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Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae

163 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 02
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(014), H(027), H(104), H(116), H(162), H(189)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, roots of Jatropha curcas of Euphorbia lateriflora, rape fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, to pound, bath + black soap
H(027), menace of fausse couche, leaves of Jatropha curcas, expression (H2O), VO.
H(104), leaves of Jatropha., juice, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(116) menses troubles, seeds and leaves of Jatropha., to pound, to cook, VO.
H(162), leaves of Jatropha., juice, VO. + H2O
H(189) of saltf control, powder leaves of Jatropha curcas, powder of seeds of Aframomum melegueta, scars
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
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(004), H(005), H(007), H(012), H(018), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(068), H(077), H(091), H(094), H(104), H(126), H(145), H(151), H(157), H(162), H(168), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Jatropha., RNS.
H(005), oedema, stems with leaves Pennisetum purpureum, leaves of Ficus capensis of Jatropha curcas, barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, RNS.
H(007), leaves of Jatropha., RNS.
H(012)), leaves pulp of Jatropha curcas, ripe fruit Aframomum melegueta, local application
H(012)), roots of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), massage
H(018), stems with leaves of Jatropha curcas, seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
H(018), leaves of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(037) cough, aerian part of Jatropha., RNS.
H(037) cough, leaves of Jatropha., RNS.
H(037) cough, roots of Jatropha., RNS.
H(028t) leucorrhoea, leaves of Jatropha curcas, ripe fruit of Garcinia kola of Aframomum melegueta of Piper guineense of Xylopia aethiopica bulb Allium cepa, diluted powder in du milk, VO. + potash
H(028t) leucorrhoea, folioles of Cassia alata, leaves of Jatropha curcas, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), stem without leaves of Opuntia tuna, leaves of Jatropha curcas of Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) urethra, latex of Jatropha ., to carbonize, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(051), stems with leaves of Jatropha curcas, leaves of Jatropha gossypiifolia, RNS.
H(051), stems with leaves of Jatropha., RNS.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Jatropha., RNS.
H(068), leaves of Jatropha., to grind (H2O), to macerate (H2O), VO.
H(077), leaves juice of Jatropha., VO. + salt
H(091) drepanocytosis, leaves, roots of Jatropha curcas, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
H(094), leaves of Jatropha., to grind (H2O), maceration (H2O), VO. + kaolin
H(104) dyspepsia, seeds grillées of Jatropha., to chew
H(126), whole plant of Jatropha curcas, ONS. of Parquetina nigrescens of Moringa oleifera, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), roots of Jatropha., RNS.
H(145) rectum, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum of Jatropha curcas, to dry, decoction (H2O), hip-bath
H(151), leaves of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(157), leaves of Jatropha., RNS.
H(162), leaves of Jatropha., to grind (H2O), VO. + potash
H(168), sap of Jatropha., VO.
H(171) sugared, stems with leaves of Jatropha., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : mantchoukli (Adja), aglowéwé (Pedah), akplo, akpawi, adjagbogbo, batati, gbaguidikpotin, nyikpotin, tetwèn (Fon, Goun), , kokohoufiô (Yom), akporo (Yoruba), okpokporou, oloboutoudje funfun, lakpalakpa (Yoruba)
Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) gingival pain, sap of Jatropha curcas, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : pignon d'Inde, purghère (French)
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(051), H(076), H(103)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Combretum micranthum, of Cymbopogon giganteus of Cassia occidentalis of Azadirachta indica of Cassia sieberiana of Musa sapientum of Carica papaya of Jatropha curcas of Byrsocarpus coccineus of Morinda lucida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(051), leaves of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(076), H(103) gingivitis, roots of Jatropha curcas, decoction (H2O), gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : dakindé (Nawdem), batatihé (Mina), babati (Ewé), pignon d'inde (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(003), H(004), H(012), H(013), H(099), H(113), H(124), H(137)
Recipes : H(003),H(012)), H(113) pain in the joints, ripe fruit of Jatropha curcas, Bryophyllum pinnatum, to pound, local application
H(004), H(103) gingivitis, H(124), latex of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(013) , leaves of Jatropha., to pound, to dilute (milk), local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mroumzoungou (Great Comoros), msoumou (Anjouan island)
Reference HA 10
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title : Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(043)
Recipes : H(043) tetanus of the new born, latex of Jatropha curcas, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 19
Author(s) : Andriamanga, N.
Title : Les plantes médicinales anthelmintiques Malagasy. Département de recherches zootechniques et vétérinaires, Cotonou, 48p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, leaf, seeds, RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : valavelona
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(038), H(051), H(056), H(068)
Recipes : H(004), roots, barks, powder on wound
H(004) + H(103) , latex, RNS
H(013) , external use, ONS., 1 coffee spoun
H(038), infusion young stems with leaves, urinary pain
H(051), decoction (H2O) fron leaves and fruit, VO or bath
H(056) Guinea worms, ashes from leaves, RNS.
H(068), ONS., VO.
H(068), pounded seeds, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O), + salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : lapalapa, botuje, lobotuje-pupa
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(006)
Recipes : H(006), roots of Jatropha curcas, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(006), almonds of Jatropha, powder, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 21
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, P. Chibon, H. de Vecchy, E. Duboze, J. Eymé, J.- N. Gassita, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, M. Le Bras, I. Mourambou, E. Mve - Mengome, M. - G. Nguéma, J. - B. Ollome, P. Posso, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Gabon. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 294 p., (1984) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(090)
Recipes : H(090), some drops of latex of Jatropha curcas, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 23
Author(s) : Ambe, G. - A. & F. Malaisse
Title : Les plantes utilisées dans la médecine et la pharmacopée traditionnelles d'une population Malinke en Côte d'Ivoire. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 14, 121 - 130, (2000) completed by: Diversité des plantes médicinales et ethnotaxonomie en pays malinke de Côte d'Ivoire From the sources of knowledge to the medicines of the future, p 331 -338 HA 23b
Symptoms : H(014), H(076)
Recipes : H(014)herpes , H(076)thrush, petiole, latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : gbêtaman - yiri, bagani - brou (Dioula)
Reference HA 33a
Author(s) : Asase, A., A.A. Oteng-Yeboah, G.T. Odamtten & M.S.J. Simmonds
Title : Ethnobotanical study of some Ghanaian anti-malarial plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 99, pp. 273 - 279 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(051), H(103)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, boils leaves of Jatropha curcas with leaves of Azadirachta indica and Carica papaya. Drink and use for bathing.
H(103), latex from twigs used to treat mouth sores
Other uses: planted as a hedge.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Wechiau region)
Vernacular name : nato (Lobi)
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(006 ) constipation, root, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : binida zugu
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(006), H(014)
Recipes : H(006) laxative,H(014) skin disease, crushed seeds of Jatropha curcas to express oil, VO. 3 teaspoon once
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : eto-oko obio nsit (Ibibio)
Reference HA 40
Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) chronic and old wounds,H(013) boils, H(104) stomach sores, leaves decoction of Jatropha curcas, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nkrangyedua (Asante-Twi)
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036), bark of Jatropha curcas used to treat vertigo.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : mpuluka (Kikongo)
Reference HA 44
Author(s) : Ashidi, J.S. , P.J. Houghton, P.J. Hylands, T. Efferth
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and cytotoxicity testing of plants of South-western Nigeria used to treat cancer, with isolation of cytotoxic constituents from Cajanus cajan Millsp. leaves Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 501–512 (2010)
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, root and stem bark of Jatropha curcas, decoction , as topic and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : botuje, lapalapa (Yoruba)
Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Jatropha curcas crushed and pounded, local application
H(014) scabies, seeds of Jatropha curcas crushed and pounded, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mbono
Reference HA 50
Author(s) : Adodo, A.
Title : Nature Power. A Christian Approach to Herbal Medicine. 3rd edition. Generation Press Limited, Lagos. 290p. Generation Press Limited, Lagos. 290p (2004) / fron reference HI 08
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) decoction of the roots of Newbouldia laevis with the roots of Alstonia boonei, Jatropha curcas are used for the treatment of epilepsy, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 51
Author(s) : Adetutu, A. , W. A. Morgan, O., Corcorana
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro evaluation of wound-healing plants used in South-western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 50– 56 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002406
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, the juice from the leaves of Jatropha curcas is applied to wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : botuje, lapalapa (Yoruba)
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, harvest a fresh rod. Make a few drops of sap in a tablespoon of water containing H2O. VO. a tablespoon of the mixture (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : kâdâmono (Sango); trotollogaro (Gbaya)
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(051), H(091), H(094), H(099), H(145), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), seeds of Jatropha curcas, powder, VO.
H(008), H(018), H(091) kwash., H(201) psychosis again the bad spirits, leaves, barks stem, branche, trunk of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), VO.H(051), leaves, barks stem, branche, trunk of Jatropha., decoction (H2O) (très diluée), VO.
H(100), seeds der Jatropha., powder, to dilute (H2O), enema
H(100), seeds der Jatropha., powder, to dilute (H2O), hip bath
H(094), H(145), barks stem, branche, trunk of Jatropha., powder, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, roots of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), enema
H(201) psychosis, roots of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), enema, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikidakama, ikivurahinda, umutwetwe (Kirundi)
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(004), H(124), H(006), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(124),H(004) wound, H(124), latex Jatropha curcas, local application
H(006) puissant, seeds of Jatropha curcas
H(094), latex of Jatropha curcas of Lactuca indica, to dilute, + lard + beewax, local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tanatanampotsy
Reference HB 03
Author(s) : Bokdam, J. & A.F. Droogers
Title : Contribution à l'étude ethnobotanique des Wagenia de Kisangani, Zaïre. Meded.Landbouwhogeschool, Wageningen (Pays-Bas), 75, 19, 74 p., (1975)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, gum of Jatropha curcas, powder, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006), H(008), H(031), H(112), H(113)
Recipes : H(008), H(031), H(113), leaves and stems of Jatropha curcas , RNS.
H(112), seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : painguokokolé, painkokolé (Baoule), tioum (Malinke)
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(005), H(006), H(045), H(124), H(170)
Recipes : H(005), H(006) drastic, H(170), seeds of Jatropha curcas, to pound, VO.
H(006) purgative, huile of Jatropha., VO. + arachides
H(045), H(124) haemorrhage, sap of Jatropha, local application
H(053), sap of Jatropha., drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : puuluka dya gata (Laadi), puluko (Vili), limono (Yoombe, Vili), mufurungwo (Beembe), lendzaga (Mbaamba), kanguru (Kôyô)
Reference HB 09
Author(s) : Baumer, M.C.
Title : Étude et dossiers: catalogue des plantes utiles du Kordofan (Rép. du Soudan) particulièrement du point de vue pastoral. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 22, 4 - 5 - 6, 81 - 118, (1975)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) , seeds, toxic, stong purgative
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (Fulani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 21
Author(s) : Boulesteix, M. & S. Guinko
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Gbayas dans la région de Bouar (Empire Centrafricain). Quatrième colloque du Conseil africain de Malgache pour l'enseignement supérieur (C.A.M.E.S.), Libreville, Gabon, 23 - 52, (1979)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(099) + H(104) colic, ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire)
Vernacular name : kakan'doro (Gbaya dialecte Bossangoa)
Reference HB 21
Author(s) : Boulesteix, M. & S. Guinko
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Gbayas dans la région de Bouar (Empire Centrafricain). Quatrième colloque du Conseil africain de Malgache pour l'enseignement supérieur (C.A.M.E.S.), Libreville, Gabon, 23 - 52, (1979)
Symptoms : H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(108) rhinitis, leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire)
Vernacular name : kakan' doro (Gbaya dialecte Bossangoa)
Reference HB 23
Author(s) : Bagula, B., N. Bavukinina, B.Mbembe, M. Kaleba, K. Konda, L. Dumu, B. Kelela, N. Boleli, K. Mamba, M. Mboyo & T. Bilomba
Title : La phytothérapie traditionnelle de la gastrite dans la province de l'Equateur (République Démocratique du Congo). Ethnopharmacologia, 26, 23 - 30, (2000) Bulletin de la société française http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revued'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO., 1 glass / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (province of Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation (purgative), to eat 2 to 5 roasted seeds of Jatropha curcas without pericarp (poisoning danger, not for childs)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name : (i) molo (Umbundu), purgueira (Portuguese)
Reference HB 33
Author(s) : Bhat, R.B., E.O. Etejere, V.T. Oladipo
Title : Ethnobotanical studies fron central Nigeria. Economic Botany, 44 (3), pp. 382-390, (1990)
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(076), H(100), H(103x), H(126)
Recipes : Harvest young fresh twigs of Jatropha curcas usually in the moming
H(008) the leaves (about 10-15) are crushed along witt potash in one to two glassfuls of water; the liquid is collected in bottles and taken orally when necessary
H(014, f) for ringworm: The leaves are squeezed and the liquid obtained is applied on the affected part with cotton
H(076, f) for coated tongue: The latex is collected and applied on the affected part of the tongue.
H(100) venereal diseases: A decoction from the roots is taken orally..
- H(103x, f) for cleaning the teeth: The young twigs are used as chewing sticks for cleaning the teeth and gums especially for young children.
H(126) for jaundice: A decoction from the leaves is administered as rectal injection.
Region : West Africa
Country : Central Nigeria (Kwara state)
Vernacular name : lapalapa, botuje (Yoruba), bi ni da zugu (Hausa), owulo idu (Ibo)
Reference HB 34
Author(s) : Baldé, NM., A. Youla, MD. Baldé, A. Kaké, MM. Diallo, MA. Baldé, D. Maugendre
Title : Herbal medicine and treatment of diabetes in Africa: an example from Guinea. Diabetes Metab 32, pp. 171-175 (2006)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 5), leaves, stems of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 43
Author(s) : Blench, R.
Title : Dagomba plant names (Preliminary circulation draft) Published on WWW. (2006) http://www.rogerblench.info/Ethnoscience%20data/Dagbani%20plant%20names.pdf
Symptoms : H(056), H(095)
Recipes : H(056) false castor oil plant, used for hedges; leaves are used for dressing guinea-worm swellings.
H(095) the twigs are used as chewsticks. used as chewsticks.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : shindazugu (Dagomba)
Reference HB 53
Author(s) : Belayneh, A. Asfaw, S. Demissew, N. F. Bussa
Title : Medicinal plants potential and use by pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Erer Valley of Babile Wereda, Eastern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:42 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/42
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, oil squeezed of seeds of Jatropha curcas, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : andelmeluc (Somali)
Reference HB 62
Author(s) : Botha, C.J., M.-L. Penrith
Title : Poisonous plants of veterinary and human importance in southern Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 119, pp. 549–558 (2008) doi:10.1016/j.jep.2008.07.022
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Jatropha curcas, plant poisonings that manifest with syndroms as diarrhoea for multispecies
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(051), H(157)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, Native soap is a cure for paludism. The patient washes his body frequently with the soap. It is beIieved to draw paludism from the body. The native soap is prepared from one - or a combination - of the ashes of the following plants:Sterculia tragacantha stem, Ceiba pentandra fruit pods, Elaeis guineemis receptacle, Spondias mombin wood, Pentaclethra macrophylla fruit pods, Jatropha curcas wood, Coffea stenophylla husk, Ricinodendron heudelotii skin or wood, Theobroma cacao dry fruitpodH(157), leaves collected and warmed over fire and tied on child's head.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : kata
Reference HC 13c
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.III. Angiosperms (Euphorbiaceae to Menispermaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 28, pp. 255 - 283, (1990)
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(037), H(100), H(112), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purg.,H(037) pneumo., H(100) syph., H(112)abort., VO. roots decoction (H2O)
H(014)dermat.,H(014) whitlow, juice of stems, RNS.
H(113), leaves decoction (H2O) , massage
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkabui (Bondei, Sambaa), mbono-pwani (Swahili)
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(006), H(202)
Recipes : H(006) seeds of Jatropha curcas, purgative in small doses (2 or 3 seeds), but toxic beyond (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(202) oilseeds of Jatropha curcas; serves to make burning oil and H(202) soap (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : banin, kadi (Dinguiraye) (Malinké), kidi (Poular), baha, barhané (Soussou), pourguère (French)
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 : V(068), V(091)
Recipes : V(068), V(091) bark of Jatropha curcas used in the preparation of "touppal" tonic drink and deworming for animals
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : banin, kadi (Dinguiraye) (Malinké), kidi (Poular), baha, barhané (Soussou), pourguère (French)
Reference HD 05
Author(s) : Decary, R.
Title : Les emplois des Euphorbiacées malgaches. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 13, 467 - 473, (1966)
Symptoms : H(006), H(094), H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgatif, graines ou huile graines , dangereux à forte dose, RNS.
H(113), huile graines en onguent contre les rhumatismes et H(094) hémorroïdes
H(103) latex efficace contre les maux de dents
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tanatana fotsy
Reference HD 05
Author(s) : Decary, R.
Title : Les emplois des Euphorbiacées malgaches. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 13, 467 - 473, (1966)
Symptoms : H(006), H(094), H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(006), seeds or seeds oil , RNS., (small dosis toxic)
H(094),seeds, pomad
H(103), latex, RNS.
H(113), seeds, pomad
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : tanatana fotsy (Madaf)
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(100)
Recipes : H(100), seeds of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 13
Author(s) : Disengomoka, I. & P. Delaveau
Title : Medicinal plants used for child's respiratory diseases in Zaire. Part I. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 8, pp. 257 - 263, (1983) Medicinal plants used for child's respiratory diseases in Zaire. Part II. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 8, pp. 265 - 277, (1983) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874183900636
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), repiratory diseases, crushed seeds, VO., 1X / day
H(037), repiratory diseases, leaves or rootss, decoction, VO., 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mukadi mpemba (Kiyanzi), mpuluka (Kikongo)
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(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(104, 11) gastric ulcer, 30 drops of sap in 1 l. H2O, VO. 150 ml., 3 X / day
H(126), leaves of Jatropha., decoction (1 l. H2O), VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 100 ml. ; adults, 200 ml.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
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(002), H(005), H(014), H(055), H(093), H(094), H(113), H(124), H(159), H(182)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, cataplasm of boiled leaves of Jatropha curcas (pignon d'inde)
H(124) hemorrhage, apply a cloth soaked in the juice (suc laiteux) of Jatropha curcas (pignon d'inde). Do not heal, but coagulates blood
H(055) in poisoning sfrom Jatropha curcas (pignon d'Inde), VO. 1 glass of juice of Citrus medica (citron), to repeat
H(094) hemorrhoids externes, 15 gr juice of Jatropha curcas (pignon d'inde), 10 gr axonge (atty substance, white, soft and homogeneous, obtained by fusion of adipose tissue),, 5 gr white wax, faire un onguent
Jatropha curcas is also involved in the treatment of : H(005) dropsy, H(014) scabies, H(093) sting of the poisonous fish " Laffe la boue" (suc tige), H(094) hemorrhoids (huile en onguent), H(113) rheumatism, H(159) engorging breast (poultice of leaves), H(182) herpes
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : pignon d'inde ou médicinier (Creole) , kattamanakou kottai (Tamoul)
Reference HE 17
Author(s) : Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp/PDF/pdf2012/15%20May/Erinoso%20and%20Aworinde.pdf
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea / syphillis, seeds of Jatropha curcas are burnt and eaten
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : botuje funfun
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(004), H(014), H(015), H(038), H(053), H(104), H(124), H(162), H(162x)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(124) sap of Jatropha curcas, local application
H(004) wound, latex of Jatropha., local application
H(014) small dermatosis, latex of Jatropha curcas, friction
H(015), leaves of Jatropha, to dry in the shadow and in open air, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(038) calcul, leaves of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), H(104), leaves of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(053), latex of Jatropha., drops in ears
H(162), H(162x), leaves of Jatropha., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HF 04
Author(s) : Focho, D. A., M. C Newu, M. G Anjah, F. A Nwana, F. B Ambo
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of trees in Fundong, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2009, 5:17 (doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-17) + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(004), H(092), H(099), H(104), H(112)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, latex of Jatropha curcas is applied topically.
H(092) poisoning, pulverized seeds, VO. With food
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of roots, VO.
H(099) mental disorders, pulverized dry seeds, VO.
H(104) gastritis, maceration of leaves of Jatropha curcas + lemon juice, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, seeds are burnt and eaten
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Fundong, Northwest Region)
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(091), H(092)
Recipes : H(091) child, roots of Jatropha curcas, infusion (H2O), VO. + bath
H(092), seeds of Jatropha, 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(004), H(053), H(104)
Recipes : H(004),wounds, H(053), fresh leaves, sap, drops in ears
H(104), abdominal pain, seeds, chewed, swallowed
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : etamanane (Diola)
Reference HG 14
Author(s) : Goossens, V.
Title : Catalogue des plantes du jardin botanique d'Eala (Congo Belge) Ministère des colonies, direction de l'agriculture, V. Goossens Bruxelles: Imprimerie industrielle et financière, 179 p., (1924)
Symptoms : H(006), H(164)
Recipes : H(006), leaves, RNS.
H(164), roots barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo) (Mongo region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070), seeds of Jatropha curcas, RNS, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : yesudan-galo (Amhara)
Reference HG 20
Author(s) : Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title : Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Symptoms : H(013), H(151)
Recipes : H(013) skin diseases,H(013) scurf,H(013) abscess,H(013) carbuncle, decoction of leaves of Jatropha curcas of Azadirachta indica of Vangueria madagascariensis, pieces of liane of Ipomoeaa-pes-caprrae + pinch of salt, bath
H(151) hypertension, 3 to 4 leaves of Jatropha curcas boiled in 1 L H2O, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : pignon d'Inde, pion daine
Reference HG 22
Author(s) : Gbolade, A. A.
Title : Inventory of antidiabetic plants in selected districts of Lagos State, Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 121, pp. 135–139, (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, Jatropha curcas fruits in ashes, taken with pap.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Jatropha curcas and Syzygium guineense and palm oil are boiled with H2O. One cup every morning.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : botute
Reference HG 27
Author(s) : N' guessan, F.H. Tra Bi, M.W. Koné
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique des plantes antipaludiques utilisées en médecine traditionnelle chez les Abbey et Krobou d'Agboville (Côte d'Ivoire). Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, december 2009
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves decoction of Jatropha curcas, steam bath, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 2k
Author(s) : Guenoukpati, K.
Title : Ces plantes de chez nous.Multiples recettes d'économie domestique, 76 p., (1983) Gachathi, F.N. , phytothérapeute chercheur en pharmacopée traditionnelle.Université du Bénin, B.P. n° 3093, Lome - Togo. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004),decoction stems barks and roots , to wash the wound, then dressing with 2 leaves softened near fire + grounded barks during 3 days. Renew if necessary.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : babati (Ouatchi, Mina), kpoti (Evé), gnonkpotin (Fon), botuye (Yoruba)
Reference HG 57
Author(s) : N' guessan K., É. Kouassi Konan & K. Kouadio Kouassi
Title : Ethnobotanical Study of Plants Used to Treat Diabetes, in Traditional Medicine, by Abbey and Krobou People of Agboville (Côte-d’Ivoire) American Journal of Scientific Research ISSN 1450-223X Issue 4, pp 45-58 (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, leaf decoction of Jatropha curcas, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Agboville)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 60
Author(s) : Göhre, Á., B. Toto-Nienguesse, M. Futuro, C. Neinhuis & T. Lautenschläge
Title : Plants from disturbed savannah vegetation and their usage by Bakongo tribes in Uíge, Northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:42 (2016) DOI 10.1186/s13002-016-0116-9
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, leaves of Jatropha curcas, decoction, rinsed in mouth
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : mpuluka (Kikongo)
Reference HH 10
Author(s) : Hussain, H.S.N. & Y.Y. Karatela
Title : Traditional medicinal plants used by Hausa tribe of Kano State of Nigeria. Int. J; Crude Drug Res., 27, 4, 211-216, (1989)
Symptoms : H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(100) gono., roots, decoction, VO.
H(103), latex, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : birida zugu (Hausa)
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(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) small intestinal worms (small intestinal worms), scraped or pounded bark in a funnel of leaves, drops in anus of a partial mixing of Bridelia ferruginea, Bridelia scleroneura , cratispermum laurinum, Fagara leprieurii, Hymenocardia acida , Fagara leprieurii , Hymenocardia acida , Jatropha curcas , Khaya anthotheca, Lophira lanceolata , Mitragyna stipulosa, Musa sapientum , Parkia clappertoniana , Vitex doniana
H(104) trouble of womb , VO. , roots decoction (H2O) Lantana camara, Jatropha curcas
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HH 7k
Author(s) : Hoffmann, O.
Title : Les plantes en pays Lobi (Burkina et Côte d'Ivoire)Lexique des noms Lobi-Latin et Latin-Lobi.Institut d'élevage et de médecine vétérinalre des pays tropicaux. Département du Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement. Etudes et synthèses de L'IEMVT., 155 p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), sticks as tooth-pick for bleeding gums
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HI 05
Author(s) : Igoli, J.O., O.G. Ogaji, T.A. Tor-Anyiin & N.P. Igoli
Title : Traditional medicine practice amongst the Igede people of Nigeria. Part II. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines (2) pp. 134 - 152 (2005) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc05016
Symptoms : H(104), H(139), H(171)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Jatropha curcas of Gossypium hirsutum of Cassia occidentalis, decoction, VO.
H(139), leaves of Jatropha curcas, maceration, VO.
H(171), roots of Cochlospermum planchonii, barks of stems of Lonchocarpus cyanescens, fruit of Jatropha curcas, decoction, VO., 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : omangba (Igede)
Reference HI 10
Author(s) : Idu, M., B. C. Ndukwu
Title : Studies of Plants Used in Ethnomedicine in Ethiope Concil Area of Delta State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 1 (1) : 30 -43 (2006) http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=rjb.2006.30.43&linkid=pdf
Symptoms : H(018), H(100)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(100) chronic gonorrhoea. The root of Jatropha curcas plus native chalk, ogogoro (local gin) and Nicotiana tabacum (tobacco) leaf is used for the gonorrhoea. All these are put inside a bottle; the ogogoro helps to extract the active constituents from these materials. The patients are always advised to drink a glassful twice daily for 3 days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Area of Delta State)
Vernacular name : boundary stick (local english), Ishakpa (local dialect)
Reference HI 12
Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, stem bark of Jatropha curcas Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : lapalapa-funfun (Yoruba), physic nut, pignut (English)
Reference HK 00
Author(s) : Kambu, K., L. Tona, N. Luki, K. Cimanga & W. Makuba
Title : Evaluation de l'activité antimicrobienne de quelques préparations traditionnelles antidiarrhéiques utilisées dans la ville de Kinshasa-Zaïre. Bull. Méd. Trad. et Pharm.,Vol. 3, n° 1, 15 - 24, (1989)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006), H(007), H(037), H(038), H(068), H(092), H(100), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), H(064), H(068), tenia, ONS. of Jatropha curcas, RNS., VO.
H(037) lungs, H(100) syph., leaves of Jatropha., RNS., VO.
H(038), H(006), H(007), ONS. of Tamarindus indica, seeds of Jatropha curcas, pulp + mil, drops in ears
H(038), H(126), H(128), ONS. of Jatropha., RNS., VO.
H(045) vulnerary, latex of Jatropha., local application
H(092), latex of Jatropha., VO.
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Jatropha., maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 02
Author(s) : Keita, S.M., J.T. Arnason, B.R. Baum, R.Marles, F. Camara, & A.K. Traore
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelmintiques de la République de Guinée. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 119 - 134, (1995)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : baanin (manika), kiidi (Pular), bagane (Susu)
Reference HK 04
Author(s) : Koechlin, J.
Title : Quelques usages de plantes spontanées de la région de Brazzaville. Bull. Inst. Etudes centrafricaines, n° 2, 103 - 109, (1951) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006),oil of Jatropha curcas, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 10
Author(s) : Kasonia, K., M. Ansay, P. Gustin & C. Plume
Title : Ethnobotanique du traitement de l'asthme au Kivu (Zaïre). Belg. Journ. Bot., 126, n°1, 20 - 28, (1993)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 60 gr. of leaves of Cynara scolymus + 60 gr of leaves or barks of Jatopha curcas, decoction in 5 l H2O, reduce to the half, to filter + 4 dl. of honey. To take 1 l . of this mixture + 1, 5 dl. oil of Drymaria cordata + 10 ml. oil of Eucalyptus globulus. VO. 1 coffee spoon 3 X / J. during 7 Days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : namagizi (Kivira), umurerabana, ikizirahinda (Kinyarwanda), namalimbwe (Kihema)
Reference HK 12
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms : H(037), H(045), H(092), H(104)
Recipes : H(092) toxic, latex of Jatropha curcas if VO.
H(045) latex of Jatropha curcas, vulnerary, external use
H(037) bronchitis, decoction of leaves, VO. (dangerous !)
H(104) belly pains, barks maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : kidi (Peul, Tocolor), duladukad (Peul Fouladou)
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(004), H(034), H(179)
Recipes : H(004), leaves or stems, juice on the wound 1X / Day
H(034), roots, chest pain
H(179), roots, decoction (H2O) + gruel, kidney pain
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Vernacular name : browa (Padhola, Ouganda), mbogo (district de Kigoma, Tanzania), mbogo-komo (giriama, Kenya)
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)
Recipes : H(013)tinea, latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 1k
Author(s) : Kusehuluka, K., A. Lubini & B. Bunga
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de la blennorragie et de la syphilis à Kinshasa (Zaïre) Vol. 1, 251-260, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol.1 and Vol. 2, 1514 p., (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and botanic gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, f) blenn., roots decoction (H2O), VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 20
Author(s) : Kalanda, K. & W. D. Omasombo
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Haut Zaïre: plantes utilisées dans le traitement des maux d'estomac dans la ville de Kisangani. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 1, 59 - 69, (1995)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, 5 to 6 seedss, grilled, chewed cold, 1X / day / 1 week
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
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(006), H(008), H(056), H(100), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) purg., 2 to 4 seeds without shells, pounded in H2O, VO. - - - H(008) dys., Jatropha curcas roots, Xylopia sp.fruits, pulp, suppository
H(056) Guinea worms, Jatropha curcas seeds roast, pimentos (Capsicum annuum), karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), pomade on scarifications around the hole of laying of eggs
H(100) blen., leaves, juice, enema
H(113), heated leaves on the body
H(126) icterus, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : pignon d'Inde, pourghère ou purghère (local French), bélia (Tagouana), nakouo (Senoufo), propro (Baoulé, Agni, Abron), sacré (Shien), sakoli (Gagou), bategné ni, badaguigui : (Bété), adibalaga (Koulango), lagani (Bambara), sama nambo (Ebrié)
Reference HK 25
Author(s) : Keita, S. M. & al.
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelminthiques de la Haute-Guinée (République de Guinée) Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 13, 49 - 65, (1999)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : baanin (Manika), kiidi (Pular), bagane (Soso)
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(013), H(076), H(087), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) skin rashes, H(076) oral candidiasis, leaves, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
H(137) body sores, H(087) skin infections, leaves, soaked in water, crushed and infusion bathed with.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : ekiyo (Haya)
Reference HK 51
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Les plantes médicinales, toxiques et magiques des Niominka et des Socé des Iles du Saloum (Sénégal) Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 279 - 334 (1964)
Symptoms : H(100), H(104), H(173)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, H(173) leprosy, seeds one by one as stong purgative, administred by specialized healers
H(104) abdominal pains, sugared decoction of leaves of Jatropha curcas with great precaution
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Saloun island)
Vernacular name : tabanani (Niominka) ; tabanano (Socé)
Reference HK 52
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J. O.
Title : Some common african herbal remedies for skin diseases: with special reference to Kenya Medicinal and poisonous plants of the tropics. Proceedings of symposium of the 14th International botanical congress, Berlin, 24 july - 1 august 1987, 44-69, (1987)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh latex from leaves or stem of Jatropha curcas, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mbogo-komo (Giriama)
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(051x), H(091)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, roots of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(091) asthenia, leaves decoction
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(006), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(127), H(137)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, seeds of Arachis hypogaea and of raw seeds of Jatropha curcas, VO. (powerful purgative.)
H(006) constipation, chew and swallow the seeds
H(094) external haemorrhoids, decoction of trunk bark of Alstonia congensis of Jatropha curcas, for bath seat
H(104) gastritis, few drops of latex diluted in water: VO. 1 glass per day
H(104) abdominal pains, digesté of la grated of the root in palm wine, VO. ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves softened with the heat, poultice
H(126) hepatitis, roots decoction : VO. 1 glass per day
H(126) icterus, roots decoction :enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of the root of Jatropha curcas of Carica papaya , VO. 1 teaspoon 3 times per day.
H(127) splenomegaly, macerated leaves soaked in palm oil in friction
H(137) dental algia, fresh sap of the stem in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, of Gemena, of Bosobolo, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : mpuluka (Kikongo), kapuluayi (Tshiluba), gbazinga, gbazinga-mbate, nzinga mbate, nzingangwaka (Ngwaka), kadaraba (Mono), kada (Togbo), etiteza (Ngombe)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness, pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, Pennisetum purpureum (young internodes), Solanum aethiopicum (leaves), Jatropha curcas (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Polygala acicularis (leaves); mix with H2O, press and add white clay and a bullet; VO. the liquid product sieved, 1/3 of glass 2 times per day.
H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness, pound whole plants below : Pennisetum purpureum (young rameaux), Brillantaisia patula (whole plant), Jatropha curcas (leaves), Polygala acicularis; press and add one egg and a little white clay ; shake strongly ; Sift, then drink once at night for three successive days
H(201) madness, H(201) dementia, pound together and decoction of the following plants : Cajanus cajan (leaves), Jatropha curcas (barks of trunk), Garcinia kola (seeds), Erythrina abyssinica (barks of trunk), Newbouldia laevis (barks of trunk), fruits of Capsicum frutescens and of Aframomum melegueta; Polygala acicularis (leaves), of successive days , seeds of Piper nigrum, Renealmia africana and Mondia whitei. Filter, let it cool and mix with barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria; let stand overnight, filter the next day and drink ½ table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, pound whole plants below : Cajanus cajan (leaves), Jatropha curcas (barks), Garcinia kola (barks and seeds), Erythrina abyssinica (barks), Newbouldia laevis (barks), Capsicum frutescens, Piper nigrum, Renealmia africana, Aframomum melegueta, Polygala acicularis (leaves), successive days and Mondia whitei. decoction of the mixture, filter. After cooling, add barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria; let stand overnight, filter on the following days and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days.
H(201) madness, pound together the following plants : Cajanus cajan (leaves), Jatropha curcas (barks), Garcinia kola (barks and seeds), Erythrina abyssinica (barks), Newbouldia laevis (barks), fruits of Capsicum frutescens, Piper nigrum (fruits), Renealmia africana, Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Polygala acicularis (leaves), Persea americana (leaves) and Mondia whitei. decoction, filter and wait until the mixture cools. Then mix to barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria and let stand overnight. Filter the next day and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mpuluka kongo (Kikongo)
Reference HK 62
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009 http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/rjb/2009/1-9.pdf
Symptoms : H(103x), H(076)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Jatropha curcas. Other effects: H(076) gum bleeding
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : lapalapa funfun
Reference HK 70
Author(s) : Komlaga, G., C.Agyare, R. Akosua Dickson, M. L. Kwao Mensah, K. Annan, P.M. Loiseau, P.Champy
Title : Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 333–346, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Jatropha curcas, Phyllanthus fraternus, Ocimum gratissimum and Citrus limon fruit, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia with Jatropha curcas and Tridax procumbens leaves, added with juice of the fruit., decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : nkrandedua
Reference HK 72
Author(s) : Kpodar, M., S. D. Karou, G. Katawa, K. Anani, H. E. Gbekley, Y. Adjrah, T. Tchacondo, K. Batawila, J. Simpore
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used to treat liver diseases in the Maritime region of Togo Journal of Ethnopharmacology 181, 263–273 (2016)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, decoction of leaves of Jatropha curcas
Region : West Africa
Country : Maritime region of Togo
Vernacular name : babatihe
Reference HL 13
Author(s) : Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title : Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989)
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(099), H(111), H(151), H(161), H(171), H(195), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) , drastic laxative, dangerous, seeds of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(018), cataplasm of crushed leaves
H(111), ONS., bath
H(111), wash with a decoction (H2O) of leaves of Cassia occidentalis, Vangueria edulis, Jatropha curcas
H(151), 3 to 4 green leaves, decoction (H2O) in 1 l. H2O
H(161) to coat with juice
H(171), herb tea of yellowed leaves
H(195), ONS., bath
H(201) removes evil spirits, Aloysia triphylla, Jatropha curcas, Gomphocarpus fruticosus, Leucas lavandulaefolia
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : pignon d'Inde, pion d'Inde
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache (bowo), fresh seeds of Jatropha curcas, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : abatal buluk (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HL 18
Author(s) : Lebbie, A. R., R. P. Guries
Title : Ethnobotanical value and conservation of sacred groves of the Kpaa Mende in Sierra Leone Economic Botany, 49 (3), pp. 297-308, (1995)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, stem bark of Jatropha curcas is pounded with the juice of Citrus aurantifolia and water added to it. The liquid is filtered and kept in the sun for some hours before being VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone (Moyamba District)
Vernacular name : katawuli (Kpaa Mende)
Reference HL 21
Author(s) : Lartigau-Roussin, C. (Dr.)
Title : Une approche de la Médecine traditionnelle à Mayotte: Des plantes en question. Bull. bat- Hist. & Géo Mayotte, n°6 - (Juillet 2002)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) application of hemostatic sap of Jatropha curcas on wounds
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : msumu (Shimaorais.)
Reference HM 03
Author(s) : Motte, E.
Title : Les plantes chez les pygmées Aka et les Monzombo de la Lobaye (Centrafrique). Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), 574 p., (1980)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Jatropha curcas, to dry in sun, to grind (H2O), to filter, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 32
Author(s) : Magassouba, F.B., A. Dialloa, M. Kouyaté, F. Mara, O.Bangoura, A. Camara, S. Traoré, A.K. Diall, G. Camara, S. Traoré, A. Keita, M.K. Camara, R. Barry, S. Keita, K. Oularé, M.S. Barry, M. Donzo, K. Camara, K. Toté, D. Vanden Berghe, J. Totté, L.. Pieters, A.J. Vlietinck, A.M. Baldé
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and antibacterial activity of some plants used in Guinean traditional medicine. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 114, pp. 44 - 53 (2007)
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045, 3) antiseptic, again infection, stem barks of Jatropha curcas, to steep in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bakhanè
Reference HM 33
Author(s) : Malgras, D. (R.P.)
Title : Arbres et arbustes guérisseurs des savanes maliennes. Editions Karthala, 22 - 24, boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris, 480 p. (1992)
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(045), H(082), H(100), H(126), H(131)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, 3 to 4 almonds of Jatropha curcas for adult, VO.
H(037) pulmonary diseases, H(100) syphilis, leaves of Jatropha curcas , maceration (H2O), RNS.
H(045) vulnerary, latex of Jatropha .( toxic) en external use
H(055) vomitive, tooth-picks (careful use)
H(082) asthma, roots decoction of Jatropha curcas + lemon juice, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, big root of Jatropha curcas, to warm up, to scrape, to crush, RNS.
H(126) jaundice, roots of Jatropha curcas macerated in milk, RNS.
H(131) pian, infusion of leaves of Jatropha., bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : bagani, kulusinifèli (Bambara), blanfaraba (Malinke), ba'a (Bwa)
Reference HM 42
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 2: The medicinal plants of Katoro Ward, Bukoba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010, 6:19 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-6-19 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(016)
Recipes : H(016) mastitis, mdudu wa kidole, leaves of Jatropha curcas are cooked on fire and sap squeezed out and used to dress affected area daily for 5 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Katoro Ward)
Vernacular name : ekiho
Reference HM 42c
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otienoi, Anke Weisheit
Title : Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012, 8:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-8-14 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/14
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(016) mastitis, H(187) koilonichia (nail disease), the leaves are baked under fire, and the sap squeezed into the affected area for 5 days. It should never be taken orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name : ekiho (Kikuku)
Reference HM 52
Author(s) : Musa, M. S., F. E. Abdelrasool, E. A. Elsheikh, L. A. M. N. Ahmed, A. L. E. Mahmoud & S. M. Yagi
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the Blue Nile State, South-eastern Sudan Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(17), pp. 4287-4297, 9 September, 2011 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2011/9Sept/Musa%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051) fever, H(068) giardiasis (internal parasitism), H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Jatropha curcas, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (South-eastern) (Blue Nile State)
Vernacular name : hbat el muluk
Reference HM 68
Author(s) : Mchangama, M. et P. Salaün
Title : Recueil d’une pharmacopée à Mayotte: Le savoir sur les plantes médicinales de Maoulida Mchangama Langues, savoirs et pouvoirs dans l'océan Indien occidental http://oceanindien.revues.org/1770
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) antivomitive (anduandua). Crush with water and earth taken in the ashes of the fireplace, atinidzofu (Kibushi) the oung leaves of Jatropha curcas. Filter and VO. the juice twice a day. Do not give pregnant women.
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : valavelu (Kibushi), mri mzungu (Shimaore), msumu(shing.)
Reference HN 01
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title : Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(100)
Recipes : H(006), seeds of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(018), leaves of Jatropha curcas, maceration (H2O), RNS.
H(056) filariosis, leaves of Jatropha., friction
H(100) blen., roots of Jatropha., to dry, powder, VO. with a cup of rice
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mubono (Swahili), mubondo (Kigenia), litu (Mbunza)
Reference HN 07
Author(s) : Ngalamulume Tshiamuene, J. Paulus s.j., M. Kabeya, L. Nlandus & K. Kizika
Title : Plantes médicinales à usage domestique cultivées dans deux quartiers de Kinshasa. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 9 - 14, (1995)
Symptoms : H(104), H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 24), H(104, 24)gastritis, (24 recolection site on 402), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 10
Author(s) : Novy, J.W.
Title : Medicinal plants of the eastern region of Madagascar. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 55, pp. 119 - 126, (1997)
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), leaves infusion, VO or local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : falavelona
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(004), H(006), H(013), H(045), H(092)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, sap of fresh leaves of Jatropha curcas, local application (?).
H(006) purgative, ONS. of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(013) prurit, seeds oil of Jatropha., local application (?)
H(045) vulnerary, latex of Jatropha curcas in local application
H(092) latex of Jatropha, toxic in internal way
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gbotchi (Adja), gnikpotin, gbaguidikpotin (Fon), boukatoudouabinou (Bariba), tando kpantaa, tééribou (Goun), iyalodé (Nagot), oloboutoudjé, botorouyé (Yoruba), boutatounou (Dendi), pughère, gros pignon d'Inde (French)
Reference HN 16
Author(s) : Ndukwu, B.C. and N.B.Ben-Nwadibia
Title : Ethnomedicinal aspects of plants used as spices and condiments in the Niger delta area of Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW : http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/niger.htm
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) childs, The roots of Ocimum basilicum or O. Canum Sims or O. gratissimum or O. americanum or O. guineense or O. viride together with the leaves of Jatropha curcas and fruit of Xylopia aethiopica is boiled and given to children as a strengthening tonic.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 17
Author(s) : Noumi, E.
Title : Animal and plant poisons and their antidotes in Eseka and Mbalmayo regions, Centre Province, Cameroon. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 93, pp. 231-241 ( 2004)
Symptoms : H(006), H(092)
Recipes : H(092, 27), H(006) drastic purgative, latex, seeds or leaves powder in food (6 to 7 seeds can kill)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Centre Province)
Vernacular name : lada minsono (Mbalmayo)
Reference HN 39
Author(s) : Nzuki Bakwaye, F., C. Termote, K. Kibungu, P. Van Damme
Title : Identification et importance locale des plantes médicinales utilisées dans la région de Mbanza-Ngungu, République démocratique du Congo Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, N° 316 (2) (2013)
Symptoms : H(000), H(135), H(200), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(201) related to culture syndromes. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, exsudats , tiges, seeds of Jatropha curcas . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, maceration, paste , exsudats . Administration: VO. auricular route, bain, scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : mpuluka
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(008), H(198), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, latex from stems or leaves of Jatropha curcas VO. diluted in water, a teaspoon for children, a tablespoon for adults.
H(008) diarrhea et la H(008) dysentery. decoction of leaves (sometimes added of latex), in admixture with other plants, VO.
H(198) the oil obtained from the seeds is applied to the scalp to fight against hair loss..
H(201) this plant is cultivated in gardens to prevent the coming of "wizards"which are deemed to occur around 2 am or 3 am. The "wizard" can die on the spot if hit by a branch of valavelogno we launched it.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : valavelogno (Antakarana), kinampotsy, kinanafotsy, savoa, tanantanampotsy, taynatagua, tsiajada, voamongo, pigno (Malgache), pignon d’Inde, pourghère (French), barbados nut, physic nut, purging nut (English)
Reference HO 12
Author(s) : Okafor, J. & R. Ham
Title : Identification, utilisation et conservation des plantes médicinales dans le sud-est du Nigeria. Thèmes de la biodiversité africaine, Le Programme d'Appui à la Biodiversité, Numéro 3, Juillet 1999 http://www.worldwildlife.org/bsp/publications/africa/okaforfr/okaforfr.pdf
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding, crushed leaves of Jatropha curcas of Chromolaena odorata, in poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HO 20
Author(s) : Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title : An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms : H(014), H(033), H(051), H(056), H(086x), H(104), H(116), H(143), H(157)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, H(014) eczema,H(014) scabies,H(014) herpes,H(014) rectal eczema,H(014) whitlow, H(033) impotence, H(051) fever, H(056) guineaworm, H(086x) black tongue, H(104) colic, H(116) irregular menses, H(143) small pox, H(157) convulsion, seed, leaves, stem, roots, sap of Jatropha curcas, RNS.. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name : botuje, lapalapa (Yoruba)
Reference HP 03
Author(s) : Persinos, G.J. , M.W. Quimby & J.W. Schermerhorn
Title : A preliminary pharmacognostical study of ten Nigerian plants. Economic Botany, 18, 4, 329 - 341, (1964)
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(056), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(007) + H(113), leaves infusion + beer, VO.
H(051), leaves infusion + lime juice, VO. + wash with the decoction (H2O)
H(056) Guinea worms, crushed leaves + H2O or ashes of leaves on sores and Guinea worm
H(126), leaves decoction (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : oojehmbay (Anaguta), bi'nidazugu (Hausa)
Reference HP 04
Author(s) : Pernet, R. & G. Meyer
Title : Pharmacopée de Madagascar Publication de l'Institut de Recherche scientifique, Tananarive - Tsimbazaza, 86 p., (1957)
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(013), H(014), H(051), H(051), H(055), H(118)
Recipes : H(004), H(118), latex, RNS.
H(006), seeds, RNS.
H(013) ,H(014), leaves, RNS.
H(051x), H(051) paludism, ONS., RNS.
H(055), roots, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 05
Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms : H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diar., roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201) madness, roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikivurahinda (Kirundi)
Reference HP 2k
Author(s) : Pernet, R.
Title : Les plantes médicinales malgaches.Catalogue de nos connaissances chimiques et pharmaceutiques. Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar. Série B, Tome 8, 217 - 303, (1957)
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(006), H(013), H(014), H(051), H(055), H(085), H(094), H(100), H(113), H(124), H(195)
Recipes : H(002), leaves, cataplasm
H(006), seeds as purgative, but this usage remains dangerous - -- H(006) purgalive and H(055) vomitive, roots, RNS.
H(013) abscess and boils, leaves in cataplasms
H(014) dermatosis, herpes, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(113) rhumatism, the oil is used in ointment - -- H(051) paludism, leaves, bath
H(085)diphtheria pharyngitis, the fresh latex - - H(100) leaves, lotions
H(124) + H(004), the fresh latex is applied to wounds as haemostatic, its action purely mechanical is due to the coagulation
H(195),the oil is used in friction on the belly against dropis
leaves soaked with some rum against the baldness
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kinampotsy, tanantanampots, oanongo
Reference HP 52
Author(s) : Pobeguin, M.
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la Guinée. Paris. (1912) Agriculture pratique des pays chauds, : T1 : 279 - 295, 387 - 394, 484 - 496, (1911) ;T2 : 37 - 45, 133 - 144, 233 - 238, (1911)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(006), H(013), H(014), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) +H(013) , sap, pounded leaves, RNS.
H(006), strong purgative, toxic at high dosis
H(013) dartre, ONS, friction
H(014), ONS, friction
H(113), ONS, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : barane (Soussou)kidi (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)
Reference HR 05
Author(s) : Rasoanaivo, P., A. Petitjean, S. Ratsimamanga-Urverg & A. Rakoto-Ratsimamanga
Title : Medicinal plants used to treat malaria in Madagascar. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 117 - 127, (1992) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1434686
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, roots, decoction (H2O)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
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(008), H(198)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, latex from leaves, decoction, VO.
H(198), seeds oil, local application
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (North region)
Vernacular name : valavelogno
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(006), H(100), H(102), H(179)
Recipes : H(006), 2 à 3 seeds maximum, RNS.
H(100) spermathorrhea, fresh roots, maceration, VO.
H(102), H(179), 10 leaves/ 1 l. H2O, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ogomba, igondjo ny'ogomba, puluka (Mpongwè), ogomba (Nkomi), mboentangha (Fang)
Reference HR 17
Author(s) : Ruffo, C. K.
Title : A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, seeds of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : inyanga (Nyamwezi)
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(030), H(037), H(082), H(103)
Recipes : H(030) evacuation of the placenta,H(037) pneumonia, H(082) asthma, H(103) dental disease, leaves, latex of Jatropha curcas, RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name : savoa
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(004), H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, exudates of Jatropha curcas, local application
H(104) abdominal colic, H(104) stomach aches, sans préparation, RNS.
H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach aches, leaves of Jatropha curcas, decoction, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (Bay of Rigny-Antsiranana)
Vernacular name : valavelona
Reference HS 00
Author(s) : Saadou, M.
Title : Les plantes médicinales du Niger: premier supplément à l'enquête ethnobotanique de 1979. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 7, n°1, 11 - 24, (1993)
Symptoms : H(013), H(080), H(162)
Recipes : H(013), H(080), H(162), ONS. of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : tchini da zugu (Hausa)
Reference HS 06
Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(068), H(109), H(130)
Recipes : H(006) purg., seeds., RNS.
H(014), seeds., RNS.
H(068), seeds., RNS.
H(109) sciatica, seeds., RNS.
H(130), seeds., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 11
Author(s) : Sugiyama, Y. & J. Koman
Title : The flora of Bossou: its utilization by chimpanzees and humans. African study monographs, 13, 3, 127 - 169, (1992)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea ( Bossou region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 12b
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. II. Plants of the families Combretaceae - Labiatae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 47 - 70, (1992)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), 3 seeds are roasted, peeled. The kernel is crushed and added to 1 cup of tea. VO. + 1 - 2 l. milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : cantal-muluug
Reference HS 16
Author(s) : Sandberg, F., P.Perera-Ivarsson & H. R. Ekl-Seedi
Title : A Swedish collection of medicinal plants from Cameroon. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 102, pp.336 - 343 (2005) : from an article of C.G. Santesson. Einige drogen aus dem kamerungebiet und ihreeinheimische verwendung,. Arkiv für Botanik, 20 A , pp. 1 - 34, (1926)
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051) + H(113) rheumatic fever, leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (southwest slopes of Mount Caneroon)
Vernacular name : big nut
Reference HS 23
Author(s) : Simbo, D. J.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:8 (2010) + Additional file of: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:8 (2010)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, latex from cut stem of Jatropha curcas applied on wounds.
H(013) skin diseases, latex from cut stem applied on affected parts
H(100) veneral diseases, VO. decoction of the roots
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : medjai (Babungo)
Reference HS 33a
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S , M. Potgieter M., Milingoni Tshisikhawe, Soul Shava, A. Maroyi
Title : Medicinal utilization of exotic plants by Bapedi traditional healers to treat human ailments in Limpopo province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 646–655 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006769
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) erectile dysfunction, roots of Jatropha curcas boiled in water for 5 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : sehlaresa banna (Pedi)
Reference HS 35
Author(s) : Sawadogo, W.R., M. Schumacher, M-H. Teiten , M. Dicato , M. Diederich
Title : Traditional West African pharmacopeia, plants and derived compounds for cancer therapy Biochemical Pharmacology 84, 1225–1240 (2012) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22846603
Symptoms : H(045), H(051)
Recipes : H(045) infectious diseases, H(051) fever, whole plant of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
(information obtained from various articles not referenced in PRELUDE)
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 37
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, root of Jatropha curcas. Decoction for 5 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sehlare sa banna
Reference HS 43
Author(s) : Shinkafi, T. S., L. Bello b, S. W.Hassan, S. Ali
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of antidiabetic plants used by Hausa–Fulani tribes in Sokoto, North west Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 91–99, (2015)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes, leaves, roots, barks of Jatropha curcas, maceration or decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : North west Nigeria
Vernacular name : cini dazugu (Fulani, Hausa), barbados nut, (English)
Reference HS 44
Author(s) : Sequeira, V.
Title : Medicinal plants and conservation in Sao Tome Biodiversity and Conservation 3, 910-926 (1994)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, leaves of Jatropha curcas, infusion, Jatropha curcas
Region : Sao Tome
Country : Sao Tome
Vernacular name : folha grâo
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(004), H(175), H(004), H(006)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175), latex, local compress + dressing with fresh barks
H(004) cauterize a wound, ONS., RNS.
H(006) purg., seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : delegu (Diola)
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(006), H(020), H(051), H(055), H(085), H(094), H(100), H(103), H(124), H(159)
Recipes : H(006), oil from almonds, toxic!
H(006) purgative or H(055), depends of the dosis, roots, RNS.
H(014) dermatosis, mange, herpes, H(094), H(113) rheumatism, ointment from oil of almonds
H(020), insect bites, latex, RNS.
H(051) paludism, leaves, bath
H(100), wounds, leaves, lotion
H(085), H(103), H(124), latex, RNS.
H(159), leaves, cataplasm
(registered from references HT 20 - 1, HT 20 - 3, HT 20 - 4, HT 20 - 5, HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 7, HT 20 - 8, HT 20 - 9, HT 20 - 14)
Region : Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius
Country : Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion
Vernacular name : pignon d'Inde
Reference HT 21
Author(s) : Tra Bi Fézan, H.
Title : Utilisations des plantes, par l'homme, dans les forêts classées du Haut-Sassandra et de Scio, en Côte-d'Ivoire. Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, (1997)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), sap of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (forest of Scio)
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) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(022), H(026), H(103), H(169)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(169) hernia, ONS., RNS.
H(013) boils, cataplasm of leaves of Jatropha
H(022) parturition (made easier), H(030) rétention placenta, infusion of roots of Jatropha curcas, VO.
H(026) règles douloureuses, decoction of roots of Jatropha., VO.
H(091) lameness, fumigation of leaves of Jatropha.
H(103) tooth aches, massage of gums with hot leaves of Jatropha.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : kilowa
Reference HT 29
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S.
Title : Herbal medicines used in the treatment of malaria in Budiope county, Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 116, pp. 33-42 (2008)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Budiope country
Vernacular name : kirowa (Lusoga)
Reference HT 36
Author(s) : Telefo, P.B. , L.L. Lienou, M.D. Yemele, M.C. Lemfack, C. Mouokeu, C.S. Goka, S.R. Tagne, F.P. Moundipa
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for the treatment of female infertility in Baham, Cameroon Journal of Ethnopharmacology ,136, 178–187, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03788741/136/1
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal infertility, leaves of Aloe buettneri of Ampelocissus pentaphylla, leaves, seeds of Jatropha curcas, whole plant of Centella asiatica, decoction in palm wine, VO., 2 glass / day during 34 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Baham region)
Vernacular name : cottonier (Ghomala’a)
Reference HT 3k
Author(s) : They, A.K.A.
Title : L' herbe et non le fétiche.Médecine et “remèdes miracles” des plantes de chez nous.82 p. , undatet, adress: A.K.A. They, BP.4801- Lome, Togo. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076), bleedings, whitish tasks on the tong, stalk or leaves, sap, to clean every morning by means of a soaked cotton, during 2 weeks
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 40
Author(s) : Tra Bi Fézan, H., G. M. Irié, K C.C. N’GAMAN & C.H.B. Mohou
Title : Études de quelques plantes thérapeutiques utilisées dans le traitement de l’hypertension artérielle et du diabète : deux maladies émergentes en Côte d’Ivoire Sciences & Nature Vol. 5 N°1 : 39 - 48 (2008) http://www.ajol.info/index.php/scinat/article/viewFile/42150/9278
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(094), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wound to the belly, H(051) paludism, H(094) hemorrhoid, ONS., RNS.
H(171) diabetes, seeds decoction of Jatropha curcas
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Abidjan town)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 41
Author(s) : Tabuti, J. RS, C. B. Kukunda, D. Kaweesi, O. MJ. Kasib
Title : Herbal medicine use in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu, and Mukono in Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:35 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-35.pdf
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(037), H(108), H(111)
Recipes : H(001, 1) conjunctivitis, H(004, 2) wounds,H(037, 1) cough, H(108, 1) flu, H(111, 1) burns, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(018), H(091), H(103)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crush leaves, add H2O & wash the head
H(091) weakness in pregnancy; crush & bathe in cold H2O - - H(103) tooth decay, crush leaves of Jatropha curcas and drop sap on tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kirowa (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, seeds, leaves, root, latex, stem-bark of Jatropha curcas , RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South east of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses: purgative, cancer, abortifacient, diuretic, hemostatic, anti-pyretic, inflammation, convulsions, wound healing, anti-microbial, insecticidal, jundice, sexually transmitted diseases, anti-parasitic, skin diseases, molluscicidal, chewing stick, irregular menses, sciatica, paralysis, ONS. RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : botuje or lapalapa (Yoruba), binida zugu (Hausa), owulo idu (?) pignut plant, physic nut, purging nut, barbados nut (Local English)
Reference HV 03
Author(s) : Vergiat, A.-M.
Title : Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 16, 84 - 112, 335 - 367, 418 - 456, (1969) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 17, 60 - 91, 171 - 199, 295 - 339, (1970)
Symptoms : H(038), H(068)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Jatropha curcas, légèrement to dry in sun, to grind (H2O), to filter, enema
H(038), roots of Jatropha curcas of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068), seeds of Jatropha., to pound, VO. + porridge of Zea mays
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : zinga dila (Manja)
Reference HV 05
Author(s) : Van Der Steur, L.
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Peul du Sénégal Oriental. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 8, n° 2, 189 - 200, (1994)
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(050), H(091), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), leaves, infusion, VO.
H(050), seeds powder in milk, VO. (inflated womb, provokes the la diarrhea) (seeds very toxic no more than 5 )
H(091) foot, leaves, friction, RNS.
H(100), "kollija", roots, infusion, RNS.
H(103), leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Oriental Senegal
Vernacular name : kiedi, duladukde (Peul), kiedi, bagani, bila naraba, kulti ni fli (Bambara), literog, tuba (Sérère), tabanani (Wolof), purger, yetene, delegu, yakirid, purger efiti (Diola)
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(022), H(058), H(116)
Recipes : H(022) to facilitate delivery, leaves Jatropha curcas , cook it, VO. and wash the belly
H(058), leaves, roots, fruit Citrus aurantiifolia , leaves Pteris togoensis , roots Jatropha curcas , decoction (H2O), VO., 3X /day
H(116) to help menstruation, leaves Lawsonia inermis , Scleria depressa, roots Jatropha curcas , roots Morinda lucida , ONS. Zanthoxylum senegalensis + strong patash, + water with corn stark, boil, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : lapalapa funfun
Reference HW 02
Author(s) : Wellens R.P.
Title : Sur des plantes médicinales ou utiles du Mayumbe Congo belge d'après des notes du Rév. Père Wellens 1891 - 1924 / par E. De Wildeman, membre de l'Académie de médecine de Paris. Bruxelles : G. Van Campenhout, 97 p; 8°, (1938)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), juice on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo) (Mayumbe)
Vernacular name : mupulungu
Reference HW 05
Author(s) : Wome, B.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wound, latex of Jatropha curcas, local application
H(008), leaves of Jatropha., to pound (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Jatropha curcas, ripe fruits of Piper guineense, to pound, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HY 03
Author(s) : Yemoa A.L., J.D. Gbenou, R.C Johnson., J.G. Djego, C.S Zinsou, M.Moudachirou, J. Quetin-Leclercq , A. Bigot., F. Portaels
Title : Identification et étude phytochimique de plantes utilisées dans le traitement traditionnel de l'ulcère de Buruli au Bénin Bulletin de la Société Française d'Ethnopharmacologie et de la Société Européenne d'Ethnopharmacologie. Numéro 42 Décembre 2008, pp 50 - 57
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, leaves of Jatropha curcas, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VA 07
Author(s) : Agab, H.
Title : Traditional treatment methods of camels in eastern Sudanwith emphasis on firing. Journal of Camel Practice and Research, Volume 5, 1, 161 - 164, (1998)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vch(068), seeds, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (East)
Vernacular name : habat almuluk
Reference VB 05
Author(s) : Berhaut, J.
Title : Flore illustrée du Sénégal, 5 tomes.Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural et de l'hydraulique, Direction des eaux et forêts, Dakar, (1971 - 1975)
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037), decoction leaves + salt (be care)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 14
Author(s) : Byavu, N., C. Henrard, M. Dubois & F. Malaisse
Title : Phytothérapie traditionnelle des bovins dans les élevages de la plaine de la Rusizi, Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 4 (3), 135 - 156, (2000)
Symptoms : V(002), V(035), V(053)
Recipes : Vb(002), VO., pounded leaves of Jatropha curcas, Ficus thonningii, Allophylus africanus, + H2O, filter + cooked ndagala (littlt fish) + sugger + 4 l. milk, 1 / month
Vb(035), leaves or trunc, latex on hypertrophied ganglions
Vb(053)otitis, green leaves, crossed in fire, juice, drops in ear
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : namalimbwe, umukoni (Kifulero), umutwetwe, ikivurahinda, ikidakama (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(053)
Recipes : Vv(053) otorrhea, sap of Jatropha curcas, 2 drops in each ear 2 X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : iakya-akya (Bembe), kivurahinda (Fuliro)
Reference VC 01
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l'usage des éleveurs et des vétérinaires. CIRAD-EMVT, République Française, Ministère de la coopération: Dép. d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire, 238 p. , (1994) Voir également:http://perso.wanadoo.fr/a.i.r.e./guilex.htm
Symptoms : V(068), V(091)
Recipes : V(068), V(091), ONS., RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea
Vernacular name : (Malinké) banin, kadi, (Poular) kidi(Soossou) baha, barhané
Reference VD 02
Author(s) : Dalziel, J.M.
Title : The useful plants of west tropical Africa. The Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4, Millbank, Westminster, London, S.W.1, 612 p., (1937)
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), crushed seeds Ricinus communis, Jatropha curcas + fruit Balanites aegyptiaca, cocked in oil, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VE 04
Author(s) : Ejobi, F., R.D. Mosha, S. Ndege & D. Kamoga
Title : Etno-Veterinary Medicinal Plants of the Lake Victoria Basin: A Bioprospection Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 6 (2): 257-261 (2007)
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : makole (Swahili / Sukuma)
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(004), V(113), V(203)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds (ajome), juice of fruits of Jatropha curcas, local application (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(113) inflammation (ecor), juice of fruits of Jatropha curcas, local application (receipt from the Pian tribe)
V(203) living fence (awas), transplant of branch (receipt from the Tepeth tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : ejulunga (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VK 07
Author(s) : Kasonia, K., N. Basegere, S. Kaba, M. Matamba & M. Katsongeri
Title : Note sur les plantes vulnéraires et anti-inflammatoires employées en médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle au Zaïre oriental. Belg. Journ. Bot., Vol. 124, n°1, 40 - 46, (1991)
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : Vb(113, 3), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Eastern)
Vernacular name : ikizirahinda, umurerabana (Kinyarwanda), umukoni (Kinande), namalimbwe (Kihema)
Reference VK 12
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037), VO., leaves of Jatropha curcas, decoction + salt, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : kidi (Peul, Tocolor), duladukad (Peul Fouladou)
Reference VL 16
Author(s) : Luseba, D., D. Van der Merwe
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicine practices among Tsonga speaking people of South Africa. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research Volume 73, pp.115–122. (2006)
Symptoms : V(006), V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095), Vc(006), Vb(095), Vb(006), drench for constipation in cattle and goats, seeds, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Tsonga region)
Vernacular name : nhlampfura (Tsonga)
Reference VN 30
Author(s) : Nalule, A.S. , J. M. Mbaria, D. Olila & J. W. Kimenju
Title : Ethnopharmacological practices in management of livestock helminthes by pastoral communities in the drylands of Uganda Livestock Research for Rural Development 23 (2) 2011
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) helminthiasis, 1/2 kg of leaves of Jatropha curcas add 1 liter of H2O boil to remain with 1/2 liter, drench 1/2 liter once
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (the drylands, Nakasongola community)
Vernacular name : kiroowa
Reference VO 13
Author(s) : Offiah, N. V. , S. Makama, I. L Elisha, M. S. Makoshi, J. G. Gotep, C. J Dawurung, O. O. Oladipo, A. S. Lohlum and D. Shamaki
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the treatment of animal diarrhoea in Plateau State, Nigeria Veterinary Research 2011, 7:36 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1746-6148/7/36
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008, 1) diarrhoea, leaves, stem bark, flowers of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Plateau State)
Vernacular name : bini da zugu (Hausa) Halallamai Mamulu
Reference VO 14
Author(s) : Olila, D., R. Bukenya-Ziraba and D. Kamoga
Title : Bio-Prospective Studies on Medicinal Plants Used to Manage Poultry Diseases in the Mount Elgon Region of Uganda. Research Journal of Pharmacology 1 (3): 56-60, 2007
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vv(001) swollen eyes, mites onto eyes, apply sap onto eyes 2 times / day for 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda. (Mount Elgon Region)
Vernacular name : lisanda (Lugisu)
Reference VP 06
Author(s) : Pordié, L. & M. Magaud
Title : Soins vétérinaires populaires en pays peul. Le cas de la trypanosomiase animale. Ethnopharmacologia, no 27, p.12 - 30 (septembre 2001). Bulletin de la société française http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revued'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000), ONS., RNS. Because of the heterogeneousness of knowledges and practices (sometimes magic), the mixture of the categories of diseases on behalf of the tribes Peul, the authors do not make any report with pathologies
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Peul of the Sine salum region)
Vernacular name : jakajulayi, kidi
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(006)
Recipes : V(006), 2 to 3 seeds, purgative, toxic at high dosis
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : kiidi (Pular), kadi (Malinke), dontyo (Kissi)
Reference VT 24
Author(s) : Tabuti John R. S., Shivcharn S. Dhillion & Kaare A. Lye
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicines for cattle (Bos indicus) in Bulamogi county, Uganda: plant species and mode of use. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 279-286 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103002654
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035) east coast fever, roots, infusion from Balanites aegyptiaca, Jatropha curcas, Gardenia ternifolia, VO. 500 ml once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Bulamogi county)
Vernacular name : kilowa