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Reference : HB 18

Author(s) : Boury, N.J.
Title : Végétaux utilisés dans la médecine africaine dans la région de Richard-Toll (Sénégal).dans: Adam, J., Les plantes utiles en Afrique occidentale. Notes Africaines, 93, 14 - 16 (1962)
Reference HB 18 has information about 25 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves, decoction (H2O)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : cadde
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. var. nilotica
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. var. nilotica
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves compressed in a rag, application on eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : gona kie
Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Official name : Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. subsp. adstringens (Schumm. & Thonn.) Roberty , Acacia adansonii Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves compressed in a rag, application on eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : nep nep
Acacia raddiana Savi
Official name : Acacia raddiana Savi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried barks, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : seing
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), roots, maceration H2O, drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : sandandoure
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), fresh leaves, pounded, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : baobab
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, barks on living coal, inhalation
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : soump
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(068), leaves + millet flour, boiled, VO., in the morning on an empty stomach
H(094), leaves Boscia senegalensis, Salvadora persica , powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : n'diandam
Capparis decidua (Forssk.) Edgew.
Official name : Capparis decidua (Forssk.) Edgew.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(100)
Recipes : H(001), inner part of the root, maceration H2O, drops in eyes
H(100), roots or leaves Capparis decidua + millet flour, boiled, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : gourmel
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006), H(139)
Recipes : H(006), leaves Cassia italica, Tamarindus indica, decoction, VO.
H(139) male, leaves, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : laydour
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(018), H(111)
Recipes : H(018), fresh leaves, head ache, local application
H(111), fresh leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : m'bentamare
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), fresh leaves, pounded, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : fromager (Français)
Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(100)
Recipes : H(007) + H(100), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO. in case of shrinkage of the urethra of has a venereal disease
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : saout
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(103), gum, pellet in the hole of tooth
H(104), leaves + millet flour, porridge, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : ratt
Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia sepium N. E. Br.
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, maceration, bath in the early morning
H(068), leaves, small stems, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : salane
Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori
Official name : Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Chadara tenax Forssk.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), crushed bark, maceration H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : kelle
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, leaves , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : n'guer
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100),barks, maceration H2O, VO., écoulement purulent emanation fron venerian disease
H(104), barks, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : kail (Wolof)
Parkinsonia aculeata L.
Official name : Parkinsonia aculeata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(077)
Recipes : H(051) + H(077), pounded leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Official name : Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia reticulata DC.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, decoction (H2O) , steam bath eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : n'guiguis