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Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae

125 reference(s) related to this plant

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(020), H(048), H(082), H(091), H(104), H(113), H(139), H(168)
Recipes : Rhizome H(099x) stimulant, H(104) stomachic, H(139) aphrodisiac, for H(168) amnesia, H(104)weak stomach
H(113) olive oil in which powdered rhizome was soaked for several days is used for rubbing the body, after a bot bath, for rheumatism, vertebral pains, stiffness, lumbago
H(082) rhizome mixed with honey taken for conditions of the respiratory system
H(139) powdered rhizome mixed with honey is taken daily in small doses as aphrodisiac
H(082), decoction of rhizome mixed with an equal amount of black pepper, then added into boiling honey, is taken in the form of pellets twice a day, in the morning and at might, against pectoral diseases
H(091) rhizome is mixed with cloves, honey and oil as a tonic
H(020) one teaspoonful of this mixture is taken first thing in the morning with bot water to oppose the action of bitee of poisonous animal.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : zenjabil ; skengbir (Arabic), common ginger, east Indian ginger (English), gingembre ; amome des Indes (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(037), H(091), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(135), H(139), H(168)
Recipes : H(091), H(104), H(139), grey ginger, rhizom, dried in open air, white ginger, scrapped and , to whiten with lime, RNS.
H(037) cough, H(108), cold, H(135), H(168), decoctionin warm milk
H(113), white ginger powder, maceration in olive oil during 1 month, external use
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : skenjbîr, skenjabîl (Moroco), gingembre (local French), ginger (English)
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(104), H(113), H(175)
Recipes : H(175) calefacient, H(113) rheumatism, H(104) stomachic, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, RNS., (imported plant)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : skenjbîr, skenjabîl
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(082)
Recipes : H(082, 55) respiratory 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(145)
Recipes : H(145) rectum , rhizom Zingiber officinale, roots Aristolochia ringens, almond Picralima nitida, ripe fruit Xylopia aethiopica, flowers buds Eugenia aromatica, almond Piper guineense, to pound, decoction, delayed, VO. + sirup
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(006), H(013), H(033), H(037), H(038), H(082), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, aerian part of Ocimum canum, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(013) skin eruption, leaves of Croton zambesicus, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, RNS.
H(033) femal, barks stem, branch, trunk of Spondias mombin, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, bulb of Allium cepa, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, decoction (H2O) + potash
H(037), ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, RNS.
H(038) rectocèle, stems with leaves of Spathodea campanulata, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082) asthma, peduncle of Elaeis guineensis, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, seeds of Monodora myristica, RNS.
H(091), rhizome of Zingiber officinale, ripe fruit of Curculigo pilosa of Xylopia aethiopica, bulb of Allium cepa, aerian part of Fungi sp., RNS.
H(104), aerian part of Ocimum canum, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, rhizome of Zingiger officinale, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : dotè (Fon, Goun, Watchi)
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(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037), H(082), rhizom of Zingiber officinale, leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides, of Kalanchoe crenata, stems without leaves of Costus afer, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moungountsimbala (Beembé), tangawissi (Laadi), gingembre (French)
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(103)
Recipes : H(103), rhizom powder of Zingiber officinale , + burned natron + millet pasta, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tchita (Zarma), gingembre (local French)
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(033), H(037), H(038), H(104), H(108), H(129), H(135), H(139), H(170)
Recipes : H(033) woman, rhizom Zingiber officinale,barks stem, branch, trunk, roots, pulp, Diospyros mespiliformis, ripe fruit Xylopia aethiopica, seeds Piper guinense, to dilute, VO.
H(033) femal, rhizom Zingiber officinale,barks stem, branch, trunk of Spathodea campanulata and of Kigelia africana, ripe fruit Capsicum annuum, Capsicum frutescens, seeds Piper guinense VO.
H(037), rhizom of Zingiber chewed
H(037), rhizom of Zingiber to pound, to dilute, VO.
H(037), stem with leaves of Ritchiea reflexa, Allium sativum, Zingiber, to pound, masérer, VO.
H(038), roots and leaves of Zingiber officinale of Nauclea latifolia, of Afrormosia laxiflora of Fagara zanthoxyloides of Xylopia aethiopica, of Piper guineense, decoction, VO.
H(038), bark of the undergroud part Zingiber officinale, Hugonia sp, Fagara zanthoxyloides, Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides, Xylopia aethiopica, Piper guineense, decoction, VO.
H(104), rhizom Zingiber officinale, ripe fruit Xylopia aethiopica, aerian part Ocimum canum, decoction, VO.
H(104), Zingiber officinale, Securinega virosa, Monodora myristica, Xylopia aethiopica, Piper nigrum, Citrus limon
H(108)sinus, rhizom pounded, juice, drops in nose
H(129), ONS. Zingiber officinale, stems with leaves Alternanthera repens to grind, maceration, décantation, hip-bath
H(135), rhizom Zingiber officinale, almond Monodora myristica, stems with leaves Securinega virosa, ripe fruit Xylopia aethiopica, seeds Piper nigrum, ripe fruit Citrus limon, decoction, VO.
H(139), ONS. Zingiber officinale, Amaranthus spinosus, to pound, enema
H(170), rhizom Zingiber officinale, barks stem, branch, trunk of Kigelia africana, seeds Aframomum melegueta, to pound, to dilute, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : gumétakui (Ewé), doté (Mina), atarada (Tem)
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(013), H(020), H(028), H(038), H(069), H(102), H(137)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Jatropha confusa, ONS. of Zingiber officinale of Syzygium aromaticum, to pound, local application + lime
H(020), leaves of Desmodium triflorum, rhizom of Zingiber officinale, to pound, local application
H(028) uterus, leaves of Ocimum suave, rhizom of Zingiber officinale, to pound, local application
H(069), ONS. of Zingiber., RNS.
H(028t) leucorrhoea, H(137) pelvus pain, rhizom of Zingiber., to cook, VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : n'tsiguiziou (Anjouan island), gingembre (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(093), H(104)
Recipes : H(093), young leaves of Lophira lanceolata , rhizome of Zingiber officinale, to pound, to dilute, VO.
H(093), H(104), rhizome of Zingiber., to pound, VO.
H(104), rhizome of Zingiber officinale, barks stem, branch, trunk Vernonia colorata, to pound, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 11
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, J.J. Floret , S. Guinko, M. Koumaré, A. M. R. Ahyi, J. Raynal
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Mali. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 291 p., (1981) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), H(104), ONS. of Nauclea latifolia of Cassia sieberiana of Zingiber officinale of Xylopia aethiopica of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
H(104), ONS. of Opilia celtidifolia of Cassia sieberiana of Vernonia pumila of Zingiber officinale, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(113), H(137)
Recipes : H(113), H(137), rhizom, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ataler, chitta-afu
Reference HA 21
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, P. Chibon, H. de Vecchy, E. Duboze, J. Eymé, J.- N. Gassita, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, M. Le Bras, I. Mourambou, E. Mve - Mengome, M. - G. Nguéma, J. - B. Ollome, P. Posso, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Gabon. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 294 p., (1984) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(022), H(028)
Recipes : H(022) + H(028), leaves of Zingiber officinale of Periploca nigrescens, leaves of Dinophora spenneroides, to pound, in vagina
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(008) diarrhoea, rhizome, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : sarkin zabur
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(037), H(097y), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(097y) catarrh, H(104) stomach ache , rhizome of Zingiber officinale, chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : ginger (Ibibio)
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, 4) diabetes, rhizome maceration of Zingiber officinale, VO. (cure during 1 to 6 months)
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria
Vernacular name : atale, ginger (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(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds,H(013) boils, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akakaduro (Asante-Twi)
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, rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, concoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ata-ile (Yoruba)
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(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots decoction of Zingiber officinale, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : tangawizi
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 : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (Busaa), bulb of Allium sativum and rhizome of Zingiber officinale (Ginger officinale) are pounded and eaten with honey.
H(068) intestinal prasites can be killed by using pounded twings of Vernonia amygdalina, bullb of Allium sativum with rhizome of Zingiber officinale (Ginger officinale) and eaten with honey.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : hargisa (Afaan Oromoo)
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(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(139) sexual weakness, H(151) hypertension, decoction rhizome of Zingiber officinale, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dotè (white and red) (Fon)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(068), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) taeniasis, ONS. of Allium cepa as part of a formula comprising Arake (spirit brewed with fermented grains) with Hagenia abyssinica, Ruta chalepensis, Zingiber officinale and Cinnamomum verum, RNS
H(082) asthma, 3-4 cloves of Allium sativum chopped and mixed with honey, dissolved by Kosso arake "kosso arake" (spirit brewed with fermented grains) with Hagenia abyssinica, Ruta chalepensis, Zingiber officinale and Cinnamomum verum, RNS
H(104) unexplained stomach ache (megagna), ONS. of Artemisia absinthium mixed with Ruta chalepensis and Zingiber officinale made into an infusion, filtered and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : zngibil (Amharic)
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(008), H(037), H(102), H(126)
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The associations with this plant:
H(037), Toddalia asiatica, Ravensara aromatica, cedrelopsis grevei, Drosera ramentacea
H(008) cholera, Eupatorium triplinerve, Curcuma sp
H(008) cholera, Curcuma sp
H(102)lithiasis, Cinnamosma fragans, Cassia laevigata, Cuscuta sinensis, Combretum obscurum
H(102)lithiasis, Cassia septemtrionalis, Cassia laevigata, Cuscuta sinensis, Combretum obscurum
H(126) + Cholagogue, Cynara scolymus, Combretum obscurum, Pentopetia androsaemifolia, Hedycaryopsis madagascariensis
H(126), Cholagogue, Combretum obscurum, Pentopetia androsaemifolia, Ephippiandra madagascariensis
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : sakamalao
Reference HB 11
Author(s) : Belem Ouedraogo, M. & O. Bognounou
Title : Vernonia amygdalina Del. et Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake (Asteraceae), deux plantes médicinales souvent confondues au Burkina Faso. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 119 - 125, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) enteralgia, barks stems, pounded, extract + idem of Vernonia amygdalina , + H2O, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 22
Author(s) : Bilo, H. & C. Bilo - Groen
Title : Herbalism in Seychelles. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 393 - 402, (1985)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), leaves, Euphorbia prostrata, barks Persea americana, Zingiber officinale, infusion, VO. The use of this mixture results in strong uterus contraction, often followed by abortion
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : gingembre (local), ginger (English)
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, powder of the whole plant of Cissus quadrangularis of the roots of Zingiber officinale, add 1 coffee of the powder in porridge, VO. 3 X / day during 1 to 3 weeks
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Niono district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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, rhizom of Zingiber officinale
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : ndjibidi (Kimbundu), gengibre, gengibre-das-boticas (Portuguese)
Reference HB 55
Author(s) : Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) cough, maceration of pounded roots of Zingiber officinale , VO.
H(037) cough, chewing peeled roots
H(113) Koussou (diaper rash in children) pounded rtoots of Zingiber officinale with or without other leaves such as banana or Marantacea leaves, make a funnel with leaves and pour a few drops into the anus
(Receipts : Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mimongo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndongo ya tsina
Reference HB 56
Author(s) : Betti, J. L., R. Caspa, J. Ambara, R.L. Kourogue
Title : Ethno-Botanical study of plants used for treating malaria in a forest: Savanna margin area, East region, Cameroon Global Journal of Research on Medicinal Plants & Indigenous Medicine, Volume 2, Issue 10, 692-708 (October 2013) http://www.fosas.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/img/ProgressReport2012.pdf
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Cymbopogon citratus of Zingiber officinale, Alstonia boonei, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Forest-savannah contact zone, Andom village, East region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 57
Author(s) : Bouzabata Amel
Title : Traditional treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes in Souk Ahras District Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Vol. 5(1), pp. 12-20, January 2013 http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1379692325_Bouzabata.pdf
Symptoms : H(091), H(137)
Recipes : H(091) tonic, H(137) analgesic, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algérie (Souk Ahras District)
Vernacular name : zanjabil
Reference HB 6k
Author(s) : Barnish, G. & S.K. Samai
Title : Some medicinal plant recipes of the Mende, Sierra Leone. Medical research council laboratory P.O.Box 81, Bo, Sierra Leone , 96 p., January l992 DVV sponsored, SLADEA PublicationKew 633.88 (10.2)
Symptoms : H(003), H(006), H(012), H(016), H(051), H(175)
Recipes : H(003) +H(012)), fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, tuber of Zingiber officianale, barkFagara rubescens, these are pounded or ground on a stone together and firmly rubbed at the fracture site,H(006), Pounded and cooked. The cooked ~vater is drunk in large quantities inducepurging,H(175) + H(016), Hot compress and ginger rubbed on,H(016), Zingiber officianale tuber, Xylopia aethiopica fruit, grind together and rub on the breast to soften it and to let any pus run H(051) paludism, Capsicum sp., Zingiber officinale, mixed and ground in mortar. Juite filtered and drunk as convenient.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 16
Author(s) : Chinemana, F., R.B. Drummond, S. Mavi & I. De Zoysa
Title : Indigenous plant remedies in Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp.159 - 172, (1985)
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), roots grounded, powder, spread on small cuts over 2 - 3 day period
H(004), roots, powder, mixed to a paste with boiling water, spread on large, open wounds
H(104), abdominal pain, roots, grounded, soaked in water, VO. (not used when diarrhoea present)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
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 :
Recipes : H(094), leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of Alchornea cordifolia of Macaranga spinosa, rhizom of Zingiber officinale, to pound, in the rectum
H(094), leaves of Capsicum frutescens of Manihot esculenta of Ocimum gratissimum, rhizom of Zingiber officinale, to pound, application par in the rectum sous forme of suppository
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 25
Author(s) : Dyubeni, L. and L. V. Buwa
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of ear, nose and throat (ENT) infections in Nkonkobe Municipality, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(14), pp. 2721-2726, 16 April, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/16Apr/Dyubeni%20and%20Buwa.pdf
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) throat infection (Umqala obuhlungu, Izilonda emqaleni), fresh or dried rhizomes of Zingiber officinale are chewed to relieve throat infections.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (municipality of Nkonkobe)
Vernacular name : ijinja (Xhosa)
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) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(007), H(007x), H(008), H(099x), H(103), H(113), H(116), H(163)
Recipes : H(008) cholera, 60 gr of Eupatorium ayapana (ayapana), 30 gr of roots of Zingiber officinale (gingembre), 60 gr of Carthamnus tinctorius (safran), infuse in H2O + brandy. VO; 1 drink regularly
H(103) toothache, a bit of Zingiber officinale (gingembre) pounded + cooking salt, in the tooth
H(113) rheumatism + H(163) gout, in equal parts, sap of roots of Moringa pterygosperma (mouroungue), fresch sap of Zingiber officinale (gingembre), VO, on an empty stomach 3-4 tablespoons
H(113) rheumatism + H(163) gout, in equal parts, sap of roots of Moringa pterygosperma (mouroungue), fresch sap of Zingiber officinale (gingembre), VO, on an empty stomach 3-4 tablespoons
Zingiber officinale is also involved in the treatment of : H(007) diuretic, H(007x) carminative, H(099x) exciting, H(116) emmenagogue
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : gingembre (Creole), shouykkou (Tamoul)
Reference HE 02
Author(s) : Etkin, N.L.
Title : A Hausa herbal pharmacopoeia: biomedical evaluation of commonly used plant medicines. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 4, pp. 75- 98, (1981) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7253680
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), toothache, rhizome chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (North) (Hausa)
Vernacular name : chittar aho (Hausa), ginger (English)
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(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, mixture of bulb of Allium cepa, root / bark of Garcinia kola, rhizome of Zingiber officinale + pure honey, take mixture 2 times daily
H(107) typhoid, rhizome of Zingiber officinale eaten once daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ginija / atale
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(008), H(108)
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Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037), rhizom, chewed
H(104), rhizom, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(051), rhizome, RNS, H(091), rhizome, RNS, H(104) stomach, rhizome Zingiber officinale chewed with Lepidium sativum, H(108), rhizome, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zingibil (Amarinya, dendabil (Tigrinya)
Reference HG 10
Author(s) : Gill, L.S. & C. Akinwumi
Title : Nigerian folk medicine practices and beliefs of the Ondo people. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 18, pp. 257 - 266, (1986)
Symptoms : H(018), H(048), H(051), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(018), H(048), H(051) paludism, H(051), H(051x), H(104) stomach, H(135), rhizom, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo people)
Vernacular name : aje (Ondo)
Reference HG 16
Author(s) : Gedif, T. & H-J. Hahn
Title : The use of medicinal plants in self-care in rural central Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 87, pp. 155 - 161 (2003)
Symptoms : H(108), H(104)
Recipes : H(108, f) cough, cold, decoction of the rhizome mixed with tea, VO.
H(104, f) stomach ache, the rhizome is chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Butajira district)
Vernacular name : zingibel
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bonetuberculosis, rhizom of Zingiber officinale
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : zingibil (Shinasha)
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), tea of leaves, cold, fever
H(051), rhizome, fevers and colds, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 20
Author(s) : Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title : Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, juice of Citrus aurantiifolia of 1 rhizome of Zingiber officinale, 1 spoon of honey, to dilute in 1 cup of tepid H2O, VO. during the illness
H(037) bronchitis, rhizome decoction of Phymatodes scolopendria of leaves of Vepris lanceolata of Premna obtusifolia, rhizomes juice of Curcuma longa of Zingiber officinale, VO.
H(051) fever, H(108) influenza, tea of ONS. of Cymbopogon citratus of Zingiber officinale of juice of Citrus limon + honey, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : gingembre
Reference HG 28
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used by Sheko ethnic group of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 132, pp. 75 - 85 (2010)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, bulb of Allium sativum, fruit of Capsicum annuum, leaves of Coffea arabica, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : zingibil (Sheko)
Reference HG 60
Author(s) : Göhre, Á., B. Toto-Nienguesse, M. Futuro, C. Neinhuis & T. Lautenschläge
Title : Plants from disturbed savannah vegetation and their usage by Bakongo tribes in Uíge, Northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:42 (2016) DOI 10.1186/s13002-016-0116-9
Symptoms : H(051), H(082), H(095)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(082), respiratory disease rhizome of Zingiber officinale
H(095) rhizome as condiment in palm wine“Maruwu”
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : gengibre, gibidi (Kikongo)
Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) make children walk, empty infructescences of Elaeis guineensis alone or mixed with ginger (Zingiber officinale) are burned and applied as magical medicine in the form of an enema to small children to encourage them to walk at an early age
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Ghana
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Pteridium aquilinum + rhizom of Zingiber officinale, to pound, juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ginger (English), tangawizi, mtangawizi (Swahili)
Reference HH 8k
Author(s) : Hirt, H. M. & M. Bindanda
Title : La médecine naturelle en Afrique.Comment se soigner par les plantes tropicales. Editions Centre de vulgarisation agricole, B.P. 4008, Kinshasa 2, République du Zaïre, 144 p., (1993)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), 1 hand of roots of Carica papaya + 1 hand of Euphorbia hirta + 1 hand of young leaves of Mangifera indica + Psidium guajava + Zingiber officinale, decoction in 5 l. H2O, rest 3 l., VO, 1 bottle / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
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, 23) paludism, rrhizome of Zingiber officinale, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ajo, ata-ile (Yoruba), ginger (English)
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(095x), H(099x), H(103)
Recipes : H(095x), H(099x), rhizome of Zingiber officinale, powder, juice, VO.
H(103), rhizome of Zingiber officinale, 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(018), H(037), H(051x), H(126)
Recipes : H(018), Abrus precatorius, leaves, juice + ginger Zingiber officinale, RNS.
H(037), leaves, suc Tamarindus indica + ONS. Zingiber officinale, RNS.
H(126), H(051x), Cymbopogon giganteus , stems, rhizom, roots, pounded + lemon, to make a dough, friction + ventualy spices as Aframomum melegueta (maniguelte), Zingiber officinale (ginger), Piper umbellatum (Guinea peper)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : gingembre
Reference HK 23
Author(s) : Krüger, N. & M.
Title : Beobachtungen zur traditionellen Medizin der Mende in Sierra Leone. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 325 -336, (1985)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), leaves Lycopersicon esculentum, Zingiber officinale, pounded, massage of the inflated belly
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 25
Author(s) : Keita, S. M. & al.
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelminthiques de la Haute-Guinée (République de Guinée) Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 13, 49 - 65, (1999)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), rhyzom, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : nyamaku (Manika), sakan (Pular), nyökhömindyi (Soso)
Reference HK 35
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used to induce labour during childbirth in western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 109 pp. 1 - 9 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106003199
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), tubercles of Zingiber officinale, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : ntangahuzi (Runyaruguru, Runyankole)
Reference HK 38
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Traditional herbal remedies used in the management of sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction in western Uganda. African Health Sciences, Volume 5 n° 1 pp. 40 - 49 (2005)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction, rhizom of Zingiber officinale, pounding, tea or to boil in porridge or in milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : ntangahuzi (Runyankore), ntangawizi (Swahili)
Reference HK 40
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms : H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, roots of Zingiber officinale are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles, stems of Zingiber officinale, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ata-ile
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(037), H(043)
Recipes : H(037) cough, , crushed roots of Zingiber officinale in warm H2O, VO.
H(043) meningitis, crushed roots, rubbed on sskin cuts once
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, spice, root of Zingiber officinale among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
H(091) asthenia, aphrodisiac, roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 59
Author(s) : Kwenzi-Mikala. J. (Prof.) & S. Mbadinga (Dr.)
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelles chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué ) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) Programme : Société-Nature chez les Pygmées du Gabon. (UNESCO publication) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) koussou (irritation of the buttocks children), pound the roots of Zingiber officinale and put a few drops into the anus. Optionally add leaves of banana or Marantaceae
H(037) cough, peeled roots, chewed
H(037) cough, maceration of roots, VO. (recipe Babongo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndongo ya tsina
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(094), H(100), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of the following plants : Abrus precatorius, Mondia whitei, Allium sativum, Zingiber officinale; add white clay and salt.To filter and drink 1/3 glass 3 times per day.
H(068) intestinal worms, rhizomes cooked together with tomatoes, lemons, fish and a bit of salt (eating 2 times per day)
H(068) hookworm, H(068) strongyloidiasi (nioka nkawu), pound together then boil with lots of leaves of Ocimum basilicum, the following plants : Mondia whitei, Allium sativum, Dorstenia psilurus and Zingiber officinale.To filter and drink ½ glass of the filtered solution and eat at the same time a ripe banana, 3 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the following plants : Cyperus articulatus, Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (seeds), Mangifera indica (barks of trunk), Allium sativum, Piper nigrum (fruits), Capsicum frutecens (fruits), Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Croton mubango (barks of trunk), unrolled leaf of tobacco, roots of Landolphia owariensis, Mondia whitei, Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots); to dilute the mixture in water and let stand overnight. Well press, filter and bottling then add 1 tablespoon of sugar in each bottle. Expose all the bottles of solution in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass once at night. Warning : this treatment can cause dizziness, but we must continue to take the treatment.
H(094) hemorrhoids, rhizomes pounded with traditional salt (resulting paste to be introduced into the anus as a suppository)
H(100) blennorrhoea, rhizomes pounded with traditional salt, aqueous maceration as enema or VO.
H(104) abdominal pain, pounded rhizomes (rectal administration).
H(139) aphrodisiac and appetite stimulant, decoction of rhizomes with pepper and salt, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : tangawisi, tangawusa (Kikongo), tangawisi (Kiyansi), Tangawiwi (Lingala)
Reference HK 70
Author(s) : Komlaga, G., C.Agyare, R. Akosua Dickson, M. L. Kwao Mensah, K. Annan, P.M. Loiseau, P.Champy
Title : Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 333–346, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried leaves of Amaranthus spinosus of Zingiber officinale, Vernonia amygdalina and seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, decoction , VO.
(051) paludism, stem bark of Gomphrena celosioides steeped in water with crushed rhizome of Zingiber officinale, used as enema.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Mimosa pudica ground with Zingiber officinale rhizome and Piper guineense seeds, strained and used as enema.
H(051) paludism, rhizome of Zingiber officinale with Carica papaya leaves and Mangifera indica stem bark, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, roots of Musa ×paradisiaca steeped in water with Zingiber officinale rhizome, used as enema
H(051) paludism, seeds of Piper guineense crushed with Microdesmis puberula leaves and Zingiber officinale rhizome, strained and used as enema
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : akakaduro
Reference HK 72
Author(s) : Kpodar, M., S. D. Karou, G. Katawa, K. Anani, H. E. Gbekley, Y. Adjrah, T. Tchacondo, K. Batawila, J. Simpore
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used to treat liver diseases in the Maritime region of Togo Journal of Ethnopharmacology 181, 263–273 (2016)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, decoction of rhizome of Zingiber officinale
Region : West Africa
Country : Maritime region of Togo
Vernacular name : dote
Reference HL 13
Author(s) : Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title : Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989)
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(087), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) open wounds, ONS. + warm castor oil, RNS.
H(051), ONS. pounded with coco oil, to rub the body
H(087), ONS. crushed+ oil + salt, cataplasm + dressing during 12 H
H(113) rheumatism, cataplasm, ONS.
H(113) rheumatism, cataplasm ONS Lantana camara + Zingiber officinale
H(113), maceration ONS., Cardiospermum halicacabum , Zingiber officinale , Syzygium guineense , Vepris lanceolata
H(113) rheumatism,maceration in alcohol or oil of Cocos nucifer, cloves of Syzygium aromaticum of Zingiber officinale and of roots of Brunfelsia hopeana, crush the whole, frictionner avec le maceration
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : gingembre, jinjamb, zinzanbn
Reference HL 18
Author(s) : Lebbie, A. R., R. P. Guries
Title : Ethnobotanical value and conservation of sacred groves of the Kpaa Mende in Sierra Leone Economic Botany, 49 (3), pp. 297-308, (1995)
Symptoms : H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(108) cold, tubers of Zingiber officinaleare pounded with a single fruit of Capsicum annun and the poultice rubbed as a remedy for children.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone (Moyamba District)
Vernacular name : kijre (Kpaa Mende)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(037), H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(006) constipation,H(037) coughing, , H(082) asthma, H(108) common cold, fresh or dried rhizome, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(008) diarrhoea, fresh or dried rhizome of Zingiber officinale, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zingibil (Amharic)
Reference HM 01
Author(s) : Mandango M.A., I. Boemu L. & M. Bongombola
Title : Plantes antidiabétiques de Kinshasa (Zaïre). Mitt. Inst. Allg.. Bot. Hamburg, 23b, 1021 - 1031, (1990)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) sugared, bark of the undergroud part of Rauvolfia obscura, rhizome Zingiber officinalis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Abrus praecatorius, ripe fruit entier of Piper guineense, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to pound, VO. + kaolin and bicarbonate of soda
H(171), barks of the underground part of Nauclea latifolia, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, leaves of Morinda lucida, to pound, to macerate, VO. (without alcohol and meal with manioc)
H(171), leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Palisota schweinfurthii, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 27
Author(s) : Mac Donald, I., & D. I. Olorunfemi
Title : Research, projects : Plants used for medicinal purposes by Koma people of Adamawa State, Nigeria.Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, november 2000. Article on Internet: http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/8-3/res-macdonald.html
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) bilharzia, roots of Zingiber officinale, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Adamawa state, Koma people)
Vernacular name : magoni (Koma)
Reference HM 29
Author(s) : Mahonge, C. P. I., J. V. Nsenga, E. J. Mtengeti and A. Z. Mattee
Title : Utilization of medicinal plants by Waluguru people in east Uluguru mountains Tanzania. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, (2008) Volume 3 (4) pp. 121 - 134 (2006) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/129/136
Symptoms : H(037), H(169)
Recipes : H(037) cough, to press the roots of Zingiber officinale, juice + salt, VO.
H(169), to press the roots, juice + salt, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : tangawizi (Luguru)
Reference HM 41
Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse1, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, ONS. of Zingiber officinale, chewed and swallowed
H(008) diarrhea, dry and fresh Colocasia esculenta , crushed and pounded with a rhizom of Zingiber officinale, VO. with coffe
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : jaanjiibeello (Gedeoffa)
Reference HM 54
Author(s) : Mesfin Tadesse, Debela Hunde , Yehenew Getachew
Title : Survey of medicinal plants userd to treat human doseases in Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, Volume 15 (2), 89 - 107 July 2005 http://www.ejhs.ju.edu.et/ejhs_journal/2005/volume15issue2.php
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, décoction of rhizomes of Zingiber officinale freshly pulverized is taken while warm, VO. till cure
H(037) cough, bulbs of Allium sativanm and rhizomes of Zingiber officinale are pounded and mixed with honey, then the concoction is taken before meal in the morning
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : zingible (Amharic)
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 : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, herb of Zingiber officinale chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : jinjibila (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 61
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains , roots of Zingiber officinale chewed and swallowed [from ref. HC 28 ]
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : tsangamidzi
Reference HM 62
Author(s) : Makumbelo E. , L. Lukoki, J.J.s.j Paulus & N. Luyindula
Title : Stratégie de valorisation des espèces ressources des produits non ligneux de la savane des environs de Kinshasa: II. Enquête ethnobotanique (aspects médicinaux) TROPICULTURA, 26, 3, 129-134 (2008)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, roots of Zingiber officinalis, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : tangawisi (Lingala)
Reference HM 68
Author(s) : Mchangama, M. et P. Salaün
Title : Recueil d’une pharmacopée à Mayotte: Le savoir sur les plantes médicinales de Maoulida Mchangama Langues, savoirs et pouvoirs dans l'océan Indien occidental http://oceanindien.revues.org/1770
Symptoms : H(051), H(139), H(109), H(118)
Recipes : H(139) constipation, decoction with the roots of Woodfordia fruticosa, ginger Zingiber officinale: VO. one liter per day in four times, and stop the remedy for the return of the stool.
H(051) adult fever, decoction, kurutsai, faded leaves of avocado (Persea americana) leaves of Citrus reticulata), leaves and tubers of Hedychium gardnerianum leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, practicing inhalations, ivohina, au-dessus of la marmite with un drap pour garder la vapeur) et faire une inhalation. If one is not "ranginalu", It is also possible to apply a plaster over the entire bodywith a crushed mixture of the tuber of Zingiber officinaleand of clove of Syzygium aromaticum and a sheet is kept on the body to allow the patch to act on the dilated skin
H(118) angina or pharyngitis (marari fehu). Crush on the stone of coral (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the root of Citrus aurantifolia, the tuber of gingembre (Zingiber officinale) and the base of the stem of Flagellaria indica. Apply the paste with a finger to the deepest of the throat, three times, three times a day..
H(109) back pain, low back pain (marari tahezaŋa), make a plaster by grating on the coral stone (bwe la msindzano (Shimaore)), the roots of Pothos scandens, of Tamarindus indica, of Annona senescabiesnsis and of Zingiber officinale : apply to the lumbar area using a belt or cloth : For a child, add coconut oil for the plaster because it heats too much;for a pregnant woman, do not add the ginger.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tsingiziu(Shimaore) sakain-tani(Kibushi), gingembre French)
Reference HM 69
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine ,9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains, roots of Zingiber officinale chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : tsangamidzi
Reference HM 72
Author(s) : Mahomoodally, M. F.
Title : A quantitative ethnobotanical study of common herbal remedies used against 13 human ailments catergories in Mauritus African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines,11(6):1-32 (2014)
Symptoms : H(037), H(050), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of the leaves and stem of Cymbopogon nardus together with Zingiber officinale and Curcuma longa. VO. 1 cup at night.
H(050) flatulence Prepare a decoction of Pimpinella anisum seeds, Illicium verum fruits, Mentha piperita leaves, Ocimum tenuiflorum leaves and Zingiber officinale root. VO. when required.
H(051) fever, decoction of the leaves and stem of Cymbopogon nardus together with Zingiber officinale . Sweeten with honey. VO. 1cup at night.
H(108) sinusitis Mix the powdered dried flower buds of Syzygium aromaticum with powdred Zingiber officinale. Administer with honey once daily
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : gingembre (local language), ginger (English)
Reference HN 01
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title : Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Symptoms : H(094), H(109)
Recipes : H(094), H(109), leaves of Zingiber officinale, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tangawisi (Lingala)
Reference HN 07
Author(s) : Ngalamulume Tshiamuene, J. Paulus s.j., M. Kabeya, L. Nlandus & K. Kizika
Title : Plantes médicinales à usage domestique cultivées dans deux quartiers de Kinshasa. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 9 - 14, (1995)
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(006, 10), H(068, 10), H(091, 10), H(104, 10), (10 recolection site on 402), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(048), H(091), H(103), H(108), H(126), H(164), H(186)
Recipes : H(091), H(103), H(108), raw ginger is often masticated as a stimulant, stomach tonic, relief of congested nostrils and toothaches. Decoction of the rhizome is used as H(048), H(091), H(164), H(186) stimulant, carminative, expectorant and rubefacient
H(135), It is also used against problems of the digestive systems
H(126), the paste made from the rhizome is used in treating infective hepatitis and related liver problems
H(037), H(108), Ginger tea is commonly taken against coughs, colds and flu
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : efik/Ibibio - jinja; Igbo - jinja ( Local Names), aje; orin; atale (Yoruba) ; ginger (English)
Reference HN 28
Author(s) : Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title : Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, (december 2009)
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(104), H(118), H(135), H(151)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastro-enteritis, making a tincture of the rhizome of Zingiber officinale, mix with pure honey, VO. 20 to 25 drops 3 x/ day
H(022) parturition (made easier) 1 glass of fruits powder of Cola nitida of bulb of Allium sativum of rhizoms of Zingiber officinale + 1 glass of honey, VO., 2 soup spoons of 2 X / day, 14 days before delivery
H(022) delivery (made easier), paste of 200 g of rhizomes of Zingiber officinale of bulbs of Allium sativum of fruits of Garcinia kola, juice extract, maceration in 1l. of honey during 3 days. VO. 3 soup spoons 3 x/ day during 2 months before delivery
H(037) cough, angina, flu, bronchitis, to boil 2 handfuls of leaves of Eucalyptus globulus of rhizoms of Zingiber officinale, the whole plant of Cymbopogon citratus + 2 glass of honey. VO. 1/2 glass 3 X / day during 1 week
H(037) bronchitis, rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, leaves of Nymphea lotus, fruit of Canarium schweinfurthii, powder of the 2 plants + 125 gr of honey, VO. 5 to 6 soup spoons, 3 X / day
H(037) bronchitis, rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, leaves of Nymphea lotus, fruit of Canarium schweinfurthii, powder of the 2 plants + 125 gr of honey, VO. 5 to 6 soup spoons, 3 X / day
H(037) cough, rhinitis, bronchitis, 500 gr roots pasta of Zingiber officinale + 10 bulbs of Allium sativum, boiled with 1 l. of honey, VO. 2 soup spoons, 4 SX / day
H(037) lungs diseases, H(151) hypertension, 1, 5 l. fruits decoction of Citrus sinensis, bulb of Allium sativum, rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus + 1/2l. of honey, VO. 1/2 glass / day
H(037) dry cough, pneumonia, H(108) cold, one handfull of rhizoms of Zingiber officinale, 5 fruits of Citrus sinensis, crush the whole and mix with 1 l. of decoction of Cymbopogon citratus et 1/2 l of honey. VO. 2 soup spoons 3 X / day until healing
H(037) bronchitis, H(051) fever, H(091) generalized fatigue, decoction one part of rhizoms of Zingiber officinale of leaves of Citrus sinensis of leaves et roots of Eucalyptus globulus, whole plant of Cymbopogon citratus + 1 l. of honey, filter. VO. 1 glass 3 x / day during 2 weeks
H(104) stomach diseasess, H(135) indigestion, 1/2 glass of poudres of rhizoms of Zingiber officinale of barks of Mangifera indica of fruit of Sterculia cola + 1/2 glass of honey, VO., 3 soup spoons 3 X/ day
H(104) stomach diseasess, 1 handfull of rhizoms of Zingiber officinale of fruits of Garcinia kola, make a paste + 1/2 l of honey. VO.4 soup spoon during 2 months
H(118) angina, paste of 2 handfull of rhizoms of Zingiber officinale + 2 glass of honey. VO. 2 soup spoons 3 x / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, fresh tuber of Zingiber officinale decoction, VO..
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : tangawuzi (Rutooro)
Reference HN 32
Author(s) : Nagata, J. M., A. R. Jew, J. M. Kimeud, C. R. Salmena, E. A. Bukusi, C. R. Cohen
Title : Medical pluralism on Mfangano Island: Use of medicinal plants among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Suba District, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 501–509, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002029
Symptoms : H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(118) sore throat, roots of Zingiber officinale, chewed, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : tanguas, tangawizi, (Luo), etangausi (Suba)
Reference HN 39
Author(s) : Nzuki Bakwaye, F., C. Termote, K. Kibungu, P. Van Damme
Title : Identification et importance locale des plantes médicinales utilisées dans la région de Mbanza-Ngungu, République démocratique du Congo Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, N° 316 (2) (2013)
Symptoms : H(000), H(038), H(068), H(093), H(135)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(038) diseases of the genital system, H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(093) poisons ou inflammations, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts , stem of Zingiber officinale. Pharmaceutical form: decoction, infusion, paste , maceration . Administration: VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : tangausa / ndungu zi nkandi
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(037), H(082), H(208)
Recipes : H(037) cough , H(082) respiratory diseases, decoction of the rhizome of Zingiber officinale.On y ajoute parfois du juice of citron.
H(208) Le gingembre est largement employé comme condiment.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sakaitany (Antakarana) , sakamalao, sakarivo (Malgache) , gingembre (French) , ginger (English)
Reference HO 10
Author(s) : Odugbemi, T. O., O. R. Akinsulire, I. E. Aibinu & P. O. Fabeku
Title : Medicinal plants useful for malaria therapy in Okeigbo Ondo state, Southwest Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 4 (2): 191 - 198 (2007) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2816451/
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria, Ondo state
Vernacular name : ajo, ata-ile (Okeigbo)
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(037), H(051), H(058), H(082), H(091), H(094), H(107), H(108), H(113), H(126), H(135)
Recipes : H(051) fevers, a decoction of the root of Sphenocentrum jollyanum, Zingiber officinale, bark of Khaya grandifoliola, root and bark of Rauvolfia vomitoria, bark of Alstomia congensis, root and bark of Senna sceptabilis, root of Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides, leaves of Ocimum basilicum and sp is taken for fever
H(037) cough, H(107) typhoid fever, H(051) paludism, H(058) obesity, H(082) asthma, H(091) stimulant, H(094) piles, H(107) typhoid fever, H(108) cold, H(113) rheumatism, H(126) hepatitis, H(126) liver diseases, H(135) digestive disorders, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, 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 : jinja, atale (Yoruba)
Reference HO 21
Author(s) : Otang, W. M. , D. S. Grierson & R. N. Ndip
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the management of opportunistic fungal infections in HIV/AIDS patients in the Amathole District of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(11), pp. 2071-2080, 23 March, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/23Mar/Otang%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(014), H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS,H(014) aspergillosis, opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS, decoction of the rhizome of Zingiber officinale, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Amathole District of the Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : ginja (isiXhosa)
Reference HP 01
Author(s) : Pousset, J.-L.
Title : Plantes médicinales africaines. Utilisation pratique. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 156 p., (1989) http://data.cameroun-foret.com/system/files/18_17_32.pdf
Symptoms : H(037), H(135)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(135), powder of rhizom, maceration of 40 gr. In 1 l. H2O + sugar, VO. the fresh preparation
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : dinjar, dinjer, jinjër (Wolof), niamahu (Bambara), citaraho, sakanjabir (Hausa), gingembre (local French)
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(018), H(091), H(116), H(139)
Recipes : H(018), H(116), H(139), rhizom, RNS.
H(091), ONS., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 15
Author(s) : Parvez, N. & Suman Yadav
Title : Ethnopharmacology of single herbal preparations of medicinal plants in Asendabo district, Jimma, Ethiopia Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, Vol. 9 (4), pp. 724 - 729, October 2010
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 3) abdominal cramp (hode-kurthet), fresh rhizomes of Zingiber officinale are pounded and macerated in hot H2O, VO. the to filter
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : zingible
Reference HR 10
Author(s) : Rivière, C., J.-P. Nicolas, M.-L. Caradec, O. Désiré & A. Schmitt
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la région nord de Madagascar : Une approche ethnopharmacologique Ethnopharmacologia, n°36, novembre, pp. 36 - 50. (2005) http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revue Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : H(037), H(095)
Recipes : H(037), decoction of rhizom, VO.
H(095), rhizom, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (North region)
Vernacular name : sakaitany
Reference HR 18
Author(s) : Razafindraibe, M., A. R.Kuhlman, H. Rabarison, V. Rakotoarimanana, C.Rajeriarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T.Randrianarivony, F. Rakotoarivony, R. Ludovic, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants used by women from Agnalazaha littoral forest (Southeastern Madagascar) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/73
Symptoms : H(008), H(030), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(030) evacuation of the placenta,H(037) cough, tuber, leaves of Zingiber officinale, RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name : sakaintany
Reference HR 53
Author(s) : Randriamiharisoa, M. N. , A. R. Kuhlman, V. Jeannoda, H. Rabarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T. Randrianarivony, F.Raktoarivony, A. Randrianasolo and R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants sold in the markets of Antananarivo, Madagascar Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2015) 11:60 DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0046-y
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, tuber of Zingiber officinale, , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (markets of Antananarivo)
Vernacular name : sakamalao
Reference HS 10
Author(s) : Souza, S. & Z.C. Dossa
Title : Fruits, graines et autres ingrédients médicinaux vendus sur les marchés au Bénin. Bull. Méd. Trad. Pharm., vol.2, n°2, 181 - 196 (1988)
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(091), H(108), H(113), H(139), H(169)
Recipes : H(018), rhizome, RNS.
H(037) cough + H(108), rhizom + sugar, RNS.
H(091), rhizom, RNS.
H(113), rhizom, bath
H(139), rhizom, maceration in palm alcohol
H(169)testicles, rhizom , bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : atale, ata ile (Yoruba), dote (Fon, Gèn, Goun)
Reference HS 1k
Author(s) : Sawyerr, E.S.
Title : Medicinal plants of West Africa.Vol. 1 Solomon Islands, 88 p. (1983)
Symptoms : H(003), H(018), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(137)
Recipes : H(018), roots on flame, juice, drops in eyes
H(091), ONS., decoction, RNS
H(103), RNS, ONS
H(104), ONS., decoction, RNS.
H(113), RNS, ONS
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : ginga (Krio), kijei (Mende), ta san (Temne)
Reference HS 24
Author(s) : Sonibare, M. A. and Z. O. Gbile
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of anti-asthmatic plants in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 340-345 (2008)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, barks of Anacardium occidentale, stem-bark of Bridelia ferryginea, leaves of Allium ascalonicum, stem-bark of Terminalia glaucescens, stem-bark of Anogeissus leiocarpus, boil the ingredients for 30 minutes. Adult: a tumbler twice daily, Children: a teaspoon twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ataile
Reference HS 35
Author(s) : Sawadogo, W.R., M. Schumacher, M-H. Teiten , M. Dicato , M. Diederich
Title : Traditional West African pharmacopeia, plants and derived compounds for cancer therapy Biochemical Pharmacology 84, 1225–1240 (2012) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22846603
Symptoms : H(045), H(078)
Recipes : H(045) infectious diseases, H(078) cancer, rhizome of Zinziber officinalis, RNS.
(information obtained from various articles not referenced in PRELUDE)
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 42
Author(s) : Suroowan,S., M. F. Mahomoodally
Title : A comparative ethnopharmacological analysis of traditional medicine used against respiratory tractdiseases in Mauritius Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 61–80, (2016)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 50) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, Crush a mixture of half inch length rhizome Zingiber officinale 4 fruits of Syzygium aromaticum ,4 fruits of Elettaria cardamomum and 4 leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum. In 2 l of water. Administer 1glas once orally daily just before bedtime.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction of a few leaves of Thymus vulgaris with one quarter inch Zingiber officinale in 1/4 glass of water. Add a few drops of Citrus x limonia juice when warm. Administer once orally daily at night for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as:H(108) sinusitis, H(108) cold, H(037) cough, H(108) flu. Prepare a decoction by crushing 1in. of Zinziber officinale in 1 l of water followed by 2 table spoon powdered Camellia sinensis leaves are infused and the juice of half of Citrus x limonia is squeezed in the preparation. The final preparation is sweetened by adding honey according to taste. Administer 1 cup 3 time daily for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(097y) mucous discharge, H(037) chest problems. Prepare a decoction of a few leaves of Thymus vulgaris with one quarter inch Zingiber officinale in 1/4 glass of water. Add a few drops of Citrus x limonia juice when warm. Administer once orally daily at night for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(082) respiratory disorders. Prepare a decoction of a leave and root of Cymbopogon citratus and a small amount of Zingiber officinale and Citrus xlimonia juice. Administer VO. 1 table spoon twice daily
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. Prepare a decoction of 5–6 leaves Cymbopogon citratus and one inch length rhizome of Zingiber officinale is added in 1 l of water.Administer 1cup 3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(118) sore throat, (influenza), H(118) throat infection. Crush a 1 in. rhizome. Cook in sugar. Administer orally as needed
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(108) cold, (influenza). A decoction of a 1in.l ength of the rhizome is crushed and boiled in 1l of water. Administer 1 cup orally daily.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as:H(037) cough. A half inch length rhizome of Zingiber officinale is crushed and boiled with 1 table spoon of Camellia sinensis in half liter of water. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : zinzam (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), ginger (Common English Name)
Reference HS 47
Author(s) : Samoisy, A. K., M. Fawzi Mahomoodally
Title : Ethnopharmacological analysis of medicinal plants used against non-communicable diseases in Rodrigues Island, Indian Ocean Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 20–38 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.06.036
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing, crush the root of Zingiber officinale with salt and apply on the wound
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : gingembre (Rodrigues Creole), ginge (English)
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(048), H(051), H(125), H(139)
Recipes : H(007), chewed root
H(048), H(125), H(139), root, RNS.
H(051) en cas of H(008) cholera, ginger + coco oil, friction
(registered from references HT 20 - 5, HT 20 - 8, HT 20 - 9)
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : gingembre
Reference HT 26
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday, Girmay Medhim,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by people around Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 11, pp. 271 - 283 (2007)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach-ache, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : zingibil (Amharic)
Reference HT 27
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:12 (2007)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, chewing rhizome of Zingiber officinale
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : zinjible (Amharic)
Reference HT 33
Author(s) : Tilahun Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of knowledge and medicinal plants use by the people in Dek Island in Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume124, pp 69–78, (2009)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach-ache (hodkurtet), chewed rhizome of Zingiber officinale taken orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Dek Island in lake Tana )
Vernacular name : jinjible (Amharic)
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) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19799983
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) roots of Zingiber officinale, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Kamuli, Nakapiripirit and Kisoro)
Vernacular name : ntangawuzi
Reference HU 01
Author(s) : Udoamaka F.Ezuruike n, J.M.Prieto
Title : The use of plants in the traditional management of diabetes in Nigeria: Pharmacological and toxicological considerations Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155, 857–924 (2014)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, rhizome of Zingiber officinale maceration, RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South east of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses: typhoid, nausea, cold symptoms, asthma, stimulant, rheumatism, hemorrhoids, liver disorders, obesity, gastrointestinal disorderg, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : atale (Yoruba), jinga (Ibo), chita (Hausa), ginger (Local English)
Reference HV 54
Author(s) : Van der Veen, L.J., S. Bodinga-bwa-Bodinga
Title : Une société traditionnelle noire africaine et ses plantes utiles : les Eviya du Gabon Document submitted for publication http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/fulltext/Van der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(164)
Recipes : H(004) coupures, grated of fresh rhizomes of Zingiber officinale en local application
H(037) cough bronchitis , rhizome mixed with others plants , RNS.
H(164) good repellent , grated of rhizome, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nongo (O-)a matsina, (Eviya language)
Reference HW 01
Author(s) : Walker, R.
Title : Usages pharmaceutiques des plantes spontanées du Gabon. Bull. Inst. Etudes centrafricaines, n° 4, 5, 6, (1953) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, rhizome Zingiber officinale, stems without leaves Costus lucanusianus, ripe fruit Solanum guineense, stems with flowers of Ocimum basilicum, infusion, VO., + slices of lemon
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HW 03
Author(s) : Wilson, R. T. & M. Woldo Gebre
Title : Medicine and magic in Central Tigre: a contribution to the ethnobotany of the Ethiopian plateau. Economic Botany, 33, 1, 29 - 34, (1979)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach ache, rhizome chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Central Tigre region)
Vernacular name : zingibil
Reference J1 Nord
Author(s) : Jouad, H., M. Haloui, H.Rhiouani, J.El-Hilaly & M. Eddouks
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes, cardiac and renal diseases in the North centre of Morocco (Fez-Boulemane). Table 1 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 77, pp. 175 - 182 ((2001)
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000, 9), rhizome, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (region of Fez-Boulemane)
Vernacular name : skingebir
Reference L1 Nord
Author(s) : Le Floc'H (1983)
Title : Not communicated title (by Bellakhdar, J., ref. B6 Nord)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) uterus, decoction of leaves and twigs of Tamarix aphylla + gingembre, VO.
(registered from reference B6 Nord)
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocoo
Vernacular name : skenjbîr, skenjabîl (Arabic), gingembre (local French)
Reference N2 Nord
Author(s) : De Natale, A. Pollio
Title : A forgotten Collection: the Libyan Ethnobotanical exhibits (1912-14) by A. Trotter at the Museum O. Comes at the University Federico II of Naples, Italy Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 8:4 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/4
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) roots of Zingiber officinale are aphrodisiac, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Libya
Vernacular name : zéngibil, schéngibil
Reference R2 Nord
Author(s) : Rachid, A., D.Rabah, L. Farid, S. F. Zohra, B. Houcine and B. Nacéra
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants used in the traditional treatment of diabetes mellitus in the North Western and South Western Algeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(10), pp. 2041-2050, 16 March, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1380870285_Rachid%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes mellitus, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, maceration, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria of North Western and South Western
Vernacular name : zenjabil,Skingebir (Popular name)
Reference S2 Nord
Author(s) : Sameh, F. A., A. M. Abdelhalim
Title : Survey on medicinal plants and spices used in Beni-Sueif, Upper Egypt Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:18, (2011)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108, 4) voice problems in common cold, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, decoction, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Egypt (region of Beni-Sueif)
Vernacular name : zangabil
Reference VA 07
Author(s) : Agab, H.
Title : Traditional treatment methods of camels in eastern Sudanwith emphasis on firing. Journal of Camel Practice and Research, Volume 5, 1, 161 - 164, (1998)
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vch(050)carminative, stimulant , rhizom, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (East)
Vernacular name : zangabeel
Reference VB 40
Author(s) : Birhanu, T., D. Abera
Title : Survey of ethno-veterinary medicinal plants at selected Horro Gudurru Districts, Western Ethiopia African Journal of Plant Science, Vol. 9(3), pp 185-192, March 2015
Symptoms : V(039), V(070), V(074), V(095), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(039) leech, Vb(070) rabies, Vb(074) pastuerellosis, Vb(104) abdominal pain, roots of Zingiber officinale, VO., RNS,
Vb(095) food
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia (Horro Gudurru Districts)
Vernacular name : jinjibila
Reference VK 17
Author(s) : Koumare, F.
Title : Quelques données sur les conceptions et la pratique de la médecine et pharmacopée vétérinaires indigènes. Ouvrage inédit, 81 p. , (1933) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Veq(068), Zingiber officinale rhizom, Hibiscus sp., seeds, Xylopia aethiopica, fruits, pounded the whole + millet bran, smal pils, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : gnamacou
Reference VL 14
Author(s) : Lans Cheryl , Tonya Khan
Title : Family poultry and Newcastle disease in Africa: the role of ethnoveterinary medicine. (1999) University of Victoria, Vancouver. Article on http://www.ethnovet.com/files/poster_avian_flu_ethnovet2.htm
Symptoms : V(082)
Recipes : Vv(082) unspecified respiratory disease, rhizome of Zingiber officinale immersed in the drinking water
Region : not communicated
Country : not communicated
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VL 21
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants of Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:21 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/21
Symptoms : V(008), V(008x), V(050), V(075)
Recipes : Vb(008) mucal diarrhoea, Vb(050) bloat, Vb(075) poor appetite, fresh or dried rhizome of Withania somnifera, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it .
Vb(008x) bloody diarrhoea, fresh or dried rhizome of Withania somnifera,pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it .(Mixed with Hypoestes aristata )
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zingibil (Amharic)
Reference VM 47
Author(s) : Mafimisebi, T.E., A.E.Oguntade, A.N. Fajemisin, O.P. Aiyelari
Title : Local knowledge and socio-economic determinants of traditional medicines utilization in livestock health management in Southwest Nigeria. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 8:2, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-2.pdf
Symptoms : V(006), V(037), V(091)
Recipes : V(006) raw ginger mixed with table salt to cure constipation, VO.
V(037) cough., gound garlic (Allium sativum) and ginger (Zingiber officinale) mixed with palm oil, RNS.
V(091) treatment of physical weakness by feeding raw ginger and molasses paste to an animaln, once daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southwest Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VS 1k
Author(s) : Sawyerr, E.S.
Title : Medicinal plants of West Africa.Vol. 1 Solomon Islands, 88 p. (1983)
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : V(006), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : ginga (Krio), kijei (Mende), ta san (Temne)
Reference VS 20
Author(s) : Sori, T., M. Bekana, G. Adugna, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal Plants in the Ethnoveterinary Practices of Borana Pastoralists, Southern Ethiopia Intern J. Appl. Res. Vet .Med., Vol. 2, No. 3 (2004)
Symptoms : V(077), V(104)
Recipes : V(077) emesis, paste of rhizome of Zingiber officinale, topical
V(104) colic, V(164) rubefacient, paste, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern)
Vernacular name : ginger (Borana language)