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Reference : VK 17

Author(s) : Koumare, F.
Title : Quelques données sur les conceptions et la pratique de la médecine et pharmacopée vétérinaires indigènes. Ouvrage inédit, 81 p. , (1933) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Reference VK 17 has information about 45 plants :
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : V(076), V(103)
Recipes : Veq(076)stomatitis, barks, infusion, mouth bath (gnaou-hounouco = mouth diseases and wounds)
Veq(103), dry fruit pounded, powder on gums (gigivitis = gisamatoroco)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : bouâna, bagana
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : V(004), V(006), V(036), V(045), V(068), V(111), V(104)
Recipes : Veq(004), dry barks, powder on wounds due to harness
Veq(006) , purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), pounded leaves, powder, VO.
Veq(006) , purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), barks, pounded, powder, VO. + Balanites aegyptiaca
Vb(036) , roots, maceration , VO. , on an empty stomach
Veq(045), due to harness(diagui-sogo) dry barks, powder on woundsVeq(068) , pounded leaves, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : namougou
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(059), V(126)
Recipes : Vb(059), (m'boye guite), pounded leaves, infusion, Guiera senegalensis + Combretum ghasalense + pods Allium cepa, in millet bran, RNS.
Vo(126), (ca‹hanguel), Allium cepa + Capsicum annuum, pounded + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : toume
Ampelocissus grantii (Bak.) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus grantii (Bak.) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(054), V(051)
Recipes : Veq(003), leaves, infusion, massage (sprain = mougous)
Vb(051)vitulaire, (foutouke), leaves, infusion, massage. Before the massage croup and the spinal column are coated with butter
Veq(054), leaves, infusion, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : foroco faraca
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : V(006), V(104)
Recipes : Veq(006) + Veq(104) , purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), seeds + millet , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'galama
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(111)
Recipes : Veq(111), oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(006), V(104), V(075), V(091)
Recipes : Veq(006) , purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), barks, pounded, powder, VO. + Adansonia digitata
Veq(075, 2) + Veq(091) , fruit, maceration, VO.
Veq(075, 2) + Veq(091) , roots, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : zeguene
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Veq(014), male flowers, ashes, + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum ), cream on tinea (= cabafing), exzema, herpes, meannesses, sores (= cabadie). Global generic name = cabas
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : sebe-foro
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(014)
Recipes : Veq(003), Detarium senegalensis roots, warm infusion, bath of the hoof which is in advance coated with karit‚ butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum )
Veq(014)mange, Psorospermum guineensis , leaves, roots, infusion, energetic lotion + karite butter melted in the infusion (Butyrospermum paradoxum), to coat the body, one session
Vb(014), Borassus aethiopum , flowers male flowers, ashes, + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum ), cream on moths (= cabafing), exzema, herpes, meannesses, sores (= cabadie). Global generic name = cabas
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : colo-boro
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(054), V(126)
Recipes : Vb(054), 1 … 2 handfull of pounded hot peper + 2 … 3 l. salt with natron H2O , VO.
Vo(126) , Euphorbia sp., combustion of leaves, fumigation with old linen, hairs + 2 to 3 hot peper of Capsicum annuum
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : kelekele
Chrozophora brocchiana Vis.
Official name : Chrozophora brocchiana Vis.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(022), V(022)
Recipes : Veq(022), plant, infusion, VO.
Vb(022), leaves infusion + liana (n'garo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : samantegou
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(006), V(104)
Recipes : Veq(006) + Veq(104) , purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), stems, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : oulodioloca
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : V(006), V(104)
Recipes : Veq(006) ,Veq(104), purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), juice + solution saturated in sea salt, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum adenogonium Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Combretum adenogonium Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum fragrans F. Hoffm. , Combretum ghasalense Engl. & Diels
Symptoms : V(008), V(008), V(059)
Recipes : Vb(008), leaves, infusion, VO.
Vb(008) , Guiera senegalensis dry leaves 1 day., powder, + Combretum ghasalense, dry leaves 1day powder, + roasted millet , powder, + Hibiscus sp., fruits pells , decantation, + powder VO.
Vb(059), (m'boye guite), dry leaves, infusion, Guiera senegalensis + Combretum ghasalense + pods Allium cepa, delayed in millet bran + H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : tiangara
Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(004), V(111)
Recipes : Veq(003), roots, warm infusion, bath of the hoof lwhich is in advance coated with karit‚ butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum )
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'taba, coumba
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : V(076)
Recipes : Vb(076,2)glossite, stomatitis , pounded green fruit, maceration, decant, month bath, (gnaou-hounouco = illness and wound of the mouth), (safa = calf glossite )
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : souzoun
Euphorbia sp.
Official name : Euphorbia sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(046), V(086), V(108)
Recipes : Veq(005), ashes from branchs and roots + juice + butter, pomade
Veq(046), Veq(108) , Euphorbia sp., combustion leaves, fumigation with old rags, hairs + 2 to 3 hot peper from Capsicum annuum
Veq(086), roots, ashes, + juice Euphorbia ?, ointment, vesicatory properties
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : popobogolo
Ficus platyphylla Del.
Official name : Ficus platyphylla Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : Veq(003), Ficus platyphylla bark, warm infusion, bath of the hoof lwhich is in advance coated with karit‚ butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum )
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'kaba, n'gaba
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(103)
Recipes : Veq(103) + Pennisetum americanum, millet bran + potash fron ashes of wood and juice of Ficus, friction of guns
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : Toro
Gossypium sp.
Official name : Gossypium sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(103)
Recipes : Veq(006), purgative in case of colic (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), pounded leaves, maceration, VO.
Veq(103), green young leaves, friction horse guns (gingivitis = gnamatoroco)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : sozan-ca (le coton du lièvre), , cori
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(046), V(054), V(059), V(108)
Recipes : Veq(008) , leaves, infusion, VO.
Vb(008) , leaves, maceration, VO. (for tjartel = black and fetid diaorrhea)
Veq(008) , leaves, maceration, liquid + crushed garlic, VO. ( poussel = red diarrhoea and dysentery
Vb(008) , Guiera senegalensis dry leaves 1 day, powder + Combretum ghasalense, dry leaves 1 day, powder + grilled millet , powder + Hibiscus sp., skins of fruits, decantation, powder, VO.
Vb(054), pounded leaves, maceration, salt (natron), liquid 2 to 3 l (trypano = boubal = souma)
Vb(059), (m'boye guite), pounded leaves, infusion, Guiera senegalensis + Combretum ghasalense + pods Allium cepa, diluted in millet bran + H2O
V‚q(046), Veq(108) , burned leaves, fumigation with old linen and hair
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'goundie
Hibiscus sp.
Official name : Hibiscus sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(054), V(068), V(104)
Recipes : Veq(006) + Veq(104), grilled seeds, maceration in 3 to 4 l H2O, VO., purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia)
Vb(006, 2) + Vb(104), peel of fruits , infusion, + natron salt, VO.
Vb(054), skin of fruits, maceration in H2O + natron salt , VO.
Vb(068), Veq(068), Guiera senegalensis, Combretum ghasalense, dried leaves 1 day, powder, + roasted millet, powder, + Hibiscus sp., skin of fruits , decantation, + powder, VO.
Veq(068), Zingiber officinale rhizom, Hibiscus sp., seeds, Xylopia aethiopica, fruits, the whole is pounded + millet bran, smal pils, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : dah
Indigofera tinctoria L.
Official name : Indigofera tinctoria L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Indigofera bergii Vatke
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(008), V(059), V(113)
Recipes : Vb(001), pounded leaves with a piece of garlic, liquid, eye drops, affect eyes = gnaous-guites
Vb(004), dried leaves , powder, wound with little worms
Vb(008), (tjartel = diarh.), pounded leaves , maceration, 1/4 l. H2O, VO.
Vb(059), (m'boye guite), pounded leaves , infusion, Guiera senegalensis + Combretum ghasalense + pods Allium cepa, in bran of millet
Vo(113), (moguere, mokere), pounded leaves , maceration H2O, lotion for open wounds of eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : gara , gala
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : V(004), V(050), V(068), V(076), V(104), V(108), V(111)
Recipes : Vb(004), Veq(004), pounded bark, powder on cleaned wound
Veq(050), pounded bark, d‚coction, voie orale
Veq(068), barks, infusion, VO. and lavement
Veq(076)glossitis , fruits barks, maceration, decantation, mouth bath
Veq(104), pounded bark, decoction, VO.
Veq(108)angina, pounded bark + curds, drops in nose, in the mouth (angina = kanan = bouƒni)
Veq(108), pounded bark + curds, drops in nose, in the mouth (strangles = djougoune = djougoude), ( sore throat = kandimis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : diala
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : V(006), V(068), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(006) + Vb(104) , pounded leaves , maceration + salt or natron (malassare), VO.
Vb(068), pounded leaves , maceration + salt or natron (malassare), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : zowe, zogne
Macrosphyra longistyla (DC.) Hiern
Official name : Macrosphyra longistyla (DC.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(054), V(104)
Recipes : Veq(006) + Veq(104), purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), whole plant?, infusion, VO.
Veq(054), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : co-saffoune
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(104), roots pounded, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : not registered
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : V(046), V(054), V(108)
Recipes : Veq(046), leaves infusion, drops in one nostril and in the opposite ears
Veq(054), leaves infusion, 1/4 l., VO, the rest in lotion
Veq(108), pounded leaves, inhalation of vapors (rear throat troubles = kandimis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : gueke
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : V(001), V(020), V(053)
Recipes : Vb(001) + Vb(020), chewed buds, to sprinkle, +Spitter powders fragments of pottery, mixed, ointment on eyes to destroythe sticky and harmful saliva of the snake
Vo(053), (nofel), pounded leaves, powder in wound of a incision of the oedema of the base of the ear
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : djoun
Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Official name : Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Family : Opiliaceae
Synonyms : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : Veq(054), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : coro-ouongni
Parkia biglobosa ( Jacq.) R.Br. ex G. Don
Official name : Parkia biglobosa ( Jacq.) R.Br. ex G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Parkia clappertoniana Keay
Symptoms : V(004), V(054)
Recipes : Vb(004), pounded bark, powder, poisoned wounds
Veq(054), fruit, powder in honey, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : nere
Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf. & Hubb.
Official name : Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf. & Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(103)
Recipes : Veq(014), flowers, infusion, lotion
Veq(103) + Ficus sp., the bran of millet is mixed with potash from wood's ashes and juice of Ficus, friction gums
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : sagno-ouingne
Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Official name : Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia reticulata DC.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), pounded dry fruit, powder, on cleaned wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : gnama
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Veq(008), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : not registered
Psorospermum corymbiferum Hochr.
Official name : Psorospermum corymbiferum Hochr.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Veq(014)mange, leaves, roots, infusion, lotion + butter karit‚ (Butyrospermum paradoxum ), smell in the infusion, oinment of the body, 1 x
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : caridiacouma
Pterocarpus africanus ?
Official name : Pterocarpus africanus ?
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(076)
Recipes : Vb(076)stomatitis, glossitis, barks infusion, mounth bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : goni
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Veq(001), roasted seeds, ashes on ulcer of the intern commisures of eyelids
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : tomotigui
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(104), leaves, infusion, VO., (colic = conodimis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'timi - n'timi
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(046), V(108)
Recipes : Veq(003)hoof, powder of the of resin (= baranante) of the plant in cracks and infect in hoofs cauterized by application of a red iron
Veq(046), Veq(108), pounded roots, powder, in nostrils
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : diro, dion counandi
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(108)
Recipes : Veq(108)strangles, 2 to 3 fruits (young foals), cooked in few H2O,fruit crushed in H2O, 2-nd cooking to concentrate the liquid, to filter, administered in the nose or the mouth
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : bagoyo
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : V(050), V(091)
Recipes : Veq(050), Veq(091), pounded leaves, powder +1 or 2 eggs
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : sodjirini
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : V(006), V(104)
Recipes : Veq(006) + Veq(104) , purgative in case of stomach pains (conodimis, calias) or constipation (conodia), fruit, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'tomi
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Veq(068), Zingiber officinale rhizom, Hibiscus sp., seeds, Xylopia aethiopica, fruits, pounded the whole + millet bran, smal pils, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'gani
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Veq(068), Zingiber officinale rhizom, Hibiscus sp., seeds, Xylopia aethiopica, fruits, pounded the whole + millet bran, smal pils, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : gnamacou
Ziziphus sp.
Official name : Ziziphus sp.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(111)
Recipes : Veq(004), Veq(111), leaves, chewed, infusion, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'tomonon