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Official name : Boehmeria platyphylla Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don
Family : Urticaceae

3 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 47
Author(s) : Abondo, A., F. Mbenkum & D. Thomas
Title : Ethnobotany and the medicinal plants of the Korup rainforest project area, Cameroon in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, mmashed and eaten leaves of Boehmeria platyphylla
H(051) paludism, cold-water Infusion of leaves of Boehmeria platyphylla, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) a leaf-decoction of Boehmeria platyphylla is given as a wash for leprosy called "kebukebu" in the morning (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : arukebukebu (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HV 03
Author(s) : Vergiat, A.-M.
Title : Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) (3e partie) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 16, n°9-10, Septembre-octobre 1969. pp. 418-456; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°1-4, Janvier-février-mars-avril 1970. pp. 60-91; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°5-6, Mai-juin 1970. pp. 171-199; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°7-9, Juillet-août-septembre 1970. pp. 295-339 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1969_num_16_9_3037 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_1_3053 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_5_3060 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_7_3071
Symptoms : H(008), H(057), H(109), H(201), H(217)
Recipes : H(201) Boehmeria platyphylla plante remedy of "Badagi" water genius (Banda), Ndiba (Manja). It is attributed to diseases related to water : H(008) dysentery, H(057) goitre, H(109) torticolis, H(217) insatiable thirst, (fever, diabète?). Drink the juice of green leaves crushed with H2O. He then rubs his head, neck and abdomen, with the crushed leaves invoking the genius.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : oyo ngerongu (Banda), ihina ndiba (Manja).