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Reference : HS 41

Author(s) : Sereme A., J. Millogo-Rasolodimby, S. Guinko, M. Nacro
Title : Propriétés thérapeutiques des plantes à tanins du Burkina Faso Pharmacopée et Médecine traditionnelle Africaines; 15 : 41 - 49 (2008)
Reference HS 41 has information about 33 plants :
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(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction bark and pods and gum of Acacia nilotica VO.
H(008) dysentery, fruits powder of Acacia nilotica, infusion
H(118) throat infections, roots extract
H(103) teeth ache, H(196) scurvy root extracts
H(068) bilharzia, cloves rich in tannins, a decoction are also used to destroy the vector of bilharzia crustaceans
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(108)
Recipes : H(014) the aqueous extracts of bark of Acacia pennata are used to treat skin diseases
H(020) vegetative organs of Acacia pennata are used as a serum against snake venom
H(108) cold, extracts of bark of Acacia pennata are used to treat the cold
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(104) gastrointestinal pain, barks infusion et roots decoction of Acacia seyal, barks infusion, , VO.
H(173) leprosy barks root infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(068), H(100), H(108)
Recipes : H(068) bilharzia, H(100) gonorrhea, barks and roots decoction of Acacia sieberiana
H(108) cold, roots decoctions of barks
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Agelanthus dodoneifolius (DC.) Pohl. & Wiens
Official name : Agelanthus dodoneifolius (DC.) Pohl. & Wiens
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(135)
Recipes : H(014) severe itching and various origins, leaves decoction of Lannea acida, of Piliostigma reticulatum and of Agelanthus dodoneifolius, bath
H(135) indigestion, decoction of the mixture of leaves of Lannea microcarpa and of Agelanthus dodoneifolius, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037), H(094), H(104), H(152), H(161), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, balm of almond extract of Anacardium occidentale is used for the disinfection of wounds
H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, H(094) hemorrhoids, macerated leaves of Anacardium occidentale is used with the extract of cola nuts (Cola acuminata)
H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, H(094) hemorrhoids, la gomme de l’écorce, RNS.
H(037) young leaves of Anacardium occidentale, macerated with salt, treat infant cough and macerated bark of the trunk treat cough
H(037) akene of Anacardium occidentale burned, ground and mixed with shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), friction on the chest, chest pain heals
H(152) hypotension, H(171) hypoglycemic, decoction from the bark of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
H(104) ulcers of stomach, juice of fleshy stalks of Anacardium occidentale.
H(161) warts, gum of Anacardium occidentale treated warts
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(041), H(051x), H(051), H(068), H(103), H(108), H(126), H(151), H(178)
Recipes : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(041), bark, decoction is used to treat wounds, eczema, psoriasis, anthrax, boils and ulcers ; stem bark extracts and roots and leaves showed antifungal activity against a number of pathogenic fungi. A moderate antibacterial action of the bark was also demonstrated
H(008) diarrhea et H(068) dewormer, barks of Anogeissus leiocarpus, VO.
H(014) decoction of leaves and gum of Anogeissus leiocarpus are used to treat certain skin diseases
H(051) vegetative organs of Anogeissus leiocarpus are used as antipyretic
H(051) extracts from Anogeissus leiocarpus showed activity in vitro against Plasmodium falciparum strains resistant to chloroquine
- H(151) blood pressure regulator, H(178) antioxidant, decoction from the bark of Anogeissus leiocarpus, VO.
H(018), H(051x), H(108), H(126), the different parts (bark, leaf and root) Anogeissus leiocarpus have antimicrobial and anthelmintic action and are generally administered in traditional medicine in decoction to treat yellow fever, jaundice, various forms of hepatitis, common colds and headaches.
H(103), chewing sticks from Anogeissus leiocarpus showed strong activity against a broad spectrum of bacteria, including some that contribute to tooth decay.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(051)
Recipes : H(014), H(173), the fermented juice of barks or root of Azadirachta indica would be effective against leprosy and chronic skin diseases
H(020) decoction of the bark relieves bites scorpions or snakes
H(051) decoction of leaves of Azadirachta indica is used to treat malaria and fever.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(006), H(092), H(104), H(100)
Recipes : H(006), H(104) barks extracts and roots of Balanites aegyptiaca are laxatives and soothe colic and various stomach aches
H(092) fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca are used to prepare chewing tobacco against poisoning
H(100) syphilis, barks extracts of Balanites aegyptiaca, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(037)
Recipes : H(001) blepharitis H(018) headache, macerated bark Sclerocarya birrea added shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum) is used application to the front against the headache and the eyes against blepharitis
H(037) achene of Anacardium occidentale brûlée, ground and mixed with shea butter, friction on the chest, chest pain heals
H(001)eye injuries, young flowering branches of dry Ozoroa insignis, burned, mixed with shea butter, light massage on the eyelids
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(007)
Recipes : H(006) laxative et H(007) detoxing, the heartwood of Cassia siamea is used as a laxative and purgative
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(007), H(051)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, roots, seeds and leaves of Cassia sieberianapaludisme, maceration
H(051) paludism, the infusion of ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica and roots of Cassia sieberiana is effective against paludism and refreshes for fever
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(007)
Recipes : H(004) poultice of leaves or crushed barks of Combretum glutinosum treat various injuries and wounds
H(007) diuretic, H(151) high blood pressure, herbal tea of leaves of Combretum glutinosum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
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)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Mangifera indica mixed with those of Combretum micranthum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
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(013), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, extract of pounded leaves of Guiera senescabiesnsis mixed with mash of mil
H(037) antitussive, sweet decoction of leaves of Guiera senescabiesnsis is a cough suppressant recommended in children
H(051) paludidm, H(091) strengtheningt, baith effectué with decoction of leaves of Guiera senescabiesnsis would be a strengtheningt and effectively heals the paludism
H(051) fevers, equal parts decoction of leafy twigs of Piliostigma reticulatum of Tapinanthus bangwensis and Guira senescabiesnsis in ablution and inhalations
H(173) leprosy, H(013) many dermatological diseases, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(001), H(002), H(008), H(051), H(068), H(077), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye injuries, young dry flowering branches of Ozoroa insignis, burned, in admixture with shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), light massage on the eyelids
H(002) galactogenic, H(008) dysentery, maceration of pounded leaves of Ozoroa insignis
H(051) paludism newborns, decoction of leaves et of barks of trunk of Ozoroa insignis, VO
H(051) decoction of leaves of Ozoroa insignis in combination with those of Guiera senescabiesnsis, reduces high fever night
H(068) tapeworm , crushed leaves of Ozoroa insignis and boiled in milk are given as dewormer against tapeworm
H(077) nausea, decoction of bark trunk of Ozoroa insignis stops nauseous
H(100) gonorrhea, root decoction or maceration, VO.
H(104) various stomach aches, decoction of roots of Ozoroa insignis of Sclerocarya birrea of Saba senescabiesnsis
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(051), H(080), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(014), H(173), les roots extract of Khaya senescabiesnsis would be effective against skin diseases and leprosy
H(020), H(080) root extracts will be used against the bites of scorpions, and allergies
H(051) barks decoction of Khaya senescabiesnsisis effective in treating fevers and rapidly reduce fever
H(100) syphilis, root extracts
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(097), H(100), H(103), H(151), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) hot decoction of leaves and twigs of Lannea acida bath heals wounds between the toes caused by the long marchs
H(008) dysentery, H(104) troubles de l’estomac, infusion of barks of Lannea acida, VO.
H(013), H(014 roots bark decoction of Lannea acida is given in bath and lotion to treat various skin diseases (herpes, dry patches).
H(013) dry patches, leaves decoction, RNS.
H(014) dermatosis, decoction of roots barks, bath and lotions
H(014) scabies, bath with decoction of the bark of Lannea acida followed by a body massage with shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
H(014) severe itching of various origins, leaves decoction of Lannea acida, Piliostigma reticulatum and Agelanthus dodoneifolius, bath
H(097) external treatment of orchitis, placing a poultice on the testicles, the powder consisting of the mixture of the fleshy root of Lannea acida with cooking salt
H(100) gonorrhea, root infusion, VO. or decoction of fermented barks for four days , VO.
H(103) dental caries are treated by the inhalation of vapors decoction of barks
H(151) high blood pressure, decoction from the bark of Lannea acida, VO.
H(173) leprosy, twice daily baths of the body with an infusion of barks
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Official name : Lannea microcarpa Engl. & Krause
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(135), H(172)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, sap Lannea velutina would be effective
H(037) cough, dried seeds of Lannea microcarpa decoction
H(051) paludism, decoction of the mixture of barks and leaves of Lannea microcarpa in drink and bath,
H(068) decoction of barks of roots of Lannea microcarpa is effective against helminth worms
H(135) indigestion, decoction of the mixture of leaves of Lannea microcarpa and of Agelanthus dodoneifoliu, VO.
H(104) decoction or maceration of leaves and roots of Lannea microcarpa are anti entéralgiques
H(172) elephantiasis, warm decoction of the bark trunk Lannea microcarpa put a poultice on the affected foot heals
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea velutina A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(008) + H(104), H(037), H(039), H(068), H(108)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery et H(008) + H(104) stomach ulcer, decoction of the bark of the trunk Lannea velutina, VO.
H(037) cough, decoction from the bark of roots of Lannea velutina mixed with porridge of Pennisetum typhoid (millet)
H(039) powerful vermicide , concentrated decoction of the stem bark and leaves of Lannea velutina
H(068) concentrated decoction of the stem bark and leaves of Lannea velutina is a powerful vermicide
H(108) brain cold; barks of the trunk and dried leaves of Lannea velutina burned emit a pungent smoke, inhalation, treat brain cold
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(094), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhea, H(094) hemorrhoids, macerated young pink leaves of Mangifera indica with the extract of the kola nut (Cola acuminata)
H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Mangifera indica mixed with those of Combretum micranthum, VO.
H(068) maceration of walnut fruit of Mangifera indica with a little sugar is a vermicide.
H(100) gonorrhea, decoction from the bark of trunk
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(077), H(093), H(104)
Recipes : H(093) Parkia biglobosa pods are used as anti poison
H(104) violent colic accompanied by H (077) vomiting and H (008) diarrhea; Parkia biglobosa bark decoction is used
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf. & Hubb.
Official name : Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf. & Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, extract of pounded leaves of Guiera senescabiesnsis mixed with mash of Pennisetum typhoïdes (mil )
H(037) cough, decoction from the bark of roots of Lannea velutina mixed with porridge of Pennisetum typhoid (millet)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Official name : Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia reticulata DC.
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(014) severe itching of various origins, leaves decoction of Lannea acida, Piliostigma reticulatum and Agelanthus dodoneifolius, bath
H(014) severe itching of various origins, leaves decoction of Lannea acida, Piliostigma reticulatum and Agelanthus dodoneifolius, bath
H(037) cough, bronchites, H(108) cold ; leaves of Piliostigma reticulatum and of Piliostigma. thonningii, RNS.
H(051) fevers, equal parts decoction of leafy twigs of Piliostigma reticulatum of Tapinanthus bangwensis and Guira senescabiesnsis in ablution and inhalations
H(108) cold ; leaves of Piliostigma reticulatum and of Piliostigma. thonningii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, vegetative buds Piliostigma thonningii eaten fresh
H(013) + H(051) leafy twigs of Piliostigma reticulatum of Tapinanthus bangwensis and Guira senescabiesnsis in ablution and inhalations
H(037) cough, bronchites, H(108) cold ; leaves of Piliostigma reticulatum and of Piliostigma. thonningii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, leaves decoction de Psidium guajava , VO.
H(094) hemorrhoids decoctionof the stem bark is prescribed bath seat and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon
Official name : Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Landolphia senegalensis (A. DC.) Kotschy & Peyr.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) various stomach aches, decoction of roots of Ozoroa insignis of Sclerocarya birrea and of Saba senescabiesnsis
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(018), H(020), H(051), H(104), H(151)
Recipes : H(001) blepharitis H(018) headache, macerated bark Sclerocarya birrea added shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum) is used application to the front against the headache and the eyes against blepharitis
H(004) infested wounds, decoction of the bark of the trunk
H(006) purgative decoction from the bark of Sclerocarya birrea is used externally
H(006) constipation, decoction of leaves of Sclerocarya birrea gives a laxative drink that heals transient constipation
H(020) serpents, decoction from the bark of tronc, VO.
H(004) maceration of leaves is prescribed externally to treat wounds caused by a snake bite
H(051) child paludism, decoction of the bark of the mixture of Sclerocarya birrea trunk and that of Vitellaria paradoxa, VO.
H(104) various stomach aches, decoction of roots of Ozoroa insignis of Sclerocarya birrea et de Saba senescabiesnsis
H(151) high blood pressure, decoction from the bark of Sclerocarya birrea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(006) Infusion fruits of Tamarindus indica taken on an empty stomach in the morning is recommended laxative for constipation
H(051) paludism, the infusion of ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica and roots of Cassia sieberiana is effective against paludism and refreshes for fever
H(082) infusion of roots relieves some respiratory diseases and asthma
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tapinanthus bangwensis (Engl. & Krause) Danser
Official name : Tapinanthus bangwensis (Engl. & Krause) Danser
Family : Loranthaceae
Synonyms : Loranthus bangwensis Engl. & K. Kr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fevers, equal parts decoction of leafy twigs of Piliostigma reticulatum of Tapinanthus bangwensis and Guira senescabiesnsis in ablution and inhalations
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia dictyoneura Diels
Symptoms : H(037), H(100), H(195)
Recipes : H(037) the leaves of Terminalia avicennioides are used to treat cough, RNS.
.H(100) syphilis, H(195) hydropisie, les roots of Terminalia avicennioides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.
Official name : Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) child paludism, decoction of the bark of the mixture of Sclerocarya birrea trunk and that of Vitellaria paradoxa, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(093), H(100)
Recipes : H(093) antipoison, fruits of Ziziphus mauritiana, RNS.
H(100) venereal diseases, infusion of roots of Ziziphus mauritiana
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors