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Reference : HC 02

Author(s) : Chevalier, A. & M. Laffitte
Title : Une enquête sur les plantes médicinales de l'Afrique occidentale.Rev. Bot. Appl., Agric. Trop., 27, 165 - 175, (1937) http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/jatba_0370-3681_1937_num_17_187_5718
Reference HC 02 has information about 35 plants :
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) arrows poison, poisons against rodents, bark of the trunk and the young twigs of Adenium honghel
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : toukala, sitandi (Malinké)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), ONS..of Annona senegalensis lotion, VO.
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : mandi (Bambara)
Aphania senegalensis (Juss. ex Poir.) Radlk.
Official name : Aphania senegalensis (Juss. ex Poir.) Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Synonyms : Lepisanthes senegalensis (Juss. ex Poir.) Leenh.
Symptoms : H(095), H(207)
Recipes : H(095) red fruits of Aphania senegalensis are edible
H(207) poison, seeds for humans and livestock
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : hever (Volof)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007), powerfull medicine ONS., RNS.
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : sindia (Bambara)
Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Official name : Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum heudelotii Stapf
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) plant of Ceratotheca sesamoides is rich in mucilage which is used for the manufacture of "banco" mud for the construction
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : n'tegou (Bambara)
Chrozophora senegalensis (Lam.) A.Juss. ex Spreng.
Official name : Chrozophora senegalensis (Lam.) A.Juss. ex Spreng.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, roundworm, maceration of leaves of Chrozophora senegalensis
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : dabbada (Bambara)
Cissampelos pareira L. var. orbiculala (DC.) Miq.
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L. var. orbiculala (DC.) Miq.
Family : Menispermaceae
Synonyms : Cissampelos orbiculata DC.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Cissampelos pareira L. var. orbiculala, RNS.
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : n'golamar (Volof)
Cissampelos pareira L.T
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L.T
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Cissampelos pareira, RNS.
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : n'golamar (Volof)
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) plant of Cissus populnea is rich in mucilage which is used for the manufacture of "banco" mud for the construction. Plant widely used in the regions of Bamako, Bioila and Koulikoro
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : n'garo (Bambara)
Combretum nigricans Lepr. ex Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Combretum nigricans Lepr. ex Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum elliotii Engl. & Diels
Symptoms : V(207)
Recipes : V(207) fishing poison, a pack of branches of Combretum nigricans is macerated in holes of H2O. Flee the caimans
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : diangara ké (Bambara de Kita), diamakata keme (Malinké)
Cordia myxa L.
Official name : Cordia myxa L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(054)
Recipes : H(054) sleeping sickness, maceration of Cordia myxa branch with leaves, VO. or in lotion
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : daramba
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(008), H(077), H(113)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(077) vomiting, bark of Crossopteryx febrifuga macérée, VO.
H(113) swelling , macerated bark, external route
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : balembo (Bambara)
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(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea of women, H(139) aphrodisiac for men, ONS of Cussonia nigerica, RNS.
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : bolo coro ni (Bambara)
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(006), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, maceration stem of Cussonia longissima
H(173) leprosy, maceration of stem , lotion
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : dzinjama (Bambara de Kolokani)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, decoction of leaves of Erythrina senegalensis
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : n'dé (Bambara)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), leaves of Erythrina senegalensis, decoction (H2O),, RNS.
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : n'de (Bambara)
Fagara sp.
Official name : Fagara sp.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) ONS.de Fagara sp. Promotes deliveries, RNS.
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : n'dé (Bambara)
Fagara sp.
Official name : Fagara sp.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(xxx) fruit of Fagara sp.hair parasitism
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : dénéguideck (Volof)
Jatropha chevalieri Beille
Official name : Jatropha chevalieri Beille
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, ONS. of Jatropha chevalieri, RNS
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ouatoumbat
Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv.
Official name : Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) taenia, leaves, fruits, branches withered and pulverized. 1 teaspoon in a glass of curd, VO. In the morning after a day of youth
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Africa (Occidental)
Vernacular name : guil'di (Peuhl), N'toro (Bambara), aoura (Maure)