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Official name : Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br.
Family : Acanthaceae

16 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HC 52
Author(s) : Catarino, L. , P. J. Havik , M. M. Romeiras
Title : Medicinal plants of Guinea-Bissau: Therapeutic applications, ethnic diversity and knowledge transfer Journal of Ethnopharmacology 183, 71–94 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.02.032
Symptoms : H(004), H(097z), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(097z) skin inflammations and H(111) burns, roots of Hypoestes forsskaolii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) child, roots of Hypoestes forskalaei, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 4) Drink decoction of root of Hypoestes forskalaei or chew and swallow juice for relief of stomachache
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msababo (Batemi)
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(014), H(037), H(055), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves, extract H2O, VO. + rest in external use
H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves Thunbergia alata, Hypoestes forskalaei, Melanthera scandens, Euphorbia schimperiana (kamaramahano), Hygrophila spiciformis (gangabukari), Sansevieria trifasciata (irago), extract H2O, VO. + leaves Synadenium grantii, Brillantaisia cicatricosa powder + oil, external use
H(037) pneumonia, leaves of Hypoestes forskalaei pounded, crushed + H2O, extract, VO. + leaves Leonotis nepetaefolia , ashes on intercostal cuts
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, fruit Gomphocarpus physocarpus, leaves Senecio cydoniifolius, Hypoestes forskalaei, Brillantaisia cicatricosa , maceration H2O, VO.
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), leaves of Rubia cordifolia, Rhamnus prinoides, Triumfetta cordifolia , Sida rhombifolia, Blumea alata, Solanum terminale, Hypoestes forskalaei, Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Erythrina abyssinica, Phytolacca dodecandra, Hygrophila spiciformis (gangabukali), Verbena officinalis (umugosora), Chlorophyton sparsiflorum (mukengu), Maesa lanceolata var. golungensis (umuhanga), maceration H2O, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : magaru
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(039)
Recipes : H(039) pesticide, leaves, twigs of Hypoestes forskaolii, crush, soak in water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : sirkonwo / kaberkewo (local dialect), white ribbon bush (Englisch)
Reference HK 67
Author(s) : Kidane, B.,T. van Andel, L. .J. van der Maesen, Z. Asfaw
Title : Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:46 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/46
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(068) amoebiasis, H(104) stomach ache, roots of Hypoestes forskalaei, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : busino (Maale)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) dislocated bone, dry/fresh, root of Hypoestes forskaolii is tied on the damaged part of the body.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : grbya (Tigrigna)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia, fresh leaves of Hypoestes forskaolii, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tay beder (Amharic)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(004), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Hypoestes forskaolii, RNS.
H(113) inflammation, leaves , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : kimana ngangi (Kikongo)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, fresh roots of Hypoestes forskaolii ground, macerated in water, filtered and VO. (Recipe reported by traditional healers)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name : busente
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore, crush leaves of Hypoestes forskalaei apply on affected part
H(037) cough, place roots on fire for fumigation
H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Solanum incanum by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum, whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink fluid
H(068) ascaris, boiling in milk roots of Hypoestes forskalaei with leaves of Lantana trifolia and drunk
H(104) abdominal pain, chew roots and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : girbia (Tigrigna)
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : V(025), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(025) babesia (livestock), crush roots of Hypoestes forskalaei, mix with honey and eat
V(041) anthrax, crush roots of Solanum incanum by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum, whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : girbia (Tigrigna)
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(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiases, The leaf of Hypoestes forskaolii is pounded, macerated, and drunk
H(104) severe stomachache, the root is chewed, and the output is swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : ciikkicho (Sidamuafoo)
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, roots of Hypoestes forskalaei are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : darguu
Reference VC 02
Author(s) : Cihyoka, M. A.
Title : AGEEP-Bushi, Bukavu. Expérience en pharmacopée vétérinaire traditionnelle au Bushi (Kivu/Zaïre). Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 267 - 274, (1994)
Symptoms : V(006), V(103), V(008)
Recipes : V(006) + V(103) = kagosi, 4 leaves of each Erythrina abyssinica, Ficus vogelii , Hypoestes forskalaei, Indigofera arrecta, Momordica pterocorpa, Pteridium aquilium
V(008)= kashuko, barks Acacia sieberiana + leaves Dalbergia lactea, Hypoestes forskalaei, Kotschya africana, Lagenaria sphaerica, Lobelia wollastonii, Pycnostachys erici-rosenii, 4 leaves of each plant + 20 cm of bark, pounded + 4l. H2O, 1/2 bouttle / 2X / day
V(008), tubercle Momordica pterocorpa, leaves Erythrina abyssinica, Ficus vogelii, Hypoestes forskalei, Indigofera arrecta, Pteridum aquilum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mageru (Mashi)
Reference VM 05
Author(s) : Mbarubukeye, S.
Title : La médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle: rapport du 1er atelier des guérisseurs traditionnels du bétail au Rwanda. Éditions: ISAR/LVNR - IRST/CURPHAMETRA - MINAGRI, 89 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(028), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : magaru