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Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.

22 reference(s) related to this plant

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(013), H(051), H(104), H(126), H(127), H(157), H(162), H(201)
Recipes : H(051),H(013) skin eruption , leaves of Alternanthera repens, seeds of Garcinia kola of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
H(104), stem with leaves of Alternanthera, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), whole plant of Alnanthera, RNS.
H(126), juice leaves of Alternanthera, RNS.
H(127), stem with leaves of Alternanthera, RNS.
H(145), leaves of Alternanthera., to dry, powder, local application with des tranches of citron
H(157), leaves of Alternanthera., RNS.
H(162), whole plant of Alnanthera. , decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(201), psychosis, ONS. of Indigofera suffruticosa of Alternanthera repens of Caesalpinia pulcherrina of Momordica charantia deTephrosia vogelii of Lantana camara, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : haglon (Adja), waglon (Fon, Goun), ahuwaglon, wanglo (Sahouè), oroilé (Yoruba)
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(027y), H(091), H(129)
Recipes : H(008), stems with leaves, to pound, maceration (H2O), to filter, enema
H(027y), stem with leaves, maceration, VO. + salt
H(091) delay in motricity, pounded leaves, diluted H20, to filter, enema
H(129), ONS. Zingiber officinale, stems with leaves Alternanthera repens to grind, maceration, décantation, hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : kunegurré (Kabiyé, klagba, dugba (Ewé), ghieputchu (Peuhl, gubolonia (Adélé)
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(005), H(006)
Recipes : H(006) + H(005), plant, maceration, purgative in case of oedema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 40
Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds,H(013) boils, leaves decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : abirimmuro (Asante-Twi)
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(005), H(008), H(022), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(005) œdema, H(051), ONS., stems bath
H(008) diaorrhea,H(022) made delivery more easy, H(068) vermifuge, ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : diangérofia, koto barani, kouto blamien (Baoule)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) babies diseases, fresh leaves of Alternanthera pungens, rub, squeeze then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mmidir akef (Amharic)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, ONS of Alternanthera pungens provides a lotion applied on the head ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bonfou (Malinké).
Reference HG 21
Author(s) : Grønhaug, T. E., S.G. Glaeserud, M. Skogsrud, N. Ballo, S. Bah, D. Diallo & S. Paulsen
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of six medicinal plants from Mali, West-Africa. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 4 : 26 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) sexual infection, stem bark of Parkia biglobosa of Alternanthera repens + butter (optionally), VO. and genital wash. If itch mix some powder with butter and apply.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (regions of Siby and Diolla
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 59
Author(s) : Grønhaug, T. E., S. Glæserud, M. Skogsrud, N. Ballo, S. Bah, D. Diallo, B. S. Paulsen
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of six medicinal plants from Mali, West-Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:26 (2008)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexual infection, powder of stem bark of Parkia biglobosa + stem bark from Alternanthera repens in H2P and butter (optionally). VO. and genital wash. If itch mix some powder with butter and apply.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali, regions around Siby and Dioila
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HH 18
Author(s) : Hassan-Abdallah, A., A. Merito, S. Hassan, D. Aboubaker, M. Djama, Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal plants andt heir uses by the people in the Region of Randa, Djibouti Journal of Ethnopharmacology 148 701–713, (2013)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) furuncles, leaves paste of Alternanthera pungens , local application
H(013) skin infections, soaking fresh leaves in H2O and the H2O is used as shower bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : qaskena (Geez ?)
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(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(008) childs, pulp whole plant of Alternanthera repens , VO.
H(013) , pulp whole plant, local application
H(068) tenia, plant, decoction (H2O) , VO. morning before to eat
H(118), plant, decoction, gargel
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kamélé sabara (Senoufo), monigbé (Dioula), sabré boué (Shien), abéné moulo , abénémoure (Ashanti), nakourou (Abron)
Reference HK 31
Author(s) : Koné, W. M., K. Kamanzi Atindehou, C. Terreaux, K. Hostettmann, D. Traoré & M. Dosso
Title : Traditional medicine in North Côte-d’Ivoire: screening of 50 medicinal plants for antibacterial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 93, pp. 43-49 ( 2004) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874104001084
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(103)
Recipes : H(001) eyes infection, H(006) constipation, H(008) diarrhoea, H(103) mouth wounds, whole plant, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Ferkessedougou region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 42
Author(s) : Koné, M. W., K.K. Atindehou, H. Terre, D. Tyraore
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales utilisées en pédiatrie traditionnelle dans la région de Ferkessedougou (Côte - d' Ivoire). BIOTERRE, Rev. Inter. Sci. De la Vie et de la Terre, N° spécial, 2002 httpwww.csrs.chfichiersBioterreKone-Mamidou-tab2.pdf
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(013) mouth ulcer,H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, whole plant of Alternanthera pungens, decoction, for drink and bath, twice a day
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Northern)
Vernacular name : kabélisaharga (Niarafolo)
Reference HN 08
Author(s) : Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title : Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) insects, leaves , sap, local application (spins, scorpions)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 33a
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S , M. Potgieter M., Milingoni Tshisikhawe, Soul Shava, A. Maroyi
Title : Medicinal utilization of exotic plants by Bapedi traditional healers to treat human ailments in Limpopo province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 646–655 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006769
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, tubers of Alternanthera pungens chopped and macerated in cow’s milk for 24h. One tin cup of the decoction istaken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mosweetswe (Pedi)
Reference HS 37
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, chopped tuber of Alternanthera pungens and macerated in cow’s milk for 24 hours. Decoction, VO.. Trice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosweetswe
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(187)
Recipes : H(187) delay in the fontanel closing, roots of Eclipta prostrata of Eleusine indica of Alternanthera pungens, to crush, pasta, application on the bottom of the palate, 3 X for boys, 4 X for girls
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (forest of Haut-Sassandra)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 23
Author(s) : Tapsoba, H. & J.P. Deschamps
Title : Use of medicinal plants for the treatment of oral diseases in Burkina Faso. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 104, pp.68 - 78 ( 2006)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(103) gingivitis, dried leaves + millet flour, local application RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Kadiogo province)
Vernacular name : sibgpoonre (Moore)
Reference HT 40
Author(s) : Tra Bi Fézan, H., G. M. Irié, K C.C. N’GAMAN & C.H.B. Mohou
Title : Études de quelques plantes thérapeutiques utilisées dans le traitement de l’hypertension artérielle et du diabète : deux maladies émergentes en Côte d’Ivoire Sciences & Nature Vol. 5 N°1 : 39 - 48 (2008) http://www.ajol.info/index.php/scinat/article/viewFile/42150/9278
Symptoms : H(094), H(171)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoid, ONS., RNS.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Alternanthera repens
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Abidjan town)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HZ 01
Author(s) : Zirihi Guédé, N., K. N'Guessan, T. Etien Dibié, P. Grellier
Title : Ethnopharmacological study of plants used to treat malaria, in traditional medicine, by Bete Populations of Issia (Côte d’Ivoire) Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Vol.2 (4), 216-227 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, whole plant decoction of Alternanthera pungens,VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast .(Department of Issia)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VB 01
Author(s) : Bâ, A.S.
Title : L'art vétérinaire en milieu traditionnel africain. Agence de Coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), 136 p., (1994) and THESE, présentée et soutenue publiquement le 7 juillet 1982 devant la Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de Dakar pour obtenir le grade de Docteur Vétérinaire (Diplôme d'Etat)
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania, Mali, Senegal (border regions)
Vernacular name : nalnaale
Reference VN 08
Author(s) : Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title : Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, juice, external use (spider, scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered