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Official name : Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Family : Araceae

11 reference(s) related to this plant

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)
Symptoms : H(018), H(027), H(053), H(091), H(156)
Recipes : H(018), the whole plant of Culcasia scandens, to carbonize, powder, to snuff
H(027), ONS of Culcasia., infusion, VO.
H(053), juice leaves of of Culcasia., drops in ears
H(091) child, ONS of of Culcasia., decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : vidinga (Laadi), lunamu (Vili), lunama (Laali), nzili (Téké, moagbabele (Songo), ekole (Babinga)
Reference HH 05
Author(s) : Hulstaert, G.
Title : Notes de Botanique Mongo. Acad. Roy. des Sc. d'Outre- Mer, Classe des Sc. Nat. & Méd., N.S. XV-3, 212 p., (1966)
Symptoms : H(037), H(113), H(104), H(157)
Recipes : H(037) pneumo., H(113) rhumatism, leaves of Culcasia scandens, local application
H(104), pounded leaves of Culcasia scandens, VO., + Aframomum sp.
H(157) child, juice of pounded leaves of Culcasia, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Mongo people)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HI 04
Author(s) : Iwu, M. M.
Title : Handbook of african medicinal plants. CRC Press, Inc., 435 p. (1993) From: African Ethnomedicine.USP Press, Enugu, Nigeria, (1986)
Symptoms : H(091), H(104), H(125)
Recipes : H(091), H(104), diaphoretic, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
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(091), H(125)
Recipes : H(091) + H(125), plant, ashes in the porridge every morning
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kamata (Digo, Kenya)
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(013), H(018), H(031), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, fresh leaves, plaster
H(018) + H(137), H(031) + H(137) , leaves, pulp, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : drouhin (Guéré), blagéï, maraka yaya (Krou)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003)
Symptoms : H(210x)
Recipes : H(210x) alcoholism and smoking, the plants to dry below : ladi di nseki sp., Tapinanthus poggei, Amaranthus lividus, Brillantaisia patula and Piper umbelatum, Culcasia scandens (leaves), Nymphaea lotus, Drymaria cordata, Celosia trigyna (flowers) and mushroom (kidiba) (forgetting). finely ground in powder and mix with white clay. In the case of alcoholism, take a tablespoon, mix well and let stand during 2 hours, then filter, VO . In the case of smoking; take 1 tablespoon of the product and put it in a glass together with a cigarette or a rolled dried tobacco leaf and cut into thin slices; fill half of the glass with water, macerate and wait 2 hours before of VO.. To fight both alcohol and tobacco mix the 2 forms of medication in one glass. If after 3 days, the urge to drink. and of smoking continues, repeat the treatment.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : lulama (Kikongo)
Reference HV 07
Author(s) : Verger, P.F.
Title : Ewé: The use of plants in Yoruba society. Editoria Schwarcz, Sao Paulo, 744p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(008), H(055)
Recipes : H(008) or H(055), leaves Culcasia scandens, Zea mays , a whole fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn the ingredients, place in a small gourd, pierce a hole at the top and another at the bottom and cork them. For H(055) tahe the medecine from the upper hole. For H(008) take the medicine from the lower hole. VO. with cold white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agunmona
Reference HV 54
Author(s) : Van der Veen, L.J., S. Bodinga-bwa-Bodinga
Title : Une société traditionnelle noire africaine et ses plantes utiles : les Eviya du Gabon Document submitted for publication der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Symptoms : H(100), H(175x)
Recipes : H(100) enema again blennorrage, plant and roots of Culcasia scandens, RNS.
H(175x) manufacture of a cosmetic cream, ONS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)kunde, (Eviya language)
Reference HW 01
Author(s) : Walker, R.
Title : Usages pharmaceutiques des plantes spontanées du Gabon. Bull. Inst. Etudes centrafricaines, n° 4, 5, 6, (1953) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(038), H(037)
Recipes : H(037), rhizom, cooked, V.O., + Randia acuminata, Lavalleopsis densivenia , Sarcophrynium brachystachys
H(038), leaves, RNS, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VC 07
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G.
Title : Sur quelques plantes toxiques ou réputées toxiques pour le bétail. Bulletin des services zootechniques et des épizooties de l'A.O.F. , 2, 3, 14 - 16, (1939) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(130)
Recipes : Vo(130), Vc(130), RNS., leaves
for goats and sheeps wich are incapable to remain standing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VD 02
Author(s) : Dalziel, J.M.
Title : The useful plants of west tropical Africa. The Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4, Millbank, Westminster, London, S.W.1, 612 p., (1937)
Symptoms : V(130)
Recipes : Vo(130), Vc(130), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered