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Official name : Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Family : Pandaceae

10 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, root of Microdesmis puberula, decoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : esunsun (Yoruba)
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(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence, young leaves of Microdesmis puberula are chewed with palm kernels, while the mass is rubbed on the back of the loins
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Liberia (Mano )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(103), H(103x)
Recipes : H(103) sore gum, H(103x) teeth cleaning, twig of Microdesmis puberula, chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Edo State)
Vernacular name : amama, erankpata (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, 3) paludism, leaves of Microdesmis puberula, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ido-apata (Yoruba), uperi (Igbo), microdesmis (English)
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(099), H(115), H(157)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia, maceration of the root sweetened with sugar of canne , VO.(N.B. : Préparation extemporanée)
H(115) neuralgia, decoction of leaves steam bath
.H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachryphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction and those of Hallea stipulosa, Manniophyton fulvum, Polyalthia suaveolens, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Diospyros lujae and Psychotria sp. as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of leaves, as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink, VO.
H(157) convulsions, decoction of trunk bark of Piptadeniastrum africanum associated with leaves of Microdesmis puberula, Mikania sagittifera, Nephrolepsis biserata and Cyathula prostata : bath :1 times a day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Itipo), City of Ingende, of Gemena, Town of Mbandaka, Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : isisike (Lomongo), banza gaza (Ngwaka), ngongbanda (Ngbandi), iseseke (Lokonda), isisike (Lonkundo)
Reference HK 70
Author(s) : Komlaga, G., C.Agyare, R. Akosua Dickson, M. L. Kwao Mensah, K. Annan, P.M. Loiseau, P.Champy
Title : Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 333–346, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, induces vomiting which is stopped once a meal is taken with Microdesmis puberula
H(051) paludism, seeds of Piper guineense crushed with Microdesmis puberula leaves and Zingiber officinale rhizome, strained and used as enema
H(051) paludism, gound small piece of seeds of Combretum ghasalense, added to moistened Microdesmis puberula leaves, instilled into nose.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : ofemma
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(018), H(020), H(113)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaf infusion of Microdesmis puberula together with those of Manihot esculenta is rubbed on the head and given orally to victims . The leaves of the two species are ground with clay and the poultice rubbed around the bite site.
H(113) rheumatic pains., terminal buds of Palisota hirsuta are pounded with those of Cercestis afzelii and Microdesmis puberula and the poultice mixed with clay and rubbed on aching joints to relieve
H(113) rheumatic pains and H(018) headaches, leaves of Microdesmis puberula are chewed with the nuts of Cola nitida and the paste used to massage joints and head, leaves are also ground with clay and rubbed on aching parts after the massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone (Moyamba District)
Vernacular name : nikii (Kpaa Mende)
Reference HN 36
Author(s) : Nsimundele, L.
Title : Répertoire des plantes médicinales des régions côtieres du Mayumbe et du Bas-Congo,1966-1968. Unpublished notes of Léopold Nsimundele, Bureau chief forester / Inéac Luki, National Institute for Agronomic Study of Congo
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, decoction of the extract of roots of Microdesmis puberula, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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(113)
Recipes : H(113), root extract of Microdesmis puberula, boiled used for treating rheumatism.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HV 10
Author(s) : Verbeeck, A.
Title : Inlandse Geneesmiddelen AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 1, 11 year, pp 23 - 31, parts 1 to 4, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 2, 11 year,, pp 70 - 75, parts 5 to 7, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 3, 11 year,, pp 98 - 102, parts 8 to 13, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 4, 11 year,, pp 148 - 152, parts 14 to 19, (1948)
Symptoms : H(013), H(022)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaf juice Microdesmis puberula, local application
H(022) ocytocic, a small pack of young leaves macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : isisiké(Nkundo)