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Official name : Curcuma longa L.
Family : Zingiberaceae

24 reference(s) related to this plant

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(091), H(135), H(168), H(191)
Recipes : H(091) stimulant, H(135) digestive, H(191) blood diseases, H(168) amnesia, rhizome of Curcuma longa, RNS., (imported plant)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : kergûm
Reference HA 39
Author(s) : Abo, K. A., A.A. Fred-Jaiyesimi, A.E.A. Jaiyessimi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus in South Western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 67- 71, (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 5) diabetes, rhizome decoction of Curcuma longa, VO. (cure during 1 to 6 months)
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria
Vernacular name : atale pupa , tumeric (local English)
Reference HA 60
Author(s) : Amujoyegbe, O.O., M. Idu, J.M. Agbedahunsi, J.O. Erhabor
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of medicinal plants used in the management of sickle cell disorder in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 185, 347–360 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.03.042
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) sickle cell disorder, tubers from cultivated Curcuma longa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria du sud
Vernacular name : lali pupa, gangamu (Local name), turmeric (Common name)
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(005), H(006), H(048), H(051), H(102), H(126)
Recipes : H(005), H(128), summit with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, ONS. of Musa sp., whole plant of Equisetum ramosissimum, rhizome of Curcuma longa, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(006) purg. + H(048), leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Ocimum canum, barks stem, branch, trunk of Scutia myrtina, whole plant of Coelocarpum madagascariensis, rhizome of Curcuma longa, decoction, VO.
H(051) bilious, leaves of Mangiirona indica, roots of Gossypium arboreum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, leaves of Pentopetia androsaemifolia, rhizome of Curcuma longa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(102) cholagogue, rhizome of Curcuma longa, RNS.
H(102), whole plant of Cardiospermum halicacabum, leaves Rhopalopilia umbellulata of Ocimum canum, barks stem, branch, trunk of Cinnamosma fragans, rhizome of Curcuma longa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126) virus, barks stem, branches, trunk of Cabucala oblongo-ovata, rhizome of Curcuma longa, leaves of Combretum obscurum of Cymbopogon citratus, stem with leaves of Helichtysum rusillonii, decoction, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : gingiza
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(001), H(003), H(007x), H(037), H(103), H(108), H(116)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, poultice of roots of Curcuma longa (safran) of Apium petrosaltinum (parsley) + salt
H(037) catarrhs opiniatres, 1 table spoon du suc of Curcuma longa (safran vert), 1 cup of milk, 1 table spoon of rhum, VO tous les matins
H(037) consumption with spitting blood, 1 table spoon of Curcuma longa (safran) dans1 l H2O. VO. For small cups during les crachements.
H(103) primary teeth, syrup made of 5 gr of suc of Tamarindus indica (tamarin) frais, 3 gr infusion of Curcuma longa (safran), 15 gr of green honey, 15 gouts of tincture of vanilla. Friction on the gums
H(108) influenza (p 26) maceration of 1500 gr of leaves of baume of Psiadia glutinosa ( l' île plate) in 1 liter of wine spirit + maceration of 1000 gr of Curcuma longa (safran vert) grated in 1 liter of wine spirit + maceration of 1000 gr of flowers of Poinciana pulcherrima (poincillades) yellow and red in 1 liter of wine spirit. Faire un mélange des sirops of l'île plate 25 gr) of safran vert (10 gr) of Poincilllades (10 gr). one spoon sometimes
H(116) amenorrhea, 1 cup of decoction of Polygonum poiretii (persicaire) and a tablespoon of juice of Curcuma longa (safran vert)
Curcuma longa is also involved in the treatment of: H(001) ophthalmia (decoction), H(007x) carminative, H(116) emmenagogue
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : safran (Creole) , manjel (Tamoul)
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(001), H(018), H(037), H(075), H(104), H(112), H(116)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, cruhed rhizome of Curcuma longa, juice drops in eyes
H(037) bronchitis,H(037) cough,H(037) a chill catched, H(018) head ache, cruhed rhizome of Curcuma longa, juice + hot milk, VO. in the efvening
H(037) bronchitis, rhizome decoction of Phymatodes scolopendria of leaves of Vepris lanceolata of Premna obtusifolia, rhizomes juice of Curcuma longa of Zingiber officinale, VO.
H(075) apperitive, sedative, safran, VO.
H(104) stomach pain, cruhed rhizome of Curcuma longa, juice, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves of Persea americana of Ananas bracteatus of rhizomes of Curcuma longa of barks of Moringa oleifera of Leucaena leucocephala + rhum, VO.
H(116) to bring on the oestral cycle, cataplasm of the rhizome of Curcuma on abdomen
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : safran, safran vert
Reference HI 10
Author(s) : Idu, M., B. C. Ndukwu
Title : Studies of Plants Used in Ethnomedicine in Ethiope Concil Area of Delta State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 1 (1) : 30 -43 (2006) http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=rjb.2006.30.43&linkid=pdf
Symptoms : H(051x), H(051), H(107)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(051) paludism and H(107) typhoid fever. The content of the rhizome of Curcuma longa is extracted with local gin and cupful of the extract is taken twice daily for three days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Area of Delta State)
Vernacular name : iblue (local dialect)
Reference HI 12
Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 22) paludism, rhizome of Curcuma longa, infusion or Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : buru, simogo (Urhobo), laali-pupa (Yoruba), tumeric (English)
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(091), H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, decoction of the following plants : Curcuma longa (rhizome), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Hymenocardia acida (roots).To filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : Café
H(169) hernia, decoction of the following plants : Curcuma longa (rhizome), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Hymenocardia acida (roots).To filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) madness, boil together the following plants: Allium cepa (onions, seeds), Curcuma longa (rhizome), Sapium cornutum (leaves), Sesamum radiatum (leaves); Costus lucanusianus (roots).To filter and drink 1/2 of glass, 2 times per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : kingondi (Kikongo)
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(018), H(037), H(075), H(082), H(108), H(139)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(108) influenza, H(082) asthma, small lamelle of saffron (Curcuma longa) in a cup of hot milk, wait 10' + sugar or honey, VO.
H(037) cough, H(108) cold, infusion leaves of Cinnamomum cassia of Curcuma longa of the honey orange peel + raw egg
H(037) cough, H(018) migraine, decoction of 3 leaves par cup
H(075) herbal tea stimulates appetite and is H(139) aphrodisiaque
H(108) cooling,, saffron (Curcuma longa) mixed with oil of coco applied on the head which is covered with leaves of bétle (Piper betle)
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : safran
Reference HM 68
Author(s) : Mchangama, M. et P. Salaün
Title : Recueil d’une pharmacopée à Mayotte: Le savoir sur les plantes médicinales de Maoulida Mchangama Langues, savoirs et pouvoirs dans l'océan Indien occidental http://oceanindien.revues.org/1770
Symptoms : H(003), H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (kohaka (Kibushi)), herbal tea with the leaves and the bark of Tamarindus indica, basil, Ocimum gratissimum, leaves of Hibiscus surrattensis, of the grass of Oxalis corniculata, of Curcuma longa , fresh grated coconut, with of white earth tani futsi (kib.) and recovering the liquid : VO. as long as the irritation persists.
H(003) bruises caused by beating, to grate the tuber of Curcuma longa and mix with salt to massage on contusion.
H(003) when the nail becomes black due to shock : apply grated Curcuma longa with salt.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tamutamu(Kibushi) ou dzindzano (Shimaore), curcuma (French)
Reference HM 72
Author(s) : Mahomoodally, M. F.
Title : A quantitative ethnobotanical study of common herbal remedies used against 13 human ailments catergories in Mauritus African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines,11(6):1-32 (2014)
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough Prepare a decoction of the leaves and stem of Cymbopogon nardus together with Zingiber officinale and Curcuma longa. VO. 1 cup at night.
H(108) influenza. Add 1 tablespoon of seeds of Piper nigrum in milk together with roots of Curcuma longa and allow to boil. Sweeten with honey and VO. 1 cup before going to bed for 2 to 3 days.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(126), H(202)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, rhizome of Curcuma longa , decoction, VO.
H(126) jaundice, powder spoon rhizome of Curcuma longa is added to rice, VO.
H(095) Curcuma longa used as a condiment.
H(202) Curcuma longa is used to make beauty masks by women
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tamotamo (Antakarana), tamotamo (Malgache), curcuma, souchet, safran des Indes (French), turmeric (English)
Reference HO 10
Author(s) : Odugbemi, T. O., O. R. Akinsulire, I. E. Aibinu & P. O. Fabeku
Title : Medicinal plants useful for malaria therapy in Okeigbo Ondo state, Southwest Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 4 (2): 191 - 198 (2007) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2816451/
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, rhizome of Curcuma longa, decoction and tincture
H(051) paludism, rhizome of Curcuma longa, barks of Enantia chlorantha, RNS.
H(051) paludism, rhizome of Curcuma longa, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus of Citrus aurantiifolia , RNS.
H(051) paludism, rhizome of Curcuma longa, barks of Enanthia chlorantha, barks and leaves of Harungana madagascariensis of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Mangifera indica of Psidium guajava, RNS.
H(051) paludism, leaves and foliage of Anacardium occidentale of Leucaniodiscus cupanioides of Curcuma longa of Citrus aurantifolia, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria, Ondo state
Vernacular name : laali-pupa (Okeigbo)
Reference HR 10
Author(s) : Rivière, C., J.-P. Nicolas, M.-L. Caradec, O. Désiré & A. Schmitt
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la région nord de Madagascar : Une approche ethnopharmacologique Ethnopharmacologia, n°36, novembre, pp. 36 - 50. (2005) http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revue Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) , feed, rhizom
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (North region)
Vernacular name : tamotamo
Reference HR 18
Author(s) : Razafindraibe, M., A. R.Kuhlman, H. Rabarison, V. Rakotoarimanana, C.Rajeriarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T.Randrianarivony, F. Rakotoarivony, R. Ludovic, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants used by women from Agnalazaha littoral forest (Southeastern Madagascar) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/73
Symptoms : H(015x), H(027z), H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(015x) albumin, H(027z) pregnancy, H(051) paludism, H(126) jaundice viral, leaves of Curcuma longa, RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name : tamotamo
Reference HR 55
Author(s) : Rakotoarivelo, N. H., F. Rakotoarivony, A. V. Ramarosandratana, V. H. Jeannoda, A. R. Kuhlman, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants used to treat the most frequent diseases encountered in Ambalabe rural community, Eastern Madagascar Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:68 (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0050-2
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 2) stomach-ache, decoction of tuber of Curcuma longa, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Eastern Madagascar, Ambalabe rural community
Vernacular name : tamotamo (Betsimisaraka)
Reference HS 42
Author(s) : Suroowan,S., M. F. Mahomoodally
Title : A comparative ethnopharmacological analysis of traditional medicine used against respiratory trac tdiseases in Mauritius Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 61–80, (2016)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Juice from crushed leaves of Piper betle and 1 in.length of Curcuma longa squeezed in a cloth. Mix 1 table spoon of honey and 1 table spoon of "gee" and the extracted juices a rusted nail is then heated and dipped and removed instantaneously from the preparation. Administer once orally daily in the fasting state for 3 days
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 42
Author(s) : Suroowan,S., M. F. Mahomoodally
Title : A comparative ethnopharmacological analysis of traditional medicine used against respiratory trac tdiseases in Mauritius Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 61–80, (2016)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 54) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix a tea spoon of rhizome of Curcuma longa in a cup of milk. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Mix half a tea spoon of powdered Curcuma longa and half clove of Allium sativum in milk. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Crush a 2 in.length rhizome of Curcuma longa, extract the juice and boil in a cup of milk to which sugar is added.. Administer once orally daily at night before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. 1in.length of the rhizome of Curcuma longa is crushed and boiled with Camellia sinensis. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : safron (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), turmeric (Common English Name)
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(004), H(012), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing, crush the root of Curcuma longa in 1 cup of milk, VO. 1 cup daily, or infusion of the root and, VO.one cup daily. oc Crush the root and apply on the wound
H(013) acne, crush the root and/or add honey. Apply on the skin and allow to stand for about 30 min. Wash with water.
H(012) fracture, crush the leaves of Colocasia esculenta and / or add with Curcuma longa L. Bind onto the fracture.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : safran (Rodrigues Creole), turmeric (English)