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Reference : HE 2k

Author(s) : El Ghazali, G. E. B. , M.S. El Tohami & A.A.B. El Egami
Title : Medicinal plants of the Sudan.Part 3 : Medicinal plants of the White Nile Provinces. Medicinal and aromatic plants institute.National council for research, Khartoum, 11 6 p., (Augustus 1994)
Reference HE 2k has information about 22 plants :
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. var. nilotica
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. var. nilotica
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(080), H(124)
Recipes : H(037), leaves, fruits, decoction
H(080), H(124), mesocarpe Citrullus colocynthis, infusion + pods Acacia nilotica +H2O, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : sunot
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(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), roots, maceration, external use
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : abou el - leseig
Achyranthes javanica (Burm.f.) Pers
Official name : Achyranthes javanica (Burm.f.) Pers
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), plant, fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : sha'ar el - shieb, shabi - wa - shab - eyalli, umm shara
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), maceration barks
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : umm - takirni
Aristolochia bracteata Retz.
Official name : Aristolochia bracteata Retz.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078), plants, cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : umm gala'gel
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(020), H(166)
Recipes : H(020), fruit, roots, maceration (snakes, scorpions)
H(166) internal, fruit, roots, maceration
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : neem
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), leaves , powder, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : hegleeg
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(113), H(162)
Recipes : H(100) gono., H(191), roots, powder + milk
H(113), leaves, powder + sesam oil
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), stems, roots, fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : kurmut, sogheir
Capparis decidua (Forssk.) Edgew.
Official name : Capparis decidua (Forssk.) Edgew.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), stem, cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : tundub
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), powders roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : sana'maka
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Official name : Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis colocynthis L. , Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
Symptoms : H(080), H(124)
Recipes : H(080), H(124), mesocarp Citrullus colocynthis, infusion + pods Acacia nilotica +H2O, external use
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : handal
Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(045) + H(004), roots, maceration, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : shi heit
Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Official name : Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia sinensis Lam. , Cordia rothii Roem. & Schult
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(045) + H(004), barks decoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : andrab
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(173)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, maceration, RNS.
H(173), roots , maceration, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : ghubeish
Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Official name : Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(162)
Recipes : H(007), plant, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(078), plant, ashes, cataplasm, RNS.
H(162), stems, maceration, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : abou shwaika, hag al - moya
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(078)
Recipes : H(006), fruits, maceration, RNS.
H(078), leaves, ashes, cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : faki - bala - dawaia
Leptadenia heterophylla (Del.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia heterophylla (Del.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia arborea (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), leaves, stems, cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : sha'aloub, sho'bait
Nymphaea lotus L.
Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(113)
Recipes : H(078), roots + sesam oil, cataplasm
H(113), roots, fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : soutab
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), leaves, fruit, infusion
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : al rehan al - khalawie
Striga senegalensis Benth.
Official name : Striga senegalensis Benth.
Family : Orobanchaceae
Synonyms : Striga hermontheca (Del.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), leucoderma, plant, powder + sesame oil
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : al-buda
Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. var. spina-christi
Official name : Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. var. spina-christi
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(166)
Recipes : H(166) intestinal, barks, decoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : al - sider, al - nabag