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Official name : Aframomum sceptrum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

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 Aframomum sceptrum, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : atabougoudou (Fon)
Reference HO 30
Author(s) : Ogbe, F.M. D. , O. L. Eruogun & M. Uwagboe
Title : Plants used for female reproductive health care in Oredo local government area, Nigeria Scientific Research and Essay Vol. 4 (3), pp. 120-130, March, 2009
Symptoms : H(013), H(022), H(112)
Recipes : H(013) for treating boils, that occur during pregnancy; poultice with ash of leaves of Anacardium occidentale, ground with seeds Aframomum sceptrum
H(022) prolonged labour, seeds of Aframomum sceptrum chewed with roots of Carica papaya
H(112) miscarriage, topical application of dried ground seeds of Aframomum sceptrum and fresh leaves of Ocimum gratissimum to lower portion of abdomen
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigéria (zone Oredo)
Vernacular name : ehin-edo