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Official name : Cucumis melo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis cognatus Fenzl ex Cogn. , Cucumis melo L. var. agrestis Naud.

13 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(095x), H(135), H(186)
Recipes : H(186), footstalk of fruit expectorant, H(055) emetic
seeds H(068) vermifuge, H(135) digestive, H(095x) refrigerant, H(037) antitussive
Region : North AfricaNorth Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : ‘aggour; feggous, bettikha; qawoun, sham~am; yaqtin, bittikh (Arabic), tarrhsimte, afqous, bambous (Berber), melon, musk melon (English), melon; musk melon (local French):
Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419190064K
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(091), H(135)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(068) anthelmintic, H(091) stimulant, H(135) digestive, seeds of Cucumis melo, RNS. (plant cultivated)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : zerrî'at lemnûn
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(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) myoma, H(078) fibroma, decoction stems with leaves of Cucumis melo, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kablougoudou (Fon)
Reference HG 27
Author(s) : N' guessan, F.H. Tra Bi, M.W. Koné
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique des plantes antipaludiques utilisées en médecine traditionnelle chez les Abbey et Krobou d'Agboville (Côte d'Ivoire). Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, december 2009
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, fruit juice of Cucumis melo + miel, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HH 06a
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms : H(068), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(068) bilharziosis, H(100), H(173), seeds of Cucumis melo administered rectumly
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : atomiki (Tanga district)
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), roots of Terminalia macroptera, barks stem, branch, trunk of Stereospermum kunthianum, stems with leaves of Guiera senegalensis, stems with leaves, seeds of Cucumis melo, seeds teguments of Zea mays, maceration (H2O), decoction (H2O), VO., to wash + complex treatement
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 19
Author(s) : Kalanda, K. , M. Ataholo & B. Ilumbe
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Haut Zaïre: plantes antihémorroidaires de Kisangani. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 1, 51 - 58, (1995)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 2 leaves, to soften in the fire, juice mixed with Ricinus communis , suppository
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(022), H(113)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, maceration of the root of Cucumis melo, VO.
H(113) anti-inflammatory, pounded leaves of Cucumis melo soaked in palm oil : 2 times daily in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Karawa, of Bwamanda)
Vernacular name : kulusa, nsa (Ngwaka)
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(038), H(087), H(182)
Recipes : H(038) blocked tubes, H(087) infections, H(182) zona, fruits, barks of Cucumis melo + écorce "loum" (Crotonogyne impedita), decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (markets of Douala)
Vernacular name : aboak (Ewondo), melonnier (French)
Reference HS 29
Author(s) : Sonibare, M.A., and R. B. Abegunde
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Laniba village people in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(24), pp. 1726-1732, 29 June, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/AJPP/PDF/pdf2012/29%20Jun/Sonibare%20and%20Abegunde.pdf
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, peeled fruits of Cucumis melo are cut into pieces, Dioscorea hirtiflora is also peeled and cut into pieces, a handful of potash is added to it in a jar and then soaked in alcohol for some days. One small tumbler-full is taken without eating before the menstrual flow starts. If the symptoms persist, the drug is to be continued throughout the menstrual period.
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria (Laniba village)
Vernacular name : bara (Yoruba)
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(095), H(112)
Recipes : H(095) seeds of the bitter variety Cucumis melo var. agrestis as a condiment; they are oleaginous.
H (112) Manjas women prepare an abortive porridge with these seeds,
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : okure (Banda), schingo (Gbaya), schindo (Manja), kuchi (D).
Reference J1 Nord
Author(s) : Jouad, H., M. Haloui, H.Rhiouani, J.El-Hilaly & M. Eddouks
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes, cardiac and renal diseases in the North centre of Morocco (Fez-Boulemane). Table 1 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 77, pp. 175 - 182 ((2001)
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179, 61) renal disease, fruit, RNS
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (region of Fez-Boulemane)
Vernacular name : battikh
Reference VB 05
Author(s) : Berhaut, J.
Title : Flore illustrée du Sénégal, 5 tomes.Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural et de l'hydraulique, Direction des eaux et forêts, Dakar, (1971 - 1975)
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), Vch(002), Veq(002), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered