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Reference : HT 3k

Author(s) : They, A.K.A.
Title : L' herbe et non le fétiche.Médecine et “remèdes miracles” des plantes de chez nous.82 p. , undatet, adress: A.K.A. They, BP.4801- Lome, Togo. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Reference HT 3k has information about 16 plants :
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(124)
Recipes : H(124)nose, bulb in 2 pieces, inhalation odours
H(189) (hematie falsiforme), pounded roots barks Fagara zanthoxyloides + 4 fragments of Allium cepa + 1 hand of peper Piper guineense, powder, 1 teaspoon in the sauce of the meal,1 month
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), pounded leaves in 1 glass lemon juice, VO, morning and evening
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : neem, nym (Ewé)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, fresh leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(022), H(026), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(018), dried fresh leaves, hot on head with a foulard during 1 day
.H(022), washed roots, to eat + salt
H(026), to sleep on fresh leaves
H(068), crushed leaves of papaya tree in porridge, morning and evening
H(091), to sleep on fresh leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(002), H(015), H(091)
Recipes : H(002), white juice of the stems on the breast
H(015), 1 hand leaves, decoction (H2O) 10 ', VOH(091), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO, + 1 glass beer 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : klouango
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(103), H(189)
Recipes : H(103), roots barks, maceration, RNS.
H(189), (hematie falsiforme), pounded roots barks Fagara zanthoxyloides + 4 fragments of Allium cepa + 1 hand of peper Piper guineense, powder, 1 teaspoon in the sauce of the meal,1 month
H(189), (hematie falsiforme), roots Fagara zanthoxyloides, Newbouldia laevis decoction (H2O) , 30', 1 teaspoon, 3X / day before meal , 6 month
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : xeti, xe (Ewé)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076), bleedings, whitish tasks on the tong, stalk or leaves, sap, to clean every morning by means of a soaked cotton, during 2 weeks
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), fresh leaves pounded in H2O, filter, VO, massage belly
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : manioc
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots in pieces, to wash, maceration in 2 L. coco milk, VO, many time / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : nyimo (Ewé)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(189), (hematie falsiforme), roots Fagara zanthoxyloides, Newbouldia laevis decoction (H2O) , 30', 1 teaspoon, 3X / day before meal , 6 month
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(189)
Recipes : H(189) (hematie falsiforme), pounded roots barks Fagara zanthoxyloides + 4 fragments of Allium cepa + 1 hand of peper Piper guineense, powder, 1 teaspoon in the sauce of the meal,1 month
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099), epilepsy, 10 freh leaves pounded + 1 glass rabits urine, filter, VO or enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), 200 gr plants, decoction 2l. H2O, VO, 3X / day, 1 glass beer before meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : hesre (Ewé)
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030), fresh leaves pounded in H2O, filter + salt, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : akliko, akuko (Ewé)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) child, stems of Waltheria indica, decoction, VO.
H(103), teeth which take out of gums, roots of Waltheria., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : mibla, miloba, manyegbe
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051), flour, paste, on the body
H(113), maize barbs, decoction (H2O) , 15' VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered