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Reference : HN 37

Author(s) : Nordeng, H., W. Al-Zayadi, D. Diallo, N. Ballo, B.S. Paulsen
Title : Traditional medicine practitioners' knowledge and views on treatment of pregnant women in three regions of Mali Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:67 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/67
Reference HN 37 has information about 24 plants :
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 2), infants are given extracts of the bark of Adansonia digitata for gaining weight.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : sira (Bambara)
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 7) tiredness (during pregnancy), wash of boiled decoction of plant bundle of Afrormosia laxiflora
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : kolo-kolo (Bambara)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006, 3), cold infusion of Anogeissus leiocarpa is given to new born babies to drink. It is a laxative
H(008) the plant is used to treat diarrhea, RNS.but not during pregnancy
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : ngalama (Bambara)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006, 9) constipation (during pregnancy), drink decoction of leaves of Cassia alata
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : ko-n’taba (Bambara)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(033)
Recipes : H(006, 7), root bark has a use as a purgative and has a strong bitter taste. The plant is also used against infertility, RNS.; but not during pregnancy
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : sindia (Bambara)
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 13) paludism (during pregnancy), drink boiled decoction of leaves of Combretum glutinosum
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : cangara (Bambara)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051, 46) paludism (during pregnancy), boiled decoction of leaves of Combretum micranthum: often in combination with other medicinal plants
H 077, 7) nausea (during pregnancy), drink and, or wash body with boiled decoction of leaves Combretum micranthum:
H(091, 10) tiredness (during pregnancy), drink small amount with boiled decoction of leaves of Combretum micranthum, or wash body with the decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : ngolobe (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(037)
Recipes : H(037, 7) tuberculosis (during pregnancy), drink decoction of fruit or leaves of Crossopteryx febrifuga
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : balembo (Bambara)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018, 12) headache (during pregnancy), boiled decoction of leaves of Daniella oliveri for wash of head
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : sana (Bambara)
Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(033), H(116)
Recipes : H(116) vaginal discharge, H(033) sterility andH(014) fungal infections, root of Detarium microcarpum is used against various ailments, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : ntabacoumba (Bambara)
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)
Recipes : H(002, 08) increase breast milk production, milk juice of Euphorbia hirta, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : demba sindji (Bambara)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002, 20) increase breast milk production, fruit of Ficus capensis was pulverized, dissolved in water and ingested orally together with bran or made into an ointment applied to the breast
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : toro (Bambara)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(108)
Recipes : H(091, 7) tiredness (during pregnancy), drink and or wash body with boiled decoction of leaves of Guiera senegalensis
H(108, 17) common cold (during pregnancy), drink the boiled decoction of leaves of Guiera senegalensis or wash body with the decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : kudje (Bambara)
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077, 13) nausea (during pregnancy), drink boiled decoction of plant bundle of Heliotropium indicum
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : nonsikou (Bambara)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(055), H(092)
Recipes : H(006, 14) purgative and H(055, 14) emetic, bark of Khaya senegalensis, RNS.; but not during pregnancy
H(092,14) arrow and fishing poison, stem and root bark of Khaya senegalensis are used as arrow and fishing poison.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : diala (Bambara)
Lippia chevalieri Moldenke
Official name : Lippia chevalieri Moldenke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 26) paludism (during pregnancy), drink boiled decoction of plant bundle of Lippia chevalieri
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n’ganiba (Bambara)
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism (during pregnancy), drink boiled decoction of leaves, plant bundle of Mitragyna inermis
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : djun (Bambara)
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(006), H(051), H(092)
Recipes : H(006), root and stem bark of Sarcocephalus latifolius are used as a purgative and to provoke H(006) vomiting, RNS.; but not during pregnancy
H(051, 12) paludism (during pregnancy), boiled decoction of leaves of Sarcocephalus latifolius, sometimes bark or roots
H(092, 5) roots used as arrow poison, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : bari (Bambara)
Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Official name : Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Family : Opiliaceae
Synonyms : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(014), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(007, 11) diuretic and purgative, the stem and roots of Opilia amentacea are used as diuretic and purgative remedies, RNS.; but not during pregnancy
H(014, 17) skin problems, dermatitis (during pregnancy), shower or wash body with boiled decoction of leaves of Opilia amentacea
H(051, 13) paludism (during pregnancy), shower or wash body with boiled decoction of leaves Opilia amentacea
H(091, 11) tiredness (during pregnancy), shower or wash body with boiled decoction of leaves of Opilia amentacea
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : korôgé (Bambara)
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(051)
Recipes : H(038 ,10) urinary tract infection (during pregnancy), boiled decoction of stem bark of Parkia biglobosa:as drink and or wash of genitals
H(051, 18) paludism (during pregnancy), drink boiled decoction of stem bark or sometimes leaves of Parkia biglobosa
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : nere (Bambara)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(092), H(116)
Recipes : H(018, 7) headache (during pregnancy), pulverized root bark of Securidaca longipedunculata in water as inhalation, fumigation or wash of head
H(092, 5), roots used as arrow poison and to commit suicide.
H(116) traditionally used against menstruation problems.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : djoro (Bambara)
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(006, 5), bark of Trichilia emetica is used as a purgative and as H(055) emetic in small doses, RNS.; but not during pregnancy
H(014, 8) skin problems, dermatitis (during pregnancy), wash body with boiled decoction of leaves of Trichilia emética
H(051, 32) paludism (during pregnancy), boiled decoction of leaves of Trichilia emetica:as wash or tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : sula finzan (Bambara)
Vepris heterophylla (Engl.) Letouzey
Official name : Vepris heterophylla (Engl.) Letouzey
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 21) paludism (during pregnancy), drink boiled decoction of leaves of Vepris heterophylla:
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : kita kanganiba (Bambara)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 7) heartburn (during pregnancy), drink boiled decoction of leaves of Ximenia americana. Ingestion of a pulverized root, stem bark decoction is used to a lesser extent but not during pregnancy
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : ntonke / hongbé (Bambara)