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Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae

32 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(006)
Recipes : H(006), stems barks, twigs, trunk of Barteria fistulosa of Ongeka gore, graines of Cucurbita maxima, powder, delayed, VO. + floor of Zea mays + rock salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(033), H(127)
Recipes : H(033) femal, bark of the underground part of Carissa edulis of Hexalobus monopetalus of Annona senegalensis of Fagara zanthoxyloides, whole plant of Cymbopogon schoenanthus… subsp. proximus, ripe fruit of Neorautanenia pseudopachyrhiza, seeds of Aframomum melegueta of Pennisetum americanum of Cucurbita maxima, ripe fruit of Piper nigrum, powder, maceration, VO. + beer of mil
H(127), leaves of Indigofera hirsuta of Cassia mimosoides, seeds of Cucurbita maxima, to dry, to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : gussi (Ewé), courge potiron, courge (Français)
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), powder seeds, tape worm, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : laki (Hausa)
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(008), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051), H(008) + H(104), leaves, plant cultivated. Fever, stomachic, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), seeds of Cucurbita maxima, RNS.
H(091) after weaning, whole plant, VO
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voatavo
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) icterus, ONS. of mutu (Cucurbita maxima) of ndembe (Myrothamnus flabellifolius), RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (all regions of Angola)
Vernacular name : (oka) mutu (Umbundu)
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, fruit of Cucurbita maxima
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (li)hangwa (Kimbundu), abobora-menina (Portuguese)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068), dry seeds, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : duba (Amarinya)
Reference HG 31
Author(s) : Gueye, M., M. Diouf
Title : Traditional leafy vegetables in Senegal: diversity and médicinal uses African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 4 (4): 469 – 475 (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07062
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) vegetable herbs of Cucurbita maxima, cultivated first for their fruits, their root, or tubers and secondly for their leaves, boiled and mixed in a sauce or with other vegetables
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(053), H(068)
Recipes : H(053), seve of Cucurbita maxima,drops in ears
H(068), seeds of Cucurbita maxima, to pound, to diluter, VO. + a laxative after 5H
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, crushed roots of Cucurbita maxima mixed in cold H2O, extract VO..
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(037), H(056)
Recipes : H(037) T.B.C. (mafulu), decoction in peanut oil and with some water the mixing of the following plants : young leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, leaves of Mucuna pruriens, of Gossypium barbadense, of Cucurbita maxima, of Helichrysum mechowianum, of Momordica charantia and Sapium cornutum (leaves and barks).To filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : (all including coca).
H(056) filariasis microfilariae, boil together the following plants: Momordica charantia, Smilax anceps, peels of green banana, Cucurbita maxima (leaves), salt, Hallea stipulosa (barks); to filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mbika malenge (Kikongo)
Reference HL 11
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), seeds without cuticle, V.O. + purgative the next day, used by pregnant women
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dubba
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(018), H(036), H(095)
Recipes : H(018) headache, fruit of Cucurbita maxima, balm dermal
H(036) vertigo, fruit incinerate nose drops
H(095) nutrition leaves, fruit
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : muengeleka, muteta (Portuguese), lenge (Kikongo)
Reference HM 42c
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otienoi, Anke Weisheit
Title : Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012, 8:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-8-14 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/14
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(026) excessive menstrual bleeding, H(124) epistasis, fruit of Cucurbita maxima is baked under ashes and squeezed into the nostrils or the vagina
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name : mwongu / boga (Kikuku)
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food plant, fruit of Cucurbita maxima
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ithanga (isi Xhosa)
Reference HM 78
Author(s) : Malzy, P.
Title : Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°5-6, pp. 148-179; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_5_2147 Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations (suite et fin) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°7-9, pp. 317-332; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_7_2164
Symptoms : H(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(068), cendre des seeds of Cucurbita maxima, absorbée dans de l'eau, constitue un wormer.
H(095) pulp of fruits are consumed in sauces or pulp and seeds graines are consumed raw
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : waigore (Fulfuldé)
Reference HN 08
Author(s) : Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title : Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) insects, leaves , pulp , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 20
Author(s) : Njoroge G.N., J. W. Kibunga
Title : Herbal medicine acceptance, sources and utilisation for diarrhoea management in a cosmopolitan urban area (Thika, Kenya). African Journal of Ecology, 45 (suppl. 1), pp. 65-70 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, sap, leaves, fruits of Cucurbita maxima, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (urban area of Thika)
Vernacular name : marenge (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Cucurbita maxima decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekisunsa (Rutooro)