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Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.

48 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference A1 Nord
Author(s) : Allali H., H. Benmehdi, M.A. Dib, B. Tabti, S. Ghalem & N. Benabadji
Title : Phytotherapy of Diabetes in West Algeria Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2701-2710 (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, 1 cup of leaves infusion extract or seed of Aloe vera Once a day, Oral
Region : North Africa
Country : West Algeria
Vernacular name : sbeur
Reference B4 Nord
Author(s) : Boukef, K. & G.M. Ghileb
Title : Contribution à l’étude des plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle magghrébine. Bull. Méd. Trad. Pharm., Vol. 2, n°1, 47-55, (1988)
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(171)
Recipes : H(006, f), leaves, sap, purgative, RNS.
H(007, f), leaves, sap, depurative, RNS.
H(171, f), leaves, suc, diabetes, RNS..
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Moroco, Tunisia
Vernacular name : siber, sbar / essouktouri (Moroco), mar, sbar (Tunisia)
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)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) skin diseases, leaves crushed or pounded of Aloe vera, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mlovera
Reference HA 69
Author(s) : Agbodeka K., H. E. Gbekley, S. D. Karou, K. Anani, A. Agbonon, T. Tchacondo, K. Batawila, J. Simpore, M. Gbeassor
Title : Ethnobotanical Study of Medicinal Plants Used for the Treatment of Malaria in the Plateau Region, Togo Pharmacognosy Research; 8:S12-8. (2016)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 17) paludim, leaves of Aloe vera, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Plateau Region)
Vernacular name : aloes
Reference HD 33
Author(s) : Dibong S. D., E.Mpondo Mpondo, A. Ngoye, M. F. Kwin, J.L. Betti
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of medicinal plants sold in Douala markets Journal of Applied Biosciences 37: 2496 - 2507 (2011) ISSN 1997–5902
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(068), H(198)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(198) baldness, leaves of Aloe vera, RNS., VO. (goats market, Douala)
H(014) scabies, H(051) paludism, H(068) intestinal worms, leaves, RNS., VO. (Dakar markets, Douala)
H(014) skin disease, barks and leaves, RNS., Dermal. (markets Nkoloum, Douala)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Douala markets)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(001), H(051), H(113), H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
H(051), leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
H(113) knee, leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
H(126), leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
H(127), leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : erret (Amarinya), argeber (Somali)
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. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(003)H(013) (yamo), (swelling, boils), leaves decoction, VO.
H(008) (wouyo) (diarrhoea), leaves infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : ogaka, selele (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 Aloe vera and Crudia klainei are squeezed until juice comes out. Half glass cup is taken twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : aloe
Reference HH 53
Author(s) : Hoekou Y. P. , T. Tchacondo, S. D. Karou, K. Koudouvo, W. Atakpama, P. Pissang, A. K. Gbogbo, A. Y. Woegan, K. Batawila, K. Akpagana, M. Gbeassor
Title : Ethnobotanical Study of Latex Plants in the Maritime Region of Togo Pharmacogn. Res. on Friday, August 7, 2020, IP:]
Symptoms : H(014), H(104), H(126), H(168), H(200)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, H(104) abdominal pain, H(126) icterus, H(168) aide‑mémoire, H(200) microbial infection, latex, leaves, roots of Aloe vera, decoction, solution, others, topical, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Maritime Region)
Vernacular name : adi‑adi
Reference HI 12
Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : barbados Aloe (English)
Reference HJ 11
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., C. Fokunang, N. Guedje, V. Kemeuze, E. Fongnzossie, B. A. Nkongmeneck, P. M. Mapongmetsem & N. Tsabang
Title : Ethnobotanical uses of medicinal plants of two ethnoecological regions of Cameroon International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 2(3), pp. 60-79, (2010)
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(051), H(092)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) dermatitis, H(051) malaria, H(092) poisoning, leaves of Aloe vera, decoction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Littoral and South-west regions.)
Vernacular name : achang dechiog (Bakossi)
Reference HK 40
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms : H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves of Aloe vera are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 62
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(171)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Aloe vera. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(171) diabetes
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : aliofera
Reference HK 70
Author(s) : Komlaga, G., C.Agyare, R. Akosua Dickson, M. L. Kwao Mensah, K. Annan, P.M. Loiseau, P.Champy
Title : Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 333–346, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, Azadirachta indica, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Ocimum canum, Moringa oleifera and Aloe vera , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : aloe vera
Reference HK 88
Author(s) : Karou S. D., T. Tchacondo, M. A. Djikpo Tchibozo, S. Abdoul-Rahaman, K. Anani, K. Koudouvo, K. Batawila, A. Agbonon, J. Simpore & C. de Souza
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus and hypertension in the Central Region of Togo. Pharmaceutical Biology, 49:12, 1286-1297, (2011)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, juice leaves of Aloe vera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo (Central region)
Vernacular name : fradjo (Tem)
Reference HL 34
Author(s) : Ladoh-Yemeda, CF., T. Vandi , SD. Dibong, E. Mpondo Mpondo , JD. Wansi, JL. Betti , F. Choula, Ndongo Din & M. Tomedi Eyango
Title : Étude ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales commercialisées dans les marchés de la ville de Douala, Cameroun Journal of Applied Biosciences 99:9450 – 9466 (2016)
Symptoms : H(014), H(038), H(074), H(135), H(171)
Recipes : H(038), H(074) various infections, H(135) digestion and stomach, H(014) dermatological diseases , H(171) diabetes, leaves of Aloe vera , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (markets of Douala)
Vernacular name : Aloe vera (local French)
Reference HL 36
Author(s) : Lakouéténé D. P. B., G. Ndolngar, B. Berké, J.-M. Moyen, É. Kosh Komba, , I. Zinga , S. Silla, J. MillogoI-Rasolodimby, P. Vincendeau, J-L. Syssa-Magalé, O. G Nacoulma-Ouedraogo, R. Laganier, A. Badoc, C. Chèze.
Title : Enquête ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans le tratement du paludisme à Bangui Bull. Soc. Pharm. Bordeaux, vol. 148, pp 123-138 (2009)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 38) paludism, take two leaves of Aloe vera, remove the spines and skin, cut into small pieces ; decoction in 1 l H2O, filter after cooling, VO. 2 times a day, half a glass morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HM 65
Author(s) : Minker, C. (Dr)
Title : Médecine traditionnelle réunionnaise : validation de l’utilisation de certaines plantes dans le traitement des symptômes du chikungunya Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, pp 15-24 (décembre 2009)
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.).
H(051y) chikungunya, herbal tea made from: fleurs-jaunes (Hypericum lanceolatum subsp. lanceolatum), menthe poivrée (Mentha x piperita), corbeille d’or rouge (Lantana camara var. camara), ti cannelle (Cinnamomum burmanii), verveine-citronnelle (Lippia citriodora), bois d’osto (Antirhea borbonica), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), zamal (Cannabis sativa), aloès (Aloe vera ).
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : aloès
Reference HM 83
Author(s) : Mpondo Mpondo, E., J. Yinyang , S. D. Dibong
Title : Valorisation des plantes médicinales à coumarines des marchés de Douala Est (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 85:7804– 7823 (2015)
Symptoms : H(014), H(076), H(179), H(190)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, (scabies, acne, eczema),wash the leaves of Aloe vera and rub the gel. externally (rub the sap on the sick parts after the bath)
H(076) muguet, extraction du gel or du sucre des leaves, VO. (have a drink morning and evening for a week)
H(104) stomach aches, decoction (découper la feuille puis malaxer dans de l eau), rectal way (to make 2 -3 pears)
H(179) kidney trouble, H(190) blood infection, decoction (cut the sheet into cubes ; let macerate in the water for a day), VO. (have a drink morning and evening for a week)
H(175x) cosmétique, mélanger la sève avec l huile de jojoba
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (markets of Douala East)
Vernacular name : aloes (local French)
Reference HN 29
Author(s) : Nguta, J.M., J.M. Mbaria, D.W. Gakuya, P.K. Gathumbi, S.G. Kiama
Title : Antimalarial herbal remedies of Msambweni, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 424–432 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2), leaves of Aloe vera, H2O extract, VO., a quarter of a cup is taken 3 X / day for 2–3 days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Msambweni)
Vernacular name : alvera (Digo)