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Reference : HI 05

Author(s) : Igoli, J.O., O.G. Ogaji, T.A. Tor-Anyiin & N.P. Igoli
Title : Traditional medicine practice amongst the Igede people of Nigeria. Part II. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines (2) pp. 134 - 152 (2005) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc05016
Reference HI 05 has information about 73 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Anthocleista vogelii of Stereospermum kunthianum of Newbouldia laevis of Abrus precatorius, leaves and stems of Vernonia cinera, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ajikana (Igede)
Afraegle paniculata (Schum.) Engl.
Official name : Afraegle paniculata (Schum.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(139), roots of Afraegle paniculata of Uvaria chamae of Parkia biglobosa , leaves of Dracaena perrotetii of Morinda lucida, decoction, VO., 1 X / J.
H(151), leaves of Anacardium occidentale, roots of Afraegle paniculata, decoction, VO., 2 X / J.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ikashu (Igede)
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, slim stems of Afrormosia laxiflora are chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : odagbila (Igede)
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), seeds as spice
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : igbe (Igede)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(053), H(100), H(139), H(171)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, stem barks of Annona senegalensis, leaves and branches of Ageratum conyzoides, decoction, VO., 3 X / day
H(053),, exudates from warm leaves squeezed into the ear as drops
H(100) HIV/AIDS, decoction or maceration of the whole plant, VO., 3 X / day
H(139), leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Ageratum conyzoides of Newbouldia laevis, decoction, VO., 2 X / day
H(171), the whole plant of Ageratum conyzoides of Stachytarpheta indica, leaves of Sorghum guinensis, maceration, VO., 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ufu opioko, otogo (Igede)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) hunting poison, latex of Carica papaya, stem of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction. The arrows are placed in this decoction during 24 h, allowed to dry and then used for hunting
V(092) fishing poison, stems barks and fruits of Parkia biglobosa, stems barks of Alchornea cordifolia.Theses plants are trown into dammed streams
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : upia (Igede)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves as vegetable
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ufu okongo (Igede)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(151), leaves of Anacardium occidentale, roots of Afraegle paniculata, decoction, VO., 2 X / J.
H(171), leaves in decoction, VO., 1 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ikashu (Igede)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(008), H(020x)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, stem barks of Annona senegalensis, leaves and branches of Ageratum conyzoides, decoction, VO., 3 X / day
H(008) dysentery, leaves of Annona senegalensis of Nauclea latifolia, maceration or decoction, VO., 3 X / day
H(020x) insecticide, a decoction of leaves and stem bark is poured on stored grain against insect attacks
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : unwu (Igede)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) hunting poison, stem of Bridelia ferruginea, roots of Parkia biglobosa of Piliostigma thonningii, leaves of Sterculia setigera, latex of Euphorbia poissoni, decoction. The arrows are placed in this decoction during 4 h, allowed to dry and then used for hunting
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ora (Igede)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) miscarriage, leaves and barks of Bridelia ferruginea, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ora (Igede)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), scrapped inner bark wrapped in the leaves softened by warming and squeezed intothe ear as drops
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ufo ivo (Igede)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(077), H(107)
Recipes : H(077), leaves of Carica papaya of Imperata cylindrical, maceration or juice in H2O, VO.
H(107), fresh leaves, maceraten squeeze or pound leaves, add H2O, filter, VO., 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ugboja (Igede)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) hunting poison, latex of Carica papaya, stem of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction. The arrows are placed in this decoction during 24 h, allowed to dry and then used for hunting
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ugboja (Igede)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection squeezed leaves of Cassia alata, juice in local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ufu uguma (Igede)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, roots bark of Cassia occidentalis, maceration, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Jatropha curcas of Gossypium hirsutum of Cassia occidentalis, decoction, VO.
H(139), leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Ageratum conyzoides of Newbouldia laevis, decoction, VO., 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ufu ochiri (Igede)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Cassia tora of Newbouldia laevis, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ufu ochiri, nyalegwu (Igede)
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(051), H(151)
Recipes : H(051), twigs of Cassytha filiformis, leaves of Daniellia oliveri, decoction, VO. - - H(151) leaves of Newbouldia laevis, stems of Cassytha filiformis, decoction, VO., 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : otetebilete (Igede)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves as vegetable
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ufu envu (Igede)
Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name : Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Cissampelos owariensis, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ufu ube (Igede)