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Reference : VK 15

Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Reference VK 15 has information about 18 plants :
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104), bark , decoction , or powder gum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(091)
Recipes : V(091), V(081), decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : surur (Wolof); sagé, sané, saingé (Bambara); bulibi, bulbi (Peul-toucouleur)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(020), H(034), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(102), H(118x), H(126)
Recipes : H(013) skin ulcer, H(020), leaves, bark of the underground part of Alchornea cordifolia, local application
H(014), dermatosis, juice of rape fruit of Alchornea cordifolia, friction
H(034) tachycardia, maceration of leaves of Alchornea, VO.
H(037) cough, pneumonia, bronchitis, H(118x), stem without barks of Alchornea., VO.
H(037) hemopttysy, H(051), stem with leaves of Alchornea., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) restorative, decoction of leaves of Alchornea, bath
H(102), H(126), leaves of Alchornea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(104), pounded barks and seeds + H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : mutoki, murtoki, mutéki, murotoki (Peul)
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(104), leaves + eggs + hot peper
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : papayi, papayo(Peul-Toucouleur)
Cordyla pinnata (Lepr. ex A. Rich.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Cordyla pinnata (Lepr. ex A. Rich.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vb(091), decoction leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : duguto, duto (Manding)
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(002), V(033), V(091)
Recipes : V(002, 3), V(091), V(033, 2), Heeria insignis, Guiera senegalensis, ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : nger (Wolof); géloki, gélodé, elloko, eloko (Peul-toucouleur)
Feretia apodanthera Del.
Official name : Feretia apodanthera Del.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033), powder leaves in fodder
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : tôbi, tôbida (Peul- Toucouleur)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : V(033), roots pounded with corn, roasted + milk RNS.
V(033), maceration of fruit + H2O, massage with the liquid of belly and enema of vagina
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : ningiri bété, dibidi bété, tékey, urki (Peul-Toucouleur)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(091), V(033)
Recipes : V(002, 2), V(091), V(033, 2 ), RNS, ONS, +Heeria insignis+ Crossopteryx febrifuga.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : nger (Wolof); géloki, gélodé, elloko, eloko (Peul-toucouleur)
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(104), roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : tapatoy, sapatoy, savato, sawat, sawat (Peul-Toucouleur)
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : V(008), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033), maceration fruits+ seeds, RNS.
Vb(008), decoction, barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Momordica balsamina L.
Official name : Momordica balsamina L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), macration plant + salt, VO. and massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : barbo, barböf (Peul-Toucouleur)
Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight
Official name : Nothosaerva brachiata (L.) Wight
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : V(201), ONS., RNS. (magical plant used as complement for medico-magical preperation)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : banana (Peul)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : V(075)
Recipes : V(075), barks decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : ber, birr (Wolof), kutam (Mandé), nôné (Sarak), éri, béri (Peul), findibasu (Diola)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : V(045), V(091)
Recipes : V(045), V(091), maceration roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : alalé, alali (Peul)
Sesamum alatum Thonning
Official name : Sesamum alatum Thonning
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033), decoction, ONS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : bemé (Peul de Dianguel)