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Reference : HP 01

Author(s) : Pousset, J.-L.
Title : Plantes médicinales africaines. Utilisation pratique. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 156 p., (1989) http://data.cameroun-foret.com/system/files/18_17_32.pdf
Reference HP 01 has information about 46 plants :
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), fruits whitout seeds, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : nebnep, nepnep (Wolof), barana, bagana (Bambara), gaddé, gaudi (Peuhl), gonakie, gommier rouge (local French)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), pulp fruit, dessication, delayed, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : gui (pour l'arbre), lalo (pour la feuille) (Wolof), sira, sito (Bambara), boy, boiö, boki (Peuhl), baobab (local French)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(001), juice leaves, drops in eyes
H(004), friction whith leaves
H(037), friction whith leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : gobu (Wolof), nungu (Bambara), herbe aux sorciers (local French)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, powder, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : darkasou (Wolof), finzâ (Bambara, anacardier, pommier cajou (local French)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(104) stomach ulcer, leaves of Azadirachta indica, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : nim, neem, dimi buki (Wolof), nim, neem (local French)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) inflamation, leaves juice of Balanites aegyptiaca, decoction, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : sump (Wolof), sérené (Bambara)
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(087)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) , H(087) whitlow, leaves juice of Borreria verticillata, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : ndatuchan u gor, mola, sanêt (Wolof), som som (Bambara), samtarde (Peuhl), harwati (Hausa)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(018), H(053)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) ulcer, leaves, local application
H(018), leaves, local application on the head
H(053), juice of leaves in the hear during one night
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (G. Don) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (G. Don) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(108), oil of Butyrospermum paradoxum,drops in nose
H(113), oil of Butyrospermum paradoxum , friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : karité (Wolof), sé, si sii (Bambara), karé, karey, karedé, kolo (Peuhl), karité (local French)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(008), leaves decoction (H2O) of Cajanus cajan, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : waken-masar, waken-turawa (Hausa), pois d'Angol, pois de pigeon (local French)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(113), H(135)
Recipes : H(113), ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, local application
H(135), ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : kani buseu (Wolof), foratu, gamaho, ebaba kani (Bambara), barkono, barkhannu (Haussa), piment de Cayenne, piment enragé, petit piment, pilipili (local French)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(126)
Recipes : H(068), H(068) small worms in stomach, H(068) trichocephalosis, latex, VO.
H(126), barks of the underground part , unripe fruit, to cook, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : papayo (Wolof), papiu, papia (Bambara), papayi, papayo (Peuhl), papayer (local French)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), Cassia alata leaves, juice, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : mbâta (Wolof), dartrier (local French)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), Cassia italica leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : laïdur (Wolof), m'bali, mbali (Bambara), falajin (Peuhl), illesko, filasko (Hausa), séné africain (local French)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(006), H(102), decoction leaves of Cassia occidentalis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : bêtamarê, xob bu adama, bâté, bâta (Wolof), mbala mbala fin (Bambara), tasbati, câbali, aldama (Peuhl), faux kinkeliba (local French)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007), leaves of Cassia sieberiana, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(007), underground part without bark of Cassia., maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : sindian (Wolof, Bambara), sindia (Peuhl)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), leaves juice of Centella asiatica, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, top of stems with fruits of Chenopodium ambrosioide, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots of Cochlospermum tinctorium, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : fayar (Wolof), nda déré, ndadure, darundé (Peuhl)
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), leaves of Combretum glutinosum, decoction (H2O), VO. + sugar
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : rat (Wolof), âgara (Bambara), dokï (Peuhl)