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  • Boerhaavia diffusa Historically, Boerhaavia diffusa has been used for its anti-diabetic and diuretic properties. In different areas of the world, Boerhaavia diffusa has also been used for pain relief, anti-inflammation, and treating indigestion. Boerhaavia diffusa is a tropical crawling root plant, with bioactive compounds in both the leaves and roots.
    a vigorous, low-growing, spreading vine with a long, tuberous tap root. It produces yellow and white flowers and is sometimes considered an invasive weed. It can be found in many tropical and warm-climate countries
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    • Where is it used? Country?City? Nigeria
    • Dialect Adamawa
    • Type Noun
    • Are you a native speaker ? Yes (eh) (نعم)
  • Boerhaavia diffusa Historically, Boerhaavia diffusa has been used for its anti-diabetic and diuretic properties. In different areas of the world, Boerhaavia diffusa has also been used for pain relief, anti-inflammation, and treating indigestion. Boerhaavia diffusa is a tropical crawling root plant, with bioactive compounds in both the leaves and roots.
    a vigorous, low-growing, spreading vine with a long, tuberous tap root. It produces yellow and white flowers and is sometimes considered an invasive weed. It can be found in many tropical and warm-climate countries
    has long been used in traditional medicine systems as a diuretic (to increase urination) for many types of kidney and urinary disorders. The diuretic action of erva tostão has been studied and validated by scientists in several studies.
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    • Where is it used? Country?City? Nigeria,Ad­amawa
    • Dialect Jalingo
    • Are you a native speaker ? Yes (eh) (نعم)
  • Aspilia Africana. Aspilia is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family
    Historically, Aspilia africana was used in Mbaise and most Igbo speaking parts of Nigeria to prevent conception, suggesting potential contraceptive and anti-fertility properties. Leaf extract and fractions of A. africana effectively arrested bleeding from fresh wounds, inhibited microbial growth of known wound contaminants and accelerated wound healing process.Aspilia is thought to be used as herbal medicine by some chimpanzees.
    Aspilia africana is a very rapid growing, semi-woody herb producing usually annual stems about 2 metres tall from a perennial woody root-stock. It has a somewhat aromatic carroty smell
    It is widely gathered from the wild and used locally in traditional medicine

    Useful plants of tropical west africa *Burkil H.M 1985-2004
    Potentials of leaves of Aspilia africana (Compositae) in wound care: an experimental evaluation http://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6882-7-24
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    • Where is it used? Country?City? Nigeria, C­had, Niger­, Igbo Lan­d
    • Dialect Jalingo
    • Type Noun
    • Are you a native speaker ? Yes (eh) (نعم)
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  • Vigna subterranea (also known by its common names Bambara groundnut, Bambara-bean, Congo goober, earth pea, ground-bean,or hog-peanut is a member of the family Fabaceae. The plant originated in West Africa. Vigna subterranea ripens its pods underground, much like the peanut (also called a groundnut). They can be eaten fresh or boiled after drying.
    high nutritive value with 65% carbohydrate and 18% protein content
    Hausa = Gurjiya , Kwaruru
    Bambara (Bamanankan) = tiganingɛlɛn or tiganinkurun
    Swahili = njugumawe
    Umbundu (Angola) = viẽlõ
    Malagasy (Madaascar) = voanjobory
    Indonesian = kacang bogor
    Malay = kacang poi
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    • Where is it used? Country?City? NG
    • Dialect Jalingo
    • Type Noun
    • Are you a native speaker ? Yes (eh) (نعم)
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  • Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Moringa, which is the only genus in the family Moringaceae. English common names include: moringa, drumstick tree, horseradish tree, ben oil tree, or benzoil tree

    Used for food.
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    • Where is it used? Country?City? NU
    • Are you a native speaker ? Yes (eh) (نعم)
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  • The stem part of a corn plant , usually used for make shit partitions on farms

    Hausa : KARA
    Details:
    • Where is it used? Country?City? NG
    • Dialect Jalingo
    • Type Noun
    • Are you a native speaker ? Yes (eh) (نعم)
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