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Reference : HB 27

Author(s) : Ben Saï, S.
Title : Médecine indigène et plantes médicinales au Soudan. Notes Africaines, 21, 6 - 8, (1944)
Reference HB 27 has information about 24 plants :
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), bulb cooked under living ashes, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., fruit, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : zeguene (Bambara), zeguenje (Malinke, Kasombe,Sominke)
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, pounded bark, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : si (Bambara), se (Malinke, Kasombe), kare (Sominke)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., fermented roots with honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : fogo-fogo (Bambara), troumba (Malinke, Kasombe), touloumba (Sominke)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(007), H(112)
Recipes : H(007) diur, H(112), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : souma kala (Bambara), kasse (Malinke, Kasombe), mama kasse (Sominke)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(027y), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(027y), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) blen., H(104), fermentation of roots, 1 week, in H2O + millet, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : sindian (Bambara, Malinke, Kasombe,Sominke)
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, leaves, ,decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : tiangara (Bambara), djama khattan (Malinke, Kasombe), tafe (Sominke)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(051), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : n'golobe (Bambara), lako (Malinke, Kasombe), kande (Sominke)
Cordia abyssinica R. Br.
Official name : Cordia abyssinica R. Br.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., lax., fruits Tamarindus indica, Cordia abyssinica, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : n'tegue (Bambara), dramo (Malinke, Kasombe), drama, somane (Sominke)
Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Official name : Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia monoica Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., lax., fruits Tamarindus indica, Cordia mixa, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : n'tegue (Bambara), dramo (Malinke, Kasombe), drama, somane (Sominke)
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Official name : Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Cymbopogon giganteus, Bauhinia thonningii, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : tiekala (Bambara), koniore (Malinke, Kasombe), soke (Sominke)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), resin, desinfectant, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : sana (Bambara), santan (Malinke, Kasombe), santanie (Sominke)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chewed leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : sounsoun (Bambara), diombo (Malinke, Kasombe,Sominke)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) diar.,H(037) cough, H(051), leaves decoction (H2O), VO.
H(103), roots en curedent pour prévenir une decayed tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : koundie (Bambara), kankansôn (Malinke, Kasombe), kame (Sominke)
Ipomoea repens Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea repens Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Synonyms : Ipomoea asarifolia (Desr.) Roem. & Schult.
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(091), H(113), leaves, decoction (H2O), lotion
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : baforoko-faraka (Bambara), malifito (Malinke, Kasombe)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), dried bark + H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : diala (Bambara, Malinke, Kasombe), tondo (Sominke)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : mangora (Bambara, Malinke, Kasombe,Sominke)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(004), H(103)
Recipes : H(004), H(103), dried leaves, powder, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : n' gueke (Bambara), tore (Malinke, Kasombe), sasambane (Sominke)
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(186)
Recipes : H(037) + H(186), leaves, steam bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : nere (Bambara), neto (Malinke, Kasombe), nete (Sominke)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008), barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Cymbopogon giganteus, Bauhinia thonningii, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : nima bâ, niamake (Bambara), fara (Malinke), faro (Kasombe), gafe (Sominke)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(006), H(006), H(193)
Recipes : H(006) purg., lax., fruits Tamarindus indica, Cordia mixa or Cordia abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(006) + H(193), green fruits, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : tomi, n'tomi (Bambara), toumbion (Malinke, Kasombe), karale (Sominke)
Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : ouolo fâ (Bambara), ouolo (Malinke, Kasombe), kamba (Sominke)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007) diur., barbel, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : manio (Bambara), maka (Malinke, Kasombe), mako (Sominke)
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), wounds, dried leaves, powder, local application
H(104), barks and roots, dried, pounded, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : n' domo (Bambara), tomboro (Malinke, Kasombe), fâ (Sominke)