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Reference : HB 49

Author(s) : Bognounou, M.O., M.C.O. Ouedraogo & Mlle O.G. Ouedraogo
Title : Contribution à l'inventaire des plantes médicinales africaines en pays Mossi (Région de Ouagadougou) http://www.greenstone.refer.bf/collect/revueph1/index/assoc/HASH018d.dir/01-001.pdf
Reference HB 49 has information about 38 plants :
Abutilon ramosum (Cav.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Abutilon ramosum (Cav.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) decoction of leaves of Abutilon ramosum again spider bites (childeren). The decoction is also given for bath for children.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : gomtilango (Mossi)
Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Official name : Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) leaves decoction of Acacia macrostachya for enema for spleen "logoré"
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : zâmenega (Mossi)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. var. nilotica
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. var. nilotica
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(104) abdominal pain, crushed dried fruit in decoction of Acacia nilotica var. adansonii the macerated in warm H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : pêgnenga (Mossi)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles "bi" , leaves decoction of Bauhinia rufescens, bath and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : tipoêga (Mossi)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) convulsions "luila" occurring at night in children, maceration of the whole plant of Biophytum petersianum in bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : napagb-gôdemnaw (Mossi)
Boswellia hildebrandtii Engl.
Official name : Boswellia hildebrandtii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) mouth wash for "nyebsé", decoction of leaves of Boswellia hildebrandtii of Pseudocedrela Kotschyi
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : kûndreyêogo (Mossi)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, leaves decoction of Cassia italica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : kanada (Mossi)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) decoction of Cassia mimosoides for enema and bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : têngendôaaga (Mossi)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, decoction of roots and leaves of Cassia singueana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : gelçôosgo (Mossi)
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) Cassytha filiformis with others plants, cataplasm to calm the pain following intramuscular injection.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : nanka-buli (Mossi)
Chrozophora brocchiana Vis.
Official name : Chrozophora brocchiana Vis.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic plant decoction of Chrozophora brocchiana VO. new born
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : napoqsiiqa (Mossi)
Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) teething in young children, leaves decoction of Combretum aculeatum for enemas, baths and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : guitqa (Mossi)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves decoction of Combretum micranthum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : rândqa (Mossi)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) teething in young children, decoction of young leaves off Daniellia oliveri for enemas, bath and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : auga (Mossi)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) angina "le fosré", rubbing the teeth and mouth with barks decoction of Entada africana
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : sêenego (Mossi)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastro-enteritis, barks decoction of Erythrina senegalensis, VO.
H(155) tonsilitis "norkafo", barks decoction of Erythrina senegalensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : kùltiiga (Mossi)
Fadogia agrestis Schweinf. ex Hiern
Official name : Fadogia agrestis Schweinf. ex Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fruit of Gardenia Ternifolia in association with the "Kobre bit" Fadogia agrestis decoction taken in bath and drink is a tonic for convalescents.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : bit-kôbre (Mossi)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) tonic for convalescents. fruit of Gardenia ternifolia of "bit kôbré" Fadogia agrestis in decoction, bath and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : râmbrezûnga (Mossi)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(108)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(108) cold leaves decoction of Guiera senegalensis, RNS.
H(014) ringworm "rasempuiga", ashes from the crushed plant mixed in karité butter, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : wilinwiiqa (Mossi)
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, decoction of leaves of Heeria insignis, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : niinore (Mossi)
Hippocratea africana (Willd.) Loes.
Official name : Hippocratea africana (Willd.) Loes.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic gastric children, decoction of leaves and tendrils of Hippocratea africana is given in bath and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : zibri (Mossi)
Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fortifying, decoction of leaves or barks of Lannea velutina in bath and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : wâamsâbga (Mossi)
Lepidagathis anobrya Nees
Official name : Lepidagathis anobrya Nees
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stunting (and walking), decoction of the plant of Lepidagathis anobrya, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : gomtitiiga (Mossi)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth eruption. leaves of Maytenus senegalensis, decoction VO. and enemas
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : tokvugri (Mossi)
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104)colic, barks maceration of Mitragyna inermis
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : gwîga (Mossi)
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(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids (zugutigi), bark decoction of Parkia biglobosa, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : dôaaga (Mossi)
Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Schweinf.) Harms
Official name : Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Schweinf.) Harms
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Cedrela kotschyi Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) twigs of Pseudocedrela kotschyi as toothpick
H(000) "nyebse", decoction of leaves, VO. and inhalation
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : siqdre (Mossi)
Pteleopsis suberosa Engl. & Diels
Official name : Pteleopsis suberosa Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastric colic, decoction of barks of Pteleopsis suberosa , bath and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : girqa (Mossi)
Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Official name : Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes atropurpurea Lam. , Pupalia atropurpurea (Lam.) Moq.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), ONS. of Pupalia lappacea, decoction en VO. for newborns.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : vôens - tabdo (Mossi)
Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon
Official name : Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Landolphia senegalensis (A. DC.) Kotschy & Peyr.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastric colic, leaves of Saba senegalensis and spinning parts, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : wèdga (Mossi)
Sapium grahamii (Stapf) Prain
Official name : Sapium grahamii (Stapf) Prain
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) leaves et les roots used again dysentery.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : kêwnem (Mossi)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), ONS. of Scoparia dulcis decoction bath and VO. for newborns.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : kafri-mâde (Mossi)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : palga (Mossi)
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, leaves decoction of Securinega viros, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : sûgdendaaqa (Mossi)
Stylosanthes erecta P.Beauv.
Official name : Stylosanthes erecta P.Beauv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), ONS of Stylosanthes erecta, decoction in bath and enema against ringworm "rasenpùiga"
H (201) decoction to drink after the funeral cleanse those who have been in contact with the deceased in the house of death
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : sakui sablga (Mossi)
Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) hernia "nakarudre" , roots decoction of Terminalia macroptera en VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : kôodpoko (Mossi)
Trichilia emetica Vahl subsp. emetica
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl subsp. emetica
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov (illegal. Name)
Symptoms : H(092), H(100)
Recipes : H(092)poisoning, H(100) veneral diseases, leaves and roots of Trichilia emetica RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : kinkirgtaanga (Mossi)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) newborn, leaves decoction of Waltheria indica en VO. and enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Mossi region)
Vernacular name : yaryâamdé (Mossi)