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Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.

63 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(007), H(068)
Recipes : Rind of mature fruit H(007) diuretic
H(095) juice of the whitish-green fruit js much ap- preciated for its thirst-quenching qualities
H(068) fresh peeled seeds mixed wjth honey is H(068) anthelmintic
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : qar’a tawil ; dubb’a ; qar’a dubba, qar’a duruf ; qar’a aslawiya (Arabic), qer’aa, qer’aa beida, qer’aa gardousi, qer’aa medwen, qer’aa el-leben (Rabat drug market), takhsait, ouowi, laqttine, tafe- qeloujla (Berber), bottle gourd, calabash cucumber (English), calebasse ; calebasse d’urope, bouteille, congourde, gourde (local French):
Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991)
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) broncho pulmonary infections, H(082) asthma, seeds of Cucurbita lagenaria, RNS., (plant cultivated)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : zerrî'at s-slawîya
Reference E1 Nord
Author(s) : El-Hilaly Jaouad. , Mohamed Hmammouchi & Badiâa Lyoussi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies and economic evaluation of medicinal plants in Taounate province (Northern Morocco). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 86, pp. 149-158 (2003)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) maidhood preservation, raw fruit, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Tatouane province)
Vernacular name : grac slawiya
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(091)
Recipes : H(091) overworking, leaves of Lagenaria sicerraria, seeds of Piper guineense, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : tchiko (Dendi), ka (Fon, Goun), djorokoroka (Yom), gô (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(012)
Recipes : H(012), stems with leaves of Aframomum melegueta of Lagenaria siceraria of Dacryodes edulis of Manihot esculenta of Canna indica of Ocimum gratissimum of Imperata cylindrica, decoction (H2O), massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lendouma (Akwa), calebasse (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(022), H(030), H(130)
Recipes : H(022) dystocia, aerian part of Fungi sp., non rape fruit of Lagenaria siceraria, to carbonise, powder, VO.
H(022) dystocia, leaves saps of Lagenaria., VO.
H(022) dystocia, leaves of Lagenaria., triturer (H2O), décanter, VO.
H(030), leaves of Lagenaria., to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(130), stem with leaves of Ocimum canum of Ocimum suave of Lagenaria siceraria, decoction (H2O), friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : difrimi (Adélé), kingkitom (Gurmantché), tréka (Ewé), calebasse (French)
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(006), H(126)
Recipes : H(006), fruit, poultice, laxative
H(126), decoction (H2O) leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kabewa, gora,
Reference HA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : AFLORA on the Web ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo), around the Moumpoutou village, along the Ibenga river, Dedongou district, Likoula region
Vernacular name : tombo (Aka); benda (Envelle)
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea versicolor, inner part of fresh fruit of Lagenaria siceraria is creamed on affected head skin.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : buqqe hadhaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HA 57
Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction fruits of Lagenaria siceraria, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : goussi (Fon)
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(006)
Recipes : H(006), seeds of Lagenaria vulgaris, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
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(015)
Recipes : H(015) haematuria, ONS. De Lagenaria siceraria, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (the whole country)
Vernacular name : (olo) mbinda (Umbundu)
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(104)
Recipes : Harvest fresh young plants of Lagenaria siceraria usually befote noon
H(104, f), for stomachache: The young plant is ground and mixed witt pap; this is taken orally.
Region : West Africa
Country : Central Nigeria (Kwara state)
Vernacular name : agba (Yoruba), duma (Hausa), oba (Ibo)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, fruits, seeds of Lagenaria siceraria
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : dinango, mbinda (Kimbundu)
Reference HB 66
Author(s) : Bouayyadi L., M. El Hafian, L. Zidane
Title : Étude floristique et ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région du Gharb, Maroc Journal of Applied Biosciences 93:8760 (September 2015)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, fruit bark of Lagenaria siceraria dried in poultice
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : el garâa-slâwiya (Arabic), courgette de salé (French)
Reference HD 12b
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part II: Antimicrobial activity of 63 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp.129 - 139, (1993)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), otitis, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kkil
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(127)
Recipes : H(127), leaves of Bidens pilosa of Lagenaria siceraria, seeds of Cola nitida, to grind, local frictions
H(127), juice leaves of Lagenaria siceraria, VO., 1 soup spoon, 3 X / day
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)
Symptoms : H(006), H(037)
Recipes : Lagenaria vulgaris used for the treatment of : H(006) constipation, H(006) laxative (decoction of seeds en enema, H(037) cough
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : calebasse commestible (Creole), shourai-kaye (Tamoul)
Reference HD 53
Author(s) : Dougnon V., B. Legba, A. Yadouléton, J. Agbankpe, H. Koudokpon, G. Hounmanou., A. Amadou, K. Fabiyi, P. Assogba, E. Hounsa, A. Aniambossou, E. Déguenon, M. de Souza , H.S. Bankolé , J. L. Dougnon, L. Baba-Moussa
Title : Utilisation des plantes du Sud-Bénin dans le traitement de la fièvre typhoïde : rôle des herboristes Ethnopharmacologia, n°60, octobre 2018
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104)
Recipes : (H(006) + H(104)) salmonellosis, leaves of Lagenaria siceraria, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : South-Benin
Vernacular name : tchègba (Fon)
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(038), H(162x)
Recipes : H(038) pollakiuria, H(162x), fruit pulp, seeds of Lagenaria siceraria, to carbonize, powder, VO. with le meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered