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Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.

94 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 15
Author(s) : Akendengue, B.
Title : Guinée équatoriale (1992) From PHARMEL 2 ref.: HP 10
Symptoms : H(068), H(166)
Recipes : H(068) vermicide, barks stem, branch, trunk of Alstonia boonei of Momordica foetida of Costus afer, decoction (H2O), VO. + enema
H(166), leaves of Momordica., RNS., in rectum
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(046), H(103), H(155)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia nigricans of Momordica foetida, to carbonize, VO.
H(037), leaves of Momordica., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(046), leaves of Momordica foetida of Chenopodium opulifolium, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), local application + mineral oil
H(046), leaves of Momordica foetida of Chenopodium opulifolium, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(046), leaves of Momordica foetida of Chenopodium opulifolium of Lantana trifolia of Vernonia amygdalyna, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(103) apparition of teeth, leaves of Momordica foetida of Crassocephalum crepidioides, to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(155), leaves of Lantana trifolia of Momordica foetida, seeds of Sesamum indicum, to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, gargle
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(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Momordica foetida, barks stem, branch, trunk of Macaranga monandra, tubercle of Costus afer, pulp, to dilute (H2O), hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : éyélé-nzôm (Fang), ilumbulu (Myènè), Concombre sauvage (French)
Reference HA 29 c
Author(s) : Tanno, T.
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies and the Bira farmers in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Mawambo and Teturi villages (N 1.0', 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(095)
Recipes : H(095), the leaves of njombo are boiled in water, sometimes mixed with palm oil, and eaten as relish.
H(095), the leaves of boo are cooked and eaten
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Teturi, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : njombo (Bira , Mbuti )
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', 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(095)
Recipes : H(095), the leaves serve as food for man
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : njombo (Mbuti), boo (Efe)
Reference HA 34
Author(s) : Aberra Geyid, Dawit Abebe, Asfaw Debella, Zewdneh Makonnen, Frehiwot Aberra, Frehiwot Teka, Tesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : Screening of some medicinal plants of Ethiopia for their anti-microbial properties and chemical profiles. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wound,H(014) skin diseases, H(068) anthelmintic, H(100) gonorrhoea, aerial part, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yekuramshe
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(018), H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(018) head ache, H(051) paludismdim, H(053) ear ache, leaves decoction of Momordica foetida, Momordica foetida, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : huluhundu
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(006), H(008), H(014), H(018), H(034), H(046), H(051), H(075), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Cassia didymobotrya of Momordica foetida, decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(006), leaves of Momordica foetida, decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(008, H(018), H(091) kwash, H(201) again bad spirits, leaves of Momordica., to carbonize, VO., scarifications + ripe fruit, VO., scarifications
H(014), dermatosis, skin eruption, stems with leaves, roots of Momordica.,decoction (H2O), bath, enema
H(014), dermatosis, skin eruption, stems with leaves, roots of Momordica., decoction (H2O), friction
H(014) itch, leaves of Hoslundia opposita of Momordica foetida of Virectaria major of Zehneria scabra, leaves, barks stem, branche, trunk of Psorospermum febrifugum, decoction (H2O), friction
H(014) itch, leaves of Momordica., decoction (H2O), local application, bath
H(034) tachycardia, stems with leaves of Cyathula uncinulata of Momordica foetida, leaves of Helichrysum forskahlii of Polygala ruwenzoriensis, to carbonize, VO. + scarifications
H(046) stems with leaves of Momordica, decoction (H2O), enema, aspersion
H(046) stems with leaves of Momordica, decoction (H2O), enema
H(051), leaves of Helichrysum odoratissimum of Momordica foetida, stems with leaves of Spilanthes mauritiana of Trifolium simense, infusion (H2O), VO., enema
H(051), leaves of Momordica foetida, juice, voie rectale, VO.
H(075), leaves of Momordica., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(075), leaves of Momordica., decoction (H2O), enema
H(091) fortifying pregnant women, leaves of Allophylus macrobotrys of Momordica foetida, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) protection during menses, stems with leaves of Momordica, piler, friction
H(201) psychosis bad spirits , infusion of leaves of Helichrysum forskahlii of Momordica foetida of Rumex abyssinicus, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umwishwa (Kirundi)
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(022), H(116), H(139), H(143)
Recipes : H(022) made delivery more easy, H(116) non occurrence of themenses, H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS of Momordica foetida, RNS. (dangerous practice)
H(143), ONS. en decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : aoasongo (Ashanti), bobonowron, vovolé, vovoné vono (Gouro), gaayama, nanïa, n'gessannia (Baoule), hepa (Ebrie)
Reference HB 08
Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Momordica foetida mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwishwa (Kirundi)
Reference HC 13b
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.II. Angiosperms (Capparidaceae to Ebenaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 25, 3, 339 - 359, (1989)
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), crushed leaves, juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : ruhunduhundu (Zaramo)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(008), H(100), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(100) gonorrhea, H(155) tonsillitis, fresh leaves of Momordica foetida, pound, squeeze then drink
H(201) evil sprit, fresh leaves and roots, boil and fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yekurahareg / kuramechat (Amharic)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : V(111x)
Recipes : V(111x) sun stroke, fresh leaves of Momordica foetida, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yekurahareg / kuramechat (Amharic)
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(001)
Recipes : H(001), crushed leaves passed through the fire, tepid juice, drops in eyes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwishywa, cyamirabushya (nom rituel) (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 : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Momordica foetida + H2O, pounded, warm juice, VO. 2 to 3 gulps (child , 1 spoon) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwishywa, cyamirabushya (nom rituel) (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 10
Author(s) : De Graer, A.M.
Title : L'art de guérir chez les Azande. Congo, tome 1, n°2, 220 - 254, (1929), n°3, 361 - 408, (1929)
Symptoms : H(014), H(113)
Recipes : H(014), ONS., RNS.
H(113), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo)
Vernacular name : anongbo (Zande)
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(037), H(063)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Momordica foetida , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 15
Author(s) : Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title : Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, pounded leaves of Momordica foetida, maceration (H2O), VO. ; 1 coffee spoon / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 09
Author(s) : Gessler, M.C., D.E. Msuya, M.H.H. Nkunya, L.B. Mwasumbi, A. Schär, M. Heinrich & M. Tanner
Title : Traditional healers in Tanzania: the treatment of malaria with plant remedies Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 48, pp. 131 - 144, (1995)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, infusion, VO., to diminish the fever
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : lisoyuii