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Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae

29 reference(s) related to this plant

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, leaves and roots of Acanthus montanus, poultice and as topic
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ahon-ekun (Yoruba)
Reference HA 47
Author(s) : Abondo, A., F. Mbenkum & D. Thomas
Title : Ethnobotany and the medicinal plants of the Korup rainforest project area, Cameroon in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, mashed leaves of Acanthus montanus in red oil and eaten
H(068) intestinal worms, leves infusion of Acanthus montanus as enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 57
Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance) stems with leaves of Acanthus montanus, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dèbio (Fon)
Reference HD 55
Author(s) : Delvingt, W. (Editeur Scientifique)
Title : La forêt des hommes. Terroirs villageois en forêt tropicale africaine Les presses agronomiques de Gembloux
Symptoms : H(091), H(092)
Recipes : H(091) late walk in children, leaves of Acanthus montanus, RNS.
H(092) poisoning and bewitching, leaves + egg yolk
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (the southern plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, leaves infusion of Acanthus montanus, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HH 05
Author(s) : Hulstaert, G.
Title : -Notes de Botanique Mongo. Acad. Roy. des Sc. d'Outre- Mer, Classe des Sc. Nat. & Méd., N.S. XV-3, 212 p., (1966) + -Sur l'emploi des plantes médicinales chez les Mongo Revue de Recherche Scientifique. Spécial Medecine Traditionnelle au Zaïre + Various and scattered notes
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ripe abscesses, paste from the pounded stem of Acanthus montanus. applies to ripe abscesses, punctured or not, to release the pus. This drug is very active (Bokuma).
H(013) leaves pounded and mixed with white kaolin are applied to the abscesses to obtain their reduction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Mongo people)
Vernacular name : not recorded (because the original article in phonetic script)
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009
Symptoms : H(020x), H(026), H(068), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(118), H(139)
Recipes : H(020x) dog bite, H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(068) intestinal helminthiasis, H(099) epilepsy, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(104) gastritis, H(118) pharyngitis, H(139) chronic ulcer, stem, leaves, tops of Acanthus montanus, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HJ 11
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., C. Fokunang, N. Guedje, V. Kemeuze, E. Fongnzossie, B. A. Nkongmeneck, P. M. Mapongmetsem & N. Tsabang
Title : Ethnobotanical uses of medicinal plants of two ethnoecological regions of Cameroon International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 2(3), pp. 60-79, (2010)
Symptoms : H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) boils, abscess, H(104) abdominal pains, leaves of Acanthus montanus in decoction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Littoral and South-west regions.)
Vernacular name : mecholechine (Bakossi)
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(014), H(034), H(037), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) panaris, pounded fresh leaves of Acanthus montanus, by local application
H(034) heart palpitations and douleurs thoraciques, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(037) pneumonia macerationdes stems and the leaves, VO.,1 glass several times a day.
H(037) pneumothorax, triturated leaves of Euphorbia hirta of Acanthus montanus and of Rourea coccinea, soaked in palm friction
H(037) pneumonia, roots decoction as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(157) convulsions infantiles fresh leaves soaked in palm oil and heat softened, friction sur le corps, 3 times per day.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, macerated fresh leaves , VO., ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves, branches of Urera trinervis of Ocimumum gratissimum, Mucuna pruriens, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus and Microsorum scolopendria , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, of Lukolela, of Bumba, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Bowase-Bongbia II), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : balagalan, gana (Ngwaka), lilatela (Mokula), ipengwa nkoyi (Mpama), lolemo la nkoyi (Libinza), lilanga (Kinunu)
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(162)
Recipes : H(162) leaves of Acanthus montanus are boiled and the decoction drunk as a remedy for urine retention
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : kpete pela (Kpaa Mende)
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg livestock (ubutaka bwa nyamukuka or umubagabaga, umutagara), or symptomatic anthrax or ubutaka bwa nyamukanura, rapid anthrax, presumably acute bacterium anthrax: healing method: pulverized coals cooled from the plants ; Acanthus montanus (ibitovu (igitovu?)) , Asparagus sp. (imishabishabi), Achyranthes aspera (umuhurura). Incisions on swelling and spitting on wounds. Using his finger, insert the powder and top with fresh butter
Vb(041) blackleg livestock (ubutaka bwa nyamukuka or umubagabaga, umutagara), or symptomatic anthrax or ubutaka bwa nyamukanura, rapid anthrax, presumably acute bacterium anthrax: curative vaccine with the plants Berkheya spekeana (ikwarara (ikigwarara)), (?) igikongeri, Acanthus montanus (igitovu) and Rubus inedulis (umukeri), with soot and fresh butter. Incisions are made on the right shoulder of each animal, including sheep, starting with the oldest and by using the the owner knife . Using the right atrial "agahera" introduce the vaccine in wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ibitovu (igitovu?) (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018)
Symptoms : H(033), H(095), H(099), H(104), H(126), H(150), H(160), H(151), H(176)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, roasted leaves of Acanthus montanus, pulverize VO.
H(126) hepatitis, H(151) high blood pressure, H(160) angina pectoris, leaves , decoction VO.
H(095) nutrition leaves, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, roots, decoction, VO.
H(104) stomach pains leaves, enema
H(150) leg pain leaves + crudité, dermal
H(176) scoliosis, leaves, decoction, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : kekasanga, nkeka ngô (Kikongo)
Reference HL 34
Author(s) : Ladoh-Yemeda, CF., T. Vandi , SD. Dibong, E. Mpondo Mpondo , JD. Wansi, JL. Betti , F. Choula, Ndongo Din & M. Tomedi Eyango
Title : Étude ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales commercialisées dans les marchés de la ville de Douala, Cameroun Journal of Applied Biosciences 99:9450 – 9466 (2016)
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135) digestion and stomach, leaves, stems of Acanthus montanus , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (markets of Douala)
Vernacular name : chien dent (local French)
Reference HM 82
Author(s) : Mpondo Mpondo, E., J. P. Ngene, L. Mpounze Som, G. Etame Loe, P. C. Ngo Boumsong , J. Yinyang , S. D. Dibong
Title : Connaissances et usages traditionnels des plantes médicinales du département du haut Nyong Journal of Applied Biosciences 113: 11229-11245 (2017)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 9) abscess, trituration of roots of Acanthus montanus, apply every morning and evening until healing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (Upper Nyong Department)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
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(033), H(139)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, H(139) frigidity, decoction of leaves of Acanthus montanus, 2 handfuls of Acanthus montanus, filter + 1 l. honey, 2 drinks / day during the fertile period
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 51
Author(s) : Nnanga Nga , E., C. Kidik Pouka, P. C. Ngo Boumsong, S. D. Dibong, E. Mpondo Mpondo
Title : Inventaire et caractérisation des plantes médicinales utilisées en thérapeutique dans le département de la Sanaga Maritime: Ndom, Ngambe et Pouma (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 106:10333 –10352 (2016)
Symptoms : H(104), H(191y)
Recipes : H(104) gastralgia, leaves of Acanthus montanus + Dacryodes edulis , to pound and macerate in 2 l H2O and palm wine. VO. 1 glass morning and evening until the pain disappears
H(191y) hypervolaemia, leaf decoction, 1/2 -1 glass / day and measure the tension
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HO 12
Author(s) : Okafor, J. & R. Ham
Title : Identification, utilisation et conservation des plantes médicinales dans le sud-est du Nigeria. Thèmes de la biodiversité africaine, Le Programme d'Appui à la Biodiversité, Numéro 3, Juillet 1999
Symptoms : H(033), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism; H(191), blood purifier, decoction of unripe Acanthus montanus with, salt and pepper.
H(033) promotes pregnancy and can be taken for six to seven months after pregnancy
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HO 16
Author(s) : Ogbole, O.O. & E.O. Ajaiyeoba
Title : Traditional management of tuberculosis in Ogun state of Nigeria: the practice and ethnobotanical survey. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7 (1): 79-84 (2010)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Acanthus montanus, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : egele
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.
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(037), H(028t), H(055), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis,H(037) cough, H(028t) urethral, discharge,H(013)H(013) boils, H(091) anaemia; H(006) purgative, H(055) emetic, H(068) antihelmintic, stem-twig, leaves, roots, Acanthus montanus, 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 : ahon-ekun, irunmu arugbo
Reference HS 03
Author(s) : Sillans, R.
Title : Sur quelques plantes médicinales de l'Afrique centrale. Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric.Trop., 31, 407 - 427, (1951)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) The leaves of Acanthus montanus are used in decoction against certain stomachs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui-Chari)
Vernacular name : non enregistré