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Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore

23 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(002), H(038), H(082), H(095x), H(139), H(193)
Recipes : H(038) tubers spermatogenic, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(002) galactogogue, pectoral, H(193) emollient, H(095) highly nutritious
H(193) fixed oil from tubers effective emollient for inflamed breasts of suckling mother
H(095x)refreshing beverage prepared from crushed tubers soaked in water
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : habb el-’aziz; habb el-zalam; felfel es- sudan ; soqqait barari, soqqait (Arabic), earth almond, edible cyperus, rush-nut (English), souchet comestible; amande de terre (local French)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : H(002), H(139)
Recipes : H(002), H(139) strong
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : habb al-'aziz, habb ez-zalam (Arabic), souchet comestible, amande de terre (local French)
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(050)
Recipes : H(050) swelling of the abdomen, rhizome of Cyperus esculentus, to pound, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : haya (Hausa), hanti (Zarma), souchet comestible (local French)
Reference HA 57
Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual weakness, decoction rhizomes of Cyperus esculentus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : afiyo (Fon)
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, tuber of Cyperus esculentus
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : junquilho-manso, junça-de-comer (Portuguese)
Reference HB 40
Author(s) : Bryant, A.T.
Title : Zulu medicine and medicine-men. C. Struik, ,1966. CapeTown (originally published in 1909 in the Ann. Natal Mus.). : from references HG 50, HB 50, HC 26, HL 22
Symptoms : H(033), H(116)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(116) amenorrhoea, roots of Cyperus esculentus, RNS.(From ref : HL 22)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa,
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 40
Author(s) : Bryant, A.T.
Title : Zulu medicine and medicine-men. C. Struik, ,1966. CapeTown (originally published in 1909 in the Ann. Natal Mus.). : from references HG 50, HB 50, HC 26, HL 22
Symptoms : H(033), H(116)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(116) amenorrhoea, roots of Cyperus esculentus, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : indawo (Zulu), yellow nut sedge (English)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Cyperus esculentus applied as a compress against the migraine.( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : toki (Malinké)
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(008), H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), rhizom of Cyperus esculentus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(018), leaves of Cyperus., to pound, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 22
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), grounded tuber,, white liquid, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : souchet comestible (local French), tchoro toro (Dioula), nton togon (Bambara, toki (Malinké)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, abdominal (colic) pains, H(201) talisman, tuber of Cyperus esculentus, chewed
H(104) colic pain in children, tuber, decoction or chewed
H(201) talisman, tuber of Cyperus esculentus, chewed and applied
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : morgut (local dialect), yellow nutsedge (Englisch)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. Magister Scientiae in the Faculty of Science (Department of Botany) Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) corm of Cyperus esculentus, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : ngowe (Venda)
Reference HM 59
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Use of weeds as traditional vegetables in Shurugwi District, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:60 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/60
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), corm of Cyperus esculentus (excluding peel) edible. The plant is harvested in the rainy season
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Shurugwi District)
Vernacular name : pfende (Shona)
Reference HN 15
Author(s) : Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms : H(018), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves of Cyperus esculentus, cataplasm on the fronthead
H(104) stomachic, soft decoction of rhizoms of Cyperus esculentus, VO.
H(139) anaphrodisiac, tubercules of Cyperus., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : éfio, adantofio (Adja), ofio, omou (Nagot), fio (Fon), haya (Haoussa), gaassou (Dendi), afio (Goun), tantankpouin (Bariba)yanaatchémmora (Ditammari), péréope (Yon), yakama (Somba), souchet comestible, amande de terre (French)
Reference HO 27
Author(s) : Ouôba, P., , A. M. Lykke, J. Boussim & S. Guinko
Title : La flore médicinale de la Forêt Classée de Niangoloko (Burkina Faso) Etudes flor. vég. Burkina Faso 10, 5-16 Frankfurt / Ouagadougou, Oktober/octobre 2006 ISSN 0943-2884
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) mix the tuber roots of Cyperus esculentus with the leaves of Parquetina nigrescens; pound all and put in water, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 04
Author(s) : Pernet, R. & G. Meyer
Title : Pharmacopée de Madagascar Publication de l'Institut de Recherche scientifique, Tananarive - Tsimbazaza, 86 p., (1957)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), tuber, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 12b
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. II. Plants of the families Combretaceae - Labiatae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 47 - 70, (1992)
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101), crushed dried roots packed in cotton and introduced in the vagina. 3X / day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : qunto
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), ONS., RNS.
(registered from references HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 14)
Region : Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius
Country : Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) cooked vegetable, epigeal part, H(095) mash, belowground organs of Cyperus esculentus, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : noheva
Reference HV 07
Author(s) : Verger, P.F.
Title : Ewé: The use of plants in Yoruba society. Editoria Schwarcz, Sao Paulo, 744p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), fruit Cyperus esculentus, roots Morinda lucida , leaves Lecaniodiscus cupanioides, decoction (H2O) , VO. every morning
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : mumu