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Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae

21 reference(s) related to this plant

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(008), H(099)
Recipes : H(008), root Acalypha villicaulis, to pound, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
H(099), maceration leave of Acalypha villicaulis of Plumbago zeylanica, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(008), H(027), H(033), H(038), H(051), H(056), H(091), H(104), H(135), H(201)
Recipes : H(004, 2), decoction (H2O) stems and leaves of Acalypha, local application
H(004), powder leaves Acalypha villicaulis, decoction (H2O) Euphorbia geniculata, local application
H(005) legs oedema, decoction (H2O) stems and leaves, inhalation
H(005) legs oedema, ashes stems and leaves Acalypha villicaulis of Vernonia karaguensis, scarifications
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves Acalypha, VO.
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves and roots Acalypha, VO.
H(008), decoction (H2O) roots Acalypha, VO.
H(008), powder roots Acalypha, to take snuff.
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves and roots Acalypha villicaulis, leaves Desmodium velutinum, VO.
H(008), roots and leaves of Acalypha villicaulis of Hibiscus fuscus, bath + steam bath
H(027), decoction (H2O) stems and leaves of Acalypha, VO.
H(027), decoction (H2O) leaves of Acalypha, VO.
H(027), decoction (H2O) leaves of Acalypha villicaulis, maceration leaves of Aspilia pluriseta, VO.
H(027), decoction (H2O) leaves of Acalypha villicaulis, leaves and roots of Plantago palmata, Spilanthes mauritiana, VO.
H(033), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Acalypha villicaulis of Cassia mimosoides of Lysimachia ruhmeriana, stems and leaves of Rumex bequaertii of Virectaria major, VO.
H(051), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Acalypha, inhalation
H(051), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Acalypha, inhalation
H(056) filariosis, ashes of leaves of Acalypa., VO.
H(091) kwash, decoction (H2O) leaves of Acalypha., VO.
H(104), H(135), H(038) decoction (H2O) leaves of Acalypha villicaulis of Acalypha psilostachya, VO. + enema
H(104), H(135), H(038) decoction (H2O) leaves and roots of Acalypha villicaulis, VO. + enema
H(104), H(135), H(038), decoction (H2O) roots of Acalypha villicaulis of Rumex bequaertii, flowers adult flowers Erythrina abyssinica, enema
H(201) again maledictions, decoction (H2O) leaves of Acalypha villicaulis of Hoslundia opposita of Indigofera atriceps, stems and leaves Lantana trifolia, steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : kamimura (Kirundi)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(004), H(022)
Recipes : H(004) wound, juice preparation from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis on the wound
H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : kamimura (Kirundi)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, pounded leaves, warm juice, VO., childs 1 spoon
H(091), for child and mother, barks roots, chewed
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugonampili (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, pounded leaves of Acalypha villicaulis, warm juice, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugonampili (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 11
Author(s) : Dhetchuvi, M.- M. & J. Lejoly
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Nord-Est du Zaïre. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23 b, 991 - 1006, (1990)
Symptoms : H(008), H(046)
Recipes : H(008) + H(046), leaves of Acalypha villicaulis , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 40
Author(s) : de Wet, H.,S.C.Ngubane
Title : Traditional herbal remedies used by women in a rural community in northern Maputaland (South Africa) for the treatment of gynaecology and obstetric complaints South African Journal of Botany 94, 129–139 (2014)
Symptoms : H(002), H(026), H(191)
Recipes : H(002) induce lactation by a new mother just after delivery, the bark of Kigelia africana is peeled on the east and west side of the tree and chopped with Acalypha vilacaulus root. A handful of plant material is boiled with water just covering the plant material until water drops to the same level of plant material, cool before straining. VO. half a cup 3 X/ day
H(027z) to shorten first menstruation period and H(191) to regulate blood flow for her next consecutive menses. Bark from root of Acalypha villicaulis is stripped and chopped. Decoction of handful of fresh root bark for 15 min, cool before straining. Half a cup of the decoction is VO. 3X / day
H(026) dysmenorrhoea and during pregnancy to ensure safe pregnancy and an uncomplicated delivery
H(026) dysmenorrhoea or to shorten menstrual period during menarche. Chop the peeled root bark of Acalypha villicaulis and mix with the root of Searsia nebulosa and Bridelia cathartica. Boil three handfuls of mixed plant material in 2 L of water for 1 h, cool before straining. The residue can be dried and re-use. One cup (±250 mL) is VO. 2X/ day
H(026) dysmenorrhoea and H(033) infertility, chopped roots of Bridelia cathartica, Erythrina humeana, Acalypha villicaulis, Searsia nebulosa, stem of Hyphaene coriacea or roots of Ozoroa engleri. Two handfuls of above mixed plant material are boiled in 1 L of water for 30 min, cool before straining. One cup of the decoction is taken thrice a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : northern Maputaland (South Africa)
Vernacular name : umphendulo (Zulu)
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots Acalypha villicaulis, barks stems, trunc Dalbergia melanoxylon, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 23
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Acalypha villicaulis, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : zibute-kemum (Meinit language)
Reference HH 2k
Author(s) : Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title : Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034),heart palpitations., fresh or dried roots are chewed or one cup of water bolled with root is taken twice a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : chaodabi
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(004), H(139), H(162)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, infusion, wash
H(139), roots, RNS.
H(162) child, because of burning urines, roots, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Tanzania
Vernacular name : ayila (Acholi, Ouganda), shembawa (Shambaa, Tanzania)
Reference HK 52
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J. O.
Title : Some common african herbal remedies for skin diseases: with special reference to Kenya Medicinal and poisonous plants of the tropics. Proceedings of symposium of the 14th International botanical congress, Berlin, 24 july - 1 august 1987, 44-69, (1987)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Acalypha villicaulis soaked or boiled and the infusion used for washing the wound.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mbaGiriamaia (Gusii)
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(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
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(008), H(027)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(027), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : kaminura (Kirundi)
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(004), H(008), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), leaves, infusion, RNS., (Uele, Katanga)
H(008), barks, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele, Katanga), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 18
Author(s) : Ssegawa, P., J. M. Kasenene
Title : Medicinal plant diversity and uses in Sango bay area, Southern Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 521 - 540, (2007)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 2) stomachaches, stems infusion of Acalypha villicaulis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kamnajiira
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(033x), H(201)
Recipes : H(033x) premature ejaculation, decoction of roots of Acalypha villicaulis, VO. + to chew the roots + used as tooth brush
H(201) divorse with the wife, leaves, to smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : helele
Reference HV 01
Author(s) : Van Puyvelde L., M. Ngaboyisonga, P.C. Rwangabo, S. Mukarugambwa, A. Kayonga, Runyinya-Barabwiriza
Title : Enquêtes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle rwandaise.Tome 1: Préfecture de Kibuye. Univ. Nat. Inst. Nat. Rech. Sc., Butare (Rwanda), 147 p., (1977)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), stems with leaves, flowers of Acalypha villicaulis of Cassia floribunda , stems with leaves of Haemanthus sp. of Chenopodium ugandae, pounded leaves of Sida cordifolia of Solanum indicum of Cassia sp. of Clematis hirsuta of Indigofera arrecta of Brillantaisia cicatricosa, to pound, to filter, VO. + scarifications + butter on the body
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 02
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Plantes médicinales vétérinaires de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 21, 133 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020,1), leaves ashes, scarifications , + Periploca linearifolia + Asparagus africanus + Ziziphus abyssinica
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : kamimura (Kirundi)
Reference VB 36
Author(s) : Balagizi, I. , A. Cihyoka & S. Mapatano
Title : Lexique et recueil des quelques pratiques en ethno-pharmacopée agro-vétérinaire au Kivu. Plate forme Diobass au Kivu, 118p. (juin 2005)
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051) high fever (bombwe), leaves of Rauvolfia vomitora of Acalypha villicaulis of Caesalpinia decapetala of Tetradenia riparia, to pound, maceration in H2O, VO. during 3 days
Vb(051) high fever, barks of Rauvolfia vomitora + an equal quantity of leaves of Acalypha villicaulis of Caesalpinia decapetala of Tetradenia riparia, to pound, maceration in H2O, VO. during 3 days
Vv(051) high fever (bombwe), leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Acalypha villicaulis of Caesalpinia decapetala of Tetradenia riparia, to pound, maceration in H2O, VO. during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : abelasua (Bembe), umugonampiri (Kinyarwanda)
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, roots of Acalypha villicaulis, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umpendulo (Zulu)