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Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae

118 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference A1 Nord
Author(s) : Allali H., H. Benmehdi, M.A. Dib, B. Tabti, S. Ghalem & N. Benabadji
Title : Phytotherapy of Diabetes in West Algeria Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2701-2710 (2008) http://www.asianjournalofchemistry.co.in/User/ViewFreeArticle.aspx?ArticleID=20_4_32
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, 1 cup of leaves infusion extract of Zea mays. In case of need Oral
Region : North Africa
Country : West Algeria
Vernacular name : maïs
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(007), H(038), H(048), H(162)
Recipes : Infusion or decoction of styles very H(007) diuretic, H(048) calmative, frequently prescribed for H(038) urinary system diseases, particularly cystitis.
Infusion of styles mixed wjth barley grains and dried flowers of Opuntia ficus-indica is taken for cases of retention H(162) of urine (Rabat drug market)..
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : dra ; dura shamiyah ; dra shami, djabbar, mstoura, beshna, qttania, Umm ghfara, gafouli masri, hdawa, turkia, hortania safra, Roum ; the cob: qwaleh, qawleh ; draia, qbala ; the silky styles: shurrabet el-dura ; hariret el-shami, sha’ar el-dra (Arabic), male panicles: shawashi el-dura, kaddab el-durra, taratir el-dura (Rabat drugs market), assengar (Berber), maize, Indian corn; turkey wheat (English), mais ; blé de Turquie (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(007), H(091), H(179)
Recipes : H(007), H(179), styles, decoction
H(091), poridge from grilled maize
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : drâ, drâ I-hamra. (Arabic), mâser , (Tecna) , mekkâ, I-mekki (Moresque from occidental Sahara ), : âssengar, tasengart: (Berber from souss), tifsî engafulî, gafulî (Touareg), maïs (local French)
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(007), H(179)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(179) kidney stones, stigma of Zea mays, RNS., (plante cultivée)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : lahyat drâ
Reference E1 Nord
Author(s) : El-Hilaly Jaouad. , Mohamed Hmammouchi & Badiâa Lyoussi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies and economic evaluation of medicinal plants in Taounate province (Northern Morocco). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 86, pp. 149-158 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103000126
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney diseases, seeds decoction, VO..
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Tatouane province)
Vernacular name : dra sqûbi
Reference H2 Nord
Author(s) : Souâda Hseini & Azzeddine Kahouadji
Title : Étude ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région de Rabat (Maroc occidental) Lazaroa 28: 79-93. 2007 http://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/LAZA/article/viewFile/LAZA0707110079A/8895 + Analyses floristique et ethnobotanique des plantes vasculaires médicinales utilisées dans la région de Rabat (Maroc occidental) Lazaroa 28: 93-100. 2007
Symptoms : H(007), H(038)
Recipes : H(007, 8) diuretic, H(038, 8) urinary diseases, ONS., RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : not registered
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(020), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(020) black scorpion, flowers of Zea mays, to dry, to pound, local application
H(004), pounded seeds , local application
H(037), leaves, Abrus precatorius, Musa sapientum, decoction (H2O) , VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
H(038), fruit pulp of Citrullus lanatus, roots of Cassia alata of Anthocleista djalonensis, bark of the underground part of Curculigo pilosa, maceration, to dilute (alcohol) , VO. + water of fermented Zea mays
H(100), roots of Anthocleista djalonensis of Cassia alata of Zanthoxylum dinklagei, to dilute, to macerate in alcohol, to filter, VO. + water of fermented Zea mays
H(100), underground part without bark of Curculigo pilosa , leaves of Cassia alata, roots of Anthocleista djalonensis of Zanthoxylum dinklagei, to dilute, to macerate in alcohol, to filter, VO. + water of fermented Zea mays
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(007), H(008), H(018), H(033), H(091), H(126), H(139), H(157), H(162), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), stems with leaves of Paullinia pinnata, whole plant of Euphorbia hirta, seeds of Zea mays, powder, to dilute, VO. + porridge
H(008), seeds of Aea mays, fermentation, to dilute (alcohol), VO.
H(018), stems with leaves of Jatropha curcas, seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
H(033) femal, roots of Lonchocarpus cyanescens , ripe fruit of Musa sapientum of Ananas comosus, maceration, VO. + eau of fermented Zea mays.
H(091) anaemia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Dracaena fragans, seeds dfe Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), aerian part of Argemone mexicana, seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), H(007), stems with leaves of Gomphrena celosioides, leaves of Zea mays, fruits without seeds of Carica papaya, RNS.
H(126) virus, decoction (H2O) of leaves of Euphorbia hirta, VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays (adult only)
H(126), whole plant of Acanthospermum hispidum, stems with leaves of Erythrina senegalensis, seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
- H(126), stems with leaves of Erythrina senegalensis, whole plant of Acanthospermum hispidum, Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
H(139) sexual asthenia, aphrodisiac, roots of Feretia apodanthera, Gardenia ternifolia, in pieces, maceration, VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays
H(157), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
H(162), decoction (H2O) leaves of Amaranthus spinosus, seeds of Zea mays of Garcinia kola, VO.
H(201) to help moving, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gbadé, gbadésè (the flower) , gbadoda (the flower) (Fon, Goun), bérétobourou (Bariba), tchara igbado (the flower) (Yoruba)
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(005), H(033), H(069), H(113), H(122), H(151)
Recipes : H(005), H(113) inflamation, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, to carbonize, powder, local application
H(033) femal, leaves of Byrsocarpus coccineus, seeds of Zea mays, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(151), H(069), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(122) leaves of Byrsocarpus coccineus, seeds of Zea mays, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(122), leaves of Cissus populnea , to grind, VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : bli (Ewé), ebli (Mina)
Reference HA 08
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(124), H(126)
Recipes : H(124), ONS. of Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), styliform and stigmats of Zea mays, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : Comores
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ndérou (Great Comoros), mays (French)
Reference HA 10
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title : Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) cholera, H(068) amoeba, leaves of Paullinia pinnata, seeds of Zea mays, to carbonize, powder, VO. + salt + pimento
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 28
Author(s) : Adandé, A.
Title : Le maïs et ses usages dans le Bas-Dahomey. Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire (I.F.A.N.), série A, XV, 220 - 282, (1953)
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(051), H(100), H(102), H(104), H(139), H(143)
Recipes : H(007) diur. , VO., fermentation H2O of maize = gisi (Fon), gisu (Goum), omi/ogi (Yoruba)
H(007) diur. + H(100), barbs of Zea mays, decoction H2O, VO. (often)
H(007) diur. + H(102), barbs of Zea mays + flowers of orange-tree, decoction in gisi, VO. morning on an empty stomach
H(008) childs, stalk, ashes in porridge of maize
H(051), ONS. Ferminia cinerea (hûsikusé), decoction in "gisi" , 1 night VO. in the morning on an empty stomach
H(051), Ocimum americanum, ONS., decoction in " *gisi", VO., in the morning on a nempty stomac
H(051), Spondias mombin , leaves, decoction in " *gisi", VO., in the morning on a nempty stomac
H(104), ear of green maize, to rasp, extract the juice + palm oil, mixed, VO.
H(139), grilled + salt, in floor + peper, VO.
H(143), ear of white maize, grind in H2O, maceration in sun, wash the sick person
* fermentation H2O of maize = gisi (Fon), gisu (Goum), omi/ogi (Yoruba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Dahomey)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 39
Author(s) : Abo, K. A., A.A. Fred-Jaiyesimi, A.E.A. Jaiyessimi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus in South Western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 67- 71, (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of the seeds silk of Zea mays, VO. (cure during 1 to 6 months)
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria
Vernacular name : agbado, oka, corn (local English)
Reference HA 40
Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, carbuncles, powder fruits, leaves of Zea mays, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : aburo (Asante-Twi)
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(162x)
Recipes : H(162x) bedwetting, root decoction of Zea mays, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mahindi
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a handful of styles and stigmas of flowers of Zea mays, decoction in 2 liters of H2O and reduce to 1.5 liters and filter. VO. two tablespoons (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ndjo (Sango)
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(007), H(051)
Recipes : H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) leaves of Zea mays, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikigori (Kirundi)
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(015x), H(034), H(051), H(090), H(099x), H(100), H(113), H(128), H(163), H(177), H(178), H(179)
Recipes : H(005), H(128), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, lixiviation, to dilute, VO. + syrup of sugar
H(005), H(128), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon, roots of Abrus precatorius, whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua of Equisetum ramosissimum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(005) + H(178), summit with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus of Dodonaea viscosa, whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua of Equisetum ramosissimum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction 95% (H2O), VO.
H(015x), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, leaves of Aphloia theiformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(034) tachycardia, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, twigs with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(034) tachycardia, whole plant of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma Zea mays, lixiviation, dissoudre, VO.
H(034) tachycardia, seeds of Solanum nigrum, styliform and stigma Zea mays, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(038) + H(109) lumbar pain, barks stem, branch, trunk of Neobegua mahafalensis of Pygeum africanum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, flowers of Amygdalus persica, leaves of Nicandra physalodes, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) bilieuse, leaves of Mangiirona indica, roots of Gossypium arboreum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, leaves of Pentopetia androsaemifolia, rhizome of Curcuma longa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099x), ONS., RNS.
H(100), roots of Achyranthes aspera , whole plant of Senecio faujasioides of Inula perrier , leaves of Buxus madacascaricai, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) phlebitis, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Thymus vulgaris of Phellolophium madagascariense of Inula perrieri of Dichrocephala lyrata, leaves of Siegesbeckia orientalis, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(163), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon of Smilax kraussiana, ripe fruit of Coriandrum sativum, whole plant of Tachiadenus carinatus of Saccharum officinarum of Alchemilla sp. of Plectranthus villosus, leaves of Mentha rotundifolia, decoction (H20), VO.
H(177), foliole of Cassia alata, leaves of Protorhus sp. of Siegesbeckia orientalis, style and stigma of Zea mays, ONS. of Musa sp.
H(178), H(090), twigs with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis of Euphorbia hirta, rhizome of Asparagus vaginellatus, leaves of Malleastrum gracile, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(179) loins lithiasis, seeds of Piper nigrum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Equisetum ramosissimum, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon, flowers of Hibiscus tiliaceus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : somo-katsaka
Reference HB 22
Author(s) : Bilo, H. & C. Bilo - Groen
Title : Herbalism in Seychelles. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 393 - 402, (1985)
Symptoms : H(095x)
Recipes : H(095x), styliform, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : maïs (local), corn (English)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(027z), H(050), H(098), H(099), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(116), H(124), H(130), H(139), H(167x), H(195)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy troubles, roots tea of pungu-osovo (Zea mays) of mdilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) + ashes, VO. at 8, 12 and 16 h
H(036) vertigo, roots tea of pungu (Zea mays) of sangu (Pennisetum typhoides) of ku (Eleusine coracana)
H(050) flatulent, tepid tea of roots, VO.
H(098) insomnia, infusion of leaves in pieces of pungu (Zea mays) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum), VO.
H(099) epilepsy, tea from bards of Zea mays
H(104) (otchy) ungulwila, stomach sourness, dyspepsia, tea of root + honey, VO. 2 X / day
H(109) lombar pains, boiled roots, massage with le liquid
H(113) arthralgia, boiled pounded roots, massage with le liquid
H(124) haemorrage uterus, roots mixed with ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) to the semolina of pungu (Zea mays), to boil, VO.
H(116) amenorrhea, roots tea of pungu-osovo (Zea mays) of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) of tiko (Blumea mollis) VOP., 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(124) (unidentified plant) twe unene, (olo) nalayi, mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could be deadly , tea of root of pungu (Zea mays) + hota-hota (unidentified plant)
H(130) poliomyelietis, to pound the roots of yumbi (Mucuna stans), friction + massage with pungu (Zea mays)
H(139) sexual incapacity, tea of root, VO. 3 X / day
H(167x) (otchi) saluke, hallucinations at night, child, fumigation / sauna or bath with the plant
H(195) hydropisy, fruit of molo (Ricinus communis) to pound, to boil, 50 cc of this preparation + tea of pungu (Zea mays) + tea of root of ngandja (Swartia madagascariensis) of sese (Cassia angolensis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (a) pumu, (e) pungu, (e) pungu-osovo (Umubundu), espiga de milho, milho (Portuguese)