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Official name : Brassica oleracea L.
Family : Brassicaceae

13 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference E1 Nord
Author(s) : El-Hilaly Jaouad. , Mohamed Hmammouchi & Badiâa Lyoussi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies and economic evaluation of medicinal plants in Taounate province (Northern Morocco). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 86, pp. 149-158 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103000126
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, H(179) renal disease, flower, leaf, decoction, VO..
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Tatouane province)
Vernacular name : kruma
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, the whole plant of Brassica oleracea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : couve (Portuguese)
Reference HG 54
Author(s) : N' guessan, F., H. Kouassi Kouadio, D. Ouattara
Title : Plants used to treat anaemia, in traditional medicine, by Abbey and Krobou populations, in the South of Côte-d’Ivoire. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 6(8): 1291-2197, (2010)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, chew directly the leaves of Brassica oleracea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : South of Ivory Coast (
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HL 13
Author(s) : Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title : Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989)
Symptoms : H(003), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, bruises, H(013) boils, poultices of leaves of Brassica oleracea
H(104) women who have stomach pain, poultice of leaves of Brassica oleracea
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : chou
Reference HM 65
Author(s) : Minker, C. (Dr)
Title : Médecine traditionnelle réunionnaise : validation de l’utilisation de certaines plantes dans le traitement des symptômes du chikungunya Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, pp 15-24 (décembre 2009)
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.).
H(051y) chikungunya, reduce fever with a tea made of indigo (Senna occidentalis), bois jaune (Ochrosia borbonica), cerise côtelée (Eugenia uniflora L.), galabert (Lantana camara var. camara), quinquina pays (Mussaenda landia var. landia). Apply a leaf of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea) as a poultice on the forehead
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : chou rouge pays
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Brassica oleracea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhaphetshu (isi Xhosa)
Reference HM 83
Author(s) : Mpondo Mpondo, E., J. Yinyang , S. D. Dibong
Title : Valorisation des plantes médicinales à coumarines des marchés de Douala Est (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 85:7804– 7823 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v85i1.6
Symptoms : H(104), H(113), H(118)
Recipes : H(104) gastric ulcer, expression of leaves, VO (drink for at least 3 weeks)
H(113) arthrose, leaves , friction. Apply a poultice of cabbage leaf with a strip of tissue on the aching joint
H(118) angina, expression of leaves, VO (use as a gargle for 2 to 3 days)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (markets of Douala East)
Vernacular name : choux (local French)
Reference HN 20
Author(s) : Njoroge G.N., J. W. Kibunga
Title : Herbal medicine acceptance, sources and utilisation for diarrhoea management in a cosmopolitan urban area (Thika, Kenya). African Journal of Ecology, 45 (suppl. 1), pp. 65-70 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Brassica oleracea, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (urban area of Thika)
Vernacular name : kabici (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 28
Author(s) : Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title : Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, (december 2009)
Symptoms : H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, H(108) sinusitis, tincture from leaves of Brassica oleracea, mix with pure honey, VO. 1 soup spoon 3 x/ day for a long time
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 44
Author(s) : Ngene J-P., C. C Ngoule ., C-M. Pouka Kidik, P. B. Mvogo Ottou , R. C. Ndjib, S.D. DIbong, E. Mpondo Mpondo
Title : Importance dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle des plantes à flavonoïdes vendues dans les marchés de Douala est (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 88:8194– 8210 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v88i1.6
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, leaves of Brassica oleracea + white onion , decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (markets of Douala)
Vernacular name : chou blanc, brocoli (French)
Reference HS 25
Author(s) : Shauri, N.E.N.
Title : Experience on the use of Tanzanian medicinal plants for the last decade (1979-1989) in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(096), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, upset bowels, H(068) vermifuge, the juice of the plant is squeezed through fine cloth. The dosage is 15 ml tds for children and 30 ml tds for adults.
H(096) decongestant, .as decongestant, squeezed syrup of the plant extract is heated up with an equal amount of sugar and honey, and then left to cool. The dosage used is 15 ml tds for children and 30 ml tds for adults.
H(126) cirrhosis of the liver, H(155) tonsilitis and the loss of voice, decoction for use as a purifying agent 2-3 large leaves are placed in 1000 ml of water and the decoction is allowed to set for 30 min. to 1 hr. The dosage is 200 ml tds for adults and 50 - 100 ml tds for children.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mtundwi (Swahili)
Reference R2 Nord
Author(s) : Rachid, A., D.Rabah, L. Farid, S. F. Zohra, B. Houcine and B. Nacéra
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants used in the traditional treatment of diabetes mellitus in the North Western and South Western Algeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(10), pp. 2041-2050, 16 March, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1380870285_Rachid%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, aerial part of Brassica oleracea, decoction, juice, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria of North Western and South Western
Vernacular name : kroumb (Popular name)
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : Vb(005) calf, local application very warm leaves, relieve the oedema
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered