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Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae

71 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 02
Author(s) : 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(005), H(097)
Recipes : H(005), testicles oedema, roots of Asparagus africanus., decoction (H2O) , local application
H(097) testicles ectopia , roots of Asparagus., decoction (H2O) , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 03
Author(s) : 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. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
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(038), H(157)
Recipes : H(038), grinded leaves, to dilute in palm oil, VO.
H(157), aerian part of Asparagus africanus of Diospyros mespiliformis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : bounswessou (Bariba), zôlénan (Boko)
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : 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. Taffame
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(104)
Recipes : H(104), tubercle of Asparagus africanus, ripe fruit of Cola nitida, seeds of Aframomum melegueta to pound, to dilute, local application + eggs white
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : woélanyem (Tem)
Reference HA 10
Author(s) : 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(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, whole plant of Asparagus africanus, decoction (H2O) , to wash the eyes + drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) rituals such as circumcision, and giving birth, branch of Asparagus africanus hung in the doorway "Considered cleansing because “women are unclean just after giving birth”
H(201) rituals Hung on the door where tella (local beer) is being made, as protectant against uncleanliness (someone who is menstruating, or has recently had sexual relations)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : seriti (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(027), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(104), H(135), H(201)
Recipes : H(027), good position of the foetus, leaves of Asparagus africanus of Pittosporum spathicalyx, ONS. of Helichrysum odoratissimum, juice, to dilute, VO.
H(037), stems with leaves of Asparagus africanus of Ranunculus multifidus, to carbonize, VO.
H(038), H(104), H(135), leaves of Adenostemma mauritianum of Ambrosia artemisiifolia of Asparagus africanus of Clematis simensis of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Impatiens briartii of Lysimachia ruhmeriana of Microglossa pyrifolia of Opilia celtidifolia of Rhus vulgaris, juice, enema
H(051), leaves of Asparagus africanus of Guizotia scabra of Helichrysum ceres of Myrianthus holstii of Rumex abyssinicus, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(051), leaves of Asparagus africanus of Helichrysum ceres of Myrianthus holstii, stems with leaves of Guizotia scabra of Rumex abyssinicus, to carbonize, VO.
H(201) bad spirits psychosis, stems with leaves of Asparagus., decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunsabe (Kirundi)
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(006), H(055), H(068), H(099)
Recipes : H(006), H(055), H(099), ONS of Asparagus africanus, RNS.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Asparagus africanus, decoction, VO. or enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tinani nlafen (Malinke)
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), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
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 : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lomeei
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(201)
Recipes : H(201), wash away spirit of the person who has passed away: put in water and wash yourself, use with olive to sacrifice (drought), then burn
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : embereepapa (Maa)
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Asparagus africanus, eaten by cattle and wildlife.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : seriti
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : H(008y)
Recipes : H(008y), crush the plant of Asparagus africanus, extract the juice and put on pimples.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : seriti
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) to induce or to speed the delivery process, roots of Asparagus africanus macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : chibaiagore, mushamabi (Chindau)
Reference HC 14
Author(s) : Chifundera, K.
Title : La prévention des maladies grâce à l'utilisation des méthodes de la médecine traditionnelle au Bushi. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 2, 41 - 49, (1991)
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106) snake, extract, ointmentof the body
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 16
Author(s) : Chinemana, F., R.B. Drummond, S. Mavi & I. De Zoysa
Title : Indigenous plant remedies in Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp.159 - 172, (1985)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots, tubers, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 18
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Antivenomous plants used in the Zairean pharmacopoeia. African Study Monographs, 7 : 21 -35, March 1987
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, maceration of the roots of Asparagus africanus or powder of the whole plant on the bite
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Ruzizi)
Vernacular name : kashasha, hinyamigenge, (Mashi), umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : V(134)
Recipes : V(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 10
Author(s) : 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(020), H(093)
Recipes : H(020) snake, stems, ashes, RNS., Balaba tribe (Lubumbashi = ex. Elisabethville)
H(093), leaves chewed, antidote
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo)
Vernacular name : barakuli (Zande)
Reference HD 12b
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part II: Antimicrobial activity of 63 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp.129 - 139, (1993)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeesetkkest