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Reference : HS 00

Author(s) : Saadou, M.
Title : Les plantes médicinales du Niger: premier supplément à l'enquête ethnobotanique de 1979. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 7, n°1, 11 - 24, (1993)
Reference HS 00 has information about 41 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), ONS. of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : idon zakara (Hausa), gurmundi (Zarma)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(126)
Recipes : H(005), H(126), ONS. of Acacia seyal, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : chama (Hausa), sa ciray (Zarma)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syph., infusion, ONS. of Achyranthes aspera
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : machi gadangare (Hausa), mollo hangaw (Zarma)
Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Official name : Andropogon gayanus Kunth
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(080), H(162)
Recipes : H(080), H(162), ONS. of Andropogon gayanus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gamba (Hausa), subu nya (Zarma)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201)rite, ONS. of Asparagus africanus , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gode (Hausa), fulan yollo (Zarma)
Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal, ONS. of Cadaba glandulosa , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : taïs (Hausa), teera (Zarma)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(001), H(053), H(068), H(124), H(126), H(139), H(173)
Recipes : H(001), H(053), H(068), H(124), H(126), H(139), H(173), ONS. of Cassia singueana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : runhu (Hausa)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(124), H(139)
Recipes : H(124), H(139), ONS. of Ceiba pentandra , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : rimi (Hausa), bantar (Zarma)
Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Official name : Ceratotheca sesamoides Endl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum heudelotii Stapf
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphro., ONS. of Ceratotheca sesamoides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : yodo (Hausa), ganda foy (Zarma)
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(139)
Recipes : H(005), H(139), ONS. of Cissus populnea , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : loda (Hausa), lada (Zarma)
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otitis, ONS. of Citrullus lanatus , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : guna (Hausa), kanay (Zarma)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(034) belly, H(094) hemor., H(104), tachicardia, ONS. of Citrus aurantiifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : lemu tsami (Hausa), lemu (Zarma)
Commelina forskalaei Vahl
Official name : Commelina forskalaei Vahl
Family : Commelinaceae
Synonyms : Commelina falcata Hassk.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), ONS. of Commelina forskalaei , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : balassa (Hausa), balase (Zarma)
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(080), H(139)
Recipes : H(080), H(139)aphro, ONS. of Crossopteryx febrifuga , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : yodo (Hausa), ganda foy (Zarma)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(014), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(014), H(100) syph, H(104) belly, ONS. of Daniellia oliveri , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : mage (Hausa), farme (Zarma)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(162)
Recipes : H(051), H(104), H(162), ONS. of Dichrostachys glomerata , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dundu (Hausa), n'koko (Zarma)
Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia sepium N. E. Br.
Symptoms : H(003), H(053), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(003), H(053) otitis, H(100) syph., H(139), ONS. of Euphorbia balsamifera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aguwa (Hausa), barra (Zarma)
Ficus platyphylla Del.
Official name : Ficus platyphylla Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(104), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), H(020), H(104) belly, H(139) male, H(201) rite, ONS. of Ficus platyphylla , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gamji (Hausa), kobe (Zarma)
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(053), H(126)
Recipes : H(053) otitis, H(126), ONS. of Gossypium herbaceum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kada (Hausa)
Grewia villosa Willd.
Official name : Grewia villosa Willd.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia echinulata Del.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS. of Grewia villosa , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : gursumy (Hausa), gri sumi (Zarma)