
Official name : Phyllanthus discoideus (Baill.) Muell. Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(104), H(113), H(128)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmia, H(018) cephalalgy, H(104) belly pains, H(113) rheumatism, H(128) anuric, ONS of Phyllanthus discoideus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : glé, wiliniangré (Shien), kwékwé sia (Baoule), ourignagré (Nekedie)
Phyllanthus niruri auct.
Official name : Phyllanthus niruri auct.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(022), H(031), H(051), H(113), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(005) œdema,H(022) made delivery more easy, H(031) intercostal pain, H(113) + H(051) backache with fever, H(118) sore throat, H(201) magic receipts ONS of Phyllanthus niruri, RNS.,
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : bomagouenti (Ashanti), sumaguéssi (Baoule)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, ONS. of Piliostigma thonningii , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kpo, po (Malinke)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(027), H(053), H(094), H(116), H(124), H(137), H(143)
Recipes : H(053), H(094), H(137), leaves of Piper umbellatum , juice , RNS.
H(143), plant, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : amongouma (Ashanti), bobli (Nekedie), emoya, koukombi (Ebrie), moumounia (Baoule)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), ONS. of Plumbago zeylanica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : sagnia (Malinke)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(031), H(082)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, plaster of leaves of Portulaca oleracea to break open the abscess
H(031) intercostal pain, pulp of ONS mixed with seeds of malaguette and karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), pomade
H(082) asthma, pulp of Portulaca oleracea, ONS., RNS. (Baoulé)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : adida (Ashanti), adioné(Aboure), akpolékankan (Baoule)
Portulaca quadrifida L.
Official name : Portulaca quadrifida L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(031), H(082)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, plaster of leaves of Portulaca quadrifida to break open the abscess
H(031) intercostal pain, pulp of ONS mixed with seeds of malaguette and karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), pomade
H(082) asthma, pulp of Portulaca oleracea, ONS., RNS. (Baoulé)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : ebouinzikassélé (Baoule)
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(054), H(113), H(118), H(126), H(139)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery,H(037) broncho-pneumonia, H(054) trypanosomiasis, H(113) + H(051) backache with fever, H(118) angina, H(126) icterus, H(139) aphrodisiac of Pseudarthria hookeri, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : soubanfi (Gagou), soungba (Malinke)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), ONS. of Psidium guajava, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : adouaba (Aboure)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014), H(051), ONS. of Psorospermum febrifugum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmia, H(004) ulcerous injury, plant sap of Pterocarpus erinaceus, RNS.
H(051) fever, H(091) generalized fatigue , ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : orouvia (Ashanti), mouinaka, rovia (Baoule)
Pterocarpus santalinoides L'Hér. ex DC.
Official name : Pterocarpus santalinoides L'Hér. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(027) miscarriage,H(037) cough, H(051) fever, ONS. of Pterocarpus santalinoides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : assiaoto (Ashanti)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(091), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(126), H(139), H(170), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic, H(091) tonic, H(100) blennorrage, H(126) icterus, H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS.de Rauvolfia vomitoria, RNS.
H(099) furious madness, crushed roots in H2O, VO. 1/2 liter, quick action
H(170) common dropsi, decoction ONS. of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Platycerium angolense of Loranthus sp., VO.
H(173) , H(104) belly pains, decoction of roots, enema, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : agbamassam (Aboure), atiablé, bakimbé, kakapimbé (Ashanti), baka pimblé, kakakwé, niahui (Baoule), bi (Gagou), gouéto (Shien), to (Nekedie, Gouro)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(006), seeds of Ricinus communis, RNS.
H(037), H(051), leaves of Ricinus communis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aterré, atendé (Baoule), attindé (Ashanti)
Saba florida (Benth.) Bullock
Official name : Saba florida (Benth.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Landolphia florida Benth.
Symptoms : H(005), H(086), H(095)
Recipes : H(005) generalized oedema, decoction of leaves of Saba florida, bath
H(086) groin adenitis, poultice of boiled leaves of Saba florida
H(095), fruits, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : gbèï (Malinke)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(093)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(091) fortifying childs, H(093) antidote, ONS of Schwenckia americana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : niania niania, zéressé (Baoule)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(077), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(006), H(077), H(104) belly, H(139), ONS. of Scoparia dulcis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : biajongoulékian (Gouro), ninanina (Ashanti), nogo kregbé (Shien)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(068), H(106), H(113), H(137), H(173)
Recipes : H(004), H(018) cephalalgy, H(137) diffuse pains, ONS of Securidaca longipedunculata, RNS.
H(068), vermifuge, H(106) repelling snakes, H(173), decoction of roots, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, ONS., RNS., VO. or bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : you (Malinke)
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(008), H(018), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(001), ONS., RNS., instillation in eyes
H(006), H(008), ONS., RNS., VO.
H(018) cephalalgy, ONS., juice, nose instillation
H(113) + H(051) backache with fever, H(113) backache, ONS., juice, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : mokokoana, mokrodoma (Malinke)
Sesamum indicum L.
Official name : Sesamum indicum L.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum orientale L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) dysenterys,H(022) made delivery more easy, , ONS of Sesamum indicum
H(095) food, leaves and seeds, VO. (North population)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : anana (Ebrie)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(005), H(037), H(099), H(100), H(116), H(157)
Recipes : H(005),H(037) cough, H(099), H(100) blennorrage, H(116), H(157) baby, decoction of leaves of Setaria megaphylla
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : maka (Baoule)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(005), H(037), H(099), H(099), H(100), H(116), H(157)
Recipes : H(005) local and generalized oedema , H(099) sedative forH(037) cough, H(116) amenorrhoea, H(100) blennorrage, ONS of Setaria chevalieri, RNS.
H(099) epilepsy, H(157) baby convulsion, decoction of leaves of Setaria chevalieri, VO., bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : agouan (Ebrie), denzenbré (Malinke), moya moya (Aboure)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(051), H(103), H(137), H(157)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(103) odontalgia, H(137) analgesic, H(157) childs convulsion , ONS of Sida acuta., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : urekwé (Shien)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(051), H(103), H(137), H(157)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(103) odontalgia, H(137) analgesic, H(157) convulsion childs, ONS of Sida carpinifolia., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : barillé, noronorogan (Malinke), bianbian (Ashanti), kélé kolaka (Baoule), ouéllé koué, ourékwé (Shien)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), whole plant of Solanum nigrum , sap, drops in eyes
H(008) childs, leaves, sap, enema
H(126), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : foué (Aboure)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(037), H(100), H(104), H(113), H(179)
Recipes : H(015),H(037) cough, H(100) blennorrage, H(104) belly, H(113), H(179), barks trunk of Spathodea campanulata, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : vovo (Gagou), zabré (Shien)
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(022), H(034), H(037), H(068), H(093), H(104)
Recipes : H(004),H(022), H(068), barks, RNS
H(008), H(034),H(037) cough,H(037) bronchitis, H(093), H(104) belly, ONS of Spondias mombin, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : mouenla, ouena, ouinda (Gouro), poposané (Aboure), ténékwé, tété (Shien), tola (Gagou), touané (Ashanti), trouma (Baoule)
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(045), H(053), H(104)
Recipes : H(018), H(045) + H(053), H(045) +H(013) , H(104), leaves powder or roots barks of Strychnos spinosa, decoction (H2O), VO. or local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kotobani (Malinke)
Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia dictyoneura Diels
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), cicatrizing of old wound, roots barks of Terminalia avicennioides , decoction, compress
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kouma (Baoule)
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(018), H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Terminalia glaucescens , decoction, wash the head
H(104) belly, leaves, decoction, VO.
H(111) burn, to wash with the decoction of dry leaves of Aloe buettneri, local application of the barks juice of Cola cordifolia and the moss of pounded roots of Terminalia glaucescens (very good results)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : woagna (Malinke)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(137) antalgic, H(201) medicomagic, ONS. of Tetrapleura tetraptera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kouloulou, kousék wé séké, kouloulou, kousékwé séké (Shien), kouséké séké, kouséké séké (Nekedie), plakassé (Baoule)
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(099)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, constipation, H(099) calming young child, decoction ONS of Tetrorchidium didymostemon, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : anéné, bledwé (Ebrie), anénédoua (Ashanti), aorafo (Baoule), atuan (Aboure)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(037), H(051), H(113), H(126), H(164)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic, ONS. de Trema guineensis, RNS., VO.
H(037) broncho-pneumonia, H(051) fever, H(113) rheumatism?, H(126) icterus, ONS of Trema guineensis , RNS.
H(164) revulsive, ONS., application sur la peau
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : abounaséné (Ebrie), azisian, aïssien, essien (Baoule), bindogba (Malinke), fouéfoué, pouépoué (Gouro), sessian (Ashanti), yaro (Aboure)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(037), H(051), H(113), H(126), H(164)
Recipes : H(006), H(007),H(037), H(051), H(113), H(126), H(164) skin, ONS. of Trema orientalis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), strong purgative, ONS of Trichilia emetica , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : bameloga (Shien)
Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss.
Official name : Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(015), H(092), H(126), H(170)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(092) poisoning, H(126) "diékoidio", severe icterus + H(015) haemoglobinuria + H(015) haematuria, H(170) ascite, ONS of Trichilia prieuriana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : niolo, niorolo (Baoule), oua, wa (Malinke), pakourou (Gouro)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008), H(051), ONS. of Triumfetta rhomboidea , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aokoa (Baoule), knéknébya (Ebié
Uapaca guineensis Müll. Arg.
Official name : Uapaca guineensis Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(027), H(091), H(104), H(139), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(104) gastric troubles, roots barks decoction of Uapaca guineensis, VO. or enema
H(005) œdema, decoction of barks roots of Uapaca guineensis, VO. or enema
H(027) again abortion, H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS., RNS.
H(091) tonic for youg mothers after delivery (region of Aboure) , ONS., RNS.
H(173) leprosy (region of Odienne), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : alébié (Ebrie), orobo, olonbo, (Aboure)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(006), H(077), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) laxatif, H(077), H(100) blennorrage, ONS. of Vernonia amygdalina , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(126)
Recipes : H(051), H(068), H(126), ONS. of Vernonia colorata , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aboyu (Baoule), aohué (Ashanti), dakouin, séguindi (Malinke), niénié (Gouro), ougopo (Shien)
Vernonia guineensis Benth.
Official name : Vernonia guineensis Benth.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Baccharoides guineensis (Benth.) H. Rob.
Symptoms : H(006), H(077), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) laxatif, H(077) anti-vomitory, H(100) blennorrage, roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tion (Malinke)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(034), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(022) made delivery more easy, H(034), H(104) colic pregnant femal, H(137), ONS. of Vigna unguiculata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kingononodéré, kwionondéré (Shien), kouyononadéré (Nekedie), tounélézèri (Gouro)
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(004), H(008),H(037), H(051), H(091), ONS. of Vitex doniana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : koo (Nekedie)
Vitex simplicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Vitex simplicifolia Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(013), H(103)
Recipes : H(005) œdema,H(014) skin diseases, H(103) tooth aches, ONS. of Vitex simplicifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), H(051), H(126), ONS. of Ximenia americana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) broncho-pneumonia, H(113) + H(051) backache with fever, barks of Xylopia aethiopica , RNS.
H(068) vermifuge, H(091) restorative ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : evafé (Aboure)