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Reference : HI 04

Author(s) : Iwu, M. M.
Title : Handbook of african medicinal plants. CRC Press, Inc., 435 p. (1993) From: African Ethnomedicine.USP Press, Enugu, Nigeria, (1986)
Reference HI 04 has information about 27 plants :
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(008), roots, seeds of Aframomum sanguineum, RNS
H(051), roots, seeds, RNS
H(068), roots, seeds, RNS
H(104), roots, seeds, RNS
H(137) general illness, roots, seeds, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014), bark, stem, RNS.
H(051), bark, stem, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Aleurites fordii Hemsley
Official name : Aleurites fordii Hemsley
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), seeds, oil, skin diseases, external uses
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(091), H(112), H(201)
Recipes : The bark of Balanites aegyptiaca is reported to be applied in the form of cutaneous implantations to H(091) strengthen the body and as an H(112) abortifacient. The tree features prominently in Hausa ethnomedicine and has been found most useful for other household and for H(201)religious rituals
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Official name : Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(091), H(106)
Recipes : H(002), roots, stems, leaves , RNS.
H(091), roots, stems, leaves RNS.
H(106), roots, stems, leaves RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia angustifola Vahl.
Official name : Cassia angustifola Vahl.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia acutifolia Del. , Cassia senna L.
Symptoms : H(006), H(027y)
Recipes : H(006), pods, RNS.
H(006), pods, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Cedrelopsis grevei Baill.
Official name : Cedrelopsis grevei Baill.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(113)
Recipes : H(014), fungicide, bark stems , RNS.
H(113), bark stems , RNS.
H(200), bark stems , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Cordia abyssinica R. Br.
Official name : Cordia abyssinica R. Br.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), Cordia abyssinica + Hibiscus cannabinus , bark stems , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Official name : Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104), H(125)
Recipes : H(091), H(104), diaphoretic, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051), bark stems , leaves, RNS.
H(091), bark stems , leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(200)
Recipes : H(018), leaves, RNS.
H(200), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(126), H(200)
Recipes : H(076), leaves, stems bark
H(126), leaves, stems bark
H(200), leaves, stems bark
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051), leaves for exsudate
H(108), leaves for exsudate
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Gloriosa superba L.
Official name : Gloriosa superba L.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, fruits, roots
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), Cordia abyssinica + Hibiscus cannabinus , bark stems , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Holarrhena africana DC.
Official name : Holarrhena africana DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Holarrhena floribunda (G. Don) Dur. & Schinz
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), barh stems and leaves, RNS
H(051), barh stems and leaves, RNS
H(100), barh stems and leaves, RNS
H(201), barh stems and leaves, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), bark stems , fruit, RNS.
H(091), bark stems , fruit, RNS.
H(201) ritual, bark stems , fruit, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(074), H(093)
Recipes : H(008) diar.h., whole plants + seeds
H(008) dys.ent., whole plants + seeds
H(037), whole plants + seeds
H(074), whole plants + seeds
H(093), whole plants + seeds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Pelargonium pulverulentum Colvill ex Sweet
Official name : Pelargonium pulverulentum Colvill ex Sweet
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(116)
Recipes : H(008) diar.h., leaves, RNS.
H(008) dys., leaves, RNS.
H(116), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(014), leaves, RNS.
H(104), leaves, RNS.
H(108), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered