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Reference : HP 52

Author(s) : Pobeguin, M.
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la Guinée. Paris. (1912) Agriculture pratique des pays chauds, : T1 : 279 - 295, 387 - 394, 484 - 496, (1911) ;T2 : 37 - 45, 133 - 144, 233 - 238, (1911)
Reference HP 52 has information about 61 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(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bransan (Malinke)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(038), H(068)
Recipes : H(038), H(068), decoction (H2O) barks and roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bransan- guhoni (Malinke)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(037), H(045), H(051), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), powder from the skin of the fruit, local application
H(008), fruit, facid floor, VO.
H(013) , leaves, cataplasm
H(037) + H(051), leaves, infusion, RNS.
H(103), grilled seeds or latex, powder, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boki (Malinké), kiri (Soussou), bohe (Foula du Fouta-Djallon)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(006) child, leaves, roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(013) + H(111), feaves, roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boron (Malinke)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(037), stems, leaves, infusion, RNS.H(068), roots and barks, RNS.H(103), barks, infusion or decoction (H2O) , gargle
H(013) dry skin eruption, stems, young leaves,local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : doukoume porto (Foula du Fouta-Djallon)mete (Soussou)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(088)
Recipes : H(014), leaves decoc, bath, fumigation
H(051), bark, infusion, RNS.
H(088), astringent, leaves decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : krekrete (Malinke)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, young roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : cebe (Malinke)kanke (Soussou)doube (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)
Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(008), whole plant, decoction (H2O), , RNS.
H(051) + H(108) child, leaves, decoction (H2O) or infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : not registered
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(078), H(104)
Recipes : H(055), roots, RNS
H(078), leaves, cataplasm,RNS.
H(104), roots, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : not registered
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, roots, seeds , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boudi baga (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Veq(006), leaves, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boudi baga (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), leaves, decoction (H2O), application local
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kamboro
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), pounded leaves, application or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(007), H(051), H(091), H(095)
Recipes : H(003) + H(004), fresh leaces, cataplasm or decoction, infusion, bath, fumigation , RNS.
H(007), grilled seeds , RNS.
H(051), twigs, leaves, roots, VO.
H(091), twigs, leaves, roots, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : benta mare (Malinke)tiga sowrou (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H(006), roots, RNS, toxic in large dosis
H(100), roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sindia (Malinke) & (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)bangboua (Soussou)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), pounded fresh leaves,, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), stems, roots , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : not registered
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(164), H(173)
Recipes : H(014) + H(173), roots, leaves, RNS.
H(164), roots, pounded leaves, skin application
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kipiti (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)
Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cochlospermum tinctorium Perr. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cochlospermaceae
Synonyms : Cochlospermum niloticum Oliv.
Symptoms : H(100), H(116)
Recipes : H(100), twigs, roots, decoction, RNS.
H(116), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : fihra g'uesse (Soussou)diarounde (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)
Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Official name : Combretum glutinosum Perr. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(108)
Recipes : H(004)circoncis, pounded leaves, sores washed
H(108), leaves, infusion, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : diamba , simba bali (Malinke)