Local Name Of Herbs And Spices

African Red Pepper or Bird’s Pepper
Ata Eiye  – Yoruba
Igbo – Ose Oyibo
Hausa – Barkono
Esan – Usira
Benin – Isie
Leaves of Mormodica Charantia
Yoruba – Ejirin
English – Balsam Pear
Lime Citrus Aurantifolia
Yoruba – Osan wewe
Igbo – Epe nkirisi
Hausa – Lemu
Basil Ocinum

English – Scent Leaves
Yoruba – Efirin
Igbo – Nchanwu
Avocado Pear  Persea Americana

Yoruba – Pia
Igbo – Ubebekee/ Ube Oyibo
Bini – Orumwu
Efic – Eban Mbakara
African Marigold  Aspilia Africana

Yoruba – Yun Yun
Igbo – Uranjila
Hausa – Kalan Kuwa
Urhobo – Isahrasa
Efik – Edemeron
Pigeon Peas Cajanus Cajans

Yoruba – Otili/ Feregede
Bini – Orela
Esan – Olele
Igbo – FioFio
Baobab Tree

Bark of Adansonia Digitata
Yoruba – Ose
Hausa – Kuka
Bini – Usi
Ageratum Conyzoides

English – Goat weed
Igbo – Akwukwo nwa Osi n’aka or ahenhea
Yoruba – Imi-eshu
Bini Eb – ghedore
Urhobo – Ikpamaku
Efik – Otiti
Morinda Lucida

English – Brimstone tree
Yoruba – Oruwo, Eruwo
Igbo – Eze-ogu, Njisi
Alstonia Boneei

English – Stool wood
Igbo – Egbu
Yoruba – Ahun, Awun
Esan – Ojegbuhkun
Water Leaf

Talinum Triangulare
Yoruba – Gbure
Hausa – Alenyruwa
Igbo – Nte-Oka
Bitter Leaf

Igbo – Onugbu
Yoruba – Ewuro
Capsicum frutenscens

English – Birds pepper, African red pepper
Igbo – Ose, Ose oyibo
Yoruba – Ata eiye
Hausa – Barkono
Benin – Isie
Newbouldia laevis

English – Fertility plant
Igbo – Ogirishi
Yoruba – Akoko
Esan – Uhkimi
Jartropha Curcas

English – Pig nut
Igbo – Olulu-idu
Hausa – Da Zugu
Yoruba – Botuje, Lapalapa.
Talinum triangulare

English – Water leaf
Igbo – Ntu oka, ofe bekee
Yoruba – Ibure
Xylopia aethiopica

Yoruba – Erunje
Igbo – Uda
Hausa – Kimba
Esan – Usira
Spondias mombin

English – Hog plum
Igbo – Ijikara
Yoruba – Akika, Iyeye
Hausa – Tsadar masar
Bini – Okhighan

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