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Reference : VN 08

Author(s) : Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title : Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Reference VN 08 has information about 63 plants :
Abutilon grandifolium (Willd.) Sw.
Official name : Abutilon grandifolium (Willd.) Sw.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , juice from the flowers, external use and decoction and infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, juice, external use (spider, ants, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, flowers, cataplasm, external use, stems, leaves, decoction, VO. (spider, scorpion)
V(020), insects leaves, stems, leaves, decoction, infusion, VO (scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, juice, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects bulb, juice, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allium porum L.
Official name : Allium porum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, stems, leaves , juice, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, bulbs, juice, external use (wasp)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Aloe barteri Bak.
Official name : Aloe barteri Bak.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe buettneri A. Berger
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, juice, external use (wasp)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, juice, external use (spider, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus graecizans L.
Official name : Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects leaves, juice, external use (plaster from residues ) (spider, ants, mouquitos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects leaves, juice, external use (spider, ants, mouquitos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020)insects, leaves, juice or pulp , external use (spider, ants, mouquitos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020)insects, leaves , sap, external application , VO. , decoction, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, fruits , juice, external application + decoction and infusion ,VO. (spider)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , sap, V. extnal + VO. decoction and infusion (ants, spider)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , juice, external use (scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020)insects, warm leaves , juice , external use , (spider, ants)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, sap, external use, (spider, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Caralluma dalzielii N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma dalzielii N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, sap, external use, (spider, ants, mouquitos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, external application (ants, mosquitos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , grilled seeds, external use, VO. , decoction, infusion, (ants, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , external use (spider)V(020), insects , grilled seeds, decoction or infusion, VO.( scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, juice or porridge, external use & VO. , decoction, infusion (spider, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Official name : Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum heudelotii Stapf
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, roots, external use, + d‚coction, infusion, VO. (spider, wasp, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020) insects, fresh leaves or juice of leaves or tubercle , external use (spider, ants, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Crotalaria naragutensis Hutch.
Official name : Crotalaria naragutensis Hutch.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects , leaves, sap, external use ,VO. the decoction or infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects , pulp, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Official name : Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, external use, VO. , decoction, infusion (spider, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cymbopogon proximus (Hochst. ex A. Rich) Stapf.
Official name : Cymbopogon proximus (Hochst. ex A. Rich) Stapf.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Cymbopogon schoenanthus (L.) Spreng. subsp. proximum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, external use + VO. , decoction or infusion (spider, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.) C. Christ.
Official name : Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.) C. Christ.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects , fresh leaves, sap, external use (mosquitos, ants)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects , leaves , external use ( scorpion)
V(020), insects, leaves, decoction or infusion, VO. ( scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, latex, external use , VO., decoction, infusion, (wasp, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, latex, external use , VO., decoction, infusion, (wasp, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Glinus lotoides L.
Official name : Glinus lotoides L.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, whole plant, external use , compres from leaves or plaster
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Glossonema boveanum (Decne.) Decne. subsp. nubicum
Official name : Glossonema boveanum (Decne.) Decne. subsp. nubicum
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects , stems, leaves , sap, external use , VO., decoction, infusion (spider, ants, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, flowers, green fruits, juice, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, sap, V. external (spider, ants, mosquitos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Official name : Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, seeds, cataplasm (ants, spider, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hyptis spicigera Lam.
Official name : Hyptis spicigera Lam.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , sap, external application + decoction or infusion, VO., mosquitos
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Official name : Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, juice , external application , moquitos, spider
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Indigofera tinctoria L.
Official name : Indigofera tinctoria L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Indigofera bergii Vatke
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, stems, roots, decoction, infusion, VO. (spider, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, tuber , sap, external use, scorpion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ipomoea eriocarpa R. Br.
Official name : Ipomoea eriocarpa R. Br.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, sap, external use ,decoction or infusion, VO. , spider, scorpion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, warmed leaves , sap, external application , ants, spider
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lactuca sativa L.
Official name : Lactuca sativa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , external application + decoction or infusion, VO., ants, spider
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, flowers not mature, litle roots, external use + decoction, infusion, VO. (spider, ants, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020),insects, leaves, jap, external use, ants, mosquitos
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Mentha sp.
Official name : Mentha sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, sap, external use, mosquitos, ants
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020),insects, leaves, sap, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, stems, leaves, ashes , external use + decocton and infusion, VO. (scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Portulaca quadrifida L.
Official name : Portulaca quadrifida L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects stems, leaves, external use + decocton and infusion, VO. , spider, scorpion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020),insects, leaves, stems , juice + VO. , decoction, infususion, spider, ants
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sida alba L.
Official name : Sida alba L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, stems, sap, external use, spider, ants
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sida cordifolia L.
Official name : Sida cordifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, VO., decoction, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name : Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum gilo Raddi
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , juice , external use, bee, wasp, scorpion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum lycopersicum L.
Official name : Solanum lycopersicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, external use
V(020), insects, fruit , VO. , decoction, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, sap, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum tuberosum L.
Official name : Solanum tuberosum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, tubercles, V. ext. + VO. , decoction, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Trianthema portulacastrum L.
Official name : Trianthema portulacastrum L.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves , juice , external use, spider, scorpion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, seeds, sap, external use
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Wissadula amplissima (L.) R. E. Fries. var. rostrata (Sch. & Th.) R.E. Fries.
Official name : Wissadula amplissima (L.) R. E. Fries. var. rostrata (Sch. & Th.) R.E. Fries.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insectss , leaves, stems , VO. , decoction, infusion, spider, ants
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects , stylis, decoction, infusion, VO., scorpion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered