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Reference : HS 30

Author(s) : Somboro, A. A., K. Patel, D. Diallo, L. Sidibe, J-C. Chalchat, G. Figueredo, S. Ducki, Y. Troin & P. Chalard
Title : An ethnobotanical and phytochemical study of the African medicinal plant Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(9), pp. 1639-1651, 4 May, 2011http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2011/4May/Somboro%20et%20al.pdf
Reference HS 30 has information about 17 plants :
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) impotence, root bark of Guiera senegalensis mixed with crystallised salt and fruits of Aframomum melegueta, powdered and ingested.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Ségué, in the Mopti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) aches and pains, powdered leaves of Guiera senegalensis combined with karite butter of Butyrospermum paradoxum used as an ointment.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Daral in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, maceration of ground leaves of Guiera senegalensis and Pterocarpus erinaceus combined with a cotyledon from a white cola nut (Cola acuminata) in a new gourd, drunk or used for bathing for a long period
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Daral in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever and paludism, decoction of leaves of Guiera senegalensis combined with leaves of Combretum glutinosum, drunk or used for bathing to relieve fever
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Ségué, in the Mopti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, Combretum micranthum, drunk or used for bathing to treat paludism.
H(104) abdominal pain, 3 bundles, 3 bundles of leafy branches are harvested on a Monday morning, witw the gatherer’s back turned to the plant. These are combined with three bundles of leafy branches of Combretum micranthum and unripe fruits of Tamarindus indica. Fresh mixture ground together and a decoction made which is drunk. The decoction thus obtained also used to treat H(092) poisoning. Mixture contraindicated in pregnant women, in whom it can induce abortion.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Ségué, in the Mopti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(092), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, 3 bundles of leafy branches are harvested on a Monday morning, with the gatherer’s back turned to the plant. These are combined with three bundles of leafy branches of Combretum micranthum and unripe fruits of Tamarindus indica. Fresh mixture ground together and a decoction made which is drunk. The decoction thus obtained also used to treat H(092) poisoning. Mixture contraindicated in pregnant women, in whom it can induce abortion.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Badougou nafadji in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, the leafy mistletoe from Guiera senegalensis combined with the leafy mistletoe of Ficus capensis is powdered and used to wash the patient’s face on waking in the morning and in the evening before sleep.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Daral in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, fruits of Guiera senegalensis combined with fruits of Gardenia ternifolia and salt crystals. Mixture ground and ingested
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Badougou nafadji in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(092), H(104), H(130), H(137)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, juice from crushed leaves of Guiera senegalensis instilled into the affected eye.
H(004) wound, fresh leaves are chewed and the resulting paste applied to fresh cuts. This stops the bleeding.
H(004) wound, washed with the decoction of the leaves. Young leaves then ground into a paste and used as a poultice on the wound. Healing properties.
H(004) wound, powdered root bark placed on wound.
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, decoction of leafy branches drunk morning and evening.
H(004) wound, galls of Guiera senegalensis are ground and powdered, placed on the wound. Healing properties.
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, fresh leaves chewed and juice swallowed.
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery,washing every 2-3 days, morning and evening, with a decoction of leafy branches
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, root bark combined with red sorgho and powdered is used to treat dysentery.
H(018) headaches with H(051) fever, decoction of leafy branches used to bathe and expose the patient’s head tor hot vapours.
H(018) headaches with H(051) fever, small red-hot stones are thrown into freshly ground leaves wrapped in a blanket and vapours inhaled.
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, roots macerated for three days, and solution mixed with honey and drunk for three days.
H(018) migraine, three or four bundles of leafy branches are collected. Three or four stones (depending on patient’s sex) are heated. When red-hot the stones are placed on two of the bundles laid in an earthenware jar. One or two bundles are placed on top, followed by one or two more red-hot stones. Water is added and patient’s head exposed to the hot vapours.
H(037) cough, galls calcined, powdered with crystallised salt and ingested.
H(037) cough, powder of 100 galls from 100 individual Guiera senegalensis plants ingested pure or incorporated into gruel. A decoction can be made of these galls and drunk.
H(037) cough, galls of Guiera senegalensis combined with fresh fruits of Tamarindus indica and cystallised salt are powdered and ingested.
H(051) paludism, pernicious attack, decoction of mistletoe from G. senegalensis drunk or used as enema in children. The dried mistletoe can also be powdered and macerated to make an enema.
H(051) paludism, pernicious attack, decoction of branches of Guiera senegalensis combined with leaves of Momordica charantia + 100 goat dung balls. Mixture drunk morning and evening for 2-3 days.
H(051) paludism, H(099) epilepsy, maceration for 24 h of ground leaves from Guiera senegalensis combined with fruits of Tamarindus indica and honey. The solution obtained is drunk in the morning before breakfast for three days to treat paludism
H(051) fever in children,.decoction of fresh leaves, drunk or used for bathing for three days to relieve fever
H(051) fever and paludism, decoction of leaves of Guiera senegalensis combined with leaves of Combretum glutinosum, drunk or used for bathing to relieve fever
H(051) fever, decoction of mistletoe from G. senegalensis generally used as an enema and for bathing in infants
H(051) fever, decoction of roots from plants found on roadsides is used to treat fever.
H(051) fever, decoction of roots drunk and used for bathing to treat night fever. Inhalation of vapours from decoction of fresh leaves for three days.
H(104) abdominal pain, 3 bundles, 3 bundles of leafy branches are harvested on a Monday morning, witw the gatherer’s back turned to the plant. These are combined with three bundles of leafy branches of Combretum micranthum and unripe fruits of Tamarindus indica. Fresh mixture ground together and a decoction made which is drunk. The decoction thus obtained also used to treat H(092) poisoning. Mixture contraindicated in pregnant women, in whom it can induce abortion.
H(104) abdominal pain, decoction is made from three bundles of leafy branches. A red-hot stone is added and the patient’s head exposed to the hot vapours for seven days running.
H(104) abdominal pain, decoction of roots from plants growing on anthills, drunk.
H(130) poliomyelitis, decoction of roots harvested from midnight used to massage affected foot or feet, patient seated in the solution. Treatment repeated for at least one month. Each session to last 20-30 min.
H(137) aches and pains, root decoction used for bathing.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Ségué, in the Mopti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(028), H(033), H(051), H(099), H(103), H(137)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, the leafy mistletoe from Guiera senegalensis combined with the leafy mistletoe of Ficus capensis is powdered and used to wash the patient’s face on waking in the morning and in the evening before sleep.
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, decoction or maceration of ground leaves of Guiera senegalensis used for washing, or drunk.
H(028) uterine prolapse, when intercourse is obstructed, fruits of Guiera senegalensis are combined with the blood of an old hen (who has raised many offspring) and the vagina exposed to the hot vapours.
H(033) impotence, root bark of Guiera senegalensis mixed with crystallised salt and fruits of Aframomum melegueta, powdered and ingested.
H(051) fever in children,.decoction of fresh leaves, drunk or used for bathing for three days to relieve fever
H(099) epilepsy; maceration of ground leaves of Guiera senegalensis and Pterocarpus erinaceus combined with a cotyledon from a white cola nut (Cola acuminata) in a new gourd, drunk or used for bathing for a long period
H(103) caries and dental abscess, tea made from leaves of G. senegalensis combined with leaves of Prosopis africana used for mouthwash and exposure to hot vapours.
H(103) caries, root used as toothpick for protection against dental caries. .
H(103) caries, root powdered and macerated is used as a mouthwash morning and evening.
H(137) aches and pains, singed leafy branches covered with a cloth and placed in contact with painful area.
H(137) aches and pains, powdered leaves of Guiera senegalensis combined with karite butter of Butyrospermum paradoxum used as an ointment.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Daral in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(092), H(103), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery,washing every 2-3 days, morning and evening, with a decoction of leafy branches of Guiera senegalensis
H(037) cough, decoction of fruit is drunk. A small piece of crystallised salt can be added
H(051) fever and paludism, decoction of leafy branches, drunk to treat fever with vomiting.
H(103) caries, root used as toothpick for protection against dental caries.
H(104) abdominal pain, 3 bundles, 3 bundles of leafy branches are harvested on a Monday morning, witw the gatherer’s back turned to the plant. These are combined with three bundles of leafy branches of Combretum micranthum and unripe fruits of Tamarindus indica. Fresh mixture ground together and a decoction made which is drunk. The decoction thus obtained also used to treat H(092) poisoning. Mixture contraindicated in pregnant women, in whom it can induce abortion.
H(104) abdominal pain, fruits of Guiera senegalensis combined with fruits of Gardenia ternifolia and salt crystals. Mixture ground and ingested.
H(139), decoction of leafy branches harvested on a Thursday at dusk, used to bathe and expose the penis to hot vapours.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Badougou nafadji in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, pernicious attack, decoction of branches of Guiera senegalensis combined with leaves of Momordica charantia + &00 goat dung balls. Mixture drunk morning and evening for 2-3 days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Ségué, in the Mopti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Official name : Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(028), H(051), H(099), H(103), H(137)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, the leafy mistletoe from Guiera senegalensis combined with the leafy mistletoe of Ficus capensis is powdered and used to wash the patient’s face on waking in the morning and in the evening before sleep.
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, decoction or maceration of ground leaves of Guiera senegalensis used for washing, or drunk.
H(028) uterine prolapse, when intercourse is obstructed, fruits of Guiera senegalensis are combined with the blood of an old hen (who has raised many offspring) and the vagina exposed to the hot vapours.
H(051) fever in children,.decoction of fresh leaves, drunk or used for bathing for three days to relieve fever
H(099) epilepsy; maceration of ground leaves of Guiera senegalensis and Pterocarpus erinaceus combined with a cotyledon from a white cola nut (Cola acuminata) in a new gourd, drunk or used for bathing for a long period
H(103) caries and dental abscess, tea made from leaves of G. senegalensis combined with leaves of Prosopis africana used for mouthwash and exposure to hot vapours.
H(103) caries, root powdered and macerated is used as a mouthwash morning and evening.
H(103) caries, root used as toothpick for protection against dental caries.
H(137) aches and pains, singed leafy branches covered with a cloth and placed in contact with painful area.
H(137) aches and pains, powdered leaves of Guiera senegalensis combined with karite butter of Butyrospermum paradoxum used as an ointment.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Daral in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, maceration of ground leaves of Guiera senegalensis and Pterocarpus erinaceus combined with a cotyledon from a white cola nut (Cola acuminata) in a new gourd, drunk or used for bathing for a long period
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Daral in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(092), H(104), H(130), H(137)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, root bark of Guiera senegalensis combined with red sorgho (Sorghum bicolor) and powdered is used to treat dysentery.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Ségué, in the Mopti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(092), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, 3 bundles, 3 bundles of leafy branches are harvested on a Monday morning, witw the gatherer’s back turned to the plant. These are combined with three bundles of leafy branches of Combretum micranthum and unripe fruits of Tamarindus indica. Fresh mixture ground together and a decoction made which is drunk. The decoction thus obtained also used to treat H(092) poisoning. Mixture contraindicated in pregnant women, in whom it can induce abortion.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Badougou nafadji in the Koulikoro region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(092), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, galls of Guiera senegalensis combined with fresh fruits of Tamarindus indica and cystallised salt are powdered and ingested.
H(051) paludism, H(099) epilepsy, maceration for 24 h of ground leaves from Guiera senegalensis combined with fruits of Tamarindus indica and honey. The solution obtained is drunk in the morning before breakfast for three days to treat paludism
H(104) abdominal pain, 3 bundles, 3 bundles of leafy branches are harvested on a Monday morning, witw the gatherer’s back turned to the plant. These are combined with three bundles of leafy branches of Combretum micranthum and unripe fruits of Tamarindus indica. Fresh mixture ground together and a decoction made which is drunk. The decoction thus obtained also used to treat H(092) poisoning. Mixture contraindicated in pregnant women, in whom it can induce abortion.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Ségué, in the Mopti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors