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Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.

37 reference(s) related to this plant

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(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, powder of dried leaves, to dilute (H2O) of Achyranthes aspera of Amaranthus hybridus, VO.
H(091) anemia, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
H(091) anemia, leaves of Hibiscus acetosella of Achyranthes aspera of Amaranthus hybridus, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
H(091) asthenia, leaves of Hibiscus acetosella of Amaranthus hybridus, maceration, filtration, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 24
Author(s) : Ayobangira, S.F.X., K. Tsongo & M.J. Kirarahumu
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales du Nord-Kivu: plantes antihémorroïdaires exploitées dans la ville de Goma. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 14, 75 - 87, (2000)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 1 hand of roots, infusion (15') in 1 l. H2O, VO.: 3 X / day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : lengalenga (Swahili), (Kinyarwanda),eshonyeero (Hunde), munyere (Mashi), munsere (Nyanga)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire 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), leaves are boiled and eaten as relish
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : kpedekpede, ( means "to be soft" ) (Mbuti)
Reference HA 32
Author(s) : Ayodele, A.E
Title : The medicinally important leafy vegetables of South western Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/ayodele.htm
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, plant cultivated. Tapeworm expellant, relief pulmmary problems, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea leaf of Amaranthus caudatus is pounded and boiled with pounded Allium sativum and given to cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : iyaasuu (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : 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, seeds, leaves of Amaranthus caudatus
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (ji)mboa (Kimbundu), moncos-de-peru, chorbes-dos-jardins (Portuguese)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves: eatables (Pobeguin, 1912 ).)
H(000) reddish varieties may have an horticultural interest (HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boron, moron, boro (Malinké)., fondoulo, fondoulo saman , fondoulo sankoura (Kissi)
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm expectorant, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lishalisho, ferenjitef (Amarinya), iyaso, jolili (Galinya), gagabsa (Wollamo)
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), leaves, measles, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 31
Author(s) : Gueye, M., M. Diouf
Title : Traditional leafy vegetables in Senegal: diversity and médicinal uses African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 4 (4): 469 – 475 (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07062
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(053), H(111), H(095), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) abscesses,H(013) pustules, H(053) ear infection and H(111) burns, H(173) lepromes, leaves and roots of Amaranthus hybridus, RNS.
H(095) vegetable herbs, cultivated, boiled leaves are mixed in a sauce
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HH 04
Author(s) : Hodouto, K. - K.
Title : Etude chimique des plantes à flavonoides du Togo. Bull. Méd. Trad. et Pharm.,Vol. 4, n° 1, 31 - 48, (1990)
Symptoms : H(166)
Recipes : H(166)spasma, stems, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 8k
Author(s) : Hirt, H. M. & M. Bindanda
Title : La médecine naturelle en Afrique.Comment se soigner par les plantes tropicales. Editions Centre de vulgarisation agricole, B.P. 4008, Kinshasa 2, République du Zaïre, 144 p., (1993)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), ONS., RNS., to eat
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : biteko teko (Kiyaka)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) worms, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : terere (Embu)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : terere (Embu)
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Amaranthus hybridus, food plant as vegetable among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : 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(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhea, maceration of the gratings of the root of Amaranthus caudatus associated with sugar cane , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Businga)
Vernacular name : sesedua (Ngwaka)
Reference HL 03
Author(s) : Lubini, A.
Title : Les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle par les Yansi de l'entre Kwilu-Kamtsha (Zaïre). Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23b, 1007 - 1020, (1990)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : luka-la-nkey (Yanzi)
Reference HL 10
Author(s) : Le Floc'h, E., D. Lenormant, A. Lignon & N. Rezkallah
Title : Pratiques ethnobotaniques des populations Afars de la moyenne vallée de l'Awash (Ethiopie). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp. 283 - 314, (1985)
Symptoms : H(003), H(020)
Recipes : H(003), whole plant crushed + H2O tepid, ointment, massage every day
H(020), roots, RNSS. for the Cheikh only
H(020), leaves in powder + H2O, ointment on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : raffu (Afar)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms : H(095), H(209)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Amaranthus hybridusas as vegetable
H(209), stem, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus for snuf ingredient
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : vowa (Venda)
Reference HM 59
Author(s) : 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 of Amaranthus hybridus cooked as vegetable. The plant is harvested in the rainy season.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Shurugwi District)
Vernacular name : mbuya (Shona); pigweed (English)