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Reference : HK 57

Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : Note sur quelques plantes médicinales des Bassari et des Tandanké du Sénégal oriental. Bulletin de l' I.F.A.N., Tome 26, série A, n°2,(1964)
Reference HK 57 has information about 51 plants :
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(092)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, preparation from roots barks of Afzelia africana, VO. + chest massage
H(092) seeds are sometimes toxic
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : gapeul (Tandanké)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, pneumonia (diseases of the dry season), leaves decoction (H2O) of Annona senegalensis of Icacina senegalensis, wash and massage (recipe Bassari)
H(201) sorcery, the plant is used by witches wizards (recipe Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : guitoumkou (Tandanké), agnogour (Bassari)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) childhood diarrhea and medico-magical, barks decoction of Anogeissus leiocarpa, collected in the morning east and west side, VO., (recipe Tandanké)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : gangale (Tandanké), angane (Bassari)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) calming bath with the decoction of the whole plant of Argemone mexicana for lower limb edema, (recipe Tandanké)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : gapèye korkot (Tandanké)
Baissea multiflora A. DC.
Official name : Baissea multiflora A. DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating, maceration of leafy twigs in a bath (recipe Bassari)
H(201) hunting fetish
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : ékoudène (Bassari)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, cooked barks of Bridelia micrantha in liquid food. The first day the patient takes no solid food. (recipe Tandanké)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : gaméné (Tandanké)
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(002x)
Recipes : H(002x) weaning of a 2 year old, decoction of barks of Butyrospermum paradoxum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : guiwole (Tandanké), apingwé (Bassari)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) enteralgia, decoction of roots, VO, (recipe Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : atapoum (Bassari)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, fever, decoction of leafy twigs of Cassia sieberiana, VO.. (recipe Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : ganaté bembo, madanga (Tandanké), akéjé kéjé (Bassari)
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, roots cooked with meat, VO. (recipe Tandanké)
H(104) colic, leaves decoction of Combretum glutinosum , VO. (recipe Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : andékadar (Bassari), diambakatana (Tandanké)
Cordyla pinnata (Lepr. ex A. Rich.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Cordyla pinnata (Lepr. ex A. Rich.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(108)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(108) coryzas, rhinitis, fresh barks powder of Cordyla pinnata in sniffing (recipe for a traditional healer Tandanké)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : dioudé, diwouth, guiwoude (Tandanké), angoul (Bassari)
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(000)
Recipes : H(000) serious illness, but otherwise under the control of secret divination by fetish (recipe Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : gathia mès, inglé nian (Tandanké), akodoniègue (Bassari)
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Official name : Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, decoction H2O of the whole plant of Cymbopogon giganteus, VO.
H(091) eases fatigue, decoction H2O of the whole plant, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : edigiteu (Tandanké)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, root decoction H2O of Daniellia oliveri (recipe Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : an dep, andiap (Bassari), guine dêpe (Tandanké)
Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) fetish protector of diseases. Ashes of the plant are inserted into small antelope horns and worn as protective talisman in Bassari.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : atia rèje (Bassari)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, H(100) orchitis blennoragic, maceration H2O of the root of Dichrostachys glomerata then decoction (without boiling) for 1/2 hours. VO. As only drink warm liquid for 15 days. (recipe Tandanké)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : amboukrouka (Bassari)
Dombeya senegalensis Planch.
Official name : Dombeya senegalensis Planch.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, maceration des roots of Dombeya senegalensis for 3 days, VO. (recipe Tandanké)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : guipouyoufaya (Tandanké), a-médibédi (Bassari)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), wound, injury, powder of bark of Entada africana without the cork, chewed and mixed with saliva + sometimes a decoction of roots of Terminalia macroptera, local application (recipe Tandanké)
H(037) bronchitis, cough, maceration of barks of Entada sudanica, VO. (recipe Tandanké)
H(201) Great drug whose therapeutic indication is given by fetish "achak" (tradition Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : gango-mp (Tandanké), angomb (Bassari)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(102) cholagogue, barks decoction of Erythrina senegalensis, VO. (recipe Bassari)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : atiéris, atiérife (Bassari)
Euphorbia sudanica A.Chev.
Official name : Euphorbia sudanica A.Chev.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, decoctioin of ashes of twigs of Euphorbia sudanica ) with leaves of Sarcocephalus esculentus. Wash the body entirely with the decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Bassari and Tandanké of eastern Senegal)
Vernacular name : agnidin (Bassari)