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Reference : HK 22

Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Reference HK 22 has information about 228 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(018), H(022), H(034), H(037), H(045), H(100), H(104), H(124), H(126), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) + H(124), stems, leaves of Abrus precatorius, local application
H(018), Abrus precatorius, leaves, juice + ginger (Zingiber officinale), RNS.
H(022), H(104), H(139), stems, leaves, decoction, VO.
H(034),H(037) cough, leaves, juice + palm wine, VO.
H(004) + H(045) + H(124), stems, leaves, pulp, local aplication
H(100)blen + H(007), H(126) + H(007), roots, RNS.
H(139), ONS. of Mallotus oppositifolius, Sida vernonifolia, Phylanthus floribundus, Abrus precatorius, Aframomum melegueta , powder in palm wine or H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : jéquirity, liane à réglisse, (local French), goassien (Tagouana), laboma, sicama (Baoulé), sanga (Yacouba), moudié - bi - titi (à feuilles un peu sucré) (Shien), gou-bléidi (Gouro), boudonguié (Gagou), krikpé, klékwé (Bété), damabo (Ashanti)
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(037), H(077)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, barks, maceration, wash and friction
H(077), barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : balenza, balanzan, (Bambara), (Dioula), (Malinké), zangha (Mossi)
Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(076), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), ophtalmia, leaves of Acacia arabica, pulp on eyelids
H(008), barks, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(076), barks, decoction (H2O) , gargles, wounds in the mouth
H(104), barks, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : barand (Bambara), (Dioula), (Malinké), kada trépon (Gourmantché), pérananga, tiaranlanga (Mossi), kambani (Nienengué), bagana (Guimini)
Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Official name : Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), enema young child, decoction roots barks
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zama naga (Mossi)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, to chew the roots, to puke
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bakin kaya (Haoussa), guoissogola (Dagari)
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(097)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(097), orchitis, leaves, juice, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : né, nra, lakhié (Krou), kwétié (Shien), danguéyé (Yacouba), mala (Attié), m'ba (Abidji)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gosié (Dagari), gompélaga (Mossi)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : fasa kaya, gopéla (Dagari)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(093), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purg, H(093), whole plant, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(113), whole plant, maceration H2O, VO. and bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : cram-cram (Vulgo), koakourou (Tagouana), iukoubassa mon (Dioula), tovenlé (Gagou), soukawouïa (Shien), béna iri (Gouro)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(173)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) ulcer, H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : baobab, pain de singe ( local French), sira (Bambara), sira (Dioula), fromdo (Baoulé), toéga toyéga (Mossi), tuo (Dagari), mor (Bissa)
Aframomum cuspidatum (Gagnep.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum cuspidatum (Gagnep.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(068), pulp roots Aframomum cuspidatum + lemon juice (Citrus aurantifolia), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : dia lélé ((Malinké), dadigogo (Foula), gogoué (Saussou), blaéblou (Trépo), do (Guéré), yaya (Maho)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(006), H(014), H(022), H(045), H(051x), H(104), H(126), H(139), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), roots Hoslundia opposita + seeds Aframomum melegueta + potash, powder on wounds
H(005) + H(006), H(104) + H(006), H(173) + H(006), leaves Cassia occidentalis, roots, Citrus aurantifolia , Aframomum melegueta, powder + palm wine
H(014) dermatosis, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, stems with leaves of Clerodendrum sp., local application
H(022), Hyptis pectinata whole plant + Aframomum melegueta or Piper sp., enema
H(126), H(051x), Cymbopogon giganteus , stems, rhizom, roots, pounded + lemon, to make a dough, friction + ventualy spices as Aframomum melegueta (maniguelte), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Piper umbellatum (Guinea peper)
H(139), roots of Cassia sieberiana, Xylopia aethiopica , Aframomum melegueta , powder on meat
H(139), ONS. of Mallotus oppositifolius, Sida vernonifolia, Phylanthus floribundus, Abrus precatorius, Aframomum melegueta , powder in palm wine or H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : maniguette (local French), saâ (Baoulé), niamakou (Dioula, Bambara), niangboulo (Tagouana)
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(022), H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) itch, lichen, decoction of leaves of Aframomum sp. + fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, frictions
H(022), pulp of stems with leaves of Aframomum sp. of Trema guineensis, VO.
H(051), stiffness in the back with fever, decoction of leaves of Combretum sokodense of Cochlospermum tinctorium of roots of Aframomum sp., VO.
H(100) blennorrage, to boil roots + honey + pimento, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tiegba (Tagouana), alosso (Baoulé), boto (Shien), yaya yayagba (Dioula), do, don (Guéré), fillo sron (Gouro), acensam (Ashanti), asram, alosso (Agni), assinssam (Abron), enfanti, annati (Koulango)
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(008), H(018), H(020), H(051), H(051x), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(005) knee, H(113), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO. and juice of leaves, frictions
H(007), H(051), leaves of Bauhinia thonningii, Afrormosia laxiflora, Cymbopogon giganteus, RNS., VO., bath and steam bath
H(018), H(031), barks, pulp, Afrormosia laxiflora, lemon + peper + butter of karite (Butyrospermum paradoxum), pomade, frictions + leaves Afrormosia laxiflora, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(007), H(051), leaves Bauhinia thonningii, Afrormosia laxiflora, Cymbopogon giganteus, RNS., VO., bath , steam bath
H(008), H(020) snake, roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(051), H(051x), H(126), stems, leaves or barks of stems and roots, RNS., VO., bath, steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : domo, kolo-kolo (Dioula), kafi, katiembo (Tagouana), katémi (Senoufo), tiendiéré, digué (Guimini), kouendiblé, kpadiblé, kpangui , kokoré (Baoulé), torasin (Gouro), ounigo, ouloudio (Koulango), wa (Abron), tankoniliga (Mossi)
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(027z), H(051), H(054), H(077), H(093), H(100), H(104), H(109), H(169), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), leaves Afzelia africana, Syzygium guineense, fruits Xylopia sp., decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(007) diur., H(051), H(077), barks, pulp Afzelia africana , Tamarindus indica , Afrormosia sp. , RNS.
H(054), H(093), roots of Afzelia africana , Tamarindus indica , Ficus capensis , decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(100) blen., H(104), Afzelia africana , roots, decoction (H2O) + pimentos (Capsicum annuum)
H(109), pains lumbar vertebrae, cooked barks + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), frictions
H(077), H(027z) + H(077), ONS. Tamarindus indica, Afzelia africana + little pieces of iron, RNS.
H(169), roots, powder + millet beer
H(173), cooked fruits, local application
H(173), fruits ashes in local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bo (Attié), m'boro (Agni), dangha (Bambara), tiémé (Tagouana), lingué (Bambara), kpa kpa, koua koua (Baoulé), liebé (Senoufo), tiégué (Guimini), kiépouin (Gourounsi), kwassalio, toukouzingou (Koulango), kotogiben (Abron), kan (Mossi)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(031), H(037), H(053), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
H(018), H(053), pounded leaves + kaolin, friction forehead
H(031),H(037), fresh leaves, friction
H(104), pregnant woman, leaves, maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zanouin( Guéré), pono, ponopan (Niamboi), logoniokoui (Néyau), nébouï piti, prouli titi (Shien), poni (Krou), douzi, doussouo (Yacouba), maingoué, mani goué (Gagou), bonwo (Bété), koitndré (Baoulé), noufon (Tagouana), agn (Ashanti)
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(033), H(051)
Recipes : H(006), H(033) woman, ONS, RNS.
H(051), stiffness in the back with fever, decoction of leaves of Albizia zygia , VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : dekan (Senoufo), zaa (Yacouba), niépé, zazé (Shien), niapoï (Bété), kouin (Gagou), koro (Ashanti, Abron), koulé (Agni), laranoudio, naramougou digo (Koulango), koa (Attié), gori, koli, koli-bangban (Baoulé), toumoughi, tomoubé (Malinké), séa (Ouobé), mahé (Krou), droupahia (Ebrié), wochi (Abé)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(037), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(118), H(166), H(173)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, leaves decoction of Alchornea cordifolia, to wash the eyes
H(099) calming and H(166) antispasmodic, H(018) cephalgy, H(037) cough, bronchitis, H(118) angina, H(104 abdominal pain leaves decoction of Alchornea cordifolia, VO.
H(100) blennorrrage, roots decoction of Alchornea, VO. (induce a diarrhoea)
H(173), ONS of Milicia excelsa of Alchornea cordifolia of Annona senegalensis of Microglossa volubilis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : fémé (Tagouana), kotiâ (Diaoula), diéca (Baoule, Agni), yama, adiamba (Ashanti), adiama (Koulango, Abron), bourou (Shien), bourounéï (Bété), po, pro, polo (Guéré, fon (Yacouba), féllémé (Gouro)
Aloe barteri Bak.
Official name : Aloe barteri Bak.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe buettneri A. Berger
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) + H(007) + H(051x)= ? H(126), roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(051), whole plant, VO., steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pinangrou (Tagouana), nimbéléké (Guimini), sinzé toro (Moula), woudié (Baoulé), tienkara sansougou (Karaboro), magno goudondialé (Gouin), kpipiko (Koulango)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(012), H(020), H(051), H(092), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) open wound,H(012)) fracture, decoction of barks of Alstonia congensis, to wash
H(005) oedema, pulp of leaves of Alstonia., local application
H(020) snake, latex of Alstonia congensis, application on the open wound or VO.
H(051) H(100) blennorrage, ONS de Alstonia congensis de Uncaria talbotii, RNS.
H(092), ONS., RNS. Slow action but very effective
H(126), leaves and barks of Omphalogonus nigritanus, Uncaria talbotii, Alstonia congestis, Holarrhena africana, Sarcocephalus diderichii, Harungana madagascariensis, maceration in H2O heated by sun, to filter, VO. + massage with residue
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : émiem (Agni, Appolonien), lerwé, leroi (Bondoukou, Ebrié), kokoûé (Attiré), onguiéguié (Abé), o-ourouzi (Brignan), léguéré (Foulla), idjhièlle (Dabou), korogbé, korokoué (Ebrié), oro, yourou (Gouro), kié, tié (Shien), miéï (Bété), sindolo niamédua (Ashanti), méa (Agni), senouro, tenoulo (Koulango), mohin (Guéré)
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(008) childs, pulp whole plant of Alternanthera repens , VO.
H(013) , pulp whole plant, local application
H(068) tenia, plant, decoction (H2O) , VO. morning before to eat
H(118), plant, decoction, gargel
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kamélé sabara (Senoufo), monigbé (Dioula), sabré boué (Shien), abéné moulo , abénémoure (Ashanti), nakourou (Abron)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(173)
Recipes : H(004), whole plant, ashes, lixiviation, wash of the wounds
H(173), whole plant, ashes, lixiviation, wash of the wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bedié (Niarnboi), nionzan (Guéré ), békiblé (Shien)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., Ananas sativus leaves, juice + powder of pimento (Capsicum sp.), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : abliblé (Aslianti, Agni)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(013), H(054), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(005) œdema, H(007) diuretic, H(100) blen., H(126), pounded roots, decoction, VO.
H(013) furuncles, roots pulp mixed in clay, local application
H(054), ONS. de Anchomanes difformis, Physalis angulata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : don, vianakwaï (Guéré), linna batari, dina tali (Yacouba), blima (Krou), dé (Dioula, Koulango), dobli, dobré - dobré (Shien), dri, diri (Gouro), eupé (Ashanti), bédro - bédro (Bété), toupain (Agni), pê (Abron)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(014), H(020), H(027), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(093), H(104), H(113), H(157), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(008),H(014), H(020)scorpio, H(027),H(037), H(051) paludism, H(091), H(093), H(104) belly, H(113) + H(051), H(157) epilepsy, ONS, RNS.
H(172), decoction of barks, VO. + hip bath
H(173), ONS of Milicia excelsa of Alchornea cordifolia of Annona senegalensis of Microglossa volubilis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : mouro, m'rou (Tagouana), namourga, damourana, damougouroumo (Senoufo), gala, n'beni (Pallaka), gbanessan (Guimini), noumboulombo, n'dara, lommo, n'dara, lommo (Dioula), sonusoun sounzou, sounsou (Malinké), mandé, sounsoun, danguan, dan (Bambara)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(051x), H(100), H(103), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(004), barks, decoction (H2O) ,to wash
H(004) + H(045), pulp of roots on wounds as cicatrizing
H(051x), leaves, barks of Anogeissus schimperi , Trema guineensis, Sarcocephalus esculentus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(100), barks, decoction (H2O) , to wash ulcers
H(103), barks of Anogeissus schimperi of Terminalia sp., powder on gums
H(126), leaves, barks of Anogeissus schimperi , Trema guineensis, Sarcocephalus esculentus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(173), stems with leaves of Diospyros kekemi, leaves of Raphiostylis beninensis, barks of Anogeissus shimperi, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nioutepiaï (Senoufo), gla (Tagouana), guiméni (Dioula), krékété, kalama (Bambara), sigha, piéga (Mossi), gonga (Djerma) , maréké (Haoussa), bouhiébau (Gourmantché), kakaleina (Agni), kalima (Baoulé), mariki (Haoussa), sinki (Dagari)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(053), H(077), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, Argemone mexicana, Vernonia colorata , leaves, decoction (H2O) + bath
H(053), latex, ears, instillation
H(077), whole plant, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(100) syph., ONS., RNS.
H(100) blen., ONS., RNS.
H(104), fresh roots, 2 pieces, pulp + H2O, VO.
H(126), whole plant, decoction (H2O) , VO. + enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : mérékagnien (Tagouana), souroukou taba (tabac de lion), bara, baragoué (Dioula), blatoumé (Gouro), yra (Abron)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), juice from hot bulbs, drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pamlo (Guimini)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) fishing poison de pêche, pounded barks in H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : adoua (Haoussa), gongo (Dagari), saakouin (Gourounsi), kia kalaka, tia galgha (Mossi), talé (Peuhl), kankoabou, boupapabou (Gourmantché), sereno, séréné (Malinké), séguiné, ségainé (Bambara)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), H(104) colic, leaves, juice
H(037), leaves or flowers, decoction (H2O) + salt + pimento, VO.
H(126), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : lebason, tabason (Guéré), diaani, tagiaani (Krou), niani (Krou du Libéria), klakouo (Néyau), zagoi ini (Niamboi), sosolé (Yacouba), zagdi zagagbé (Bété), iréné, koukwé kwo (Shien), nangouadian (Dioula), alangoï (Baoulé), nan (Gagou)
Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Official name : Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Blepharis hirta Hochst. ex Nees
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syph, decoction of the whole plant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : wiwintin wilinwitin (Mossi)
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(018), H(031), H(051), H(093), H(100), H(131), H(143), H(157)
Recipes : H(001), terminal buds, juice, drops in eyes
H(005), H(031), barks, pulp, local friction
H(018), stems, leaves, pulp, local application on the forehead
H(051x), many preparations, ONS., RNS.
H(051x), H(126), leaves of Blighia sapida, Commelina congesta, Erythrina senegalensis, Morinda lucida, to boil during 2 h., to filter, VO.(at will)H(093), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(093), leaves of Vernonia conferta, barks of Blighia sapida, decoction, VO.
H(100)orchitis, barks, pulp, VO.
H(131), leaves, to pound, paste + salt on ulcer
H(143), roots of Boerhavia diffusa, seeds of Bligia sapida, decoction, VO.
H(157), many preparations, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kou (Tagouana), kaya, kaâ, kâkâ (Baoulé), finzan (Dioula, Bambara), tia (Gouro), kwagoué, sê (Shien), sen (Gagou), newgouéï (Bété), attienfoufou (Ashanti), fouzan, foufoué, bazia (Agni), sougo (Koulango), fisa (Haoussa), goihien (Wobé)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(022), H(143), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104),H(022), ONS, RNS.
H(143), roots of Boerhavia diffusa, seeds of Bligia sapida, decoction, VO.
H(201) delivery lotion for interdiction (region de Sakassou), decoction of Boerhavia diffusa of Octodon setosum of Sarcocephalus esculentus
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : komengué, kogouagrou (Dioula), tifa ogo, tiala noukwo (Tagouana), kpopoliko (Baoulé, blikro, bliklo (Shien)
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) childs, ONS., RNS.
H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : korombori (Dioula), yoadgha (Mossi), sirmin (Bissa)
Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Official name : Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), whole plant, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : condrényogho (Mossi), koubré niango (Komhenyegho), pianwogu, piengwogu (Dagari)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(020), H(051), H(113), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(008), H(008) dys., barks, pulp + H2O, VO. + enema
H(008) dys., Pupalia lappacea, Bridelia ferruginea, Bauhinia thonningii plants, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(018), H(051) + H(113), H(113), stems + leaves or barks, decoction (H2O) or maceration, VO., steam bath, bath
H(020) snake, leaves Ficus gnaphalocarpa , Bridelia ferruginea , RNS
H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nakrou (Tagouana), tiakoroko (Niarafolo), tiakoroko (Guimini), nakourougo (Bambara), sagoua, saguin (Dioula) , babouni saba ( Gouin) , tiblen felé, g'bété, (Mossi), sagha, (Gouro), sagba, (Bété) gli, (Baoulé), toukwé, sêa, (Abron), barié, (Koulango) , gön (Dan)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(006), H(092)
Recipes : H(006) , purgative again constipation, ONS., RNS.
H(006) + H(092), purgative again poisoning, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : apoï (Bété), opam (Ashanti), bacié, egpa, bianzua, epako troubo (Agni), irigo sanga (Koulango), tchikué (Attié), diembrémihia, amangbréhia (Ebrié), ataba, ekuané (Appollonien)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(001), H(007), H(037), H(051), H(077), H(099)
Recipes : H(001), crushed leaves, juice, drops in eyes
H(007) diur., leaves Bryophyllum pinnatum + 3 pimentos (Capsicum annuum) , poundes, juice, enema
H(037), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(077), whole plant, pounded , decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099)epilepy, roots, juice, VO.
Bryophyllum pinnatum and Kalanchoe crenata are considered as equivalent
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kwotrotro, kpakolé (Shien), kpokorokpo (Bété), kpolembli, akwolé (Agni), kpoapo (Guéré)
Butyrospermum parkii (G. Don) Kotschy
Official name : Butyrospermum parkii (G. Don) Kotschy
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(002), H(005), H(018), H(022), H(056)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Butyrospermum parkii, powder, eyes bath
H(002), Kigelia africana, fruit, decoction (H2O) + pimento, VO. + breast massage de seins with karité butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum ) and fruits pulp
H(005), burned barbs of Zea mays + karité butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum) , pommade
H(018), young leaves, decoction (H2O), steem bath
H(022), barks, decoction (H2O), VO., hip-bath
H(056) Guinea worms, seeds of Jatropha curcas softly roasted, pimento (Capsicum annuum), karite butter) Butyrospermum paradoxum), pommade, local application
H(113), friction with pulp of roots and karité butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : karité, arbre à beurre (local French), cié (Bambara), tan (Lobi), gouin (Baoulé), tanga (Mossi), gouin (Baoulé), tanga (Mossi)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(068), H(104), H(172), H(173)
Recipes : H(007), Calotropis procera dry stem, powder in soup + Tamarindus indica , ONS, RNS.
H(008), dry stem, powder in soup
H(068), 3 leaves, maceration H2O, RNS.
H(104), dry stem, powder in soup
H(106), white ants reppelant, leaves of Hyptis spicigera , Calotropis procera on the girders of the ceiling
H(172), pulp fresh leaves + milk, VO.
H(173), Calotropis procera , Cochlospermum tinctorium, barks of roots, powder or decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nopiada (Niarafolo), niapi djara (Senoufo) , diawara (Gouin), toumo tigi, fauro logo (Dioula), togo logo (Malinké), tomo n'déké (Bambara), potou, pouwo, poutrou pouga, putrempugu ( Mossi), hurégo (Bissa), tomfania (Haoussa), gan (Peul de Kaya)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(001), H(020), H(093), H(100)
Recipes : H(001), roots of Capparis tomentosa + Waltheria americana , maceration, local application
H(020), roots powder + H2O, VO.
H(093), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) blen., stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : galou, galo (Gourounsi), lemboitéka, silikoré, kalengoré (Mossi), wagoua (Dagari )
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(026), H(069)
Recipes : H(026), whole plant Justicia flava + ashes from plants + seeds Aframomum melegueta + peper + 1 pimento Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens, pounded + H2O, enema
H(069), whole plant Justicia flava + ashes from plants + seeds Aframomum melegueta + peper + 1 pimento Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens + juice Citrus aurantifolia, pounded + H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(007), H(026), H(037), H(056), H(069), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) diur., leaves Bryophyllum pinnatum + 3 pimentos (Capsicum annuum) , pounded, juice, enema
H(007) diur., leaves Kalanchoe crenata + 3 pimentos (Capsicum annuum) , pounded, juice, enema
H(026), whole plant Justicia flava + ashes from plants + seeds Aframomum melegueta + peper + 1 pimento Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens, pounded + H2O, enema
H(037), cough, pneumonia, bronchitis, Erythrina senegalensis barks or roots, decoction (H2O) + lemon juice + spices (pimento : Capsicum annuum, peper : Piper umbellatum , Guinea peper), VO. and or bath
H(056) Guinea worms, Jatropha curcas seeds roast, pimentos Capsicum annuum, karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), pomade on scarifications around the hole of laying of eggs
H(069), whole plant Justicia flava + ashes from plants + seeds Aframomum melegueta + peper + 1 pimento Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens + juice Citrus aurantifolia, pounded + H2O, enema
H(100) blen., H(104), Afzelia africana , roots, decoction (H2O) + pimentos (Capsicum annuum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Capsicum sp.
Official name : Capsicum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(020), H(094), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purg., Piper umbellatum leaves + Capsicum sp. , decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(020) + H(001), roots Cissus populnea, pulp + pimento (Capsicum sp. ) + H20, drops in eyes infected by the spit of the venom of the Naja
H(094), roots, pulp + pimento (Capsicum sp. ) + H20, enema
H(100) blen., Ananas sativus leaves, juice + powder of pimento (Capsicum sp.), enema
H(113), leaves Gynandropsis gynandra, maceration + Capsicum sp. , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Caralluma dalzielii N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma dalzielii N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : H(077), H(092)
Recipes : H(077) (region of Tenkodogo from Burkina-Faso), ONS, decoction, VO.
H(092), The latex eis considered as toxic
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : Horba ya Kalé, dudumosu (Bissa), myebzoya (Mossi), mbolla (Peul)
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(001), pounded barks, maceration, to wash
H(037), pounded barks, maceration, VO., cough
H(051), barks, decoction (H2O) or pulp diluted H2O, RNS.
H(091), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113), oil, friction, rheumatism
H(173), juice + charcoal, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : wéwé, kokoué (Krou), koundou, loukrou (Baoulé), kouloupia, niamalango (Koulango), dona (Abé), bibi-abé, kangasakié (Attié), sorowa, soroua (Agni), akaumassé, elakoumi (Apollonien), (Fanti), alla, allahia (Ébrié), touloucouna, kobi (Malinké)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(006), H(013), H(045), H(097), H(100), H(112), H(124), H(169)
Recipes : H(002), green fruits, pounded , local application on breast + boiling decoction (H2O) of pulp , steam bath
H(004) + H(045) + H(124), pulp leaves, local application
H(006), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(013) ulcer, leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(097), H(100) blen., leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(100) blen., decoction of Rauwolfia vomitora, Vernonia colorata, Carica papaya, VO. (many times / day)
H(112), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(169), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : vatré, vatou, fakwaou (Guéré), badié (Shien), baké (Gagou), bofré, boflé (Ashanti, Koulango, Abron)
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), seeds roasted a few, decoction (H2O) and powder in eyes
H(001), Cassia occidentalis seeds, decoction (H2O), drops in eyes in alternation whit the decoction (H2O) of seeds of Cassia absus
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : fideli (Haoussa), korobo messin (Malinké)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(013),H(014), dermatosis, mycosis, herpes, fresh leaves, pulp or sap, local application
H(006), H(008), H(100) blen., leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. or enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : dartrier (local French), n'kombo (Tagouana), basa (Guimini), monmonbougro (Dioula), kraba, kaaba (Maho), zadiago, saïkloho (Krou), kogoué (Gagou), douflabo (Shien), gobléï (Bété), nia adro (Agni), yamadro (Abron), bendassidio (Koulango)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), ONS. de Cassia obovata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : séné du Sénégal (local French), balébaléri (Peul of Kaya), wema kouta (Peul of Dori)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(006), H(007), H(037), H(051), H(051x), H(056), H(068), H(100), H(104), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(001), Cassia occidentalis seeds, decoction (H2O), drops in eyes in alternation whit the decoction (H2O) of seeds of Cassia absus
H(005) + H(006), H(104) + H(006), H(173) + H(006), leaves Cassia occidentalis, roots, Citrus aurantifolia , Aframomum melegueta, powder + palm wine
H(006), H(007), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + friction with residues
H(006) + H(007) + H(126), H(051)jaune + H(007) + H(126), leaves, juice ,drops in eyes
H(051),H(037) + H(051), H(100) + H(007), ONS., , RNS.
H(051x) = ? H(126), ONS., Vernonia nigritiana, Lippia adoensis, Cassia occidentalis, RNS.
H(056) Guinea worms seeds, dough + salt on the opening of the laying of eggs
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Pycnanthus kombo of Cassia occidentalis seeds of Aframomum melegueta, maceration, VO.
H(126), leaves of Dichapetalum flexuosum, Cassia occidentalis, Hoslundia opposita, pulp, juice, drops in nose
H(173), barks and stems of Diospyros monbuttensis,stems with leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Lippia adoensis, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : herbe puante, café nègre, faux kinkelibah (local French), bambanboukro (Tagouana), pongouolo (Pallaka) , n'kong, kong (Senoufo), ‘baguelé (Bambara), rèye doré (Haoussa), saka saka nobrou, manangbourou (Dioula), dobo-dobo, (bonne femme) (Mossi)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(068), H(100), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(008), H(104) belly, leaves, decoction + honey, VO.
H(037) pleurisy, leaves, pounded, boiled, cataplasm
H(068) tenia, roots, decoction (exellent drug)
H(100) blen., barks, powder or decoction, RNS.
H(139), roots of Cassia sieberiana, Xylopia aethiopica , Aframomum melegueta , powder on meat
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sindian, sendian (Bambara), (Malinké), (Dioula), bédelé, (Niarafolo, pangouelémé (Tagouana), naoublé, naoulobo (Senoufo), démené (Niénengué), tiopon (Gourounsi), linto (Lobi), kombresaka, kombissaka (Mossi) , alui iasouai (Baoulé)
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(014)
Recipes : H(005), oedema, pulp leave, local friction
H(006), laxative, whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014), dermatosis, pulp leave, local friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koundan (sans tête), massin dourou (Dioula), igui résouté (Baoulé), kouadio (Shien)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(091), H(173)
Recipes : H(022), barks Ceiba pentandra, Fagara zanthoxyloides, Syzygium guineense, roots Diospyros mespiliformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(022), barks of roots of Strephonema pseudocola , Syzygium guineense, Fagara sp. , Diospyros mespiliformis, Ceiba pentandra, long decoction, VO.
H(091) child, barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(091) pregnant woman, barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(173), roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : fromager.(Mossi) : gounga; (Bambara) : banan ; (Malinké) : bana-bandau; (Haoussa) rimi; (Djerrha) : bonetan, bantan; (Tagouana): sérigné; (Baoulé) : nyé; (Bété) gô; (Gouro) : n'goué; (Lahou) : egna; (Ebrié) : anié; (Agni) : enia enya; (Attié) : nguéhié,
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia child, plant juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : mafano (Haoussa)
Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Official name : Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum heudelotii Stapf
Symptoms : H(008), H(022)
Recipes : H(008) dys.,H(022), leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sapla ( Dagari), fiendron (Agni)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(018), H(022), H(076), H(112), H(116)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, , leaves, decoction, RNS.
H(007) diur., ONS., RNS.
H(018) , pulp, fresh leaves, local application
H(022), fresh pulp + kaolin, RNS.
H(076), pounded leaves + kaolin, pils, VO.
H(112), fresh pulp + kaolin, RNS. , high dosis, abortion !
H(116), ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : diriou doubou (Guéré), kototwé yérikou (Shien), krokrisambon, (Agni), klao (Bété)
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(006), H(020), H(051), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(005), stems, roots, pulp, cataplasm
H(020) + H(001), roots Cissus populnea, pulp + pimento (Capsicum sp. ) + H20, drops in eyes infected by the spit of the venom of the Naja
H(051x), leaves, stems, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath + frictions
H(104) + H(006), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), leaves, stems, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath + frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : flougou (Tagouana), bako, kahon, niamia aka (plante de Dieu) (Baoulé), koua ira, (Dioula) , foto (Abro), fougou lipou (Koulango)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) fishing poison, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pougomé (Tagouana, Guimini), ourou dé ouloko (Dioula)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : V(201) protective plant for the hunter of panther
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pougomé (Tagouana, Guimini), ourou dé ouloko (Dioula)
Cissus rubiginosa Planch.
Official name : Cissus rubiginosa Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091)young childs, decoction of ONS. of Cissus rubiginosa of Cymbopogon giganteus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : fourouniéné (Tagouana), kalima kokori (Baoulé)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(008), H(068), H(069), H(077), H(104), H(131), H(173)
Recipes : H(005) + H(006), H(104) + H(006), H(173) + H(006), leaves Cassia occidentalis, roots, Citrus aurantifolia , Aframomum melegueta, powder + palm wine
H(006) purg., H(068), pulp roots Aframomum cuspidatum + lemon juice (Citrus aurantifolia), VO.
H(008, 2), H(008) + H(104), H(077), H(104), Sarcocephalus esculentus, roots, decoction in acid solution by the addition of lemon juice (Citrus aurantifolia ). This decoction is sottened by adding suger or honey
H(069), whole plant Justicia flava + ashes from plants + seeds Aframomum melegueta + peper + 1 pimento Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens + juice Citrus aurantifolia, pounded + H2O, enema + juice Citrus aurantifolia
H(131) to wash with a hot decoction of barks of Terminalia laxiflora + Citron (Citrus aurantiifolia) + barks powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
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(018), H(037), H(045), H(094), H(108), H(137)
Recipes : H(018),H(037), H(045), H(108), H(137), leaves, pulp, local frictions, drops in nostril
H(094), roots, pulp + pimento (Capsicum sp. ) + H20, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : titisorodîo (Koulango), douawonsien, insinssié (Abron), abouwam (Baoulé), samandoua (Ashantî)
Clerodendrum sp.
Official name : Clerodendrum sp.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, stems with leaves of Clerodendrum sp., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : dibi - titi, kpé - titi (Shien)
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(031), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(094), H(097), H(099), H(104), H(126), H(135)
Recipes : H(001), roots, decoction, drops in eyes
H(005), roots, decoction, , bath, frictions
H(031), roots, decoction, bath, frictions
H(037), roots, decoction, bath, frictions
H(051), roots, decoction, VO.
H(051),stiffness in the back with fever, decoction of leaves of Combretum sokodense of Cochlospermum tinctorium of roots of Aframomum sp., VO.
H(068 )bilharsiosis, roots, decoction, VO.
H(094), roots, decoction, hip-bath
H(097), roots, decoction, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, roots, decoction, bath, frictions
H(104) stomach, roots, to suck a piece of root
H(126), roots, powder + H2O or millet beer
H(135), roots, suc a piece of root
H(173), Calotropis procera , Cochlospermum tinctorium, barks of roots, powder or decoction, VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kikwou, koukouo (Tagouana), sinbellébé (Guimini), gapoli (Pallaka), tikwélégué (Senoufo), bédiéra korandi (Dioula), koroni, keillo koroni (Sandé), tourougba, tiribara, tiriba (Malinké), tampo (Gourourisi), belouma , (Dagari), sori (Lobi) , sansa, sanséghé (Mossi), kadiendi diéssé (Baoulé), pougoutipou (Koulango)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(022), H(056)
Recipes : H(022), barks, pulp + H2O, VO. + enema
H(056) Guinea worms, barks Spathodea campanulata + fruits Cola acuminata pounded, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : colatier (local French),yétou.(Krou), ehoussé (Agni), buessé, mbuessé (Bonoua), alou, halou (Adioukrou), apo (Ebrié), lou (Attié), guéré (Néyau), gurésu (Bété), ouré, huré, (Plabo), oué, wé (Trépo), na, nahé, nafo (Abé), ihié (Wobé)
Cola cordifolia R. Br.
Official name : Cola cordifolia R. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(018), H(031), H(139), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), barks pulp + H2O with patash ashes, friction + lotion
H(018), H(031), barks pulp, enema + powder in nostril
H(139), to chew rootts of young plant
H(139), powder of roots in food
H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tawa (Dioula), tamba (Bambara), ntaba (Malinké), wama (Senoufo), wawap ou, awapou (Agni, Ashanti), gonomaï (Bété), waré, bafoalé (Agni), wobisé (Abron), wogolidio (Koulango), potié (Wobé), awa (Attié), bofoualé (Baoulé)
Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kudugulungu, koditambiga (Mossi), gulugu, laré (Bissa)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(027z), H(051), H(051x), H(077)
Recipes : H(007) diur., H(008) diar., H(051), H(051x), H(077, 2), H(126), ONS., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(077), H(027z) + H(077), ONS. Tamarindus indica, Combretum micranthum, Guiera senegalensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : dandegha, randegha (Mossi), bara moussoma, kolobé (Malinké), singolobé (Bambara)
Combretum sp.
Official name : Combretum sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), roots, decoction , mouth wash and gargle (region of Banfora)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : térétan (Gouin)
Combretum sp.
Official name : Combretum sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), fruits, RNS. (region of Kaya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zanpitaga (Mossi from Kaya), kodem tabaga (Mossi from Ouahigouya), kodentigla (Mossi from Ouagadougou)
Combretum sp.
Official name : Combretum sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), decoction de racines de Combretum sp. de Fadogia agrestis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kamarpérou (Gourounsi), felsi (Lobi)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(099)
Recipes : H(033) man sterility, barks decoction
H(099) calming, soporiferous, leaves, maceration in oil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : arbre à bdellium, bdellium d'Afrique (local French), kodemtabéga (Mossi), barakanti (Bambara)
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(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051), Khaya senegalensis barks, decoction (H2O), VO. alone or with Mitragyna inermis or Crossopteryx febrifuga
H(091) childs, leaves Gymnosporia senegalensis, Crossopteryx febrifuga, decoction (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : diéné (DiouIa), télétian (Karaboro), toukéora (Tourka), tonsoro, momala téteré (Gouin), niéguénon, blatolo (Gourounsi), kunréwaga, kuridiga (Mossi), babin (Lobi), kassian awaki (Haoussa), koromo (Koulango), balémon, kien kien (Malinké) , kro - kro (Baoulé)
Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Official name : Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(031), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, fresh leaves, plaster
H(018) + H(137), H(031) + H(137) , leaves, pulp, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : drouhin (Guéré), blagéï, maraka yaya (Krou)
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(005), H(051x), H(054), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), H(051x), H(054), H(173), stems or leaves of Cussonia djalonensis, decoction (H2O), bath, steam bath, lotion
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : fittouwo (Tagouana) , bobo, botuo, bouroukounou (Dioula), boulou kourouni (main coupée) (Bambara), bobo, bombo, boglo, akongo, akouampgo (Baoulé), koulédié iri (arbre qui tue la tortue) (Gouro), borokoum (Agni), korozingia (Abron), bogotéï (Koulango)
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Official name : Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(051x), H(091), H(126)
Recipes : H(007), H(051), leaves of Bauhinia reticulata , Afrormosia laxiflora, Cymbopogon giganteus, RNS., VO., bath and steam bath
H(091)young childs, decoction of ONS. of Cissus rubiginosa of Cymbopogon giganteus, VO.
H(126), serious icterus , root's stems Terminalia, Cymbopogon giganteus, Spondias mombin, Morinda lucida , decoction (H2O), VO. + friction with residues
H(126), H(051x), top of the stems with flowers, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), H(051x), Cymbopogon giganteus , stems, rhizom, roots, pounded + lemon, to make a dough, friction + ventualy spices as Aframomum melegueta (maniguelte), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Piper umbellatum (Guinea peper)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : beignefala (Colons), kourou kounou (Senoufo), nouyapien (Tagouana), tiékala (Bambara), sourougoubi, boborasien (Dioula), awendé (Baoulé), wozomo (Abron), fimou (Koulango), mofogo (Mossi), natarnoza (Gourounsi)
Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), grounded tuber,, white liquid, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : souchet comestible (local French), tchoro toro (Dioula), nton togon (Bambara, toki (Malinké)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(018), H(020), H(026), H(031), H(051), H(113), H(173), H(126), H(179)
Recipes : H(018), H(051) + H(113), barks and buds, powder in boiling H2O, fumigations + VO. cold liquid and frictions with residuum
H(020), barks, RNS., VO. and bath
H(026), barks, RNS., VO. or enema
H(031), H(179), gum from the trunc, or buds, pulp, frictions
H(051), H(126), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(173), barks, RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : souroutchiqué, silégué (Senoufo), frimi, hillé, (Tagouana), tiégué, sorgou (Guimini), sanda, sana iri (Dioula), sana (Malinké, Bambara), mayié, mudié (Haoussa), kantatié, kantialé (Dagari), nialé (Gouin), lingué (Baoulé), ho (Mossi)
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), leaves, stems, decoction (H2O), friction
toxic plant
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zohé (Mossi), hanina (Bissa), niakwa (Bété), didin sourbi (Ebrié), aklanvoné (Baoulé), ioulousona (Gourounsi)
Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(045), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) + H(124), barks, RNS.
) H(008) dys., leaves, decoction, to wash
H(113), leaves, decoction, VO., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zama (Ouobé), bidien (Yacouba), bobounakabou (Gourmantché), fantou (Djerma), kaguédéga ( Mossi ), tanmba (Barabara), dankolo (Gourounsi), pagra (Dagari), taoura (Haoussa), tongo (Agni), bodo (Malinké), dodo (Tagouana)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) purg., roots, pulp or decoction, VO.
H(068), vermifuge, roots, pulp or decoction, VO.
H(104) stomach, stems, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : doundou (Haoussa), susutga, chuchutouga (Mossi), ovié foutoué (Baoulé), glikigoro (Bambara)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(091), H(093), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, plaster on cuts and wounds
H(022), roots Diospyros mespiliformis, barks Fagara zanthoxyloides, Syzygium guinense, Ceiba pentandra, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(022),barks from roots of Strephonema pseudocola, Syzygium guineense, Fagara sp., Diospyros mespiliformis, Ceiba pentandra, long decoction , VO.
H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(053), leaves, juice , drops in ears
H(068), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(093), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), roots, powder + salt + palm oil, pellets, 3 to 4 X /days
H(173), barks trunc or stems, decoction (H2O), VO. + baths (3 to 4 / day)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sounsoun, sounsou (Bambara), (Dioula), (Senoufo) , sana sounsoun, dabakala sounsoun (Malinké), siamboy (Tagouana), katio (Guimini), tiémi, blaguigolé, babligoualé (Baoulé), kania, kagnia (Haoussa), onfra (Gouin), gâ (Dagari), gaaka, gangha (Mossi), tokoye (Djerma), hamon sounsou (Maho), hion (Koulango)
Dracaena sp.
Official name : Dracaena sp.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) childs, macration pounded roots, enema + friction with leaves pulp
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : niakotouté (Krou)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(014), H(030), H(054), H(093)
Recipes : H(014), palm oil in association
H(030), roots ashes + salt + palm oil , VO.
H(054), decoction (H2O) of pieces of stalks in the juice of palm tree, VO.
H(093), palm oil, VO.---------------------------------------------------------idem for other species
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : helminii (Tagouana), mébodui (Baoulé), telili (Dioula), akwoi - sran (Ebrié), cérédi (Dabou)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(001) cataract and diseases of the back of the eye, seeds roasted then peeled, powder in nose, 2X / day
H(008) dysentry, barks, juice + milk, VO.
H(051), leaves, roots, decoction or infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : samanéré, sammédéré (Dioula), satnanéréni, (Bambara), kon, (Tagouana), oufri, (Guiniini), nagualidio, nagwaligo (Koulango), sanfassa (Abron)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(051), H(112), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051), H(113) + H(051), Entada sudanica, leaves, decoction, bath or VO. + eventualy Hymenocardia acida , Bauhinia reticulata
H(112), leaves + local soap, dough, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : samanéré, dibi diaba (Barnbara), samédéré, (Dioula), naningué (Senoufo), séongho (Mossi),diali kamba (Malinké), sansola (Dagari)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(051), H(112), H(118)
Recipes : H(051), seeds, barks of Entada sudanica, decoction, VO. + bath
H(051), seeds, barks of Entada sudanica, ONS of Hymenocardia sudanica or Bauhinia reticulata or Combretum sokodense, decoction VO. + bath.
H(112), leaves of Entada sudanica + soap, paste
H(118), local friction with barks + VO. And gargle with a decoction of barks
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : samanéré, dibi diaba (Bambara),samédéré (Dioula), naningué (Senoufo), séhongo (Mossi), diali kamba (Malinké), sansola (Dagari)
Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name : Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : begbé (Tagouana)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(094), H(100), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(037), cough, pneumonia, bronchitis, Erythrina senegalensis barks or roots, decoction (H2O) + lemon juice + spices (pimento : Capsicum annuum, peper : Piper umbellatum , Guinea peper), VO. and or bath
H(051x), H(126), leaves of Blighia sapida, Commelina congesta, Erythrina senegalensis, Morinda lucida, to boil during 2 h., to filter, VO.(at will)
H(091), barks, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(094), barks, decoction (H2O), seat hip-bath
H(100) blen., barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113), roots, pulp, friction
H(173), roots, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath + friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : katiatio (Tagouana), nassissoko, kongori ago, (Guimini), diolétégué (Senoufo), soka (Baoulé) , karadua (Agni), soro (Abron), kiemilima, (Koulango), bérou, timéba (Bambara), digana irî, gou anfou, (Dioula), zootoué, (Krou), léléi singa, (Gourounsi), soka (Attié), zanzamouli (Dagari)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) hunting poison ,white barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : toma (Senoufo), tom (Tagouna), téré (Dioula), élui, alui (Baoulé), télé, tali (Bambara), kowé (Guéré), élégué-muani, aronhé (Mbonoi), érui (Agni), gué, guhié (Abé), érué (Apollonien), adjuga, adio, atiéma, atiuhia (Ebrié), guiouroutou (Guéré)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(013), H(039), H(092), H(100), H(108), H(173)
Recipes : H(039) external parasitism, lotion from a decoction of barks
H(092) ordeal, yellow or rose barks, RNS.
H(108) cold in the head, sinusitis, barks powder, to snuff
H(013) ulcer of H(173), roots powder
H(013) ulcer of H(100), roots powder
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : toma (Senoufo), tom (Tagouna), téré (Dioula), élui, alui (Baoulé), télé, tali (Bambara), kowé (Guéré), élégué-muani, aronhé (Mbonoi), érui (Agni), gué, guhié (Abé), érué (Apollonien), adjuga, adio, atiéma, atiuhia (Ebrié), guiouroutou (Guéré)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(006), H(018), H(100)
Recipes : H(002), latex, VO. + massage breast
H(004), latex on little wounds , to remove thorns
H(006), H(100) blen., whole plant, decoction (H2O) + lemon, VO.
H(018), latex, drops in nose, headache
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : (Guéré) , souonbohou, gorobouo, souongbou, gronohon, (Néyau) , diboué, (Krou) , groboro, gouabolo, (Dioula) ,touazingié, touanisingé , (Guimini) , niassingué, (Baoulé) , akoloulou, koumaguéssi, (Shien) , gbaneyanbourou , Haoussa , nonone kourchia (lait de pigeon), ziané vouin vouin (Gouro), touawon (Gagou), blablég - waré (Bété), awin zinwin awaha (Ashanti), aboko dodo akododo, karagnawa (Agni), mama irifi, nofo nofo (Koulango), wallébissum (Mossi)
Euphorbia kamerunica Pax
Official name : Euphorbia kamerunica Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia barteri N.E.Br.
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : VH(092) hunting baits, latex
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : taxendo (Mossi), sourou (Gourounsi), dolo (Baoulé)
Euphorbia kamerunica Pax
Official name : Euphorbia kamerunica Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia barteri N.E.Br.
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) latex, arrows
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : taxendo (Mossi), sourou (Gourounsi), dolo (Baoulé)
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(005), H(008), H(013), H(022), H(099), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(173), H(201)
Recipes : H(001), pounded barks, paste diluted in H2O, juice, drops in eyes
H(004),H(013) ,H(013) + H(100), H(173), leaves, decoction, to wash + roots, powder, local application
H(005), crushed barks, pulp, friction oedema
H(008), H(104), barks, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(022), roots Diospyros mespiliformis, barks Fagara zanthoxyloides, Syzygium guinense, Ceiba pentandra, decoction, VO.
H(103), leaves decoction, fumigation, gargle, 3 X / J.
H(201) madness + H(099), ONS. of Osbeckia multiflora of Fagara zanthoxyloides, decoction, VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gan (Tagouana), diégama, (Senoufo), ouo, wo (Dioula, Malhiké), gan (Guimini), tiendé, kaingué (Baoulé), fasa kwari (Haoussa), inkama (Karaboro), kékéliké (Lobi), kiengué (Yaouré), kohané iri (Gouro), hango (Koulango), bi (Abron)
Feretia canthioides Hiern
Official name : Feretia canthioides Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), roots of Feretia canthioides, decoction (H2O), VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nawali (Karaboro), filinga (Mossi), mounonna (Malinké)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(008), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(054), H(093), H(113), H(139), H(100)
Recipes : H(005), Ficus capensis barks, pulp + fruits Xylopia aethiopica , enema
H(007), H(008) dys., H(018),H(037), H(051) + H(113), H(139), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(033) woman (receipt Sénoufo, Gouin), fruit maceration of Landolphia senegalensis, leaves juice of Vernonia guineensis, Cissus corylifolia, Vitex ceinkowskii, Ficus capensis, VO.
H(033) + H(201), because the abundance of fruits, ONS, RNS
H(054), H(093), roots of Afzelia africana , Tamarindus indica , Ficus capensis , decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) childs (korhogo), ONS., RNS.
H(093) + H(112), Khaya senegalensis barks, pulp + honey + Ficus exasperata, Ficus capensis or Costus lucunusianus
H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O), enema
H(100) blen., yong plant, juice, VO.
H(157) (katiola), H(173) (kong), ONS., RNS.
H(201), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. or bath, again bad spirits whom provoke madness
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : siakwa (Tagouana), aloma dan (Baoulé), toro, tourou, baba, soutouro, soro (Dioula), doubani (Maho), gro (Yacouba), tim, frankaa (Guéré), guiréguiré, glebourou (Krou), bô (Shien), kacia (Karaboro), volo (Gagou), aloma (Agni), ad (Abron)
Ficus congensis Engl.
Official name : Ficus congensis Engl.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(124), H(155), H(170)
Recipes : H(005) œdema, H(170) ascites, H(124) bleeding during pregnancy, sap of Ficus congensis, VO.
H(155) acute tonsillitis, barks stem, branch or trunk, maceration in wine, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(005), H(037), H(045), H(093), H(094), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(118), H(112), H(124)
Recipes : H(001), juice of leaves or juice of the tree ,eye instillation
H(004) + H(045) + H(124), juice of a leave creased on a wound
H(005), leaves of Ficus exasperata, barks of Pachypodanthium staudii, to pound with H2O and kaolin, paste, local friction
H(037), H(118), juice of a leave creased + juiceof 1/2 lemon (Citrus aurantifolia ), VO.
H(093), H(104, 2) colic-belly pain, leaveses, juice or decoction (H2O), enema
H(093) + H(112), Khaya senegalensis barks, pulp + honey + Ficus exasperata, Ficus capensis or Costus lucunusianus
H(094), barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Nymphea sp. roots of Ficus capensis, decoction, VO.
H(100) blen., roots decoction (H2O), VO.
Leaves used as rape the dermis before to apply certain medicines
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : waâ (Tagouana), yenguéré, yinglé (Baoulé), tawa, magnia kokbé (Dioula), niasou (Shien), nian, nioulé (Yacouba), nnia (Guéré), niana (Gagou), nizazui (Bété), niakiené, nientéré, niendéré (Ashanti), (Agni), niankien (Abron), sim (Koulango)
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(020), H(037)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves Ficus gnaphalocarpa , Bridelia ferruginea , RNS
H(037) cough, barks, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : iésan (Gouin), kankanga (Mossi)
Ficus platyphylla Del.
Official name : Ficus platyphylla Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093), again the arrow poison "kangouna"
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kangouna bougou (Karoboro), sica lolié (Baoulé)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(093), H(173)
Recipes : H(093), ONS.Ficus iteophyll, RNS.
H(173), Ficus iteophylla, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : fié (Tagouana), soundougou (Dioula), kousga (Mossi), diango totobé (Baoulé)
Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Official name : Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(036), H(077), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastro-intestinal pain, H(077) nausea, decoction of stem with leaves of Ficus vallis-choudae
H(036) vertigo, staggers, leaves juice, VO. or head unction
H(126) icterus, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : siha (Tagouana), aloma, sihatialoma, aloma bli (Baoulé), toro (Dioula), sara fingué (Guimini), toroba (Bambara)
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(004), to wash with a decoction of stems with leaves
H(018), H(113), friction with pulp of roots and karité butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
H(113) + H(051), friction with pulp of roots
H(173), H(008) + H(104), decoction of roots, to filter, VO. The absobpion of little pieces of roots could be fata
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bala - bala (Dioula), m'palampala (Malinké), garadiéma (Senoufo), katia, (Tagouna), niassoué baka (Baoulé), bourégnemïé (Gouro), génakwo (Bété), sokou lénié (Koulango)
Gloriosa superba L.
Official name : Gloriosa superba L.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(096)
Recipes : H(096) decongestant of pelvus, pulp of leaves, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zmiadiam (Guéré, sodi baté (Attié)
Grewia bicolor Juss.
Official name : Grewia bicolor Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), leaves decoction, VO. + bath + friction with the juice from pounded roots (region of Dabakala)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nongona (Dioula), wogari (Guimini, nogo nogo (Bambara), tonlaga (Mossi)
Grewia carpinifolia Juss.
Official name : Grewia carpinifolia Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastro-intestinal pains, decoction oàf the whole plant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : korobalé (Dioula)
Grewia sp.
Official name : Grewia sp.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : madian tisso (Tagouana), nogo nogo (Bambara, Malinké)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(007), H(027z), H(077), H(051), H(077), H(103), H(166), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(007), H(051), dried leaves, RNS.
H(103), H(173), roots, RNS.
H(166), roasted fruits, powder + salt
H(077), H(027z) + H(077), ONS. Tamarindus indica, Combretum micranthum, Guiera senegalensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koubélégelman (Senoufo), toupo (Gouin), soumou inga (Niénengué), sobara (Gourounsi), wilinwiga, wilinwissi (Mossi), sabara (Haoussa), sabré (Djerma), koudiengbé (Malinké)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(053), H(113)
Recipes : H(053), leaves, juice, drops in ears
H(113), leaves Gynandropsis gynandra, maceration + Capsicum sp. , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : ouataï (Agni), sangon (Gouro), nianié (Shien)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(100), pulp of roots or pulpp of stems with leaves, diluted in hot H2O, VO. + enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kounégré (Guéré), gankéné (Gouro), gounénagréi (Bété), pingou, kouengou (Agrié), pingou, béningo (Abron), gélé gélé audio, liffan (Koulango)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(030), H(104), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(014),H(014)mange, H(173),H(014), big quantity of barks , to cut in little pieces, to cook in an closed pot, extract the residuum through a linen, local application
H(008) + H(104), big quantity of barks , to cut in little pieces, to cook in an closed pot + H2O, VO.
H(030), Harungana madagascariensis + Antiaris africana, barks, decoctions, enema
H(126), roots, RNS.
H(126), leaves and barks of Omphalogonus nigritanus, Uncaria talbotii, Alstonia congestis, Holarrhena africana, Sarcocephalus diderichii, Harungana madagascariensis, maceration in H2O heated by sun, to filter, VO. + massage with residue
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : ouombé (Abé), akouin (Ebrié), souba, laguiri, (Malinké), n'goua (Attié), sorowé, (Guéré), blakaï, dozero, kehéré baïgri (Krou), koussoua, gougrou, jadosa, fosona (Baoulé), gougrou (Shien), nieniri (nien = blood, iri = tree) (Gouro) , lolo (Gagou), boubrêï (Bété), kossouwa (Ashanti), kossua (Agni)
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) childs, whole plant, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(100) blen., pounded leaves + lemon juice, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : noungro (Tagouana), berininga (Pallaka), nondingko (Dioula), tapeiztiti (Shien)
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095)
H(201) fetish plant
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gombo
Holarrhena africana DC.
Official name : Holarrhena africana DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Holarrhena floribunda (G. Don) Dur. & Schinz
Symptoms : H(004), H(124), H(014), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), juice of leaves, local application
H(014), barks, decoction (H2O), to wash + bath
H(126), leaves and barks of Omphalogonus nigritanus, Uncaria talbotii, Alstonia congestis, Holarrhena africana, Sarcocephalus diderichii, Harungana madagascariensis, maceration in H2O heated by sun, to filter, VO. + massage with residue
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kouna sana (Malinké), sohoué (Attié), kouro (Yacouba), toro toro (Gouro de Sinfra), douadé (Dioula), malé (Shien), sagéï (Bété), kouminin (Ashanti), manguibé ( Koulango), sébé (Baoulé), cécé, sésé (Agni, Abron)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(007), H(014), H(036), H(045), H(051), H(100), H(102), H(126), H(104), H(157)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
H(004) + H(045), roots Hoslundia opposita + seeds Aframomum melegueta + of potach, powder on wounds
H(006), H(100) blen., H(104), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.H(007), H(051), H(102) + H(126), whole plant, infusion, RNS.
H(014, 2)dermatosis, itch, pounded leaves + H2O, pulp, lotions, frictions, baths
H(036), H(157), leaves, juice, drops in eyes + during crisis stems, leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
H(126), leaves of Dichapetalum flexuosum, Cassia occidentalis, Hoslundia opposita, pulp, juice, drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sagou (Guéré), vlangueï (Wobé), kouavron, kouablan, dobagou (Krou), vlanné, nekpalé (Yacouba), zokwolabariko (Shien), zakrolebakro (Bété), nounoum-guigui (Ashanti), anomalié (Agni, Baoulé), kazougoula (Koulango)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(018), H(103), H(113), leaves, powder, local application or sniff
H(018), H(103), H(113), leaves, pulp + lemon juice
H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(051), H(113) + H(051), Entada sudanica leaves, decoction (H2O), bath or VO. + eventualy Hymenocardia acida , Bauhinia reticulata
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : (Tagouana) : toumbala, kandiolé, kandioli; (Senoufo) tifolo mongolo; (Dioula) : kogno norobo, nounougbo ; (Bambara); kalakari; (Baoulé) : kandié kwékwé, brindé, ouoré ouoré; (Haoussa) : ginyaro; Lobi . angala; (Touba) : touméni ; (Malinké) : tanio ro, ta
Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Official name : Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(051), H(077), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(022), Hyptis pectinata whole plant + Aframomum melegueta or Piper sp., enema
H(051) childs, H(077) childs, leaves, infusions, VO.
H(108), pounded leaves, powde in nose
H(113), fresh leaves, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : klinéné (Shien), aoromagnina (Agni), ki-woblou (Krou)
Hyptis spicigera Lam.
Official name : Hyptis spicigera Lam.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(106)
Recipes : H(051), whole plant, infusion
H(106), white ants reppelant, leaves of Hyptis spicigera , Calotropis procera on the girders of the ceiling
H(106), mosquitos reppelant, fresh plants, to burn, smoke reppelant
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bénéfi (Bambara, Malinké), kounouba nyonga, soumwagha (Mossi), venlé (Bissa), doundouré (Dagari)
Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Official name : Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) childs gastro intestinal pains, juice of leaves, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pouroukio (Tagouana), filingoro (Ashanti), sésémoro (Agni)
Indigofera hirsuta L.
Official name : Indigofera hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), seeds of Indigofera hirsuta, powder or decoction (H2O), application on eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Indigofera sp.
Official name : Indigofera sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), decoction of the whole plant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : niérabédé (Dioula)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(103)
Recipes : H(031), leaves, juice, local frictions
H(103), leaves, juice, mouth bath and gums massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tingo (Baoulé), téguibo, déguibo, bassi (Guéré)
Ipomoea repens Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea repens Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Synonyms : Ipomoea asarifolia (Desr.) Roem. & Schult.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), stems, leaves, pulp + lemon juice + H2O tepid, juice to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : alédan bliassou (Baoulé)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(056), H(100), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) purg., 2 to 4 seeds without shells, pounded in H2O, VO. - - - H(008) dys., Jatropha curcas roots, Xylopia sp.fruits, pulp, suppository
H(056) Guinea worms, Jatropha curcas seeds roast, pimentos (Capsicum annuum), karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), pomade on scarifications around the hole of laying of eggs
H(100) blen., leaves, juice, enema
H(113), heated leaves on the body
H(126) icterus, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pignon d'Inde, pourghère ou purghère (local French), bélia (Tagouana), nakouo (Senoufo), propro (Baoulé, Agni, Abron), sacré (Shien), sakoli (Gagou), bategné ni, badaguigui : (Bété), adibalaga (Koulango), lagani (Bambara), sama nambo (Ebrié)
Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Justicia flava (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(069)
Recipes : H(026), whole plant Justicia flava + ashes from plants + seeds Aframomum melegueta + Piper sp. + 1 pimento Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens, pounded + H2O, enema
H(069), whole plant Justicia flava + ashes from plants + seeds Aframomum melegueta + Piper sp. + 1 pimento Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens + juice Citrus aurantifolia, pounded + H2O, enema + juice Citrus aurantifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : aféma (Ashanti)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(007), H(037), H(051), H(077), H(099)
Recipes : H(001), crushed leaves, juice, drops in eyes
H(007) diur., leaves Kalanchoe crenata+ 3 pimentos (Capsicum annuum) , poundes, juice, enema
H(037), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(077), whole plant, pounded ,decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099)epilepy, roots, juice, VO.
Bryophyllum pinnatum and Kalanchoe crenata are considered as equivalent
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kwotrotro, kpakolé (Shien), kpokorokpo (Bété), kpolembli, akwolé (Agni), kpoapo (Guéré)
Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Official name : Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks in decoction, VO. (regions of Sassandra and Haut-Cavally)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : acajou blanc (local French), krala (Néyau, Krou), loutoué, tiran louwé (Guéré), zougou - bari (Gouro), m'poï, trapésifi (Attié), doukrou (Baoulé, Agni), ira (Lahou), diala (Dioula), dotié (Wobé), zizé - pléhi (Bété)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(093), H(104), H(112), H(116), H(143)
Recipes : H(004), H(143), stems, leaves or barks, decoction (H2O), to wash + barks pulverized on wounds, wounds of circumcision, variola
H(051), Khaya senegalensis barks, decoction (H2O), VO. alone or with Mitragyna inermis or Crossopteryx febrifuga
H(093) + H(112), Khaya senegalensis barks, pulp + honey + Ficus exasperata, Ficus capensis or Costus lucunusianus
H(104) stomach, barks, powder in food or to suck a piece of stem
H(112), H(116), barks, decoction (H2O), VO. or barks, pulp + honeyl
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : caïl cédra, acajou du Sénégal (local French), oulé (Tagouana), welgué (Senoufo), diala (Dioula, Malinké), madatchi (Haoussa), kouya, kogo (Dagari), oulam (Karaboro), koukwa, koka kouga (Mossi), péno (Gourounsi), okorobou (Gourmantché), ferré, farré (Djerma)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(020), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(002), Kigelia africana, fruit, decoction + pimento, VO. + massage of breasts with karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum ) and pulp of fruits
H(008) dys., H(104) belly, H(179), pounded barks, dough + H2O, enema
H(008) dys., H(104) belly, H(179), barks, leaves, decoction (H2O) (1/2 à 3 hours, to filter, VO.
H(020), barks, decoction, steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sidia findia, findiam (Dioula), blimo (Baoulé), indiamba (Bambara), kourouko (Koulango), assongui (Abron)
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) dry skin eruption,H(014), barks roots, decoction (H2O), bath and lotion
H(091), barks roots, decoction (H2O), enema
H(100) blen., barks roots, decoction (H2O), fermentation during pendant 4 - 5 days, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : véké (Senoufo), kondro (Baoulé), bembé, pékeuni (Bambara), ébruhé, ébruké (Attié), siribu, sisubu (Dagari), sambagha, santuluga (Mossi)
Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) +H(013) ulcer, barks in application locale
H(006) + H(104), decoction barks, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pékou (Malinké), kondro (Baoulé), sambitouliga, sabagha (Mossi), sisibigolo, soussougouté (Dagari), namisinfarou (Haoussa)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(099) epilpsy, H(179) kidney, leaves juice, enema
H(113) rheumatism, frictions with the pulp of leaves
H(104) abdominal pain pregnant femal, maceration of leaves, VO. In the morning on an empty stomach
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : diawa (Guimini), koulateo (Guéré), koukoissa, kokwolibissou, kokwoussou (Shien), adiapokou, adiablan (Baoulé), kokba (Dioula), kpaourou kofou (Bété), kotokoto adiabina (Yaouré)
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), decoction of the whole plant, VO.
H(018) + H(108), latex drops in nostril
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : iriban (Tagouana), yéfouké hinzri (Guimini), kosafla (Dioula), lélongo (Mossi), yadiha (Haoussa)
Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Official name : Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(051), H(054), H(076), H(104), H(108), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(001), H(076), H(108), leaves, sap, drops in eyes, nose, mouth
H(008) + H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. or roots, decoction (H2O), enema
H(051x) = ? H(126), ONS., Vernonia nigritiana, Lippia adoensis, Cassia occidentalis, RNS.
H(051), leaves, infusions, VO.H(054), ONS., RNS.
H(173), barks and stems of Diospyros monbuttensis, stems with leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Lippia adoensis, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : thé de Gambie (local French), kouatri (Tagouana), katien manéré, amaninié (Baoulé), sourou nougban (Dioula), fon (Gouro), amaniena maniéna (Agni), nounoum (Abron), akankoino, angankouin (Koulango)
Lonchocarpus cyanescens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Official name : Lonchocarpus cyanescens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : H(027y), roots, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : liane à indigo (local French), gra (Abron), gara (Koulango)
Loranthus sp.
Official name : Loranthus sp.
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(069), H(082), H(097)
Recipes : H(026), H(069), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(082), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), bath, steam bath + warm residuum on the chest
H(097), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137), fresh leaves, local friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tomate (Français), kuiaké (Yacoba)
Macrosphyra longistyla (DC.) Hiern
Official name : Macrosphyra longistyla (DC.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), decoction stems with leaves, VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : wopétélé, oukpétélé (Tagouana), akognima, tissoupléké (Baoulé), berré wouko (Sénoufo), dioula soungala (Bambara)
Maerua angolensis DC.
Official name : Maerua angolensis DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + with residues friction on painful points
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koudia lampéré (Gouin), zélogo, lambatagha (Mossi), bélé bélé (Bambara)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(007), H(051), leaves, RNS.
H(008) dys., H(100) blen., barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : manguier (local French)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), conjonctivitis, stems, latex, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : manioc.(Shien) : bou; (Attié) ; (Ebrié) : bébé
Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Official name : Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Synonyms : Markhamia hildebrandtii (Bak.) Sprague , Markhamia platycalyx (Baker) Sprague
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004),H(014)dermatosis,H(014) itch, H(004),H(014, 2)dermatosis,H(014) gale, leaves, barks pounded + lemon juice, juice from soft dough, lotion. With the rests, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : blou (Yacouba), poi oun doubou (Guéré), tomboro (Abron)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(008), H(013), H(076), H(091), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) ulcer,H(013) furuncle, barks, powder Gymnosporia senegalensis + on occasions Terminalia macroptera + on occasions bran of millet, local application after having to wash with a decoction (H2O) of Gymnosporia senegalensis
H(005), leaves, barks stems, decoction (H2O), bath, vapor bath, VO.
H(008) dys., leaves or barks trunc or roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(076), H(103)abces teeth, leaves, decoction (H2O), gargle, mouth bath
H(091) childs, leaves Gymnosporia senegalensis, Crossopteryx febrifuga, decoction (H2O), enema
H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O), VO., or powder roots in meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nanienga (Senoufo), mone (Tagouana), koussié (Bambara), gouègué, guéké (Malinké), (Dioula), naplafantîen (Karaboro), niembélé, wésam (Gouin), cessio, cisiou (Gourounsi), toko bougouri, tokouvougouri ( Mossi), koktripa (Dagari)-
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(092), H(100), H(104), H(112), H(173)
Recipes : Microglossa volubilis, toxic plant, reserved for external uses
H(092) arrow poison of Yacoubas, ONS. of Microglossa pyrifolia of Piper umbellatum of Mansonia altissima (for middle animals)
H(092) poison de flèche Yacoubas, ONS. de Microglossa pyrifolia de Pentaclethra macrophylla de Agelaea sp., RNS.(for little animals)
H(100) blen., H(104) belly, H(112), ONS., enema
H(173), ONS., enema + pounded leaves + kaolin, paste on spots
H(172), decoction of barks, VO. + hip bath
H(173), ONS of Milicia excelsa of Alchornea cordifolia of Annona senegalensis of Microglossa volubilis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : baou koutoué, blongbé, bagigo (Guéré), poukouyebaïé (Krou), bouzé doundi (Yacouba), pitibokobé (Shien), koagni sélébéï ( Bété), essubo (Baoulé), fourou (Gouro), simblé sama (Dioula), kazongoula (Koulango), monfraguénéda (Abron)
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(004), H(111), latex, application local application
H(051), H(091), H(178), pounded barks diluted in H2O or wine vin palm, VO.
H(172), decoction of barks, VO. + hip bath
H(173), ONS of Milicia excelsa of Alchornea cordifolia of Annona senegalensis of Microglossa volubilis, RNS.
H(201) arbre fetish tree for healers
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : iroko (local French), niara (Tagouana), guandiblé (Senoufo), itiemé ala (Baoulé), guiéguié (Shien), guédé, guié (Gagou), gaolé, kaouré (Gouro), cin (Dioula), sili (Malinké), odoum (Apollonien), élui (Agni), gué (Wobé), go (Yacouba), agou (Ebrié), diédié (Bété), bakama (Fanti), gué - nlé (Koulango)gouigouié (Néyau)
Mitragyna ciliata Aubrév.& Pellegr.
Official name : Mitragyna ciliata Aubrév.& Pellegr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Mitragyna macrophylla Hiern
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(008), H(100) blen., barks and leaves, RNS.
H(051), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bahia (local French), dôpol, folo, topo (Krou), néropépé (Krou from Libéria), bahia , (Agni), sozo (Abé), sofoa, sonso (Attié), propro (Gouro), agofa (Ebrié), guisou, diouroubou, domousou (Bété), bodo (Brignan), atchouipou (Bonoua)
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(137), H(173)
Recipes : H(007) diur., ONS., RNS.
H(051), Khaya senegalensis barks, decoction (H2O), VO. alone or with Mitragyna inermis or Crossopteryx febrifuga
H(137), ONS., RNS.
H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : diou, dioum (Dioula, Malinké, Bambara), fatiartigué (Sénoufo), liavu. géri (Guimini), ila, liaoussa , gi iyéya (Dagari), enfi (Gouin), possoumou (Nienenghé), iléga, iléra (Mossi), kolé (Peul)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(051), H(068), H(112), H(116), H(126), H(139)
Recipes : H(022), whole plant pounded, RNS, enema
H(051x), whole plant, pulp + H2O, enema or juice leaves, drops in eyes
H(068) childs, stems, leaves, juice, enema
H(112), whole plant pounded, RNS, enemaH(116), whole plant pounded, RNS, enemaH(126), whole plant, pulp + H2O, enema or juice leaves, drops in eyes
H(139), crushed leaves, juice in a calabash of wine palm, VO. during the day
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : n'guéné boué, n'guéré (Guéré), zagué zrou (Krou), nania -nania (Néyau), bobobo (Shien), nienbélé (Bété), nia - nia (Ashanti, Agni)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(093), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(007), barks or leaves, decoction (H2O) VO., enema, bath, frictions , provoque a strong diaorhea again H(051x), H(093), H(173)
H(051x), H(126), leaves of Blighia sapida, Commelina congesta, Erythrina senegalensis, Morinda lucida, to boil during 2 h., to filter, VO.(at will)
H(126), serious icterus , root's stems Terminalia, Cymbopogon giganteus, Spondias mombin, Morinda lucida , decoction (H2O), VO. + friction with residues
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : anongro (Tagouana), bouonko (Giumini), najourbogor, nazoroba (Senoufo), kouaïa (Baoulé), , narnourna (Dioula), ouédré, diédré (Shien), g'béï (Bété), dédé (Koulango), kongoroma (Abron), ononiétiou (Attié), ouhon (Abé), sangongo (Bambara), mangana (Bambara)
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Official name : Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(116), H(124)
Recipes : H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O) + honey, VO.
H(116), H(124), leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : korondi ourou (Dioula), daï (Baoulé)
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(004), H(007), H(008), H(051), H(051x), H(077), H(097), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(004), decoction barks of trunc of Sarcocephalus esculentus, to wash the wounds
H(008, 2), H(008) + H(104), Sarcocephalus esculentus, roots, decoction in acid solution by the addition of lemon juice (Citrus aurantifolia ). This decoction is sottened by adding suger or honey
H(051), H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction, VO., frictions, bath
H(051x), leaves, barks Anogeissus schimperi , Trema guineensis, Sarcocephalus esculentus, decoction, VO.
H(077), H(104), Sarcocephalus esculentus, roots, decoction in acid solution by the addition of lemon juice (Citrus aurantifolia ). This decoction is sottened by adding suger or honey
H(097), H(100) + H(007) , blennorragia and orchitis, for thediuretic effect, roots, decoction, VO. + enema
H(103), decoction barks of trunc, gargle
H(126), leaves, decoction, VO., frictions, bath
H(126), leaves, barks Anogeissus schimperi , Trema guineensis, Sarcocephalus esculentus, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : doandaké, doumdaka (Soussou, Foula), bari (Malinké), bari (Bambara), tolé, trelé, atrelé (Baoulé), nandoflan, néflan, koloflan (Tagouna), badi, bati (Dioula), sissinbriké (Guimini), bassimba, tapania (Haoussa), angouma (Dagari), tionfien (Gouin), fienfien (Karaboro), dianlo (Gourounsi), gouinga, winga (Mossi), dra oro, dra hiro (Gouro), téré, balimbé (Agni), imimko, imingo (Abron), balomé (Koulango)
Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Official name : Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii Pobéguin ex Pellegr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sibo (Appolonien), onhon, sibo (Agni), kobadi (Malinké), patouguiné (Krou)
Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Official name : Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari macrophylla Sabine
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) childs, hairs on fruits of Parinari macrophylla, to stuff a banana of it who is eaten on an empty stomach in the morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : néou. - pommier de Cayor (local French et Vulgo), sicouni (Soussou)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(108), H(157)
Recipes : H(018), H(108), barks Newbouldia laevis, palm salt, fruit of Piper guinensis, powder to snuff
H(157) childs, barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tonzué (Baoulé), siddo (Shien), bolou, zotou, (Buéré), gba bouï (Bété), batié (Abé), bama (Ebrié)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(056)
Recipes : H(039) louse, leaves, decoction (H2O), local application
H(056) Guinea worms, juice on the aperture of the laying of eggs (many time)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tabac (local French):
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(053), H(108)
Recipes : H(018), H(053), H(108), leaves pulp + H2O, to press, juice, drops in nose or eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nounoumeinoin (Tagouana), kringé (Shien), bosengé (Bissa), yulonguga, niuniununga (Mossi), chukula (Bambara), su-kola (Malinké)
Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Official name : Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(056), H(100), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(126) icterus, leaves decoction of Olax subscorpioidea, VO. + baths
H(051) fever, H(126) icterus, roots maceration of Olax., enema
H(056) Guinea worms, roots powder of Olax on the hole of the laying of eggs + decoction de feuilles, VO.
H(100) venerian diseases, barks decoction of Olax, local application
H(104) belly pains, roots pulp, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : minegoli (Senoufo), tihé dion (Tagouana), akendidié, acagnigné (Baoulé), kouassoumbara (Dioula), soussoinro (Koulango), samanoua (Abron), acagnibaka (Agni), hac béchémon zakoué (Attié)
Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Official name : Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Family : Opiliaceae
Synonyms : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(054), H(055), H(068)
Recipes : H(054) + H(006) purg.. + H(007) + H(055), stems, leaves, roots, RNS
H(068), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nombodri (Dioula)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(027), H(104), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(027), leaves, RNS.
H(104), leaves, RNS.
H(113) + H(051), pulp leaves, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : irowo, lcpékowé (Krou), blibli didali, bliblinoto (Shien)
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(051)
Recipes : H(004), pounded leaves, plaster
H(012)), to wash the broken limb with a decoction (H2O) of barks + pounded leaves, plaster
H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO., bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : toutou (Dioula, Bambara), toubozofi (Niarafolo), komologuo (Guimini), goyoma (Gouin), pwapatoula oro (Lobi), gongea koussa (Haoussa), soubokoro (Senoufo), hanvien (Baoulé), boumansa bou (Gourmantché)
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(013), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) ulcer, barks pulp + lemon juice, RNS.
H(051), H(091, 2), barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kpalé, kouapé (Baoulé), néré, nété (Dioula, Malinké,(Bambara), nindé, nengué (Tagouana), naingué tchigué (Senoufo), koudoufou (Gourmantché), douaga, konga (Mossi), doroua, orava (Haoussa), dosso (Dierrna), doï ( Dagari), méné mén (Gouro)
Parkia filicoidea Welw.
Official name : Parkia filicoidea Welw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(097)
Recipes : H(008), H(091), barks, infusion, VO.
H(097), barks, decoction (H2O), enema + friction testicles and region of the anus with the residuum
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : banga (Krou), (Guéré), bogié, pipigbalé (Néyau)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(013), H(022), H(045), H(051), H(051x), H(091), H(100), H(104), H(113), H(124), H(126), H(139), H(173), H(201)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) ulcer, H(173), leaves, sap, local application
H(006), H(104), roots, decoction (H2O)
H(022), buds, fruits, roots,pulp + lemon, VO.
H(051x), H(126), ONS, RNS. + autres plants
H(051) + H(113), H(091), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO., bath, steam bath
H(091) childs, stem, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(124) + H(045), ONS., RNS.
H(139), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(139), leaves of Eriocoelum racemosum of Paullinia pinnata dried and pounded with alkaline ashes of plants, to dilute in H2O or palm wine, VO.
H(201), whole plant, decoction (H2O), wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kabéra (Tagouana), koutoulou, piendatriké, pinia , guédré (Guimini), mlanovo, kourounouvo, kakala, kotokwatra mena nomo (Dioula), korondi, torondi, trôndi (Baoulé), pidiakou (Maho), tienkolé (Yacouba), gemou, haablou (Guéré), kokoli kokolou ( Krou), guéguébro (Shien), amoralia (Haoussa), namia, nagnan (Dagari), jollo (Gourounsi), kpéfanga, kanguélépéssé, kpéfaka (Koulango), twendini (Abron), bissagbibro (Bété), mounou dingbé (qui ressemble au cauri), moudembé (Gouro), torondi (Yaouré), saménéba (Gagou), n'donebi (Ebrié), tondui, tchouebieban (Attié), maci (Mossi)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(100)
Recipes : H(007), H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : herbe à éléphants (local French), dia (Gouro), chelié (Agni)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) arrow poisonYacoubas, ONS. of Microglossa pyrifolia of Pentaclethra macrophylla of Agelaea sp., RNS.(for little animals)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zâ (Yacouba), zaoué (Guéré), zazé (Shien), niapoué zaoué (Néyau), dio (Wobé), atta (Agni) , seridieu (Yacouba), mbleg - bahla (Ebrié)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(008) dys., barks, decoction (H2O), enema
H(014) mycosis, barks, decoction (H2O), friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zâ (Yacouba), zaoué (Guéré), zazé (Shien), niapoué zaoué (Néyau), dio (Wobé), atta (Agni) , seridieu (Yacouba), mbleg - bahla (Ebrié)
Pergularia extensa (Jacq.) N.E. Br.
Official name : Pergularia extensa (Jacq.) N.E. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Cynanchum cordifolium Retz. , Cynanchum extensum Jacq.
Symptoms : H(002), H(005), H(008), H(015), H(020), H(100), H(104), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(002), H(008), H(015), H(100) blen., H(104) belly, whole plant (signature theory)
H(005), H(109), H(113), latex, RNS.
H(020), pounder plant + kaolin + argile of poterie + palm wine, to dry, around the ankle-bone as protective gri gri
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : plou airïé, poulairïé (Guéré), diliwoplou, libiwoprou (Krou), dipagné (Shien), sienfélé (Gouro), wonda (Gagou), kouasouafé (Dioula)é
Pergularia tomentosa L.
Official name : Pergularia tomentosa L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018)
Recipes : H(008), whole plant, pounded with or without pimento, VO. or enema
H(018), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : monboula (Gagou), sokolou (Shien)
Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Official name : Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(116)
Recipes : H(100) blen, leaves, maceration, VO.
H(100) blen, pulp of roots + pimento, suppository
H(116), juice of leaves + pimento, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : goadoubou (Guéré), yurogouédou (Shien), ababa (Agni)
Phyllanthus discoideus (Baill.) Muell. Arg.
Official name : Phyllanthus discoideus (Baill.) Muell. Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(051)
Recipes : H(001), leaves decoction, to wash ( Malinké and Dioula)
H(051), decoction ONS., RNS (savana populations)
H(139) to chew the roots (forest population)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : barambara (Dioula), katiem (Tagouana), pétéhésia (Baoulé), bakoko (Bambara), lién, rié (Abé), bon (Attié), pépéschia (Agni), adjansi (N'Bonoi), mussan-hué, diom'bi (Abé, Attié), pépézia (Appolonien)
Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Official name : Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia reticulata DC.
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(013), H(045), H(051), H(091), H(099), H(113), H(124), H(173)
Recipes : H(004, 2),H(013) , H(045) cicatrising, H(124)haemostatic, H(173), leaves or barks of Bauhinia reticulata , powder, local application
H(007), H(051), leaves of Bauhinia reticulata , Afrormosia laxiflora, Cymbopogon giganteus, RNS., VO., bath and steam bath
H(051), H(113) + H(051), Entada sudanica leaves decoction (H2O), bath or VO. + eventualy Hymenocardia acida , Bauhinia reticulata
H(091) baby, H(099), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. and bath.
Bauhinia reticulata and Bauhinia thonningii are often confused although arising from areas sometimes different
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : niama (Malinké, Bambara), niamairi (Dioula), iérouram, iéoura (Guimini), thïama (Senoufo), gaméla, (Baoulé), kalongo (Haoussa), banya (Dagari), bembamo (Gouin), vaniéno (Gourounsi), barendé, bodengé (Mossi), barkéï (Peul from Dori), barna (Lobi), diamba (Yaouré), bê (Gouro), niama (Agni), insinko (Koulango), piti pata (Abron)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(013), H(045), H(051), H(091), H(099), H(113), H(124), H(173)
Recipes : H(004, 2),H(013) , H(045) cicatrising, H(124)haemostatic, H(173), leaves or barks of Bauhinia reticulata , powder, local application
H(007), H(051), leaves of Bauhinia reticulata , Afrormosia laxiflora, Cymbopogon giganteus, RNS., VO., bath and steam bath
H(051), H(113) + H(051), Entada sudanica leaves decoction (H2O), bath or VO. + eventualy Hymenocardia acida , Bauhinia reticulata
H(091) baby, H(099), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. and bath.
Bauhinia reticulata and Bauhinia thonningii are often confused although arising from areas sometimes different
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : niama (Malinké, Bambara), niamairi (Dioula), iérouram, iéoura (Guimini), thiama (Senoufo), gaméla (Baoulé), kalongo (Haoussa), banya (Dagari), bembamo (Gouin), vaniéno (Gourounsi), barendé, bodengé (Mossi), barkéï (Peuhl de Dori), barna (Lobi), diamba (Yaouré), bê (Gouro), niama (Agni), insinko (Koulango), piti pata (Abron)
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(108), H(157)
Recipes : H(018), H(108), barks Newbouldia laevis, palm salt, fruit of Piper guinensis, powder to snuff
H(157) childs, barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tonzué (Baoulé), siddo (Shien), bolou, zotou, (Buéré), gba bouï (Bété), batié (Abé), bama (Ebrié)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) arrow poison of Yacoubas, ONS. of Microglossa pyrifolia of Piper umbellatum of Mansonia altissima (for middle animals)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koubaté (Attié), bobéla (Shien), blao (Guéré), bla, blara (Krou), boubéla (Néyau), molé (Yacoba), bébra ( Bété)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(077), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) purg., Piper umbellatum leaves + Capsicum sp. , decoction, RNS.
H(031), pulp leaves, frictions
H(037), cough, pneumonia, bronchitis, Erythrina senegalensis barks or roots, decoction + lemon juice + spices (pimento : Capsicum annuum, peper : Piper umbellatum , Guinea peper), VO. and or bath
H(038), pulp leaves, frictions
H(051x), H(126), Cymbopogon giganteus , stems, rhizom, roots, pounded + lemon, to make a dough, friction + ventualy spices as Aframomum melegueta (maniguelte), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Piper umbellatum (Guinea peper)
H(077), roots, decoction, VO.
H(113), pulp leaves, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koubaté (Attié), bobéla (Shien), blao (Guéré), bla, blara (Krou), boubéla (Néyau), molé (Yacoba), bébra ( Bété)
Pistia stratiotes L.
Official name : Pistia stratiotes L.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000), ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : lo - oulo (Krou du Libéria), dara (Krou de Grabo)
Pistia stratiotes L.
Official name : Pistia stratiotes L.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) man, 4 spoons of leaves powder diluted in H2O or palm wine
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : lo - oulo (Krou du Libéria), dara (Krou de Grabo)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), roots pounded with a lemon. Pasta on the wounds. It appears a blister which is treated with a fat + other different plants. Plumbago zeylanica is used by the only healers of the leprosy
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kalien koli (Tagouana), diatiné (Gouro), ayéraklou (Agni)
Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Schweinf.) Harms
Official name : Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Schweinf.) Harms
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Cedrela kotschyi Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(018), H(051), H(094), H(104), H(139), H(157), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), roots, powder + beef pancreas, VO.H(008), H(051), H(139), roots barks, RNS.
H(018), H(104), stem, pulp, VO.
H(094), leaves or roots barks, decoction (H2O), hip-bath
H(157), stem, RNS.
H(173), stem, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : lobaga (Tagouana), léti bazzengué (Guimini), sibolo, zalogo (Senoufo), korougbé, kourougbé (Dioula), zéga, zenga (Malinké), zéléza, damba, loumpo, lombo (Bambara), soisina, zapléka (Baoulé), tounas (Haoussa), sekitiri (Dagari), ko (Abron)
Psorospermum corymbiferum Hochr.
Official name : Psorospermum corymbiferum Hochr.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(007) diur., H(051), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
-H(014), barks roots, pulp, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : soungalani (Malinké), diourasoungali (Bambara)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(007) diur., H(051), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
-H(014), barks roots, pulp, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : wanzokoroma (Agni)
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033), extremity of the stems, pulp, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : guikléfi (Krou), klaki (Yacouba)
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), stems, leaves, decoction, VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : vêne (forestier), palissandre du Sénégal (local French), sourounbouni souni (Dioula), nwnféniaraka (Senoufo), modia baka (Baoulé), tolo (Djerma), nohéma (Mossi), guénou (Bambara)
Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Official name : Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes atropurpurea Lam. , Pupalia atropurpurea (Lam.) Moq.
Symptoms : H(005), H(008)
Recipes : H(005), plant, decoction, VO. + friction legs
H(008) dys.,Pupalia lappacea, Bridelia ferruginea, Bauhinia thonningii plants, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nro-nrobaha (Dioula), apopo aubri, apopoamli (Baoulé)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(096), H(100), H(123), H(173)
Recipes : H(055), H(123), roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria, decoction or maceration or pulp or sap, VO.
H(096), pelvus decongestant, leaves ofcoction of Rauvolfia in steam bath + local application of barks pulp
H(100) blen, ONS. of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Vernonia colorata of Carica papaya, decoction, VO. Many time during the day
H(173) , roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria, decoction or maceration or pulp or sap, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : yablan, diablan, dialon (Guéré), gouéto (Shien), nia tatté (Néyau), terré ((Krou), boué mali (Yacouba), kakaékoué, niahuï (Baoulé), dobouéi, dougbéi (Bété), kaha paye paye (Agni), kaya penpe (Ashanti)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(045), H(055), H(093), H(173)
Recipes : H(037) + H(045), leaves, frictions.H(037) for pneumonia and fever and H(045) for revulsive and vesicant effect
- H(093) + H(055) + H(006), seeds decorticated and not roasted, VO., H(055) for emetic effect and H(006) for purgative effect
H(173), seeds decorticated and not roasted, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : ricin (local French), tomotigui (Dioula), youma (Maho), pouzou (Guéré), atondou (Attié), n'téké (Ebrié)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(173)
Recipes : H(037), H(051), H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gnima-gnima (Baoulé), létébo (Shien), nomoniensigité (Sénoufo)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(022)
Recipes : H(006) purg.,H(022), whole plant, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : guékan (Gouro), boroémia (Agni)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(018), H(020), H(051), H(104), H(106), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(004), stems, leaves, decoction, bath ( purulent sores)
H(018), roots, pulp, friction and local application
H(020) + H(106), roots, decoction, VO.
H(104) belly + H(006) purg., roots, decoction, VO.
H(113), roots, pulp + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum) , friction
H(113) + H(051), roots, pulp, friction and local application

H(173), roots, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : férimi, frimi (Tagouana), féréwé (Guimini), féléma (Senoufo), diouro (Dioula), dioto, dioro, diouro ( Bambara, Malinké), filé (Gouin), flierern (Karaboro), siou (Gourounsi), paliga (Dagari), soumoni (Nienengué), pelag (Mossi)
Sesamum indicum L.
Official name : Sesamum indicum L.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum orientale L.
Symptoms : H(030), H(093), H(173)
Recipes : H(030), juice of young leaves, VO.
H(093) arrow antidote, ashes of the plant, RNS.
H(173), ashes of the plant, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : éfiandron (Baoulé), lanca mouni (Ninengué)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), barks, pounded + peper, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kamel bari, kamélébari (Tagouana)
Sida cordifolia L.
Official name : Sida cordifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008)
Recipes : H(001), roots, maceration H2O, lotion
H(008) dys., ONS, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : mandivelée kwango (Abron) , Morochan, (Koulango), nissi, nindio (Dioula), bié, (Guéré), zooti (Yacouba), wolokowé, walakwé (Shien)
Solanum sp.
Official name : Solanum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092), ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : nora koumba (Mossi), kila boila (Gourounnsi)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(014), H(056), H(093), H(100), H(179)
Recipes : H(004), H(005),H(014)herpes - impetigo - mycosis, barks, pulp, friction, local application
H(056) Guinea worms, barks Spathodea campanulata , fruit Cola nitida , pounded, local application
H(056) Guinea worms, steam bath of the foot with a decoction of Aspilia rudis and barks of Spathodea campanulata during 4 to 5 days. The worm will be extracted easely
H(093), H(100) blen., leaves, decoction, VO.
H(179), kidney, barks, maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tulipier du Gabon (local French), biébié biébié (Baoulé), zéblé zébré (Shien), tiéré, missiboiri (Dioula), assien (Tagouana), asrélé (Agni), zibli (Bété), sinséré (Ashanti), boro (Abé)
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) + H(124), stems with flowers, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gahé (Guéré), saraktro (Dioula)
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(068), H(173)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, RNS.
H(051), roots, decoction, VO. and bath
H(068) child, pounded leaves + lemon
H(126), serious icterus , root's stems Terminalia, Cymbopogon giganteus, Spondias mombin, Morinda lucida , decoction, VO. + friction with residues
H(173), barks, VO. and local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : monbin, prune îcaque (local French),. lourouré (Soussou), tiali porto (Foula), ningon, nineko, naingro (Malinké), tana, tanma (Senoufo), hénin (Tagouana), troma, trouma (Baoulé), miningoné (Dioula), nitrouma, torima (Agni), titi (Bété), tété (Shien), haperrié (Mbonoi), ngoua (Abé, Attié)
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104), barks, decoction or maceration in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : congo serani, congo sera (Dioula, Bambara), nefimé (Senoufo), kakatiga forondo (Baoulé), boufobo (Gourmantché), poupounga (Mossi), takonndako (Djerma), koukoulé (Haoussa)
Strychnos sp.
Official name : Strychnos sp.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), decoction of stems with leaves, VO.(receipt from Krou of Liberia)
H(113), friction with leaves (receipt from Krou ofTabou)
H(173), ashes of leaves mixed with palm oil, local application (rece eipt Gouoloubou)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : digouhoué (Krou from Tabou), gouékré (Krou from Liberia), guéré (Gouoloubou)
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(013), H(045), H(018), H(051), H(053), H(093)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer + H(045), roots, pulp + H2O, local application
H(018), crushed leaves, compress
H(051), barks stems, decoction, VO.
H(053), barks stems, decoction, drops in ears
H(093), roots, pulp + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : oranger de brousse (local French), belleton (Guiniini), kpab dobo (Senoufo), soandigi bèfossoni, fouflé barani (Dioula), souroukou (Baoulé), pla (Lobi), katerpoagha (Mossi), koul- gantoré (Bissa), kuon kouoléna (Gourmantché)
Swartzia madagascariensis Desv.
Official name : Swartzia madagascariensis Desv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), barks, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : saman kara (Bambara), soiri (Malinké), formégué (Senoufo)
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(091)
Recipes : H(022), barks of roots of Strephonema pseudocola, Syzygium guineense, Fagara sp., Diospyros mespiliformis, Ceiba pentandra, long decoction, VO.
H(091), decoction ONS., VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : niéné, niéré (Tagouana, nauhwa (Senoufo), natisoro (Dioula), kissa (Bambara), papa (Abron), nandidigo (Koulango), kokissa (Malinké)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(007), H(008), H(037), H(045), H(051), H(054), H(077), H(091), H(093)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, buds, decoction, lotion
H(006), childs, pregnant women, fruits , crushed, in H20 + salt, 1 / 2 day, VO.
H(007) diur., H(051), H(077), barks, pulp Afzelia africana , Tamarindus indica , Afrormosia sp. , RNS.
H(007), Calotropis procera dry stem, powder in soup + Tamarindus indica , ONS, RNS.
H(008), barks pulp + lemon juice, RNS.
H(037), leaves, suc Tamarindus indica + ONS. Zingiber officinale, RNS.
H(037) cough, bronchitis, stems, leaves, decoction, VO. + steam bath
H(045), pounded leaves, dressing circumcision
H(054), H(093), roots of Afzelia africana , Tamarindus indica , Ficus capensis , decoction, VO.
H(091) child, leaves, decoctions, VO.
H(165), H(174) + H(077), ONS. Tamarindus indica, Afzelia africana + small debris of iron, RNS.
H(165), H(174) + H(077), ONS. Tamarindus indica, Combretum micranthum, Guiera senegalensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : Tamarin (local French) , ntomi, tombi, toumi, (Malinké), (Dioula), toumbi (Bambara), kassama (Senoufo), haa (Tagouana), samanga (Guimini), tsamia (Haoussa), poulé (Dagari), koussanga, pousiga (Mossi), boupouguibou (Gourmantché), bosaïe (Djerma), diko (Baoulé)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : diefa diaba (Bambara), diabi (Dioula), kioubi (Adioukrou), aména (Bauri), anoumé (Abé), méné (Attié, Ebrié), gô, doua (Dan), dréyé léréyé (Guéré), gbessé, (Baoulé), bian, beyle (Dagari)
Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia dictyoneura Diels
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(103), H(126)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) ulc., roots, powder, local application
H(008, 2) dys.., adults: roots, decoction, VO. and enema, for childs : roots, powder, decoction in milk, to filter + honey, VO.
H(103), roots, powder, local application on gums, frictions
H(126), serious icterus , root's stems Terminalia, Cymbopogon giganteus, Spondias mombin, Morinda lucida , decoction, VO. + friction with residues--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Utilisations of Terminalia avicennioides idem as those of Terminalia glaucescens
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koô (Tagouana), koma (Baoulé), waa iri (Dioula), ko (Gourounsi), tvayaba (Mossi), loko (Peul from Dori), napéfa (Dagari), wolo (Bambara)
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(103), H(126)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) ulc., roots, powder, local application
H(008, 2) dys.., adults: roots, decoction, VO. and enema, for childs : roots, powder, decoction in milk, to filter + honey, VO.
H(103), roots, powder, local application on gums, frictions
H(126), serious icterus , root's stems Terminalia, Cymbopogon giganteus, Spondias mombin, Morinda lucida , decoction, VO. + friction with residues-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Utilisations of Terminalia glaucescens like those of Terminalia avicennioides
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koô (Tagouana), koma (Baoulé), waa iri (Dioula), ko (Gourounsi), tvayaba (Mossi), loko (Peul from Dori), napéfa (Dagari), wolo (Bambara)
Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Official name : Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) to wash with a hot decoction of barks of Terminalia laxiflora + Citron (Citrus aurantiifolia) + barks powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : honguigon (Koulango), won (Abron)
Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(045), H(124), H(094)
Recipes : H(004), barks, fine powder, decoction,wash the wounds
H(004),H(013) ulcer,H(013) furuncle, barks, powder Gymnosporia senegalensis + on occasions Terminalia macroptera + on occasions bran of millet, local application after having to wash with a decoction of Gymnosporia senegalensis
H(004) + H(045) + H(124), roots barks, pulp on wounds as haemostatic and cicatrizing
H(094), roots, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : dagnéla, kwatri, kotéli (Dagari), kondré, kivadianga,kwodaga (Mossi), baouché bochy (Haoussa), ouolo (Bambara)
Terminalia sp.
Official name : Terminalia sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), barks Anogeissus schimperi , Terminalia sp., powder on gums, raging toothache
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(091) restorative , barks decoction of Tetrapleura tetraptera , VO., bath
H(001), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koussa (Guéré), draadié (Krou), kousimossou (Néyau), koussékié cékié (Shien), ouara (Bambara), za, zan (Dan), chéré chéré (Abé), m'békré, m'bégré (Ebrié), plakassé (Baoulé), soumandi (Guimini), séké, sékéhi (Bété), eschésé (Agni), darwo (Haoussa), tchiékéboué (Attié)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), pods of Tetrapleura tetraptera , fishing poison, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koussa (Guéré), draadié (Krou), kousimossou (Néyau), koussékié cékié (Shien), ouara (Bambara), za, zan (Dan), chéré chéré (Abé), m'békré, m'bégré (Ebrié), plakassé (Baoulé), soumandi (Guimini), séké, sékéhi (Bété), eschésé (Agni), darwo (Haoussa), tchiékéboué (Attié)
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(051), barks decoction of Tetrorchidium didymostemom, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sagougra (Bété), améré, aïrofou, echirua (Agni), ouologpaoué (Abé), toumbou (Yacouba), kotiem, brédoué (Ebrié)
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(022), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(082), H(100), H(118), H(126)
Recipes : H(022), pulpe of stems with leaves of Aframomum sp. of Trema guineensis, VO.
H(037) bronchitis,H(037) cough, H(051x), H(068), H(082), H(100) blen., H(118) , leaves or barks of Trema guineensis, decoction (H2O), VO., gargle, fumigations, lotions, bath, steam bath
H(051x), leaves, barks Anogeissus schimperi , Trema guineensis, Sarcocephalus esculentus, decoction, VO.
H(126), leaves, barks Anogeissus schimperi , Trema guineensis, Sarcocephalus esculentus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kéké (Tagouana), mouhon (Senoufo), nidobiélé (Guimini), malolo (Karaboro), ensien (Baoulé), assissien (Agni), assessian, (Abran), tongoro (Koulango), m'blia, bamlia, blangocapon (Guéré), soukolan (Maho), yoyoha (Shien), bron (Bété)
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(005), H(018), H(022), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(091), H(093), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(005), H(018),H(022),H(037), H(051), H(051) paludism, H(051) + H(113), H(055) + H(093), H(091), H(126), alone or in association, ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kouô (Guirnini), kékou, koukou (Tagouana), kouroukoubo, korekouma, kouroukoum (Senoufo) , soula finzan (Dioula), fio-finzan (Bambara), saholaka, bamorokaya (Baoulé), kourougbi (Gouin), péréké (Nienengué), bébé (Koulango, Abron)
Tylostemon mannii (Meisn.) Stapf
Official name : Tylostemon mannii (Meisn.) Stapf
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(031),H(037) cough, bronchitis, H(113), pounded leaves in H2O, to press the juice through filter, VO. + the residue in friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : iréklé (Krou du Liberia), nobotou, biétou, btéi (Krou), atiokwo (Abé)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(051)
Recipes : H(022) ocyto., H(051), whole plant, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : didali boudou, kpassoué (Shien)
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(006), H(008), H(051), H(055), leaves, decoction + honey, VO. (small dosis , many times / day)
H(006) purg., ONS., RNS., VO. or enema
H(037) pneumonia, Argemone mexicana, Vernonia colorata , leaves, decoction + bath
H(100) blen., roots, decoction, VO. (many times / day)
H(100) blen., decoction of Rauwolfia vomitora, Vernonia colorata, Carica papaya, VO. (many times / day)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : brahia (Dioula), ko salouna (Bambara), dakouma (Maho), kpo (Guimini), anna (Tagouana), aboué (Baoulé), oukopo (Shien), kougopo (Bété), bitali (Krou), iaonvi (Attié)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093) antidote, leaves of Vernonia conferta, barks of Blighia sapida, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia guineensis Benth.
Official name : Vernonia guineensis Benth.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Baccharoides guineensis (Benth.) H. Rob.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(033), H(093)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(008) dys., H(093), whole plant or leaves or roots, decoction, VO.
H(033) woman (receipt Tagouana), pulp of Cissus cocylifolia, leaves of Vernonia guineensis, fruit of Landolphia owariensis, VO. On an empty stomach 4 J.
H(033) woman (receipt Sénoufo, Gouin), fruit maceration of Landolphia senegalensis, leaves juice of Vernonia guineensis, Cissus corylifolia, Vitex ceinkowskii, Ficus capensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kolab, kolabou (Tagouana), léiguédé (Dioula), nawa, lawon (Guimini), awon nougba (Baoulé)
Vernonia nigritiana Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Vernonia nigritiana Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(051x), H(116), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(051), ONS., RNS.
H(051x), H(126), ONS., Vernonia nigritiana, Lippia adoensis, Cassia occidentalis, RNS.
H(116), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : douodrou (Dioula), gopité (Tagouana), saminia (Baoulé), tiatowihan.goso (Abron)
Vernonia sp.
Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051), H(113), pulp leaves, decoction, VO. + friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bidali (Krou)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(001), H(008)
Recipes : H(001), roots of Capparis tomentosa + Waltheria americana , maceration, local application, eyelids
H(001), roots of Waltheria americana, maceration, eyes lotion
H(008) child, ONS., decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : benwoboga (Mossi), hankouja (Haoussa)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(068), H(076), H(103), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), H(051), H(126), roots or leaves, decoction, VO.
H(068), bilharziosis, barks, pulp in H2O, VO.H(076)stomatitis, H(103), roots, powder, friction gums
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : morô (Tagouana) , nemossi, nomnoungo, bendéguara, meningolo (Dioula), nongbé (Barabara), sadendagi (Haoussa), léga, leangha (Mossi), domou.-tioro (Gouin), tia oulé (Peul from Kaya) , iêma (Lobi), pila (Dagari), assoukrou (Baoulé), wa (Gouro)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(005), H(014), H(031), H(045), H(068), H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(005), Ficus capensis barks, pulp + fruits Xylopia aethiopica , enema
H(014) itch, lichem, decoction of leaves of Aframomum sp. + fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, frictions
H(045) + H(031), fruits, many preparations , external use
H(068), fruit + H2O, pounded, decoction, VO., in the morning empty stomach
H(091), ONS, RNS
H(139), roots of Cassia sieberiana, Xylopia aethiopica , Aframomum melegueta , powder on meat
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : simint, simingui (Soussou), guili ( Foulah), guili (Malinké), sindian (Baoulé), indian (Abron) , sogodio ( Koulango), fondé (Abé), efomou (Agni)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005), bristles of Zea mays calcinated + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum) , pomad
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kanian (Dagari), kamana (Gourounsi)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051x), H(126)
Recipes : H(018), Abrus precatorius, leaves, juice + ginger Zingiber officinale, RNS.
H(037), leaves, suc Tamarindus indica + ONS. Zingiber officinale, RNS.
H(126), H(051x), Cymbopogon giganteus , stems, rhizom, roots, pounded + lemon, to make a dough, friction + ventualy spices as Aframomum melegueta (maniguelte), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Piper umbellatum (Guinea peper)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gingembre
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(006), H(055), H(104), H(173)
Recipes : H(104) + H(055) + H(006), H(173) + H(055) + H(006) , roots of Ziziphus jujuba, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : jujubier (local French), toumotigui (Dioula), mononongha (Mossi), tomonom, tomboron (Malinké), magaria (Haoussa)