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Reference : VA 11

Author(s) : AG ARYA Moussa
Title : Quels remèdes pour les principales pathologies du dromadaire chez les Touareg de la région de Tchin – Tabaraden (Niger).Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey. Pharm. Méd. Trad. Afr. 1998, Vol. 10, pp. 114 – 127. Secrétariat Général du Conseil. Africain et Malgache pour l'Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES)
Reference VA 11 has information about 14 plants :
Acacia ehrenbergiana Hayne
Official name : Acacia ehrenbergiana Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014) itch (ajiwid), to make a tar by cooking during many hours almonds of fruits and barks of Balanites aegyptiaca, gum of d'Acacia seyal or d'Acacia chrenbergiana.To spread the tar on the wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia raddiana Savi
Official name : Acacia raddiana Savi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vch(008) diarrhea of the young animal, crushed leaves of Acacia radiana and Boscia senegalensis in clay, to dilute in H2O, leave with the rest, fiter, VO.
Vch(008) diarrhea of the young animal, crushed leaves of Acacia radiana in little balls, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : VcH(004) wound in the fore part of the paw (adyal, amanos), barks of Acacia senegal in boiling H2O, to poor the liquid on the wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014) itch (ajiwid), to make a tar by cooking during many hours almonds of fruits and barks of Balanites aegyptiaca, gum of d'Acacia seyal or d'Acacia chrenbergiana.To spread the tar on the wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014) measles(ajiwid), to make a tar (alkabri) by a long cooking in a closed pot almond of the fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca, eventually barks of Calotropis procera and Boscia senegalensis
Vch(014) measles (ajiwid), to make a tar (alkabri) by a long cooking in a closed pot of Tribilus terrestris, almond of fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca, eventually barks of Calotropis procera and Boscia senegalensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(014), V(034), V(054)
Recipes : Vch(008) diarrhea of the young animal, crushed leaves of Acacia radiana and Boscia senegalensis in clay, to dilute in H2O, leave with the rest, fiter, VO.
Vch(014) measles(ajiwid), to make a tar (alkabri)by a long cooking in a closed pot almond of the fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca, eventually barks of Calotropis procera and Boscia senegalensis
Vch(034) congestion provoked by a long effort (azni, eguer n'izni), leaves of Boscia senegalensismacerated in the urine of ewe durind 1 day. To filter VO. or drops in the nostrils during 3 days
Vch(054) (manchach), maceration of crushed leaves of Boscia senegalensis in H2O +red salt, VO.
Vch(054), crushed leaves of Boscia senegalensis + powder of Nicotiana tabacum in ewe's urine, maceration during 24 H, filter, VO. + liquid in the nostrils
Vch(054), crushed leaves and barks of Boscia senegalensis, petioles of Nicotiana tabacum, scale of onions in the urine of ewe, maceration during 24 H, filter, liquidin the nostrils, residues VO.
Vch(054), crushed leaves of Boscia senegalensis in milk or in cold H2O, filter, liquid in nostrils
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
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 : V(004), V(014), V(020)
Recipes : Vch(004) wound in the internal paw (adyal, amanos), latex of Calotropis procera + fresh butter, to leave with the rest, cream on the wound
Vch(014) measles(ajiwid), to make a tar (alkabri)by a long cooking in a closed pot almond of the fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca, eventually barks of Calotropis procera and Boscia senegalensis
Vch(020) (assam), ashes of Calotropis procera on the swelled part
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Official name : Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis colocynthis L. , Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014) measles (ajiwid), rub the ill parts with fragments of Citrullus colocynthis cooked in hot sand
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Official name : Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia sinensis Lam. , Cordia rothii Roem. & Schult
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vch(008) diarrhea of the young animal, crushed leaves of Acacia radiana and Boscia senegalensis in clay, to dilute in H2O, leave with the rest, fiter, VO.
Vch(008) diarrhea of the young animal, crushed leaves of Acacia radiana in little balls, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Maerua crassifolia Forssk.
Official name : Maerua crassifolia Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Maerua rigida R. Br.
Symptoms : V(004), V(104)
Recipes : Vch(004) saddle's wound (tafaday), wash the wound and put on a cream from crushed leaves of Maerua crassifolia cooked in butter . Protect the wound
Vch(104) sinusitis (anafad), to make an incision of the swelled part, to empty the content(s, to clean the wound. To put a dough has base of crushed leaves of Maerua crassifolia cooked in butter
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : Vch(054), crushed leaves and barks of Boscia senegalensis, petioles of Nicotiana tabacum, scale of onions in the urine of ewe, maceration during 24 H, filter, liquidin the nostrils, residues VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Phyllanthus pentandrus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus pentandrus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(011)
Recipes : Vch(011) (tenaday), decoction in milk of pimento powder, of Phyllanthus pentandrus, scale of onion, filter, liquid in the nostrils. The animal is put in the shadow andto give a cold water shower
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tribulus terrestris L.
Official name : Tribulus terrestris L.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014) measles (ajiwid), to make a tar (alkabri) by a long cooking in a closed jar of Tribilus terrestris, almond of the fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca, eventually barks of Calotropis procera and Boscia senegalensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : V(123)
Recipes : Vch(123) , leaves crushed and dry powder from fruits of Ziziphus mauritiana, maceration in H2O, leave at the rest, filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (district of Tchin – Tabaraden)
Vernacular name : not registered