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Official name : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Family : Commelinaceae

18 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(082), H(091)
Recipes : H(082) new born, barks stem, branch, trunk of Commelina diffusa, leaves of Aframomum citratum, decoction H2O), massage
H(082) new born, stem with leaves of Commelina diffusa, rhizome of Aframomum citratum, decoction H2O), VO.
H(091) asthenia, whole plant of Commelina., to pound in palm oil, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : okouêkouê (Akwa), litite (Mbaamba, okouekouele, okouekoue (Téké)
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(176)
Recipes : H(176), leaves of Dracaena arborea of Spathodea campanulata of Ipomoea cairica of Spondias mombin of Commelina diffusa, to pound, to dilute (H2O), VO. + kaolin
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, whole plant of Commelina diffusa, to carbonize, powder, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a large amount of leafy stems of Commelina diffusa, wash and decoction in 2 liters of H2O. Let cool, then filter le décocté and mix with boiled rice. Then, VO. 3 bamboo glasses per day morning, noon and night.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(008), H(056), H(172)
Recipes : H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anthocleista schweinfurthii, leaves of Commelina diffusa of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Dissotis brazzae, leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, barks of the underground part of Parinari curatellifolia…. subsp.mobola, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(056) filariosis, H(172) elephantiasis, leaves of Commelina., to carbonize, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : inteza (Kirundi)
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, sprout, buds of Commelina diffusa
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : kindangala, okindangala (Umubumbu)
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(113)
Recipes : H(113) myalgia,whole plant of Commelina diffusa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
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(014)
Recipes : H(014) child eczemas, decoction of leaves of Commelina diffusa, to wash the affected part
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : herbe de l'eau, petite herbe cochon, herbe la mare
Reference HG 60
Author(s) : Göhre, Á., B. Toto-Nienguesse, M. Futuro, C. Neinhuis & T. Lautenschläge
Title : Plants from disturbed savannah vegetation and their usage by Bakongo tribes in Uíge, Northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:42 (2016) DOI 10.1186/s13002-016-0116-9
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, crush leaves of Commelina diffusa with three salt crystals, add some water for the crystals to dissolve. Applied to eye, three drops two times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : ndakalaka (Kikongo)
Reference HK 20
Author(s) : Kalanda, K. & W. D. Omasombo
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Haut Zaïre: plantes utilisées dans le traitement des maux d'estomac dans la ville de Kisangani. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 1, 59 - 69, (1995)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, whole plant + 1 l. H2O, decoction (H2O) , VO, 1 glass in the morning and the evening / 5 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006) + H(104), H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain , H(027z) disruption of the menstrual cycle, maceration of the root of Commelina diffusa, enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily.
H(094) piles,: pounded leaves. anal application
H(113) rheumatism the powder of grass, local application after scarification on joint
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bobiengele), City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : Lingala : Mukokele ya mpembe Ngwaka : Kalazantolo Ngombe : Epeko sopo mwali mbowa
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(006), H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(006) constipation baby,enema with a decoction lukewarm of Commelina diffusa + olive oil
H(104) inflammation of the stomach, herbal tea ONS.
H(014) disease of the skin, H(111) burn, bath
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : herbe de l'eau, trainasse
Reference HN 03
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & R. Gapusi
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Banyamulenge de Fizi au Sud-Kivu (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 101 - 114, (1990)
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013)itch, whole plant, pounded, sticky paste, friction
H(014) eczema, whole plant, pounded, sticky paste, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : uruteja
Reference HS 38
Author(s) : Setshogo, M. P., C. M. Mbereki
Title : Floristic diversity and use of medicinal plants sold by street vendors in Gaborone, Botswana African Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology 5, 69–74. (2010) http://www.globalsciencebooks.info/JournalsSup/images/Sample/AJPSB_5%28SI1%2969-74o.pdf
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : H(027y) heals the womb after birth. The root of Commelina diffusa is powdered and mixed with warm or cold water and VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (village de Gaborone)
Vernacular name : kgopo (Setswana)
Reference HS 47
Author(s) : Samoisy, A. K., M. Fawzi Mahomoodally
Title : Ethnopharmacological analysis of medicinal plants used against non-communicable diseases in Rodrigues Island, Indian Ocean Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 20–38 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.06.036
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) Inflammation, infusion of the leaves of Commelina diffusa. VO. 1 cup once. Or infusion of the leaves of Commelina diffusa, the roots of Coix lacryma-jobi and the bark of Sida stipulate. VO. 1 cup once
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : herbe lamare (Rodrigues Creole), climbing dayflower (English)
Reference HW 05
Author(s) : Wome, B.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, child, H(091) delay in motricity, whole plant of Commelina diffusa, to pound, maceration (H2O), to filter, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VC 19
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Livestock diseases and the traditional medicine in the Bushi area, Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo. African Study Monographs, 19 (1) : 13 -33, May 1998
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001) the animal is blind (buhurha) ; infection of eyes (masu g'alaka), the whole plants or leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of Bothriocline ugandensis of Commelina diffusa of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Lantana trifolia of Spilanthes mauritiana of Sporobolus sp., to crush, packed up with a leaf of Ficus thonningii + H2O, drops in eyes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu province - Bushi area-
Vernacular name : mudege
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(001), V(008), V(037), V(082)
Recipes : Vb(001), ONS., RNS.
Vb(008), ONS., RNS.
Vb(037), ONS., RNS.
Vb(082), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mudege (shi)