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Official name: Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family: Capparaceae
Synonyms: Cleome gynandra L.; Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.

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(008), H(014), H(051), H(051x), H(076), H(104), H(126), H(129)
Recipes: H(008) + H(104) + H(076) + H(129), decoction (H2O) aerian parts of Gynandropsis gynandra of Portulaca oleracea of Ocimum gratissimum, VO.
H(014) nettle-rash, stems with leaves of Gynandropsis, RNS.
H(051), stems with leaves of Gynandropsis, RNS.
H(051x), leaves of Gynandropsis, RNS.
H(126), leaves of Gynandropsis, RNS.
H(126), juice leaves of Gynandropsis, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin
Vernacular name: sabo (Adja), akaya assi (Fon, Goun)

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(053), H(094)
Recipes: H(053), juice leaves softened in fire of Gynandropsis gynandr of Kalanchoe crenata, drops in ears
H(094), powder of dried leaves of Gynandropsis gynandra of seeds Piper nigrum of fruitXylopia aethiopica, local application
Region: West Africa
Country: Togo
Vernacular name: itchètchè (Akassélem), sabo (Adja), somboé, samboé (Mina), soboé (Ewé)

Reference HA 08
Author: Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(045), H(053)
Recipes: H(053), juice leaves of Gynandropsis, drops in ears
H(045) for skin, ONS.RNS.
Region: Comoros
Country: Comoros
Vernacular name: djangoni (Great Comoros)

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(013), H(053)
Recipes: H(013) armpit boil, leaves of Gynandropsis softened in fire, grinded, local application
H(053), leaves of Gynandropsis softened in fire, juice, drops in ears
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HA 1k
Author: Ainslie, J.R.
Title: A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms: H(001), H(053), H(068), H(104), H(109), H(113)
Recipes: H(001), H(053), leaves juice, in eyes or hears
H(109), H(113), pounded leaves, rhumat., lambago
H(104), seeds, stomach, RNS.
H(068), seeds , RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: ekuya

Reference HA 20
Author: Adjanohoun et al.
Title: Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(004), H(022), H(127)
Recipes: H(004), leaves dried, powder of Erlangea tomentosa of Gynandropsis gynandra, local application
H(022), roots softened in fire, chewing
H(127), leaves cooked of Gynandropsis, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HA 29 d
Author: M. Ichikawa
Title: The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095), bitter leaves boiled and eaten as relish
Region: East Africa
Country: northern Kenya
Vernacular name: lasaiet (Dorobo) (Suiei)

Reference HB 01
Author: Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title: Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(018), H(091)
Recipes: H(018) powder leaves Gynandropsis, to take snuff
H(091) childs, decoction (H2O) leaves of Gynandropsis, VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name: urusogi (Kirundi)

Reference HB 04
Author: Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title: Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Symptoms: H(018), H(053), H(113)
Recipes: H(018), H(053), ONS of Gynandropsis gynandra, RNS; drops in ears
H(113), ONS., decoction (H2O), RNS., enema,
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast
Vernacular name: niamé (Shien), sango (Gouro)

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(053), H(057)
Recipes: H(053), sap leaves of Gynandropsis pentaphylla, drops in ears
H(057), leaves of Gynandropsis pentaphylla of Pouzolzia guineensis, pulp, local application
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the author

Reference HB 08
Author: Bally, P.R.O.
Title: Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms: H(022), H(104)
Recipes: H(022), roots, RNS.
H(104) belly, roots, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: East Africa
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HB 21
Author: Boulesteix, M. & S. Guinko
Title: Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Gbayas dans la région de Bouar (Empire Centrafricain). Quatrième colloque du Conseil africain de Malgache pour l'enseignement supérieur (C.A.M.E.S.), Libreville, Gabon, 23 - 52, (1979)
Symptoms: H(053)
Recipes: H(053) otitis, pounded leaves, juice, drops in ears
Region: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic (ex Central african empire)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HB 26M
Author: Bonnefoux, Benedicto Marius (R.P.)
Title: Plantes médicinales du Hufla. Manuscrits n° 1 et n°2 (Congrégation do Espirito Santo), 1885-1937. Registrated by Bossard, E. in ref. HB 25M
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095) food, eat the leaves as spinach
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name: (o) mphungu (Nyaneka)

Reference HB 26M
Author: Bonnefoux, Benedicto Marius (R.P.)
Title: Plantes médicinales du Hufla. Manuscrits n° 1 et n°2 (Congrégation do Espirito Santo), 1885-1937. Registrated by Bossard, E. in ref. HB 25M
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095) food (additive), to eat as spinach
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name: (o) mphungu (Nyaneka)

Reference HB 2k
Author: Bebawi, F. F. & L. Neugebohrn
Title: A review of plants of Northern Sudan with special reference to their Uses. Published by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Postfach 5180, D-6236 Eschborn, Federal Republic of Germany, 296 p., (1991) Distributed by: D-6101 Rossdorf, Federal Republic of Germany.
Symptoms: H(068)
Recipes: H(068), the seeds and leaves are antihelmintic
Region: East Africa
Country: Sudan
Vernacular name: tamaleekah.

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, herb of Cleome gynandra
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name: (mu)zambwe (Umubumbu)

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, leaves of Gynandropsis pentaphylla
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name: (o)mphungu (Nyaneka)

Reference HB 44
Author: Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms: H(008)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhoea, roasted seed of Cleome gynandra pounded then the powder mixed with milk, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name: xaaraa (Konta)

Reference HD 03
Author: Descoings, B.
Title: Essai d'inventaire préliminaire des plantes médicinales d'Afrique Equatoriale. Bull. Inst. Rech. Sc. au Congo, Vol. 2, 7 - 24, (1963) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(104), H(123)
Recipes: H(104) dyspepsia, H(123), whole plant of Gynandropsis gynandra, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HD 10
Author: De Graer, A.M.
Title: L'art de guérir chez les Azande. Congo, tome 1, n°2, 220 - 254, (1929), n°3, 361 - 408, (1929)
Symptoms: H(053)
Recipes: H(053), ONS., RNS.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo)
Vernacular name: mangayo (Zande)

Reference HD 11
Author: Dhetchuvi, M.- M. & J. Lejoly
Title: Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Nord-Est du Zaïre. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23 b, 991 - 1006, (1990)
Symptoms: H(014), H(018), H(053)
Recipes: H(014), H(018), H(053), leaves of Cleome gynandra, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HG 17
Author: Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title: Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms: H(008), H(104), H(173)
Recipes: H(008) (orianyacha), H(104) (sihoho), H(173), whole plant, rubbed on anus, infusion or decoction, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name: akeyo (Luo)

Reference HH 05
Author: Hulstaert, G.
Title: Notes de Botanique Mongo. Acad. Roy. des Sc. d'Outre- Mer, Classe des Sc. Nat. & Méd., N.S. XV-3, 212 p., (1966)
Symptoms: H(053)
Recipes: H(053), leaves juice, drops in ears
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Mongo people)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HH 09b
Author: Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title: Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms: H(018)
Recipes: H(018) migraine, young flowers + leaves : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : infusion : drop in nose
(painful remedy)
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HH 16
Author: Haerdi, F.
Title: Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms: H(001), H(126), H(175) + H(179)
Recipes: H(001), leaves juice Gynandropsis gynandra in ocular instillation
H(126) + H(175) liver pain, H(175) + H(179) kidney pain, leaves pulp heated, in poultices
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: namwangi, namgangi (Kimbunga, Kipogoro), kihehe (Nyaganga)

Reference HJ 02
Author: Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title: Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms: H(104)
Recipes: H(104, 3) stomach, eaten as cooked vegetable
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name: akeyo ( Luo )

Reference HJ 06
Author: Jeruto, P., C. Lukhoba, G. Ouma, D.Otieno, C. Mutai
Title: An ethnobotanical study of mericinal plants used by the Nandi people in Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 116, pp. 370 - 376, (2008) + Herbal treaments in Aldai and Kaptumo Division in Nandi District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 103-105 (2008)
Symptoms: H(030), H(051), H(104)
Recipes: H(030) facilitates & removes afterbirth, H(051) paludism, H(104) stomach congestion, leaves and roots of Cleome gynandra, decoction, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Nandi peuple)
Vernacular name: isakiat

Reference HJ 07
Author: Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title: Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms: H(000)
Recipes: H(000) Plant of Gynandropsis gynandra used medicinally.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name: nanseganii (Batemi)

Reference HK 01
Author: Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title: La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms: H(018), H(053), H(091), H(113), H(168)
Recipes: H(018), aerian part of Gynandropsis, to grind, local application - - H(053), juice leave Gynandropsis, drops in ears
H(091), powder leaves diluted H2O of Vitex doniana of Gynandropsis gynandra of Heeria insignis of Ambrosia maritima of Striga hermontheca of Opilia celtidifolia + leaves and barks stems, twigs, trunk of Fagara zanthoxyloides, VO.
H(091) asthenia, leaves of Gynandropsis, friction
H(091) asthenia., leaves en powder in H20 of Ambrosia maritima, Vitex doniana, Gynandropsis gynandra, Heeria insignis, Fagara zanthoxyloides, Striga hermontheca, Opilia celtidifolia, VO.
H(113), leaves of Gynandropsis, friction
H(168), leaves of Gynandropsis, friction
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HK 13
Author: Kokwaro, J.O.
Title: Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms: H(001), H(022), H(053), H(068), H(099), H(104)
Recipes: H(001), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(022), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(053), joung leaf, juice, instil ear
H(068) ascaris, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099) epilepsy, joung leaf, juice, instil ear, nose, eyes
H(104)estomac, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name: akeyo (acholi, Ouganda) (Luo, Kenya), akau (Karamoja (Ouganda), lisaka (Bunyala), mbweso za mwitinji (Yao, Tanzania)

Reference HK 21
Author: Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title: Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms: H(016), H(053), H(091), H(103), H(104)
Recipes: H(016), roots Gynandropsis gynandra, leaves Salvia nilotica, powder, external use
H(053),umuhaha, to warm the leaves, crushed, juice, 1 drop in ears
H(091) kwash., leaves Chenopodium ugandae, Erythrina abyssinica, Gynandropsis gynandra, Amaranthus graecizans, maceration + banana beer, VO.
H(103), pounded roots, local application (extracted tooth)
H(104) colic, roots Ajuga alba, leaves Clerodendrum johnstonii , Pennisetum purpureum, Gynandropsis gynandra, whole plant Cynodon dactylon, pounded, extract H2O, VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name: isogi

Reference HK 22
Author: Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title: Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms: H(053), H(113)
Recipes: H(053), leaves, juice, drops in ears
H(113), leaves Gynandropsis gynandra, maceration + Capsicum sp. , enema
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name: ouataï (Agni), sangon (Gouro), nianié (Shien)

Reference HK 35
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used to induce labour during childbirth in western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 109 pp. 1 - 9 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106003199
Symptoms: H(022)
Recipes: H(022), leaves, flowers, roots of Cleome gynandra, to chew, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name: esobyo, amarera (Rukonjo), eshogi (Runyankole)

Reference HK 38
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Traditional herbal remedies used in the management of sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction in western Uganda. African Health Sciences, Volume 5 n° 1 pp. 40 - 49 (2005)
Symptoms: H(139)
Recipes: H(139) sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction, leaves, roots, flowers of Cleome gynandra, to chew or in in food
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name: esobyo, amarera (Rukonjo), eshogi (Runyankore)

Reference HK 39a
Author: Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title: Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms: H(076)
Recipes: H(076) oral candidiasis, oral sores, leaves, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name: eiopyo (Haya)

Reference HK 54
Author: Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title: Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms: H(001), H(014), H(018)
Recipes: H(001) eyes diseases, crushed roots of Cleome gynandra, dropped in eye
H(014) ringworm, , crushed leaves, rubbed on affected area
H(018) headache, crushed leaves, rubbed on forehead
Region: East Africa
Country: Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

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(013), H(053), H(056), H(057)
Recipes: H(013) abscess, triturated leaves of Gynandropsis gynandra by local application
H(053) otitis, expressed juice of the leaves in ear drops
H(056) wired, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation
H(057) goiter, triturated leaves soaked in palm oil in local application
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (City of Karawe, Gemena (Bobiengele), Libenge (Mawuya, Bao)
Vernacular name: elekondia, elekondjo, ganga mikiri (Ngwaka), bowelengeze (Ngombe), olokonzia (Mbanza), bofata (Ngbandi)

Reference HK 63
Author: Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title: A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms: H(091)
Recipes: H(091) healing vegetable, leaves of Gynandropsis gynandra cooked and used as healing vegetable
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name: sachan (local dialect), african spider flower (Englisch)

Reference HM 20
Author: Mbura, J.S.I., H.N. Mgaya & H.K. Heggenhougen
Title: The use of oral herbal medicine by women attending antenatal clinics in urban and rural Tanga district in Tanzania. East african medical journal, 63, 8, 540 - 550, (1985)
Symptoms: H(022)
Recipes: H(022) ONS., RNS., induction of labour
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Tanga ditrict)
Vernacular name: mbwesi za mwitinyi (Bondei)

Reference HM 42c
Author: Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otienoi, Anke Weisheit
Title: Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012, 8:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-8-14 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/14
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(113) arthritis and H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Cleome gynandra are eaten as vegetables
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name: eshobyo / mgagani (Kikuku)

Reference HM 58
Author: Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title: The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095) leaves of Cleome gynandra as vegetable
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: murudi (Venda)

Reference HM 58
Author: Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title: The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095) leaves od Cleome gynandra as vegetable
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: murudi (Venda)

Reference HM 59
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: Use of weeds as traditional vegetables in Shurugwi District, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:60 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/60
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095), leaves and young shoots of Cleome gynandra cooked as leafy vegetable. Leaves and shoots sun dried for later consumption. The plant is harvested in the rainy and dry season
Region: East Africa
Country: Zimbabwe (Shurugwi District)
Vernacular name: nyovhi (Shona); spider flower (English)

Reference HN 32
Author: Nagata, J. M., A. R. Jew, J. M. Kimeud, C. R. Salmena, E. A. Bukusi, C. R. Cohen
Title: Medical pluralism on Mfangano Island: Use of medicinal plants among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Suba District, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 501–509, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002029
Symptoms: H(104)
Recipes: H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Gynandropsis gynandra, decoction VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name: dek (Luo), isaga (Suba)

Reference HO 08
Author: Okello J., P.Ssegawa
Title: Medicinal plants used by communities of Ngai Subcounty, Apac District, northern Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl.1), pp. 76 - 83 (2007)
Symptoms: H(008), H(014), H(104)
Recipes: H(008, 6) + H(104, 6) stomachaches, chew the bark of Gynandropsis gynandra or pound the bark of the roots, extract, VO.
H(014, 6) ringworm, leaves are rubbed on the site of the ringworm
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name: akeo

Reference HO 11
Author: Otieno, J. N., K. M. M. Hosea, H. V. Lyaruu & R. L. A. Mahunnah.
Title: Multi-Plant or Single-Plant extracts, whichs is the most effective for local healing in Tanzania? African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 5 (2): 165 - 172, (2008)
Symptoms: H(013)
Recipes: H(013) boils, principaly roots extracts of Gynandropsis gynandra, Achyranthes aspera, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (people in Lake Victoria basin)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

Reference HO 17
Author: Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms: H(027y)
Recipes: H(027y) after birth, chewing roots of Cleome gynandra
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name: sakiandet (Sabaot)

Reference HO 1k
Author: Ogwal, E.N.K.
Title: Medicinal plants used during ante-and post-natal periodes and in early infant care in Busoga,768 -770, (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(022)
Recipes: H(022), roots Gynandropsis gynandra, Bidens pilosa, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: eyobyo

Reference HP 05
Author: Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title: Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms: H(006), H(053), H(104)
Recipes: H(006) constip.., leaves, RNS.
H(053), leaves, pressed, juice, drops inears
H(104), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name: isogi (Kirundi)

Reference HR 11
Author: Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title: Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Symptoms: H(068), H(095)
Recipes: H(068), seeds, RNS.
H(095), leaves
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: ndume (Fang)

Reference HR 17
Author: Ruffo, C. K.
Title: A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms: H(001), H(037)
Recipes: H(001) eye-diseases,H(037) coughs, H(053) earache, H(108) colds, leaves of Gynandropsis gynandra, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name: mugagani (Nyamwezi)

Reference HS 00
Author: Saadou, M.
Title: Les plantes médicinales du Niger: premier supplément à l'enquête ethnobotanique de 1979. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 7, n°1, 11 - 24, (1993)
Symptoms: H(080)
Recipes: H(080), ONS. of Gynandropsis gynandra , RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Niger
Vernacular name: tabaday (Hausa), hubay (Zarma)

Reference HS 06
Author: Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title: Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms: H(053)
Recipes: H(053) ears, ONS, RNS.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HS 11
Author: Sugiyama, Y. & J. Koman
Title: The flora of Bossou: its utilization by chimpanzees and humans. African study monographs, 13, 3, 127 - 169, (1992)
Symptoms: H(099)
Recipes: H(099) sedative, leaves
Region: West Africa
Country: Guinea ( Bossou region)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HT 28
Author: Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title: Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms: H(022), H(077), H(085)
Recipes: H(022) parturition (made easier), to chew the roots of Cleome.
H(077) vomiting, infusion of flowers of Cleome gynandra, VO.
H(085) diphtheria, hot roots of Cleome, to chew
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name: kayobyo yobyo

Reference HV 01
Author: Van Puyvelde L., M. Ngaboyisonga, P.C. Rwangabo, S. Mukarugambwa, A. Kayonga, Runyinya-Barabwiriza
Title: Enquêtes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle rwandaise.Tome 1: Préfecture de Kibuye. Univ. Nat. Inst. Nat. Rech. Sc., Butare (Rwanda), 147 p., (1977)
Symptoms: H(053)
Recipes: H(053), stem, leaves Pennisetum purpureum of Lysimachia ruhmeriana of Gynandropsis gynandra, juice, drops in ears
H(053) stems sans leaves, flowers Dichrocephala bicolor, flowers Ginandropsis gynandra, stems with leaves Momordica foetida, to pound, to dilute, expression, drops in ears + liquid of gall-bladder
Region: Central Africa
Country: Rwanda
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HV 03
Author: Vergiat, A.-M.
Title: Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 16, 84 - 112, 335 - 367, 418 - 456, (1969) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 17, 60 - 91, 171 - 199, 295 - 339, (1970)
Symptoms: H(018), H(053)
Recipes: H(018), whole plant of Gynandropsis pentaphylla, to carbonize, powder in palm oil, scarifications, friction
H(053) otalgia, sap leaves of Gynandropsis pentaphylla, drops in ears
H(053) otalgia, leaves of Gynandropsis., to ground, juice, drops in ears
Region: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name: wabandari (Manja)

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(068)
Recipes: H(068), seeds, VO.
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(037), H(053), H(068), H(113)
Recipes: H(037), infusion of leaves of Gynandropsis gynandra, enema
H(037), infusion of leaves of Gynandropsis, enema
H(053), juice of leaves grinded of Gynandropsis, drops in ears
H(068), maceration barks stem, branch, trunk, VO.
H(113), infusion of leaves of Gynandropsis, enema
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference VB 17
Author: Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title: ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms: V(030)
Recipes: Vb(030), Vo(030), leaves, 0,5 kgr in 1l H2O, decoction, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Cikuyu, Maragoli)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference VC 01 bis
Author: Carrière, M.
Title: Flore de Guinée: appellation vernaculaires et usages traditionnels de quelques plantes Document qui reprend l'essentiel des informations publiées en 1994 par le Ministère de la Coopération Française et le CIRAD-EMVT, dans un ouvrage, aujourd'hui épuisé,
Symptoms: H(091), H(095)
Recipes: H(091) leaves of Cleome gynandra, rich in vitamin C ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 from reference VC 01 bis).
H(095) leaves of Cleome gynandra: sometimes used in sauces (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 from reference VC 01 bis)
Region: West Africa
Country: Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name: nonsél, passo ni kouna (Malinké)

Reference VE 04
Author: Ejobi, F., R.D. Mosha, S. Ndege & D. Kamoga
Title: Etno-Veterinary Medicinal Plants of the Lake Victoria Basin: A Bioprospection Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 6 (2): 257-261 (2007)
Symptoms: V(047)
Recipes: V(047) heartwater, ONS., RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name: mgagani (Swahili / Sukuma)

Reference VG 25
Author: Gradé, J.T., J. R.S. Tabuti, P.Van Damme
Title: Ethnoveterinary knowledge in pastoral Karamoja, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 273–293 (2009) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109000233
Symptoms: V(001)
Recipes: Vb(001) trachoma, akirumit akonyen, liquid from flowers of Cleome gynandra squeezed in eyes (receipt from the Bokora and Matheniko and Pian tribes)
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name: akeo (Ngakarimojong)

Reference VW 08
Author: Wanzala, W., W. Takken, W. R. Mukabana, A. O. Pala & A. Hassanali
Title: Ethnoknowledge of Bukusu community on livestock tick prevention and control in Bungoma district, western Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 298– 324 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112000347
Symptoms: V(039)
Recipes: Vb(039) against livestock ticks, whole plant of Gynandropsis gynandra, applied on the animal’s body surface (A)
Region: East Africa
Country: Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name: chisaka (Bukusu), tsisaka (Wanga), ejobyo (Luganda), akeyo (Luo), esaka (Banyala)