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Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae

34 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) veneral diseases, roots of Catharanthus roseus of Ximenia caffra, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : liluvha (Venda)
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 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 15 g of roots of Catharantus roseus and wash. Laisser sécher pendant quelques jours au soleil. Ensuite piler ces racines pour obtenir of la poudre. Faire Decoction in 2 liters of H2O et réduire à 1,5 litre, let cool et filter., VO. some bamboo glass le matin à jeun.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : fokouga (Issongo).
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 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, r) hypertension, root decoction of Catharanthus roseus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : bonjourbonsoirdo (Fon)
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal diseases, roots of Catharanthus roseus macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : mufilori (Chindau)
Reference HD 21
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , M.N. Nkwanyana, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology, volume 130, pp. 284–289, (2010) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110003041
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 22) diarrhoea, roots, stems or leaves are crushed and mixed with cold or hot water. A teaspoon (5 ml) of the infusion is drunk twice a day until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : imbali, ikhwinini
Reference HF 09
Author(s) : Fah L, Klotoé JR, Dougnon V, Koudokpon H, Fanou VBA , Dandjesso C, Loko F
Title : Étude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans le traitement du diabète chez les femmes enceintes à Cotonou et Abomey-Calavi (Bénin) Journal of Animal &Plant Sciences. Vol.18, Issue 1: 2647-2658 , (2013)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 12) diabetes in pregnant women, root decoction of Catharanthus roseus, VO. (The consumption of sugary foods is prohibited during treatment.)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Cotonou and Abomey-Calavi)
Vernacular name : bonjourbonsoirdo
Reference HG 27
Author(s) : N' guessan, F.H. Tra Bi, M.W. Koné
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique des plantes antipaludiques utilisées en médecine traditionnelle chez les Abbey et Krobou d'Agboville (Côte d'Ivoire). Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, december 2009
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Catharanthus roseus + lemon sap, VO.
H(051) paludism, chewing the root, swallowing
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(008), H(127)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of the root of Catharanthus roseus, VO.
H(127) splenomegaly, pounded leaves ramolli palm oil in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Karawa)
Vernacular name : gbagba, fulele (Ngwaka)
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 or infusion of leaves of Catharanthus roseus
Region : West Africa
Country : Maritime region of Togo
Vernacular name : flawavigbe
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(008), H(027z), H(068), H(091), H(104), H(171), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(171) diabetes, H(104) pain of belly, H(068) intestinal worms, decoction of roots of Catharanthus roseus, VO. Plusieurs fois par day
H(104) heartburn, maceration à Coldof roots
H(108) influenza, H(051) pâludisme, H(108) dengue, hot herbal tea of leaves
H(027z) menstruation of young girls, herbal tea of white flowers
H(091) hard puberty of boys, herbal tea of pink flowers
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : pervenche, rose amère
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(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculoseis, whole plant of Catharanthus roseus is sun-dried and the decoction is drunk over several weeks as a remedy for tuberculosis.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone (Moyamba District)
Vernacular name : ftawah (Kpaa Mende)
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) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(068), H(202)
Recipes : H(068) amoeba, roots of Catharanthus roseus décoction, VO.
H(202) Beauty, decoration flowers, roots decoration
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : non enregistré par les auteurs
Reference HM 42c
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otienoi, Anke Weisheit
Title : Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012, 8:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-8-14 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/14
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, the leaves are boiled and the decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name : kiua (Kikuku)
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 problems, roots of Catharanthus roseus extract, VO. [from ref. HC 28 ]
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : chirindamatongo
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 problems, roots extract of Catharanthus roseus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : chirindamatongo
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(078), H(171)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, leaves of Catharanthus roseus, RNS.
H(171) diabetes, whole plant, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HM 81
Author(s) : Mongalo, N. I. and T. J. Makhafola
Title : Ethnobotanical knowledge of the lay people of Blouberg area (Pedi tribe), Limpopo Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14:46 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0245-4
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 30) Roots of Catharanthus roseus are used to treat skin related infections and“dropsy” a sexually transmissible disease.VO. and topically applied to affected area
H(182) shingles, leaves of Carpobrotus eludis of Melia azeadarach and Catharanthus roseus , the three plant species are chopped and added into a bath with mild water and the patient is washed for three consecutive days, three times a day or until the reddishness subsides.
H(199) to treat sexually transmitted infections, the mixture of stem bark of Cassia abbreviata, a handful of Elephantorhiza burkei roots and Catharanthus roseus roots is cooked in 1 L tap water and a full cup is taken orally, along a ground Peltophorum africanum stem bark, until the infection heals completely
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lepolomo
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(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) chronic cough, H(118) angina, pick 30 flowers de Catharanthus roseus, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and 1 handful of leaves of Conyza sumatrensis, faire 1 infusion in 1 mix H2O and of honey. Strain and drink 1 teaspoon 3 x / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(200)
Recipes : H(200) microbial diseases, ; leaves of Catharanthus roseus, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kintuntu
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(001), H(014), H(076), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, decoction floxers of Catharanthus roseus , eye baths
H(014) dermatosis, decoction in external use
H(076) oral candidiasis babies and children, decoction, baths of mouth and inside of it by brushing the cheek
H(151) hypertension, H(171) diabetes, foie decoction of leaves et des sommités fleuries of Catharanthus roseus
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : rajoma (Antakarana), arivotambelona, befala, felabaratra, felatananamba, heladolo, maintsorininina , rivotambelona, salotra, tongatse, tonga, tsimatirinina, tsingevika, vonenina (Malgache), pervenche de Madagascar, pervenche tropicale (French), bright-eyes, Madagascar periwinkle, rose periwinkle (English)