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Reference : VN 01

Author(s) : Niang, A.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la pharmacopée traditionnelle mauritanienne. Thèse pour le doctorat en médecine vétérinaire. École nationale de Médecine vétérinaire, Sidi Thabet, Tunisie, 156 p., (1987) From reference: VB 10
Reference VN 01 has information about 32 plants :
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. var. nilotica
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. var. nilotica
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(008), V(045)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), young stem's barks, grounded with H2O, RNS.
V(008), pods, powder, maceration, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : gawdi(fulfulde-maghama)
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(004), V(045)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), joung bark's stems, maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : caski (fulfulde-maghama)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V‚q(104), stem's barks, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(126)
Recipes : V(006), stem's barks, decoction, VO. (sweet action for weakened animals)
V(126), dry stem's barks, powder, food, VO., or powder + H20, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : bulbi, mbodeewi (Fulfulde-maghama)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), stems barks or roots barks from Anogeissus leiocarpa alone or with leaves, stems Securinega virosa + stems barks Khaya senegalensis + roots Nauclea latifolia, decoction.It is the most effective medicine
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : kojoli (Fulfulde-maghama)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(006), V(068), V(104)
Recipes : V(006), barks from young stems, crushed, maceration, RNS
V(068), roots, maceration, RNS
V‚q(104), barks from young stems, crushed, maceration, RNS VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : mucceteeki, murotooki, murtooki (Fulfulde-maghama)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(004), V(045), V(013)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), V(013), leaves maceration, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : baamwaami, bamammbi (fulfulde-maghama)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : V(006), stems, leaves, pods, to dry in the sun, powder in the food
V(006), stems, leaves, fresh pods, decoction H2O, VO. or enema.DRASTIC MEDICATIONS, TO EXCLUDE FROM IT FEMALES IN GESTATION OR WHICH BREAST-FEED
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : baad-uulo, falayel (Fulfulde-maghama)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), roots , decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : uulo (fulfulde-maghama)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : V(054), V(068)
Recipes : V(054), stem's barks, leaves, pounded, VO.
V(068), stem's barks, leaves, pounded, maceration, VO. before breakfast or late in the evening during 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(045), V(068), V(091)
Recipes : V(004), V(013),V(045), dried roots, powder, maceration or decoction, VO.
V(068), dried roots, powder, maceration or decoction, VO.
V(091), powder roots, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : diaandu, fajuraane(fulfulde-maghama)
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(045)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), green fruits, to dry, powder, wash with soap, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : dooki ngori(fulfulde-maghama)
Cordyla pinnata (Lepr. ex A. Rich.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Cordyla pinnata (Lepr. ex A. Rich.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), stem's barks, maceration, VO.or powder, in food
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Veq(013), top of the soaked plant, rag soaked with the liquid, to mass the inflated parts, 3X / day ---Veq(013), pounded leaves, dough, plaster
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : tiima buuddi, yiya buuddi (fulfulde-maghama)
Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia sepium N. E. Br.
Symptoms : V(004), V(045)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : badekaareewi, badekaareyi (fulfulde-maghama)
Grewia bicolor Juss.
Official name : Grewia bicolor Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(008), stem's barks, maceration, persevering diarrhea
V(068), ONS., R.N.S.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : kelli baleewi (fulfulde-maghama)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Veq(013), young fresh leaves , warmed on charcoal, plaster on abscess, accelerate the exit of the pus
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : faataata(fulfulde-maghama)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), stem's barks or roots barks from Anogeissus leiocarpus alone or with leaves, stems Securinega virosa + stems barks Khaya senegalensis + roots Nauclea latifolia, decoction.It is the most effective medicine.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : V(068), V(104)
Recipes : V(068), leaves, powder or decoction, RNS.
V‚q(104), stems, leaves, RNS., good results
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : capatoowi , sapato (fulfulde-maghama)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : V(004), V(045)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), fresh leaves, local application, plaster
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : gialgooti(fulfulde-maghama)
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(008), stem's barks, decoction, permanent diarrhoea calf, RNS.
Vb(033), maceration fruit, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : kooli, koyli (fulfulde-maghama)
Momordica balsamina L.
Official name : Momordica balsamina L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), whole plant, dried in the sun, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : burbooki (fulfulde-maghama)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), stem's barks or roots barks from Anogeissus leiocarpus alone or with leaves, stems Securinega virosa + stems barks Khaya senegalensis + roots Nauclea latifolia, decoction.It is the most effective medicine
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Ostryoderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Dunn ex Harms
Official name : Ostryoderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Dunn ex Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Xeroderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Mendonça & Sousa
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(104), bark stems, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : bani ndaneewi (fulfulde-maghama)
Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Official name : Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia reticulata DC.
Symptoms : V(004), V(008), V(045)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), fresh leaves, local application, plaster
V(008), stem's barks, powder, maceration, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : barkeewi (fulfulde-maghama)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), bark stems , powder or decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : eeri(fulfulde-maghama)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(045)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), leaves, powder, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : belwelgel (fulfulde-maghama)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), whole root or bark , powder, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : aalali (fulfulde-maghama)
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), stem's barks or root's barks from Anogeissus leiocarpus alone or with leaves, stems Securinega virosa + stem's barks Khaya senegalensis + roots Nauclea latifolia, decoction.It is the most effective medicine
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Fulani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : V(004), V(045), V(013)
Recipes : V(004), V(045), V(013), powder of dried roots on fresh wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(045)
Recipes : V(004), V(013), V(045), leaves powder, maceration, RNS..
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered