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Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae

30 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(006) + H(104), H(013), H(076), H(129), H(171)
Recipes : H(013), bulb Allium cepa , tuber of Anchomanes difformis, roots of Uvaria chamae and Cola nitida, decoction (H2O), VO. + local application
H(006) + H(104) ulcer, H(076) stomatitis, H(129), tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, leaves of Macaranga barteri, decoction, VO
H(171) sugared, tubercle, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agbanhan, zinwo-hwéxè (Fon, Gon)
Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006), H(006) + H(104), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), rhizom of Anchomanes difformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(006) + H(104), H(104), rhizom, decoction, VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction, VO.
H(104) colic, rhizom of Aframomum giganteum of Palisota hirsuta, tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, to dilute in wine, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kikoria kia makanga (Lari)
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(001)
Recipes : H(001), petiole alone of Anchomanes difformis, to pound, juice, drops in eyes
H(005) œdema, young leaves, to dilute (H2O), VO. + sauce
H(005) œdema, tubercle dried, powder, ointment
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : adanlé (Ewé)
Reference HA 10
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title : Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), leaves of Anchomanes difformis of Thaumatococcus danielli, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp, barks stems, branch, trunk of Calpocalyx aubrevillei, to pound (H2O), to cook gently, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 29 c
Author(s) : Tanno, T.
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies and the Bira farmers in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Mawambo and Teturi villages (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(092)
Recipes : H(092), the plant of Anchomanes difformis is used to make arrow poison.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : sikili (Bira, Mbuti), asikpi (Bira, Mbuti)
Reference HA 29 c
Author(s) : Tanno, T.
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies and the Bira farmers in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Mawambo and Teturi villages (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 : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), the plant of Anchomanes difformis is used to make arrow poison.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : sikili (Bira, Mbuti), asikpi (Bira, Mbuti)
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(004), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, sap from the crushed bulb of Anchomanes difformis, local application
H(094) haemorrhoid, sap from the crushed bulb of Anchomanes difformis, VO., 1 X / day before meal for 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : nkokot (Ibibio)
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(020), H(111)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, H(111) burns, leaves, stem bark of Anchomanes difformis, decoction poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : Ope (Asante-Twi)
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099, 2), tuber of Anchomanes difformis used to heal fools, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : dinkondo dia kimbiti (Kikongo)
Reference HA 44
Author(s) : Ashidi, J.S. , P.J. Houghton, P.J. Hylands, T. Efferth
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and cytotoxicity testing of plants of South-western Nigeria used to treat cancer, with isolation of cytotoxic constituents from Cajanus cajan Millsp. leaves Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 501–512 (2010)
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, rhizome of Anchomanes difformis, infusion , VO.; poultice and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : agooni, abirisoko (Yoruba)
Reference HA 47
Author(s) : Abondo, A., F. Mbenkum & D. Thomas
Title : Ethnobotany and the medicinal plants of the Korup rainforest project area, Cameroon in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(056), H(103)
Recipes : H(056) filariasis,onchocerciasis (River blindness), root tubers of Anchomanes difformis, juice as eye drop
H(103) tooth aches, paste of tubber of Anchomanes difformis rubbed around teeth to cure infected gums
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection , decoction tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : godoe (Fon)
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(006), H(007), H(022), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic, ONS. of Anchomanes difformis, RNS. (VO. of crushed leaves of Secamone afzelii stop the to strong purgative effects)
H(022) light ocytocic, crushed leaves, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, H(005) œdema, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kohodié (Aboure), niamé kwanba, séréousso kwama, topi topi (Baoule), niamitma (Ebrie), yaapiè, yaprè (Shien)
Reference HB 05
Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(008) + H(104), H(013), H(034), H(086), H(104), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(006), H(007), tubercle de Anchomanes difformis, VO.
H(005), H(008) + H(104) pelvus, H(038), H(169), tubercle, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(034), H(104), tubercle, maceration in wine, VO.
H(005),H(013) , H(086), H(113) lymphadenitis, pulp of the tubercle in palm oil, local application, friction
H(036), H(099) epilepsy, H(201), pounded tubercle, to dilute in H2O, to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HD 06
Author(s) : Delaude, C. & J. & H. Breyne
Title : Plantes médicinales et ingrédients magiques du grand marché de Kinshasa. Africa - Tervuren, 17, 93 - 103, (1971)
Symptoms : H(026), H(169)
Recipes : H(169), hernia (pain in the low belly), H(026) painful menstruation, decoction of small pieces of the tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, enema, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nzete ki simbi (Kikongo), kikemba mbongo (Kiyombe)
Reference HF 08
Author(s) : Frazão-Moreira, A
Title : The symbolic efficacy of medicinal plants:practices, knowledge, and religious beliefs amongst the Nalu healers of Guinea-Bissau Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:24 (2016)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility , decoction of rhizome of Anchomanes difformis, drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : n’denkamdudu (Nalu)
Reference HG 57
Author(s) : N' guessan K., É. Kouassi Konan & K. Kouadio Kouassi
Title : Ethnobotanical Study of Plants Used to Treat Diabetes, in Traditional Medicine, by Abbey and Krobou People of Agboville (Côte-d’Ivoire) American Journal of Scientific Research ISSN 1450-223X Issue 4, pp 45-58 (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, maceration of rhizome of Anchomanes difformis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Agboville)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(002)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of Anchomanes difformis, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : éken (Diola)
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(005), H(006), H(007), H(013), H(054), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(005) œdema, H(007) diuretic, H(100) blen., H(126), pounded roots, decoction, VO.
H(013) furuncles, roots pulp mixed in clay, local application
H(054), ONS. de Anchomanes difformis, Physalis angulata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : don, vianakwaï (Guéré), linna batari, dina tali (Yacouba), blima (Krou), dé (Dioula, Koulango), dobli, dobré - dobré (Shien), dri, diri (Gouro), eupé (Ashanti), bédro - bédro (Bété), toupain (Agni), pê (Abron)
Reference HK 49
Author(s) : Kayode, J., R. A. Jose and O.E. Ige
Title : Conservation and Biodiversity Erosion in Ondo State, Nigeria: (4). Assessing Botanicals Used in the Cure of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Owo Region Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 734-38. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/owo.htm
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV / AIDS, stem or stem barks or/and roots of Anchomanes difformis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo State)
Vernacular name : isu-abirisoko (Owomode)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(013), H(016), H(026), H(034), H(104), H(113), H(169), H(187)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruptions starting with the members (kiungu) and followed with flaking of the scalp, pound together the following plants : Allium cepa (leaves), Anchomanes difformis, Craterispermum schweinfurthii (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Scleria achtenii and Melinis minutiflora; decoction of the mixture and filter, rectal bath and rub the whole body.
H(013) buboes, boil together the following plants: Anchomanes difformis, barks of Hallea stipulosa, leaves of Capsicum frutescens, leaves of manioc, Ottelia ulvifolia, Nymphaea lotus and the ashes of stem of manioc; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions starting with the members (kiungu) and followed with flaking of the scalp, decoction in palm wine the mixing of the following plants : barks of Hallea stipulosa, Anchomanes difformis, Abrus precatorius, leafy stems of Vigna subterranea.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(016) mastitis, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Croton mubango (barks), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Entada abyssinica (leaves), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (leaves), Anchomanes difformis and a bit of salt. Take a steam bath, then a rectal bath with tepid solution, 2 times per day.
H(026) menstrual pain, aqueous decoction in a drink
H(034) accelerated heart beat (matuta), decoction plant parts following : stems of Costus phyllocephalus, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Dichrostachys cinerea and of Imperata cylindrica; Anchomanes difformis and Cymbopogon densiflorus.To filter and drink 1 teaspoon of the filtrate, 3 times per dayr.
H(104) lower abdominal pain and of the vagina, tubers crushed, introducing a portion in the vagina, another part is taken in a bath seat with a little water, and a third part is taken as a drink, 3 times per day after decoction in palm wine.
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of the following plants : roots of Craterispermum schweinfurthii, Anchomanes difformis and Renealmia africana.To filter and drink ½ bamboo glass filtrate, 2 times per day
H(169) hernia, boil together the following plants: Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Anchomanes difformis and roots of Heinsia crinita. Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day with interval of 1 day
H(169) hernia, decoction of tubers taken orally or preferably as an enema.
H(187) blocking testicles in the lower abdomen in the baby (nsunda), decoction all the parts of the following plants : roots of Heinsia crinita, tubers d’Anchomanes difformis and the barks of Pentaclethra macrophylla.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. You can take this medicine rectally (enema). It is recommended to dress with a leaf of tobacco
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : dioko di kisimbi, kikwa ki, bankita, nzeti kisimbi (Kikongo), mandolo (Kimbala), kikemba mbongo (Kiyombe)
Reference HM 03
Author(s) : Motte, E.
Title : Les plantes chez les pygmées Aka et les Monzombo de la Lobaye (Centrafrique). Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), 574 p., (1980)
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) inguinal, tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, in pieces, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HO 12
Author(s) : Okafor, J. & R. Ham
Title : Identification, utilisation et conservation des plantes médicinales dans le sud-est du Nigeria. Thèmes de la biodiversité africaine, Le Programme d'Appui à la Biodiversité, Numéro 3, Juillet 1999 http://www.worldwildlife.org/bsp/publications/africa/okaforfr/okaforfr.pdf
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, juice of stems heated of Anchomanes difformis, drops in eyes, after a cure with Aspilia africana, ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 22
Author(s) : Schnell, R.
Title : Sur quelques plantes à usage religieux de la région forestière d' Afrique occidentale. Journal de la Société des Africanistes, tome 16, pp 29- 38, (1946)
Symptoms : H(201), H(209)
Recipes : H(201), Crop Protection
H(209) support to give substance to the poison arrows
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Afrique occidentale
Vernacular name : nieleneâ, bleledo (Konnoh), blede (Diafoba), gparadi (Toma), miapode (Oubi)
Reference HS 22
Author(s) : Schnell, R.
Title : Sur quelques plantes à usage religieux de la région forestière d' Afrique occidentale. Journal de la Société des Africanistes, tome 16, pp 29- 38, (1946)
Symptoms :
Recipes : V(209) support to give substance to the poison arrows
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Afrique occidentale
Vernacular name : nieleneâ, bleledo (Konnoh), blede (Diafoba), gparadi (Toma), miapode (Oubi)
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(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, roots maceration of Anchomanes difformis
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Abidjan town)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 47
Author(s) : Feuya Tchouya,G. R. , A. Souza, J. C. Tchouankeu, J.-F. Yala, M. Boukandou, H. Foundikou, G. D. Nguema Obiang, F. Fekam Boyom, R. Mabika Mabika, E. Zeuko´o Menkem, D. Tantoh Ndinteh, J. Lebibi
Title : Ethnopharmacological surveys and pharmacological studies of plants used in traditional medicine in the treatment of HIV/AIDS opportunistic diseases in Gabon Journal of Ethnopharmacology 162, 306–316 (2015)
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, tubercles of Anchomanes difformis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : moèngè-a-abongo
Reference HV 12
Author(s) : Vroh Bi, T. A., D. Ouattara , K. B. Kpangui
Title : Disponibilité des espèces végétales spontanées à usage traditionnel dans la localité d’Agbaou, Centre-ouest de la Côte d’Ivoire Journal of Applied Biosciences 76:6386– 6396 (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v76i1.11
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Anchomanes difformis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (locality of Agbaou)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HY 03
Author(s) : Yemoa A.L., J.D. Gbenou, R.C Johnson., J.G. Djego, C.S Zinsou, M.Moudachirou, J. Quetin-Leclercq , A. Bigot., F. Portaels
Title : Identification et étude phytochimique de plantes utilisées dans le traitement traditionnel de l'ulcère de Buruli au Bénin Bulletin de la Société Française d'Ethnopharmacologie et de la Société Européenne d'Ethnopharmacologie. Numéro 42 Décembre 2008, pp 50 - 57
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, root of Anchomanes difformis, decoction, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VA 37
Author(s) : Alawa, J. P., G.E. Jokthan, K. Akut
Title : Ethnoveterinary medical practice for ruminants in the subhumid zone of northern Nigeria Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 54 (2002) 79 - 90
Symptoms : V(002), V(075)
Recipes : Vb(002), grind the whole plant, soak in H2O, VO., 35 cl, 1 X / day
Vb(075) lack of appetite, grind the whole plant and mix in H2O, VO. 35 cl, 1 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered