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Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.

47 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), stems with leaves of Basella alba, to grind, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kimbombolo (Kikongo)
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(006)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Basella alba, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006)
Recipes : H(006), leaves, plant cultivated. Laxative, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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(001), H(018), H(022), H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Adenostemma mauritianum of Basaltla alba of Cassia mimosoides of Plectranthus barbatus of Spermacoce princae of Virectaria major, juice, drops in eyes
H(018), stems with leaves of Basaltla alba, decoction (H2O), VO., friction
H(018), stems with leaves of Basaltla alba, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(022), leaves of Basaltla alba of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Veronica abyssinica of Zehneria scabra, infusion, enema
H(037), leaves of Basaltla alba of Berkheya spekeana of Dipsacus bequaertii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash, powder leaves of Basaltla alba of Embelia schimperi of Jaundea pinnata, stems with leaves of Lagenaria rufa of Cissampelos mucronata, VO.
H(091) pregnant femal, leaves of Basaltla alba, decoction (H2O), VO. + enema
H(091) pregnant femal, leaves of Basaltla alba, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash, leaves of Basaltla alba of Geniosporum rotundifolium of Gynura scandens of Heteromorpha trifoliata of Macaranga neomildbraediana of Stephania abyssinica of Vernonia amygdalina, stems with leaves of Helichrysum forskahlii, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : inderama (Kirundi)
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 Basella alba eaten by cattle and mountain nyala (antelope found in a small part of central Ethiopia)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(004), H(088)
Recipes : H(004) + H(088), pounded leaves, infusion, wash the wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : indarama (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 : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crush the plants of Acacia brevispica (umugeyo) + utagiramahwa (unidentified plant) + Piper capense (umubonde) + umubogeli (unidentified plant) + umugomboro (unidentified plant) + Colocasia esculenta (iteke) + y’inanda (unidentified plant) + Basella alba (indarama) + Maesa lanceolata (umuhanga) + icy’imfizi (unidentified plant) + Grewia mollis (umukoma) + Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe) + igeruza (unidentified plant) + Tragia brevipes ( isusa), crush these plants with H2O, squeeze out the juice with a little H2O, make a plaster with the dough Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : indarama
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(002)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of Basella alba, ONS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(116)
Recipes : H(116), infuson leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 20
Author(s) : Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title : Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of leaves of Basella alba of barks of Psidium cattleianum and of Terminalia bentzoë, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : brède gandolle
Reference HH 09a
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto,
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, whole plant is crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 06
Author(s) : 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(002), H(027y), H(104)
Recipes : H(002) increase milk production, H(027y) removal of after birth, H(104) stomach pains, leaves and roots of Basella alba, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Nandi peuple)
Vernacular name : nderemiat
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(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Basella alba soaked in H2O, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : murerema (Embu)
Reference HK 53
Author(s) : Kayode, J, L. Aleshinloye and O. E. Ige
Title : Ethnomedicinal Use of Plant Species in Ijesa Land of Osun State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 164-170. (2008) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ijesa.htm
Symptoms : H(013), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(137) hot flushes, shoot, leaves of Basella alba, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : amunututu
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(077)
Recipes : H(077) vomiting, macerated leaves of Basella alba VO. 3 glasses per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : mapapu pinar (Ngombe)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Basella alba, food
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : non enregistré par les auteurs
Reference HM 78
Author(s) : Malzy, P.
Title : Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°5-6, pp. 148-179; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_5_2147 Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations (suite et fin) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°7-9, pp. 317-332; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_7_2164
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Basella alba grown as spinach by Europeans and natives
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : businhi (Fulfuldé), baselle, épinard indien (French)
Reference HN 08
Author(s) : 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 , sap, VO. (spins, ants)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 15
Author(s) : Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms : H(006), H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) constipation of pregnant women, laxative, young leaves of Basella rubra, RNS.
H(045) cicatrizing, ONS., RNS.
H(091) strengthening abdominal muscles of pregnant women, young leaves of Basella rubra, RNS.
H(091), ONS, RNS.
H(100) blennorarrage, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : vobouta (Waama), ché éjé chonro, ché éyé toro (Yoruba), djomakou (Fon), glasoué kpadjiton (Goun)
Reference HN 18
Author(s) : Noumi, E. & N.Y.C. Tchakonang
Title : Plants used as abortifacients in the Sangmelima region of Southern Cameroon. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 76, pp. 263-268 ( 2001)
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic; fresh leaves. Two spoonfuls of the juice of crushed leaves are drunk. The treatment is repeated as needed. It was indicated that the administration of this drug often led to multiple tears (lacerations) of the vulva.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Southern region of Sangmelima)
Vernacular name : ele lengue (Sangmelima, Yaounde), lakguegwik (Batoufam)