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Official name: Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Family: Bromeliaceae
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Reference HA 02
Author: Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title: Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(038)
Recipes: H(038), ripe fruit of Ananas., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(038), fruit pulp of Carica papaya, fruit pulp of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HA 03
Author: Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. K
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(033), H(038), H(051), H(091), H(126)
Recipes: H(033) femal, roots of Lonchocarpus cyanescens , ripe fruit of Musa sapientum of Ananas comosus, maceration, VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays.
H(033) femal , undergrond part without bark of Securidaca longipedunculata, ripe fruit of Ananas comosus, pulp, VO.
H(038), leaves of Phyllanthus amarus, ripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O), VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays.
H(051) paludism, feuiles of Hibiscus asper, ripe fruit of Ananas comosus, RNS.
H(051) paludism, ripe fruit of Ananas comosus , RNS.
H(091) anaemia, leaves of Uvaria chamae, ripe fruit of Ananas comosus , RNS.
H(126), whole plant of Acanthospermum hispidum, ripe fruit of Ananas comosus, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

Reference HA 07
Author: Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K.
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(015)
Recipes: H(015), decoction (H2O) stems with leaves Triumfetta rhomboidea + Ananas comosus, scarifications
H(015), stems with leaves, decoction (H2O) , scarifications
Region: West Africa
Country: Togo
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

Reference HA 10
Author: Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title: Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms: H(091), H(126)
Recipes: H(091) + H(126), Cassia occidentalis, fruit, in pieces, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HA 21
Author: Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, P. Chibon, H. de Vecchy, E. Duboze, J. Eymé, J.- N. Gassita, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, M. Le Bras, I. Mourambou, E. Mve - Mengome, M. - G. Nguéma, J. - B. Ollome, P. Posso, P. Sita
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Gabon. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 294 p., (1984) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(201)
Recipes: H(201), epicarpe, friction
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: ngubi (Apindji, dilanga (Bahumbu), difubu (Balumbu, Eshira), iba (Banzabi), iguwu (Galoa, Mpongwé), nkoc-nsèc, nkuba (Fang), ikoko-ny'atanga (Nkomi), ananas (French)

Reference HA 28
Author: Adandé, A.
Title: Le maïs et ses usages dans le Bas-Dahomey. Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire (I.F.A.N.), série A, XV, 220 - 282, (1953)
Symptoms: H(007), H(100)
Recipes: H(007) diur. + H(100), peels of Ananas boiled in gisi, VO. (often)
gisi (Fon), gisu (Goum), omi/ogi (Yoruba) = fermentation H2O of maize
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin (Dahomey)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HA 46
Author: Asase, A., G. A. Akwetey, D. G. Achel
Title: Ethnopharmacological use of herbal remedies for the treatment of malaria in the Dangme West District of Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 129, pp. 367- 376, (2010)
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(051, 3) paludism, boil stems of Saccharum officinarum with fruit peels of Ananas comosus and leaves of Azadirachta indica and drink one cupful of decoction thrice daily.
H(051, 4) paludism, boil fruit peels of Ananas comosus with leaves of Azadirchata indica and drink one cupful of decoction thrice daily until recovered. Children should take half of the dosage.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ghana (Dangme West District)
Vernacular name: blefo nmer (Adangbe)

Reference HA 54
Author: Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title: Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms: H(151)
Recipes: H(151) hypertension, collect a handful of the plant of Tridax procumbens and wash. Take a few pieces of Ananas comosus. Decoction of the mixture in a saucepan with 2 liters of H2O. Let cool, strain and reduce to 1.5 liters. VO. some bamboo glass three times a day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name: not registered by the authors

Reference HB 02
Author: Boiteau, P.
Title: Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(104)
Recipes: H(104), juice of Ananas comosus, VO
Region: Madagascar
Country: Madagascar
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

Reference HB 05
Author: Bouquet, A.
Title: Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms: H(036), H(038), H(082), H(143)
Recipes: H(036), unripe fruit , expression, VO.,
H(038), Ananas comosus, Acanthus montanus, Costus sp., pounded leaves, in H20, VO.
H(038), unripe fruit, pounded, diluted in wine, VO.
H(082), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(143), Ananas comosus, Costus afer Ker-Gawl, unripe fruit, pounded, expression, to wash
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: not registered by the author

Reference HB 37M
Author: Bossard, E.
Title: Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095) occasional food complement, fruit of Ananas comosus
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name: ananas, abacasi (Portuguese)

Reference HB 55
Author: Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title: Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms: H(027), H(033)
Recipes: H(027) prevents unwanted abortions (unintended pregnancies expulsions) and keeps the fetus up. Split the leaf and extract the fibers. Put together several fbres, rub between them to get a rope to be tied around the waist of women in early pregnancy, until the rope is detached
H(033) fight against infertility, RNS
(Receipts: Babongo de la zone de collecte : Sindara)
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: mokodi / mikodi

Reference HB 6k
Author: Barnish, G. & S.K. Samai
Title: Some medicinal plant recipes of the Mende, Sierra Leone. Medical research council laboratory P.O.Box 81, Bo, Sierra Leone , 96 p., January l992 DVV sponsored, SLADEA PublicationKew 633.88 (10.2)
Symptoms: H(100)
Recipes: H(100) gono., fruit juice of Citrus aurentifolia , leaves of Alchornea cordifolia and Ananas comosus ,the first two are pounded together and water added. Lime juice is added, well mixed and filtered. It is warmed in the sun and then botlled. Drunk as frequently as desired to induce urination
Region: West Africa
Country: Sierra Leone
Vernacular name: lime

Reference HD 15
Author: Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title: Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms: H(015x), H(027), H(037), H(082), H(103)
Recipes: H(015x, 2), stem of Saccharum officinarum, fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day till recovery
H(027), the whole unripe fruit of Ananas comosus , decoction (H2O), VO. 200 ml. 3 X / day
H(037) cough, fruits of Ananas comosus of Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037, 2) cough, fruits of Ananas comosus of Citrus aurantifolia, leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037, 7) cough, fruits of Ananas comosus, leaves of Lantana camara of Hymenocardia ulmoides, decoction (H2O), VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 200 ml.
H(082, 3), the whole unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O), VO. 200 ml. 3 X / day
H(103), unripe fruit of Annanas, juice, mouth wash, 3 X / day
Region: Central Africa
Country: Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HE 17
Author: Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title: Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp/PDF/pdf2012/15%20May/Erinoso%20and%20Aworinde.pdf
Symptoms: H(082)
Recipes: H(082) asthma, decoction of fruit of Ananas comosus, fruit/seed of Carica papaya, VO. a cup-full 2 times daily
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name: ope oyinbo

Reference HG 22
Author: Gbolade, A. A.
Title: Inventory of antidiabetic plants in selected districts of Lagos State, Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 121, pp. 135–139, (2009)
Symptoms: H(171)
Recipes: H(171) diabetes mellitus, fruits of Ananas comosus and unripe fruits of Carica papaya and Ficus asperifolia are boiled with H2O.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name: ogede-oyinbo

Reference HG 27
Author: N' guessan, F.H. Tra Bi, M.W. Koné
Title: Etude ethnopharmacologique des plantes antipaludiques utilisées en médecine traditionnelle chez les Abbey et Krobou d'Agboville (Côte d'Ivoire). Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, december 2009
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(051) paludism, fruit decoction of Ananas comosus of Citrus aurantiifolia, flowers of Carica papaya, leaves of Senna occidentalis, roots of Cocos nucifera, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast
Vernacular name: not registered by the authors

Reference HH 05a
Author: Hulstaert, G.
Title: Sur l'emploi des plantes médicinales chez les Mongo Revue de Recherche Scientifique. Spécial Medecine Traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique 1979. Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms: H(039)
Recipes: H(039) chic feet, ashes of leaves mixed with oil extracted from palm kernels (ntou) are rubbed on the chics in the feet of children who are too afraid of extractions
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Mongo people, tribes Nkundo or Bokote )
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HK 35
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used to induce labour childbirth in western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 109 pp. 1 - 9 (2007)
Symptoms: H(022)
Recipes: H(022), fruits peeling of Ananas comasus, squeezing by hands, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name: enanasi (Runyankole, Rukonjo, Runyaruguru),

Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Ananas comosus, peeled fruit of Ananas comosus is squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

Reference HK 59
Author: Kwenzi-Mikala. J. (Prof.) & S. Mbadinga (Dr.)
Title: Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelles chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué ) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) Programme : Société-Nature chez les Pygmées du Gabon. (UNESCO publication) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms: H(027), H(033)
Recipes: H(027) to prevent abortions, H(033) against infertility, fiber cord of leaves of Ananas comosus tied around his waist until the rope is released and falls by itself (recipe Babongo)
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: mokodi / mikodi (Babongo)

Reference HK 60
Author: Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title: Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms: H(051x)
Recipes: H(051x) yellow fever, expressed juice from the leaf base of Ananas comosus associated with the nuts of palm tree, enema
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (City of Ingende)
Vernacular name: ananasi (Lonkundo), (Lingala)

Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(034), H(075x), H(091), H(099), H(104), H(201)
Recipes: H(034), H(091) continue emaciation and heart palpitations, the person eats but can not get enough (n’gewu), pound together leaves or barks of Erythrina abyssinica, Renealmia africana, 3 internodes of sugarcane, Costus lucanusianus (leaves) and rape Ananas comosus. Press, filter and put in a bottle, add 1 spoonful of sugar and exposing the solution in the sun for 3 days ; Drink ½ glass, 1 time per day.
H(034), H(091) continue emaciation and heart palpitations (katuti), pound together the following plants : rape Ananas comosus, barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and Saccharum officinarum; press, filter and Exposure to sunlight for three days. VO. Then one table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(075x) person who eats without satiate (n’gewu = vevi), pound together the following plants : rape Ananas comosus, barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; Dorstenia psilurus, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and sugarcane. press, filter and exposure to the sun for three days. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(099) nervousness close of the madness (kimpi), pound whole plants below : stems of Costus lucanusianus, rape Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica. press and filter; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day. crumple leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia, press, filter and pour few drops on the patient's head and VO. him another part. Prohibited food : beverages, acid flour of cassava (ntombo), leaves of Gnetum africanum, of manioc and of Salacia pynaertii; meat of pork, of goat and of chicken , fruits.
H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness, pound together the following herbs : Costus lucanusianus, rape sliced Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica; press and sift then drink 1/3 of glass 3 times per day ; press leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia and pour some of the liquid onto the head and VO. also the other part.
H(099) acute nervousness tending towards madness, unconsciousness of the acts (kimpi), pound together the following plants : Manotes expansa (leaves), young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Brillantaisia patula, Ottelia ulvifolia, red Hibiscus acetosella, Polygala acicularis (leaves), green Ananas comosus, Monodora angolensis (seeds). add some water, macerate and filter then add also a little white clay. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(104) stomach pain (gastritis), pound together then : decoction of the plants below : Mondia whitei, Ocimum basilicum, Brillantaisia patula (leaves), Allium sativum, Ananas comosus (rape ananas); remove from heat when the mixture is hot enough; macerate and filter. Drink ½ glass, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : leaves of manioc and of Gnetum africanum, pumpkin, coca and hot peper. Do not VO. alcohol until recovery. It is recommended to respect that instruction for six months after healing.
H(201) madness, pound together the following herbs : Costus lucanusianus, rape sliced Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica; press and sift then drink 1/3 of glass 3 times per day ; press leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia and pour some of the liquid onto the head and VO. also the other part..
H(201) madness (kimpi), pound whole plants below : stems of Costus lucanusianus, Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica. press and filter; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day. crumple leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia, press, filter and pour few drops on the patient's head and VO. him another part. Prohibited food : beverages, acid flour of cassava (ntombo), leaves of Gnetum africanum, of manioc and of Salacia pynaertii; meat of pork, of goat and of chicken , fruits.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: nanasi (Kikongo)

Reference HL 13
Author: Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title: Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(112), H(116), H(137)
Recipes: H(112), H(116), H(137), mix of Thymus vulgaris , Ananas comosus fermentation, VO.
Region: Reunion
Country: Reunion
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HM 03
Author: Motte, E.
Title: Les plantes chez les pygmées Aka et les Monzombo de la Lobaye (Centrafrique). Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), 574 p., (1980)
Symptoms: H(037)
Recipes: H(037), pulp fruit of Ananas comosus, leaves of Annona muricata of Psidium sp. of Cymbopogon citratus of Hibiscus rostellatus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), leaves of Citrus aurantium of Cymbopogon citratus, pulp fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HM 0k
Author: Magilu, M., M. Mbuyi & M.B. Ndjele
Title: Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Pygmées (Mbute) pour combattrre le paludisme dans la zone de Mambasa, Ituri, Zaïre, 741 -746, (1996). The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994.Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(051) paludism, roots barks Pentadiplandra brazzeana, fruit juice Ananas comosus , juice Citrus limon, 2 spoon coffee of seeds Piper guineense, decoction (H2O)h, VO, 1 glass 2X / J during 1 week
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HM 32
Author: Magassouba, F.B., A. Dialloa, M. Kouyaté, F. Mara, O.Bangoura, A. Camara, S. Traoré, A.K. Diall, G. Camara, S. Traoré, A. Keita, M.K. Camara, R. Barry, S. Keita, K. Oularé, M.S. Barry, M. Donzo, K. Camara, K. Toté, D. Vanden Berghe, J. Totté, L.. Pieters,
Title: Ethnobotanical survey and antibacterial activity of some plants used in Guinean traditional medicine. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 114, pp. 44 - 53 (2007)
Symptoms: H(045)
Recipes: H(045) antiseptic, again infection, fruit of Ananas comosus, to steep in H2O, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name: kwito

Reference HN 01
Author: Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title: Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Symptoms: H(037), H(082), H(109), H(113), H(156)
Recipes: H(037) tuberculosis, H(082), unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, leaves of Canavalia ensiformis, stems without leaves of Costus lucanusiamus, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(109), ripe fruit of Citrus limon, leaves of Lycopersicon cerasiforme, unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(037), H(156), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , gargle
H(113), unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name: langa (Ngbandi)

Reference HN 08
Author: Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title: Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms: H(020)
Recipes: H(020) insects, leaves , fruit , sap, local application ,VO (spins)
Region: West Africa
Country: Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HN 28
Author: Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title: Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, december 2009
Symptoms: H(100), H(118)
Recipes: H(100) blennorragie, juice of 2 fruits of Ananas comosus + 2 glass of honey, to boil, VO., 2 teaspoons 3 X / day
H(118) angina, ashes of 2 handfull of the whole plant of Ocimum gratissimum of leaves of Ananas comosus + 1/2 l. of honey. VO. 3 soup spoons, 3 X / day
Region: Central Africa
Country: Cameroon
Vernacular name: not registered by the authors

Reference HO 04
Author: Obute, G. C.
Title: Ethnomedicinal plant resources of South Eastern Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/
Symptoms: H(107)
Recipes: H(107) typhoid, the leaves are boiled in 2 L of water for 30 – 40 minutes with 25 whole limes (Citrus aurantiifolia), 2 grape fruits, 2 unripe papaw fruits (Carica papaya), and 2 unripe pineapples (Ananas comosus), cut garlic (Allium sativum) and the bark of Alstonia boonei and used to treat typhoid fever.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Southeastern)
Vernacular name: pineapple (English)

Reference HO 10
Author: Odugbemi, T. O., O. R. Akinsulire, I. E. Aibinu & P. O. Fabeku
Title: Medicinal plants useful for malaria therapy in Okeigbo Ondo state, Southwest Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 4 (2): 191 - 198 (2007) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2816451/
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(051) paludism, fruit of Carica papaya of Citrus paradisi of Ananas comosus, RNS.
H(051) paludism, fruit of Ananas comosus of Citrus paradisi of Citrus aurantiifolia, leaves of Canna indica, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria, Ondo state
Vernacular name: ope-oyinbo, ehin-ahun, ekukkun (Okeigbo)

Reference HR 10
Author: Rivière, C., J.-P. Nicolas, M.-L. Caradec, O. Désiré & A. Schmitt
Title: Les plantes médicinales de la région nord de Madagascar : Une approche ethnopharmacologique Ethnopharmacologia, n°36, novembre, pp. 36 - 50. (2005) Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095), fruit, VO.
Region: Madagascar
Country: Madagascar (North region)
Vernacular name: mananasy

Reference HR 18
Author: Razafindraibe, M., A. R.Kuhlman, H. Rabarison, V. Rakotoarimanana, C.Rajeriarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T.Randrianarivony, F. Rakotoarivony, R. Ludovic, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title: Medicinal plants used by women from Agnalazaha littoral forest (Southeastern Madagascar) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/73
Symptoms: H(008), H(068)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhea, H(068) intestinal H(068) parasites, ONS. of Ananas comosus, RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region: Madagascar
Country: Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name: mananasy

Reference HS 23
Author: Simbo, D. J.
Title: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:8 (2010)
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(051) paludism, concoction of the leaves Annanas comosus and the stem bark of Spathodea campanulata, VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Cameroun
Vernacular name: not registered by the authors

Reference HS 31
Author: Saotoing, P., T. Vroumsia, Tchobsala, F-N. Tchuenguem Fohouo, A.-M. Njan Nloga & J. Messi
Title: Medicinal plants used in traditional treatment of malaria in Cameroon Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 3(3), pp. 104-117, March 2011 http://www.academicjournals.org/jene/PDF/Pdf2011/March/Saotoing%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(051, 6) paludism, barks of Ananas comosus
Region: Central Africa
Country: Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name: ananas (French)

Reference HV 1M
Author: Vanhee, E.
Title: Contribution à l'étude de plantes médicinales inhérentes au système de santé traditionnel Bamileke (Cameroun). Thèse pour le diplôme d'état de docteur en pharmacie. Faculté de Pharmacie. Université de Lille II, 125 p. (1996)
Symptoms: H(006), H(068), H(111), H(116), H(118), H(135), H(175x)
Recipes: H(006) violent purgative, 5 gr of leaves of Ananas comosus, to boil in 1 l. of rice water during 10', VO. 1 cup in the morning on an empty stomach
H(111), leaves juice, local application
H(068) vermifuge, fruit juice, VO. 1 glass in the morning on an empty stomach during 3 jours
H(116) to bring on the oestral cycle, flowers, RNS.
H(118) angina, 1 coffe spoon of green fruit juice in tepid H2O , gargle
H(135) digestive, stem juice in food
H(175x), fruit juice, wash the skin, it is a tonic for the skin
Region: Central Africa
Country: Cameroon (Bamileke land)
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

Reference HW 01
Author: Walker, R.
Title: Usages pharmaceutiques des plantes spontanées du Gabon. Bull. Inst. Etudes centrafricaines, n° 4, 5, 6, (1953) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(111)
Recipes: H(111), juice leaves, local application
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HW 05
Author: Wome, B.
Title: Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms: H(008), H(046), H(068)
Recipes: H(008), Asystasia gangetica, pounded leaves, diluted VO
H(008), fruit , juice, VO
H(046), Morinda morindoides, roasted leaves, diluted H2O, filter, enema
H(046), fruit, expression, delayed H2O, filter, enema
H(068), fruit, pounded, juice filter, VO,
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference VG 21a
Author: Githiori, John B.
Title: Evaluation of Anthelmintic Properties of Ethnoveterinary Plant Preparations Used as Livestock Dewormers by Pastoralists and Small Holder Farmers in Kenya. Doctoral thesis Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala 72 p. (2004) Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae (Veterinaria 173)
Symptoms: V(068)
Recipes: Vc(068), Vo(068) anthelmintic, the milled leaves of Ananas comosus provided a traditional dose of 1 g / kg and administered as a single dose
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Thika)
Vernacular name: not registered by the author

Reference VM 47
Author: Mafimisebi, T.E., A.E.Oguntade, A.N. Fajemisin, O.P. Aiyelari
Title: Local knowledge and socio-economic determinants of traditional medicines utilization in livestock health management in Southwest Nigeria. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 8:2, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-2.pdf
Symptoms: V(039)
Recipes: V(039) deworming of livestock through extract of tender shoots of Ananas comosus , RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Southwest Nigeria
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

Reference VN 08
Author: Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title: Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms: V(020)
Recipes: V(020), insects, leaves, fruits , juice, external application + decoction and infusion ,VO. (spider)
Region: West Africa
Country: Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference VT 24
Author: Tabuti John R. S., Shivcharn S. Dhillion & Kaare A. Lye
Title: Ethnoveterinary medicines for cattle (Bos indicus) in Bulamogi county, Uganda: plant species and mode of use. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 279-286 (2003)
Symptoms: V(035)
Recipes: Vb(035) east coast fever, leaves, infusion, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Bulamogi county)
Vernacular name: nanansi