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Official name : Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Family : Olacaceae

27 reference(s) related to this plant

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(014), H(051), H(151), H(157)
Recipes : H(014) nettle-rash, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pteleopsis suberosa of Terminalia superba of Olax subscorpioidea of Distemonanthus benthamianus, roots, stem without leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(051) paludism, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, bulb of Allium ascalonicum, to pound, to dilute H2O, bath + black soap
H(151) hypertension, leaves of Commiphora africana of Lawbrania inermis of Uraria picta of Anthocleista djalonensis, roots of Gongronema latifolium, barks stem, branch, trunk of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Khaya grandifoliola of Enantia chlorantha, roots of Nauclea latifolia of Olax subscorpioidea, to pound, to dilute in lemon juice, VO.
H(157) child, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata of Olax subscorpioidea of Uvaria chamae of Mimosa pigra of Parquetina nigrescens of Crinum jagus of Khaya grandifolia of Calliandra portoricensis, stems with leaves of Chasmanthera dependens, stem without leaves of Euphorbia lateriflora, maceration (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(028r), H(171)
Recipes : H(028r) vagina hyperacidity, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, maceration, VO.
H(037) cough, barks stem, twig, trunk of Olax.RNS.
H(157) convulsion, underground part without barks of Olax., RNS.
H(157) convulsion, underground part without barks of Uvaria chamae, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, RNS..
H(169) inguinal hernia, roots of Olax subscorpioidea of Tetrapleura tetraptera, pulpe, decoction (H2O), filtrer, VO.
H(171) sugared diabetes, roots and leaves of Lantana camara, roots of Anacardium occidentale, roots of Mangifera indica, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : amitin, mitin, mitoun (Fon & Yoruba); ifan (Yoruba)
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(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves of Olax subscorpioidea, maceration, VO. + bath
H(051) fever, leaves of Olax subscorpioidea, maceration, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, barks of the underground part of Olax subscorpioidea, to pound, to digest, VO
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Olax., decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : otsotsolo (Akwa); ontsoutsouli (Koukouya) ; ombiena-mbiena, ontsoutsouli (Téké)
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(094), H(201)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, roots of Olax subscorpioidea of Efraegle paniculata, leaves and roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, ripe fruits of Ricinus communis of Blighia sapida, decoction (H2O), hip-bath
H(126) icterus,barks of the underground part of Olax., maceration, VO. + bath
H(130) hemiplegia, leaves, roots of Olax subscorpioidea of Securidaca longipedunculata of Pseudocedrela kotschyi, decoction (H2O), bath
H(157) convulsion, unripe fruit of Gossypium hirsutum, leaves of Olax subscorpioidea, stems with leaves of Ocimum basilicum, to carbonize, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(201), leaves + barks stem, branch, trunk of Afzelia africana , leaves of Ficus glumosa, stem with leaves of Hoslundia opposita of Olax subscorpioideade of Ficus platyphylla of Ocimum canum, decoction (H2O) , VO. + to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : kpalabenté (Akasselem) ; emiti (Ewé)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) the powder of the root of Olax subscorpioidea is rubbed into the female's waist, so that she may become pregnant.
H(201) Medicine for attracting girls. The root is ground and rubbed into an icision so that girls may be attracted
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : kulanda-sima (Efe)
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, root of Olax subscorpioidea, decoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ifon (Yoruba)
Reference HA 51
Author(s) : Adetutu, A. , W. A. Morgan, O., Corcorana
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro evaluation of wound-healing plants used in South-western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 50– 56 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002406
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, the fresh leaves of Olax subscorpioides are applied as paste on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ifon (Yoruba)
Reference HA 56
Author(s) : Ambé, G.A
Title : Les fruits sauvages comestibles des savanes guinéennes de Côte-d’Ivoire : état de la connaissance par une population locale, les Malinké. Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 2001 5 (1), 43–58
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fleshy fruits of Olax subscorpioidea eaten raw
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : shuon-gbé (Dioula)
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(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) cyst, H(078) fibroma, H(078) myoma, root decoction of Olax subscorpioïdea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : amitoudo (Fon)
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(113), H(139x)
Recipes : H(113), rheumatism, articular pains, stem with leaves of Olax subscorpioidea, decoction, steam bath, massage
H(139x), VO. Roots of Olax subscorpioidea + seeds of maniguette (Aframomum laurentii)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 65
Author(s) : Bia kouakou, B., J. N. D. Trebissou, A. Bide, J. Assi yapo, N. Zirihi-Guede, A. J. Djaman
Title : Étude ethnopharmacologique des plantes antipaludiques utilisées chez les Baoulé- N’Gban de Toumodi dans le Centre de la Côte d’Ivoire Journal of Applied Biosciences 85:7775– 7783 ( 2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v85i1.4
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Olax subscorpioidea in decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Baoulé- N’Gban county)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HB 67
Author(s) : Bla, K. B., J. N.D. Trebissou , A. Bidie, J. Assi Yapo, N. Zirihi-Guedei, A. J. Djaman
Title : Étude ethnopharmacologique des plantes antipaludiques utilisées chez les Baoulé- N’Gban de Toumodi dans le Centre de la Côte d’Ivoire. Journal of Applied Biosciences 85:7775– 7783 (January 2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v85i1.4
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Olax subscorpioidea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast Center)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HH 11
Author(s) : Haxaire Claudie (Pharmacienne)
Title : Phytothérapie et Médecine Familiale chez les Gbaya-Kara (République Centrafricaine) Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris, Fac. Pharmacie., 320 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(020), H(027w), H(046), H(051), H(113), H(156)
Recipes : H(020) snake, wood extract of Olax subscorpioidea mixed in coldH2O, VO.
H(027w) cure for the new born, barks extract of Olax. Scraped and mixed in H2O, to wash
H(046) chicken-pox, pounded roots of Olax subscorpioidea and white ans, frictions
H(051) paludism young boy, roots decoction, VO.
H(113) joins and musculary pains, pounded barks of Olax subscorpioidea, poultice
H(156) whooping-cough, roots decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HI 07
Author(s) : Ibrahim, J. A., I. Muazzam, I. A. Jegede, O. F. Kunle, J. I. Okogun
Title : Ethno_medicinal plants and methods used by Gwandara tribe of Sabo Wuse in Niger state, Nigeria, to treat mental illness3/12/20083/12/2008 African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 4 (2): 211 - 218, (2007)
Symptoms : H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(099) madness, tranquillizing, H(201) ritual, whole plant of Olax subscorpioidea + Eleusine indica + Eragrostis celianensis (bunsurun fage) are made into semi powder and burn to fumigate non-violent mental patient. The medicinal plants used in treating this ailment either singly or in combination with other methods play a great role in relieving these patients.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (Sabo Wuse region)
Vernacular name : gwano kurmi (Gwandara)
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(051), H(056), H(100), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(126) icterus, leaves decoction of Olax subscorpioidea, VO. + baths
H(051) fever, H(126) icterus, roots maceration of Olax., enema
H(056) Guinea worms, roots powder of Olax on the hole of the laying of eggs + decoction de feuilles, VO.
H(100) venerian diseases, barks decoction of Olax, local application
H(104) belly pains, roots pulp, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : minegoli (Senoufo), tihé dion (Tagouana), akendidié, acagnigné (Baoulé), kouassoumbara (Dioula), soussoinro (Koulango), samanoua (Abron), acagnibaka (Agni), hac béchémon zakoué (Attié)
Reference HK 53
Author(s) : Kayode, J, L. Aleshinloye and O. E. Ige
Title : Ethnomedicinal Use of Plant Species in Ijesa Land of Osun State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 164-170. (2008) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ijesa.htm
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, roots, stem of Olax subscorpiodea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ifo
Reference HK 62
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009 http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/rjb/2009/1-9.pdf
Symptoms : H(103x), H(103)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Olax subscorpioidea. Other effects:H(103) tooth ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ifon
Reference HK 71
Author(s) : Koné, W. M., A. G.Koffi, E. L.Bomisso, F. H. Tra Bi
Title : Ethnomedical study and iron content of some medicinal herbs used in traditional medicine in Côte d'Ivoire for the treatment of anaemia African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 9(1): 81-87 (2012)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, H(091) anaemia, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, decoction, VO. (2X).
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Ferkessedougou and Tiassale)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 16
Author(s) : Ndukwu, B.C. and N.B.Ben-Nwadibia
Title : Ethnomedicinal aspects of plants used as spices and condiments in the Niger delta area of Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW : http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/niger.htm
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), the paste of the pods of Tetrapleura tetraptera mixed with the roots of Citrus lemon, Olax subscorpiodes, Chenopodium ambrosioides and the bulb of Allium ascalonicum in treatment of rheumatism
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms : H(051x), H(056), H(100), H(103), H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(056) guinea worm, H(100) venereal diseases, H(103) toothache, H(126) jaundice, H(201) mental disorders, roots, leaves, stem-bark, twigs of Olax subscorpioidea, 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 : ifan, ifon (Yoruba)