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Reference : HK 23

Author(s) : Krüger, N. & M.
Title : Beobachtungen zur traditionellen Medizin der Mende in Sierra Leone. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 325 -336, (1985)
Reference HK 23 has information about 21 plants :
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), pounded leaves + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : fe-neku (Cibemba)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), leaves as a cigarette
H(108), leaves, juice, inhalation
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : komi (Cibemba)
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(004), H(068), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), leaves, pressed,blak liquid, local application , stop the hemorage
H(068), leaves, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : tonyei (Cibemba)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), pounded leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves Capsicum annuum, Capsicum frutescens , to grind, H2O, green decoction (H2O) , VO. during 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : hua-wuyei (Cibemba)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(043), H(068)
Recipes : H(043), spasm of tetanos, ONS., RNS.
H(068), leaves Capsicum annuum, Capsicum frutescens , to grind, H2O, green decoction (H2O) , VO. during 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : hua-wuyei (Cibemba)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), pounded leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : fakalii (Cibemba)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots, to cut, fermentation, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, H(126), leaves, decoction until yellow color, VO. + baths + compress
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : sheku toure (Cibemba)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, roots, fermentation of small pieces during several days , liquid, VO., bitter potion , provoke a diarrhoea
H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction, VO. + bath
H(051) paludism, leaves, fermentation + H2O, VO.
H(068), roots, fermentation of small pieces during one night, liquid, VO.
H(100) gono., roots, fermentation of small pieces during one night + H2O, liquid, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : gba gba, gbangbei (Cibemba)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, decoction, compress on the eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : not registered
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(043), H(111)
Recipes : H(004), H(111), leaves, juice, local application
H(043), to grind the roots, pellets, local applications
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : towei (Cibemba)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : H(138)
Recipes : H(138) snake, as a bell, prevention
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : ndandei (Cibemba)
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), compress of macereted leaves in H2O + VO of some drops of the maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : not registered
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(048), H(082), H(169)
Recipes : H(048),whole plant, prevention, compress
H(082), H(169),whole plant, compress
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : ndondokei (Cibemba)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(126)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves, juice + clay, cataplasm
H(126), leaves Lycopersicon esculentum, Zingiber officinale, pounded, massage of the inflated belly
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : kibongi (Cibemba)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(006), H(027), H(051)
Recipes : H(006), constipation, roots, maceration of small pieces in H2O, VO.
H(027), leaves, RNS., VO.
H(051) paludism, roots, to wash, pounded in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : yumbuyamba (Cibemba)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(151), H(151)
Recipes : H(103), leaves, decoction (H2O), gargle
H(151) childs, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(151)adult, young leaves, cooked with salt, pakl oil, fish, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : kigponei (Cibemba)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008), H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), constipation, leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : ngua ngua (Cibemba)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, decoction + salt, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : ngombei-wuli (Cibemba)