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Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae

34 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 18
Author(s) : Adam, J.G.
Title : Quelques utilisations de plantes par les Manon du Libéria (Monts Nimba). Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 372 - 378, (1971)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, seeds of Garcinia kola, Cut into pieces, macerate in water or preferably in beer for twenty minutes; absorb one or two glasses of the beverage.
Region : W
Country : Liberia (Nimba mountains)
Vernacular name : non enregistré par l'auteur
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(037), H(139)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(139) sexual weakness, decoction roots, seeds, barks of Garcinia kola, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahoyé (Fon)
Reference HC 54
Author(s) : Cherry, P. S., T. B. F. Honora, K. Djézou, B. B. G. Alain, B. Adama
Title : Inventaire et disponibilité des plantes médicinales dans la forêt classée de Yapo-Abbé, en Côte d'Ivoire European Scientific Journal edition vol.11, No.24 (August 2015)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) erectile dysfunction,direct consumption of fruits from Garcinia kola or macerated roots in liquor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Yapo-Abbé Classified Forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HD 20
Author(s) : Diafouka A., J. Lejoly
Title : Plantes hypotensives utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Brazzaville (Congo). Méricaments et aliments: L'approche ethnopharmacologique. Actes du 2e Colloque Européen d'Ethnophmacologie et de la 2ème Conférence internationale d'Ethnomédecine, Heidelberg2, 4-27 mars 1993.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HD 33
Author(s) : Dibong S. D., E.Mpondo Mpondo, A. Ngoye, M. F. Kwin, J.L. Betti
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of medicinal plants sold in Douala markets Journal of Applied Biosciences 37: 2496 - 2507 (2011) ISSN 1997–5902
Symptoms : H(094), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ache, H(139) impotence, fruits de Garcinia kola, RNS., VO. (Dakar markets, Douala)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Douala markets)
Vernacular name : not registered
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
Symptoms : H(037), H(078), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, seeds of Garcinia kola are eaten.
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
H(078) cancer, decoction of leaves of Calotropis procera, seeds of Garcinia kola, fruit of Kigelia africana, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica extract from fermented maize, VO. a cup-full 3 times daily.
H(082) asthma, mixture of bulb of Allium cepa, root / bark of Garcinia kola, rhizome of Zingiber officinale + pure honey, take mixture 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : orogbo
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(037), H(082), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(082) asthma, decoction of roots bark of Garcinia kola, VO.
H(104) gastritis, H(139)aphrodisiac, fruits are eaten.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Fundong, Northwest Region)
Vernacular name : ibi-aku (Fundong)
Reference HG 22
Author(s) : Gbolade, A. A.
Title : Inventory of antidiabetic plants in selected districts of Lagos State, Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 121, pp. 135–139, (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, roots of Garcinia kola and Anthocleista djalonensis mixed with cow urine and boiled with water.
Region : West Africa
Country : Lagos State, Nigeria
Vernacular name : orogbo
Reference HI 09
Author(s) : Idu, M., Umweni, A. A., Odaro, T. and Ojelede L.
Title : Ethnobotanical Plants Used for Oral Healthcare Among the Esan Tribe of Edo State, Nigeria. Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 548-63, 2009.
Symptoms : H(103x)
Recipes : H(103x) teeth cleaning, twigs of Garcinia kola, chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Edo State)
Vernacular name : edun (Esan)
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)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 23) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Garcinia kola, infusion, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : orogbo (Yoruba), bitter kola (English)
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 :
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(104) gastritis, H(104) abdominal pain, fruit of Garcinia kola, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523)
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x), H(104), H(152)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, H(051x) yellow fever, Garcinia kola, RNS
H(051) paludisme, H(152) hypotension, nuts of Garcinia kola, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 56
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Les plantes et l’invisible chez les Mbuun, Mpiin et Nsong (Bandundu, RD Congo) : une approche ethnolinguistique Sprache und Geschichte in Afrika 21: 95-122
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) fruits of Garcinia kola are eaten in ceremonies next nuts of kola
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge , maceration from trunk of Garcinia kola in palm wine VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : etendo (Mpama)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003)
Symptoms : H(008), H(034), H(036), H(068), H(091), H(139), H(187)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, barks of trunk (macération (H2O) or macéré in palm wine (VO..)
H(034) heart palpitations, H(036) dizziness (Vevi), eat une seeds of Garcinia kola , 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days. Prohibited food : lemons, oranges, beveragesalcoolisées, oil, peper.
H(034), H(091) pronounced emaciation with heart palpitations pouvant conduire à la madness or à l’ epilepsy (ngongo), decoction of the mixing of the following plants : barks of Garcinia kola, roots of Craterispermum schweinfurthii (ou roots of Mondia whitei), barks of Caloncoba welwitschii, roots and spines ofDichrostachys cinerea and 6 leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena.To filter and drink 2 tablespoons à soupe, 3 times per day. Warning : Le patient aura much faim and ses selles peuvent être pâteuses.
H(068) hookworm, H(068) strongyloidiasi (nioka nkawu), decoction of the mixing of seeds of Garcinia kola pounded, of Chenopodium ambrosioides, Clematis orientalis (leaves) and Ocimum basilicum.To filter and drink ½ glass 3 times per day. Warning : It is strictly forbidden of eating lemons, oranges and drinking wine, alcoholic beverages.
H(091) restorative, barks of tige (decoction)
H(139) sexual impotence, fruit of Garcinia kola associated with Amaranthus spinosus and Zingiber officinale (rhizome)
H(187) continuous crying baby for lack of lark making the child incapable of sucking (ngandaka), pound together red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea ), with seeds of Garcinia kola and of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. rub the scalp or the whole head, 3 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : ngadiadia, n’gadidi (Kikongo)
Reference HK 62
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(051), H(103), H(171)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Garcinia kola. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(103) tooth ache, H(171) diabetes
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : orogbo
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, ONS. decoction of Garcinia kola
Region : West Africa
Country : Maritime region of Togo
Vernacular name : ewo, ahohe
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(008x), H(014), H(020), H(051), H(104), H(106), H(107), H(150)
Recipes : H(008x) yellow fever seeds of Garcinia kola, chewing, cruditi VO., enema
H(014) skin disease leaves, balm dermal
H(020) snake bite seeds chewing
H(051) paludism, seeds chewing, eat VO.
H(104) stomach pains seeds eat VO.
H(104) Intestine pains seeds eat VO.
H(106) snake repellent seeds roots
H(107) typhus, seeds chewing VO.
H(150) Infection legs leaves, balm dermal
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : ngadiadia (Kikongo)
Reference HM 79
Author(s) : Mosango M., F. Szafranski
Title : Plantes sauvages à fruits comestibles dans les environs de Kisangani (Zaïre) Journ. d'Agric. Trad, et de Bota. Appl. XXXII, pp. 177-190; (1985)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: The fruits (the pulp) are eaten for their very sweet flavor. The raw seeds are consumed after removing the exocarp. After eating these seeds the drinks seem sweet. The fruits are sold on the market.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ziede (Kimanga) ; ondale (Kilokele) ; angundia, ondale (Kiturumbu)
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(104)
Recipes : H(104, 7) gastric ulcer, H(171, 18) diabetes, decoction of fruits and barks of Garcinia kola, VO. 1 glass morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (Upper Nyong Department)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors