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Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae

32 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(018), H(094)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Melanthera scandens, RNS.
H(094), leaves of Melanthera scandens, to grind (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, juice leaves of Melanthera scandens , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : séhé (Akposso)
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(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Melanthera scandens of Ocimum gratissimum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Melanthera. to pound,unction + kaolin
H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Melanthera., to grind, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 29 a
Author(s) : H. Terashima
Title : The Efe Pygmies and the Balese farmers in the Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire, around Andiri village (N 1.55', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) Melanthera scandens is used for .
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire)
Vernacular name : yaya (Efe)
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(026)
Recipes : H(026, 76) dysmenorrhoea, leaves of Melanthera scandens, crushed in H2O, VO., 2 X / day during 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : ayara edemeron (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(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sores, decoction of leaves of Melanthera scandens
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : mfofo (Asante-Twi)
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(006)
Recipes : H(006), pounded leaves of Melanthera scandens , juice, enema
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(004), H(045), H(036), H(037), H(113), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), H(037) cough, H(113), H(118), ONS of Melanthera scandens , RNS.
H(036) syncope, ONS of Melanthera scandens , drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : natuaté, nétouan até (Aboure), niania mo (Gagou), wénokomé, zagnon, zanion (Shien), zourouné tabounia (Gouro)
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(045), H(124)
Recipes : H(045) + H(124), freh leaves on . . .
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (Fulani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves Monechma subsessile, Melanthera scandens, infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : icyumwa, icyumwa (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : V(134)
Recipes : V(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : icyumwa
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(004), H(019), H(099), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wound (ibikomere), paste of leaves in 2 parts which one wrapped in a leaf of banana tree.Chauffer, et nettoyer la plaie. Apply the cold part for pain.. Mix the two parts and cover the wound + bandage
H(019), washed roots Clerodendrum myricoides + whole plant Melanthera scandens (icyumwa), pounded, juice, drops in nose during 3 days, stop during 3 days, to begin again until cure
H (099) epilepsy (igicuri), crushed leaves and stems with water of maceration of meat of goats (amayezi). VO. A tablespoon during the crisis + instillation of drops in the nostrils and an ear, to repeat in case of recurrence
H(099), stems + leaves, pounded + chyle* (amaye'zi) of a goat, VO., 1 spoon + some drops in nostril and in one ear (* chyle = white liquide in small intestine)
H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Melanthera scandens (Melanthera scandens (icyumwa)) of Ludwigia abyssinica (umuzigangore ) of Dracaena sp. (igihondohondo ). Extract the juice and let cool. Wash with the juice syphilitic sores
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), pounded leaves in equal parts of Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) of Vernonia thomsoniana (urukurazo), to make a ball soaked in urine of cow or goat, mix with a bit of copper powder, lightly rub the clean wound with the ball. Spread the paste of another ball on the wound and cover with a leaf of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko) whose ridges were removed Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : icyumwa, icyumya (Kinyarwanda)
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crushed leaves of Melanthera scandens applied to wound
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : kalahi, kalau, makaila (Kikongo)
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(135)
Recipes : H(135), lick the ashes of the burned plant
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kisangwa (Marakwet)
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(014) mycosis, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(014), H(019), H(104), H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(008) dys., leaves Melanthera scandens, ONS Musa acuminata , pounded + H2O rice, VO., 1 glass morning and evening
H(008) dys., leaves of Mangifera indica, Psidium guajava, extract in sorgho dough, VO. + leaves Melanthera scandens, Centella asiatica, decoction (H2O) + oil, VO. + roots of Rubia cordifolia, extract, VO., 1 soup spoon/J.
H(014) eczema, roots, powder + butter, pomade, external use
H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves Thunbergia alata, Hypoestes forskalaei, Melanthera scandens, Euphorbia schimperiana (kamaramahano), Hygrophila spiciformis (gangabukari), Sansevieria trifasciata (irago), extract H2O, VO. + leaves Synadenium grantii, Brillantaisia cicatricosa powder + oil, external use
H(019), leaves Melanthera scandens, crushed H2O, drops in the nose
H(104) colic, leaves Melanthera scandens, Brillantaisia cicatricosa , warm decoction (H2O)
H(126) or H(127), Melanthera scandens, Crassocephalum vitellinum, Erythrina abyssinica , Gynura scandens
H(126) or H(127), leaves of Melanthera scandens, Crassocephalum vitellinum, Erythrina abyssinica , Gynura scandens, pounded, extract H2O warm, VO., 1/2 glas, 2 X /D. during one week ( no alcohol, grease + at rest)
H(126) or H(127), leaves Allophyllus africanus, Indigofera arrecta, Leucas martinicensis, Melanthera scandens, Rhoicissus tridentata, Triumfetta cordifolia, Vernonia lasiopus , Pycnostachys sp. (umutsinduka), Maesa lanceolata var. golugensis, Crotalaria sp. (umuyogera) , RNS.
H(201) sorcery (ibitama, ibihindi, amashitani, ibihato), leaves, Melanthera scandens, Carduus nyassanus (mugabudasumirwa), juice, VO., 1 soup spoon / D.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : icyumya, gaheha, kavunjahoma
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) injury, leaves of Melanthera scandens
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : non enregistré par les auteurs
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(004), H(013), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) ulcers, H(171) lowering blood glucose, A thick decoction made using leaves of Melanthera scandens is drank or applied as paste on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Katoro Ward)
Vernacular name : kyabakiliaho
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(004) wounds,H(013) ulcers, H(191) lowering blood glucose levels, leaves of Melanthera scandens are boiled to make a thick decoction, VO. or the paste applied on a wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name : byabarwoya (Kikuku)
Reference HM 48
Author(s) : M.-J. Mukazayire, M.-J. , V. Minani, C. K. Ruffo, E. Bizuru, C. Stévigny, P. Duez
Title : Traditional phytotherapy remedies used in Southern Rwanda for the treatment of liver diseases Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 415– 431 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006957
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, decoct 2 handfuls of fresh leaves of Melanthera scandens with 2 L of H2O and Filtrer. VO. 1,5 glass twice a day for one week
H(126) liver diseases, grind stem barks of Erythrina abyssinica bark in a mortar, mix with leaves of Melanthera scandens of Guizotia scabra of whole plant of Bidens pilosa and decoct in 1 L of H2O. Filtrer. VO. A small cup 3 times a day for 7 days
H(126) liver diseases, crush 350 g of leaves of each plant of Melanthera scandens of Draceana steudneri of Hypoestes triflora of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Bidens pilosa of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Ludwigia abyssinica in 2 L of H2O and one glass of banana wine, heat until boiling point and Filtrer. VO. 2 bottles over 4 days
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of each plant of Melanthera scandens of Erythrina abyssinica of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Gynura scandens and decoct with 1 L of H2O. VO. 1/2 glass 2 times daily for 7 days. fat, alcohol and salt are prohibited during treatment and the patient must have absolute rest
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : icyumwa (Kinyarwanda)