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Reference : HS 31

Author(s) : Saotoing, P., T. Vroumsia, Tchobsala, F-N. Tchuenguem Fohouo, A.-M. Njan Nloga & J. Messi
Title : Medicinal plants used in traditional treatment of malaria in Cameroon Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 3(3), pp. 104-117, March 2011 http://www.academicjournals.org/jene/PDF/Pdf2011/March/Saotoing%20et%20al.pdf
Reference HS 31 has information about 48 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, seeds of Parkia biglobosa, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : tsaski (Fulfulde)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 12) paludism, barks and seeds of Acacia nilotica, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : gabdé (Fulfulde)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, roots and leaves of Acanthospermum hispidum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : mazaivri Guiziga)
Aleurites fordii Hemsley
Official name : Aleurites fordii Hemsley
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 16) paludism, bulb ofAllium cepa, RNS.(Some receipt with Azadirachta indica again paludism) Maceration of 500 gr old fruits de Tamarindus indica in 3 L H2O.. Filtrer after 2H. VO. 3/4 a glass 3X / Day during 5 to 7 Jours.. One could add grounded Allium cepa écrasé in the preparation.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : tigneree (Fulfulde)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, bulb of Allium sativum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : angalajé (Fulfulde)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : Aloes verra (French)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, barks of Ananas comosus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : ananas (French)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves of Annona senegalensis, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : dukuhi laddee (Fulfulde)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves and barks of Anogeissus leiocarpa, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : zgnet (Mousgousm)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, seeds of Arachis hypogea, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : biriji (Fulfulde)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 104) paludism, fruits, leaves and barks of Azadirachta indica, RNS.
(Some receipt with Azadirachta indica again paludism) Maroua population boils 250 g of dried leaves of Azadirachta indica in a liter of water with 10 pinches of sugar for 15 to 20 m. The solution is cooled and then filtered. For children, the dosage administered is two tablespoons thrice daily for five days, but rather a half glass three times daily for adult.
Sometimes patients also boil leafy shoots in 10 to 15 L of water, to be used when the solution becomes warm, the patient takes ot bath twice a day with the warm solution. After each bath, the patient drinks a few sips of decoction set aside.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : gagné (Fulfulde)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, barks of Balanites aegyptiaca, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : tanni (Fulfulde)
Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Official name : Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Family : Burseraceae
Synonyms : Boswellia odorata Hutch.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 14) paludism, barks of Boswellia dalzielii, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : andakedje (Fulfulde)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, fruits of Capsicum frutescens, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : tchitta (Fulfulde)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 80) paludism, roots, fuits and leaves of Carica papaya, RNS.
(Some receipt with Carica papaya. again paludism) People of Maroua town do collect some mature leaves which are showing a yellow color After proper cleaning, the leaves are placed in a pot containing 5 to 7 L of water and boiled for 20 m. The patient bathes with the obtained solution every night for 3 to 5 days in a row, and then drinks a glass of the decoction previously set aside.
The leaves of Psidium guajava, Mangifera indica , Eucalyptus sp., and Carica papaya are mixed in equal amounts and boiled in water.The obtained solution is to be drunk, one glass three times per day for adults and half a glass three times a day for the children until recovery.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : dukudjee (Fulfulde)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Cassia italica, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : wabderehi (Fulfulde)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 62) paludism, leaves of Cassia occidentalis, RNS.
(Some receipt with Cassia occidentalis again paludism) The leaves of Psidium guajava, Mangifera indica , Eucalyptus sp., and Carica papaya are mixed in equal amounts and boiled in water.The obtained solution is to be drunk, one glass three times per day for adults and half a glass three times a day for the children until recovery..
The leaves of Cassia occidentalis are dipped in water and then left herein for a few hours until maceration. The solution is taken in the morning and evening.
A few Cassia occidentalis leaves can be picked and consumed immediately after cleaning and grinding.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : kaccu-kaccunga (Fulfulde)
Chrysanthellum americanum (L.) Vatke
Official name : Chrysanthellum americanum (L.) Vatke
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, whole plant of Chrysanthellum americanum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : guité pola (Fulfulde)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 80) paludism, fuits and leaves of Citrus limonum, RNS.
(Some receipt with Citrus limonum again paludism) The people of Maroua collect fresh ripe fruit of Citrus limonum and to extract the juice, they heat the fruit in water. The resulting is used to trigger hot sweating which is intended to reduce patients fever.
People of Maroua pick a quantity of Mangifera indica , Carica papaya, Psidium guajava leaves andsome Citrus limonum fruits, clean properly and place them in a pot of relatively equivalent water quantity and boil them for 15 to 20 m. After cooling, the resulting product is filtered, the filtrate is used to treat paludism VO. or the patient washes his body every night for 3 to 5 days in a row and after each warm bath, drinks a glass of the decoction.
Cymbopogon citratus helps in treating paludism as it reduces the fever. The leaves of this plant are boiled with a suitable amount of water for 10 to 20 m, and then the solution is drunk as desired. In some cases, the patient may add Citrus limonum fruits in the preparation.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : lemou (Fulfulde)
Corchorus olitorius L.
Official name : Corchorus olitorius L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, seeds of Corchorus olitorius, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : lalo (Fulfulde)