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Reference : HF 08

Author(s) : Frazão-Moreira, A
Title : The symbolic efficacy of medicinal plants:practices, knowledge, and religious beliefs amongst the Nalu healers of Guinea-Bissau Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:24 (2016)
Reference HF 08 has information about 92 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence RNS. leaves of Abrus precatorius, swallow
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Aedesia glabra (Klatt) O.Hoffm
Official name : Aedesia glabra (Klatt) O.Hoffm
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches, H(137) body aches, decoction of roots of Aedesia glabra, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’tonpin-na (Nalu)
Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, decoction of root of Aframomum alboviolaceum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : mabôbé
Agelaea pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.
Official name : Agelaea pentagyna (Lam.) Baill.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies leaves of Agelaea pentagyna, ointment
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Aidia genipiflora (DC.) Dandy
Official name : Aidia genipiflora (DC.) Dandy
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) impurity, foam of root of Aidia genipiflora, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’armass (Nalu)
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) palpitations, triturated leaves of Albizia zygia, swallow
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : masanp n’buk (Nalu)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(027), H(037), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(027) risk of miscarriage, decoction of root of Alchornea cordifolia, drink
H(037) chest ache peel of stems,wash
H(068) intestinal parasite, root boil drink
H(104) stomach ache, macerated leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sum-na (Nalu)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(003) swollen limbs, macerated leaves, drink and wash
H(027z) pregnancy, decoction of leaves of Allophylus africanus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(003), H(091)
Recipes : H(003) swelling,topical with the latex of Alstonia congensis
H(091) fatigue, maceration of barks of Alstonia congensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : ianke (Nalu)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) lower back pain, leaves of Anacardium occidentale, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : ialikê (Nalu)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility , decoction of rhizome of Anchomanes difformis, drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’denkamdudu (Nalu)
Anisophyllea laurina R. Br. ex Sabine
Official name : Anisophyllea laurina R. Br. ex Sabine
Family : Anisophylleaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye pains, moisten leaves of Anisophyllea laurina
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sunt (Nalu)
Annona glabra L
Official name : Annona glabra L
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, infusion or maceration of roots of Annona glabra, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’bonhé (Nalu)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, decoction of leaves of Annona muricata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sóp sóp (Nalu)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) open wounds, scrape the bark of Asystasia gangetica, poultice, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, leaves of Bridelia micrantha , triturated and macerated, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’tak (Nalu)
Caesalpinia benthamiana (Baill.) Herend. & Zarucchi
Official name : Caesalpinia benthamiana (Baill.) Herend. & Zarucchi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) eye complaints macerated leaves of Caesalpinia benthamiana, topical
H(004) open wound, triturated root and leaves, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’pinkid sé (Nalu)
Canthium sp.
Official name : Canthium sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) treponematoses, H(113) rheumatism, paste of leaves of Canthium sp., poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Capparis erythrocarpus Isert
Official name : Capparis erythrocarpus Isert
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis acuminata De Wild.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, root of Capparis erythrocarpos triturate or scrape, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : néeu (Nalu)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) risk of miscarriage, decoction of roots of Carica papaya, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’pápa (Nalu)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137, 2) body aches, H(139) impotence, macerated roots of Cassia sieberiana, VO. Drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sansan (Nalu)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) open wound, triturated bark of Ceiba pentandra topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’kauuê (Nalu)
Cercestis afzelii Schott
Official name : Cercestis afzelii Schott
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence, decoction of leaves of Cercestis afzelii, drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : mandonha (Nalu)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, macerated root of Cissampelos mucronata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’néo fáfak (Nalu)
Cissus rufescens Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus rufescens Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swollen limbs, leaves and peel of root of Cissus rufescens triturated, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(094), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) chronic open wound, moisten fruit of Citrus limon, topic
H(014) scabies , decoction of leaves of Citrus limon, wash
H(094) haemorrhoids, decoction of fruit, VO.
H(100) venereal disease, decoction of leaves and root, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sinim nelbéne (Nalu)
Clerodendrum splendens G. Don
Official name : Clerodendrum splendens G. Don
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, macerated roots of Clerodendrum splendens, swallow
H(033z) contraception bark and stem, RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : manar balé (Nalu)
Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Official name : Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, macerated leaves of Cnestis ferruginea, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’xéte nembel (Nalu)
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal disease leaves of Cola nitida burn and decoction, topical and wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’kola (Nalu)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, triturate or scrape the roots of Combretum micranthum, topical
H(051) fever, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’babass (Nalu)
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001, 2) eye pain, warm and squeeze the stems of Costus afer, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : mabôbé (Nalu)
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(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy, macerated leaves of Crossopteryx febrifuga, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough newborn, H(104) stomach ache newborn, triturate and macerate the roots of Cyperus articulatus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’téd (Nalu)
Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) cholera, macerated leaves and roots of Desmodium velutinum, VO. Drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : rap rap (Nalu)
Dialium guineense Willd.
Official name : Dialium guineense Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, decoction of leaves of Dialium guineense, VO. Drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’bim (Nalu)
Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Official name : Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(113), H(214)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(113) rheumatism, H(214) bone pains, peel of bark of Dichrostachys cinerea, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’pinkid úne (Nalu)
Dicranolepis disticha Planch.
Official name : Dicranolepis disticha Planch.
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal parasites, peel of root of Dicranolepis disticha, triturated and macerated, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’saldendek (Nalu)
Diospyros heudelotii Hiern
Official name : Diospyros heudelotii Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swollen limbs, macerated leaves of Diospyros heudelotii. VO. and wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’txambortá (Nalu)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(034), H(118)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy, decoction, bark peel of Erythrina senegalensis, VO.
H(034) palpitation, macerated root peel of Erythrina senegalensis, VO. Drink
H(118) sore throat, decoction of bark of Erythrina senegalensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’txákarfatch (Nalu)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(109), H(104), H(116)
Recipes : H(109) lower back pain, triturated leaves of Ficus sur and decoction, poultice
H(104) stomach ache macerated bark, VO.
H(116) failure to menstruate, macerated roots, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’tonkindjá (Nalu)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence, macerated leaves of Ficus exasperata drink, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’txéf (Nalu)
Ficus umbellata Vahl
Official name : Ficus umbellata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(109)
Recipes : H(103) toothache scraped stem of Ficus aff.umbellata, topical
H(109) lower back pain, triturated leaves, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’fór (Nalu)
Gardenia ternifolia subsp. jovis-tonantis (Welw.) Verdc.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia subsp. jovis-tonantis (Welw.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) impurities, foam of root of Gardenia ternifolia subsp. jovis-tonantis, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’dué (Nalu)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) open wound, triturate leaves of Guiera senegalensis, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : manáf náfen (Nalu)
Gymnanthemum coloratum (Willd.) H.Rob. & B.Kahn
Official name : Gymnanthemum coloratum (Willd.) H.Rob. & B.Kahn
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, macerated leaves of Gymnanthemum coloratum, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’konkone (Nalu)
Hibiscus sterculiifolius (Guill. & Perr.) Steud
Official name : Hibiscus sterculiifolius (Guill. & Perr.) Steud
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) influenza, macerated leaves of Hibiscus sterculiifolius, VO.
H(039) lice, macerated leaves of Hibiscus sterculiifolius, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’fakaf (Nalu)
Holarrhena africana DC.
Official name : Holarrhena africana DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Holarrhena floribunda (G. Don) Dur. & Schinz
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) venereal disease, scrape latex of Holarrhena floribunda, swallow
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of barks, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : metxel (Nalu)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) temporary blindness, macerated leaves, wash
H(100) treponematoses, H(113) rheumatism, paste of leaves of Hymenocardia acida, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : matik sé (Nalu)
Icacina oliviformis (Poiret) J.Rayna
Official name : Icacina oliviformis (Poiret) J.Rayna
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(165)
Recipes : H(165) children’s disease decoction of leaves of Icacina oliviformis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’putmé (Nalu)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(181)
Recipes : H(181) newborn baby’s navel, moisten and squeeze the leaves of Kalanchoe crenata , topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’txatxatxé (Nalu)
Landolphia dulcis (Sabine) Pichon
Official name : Landolphia dulcis (Sabine) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy, macerate the leaves of Landolphia dulcis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : urém (Nalu)
Landolphia heudelotii A. DC.
Official name : Landolphia heudelotii A. DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(003) swollen limbs, H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of leaves of Landolphia heudelotii, VO.
H(014) itching , decoction of leaves, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : m’bolé (Nalu)
Lecaniodiscus cupanioides Planch.
Official name : Lecaniodiscus cupanioides Planch.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, hoarseness, triturated and macerated peel's root of Lecaniodiscus cupanioides, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sonran (Nalu)
Maerua duchesnei (De Wild.) F.White
Official name : Maerua duchesnei (De Wild.) F.White
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(109) lower back pain, leaves of Maerua duchesnei, triturate, poultice
H(113) sprain, , leavesi, triturate, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : maéf (Nalu)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, maceration of leaves of Mangifera indica, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’mango (Nalu)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye complaints, macerated leaves of Manihot esculenta, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’mandiok (Nalu)
Morinda citrifolia L.
Official name : Morinda citrifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Morinda chrysorhiza DC.
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : H(027y, 2) post-natal problems, leaves of Morinda chrysorhiza drink or wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’tunké (Nalu)
Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) body aches, decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides, fumigate
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’txéf kam nhalankôk (Nalu)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(006), H(027z), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation decoction of leaves of Sarcocephalus latifolius, VO.
H(027z) pregnancy, macerated leaves , VO.
H(068) intestinal parasites, scrape and macerate the roots, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, peel and macerate the roots, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’fol (Nalu)
Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro
Official name : Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortion, H(027y) post-natal problems, decoction of leaves of Oxytenanthera abyssinica , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’fon (Nalu)
Parinari excelsa Sabine
Official name : Parinari excelsa Sabine
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) open wound, triturated barks of Parinari excelsa , topical
H(037) cough, macerated barks of Parinari excelsa, swallow
H(104) stomach ache decoction of barks, VO. Drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’lut (Nalu)
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(100), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) treponematoses, H(113) rheumatism, triturated leaves of Parkia biglobosa, poultice
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of barks, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’iú (Nalu)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea in children, macerated leaves of Paullinia pinnata, VO.
H(014) scabies, decoction of leaves, wash
H(091) weakness in children, macerated leaves, VO. and wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’fankok (Nalu)
Pavetta corymbosa (DC.) F.N. Williams
Official name : Pavetta corymbosa (DC.) F.N. Williams
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) open wound, bark of Pavetta corymbosa, peel and triturate, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Official name : Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy, decoction of leaves of Phyllanthus muellerianus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : mafér (Nalu)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(008), H(094)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, triturated and macerated leaves of Bauhinia thonningii, VO.
H(094, 2) haemorrhoids decoction of barks of Bauhinia thonningii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’bukui (Nalu)
Premna hispida Benth.
Official name : Premna hispida Benth.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(094)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy, decoction of leaves of Premna hispidadrink, VO.
H(094) haemorrhoids, macerated leaves drink
H(094) haemorrhoids, decoction or macerated leaves drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’lum bafai (Nalu)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery decoction of leaves of Psidium guajava, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : goiaba (Nalu)
Psorospermum glaberrimum Hochr.
Official name : Psorospermum glaberrimum Hochr.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) body aches, decoction of leaves of Psorospermum glaberrimum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Psychotria peduncularis (Salisb.) Steyerm.
Official name : Psychotria peduncularis (Salisb.) Steyerm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(165)
Recipes : H(004) open wound leaves of Psychotria peduncularis, heat topical
H(165) children’s disease, decoction of leaves of Psychotria peduncularis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’tokoi (Nalu)
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chest ache, decoction of bark boil drink, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sia (Nalu)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, decoction of roots, drink
H(139) impotence, decoction of stems of Rauvolfia vomitoria, drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’ti kambirás (Nalu)
Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon
Official name : Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Landolphia senegalensis (A. DC.) Kotschy & Peyr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, infusion of leaves of Saba senegalensis, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’badak (Nalu)
Salacia senegalensis (Lam.) DC.
Official name : Salacia senegalensis (Lam.) DC.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth decay, roots of Salacia senegalensis are triturate, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : mankidés (Nalu)
Samanea dinklagei (Harms) Keay
Official name : Samanea dinklagei (Harms) Keay
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pithecellobium dinklagei (Harms) Harms
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) lower back pain, decoction of root of Samanea dinklagei drink and wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : masamp (Nalu)
Scleria racemosa Poir.
Official name : Scleria racemosa Poir.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy, decoction of laves of Scleria racemosa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’txapen ka basop (Nalu)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye pain, leaves of Scoparia dulcis macerated, topical
H(104) stomach ache child, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’txinké (Nalu)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) lice, macerated leaves of Sida acuta , wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’téksen (Nalu)
Smeathmannia pubescens Sol. ex R. Br.
Official name : Smeathmannia pubescens Sol. ex R. Br.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) venereal disease, decoction of root, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of roots of Smeathmannia pubescens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’baptame (Nalu)
Smilax anceps Willd.
Official name : Smilax anceps Willd.
Family : Smilacaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) body aches, decoction of root of Smilax anceps, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’pôrkam nunpun (Nalu)
Sorindeia juglandifolia (A. Rich.) Planch. ex Oliv.
Official name : Sorindeia juglandifolia (A. Rich.) Planch. ex Oliv.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(165)
Recipes : H(165) children’s diseases, maceration of leaves of Sorindeia juglandifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’txaluas (Nalu)
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye pains, wash the eyes with a maceration of leaves of Spondias mombin
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’fal (Nalu)
Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Official name : Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(094)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal parasites, H(094) haemorrhoids, peeled roots of Strophanthus hispidus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’fam (Nalu)
Tabernaemontana africana Hook.
Official name : Tabernaemontana africana Hook.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal disease, macerated stems of Tabernaemontana africana, drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’lat laté (Nalu)
Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, decoction of leaves of Terminalia macroptera, drink and wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’kone (Nalu)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks of Trema orientalis, VO. Swallow
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’robta kabafar (Nalu)
Triclisia patens Oliv.
Official name : Triclisia patens Oliv.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) lack of milk, macerated leaves of Triclisia patens drink, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : manar kambantxô (Nalu)
Usteria guineensis Willd.
Official name : Usteria guineensis Willd.
Family : Antoniaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) lower back pain, leaves of Usteria guineensis triturated in a poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’átá uóké (Nalu)
Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Official name : Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) open wounds, triturated leaves of Uvaria chamae, topical
H(094) haemorrhoids, decoction of roots of Uvaria chamae, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’pinden (Nalu)
Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy, macerated leaves of Vitex madiensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sokór (Nalu)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, decoction of fruits of Xylopia aethiopica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’sél (Nalu)
Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) risk of miscarriage, peel of root of Zanthoxylum leprieurii, macerate, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : mabár (Nalu)