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Reference : HK 70

Author(s) : Komlaga, G., C.Agyare, R. Akosua Dickson, M. L. Kwao Mensah, K. Annan, P.M. Loiseau, P.Champy
Title : Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 333–346, (2015)
Reference HK 70 has information about 102 plants :
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Aframomum melegueta, Euphorbia hirta, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, dried stem bark of Uapaca guineensis crushed, added with seven Aframomum melegueta seeds, steeped in hot water.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : fom wisa
Afrostyrax lepidophyllus Mildbr.
Official name : Afrostyrax lepidophyllus Mildbr.
Family : Huaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, seven crushed seeds of Afrostyrax lepidophyllus with Uapaca guineensis stem bark,steeped in hot water,VO..
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : duagyanne
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides with Vernonia amygdalina, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : guakro
Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Albizia ferruginea, Phyllanthus fraternus and Cymbopogon citratus; decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : awiemfo-samina
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Albizia zygia crushed, strained and used as enema
H(051) paludism, leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria, Albizia zygia and Lantana camara, decoction , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : okoro
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, Rauvolfia vomitoria and Lantana camara, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : ogyama
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, steeped Allium cepa bulb with Ananas comosus leaves and peel, and Vernonia amygdalina leaves and drink as required.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : gyene
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, bulb of Allium sativum with Azadirachta indica: VO., used as a bath or as enema.
H(051) paludism, bulb of Allium sativum with Azadirachta indica: VO., used as a bath or as enema.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : gyenekankan
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, Azadirachta indica, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Ocimum canum, Moringa oleifera and Aloe vera , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : aloe vera
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Alstonia boonei, decoction , VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Terminalia catappa with Alstonia boonei, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, roots of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta with Alstonia boonei and Lantana camara leaves and of Ananas comosus peels, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Mareya micrantha, Ocimum gratissimum and Alstonia boonei; decoction, VO.- - H(051) paludism, leaves of Manihot esculenta, Persea americana and Alstonia boonei; decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, fruit peels of Ananas comosus with Alstonia boonei, Lantana camara and Combretum smeathmanni., decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : emee / nyamedua
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried leaves of Amaranthus spinosus of Zingiber officinale, Vernonia amygdalina and seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, decoction , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : yaa asantewaa
Amphimas pterocarpoides Harms
Official name : Amphimas pterocarpoides Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Amphimas pterocarpoides, Phyllanthus fraternus, VO. or used as enema.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : yaya
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves or fruit peels of Ananas comosus with Phyllanthus fraternus and Theobroma cacao leaves, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, fruit peels of Ananas comosus with Alstonia boonei, Lantana camara and Combretum smeathmanni leaves., decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, roots of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta with Alstonia boonei and Lantana camara leaves and of Ananas comosus peels, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, steeped Allium cepa bulb with Ananas comosus leaves and peel, and Vernonia amygdalina leaves and drink as required.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : aborobε
Anthocleista nobilis G.Don
Official name : Anthocleista nobilis G.Don
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves with Tectona grandis and Azadirachta indica, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, stem bark of Anthocleista nobilis with Azadirachta indica leaves , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : wudinikεtε
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, aerial part of Argemone mexicana, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, aerial part of Argemone mexicana, with Momordica charantia and Moringa oleifera leaves, décoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : akusiribie
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Azadirachta indica, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, bulb of Allium sativum with Phyllanthus fraternus, Ananas comosus peel and Vernonia amygdalina leaves.
H(051) paludism, leaves with Tectona grandis and Azadirachta indica, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, stem bark of Anthocleista nobilis with Azadirachta indica leaves , decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, Azadirachta indica, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Carica papaya, Tectona grandis, Theobroma cacao, Azadirachta indica and Citrus aurantiifolia fruit., decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Tetrapleura tetraptera with fruits of Azadirachta indica , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : neem
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Official name : Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Bambusa vulgaris,Citrus aurantiifolia, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, Polyalthia longifolia, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, stem bark and leaves of Khaya senegalensis, Bombax buonopozense and leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, décoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : amporo
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Bidens pilosa with dried Theobroma cacao leaves., decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism,leaves of Senna occidentalis, Bidens pilosa and Morinda lucida leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : gyinantwi
Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Official name : Bombax buonopozense P. Beauv.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark of Bombax buonopozense with Phyllanthus fraternus leaves, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, stem bark and leaves of Khaya senegalensis, Bombax buonopozense and leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, Terminalia catappa, Newbouldia laevis and Bombax buonopozense, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : akata
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried seeds of Xylopia aethiopica with dried Carica papaya leaves, decoction , VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Carica papaya, Tectona grandis, Theobroma cacao, Azadirachta indica and Citrus aurantiifolia fruit., decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, rhizome of Zingiber officinale with Carica papaya leaves and Mangifera indica stem bark, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, whole plant of Phyllanthus fraternus with leaves of Carica papaya , Persea americana, Ocimum gratissimum and Vernonia amygdalina, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism,whole plant of Phyllanthus fraternus with Carica papaya , Persea americana, Ocimum gratissimum and Vernonia amygdalina leaves.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Cleistopholis patens , Carica papaya and Mangifera indica and fruits of Solanum torvum, decoction , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : bofire