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Official name : Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Family : Fabaceae

26 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(158)
Recipes : H(158), leaves of Indigofera spicata of Pupalia lappacea, decoction (H2O), VO. + egg
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agoman (Fon, Goun)
Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), whole plant of Indigofera spicata pounded, delayed juice in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya 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(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004), H(111), whole plant pounded and applied to a wound and burn
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : dawa-le-nkop (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(031), H(037), H(038), H(139)
Recipes : H(031) intercostal pain, tea of leaves of Indigofera spicata , 1 spoon, 3 X / day, some drps for child
H(037) cough, chest pain, tea of leaves, VO.
H(038) cystalgia, roots tea
H(139) sexual incapacity, roots tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Caconda)
Vernacular name : (a) tumba-djali (Umubundu)
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh root of Indigofera spicata homogenized in H2O to drink or chewing fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : danggarssaa dhuure (Konta)
Reference HD 11
Author(s) : Dhetchuvi, M.- M. & J. Lejoly
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Nord-Est du Zaïre. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23 b, 991 - 1006, (1990)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, aerian part of the plant of Indigofera spicata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) nausea, grounded seeds of Indigofera spicata (atahuna) to fine powder and VO. with H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : atahuna
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) chronic patient, ground roots of Indigofera spicata (esegne murkewu), dispersed in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : esegne murkewu
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 2) body weakness and intermittent shock (lib himem), ground roots of Indigofera spicata (esegne shumegn), dispersed in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : esegne shumegn
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), roots of Indigofera spicata , chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pain, roots of Indigofera spicata, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HG 23
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Symptoms : V(037), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(037) cough, Vo(037) cough, roots of Indigofera spicata, RNS., VO.
Vb(041) blackleg, roots and leaves of Indigofera spicata, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : shersherit, gimay, sherit, shamtit (Meinit language)
Reference HG 23
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(030), H(037), H(051), H(103), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(018) headache, H(030) retained placenta,H(037) cough, H(051)paludism, H(103) toothache, H(104) stomachache, H(201) evil eye, roots of Indigofera spicata, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : shersherit, gimay, sherit, shamtit
Reference HG 26
Author(s) : Giday, M., Z. Asfaw, Z. Woldu, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : Medicinal plant knowledge of the Bench ethnic group of Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical investigation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5 : 34 (2009)
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(043)
Recipes : H(013) boil (kursi), leaves, whole plant above ground of Indigofera spicata, RNS., VO.
H(014) tinea nigra (gayt), leaves, topical
H(043) meningitis (tikus), root, aerial parts of Microglossa pyrifolia , Indigofera spicata VO. + local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : kursi-asht (Omotic)
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) cough, catarrh, extract from roots of Indigofera spicata, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, juice of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : nakabewa (Kimbunga), kalembeka (Kipogoro)
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(022), H(037), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(022), roots, chewed, juice, VO.
H(037) cough, roots, maceration H2O, RNS.
H(104) stomach, leaves + roots, pounded, juice, VO.
H(118), roots, maceration H2O, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : hiri (Maragoli), musuusuu (Kamba, Kenya), myata (Shambaa, Tanzania), olando (Luo, Kenya)
Reference HK 35
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used to induce labour during childbirth in western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 109 pp. 1 - 9 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106003199
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Indigofera spicata, squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : kibwankurata (Runyaruguru)
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), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(068) ascariasis, H(104) stomach ache, H(201) evil eye, whole plant of Indigofera spicata , RNS., VO.(for the Araf)
H(155) tonsillitis, root of Indigofera spicata, RNS., VO. (for the Maale)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : dongordoso (Maale), afi deshe / gaina deshe / wesfat deshe (Araf)
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(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, leaves in powder of Indigofera spicata mixed with H2O , VO. If needed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : reencii (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HT 27
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:12 (2007)
Symptoms : H(027w), H(104)
Recipes : H(027w) babies sickness, bathing with crushed fresh leaves and stems of Indigofera spicata
H(104) stomach ache, chewing roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : yebab alenga (Amharic)
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(028z)
Recipes : H(028z) vaginal discharge, crush leaves of Indigofera spicata in H2O and wash private parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mukaliza (Luganda)
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, roots of Indigofera spicata, RNS., nasal, body wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(038), H(123), H(126)
Recipes : H(123) food poisoning, H(126) liver diseases, H(038) urinary tract inflammations, belowground organs of Indigofera spicata , RNS
.(Total number of citations for ndigofera spicata = 4)
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : etumbanjali
Reference VG 25
Author(s) : Gradé, J.T., J. R.S. Tabuti, P.Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary knowledge in pastoral Karamoja, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 273–293 (2009) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109000233
Symptoms : V(075)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (akiurut), H2O extract of the whole plant of Indigofera spicata, RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(008) diarrhoea of calf (aremor) , roots of Indigofera spicata in yoghurt paste (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(054) trypanosomiasis (ediit), H2O extract of roots of Indigofera spicata, RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(075) appetite stimulant (akisuburakin akimuj), roots of Indigofera spicata in yoghurt paste (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : eteruman (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VN 02
Author(s) : Nwude, N. & M.A. Ibrahim
Title : Plants used in traditional veterinary medical practice in Nigeria. Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics, Volume 3, 261 - 273, (1980)
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : V(005), leaves + fresh butter, ointment, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : baba (Hausa)
Reference VS 09
Author(s) : Somopogui, A.S.
Title : Médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle en République de Guinée (Note de synthèse des activités). Le N'Dama, n° 1 & 2, 4 - 7, (1998) Journal du Sous-Réseau PRELUDE numéros 11 et 12, avril 1998
Symptoms : V(014), V(104)
Recipes : V(014), V(104), RNS, ONS
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : n'gara (Pular)