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Official name : Crassocephalum rubens (Juss. ex Jacq.) Moore
Family : Asteraceae

15 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(082)
Recipes : H(082), leaves of Lactuca taraxacifolia of Crassocephalum rubens, juice, to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 18
Author(s) : Adam, J.G.
Title : Quelques utilisations de plantes par les Manon du Libéria (Monts Nimba). Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 372 - 378, (1971)
Symptoms : H(006), H(095)
Recipes : H(006) the leaves are eaten cooked like spinach by women after childbirth as mild laxative.
H(095) the leaves are eaten cooked like spinach.
Region : W
Country : Liberia (Nimba mountains)
Vernacular name : goîn; goên (Nimba)
Reference HA 32
Author(s) : Ayodele, A.E
Title : The medicinally important leafy vegetables of South western Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/ayodele.htm
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), H(008) + H(104), H(126), leaves, plant cultivated. Laxative, stomach ache, liver problems, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 05
Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) filariosis, the whole plante of Crassocephalum rubens, juice, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : inuika (Nzabi)
Reference HB 33
Author(s) : Bhat, R.B., E.O. Etejere, V.T. Oladipo
Title : Ethnobotanical studies fron central Nigeria. Economic Botany, 44 (3), pp. 382-390, (1990)
Symptoms : H(027z), H(095)
Recipes : H(027z) to stop bleeding during pregnancy: The leaves of Cassia occidentalis together with those of Sida cordifolia and Crassocephalum rubens are ground, in equal proportions, in water; table salt is added; the filtrate of the mixture is collected in bottles. Dosage: A tablespoonful three times daily.
H(095, f) as a vegetable soup, the leaves are boiled in water to which red pepper, red palmoil and salt are added
Region : West Africa
Country : Central Nigeria (Kwara state)
Vernacular name : ebue (Yoruba)
Reference HD 15
Author(s) : Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title : Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099, 3) sedative, leaves of Crassocephalum rubens, to cook in a cloosed pot, VO. at will
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
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(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Crassocephalum rubens, cooked and eaten as a vegetable
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : bungudia (Kikongo)
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 : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), leaves of Crassocephalum rubens for rabbits and pigs
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : bungudia (Kikongo)
Reference HL 18
Author(s) : Lebbie, A. R., R. P. Guries
Title : Ethnobotanical value and conservation of sacred groves of the Kpaa Mende in Sierra Leone Economic Botany, 49 (3), pp. 297-308, (1995)
Symptoms : H(109), H(137)
Recipes : H(109) roots of Crassocephalum rubens are pounded with clay and the nest of a wasp, and the paste is used as a remedy for humpback.
H(137) womb pain., roots of Crassocephalum rubens together with those of Spondias mombin are boiled, decoction VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone (Moyamba District)
Vernacular name : kikpoi (Kpaa Mende)
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, crushed leaves of Ageratum conyzoides (kaziraruguma) or Bidens pilosa (inyabarasanya), of the edible gourd (igisusa kÿinkyungwane) , Crassocephalum rubens (igifuraninda), (?) umuryanyoni, make a ball which is strongly pressed on the wound and its surroundings, this to prevent swelling (avec paroles incantatoires). The pellet of bloodied sheets is then launched in the direction of the setting sun
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igifuraninda (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(037), H(095)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, leaves of Crassocephalum rubens cook, VO.
H(095) nutrition, leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : bungudi (Kikongo)
Reference HS 23
Author(s) : Simbo, D. J.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:8 (2010) + Additional file of: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:8 (2010)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, juice from the crushed leaves of Crassocephalum rubens is dropped into the infected eye.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : ndobovensi (Babungo)
Reference HS 24
Author(s) : Sonibare, M. A. and Z. O. Gbile
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of anti-asthmatic plants in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 340-345 (2008)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ebolo
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(018), H(111)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, leaves of Crassocephalum rubens, to pound, friction
H(095) dry season and early rains, natives occasionally eat spinach leaves
H(111) burn, leaves of Crassocephalum., grind, local application
H(126) liver, leaves, VO. For long time
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : mbili (Manja)
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(005), V(027), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(005) brucellosis ((luhangiro), Vb(027) prevention of abortion (lumomo), crushed leaves of Chenopodium procerum of Crassocephalum rubens of Cyathula uncinulata of Dodonea viscosa of Hibiscus noldae, maceration (1 l. H2O), VO., twice a day
Vb(030) (cigozi, muziba, musiha), seeds of Sorghum biocolor, leaves of Crassocephalum rubens of Berkheya spekeana, to ground, juice, drops in nostrils
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu province - Bushi area-
Vernacular name : mufulubindi