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Reference : HS 43

Author(s) : Shinkafi, T. S., L. Bello b, S. W.Hassan, S. Ali
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of antidiabetic plants used by Hausa–Fulani tribes in Sokoto, North west Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 91–99, (2015)
Reference HS 43 has information about 54 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, leaves of Abrus precatorius, maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : idon zakara (Fulani, Hausa), rosary pea (English)
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes, roots of Acacia albida, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : gardaye (Fulani)
Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Official name : Acacia macrostachya Reichenb. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes, roots of Acacia macrostachya, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : gawo (Hausa), winter thorn (English)
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(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes, roots of Acasia nilotica, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : bagaruwa (Hausa), egyptian mimosa (English)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, roots, barks of Adansonia digitata, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : kuka (Hausa), baobab (English)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes, bulb of Allium sativum,VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : tafarnuwa (Fulani), garlic (English)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes,l eaves, seeds of Annona senegalensis, maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : gwadda-daji (Fulani), African custard-apple (English)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(17, 2) diabetes, leaves, barks of Anogeissus leiocarpus , maceration or decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : marke (Hausa), axlewood tree (English)
Asclepias tuberosa L.
Official name : Asclepias tuberosa L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, leaves, roots of Asclepias tuberosa, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : yadiya (Hausa), butterfly weed (English)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 8) diabetes, leaves, roots, barks of Azadarachta indica, infusion or decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : dogon yaro (Fulani, Hausa), neem (English)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes, leaves, roots, barks of Balanites aegyptiaca, maceration or decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : aduwa (Fulani), soapberrytree (English)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes, barks of Borassus flabellifer, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : giginya (Fulani), african fan palm (English)
Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Official name : Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Family : Burseraceae
Synonyms : Boswellia odorata Hutch.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, roots of Boswellia dalzielii, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : hano (Fulani, Hausa), frankincense tree (English)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes, roots of Bridelia ferruginea, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : kizni (Fulani)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes, seeds, leaves, barks of Carica papaya , maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : gwadda (Fulani, Hausa), pawpaw (English)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng. subsp. Italica
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng. subsp. Italica
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obovata Collad.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, leaves of Cassia obovata, maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : hilisko (Fulani), neutral henna (English)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 5) diabetes, leaves, roots of Cassia occidentalis infusion or decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : sanga-sanga (Fulani, Hausa) violet tree (English)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 19) diabetes, leaves, roots of Cassia sieberiana, maceration or decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : malga (Fulani, Hausa), west african laburnum (English)
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes, seeds, fruits of Citrullus lanatus, maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : kankana (Fulani), water melon (English)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes, roots of Combretum altum, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : geza (Hausa)