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Reference : HT 14

Author(s) : Thomas, L.-V.
Title : De l'ethnobotanique à la médecine: l'exemple Diola. Notes Africaines, 134, 48 - 52, (1972)
Reference HT 14 has information about 47 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : buteful (Diola)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), leaves or fruits, paste
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118), barks + leaves, decoction (H2O) , gargle + lemon juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Official name : Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., roots, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : waa (Diola)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(175), H(051)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175) circumcision wounds, cataplasm of pounded leaves
H(051), leaves, infusion
H(103) + H(175), pounded leaves, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : corossolier (Diola)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, cataplam of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : butotok (Diola)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(037), H(108) cold, young root, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082), young root, decoction (H2O) + lemopn juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : kalahay (Diola)
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(179)
Recipes : H(113), H(179), friction with the karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), pounded bark, coat the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) Guinea worms, local application of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : paftan (Diola)
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(113), H(179)
Recipes : H(051), barks dried, pounded , decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(091), H(113), H(179), friction with oil of Carapa
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : tulukuna (Diola)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(068), H(118)
Recipes : H(001), H(118), ONS., infusion, VO.
H(068) red worm, roots, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : bembehuey, dyubembehu (Diola)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(100) syph., roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : kaseit (Diola)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135), leaves or youg shoots, dried, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : siral (Diola)
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Official name : Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis colocynthis L. , Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
Symptoms : H(013), H(175)
Recipes : H(013) abscess + H(175), grinded pulpe of the fruit, compress
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : (Diola)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(100), H(126), H(196)
Recipes : H(126), H(196), fruits, juice
H(100) blen, pounded roots, local frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : gulemin (Diola)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(004), H(175), H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175), leaves Combretum micranthum, decoction (H2O), wash the wound + cataplasm withy pulp of Manihot esculenta and pounded leaves of Ziziphus mauritiana
H(051), bark, infusion, RNS.
H(037), H(108) cold, leaves, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : quinquéliba (Diola)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(175)
Recipes : H(103) + H(175), pounded leaves, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : buhingan (Diola)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(068), palm oil (edyutir), RNS.
H(100) syph., roots, RNS.
H(113), friction with oil of Elaeis
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, cataplam of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : buleaanaa (Diola)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) cauterize a wound, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : fusentefarak (Diola)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037), H(108) cold, bark, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : fupirum (Diola)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(175)
Recipes : H(013) abscess + H(175), hot leaves, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : juifata (Diola)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(175), H(004), H(006)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175), latex, local compress + dressing with fresh barks
H(004) cauterize a wound, ONS., RNS.
H(006) purg., seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : delegu (Diola)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : corïlceohot (Diola)
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(008), barks infusion, RNS.
H(013) , leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(100), roots decoction (H2O), RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : bufiraa (Diola)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, boiled leaves, VO.
H(103), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : bumango (Diola)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(004), H(175), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175), leaves Combretum micranthum, decoction (H2O), wash the wound + cataplasm withy pulp of Manihot esculenta and pounded leaves of Ziziphus mauritiana
H(111), crushed pulp, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : ekis (Diola)
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(104), H(112), H(116)
Recipes : H(104), bark, maceration, RNS.
H(112), bark,strong dosis, RNS.
H(116), bark, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : fumeledyuluk, buribolon (Diola)
Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Official name : Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari macrophylla Sabine
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : bahan, bel (Diola)
Nymphaea lotus L.
Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Parinari excelsa Sabine
Official name : Parinari excelsa Sabine
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104), H(175)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175) circumcision wounds, cataplasm of pounded and macerated barks
H(104) belly, fruit, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : mampata, gulih (Diola)
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(046), H(051), H(103), H(143)
Recipes : H(051x), VO. fruit Parkia biglobosa + early in the morning VO. infusion of Vitex doniana bark + wine of palm tree
H(046), H(143), barks, infusion, VO.
H(103), bark, decoction (H2O) , mouth bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : emok, enokay, egilay (Diola)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), seeds, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : fungo (Diola)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, ONS., powder + H2O, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : fara, kaligaan (Diola)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, pounded leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(053), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, bark, powder, local application
H(037), H(108) cold, powder dry bark Pterocarpus erinaceus, + nuts powder of Cola nitida, powder in nose
H(053) mumps, barks, decoction, wash
H(104) belly, barks, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : keno, kakon (Diola)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), oil, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : enandar (Diola)
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(175)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175) circumcision wounds, cataplasm of ONS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : sindin (Diola)
Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name : Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum gilo Raddi
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, ONS., sap, coat the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : dyahatu (Diola)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(004), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, cataplam of leaves
H(103), bark, tepid infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : bufalat (Diola)
Tinospora bakis (A. Rich.) Miers
Official name : Tinospora bakis (A. Rich.) Miers
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(102)
Recipes : H(007) diur., H(051), H(102), liana, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : peis (Diola)
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051x), VO. fruit Parkia biglobosa + early in the morning VO. infusion of Vitex doniana bark + wine of palm tree
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : bugink (Diola)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) pimples, leaves, maceration H2O, wash the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(014), H(037), H(104), H(108), H(175)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175), leaves Combretum micranthum, decoction, wash the wound + cataplasm withy pulp of Manihot esculenta and pounded leaves of Ziziphus mauritiana
H(006) purg., roots, decoction, RNS.
H(014) pimples, leaves, maceration H2O, wash the body
H(037), H(108) cold, leaves + millet flour
H(104),belly, barks infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : tomboron (Diola)