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Reference : HI 12

Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Reference HI 12 has information about 156 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Abrus precatorius, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oju-ologbo (Yoruba), crab’s eye, bead tree (English)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, seeds of Acacia nilotica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : boonii (Hausa) Acacia, Egyptian mimosa (English)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark of Acacia senegal, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : Dakwara (Hausa), acacia, gum Arabic (English)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, leaves of Acanthospermum hispidum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : dagunro (Yoruba) gorogoro (Urhobo), starburr (English)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves, roots of Achyranthes aspera Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : aboro, abora (Yoruba), Prickly chaff flower (English)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, leaves of Adansonia digitata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ose (Yoruba), baobab tree (English)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 7) paludism, stem bark of Aframomum melegueta, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : atare (Yoruba), ose-oji (Igbo), alligator pepper (English)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, juice extract, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ako-yunyun (Yoruba), goat weed (English)
Allamanda cathartica L.
Official name : Allamanda cathartica L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves, roots of Allamanda cathartica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ako-dodo (Yoruba), yellow allamanda, golden trumpet (English)
Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Official name : Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, leaves of Allanblackia floribunda, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : orogboerin (Yoruba), egba, (Igbo), fallow tree (English)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Allium cepa, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : alubosa (Yoruba), uta (Efik), onions (English)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, fruits of Allium sativum , infusion / tincture
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ayuu (Yoruba), garlic (English)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : barbados Aloe (English)
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 36) paludism, stem bark of Alstonia boonei, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ahun (Yoruba), stool wood (English)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, stem bark of Alstonia congensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : awun (Yoruba), stool wood (English)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 38) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Anacardium occidentale, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : kasu (Yoruba), cashew (English)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 37) paludism, fruits of Ananas comosus, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ope-oyibo (Urhobo), pineapple (English)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, roots of Anogeissus leiocarpus, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : egbo-anyin (Yoruba), axle wood (English)
Anthocleista djalonensis A.Chev.
Official name : Anthocleista djalonensis A.Chev.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, stem bark of Alstonia congensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : sapo (Yoruba), cabbage tree (English)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, leaves of Argermone mexicana, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : mafowokon (Yoruba), mexican poppy, prickly poppy (English)
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves of Aspilla africana, juice extract, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : yunyun (Yoruba), Uranjilalu (Igbo), hemorrhage plant (English)
Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P.Beauv
Official name : Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P.Beauv
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, whole plant of Axonopus compressus, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : idi (Yoruba), tropical carpetgrass (English)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 79) paludism, leaves of Azadirachta indica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : dongoyaro (Hausa), neem (English)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : aduwa (Yoruba), desert date (English)
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Official name : Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 21) paludism, leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oparun (Yoruba), common Bamboo (English)
Baphia nitida Lodd.
Official name : Baphia nitida Lodd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Baphia nitida, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : irosu (Yoruba), cam wood (English)
Berlinia grandifolia (Vahl) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Berlinia grandifolia (Vahl) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Berlinia grandifolia, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : omuasin (Efik), ubaba (Igbo), apado (Yoruba), red oak (English)
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Blighia sapida, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : isin (Yoruba), akee apple (English)
Blumea perrottetiana D.C
Official name : Blumea perrottetiana D.C
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Blumea perrottetiana, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : aruntaba, erutaba (Yoruba), camphos (English)
Burkea africana Hook.
Official name : Burkea africana Hook.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, stem bark of Burkea africana, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : apasha (Yoruba), burkea, wild seriga (English)
Cactus opuntia L.
Official name : Cactus opuntia L.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves of Cactus opuntia, juice extract, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : prickly pear cactus (English)
Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.
Official name : Caesalpinia pulcherrima (L.) Sw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Caesalpinia pulcherima, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : eko-omode (Yoruba), pride of Barbados (English)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, leaves of Cajanus cajan, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewe-otili (Yoruba), pigeon pea (English)
Canna indica L.
Official name : Canna indica L.
Family : Cannaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Canna indica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ido (Yoruba), wild canna lily, indian shot plant (English)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, fruits of Capscicum frutescens, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ata-ijosi (Yoruba), african/guinea pepper (English)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, fruits of Capsicum annum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ata-jije (Yoruba), pepper (English)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 64) paludism, leaves of Carica papaya, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : eto-oyibo (Urhobo), ibepe (Yoruba), pawpaw (English)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 17) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Senna siamea, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : kasia
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 7) paludism, leaves of Ceiba petandra, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : akpu-owu (Igbo), araba, egungun (Yoruba), kapok, silk cottontree (English)
Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Official name : Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, stem bark of Chasmanthera dependens, Infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : igi-ato, ato (Yoruba), chasmanthera (English)
Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Official name : Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 39) paludism, leaves of Chromolaena odorata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewe-akintola, ewe-awolowo (Yoruba), siam weed (English)
Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don
Official name : Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Chrysophyllum albidum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : agbalumo (Yoruba), arican star apple (English)
Cinchona pubescens Vahl
Official name : Cinchona pubescens Vahl
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, stem bark of Cinchona pubescens, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : quinine tree (English)
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, fruit, seeds of Citrullus lanatus, juice extract, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : egusu-baara (Yoruba), uko (Efik), water melon (English)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, fruits of Citrus aurantium, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : osan-ijagoin (Yoruba), sour / bitter orange (English)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, fruits of Citrus paradisi, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : osan-gerepu (Yoruba), grape (English)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, fruits of Citrus sinensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : osan-mimo (Yoruba) sweet orange (English)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 53) paludism, fruits of Citrus aurantifolia, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : osan-wewe (Yoruba), oroma-nkirisi (Igbo), alimo-ebo (Efik), lime (English)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, fruits of Citrus aurantium, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : alimo-negieghe (Efik), lemon (English)
Citrus medica L.
Official name : Citrus medica L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves, fruits of Citrus medica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Clausena anisata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : atapari, obuko (Yoruba), causena (English)
Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051n 3) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Cleistopholis patens, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : out (Efik), ojo (Igbo), orila, ator-angbo (Yoruba), salt and oil tree (English)
Clerodendrum paniculatum L.
Official name : Clerodendrum paniculatum L.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves, roots of Clerodendrum paniculatum., Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ora-ojola, adabi (Yoruba), garden Quinine (English)
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, roots of Cochlospermum tinctorium, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : feru (Yoruba), gbutu (Efik), cotton plant, (English)
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 15) paludism, stem bark of Cocos nucifera, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : agbon (Yoruba), coconut (English)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, stem bark of Cola acuminata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oji-hausa (Igbo), obi-abata (Yoruba), kola (English)
Corchorus olitorius L.
Official name : Corchorus olitorius L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Corchorus olitorius, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewedu (Yoruba), jute plant (English)
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Costus afer, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ireke-omode (Yoruba), common ginger lily, bush-cane (English)
Crotalaria retusa L.
Official name : Crotalaria retusa L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves, roots of Crotalaria retusa, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : koropo, alatunse (Yoruba), rattle pea, rattle box (English)
Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (Lindl.) Schltr.
Official name : Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (Lindl.) Schltr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, stem bark, roots of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : gangamau (Hausa), cryptolepis (English)
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 22) paludism, rhizome of Curcuma longa, infusion or Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : buru, simogo (Urhobo), laali-pupa (Yoruba), tumeric (English)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 75) paludism, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewe-tea, kooko-oba (Yoruba), lemon grass (English)
Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Official name : Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, leaves of Dacryodes edulis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : elemi (Yoruba), ube (Igbo), native pear (English)
Dennettia tripetala Baker f.
Official name : Dennettia tripetala Baker f.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, leaves of Dennettia tripetala, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : nimi (Igbo), ata-igberi (Yoruba), pepper fruit (English)
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Official name : Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, powder of leaves of Dioscorea dumetorum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ona ochao (Igbo), esuru-igbo (Yoruba), african bitterYam (English)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Elaeis guineensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ope (Yoruba), palm oil (English)
Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC.
Official name : Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, whole plant of Emilia sonchifolia Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : odundunodo (Yoruba), tassel flower (English)
Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Official name : Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 45) paludism, stem bark of Enantia chlorantha, iInfusion or powdered or Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : awopa (Yoruba), african yellow wood (English)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, roots of Erythrina senegalensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ologbo-sere (Yoruba), parrot tree (English)
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Official name : Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : eucalyptus (English)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, leaves of Ficus exasperata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : epin (Yoruba), sand paper tree (English)
Fluerya aestuans (L) Gaudexmig
Official name : Fluerya aestuans (L) Gaudexmig
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, roots of Fluerya aestuans, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ipe-eri (Yoruba), old woman smokes tobacco (English)
Funtumia africana (Benth.) Stapf
Official name : Funtumia africana (Benth.) Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, roots of Funtumia africana, iInfusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ako-ire (Yoruba), male funtum (English)
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 23) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Garcinia kola, infusion, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : orogbo (Yoruba), bitter kola (English)
Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Official name : Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Glyphaea brevis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : atori (Yoruba), masquerade stick (English)
Gongronema latifolium Benth.
Official name : Gongronema latifolium Benth.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Gongronema latifolium, juiceextract
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : utazi (Igbo), amaranth globe (English)
Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name : Gossypium barbadense L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 25) paludism, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewe-owu (Yoruba), west Indian cotton (English)
Gossypium hirsutum L.
Official name : Gossypium hirsutum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 17) paludism, leaves of Gossypium hirsutum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ela-owu (Yoruba), cotton
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 13) paludism, leaves and stem bark of Harungana madagascariensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : amuje, asunje (Yoruba), uwara (Urhobo), dragon’s blood tree (English)
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, leaves of Heliotropium indicum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : akuko (Yoruba), heliotrope,Cock’s comb (English)
Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Official name : Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 15) paludism, leaves of Hyptis suaveolens, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : jogbo (Yoruba), hyptis (English)
Icacina trichanta Oliv
Official name : Icacina trichanta Oliv
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, leaves of Icacina trichanta, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : gbegbe (Yoruba), icacina (English)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, stem bark of Jatropha curcas Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : lapalapa-funfun (Yoruba), physic nut, pignut (English)
Jatropha gossypiifolia L.
Official name : Jatropha gossypiifolia L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, leaves of Jatropha gossypiifolia, juice extract, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : botuje-pupa (Yoruba), wild cassava (English)
Khaya grandifoliola C. DC.
Official name : Khaya grandifoliola C. DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 16) paludism, stem bark of Khaya grandifoliola, infusion, Decoction,
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oganwo (Yoruba), mahogany (English)
Khaya ivorensis A. Chev.
Official name : Khaya ivorensis A. Chev.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 18) paludism, stem bark of Khaya ivorensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oganwo (Yoruba), african mahogany (English)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, root of Kigelia africana, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : rawuya (Hausa), sausage tree (English)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Lantana camara, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewon-agogo (Yoruba), wild sage (English)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 14) paludism, leaves of Lawsonia inermis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : laali (Yoruba), henna plant (English)
Lecaniodiscus cupanioides Planch.
Official name : Lecaniodiscus cupanioides Planch.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 11) paludism, leaves of Lecaniodiscus cupanioides, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : akika (Yoruba), lecaniodiscus (English)
Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Official name : Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, whole plant of Lippia multiflora , Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : efinrin-gorogoro, efinrin-oko (Yoruba), sweet leaf (English)
Lophira alata Banks ex C.F.Gaertn.
Official name : Lophira alata Banks ex C.F.Gaertn.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, stem bark of Lophira alata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : pahan (Yoruba), iron wood (English)
Ludwigia hyssopifolia (G. Don) Exell
Official name : Ludwigia hyssopifolia (G. Don) Exell
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Ludwigia hyssopifolia, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : bini-sensen (Benin), water primrose (English)
Mallotus cordifolia Muell.arg
Official name : Mallotus cordifolia Muell.arg
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Mallotus cordifolia, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ebewosa (Benin)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 75) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Mangifera indica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : mangoro (Yoruba), mango (English)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 7) paludism, leaves of Manihot esculenta, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : icassava (Urhobo), cassava (English)
Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Official name : Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Microdesmis puberula, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ido-apata (Yoruba), uperi (Igbo), microdesmis (English)
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, stem bark, roots of Milicia excelsa, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : iroko (Yoruba), oje (Igbo), iroko (English)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, leaves of Momordica charantia, juice extract, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ejinrin-were (Yoruba), african cucumber (English)
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, roots, whole plant of Mondia whitei, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : isirigun (Yoruba), mondi (English)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 41) paludism, leaves of Momordica charantia, juice, stem bark extract, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oruwo (Yoruba), njisi (Igbo), brimstone tree (English)
Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) ) paludism, leaves juice, stem bark extract of Momordica charantia, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : poju-owiwi, oju-ologbo (Yoruba), morinda (English)
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves of Moringa oleifera, maceration / Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewe-igbale (Yoruba), horse radish tree (English)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 14) paludism, leaves of Musa ×paradisiaca, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ogede (Yoruba), plantain (English)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 16) paludism, leaves of Musa ×sapientum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ogede-were (Yoruba), banana (English)
Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Official name : Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Musanga cecropioides, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : agbawo, oro (Yoruba), corkwood, umbrellatree (English)
Nauclea diderrichii (De Wild. & T. Durand) Merr.
Official name : Nauclea diderrichii (De Wild. & T. Durand) Merr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark, roots of Nauclea diderrichii, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ope (Urhobo), opepe (Yoruba), african peach (English)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051, 36) paludism, leaves, stem bark, roots of Nauclea latifolia, tincture, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : egbesi (Yoruba), african peach (English)
Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Official name : Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari macrophylla Sabine
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism,seeds of Parinari macrophylla, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : abere (Yoruba), neou oil tree (English)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 22) paludism, leaves of Newbouldia laevis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oke-ogirishi (Igbo), akoko (Yoruba), tree of life, fertility tree (English)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 40) paludism, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, juice extract, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : efinrin-ajase (Yoruba), ufuo-oyibo (Urhobo), tea bush, scent leaf (English)
Palisota hirsuta (Thunb.) K. Schum.
Official name : Palisota hirsuta (Thunb.) K. Schum.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Palisota hirsuta, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : palisota (English)
Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Official name : Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Parquetina gabonica Baill.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, leaves of Parquetina nigrescens, infusion, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewe-ogbo (Yoruba), african parquetina (English)
Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Official name : Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves of Peperomia pellucida, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : rinrin (Yoruba), silver bush (English)
Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, leaves of Pergularia daemia, maceration, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : jagborokun, rogbo-aguntan, pergularia (English)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 37) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Persea americana, juice extract, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : pia (Yoruba), ube-oyibo (Igbo), uruvwon (Urhobo), avocado pear (English)
Petiveria alliacea L.
Official name : Petiveria alliacea L.
Family : Pytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, leaves of Petiveria alliacea, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : awogba (Yoruba), skunk weed, gully-root (English)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051 26) paludism, leaves of Phyllanthus amarus, infusion, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : eyin-olobe (Yoruba), smallleaf, stonebreaker (English)
Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Official name : Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, leaves of Phyllanthus muellerianus, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : egun-eja (Yoruba), myrobalan (English)
Physalis angulata L.
Official name : Physalis angulata L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Physalis angulata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : koropo (Yoruba), ground angular cherry (English)
Picralima nitida (Stapf) T. Durand & H. Durand
Official name : Picralima nitida (Stapf) T. Durand & H. Durand
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, seeds of Picralima nitida , Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : erin, eso-abere (Yoruba), picralima (English)
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, fruits of Piper guineense , Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : iyere (Yoruba), climbing black pepper (English)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 55) paludism, leaves of Psidium guajava, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : gilofa (Yoruba), guava (English)
Pterocarpus santalinoides L'Hér. ex DC.
Official name : Pterocarpus santalinoides L'Hér. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Pterocarpus santalinoides, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : gbengben (Yoruba),nturukpa (Igbo)., wingedfruit (English)
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 13) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Pycnanthus angolensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : akomu (Yoruba), african nutmeg (English)
Pyrenacantha staudtii (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Pyrenacantha staudtii (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Pyrenacantha staudtii, juice extract, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : arorodegbo, oroto agba (Yoruba), pyrenacantha (English)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : asofeyeje (Yoruba), serpen twood, swizzle stick (English)
Rytigynia nigerica (S.Moore). Robyns
Official name : Rytigynia nigerica (S.Moore). Robyns
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, stem bark, roots of Rytigynia nigerica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : elegun-oko (Yoruba), rytigynia (English)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, powdered, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ofodo, ipeta (Yoruba), violet tree (English)
Senna fistula L.
Official name : Senna fistula L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, roots of Senna fistula, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : aidan-toro (Yoruba), pudding stick, golden shower, indian laburnum (English)
Senna podocarpa (Guill. & Perr.) Lock
Official name : Senna podocarpa (Guill. & Perr.) Lock
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Senna podocarpa, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : asunwonibile (Yoruba), senna (English)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 16) paludism, whole plant of Sida acuta, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : osoketu (Yoruba), hornbean leaf, sida (English)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 14) paludism, whole plant of Solanum nigrum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ebe-ape (Urhobo), black/ common nightshade (English)
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 16) paludism, leaves of Sorghum bicolor, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : poroporo-okababa (Yoruba), guinea corn (English)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, stem bark of Spathodea campanulata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oruru, mojutoro (Yoruba), arican tulip, scarlet bells (English)
Sphenocentrum jollyanum Pierre
Official name : Sphenocentrum jollyanum Pierre
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 16) paludism, roots of Sphenocentrum jollyanum, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : akerejupon (Yoruba), sphenocentrum (English)
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Spondias mombin, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : iyeye (Yoruba), hogplum (English)
Stachytarpheta cayennensis (LC.Rich) Schua
Official name : Stachytarpheta cayennensis (LC.Rich) Schua
Family : Verbanaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Stachytarpheta cayennensis , Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ebe (Urhobo),obibo (Yoruba), rats’s rail Vervaine, blue snakeweed (English)
Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Synedrella nodiflora, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : aluganbi (Yoruba), synedrella (English)
Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia dictyoneura Diels
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Terminalia avicennioides, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : idi (Yoruba), baushe (English)
Terminalia catappa L.
Official name : Terminalia catappa L.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Terminalia catappa, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : furuntu (Yoruba) ebelebo (Efik), indian almond (English)
Terminalia ivorensis A.Chev.
Official name : Terminalia ivorensis A.Chev.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Terminalia ivorensis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : afara-dudu (Yoruba), blackafara (English)
Theobroma cacao L.
Official name : Theobroma cacao L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, stem bark of Theobroma cacao, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : koko (Yoruba), cocoa (English)
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, leaves of Tithonia diversifolia, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : jogbo-agbale (Yoruba), tree marigold (English)
Treculia africana Decne.
Official name : Treculia africana Decne.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, stem bark of Treculia africana, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : afon (Yoruba), african bread fruit (English)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051, 17) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Trema orientalis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : afefe (Yoruba), charcoal tree, gun powder tree (English)
Trichilia monadelpha (Thonn.) J.J.de Wilde
Official name : Trichilia monadelpha (Thonn.) J.J.de Wilde
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, stem bark of Trichilia monadelpha, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : akorere (Yoruba)
Tridax procumbens L.
Official name : Tridax procumbens L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Tridax procumbens, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : sabaruma (Yoruba), tridax (English)
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Tridax procumbens, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : abiko (Benin), akee-eri (Yoruba) (English)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, leaves of Urena lobata, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : odoazezo (Igbo), akeriri (Yoruba), Congo jute, caesar weed (English)
Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Official name : Uvaria chamae P. Beauv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 11) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Uvaria chamae, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : mmimi-ohia (Igbo), cluster pear (English)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 42) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, juice extract, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : kiriologbo (IJaw), ewuro (Yoruba),. bitter leaf (English)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, roots, stem bark of Uvaria chamae, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : out-ugba, otua (Igbo), igo (Yoruba), wild lime, seaside plum (English)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 24) paludism, fruits, seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : eri-alamo (Yoruba), ethiopian pepper (English)
Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, stem bark, roots of Zanthoxylum leprieurii, tincture
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ata, (Yoruba), fagara (English)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 23) paludism, rrhizome of Zingiber officinale, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ajo, ata-ile (Yoruba), ginger (English)