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Official name : Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

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)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, decoction of leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, of flowers of Xanthosoma sagittifolia of the plant entière of Bidens pilosa. VO. 1/2 glass of the decoction associated with 3 tablespoons of honey 3 x / day for 4 days. Repeat as needed
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 29
Author(s) : Sonibare, M.A., and R. B. Abegunde
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Laniba village people in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(24), pp. 1726-1732, 29 June, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/AJPP/PDF/pdf2012/29%20Jun/Sonibare%20and%20Abegunde.pdf
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) conquering enemies, fresh tubers of Dioscorea dumetorum (non-edible), Xanthosoma sagittifolium, leaves of Caladium bicolor and black soap are milled together and bathe with in a flowing river.
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria (Laniba village)
Vernacular name : koko