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Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae

119 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 01
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., A. Abel, L. Ake Assi, D. Brown, K.S Chetty, L. Chong-Seng, J. Eymé, T. Friedman, J. N. Gassita, E. N. Goudotê, P. Govinden, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, G. Lailam, D. Landreau, G. Lionnet, A. Soopramanien
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Seychelles. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 170 p., (1983) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), juice leaves of Abrus precatorius in milk, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : liane réglisse (local French)
Reference HA 02
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004), pounded seeds of Abrus precatorius, local application
H(037), leaves of Abrus precatorius, unripe fruit of Musa sapientum, decoction (H2O) , VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
H(098) disturbed sleep, stems without leaves Abrus precatorius, barks stem, branch, trunk Bridelia ferruginea, Entandophragma angolese , Ficus mucoso, Combretodendrom macrocarpum, Uvaria chamae, Trema guineensis, Alstonia boonei, Sorghum bicolor, roots Vetiveria nigritana , decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006), H(038), H(051), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), H(126) new. born, leaves, RNS.
H(006), H(126) new. born, ripe fruit Abrus precatorius + ONS. Capsicum frutescens, RNS.
H(038), the whole plant, to ground in H2O, VO + lemon juice
H(051), roots, RNS.
H(113), ONS Abrus precatorius, Imperata cylindrica, Secamone afzelli + bulb of Dracaena fragans, decoction (H2O) , VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : babanyékou (Bariba), dindin-foudin, viviman (Fon, Goun), djèndjènkoudjèn (Gèn (Mina)), odjouéga (Yoruba)
Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(037), H(122), H(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(037), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), whole plant in pieces, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, Gossypium barbadense, Eucalyptus sp., Costus afer
H(122), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, Manihot esculenta, Arachis hypogaea , pounded, maceration, VO.
H(151), leaves Abrus precatorius, Cassia siamea, Musanga cecropioides, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : makoma koma (Kikongo), nguieguié (Lari), mangala (Téké), ikegné (Koyo), moungouba-kombo (Yoombe)
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(076), H(091), H(104), H(108), H(129), H(139)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), H(076), H(129), stem with leaves of Abrus precatorius, maceration H2O, decantation, VO.
H(037) + H(108), leaves of Abrus precatorius, powder, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037) + H(108), stem with leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) asthenia, powder of leaves+ honey, VO.
H(091) asthenia, roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(139), dry leaves, powder in H2O, VO.
voiceless, chewed leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : djédjinkudjin (Mina), denkudjé, dékudjé (Ewé)
Reference HA 08
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mbilimbitsi (Anjouan island), karawashone (Mohéli island)
Reference HA 0k
Author(s) : Abbiw, D.K.
Title : Misuses and abuses in self-medication with medicinal plants: the case of Erythrophleum in Ghana, 714 -718, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), leaves of Abrus precatorius, chewed, VO. Juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 10
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title : Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(001), H(027), H(037)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Abrus precatorius grounded, juice, drops in eyes
H(027), leaves grounded in H2O, enema
H(037), leaves grounded in winee, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 11
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, J.J. Floret , S. Guinko, M. Koumaré, A. M. R. Ahyi, J. Raynal
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Mali. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 291 p., (1981) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(139), powder of leaves + H2O + honey, VO. (for men)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : n'de bleni, jiquirity (Bambara)
Reference HA 12
Author(s) : Ake Assi, L., J. Abeye, S. Guinko, R. Giguet, X. Bangavou
Title : Contribution à l'identification et au recensement des plantes utilisées dans la médecine traditionnelle et la pharmacopée en République Centrafricaine. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 139 p., (1981) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(034), H(139)
Recipes : H(034), to chew the leaves of Abrus precatorius + salt
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 13
Author(s) : Ake Assi, L.
Title : Quelques plantes utilisées dans le traitement des maladies cardiaques en Côte d'Ivoire. Bull. Méd. Trad. Pharm., Vol. 2, n° 1, 96-100, (1988)
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), pulp leaves of Abrus precatorius in palm oil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(013), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(001), pounded seeds of Abrus precatorius, paste, conjonctivitis
H(006), idem small dosis, purgative
H(013) + H(100) syph.,H(013) +H(037) tuberculosisculosis , sometime on lupus and ulcer (tuberculosis and syphilis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : mesen-mesen (Lagos Yoruba), iwere-jeje (Yor)
Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(075), H(156)
Recipes : H(075) anorexia, leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O) , filtration, VO.
H(156), leaves, Abrus precatorius, Aloe lateritia, Artemisia sp., Cannabis sativa, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(156), leaves, Abrus precatorius,decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) nervous disorder, seeds of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : tandara
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, juice of crushed leaves of Abrus precatorius, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : nneminua (Ibibio)
Reference HA 39
Author(s) : Abo, K. A., A.A. Fred-Jaiyesimi, A.E.A. Jaiyessimi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus in South Western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 67- 71, (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes, leaves decoction of Abrus precatorius, VO. (cure during 1 to 6 months)
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria
Vernacular name : ojuolobo , catt's eye (local English)
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of female pertner Setaria magaphylla used to make funnel to administer drink of leaves or sap of Abrus precatorius and Manotes pruinosa to increase breast milk
H(002) purify and increase supply of a women's breast milk.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : munzeke-munzeke, munzeke - nzeke (Kikongo)
Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(033)
Recipes : Eye inflammation, H(008) diarrhea, Women fertility, roots decoction of Abrus precatorius, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : lufambo
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect branches more or less young of Cassia siamea; mix with pieces of bark of Abrus precatorius and of Musanga cecropioïdes and made a decoction. VO. some bamboo glass, (morning and evening)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(006), H(037), H(128), H(155), H(193)
Recipes : H(001), seeds of Abrus precatorius in decoction (H2O) , wash the eyes
H(005) + H(128), roots Abrus precatorius , stigma Zea mays, rhizom Cynodon dactylon, whole plant Lycopodiella cernua, Equisetum ramosissimum , decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(006) + H(193), roots Abrus precatorius, Althaea officinalis, whole plant Euphorbia hirta, rhizom Zingiber zerumbet + red alga of Tulear, decoction (H2O) , filtration, expression, RNS.
H(037) bronchitis tuberc, roots Abrus precatorius, Hibiscus tiliaceus, Psiadia glutinosa, Pterocaulon decurrens, Eucalyptus rostrata, Vernonia pectoralis, decoction (H2O) , delayed, VO.
H(037), H(193), roots, RNS.
H(155), seeds Sesamum indicum, flowers Malva verticillata, roots Abrus precatorius , decoction (H2O) , filtration, gargle + salt from wood ashes
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamaintilany
Reference HB 04
Author(s) : Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title : Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(020), H(034), H(037), H(045), H(046), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(118), H(124), H(126), H(128)
Recipes : H(037), H(118), chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius.
H(045), H(124), stem, pulp, applic local application
H(034), H(104), stem, pulp, VO.
H(100), H(128), stem, decoction (H2O) H(020), H(046), H(099), H(126), plantin many mixing
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : alobogna, daboboma, daboyama, laboma, laboniama, nablaboula (Baoule), damava (Aboure), krikri oulé, sulpabla (Gouro), mounobidi titi, ouléri titi, oundibi titi (Shien), tamaboa (Ashanti)
Reference HB 05
Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction, VO.
H(091) + H(178), juice from leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ikenie (Kôyô), djekiri (Enyélé), mudjiri bisaye (Laali), ngy engye (Laadi), bembari ngyengye (Beembe), fingu, mopingwa (Vili)
Reference HB 08
Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms : H(020), H(100)
Recipes : H(020) snake, ONS.of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
H(100) syph., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 3k
Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Symptoms : H(007), H(037), H(053), H(055), H(091)
Recipes : H(007), whole plant of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(037), cough, leaves & stems, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(053), aerian part, decoction (H2O) , drops in ears, RNS.
H(055), vomitive, aerian part, decoction (H2O) , drops in ears, RNS.
H(091) childs, whole plant, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamaintilany
Reference HB 45
Author(s) : Bablola, K., A.
Title : An Examination of the Usage of Herbal Contraceptives and Abortifacients in Lagos State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 140-46. 2009 http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/contra.htm
Symptoms : H(112x)
Recipes : H(112x) contraceptive, grind seeds of Abrus precatorius into powder. A single dose acts as a long acting contraceptive lasting up to three menstral cycles.
H(112x) contraceptive, wash whole plant of Abrus precatorius and boil in water obtained from fermented milled fruits of Zea mays. Take in small glass cup three times daily before intercourse. To restore fertility, stop taking the preparation
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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(004), H(008), H(026), H(033), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, roots of Abrus precatorius ash, direct application
H(008) diarrhea, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(008) chinhamucaca (milky diarrhea accompanied by H(055) vomiting) , roots, mush, as food
H(026) menstrual cycle, mush, as food.
H(033) female infertility, roots macerated in H2O or mush, VO. or as food
H(051) bandama (severe paludism symptoms), roots, mush, as food
H(104) stomachache, roots decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : mutitivaroi, mini-mini (Chindau)
Reference HB 55
Author(s) : Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) ingratiate, chew the feuilles de Abrus precatoriusand maintain in the mouth and swallow saliva
(Recettes: Babongo, dans la zone de collecte: Dakar (Minongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registrated
Reference HB 62
Author(s) : Botha, C.J., M.-L. Penrith
Title : Poisonous plants of veterinary and human importance in southern Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 119, pp. 549–558 (2008) doi:10.1016/j.jep.2008.07.022
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Abrus precatorius, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HC 13d
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.IV. Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 29, pp. 295 - 323, (1990)
Symptoms : H(008), H(028), H(036), H(037), H(051), H(077), H(082), H(099), H(104), H(139), H(157)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, H(104) belly, juice of leaves + rootss chewed of Abrus precatorius
H(008) dys., H(028), H(077), H(099)epilepy, H(104) belly, H(139), VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(037) cough, H(036), H(051), VO. juice crushed leaves
H(082)asthma, H(139)aphrodisiac, roots pounded, soaked in coconuts juice, then chwed
H(157), roots + leaves decoction (H2O) ,VO., convulsion childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : kitinutimu (Swahili), lufambo, rufumbo, ufambo (Pare, Zigua, Zaramo)
Reference HC 22
Author(s) : Chinsembu, K. C., M. Hedimbi
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Katima Mulilo, Caprivi region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology ans Ethnomedicine, 6:25 (2010)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections, leaves, roots, barks of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Caprivi region
Vernacular name : isunde (Lozi)
Reference HD 03
Author(s) : Descoings, B.
Title : Essai d'inventaire préliminaire des plantes médicinales d'Afrique Equatoriale. Bull. Inst. Rech. Sc. au Congo, Vol. 2, 7 - 24, (1963) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(031), H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(031) +H(037) + H(201) anxiety, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 09
Author(s) : Debray, M., H. Jacquemin & R.Razafindrambao
Title : Contribution à l'inventaire des plantes médicinales de Madagascar. Travaux et documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., n°8, 150 p., (1971)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (East coast)
Vernacular name : voamentilano (Betsin)
Reference HD 13
Author(s) : Disengomoka, I. & P. Delaveau
Title : Medicinal plants used for child's respiratory diseases in Zaire. Part I. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 8, pp. 257 - 263, (1983) Medicinal plants used for child's respiratory diseases in Zaire. Part II. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 8, pp. 265 - 277, (1983) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874183900636
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) wet cough,H(037) respiratory diseases + H(051), H(082) astma leaves Abrus precatorius, Ocimum gratissimum + orange young leaves of Aeolanthus pubescens (Lamiaceae) minkombo (Kiyanzi), bintamba (Kikongo) + pulp of Elaeis guineensis , pounded until a very aromatic crunch is obtained, juice is manually extracted, VO., 2X / day
H(082) astma , leaves Abrus precatorius, Cymbopogon giganteus + palm oil + H2O, heated until boiling fore some minutes, decanted, VO., 2 X / day
- H(082) astma , young leaves chewed, juice swalowed
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muzekezeke (Kiyanzi), ngiengie (Kikongo)
Reference HD 15
Author(s) : Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title : Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms : H(015x), H(016), H(037), H(038), H(139), H(156)
Recipes : H(015x, 2), roots of Gardenia ternifolia, leaves of Abrus precatorius de Vitex madiensis, decoction (1l H2O), VO., 200 ml, 3 X / day
H(016), stems, leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O), VO. : 100 ml, 3X / day during 1 week
H(037, 9) cough, leaves, decoction (H2O), childs, 1 soup spoon, adults, 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(037, 4) cough, leaves of Abrus precatorius of Carica papaya of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Abrus precatorius, inflorescences of Cymbopogon densiflorus, rhizom of Cyperus articulatus, decoction (H2O), VO. : 150 ml., 3 X / day
-H(037, 5) bronchitis, leaves of Abrus precatorius of Dacryodes edulis of Hymenocardia acida, decoction (H2O), VO. : 50 ml, 3x / day
H(038) pelvis pains, roots of Abrus precatorius, fruit of Myrianthus arboreus, decoction in palm wine + rock salt, VO., 100 ml., morning and evening
H(103) string ligament of the baby tongue, juice of leaves of Senna occidentalis of Abrus precatorius, 3 drops on the tongue, 3 X / day
H(139), VO. during the day, leaves of Abrus.
H(156, 2), 1 hand of leaves of Abrus. + 50 ml (H2O), to filter, 2 coffee spoons/ day during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 28
Author(s) : Debray, M.
Title : Médecine et Pharmacopée Traditionnelles à Madagascar Etudes Médicales, n° 4, pp. 69 - 85, mars 1975 http://horizon.documentation.ird.fr/exl-doc/pleins_textes/doc34-08/21760.pdf
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H (037) cough, Abrus precatorius, liana with red and black seeds whose leaves are chewed or drunk as a tea
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamaintilany.
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(001), H(013), H(078), H(186)
Recipes : H(013) lupus,maceration in bottle of 10 gr shelled seeds of Abrus precatorius (wild licorice plant) which are then pounded into pulp. local application (see page 82)
H(037) pectoral syrup for children, decoction during 1/2h of 60 gr Abrus precatorius (wild licorice plant), 30 gr. thinly sliced Hibiscus esculentus (lalo) + 240 gr sugar, reduce to the consistency of syrup. VO. 1 teaspoon often in the day
Abrus precatorius used for the treatment of : H(001) ophthalmia, H(013) ulcers, H(038) bladder irritation (leaves), H(078) cancer, H(186) expectorant
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : réglisse (sauvage) (Creole) , goundoomani vayr (Tamoul)
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
H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius of Newbouldia laevis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oju ologbo
Reference HF 08
Author(s) : Frazão-Moreira, A
Title : The symbolic efficacy of medicinal plants:practices, knowledge, and religious beliefs amongst the Nalu healers of Guinea-Bissau Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:24 (2016)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence RNS. leaves of Abrus precatorius, swallow
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HG 09
Author(s) : Gessler, M.C., D.E. Msuya, M.H.H. Nkunya, L.B. Mwasumbi, A. Schär, M. Heinrich & M. Tanner
Title : Traditional healers in Tanzania: the treatment of malaria with plant remedies Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 48, pp. 131 - 144, (1995)
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism + H(068) + H(075) + H(091), roots barks Cassia didymobotrya, Abrus precatorius, stems barks Crossopteryx febrifuga , decoction (H2O) + inhalation VO., to diminish the fever
H(007) + H(051) paludism + H(068) + H(075), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO., to diminish the fever
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : orututi
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(037), H(104), H(108), leaves and roots of Abrus precatorius to chew or decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya( Bondo district)
Vernacular name : ombulu (Luo)
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, Leaves of Abrus precatorius, Alchornea cordifolia and Blighia sapida should be squeezed with H2O until the juice comes out, infusion in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : ojuologbo
Reference HG 29
Author(s) : Gathirwa, J.W. , G.M. Rukunga, P.G. Mwitari, N.M. Mwikwabe, C.W. Kimani, C.N. Muthaura, D.M. Kiboi, R.M. Nyangacha, S.A. Omar
Title : Traditional herbal antimalarial therapy in Kilifi district, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 134, pp 434–442, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110009190
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kilifi district)
Vernacular name : mwangala nyuchi
Reference HH 02
Author(s) : Hecketswei
Title : Congo (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 04
Author(s) : Hodouto, K. - K.
Title : Etude chimique des plantes à flavonoides du Togo. Bull. Méd. Trad. et Pharm.,Vol. 4, n° 1, 31 - 48, (1990)
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) heart, roots of Abrus precatorius, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022) mother 's health, leaves of Abrus precatorius, sprinkle in bath of pregnant women
H(104) stomach ache, leaves + roots chewed as needed to effect result (not for children)
(seeds are toxic)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 11
Author(s) : Haxaire Claudie (Pharmacienne)
Title : Phytothérapie et Médecine Familiale chez les Gbaya-Kara (République Centrafricaine) Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris, Fac. Pharmacie., 320 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(008x)
Recipes : H(008x), decoction (H2O) fruits Maytenus senegalensis + leaves extract of Spathodea campanulata , Abrus precatorius, Abrus canescens (these last two sorts are considered as toxins and are used by the magicians)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(077), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(077) antemetic, leaves juice of Abrus precatorius + maceration of roots, VO., 2 tablespoons
H(068) tenia, extract from roots of Abrus precatorius of Cissampelos mucronata, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves juice, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, leaves juice + roots extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : jequirity, indian liquorice (English), mesa ya fishuka (Kimbunga), macho ya mlungu (Swahili) nakaliere (Kipogoro)
Reference HI 05
Author(s) : Igoli, J.O., O.G. Ogaji, T.A. Tor-Anyiin & N.P. Igoli
Title : Traditional medicine practice amongst the Igede people of Nigeria. Part II. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines (2) pp. 134 - 152 (2005) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc05016
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Anthocleista vogelii of Stereospermum kunthianum of Newbouldia laevis of Abrus precatorius, leaves and stems of Vernonia cinera, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ajikana (Igede)
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, 4) paludism, leaves of Abrus precatorius, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : oju-ologbo (Yoruba), crab’s eye, bead tree (English)
Reference HJ 02
Author(s) : Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 4) cough, chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius, juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : ombulu ( Luo )
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(013), H(037), H(092), H(104), H(111), H(181)
Recipes : H(001), conjonctivitis, decoction (H2O) leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
H(006) + H(104),H(037) cough, chewed leaves of Abrus
H(013) , H(111), H(181), pounded seeds of Abrus precatorius, local application
H(092), seeds
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 04
Author(s) : Koechlin, J.
Title : Quelques usages de plantes spontanées de la région de Brazzaville. Bull. Inst. Etudes centrafricaines, n° 2, 103 - 109, (1951) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(022), H(037)
Recipes : H(022), H(037), leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 12
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) seeds of Abrus precatorius are toxic
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : gitégélodé (Tocolor)
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(008), H(020), H(038), H(055), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
H(020) snake, roots chewed, juice on bite
H(038), dryed leaves, powder
H(055) + H(104) stomach, pounded leaves + H2O cold, emetic
H(104), leaves, RNS.
H(139), roots chewed, juice , VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : lufyambo (Shambaa, Tanzania), motipitipi (Swahili, Kenya), mwanga - la - nyuki (Digo, Kenya), ombulu (Luo, Kenya), osito (Padhola, Ouganda), banyorboi (Boni, Kenya)
Reference HK 22
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(018), H(022), H(034), H(037), H(045), H(100), H(104), H(124), H(126), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) + H(124), stems, leaves of Abrus precatorius, local application
H(018), Abrus precatorius, leaves, juice + ginger (Zingiber officinale), RNS.
H(022), H(104), H(139), stems, leaves, decoction, VO.
H(034),H(037) cough, leaves, juice + palm wine, VO.
H(004) + H(045) + H(124), stems, leaves, pulp, local aplication
H(100)blen + H(007), H(126) + H(007), roots, RNS.
H(139), ONS. of Mallotus oppositifolius, Sida vernonifolia, Phylanthus floribundus, Abrus precatorius, Aframomum melegueta , powder in palm wine or H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : jéquirity, liane à réglisse, (local French), goassien (Tagouana), laboma, sicama (Baoulé), sanga (Yacouba), moudié - bi - titi (à feuilles un peu sucré) (Shien), gou-bléidi (Gouro), boudonguié (Gagou), krikpé, klékwé (Bété), damabo (Ashanti)
Reference HK 25
Author(s) : Keita, S. M. & al.
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelminthiques de la Haute-Guinée (République de Guinée) Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 13, 49 - 65, (1999)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), roots of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 30
Author(s) : Kalis, A.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle, religion et divination chez les Seereer Siin du Sénégal: la connaissance de la nuit. L'Harmattan, Connaissance des hommes, Montréal - Paris, 336 p., (1997)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033), amulet from the root of Abrus precatorius which is gathered on a white anthill
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : ngid fanggool = oeil de serpent (Seereer Siin)
Reference HK 36b
Author(s) : Kareru P. G., A. N. Gachanja , J M. Keriko, G. M. Kenji
Title : Antimicrobial activity of some medicinal plants used by herbalists in eastern province, Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 5 (1): 51 - 55 (2007)
Symptoms : H(037), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(037) child cough, H(055) emetic, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius
H(100) gonorrhoea, roots, decoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) oral candidiasis, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : kaligaligo
Reference HK 49
Author(s) : Kayode, J., R. A. Jose and O.E. Ige
Title : Conservation and Biodiversity Erosion in Ondo State, Nigeria: (4). Assessing Botanicals Used in the Cure of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Owo Region Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 734-38. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/owo.htm
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV / AIDS, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo State)
Vernacular name : omisimisi (Owomode)
Reference HK 51
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Les plantes médicinales, toxiques et magiques des Niominka et des Socé des Iles du Saloum (Sénégal) Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 279 - 334 (1964)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092), seeds of Abrus precatorius are toxic , no therapeutic uses revealed to the authors
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Saloun island)
Vernacular name : dahar guiné (Niominka) ; dolimo, n'dolign'hou (Socé)
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) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Symptoms : H(015y)
Recipes : H(015y), blood in faeces, seeds, 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 https://biblio.ugent.be/input/download?func=downloadFile&recordOId=1068578&fileOId=1068580
Symptoms : H(015z), H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H (201) love potion. When a man wants a woman to conquer, he chews the leaves of Abrus precatorius, and asked her hand. This one can not refuse
by tthe Nsong tribe, the same seed treat a disease whose symptom is the presence of H (015z) blood in feces
H(037), by the Mpiin tribe in the young leaves are used to treat coughs.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 59
Author(s) : Kwenzi-Mikala. J. (Prof.) & S. Mbadinga (Dr.)
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelles chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué ) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) Programme : Société-Nature chez les Pygmées du Gabon. (UNESCO publication) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) to gain favor, chew the leaves of Abrus precatorius and maintaining in the mouth and swallowing saliva. (recipe Babongo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
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(002)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, pressed juice of the leaves of Abrus precatorius diluted with palm wine: VO. 1 glass per day.
H(002) galactogenic, ashes of the liana, local application after scarification (at the level of the chest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : dengo dengo (Lingala)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(013), H(016), H(037), H(082), H(101), H(201)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, pound together the following plants : leaves of Garcinia huillensis, leaves and roots of Erythrococca atrovirens and Abrus precatorius; soak the mixture in palm wine. Rub breasts, 3 times per day.
H(008) baby diarrhea due to breast milk, pound together and soak in water the plant of Abrus precatorius and Chamaesyce hirta; to filter and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. For baby 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day until the diarrhea stops
H(013) skin eruptions,H(014) acute dermatitis (kiungu)), boil together in water and palm wine parts of the following plants : barks of trunk of Hallea stipulosa, Anchomanes difformis, Abrus precatorius and Vigna subterranea (leafy stems); to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(016) mastitis, pound and boil in water the plants : Abrus precatorius and Chamaesyce hirta; to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(037) cough, boil together in water the following plants: Abrus precatorius, Mondia whitei, Allium sativum, Zingiber officinale, white clay and salt; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides with the pounded plant of Abrus precatorius; filter once the solution is cooled and add the filtrate of pounded stems of Costus phyllocephalus; mix well, to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day .
H(082) asthma, boiling in water the mixture of Quisqualis hensii (young leaves), rays hive, leaves of Capsicum frutescens and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon; of Abrus precatorius and of fungus growing on dead wood; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, crush and macerate in palm wine the mixing of Manotes expansa, Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, Gossypium barbadense (seeds), Pterocarpus angolensis; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) dementia, H(201) madness, pound together the following plants : Erythrina abyssinica (barks), Abrus precatorius (roots), Heinsia crinita (roots), Brillantaisia patula (roots), Arachis hypogea with red seeds; macerated in palm wine, to filter and drink 1/3 bamboo glass, 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : ngenguba (Kikongo) nsiala (Kisuku)
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007525
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kyuma kyamditi (Kamba)
Reference HM 01
Author(s) : Mandango M.A., I. Boemu L. & M. Bongombola
Title : Plantes antidiabétiques de Kinshasa (Zaïre). Mitt. Inst. Allg.. Bot. Hamburg, 23b, 1021 - 1031, (1990)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) sugared, underground part of the bark Rauvolfia obscura, Abrus precatorius, Piper guineense, Aframomum melegueta, Zingiber officinale + kaolin and bicarbonate of soda
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 02
Author(s) : Mapi, J.
Title : Contribution à l'étude éthnobotanique et analyses chimiques de quelques plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle dans la région de Nkongsamba (Moungo). Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Yaoundé, (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10) and ref. HT 12
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077), maceration of the whole plant of Abrus precatorius, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 24
Author(s) : Moshi, Mainen J., Godeliver A.B. Kagashe & Zakaria H. Mbwambo
Title : Plants used to treat epilepsy by Tanzanian traditional healers. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp.327-336 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Abrus precatoriusare boiled with water, three table spoonfuls are taken twice daily, until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East) (Temeke District)
Vernacular name : zangaso (Yao)
Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/5/1/24
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) coughs, leaves of Abrus precatorius are pounded together with ginger to make a thick paste which is squeezed and the exuding liquid given to children
H(037) coughs, the bark of Dovyalis abyssinica is boiled in water together with the leaves of Abrus precatorius and the decoction administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Bugabo ward)
Vernacular name : kaligaligo
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of pounded leaves of Abrus precatorius, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name : kaligaligo (Kikuku)
Reference HM 53
Author(s) : Maliwichi-Nyirenda, C. P. & L. L. Maliwichi
Title : Medicinal plants used for contraception and pregnancy-related cases in Malawi: A case study of Mulanje Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 4(20), pp. 2121 - 2127, 18 October, 2010 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2010/18Oct/Nyirenda%20and%20Maliwichi.pdf
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (chifuwa), grind roots of Abrus precatorius, add water and drink infusion
Region : South Africa
Country : Malawi (Mulanje District)
Vernacular name : musiye apite
Reference HM 5k
Author(s) : Masinde, P.S.
Title : Medicinal plants of the Marachi people of Kenya, 747 -753, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037), leaves of Abrus precatorius, chewed
H(108), leaves, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : ombulu (Marachi)
Reference HM 68
Author(s) : Mchangama, M. et P. Salaün
Title : Recueil d’une pharmacopée à Mayotte: Le savoir sur les plantes médicinales de Maoulida Mchangama Langues, savoirs et pouvoirs dans l'océan Indien occidental http://oceanindien.revues.org/1770
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) grief of the person who has lost a thing ((hamu ulu veri raha (kib)), crush the leaves of Cissampelos pareira and pound the leaves of Abrus precatorius, grate separately Pleurotus tuber-regium, mix with water, filter and let rest the liquid which becomes pasty like a yoghurtt. Take two spoons before falling asleep
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : masunaumbigara (Kibushi), mbili mbitsi (Shimaore)
Reference HN 01
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title : Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Symptoms : H(172)
Recipes : H(172), leaves of Abrus precatorius, maceration, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 07
Author(s) : Ngalamulume Tshiamuene, J. Paulus s.j., M. Kabeya, L. Nlandus & K. Kizika
Title : Plantes médicinales à usage domestique cultivées dans deux quartiers de Kinshasa. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 9 - 14, (1995)
Symptoms : H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(037, 8), H(118, 8), ONS., RNS., (8 sites of recolection on 402)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 10
Author(s) : Novy, J.W.
Title : Medicinal plants of the eastern region of Madagascar. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 55, pp. 119 - 126, (1997)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), chewed stems of Abrus precatorius
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamason'amboatorana
Reference HN 15
Author(s) : Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, maceration (H2O) of the red and black shells of Abrus precatorius, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : assiounkouvi, awouiounkouvi, djindjinklindjin (Adja), dindinfoundinkoui, asenoukoun (Fon), odjou ologbo, odjou eça, mésin mésin, omissimissi (Yoruba), baba gnikou (Bariba), djendjenkoudjen (Mina), déklédei (Watchi), naaram (Yom), piplignéékou (Dendi), liane réglisse, œil de serpent, chapelet du prédicateur (French)
Reference HN 32
Author(s) : Nagata, J. M., A. R. Jew, J. M. Kimeud, C. R. Salmena, E. A. Bukusi, C. R. Cohen
Title : Medical pluralism on Mfangano Island: Use of medicinal plants among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Suba District, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 501–509, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002029
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(104) stomach ache, H(108) cold, leaves, roots of Abrus precatorius, chewed, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : ombulu (Luo), esiti (Suba)
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(055), H(068), H(125), H(139)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, H(068) anthelmintic, H(125) diaphorétique, H(139) aphrodisiac, seeds of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : ngenguba (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
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(051), H(037), H(092), H(166), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fevers and influenza symptoms, warm decoction and maceration of leaves of Abrus precatorius are used in steam baths
H(037) dry cough, decoction of a handful of leaves per liter of H2O, VO.a few glasses a day, honey is added on occasion
H(092) seeds of d’Abrus precatorius, are highly toxic.
H(201) seeds for luck
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamôra, masonamboagara (Antakarana), hanana, kelimiefitra, masonamboatony, voamboanamainty, voamboanamave, vohemboamena, voainaintilany, voamantorona, voamena (Malgache), cascavelle, liane réglisse, réglisse marron, grain d’église, jéquirity, graine diable (French), jequirity, crab’s eye, rosary pea, johncrow bead, precatory bean, indian licorice.(English)
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 http://www.worldwildlife.org/bsp/publications/africa/okaforfr/okaforfr.pdf
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, , chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius mixed with honey or palm oil
H(104) stomach pain, chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HO 16
Author(s) : Ogbole, O.O. & E.O. Ajaiyeoba
Title : Traditional management of tuberculosis in Ogun state of Nigeria: the practice and ethnobotanical survey. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7 (1): 79-84 (2010)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) tuberculosis, seeds of Abrus precatorius, décoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : mensenmensen titan
Reference HO 20
Author(s) : Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title : An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(033z), H(037), H(091), H(113), H(139), H(157)
Recipes : H(001) conjuctivitis,H(013) ulcer, H(033z) contraceptive,H(037) cough, H(091) anaemia, H(108) cold, H(113) rheumatism, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(157) convulsion, root, leaves, seeds.of Abrus precatorius, RNS. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name : oju-ologbo (Yoruba)
Reference HP 04
Author(s) : Pernet, R. & G. Meyer
Title : Pharmacopée de Madagascar Publication de l'Institut de Recherche scientifique, Tananarive - Tsimbazaza, 86 p., (1957)
Symptoms : H(005), H(037), H(051), H(082), H(156)
Recipes : H(005), swelling genital parts, stems, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
H(037), H(082), H(156), roots , RNS.
H(051), leaves, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 05
Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), leaves, roots of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umurungarunga (Kirundi)
Reference HP 2k
Author(s) : Pernet, R.
Title : Les plantes médicinales malgaches.Catalogue de nos connaissances chimiques et pharmaceutiques. Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar. Série B, Tome 8, 217 - 303, (1957)
Symptoms : H(001), H(172)
Recipes : H(001), from he liane seeds of Abrus precatorius, a lotion again conjonctivitis
H(172), upper parts with or without fruits (for the bara), infused, friction oedema
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voamena, masonamboatotana, vahemboamena
Reference HR 05
Author(s) : Rasoanaivo, P., A. Petitjean, S. Ratsimamanga-Urverg & A. Rakoto-Ratsimamanga
Title : Medicinal plants used to treat malaria in Madagascar. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 117 - 127, (1992) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1434686
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HR 07
Author(s) : Rodrigues Areia M.L.
Title : Note pour l'étude de l'ethnobotanique dans la culture Tshokwe. Contribuicoes para o Estudo da Antropologia Portuguese. Vol X - Fasciculo 1. Coimbra 94 p. (1977)
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(092), H(139)
Recipes : H(001) eyes disease, steam bath from leaves of Abrus precatorius
H(037) chest pain, VO. decoction (H2O) of roots of Abrus.
H(092), the seedsof Abrus precatorius are toxic.
H(139) aphrodisiac, VO. infusion of leaves or roots of Abrus.. Ths plant is considered as magic
Region : East Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic), Angola
Vernacular name : mukenyenge
Reference HR 10
Author(s) : Rivière, C., J.-P. Nicolas, M.-L. Caradec, O. Désiré & A. Schmitt
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la région nord de Madagascar : Une approche ethnopharmacologique Ethnopharmacologia, n°36, novembre, pp. 36 - 50. (2005) http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revue Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) dry cough, H(051), leaves of Abrus precatorius decoction, VO
H(201) to bring good luck, seeds
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (North region)
Vernacular name : masonamboagara, voamôra
Reference HR 11
Author(s) : Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title : Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), magic plant to reduce anger
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : opèpu (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), mudèpu (Ngowé, Balumbu), bédèpyè (Bakèlè), udèpu (Béséki), ovyang-ndzic (Fang), litsyèsa (Loango), lindèndi (Bavili, Baduma), léndèndè (Banzabi), ndèmbu (Eshira, Bavarama), musungu (Bapunu), ongé (Bavové), lokéni (Benga), gényègè-nyègè (Apindji), ndjèndjèdè (Mitsogo), izèndje (Bakota)
Reference HR 12a
Author(s) : Runyoro, D.K.B., O.D. Ngassapa, M.I. Matee, C.C. Joseph, M.J. Moshi
Title : Medicinal plants used by Tanzanian traditional healers in the management of "Candida" infections. Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol. 106; pp. 158 - 165 (2006)
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, fresh leaves of Abrus precatorius are crushed, dried leaves soaked in H2O, applied in mouth, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : msipo (Zaramo)
Reference HR 12b
Author(s) : Runyoro, D.K.B., , M. I. Matee, O. D. Ngassapa, C. C Joseph & Z. H Mbwambo
Title : Screening of Tanzanian medicinal plants for anti-Candida activity. Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006, 6:11 doi:10.1186/1472-6882-6-11 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6882/6/11
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) oral candidiasis (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS), leaves of Abrus precatorius , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Coast, Dar es Salaam, Morogoro and Tanga regions)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HR 17
Author(s) : Ruffo, C. K.
Title : A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye diseases,H(014) scabies, H(091) anaemia, H(127) spleen diseases, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(143) smallpox, roots of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : muchichi, mshiti (Nyamwezi)
Reference HS 00
Author(s) : Saadou, M.
Title : Les plantes médicinales du Niger: premier supplément à l'enquête ethnobotanique de 1979. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 7, n°1, 11 - 24, (1993)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), ONS. of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : idon zakara (Hausa), gurmundi (Zarma)
Reference HS 06
Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Atlantic region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 24
Author(s) : Sonibare, M. A. and Z. O. Gbile
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of anti-asthmatic plants in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 340-345 (2008)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, leaves of Abrus precatorious, barks of Vitex doniana, An infusion of leaves of Abrus precatorious is administered while the barks of Vitex doniana is used as a rubifacient applied to the patient’s chest. Adult: 1 tablespoon-ful thrice daily, children: a teaspoonful twice daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : omisinmisin
Reference HS 25
Author(s) : Shauri, N.E.N.
Title : Experience on the use of Tanzanian medicinal plants for the last decade (1979-1989) in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (for males), .roots of Abrus precatorius are dried in the shade, ground to a powder, and mixed with a powder of pound salt. The mixture is chewed and swallowed. The treatment is administered for 3 to 4 days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HS 43
Author(s) : Shinkafi, T. S., L. Bello b, S. W.Hassan, S. Ali
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of antidiabetic plants used by Hausa–Fulani tribes in Sokoto, North west Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 91–99, (2015)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, leaves of Abrus precatorius, maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : idon zakara (Fulani, Hausa), rosary pea (English)
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(001), H(193)
Recipes : H(001) with pus, seeds of Abrus precatorius maceration, RNS.
H(193), roots, stems, leaves, RNS.
(registered from references HT 20 - 4, HT 20 - 5, HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 7, HT 20 - 8, HT 20 - 14)
Region : Mauritius, Reunion
Country : Mauritius, Reunion
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 21
Author(s) : Tra Bi Fézan, H.
Title : Utilisations des plantes, par l'homme, dans les forêts classées du Haut-Sassandra et de Scio, en Côte-d'Ivoire. Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, (1997)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (forest of Haut-Sassandra)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(001), H(033x), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivite, seeds of Abrus precatorius, VO.
H(033x) premature ejaculation, decoction of roots powder and leaves, VO.
H(046) protection again varicella of childs, seedstied around the children
H(100) syphilis, infusion of leaves of Abrus., VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Abrus., RNS.
H(104) belly pains, leaves and roots of Abrus., RNS.
H(201) protect one against dangers, seeds, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : kasitisiti
Reference HT 41
Author(s) : Tabuti, J. RS, C. B. Kukunda, D. Kaweesi, O. MJ. Kasib
Title : Herbal medicine use in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu, and Mukono in Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:35 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-35.pdf
Symptoms : H(037), H(046), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, H(046, 1) measles, H(051, 6) paludism, H(201, 1) spiritts, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(068), H(200)
Recipes : H(068) worm infection, chew the roots of Abrus precatorius and swallow
H(200) low immunity, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lusiiti (Luganda)
Reference HU 01
Author(s) : Udoamaka F.Ezuruike n, J.M.Prieto
Title : The use of plants in the traditional management of diabetes in Nigeria: Pharmacological and toxicological considerations Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155, 857–924 (2014)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, leaves, seeds, root of Abrus precatorius, decoction, maceration, RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South east of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses: anti-infective, convulsion, rheumatism, abortifacient, cold/ cough, conjuctivitis, contraceptive, aphrodisiac, ulcers, anemia, ONS. RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ojuologbo (Yoruba), otoberebere (Ibo), idonzakara (Hausa), nneminua (Ibibio), cat'seye, jequiritybeans (Local English)
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, H(104) stomach ache, belowground organs of Abrus precatorius, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : omehobungu
Reference HV 03
Author(s) : Vergiat, A.-M.
Title : Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 16, 84 - 112, 335 - 367, 418 - 456, (1969) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 17, 60 - 91, 171 - 199, 295 - 339, (1970)
Symptoms : H(008), H(038)
Recipes : H(008) childs, pounded leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS., VO.
H(038), decoction (H2O) roots, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : pidichi (Manja), delangato (Banda)
Reference HV 07
Author(s) : Verger, P.F.
Title : Ewé: The use of plants in Yoruba society. Editoria Schwarcz, Sao Paulo, 744p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves Abrus precatorius, Scoparia dulcis , ONS. Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca + strong potash + corn starch, grind the potash, cook the plants with corn starch, mix the whole, store in a bottle, VO. a small cup 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : pakun obarisa
Reference HV 54
Author(s) : Van der Veen, L.J., S. Bodinga-bwa-Bodinga
Title : Une société traditionnelle noire africaine et ses plantes utiles : les Eviya du Gabon Document submitted for publication http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/fulltext/Van der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Symptoms : H(118x), H(121)
Recipes : H(118x) care of the voice, chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius (hoarseness ?singers).
H(121) softening properties , leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tendo, (di-)ndendé, (Eviya language)
Reference HW 02
Author(s) : Wellens R.P.
Title : Sur des plantes médicinales ou utiles du Mayumbe Congo belge d'après des notes du Rév. Père Wellens 1891 - 1924 / par E. De Wildeman, membre de l'Académie de médecine de Paris. Bruxelles : G. Van Campenhout, 97 p; 8°, (1938)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) peels of semenss of Abrus precatorius in decoction (H2O) during 1 day, to coat the wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo) (Mayumbe)
Vernacular name : mungu bak ombo
Reference HW 05
Author(s) : Wome, B.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(092)
Recipes : H(037), leaves and seeds of Abrus precatorius, pounded, scarifications
H(068), leaves and seeds, pounded, delayed in palm wine, VO.
H(092), seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : Vb(047), Vc(047), Vo(047), Abrus precatorius, 1 part roots, 2 parts leaves + Carissa edulis ,1 part roots, 2 parts leaves + 4 l. H2O, decoction 1H, to cool, 1 / 4 l in nose + 1 / 2 l V.O., to repeat 2X / D.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : ombulu (Luo)
Reference VC 09b
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G.
Title : Arbre, arbustes, buissons et fourrages spontanés divers en régions tropicales et subtropicales.Revue d' élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux, Tome 6 (nouvelle série) n° 1, 37 - 56, 91-112, 1953
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), ONS., RNS, seeds of Abrus precatoriusare toxic
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex French)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VG 25
Author(s) : Gradé, J.T., J. R.S. Tabuti, P.Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary knowledge in pastoral Karamoja, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 273–293 (2009) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109000233
Symptoms : V(053)
Recipes : Vb(053) ear ache, (ayeye), seeds powder of Abrus precatorius in ears (receipt from the Tepeth tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : esidongoro (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VK 08
Author(s) : Kasonia, K., M. Ansay, N. Basegere, P. Gustin, S. Kaba, M. Katsongeri & M. Matamba
Title : Note d'ethnopharmacologie vétérinaire en cas de verminoses, diarrhée, coprostase et météorisme au Kivu et Kibali-Ituri (Zaïre). Tropicultura, Vol. 9, n° 4, 169 - 172, (1991)
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu & Kibali-Ituri )
Vernacular name : uburunga (Kinande)
Reference VM 00
Author(s) : Maas, A.
Title : Inventaire des produits traditionnels contre la diarrhée des petits ruminants. Enquête dans le département du Mono. Rapport de stage. Direction de la recherche agronomique. Projet de recherche appliquée en milieu réel. République du Bénin, Ministère du développement rural, 39 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(004), V(008)
Recipes : Vr(004) in case Vr(008), fresh leaves of Abrus precatoriusduring 3 days, desinfection mouth
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin - Mono
Vernacular name : awinoukouvi (Adja), assenounkounman (Fon), sindin-foudin (Goum), djen-gjenkoundjen
Reference VN 02
Author(s) : Nwude, N. & M.A. Ibrahim
Title : Plants used in traditional veterinary medical practice in Nigeria. Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics, Volume 3, 261 - 273, (1980)
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vv(033), maceration / 3 D. ,7 seeds of Abrus precatorius, V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : idon zakara (Hausa), anya nwona (Igbo), oju ologbo (Yoruba)
Reference VT 24
Author(s) : Tabuti John R. S., Shivcharn S. Dhillion & Kaare A. Lye
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicines for cattle (Bos indicus) in Bulamogi county, Uganda: plant species and mode of use. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 279-286 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103002654
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001) cataract, seeds of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Bulamogi county)
Vernacular name : kasitisiti