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Reference : HP 11

Author(s) : Potel, Anne-Marie
Title : Les plantes médicinales au Sénégal. Study report of Anne-Marie Potel, accomplished at Nguekokh (Senegal), 2002. Registered in the chapter "Grey Littérature "of the PRELUDE data bank
Reference HP 11 has information about 43 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(007), H(037), H(051), H(053), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, cataract, H(053) ears pain , roots of Acacia albida, RNS.
H(006) constipation,H(037) bronchitis, H(051) diverses feworms, H(126) icterus, bark, roots, dry pods, RNS.
H(007) diuretic,H(037) cough , H(053) otitis, H(053) mumps, H(051) paludism, trunc's barks, RNS
H(173) leprosy and white spots on the skin, specially on the face, decoction of bark, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : kadd (Wolof), balasa (Bambara), sas (Serere)
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(001), H(008), H(053), H(076), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, roots of Acacia nilotica , RNS
H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery, H(053) otitis, pods, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery, H(076) aphtae, H(076) stomatitis, H(103) gingivitis, H(103) caries, H(104) gastro-intestinal pain, bark , RNS.
H(103) caries, branch, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : gonakié (Wolof), gommier rouge ( local French)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) gastric ulcer , leaves + bark of Acacia seyal, RNS.
H(037) inflammation of the respiratory system, gum, RNS.
H(113) chronic rheumatism, ONS. in hot water, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : surur (Wolof), sadé (Bambara), ndomb (Serere)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(051), H(082), H(103)
Recipes : H(001), eyes bath, bark of Adansonia digitata, decoction
H(004) wounds, bark, decoction
H(004) wounds, seeds paste on wounds
H(008) diarrhoea powder of leaves en infusion
H(008) diarrhoea, fruit pulp
H(008) diarrhoea, pounded seeds, decoction
H(051) fever, bark, decoction
H(051) fever, infusion of fruit's pulp
H(082) asthma, powder of leaves
H(103) caries, sap, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : guy (Wolof), sira (Bambara), bak (Serere), baobab ( local French)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(014), H(042), H(103), H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(012)) fracture, H(014) ringworm, H(113) anti-inflammatory, H(042) hydrated, H(200) antibiotic, leaves (sap) of Aloe vera : cataplasm
H(104) gastritis and H(103) tooth aches, leaves (pulp), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : aloès vrai (local French)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(014), H(046), H(068), H(100), H(113), H(151), H(152), H(161), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, H(161) warts, apple of Anacardium occidentale, RNS.
H(013) ulcer, H(068) worms, H(014) eczema,H(014) dermatomycosis, oil of nuts
H(046) measles, H(100) blennorrage, leaves + branch with leaves, RNS.
H(113) anti-inflammatory, H(152) low blood-pressure, H(171) insipid diabetes (bark, extract), RNS.
H(151) high blood-pressure associated with colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : darkasu (Wolof), daf duruba (Serere), pomme-cajou, noyer d’acajou (local French)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(018), H(051), H(075), H(108), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(051) paludism, H(075) anorexia, H(126) icterus, trunc's barks of Anogeissus leiocarpa, RNS.
H(008) amoeba dysentery, H(018) sick headache, branch with leaves, RNS.
H(108) cold in the head, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : gédan (Wolof), ngalama (Bambara), ngodil (Serere)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(037), H(051x), H(057), H(060), H(077), H(099), H(100), H(103), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(008) amoeba dysentery, H(051x) yellow fever, H(099) calming, roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, RNS.
H(057) goiter, leaves, ONS
H(006) emeto-purgative action, H(006) constipation,H(037) bronchitis, pulmonary pains, H(077) nausea, H(100) syphilis, bark, H(155) tonsilitis, RNS.
H(006) laxative, H(060) diminish the cholesterol, H(113) rheumatisms, H(126) icterus, fruits, RNS.
H(103) caries, clean calcarous teeth, branch with leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : sump (Wolof), ségéné (Bambara), modèl (Serere), séréné (local French)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(018), H(045), H(055), H(068), H(077), H(082), H(092), H(113), H(126), H(161), H(179)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(055) emetic ( severe intoxication), H(161) callosity, H(161) warts, latex of Calotropis procera, RNS.
H(014) mycosia,H(014) tinea, H(018) sick headache, H(068) small intestinal worms, H(126) cirrhosis, H(126) hepatitis, stems, RNS.
H(045) vulnerary, cataplasm of humid wood
H(077) anti-vomitory, H(092) poisoning, H(113) arthritis, H(126) icterus, H(126) hepatitis, H(179) nephritis, roots, RNS.
H(082) asthma, lleaves are smoked as cigaret
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : faftan (Wolof), fogo foko (Bambara), mbodafot (Serere), arbre à soie, pomme de Sodome (local French)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, H(006) purgative and H(068) vermifuge, ONS. of Cassia italica , RNS., (results depends of the geographical situation)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : laydur (Wolof), bali bali (Bambara), laydur (Serere), séné du Sénégal (local French)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(001), H(007), H(018), H(022), H(026), H(033), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(082), H(091), H(100), H(113), H(126), H(170)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(007) depurative, H(007) diuretic, H(018) cephalalgy,H(022) oxytocic, H(026) painful menstruation, H(033) sterility, H(051) paludism, H(051) fever, H(068) internal parasitism, H(075) aperitive, H(082) asthma, H(091) tonic, H(100) blennorrage, H(113) rheumatism, H(126) icterus, H(170) common dropsi, ONS. of Cassia occidentalis, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : mbante (Wolof), mbala mbala fin (Bambara), bénéféné (Serere), café nègre ( local French)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(014), H(043), H(045), H(076), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), purulent conjunctivitis, H(043) child tetanus, leaves of Ceiba pentandra, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, H(076) aphtae, H(100) blennorrage, H(103) gingivitis, H(104) belly pains, H(126) icterus, bark, decoction
H(014) whitlow, pulp of leaves, RNS.
H(045) the fruit contains hemostatic fibers
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : bènténé (Wolof), mbuday (Serere), fromager(local French) )
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(007), H(045), H(051), H(091), H(102), H(104), H(126), H(152)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, H(005) oedema, H(051) paludism, H(091) anemia, H(102) cholagogue, H(104) child gastritis, H(126) icterus, branch with leaves of Combretum glutinosum, RNS.
H(007) depurative, H(007) diuretic, H(045) vulnerary, H(051) paludism, H(102) cholagogue, H(152) hypotension, leaves , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : rat (Wolof), tangara (Bambara), yay (Serere), kinkéliba coriace (local French)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(003), H(006), H(007), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(076), H(102), H(104), H(135), H(200)
Recipes : H(003) sprain, H(003) contusion, barks of Combretum micranthum, RNS.
H(006) constipation, H(051) fever, H(068) trichocephalosis, H(104) gastritis, H(113) myalgia, H(126) icterus, H(135) indigestion, roots, RNS.
H(007) diuretic, H(008) diarrhoea,H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, H(075) anorexia, H(102) cholagogue, H(126) liver disease, H(126) hepatic insufficiency, H(200) antimicrobial activity, leaves, RNS.
H(076) stomatitis, fruits, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : séhèv (Wolof), golobé (Bambara), ndag (Serere), vrai kinkéliba (local French)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(039), H(051), H(095x), H(137), H(152), H(166), H(186)
Recipes : H(037) (for child) bechic , roots of Cymbopogon citratus, infusion :
H(039) insecticides, RNS.
H(051) fever, leaves + roots
H(095x) refreshing and digestive drink, leaves, RNS.
H(137) analgesic, H(152) hypotension, H(166) antispasmodic, H(186) expectorant, stubs
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : citronnelle (local French)
Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(014), H(043), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(100), H(113), H(130)
Recipes : H(001)bad vision at night, H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(100) blennorrage, H(100) syphilis, H(173 ) leprosy, ONS of Detarium microcarpum, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, rheumatism, barks, RNS.
H(014) itching, H(068) bilharziosis, H(143) variola, roots, RNS.
H(043) meningitis, H(091) asthenia, H(113) cramps, branch, RNS.
H(130) paralysis, roots + leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : dank (Wolof), tambadala ( Bambara), ndanh (Serere), petit détar (local French)
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(094), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) eyes troubles, fruit of Entada africana, RNS.
H(004) suppurative wounds, H(091) tonic, H(104) stomach pains, leaves , RNS
H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(051) paludism, H(051) fever, H(091) anemia, H(108) cold, H(113) arthritis, H(126) icterus, roots, RNS.
H(094) child haemorrhoids, seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : mbatar (Wolof), sama néré (Bambara), fatar (Serere)
Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia sepium N. E. Br.
Symptoms : H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) dermatomycosis, H(100) syphilis, roots of Euphorbia balsamifera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : salan (Wolof), ndamol (Serere)
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(091), H(094), H(103), H(191)
Recipes : H(091) drepanocytosis, roots of Fagara zanthoxyloides in powder
H(103), tooth brush, again pains and infections, roots
H(191) for a good blood circulation, heal H(192) varix and H(094) haemorrhoids, roots + leaves + bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : guene gui deg (Wolof), goro ngua (Bambara), not (Serere)
Grewia bicolor Juss.
Official name : Grewia bicolor Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(068), H(099), H(104), H(178)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(099) tranquillizing, H(104) enteritis, H(068) vorms , bark of Grewia bicolor, decoction
H(178) heart disorder, fruit, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : baobab des lapins (local French)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(007), H(008), H(014), H(033y), H(037), H(051), H(077), H(103), H(104), H(108), H(139), H(173)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, H(007) diuretic, H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery,H(014) eczema,H(037) bronchitic or lungs inflammation ,H(037) antitussif, H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, H(077) anti-vomitory, H(104) colic, H(139) sexual incapacity, H(173) leprosy, H(111x) sun -stroke and H(143) variola, leaves of Guiera senegalensis, RNS.
H(008) cholera, H(033y) lack of sperm, roots of Guiera senegalensis, RNS.
H(103) caries and H(103) teeth abcess, H(108) colds, stem with leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : ngèr (Wolof), kuné (Bambara), ngud (Serere), nguère (local French)
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(013), H(014), H(037), H(045), H(046), H(125)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, purgative, roots, RNS.
H(007) diuretic,H(014) fongicide, H(045) antiseptic, H(095x) refreshment, H(125) sudorific, dried leaves, RNS.
H(013) pulp of roots in poultice to mature the abces
H(037) bronchitis, pulp of roots
H(046) measles, leaves, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : bisap (Wolof ), da kumu (Bambara), basap (Serere), oseille de Guinée (local French)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(043), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(100), H(103), H(116), H(183)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(051) fever, H(091) tonic, H(100) syphilis, bark of Khaya senegalensis en decoction or in maceration
H(008) diarrhoea, H(018) sick headache, H(043 to prevent meningitis, roots, RNS.
H(116) amenorrhoea, leaves, RNS.
H(183) little stem as teeth-pick to stimulate saliva
The bark is used also again H(004) wounds, H(006) constipation,H(013) ulcer ,H(014) itching, H(051) fever , H(051) paludism, H(068) worms, H(091) tonic, H(100) blennorrage, H(103) tooth aches
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : hay (Wolof), dala (Bambara) , ngarin (Serere), acajou du Sénégal (local French)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(033), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) dysentery, H(099) epilepsy, H(104) belly pains, bark, RNS.
H(008) dysentery, H(113) kidney pain, leaves, RNS.
H(033) sterility, roots, RNS.
H(082) asthma, pulp fruit, friction
H(187x) frictions to develop the breast , pulp fruit
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : sinjamba (local French)
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(033), H(076), H(097), H(100), H(103), H(116)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(004) wounds as poultice, leaves Lannea acida
H(008) dysentery, branch with leaves, RNS
H(033) femal sterility, H(076) stomatitis, H(103) gingivitis, H(116) amenorrhoea, trunc's barks, RNS. .
H(097) orchitis, H(100) veneral diseases , roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : son (Wolof), bembé (Bambara), ndugut (Serere), raisinier acide (local French)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(014), H(045), H(088), H(102), H(113), H(206)
Recipes : H(003) sprain, H(008) diarrhoea,H(014) oozing eczema,H(014) mycosia,H(014) dermatomycosis, H(045) antiseptic, H(088) astringent, H(102) bile lithiasis, H(113) rheumatisms, H(206) feet antisudorific, decoction leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : fuden (Wolof), dabé (Bambara), fuden (Serere), henné ( local French)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(007), H(008), H(053), H(055), H(068), H(076), H(094), H(103), H(108), H(118), H(156)
Recipes : H(001) cataracts, branch with leaves , RNS.
H(006) weak laxative, H(007) diuretic, stimulant, H(068) internal parasitism, H(094) haemorrhoids,fruits, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery, H(076) aphtae, H(103) gingivitiss, H(055) vomitive , barks decoction, RNS.
H(008) cholera, H(108) influenza, H(156) whooping-cough, roots, RNS.
H(053) otitis, H(068) ascaris, leaves, RNS.
H(103) tooth aches, H(118) angina, decoction of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : mangara (Wolof), magoro (Bambara), mangara (Serere), manguier (local French)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(027z), H(068), H(091), H(103), H(125)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(020) snake, H(103) tooth aches, H(027z) soulage les femmes enceintes, H(125) sudorific, roots of Maytenus senegalensis en decoction, en powder or en infusion, RNS.
H(068) small intestinal worms, branch with leaves, RNS.
H(091) powder of leaves with porridge for lean child
H(103) teeth abcess or mouth aches, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : ngege
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(051), H(104), H(151)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, local application of bark for cicatrizing
H(007) diuretic, H(104) intestine stimulant, H(151) hypertension and H(051) fever , bark, decoction
H(007) diuretic, stem with leaves en decoction :
H(051) fever, H(151) hypertension, H(104) intestine stimulant, leaves, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : xoos (Wolof), idyum (Bambara), ngaul (Serere), jun (local French)
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(034), H(037), H(045), H(051), H(082), H(099), H(104), H(108), H(130), H(191)
Recipes : H(018) cephalalgy,H(037) bronchitis, H(051) feworms, H(076) aphtae, H(115) neuralgia, H(173 ) leprosy, roots + bark, RNS.
H(034) cardiac pain and H(191) blood circulation, H(099) epilepsy, H(099) nervous disorder or hysteria, H(104) intestinal troubles, H(108) nose pains, H(130) paralysis, roots, RNS.
H(045) disinfectant, H(045) antiseptic , seeds, RNS.
H(082) asthma, bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : moringoa
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(001), H(004), H(006), H(007), H(051), H(053), H(056), H(100), H(104), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) eyes troubles as conjunctivitis, H(004) wounds , sap of stems of Nauclea latifolia , RNS
H(004) wounds, H(006) constipation, H(126) liver troubles , H(104) gastro-intestina toublesl, abcess, roots, RNS.
H(006) constipation, H(007) depurative,H(013) furoncles, H(051) paludism, H(100) blennorrage, H(126) icterus, H(113) kidney insufficiency, fruit, infusion
H(006) laxative, H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, H(053) otitis, H(100) blennorrage, H(126) icterus, H(113) kidney pain, barks, RNS.
H(007) depurative again boils, H(100) blennorrage, fruit, RNS.
H(051) fever, H(006) purgative, leaves, RNS.
H(056) filariosis, fruit, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : nandok (Wolof), baro (Bambaras), nandok (Sereres), doundaké, pêcher africain (local French)
Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Official name : Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari macrophylla Sabine
Symptoms : H(001), H(091)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, eyes infection, leaves of Neocarya macrophylla , RNS.
H(091) stimulant, leaves + stem (to chew)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : nèv (Wolof), vo (Bambara), daf (Serere), pommier du Cayor (local French)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(018), H(036), H(050), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(103), H(166)
Recipes : H(007x) carminatif, H(007) diuretic, H(008) dysentery, H(018) sick headache, H(036) vertigo, H(050) drumbelly and flatulent, H(091) stimulant, H(051) fever , H(068) anthelmintic, H(103) tooth aches, inflammation of mouth and throad, H(166) antispasmodic, leaves of Ocimum basilicum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : basilic (local French)
Parkia biglobosa ( Jacq.) R.Br. ex G. Don
Official name : Parkia biglobosa ( Jacq.) R.Br. ex G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Parkia clappertoniana Keay
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(020), H(037), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(075), H(091), H(094), H(100), H(103), H(108), H(111), H(126), H(131), H(156), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(051x) yellow fever, H(075) anorexia, H(091) rachitisme, H(126) icterus, fruit of Parkia biglobosa, RNS.
H(013) phagedenic ulcer, H(020) snake, H(037) pneumonia, H(053) mumps, H(103) teeth abcess, H(126) icterus, H(173) leprosy, bark, RNS.
H(037) bronchitis, H(173 ) leprosy, H(100) veneral diseases, H(118) sore throat, roots of Parkia biglobosa, RNS.
H(068) ascaridiose, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(108) cold, H(111) burns, H(131) pian, H(156) whooping-cough, leaves and branch with leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : ûl (Wolof), néré (Bambara), sèv (Serere), mimosa pourpre (local French)
Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Official name : Piliostigma reticulatum (DC.) Hochst.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia reticulata DC.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(008), H(013), H(018), H(036), H(037), H(045), H(051), H(100), H(102), H(103), H(126), H(135), H(170), H(195)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(006) constipation,H(037) tuberculose, H(170) common dropsi, H(195) hydropisy, roots of Piliostigma reticulatum, RNS.
H(006) constipation, H(102) billious disorder, H(126) icterus, hepatic insufficiency, H(135) indigestion, fruit, RNS.
H(013) phagedenic ulcer, H(018) sick headache, H(036) vertigo,H(037) bronchitis, H(051) paludism, H(053) mumps, H(099) epilepsy, H(100) syphilis, H(100) chancre, leaves , RNS.
H(045) antiseptic and H(088) astrigent in case of H(008) diarrhoea and of H(008) dysentery, bark, RNS.
H(103) stem as teeth-pick again caries
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : nguiguis (Wolof), nama (Bambara), ngayooh (Serere), pied de chameau (local French)
Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name : Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(088), H(091), H(115)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, H(004) wounds, H(008) dysentery, H(068) amoebiasis, H(082) respiratory disorder , trunc's barks of Pterocarpus erinaceus, RNS.
H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, H(115) neuralgia, H(075) aperitive, leaves, RNS.
H(088) astringent, trunk's sap (called Kino), RNS.
H(091) lack of vitamin, roots, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : vèn (Wolof), mguèni (Bambara), ban (Serere), vène, palissandre du Sénégal (local French)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(003), H(006), H(008), H(018), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(092), H(103), H(116), H(171)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(092) anti-venomous, leaves + roots of Sclerocarya birrea, RNS.
H(003) swelling, H(006) purgative, H(008) dysentery H(018) cephalalgy, H(037) bechic, H(046) measles, H(051) paludism, H(092) anti-venomous, H(103) caries, H(116) amenorrhoea, bark's decoction, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea,H(037) hoarseness, branch with leaves, RNS.
H(171) diabetes, leaves , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : beer (Wolof), mguna (Bambara), arit (Serere), bee (local French)
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(100), H(115), H(126), H(162)
Recipes : H(004) wounds suppurantes,H(037) bronchitis,H(037) pneumonia,H(037) cough, H(091) fortifying, bark of Stereospermum kunthianum
H(014) nettle-rash, H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, H(100) blennorrage, H(115) neuritis, H(126) icterus, sprouts, RNS.
H(091) tonic, leaves
H(162) urine retention, roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : feh (Wolof), mori iri (Bambara), mamb (Serere), mogojiri
Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia dictyoneura Diels
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(013), H(037), H(045), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(124), H(126)
Recipes : H(005) oedema, H(008) child diarrhoea , H(008) dysentery,H(013) phagedenic ulcer,H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(091) lack of vitamin, H(126) icteruss, roots of Terminalia avicennioides
H(008) amoeba dysentery,H(037) cough, H(068) ankylostomiasis, leaves juice
H(045) cicatrizing agent and H(124) haemostatic, bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : rep-rep (Wolof), volodé (Bambara), mbulèm (Serere), badamier duveteux (local French)
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(037), H(088)
Recipes : H(037) pulmonary pains,H(037) cough , almond's emulsion of Terminalia glaucescens
H(088) astringent, bark, RNS.
H(088) astringent, infusion and decoction of fruit
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : wolo (Wolof), vara sa (Bambara), badamier glauque (local French)
Tinospora bakis (A. Rich.) Miers
Official name : Tinospora bakis (A. Rich.) Miers
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(102), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, H(068) worms, H(102) cholagogue, H(126) icterus, H(126) hepatitis, roots of Tinospora bakis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : baki
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(014), H(034), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) dermatomycosis, leaves + roots of Vernonia amygdalina, bath or VO.
H(034) cardiac pain, H(051) paludism, H(068) internal parasitism, H(104) colic, H(126) hepatitiss, H(171) diabetes, leaves + roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : umubilizi
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(015), H(104), H(151), H(162), H(162x), H(171)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(015) haematuria, H(162x) enuresis, H(162) oligurie and autres infections urinaires, roots of Ziziphus mucronata, RNS.
H(104) belly pains, barks, RNS.
H(162x) enuresis and H(162x) urine incontinent, fruit, RNS
H(171) diabetes and H(151) hypertension, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : sédèm i buki (Wolof), suruku ndomo (Bambara), ngit môn (Serere), jujubier de la hyène (local French)