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Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae

262 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B4 Nord
Author(s) : Boukef, K. & G.M. Ghileb
Title : Contribution à l’étude des plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle magghrébine. Bull. Méd. Trad. Pharm., Vol. 2, n°1, 47-55, (1988)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006, 3), leaves, oil from seeds, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Moroco, Tunisia
Vernacular name : h'baq edhol (Tunisie), kharouaa (Algérie, Moroco, Tunisie)
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(001), H(002x), H(004), H(006), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(048), H(051), H(055), H(056), H(078), H(080), H(082), H(092), H(099), H(103), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(116), H(126), H(130), H(173), H(193)
Recipes : Root bark H(006) purgative
root decoction for H(113) rheumatism, inflammatory affections, chronic enlargements, H(014) skin disease, H(104) abdominal pains, H(008) diarrhoea, H(099) nervous disorders, H(103) toothache, H(048) lumbago, H(109) sciatica, H(126) jaundice, H(179) kidney and H(038) bladder trouble
leaves rubbed on joints relieve pain H(116), emmenagogue H(116)
leaves decoction H(006) purgative, useful action on H(126) liver and kidneys
leaves heated on head for feverish headache H(051), H(018) , on breast stop milk secretion H(002x), on abdomen promote H(116) menstrual flow, H(055) emetic in poisoning
cataplasm of leaves forH(013) carbuncles, H(004) wounds, H(078) lacteral tumors, indurations of mam- mary gland, H(003) swellings, H(001) eye lotion, H(104) stomach ache, H(113) rheumatism, H(048) lumbago, H(109) sciatica
H(013) cataplasm of fresh leaves cures boils (Farmers, Bgypt)
H(014) infusion for itch
H(092) powdered seeds toxic
externally toH(013) abscesses, carbuncles
H(080) the pollen is very allergie
Dried flowers mixed with honey antidiarrhoeic H(008)
Seed oil purgative, used against H(130) paralysis of arms and legs by rubbing
Seed oil for rheumatic pains by rubbing H(113), H(055) emetic, H(104) colic, H(193) emollient, for H(078) tumor, boilsH(013) , H(056) worms, H(004) wounds, H(099) epilepsy, H(104) stomachache,H(014) itch, H(048) lumbago, H(126) jaundice, H(113) rheumatism, asthma H(082), H(078) cancer, H(173) leprosy, H(100) venereal and skin H(014) diseases
seeds, destroys mosquitos H(039) ,H(014) parasitic skin diseases, H(173) leprosy, H(078) cancer.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : kherwa’ ; awrioun ; shemouga (Arabic), akhilwane ; krank ; ourioura; feni, lirraiq (Berber), castor oil plant; palma christi (English), ricin ; palma christi (local French)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(108), H(112), H(116)
Recipes : H(006)purg, seeds in very small dosis
H(006)purg, ricin oil, VO.
H(013) cracks, ricin oil, external use
H(116), leaves, RNS. (whole Marocco)
H(108) cooling, 2 to 3 seeds Ricinus communis + the same weight in Nigella's div. sp seeds. + the same weight in fruit of caper shrub (Capparis spinosa), powders with it + 3X the weight of honey, VO. a thea spoon (region of Fez)
H(112), seeds, RNS. (region of Khemisset)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : herwa' (Moroco), âwriyûr, âwriyûm, âwriwra, ûwriwra (Berber), tamazzit (Beni touzine, beni ouriagel), ricin (local French), castor oil plant (English)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Veq(091), for the unwilling asses, some seeds in decoction, VO. (by the Beni Touzine)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : herwa'. (Moroco), âwriyûr, âwriyûm, âwriwra, ûwriwra. (Berber), tamazzit (Beni touzine, Beni ouriagel), ricin. (local French), castor oil plant (English)
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) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419190064K
Symptoms : H(006), H(091)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, H(091) tonic, seeds of Ricinus communis, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : awrîwra, kerwa'
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) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103000126
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) toxic, raw seeds, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Tatouane province)
Vernacular name : krenk
Reference E3 Nord
Author(s) : El-Rhaffari L., A. Zaid
Title : Pratique de la phytothérapie dans le sud-est du Maroc (Tafilalet). Un savoir empirique pour une pharmacopée rénovée. From the sources of knowledge to the medicines of the future Actes du 4ème Congrès européen d'ethnopharmacologie , 11 - 13 mai 2000, Metz (France), pp.293 - 317 Edition IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement), Paris, 2002
Symptoms : H(002), H(006), H(026), H(051), H(082), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(202)
Recipes : H(002) stimuler lactation, H(082) asthma, seeds of Ricinus communis + plant mixture, VO.
H(006) constipation aerial part, leaves in decoction, VO. . + plant mixture
H(051) fever, leaves en massage and cataplasm :
H(026) régles douleureuses, leaves en tea, VO.
H(094) hémorroïdes, seeds en supositoire
H(104) digestive disorders, seeds in decoction, VO. . :
H(108) cooling, H(113) rheumatism, seeds in powder in oil, massage and cataplasm
H(202) hair care, huile of seeds en application on scalp :
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocco (southeastern) (Tafilalet)
Vernacular name : aourioura / l-kherouaâ
Reference H1 Nord
Author(s) : Hammiche, H. & K. Maiza
Title : Traditional medicine in Central Sahara: Pharmacopoeia of Tassili N’ajjer. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, pp. 358-367 (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007981
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014) camel's scabies, seeds, decoction, external use
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria (Central Sahara; region of Tassili N’ajjer)
Vernacular name : tafenit (Tamahaq), kiroua (Arabic)
Reference H1 Nord
Author(s) : Hammiche, H. & K. Maiza
Title : Traditional medicine in Central Sahara: Pharmacopoeia of Tassili N’ajjer. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, pp. 358-367 (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007981
Symptoms : H(001), H(002), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(027y), H(033), H(036), H(051), H(068), H(076), H(099), H(109), H(113), H(116), H(126), H(137), H(171), H(179), H(198)
Recipes : H(002) dryant of lactation,H(013) boils, bruises,H(014) skin diseases, H(027y) post partum care, H(113) lumbago, sciatica, aching joints, H(116) emmenagogue, H(137) sores, fresh leaves, poultice or rubbing
H(068) helminthiases, H(116) amenorrhea, fresh leaves, decoction, VO.
H(033) male sterility, H(126) jaundice, H(171) diabetes, H(179) kidney disease, roots decoction, VO.
H(109) lumbago, sciatica, aching joints, roots decoction, external use
H(018) headaches, H(036) vertigo, H(051) fever, H(099) epilepsy, H(099) nervous diseases, seeds, decoction, internal use
H(001) trachoma, H(076) aphthae, H(198) hair loss, seeds, decoction, external use
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria (Central Sahara; region of Tassili N’ajjer)
Vernacular name : tafenit (Tamahaq), kiroua (Arabic)
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(091)
Recipes : H(014) dermatomycosis, ripe fruits of Ricinus communis, to carbonize, powder, to dilute, bath + black soap
H(091) kwash., leaves of Glyphaea brevis of Ricinus communis of Canna indica, to pound, bath
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(013), H(033), H(043), H(051), H(055), H(104), H(157), H(182), H(188)
Recipes : H(013) skin ulcer, ripe fruit of Ricinus communis of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
H(033) femal, ripe fruit of Ricinus., powder, to dilute (alcohol), VO.
H(043) tetanus, H(055), , leaves of Ricinus., RNS.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Ricinus communis, ripe fruit of Capsicum annuum, RNS.
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Lophira lanceolata, ripe fruit of Capsicum annuum, to pound, to dry, powder, VO.
H(104) colic, ripe fruit of Ricinus., RNS.
H(104) dyspepsia, maux d'estomac, leaves , ripe fruit of Ricinus communis, leaves of Trichilia prieureana, to carbonize, powder, VO.
H(157), leaves of Ricinus., RNS.
H(182), young leaves of Ricinus., RNS.
H(188), stems with leaves of Ricinus communis of Securidaca longipedunculata of Strychnos innocua, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gogozokwin, féfé, dagbazo, myon (Fon, Goun), kwipekorobu (Waama), ewé ogohoun, ilara (Yoruba), ricin (French)
Reference HA 06
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, leaves of Ricinus communis of Balanites aegyptiaca, powder, to dilute, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kulâ-kulâ, kosaré (Hausa), zurma (Zarma), zoeni (Tamacheck), ricin (Français)
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(094)
Recipes : H(094), roots of Olax subscorpioidea of Efraegle paniculata, leaves and roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, ripe fruits of Ricinus communis of Blighia sapida, decoction (H2O), hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006), H(094), H(099)
Recipes : H(006), ricin oilus communis, VO.
H(094), leaves of Ricinus., softened by the heat of fire, local application
H(099) analgic local, ONS. of Ricinus, RNS.
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mhono (Great Comoros), maniyo prono (Anjouan island), ricin (French)
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), oil seeds, vermif. & purgative
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : ricin
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(002), H(004), H(006), H(056), H(111), H(116)
Recipes : H(002), ONS., RNS., cataplasm on breast
H(004), H(006), H(111), oil, RNS.
H(006), seeds, strong purgative, RNS.
H(056) Guinea worms, pounded leaves + H2O, decoction, hot cataplm on wounds produced by the guinea worm
H(112), stems, RNS.
H(116), leaves, RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : zuma
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(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014 ) prurigo, leaves of Ricinus communis, to dry, powder, to dilute, local application + vaseline
H(051), ripe fruit of Ricinus communis, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Gardenia aqualla, leaves of Garcinia afzelli, to dry in the shadow and in open air, powder, VO. + froment flour
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(053), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(006), fruit powder, VO.
H(037) cough, fruit, powder eaten with porridge, will cause diarrhoea and emesis but will cure cough
H(053), oil squeezed into the ear, earache
H(068)tape worms & roundworms, fruit + seeds Croton megalobotrys, macerationj, VO.
H((091), seeds, oil rubbed on incisions made on body, tonic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mupfure (Luvenda)
Reference HA 24
Author(s) : Ayobangira, S.F.X., K. Tsongo & M.J. Kirarahumu
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales du Nord-Kivu: plantes antihémorroïdaires exploitées dans la ville de Goma. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 14, 75 - 87, (2000)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), fresh leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, Cassia occidentalis, Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction (H2O) 30 ', enema, 3 x / day during 4 days + enema with castor oil (Ricinus communis)
H(094), 1 bulb Allium cepa, pounded + castor oil (Ricinus communis), suppository, 2 x / day during 3 to 4 days
H(094), 1 handle of leaves Lycopersicon esculentum, Tetradenia riparia + 1 handle of Erythrina's abyssinica fresh flowers + 1 handle of button floral Ricinus communis, pounded, 1l H2O, juice, hip-bath (15'), 2 x / day during 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : mbarika (Swahili), ikibonobono (Kinyarwanda), luvonono (Hunde), lubonobono (Mashi), mibonobono (Nyanga)
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(202)
Recipes : H(202) the oil squeezed from the seeds is rubbed on the body after bathing in a stream.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Teturi Ituri Forest)
Vernacular name : jele (Bira, Mbuti)