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Official name : Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae

21 reference(s) related to this plant

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(004), H(006), H(018), H(027), H(068), H(094), H(100), H(106), H(195)
Recipes : H(094), roots, decoction, application on piles
H(068), H(106), leaves, RNS.
H(004), H(100), powder leaves, ulcer syph. and wounds
H(018), H(027), infusion leaves, prevention, VO.
H(195), infusion pods +palm wine, dropsy
H(068), H(006), bristle from pods + honey, VO. + purgative
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : werepe,esin,esin-funfun, esisi, karrara
Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male fertility, roots infusion of Mucuna pruriens, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : bumu
Reference HB 04
Author(s) : Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title : Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(051), H(100), H(111), H(116), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerous injury, cuts, H(111) burn, ONS of Mucuna pruriens, RNS.
H(045) cicatrizing, H(124) haemostatic, ONS. juice of Mucuna pruriens local application
H(051) fever, H(100) blennorrage, H(116) emménagogue, ONS. Infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : dui (Baoule), golibéné (Gouro), gologoukwé, gologou (Shien), kokyourou , korodou (Malinke)
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)
Symptoms : H(037), H(173)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, leaves, decoction, VO.
H(173), rape fruits roasted, to pound with palm oil, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mantsia (Laadi), nsuluga (Téké), oyobe (Mbôsi)
Reference HB 21
Author(s) : Boulesteix, M. & S. Guinko
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Gbayas dans la région de Bouar (Empire Centrafricain). Quatrième colloque du Conseil africain de Malgache pour l'enseignement supérieur (C.A.M.E.S.), Libreville, Gabon, 23 - 52, (1979)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), crushed leaves on the chest
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire)
Vernacular name : birro (Gbaya dialecte Bossangoa)
Reference HC 01
Author(s) : Chambon, R. & A. Leruth
Title : Monographie des Bena Muhona - Territoire de Kongolo. District du Tanganika.Chap. XI. Utilisation des plantes médicinales en chefferie Muhona. Bulletin Agricole du Congo Belge (B.A.C.B.), 45, 3, 519 - 598, (1954)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), leaves as a cigarette
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo)
Vernacular name : mpesian
Reference HD 15
Author(s) : Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title : Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Mucuna pruriens, decoction (H2O), VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 soup spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
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)
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(091), H(094), H(130), H(139)
Recipes : Mucuna pruriens used for the treatment of : H(007) diuretic, H(008) cholera, H(091) tonic nerveux, H(094) hemorrhoids, H(130) hemiplegia, H(139) aphrodisiac,
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : poil à gratter (Creole) , pounaikali
Reference HG 14
Author(s) : Goossens, V.
Title : Catalogue des plantes du jardin botanique d'Eala (Congo Belge) Ministère des colonies, direction de l'agriculture, V. Goossens Bruxelles: Imprimerie industrielle et financière, 179 p., (1924)
Symptoms : H(008), H(139)
Recipes : H(008), roots infusion
H(139), seeds, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo) (Mongo region)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(022), H(112)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mucuna pruriens, RNS., VO.
H(112), leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mucuma pruriens, barks stem, branch, trunk of Khaya senegalensis, RNS., VO.
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(100), H(116), H(124)
Recipes : H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O) + honey, VO.
H(116), H(124), leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : korondi ourou (Dioula), daï (Baoulé)
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) anti-inflammatory, triturated fresh leaves of Mucuna pruriens softened, in dressing local
H(201) protection against evil spirits, decoction of leaves, twigs of Mucuna pruriens, of Ocimum gratissimum, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus, Urera trinervis and Microsorum scolopendria, steam bath
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves, branches of Urera trinervis of Ocimumum gratissimum, Mucuna pruriens, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus and Microsorum scolopendria en steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : liloso (Likula)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003)
Symptoms : H(037), H(099)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction in oil peanut added to some water, leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, of Mucuna pruriens, Gossypium barbadense, Cucurbita maxima (pumpkin), of Helichrysum mechowianum, of Sapium cornutum and of the plant of Momordica charantia; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : beverages (all including coca).
H(099) epilepsy, grill the following plants : Mucuna pruriens (leaves), Strychnos cocculoides (leaves and roots, green fruit), Lippia multiflora, seeds of onion, Garcinia kola (seeds) and Aframomum melegueta (fruit), finely ground with fruits of Capsicum frutescens and white clay. Eat ½ teaspoon of powder, 2 times per day.+ Prohibited food : anything that flies as chickens, birds, and also goats, monkey, Tilapia fish and Ndumbu, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(099) epilepsy, to roast and finely ground with fruits of Capsicum frutescens the mixing of the following plants : leaves of Mucuna pruriens;leaves, roots and green fruit of Strychnos cocculoides, Lippia multiflora, ngemba-ndundu sp, seeds of onion (Allium cepa), seeds of Garcinia kola and fruits of Aframomum melegueta. Add the powder obtained to little white clay and eat with little water, ½ teaspoonful of powder 2 times per day. Prohibited food : Any animal that flies (hens, birds, bats); goats, river fish, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mankundi (Kikongo)
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)
Symptoms : H(038), H(210), H(240)
Recipes : H(038) foamy urine, leaves of Mucuna pruriens, decoction VO.
H(210) halluzinogens, leaves , RNS.
H(240) soil improvement whole plant
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : feijao maluco (Portuguese), mankundia (Kikongo)
Reference HM 32
Author(s) : Magassouba, F.B., A. Dialloa, M. Kouyaté, F. Mara, O.Bangoura, A. Camara, S. Traoré, A.K. Diall, G. Camara, S. Traoré, A. Keita, M.K. Camara, R. Barry, S. Keita, K. Oularé, M.S. Barry, M. Donzo, K. Camara, K. Toté, D. Vanden Berghe, J. Totté, L.. Pieters, A.J. Vlietinck, A.M. Baldé
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and antibacterial activity of some plants used in Guinean traditional medicine. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 114, pp. 44 - 53 (2007)
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045, 2) antiseptic, again infection, leaves of Mucuna pruriens, to steep in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : yolokpölö
Reference HN 36
Author(s) : Nsimundele, L.
Title : Répertoire des plantes médicinales des régions côtieres du Mayumbe et du Bas-Congo,1966-1968. Unpublished notes of Léopold Nsimundele, Bureau chief forester / Inéac Luki, National Institute for Agronomic Study of Congo
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS. of Mucuna pruriens RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mankundi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Reference HO 20
Author(s) : Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title : An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008.
Symptoms : H(038), H(068)
Recipes : H(038) genito-urinary problems, H(068) intestinal worms, hairs on the pod of Mucuna pruriensi , RNS. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name : ewe-ina, yerepe (Yoruba)
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(068), H(094), H(099x), H(130), H(139)
Recipes : H(068), fruits, RNS.
H(094), H(099x), H(130)ONS., RNS.
H(139), seeds , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HR 11
Author(s) : Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title : Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068),cloves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : osangé-w'abambo (Mpongwè), yareghe-mitsang, yarege-ntsyangha (Fang), asisi-nkyanghé (Bakèlè, mankundi (Loango), modjangi-a-mikuku (mitsogo)
Reference HT 35
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., C. B. Kukunda, P. J. Waako
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional medicine practitioners in the treatment of tuberculosis and related ailments in Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume127, pp. 130–136 (2010)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) leaves of Mucuna pruriens, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Kamuli, Nakapiripirit and Kisoro)
Vernacular name : lugenyu