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Official name : Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae

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(022)
Recipes : H(022) dystocia, sap freh leaves of Dioscorea bulbifera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : wérekou dokoro (Bariba)
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(099x)
Recipes : H(099x) exciting, leaves of Dioscorea bulbifera, softened by the heat of fire, grinded, juice, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 21
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, P. Chibon, H. de Vecchy, E. Duboze, J. Eymé, J.- N. Gassita, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, M. Le Bras, I. Mourambou, E. Mve - Mengome, M. - G. Nguéma, J. - B. Ollome, P. Posso, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Gabon. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 294 p., (1984) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abces, pulp of bulb of Dioscorea bulbifera, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : abang, apala, apyala (Fang), iroga (Myéné)
Reference HA 29 a
Author(s) : H. Terashima
Title : The Efe Pygmies and the Balese farmers in the Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire, around Andiri village (N 1.55', 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(014), H(095)
Recipes : H(014) The bulbil is used to cure a kind of ringworm called ; the raw slice is applied on it
H(095) the bulbils as well as the tubers are eaten; they are cooked with ashes then sliced and soaked in water for two days to remove the bit
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire)
Vernacular name : te'e (Balese, Efe)
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(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, pick 10 bulbils, peel and then divide by four one bulbil, VO? once in the day, the evening before bedtime
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : motoko (Issongo); koré (Sango).
Reference HB 03
Author(s) : Bokdam, J. & A.F. Droogers
Title : Contribution à l'étude ethnobotanique des Wagenia de Kisangani, Zaïre. Meded.Landbouwhogeschool, Wageningen (Pays-Bas), 75, 19, 74 p., (1975)
Symptoms : H(004), H(092)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Dioscorea bulbifera, softened at the heat of fire + palm oil, local application
H(092) toxic, young bulbs of Dioscorea bulbifera, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison again hurtful animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : akaï (Ashanti)
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(001), H(014), H(020), H(092), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) purulent ophtalmia, sap of Dioscorea bulbifera , local application
H(014) mycosis,H(014) dermatosis, H(113) rheumatism, little pounded bulb + palm oil, local application by massage (because the toxicity of the produict, WASH YOURS HANDS !)
H(020) snake bite, sap of Dioscorea bulbifera , local application
H(092) very toxic, little bulbs, tubercles of Dioscorea bulbifera
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : soko, gamba (Laadi), gambela (Beembe), makambi, niengulingwe (Yoombe), ivuba dumbala (Ndasa), sola-nkiti (Laali), banga (Tiè), vuba (Mbaamba)
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, rhizom tuberous of Dioscorea bulbifera
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : cara, figado-de-peru (Portuguese)
Reference HB 55
Author(s) : Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(013), H(020)
Recipes : H(013) abscesses, panaris, boil, shredding the fruit to obtain a concentrated paste which is applied on abscess or on abscess scarified to soften and concentrate pus
H(020) snake bite, shredding the fruit to obtain a concentrated paste which is applied on the bite
(Receipts: Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dilindi
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), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) bulbs of Dioscorea bulbifera eatables or toxiques depending on the variety (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(051) fruits: sometimes used against fever ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dan-dan, dana, danda , guinfiné (Malinké), pouri-balé (Poular).
Reference HD 39
Author(s) : De Wildeman, É.
Title : A Propos de Médicaments Indigènes Congolais Institut Royal Colonial Belge. Section des Sciences naturelles et Médicales Mémoires.-Collection in-8°. Tome III, fascicule 3. (1935)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, tubers of Dioscorea bullbifera dried and powdered, to heal ulcers by topical application
H(051) intermittent fevers, leaves, RNS.
Region : West and Central Africa
Country : Belgian Congo
Vernacular name : not registered 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(001), H(007)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmia, leaves of Dioscorea bulbifera, RNS.
H(007) diuretic, leaves decoction of Dioscorea bulbifera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 59
Author(s) : Kwenzi-Mikala. J. (Prof.) & S. Mbadinga (Dr.)
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelles chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué ) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) Programme : Société-Nature chez les Pygmées du Gabon. (UNESCO publication) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(013), H(020)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, whitlow, boil, put the dough of fruits of Dioscorea bulbifera on the abscess, whitlow, boil to remove or soften the concentrate of pus, speed healing and reduce pain.
H(020) bite of snake, grate the fruit to make a paste hich is placed on the bite (recipe Barimba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dilindi
Reference HK 69
Author(s) : Kwenzi-Mikala, J., S. Mbadinga, Boorobou- Boorobou, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou, J. Niangui
Title : Savoirs pharmacothérapeutiques chez les Pygmées du Gabon. Communication présentée à l’occasion de «l’École d’Été sur les savoirs ethnobiologiques» du Gabon du 22 au 26 juillet 2013.
Symptoms : H(013), H(020)
Recipes : H(013) abscesses, paronychia, boils, H(020) morsure de serpent, grate the fruit of Dioscorea bulbifera to obtain a concentrated paste. Place the dough on the bite or abscess
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Mouroumba zone)
Vernacular name : dilindi (Barimba)
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(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, leaves of Dioscorea bulbifera, softened at the heat of the fire, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 16
Author(s) : Ndukwu, B.C. and N.B.Ben-Nwadibia
Title : Ethnomedicinal aspects of plants used as spices and condiments in the Niger delta area of Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW : http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/niger.htm
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155), the ground formulation from the fruits of Piper guineense, Dioscorea bulbifera, Aframomum melegueta and Capsicum frutescens is mixed with aqueous extract of Citrus aurantifolia (lime) against tonsillitis
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HR 11
Author(s) : Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title : Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Dioscorea bulbifera cultivated for his little bulbs
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : irôga (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), dirôga (Béséki, Ngowé), disogu (Bavarama, Balumbu), disogu-di-duntsau (Eshira, Bavungu, Bapumu, Masangu), lisogo (Bavili, Baduma), lesogo (Banzabi), lisoko (Loango), ésogo (Mitsogo, Bavové), désomé (Bakèlè), lèga (Apindji), ulèga (Benga), léyiga (Mindumu), apala, apyala (Fang)
Reference HS 01
Author(s) : Sandberg, F.
Title : Etude sur les plantes médicinales et toxiques de l'Afrique équatoriale. Cahiers de la Maboké, tome 3, n° 1, 5 - 49, (1965)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, aphrodisiac, VO. Of little bulbs of Dioscorea bulbifera
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 43
Author(s) : Shinkafi, T. S., L. Bello b, S. W.Hassan, S. Ali
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of antidiabetic plants used by Hausa–Fulani tribes in Sokoto, North west Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 91–99, (2015)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, roots of Dioscorea bulbifera, decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : kamumuwa (Fulani, Hausa), the air potato (English)
Reference HW 05
Author(s) : Wome, B.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms : H(016)
Recipes : H(016) femal breast inflammation, rape fruit of Dioscorea bulbifera + white clay, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 36
Author(s) : Balagizi, I. , A. Cihyoka & S. Mapatano
Title : Lexique et recueil des quelques pratiques en ethno-pharmacopée agro-vétérinaire au Kivu. Plate forme Diobass au Kivu, 118p. (juin 2005)
Symptoms : V(139)
Recipes : Vb(139) frigidity, aphrodisiac, refusal of coït by the femal, to pound the leaves of Urtica massaica, le bulb of Gladiolus psittacinus , 1 banana Musa sapientum, 1 wild yam (Dioscorea bulbifera), mettre le tout sur la litière of la femelle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : iyange (Mashi)