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Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae

17 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : H(003), H(113), H(193)
Recipes : H(003) + H(113) + H(193), pulp of leaves in cataplasm.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : sabrâ (Arabic), agave (local French)
Reference E1 Nord
Author(s) : El-Hilaly Jaouad. , Mohamed Hmammouchi & Badiâa Lyoussi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies and economic evaluation of medicinal plants in Taounate province (Northern Morocco). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 86, pp. 149-158 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103000126
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, leaf latex, washing.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Tatouane province)
Vernacular name : sabrâ (Arabic), agave (local French)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(031), H(179)
Recipes : H(031) intercostal pain, roots pounded of Agave sisalana, to heat lightly in H2O, VO
H(179) nephralgia, plant pounded, in scarifications + frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (alu) ngwengwe (Umbundu), sisal (Portuguese)
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(007), H(125)
Recipes : H(007), leaves, V.O.
H(125), roots decoction (H2O) , V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
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(045), H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), yong leaves, juice, local application (desinfectant)
H(006) constip.., yong leaves, juice, VO.
H(104) stomach, yong leaves, juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : ikonge (Kamba, Taita, Kenya)
Reference HN 21
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Ethnoterapeutic management of skin diseases among the Kikuyus of Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 111, pp. 303-307 ( 2007)
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111, 4), fibers of Agave sisalana as bandage
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûkongo (Kikuyu)
Reference HO 17
Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burns, roasting leaves of Agave sisalana, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : makonket (Sabaot)
Reference HP 13
Author(s) : Phanuel, A. S., R.O. Nyunja and J.C. Onyango
Title : Plant Species in the Folk medicine of Kit Mikayi Region, Western Kenya Ethnobotanical Leaflets 14: 836-40. (2010)
Symptoms : H(045), H(104)
Recipes : H(045) disinfectant, H(104) stomachache, leaves of Agave sisalama, RNS. (number of informants = 11 )
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Kit Mikayi Region)
Vernacular name : tuoro
Reference HS 23
Author(s) : Simbo, D. J.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:8 (2010) + Additional file of: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:8 (2010)
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) antiinflammatory, H(137) local analgesic, The paste from ground leaves of Agave sisalana is applied topically on affected pparts.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : nseng (Babungo)
Reference VA 06
Author(s) : Alders, R.G.
Title : The diagnosis and control of Newcastle disease in Zambia. Final project report to the Australian center for international agricultural research, Canberra, (1992)
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), leaves and stalks are pounded and added to drinking water
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia
Vernacular name : ubukonge (Bemba)
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(039), V(105), V(143)
Recipes : Vb(039)louse, Agava sisalana, 4 leaves + Aloe sp., 4 leaves, pounded + H2O, filter, at rest during 2 days, to wash the animal early in the morning, let dry
Vo(105), Vv(105), Capsicum sp., 4 fruits + Agave sisalana, leaves, 3 parts, Aloe secundiflora, 3 parts, + OSWAWANDHE, roots, 1 part, to mix, to pounded + 1 l. H2O, decoction, VO., 1 tea spoon in every nostril, then drink
Vb(143), Vv(143), Veq(143), Vc(143), Vo(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agave sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 H, VO. To prevent the hens from drinking, for the other animals 1 liter 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(004), V(016)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds of teats, Vb(016) (cibeba, byufa, enjingu) leaves dried of Vernonia amygdalina of Myrianthus holstii of Rubia cordifolia, piece of a bag made witht Agave sisalana, to burn and to mix the ashes with palm oil, to coat
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : cinusi (Mashi), umugwegwe (Kinyarwanda)
Reference VG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, roots of Agave sisalana, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : alge (Oromo), qacha (Amharic)
Reference VL 14
Author(s) : Lans Cheryl , Tonya Khan
Title : Family poultry and Newcastle disease in Africa: the role of ethnoveterinary medicine. (1999) University of Victoria, Vancouver. Article on http://www.ethnovet.com/files/poster_avian_flu_ethnovet2.htm
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), leaves and stalk of Agave sisalana, crushed and mixed with drinking water.
Vv(105), leaves of Agave sisalana of Aloe secundiflora, crushed and mixed with drinking water.
Region : not communicated
Country : not communicated
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VO 12
Author(s) : Okitoi, L . O., H. O. Ondwasy, D. N. Siamba and D. Nkurumah
Title : Traditional herbal preparations for indigenous poultry health management in Western Kenya Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 19 (5). 2007 http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd19/5/okit19072.htm
Symptoms : V(006), V(104)
Recipes : Vv(006) + Vv(104) gastrointestinal diseases, (diarrhoea, unthrift ness, drooping wings), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya
Vernacular name : sisal, likonge
Reference VO 14
Author(s) : Olila, D., R. Bukenya-Ziraba and D. Kamoga
Title : Bio-Prospective Studies on Medicinal Plants Used to Manage Poultry Diseases in the Mount Elgon Region of Uganda. Research Journal of Pharmacology 1 (3): 56-60, 2007
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105) New castle disease, juice of leaves of Agave sisalana (used in scarcity of kukatyakatya)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda. (Mount Elgon Region)
Vernacular name : makhoholi (Lugisu)
Reference VW 08
Author(s) : Wanzala, W., W. Takken, W. R. Mukabana, A. O. Pala & A. Hassanali
Title : Ethnoknowledge of Bukusu community on livestock tick prevention and control in Bungoma district, western Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 298– 324 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112000347
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 44) against livestock ticks, juice of fleshy leaves of Agave sisalana, applied on the animal’s body surface;
Vb(039) against livestock ticks, fumigation using dried leaves
Vb(039) against livestock ticks, leaves and stems fermented in urine and applied on the animal’s body surface
Vb(039) against livestock ticks, leaves dried and ground to flour and applied on the animal’s body surface as dust
Vb(039) against livestock ticks, aqueous extract made from chopped leaves and stem and applied on the animal’s body surface while still resh
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kamakonge or kumukonge