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Official name : Cucumis prophetarum L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae

15 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 06
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(087), H(091), H(104), H(113), H(118)
Recipes : H(087) whitlow, aerian part of Cucumis prophetarum, to dry, local application
H(087) whitlow, pulp fruit of Cucumis, local application
H(091), aerian part of Cucumis., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), whole plant, ripe fruit of Cucumis prophetarum, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(113), neuropathie inflammatoire or toxic, ripe fruit dr Cucumis., to dry, to pound + cow butter, local application
H(113), , leaves of Cucumis., powder, to dilute (H2O), local application
H(118) maux of gorge, roots of Cucumis, to chew
H(172) dracunculosis, aerian part of Cucumis., decoction (H2O), VO. + to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : guna'l zaki (Hausa), tchian kaney (Zarma), kaji kulkul (Peuhl), amamanan (Tamacheck), tchutchuddu (Beriberi)
Reference HA 27
Author(s) : Abebe, W.
Title : A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medecine in Gondar region, Northwestern Ethiopia: General pharmaceutical practice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 18, pp. 147-165, (1986)
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(050), H(053), H(070), H(078), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : Plant used by 33 % of the healers
H(008), grind roots, maceration H2O (?), VO.
H(037), leaves squeezed, juice + H2O (?), VO.
H(037), roots chewed, keep in mouth for a while
H(050) flatulence, grind or boil roots mix with H2O (?), VO.
H(053), grind roots, maceration H2O, apply to ear
H(070), grind roots, maceration in milk, VO.
H(078) skin cancer, grind roods, makeointment with freh butter, local application
H(100) gono., grind roots + tell "local alcohol", VO.
H(103), part of the plant chewed, keep in mouth for a while
H(104), chewed roots, swallow
H(104), grind roots + H2O, VO.
H(201) (kelb), solution H2O of plant, VO. (again possession by the devil GANNEL)H(201), cut and throw away stem uttering during dellivery "still birth"
H(201), cut and throw away stem uttering during dellivery "stop bleeding"
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northeast) (Gondar region)
Vernacular name : yemedir embway
Reference HA 30b
Author(s) : Astor, G., F. von Massow, H.W. Rauwald
Title : Pharmacopée nationale des plantes traditionnelles. Niger. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Eschborn, (1992)Annexe n° 14Résultats obtenus par l'examen multiple des plantes médicinales, tableau récapitulatif des informations qui ont pu être recueillies pour chaque plante étudiée.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic , leaves dried in the sun, powder, 4 pînch for womans, 3 for man, 1 for baby, powder maceration H2O, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : yamangna
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(070), H(112)
Recipes : H(070), ONS, RNS.
H(112), plant, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yemder-inbuyi (Amarinya)
Reference HH 18
Author(s) : Hassan-Abdallah, A., A. Merito, S. Hassan, D. Aboubaker, M. Djama, Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal plants andt heir uses by the people in the Region of Randa, Djibouti Journal of Ethnopharmacology 148 701–713, (2013)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves paste of Cucumis prophetarum is applied locally
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : facfacto (Geez ?)
Reference HN 13b
Author(s) : Naegelé, A.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la flore et des groupements végétaux de la Mauritanie.II, Plantes recueillies par Melle Odette du Puigaudeau en 1950. Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire (I.F.A.N.), série A, XX, 3, 876 - 908, (1958) http://www.mr.refer.org/numweb/spip.php?article178
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) free black people (harratin) crush the whole fruit, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : tagasrarit (Hassaniya)
Reference HN 13b
Author(s) : Naegelé, A.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la flore et des groupements végétaux de la Mauritanie.II, Plantes recueillies par Melle Odette du Puigaudeau en 1950. Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire (I.F.A.N.), série A, XX, 3, 876 - 908, (1958) http://www.mr.refer.org/numweb/spip.php?article178
Symptoms : V(095), V(095), V(095)
Recipes : Vch(095), Vo(095), Vc(095), VO., ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : tagasrarit (Hassaniya)
Reference HT 1k
Author(s) : Tadesse, D.
Title : Traditional use of some medicinal plants in Ethiopia.Vol. 1, 273-293, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol 1 and Vol 2, 1514 p. (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(014), fruits Cucumis ficifolius, Cucumis prophetarum, Withania somnifera, leaves and fruit Osyris abyssinica, powder + H2O, plaster on mange
H(051) paludism, Clerodendrum myricoides , Cucumis prophetarum, Lobelia giberroa , Myrica salicifolia , Withania somnifera , roots of those plants,1 cup powder + 7 cups H2O, boilled, decoction remain 1 cup + milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : emboi, yemidr-mbol
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : H(001), H(003), H(163), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) eye injury upper part of Cucumis prophetarum, eye-drop
H(003) swelling on body whole plant, VO.
H(163) unable to urinate, whole plant, RNS. VO.
H(201) devil disease, young bark, RNS. VO., nasal, wash body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014) skin infection, leaves of Cucumis prophetarum, RNS., VO., nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Cucumis prophetarum are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : arado, holatoo
Reference VA 03
Author(s) : Ake-Assi, Y.A.
Title : Contribution au recensement des espèces végétales utilisées traditionnellement sur le plan zootechnique et vétérinaire en Afrique de l'Ouest. Thèse de doctorat (Sc. Vétérinaires), Lyon, Université Claude Bernard, 220 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vv(008) maceration fruits in H20 , white diarrhoea
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa (dry land)
Vernacular name : tchian kaney (Zarma)
Reference VD 02
Author(s) : Dalziel, J.M.
Title : The useful plants of west tropical Africa. The Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4, Millbank, Westminster, London, S.W.1, 612 p., (1937)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Veq(068), fruit + salt rock, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Hausa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VD 02
Author(s) : Dalziel, J.M.
Title : The useful plants of west tropical Africa. The Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4, Millbank, Westminster, London, S.W.1, 612 p., (1937)
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(068), fruit + salt rock, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa (Hausa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : V(030), V(070)
Recipes : Vb(030), extract of plant, VO.V(070), plant, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Simanjiro country)
Vernacular name : yemder-inbuyi (Amarinya)