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Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae

42 reference(s) related to this plant

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(087)
Recipes : H(087) whitlow, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, leaves of Acacia albida, aerian part of Blepharis linarifolia, to pound, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
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(038)
Recipes : H(038), leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : ayigbé, ayidjé (Ewé)
Reference HA 32
Author(s) : Ayodele, A.E
Title : The medicinally important leafy vegetables of South western Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/ayodele.htm
Symptoms : H(003), H(014)
Recipes : H(003),H(014), leaves, cultivated plant. Dermatitis and swellings, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, ONS.of Vigna unguiculata, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : zangi bia nzi (Kikongo)
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) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(169)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain,H(037) cough,H(013) abscess,H(169) hernia, roots, leaves infusion of Vigna unguiculata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mkunde
Reference HA 58
Author(s) : Andriamparany, J. N ., K. Brinkmann, V. Jeannoda, A. Buerkert
Title : Effects of socio-economic household characteristics on traditional knowledge and usage of wild yams and medicinal plants in the Mahafaly region of south-western Madagascar Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:82, (2014)
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000) livestock disease, symptoms treated by this plant have not been reported by the authors, fruits or seeds of Vigna unguiculata, RNS., Mahafaly region
Region : Madagascar
Country : South-western Madagascar (Mahafaly region)
Vernacular name : loji
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(091), H(082), H(131)
Recipes : H(082), leaves of Ocimum suave of Vigna unguiculata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) asthenia, leaves Dissotis trothae of Guizotia scabra of Hoslundia opposita of Indigofera arrecta of Vigna unguiculata, infusion, VO.
H(131), decoction (H2O) roots of Vigna., bath + enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunkambira, umukubikubi (Kirundi)
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(022), H(034), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(022) made delivery more easy, H(034), H(104) colic pregnant femal, H(137), ONS. of Vigna unguiculata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kingononodéré, kwionondéré (Shien), kouyononadéré (Nekedie), tounélézèri (Gouro)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) injury, juice of leaves of Ficus sp of Guizotia scabra of Musa sp. of Ocimum sp. of Solanum adoense of Vigna unguiculata of "umuhemukuru", local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukubi (Kirundi)
Reference HB 33
Author(s) : Bhat, R.B., E.O. Etejere, V.T. Oladipo
Title : Ethnobotanical studies fron central Nigeria. Economic Botany, 44 (3), pp. 382-390, (1990)
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : Harvest young and mature fresh leaves of Vigna unguiculata at anytime of the day
H(103) for tooth ailments: The leaves are chewed and kept in contact with the affected part for some time.
Region : West Africa
Country : Central Nigeria (Kwara state)
Vernacular name : owi-ahun (Yoruba), wakin-tunka (Hausa)
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, seeds and leaves of Vigna unguiculata
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (a)kunde (Umubumbu), feijao-macundi (Portuguese)
Reference HC 13d
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.IV. Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 29, pp. 295 - 323, (1990)
Symptoms : H(001), H(091)
Recipes : H(001), H(091), roots are cooked of Harrisonia abyssinica , Vigna unguiculata in the soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : chikunde mbala (Zaramo), kunde (Swahili)
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0255-2
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Leaves of Vigna unguiculata: edible vegetable; relish eaten with porridge;
H(095) Fruits: eaten with soft porridge and mixed with jugo beans; groundnuts; maize which has been grounded; and the powder of grounded peanuts to make a traditional dish named "Tshidzimba"
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : munawa (Vhavenda), cowpeas (English)
Reference HE 15
Author(s) : Ekué, M. R.M., B. Sinsin, O. Eyog-Matig, R. Finkeldey
Title : Uses, traditional management, perception of variation and preferences in ackee (Blighia sapida K.D. Koenig)) ruit traits in Benin: implications for domestication and conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:12 (2010)
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, crush bark + common beans or cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata), application on the abscess
H(014) whitlow, bark of + common beans or cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata) + salt. Crush the mixed, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
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), seeds of Vigna unguiculata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ewa funfun
Reference HF 01
Author(s) : Fernandez de la Pradilla, C.
Title : Des plantes qui nous ont guéris. Jeunesse d'Afrique, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,Tome 1, 208 p., (1981), Tome 2, 101 p., (1985) Plantes médicinales contre les hépatites. Pabre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 62 p., (1988)
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(163)
Recipes : H(013), seeds Vigna unguiculata, Butyrospermum paradoxum...subsp. parkii to cook, VO.
H(037) bronchitis, seeds Entada africana, fruit Vigna unguiculata, to carbonize, powder, VO. with the meal
H(037) lungs, seeds Entada africana, fruit Vigna unguiculata, to carbonize, powder, delayed in H2O, VO.
H(163), fruit witout seeds, decoction, VO. + lemon juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : haricot indigène (French), beenga (Mooré), soso (Bambara)
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(006), H(015), H(020), H(026), H(031), H(046), H(068), H(099), H(116)
Recipes : H(006) child, roots of Vigna unguiculata, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(015), roots of Lannea edulis, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(020) snake, roots of Vigna., pulp, local application
H(026), roots of Vigna., powder, VO. + porridge
H(031), roots of Vigna., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrina abyssinica, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Erythrina abyssinica, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Asparagus sp., seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Eriosema englerianum, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Terminalia sericea, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Euclea divinorum, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Vernonia amygdalina, ripe fruit of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Vernonia amygdalina, ripe fruit of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Vernonia philipsoniana, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, H(100), roots of Vigna., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(116), seeds of Bauhinia galpinii of Vigna unguiculata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(116), seeds of Vigna., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(116), roots of Cussonia arborea of Steganotaenia araliacea, ripe fruit of Vigna unguiculata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 31
Author(s) : Gueye, M., M. Diouf
Title : Traditional leafy vegetables in Senegal: diversity and médicinal uses African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 4 (4): 469 – 475 (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07062
Symptoms : H(091), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) vegetable herbs, cultivated first for their fruits, their root, or tubers and secondly for their leaves, boiled in a sauce or with other vegetables, Vigna unguiculata is most preferred in the East (Bakel) and in Eastern Senegal (Tambacounda).
H(091) indicated in cases of vitamin deficiency.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HI 06
Author(s) : Inngjerdingen, K., C. S. Nergard, D. Diallo, P. P. Mounkoro, B. S. Paulsen
Title : An ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for wound healing in Dogonland, Mali, West Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 92, pp. 233 - 244 (2004) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874104000832
Symptoms : H(020x)
Recipes : H(020x) (magamei), carbonised seeds of Vigna unguiculata , application of powder
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : nimu
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(014)
Recipes : H(014), leaves and seeds of Vigna unguiculata, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered