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Official name : Pergularia extensa (Jacq.) N.E. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Cynanchum cordifolium Retz. , Cynanchum extensum Jacq.

15 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(001), H(046), H(180)
Recipes : H(001), occular globe , ONS. of Pergularia extensa, local application
H(046) measles, friction, diluted juice of whole plant of Ageratum conyzoides of Pergulia daemia of Allium ascalonicum
H(180), leaves of Pergularia, to pound, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
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(034), H(116)
Recipes : H(034), H(116), ONS of Pergularia extensa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : abou konbengo (Ebrie), drignon, grigno iri (Gouro), eflenzué, néfren zué (Baoule), solo (Gagou)
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains, infusion of roots of Pergularia extensa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 10
Author(s) : Gill, L.S. & C. Akinwumi
Title : Nigerian folk medicine practices and beliefs of the Ondo people. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 18, pp. 257 - 266, (1986)
Symptoms : H(051), H(075), H(113)
Recipes : H(051), H(075), H(113) rhumatism, young stems, twigs, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo people)
Vernacular name : teji (Ondo)
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(001), H(100)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, latex of Pergularia extensa in ocular instillation
H(100) gonorrhoea, extract from roots of Tacazzea apiculata of Pergularia daemia
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kiduladula (Kihehe)
Reference HH 2k
Author(s) : Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title : Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms : H(100), H(137)
Recipes : H(100), H(137)dos,one half cup of roots boiled with water is taken twice a day before meals.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(104), H(112)
Recipes : H(037), roots, infusion, VO. or chewed roots or pounded and maceration or pounded and decoction (H2O)
H(104), roots, infusion, VO.
H(112), roots, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ngale (Shambaa)
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(002), H(005), H(008), H(015), H(020), H(100), H(104), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(002), H(008), H(015), H(100) blen., H(104) belly, whole plant (signature theory)
H(005), H(109), H(113), latex, RNS.
H(020), pounder plant + kaolin + argile of poterie + palm wine, to dry, around the ankle-bone as protective gri gri
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : plou airïé, poulairïé (Guéré), diliwoplou, libiwoprou (Krou), dipagné (Shien), sienfélé (Gouro), wonda (Gagou), kouasouafé (Dioula)é
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 :
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(068), H(095), H(186)
Recipes : H(068), the water extract of the leaves is used as antihelmintic
H(186), the water extract of the leaves is used as expectorant
H(008) child, H(051) child, the stem and root bark extract is taken against fever and diarrhea in infants.
H(095), the leaves are specially used as a condiment for soup and porridge yam.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : utazi (Igbo) ; teji (Yoruba)
Reference HS 04
Author(s) : Sillans, R.
Title : Sur quelques Plantes ichtyotoxiques de l'Afrique centrale Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric.Trop., 31, 407 - 427, (1951)
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(092) ichthyotoxic poison, arrow poison, whole plant of Pergularia eztensa immersed, and then shaken energetically with sand from the river bottom
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (CAR), southern Oubangui-Chari forest
Vernacular name : molo-bushio, (Lissongo)
Reference HS 12a
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. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Chenopodiaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 25 - 63, (1991)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gono., 3 pieces of roots (15 cm long) are crushed and mixed with one glass of water or 40 ml. sesame oil, VO. 1 cup, once a day, for 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : naasaboolo
Reference HT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(055), H(068), H(091), H(172)
Recipes : H(055) + H(051) paludism, boiled root infusion used, sometimes with other spp., as emetic against 'paludism' , particularly for children. At the same time a ram should be killed and eaten to complets the cure.H(006) +H(068), Roots also reported to be antihelmintic and purgaive.H(172), Leaves are dried and put into holes in skin called SARRA - possibly smallpox, filiariases worms or creeping sep- taceamia, and mostly on the legs. A cut is made Îurther up and leaves applied again, etc. H(091) childs, Boiled root infusion with milk used as child's tonic.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : chemokol, okonuo, kutitany,ketpochooh
Reference HV 03
Author(s) : Vergiat, A.-M.
Title : Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) (3e partie) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 16, n°9-10, Septembre-octobre 1969. pp. 418-456; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°1-4, Janvier-février-mars-avril 1970. pp. 60-91; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°5-6, Mai-juin 1970. pp. 171-199; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°7-9, Juillet-août-septembre 1970. pp. 295-339
Symptoms : H(092), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) stem of Pergularia extensa serves to surround the piece of wood, Bridelia ferruginea, planted in the soil as a fetish of mbotche, personification of the power of the broom.
H(092) root and latex are poisonous: Antidote: decoction of roots of Pycnocoma minor (wakawaka)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ihina mbotche (Manja), busio (Lissongo)
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(008)
Recipes : Vv(008), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : todil (Peul); tahat i ganar, puni (Volof)
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(008)
Recipes : Vv(008)turkey, VO., chopped sheets, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : not registered