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Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae

255 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(018), H(038), H(051), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(018), old leaves of Carica papaya, to pound, to wash + black soap
H(018), fruit pulp of Carica papaya, maceration (H2O), VO. + green fruit
H(038), fruit pulp of Carica papaya, pulp fruiit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Carica papaya of Lippia multiflora of Ocimum gratissimum, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, decoction (H2O), VO. + to inhale
H(051) paludism, leaves of the male foot of Carica., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), unripe fruits of Carica papaya of Lagenaria breviflora, to carbonize, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + black soap
H(126) febrile hepatitis, fruit pulp of Carica., maceration (H2O), VO.
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(006), H(007), H(036), H(038), H(051), H(068), H(082), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), whole plant of Physalis angulata, leaves of Carica papaya, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(036), roots of Carica papaya, stems without leaves of Newbouldia laevis, RNS.
H(038) urethra, leaves of Panicum maximum of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Carica papaya, RNS.
H(068), seeds of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082), leaves of Carica papaya, Momordica charantia, RNS.
H(126) , H(007), leaves of Spondias mombin of Annona muricata of Carica papaya of Newbouldia laevis of Citrus aurantifolia of Cymbopogon citratus, RNS.
H(126), H(007), stems with leaves of Gomphrena celosioides, leaves of Zea mays, fruit without seeds of Carica papaya, RNS.
H(126), roots of Acanthospermum hispidum, leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Carica papaya, RNS.
H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Newbouldia laevis, fruit without seeds of Carica papaya, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : adouba, kpinma (Adja)
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(038), H(126)
Recipes : H(038) genital infection, male, H(038) urinary infection, roots of Carica papaya of Rauvolfia rosea, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) genital infection, male, H(038) urinary infection, bark of the underground part of Carica papaya, leaves of Desmodium velutinum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126) unripe fruits of Carica., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moloolo (Beembé), mouloolo (Lari), papayer (French)
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(005), H(051), H(087), H(126), H(172)
Recipes : H(005), roots of Carica papaya of Fagara zanthoxyloides, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, decoction, VO. + enema
H(005), roots of Carica papaya, to pound, maceration, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Combretum micranthum, of Cymbopogon giganteus of Cassia occidentalis of Azadirachta indica of Cassia sieberiana of Musa sapientum of Carica papaya of Jatropha curcas of Byrsocarpus coccineus of Morinda lucida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(087) whitlow, leaves juice of Carica., local application + sugar
H(126), leaves of Carica., to dry, maceration (lemon juice), VO.
H(172) dracunculosis, flowers of Carica papaya, bulb Allium cepa, pulp, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : brofudé (Akassélem), aghidi (Fé), adibati (Ewé), adubati (Mina)
Reference HA 08
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), green fruit of Carica papaya, juice, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : pwapari (Anjouan island)
Reference HA 09
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, J. Eymê, J. - N. Gassita, E. Goudotê, J. Guêho, F. S. L. Ip, D. Jackaria, S. K. K. Kalachand, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, B. Landreau, A. W. Owadally, A. Soopramanien
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques à Maurice (Iles Maurice et Rodrigues). Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 214 p., (1983) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), fruit of Carica papaya, VO.
H(068), seeds of Carica., RNS.
H(104) stomach ulcer, fruit of Carica., to scrape, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius & Rodrigues
Vernacular name : papayer
Reference HA 0k
Author(s) : Abbiw, D.K.
Title : Misuses and abuses in self-medication with medicinal plants: the case of Erythrophleum in Ghana, 714 -718, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), chewed seeds
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana
Vernacular name : not registered
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(005), H(087), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(005) testicles, roots of Carica papaya., to pound, to dilute (H2O) + pimento enema
H(087) whitlow, roots of Carica. , leaves of Thaumatococcus daniellii, to pound in palm oil, to cook, local application
H(103), roots of Carica., maceration (H2O), mouth wash
H(104), roots of Carica., to grind, to dilute (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 12
Author(s) : Ake Assi, L., J. Abeye, S. Guinko, R. Giguet, X. Bangavou
Title : Contribution à l'identification et au recensement des plantes utilisées dans la médecine traditionnelle et la pharmacopée en République Centrafricaine. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 139 p., (1981) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(038), H(094)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), leaves of Carica., to roast, powder, in rectum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 19
Author(s) : Andriamanga, N.
Title : Les plantes médicinales anthelmintiques Malagasy. Département de recherches zootechniques et vétérinaires, Cotonou, 48p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(068), H(068)
Recipes : H(068), latex, RNS.
H(068) childs, dry seeds, plunder, RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : mapaza
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(018), H(038), H(068), H(078), H(112), H(135), H(171)
Recipes : H(018), powder roots papaye male, VO.
H(038), leaves, young buds, infusion, VO.
H(068), juice unripe fruit,RNS.
H(068), leaves, RNS.
H(078), juice ONS., local application, RNS.
H(112), roots + salt, pounded, paste, vagina + ingestion seeds, RNS.
H(135), ingestion for digestion, RNS.
H(171), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ibepe, gwanda (Hausa)
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(113), H(156)
Recipes : H(113), roots in powder of Carica papaya, scarifications
H(156), leaves of Acanthus arboreus of Carica papaya of Mangifera indica of Dracaena steudneri, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), roots Aloe chabaudii of Tabernaemontana elegans (mahatu) of Carica papaya of Citrus limon, decoction (H2O), VO + bath.
H(100) veneral disease), roots of Carica papaya of Parinari curatellifolia of Citrus limon of Terminalia sericea , decoction (H2O), VO (1 table spoon)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mupapawe (Luvenda)
Reference HA 33a
Author(s) : Asase, A., A.A. Oteng-Yeboah, G.T. Odamtten & M.S.J. Simmonds
Title : Ethnobotanical study of some Ghanaian anti-malarial plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 99, pp. 273 - 279 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, boil leaves with leaves of Azadirachta indica. Drink as desired and use for steam baths.
H(051) paludism, boil leaves of Senna occidentalis with leaves of Mangifera indica and Carica papaya. Drink and bath decoction
H(051) paludism, boils leaves of Jatropha curcas with leaves of Azadirachta indica and Carica papaya. Drink and use for bathing.
H(095) peeled fruits eaten raw
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Wechiau region)
Vernacular name : kwalentia (Lobi)
Reference HA 33b
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. Oppong-Mensah
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 126, pp. 492 - 499 ( 2009)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, 2 leaves of Carica papaya, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : brofe
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, crushed leaves in H20 of Carica papaya, VO., 2 X / day
H(171) diabetes, crushed leaves in H20 of Carica papaya of Ocimum gratissimum, VO., 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : udia edi, popo, ukpod (Ibibio)
Reference HA 39
Author(s) : Abo, K. A., A.A. Fred-Jaiyesimi, A.E.A. Jaiyessimi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus in South Western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 67- 71, (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 6) diabetese, fruits and roots infusion of Carica papaya, VO. (cure during 1 to 6 months)
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria
Vernacular name : ibepe, pawpaw (local English)
Reference HA 40
Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) new, old stomach ulcer/sore, decoction of leaves of Carica papaya, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : bofere (Asante-Twi)
Reference HA 46
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. A. Akwetey, D. G. Achel
Title : Ethnopharmacological use of herbal remedies for the treatment of malaria in the Dangme West District of Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 129, pp. 367- 376, (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, boil dried leaves of Carica papaya and drink one cupful of decoction twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Dangme West District)
Vernacular name : adeba (Adangbe)
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(014)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, fungal infections, latex of Carica papaya rubbed on skin
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors