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Reference : HD 24

Author(s) : Doka, I.G and S. M. Yagi
Title : Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants in West Kordofan (Western Sudan) Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 1409-1416. (2009) http://ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/dokayagi.htm
Reference HD 24 has information about 48 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion bite, cataplasm of seeds of Faidherbia albida
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : el haraz
Acacia gerrardii Benth.
Official name : Acacia gerrardii Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swellings, barks decoction of Acacia gerrardii, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : salgum
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth cavity, fruit paste of Acacia nubica, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : el ifein
Acacia polyacantha Willd.
Official name : Acacia polyacantha Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(104) gastric ulcer, barks decoction of Acacia polyacantha, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm siniena
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) guardia ?, juice of gum of Acacia senegal , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : kitr abied
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding, barks decoction of Acacia seyal
H(173) leprosy, direct application of leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : talih
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, bark decoction of Acacia sieberiana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : kook
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(008), H(027y)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(027y) pain after birth, bark decoction of Adansonia digitata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : tabaldi
Albizia amara (Roxb.) Boivin
Official name : Albizia amara (Roxb.) Boivin
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) agnail, leaves of Albizzia amara in cataplasm
H(014) scabies, barks decoction of Albizzia amara, RNS.
H(126) jaundice, seeds decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : arad
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, infusion of barks of Albizzia VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : arad
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion bite, jam of seeds of Arachis hypogaea, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : foul
Asparagus abyssinicus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Asparagus abyssinicus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Asparagaceae
Synonyms : Asparagus flagellaris Baker
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, H(070) rabies, roots decoction of Asparagus flagellais, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm mushbat
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(051), H(162y), H(179)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Balanites aegyptiaca, VO.
H(179) kidney & H(162y) bladder troubles, infusion of fruits
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : hagleeg
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks decoction of Bauhinia rufescens, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : el bigiel
Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Official name : Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Blepharis hirta Hochst. ex Nees
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) urine retention, decoction of the whole plant of Blepharis linariifolia
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : el bigiel
Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swellings, paste of barks of Boscia angustifolia, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : shara bieda
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037)
Recipes : H(013) head pustules,H(037) cough,leaves decoction of Boscia senegalensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : mikheit
Boswellia papyrifera (Delile) Hochst.
Official name : Boswellia papyrifera (Delile) Hochst.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(082)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, bark decoction of Boswellia papyrifera, VO.
H(082) respiratory infections, infusion of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm targtarg
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(020), H(113)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion bite, direct application of stem of Calotropis procera
H(113) rheumatic pains fruits and leaves boiled in seasamin oil
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : ushar
Capparis micrantha A.Rich.
Official name : Capparis micrantha A.Rich.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, roots decoction of Capparis micrantha, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : el mardo
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, leaves and fruits decoction of Senna italica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : sena sena
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(100), H(104), H(171)
Recipes : H(104) intestinal ulcer, H(171) diabete, decoction of seeds of Senna occidentalis
H(100) gonorrhoea, roots decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : bun balash
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, roots decoction of Cassia sieberana
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm kasho
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(020), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, cataplasm of the whole plant of Cissus quadrangularis
H(100) syphilis, smoke decoction of the whole plant of Cissus quadrangularis
H(173) leprosy, cataplasm of the whole plant
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : sala sala
Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, roots decoction of Combretum aculeatum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : shukheit
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swellings, barks of Combretum glutinosum for a cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : habie
Commiphora opobalsamum (L.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora opobalsamum (L.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(162)
Recipes : H(046) measles, barks decoction of Commiphora oppbulsamum
H(162) urine retention, gum decoction of Commiphora oppbulsamum
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : gafal
Crateva adansonii DC
Official name : Crateva adansonii DC
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach swellings, fruits of Crateva adansonii, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : dabker
Dalbergia melanoxylon Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Dalbergia melanoxylon Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(113), H(162)
Recipes : H(068) taenia capitis, paste of leaves of Dalbergia melanoxylon, RNS.
H(113) rheumatic pains, steam bath of roots of Dalbergia melanoxylon
H(162) urine retention, fruits decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : babanoose
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, barks decoction of Diospyros mespiliformis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : gughan
Fagonia cretica L..
Official name : Fagonia cretica L..
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(080)
Recipes : H(080) skin allergy, cataplasm of the whole plant of Fagonia cretica
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm shweika
Ficus platyphylla Del.
Official name : Ficus platyphylla Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, cataplasm of barks of Ficus platycephale
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : gumaize
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, roots decoction of Gardenia ternifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : abu gawi
Grewia flavescens Juss.
Official name : Grewia flavescens Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(173)
Recipes : H(104) stomach disorders, H(173) leprosy, roots decoction of Grewia flavescens, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : abu halaf
Kiggelaria africana L.
Official name : Kiggelaria africana L.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(016)
Recipes : H(016) swollen mastilis, roasted and powdered fruits of Kigelia africana
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : damblo
Lannea fruticosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea fruticosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swellings, cataplasm of the barks of Lannea fruticosa
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : layoun
Leptadenia heterophylla (Del.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia heterophylla (Del.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia arborea (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(014), H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, decoction of roots of Leptadenia arborea
H(014) dandruff, application of leaves paste
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : shaaloub
Maerua crassifolia Forssk.
Official name : Maerua crassifolia Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Maerua rigida R. Br.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, stems of Maerua crassifolia in cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : sereih
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of barks of Mitragyna inermis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm gato
Nymphaea lotus L.
Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) agnail, cataplasm of roots of Nymphaea lotus
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : suteib
Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Official name : Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual impotence, barks decoction of Prosopis africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm surouj
Sida ovata Forssk.
Official name : Sida ovata Forssk.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) taenia capitics, roots paste of Sida ovata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : magasht el regal
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(166)
Recipes : H(166) antispasmodic, fruits decoction of Solanum incanum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : abu ifein
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, fruits of Strychnos spinosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm bekhesa
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(103), H(123)
Recipes : H(123) food poisoning, decoction of leaves of Tamarindus indica, VO.
H(103) toothache, direct application of gum
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : aradeib
Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Official name : Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of barks of Terminalia laxiflora, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : darout
Xeromphis nilotica (Stapf) Keay
Official name : Xeromphis nilotica (Stapf) Keay
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, roots decoction of Xeromphis nilotica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : shagarat el marfaaein
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatic pains, steam bath of stems of Ximenia americana
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : umm medeka