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Official name : Indigofera sp.
Family : Fabaceae

14 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 06
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), aerian part of Indigofera sp., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
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(026)
Recipes : H(026), stems with leaves of Pupalia lappacea of Indigofera sp., leaves of Desmodium velutinum, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus erinaceus, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + sauce
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 33b
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. Oppong-Mensah
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 126, pp. 492 - 499 ( 2009)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried leaves of Indigofera sp., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : titto tea
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(027z), H(031), H(033), H(037)
Recipes : H(027z) pain during pregnancy, H(031), H(033) femal, H(037) cough, roots of Indigofera sp., powder, VO. + porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037)
Recipes : H(037), decoction of the whole plant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : niérabédé (Dioula)
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(013), H(051), H(086), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) breast absces (umuhembe) make four scarification, apply a half-berry (?) umuchûchû, sprinkle with powder of leaves of Indigofera sp. (umusorôro), place for a moment the fruit on each incision
H(013) absces, eggplant umutoryi, or berry of ibitagarasoryo (?), ripe, crush them on the abscess formation
H(013) absces, do a few scars ; there applies a half-berry ofumuchûchû (?), coated with powder of umusoro leaves (?)
H(137) analgesic pain due to abscess, leaves of umutagara (?) ; soaked in hot water, topically two or three times daily. In the meantime, coat with good butter . Daily, pus is pressed out. After some time, is treated as an infected wound.
H(051) paludism: juice of the roots of Rumex bequaertii (nyiramuko) diluted with water, of (?) bambuba, of Indigofera sp. (umusororo). add the juice of leaves of Coleus aromaticus (umuravumba). Take with a sorghum porridge
H(086) adenitis : engorgement neck and groin, common in children (inkha z’abana). When the swelling is painful, we may use cautery, application with crushed leaves of Indigofera sp. (umusorôro) soaked in hot water
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusorôro (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HN 14
Author(s) : Nonakara Kenichi
Title : Ethnoentomology of the Central Kalahari San. African study monographs, suppl. issue n° 22, 29 - 46, (1996)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) arrow, roots of Indigofera sp., Coccinia rehmannii +juice resulting from the head of the larva Diamphidia simplex. 8 larvas by arrow are needed
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of the San in the Kalahari)
Vernacular name : not registered
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 roots of Indigofera sp. chewed and juice swallowed (Recipe reported by household members)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name : chaqidhesha
Reference HR 56
Author(s) : Rakotonandrasana, S., R. Rakotondrafara, R. Rakotondrajaona, V. Rasamison, M. Ratsimbason
Title : Plantes médicinales des formations végétales de la baie de Rigny-Antsiranana à Madagascar Bois et Forèts des tropiques, N° 331 (1) (2017)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otitis, juice of leaves of Indigofera sp., RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (Bay of Rigny-Antsiranana)
Vernacular name : takotsifotra
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), headache, the whole plant, fumigation
(registered from references HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 10)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003)
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) uterine fibroids, decoction of ONS of Indigofera sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 48
Author(s) : Thornton-Barnett, S.R
Title : Ancestral pharmacopoeias: a paleoethnobotanical assessment of plant use in the western free state, South Africa Thesis submitted to the Graduate Council of Texas State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts with a Major in Anthropology, December 2013
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) irregular heartbeat, ONS. of Indigofera sp., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : mmusapelo/musapelo (Basoto)
Reference VM 10
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants used in promotion of animal health in Tanzania. Animal Diseases Research Instit., Dep. Pharmacology/ Toxic., Dar Es Salaam. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 335 - 364, (1994)
Symptoms : V(045)
Recipes : V(045), pounded leaves, recent wounds, severe cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Iwambi-Mbeya district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), roots, decoction or infusion, Indigofera sp., Fagara capensis , Asparagus vigatus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu)
Vernacular name : not registered