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Reference : HV 07

Author(s) : Verger, P.F.
Title : Ewé: The use of plants in Yoruba society. Editoria Schwarcz, Sao Paulo, 744p., (1995)
Reference HV 07 has information about 77 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves Abrus precatorius, Scoparia dulcis , ONS. Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca + strong potash + corn starch, grind the potash, cook the plants with corn starch, mix the whole, store in a bottle, VO. a small cup 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : pakun obarisa
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x), H(008), H(015), H(020), H(036), H(037), H(055), H(091), H(094), H(097), H(137)
Recipes : H(008) or H(055), leaves Culcasia scandens, Zea mays , a whole fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn the ingredients, place in a small gourd, pierce a hole at the top and another at the bottom and cork them. For H(055) tahe the medecine from the upper hole. For H(008) take the medicine from the lower hole. VO. with cold white corn meal
H(008x), leaves, roots, Dioscorea dumetorum , fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn, ashes over the faeces and mix other part with corn meal VO.
H(008), roots Manihot esculenta , leaves Jasminum pauciflorum, a whole fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn, mix the ashes with hot white corn meal, eat every morning
H(015)scarifications on the belly, ONS. Aframomum melegueta , fruit Musa sapentum, leaves Blighia unijugata, tubercle Dioscorea alata + stong potash, pound, eat with hot white corn meal
H(020) snake, leaves Allium cepa,Vernonia amygdalina, Eclipta alba, Euphorbia laterifolia , barks Euphorbia poissonii , ONS. Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca, whole fruit Aframomum melegueta + a snake head, burn all together, rub the preparation on the bite
H(036) giddiness, leaves Ocimum basilicum , seeds Aframomum melegueta, grind, cook in palm oil and lick
H(037) cough, leaves Indigofera hirsuta, Afzelia bella , Scoparia dulcis , fruit Aframomum melegueta , shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii , burn, add shea butter + oil + sugar, lick or eat with corn mealH(091)virility, 10 fruits of Aframomum melegueta , fruit of Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca, roots Ritchiea capparoides var. longipedicellata, pound everything together (banana peeled), grind, VO. with spirits or white corn meal
H(091)virility, fruits of Aframomum melegueta , leaves of Grewia mollis , Trilepsium madagascariense, roots of Desmodium gangeticum + 1 snail,burn, mix everything and drink with hot white corn meal every 3 days
H(094)haemorrhoids, leaves Morinda lucida , Rungia grandis, Cocos nucifera, fruit Aframomum melegueta, the whole in ashes, VO. every morning
H(097), 4 fruits of Aframomum melegueta, Croton penduliflorus, leaves Antidesma laciniatum var. membranaceum, 4 nuts Garcinia kola, + yam flour, grind together, VO. with a hot meal of white corn, daily
H(137)back pain ,16 seeds Aframomum melegueta , leaves Campylospermum flavum, grind seeds and leaves and rub on cuts in the back
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ataare, ataare merin
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves Allium cepa,Vernonia amygdalina, Eclipta alba, Euphorbia laterifolia , barks Euphorbia poissonii , ONS. Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca, whole fruit Aframomum melegueta + a snake head, burn all together, rub the preparation on the bite
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : alubosa
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) spreading ulcer, leaves, barks, fruits, roots Blighia sapida, barks Alstonia boonei, ONS. Xylopia aethiopica, decoction (H2O) , VO. 1cup every morning
H(137), body pains, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , Elaeis guineensis , Zanthoxylum senegalense , Alstonia boonei, leaves of Pavetta ccorymbosa, to boil, VO. In the morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Official name : Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005), swelling face, hands and feets , leaves Andropogon gayanus, Xylopia aethiopica , rootss Mucuna poggei , Strophantus hispidus + 9 firestones, decoction (H2O), VO. 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : eruwa ako
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) childs, leaves Anogeissus leiocarpa, Dioscorea alata boil H2O sour, VO. 3X /day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ayin
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(091)
Recipes : H(001) blindness, leaves, Aspilia africana , Spathodea campanulata , Combretum platypterum, grind, lick with palm oil
H(014) itch, decoction (H2O) leaves, VO., rub on the body
H(091) virility, leaves Aspilia africana , Phaulopsis barteri, Mirabilis jalapa + 1 snaill, grind, dry, drink with hot white corn meal every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : yunyun
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(116)
Recipes : H(100) gono., leaves Asystasia gangetica , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , fruits Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca + strong potash, pound together, VO. whith hot white corn meal
H(116) to help menstruation, leaves Asystasia gangetica , ONS. Dracaena mannii , grind, VO. whith hot white corn meal at night
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ila funfun
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(051)
Recipes : H(013) spreading ulcer, leaves, barks, fruits, roots Blighia sapida, barks Alstonia boonei, ONS. Xylopia aethiopica, decoction (H2O) , VO. 1cup every morning
H(051x) , leaves, barks Blighia sapida , fruit Zanthoxylum senegalensis, bulb Allium aescalonicum + strong patash, pound, VO. with hot white corn meal every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : isin odan
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(027), H(094)
Recipes : H(027), leaves, Borassus aethiopum , Glycine wightii + black soap, pound. The woman should wash herself with this preparation (for the good progress of the pregnancy)
H(094) haemorrhoids, fruit Borassus aethiopum, leaves Acalypha ornata, ashes, mix with cold white corn meal, VO. every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agbon onidu, agbon
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(104)
Recipes : H(078) tumor vagina , leaves Urena lobata , Terminalia glaucescens, Euphorbia lateriflora , barks Bridelia ferruginea , Chlorophora excelsa, fruit Xylopia aethiopica , decoction (H2O) , VO. + wash the vagina with the decoction
H(104), leaves, fruit, roots Bridelia ferruginea , ONS Citrus aurantiifolia, boil the ingredients in H2O, VO. , 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ira, ira odan
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(068), H(013), H(051), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(005) swelling, grind leaves Vernonia amygdalina , dry leaves Nicotiana tabacum + shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii) mixed, rub the body
H(008) + H(068), leaves Sida acuta, Haumaniastrum lilacinum + shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii , burn, mix the ashes with the butter, rub the body of young childeren and VO. with a little from preperation to drunk with hot corn meal
H(013) ulcer, roots Elaeis guineensis , Acalypha ciliata, leaves Pterocarpus santalinoides, shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii , strong potash, grind, rub over the body
H(013) ulcer on the body, leaves, roots Pennisetum purpureum , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (, grind, rub over the body
H(037) cough, leaves Indigofera hirsuta, Afzelia bella , Scoparia dulcis , fruit Aframomum melegueta , shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii , burn, add shea butter + oil + sugar, lick or eat with corn meal
H(051) shivering, grind the leaves of Urena lobata, Sida urens, Alafia barteri , rub the mixture over the body with shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii )
H(051) intestinal, leaves Ocimum gratissimum , Peperomia pellucida, shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii grind with butter, VO. with hot indian corn meal, every day
H(113) rheumatism, 16 leaves Clausena anisata, 16 leaves Ocimum canum, 16 leaves Zanthoxylum senegalense , bulb Allium aescalanicum , roots Carica papaya var. microcarpa + shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii ,pound all together, divide in 2 unequal parts, with the bigger one + salt VO. with a hot corn meal,rub with the smaller part
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ori
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) toes, leaves Calotropis procera , Phaulopsis falcisepala, grind, apply to the toes
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : bomubomu
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(050) gaseous stomach, fruit Carica papaya , leaves Combretum racemosum, fruit Stachytarpheta indica, VO. ashes with a white corn meal
H(068) worms from chest, leaves Indigofera hirsuta , Carpolobia lutea , roots Carica papaya + black soap, burn, ashes, VO. with spirit or palm oil
H(104), roots Carica papaya, leaves Tristemma littorale + black soap, burn, ashes, VO. with a hot white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ibepe, ibepe dudu
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer on the body, leaves , barks, roots Ceiba pentandra , leaves Pavetta corymbosa, bulb Allium aescalonicum, decoction (H2O) , VO. + wash the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : araba
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(056), H(058), H(100), H(104), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(034) tachy., juice Citrus aurantiifolia , fruit Cnestis ferruginea + stong patash, pound + lemon juice, put in a bottle, VO. a small tumbler 3 X / day
H(056) Guinea worm leaves Vitex doniana leaves, roots, barks Daniellia oliveri, fruit Citrus aurantiifolia , decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
H(058), leaves, roots, fruit Citrus aurantiifolia , leaves Pteris togoensis , roots Jatropha curcas , decoction, VO., 3X /day
H(100) gono., leaves Hibiscus surattensis , juice Citrus aurantiifolia + stong potash, pound, VO., 3 spoon ful every morning
H(104), leaves, fruit, roots Bridelia ferruginea , ONS Citrus aurantiifolia, boil the ingredients in H2O, VO. , 3X / day
H(109) stif neck, leaves Ocimum canum, Citrus aurantiifolia, Eclipta alba, Vernonia ambigua , bulb Allium aescalonicum, ONS. Zanthoxylum senegalensis + salt, pound, VO. with a hot meal of white corn
H(113) rheumatism, leaves, roots, fruits Citrus aurantiifolia , leaves Malacantha alnifolia, ONS. Crinum zeylanicum + H2O sour + corn nstarch, boil, VO. every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : orombo wewe
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(100), H(113), H(157)
Recipes : H(013)spreading ulcer, leaves Sesbania pachycarpa , roots Clausena anisata, Dracaena fragrans, Olax subscorpioidea, decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
H(014) itch, leaves Clausena anisata, Dichapetalum madagascariensis , leaves, barks, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, fruit Xylopia aethiopica, Tetrapleura tetraptera + camphor (kanafuru),cook the whole in a pot with H2O, filter + powder of camphor, mix with H2O, VO. 1 spoon, rubbing the rest of the extract over the body
H(100) gono., leaves Clausena anisata , Desmodium gangeticum, ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , Tetrapleura tetraptera, pound, decoction (H2O) , VO. 1 spoonful every morning
H(100)leucorrhea, leaves Clausena anisata , Senecio biafrae, Peperomia pellucida + strong potash, burn, VO. whith hot white corn meal every morning
H(113) rheumatism, 16 leaves Clausena anisata, 16 leaves Ocimum canum, 16 leaves Zanthoxylum senegalense , bulb Allium aescalanicum , roots Carica papaya var. microcarpa + shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii ,pound all together, divide in 2 unequal parts, with the bigger one + salt VO. with a hot corn meal,rub with the smaller part
H(157) convulsion, leaves Clausena anisata , Plukenetia conophora, bulb Allium aescalonicum + 1 rat, pound all together, mix with oil palm, lick
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : atapari obuko, agbasa, agbasa merin-dilogun
Cochlospermum planchonii Hook. f.
Official name : Cochlospermum planchonii Hook. f.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) body pain, leaves of Parinari curatellifolia , Cochlospermum planchonii , Psorospermum febrifugum , roots of Dracaena fragans boil in H2O, VO., 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : adosusu
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness , leaves Tephrosia vogelii, Cola acuminata , Crotalaria lachnophora, Tetrapleura tetraptera + black soap, pound, dry, VO. with a hot corn meal every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : obi
Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Official name : Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(055)
Recipes : H(008) or H(055), leaves Culcasia scandens, Zea mays , a whole fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn the ingredients, place in a small gourd, pierce a hole at the top and another at the bottom and cork them. For H(055) tahe the medecine from the upper hole. For H(008) take the medicine from the lower hole. VO. with cold white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agunmona
Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), fruit Cyperus esculentus, roots Morinda lucida , leaves Lecaniodiscus cupanioides, decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : mumu
Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Official name : Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(014), H(139)
Recipes : H(005) swolen feet, leaves Dalbergia lactea, Ehretia cymosa , decoction (H2O) , VO. + wash the feet
H(014) rough skin, leaves Dalbergia lactea, Daniellia ogea, grind, mixt with coco oil, rub on the body
H(139)impotency, leaves Dalbergia lactea + electric eel (fish), grind the leaves, cook with the fish, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ojiji, ojiji orota
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) Guinea worm, leaves Vitex doniana leaves, roots, barks Daniellia oliveri, fruit Citrus aurantiifolia , decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : iya
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Official name : Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(008x)
Recipes : H(008x), leaves, roots, Dioscorea dumetorum , fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn, ashes over the faeces and mix other part with corn meal VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : esuru oro
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(020), H(109)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves Allium cepa,Vernonia amygdalina, Eclipta alba, Euphorbia laterifolia , barks Euphorbia poissonii , ONS. Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca, whole fruit Aframomum melegueta + a snake head, burn all together, rub the preparation on the bite
H(109) stif neck, leaves Ocimum canum, Citrus aurantiifolia, Eclipta alba, Vernonia ambigua , bulb Allium aescalonicum, ONS. Zanthoxylum senegalensis + salt, pound, VO. with a hot meal of white corn
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : arojoku
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(013), H(091), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, roots Elaeis guineensis , Acalypha ciliata, leaves Pterocarpus santalinoides, shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii , strong potash, grind, rub over the body
H(091), to have strong bones, nuts shells Elaeis guineensis , leaves Malvastrum coromandelianum + black soap, burn the leaves, grind the shells, mix with the soap, wash the body
H(137), body pain, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , Elaeis guineensis , Zanthoxylum senegalense , Alstonia boonei, leaves of Pavetta ccorymbosa boil all together, VO. in the morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ope
Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name : Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, leaves Eriosema psoraleoides, Kigelia africana , Zanthoxylum senegalense + black soap, pounded together, add lemon juice, wash the skin
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : pirigidi
Glycine wightii (Wight & Arn.) Verdc.
Official name : Glycine wightii (Wight & Arn.) Verdc.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027), leaves, Borassus aethiopum , Glycine wightii + black soap, pound. The woman should wash herself with this preparation (for the good progress of the pregnancy)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : okun saba
Grewia carpinifolia Juss.
Official name : Grewia carpinifolia Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gono., leaves Grewia carpinifolia , Senna podocarpa, Micro cocca mercurialis, ONS. Zanthoxylum senegalensis + strong potash, pound together, VO. whith hot white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : itakun okere
Grewia mollis Juss.
Official name : Grewia mollis Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia venusta Fresen.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) virility, fruits of Aframomum melegueta , leaves of Grewia mollis , Trilepsium madagascariense, roots of Desmodium gangeticum + 1 snail,burn, mix everything and drink with hot white corn meal every 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ogbolo
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gono., leaves Hibiscus surattensis , juice Citrus aurantiifolia + stong potash, pound, VO., 3 spoon ful every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ahon ekun
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaes Hoslundia opposita , Hypselodelphys violacea + black soap, pound, incantations, throw it away
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : erinmi
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(137), H(173)
Recipes : H(137)pain with the breast, leaves Hymenocardia acida , Celtis wrightii, Albizia sp., fruits Xylopia aethiopica , decoction (H2O) , VO. 2X / day
H(173), leaves Hymenocardia acida , Paspaludismm auriculatum, Oxytenanthera abyssinica, decoction (H2O) , VO. and wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : orupa
Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Official name : Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) flank , leaves Hyptis suaveolens , Momordica charantia , Piptadeniastrum africanum, fruit Xylopia aethiopica decoction (H2O) , VO. every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : femo loju toki
Indigofera hirsuta L.
Official name : Indigofera hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves Indigofera hirsuta, Afzelia bella , Scoparia dulcis , fruit Aframomum melegueta , shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii , burn, add shea butter + oil + sugar, lick or eat with corn meal
H(068) worms from chest, leaves Indigofera hirsuta , Carpolobia lutea , roots Carica papaya + black soap, burn, ashes, VO. with spirit or palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : asowale, osagbo
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(143)
Recipes : H(143) smallpox, leaves Vernonia amygdalina , Ipomoea batatas, Plumbago zeylanica ,burn, to lick the ashes with palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : kukunduku
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(058), H(116)
Recipes : H(022) to facilitate delivery, leaves Jatropha curcas , cook it, VO. and wash the belly
H(058), leaves, roots, fruit Citrus aurantiifolia , leaves Pteris togoensis , roots Jatropha curcas , decoction (H2O), VO., 3X /day
H(116) to help menstruation, leaves Lawsonia inermis , Scleria depressa, roots Jatropha curcas , roots Morinda lucida , ONS. Zanthoxylum senegalensis + strong patash, + water with corn stark, boil, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : lapalapa funfun
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(143)
Recipes : H(091) to have a healthy body, leaves Kalanchoe crenata , Amaranthus hybridus subsp. incurvatus, Peperomia pellucida, fruit Musa sapientum + 1 firestone + residue of iron from the blacksmith + an empty egg shell , grind all together, dry in sun , grind again, VO. at night with cold white corn meal
H(143) smallpox, leaves Kalanchoe crenata , Amaranthus hybridus, Combretum smeathmannii , Peperomia pellucida, Dracaena fragrans , fruit Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca, ashes to lick with palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : odundu
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(091), H(181)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, leaves Eriosema psoraleoides, Kigelia africana , Zanthoxylum senegalense + black soap, pounded together, add lemon juice, wash the skin
H(091) to fortify the bones, roots Marantochloa leucantha, barks Kigelia africana, ONS. Piper capense , strong patash, 3 chameleons, pound everything together, VO. with a white corn meal
H(091), to help girl to develop breast, fruit, Kigelia africana , Tetrapleura tetraptera, leaves, Pleiocarpa pycnantha, leaves and barks Cola gigantea , pound, boil in a pot, the girl must wash the breast
H(181), barks Spathodea campanulata, leaves Kigelia africana, decoction (H2O) , VO.every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : pandoro
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) body pain, contracted body, roots Lantana camara , leaves Acacia kamerunensis, fruits Tetrapleura tetraptera , decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ewon agogo
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) to help menstruation, leaves and roots Lawsonia inermis + strong patash, grind, drink whith hot white corn meal at night
H(116) to help menstruation, leaves Lawsonia inermis , Scleria depressa, roots Jatropha curcas , roots Morinda lucida , ONS. Zanthoxylum senegalensis + strong patash, + water with corn stark, boil, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : laali
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137)back pain, leaves Lycopersicon esculentum , roots Securidaca longipedunculata , Uvaria afzelli , fruit Uvaria chamae , decoction (H2O) , VO. 1 cup every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ekhue
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots Manihot esculenta , leaves Jasminum pauciflorum, a whole fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn, mix the ashes with hot white corn meal, eat every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ege
Marantochloa leucantha (K. Schum.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Marantochloa leucantha (K. Schum.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) to fortify the bones, roots Marantochloa leucantha, barks Kigelia africana, ONS. Piper capense , strong patash, 3 chameleons, pound everything together, VO. with a white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : toto
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051x), leaves Microglossa pyrifolia, Morinda lucida , Petiveria alliaceae, decoction (H2O) , VO. + wash the body with hot H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : anikansegbo
Mirabilis jalapa L.
Official name : Mirabilis jalapa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(091)
Recipes : H(001) blindness, leaves of Aspilia africana , Spathodea campanulata , Combretum platypterum, grind, lick with palm oil
H(014) itch, decoction (H2O) leaves, VO., rub on the body
H(091) virility, leaves Aspilia africana , Phaulopsis barteri, Mirabilis jalapa + 1 snaill, grind, dry, drink with hot white corn meal every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) flank , leaves Hyptis suaveolens , Momordica charantia , Piptadeniastrum africanum, fruit Xylopia aethiopica decoction (H2O) , VO. every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ejinrin wewe
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(094), H(116)
Recipes : H(051x), leaves Microglossa pyrifolia, Morinda lucida , Petiveria alliaceae, decoction (H2O) , VO. + wash the body with hot H2O
H(094)haemorrhoids, leaves Morinda lucida , Rungia grandis, Cocos nucifera, fruit Aframomum melegueta, the whole in ashes, VO. every morning
H(116) to help menstruation, leaves Lawsonia inermis , Scleria depressa, roots Jatropha curcas , roots Morinda lucida , ONS. Zanthoxylum senegalensis + strong patash, + water with corn stark, boil, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : oruwo
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) to have a healthy body, leaves Kalanchoe crenata , Amaranthus hybridus subsp. incurvatus, Peperomia pellucida, fruit Musa sapientum + 1 firestone + residue of iron from the blacksmith + an empty egg shell , grind all together, dry in sun , grind again, VO. at night with cold white corn meal
H(091)virility, 10 fruits of Aframomum melegueta , fruit of Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca, roots Ritchiea capparoides var. longipedicellata, pound everything together (banana peeled), grind, VO. with spirits or white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : abo
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005) swelling, grind leaves Vernonia amygdalina , dry leaves Nicotiana tabacum + shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii) mixed, rub the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : taba gbigbe
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(036), H(143)
Recipes : H(000) childs, leaves Ocimum basilicum , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , leaves, roots, barks Sarcocephalus latifolius, decoction (H2O) , VO. 3X / day
H(036) giddiness, leaves Ocimum basilicum , seeds Aframomum melegueta, grind, cook in palm oil and lick
H(143) smallpox, leaves Ocimum basilicum , Daniellia ogea , grind + H2O, rub the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : efinrin wewe, aruntantan
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(109) stif neck, leaves Ocimum canum, Citrus aurantiifolia, Eclipta alba, Vernonia ambigua , bulb Allium aescalonicum, ONS. Zanthoxylum senegalensis + salt, pound, VO. with a hot meal of white corn
H(113) rheumatism, 16 leaves Clausena anisata, 16 leaves Ocimum canum, 16 leaves Zanthoxylum senegalense , bulb Allium aescalanicum , roots Carica papaya var. microcarpa + shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii ,pound all together, divide in 2 unequal parts, with the bigger one + salt VO. with a hot corn meal,rub with the smaller part
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : eruyan ntefe
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) intestinal, leaves Ocimum gratissimum , Peperomia pellucida, shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii grind with butter, VO. with hot indian corn meal, every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : woromoba
Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Official name : Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(036)
Recipes : H(013) spreading ulcer, leaves Sesbania pachycarpa , roots Clausena anisata, Dracaena fragrans, Olax subscorpioidea, decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
H(014) itch, leaves Clausena anisata, Dichapetalum madagascariensis , leaves, barks, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, fruit Xylopia aethiopica, Tetrapleura tetraptera + camphor (kanafuru), cook the whole in a pot with H2O, filter + powder of camphor, mix with H2O, VO. 1 spoon, rubbing the rest of the extract over the body
H(036) giddiness, leaves, barks, roots Securidaca longipedunculata , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , leaves Olax subscorpioidea, decoction (H2O) , VO.1 cup every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) body pain, leaves of Parinari curatellifolia , Cochlospermum planchonii , Psorospermum febrifugum , roots of Dracaena fragans boil in H2O, VO., 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : afun lehin
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer on the body, leaves, roots Pennisetum purpureum , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (, grind, rub over the body
H(013) ulcer on the breast, leaves, Pennisetum purpureum , Leptoderris brachyptera, fruit Monodora myristica, wash the breast of the woman with the decoction (H2O)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : evisun
Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Official name : Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, leaves Terminalia glaucescens, Phoenix sp., Pteris sp. + salpetre, grind, take a stck and clean the teeth with this preparation
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : okun
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(091), H(094)
Recipes : H(050) swollen belly, fruit Xylopia aethiopica , ONS. Piper capense + potash, VO. with hot white corn meal
H(091) to fortify the bones, roots Marantochloa leucantha, barks Kigelia africana, ONS. Piper capense , strong patash, 3 chameleons, pound everything together, VO. with a white corn meal
H(094) piles, leaves Piper capense , Senna podocarpa + strong potash + salt, grind, dry, VO. with a hot meal of white corn every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : toto, iyere
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(143)
Recipes : H(143) smallpox, leaves Vernonia amygdalina , Ipomoea batatas, Plumbago zeylanica ,burn, ash and lick with palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : inabiri
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(137)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaves Psorospermum febrifugum + sulphur + red sulphur, pound, preparation on cuts on the head
H(137) body pain, leaves of Parinari curatellifolia , Cochlospermum planchonii , Psorospermum febrifugum , roots of Dracaena fragans boil in H2O, VO., 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : iyun orisa, legun oko
Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Official name : Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Rauvolfia macrophylla Stapf
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) leucorrhea, leaves Rauvolfia caffra , roots Desplatsia dewevrei, Smilax kraussiana + strong potash, pound together, VO. whith hot white corn meal every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : alagba
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves Abrus precatorius, Scoparia dulcis , ONS. Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca + strong potash + corn starch, grind the potash, cook the plants with corn starch, mix the whole, store in a bottle, VO. a small cup 3X / day
H(037) cough, leaves Indigofera hirsuta, Afzelia bella , Scoparia dulcis , fruit Aframomum melegueta , shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii , burn, add shea butter + oil + sugar, lick or eat with corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : mesen mesen gogoro
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(036) giddiness, leaves, barks, roots Securidaca longipedunculata , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , leaves Olax subscorpioidea, decoction (H2O) , VO.1 cup every morning
H(104), leaves Securidaca longipedunculata , Byrsocarpus coccineus, Plukenetia conophora, Uvaria chamae , decoction, VO., 2X /day
H(137) body pain, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , Elaeis guineensis , Zanthoxylum senegalense , Alstonia boonei, leaves of Pavetta ccorymbosa boil all together, VO. in the morning
H(137) back pain, leaves Lycopersicon esculentum , roots Securidaca longipedunculata , Uvaria afzelli , fruit Uvaria chamae , decoction (H2O) , VO. 1 cup every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ipeta
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) blindness, leaves, roots Securinega virosa , leaves Oxyanthus subpunctatus, pound, VO. with cold H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : iranje
Sesbania pachycarpa DC.
Official name : Sesbania pachycarpa DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, thorns, roots Sesbania pachycarpa , leaves Martynia annua, chop all ingredients, soak them in H2O, 1 jday, put the liquid in a bottle, lotion
H(013) spreading ulcer, leaves Sesbania pachycarpa , roots Clausena anisata, Dracaena fragrans, Olax subscorpioidea, decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : senifiran, ika eju
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) + H(068), leaves Sida acuta, Haumaniastrum lilacinum + shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii , burn, mix the ashes with the butter, rub the body of young childeren and VO. with a little from preperation to drunk with hot corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agidimagbayin
Solanum indicum L.
Official name : Solanum indicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) virility, leaves Solanum indicum , Lecaniodiscus cupanioides, Carpolobia lutea, Microdesmis puberula , burn, mix and drunk with gin
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : igba
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(181)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, leaves, barks, roots Spathodea campanulata , leaves Vernonia amygdalina , Xylopia aethiopica , decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
H(181), barks Spathodea campanulata, leaves Kigelia africana, decoction (H2O) , VO. every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : oruru, owewe
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, fruit Spondias mombin, leaves Campylospermum flavum + red parrot feather + strong potash, grind, VO. with hot white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness , leaves Tephrosia vogelii, Cola acuminata , Crotalaria lachnophora, Tetrapleura tetraptera + black soap, pound, dry, VO. with a hot corn meal every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : igun
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(000), H(078), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(000) general recipe for any disease, leaves, roots, barks Terminalia glaucescens, leaves Flabellaria paniculata, fruit Lagenaria brevifloras, bulb Allium aescalonicum , decoction (H2O) , VO. a little cup every morning
H(078)tumor vagina , leaves Urena lobata , Terminalia glaucescens, Euphorbia lateriflora , barks Bridelia ferruginea , Chlorophora excelsa, fruit Xylopia aethiopica , decoction (H2O) , VO. + wash the vagina with the decoction
H(100) leucorrhea, leaves, barks, roots Terminalia glaucescens , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica decoction (H2O) , VO. 1 cup every day
H(103) toothache, leaves Terminalia glaucescens, Phoenix sp., Pteris sp. + salpetre, grind, take a stck and clean the teeth with this preparation
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : idi
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(091), H(100), H(104), H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves Clausena anisata, Dichapetalum madagascariensis , leaves, barks, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, fruit Xylopia aethiopica, Tetrapleura tetraptera + camphor (kanafuru), cook the whole in a pot with H2O, filter + powder of camphor, mix with H2O, VO. 1 spoon, rubbing the rest of the extract over the body
H(091), to help girl to develop breast, fruit, Kigelia africana , Tetrapleura tetraptera, leaves, Pleiocarpa pycnantha, leaves and barks Cola gigantea , pound, boil in a pot, the girl must wash the breast
H(100) gonorrhea, leaves Clausena anisata , Desmodium gangeticum, ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , Tetrapleura tetraptera, pound, decoction (H2O) , VO. 1 spoonful every morning
H(104), ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , Piper capense, Tetrapleura tetraptera, barks Kigelia africana, leaves Lippia rugosa, Commelina erecta , bulb Allium aescalonicum , pound, grind, VO. vith a corn meal
H(137) body pain, contracted body, roots Lantana camara , leaves Acacia kamerunensis, fruits Tetrapleura tetraptera , decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
H(201) madness , leaves Tephrosia vogelii, Cola acuminata , Crotalaria lachnophora, Tetrapleura tetraptera + black soap, pound, dry, VO. with a hot corn meal every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(078)
Recipes : H(051) shivering, grind the leaves of Urena lobata, Sida urens, Alafia barteri , rub the mixture over the body with shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii )
H(078)tumor vagina , leaves Urena lobata , Terminalia glaucescens, Euphorbia lateriflora , barks Bridelia ferruginea , Chlorophora excelsa, fruit Xylopia aethiopica , decoction (H2O) , VO. + wash the vagina with the decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ilisa àgb'onrin
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(005), H(020), H(143)
Recipes : H(005) swelling, grind leaves Vernonia amygdalina , dry leaves Nicotiana tabacum + shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii) mixed, rub the body
H(020) snake, leaves Allium cepa,Vernonia amygdalina, Eclipta alba, Euphorbia laterifolia , barks Euphorbia poissonii , ONS. Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca, whole fruit Aframomum melegueta + a snake head, burn all together, rub the preparation on the bite
H(143) smallpox, leaves Vernonia amygdalina , Ipomoea batatas, Plumbago zeylanica ,burn, ash and lick with palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ewuro
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) Guinea worm, leaves Vitex doniana leaves, roots, barks Daniellia oliveri, fruit Citrus aurantiifolia , decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ori odan
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(000), H(005), H(013), H(014), H(036), H(050), H(078), H(091), H(100), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(000) childs, leaves Ocimum basilicum , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , leaves, roots, barks Sarcocephalus latifolius, decoction (H2O) , VO. 3X / day
H(005), swelling face, hands and feets , leaves Andropogon gayanus, Xylopia aethiopica , rootss Mucuna poggei , Strophantus hispidus, decoction (H2O) , VO. 3X / day
H(013) leg ulcer, ONS. Xylopia aethiopica, leaves Flabellaria paniculata, wash with decoction / bandage the leg
H(013) ulcer on the body, leaves, roots Pennisetum purpureum , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , shea butter Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (, grind, rub over the body
H(013) spreading ulcer, leaves, barks, fruits, roots Blighia sapida, barks Alstonia boonei, ONS. Xylopia aethiopica, decoction (H2O) , VO. 1cup every morning
H(014) itch, leaves Clausena anisata, Dichapetalum madagascariensis , leaves, barks, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, fruit Xylopia aethiopica, Tetrapleura tetraptera + camphor (kanafuru),cook the whole in a pot with H2O, filter + powder of camphor, mix with H2O, VO. 1 spoon, rubbing the rest of the extract over the body
H(036) giddiness, leaves, barks, roots Securidaca longipedunculata , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , leaves Olax subscorpioidea, decoction (H2O) , VO.1 cup every morning
H(050) swollen belly, fruit Xylopia aethiopica , ONS. Piper capense + potash, VO. with hot white corn meal
H(078)tumor vagina , leaves Urena lobata , Terminalia glaucescens, Euphorbia lateriflora , barks Bridelia ferruginea , Chlorophora excelsa, fruit Xylopia aethiopica , decoction (H2O) , VO. + wash the vagina with the decoction
H(091) anemia, leaves, barks, roots Spathodea campanulata , leaves Vernonia amygdalina , Xylopia aethiopica , decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
H(100) gono., leaves Clausena anisata , Desmodium gangeticum, ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , Tetrapleura tetraptera, pound, decoction (H2O) , VO. 1 spoonful every morning
H(100) gono., leaves Asystasia gangetica , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , fruits Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca + strong potash, pound together, VO. whith hot white corn meal
H(100) leucorrhea, leaves, barks, roots Terminalia glaucescens , ONS. Xylopia aethiopica decoction (H2O) , VO. 1 cup every day
H(104), ONS. Xylopia aethiopica , Piper capense, Tetrapleura tetraptera, barks Kigelia africana, leaves Lippia rugosa, Commelina erecta , bulb Allium aescalonicum , pound, grind, VO. vith a corn meal
H(137)pain with the breast, leaves Hymenocardia acida , Celtis wrightii, Albizia sp., fruits Xylopia aethiopica , decoction (H2O) , VO. 2X / day
H(137) flank , leaves Hyptis suaveolens , Momordica charantia , Piptadeniastrum africanum, fruit Xylopia aethiopica decoction (H2O) , VO. every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : eeru, eeru awonka
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(055)
Recipes : H(008) or H(055), leaves Culcasia scandens, Zea mays , a whole fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn the ingredients, place in a small gourd, pierce a hole at the top and another at the bottom and cork them. For H(055) tahe the medecine from the upper hole. For H(008) take the medicine from the lower hole. VO. with cold white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agbado