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Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae

21 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 HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039, 3) tick, stem of Agave sisalana grounded with fruit of Solanum incanum and polishing the bitten area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 76
Author(s) : Kioko, J., J. Baker, A. Shannon and C. Kiffner
Title : Ethnoecological knowledge of ticks and treatment of tick-borne diseases among Maasai people in Northern Tanzania Veterinary World 8(6):755-762. www.veterinaryworld.org/Vol.8/June-2015/12.pdf
Symptoms : V(047), V(014)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater (ormilo (Masaï)), Chop up and boil leaf of Agave sisalana, give 1 L of solution every other day, for 3 days, rarely effective (Tick vector: bont tick)
Vb(014) sweating sickness cattle (acute, febrile, tickborne toxicosis) (oltikana looholo (Masaï), Chop up and soak in water, give solution to animal, 0.5 L 1×day for 3 days, moderately effective (Tick vector, bontlegged tick) Tick species: Amblyomma variegatum, Hyalomma truncatum: (bont tick;) (armaheripus (Masaï)). Affected animal: cattle, goat, sheep Tick species: Amblyomma variegatum, Hyalomma truncatum: (bontlegged tick (English)) (armaheripus (Masaï)). Affected animal: cattle, goat, sheep
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Tanzania
Vernacular name : olkatani (Masaï)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) fiber plant, fruit, rope , leaves of Agave sisalana
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : fibra de sisal (Portuguese), barabate (Kikongo)
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 HR 57
Author(s) : Randrianarivony, T. N., A. V. Ramarosandratana , T.H. Andriamihajarivo, F. Rakotoarivony, V. H. Jeannoda, A. Randrianasolo and R. W. Bussmann
Title : The most used medicinal plants by communities in Mahaboboka, Amboronabo, Mikoboka, Southwestern, Madagascar Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:19 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0147-x
Symptoms : H(004), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) infected wound, leaves of Agave sisalana crushed and cataplasm on wound, crushed in cold water and cleaned wound
H(103) caries, dental abscess, leaves decoction mouthwash
Region : Madagascar
Country : Southwestern Madagascar
Vernacular name : laloasy
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)