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Reference : HK 62

Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009 http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/rjb/2009/1-9.pdf
Reference HK 62 has information about 49 plants :
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(103x), H(004x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Alchornea cordifolia. Other effects: healing of H(004x) mouth wound, H(103) teeth ache,
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : eesin
Alchornea laxiflora (Benth.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Alchornea laxiflora (Benth.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(045)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Alchornea laxiflora. Other effects: H(045) posses antimicrobial agents
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : iya/pepe
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(171)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Aloe vera. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(171) diabetes
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : aliofera
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(036), H(051)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Alstonia boonei. Other effects: H(036) dizziness, H(051) fever, H(082) asthma, H(113) rheumatic pains
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ahuum
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(076), H(103)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Anacardium occidentale. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(076) sore gums, H(103) tooth ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : kaju
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Anogeissus leiocarpa
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ayin
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(103x), H(051)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Azadirachta indica. Other effects: H(051) fever
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : dongoyaro
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(004x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Blighia sapida, Other effects: H(004x) mouth wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : isin eye
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(004x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Bridelia ferruginea, curing mouth wounds. Other effects: :H(004x) mouth wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ura
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(018)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Bridelia micrantha, Other effects: H(018) head ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : arasa
Buchholzia coriacea Engl.
Official name : Buchholzia coriacea Engl.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(014), H(200)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Buchholzia coriacea. Other effects:H(014) anti fungal and H(200) anti bacterial agents
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : uoo
Calliandra portoricensis (Jacq.) Benth.
Official name : Calliandra portoricensis (Jacq.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(018), H(100), H(137)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Calliandra portoricensis. Other effects: H(018) head ache, H(100) gonorrhea, H(137) analgesic
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ule
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(103x), H(051), H(091), H(108)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Capsicum annuum. Other effects: H(008) dysentery, H(051) fever, H(091) stimulant, H(108) cold
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ata
Carpolobia lutea G. Don
Official name : Carpolobia lutea G. Don
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(104)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Carpolobia lutea. Other effects:H(104) stomach ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : otupe
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(103x), H(051)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Senna siamea. Other effects:H(051) fever
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : kasia
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Citrus aurantiifolia.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : orombo lemonu
Clerodendrum buchholzii Gürke
Official name : Clerodendrum buchholzii Gürke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(051)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Clerodendrum buchholzii. Other effects: H(051) fever
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ure
Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Official name : Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Combretum racemosum. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(051) fever
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ogan
Croton zambesicus Müll.Arg.
Official name : Croton zambesicus Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(051)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Croton zambesicus. Other effects: H(051) paludism
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ajekobale
Cynometra vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Cynometra vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Cynometra vogelii.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : arumu
Diospyros monbuttensis Gürke
Official name : Diospyros monbuttensis Gürke
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(014), H(200)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Diospyros monbuttensis. Other effects:H(014) anti fungal and H(200) anti bacterial agents
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : eguneja
Duranta erecta L.
Official name : Duranta erecta L.
Family : Verbanaceae
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Duranta erecta.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : adodoyele
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem or root of Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides. Other effects: H(091) anemia, H(103) tooth ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : iyeree
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(051), H(103), H(171)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Garcinia kola. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(103) tooth ache, H(171) diabetes
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : orogbo
Garcinia mannii Oliv.
Official name : Garcinia mannii Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Garcinia mannii. Other effects:H(037) cough
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : okuta
Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC.
Official name : Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC.
Family : Molluginaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Gliricidia sepium. Other effects: H(200) antibacterial
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : agunmaniye
Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Official name : Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(051)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Glyphaea brevis. Other effects: H(051) fever
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : not registered
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(082), H(118), H(126)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Harungana madagascariensis. Other effects: H(008) dysentery,H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(082) asthma, H(118) sore throat, H(126) jaundice
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : arunje
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. Other effects:H(037) cough
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : hibisicosi
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(076)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Jatropha curcas. Other effects: H(076) gum bleeding
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : lapalapa funfun
Jatropha gossypiifolia L.
Official name : Jatropha gossypiifolia L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(078)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Jatropha gossypiifolia. Other effects: H(078) mouth cancer
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : lapalapa pupa
Jatropha multifida L.
Official name : Jatropha multifida L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(004x), H(200)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Jatropha multifida. Other effects: H(004x) mouth wounds, H(200) microbial infection
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ogege
Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Official name : Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(078)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Mallotus oppositifolius. Other effects:H(078) mouth cancer
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : orokoro
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(051), H(076)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Mangifera indica. Other effects: H(051) paludism, H(076) sore gum
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : mangoro
Massularia acuminata (G. Don) Bullock ex Hoyle
Official name : Massularia acuminata (G. Don) Bullock ex Hoyle
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(109)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Massularia acuminata. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(109) lumbago
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : pako-ijebu
Millettia thonningii (Schumach. & Thonn.) Baker
Official name : Millettia thonningii (Schumach. & Thonn.) Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Millettia thonningii. Other effects: H(051) fever, H(118) sore throat
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ito
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(103x), H(051), H(200)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Sarcocephalus latifolius. Other effects: H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, H(200) antibacterial
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ogbase
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Ocimum gratissimum. Other effects: H(008) diarrhea,H(037) cough,H(037) chest pain, H(051) fever, H(108) cold
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : efirin
Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Official name : Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(103)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Olax subscorpioidea. Other effects:H(103) tooth ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ifon
Persea gratissima Gaertn.
Official name : Persea gratissima Gaertn.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(151)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Persea gratissima. Other effects: H(151) hypertension
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : piaa
Phaulopsis imbricata (Forssk.) Sweet
Official name : Phaulopsis imbricata (Forssk.) Sweet
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Phaulopsis imbricata.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : atampara
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Psidium guajava. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(104) stomach ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : guafa
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(076)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Pycnanthus angolensis. Other effects: H(076) white tongue
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : akomu
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Sida acuta.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : iseketu
Sida corymbosa R. E. Fr.
Official name : Sida corymbosa R. E. Fr.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Sida corymbosa.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : otompero
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(103x), H(091)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Terminalia schimperiana. Other effects:H(091) anemia
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : udi
Theobroma cacao L.
Official name : Theobroma cacao L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(103x), H(091)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Theobroma cacao. Other effects: H(091) stimulant
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : koko
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(103x), H(037), H(051), H(086x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Trema orientalis. Other effects:H(037) cough,H(037) bronchitis, H(051) fever, H(086x) black tongue
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : afefe
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(171)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem or roots of Vernonia amygdalina. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(171)diabetes
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ewuro