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Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae

45 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 01
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., A. Abel, L. Ake Assi, D. Brown, K.S Chetty, L. Chong-Seng, J. Eymé, T. Friedman, J. N. Gassita, E. N. Goudotê, P. Govinden, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, G. Lailam, D. Landreau, G. Lionnet, A. Soopramanien
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Seychelles. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 170 p., (1983) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), whole plant of Commelina benghalensis, decoction (H2O), VO
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : zerbe cosson
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(033), H(043), H(051), H(157)
Recipes : H(033) femal, leaves of Commelina benghalensis of Eleusine indica of Cleome viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(043), H(157), leaves of Commelina benghalensis of Spondias mombin, RNS.
H(051) paludism, stem with leaves of Commelina benghalensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : aglétomachi (Adja)
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(082), H(156)
Recipes : H(082), H(156), whole plant of Commelina benghalensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : habutu (Ewé)
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(001), H(006)
Recipes : H(001) inflammation of the conjunctiva, leaves juice of Commelina benghalensis, RNS.
H(006), stems with leaves of Commelina benghalensis , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius & Rodrigues
Vernacular name : herbe cochon
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosis, roots of Commelina benghalensis, leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Tagetes minuta deTalinum portulacifolium, pulp, to dilute, to filter, VO. + bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
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(004), H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Commelina benghalensis, juice, drops in eyes
H(004) wound, leaves of Commelina benghalensis of Dombeya bagshawei of Emilia humbertii of Rumex bequaertii of Veronica abyssinica, juice, local application
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Commelina benghalensis of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Dissotis caloneura of Guizotia scabra of Harungana madagascariensis of Indigofera atriceps, decoction (H2O), bath, inhalation
H(201) psychosis, leaves of Biophytum helenae of Commelina benghalensis of leaves of Piper umbellatum of Trema orientalis, stems with leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia of Staurogyne humbertii, decoction (H2O), bath (no alcohol)
H(201) again a spell, stems with leaves of Commelina., powder, VO., scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : inteza-ya-rucumu (Kirundi)
Reference HB 22
Author(s) : Bilo, H. & C. Bilo - Groen
Title : Herbalism in Seychelles. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 393 - 402, (1985)
Symptoms : H(095x)
Recipes : H(095x), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : herbe cochon (local)
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 : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough childeren, crush, boil with milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : naiteteiyai, naiteteyyei
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 : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : naiteteiyai, naiteteyyei
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 : V(201)
Recipes : V(201) used to treat cows. Only used by special old men. These put magic and then place where cows pass
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : enkaiieieyia (Maa)
Reference HB 3k
Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), purgative, aerian part, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : andranahaka
Reference HC 13b
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.II. Angiosperms (Capparidaceae to Ebenaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 25, 3, 339 - 359, (1989)
Symptoms : H(001), H(100)
Recipes : H(001), conjunctivitis, roots, decoction, eye drops
H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O), warmed with camphor, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : makengera (Chagga), makengeria (Pare), mzimakilio (Swahili)
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(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wohaankkur
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(008), H(008y), H(015), H(075), H(088), H(095x)
Recipes : Commelina benghalensis used for the treatment of : H(008) diarrhea (tisane), H(008y) tambave or H(075) nutritional marasmus, H(015) hematuria, H(088) astringent, H(095x) refreshing
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : herbe cocho (Creole) , kannan kojaipillon (Tamoul)
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(053), H(108)
Recipes : H(053), stems, juice, RNS. H(108), stems, juice
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(001), H(006)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, sap of leaves of Commelina benghalensis drops in eyes
H(006) constipation, decoction of the whole plant of Commelina benghalensis, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe cochon
Reference HG 26
Author(s) : Giday, M., Z. Asfaw, Z. Woldu, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : Medicinal plant knowledge of the Bench ethnic group of Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical investigation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5 : 34 (2009)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (danch), leaves of Commelina benghalensis, RNS., topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(004), H(112)
Recipes : H(004) H(004) wounds ecbolic, the whole plant : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle packed into or onto the surface of the skin
H(112) abortive, stems pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle, insert into vaginal canal
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Nakalanga
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Symptoms : H(018), H(107)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(107) typhoid,whole plant of Commelina benghalensis, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(001), H(053), H(108)
Recipes : H(001), flower, juice, drops in eyes
H(053), stems, juice, RNS.
H(108), cold, stems, juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : loblobityet (Kipsigis, Kenya), mkengera (Taita)