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Reference : HF 1k

Author(s) : Ferry, M.P. , M. Gessain & R. Gessain
Title : Ethnobotanique Tenda. Documents du Centre de recherches anthropologiques du Musée de l'Homme.Laboratoire associé au Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 180 p., (1 mai 1974)
Reference HF 1k has information about 53 plants :
Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Official name : Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), cooked bark, mouth bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Official name : Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes var. multiflorum
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(113), H(113)
Recipes : H(104), ONS., RNS.
H(113)back, liana ashes, friction back
H(113), ONS., cataplasm on knies
H(051) child, juice some drops
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) pimple child, pounded barks in food
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(201), pounded barks, warm up + H2O, magic "bad blood coagulate”H(104), barks H2O, V.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), pounded barks on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms :
Recipes : V(205), crushed leaves +H2O, VO.RNS., removes smell of the hunter
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves decoction (H2O) , to wash the head
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), crushed barks, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), roots Maytenus senegalensis + barks Bridelia micrantha, Terminalia macroptera, boiled H2O, magic uses
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051)
Recipes : H(004) childs, H(051) childs H2O maceration, to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(027y), H(037), H(039), H(055), H(175)
Recipes : H(039), leaves, louses, RNS.
H(175), bandage excision of the girls, RNS.
H(027y), cure post partum, RNS.
H(055) +H(037), roots, emetic for thod thzat cough , pounded + milk
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots , boiled+H2O + millet flour, VO.
H(104), pounded roots , boiled+H2O + millet flour, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) loins, warm ashes + leaves as mattress
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus cymosa Schum. & Thonn.
Official name : Cissus cymosa Schum. & Thonn.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(004), H(006), ONS., RNS.H(051), in H2O, to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(000), H(099)
Recipes : H(000), crushed roots, wash the body, general disease
H(099) epilepsy, 0NS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(104), coocked roots, H2O
H(004) + H(094), young leaves on wounds
H(037), decoction (H2O) leaves,, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037), fruit, RNS.
H(104) child, maceration barks, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037)
Recipes : H(037), split branch + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Official name : Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(000), barks Spathodea campanulata + leaves Cymbopogon gyganteus + H20, RNS.
H(051), leaves + H2O, wash
H(104), roots, flowers, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) nw born, maceration leaves
H(004) + blood, young buds, pounded, on wound
H(013) , on abscess to get out pus
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(037), fruit, RNS.
H(091), infusion barks, roots or wood
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(130), H(169)
Recipes : H(113), H(130), mistletoe in H2O, wash the joints (paralysy)
H(169), roots decoction, boiled, VO, hernia
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, wash the body with a maceration of roots H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(112), H(116)
Recipes : H(000), wash with bark maceration
H(112), H(116), cooked barks, VO, liquid, provoke menstruations or abortion
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(004), H(055), H(092)
Recipes : H(055), decoc leaves,VO.
H(004), barks pounded, RNS.
H(092) trial poison, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus glumosa Del.
Official name : Ficus glumosa Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), pounded bark, local appliucation, headache
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Symptoms : H(002), H(045)
Recipes : H(002), boiled leaves+ millet, RNS.
H(045), milk, fruit, cicatrizing ombilical , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), chewed bark on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(027), H(051), H(139)
Recipes : H(027y), post partum, ONS., RNS.
H(051), ONS., acid porridge
H(139), aphrodisiac, ONS., RNS.
H(006), infusion, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012)
Recipes : H(004),H(012)), leaves as dressing + Hymenocardia acida + Zanha golugensis on broken bonesfracture, surrounded by leaves of Terminalia macroptera
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) childs, belly, boiled barks of Khaya senegalensis, Pterocarpus erinaceus, Parkia biglobosa , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Official name : Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), ashes of wood on abscess
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), roots Maytenus senegalensis + barks Bridelia micrantha, Terminalia macroptera, boiled H2O, magic uses
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC. var. pruriens
Official name : Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC. var. pruriens
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036), ONS., barks Mucuna pruriens + roots Sterculia sestemra, boilled in H20, VO. in food
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(175)
Recipes : H(175), leaves as dressing
H(175), pounded and coocked leaves, plaster
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ostryoderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Dunn ex Harms
Official name : Ostryoderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Dunn ex Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Xeroderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Mendonça & Sousa
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), hot barks on ill eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(104)
Recipes : H(104) childs, belly, boiled barks of Khaya senegalensis, Pterocarpus erinaceus, Parkia biglobosa , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), couxh after having eated Amorphophallus consimilis
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Schweinf.) Harms
Official name : Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Schweinf.) Harms
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Cedrela kotschyi Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), crushed barks in H2O, to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) child, belly, boiled barks of Khaya senegalensis, Pterocarpus erinaceus, Parkia biglobosa , RNS.
H(004) + blood, mistletoe, ashes, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhynchosia hirta (Andr.) Meikle & Verdc.
Official name : Rhynchosia hirta (Andr.) Meikle & Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139), H(175)
Recipes : H(175), ONS., dressing
H(139), fresh roots, aphrodisiac
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(103), chewed leaves
H(104), decoction boilled barks
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(104)
Recipes : H(055), barks
H(104), broken mistletoe + H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), barks Spathodea campanulata + leaves Cymbopogon gyganteus + H20, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves as dressing on abscess
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sterculia cordifolia (Cav.) R. Br.
Official name : Sterculia cordifolia (Cav.) R. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), maceration roots, to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(004), H(036)
Recipes : H(004), ONS. burned +oil karite (Butyrospermum paradoxum), paste on wound
H(036), barks Mucuna pruriens + roots Sterculia sestemra, boiled in H20, in food
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) childs, ashes from barks, + oil of karite (Butyrospermum paradoxum), local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), pounded pods in H2O, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(004),H(012)), leaves as dressing + Hymenocardia acida + Zanha golugensis on broken bonesfracture, surrounded by leaves of Terminalia macroptera
H(104) maceration of wood, roots in H2O, VO., induce vomiting
H(201), roots Maytenus senegalensis + barks Bridelia micrantha, Terminalia macroptera, boiled H2O, magic uses
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(018), decoction leaves, boiled, to wash
H(104), coocked mistletoe in food
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039), friction, leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(036), H(037)
Recipes : H(037), pounded leaves + arachid
H(031), pounded leaves, boiled, VO
H(036), young nbuds, washed
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (region between the towns of Kedougou et Yukunkun)
Vernacular name : not registered