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Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.

102 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : 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(008), H(020), H(055), H(088), H(091)
Recipes : H(088), H(091), leaves, infusion, RNS.
H(020), fresh root on bite of the scorpion
H(020), flower spike, crushed biteH(008), H(055), infusion roots , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : abore, kakorin-machiji (Hausa)
Reference HA 20
Author(s) : 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(014), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), leaves of Achyranthes, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
H(091) anemia, powder dry leaves, to dilute H2O of Achyranthes aspera of Amaranthus hybridus, VO.
H(091) anemia, aerian part of Achyranthes aspera, leaves of Hibiscus acetosella, to pound, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) anemia leaves of Achyranthes, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
H(201) psychosis depression, leaves pounded diluted, to filterd of Achyranthes aspera of Ipomoea hildebrandtii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 21
Author(s) : 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(013)
Recipes : H(013), chewed leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : tsatsu (Apindji, Bavové, Simba), kolugosu (Balumbu, Bavarama, Bavungu, Eshira), koloc (Fang), nkonya-gonya (Galoa, Mpongwé, Nkomi, Orungu)
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery,H(013) ulcer, decoction of leaves of Achyranthes aspera, VO., 3 X / day during 7 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : udok mbiok, udok mbiet (Ibibio)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(004), H(027)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Achyranthes aspera are rubbed and put on cut or wound
H(027) (Rhesus factor incompatibility in pregnancy), herbs of Achyranthes aspera, Thalictrum rhynchocarpum, Indigofera zavattarii, Cucumis ficifolius, Gomphocarpus purpurascens, Rumex nepalensis, these herbs are dried, chopped together and put in a cotton pouch to be hung around the pregnant woman’s neck in the seventh month. When the baby is born it is taken off the mother and put on the baby. “To be collected on a Wednesday or a Friday, having abstained from sexual relations, and having not spoken to anybody on yhe morning of the collecting day"
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : elenj/qay telenj (Amharic)
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : 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(005), H(014), H(037), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(005) legs oedema, leaves of Achyranthes aspera, ashes, scarifications
H(005) legs oedema, leaves of Achyranthes. decoction (H2O) , bath, steam bath
H(014, 2), juice leaves of Achyranthes., friction
H(037) cough, leaves of Achyranthes aspera of Hibiscus fuscus of Pycnostachys eminii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) rhumatism, juice of leaves of Achyranthes aspera of Diodia scandens , leaves and roots Pavetta ternifolia, local application
H(201), psychosis, bad spirits, leaves of Achyranthes aspera of Brillantaisia cicatricosa of Erlangea spissa of Justicia flava of Ludwigia abyssinica of Sphenostylis marginata, decoction (H2O), sprinkeled
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igikaramu, umunyarutoke (Kirundi)
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : 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(100), H(125)
Recipes : H(100), root of Achyranthes aspera , whole plant of Senecio faujasioides of Inula perrier , leaves of Buxus madacascaricai, stems with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(125), root of Achyranthes, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsipolomanitra
Reference HB 04
Author(s) : 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(094)
Recipes : H(094), ONS. of Achyranthes aspera, RNS, suppository
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 08
Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 10
Author(s) : Bourobou - Bourobou, H., H. Mounzeo, B. Mbatchi & P. Posso
Title : Quelques plantes galactogènes utilisées par les Bapunu au Gabon. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 10, n° 1, 71 - 78, (1996)
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), the mixing (mudjumbu), Achyranthes aspera , Ageratum conyzoides, Mikania cordata, Eclipta alba (minombu), Ethulia conyzoides (matsi ma manguele), leaves decoction, filter, 0,5 to 1 l / 1 to 2 X , in 1 day, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : kolosu
Reference HB 2k
Author(s) : 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(004), H(045), H(095)
Recipes : H(095), ONS. RNS.
H(045) + H(004), the root chewed and used as styptic on cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Achyranthes aspera decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lorokare
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lorokare
Reference HB 35
Author(s) : Bussmann R. W., G. G. Gilbreath, J. Solio, M. Lutura, R. Lutuluo, K. Kunguru, N. Wood and S. Mathenge
Title : Plant use of the Masasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya. Additional file Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, remove roots of Achyranthes aspera, smash with water, drink, vomit
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : olekidogo (Maa)
Reference HB 3k
Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099), mental desease, whole plants, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : votofosalahy
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : 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(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh leaves of Ficus thonningii homogenized in H2O, VO., to prevent allergy the residue as smokebath. On the next day fresh root of Kyllinga bulbosa crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO. and the residue serves for smokebath. On the 3rd day crushed concoction of Oldenlandia goreensis and Achyranthes aspera homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : zanggiya (Konta)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(012), H(027z), H(124), H(155)
Recipes : H(001) eye problem, fresh leaves of Achyranthes aspera, pound, immerse to water, squeeze and insert with cotton
H(004) wound, leaves fresh and dried, écraser in powder and tie
H(004) fresh leaves, écraser and tie
H(012) bone fracture dried racines fraîches and tie the concoction
H(027z) excessive menstruation, fresh root, écraser, insert in water then drink juice
H(124) bleeding, dry fresh root, écraser and tie
H(155) tonsillitis, écraser racines fraîches and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : V(124)
Recipes : V(124) bleeding, racines fraîches de Achyranthes aspera, écraser and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(037)
Recipes : H(006), H(007),H(037) pneumonia, whole plant, pounded H2O, juice, 1 gulp morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushomorankoko, umushomborankoko (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 11
Author(s) : 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(080)
Recipes : H(080), leave of Achyranthes aspera s, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered