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Reference : VD 06

Author(s) : Dupiré, M.
Title : Pharmacopée Peule du Niger et du Cameroun. Bull. IFAN, XIX, sér. B, 3-4, 382 - 417, (1957)
Reference VD 06 has information about 55 plants :
Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia arabica (Lam.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099x), H(138), H(210)
Recipes : H(099x), H(138), H(210) euphoric and hallucinatory drink to prepare for ritual battle , maceration of roots and barks of Centaurea alexandrina of Ziziphus mucronata of Ziziphus pseudo jujuba of unripe fruit of Acacia arabica of Dichrostachys glomerata and of roots of Feretia canthioides, VO. Several times a day for a week (Peul receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bagarwa (Hausa & Peul of Niger)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, pounded plants of Achyranthes aspera of Ziziphus jujuba of Loranthus sp. of Balanites aegyptiaca of Acacia senegal + coton seeds. The powder is enclosed in a skin of the right leg of a sacrificed cow. It ensures the birth of heifers (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dibe'i (Hausa)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004x), H(051), H(127)
Recipes : H(003) hematoma, leaves decoction of Acacia seyal in milk, local application (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
H(051) paludism + H(127) enlarged spleen (nanol), children, barks of Acacia seyal, pounded in milk or mixed in a ball of millet (Peul receipts of Taboua, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bulki, bulbi (Peul of Niger), 'erafi (Hausa)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(004x)
Recipes : H(004x) clot formation of blood after shots (fight), barks maceration of Acacia sieberiana in H2O + sel of Bilma, VO. (Peul receipts of Madaoua, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aluki (Peul of Niger)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, pounded plants of Achyranthes aspera of Ziziphus jujuba of Loranthus sp. of Balanites aegyptiaca of Acacia senegal + coton seeds. The powder is enclosed in a skin of the right leg of a sacrificed cow. It ensures the birth of heifers (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kebbon, daole (Bororo of Niger)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, pounded plants of Achyranthes aspera of Ziziphus jujuba of Loranthus sp. of Balanites aegyptiaca of Acacia senegal + coton seeds. The powder is enclosed in a skin of the right leg of a sacrificed cow. It ensures the birth of heifers (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aduahe (Bororo of Niger), adua (Hausa)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) charm for women, maceration of crushed wood of Balanites aegyptiaca et des white kolas , just wash early morning (receipt of the Peul of Madaoua, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aduahe (Bororo of Niger), adua (Hausa)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruit of 3 successive years of Bauhinia rufescens surrounded by eggs of toads+ barks of 7 species of Ficus sp. + the whole plant of Cyperus esculentus, put it to the place of the first rain
Vb(095) these plants are crushed on a Sunday and mixed with salt of Bilma and given to the herd in June-July (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : nammari, nammahi (Bororo of Niger), jirga (Hausa), nammahi (Peul of Niger & Bororo of Cameroon)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves decoction of Bauhinia thonningii of Bauhinia rufescens in the sauce of gambo, VO. (Peul receipts of Madaoua, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : nammari, nammahi (Bororo of Niger), jirga (Hausa), nammahi (Peul of Niger & Bororo of Cameroon)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, powder of fruits of Bauhinia rufescens of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.+ fat of a sacrificed cow, all in one horn of a sacrificed ram which is closed. The horn is attached to the wearer beef.(recipe Dafun of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nammari, nammahi (Bororo of Niger), jirga (Hausa), nammahi (Peul of Niger & Bororo of Cameroon)
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, tight the head with a rod of Bauhinia rufescens + inhalation of smoke from a cloth (recipe Peul of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nammari, nammahi (Bororo of Niger), jirga (Hausa), nammahi (Peul of Niger & Bororo of Cameroon)
Borreria stachydea (DC.) Hutch. & Dalziell
Official name : Borreria stachydea (DC.) Hutch. & Dalziell
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) talisman to be loved, branches of Tamarindus indica of Borreria stachydea of Crotalaria arenaria, make a broom that is sprinkled with the blood of a cow or sacrificed sheep and keep the broom, (receipt Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : fairare (Bororo of Niger)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, barks of Carica papaya + dried brain of a sacrificed bull . This powder is put on a fibrous bark with red embers. It is deposited on the fire of the kraal (recipe Dafun of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : dukuhi (Bororo of Niger & Bororo of Cameroon), godda (Hausa)
Centaurea alexandrina Delile
Official name : Centaurea alexandrina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(099x), H(138), H(210)
Recipes : H(099x), H(138), H(210) euphoric and hallucinatory drink to prepare for ritual battle , maceration of roots and barks of Centaurea alexandrina of Ziziphus mucronata of Ziziphus pseudo jujuba of unripe fruit of Acacia arabica of Dichrostachys glomerata and of roots of Feretia canthioides, VO. Several times a day for a week (Peul receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : suradu, suradum (Peul of Niger), suradu (Hausa)
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, pounded fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Crossopteryx febrifuga in fresh milk and warm. The shepherd absorbs the drink for 1 to 2 months (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, flower cluster of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus platyphylla of fruits of Crossopteryx febrifuga of barks of Ficus capensis + fat surrounding the kidney of a sacrificed cow. The crushed mixture is enclosed in a soft skin and reach as talisman by a woman in the arm or wrist (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : rimadogohi (Bororo & Peul of Cameroon)
Crotalaria arenaria Benth.
Official name : Crotalaria arenaria Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) talisman to be loved, branches of Tamarindus indica of Borreria stachydea of Crotalaria arenaria, make a broom that is sprinkled with the blood of a cow or sacrificed sheep and keep the broom, (receipt Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nanani (Bororo of Niger), nanafo (Peul of Niger), nannanho (Hausa)
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Official name : Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(036)
Recipes : Vb(036) calf turning sickness (goî-goî), decoction of Cymbopogon giganteus, of excrement of warthog, elephant, civet, VO. + fumigation intended to scare away spirits (recipe Daffun of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : gadali, wadalo (Bororo of Niger & Bororo of Cameroon), lubo (Peul of Niger)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(201), H(202)
Recipes : H(201), H(202) talisman for a woman falls in love, maceration of fragrant seeds of Cyperus articulatus of Loranthus which grows close of Balanites aegyptiaca of red natron. Just wash 4 times before of after wintering + incantatory words , (Wodabe receipt of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : go'e, gohal (Bororo of Niger)
Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore
Symptoms : V(095), V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruit of 3 successive years of Bauhinia rufescens surrounded by eggs of toads+ barks of 7 species of Ficus sp. + the whole plant of Cyperus esculentus, put it to the place of the first rain
Vb(095) these plants are crushed on a Sunday and mixed with salt of Bilma and given to cows in June-July (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : ayaru, ayadi (Bororo of Niger)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099x), H(138), H(210)
Recipes : H(099x), H(138), H(210) euphoric and hallucinatory drink to prepare for ritual battle , maceration of roots and barks of Centaurea alexandrina of Ziziphus mucronata of Ziziphus pseudo jujuba of unripe fruit of Acacia arabica of Dichrostachys glomerata and of roots of Feretia canthioides, VO. Several times a day for a week (Peul receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : burli (Peul of Niger), dundu (Hausa)
Entada stuhlmannii (Taub.) Harms
Official name : Entada stuhlmannii (Taub.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(074)
Recipes : Vb(074) pasteurellosis (garsa), decoction of barks of Entada sudanica + of warthog and black ass feces, VO. (Peul receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tawatsa (Hausa), batalahi (Peul of Niger)
Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.
Official name : Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(201), H(202)
Recipes : H(201) perfume before going to woo a woman, leaves powder of Evolvulus alsinoides in the fat of lamb, fumigation, (Wodabe receipt of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kafimala (Hausa & Peul of Niger)
Feretia canthioides Hiern
Official name : Feretia canthioides Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(099x), H(138), H(210)
Recipes : H(099x), H(138), H(210) euphoric and hallucinatory drink to prepare for ritual battle , maceration of roots and barks of Centaurea alexandrina of Ziziphus mucronata of Ziziphus pseudo jujuba of unripe fruit of Acacia arabica of Dichrostachys glomerata and of roots of Feretia canthioides, VO. Several times a day for a week (Peul receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kurukuru (Hausa), laoni (Peul of Niger)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, pounded fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Crossopteryx febrifuga in fresh milk and warm. The shepherd absorbs the drink for 1 to 2 months (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, flower cluster of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus platyphylla of fruits of Crossopteryx febrifuga of barks of Ficus capensis + fat surrounding the kidney of a sacrificed cow. The crushed mixture is enclosed in a soft skin and reach as talisman by a woman in the arm or wrist (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Ficus goliath of flowers of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.(kalhaldihi) of Ficus platyphylla of roots of Guiera senegalensis of Protea angolensis. The whole is dried, powdered, put in a bag of gray cow skin and is worn on the wrist or absorbed daily in the morning (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : berahi (Bororo of Niger), bera (Hausa), irimbecehi, rimabetehi (Bororo of Cameroon)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) witchcraft, to protect against witches, barks of Ficus capensis + cow dung, make a lotion applied three days a week, (receipt Wodabe, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : berahi (Bororo of Niger), bera (Hausa), irimbecehi, rimabetehi (Bororo of Cameroon)
Ficus congensis Engl.
Official name : Ficus congensis Engl.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, pounded fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Crossopteryx febrifuga in fresh milk and warm. The shepherd absorbs the drink for 1 to 2 months (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Ficus goliath of flowers of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.(kalhaldihi) of Ficus platyphylla of roots of Guiera senegalensis of Protea angolensis. The whole is dried, powdered, put in a bag of gray cow skin and is worn on the wrist or absorbed daily in the morning (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : gelobahi (Bororo of Cameroon)
Ficus goliath A.Chev
Official name : Ficus goliath A.Chev
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Ficus goliath of flowers of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.(kalhaldihi) of Ficus platyphylla of roots of Guiera senegalensis of Protea angolensis. The whole is dried, powdered, put in a bag of gray cow skin and is worn on the wrist or absorbed daily in the morning (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : ibbi, danehi (Bororo of Cameroon)
Ficus platyphylla Del.
Official name : Ficus platyphylla Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, leaves of Ficus platyphylla of Ficus in white trunk of Loranthus of cotton seeds of seeds of peanuts, pound the whole, mix with natron, feeding the cows (receipt of a healer of Bodado Biutedo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dundehi (Bororo of Niger & Bororo of Cameroon), gamji (Hausa)
Ficus platyphylla Del.
Official name : Ficus platyphylla Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Ficus goliath of flowers of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.(kalhaldihi) of Ficus platyphylla of roots of Guiera senegalensis of Protea angolensis. The whole is dried, powdered, put in a bag of gray cow skin and is worn on the wrist or absorbed daily in the morning (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, flower cluster of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus platyphylla of fruits of Crossopteryx febrifuga of barks of Ficus capensis + fat surrounding the kidney of a sacrificed cow. The crushed mixture is enclosed in a soft skin and reach as talisman by a woman in the arm or wrist (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : dundehi (Bororo of Niger & Bororo of Cameroon), gamji (Hausa)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruit of 3 successive years of Bauhinia rufescens surrounded by eggs of toads+ barks of 7 species of Ficus sp. + the whole plant of Cyperus esculentus, put it to the place of the first rain
Vb(095) these plants are crushed on a Sunday and mixed with salt of Bilma and given to cows in June-July (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : 'ibbi (Bororo of Niger & of Cameroon & Peul of Niger)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Ficus goliath of flowers of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.(kalhaldihi) of Ficus platyphylla of roots of Guiera senegalensis of Protea angolensis. The whole is dried, powdered, put in a bag of gray cow skin and is worn on the wrist or absorbed daily in the morning (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, powder of fruits of Bauhinia rufescens of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.+ fat of a sacrificed cow, all in one horn of a sacrificed ram which is closed. The horn is attached to the wearer beef.(receipt Dafun of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : 'ibbi (Bororo of Niger & of Cameroon & Peul of Niger)
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac for an old man, roots of Fluggea virosa soaked in fresh milk (receipt of the Peul of Madaoua, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tambihi (Peul of Niger)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, flowers of Guiera senegalensis , leaves of Acacia burdehi (Acacia burkei???), pound and add the curd, VO. (Peul receipts of Madaoua, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : geloki (Peul of Niger), sabara (Hausa), puri (Bororo of Cameroon)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Ficus goliath of flowers of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.(kalhaldihi) of Ficus platyphylla of roots of Guiera senegalensis of Protea angolensis. The whole is dried, powdered, put in a bag of gray cow skin and is worn on the wrist or absorbed daily in the morning (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : geloki (Peul of Niger), sabara (Hausa), puri (Bororo of Cameroon)
Heliotropium bacciferum Forssk.
Official name : Heliotropium bacciferum Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Heliotropium undulatum Vahl
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, powder of branches of Heliotropium undulatum et of beeswax in a left horn of a sacrificed cow (receipt Dafun of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : gerohi (Bororo of Cameroon), 'illa waldehi (PC)
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : H(020), H(201), H(202)
Recipes : H(020) prevention against the bites of snakes, maceration of dried and pounded roots of Leptadenia lancifolia in milk, VO. (Peul receipts of Niger)
H(201), H(202) scent of man who makes his court, black pepper of Guinea, perfumed sticks 'sodorko', plant of Leptadenia lancifolia, (receipt Wodabe, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : yadiyahi (Peul of Niger), yahi (Bororo of Niger), ja'diya (Hausa)
Loranthus sp.
Official name : Loranthus sp.
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, pounded plants of Achyranthes aspera of Ziziphus jujuba of Loranthus sp. of Balanites aegyptiaca of Acacia senegal + coton seeds. The powder is enclosed in a skin of the right leg of a sacrificed cow. It ensures the birth of heifers (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tusi (Peul of Niger)
Loranthus sp.
Official name : Loranthus sp.
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002) galactogenic, powder of Loranthus sp. of Callotropis procera + natron, VO.(receipt Peul of Ader, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tusi (Peul of Niger)
Loranthus sp.
Official name : Loranthus sp.
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(201) witchcraft, to protect against witches,, barks and leaves of Loranthus sp.(tusi) that grows on the Guinea pepper, make the slurry mixed with water. To wash two days a week for 2 weeks, (receipt Wodabe, Niger)
H(201) witchcraft, to protect against witches,, powder of Loranthus sp. of Callotropis procera + fat ostrich. This talisman is attached to the turban, (receipt Peul of Karkamat, Niger)
H(201), H(202) talisman to be loved, maceration of fragrant seeds of Cyperus articulatus of Loranthus which grows close of Balanites aegyptiaca of red natron. Just wash 4 times before of after wintering + incantatory words , (Wodabe receipt of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tusi (Peul of Niger)
Momordica balsamina L.
Official name : Momordica balsamina L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, decoction of pounded seeds of Zea maïs and leaves of Momordica balsamina.VO. by the herd owner (peuple nomade Peul of l'Uda du Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : garafuni (H & P)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves decoction of Bauhinia thonningii of Bauhinia rufescens in the sauce of gambo, VO. (Peul receipts of Madaoua, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : barkehi (Bororo of Niger), kalgu (Hausa)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herdflower cluster of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus platyphylla of fruits of Crossopteryx febrifuga of barks of Ficus capensis + fat surrounding the kidney of a sacrificed cow. The crushed mixture is enclosed in a soft skin and reach as talisman by a woman in the arm or wrist (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, powder of fruits of Bauhinia rufescens of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.+ fat of a sacrificed cow, all in one horn of a sacrificed ram which is closed. The horn is attached to the wearer beef.(receipt Dafun of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : barkehi (Bororo of Niger), kalgu (Hausa)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) Guinea worm (nburutu), to bring out the worm, drink a maceration of fruit of Tamarindus indica and to heal the wound apply the powder of fruit of Bauhinia thonningii (recipe Peul of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : barkehi (Bororo of Niger), kalgu (Hausa)
Protea angolensis Burtt Davy & Hoyle
Official name : Protea angolensis Burtt Davy & Hoyle
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, fruits and barks of Ficus capensis of Ficus congensis of Ficus goliath of flowers of Bauhinia thonningii of Ficus sp.(kalhaldihi) of Ficus platyphylla of roots of Guiera senegalensis of Protea angolensis. The whole is dried, powdered, put in a bag of gray cow skin and is worn on the wrist or absorbed daily in the morning (recipe Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : lebrehi (Bororo of Cameroon)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) prevention against the bites of snakes, pounded mix of peanut shellsof barks of Sclerocarya birrea and white onion, VO. (Wodabe receipt of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : heri (Bororo of Niger), dania (Hausa)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) witchcraft, to protect against witches, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata mixed with the milk of a black goat (receipt Wodabe, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : alali (Bororo of Niger), saya (Hausa)
Solanum heudelotii Dunal
Official name : Solanum heudelotii Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) prevention against the bites of snakes, Solanum heudeloiti (nikon hodi) pounded and mixed with sour milk, VO. (Wodabe receipt of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : nikon bodi (Bororo of Niger)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(056), H(201)
Recipes : H(056) Guinea worm (nburutu), to bring out the worm, drink a maceration of fruit of Tamarindus indica and to heal the wound apply the powder of fruit of Bauhinia thonningii (recipe Peul of Adamawa, Cameroon)
H(201) talisman to be loved, branches of Tamarindus indica of Borreria stachydea of Crotalaria arenaria, make a broom that is sprinkled with the blood of a cow or sacrificed sheep and keep the broom (receipt Wodabe of Adamawa, Cameroon)
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : dabbi (PC), tsamiya (Hausa)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, broth of fruit of Tamarindus indica, VO. (Peul du Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dabbi (PC), tsamiya (Hausa)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(098)
Recipes : H(098) sleep disorder (child who is afraid at night), decoction in H2O of roots of Waltheria americana, VO. (Peul receipts of Madaoua, Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kafafi (Peul of Niger), mamidin gura (Hausa)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) prevention against the bites of snakes, maceration of roots of Ximenia americana creeping plant 'kaba' and white onion, VO. ( receipt of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : jabuli (Bororo of Niger), sabuli (Bororo of Cameroon), mororua sada (Hausa)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, decoction of pounded seeds of Zea maïs and leaves of Momordica balsamina.VO. by the herd owner (nomadic Peul of Uda of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, pounded plants of Achyranthes aspera of Ziziphus jujuba of Loranthus sp. of Balanites aegyptiaca of Acacia senegal + coton seeds. The powder is enclosed in a skin of the right leg of a sacrificed cow. It ensures the birth of heifers (Wodabe receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dabi (Bororo of Niger), magaria (Hausa)
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(099x), H(138), H(210)
Recipes : H(099x), H(138), H(210) euphoric and hallucinatory drink to prepare for ritual battle , maceration of roots and barks of Centaurea alexandrina of Ziziphus mucronata of Ziziphus pseudo jujuba of unripe fruit of Acacia arabica of Dichrostachys glomerata and of roots of Feretia canthioides, VO. Several times a day for a week (Peul receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dabi (Bororo of Niger), magaria (Hausa)
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(099x), H(138), H(210)
Recipes : H(099x), H(138), H(210) euphoric and hallucinatory drink to prepare for ritual battle , maceration of roots and barks of Centaurea alexandrina of Ziziphus mucronata of Ziziphus pseudo jujuba of unripe fruit of Acacia arabica of Dichrostachys glomerata and of roots of Feretia canthioides, VO. Several times a day for a week (Peul receipts of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : magaria n-kura (Hausa), gulum dabi (Peul of Niger)