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

59 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)
Reference HG 31
Author(s) : Gueye, M., M. Diouf
Title : Traditional leafy vegetables in Senegal: diversity and médicinal uses African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 4 (4): 469 – 475 (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07062
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) vegetable herbs, cultivated first for their fruits, their root, or tubers and secondly for their leaves boiled in a sauce or with other vegetables
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HH 11
Author(s) : Haxaire Claudie (Pharmacienne)
Title : Phytothérapie et Médecine Familiale chez les Gbaya-Kara (République Centrafricaine) Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris, Fac. Pharmacie., 320 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(002), H(008)
Recipes : H(002), VO., extract leaves mixed in H2O
H(008), VO., mixed leaves in H2O of a partial mixing of Aframomum latifolius, Cussonia arborea , Eriosema psoraleoides, Euphorbia hirta, Ipomoea batatas , Merkamia tomentosa, Terminalia laxiflora, Vernonia glaberrina
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, softened by the heat of fire, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 18
Author(s) : Kalanda, K. & K. Bolamba
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Haut Zaïre. Les plantes utilisées contre les maladies de la peau à Kisangani. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 8, n° 2, 179 - 188, (1994)
Symptoms : H(014), H(046)
Recipes : H(014)erythrodermia (mpese), leaves, RNS.
H(046), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : matembele (Swahili)
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(031), H(103)
Recipes : H(031), leaves, juice, local frictions
H(103), leaves, juice, mouth bath and gums massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : tingo (Baoulé), téguibo, déguibo, bassi (Guéré)
Reference HK 40
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms : H(026), H(116)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, tuber, leaves of Ipomoea batatas are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) breast cancer, pounded leaves of Ipomoea batatas, poultice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : mabelenge, mibabanga (Ngombe), tshilunga (Tshiluba), matembele bangi (Lingala)
Reference HL 20
Author(s) : Lacroix, D. , S. Prado, D. Kamoga , J. Kasenene , J. Namukobe , S. Krief , V. Dumontet, E. Mouray, B. Bodo, F. Brunois
Title : Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of medicinal plants traditionally used in the village of Kiohima, Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133, 850–855, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110007981
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) vegetable, rhyzomes of Ipomoea batatas cooked in water
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, village of Kiohima
Vernacular name : akarandura (Rutooro)
Reference HM 02
Author(s) : Mapi, J.
Title : Contribution à l'étude éthnobotanique et analyses chimiques de quelques plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle dans la région de Nkongsamba (Moungo). Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Yaoundé, (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10) and ref. HT 12
Symptoms : H(087), H(094)
Recipes : H(087) whitlow, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, local application
H(094), inflorescences Aframomum sp., leaves Ipomoea batatas, infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, roots of Ipomoea batatas
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : bhatata (isi Xhosa)
Reference HN 08
Author(s) : Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title : Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) insects, leaves , tubers, sap, local application (scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 15
Author(s) : Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms : H(013), H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, cataplasms of hot leaves of Ipomoea batatas
H(013) anthrax, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : foro ontéma (Wanna), gbonti (Adja), koutakou, tantim, tamtin (Bariba), woli, dokoui, dokin (Fon), loki, idoki (Nagot), oyoué (Popo), dounoudoukiri, doundouyou (Dendi), djété, anago (Mina), houéli (Pédah), éwé koukoudoukou (Yoruba), patate douce (French)
Reference HN 28
Author(s) : Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title : Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, (december 2009)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) chronic haemorrhoids, leaves of Ipomoea batatas of Manihot esculenta of Psidium guajava of barks of Persea americana, 1 handfull of each species in 2 l. H2O. To boil, filter + 2 soup spoons of honey per glass. VO. 3 X / day during 2 weeks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, dry leaf of Ipomoea batatas pound with Passiflora edulis, Coffea canephora add H2O., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enkoora (Rutooro)
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(014), H(095), H(111)
Recipes : H(014) diseases of the skin, in particular mycoses, crushed leaves of Ipomoea batatas in poultice sometimes in combination with the leaves of Azadirachta indica
H(014) dermatosis, H(111) burns, tube raw or cooked in local application
H(095) leaves of Ipomoea batatas VO. In romazava (stew with bredes mafane) with meat; shrimp, dried or fresh, or with crushed peanuts
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : agnambatata (feuilles), batata (tubercule), ravimbatata (Antakarana), bokala, bélé, mbizo, vomanga (Malgache), patate douce (French), sweet potatoe (English)
Reference HO 14
Author(s) : Ogie-Odia, E.A . & E.F Oluowo
Title : Assessment of Some Therapeutic Plants of the Abbi People in Ndokwa West L.G.A of Delta State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 989-1002. 2009.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), the leaves are used to treat stomach problem when squeezed and the extract taken orally.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ndokwa Delta State)
Vernacular name : ipotato
Reference HO 16
Author(s) : Ogbole, O.O. & E.O. Ajaiyeoba
Title : Traditional management of tuberculosis in Ogun state of Nigeria: the practice and ethnobotanical survey. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7 (1): 79-84 (2010)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis, maceration of peeling of Ipomoea batatas, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : odunkun
Reference HR 10
Author(s) : Rivière, C., J.-P. Nicolas, M.-L. Caradec, O. Désiré & A. Schmitt
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la région nord de Madagascar : Une approche ethnopharmacologique Ethnopharmacologia, n°36, novembre, pp. 36 - 50. (2005) http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revue Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), tubercle coked or roasted, VO., leaves in romazava, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (North region)
Vernacular name : batata (tubercle), ravimbatata, agnambatata (leaves)
Reference HR 11
Author(s) : Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title : Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), Vl(095), leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mongo y'onigi (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu), ofogola (Galoa), namôngha (Fang), mongu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), émongo (Baduma), imongo (Béséki, Ngowé), amongo (Bakèlè), gémongo (Baléngi), mongo (Balumbu, Bavové), mbongo (Benga), lémongho, futa (Mindumu), lifita (Bavili), imongo (Banzabi), égwèta (Ivéa, Mitsogo), lungu (Bapunu)
Reference HR 11
Author(s) : Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title : Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Symptoms : H(022), H(095)
Recipes : H(022) (made easier), crushed leaves of the red potato, maceration, VO.
H(095), tubercle and leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mongo y'onigi (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu), ofogola (Galoa), namôngha (Fang), mongu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), émongo (Baduma), imongo (Béséki, Ngowé), amongo (Bakèlè), gémongo (Baléngi), mongo (Balumbu, Bavové), mbongo (Benga), lémongho, futa (Mindumu), lifita (Bavili), imongo (Banzabi), égwèta (Ivéa, Mitsogo), lungu (Bapunu)
Reference HR 18
Author(s) : Razafindraibe, M., A. R.Kuhlman, H. Rabarison, V. Rakotoarimanana, C.Rajeriarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T.Randrianarivony, F. Rakotoarivony, R. Ludovic, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants used by women from Agnalazaha littoral forest (Southeastern Madagascar) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/73
Symptoms : H(020x), H(027z), H(030)
Recipes : H(020x) insect stings, H(027z) pregnancy, H(030) evacuation of the placenta, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name : vomanga
Reference HS 18
Author(s) : Ssegawa, P., J. M. Kasenene
Title : Medicinal plant diversity and uses in Sango bay area, Southern Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 521 - 540, (2007)
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), relaxation of pelvic region for child birth, infusion of leaves of Ipomoea batatas, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : lumonde
Reference HT 14
Author(s) : Thomas, L.-V.
Title : De l'ethnobotanique à la médecine: l'exemple Diola. Notes Africaines, 134, 48 - 52, (1972)
Symptoms : H(013), H(175)
Recipes : H(013) abscess + H(175), hot leaves, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : juifata (Diola)
Reference HT 18
Author(s) : Tsabang, N. & al.
Title : Inventaire des plantes à vertus antidiabétiques dans la région de Yaounde au Cameroun. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 15, 87 - 94, (2001)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3), the end of the leaves in small pieces, cooked, in the food
Region : West Africa
Country : Cameroon (Yaounde region)
Vernacular name : makeu, ton'ho-la (Bamileke)
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(022)
Recipes : H(022), regulate the work during the delivery, ONS., RNS.
(registered from references HT 20 - 3, HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 8, HT 20 - 14)
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : patate douce
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) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(020), H(091)
Recipes : H(020) snake, to chew un tubercule of Ipomoea batatas
H(091) lameness, steam bath of leaves of Ipomoea
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : mboli
Reference HT 44
Author(s) : Traoré, A., A. I. Derme, S. Sanon, A. Gansane,Y. Ouattara, I. Nebié, S. B. Sirima
Title : Connaissances ethnobotaniques et pratiques phytothérapeutiques des tradipraticiens de santé de la Comoé pour le traitement du paludisme : processus d’une recherche scientifique de nouveaux antipaludiques au Burkina Faso Ethnopharmacologia, n°43, pp 35- 46 (juillet 2009) http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revue
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(045), H(102), H(126), H(166)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(007) depurative, H(045) antiseptic, H(102) bilious fever, H(126) icterus, H(166) spasmolytique, fruits of Ipomea batatas, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (region of Comoé )
Vernacular name : wosso (Dioula) , nagnui-noodo (Mooré), patate douce (french)
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(014), H(168)
Recipes : H(014) paronychia, burn and pound the tuber and tie on the finger
H(168) memory loss, chew tuber of Ipomea batatas
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lumonde (Luganda)
Reference HU 01
Author(s) : Udoamaka F.Ezuruike n, J.M.Prieto
Title : The use of plants in the traditional management of diabetes in Nigeria: Pharmacological and toxicological considerations Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155, 857–924 (2014)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, whole plant, leaves, bark of Ipomoea batatas, juice extract, infusion, RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South east of Nigeria), (North central of Nigeria), (North west of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses : anti-proliferative, anti-microbial, purgative, wound ulcers, analgesic, hemorrhoids ONS. RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ji-oyibo or bkimako (Ibo), odunkun (Yoruba), dankali (Hausa), sweet potato (Local English)
Reference HV 07
Author(s) : Verger, P.F.
Title : Ewé: The use of plants in Yoruba society. Editoria Schwarcz, Sao Paulo, 744p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(143)
Recipes : H(143) smallpox, leaves Vernonia amygdalina , Ipomoea batatas, Plumbago zeylanica ,burn, to lick the ashes with palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : kukunduku
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(032)
Recipes : Vb(032,1), leaves stems, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umujumbu, imibuto (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(014), V(030), V(059), V(111)
Recipes : Vc(014) itch (lugugu, lushita), ashes of leaves of Ipomoea batatas (patates douces) + salt of cuisine. to rub 2 X / day during 4 days
Vv(030), 1 handfull of leaves of Ipomoea batatas, to crush, to dilute in one glass H2O, VO.
Vc(111), tubercle ashes of Ipomoea batatas + sap of (Aloe barbadense ?), local application
Vpc(059) plague, (tonga, iragara, kiholi , Kinande), leaves of Cyperus sp. of Matricharia chamomilla of Ipomoea batatas of Basella alba of Cinchona ledgeriana of Manihot esculenta + the ashes of the scapula of one cow, to mix, 1 soup spoon, VO. 2 X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : bijumbu (Mashi)
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(111), V(123)
Recipes : V(111), burn, to bandage with a powdering ashes of this tubercle
V(123), food poisoning, take some puree of the tubercle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lugozi (shi)
Reference VN 01
Author(s) : Niang, A.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la pharmacopée traditionnelle mauritanienne. Thèse pour le doctorat en médecine vétérinaire. École nationale de Médecine vétérinaire, Sidi Thabet, Tunisie, 156 p., (1987) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Veq(013), young fresh leaves , warmed on charcoal, plaster on abscess, accelerate the exit of the pus
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : faataata(fulfulde-maghama)
Reference VN 08
Author(s) : Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title : Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects, leaves, tuber , sap, external use, scorpion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VN 22
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Herbal usage and informant concensus in ethnoveterinary management of cattle diseases among Kikuyus (Central Kenya). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 108, pp. 332-339 ( 2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106002819
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), the whole plant of Ipomoea batatas, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mîrîyo
Reference VT 01
Author(s) : Tall, A.M.
Title : Synthèse des fiches sur la pharmacopée vétérinaire traditionnelle en Mauritanie. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 147 - 151, (1994)
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : V(113, f), local application, leaves cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Mauritania
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VW 08
Author(s) : Wanzala, W., W. Takken, W. R. Mukabana, A. O. Pala & A. Hassanali
Title : Ethnoknowledge of Bukusu community on livestock tick prevention and control in Bungoma district, western Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 298– 324 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112000347
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 3) against livestock ticks, leaf, stem, sap of Ipomoea batatas, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kamabwoni (Chindabii, Chekamabwoni)