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Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller

35 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(135)
Recipes : H(135) digestive disorders, seeds of Sorghum vulgare, RNS., (plante cultivée)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : besnâ, tafsut
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(026), H(051), H(091), H(126), H(151), H(201)
Recipes : H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk Vismia guineensis, Spathodea campanulata, stems without leaves Sorghum bicolor, roots Lawsonia inermis, Nauclea pobeguinii, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism + H(091),stems without leaves Sorghum bicolor, Lannea welwitschii, decoction, VO.
H(091), barks stem, branch, trunk Khaya senegalensis, stems with leaves Sorghum bicolor, to pound, to maceration, VO
H(098), stems without leaves Abrus precatorius, barks stem, branch, trunk Bridelia ferruginea, Entandophragma angolese , Ficus mucoso, Combretodendrom macrocarpum, Uvaria chamae, Trema guineensis, Alstonia boonei, Sorghum bicolor, roots Vetiveria nigritana , decoction, VO.
H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk Enantia chlorantha, Alstonia boonei, rhizom Curcuma domestica, leaves Sorghum bicolor, pounded, delayed, VO.
H(151), barks stem, branch, trunk Vismia guineensis, Spathodea campanulata, roots Lawsonia inermis, Nauclea pobeguinii, stems Sorghum bicolor , to pound, decoction, 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(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus erinaceus, roots of Flacourtia flavescens of Uvaria chamae, inflorescences of Sorghum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agbokounvovo, kpokpo (Fon, Goun)
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(008), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) infectious, stems with leaves, Tribulus terrestris, seeds Sorghum bicolor, Colocynthis vulgaris, powder (from carbonisation) in H2O, VO.
H(126) new born, decoction stems without leaves, Sorghum bicolor + Citrus aurantifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : epoti (Mina), efoti (Ewé)
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(008), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) infectious, stems with leaves, Tribulus terrestris, seeds Sorghum bicolor, Colocynthis vulgaris, powder (from carbonisation) in H2O, VO.
H(126) new born, decoction stems without leaves, Sorghum bicolor + Citrus aurantifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : epoti (Mina), efoti (Ewé)
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta, dry seed of Sorghum bicolor is mixed with salt and water,and given to cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : bisingaa caabb (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HB 31
Author(s) : Bah, S., D. Diallo, S. Dembélé, B.S. Paulsen
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for the treatment of schistosomiasis in Niono district, Mali. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, 387-399, (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007968
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) urinary and intestinal schistosomiasis, the whole dried plant of Cissus quadrangularis + the wash water of grain of Sorghum bicolor, decoction, VO. 250 cl at bedtime during 3 to 4 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Niono district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 45
Author(s) : Bablola, K., A.
Title : An Examination of the Usage of Herbal Contraceptives and Abortifacients in Lagos State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 140-46. 2009 http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/contra.htm
Symptoms : H(112), H(112x)
Recipes : H(112), abortifacient, slice root of Randia lucida and leaf Sorghum bicolor and soak with potash in water in a corked bottle. Take in small glass cup every morning and night.
H(112), abortifacient, slice root of Baphia nitida, wood of Pterocarpus osun and leaf of Sorghum bicolor, soak in gin for 24 hours and take in small glass cup thrice daily.
H(112x) contraceptive, soak fruits of Xylopia aethiopica, seeds of Aframomum melegueta and leaf Sorghum bicolor. In amixture of hot drink and juice of Citrus limon. Take in glass cup morning and night. To restore fertility, stop taking the drink.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HD 26
Author(s) : Deleke Koko, I. K. E., J. Djego, J. Gbenou, S. M. Hounzangbe & B. Sinsin
Title : Etude phytochimique des principales plantes galactogènes et emménagogues utilisées dans les terroirs riverains de la Zone cynégétique de la Pendjari International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2): 618-633, April 2011 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs/article/viewFile/72127/61068
Symptoms : H(002), H(116)
Recipes : H(002) agalactia, H(116) amenorrhoea, decoction ONS of Sorghum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Pendjari zone)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HE 17
Author(s) : Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp/PDF/pdf2012/15%20May/Erinoso%20and%20Aworinde.pdf
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves / seeds of Sorghum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oka baba
Reference HG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, seeds of Sorghum bicolor, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : zengada (Amharic)
Reference HI 05
Author(s) : Igoli, J.O., O.G. Ogaji, T.A. Tor-Anyiin & N.P. Igoli
Title : Traditional medicine practice amongst the Igede people of Nigeria. Part II. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines (2) pp. 134 - 152 (2005) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc05016
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, grain of Sorghum bicolor , leaves of Euphorbia heterophylla, fruits of Citrus aurantifolia, mixture of sliced fruits, leaves and grains, to boil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : igbi (Igede)
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, 16) paludism, leaves of Sorghum bicolor, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : poroporo-okababa (Yoruba), guinea corn (English)
Reference HJ 04
Author(s) : Johns, T., G.M. Faubert, J.O. Kokwaro, R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Anti-giardial activity of gastrointestinal remedies of the Luo of East Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 46, pp. 17- 23, (1995)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 4), gastrointestinal deaseases, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation (3% of134 informators for HJ 04), seeds
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (districts of Tarime, Musona , region of Mara ), Kenya (district of Homa Bay, Migori)t
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 49
Author(s) : Kayode, J., R. A. Jose and O.E. Ige
Title : Conservation and Biodiversity Erosion in Ondo State, Nigeria: (4). Assessing Botanicals Used in the Cure of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Owo Region Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 734-38. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/owo.htm
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV / AIDS, leaves of Sorgum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo State)
Vernacular name : oka baba (Owomode)
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(045)
Recipes : H(045) septicaemia, leaves of Sorgum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : oka-baba
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(091) anaemia, dried stem of Sorghum bicolor, decoction, VO. (2X).
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Ferkessedougou and Tiassale)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 48
Author(s) : M.-J. Mukazayire, M.-J. , V. Minani, C. K. Ruffo, E. Bizuru, C. Stévigny, P. Duez
Title : Traditional phytotherapy remedies used in Southern Rwanda for the treatment of liver diseases Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 415– 431 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006957
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, crush and macerate 50 g of fruits of Sorghum bicolor with 1 L of H2O. Filtrer. VO. 1 glass a day for a week
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of each plant of Vernonia thompsoniana of Lantana trifolia of Vernonia hochstetteri of Vernonia lasiopus of Sorghum bicolor and macerate with 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 glass a day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : amasaka (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) delayed placenta, seeds of Sorghum bicolor mixed in remnants of local beer and given
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : bisingaa caabbii (Afaan Oromo)
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(027), H(126)
Recipes : H(027) risk of miscarriage, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Sorghum bicolor of Bidens pilosa (villebagae), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bakaka, fataka (Antakarana) , bakaka (Malgache) , blé de Guinée, gros mil, sorgho cultivé (French) , commun sorghum, sorghum (English)