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Reference : HE 17

Author(s) : Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp/PDF/pdf2012/15%20May/Erinoso%20and%20Aworinde.pdf
Reference HE 17 has information about 63 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, leaves / bark of Alstonia boonei, fruit of Cocos nucifera, seeds of Garcinia kola, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius of Newbouldia laevis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oju ologbo
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(046) measles / chickenpox, decoction of leaves of Aframomum melegueta, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily for 2 week
H(078) cancer, grinding fruit of Aframomum melegueta, roots of Citrus aurantifolia, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica, wash affected parts 2 times daily.
H(094) haemorrhoid/pile, decoction of fruit of Aframomum melegueta, a bulb of Allium sativum, ONS. of Monodora myristica, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily till haemorrhoid disappears
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : atare
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin infections, infusion of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, extract applied to affected part.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : imi esu
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, mixture of bulb of Allium cepa, root / bark of Garcinia kola, rhizome of Zingiber officinale + pure honey, take mixture 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : alubosa
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoid/pile, decoction of fruit of Aframomum melegueta, a bulb of Allium sativum, ONS. of Monodora myristica, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, stem bark of Rauwolfia vomitoria, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily till haemorrhoid disappears
H(113) rheumatism, paste of leaves of Cassia fistula of bulb of Allium sativum, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ayu
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, leaves / bark of Alstonia boonei, fruit of Cocos nucifera, seeds of Garcinia kola, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ahun
Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC.
Official name : Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, infusion of leaves of Alternanthera sessalis, extract applied to affected parts.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : sajeje
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, decoction of fruit of Ananas comosus, fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. a cup-full 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ope oyinbo
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, grinding / solution of seeds of Arachis hypogea in alcohol, VO. less than a cup-full taken 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : epa
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves and barks of Azadirachta indica, VO. 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : dongoyaro
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Official name : Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(100)
Recipes : H(046) measles / chickenpox, decoction of leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
H(100) gonorrhea / syphillis, infusion of leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, extract VO. 2 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oparun
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), stem bark of Bridelia ferruginea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ira
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fluid from burnt leaves of Bryophillum pinnatum is taken orally
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : abamoda
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles / chickenpox, decoction of ONS. of Cajanus cajan, VO. less than a cup 3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of leaves of Calotropis procera, seeds of Garcinia kola, fruit of Kigelia africana, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica extract from fermented maize, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : bomubomu
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(082), H(107), H(151)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. 2-3 times daily
H(082) asthma, decoction of fruit of Ananas comosus, fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. a cup-full 2 times daily
H(107) typhoid, infusion of fruit/seed of Carica papaya, filtrate, VO. 2 times daily
H(151) hypertension, decoction of fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. A cup full 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ibepe
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin infection, infusion ONS. of Cassia alata, extract applied to affected part
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia fistula L.
Official name : Cassia fistula L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Cassia fistula + snail meat, made a soup, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, paste of leaves of Cassia fistula of bulb of Allium sativum, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : aridan toro
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves of Cassia obtusifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ako ire
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, decoction of leaves of Newbouldia laevis, ONS of Cassytha filiformis, VO. a cup-full 2-3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors