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Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae

37 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 50
Author(s) : Adodo, A.
Title : Nature Power. A Christian Approach to Herbal Medicine. 3rd edition. Generation Press Limited, Lagos. 290p. Generation Press Limited, Lagos. 290p (2004) / fron reference HI 08
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) fibroid, decoction of the roots of Cocos nucifera of Xylopia aethiopica, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 51
Author(s) : Adetutu, A. , W. A. Morgan, O., Corcorana
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro evaluation of wound-healing plants used in South-western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 50– 56 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002406
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, the fruit of Cocos nucifera is ground and applied to the wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : igi agbon (Yoruba)
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(091), H(126)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, H(126) icterus, root decoction of Cocos nucifera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agonkèdo (Fon)
Reference HA 60
Author(s) : Amujoyegbe, O.O., M. Idu, J.M. Agbedahunsi, J.O. Erhabor
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of medicinal plants used in the management of sickle cell disorder in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 185, 347–360 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.03.042
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) sickle cell disorder, nut, fruit juice of cultivated Cocos nucifera , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria du sud
Vernacular name : agbon, kwakwari, ake babe (Local name), coconut palm (Common name)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Cocos nucifera edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : cocotier (French)
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(008), H(013), H(041), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(100), H(103), H(126), H(196)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers graves, H(041) gangrène, poultice of wrinkled leaves of Euphorbia pilulifera (jean robert) steamed with oil of Cocos nucifera (coco)
H(082) asthma, decoction of the whole plant of Euphorbia pilulifera (Jean Robert) dried in the shade, reduction of 1,5 l à 1 l + 30 gr of rhum, VO. 1 small glass 3X / day
H(068) tapeworm, pound 350 gr almond of Cocos nucifera (coco) retaining the brown skin + lait. VO. Dough on an empty stomach . 3 hours after VO. + castor oil
H(103) toothache,burn the dry shell of Cocos nucifera, put this burned shell in a covered bowl, oil will form. Soak a piece of cotton which will be put in the tooth. Very effective
H(013) dry patchess, same procedure as for toothache
H(111) burning cold application, application of ash of coconut + oil, make a dressing
H(113) rheumatism, wrinkled leaves of 90 gr of Hura crepitans, 1 cup of boiling oil of Cocos nucifera (coco). Let macerate. Rubbed on painful areas
Cocos nucifera is also involved in the treatment of : H(007) diuretic (roots), H(008) diarrhea, H(068) tapeworm (almond), H(091) tonic (brou), H(100) gonorrhea, H(103) toothache (shell), H(126) chronic hepatitis, H(196) scurvy
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : cocotier (Creole) , taynay marum (Tamoul)
Reference HD 51
Author(s) : Djakpa O. E. I.
Title : Ethnobotanique des plantes à usages buccodentaires dans les communes de Dassa-Zoume et de Save. Pour l’obtention du diplôme de Licence Professionnelle. Université d’Abomey-Calavi. Année académique : 2014-2015 République du Bénin
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) Oral diseases, tooth decay, decoction of bark of the fruit of Cocos nucifera + small peppers, gargle 3 x / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (communes of Dassa-Zoume and Save)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HD 53
Author(s) : Dougnon V., B. Legba, A. Yadouléton, J. Agbankpe, H. Koudokpon, G. Hounmanou., A. Amadou, K. Fabiyi, P. Assogba, E. Hounsa, A. Aniambossou, E. Déguenon, M. de Souza , H.S. Bankolé , J. L. Dougnon, L. Baba-Moussa
Title : Utilisation des plantes du Sud-Bénin dans le traitement de la fièvre typhoïde : rôle des herboristes Ethnopharmacologia, n°60, octobre 2018
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104)
Recipes : (H(006) + H(104)) salmonellosis, root of Cocos nucifera, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : South-Benin
Vernacular name : agonkèdo (Fon)
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(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, leaves / bark of Alstonia boonei, fruit of Cocos nucifera, seeds of Garcinia kola, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : agbon
Reference HF 04
Author(s) : Focho, D. A., M. C Newu, M. G Anjah, F. A Nwana, F. B Ambo
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of trees in Fundong, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2009, 5:17 (doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-17) + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(002), H(014), H(126)
Recipes : H(002) difficult lactation,H(014) dandruff,H(014) scabies, fruits of Cocos nucifera are eaten.
H(126) liver ailments, décoction de racines, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Fundong, Northwest Region)
Vernacular name : coconut palm (Fundong)
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, 2) diabetes in pregnant women, decoction leafy stem of Cocos nucifera, VO. (The consumption of sugary foods is prohibited during treatment.)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Cotonou and Abomey-Calavi)
Vernacular name : agonkèdo
Reference HG 24
Author(s) : Gill, L.S.
Title : Ethnomedicinal Uses of Plants in Nigeria. Uniben Press, Benin City, Nigeria. 276p, (1992) Extracted from HI O8 (Ethnobotanical Uses of Plants Among the Binis in the Treatment of Ophthalmic and ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) Ailments) of Idu M., G.O. Obaruyi and J. O. Erhabor
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(038), H(118), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery,H(037) bronchitis, H(038) uterine diseases, gleet, H(126) liver ailments, decoction of the roots of Cocos nucifera
H(118) decoction of the roots as gargle for sore throat
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 24
Author(s) : Gill, L.S.
Title : Ethnomedicinal Uses of Plants in Nigeria. Uniben Press, Benin City, Nigeria. 276p, (1992) Extracted from HI O8 (Ethnobotanical Uses of Plants Among the Binis in the Treatment of Ophthalmic and ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) Ailments) of Idu M., G.O. Obaruyi and J. O. Erhabor
Symptoms : H(008), H(028z), H(037), H(118), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(028z) uterine diseases, H (037) bronchitis, H(126) liver disease, H(206) oozing, decoction of the root of Cocos nucifera.
H(118) sore throat, decoction of the roots gargled
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
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 roots of Cocos nucifera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 54
Author(s) : N' guessan, F., H. Kouassi Kouadio, D. Ouattara
Title : Plants used to treat anaemia, in traditional medicine, by Abbey and Krobou populations, in the South of Côte-d’Ivoire. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 6(8): 1291-2197, (2010)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, fruit milk of Cocos nucifera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : South of Ivory Coast (
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash due to HIV/AIDS (chira), fruits of Cocos nucifera. disease is locally known as ‘chira’, and is related to the transgression of principles governing sexuality or seniority
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba, Luo )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(027)
Recipes : H(027) preventive of miscarriage, one tortoise is roasted with water inside a coco-nut (Cocos nucifera) along with half a bottle of palm oil.(Elaeis guineensis) All is roasted until it is almost burnt and then ground to powder wich is used in a corn flour pudding, which a woman should take on rising and going to bed throughout the course of one menstruation. The man should sleep with her five days after she has finished menstruating
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Nigeria (Yoruba)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) whole plant of Cocos nucifera (palm tree) planted at sacred places
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Madagascar (Betsimisaraka)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HI 08
Author(s) : Idu M., G.O. Obaruyi and J. O. Erhabor
Title : Ethnobotanical Uses of Plants Among the Binis in the Treatment of Ophthalmic and ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) Ailments Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 480-96. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/miduetal.htm
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, decoction of the root of Cocos nucifera in water is gargled in the throat twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Edo State)
Vernacular name : ivi-Oibo (Binis), coconut (English)
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, 15) paludism, stem bark of Cocos nucifera, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : agbon (Yoruba), coconut (English)