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Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.

37 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(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, powder of dried leaves, to dilute (H2O) of Achyranthes aspera of Amaranthus hybridus, VO.
H(091) anemia, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
H(091) anemia, leaves of Hibiscus acetosella of Achyranthes aspera of Amaranthus hybridus, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
H(091) asthenia, leaves of Hibiscus acetosella of Amaranthus hybridus, maceration, filtration, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 24
Author(s) : Ayobangira, S.F.X., K. Tsongo & M.J. Kirarahumu
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales du Nord-Kivu: plantes antihémorroïdaires exploitées dans la ville de Goma. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 14, 75 - 87, (2000)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 1 hand of roots, infusion (15') in 1 l. H2O, VO.: 3 X / day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : lengalenga (Swahili), (Kinyarwanda),eshonyeero (Hunde), munyere (Mashi), munsere (Nyanga)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves are boiled and eaten as relish
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : kpedekpede, ( means "to be soft" ) (Mbuti)
Reference HA 32
Author(s) : Ayodele, A.E
Title : The medicinally important leafy vegetables of South western Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/ayodele.htm
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, plant cultivated. Tapeworm expellant, relief pulmmary problems, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea leaf of Amaranthus caudatus is pounded and boiled with pounded Allium sativum and given to cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : iyaasuu (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, seeds, leaves of Amaranthus caudatus
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (ji)mboa (Kimbundu), moncos-de-peru, chorbes-dos-jardins (Portuguese)
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(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves: eatables (Pobeguin, 1912 ).)
H(000) reddish varieties may have an horticultural interest (HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boron, moron, boro (Malinké)., fondoulo, fondoulo saman , fondoulo sankoura (Kissi)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm expectorant, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lishalisho, ferenjitef (Amarinya), iyaso, jolili (Galinya), gagabsa (Wollamo)
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), leaves, measles, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 31
Author(s) : Gueye, M., M. Diouf
Title : Traditional leafy vegetables in Senegal: diversity and médicinal uses African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 4 (4): 469 – 475 (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07062
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(053), H(111), H(095), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) abscesses,H(013) pustules, H(053) ear infection and H(111) burns, H(173) lepromes, leaves and roots of Amaranthus hybridus, RNS.
H(095) vegetable herbs, cultivated, boiled leaves are mixed in a sauce
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HH 04
Author(s) : Hodouto, K. - K.
Title : Etude chimique des plantes à flavonoides du Togo. Bull. Méd. Trad. et Pharm.,Vol. 4, n° 1, 31 - 48, (1990)
Symptoms : H(166)
Recipes : H(166)spasma, stems, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 8k
Author(s) : Hirt, H. M. & M. Bindanda
Title : La médecine naturelle en Afrique.Comment se soigner par les plantes tropicales. Editions Centre de vulgarisation agricole, B.P. 4008, Kinshasa 2, République du Zaïre, 144 p., (1993)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), ONS., RNS., to eat
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : biteko teko (Kiyaka)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) worms, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : terere (Embu)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : terere (Embu)
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Amaranthus hybridus, food plant as vegetable among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhea, maceration of the gratings of the root of Amaranthus caudatus associated with sugar cane , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Businga)
Vernacular name : sesedua (Ngwaka)
Reference HL 03
Author(s) : Lubini, A.
Title : Les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle par les Yansi de l'entre Kwilu-Kamtsha (Zaïre). Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23b, 1007 - 1020, (1990)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : luka-la-nkey (Yanzi)
Reference HL 10
Author(s) : Le Floc'h, E., D. Lenormant, A. Lignon & N. Rezkallah
Title : Pratiques ethnobotaniques des populations Afars de la moyenne vallée de l'Awash (Ethiopie). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp. 283 - 314, (1985)
Symptoms : H(003), H(020)
Recipes : H(003), whole plant crushed + H2O tepid, ointment, massage every day
H(020), roots, RNSS. for the Cheikh only
H(020), leaves in powder + H2O, ointment on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : raffu (Afar)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms : H(095), H(209)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Amaranthus hybridusas as vegetable
H(209), stem, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus for snuf ingredient
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : vowa (Venda)
Reference HM 59
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Use of weeds as traditional vegetables in Shurugwi District, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:60 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/60
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095),leaves of Amaranthus hybridus cooked as vegetable. The plant is harvested in the rainy season.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Shurugwi District)
Vernacular name : mbuya (Shona); pigweed (English)
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : nyiomdlombo (isi Xhosa)
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 , juice or paste, local application (spins, ants, mosquitos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 20
Author(s) : Njoroge G.N., J. W. Kibunga
Title : Herbal medicine acceptance, sources and utilisation for diarrhoea management in a cosmopolitan urban area (Thika, Kenya). African Journal of Ecology, 45 (suppl. 1), pp. 65-70 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (urban area of Thika)
Vernacular name : terere (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 28
Author(s) : Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title : Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, (december 2009)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, decoction of leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, of flowers of Xanthosoma sagittifolia of the whole plant of Bidens pilosa. VO. 1/2 glass of the decoction with 3 soup spoons of honey 3 x/ day during 4 days. Repeat as needed
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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, 1), leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, decoction, VO., one cup is taken 3 X / day for 4–5 days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Msambweni)
Vernacular name : mchicha (Swahili)
Reference HN 33
Author(s) : Nguta, J.M., J.M. Mbaria, D.W. Gakuya, P.K. Gathumbi, S.G. Kiama
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the South Coast community, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 131, 256–267 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( South Coast community)
Vernacular name : mchicha (Swahili)
Reference HP 55
Author(s) : Paulos, B., T. Gedif Fenta , D. Bisrat & K. Asres
Title : Health seeking behavior and use of medicinal plants among the Hamer ethnic group, South Omo zone, south western Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:44 (2016)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, seeds of Amaranthus hybridus powdered, cooked in water and drunk with honey (Recipe reported by traditional healers)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name : zen dhesha
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, paste from ground leaves of Amaranthus hybridus are applied on affected parts.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : fith (Babungo)
Reference HS 36
Author(s) : Stayt, H.
Title : The Bavenda. Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, London (1968)
Symptoms : H(209)
Recipes : H(209) stem, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus for snuf ingredient
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : vowa (Venda)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) divorse wife, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus smoked in pipe made from banana stem
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : doodo omutukuliki
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(037), H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, leaves of Hibiscus fuscus of Leonotis nepetifolia of Amaranthus hybridus of Cajanus sp., to pound, extraction, to filter, VO.
H(037) pneumonia, leaves of Leonotis nepetifolia of Abrus fruticulosus of Amaranthus hybridus of Cajanus sp., to pound, extraction, to filter, VO.
H(095) nutritional marasmus (tambwe), leaves of Ipomoea sp of Amaranthus hybridus deThalictrum rhynchocarpum of Indigofera arrecta of Crotalaria sp., to pound, to filter, VO.+ salt
H(201) psychosis, leaves of Crotalaria incana .. subsp. Purpurescens of Hygrophila auriculata of Coleus flavo-virens, stem with leaves of Commelina sp, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus of Canarina eminii, to pound, to dilute, to filter, VO.
H(201) psychosis, leaves of Chenopodium sp. of Commelina sp. of Hygrophila auriculata of Coleus flavo-virens, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus of Canarina eminii, to pound, to dilute, to filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HW 50
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title : Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, leaves of Amaranthus caudatus, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HZ 02
Author(s) : Zerabruk, S., G. Yirga
Title : Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in Gindeberet district, Western Ethiopia South African Journal of Botany 78, 165–169 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000962
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, fruit of Amaranthus hybridus with bread, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia (Gindeberet district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), Amaranthus hybridus, leaves and flowers + Capsicum annuum 5 fruits + Aloe secundiflora 1 to 2 leaves, pounded + 2 l H2O, maceration 6 h, VO. , in will (Kamba)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kamba)
Vernacular name : musavula (Kamba)
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 of Aloe secundiflora of Amaranthus hybridus, seeds and fruit of Capsicum sp., crushed and mixed with drinking water.
Region : not communicated
Country : not communicated
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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 of Aloe secundiflora of Amaranthus hybridus of fruit of Capsicum sp., crushed and mixed with drinking water.
Region : not communicated
Country : not communicated
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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, ants, mouquitos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered