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Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae

99 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 01
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., A. Abel, L. Ake Assi, D. Brown, K.S Chetty, L. Chong-Seng, J. Eymé, T. Friedman, J. N. Gassita, E. N. Goudotê, P. Govinden, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, G. Lailam, D. Landreau, G. Lionnet, A. Soopramanien
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Seychelles. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 170 p., (1983) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(050), H(051)
Recipes : H(050), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction H2O, VO.
H(051), leaves of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, the whole plant of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction, bain
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : not registered
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, whole plant of Lippia multiflora, leaves of Eriosema psoraleoides of Mangifera indica of Cymbopogon citratus of Morinda lucida, barks stem, branch, trunk of Enantia chlorantha of Khaya grandifoliola of Pseudocedrela kotschyi, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(168)
Recipes : H(005), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, RNS.
H(020), roots of Annona senegalensis of Cymbopogon citratus of Securidaca longipedunculata, RNS.
H(091) drepanocytosis, stems with leaves of Ocimum basilicum, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Cymbopogon citratus, seeds of Elaeis guineensis, RNS.
H(126) , H(007), leaves of Spondias mombin of Annona muricata of Carica papaya of Newbouldia laevis of Citrus aurantifolia of Cymbopogon citratus, RNS.
H(168), leaves of Ehretia cymosa of Cymbopogon citratus, almond of Elaeis guineensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Annona muricata, Cymbopogon citratus, Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 09
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, J. Eymê, J. - N. Gassita, E. Goudotê, J. Guêho, F. S. L. Ip, D. Jackaria, S. K. K. Kalachand, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, B. Landreau, A. W. Owadally, A. Soopramanien
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques à Maurice (Iles Maurice et Rodrigues). Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 214 p., (1983) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, infusion, VO. Not if hypotension)
H(037) cough, H(050), H(108) influenza, stem with leaves, decoction H2O, VO.
H(051), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, infusion, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius & Rodrigues
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 15
Author(s) : Akendengue, B.
Title : Guinée équatoriale (1992) From PHARMEL 2 ref.: HP 10
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 33b
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. Oppong-Mensah
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 126, pp. 492 - 499 ( 2009)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of fresh leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : tea leaf
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, VO., 3 X / day during 5 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : ebana, myayaha (Ibibio)
Reference HA 40
Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Symptoms : H(003), H(013)
Recipes : H(003) swellings,H(013) boils, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akutukankan (Asante-Twi)
Reference HA 44
Author(s) : Ashidi, J.S. , P.J. Houghton, P.J. Hylands, T. Efferth
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and cytotoxicity testing of plants of South-western Nigeria used to treat cancer, with isolation of cytotoxic constituents from Cajanus cajan Millsp. leaves Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 501–512 (2010)
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, leaves and rhizome, concoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ekan (Yoruba)
Reference HA 46
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. A. Akwetey, D. G. Achel
Title : Ethnopharmacological use of herbal remedies for the treatment of malaria in the Dangme West District of Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 129, pp. 367- 376, (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, boil and drink one cupful of infusion of leaves of Cymbopogon citratus twice daily until recovered.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Dangme West District)
Vernacular name : tea ba (Adangbe)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) unexplained stomach ache (megagna), ONS. of Artemisia absinthium mixed with Cymbopogon citratus and made into an infusion and filtered, and drunk
H(104) stomach ache, ONS. of Artemisia absinthium, Cymbopogon citratus, Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum, RNS. (recipe collected from vendors of medicinal plants in local market of Fiche)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : tej sar (Amharic) (Amharic)
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(034), H(038), H(045), H(053), H(090), H(104), H(126), H(189)
Recipes : H(005) + H(090), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, leaves of Malleastrum gracile of Desmodium mauritianum, summits with flowers of Hyptis pectinata of Obetia radula, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(034), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, summits with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, infusion leaves, VO.
H(038) urogenital infection, infusion of the whole plant of Cymbopogon citratus, VO..
H(038) cystitis, oil of Cymbopogon citratus, RNS.
H(045), ONS., infusion, VO.
H(053), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus of Ocimum canum of Ocimum gratissimum, délayer (H2O), inhalation
H(104), stem with leaves of Helichrysum gymnocephalum, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, whole plant of Alchemilla rutenbergii of Tachiadenus carinatus of Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum, leaves of Ravensara anisata, barks stem, branches, trunk of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, decoction, 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.
H(189) menopause, fowers of Amygdalus persica, leaves of Psorospermum androsaemifolium of Combretum obscurum of Cymbopogon citratus, summit with flowers of Dodonaea viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 03
Author(s) : Bokdam, J. & A.F. Droogers
Title : Contribution à l'étude ethnobotanique des Wagenia de Kisangani, Zaïre. Meded.Landbouwhogeschool, Wageningen (Pays-Bas), 75, 19, 74 p., (1975)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, tuberculosis, ONS. of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(051), barks stem, branch, trunk of Distemonanthus benthianus, ONS. of Cymbopogon citratus of Lantana camara, roots of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), bath, steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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(018), H(037), H(173)
Recipes : H(018) cephalalgy, roots infusion of Cymbopogon citratus , VO. 3 X / day
H(037) cough, H(108) cold, to pound lthe plants: makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum), ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), hota-hota (Panicum maximum), elimau (Citrus limon), maceration during 4 days, distil to obtain a sirup, decant : the upper part for adultes for cold, VO; + friction of the part of the skin between noze and eyes : the middle part for adults again cough, 3 soup spoons, 3 X / day : the lower partfor child cough mix with H2O, VO. 2 soup spoons, 3 X / day
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death, VO. roots tea of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) barks of yendje (Sesbania bispinosa ) + ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus ) + tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) + namelela (Bidens biternata ) + ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) + kunyambambi (Cleistanthus polystachyus)
H(173), to pound the leaves of ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), the roots of andala (Aloe zebrina), local friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto, Huambo, Chianga, Luanda)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndembi (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, tea with leaves of Cymbopogon citratus
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (o)ndembi (Umubumbu), erva-principe (Portuguese)
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) influenza, decocted leaves of Cymbopogon citratus mixed with butter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : gattaa (Konta)
Reference HB 52
Author(s) : Bhat, R.B., A. A. Adeloye & E.O. Etejere
Title : Some Medicinal Plants of Nigeria Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, Vol. 6 N° 1 (1985)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, bulk of Mangifera indica, laeves of Cymbopogon citratus, barks of Citrus sp. and leaves of Alchornea cordifolia are cooked for 3-4 hours in earthen pots.The decoction is used as a bath and VO. (1/2 cup for children and a full cup for adults
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 56
Author(s) : Betti, J. L., R. Caspa, J. Ambara, R.L. Kourogue
Title : Ethno-Botanical study of plants used for treating malaria in a forest: Savanna margin area, East region, Cameroon Global Journal of Research on Medicinal Plants & Indigenous Medicine, Volume 2, Issue 10, 692-708 (October 2013) http://www.fosas.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/img/ProgressReport2012.pdf
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark of Alstonia boonei associated with Cymbopogon citratus, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Carica papaya associated with Citrus limon, Cymbopogon citratus, Musa paradisiaca, Annona muricata , Voacanga africana, decoction, steam bath
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Cymbopogon citratus associated with Carica papaya, decoction, steam bath
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Cymbopogon citratus associated with Zingiber officinale, Alstonia boonei, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Forest-savannah contact zone, Andom village, East region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors