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Reference : HG 11

Author(s) : Grand, A. & P.A. Wondergem
Title : Les phytothérapies anti-infectieuses de la forêt-savane, Sénégal (Afrique occidentale)I. Un inventaire. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 109 - 125, (1987)
Reference HG 11 has information about 31 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), roots infusion, VO. + wash the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bubirik (Diola)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., fruit, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bubak (Diola)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., fresh leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : nivaquine (Diola)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), young stem, hot juice in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : njol (Diola)
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, barks, roots Newbouldia laevis, Elaeis guineensis, Carapa procera, maceration, cataplasm
H(037), cough, tuberculosis, seeds, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bukunum (Diola)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), leaves, decoction (H2O) Carica papaya with Citrus limon , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bupapay (Diola)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(004), H(175), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) inflamed wound + H(175), leaves, chewed, cataplasm
H(068), H(104), roots, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : buseit (Diola)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(001), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), conjonctivitis, seeds, soak in H2O, infusion
H(104), belly, leaves, decoction (H2O), eat the pulp
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : ewurta (Diola)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(068)
Recipes : H(039) or H(068) not signalized, leaves, maceration H2O, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : busana (Diola)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(104), H(175)
Recipes : H(001) + H(175), conjunctiva disease, leaves, cataplasm
H(008), H(104), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bubune bat elankur (Diola)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), leaves, decoction (H2O) Carica papaya with Citrus limon , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(104), H(175)
Recipes : H(104) + H(175), barks, decoction (H2O), cataplasm on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bulusor (Diola)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, fruits, frictions
H(014) skin diseases, barks, roots Newbouldia laevis, Elaeis guineensis, Carapa procera, maceration, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : sit (Diola)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), serious wounds, barks, pounded, cataplasm
H(004), serious wounds, barks, young twigs pounded, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), dermatosis, leaves, barks, infusion, wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bukimabu (Diola)
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(008), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diar., H(104) belly, roots barks, infusion, VO.
H(103), roots barks, pounded, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : kalinkit (Diola)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(137)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(137), stems, leaves, steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bufuluk (Diola)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(175)
Recipes : H(013) pimples + H(175), fresh leaves, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : not registered
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(053), H(104)
Recipes : H(004),wounds, H(053), fresh leaves, sap, drops in ears
H(104), abdominal pain, seeds, chewed, swallowed
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : etamanane (Diola)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(005), H(014), H(175)
Recipes : H(005) + H(175), swellings, barks, pounded, cataplasm
H(014), skin diseases, barks, infusion , wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : burit (Diola)
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : H(004), H(175)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175), pimples, wounds, fresh leaves or roots, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : esoray (Diola)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), barks, decoction (H2O), mouth bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bumango (Diola)
Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Official name : Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari macrophylla Sabine
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), barks, maceration or decoction (H2O), smoke inhalation
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : ba (Diola)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, barks, roots Newbouldia laevis, Elaeis guineensis, Carapa procera, maceration, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : egompa (Diola)
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(004), H(175), H(005), H(175), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175) mouth wounds, H(005) + H(175) swellings, ashes twigs, cataplasm
H(103), barks decoction (H2O), steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bunok (Diola)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, flowers, pounded, smoked
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : abamb, karamba (Diola)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bugoyab (Diola)
Tapinanthus bangwensis (Engl. & Krause) Danser
Official name : Tapinanthus bangwensis (Engl. & Krause) Danser
Family : Loranthaceae
Synonyms : Loranthus bangwensis Engl. & K. Kr.
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087), infection of ?, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : futânbalad (Diola)
Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), cough, roots, infusion, VO.
H(037), barks, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bupôkandi (Diola)
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), skin diseases, fresh leaves, decoction , VO. + rub the skin with the pulp
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : buntad (Diola)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(175)
Recipes : H(103) + H(175), roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : bulemen ebonk (Diola)