Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Contact |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Reference : HI 06

Author(s) : Inngjerdingen, K., C. S. Nergard, D. Diallo, P. P. Mounkoro, B. S. Paulsen
Title : An ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for wound healing in Dogonland, Mali, West Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 92, pp. 233 - 244 (2004) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874104000832
Reference HI 06 has information about 66 plants :
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(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds (baarum), juice of leaves or dried fruits powder of Acacia nilotican, local application
H(004) new wounds (baarum), fruits powder mixed with H2O, to wash + powder application
H(004) old wounds (danna-waga), mii-pein), dried fruits powder, local application
H(004) open wound (nadonyu), dried fruits powder, local application
H(004), stems barks, decoction, to wash
H(004) genital wounds (sopise), roots barks decoction , VO. + bath
H(013) boils (agnumiirun), roots powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : baala, bara, baara
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, roots decoction of Adansonia digitata as a wash
H(004) old wounds (miin pin hu), decoction of stem bark as a wash
H(013) small boil (taltal), powder from stems barks, local application
H(013) many inflmammated small boils (yaanga-yang), juice of fresh stems barks or powder of dried barks local application
H(013) deep boils (taltal), moss or lichen (nyengegi) on Adansonia digitata mixed with oil from seeds of Lannea microcarpa (saa), local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : oro
Ampelocissus grantii (Bak.) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus grantii (Bak.) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) old wounds (2 - 3 years old), powder of dry leaves of Ampelocissus grantii, local application locale
H(004) chronic (memumpei), powder of roots, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : enèginnu-omulu, omolosaa
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastric ulcer (binisugu butu), decoction of roots and leaves of Annona senegalensis , VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : jankooonno
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) (yaanhu), leaves powder of Anogeissus leiocarpa, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : sigulu
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) small boils on head (kuukenhu),H(014) itch, fruit powder of Guiera senegalensis mixed with the butter of seeds oil of Butyrospermum parkii of Lannea microcarpa or of Arachis hypogea, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : elgele
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), decoction of leaves of Azadirachta indica , to wash + local application of powder
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : gonji
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(004), H(020)
Recipes : H(004), old infected wound (gaana), ONS of Commiphora africana of Balanites aegyptica + sulfur and potash, local application
H(013) (taa), ashes of protuberance of Balanites aegyptiaca, stem of Solanum incanum, mixed with H2O or butter of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(020) snake bite (yireeminu), fruit of Terminalia macroptera of Ficus sur + inner bark of root of Balanites aegypticaiaca, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : monron, moolo
Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Official name : Bauhinia rufescens Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Piliostigma rufescens (Lam.) Benth.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) child, head mycosis (aramakaja), powder of dry leaves and fruits of Bauhinia rufescens , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : séségéré
Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Official name : Blepharis linariifolia Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Blepharis hirta Hochst. ex Nees
Symptoms : H(004), H(053)
Recipes : H(004) all kinds of wounds, aerian parts of Blepharis linariifolia, decoction is used as a wash and powder of the dried plant is applied
H(053) otitis (sugulujim), powder of seeds of Blepharis linariifolia is mixed with oil seeds of Lannea microcarpa or Sesamum indicum, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : yaanso, yawotanjomolo
Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Official name : Bombax costatum Pellegr. & Vuill.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(113)
Recipes : H(004), bark powder of Bombax costatum, local application local
H(113), roots and stems barks, decoction, steam bath + VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : togole, togee
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) + H(068), internal wounds caused by bilharziose (ngirkisé), decoction of roots of Boscia senegalensis as steam bath + VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : èlè
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otite (sugulujin), leaves juice of Bryophyllum pinnatum , drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : sugulujiinloo
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(020x), H(111), H(113)
Recipes : H(004)deep wounds (banrun), hot oil from seeds of Butyrospermum paradoxum local application
H(004) old wounds (mirun pei), butter fron seeds of Butyrospermum paradoxum mixed with coton of Ceiba petandra, local application
H(004) feets, (monno-koju), powder of dried barks of the trunk of Khaya senegalensis mixed with butter of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(004) internal wound (kélénunron), leaves and roots of Entada africana, leaves of Gardenia sokotensismixed with butter from seeds oil of Butyrospermum parkii, decoction, bath, steam bath + VO.
H(004) (bannu), stems of Cissus quadrangularis , Lannea microcarpa, butter of Butyrospermum parki, to boil, cooled, local application
H(013) small, itching boils all over the body (kuu-kenhu), carbonised fruits of Capsicum annuum, mixed with butter of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(013) (taa), ashes of protuberance of Balanites aegyptiaca, stem of Solanum incanum, mixed with H2O or butter of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(013) boils, peduncules of fruits and flowers of Ficus sur mixed with seeds oil of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(013) small boils on head (kuukenhu),H(014) itch, fruit powder of Guiera senegalensis mixed with the butter of seeds oil of Butyrospermum parkii of Lannea microcarpa or of Arachis hypogea, local application
H(013) boils (ayaanra-mei), peduncles of fruit of Cucurbita pepo calcinated, mixed with butter from oil of the seeds of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(013) boils (agnaran mii), peduncles of fruits of Citrullus vulgaris mixed with butter of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(020x) (onguyèngèlè mimuminu),stem bark of Combretum micranthum + internal root bark of Waltheria americana + butter of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(111) (googo), oil from seeds is applied
H(113) muscular inflammatory (gaama anran), powder of dried roots of Calotropis procera mixed with seeds oil of Butyrospermum parkii, local applicaion
H(113) inflammation, bark powder of the trunk of Entada africana mixed with butter from Butyrospermum parkii, local application
H(113) inflammation, (kiru), decoction of stems barks, leaves, inhalation of vapours
H(113) inflammation, powder of ONS. mixed with butter of Butyrospermum paradoxum, applied
H(113) inflammation, powder of ONS. Of lannea microcarpa mixed with butter of Butyrospermum paradoxum, applied
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : miyum nii, minjugu
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(004), H(016), H(113)
Recipes : H(004, 2) (banrun), latex of Calotropis procera , local application
H(004) (barma), powder of internal dried bark of Calotropis procera, local application
H(016), powder of dried fruits of Calotropis procera, local application
H(113) muscular inflammatory (gaama anran), powder of dried roots of Calotropis procera mixed with seeds oil of Butyrospermum parkii, local applicaion
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : anranpobo, poobu, pumpum, anranpobo
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) small, itching boils all over the body (kuu-kenhu), carbonised fruits of Capsicum annuum, mixed with butter of Butyrospermum parkii, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : keepel
Caralluma dalzielii N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma dalzielii N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), liquid obtained by heating the stems of Caralluma dalzielii, drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : sukulaga
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) small boils (taltal), decoction of stems with leaves of Cassia italica, dried, to wash + powder in local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : anrangun gangalu
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(004), H(056)
Recipes : H(004), leaves decoction of Senna occidentalis, to wash + leaves powder, local application
H(056) to prevent Guinea-worm (yoro), seeds of fruits, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : guinjimognu, kangalaguno
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, powder of dried fruits of Cassia sieberiana, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : pèlpèlmun'gu