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[Anti-infectious plant therapies of the forest and savanna regions of Senegal (western Africa). I. A listing]
Programme of Rural Development, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
The use of medicinal plants for the treatment of infectious diseases, by the Diola-boulouf in the Basse Casamance, the South of Senegal, has been studied. The preparation and the indications of 50 plants are described. These data are supplemented with previous reports on the anti-infectious use of these plants.