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Reference : HO 12

Author(s) : Okafor, J. & R. Ham
Title : Identification, utilisation et conservation des plantes médicinales dans le sud-est du Nigeria. Thèmes de la biodiversité africaine, Le Programme d'Appui à la Biodiversité, Numéro 3, Juillet 1999 http://www.worldwildlife.org/bsp/publications/africa/okaforfr/okaforfr.pdf
Reference HO 12 has information about 62 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, , chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius mixed with honey or palm oil
H(104) stomach pain, chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, H(094) haemorrhoids, decoction of leaves of Acanthospermum hispidum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism; H(191), blood purifier, decoction of unripe Acanthus montanus with, salt and pepper.
H(033) promotes pregnancy and can be taken for six to seven months after pregnancy
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) convulsions, to crush the leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum with 7 grains of alligator peper (Aframomum melegueta), to rub on the sick person.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, 3 leaves of Aloe vera crushed and mixed with half a glass of honey + 3 little spoons, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, juice of stems heated of Anchomanes difformis, drops in eyes, after a cure with Aspilia africana, ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, juice of stems heated of Anchomanes difformis, drops in eyes, after a cure with Aspilia africana, ONS, R
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aubrevillea kerstingii (Harms) Pellegr.
Official name : Aubrevillea kerstingii (Harms) Pellegr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) barks of Aubrevillea kerstingii macerated in water, half a glass consumed twice a day to treat abortion or miscarriage
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124), bleeding, juice of leaves of Combretum paniculatum + leaves Boerhavia diffusa (optional) + a pinch of salt, VO., 3 X / day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) convulsions, to crush the leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum with 7 grains of alligator peper (Aframomum melegueta), to rub on the sick person.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Buchholzia coriacea Engl.
Official name : Buchholzia coriacea Engl.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) migraine and H(104) stomach problems
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) convulsion, decoction of leaves of Cassia tora of Carica papaya of Picralima nitida and Costus afer, decoction in a bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, extract of leaves of Cassia alata , decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) convulsion, decoction of leaves of Cassia tora of Carica papaya of Picralima nitida and Costus afer, decoction in a bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, to cook leaves of Ceiba pentandra with plantain (not yet raw, without oil) , VO. 3 times. Bark could bre usefull too.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cissus sp.
Official name : Cissus sp.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, crushed stems of Cissus sp., frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Official name : Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots trunk of Cnestis ferruginea used as chewing stick to treat coughs.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124), bleeding, juice of leaves of Combretum paniculatum + leaves Boerhavia diffusa (optional) + a pinch of salt, VO., 3 X / day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum platypetalum Welw. ex M.A.Lawson
Official name : Combretum platypetalum Welw. ex M.A.Lawson
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Combretum platypetalum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, H(113) joint pain and hemorrhoids.. ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Official name : Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(016), H(124)
Recipes : H(016) breast pain, crush leaves Cyathula prostrata, mix with raffia wine and wash the inside
H(014) whitlow, H(124) bleeding. also useful for treating these cases
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dalbergia saxatilis Hook.f.
Official name : Dalbergia saxatilis Hook.f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, boiled roots with crayfish and of yams without pepper and oil; remedy to treat hemorrhoids.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dennettia tripetala Baker f.
Official name : Dennettia tripetala Baker f.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, roots and barks of Dennettia tripetala, maceration in genievre, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Diodia scandens Sw.
Official name : Diodia scandens Sw.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, decoction of leaves and stems of Diodia scandens (without oil), in a peper soup. Dry stems and leaves, crushed, add a cofee spoon in the soup
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Official name : Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(068) worms, decoction of roots of Draecena arborea of Triclisia subcordata of Rhaphiostylis beninensisavec with fruits of Xylopia (without oil), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Emilia coccinea (Sims) G.Don
Official name : Emilia coccinea (Sims) G.Don
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Emilia javanica auct.(missapl. Name)
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) pressed leaves of Emilia coccinea and applied on the navel to facilitate healing leaves.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Official name : Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) expulsion of worms, stem bark of Enantia chlorantha macerated in water, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Official name : Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), ONS of Euphorbia heterophylla, laxative, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(157)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, H(157) convulsions, decoction of leaves of Ficus exasperata, in the bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gnetum africanum Welw.
Official name : Gnetum africanum Welw.
Family : Gnetaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea,H(014) panaris.ONS., RNS. (In the latter case, add potash and oil.)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gomphrena globosa L.
Official name : Gomphrena globosa L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes pregnancy, cook the leaves and stems of Gomphrena globosa with unripe plantain, fish, pepper, salt and oil.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) filariasis, juice of leaves of Hoslundia opposita, drops in eyes goutte
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding, crushed leaves of Jatropha curcas of Chromolaena odorata, in poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, ONS of Leea guineensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lonchocarpus cyanescens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Official name : Lonchocarpus cyanescens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z), decoction of roots of Lonchocarpus cyanescens of Anthoclesta djalonensis during 45'., VO. half a cup 3 X / day in order to purify the uterus before delivery
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Official name : Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) leaves heated of Mallotus oppositifolius sur lesquelles s’asseyent les femmes qui viennent d’enfanter pour l’écoulement du sang impur; aussi utilisées pour des effets antiseptiques.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Official name : Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), root extract of Microdesmis puberula, boiled used for treating rheumatism.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Millettia thonningii (Schumach. & Thonn.) Baker
Official name : Millettia thonningii (Schumach. & Thonn.) Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(208)
Recipes : H(208) bark of Millettia thonningii used as aroma in palm wine; has a tonic effect..
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Millettia zechiana Harms
Official name : Millettia zechiana Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) roots of Millettia zechiana used to treat gonorrhea.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, crushed leaves rubbed on the forehead
H(104) stomach pains, raw leaves of Moringa oleifera chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) child convulsion, ashes of leaves of Ricinus communis of Newbouldia laevis of Tetrapleura tetraptera of Spondias mombindon, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, crushed leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, in anus
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Official name : Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, crushes the leaves of Peperomia pellucida, local application. Also used forH(037) cough and dry throat.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) dried leaves of Persea americana (with milk), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Phyllanthus amarus macerated in dans du genièvre, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Official name : Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation, barks of Piptadeniastrum africanum soaked in water, half a glass consumed twice a day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(027z)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation , H(027z) pregnancy disorders (before and after), decoction of leaves and stems of Portulaca oleracea in little H2O + red oil + few patash, VO. Abundantly
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joins pains, decoction of bark of Psidium guajava, VO half a cup 2 X / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Psychotria psychotrioides (DC.) Roberty
Official name : Psychotria psychotrioides (DC.) Roberty
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) against migraine, crush the roots of Psychotria psychotrioides and pour the liquid into the nostrils
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism; ovulation., ONS. of Rauvolfia vomitoria, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) child convulsion, ashes of leaves of Ricinus communis of Newbouldia laevis of Tetrapleura tetraptera of Spondias mombindon, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ritchiea longipedicellata Gilg
Official name : Ritchiea longipedicellata Gilg
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(053), H(171)
Recipes : H(018) against migraine, H(171) diabetes boiled roots whose broth is drinking (one drink each morning).
H(053) plant used to treat earaches
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sansevieria liberica Gérôme & Labroy
Official name : Sansevieria liberica Gérôme & Labroy
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, decoction of leaves and roots of Sansevieria liberica. VO. one cup before night
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Schumanniophyton magnificum (K. Schum.) Harms
Official name : Schumanniophyton magnificum (K. Schum.) Harms
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(113)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, H(113) rheumatism, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), leaves of Sida acuta mastiquées pour traiter la gonorrhée
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sphenocentrum jollyanum Pierre
Official name : Sphenocentrum jollyanum Pierre
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) roots of Sphenocentrum jollyanum chewed for their aphrodisiac effect
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) child convulsion, ashes of leaves of Ricinus communis of Newbouldia laevis of Tetrapleura tetraptera of Spondias mombindon, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Strophanthus gratus (Wall. & Hook.) Baill.
Official name : Strophanthus gratus (Wall. & Hook.) Baill.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) barks of roots of Strophanthus gratus macerated in water for hot drinks (local gin).
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.
Official name : Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, ONS de Talinum triangulare, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) child convulsion, ashes of leaves of Ricinus communis of Newbouldia laevis of Tetrapleura tetraptera of Spondias mombindon, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Thryallis glauca auct.
Official name : Thryallis glauca auct.
Family : Malpighiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) dried flowers consumed in the form of tea to treat pain of joints.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(068), H(094), H(171)
Recipes : H(068) worms., H(094) haemorrhoids, bitter leaves of Vernonia amygdalina with peper
H(171) diabetes, leaves juice of Vernonia amygdalina, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors