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Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller

35 reference(s) related to this plant

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(135)
Recipes : H(135) digestive disorders, seeds of Sorghum vulgare, RNS., (plante cultivée)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : besnâ, tafsut
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(026), H(051), H(091), H(126), H(151), H(201)
Recipes : H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk Vismia guineensis, Spathodea campanulata, stems without leaves Sorghum bicolor, roots Lawsonia inermis, Nauclea pobeguinii, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism + H(091),stems without leaves Sorghum bicolor, Lannea welwitschii, decoction, VO.
H(091), barks stem, branch, trunk Khaya senegalensis, stems with leaves Sorghum bicolor, to pound, to maceration, VO
H(098), stems without leaves Abrus precatorius, barks stem, branch, trunk Bridelia ferruginea, Entandophragma angolese , Ficus mucoso, Combretodendrom macrocarpum, Uvaria chamae, Trema guineensis, Alstonia boonei, Sorghum bicolor, roots Vetiveria nigritana , decoction, VO.
H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk Enantia chlorantha, Alstonia boonei, rhizom Curcuma domestica, leaves Sorghum bicolor, pounded, delayed, VO.
H(151), barks stem, branch, trunk Vismia guineensis, Spathodea campanulata, roots Lawsonia inermis, Nauclea pobeguinii, stems Sorghum bicolor , to pound, decoction, VO.
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(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus erinaceus, roots of Flacourtia flavescens of Uvaria chamae, inflorescences of Sorghum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agbokounvovo, kpokpo (Fon, Goun)
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(008), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) infectious, stems with leaves, Tribulus terrestris, seeds Sorghum bicolor, Colocynthis vulgaris, powder (from carbonisation) in H2O, VO.
H(126) new born, decoction stems without leaves, Sorghum bicolor + Citrus aurantifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : epoti (Mina), efoti (Ewé)
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(008), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) infectious, stems with leaves, Tribulus terrestris, seeds Sorghum bicolor, Colocynthis vulgaris, powder (from carbonisation) in H2O, VO.
H(126) new born, decoction stems without leaves, Sorghum bicolor + Citrus aurantifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : epoti (Mina), efoti (Ewé)
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 : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta, dry seed of Sorghum bicolor is mixed with salt and water,and given to cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : bisingaa caabb (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HB 31
Author(s) : Bah, S., D. Diallo, S. Dembélé, B.S. Paulsen
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for the treatment of schistosomiasis in Niono district, Mali. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, 387-399, (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007968
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) urinary and intestinal schistosomiasis, the whole dried plant of Cissus quadrangularis + the wash water of grain of Sorghum bicolor, decoction, VO. 250 cl at bedtime during 3 to 4 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Niono district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 45
Author(s) : Bablola, K., A.
Title : An Examination of the Usage of Herbal Contraceptives and Abortifacients in Lagos State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 140-46. 2009 http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/contra.htm
Symptoms : H(112), H(112x)
Recipes : H(112), abortifacient, slice root of Randia lucida and leaf Sorghum bicolor and soak with potash in water in a corked bottle. Take in small glass cup every morning and night.
H(112), abortifacient, slice root of Baphia nitida, wood of Pterocarpus osun and leaf of Sorghum bicolor, soak in gin for 24 hours and take in small glass cup thrice daily.
H(112x) contraceptive, soak fruits of Xylopia aethiopica, seeds of Aframomum melegueta and leaf Sorghum bicolor. In amixture of hot drink and juice of Citrus limon. Take in glass cup morning and night. To restore fertility, stop taking the drink.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HD 26
Author(s) : Deleke Koko, I. K. E., J. Djego, J. Gbenou, S. M. Hounzangbe & B. Sinsin
Title : Etude phytochimique des principales plantes galactogènes et emménagogues utilisées dans les terroirs riverains de la Zone cynégétique de la Pendjari International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2): 618-633, April 2011 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs/article/viewFile/72127/61068
Symptoms : H(002), H(116)
Recipes : H(002) agalactia, H(116) amenorrhoea, decoction ONS of Sorghum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Pendjari zone)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HE 17
Author(s) : Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp/PDF/pdf2012/15%20May/Erinoso%20and%20Aworinde.pdf
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves / seeds of Sorghum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : oka baba
Reference HG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, seeds of Sorghum bicolor, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : zengada (Amharic)
Reference HI 05
Author(s) : Igoli, J.O., O.G. Ogaji, T.A. Tor-Anyiin & N.P. Igoli
Title : Traditional medicine practice amongst the Igede people of Nigeria. Part II. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines (2) pp. 134 - 152 (2005) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc05016
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, grain of Sorghum bicolor , leaves of Euphorbia heterophylla, fruits of Citrus aurantifolia, mixture of sliced fruits, leaves and grains, to boil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : igbi (Igede)
Reference HI 12
Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 16) paludism, leaves of Sorghum bicolor, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : poroporo-okababa (Yoruba), guinea corn (English)
Reference HJ 04
Author(s) : Johns, T., G.M. Faubert, J.O. Kokwaro, R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Anti-giardial activity of gastrointestinal remedies of the Luo of East Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 46, pp. 17- 23, (1995)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 4), gastrointestinal deaseases, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation (3% of134 informators for HJ 04), seeds
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (districts of Tarime, Musona , region of Mara ), Kenya (district of Homa Bay, Migori)t
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 49
Author(s) : Kayode, J., R. A. Jose and O.E. Ige
Title : Conservation and Biodiversity Erosion in Ondo State, Nigeria: (4). Assessing Botanicals Used in the Cure of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Owo Region Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 734-38. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/owo.htm
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV / AIDS, leaves of Sorgum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo State)
Vernacular name : oka baba (Owomode)
Reference HK 53
Author(s) : Kayode, J, L. Aleshinloye and O. E. Ige
Title : Ethnomedicinal Use of Plant Species in Ijesa Land of Osun State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 164-170. (2008) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ijesa.htm
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) septicaemia, leaves of Sorgum bicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : oka-baba
Reference HK 71
Author(s) : Koné, W. M., A. G.Koffi, E. L.Bomisso, F. H. Tra Bi
Title : Ethnomedical study and iron content of some medicinal herbs used in traditional medicine in Côte d'Ivoire for the treatment of anaemia African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 9(1): 81-87 (2012)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia, dried stem of Sorghum bicolor, decoction, VO. (2X).
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Ferkessedougou and Tiassale)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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, crush and macerate 50 g of fruits of Sorghum bicolor with 1 L of H2O. Filtrer. VO. 1 glass a day for a week
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of each plant of Vernonia thompsoniana of Lantana trifolia of Vernonia hochstetteri of Vernonia lasiopus of Sorghum bicolor and macerate with 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 glass a day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : amasaka (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) delayed placenta, seeds of Sorghum bicolor mixed in remnants of local beer and given
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : bisingaa caabbii (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(027), H(126)
Recipes : H(027) risk of miscarriage, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves of Sorghum bicolor of Bidens pilosa (villebagae), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : bakaka, fataka (Antakarana) , bakaka (Malgache) , blé de Guinée, gros mil, sorgho cultivé (French) , commun sorghum, sorghum (English)
Reference HO 10
Author(s) : Odugbemi, T. O., O. R. Akinsulire, I. E. Aibinu & P. O. Fabeku
Title : Medicinal plants useful for malaria therapy in Okeigbo Ondo state, Southwest Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 4 (2): 191 - 198 (2007) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2816451/
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia of Chrysophyllum albidum, barks of Anacardium occidentale, leaves and stems of Sorghum bicolor, barks, foliage, leaves of Mangifera indica, RNS.
H(091) blood supplement, shoot, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria, Ondo state
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HO 20
Author(s) : Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title : An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(191)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051) fever, H(191) blood tonic, leaves, whole plant, grains of Sorghum bicolor, RNS. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name : poroporo okababa (Yoruba)
Reference HS 23
Author(s) : Simbo, D. J.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:8 (2010) + Additional file of: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:8 (2010)
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) filaria, VO. decoction of stem and leaves of Sorghum bicolor
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : saigini (Babungo)
Reference HS 30
Author(s) : Somboro, A. A., K. Patel, D. Diallo, L. Sidibe, J-C. Chalchat, G. Figueredo, S. Ducki, Y. Troin & P. Chalard
Title : An ethnobotanical and phytochemical study of the African medicinal plant Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(9), pp. 1639-1651, 4 May, 2011http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2011/4May/Somboro%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(092), H(104), H(130), H(137)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, root bark of Guiera senegalensis combined with red sorgho (Sorghum bicolor) and powdered is used to treat dysentery.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Ségué, in the Mopti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 31
Author(s) : Saotoing, P., T. Vroumsia, Tchobsala, F-N. Tchuenguem Fohouo, A.-M. Njan Nloga & J. Messi
Title : Medicinal plants used in traditional treatment of malaria in Cameroon Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 3(3), pp. 104-117, March 2011 http://www.academicjournals.org/jene/PDF/Pdf2011/March/Saotoing%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, roots of Sorghum bicolor, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : muskuwari (Fulfulde)
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : H(182)
Recipes : H(182) herpes zoster, boil seeds of Sorghum bicolor in water and wash body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : keyh leqa (Tigrigna)
Reference HU 01
Author(s) : Udoamaka F.Ezuruike n, J.M.Prieto
Title : The use of plants in the traditional management of diabetes in Nigeria: Pharmacological and toxicological considerations Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155, 857–924 (2014)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, leaves, shaft of Sorghum bicolor, maceration RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South east of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses: malaria, fevers, anemia, anti-microbial, ONS. RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : okababaor poroporo (Yoruba),, sorgum (Ibo), jero (Hausa), sorghum (Local English)
Reference HZ 03
Author(s) : Zerbo, P., J. Millogo-Rasolodimby, O. G. Nacoulma-Ouédraogo, P. Van Damme
Title : Plantes médicinales et pratiques médicales au Burkina Faso : cas des Sanan Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, N° 307 ( 1 ), (2011)
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) disorders of pregnancy, birth, fruits of Sorghum bicolor decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (San countries, northwestern Burkina Faso)
Vernacular name : wi-tien (Sanan)
Reference VA 03
Author(s) : Ake-Assi, Y.A.
Title : Contribution au recensement des espèces végétales utilisées traditionnellement sur le plan zootechnique et vétérinaire en Afrique de l'Ouest. Thèse de doctorat (Sc. Vétérinaires), Lyon, Université Claude Bernard, 220 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Veq(008), diarrhoea, dysentery, boisson, VO., spring up seeds crushed
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : agbokounvovo, kpokpo Fon et Goun)
Reference VA 37
Author(s) : Alawa, J. P., G.E. Jokthan, K. Akut
Title : Ethnoveterinary medical practice for ruminants in the subhumid zone of northern Nigeria Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 54 (2002) 79 - 90
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), feel husk as roughage ad libitum
Vb(030), apical part, VO.
Vb(068), mix seeds, husk and bran, VO; ad libitum
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 14
Author(s) : Byavu, N., C. Henrard, M. Dubois & F. Malaisse
Title : Phytothérapie traditionnelle des bovins dans les élevages de la plaine de la Rusizi, Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 4 (3), 135 - 156, (2000)
Symptoms : V(004), V(008)
Recipes : V(004), flour in wound, dressing every 3 days
V(005),ONS., RNS., + Ricinus communis, ONS., RNS.
Vb(008), seeds of Sorghum bicolor + bark of the stems Zanthoxylum chaybeum, powder + H2O, decoction, VO., 2 l. of the mix / day until cure
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : amasaka, ishaka (Kinyarwanda)
Reference VC 19
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Livestock diseases and the traditional medicine in the Bushi area, Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo. African Study Monographs, 19 (1) : 13 -33, May 1998
Symptoms : V(006) + V(104), V(025), V(030), V(037), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(006) + Vb(104) gastro-enteritis (kadurha), crushed leaves of Ficus thonningii of Ficus exasperata, barks stems of Myrica kandtiana, maceration (H2O) + fruits infusion of Phaseolus vulgaris, VO.
Vb(006) + Vb(104) gastro-enteritis (kadurha), Vb(025) babesiosis (mududu), Vb(117) (isirhe), crushed leaves of Berkheya spekeana of Bothriocline ugandensis of Cinchona ledgeriana of Ensete ventricosum of Harungana madagascariensis of Hydrocotyle mannii of Hypericum revolutum of Lagenaria abyssinica of Lobelia mildbraedii of Mukia maderaspatana of Nicotiana tabacum of Piper capense of Plectranthus barbatus of Pycnostachys rici-rosenii of Trema orientalis, maceration (1 l. H2O), VO. + sometimes for enhancing the effect, powder of fruits of Sorghum bicolor
Vb(030) (cigozi, muziba, musiha), seeds of Sorghum biocolor, leaves of Crassocephalum rubens of Berkheya spekeana, to ground, juice, drops in nostrilsVb(037) chronic cough, pneumonia, tuberculosis (mwijmbwe, lugoholo), grounded leaves of Melanthera scandens of Pteris similis + crushed seeds of Nicotiana tabacum of Sorghum bicolor + indegenous salt + (H2O), VO. 250 ml. 2 X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu province - Bushi area-
Vernacular name : ihemba
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(008), V(030), V(037), V(091), V(086), V(104), H(121)
Recipes : V(008), ONS, RNS
V(030), ONS, RNS
V(037), ONS, RNS
V(006) + V(104), ONS, RNS
V(091), ONS, RNS
V(086), ONS, RNS
H(121), ONS, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ihemba (shi)
Reference VK 28
Author(s) : Koné, W. M., K. Kamanzi Atindehou
Title : Ethnobotanical inventory of medicinal plants used in traditional veterinaty medicine in Northern Côte d'Ivoire (West Africa). South African Journal of Botany, Volume 74, pp. 76 - 84, (2008) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629907003651
Symptoms : V(006), V(068), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(068), Vo(068), Vc(068) intestinal worms, Vo(006) + Vo(104), Vc(006) + Vc(104), gastrointestinal disorders, grounded dry fruits of Anogeissus leiocarpus with bran of Pennisetum glaucum or Sorghum bicolor + salt, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Northern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VW 08
Author(s) : Wanzala, W., W. Takken, W. R. Mukabana, A. O. Pala & A. Hassanali
Title : Ethnoknowledge of Bukusu community on livestock tick prevention and control in Bungoma district, western Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 298– 324 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112000347
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, whole plant (particularly grains, leaf and stem of Sorghum bicolor, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kamayemba (Bukusus), amabele (Wanga), ammabelee (Banyala)