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Reference : HS 08

Author(s) : Sita, G.
Title : Traitement traditionnel de quelques maladies en pays Bissa (République de Haute-Volta). Bulletin agricole du Rwanda, 11ème année, 1, 24 - 34, (1978)
Reference HS 08 has information about 39 plants :
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) guinea worm, leaves, powder + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), ointment on wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : poo-qô (Bissa)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots, maceration, V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : guibou, barbourou (Bissa)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(104), roots, maceration, VO.
H(126), leaves+ young twigs, decoction (H2O) , V.O., or enema, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : lakou-qô (Bissa)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(068), H(046), H(112)
Recipes : H(068) bilharziosis, grn grilled seeds, maceration, VO.
H(068) tenia, seeds , macration, VO. on an empty stomach
H(046) seeds, maceration, bath every evening in case of en cas epidémy (prevention)
H(112), fresh seeds, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : sincam (Bissa)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kinno la, gano-la (Bissa)
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), gum from trunk, powder + porridge of millet, VO.
H(126), leaves, young branchs,decoction (H2O), V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : dala-qo, lala-qo (Bissa)
Capparis corymbosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis corymbosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(076)
Recipes : H(013) + H(076), roots decoction (H2O), gargle, barks , powder on abscess
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : guigangou (Bissa)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) , leaves, young twigs, decoction, V.O. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koassire le, ber-le (Bissa)
Cochlospermum planchonii Hook. f.
Official name : Cochlospermum planchonii Hook. f.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots in tuber, small pieces, decoction (H2O), V.O. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : loukourou-da (Bissa)
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots in tuber, small pieces, decoction (H2O), V.O. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : loukourou-ça (Bissa)
Cymbopogon proximus (Hochst. ex A. Rich) Stapf.
Official name : Cymbopogon proximus (Hochst. ex A. Rich) Stapf.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Cymbopogon schoenanthus (L.) Spreng. subsp. proximum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) strong colic + vomit, to cvhew the young leaves of Cymbopogon schoenanthus + cola nuts, to swallow the juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bounfâm (Bissa)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(004), H(076)
Recipes : H(004) + H(076), stems barks, decoction (H2O), gargle + powder on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : copi, gohin (Bissa)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), green fruit crushed, maceration, enema for childs
H(008), green fruit crushed + fresh milk, VO. for adults
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gnim (Bissa)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(094) haemorrhoids, decoction of the stem's barks of Entada africana, enema or hip-bath
H(103) mouth and throat pain, decoction of the stem's barks of Entada africana,, VO. + gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : lacansa-qô (Bissa)
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(008)
Recipes : H(008), stems, decoction (H2O), enema childs, VO. (adults)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : son-go (Bissa)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), aerial part of the root , decoction, gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pampanga (Bissa)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) chronic and stinking wounds , scurf of the plant, grilled, powder on wounds washed with a leaves decaction
H(091), H(113), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kaari-le (Bissa)
Hyptis spicigera Lam.
Official name : Hyptis spicigera Lam.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(039) insecticide protection of the crops, to chop the whole plant of Hyptis specigera and to mix in the seeds
H(046) varicella, decoction of the whole plant, VO.
H(100) blennorrage, decoction of the whole plant, VO. + to wash the sex with the decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : van-lè, vim-lè (Bissa)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103, 2) gingivitis, barks from stems, decoction (H2O), gargle, powder, friction on gums
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : mo (Bissa)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) sterility male or femal, decoction of the stem's bark of Kigelia africana + honey, VO. In the morning, midday, evening during 1 week
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : biobilougou (Bissa)
Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Official name : Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea adult, to made a paste from stem's barks of Lannea microcarpa and flour of millet. To cook the paste in stems barks, VO. Effective remedy
H(008) child remedy, barks decoction of the stem, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tougô-câ (Bissa)
Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Official name : Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) child, twigs barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), barks young twigs surround a cake of dough of millet, after cooking the cake is eaten without barks
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tougo-ca (Bissa)
Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) glary diarrhoea, decoction of stems barks of Lannea velutina + goat fat + cooked rice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tougô-dâ, zinzam-tougô (Bissa)
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), leaves, decoction (H2O) + fresh milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : titi-bari (Bissa)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008 diarrhoea, paste from pounded young leaves of Mangifera indica + H2O tepid, to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : mangoro-gô (Bissa)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), yopung leaves, juice + fresh milk, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : doukoure, lamparga (Bissa)
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(008), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), roots decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008) + H(094), roots decoction (H2O), RNS., V.O. + enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : doukoure, lamparga (Bissa)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) extraneous body in the eye, seeds in the eye which swell and surround themselves with a gelatinous substance to which sticks the extraneous body
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gansoun, bougonsi (Bissa)
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(008), H(104), H(077)
Recipes : H(008) childs, stems barks, decoction (H2O), enema
H(104) + H(077), stems barks, chewed, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kari-go (Bissa)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath every evening / 1 week
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : hannoun-biar (Bissa)
Pteleopsis suberosa Engl. & Diels
Official name : Pteleopsis suberosa Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), barks of stems, decoction (H2O), bath 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : toutou (Bissa)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), barks, roots, decoction, V.O. , powder H2O, V.O.
H(051), roots barks, decoction, V.O. + bath
H(201), pieces of roots in the bsleeping room to avoid bad spirits
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pissaci, sinsaci (Bissa)
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), barks stems, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : zontougo, zougonto (Bissa)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), leavesl, decoction, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : feri-go (Bissa)
Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Official name : Terminalia laxiflora Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, roots decoction of Terminalia laxiflora, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kodayorou (Bissa)
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), barks decoction, VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koum-kounda (Bissa)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), roots, decoction (H2O), gargle + roots as tooth-pick
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kiaza, kerza(Bissa)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), grilled roots, powder + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), ointment in anus
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : manfin-go, mouhi-ni(Bissa)
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : maliinga - go(Bissa)