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Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.

24 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(075), H(091), H(103), H(126), H(139)
Recipes : H(075) aperitive, leaves of Ensete ventricosum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) fortifying child, petiole of Enserte., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(091) fortifying child, petiole of Enserte., infusion (H2O), enema
H(091) fortifying child, leaves of Enserte ventricosum of Plantago palmata, decoction (H2O), enema
H(103), ripe fruit of Ensete, to pound, local application
H(126), roots of Erythrina abyssinica, petiole of Ensete ventricosum, leaves of Thunbergia sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(139) male, petiole of Enserte., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikigomogomo (Kirundi)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, fruits without seeds preparation from the bark of Ensete ventricosum, fruit and barks are pounded to made a bowl which is introduced in the mouth during some minutes . To repeat many times during the day and this for 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikigomogomo (Kirundi)
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, fruit of Ensete ventricosum
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : kilankuma (Umubumbu), bananeira-brava (Portuguese)
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v12i3.2
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted infections, roots of Ensete ventricosum boiled in mixtures for all STI’s
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : banana (Local Name), ethiopian banana (English)
Reference HG 28
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used by Sheko ethnic group of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 132, pp. 75 - 85 (2010)
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) bone fracture, roots of Ensete ventricosum, RNS., VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : odu (Sheko)
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(030), H(139)
Recipes : H(030) expel placenta, VO. H2O collected between leaves sheaths
H(139) H(139) aphrodisiac, asthenia (for women), roots decoction : 250 ml. : VO. thrice per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 0k
Author(s) : Kakudidi, E.K.Z., H. Oryem-Origa, R. Bukenya-Ziraba & A.B. Katende
Title : Rwenzori mountain forest non-timber products and people, 732 -735, (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(091)
Recipes : H(091) childs, ONS. of Ensete ventricosum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
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(027z), H(027y), H(126)
Recipes : H(027z) woman, pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
H(027y) woman, juice resting between the leaf sheatls around the trunk, VO.
H(126), trunc, decoction, VO.(liver troubles)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mukobo (Meru, Kenya)
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(008), H(113), H(175)
Recipes : H(008) dys.(macinya), leaves Ensete ventricosum, whole plant Plantago palmata, stem Vernonia auriculifera, pounded + H2O, extract, 1/2 soup spoon / D.
H(113) + H(175), pain in the joints (knee), (timbya), fruit Ensete ventricosum, leaves Tragia brevipes, Rhamnus prinoides, Musa acuminata var sapientum (insina y'umushaba, decoction (H2O), filter, VO. every 2 D. Dressing with the rest
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : igitembetembe
Reference HK 37
Author(s) : Kakudidi, E. K.
Title : Cultural and social uses of plants from and around Kibale National Park, Western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 42 (Suppl.1), 114 - 118 (2004)
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), leaves, sheat of Ensete ventricosum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(104) heartburn, tip end (flower) of Ensete ventricosum, crushed, dried and burnt. Ash licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : sosurwo (local dialect), false banana(Englisch)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), stems without leaves of Ensete ventricosum, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 41
Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse1, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) amoebic dysentery, crushed / pounded fresh root of Ensete ventricosum with H2O, VO.
H(037) cough, crushed / pounded fresh / dry root bark olf Grewia ferruginea concocted with root of Ensete ventricosum and mixed with H2O is kept over night and taken orally as a drink before breakfast.
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed / pounded fresh root with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : warqo (Gedeoffa)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, latex of Ensete ventricossum half cup of tea taken to get relief from stomach ache
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : baala warqee (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 66
Author(s) : Masevhe, N. A. , L. J. McGaw, J. N. Eloff
Title : The traditional use of plants to manage candidiasis and related infections in Venda, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 168, 364–372 (2015)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); root of Withania somnifera used together with few leaves of Ensete ventricosum which are boiled together. A cup ful of decoction is taken orally 3x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 03
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & R. Gapusi
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Banyamulenge de Fizi au Sud-Kivu (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 101 - 114, (1990)
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikijombo
Reference HO 17
Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, grinding, roasting stems of Ensete ventricosum, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : sasurwet (Sabaot)
Reference HT 51
Author(s) : Tuasha N. , B. Petros, Z. Asfaw
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional healers to treat malignancies and other human ailments in Dalle District, Sidama Zone, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:15 , (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0213-z
Symptoms : H(013), H(068)
Recipes : H(013) bacterial skin infection (Bijaajo / Ikek) , The dry“xusho” (thread) Ensete ventricosum is burned to give“diqillo” (soot), mixed with any kind of body lotion or butter is creamed on the body
H(068) amoebiasis, unfermented newly processed “kocho” is baked and eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : weese (Sidamuafoo)
Reference VB 02
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Plantes médicinales vétérinaires de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 21, 133 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), decoction roots, VO., Ensete ventricosum + Gouania longispicata + Cissus petiolata
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikigomogomo(Kirundi)
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(030), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta (muziha), to fix pieces of leaves of 20 cm of long of Ensete ventricosum on placenta + VO. 1/2 liters of leaves maceration of Phytolacca dodecandra 2 X / day
Vb(037) pneumonia (mwinjingwe), maceration (2 H) in 1 liter H2O 1 handfull of roots of Ensete ventricosum, filter, VO. Renew after 5 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : cirembo (Mashi, ikyombo, butembe (Lega), ikijombo, igitembetembe (Kinyarwanda)