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Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae

68 reference(s) related to this plant

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(031)
Recipes : H(031), roots and leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Ipomoea batatas, decoction (H20), VO.
H(031), roots and leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Ipomoea batatas, to burn, powder in scarification
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : patate douce (French)
Reference HA 08
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(045), H(111), H(137)
Recipes : H(045) skin, H(137) local, ONS. of Ipomoea batatas , RNS.
H(111) serious, leaves pulp of Ipomoea batatas, local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : maniyambatsi (Great Comoros)
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(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Ipomoea batatas , to dilute (H2O), to filter, to dilute (milk), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : 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(095)
Recipes : H(095), roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo), around the Moumpoutou village, along the Ibenga river, Dedongou district, Likoula region
Vernacular name : mabenze (Aka,Enyelle)
Reference HA 29 b
Author(s) : D. Kimurad
Title : The Bongando (Ngandu) farmers in the central Zaire, around Iyondje village adjacent to Wamba, the research base of Bonobos (N 0, E 22), Zone de Tshuapa, Region d'Equateur; collected by D. Kimura, in 1986-1989. 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(095)
Recipes : H(095), roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (around the Iyondje village, near Wamba, Shuapa, equatorial province)
Vernacular name : limenge(Bongando) (Ngandu)
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) vitamin C, tuber of Ipomoea batatas, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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(027), H(111)
Recipes : H(027), leaves of Ipomoea batatas grounded, enema, RNS.
H(111), sap of leaves on burns
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : gonenbi (Ebrie)
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(006)
Recipes : H(006), tubercle of Ipomoea batatas, leaves of Cassia occidentalis, barks stem, branch, trunk Bridelia ferruginea, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : osokoro (Kôyô)
Reference HB 22
Author(s) : Bilo, H. & C. Bilo - Groen
Title : Herbalism in Seychelles. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 393 - 402, (1985)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS., infusion, wash
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : patate (local), plantain (English)
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, tuber of Ipomoea batatas
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : €kapa (Umubumbu), batata-doce, batata-da-ilha (Portuguese)
Reference HB 6k
Author(s) : Barnish, G. & S.K. Samai
Title : Some medicinal plant recipes of the Mende, Sierra Leone. Medical research council laboratory P.O.Box 81, Bo, Sierra Leone , 96 p., January l992 DVV sponsored, SLADEA PublicationKew 633.88 (10.2)
Symptoms : H(016)
Recipes : H(016), leaves ground and applied to breast. This makes the breast burst the pus out
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : not registered
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(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(095), tuber of Ipomoea batatas edible.
H(095) leaves:rich in vitamins and minerals; sometimes eaten when young.
H(095) leaves, used against intercostal pain (external application)
H(103) toothache leaves for mouthwash..
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : ousso, kinkio (Malinké), pania (Kissi), oussé (Poular), ouré (Soussou). patate, patate douce (French)
Reference HD 09
Author(s) : Debray, M., H. Jacquemin & R.Razafindrambao
Title : Contribution à l'inventaire des plantes médicinales de Madagascar. Travaux et documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., n°8, 150 p., (1971)
Symptoms : H(006), H(022)
Recipes : H(022), ONS., Ipomoea batatas, Clerodendrum sp., Brachylaena ramiflora (hazotokana), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (high table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : vomanga
Reference HD 15
Author(s) : Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title : Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms : H(046), H(104)
Recipes : H(046) measles, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, fruits of Citrus aurantifolia, to pound, maceration (H2O), baths
H(018), leaves of Ipomoea., maceration (H2O), to wash the head
H(104) gastric ulcer, pounded tubercle of Ipomoea., maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 23
Author(s) : De Wet , H., V.N. Nzama, S.F. Van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections by lay people in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu–Natal Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 78, pp. 12 - 20, (2012) free full-text available on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02546299/78
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil a handful of Ipomoea batatas leaves together with a handful of Tabernaemontana elegans leaves in 2 L of water. Take one cup of the decoction three times a day to treat gonorrhoea.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : ubhatata
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : Ipomoea batatas used for the treatment of : H(004) wounds (poultice of flour), H(013) clous, H(013) boil (poultice of leaves)
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : patate (Creole) , veulli karangooi (Tamoul)
Reference HF 01
Author(s) : Fernandez de la Pradilla, C.
Title : Des plantes qui nous ont guéris. Jeunesse d'Afrique, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,Tome 1, 208 p., (1981), Tome 2, 101 p., (1985) Plantes médicinales contre les hépatites. Pabre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 62 p., (1988)
Symptoms : H(037), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, stem with leaves of Eucalyptus sp of Citrus aurantiifolia of Azadirachta indica of Ipomoea batatas, decoction (H2O), bath, steam bath
H(126), leaves of Ipomoea, decoction (H2O), infusion (H20), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : patate douce (Français), nayia (Mooré), toma ule, vosu, kotoloko, kunduba, voso (Bambara)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosis, leaves of Cussonia arborea of Ipomoea batatas of Musa sp., infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 11
Author(s) : Grand, A. & P.A. Wondergem
Title : Les phytothérapies anti-infectieuses de la forêt-savane, Sénégal (Afrique occidentale)I. Un inventaire. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 109 - 125, (1987)
Symptoms : H(013), H(175)
Recipes : H(013) pimples + H(175), fresh leaves, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : not registered
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)
Recipes : H(013) boil (kursi), leaves, whole plant above ground of Dyschoriste nagchana, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : siquar-dinich (Omotic)