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Reference : HY 03

Author(s) : Yemoa A.L., J.D. Gbenou, R.C Johnson., J.G. Djego, C.S Zinsou, M.Moudachirou, J. Quetin-Leclercq , A. Bigot., F. Portaels
Title : Identification et étude phytochimique de plantes utilisées dans le traitement traditionnel de l'ulcère de Buruli au Bénin Bulletin de la Société Française d'Ethnopharmacologie et de la Société Européenne d'Ethnopharmacologie. Numéro 42 Décembre 2008, pp 50 - 57
Reference HY 03 has information about 49 plants :
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, fruit ashes of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 2) Buruli ulcerus, bulb of Allium cepa, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe barteri Bak.
Official name : Aloe barteri Bak.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe buettneri A. Berger
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, leaves of Aloe buettneri maceration, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, root of Anchomanes difformis, decoction, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 2) Buruli ulcerus, leaves, roots of Anogeissus leiocarpa, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Boerhavia repens L.
Official name : Boerhavia repens L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, leaves and roots of Boerrhavia erecta; decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 3) Buruli ulcerus, grinded barks of Bridellia ferruginea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, leaves powder of Bryophyllum pinnatum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, fruits of Capsicum frutescens, maceration, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carpolobia lutea G. Don
Official name : Carpolobia lutea G. Don
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, powder of la tige of Carpolobia lutea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 2) Buruli ulcerus, fruit of Citrus aurantifo/ia, decoction, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, roots of Clausena anisala, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Curcuma longa L.
Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, leaves of Curcuma longa, decoction , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dissotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana
Official name : Dissotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, leaves of Dissotis rotundifolia, decoction, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, powder of the whole plant of Eleusine indica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(037), H(100), H(108), H(118), H(173)
Recipes : H(013, 6) Buruli ulcerus, bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens, to wash the wound with the decoction and the powder in applcation on the wound. VO., during some weeks to months
H(020) snake bite, ONS., RNS.
H(037) tuberculosis, bronchitis, H(118) angina, bark decoction, VO. In small quantities
H(173) leprosy, maceration of the bark, mouthwash
H(100) blennorrage, H(108) sinusitis, ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eugenia aromatica (L) Baill.
Official name : Eugenia aromatica (L) Baill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, fruit of Eugenia aromatica, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Euphorbia kamerunica Pax
Official name : Euphorbia kamerunica Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia barteri N.E.Br.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 3) Buruli ulcerus, bark of Euphorbia kamerunica, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Euphorbia unispina N.E.Br.
Official name : Euphorbia unispina N.E.Br.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, trunk wood of Euphorbia unispina, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors