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Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.

202 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(008), H(046), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), peptic ulcer , leaves, bulb Allium cepa , seeds Garcinia kola, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, pulvériser, to dilute, VO.
H(046) measles, leaves of Vernonia., to softened by the heat of fire, friction
H(051) eruptive, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of Vernonia amygdalina, to pound, to dilute, bath + black soap
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(038), H(046)
Recipes : H(038) leucorrrhoea, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, to dry, powder, to dilute, + soap, to wash
H(046, 2) measles, leaves of Vernonia., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : alomagbo, amanvivè (Fon, Gon), aloma (Watchi)
Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(014), H(126), H(172)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Chenopodium ambrosioides, pulp, local application
H(056) filariosis, leaves of Vernonia., to grind, maceration (wine), VO.
H(126), roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : munkankali (Téké), mundundindundi (Yombé), matoulou (Téké)
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(004), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(068), H(091), H(092), H(104), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), infusion, enteritis,RNS.
H(068), roots infusion, anthelminthic, enteritis,H(091), H(104), H(113) rheumatisme, infus rac, écorc tif, VO, tonic, stomach, rhumatismH(037), H(051), leaves decoction, VO.
H(055) + H(092), leaves decoction, VO.
H(004), pounded stems, external application on wounds
H(139), fruit , aphrodisac, VO.
H(068), seeds powder + small peas, 2 to 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewuro
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(008), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(082), H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(008), Steganotaenia araliacea , Cajanus cajan, Vernonia amygdalina, Passiflora edulis, Garcinia afzelii, Mangiirona indica, leaves powders, decoction (H2O), filtration, VO.
H(008), leaves of Mangiirona indica of Cajanus cajan of Vernonia amygdalina of Passiflora edulis of Garcinia afzelii, Steganotaenia araliacea, powder, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(008), roots of Vernonia amygdalina of Rhus vulgaris, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(037) tuberculosis., leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia nigricans of Momordica foetida, to carbonize, VO.
H(046), leaves of Momordica foetida of Chenopodium opulifolium of Lantana trifolia of Vernonia amygdalyna, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, stem with leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(051), roots of Pseudarthria hookeri of Aspilia africana of Securinega virosa of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), filtration, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Cassia laevigata of Vernonia amygdalina of Cissus aralioides of Ocimum suave of Hyptis suaveolens, to dry, powder, decoction (H2O), inhalation, bath
H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, pulp, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(051) paludism, whole plant of Vernonia amygdalina of Justicia insularis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Ambrosia maritima, to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(082), leaves of Securinega virosa of Cissus adenocaulis of Vernonia amygdalina, to dry, powder, VO.
H(104), leaves of Vernonia., to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(104), roots of Vernonia., to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(155), leaves of Bidens pilosa, aerian part of Vernonia amygdalina of Hoslundia opposita, to dry, powder, VO.
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(006), H(014), H(022)
Recipes : H(014), stems with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), to wash
H(022), H(006), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., to pound, maceration (milk), VO.
H(068) intestinal worm, stems with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O),VO. (not during pregnancy)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : kongobolo (Bahoumbou), nundulyè (Mpongwè)
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), 1 handle of Vernonia's amygdalina leaves, decoction in 1l H2O, hip-bath 10 ', 2 x / day, during 3 days, if disease is chronic + 25 gr. of Mangifera indica barks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umubilizi (Kinyarwanda), omwirizi (Hunde), mulirizi (Mashi), mubiritsi (Nyanga)
Reference HA 25
Author(s) : Akendengue B. & A.M. Louis
Title : Medicinal plants used by the Masango people in Gabon. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 41, pp. 193- 200, (1994) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874194900329
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), tinea, crushed leaves, VO. juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndoki
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(092)
Recipes : H(092), the bark is pounded together with other plants to make an arrow poison
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : mpida (Mbuti)
Reference HA 32
Author(s) : Ayodele, A.E
Title : The medicinally important leafy vegetables of South western Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/ayodele.htm
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(068), H(094), H(104), leaves, cultivated plant or wild plant. Stomachic, pile, diarrhoea, HBP, worm expulsion, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southwestern)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HA 33a
Author(s) : Asase, A., A.A. Oteng-Yeboah, G.T. Odamtten & M.S.J. Simmonds
Title : Ethnobotanical study of some Ghanaian anti-malarial plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 99, pp. 273 - 279 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, boil leaves in a maize dough solution (‘Konbire’ in Lobi) and drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Wechiau region)
Vernacular name : jankpantire (Lobi)
Reference HA 33b
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. Oppong-Mensah
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 126, pp. 492 - 499 ( 2009)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of dried leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : awonoo
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(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Ocimum gratissimum, boiled in H2O or cooked in soup, VO., 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : etidod (Ibibio)
Reference HA 39
Author(s) : Abo, K. A., A.A. Fred-Jaiyesimi, A.E.A. Jaiyessimi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus in South Western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 67- 71, (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 35) diabetes, leaves and roots of Vernonia amygdalina, VO. (cure during 1 to 6 months)
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewuro, bitter leaf (local English)
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, leaves decoction of Vernonia amygdalina, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : odwono (Asante-Twi)
Reference HA 44
Author(s) : Ashidi, J.S. , P.J. Houghton, P.J. Hylands, T. Efferth
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and cytotoxicity testing of plants of South-western Nigeria used to treat cancer, with isolation of cytotoxic constituents from Cajanus cajan Millsp. leaves Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 501–512 (2010)
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, root of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ewuro (Yoruba)
Reference HA 46
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. A. Akwetey, D. G. Achel
Title : Ethnopharmacological use of herbal remedies for the treatment of malaria in the Dangme West District of Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 129, pp. 367- 376, (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, boil about 50 g of the fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina in one litre of water and drink one cupful three times daily. Children should take half of the dosage. Alternatively, mash the leaves and drink the infusion as required.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Dangme West District)
Vernacular name : shawka (Adangbe)
Reference HA 51
Author(s) : Adetutu, A. , W. A. Morgan, O., Corcorana
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro evaluation of wound-healing plants used in South-western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 50– 56 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002406
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 8) wound, a decoction of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina is used as a wash and applied on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ewuro (Yoruba)
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 : H(051), H(068), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crushed leaves of Vernonia amygdalina concocted with leaves of Ruta chalepensis. One cup is served as a drink for 3-5 days with cold water in the morning
H(068) intestinal prasites can be killed by using pounded twings of Vernonia amygdalina, bullb of Allium sativum with rhizome of Zingiber officinale (Ginger officinale) and eaten with honey.
H(103) tooth infection, leaf of Crateva adansonii, Vernonia amygdalina, Carissa spinarum and Croton macrostchys are smashed together and rolled in leaf, and heated on charcoal and put on infected tooth
H(103) tooth infection, leaf of Capparis tomentosa, Croton macrostachyus, Vernonia amygdalina and Carissa spinarum are smashed together and rolled in leaf and heated on charcoal and put on infected teeth
H(103) tooth infection, leaves Vernonia amygdalina are chewed with bulb of Allium sativum
H(104) stomach ache, leaf of Ruta chalepensis and leaf of Vernonia amygdalina are smashed together and one cup of domestic alcohol is taken by human.
H(201) evil sprit, crushed young twinge with leaves is sprayed in home and cattle fence.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : eebicha (Afaan Oromoo)
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(137), V(201)
Recipes : Vb(137) sudden sickness, root of Indiigofera tinctoria chopped and mixed with salt, and rolled with leaf of Vernonia amygdalina and given to cattle.
Vb(201) evil spirit, crushed young twinge with leaves is sprayed in home and cattle fence.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : eebicha (Afaan Oromoo)
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(005), H(006), H(008), H(018), H(026), H(038), H(046), H(051), H(055), H(068), H(077), H(091), H(104), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(005) legs oedema, cendres stems and leaves BIdens pilosa of Biophytum helenae, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, scarifications
H(006) laxative, purgative, roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(006) laxative, purgative, roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), enema
H(006) + H(104), leaves of Vernonia., juice, VO.
H(008), H(018), H(091) kwash, H(201) psychosis again bad spirits, leaves of Indigofera arrecta, leaves, roots of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves of Sesbania sesban … var. nubica of Vernonia amygdalina, leaves and roots of Virectaria major, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014) tinea, leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), friction
H(008), leaves, barks stem, branche, trunk of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), H(104) colic, dyspepsia, roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), enema
H(038), H(104) colic, dyspepsia, leaves of Erlangea schimperi of Hibiscus fuscus, leaves and roots of Indigofera arrecta, barks stem, branche, trunk of Parinari curatellifolia, leaves of Plectranthus defoliatus, roots of Vernonia amygdalina, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + banana beer
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, leaves of Vernonia., infusion (H2O), friction, enema
H(051), leaves of Cajanus cajan of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Haumaniastrum itchopsifolium of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Haumaniastrum itchopsifolium of Opilia celtidifolia of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), stems with leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Microglossa pyrifolia, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), inhalation, VO.
H(051), leaves of Eucalyptus sp., leaves of Vernonia amygdalyna, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Hibiscus fuscus of Piper umbellatum of Vernonia amygdalina of Vernonia karaguensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), roots of Rumex abyssinicus, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051, 2) leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O) ou juice, VO.
H(051) leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), enema
H(051) leaves and roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(055), leaves of Vernonia., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Cajanus cajan, leaves and roots of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(068) intestinal parasitism, decoction (H2O) leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Vernonia amygdalina, enema
H(068) intestinal parasitism, decoction (H2O) leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Vernonia amygdalina, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, roots of Vernonia., infusion (H2O), enema
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves and roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves and roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), enema
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves and roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), enema, VO.
H(077), leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), enema
H(091) asthenia, leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) fortifying childs, leaves of Jaundea pinnata of Microglossa pyrifolia of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Pentas longiflora of Potamogeton pectinatus of Prunus africana of Pycnostachys eminii of Sphenostylis marginata of Vernonia amygdalyna of Vernonia lasiopus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash, leaves of Basella alba of Geniosporum rotundifolium of Gynura scandens of Heteromorpha trifoliata of Macaranga neomildbraediana of Stephania abyssinica of Vernonia amygdalina, stems with leaves of Helichrysum forskahlii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), leaves of Vernonia., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(104), leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(118) rhino - pharyngitis, leaves of Pycnostachys eminii of Nicotiana tabacum of Vernonia amygdalyna, juice, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umupfumya, umubirizi (Kirundi)
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(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) itch, H(046x), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina,barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus soyauxii, to pound in palm oil, friction
H(068) vermifuge, sap leaves of Vernonia., in rectum
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(006), H(077), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) laxatif, H(077), H(100) blennorrage, ONS. of Vernonia amygdalina , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 11
Author(s) : Belem Ouedraogo, M. & O. Bognounou
Title : Vernonia amygdalina Del. et Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake (Asteraceae), deux plantes médicinales souvent confondues au Burkina Faso. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 119 - 125, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(008), H(014), H(055), H(068), H(075), H(091), H(162)
Recipes : H(006), H(007) + H(162), H(055), plant of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction, VO. + roots Rauvolfia vomitoria
H(008)enteralgia, barks stems, pounded, extract + idem of Zingiber officinale + H2O, VO.
H(014), stems, leaves, decoction, bath + friction on skin allergy
H(068), stems, leaves, decoction, VO.
H(075) + H(091), leaves, RNS.,, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : koo safande (Moore), kosafne (Jula)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(051)fever , H(091) tonic, H(104) belly pain, H(139), barks roots or trunk of Vernonia amygdalina, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Malanje, Dembos)
Vernacular name : (mu) lulu (Kimbundu)
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), H(012), H(018), H(068)
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 Vernonia amygdalina mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(012)) fractures ashes preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae or Biophytum petersianum in local scarifications
H(018) sick headache, leaves preparation from the bark of Ricinus communis preparation from the bark of Stephania abyssinica preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina, steam bath (kwiyuka ou kwiyubikira)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umubirizi (Kirundi)
Reference HB 30b
Author(s) : Betti, J. L.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants among the baka pygmies in the Dja biosphere reserve, Cameroon. African Study Monographs, 25 (1) : 1 - 27, March 2004
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 33
Author(s) : Bhat, R.B., E.O. Etejere, V.T. Oladipo
Title : Ethnobotanical studies fron central Nigeria. Economic Botany, 44 (3), pp. 382-390, (1990)
Symptoms : H(014), H(075), H(087), H(091), H(095), H(196)
Recipes : Harvest young mature fresh leaves and roots of Vernonia amygdalina at any lime of the day
H(014) for ringworm and H(087, f) body infection: An infusion of the leaves is rubbed on the body
H(075, f). As a stomachic tonic and appetizer: The roots are ground in wateir and taken orally.
H(091, f), H(196, f) as anti- scorbutic and digestive tonic:A decoction of the leaves is taken orally.
H(095, f) the leaves are used as a vegetable
Region : West Africa
Country : Central Nigeria (Kwara state)
Vernacular name : ewuroaja (Yoruba), shiwak (Hausa), olugbu (Ibo)
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(014), H(020)
Recipes : H(014) gale, washing the diseased part with infused leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum lamiifolium et fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia
H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root homogenized in H2O to drink
H(020) snake bite, fresh root decoction serves to wash the bite area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : garaa (Konta)
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : V(095), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Vernonia amygdalina eaten by cattle.
Vb(104) mash leaves and feed to cattle for stomach problems.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : ebicha
Reference HB 56
Author(s) : Betti, J. L., R. Caspa, J. Ambara, R.L. Kourogue
Title : Ethno-Botanical study of plants used for treating malaria in a forest: Savanna margin area, East region, Cameroon Global Journal of Research on Medicinal Plants & Indigenous Medicine, Volume 2, Issue 10, 692-708 (October 2013) http://www.fosas.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/img/ProgressReport2012.pdf
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark of Alstonia boonei of fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Clerodendrum splendens of Vernonia amygdalina , trituration, enema
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Morinda lucida associated with Vernonia amygdalina, trituration, trituration VO.
H(051, 2) paludism, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, trituration, VO.
H(051, 2) paludism, roots of Vernonia amygdalina, pound, nasal
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina associated with Clerodendrum splendens , Capsicum frutescens, trituration, rectal
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Forest-savannah contact zone, Andom village, East region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves chewed against bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mtugutu (Zigua)
Reference HC 14
Author(s) : Chifundera, K.
Title : La prévention des maladies grâce à l'utilisation des méthodes de la médecine traditionnelle au Bushi. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 2, 41 - 49, (1991)
Symptoms : H(027), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(027) + H(091)foetus, infusion, leaves, RNS.
H(201)delivery, infusion, leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi)
Vernacular name : mubirizi (Shi)
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(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girawa (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 : H(014), H(091)
Recipes : H(091) impotency, racines fraîches de Vernonia amygdalina, VO. the concoction with TELLA (local beer)
H(014) dandruff, fresh leaves, pound and cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girawa (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), H(013), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, juice, drops in eyes (Ankole)
H(013) abscess, pounded leaves, dough on abscess
H(051), leaves, infusion, VO. (Ankole)
H(068), roots barks, pounded + milk, juice, VO., 2 gulps on empty stomach
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda, Uganda (Ankole)
Vernacular name : umubilizi, umuyobora (Kinyarwanda), omubilizi (Ankole)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) worms (inzoka), juice barks of roots of Vernonia amygdalina + milk, VO. 2 tablespoons Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubirizi
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(006), H(014), H(018)
Recipes : H(006),H(014) itch, H(018), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 12b
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part II: Antimicrobial activity of 63 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp.129 - 139, (1993)
Symptoms : H(013), H(112)
Recipes : H(013) scalp lesions, leaves, RNS.
H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, leaves, hydroalcoholic extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : grawa, girawa
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(004), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(038), H(056), H(068), H(088), H(103), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), to wash lawounds 2 X / day
H(008, 8), stems with leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO., 200 ml. / day + one part of the decoction in the rectum
H(013) prurit, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Clerodendrum spinescens of Chaetocarpus africanus, roots of Manihot esculenta, to pound in 10 l. H2O, bath morning and evening during 3 J .
H(013, 2) prurit vulvaire, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Alchornea cordifolia, to pound, local application
H(014) pelada, pounded leaves of Vernonia amygdalina in 5 l. H2O, to filter + juice of leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, to wash the scalp, 2 X / day
H(014, 17), pounded leaves of Vernonia., frictions ou, decoction (H2O), to wash
H(014, 6) itch, pounded leaves of Vernonia, local application
H(014, 2) itch, leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), to wash
H(014) itch, leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO., morning and evening ; childs , 1 coffee spoon; adults, 200 ml.
H(038, 2) leucorrhoea, pounded leaves of Vernonia. in 200 ml. H2O, to filter, in vagina, 1 X / day
H(056) filariosis, leaves of Vernonia., juice, 2 drops in each eye
H(068, 3) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Vernonia., maceration (H2O), VO., 2 X / day ; childs, 50 ml. ; adults, 100 ml.
H(088) astringent genital canal, leaves of Vernonia., to pound, to dilute in 200 ml. H2O, to filter, solution in vagina, 1 X / day
H(103), pounded leaves of Vernonia, local application
H(104), leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), VO., morning and evening ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(113, 3) rheumatism, leaves of Newbouldia laevis of Costus afer of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), to wash the sick parts
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HE 02
Author(s) : Etkin, N.L.
Title : A Hausa herbal pharmacopoeia: biomedical evaluation of commonly used plant medicines. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 4, pp. 75- 98, (1981) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7253680
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), chewing stcks, oral diseases, roots
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (North) (Hausa)
Vernacular name : shuwaka (Hausa), bitter leaf (English)
Reference HE 11
Author(s) : Erasto, P., P.O. Adebola, D.S. Grierson & A. J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of diabetes in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 4 (12), pp. 1458 - 1460, December 2005.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171), powder of fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina are soaked in H2O, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : umhlunguhlungu
Reference HE 13
Author(s) : Egharevba, R.K.A., M.I. Ikhatua
Title : Ethno- Medical Uses of Plants in the Treatment of Various Skin Diseases in Ovia North East, Edo State, Nigeria Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 4 (1): 58-64 (2008)
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, extract of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina in native gin
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ovia North East, Edo State)
Vernacular name : bitter leaf (English), be-oriwuo (Bini)
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(051), H(151)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(151) hypertension, infusion of root / leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, extracts taken 2 times daily
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : ewuro
Reference HF 01
Author(s) : Fernandez de la Pradilla, C.
Title : Des plantes qui nous ont guéris. Jeunesse d'Afrique, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,Tome 1, 208 p., (1981), Tome 2, 101 p., (1985) Plantes médicinales contre les hépatites. Pabre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 62 p., (1988)
Symptoms : H(014), H(126)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, stems with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), to wash
H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Combretum micranthum, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Parkia biglobosa, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(033), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(113), H(116)
Recipes : H(005), whole plant of Vernonia amygdalina, scarifications
H(008), roots of Vernonia., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal, H(100), H(104), H(116), roots of Vernonia amygdalina, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(037), H(113) arthralgic, roots of Vernonia., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(051), roots of Vernonia., powder, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, fleurs, stem without leaves of Vernonia., scarifications
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Vernonia amygdalina, ripe fruit of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(099) uterus sedative, roots of Vernonia., infusion (H2O), VO., in vagina
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 05
Author(s) : Gbile, Z.O., F.A. Adeyemi & T.K. Odewo
Title : Nigerian flora and its pharmaceutical potential Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23b, 1033 - 1038, (1990)
Symptoms : H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(151), eat the leaves as a vegetable
H(171), frech leaves of Morinda lucida, Momordica charantia, Vernonia amygdalina , pounded, paste, mixed with soap, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (state of Kaduna, Zaria and surrounding) (Ogun state, Ijebu - Ode, Ago - Iwoye and surrounding)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) purg., extract from the plant, RNS.
H(051) paludism, ONS, RNS
H(104) stomach, dry flowers, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : grawa (Amarinya), ebicha (Galinya), dumoga (Galinya-harar)
Reference HG 14
Author(s) : Goossens, V.
Title : Catalogue des plantes du jardin botanique d'Eala (Congo Belge) Ministère des colonies, direction de l'agriculture, V. Goossens Bruxelles: Imprimerie industrielle et financière, 179 p., (1924)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., infusion roots barks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo) (Mongo region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 16
Author(s) : Gedif, T. & H-J. Hahn
Title : The use of medicinal plants in self-care in rural central Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 87, pp. 155 - 161 (2003)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin rashes, fresh leaves, crushed and macerated H2O, to wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Butajira district)
Vernacular name : girawa
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), wuoyo, mbaha (diarrhoea), roots abd leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction, VO.
H(104), sihoho (stomach ache), roots, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : olulusia (Luo)
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : girawa (Agew-Awi)
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) skin wounds, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS., VO., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : ifbicha (Zay)
Reference HG 22
Author(s) : Gbolade, A. A.
Title : Inventory of antidiabetic plants in selected districts of Lagos State, Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 121, pp. 135–139, (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves and roots of Vernonia amygdalina, Momordica charantia, Carica papaya, Bidens pilosa and Ocimum gratissimum are soaked in alcohol. One cup is taken thrice daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Vernonia amygdalina leaves should be squeezed till the juice comes out and mixed with salt + H2O, VO.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Vernonia amygdalina leaves should be squeezed in water, Infusion and drunk twice daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Allium sativum, Vernonia amygdalina, Ocimum gratissimum, and potash are boiled with H2O. One cup is taken daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Peperomia pellucida, Ocimum gratissimum and Vernonia amygdalina are squeezed with water, filtered and taken with glass cup thrice daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Bidens pilosa fruits and Vernonia amygdalina leaves are soaked in water. One cup is taken, three times daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Vernonia amygdalina juice mixed with potash salt and honey. One cup is taken every morning and night.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Macaranga barteri, Ageratum conyzoides and Vernonia amygdalina are squeezed with water until the juice comes out., VO.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Vernonia amygdalina leaves and Allium cepa bulb are soaked in water for 5 days. One cup, drunk daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Bidens pilosa seeds, Vernonia amygdalina leaves, Momordica charantia fruits and Ocimum gratissimum leaves, Alstonia congensis bark are soaked in local alcohol.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Vernonia amygdalina leaves, Bidens pilosa seeds, Uvaria afzelii roots are soaked in water. One cup is drunk three times daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, stem and bark of Bridelia micrantha, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum are squeezed with water and drunk.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum are squeezed with water and drunk.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Vernonia amygdalina leaves, Croton lobatus fruits and Macaranga barteri leaves are boiled with H2O. One cup drunk daily.
H(171) diabetes mellitus, Vernonia amygdalina leaves are squeezed with water
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Glyphaea brevis are boiled with H2O for 20 min and then drunk.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : ewuro
Reference HG 23
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : buzut (Meinit language)
Reference HG 28
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used by Sheko ethnic group of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 132, pp. 75 - 85 (2010)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaves of Pycnostachys abyssinica of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS., application on head
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : beka (Sheko)
Reference HG 30
Author(s) : Gidey Yirga
Title : Use of traditional medicinal plants by indigenous people in Mekele town, capital city of Tigray regional state of Ethiopia Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 4(17), pp. 1799-1804, 4 September, 2010 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR
Symptoms : H(057)
Recipes : H(057) goiter, dried Vernonia amygdalina, ONS., RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Mekele town, Tigray regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HH 01
Author(s) : Hakizamungu, E. & M. Wéri
Title : L'usage des plantes médicinales dans le traitement du paludisme en médecine traditionnelle rwandaise. Bull. Méd. Trad. Pharm., Vol. 2, n° 1, 11 - 17, (1988)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, pounded leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, macerated, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 02
Author(s) : Hecketswei
Title : Congo (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 09a
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) strong 'warm infusions' or 'cold infusions' infusion corresponding to a handful of leaves per 200 ml water, 150 ml VO. , twice per day as needed to effect result (Preparations made with leaves are very powerful) and should be use with care and for short periods)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, Bakiga, Baganda, district of Rukungiri
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) anxiety due to bewitching, handfull roots of Triumfetta rhomboidea of Vernonia amygdalyna: pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle , infusion: VO. : twice per day X 7
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 10
Author(s) : Hussain, H.S.N. & Y.Y. Karatela
Title : Traditional medicinal plants used by Hausa tribe of Kano State of Nigeria. Int. J; Crude Drug Res., 27, 4, 211-216, (1989)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, pounded leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : shiwaka (Hausa)
Reference HH 11
Author(s) : Haxaire Claudie (Pharmacienne)
Title : Phytothérapie et Médecine Familiale chez les Gbaya-Kara (République Centrafricaine) Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris, Fac. Pharmacie., 320 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(097x), H(135)
Recipes : H(014) itch, friction with pounded leaves
H(068) small intestinal worms, juice of crumpled leaves of a partial of Acanthospermum hispidum of Allophyllus sp. of Bidens pilosa of Clerodendrum umbellatumum of Dissotis sp. of Fadodgia pobeguinii of Luffa aegyptiaca of Manihot esculenta of Microglossa caudata of Mucuna poggei of Nicotiana tabacum of Thunbergia affinis of Vernonia amygdalina, drops in anus
H(097x), VO., extract of leaves work up in H2O
H(135), indigestion from damaged food, VO., decoction of leaves Khaya anthotheca and young shoots Vernonia amygdalina
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), liver pains (mavavio ya irema), A pinch of the fresh leaves is poundedand put in a glass; bot water is added and the preparation mixed. The patient is instructed to take only 1 glassful a day for 2-3days. Itcan cause vomiting if more than this is taken. Pieces of the root can also be boiled for the same purpose.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mbiringito
Reference HH 6k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & M. Brenzinger
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 4: Plant of the Borana (Ethiopia and Kenya)296 p., Band 9 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), purgative, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia & Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
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(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves as vegetable
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ujuju (Igede)
Reference HI 09
Author(s) : Idu, M., Umweni, A. A., Odaro, T. and Ojelede L.
Title : Ethnobotanical Plants Used for Oral Healthcare Among the Esan Tribe of Edo State, Nigeria. Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 548-63, 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/iduoralh.htm
Symptoms : H(103), H(103x), H(104)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, H(103) gingivitis, H(103x) teeth cleaning, H(104) stomach-ache, root, twig of Vernonia amygdalina, chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Edo State)
Vernacular name : oriwo (Esan)
Reference HI 10
Author(s) : Idu, M., B. C. Ndukwu
Title : Studies of Plants Used in Ethnomedicine in Ethiope Concil Area of Delta State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 1 (1) : 30 -43 (2006) http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=rjb.2006.30.43&linkid=pdf
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, the leaf extract of Vernonia amygdalina with a pinch of salt is used to treat stomachache.
H(014) itching conditions and ringworm, the leaf extract is used to rub the body in itching condition and ringworrn.
H(004) wounds., the extract from the leaves is also used to heal deep wounds after two to three days' treatrnent
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Area of Delta State)
Vernacular name : bitter leaf (local english), origbo (local dialect)
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, 42) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, juice extract, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : kiriologbo (IJaw), ewuro (Yoruba),. bitter leaf (English)
Reference HJ 02
Author(s) : Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 3) stomach, roots + leaves, decoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : akech, olulusia ( Luo )
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), leaves, roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (districts of Tarime, Musona , region of Mara ), Kenya (district of Homa Bay, Migori)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 2), decoction of roots of Vernonia amygdalina to treat joint pain (rheumatism)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msembereghu; mtembereghu (Batemi)
Reference HK 10
Author(s) : Kasonia, K., M. Ansay, P. Gustin & C. Plume
Title : Ethnobotanique du traitement de l'asthme au Kivu (Zaïre). Belg. Journ. Bot., 126, n°1, 20 - 28, (1993)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia didymobotrya of Harungana madagascariensis of Hoslundia opposita of Clematis hirsuta in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : omuviriri (Kinande), umubilizi (Kinyarwanda), mubilizi (Mashi), kilulukudja (Swahili)
Reference HK 10
Author(s) : Kasonia, K., M. Ansay, P. Gustin & C. Plume
Title : Ethnobotanique du traitement de l'asthme au Kivu (Zaïre). Belg. Journ. Bot., 126, n°1, 20 - 28, (1993)
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia didymobotrya of Harungana madagascariensis of Hoslundia opposita of Clematis hirsuta in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : omuviriri (Kinande), umubilizi (Kinyarwanda), mubilizi (Mashi), kilulukudja (Swahili)
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(051), H(068), H(077)
Recipes : H(051), pounded leaves, juice, VO.
H(068), infusion roots for childs infected by a trematode (Entorobuis vermicularis)
H(077), for spot on the body, or for a person feeling hot and liable to vomit. The leaves are pounded and mixed with hot water for bathing
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Kenya
Vernacular name : labwori (Acholi, Ouganda), musuritsa (Kakamega), olusia (Luo, Kenya), omuburiri (Nyankore)
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), H(046), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves, roots, RNS.
H(014) mycosis, leaves, RNS.
H(014) impetigo, leaves, roots, RNS.
H(046), leaves, RNS.
H(100), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 19
Author(s) : Kalanda, K. , M. Ataholo & B. Ilumbe
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Haut Zaïre: plantes antihémorroidaires de Kisangani. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 1, 51 - 58, (1995)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), leaves Vernonia amygdalina + stem Costus phyllocephalus, pounded, maceration, filter, VO. 1 week (1 glass morning and evening)
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(034), H(068), H(126), H(127), H(179)
Recipes : H(034), (umutima), leaves Vernonia lasiopus, Vernonia amygdalina, Lantana trifolia, decoction, VO., countra-indication pregnant women and alcohol
H(068) ascaris, leaves, decoction, VO., 4soup spoon
H(068, 2)amoeba, leaves, decoction + salt, VO.
H(126) or H(127), pounded leaves, 1 hand of Rumex usambarensis, of Plantago palmata , of Crassocephalum vitellinum, ofVernonia amygdalina, Musa acuminata, 3 bottle of banana juice + 1 bottle leaves, filtter, boilled evaporated to 1/4, 3 soup spoons, 3 X 1D.
H(126) or H(127), leaves, Leonotis nepetaefolia , Vernonia amygdalina, Erythrina abyssinica, Clematis hirsuta, Ocimum urticifolium (umwenya), Thalyctrum rynchocarpum (ubugomboro), pounded, extract H2O, warmed VO, 1 glas/D., 2 à 4 bottles
H(126) or H(127), leaves, Acanthus pubescens, Leucas martinicensis, Vernonia amygdalina, Vernonia kirungae, Vernonia lasiopus , crushed in banana beer, VO.
H(179), nephretic colic (intandamyi, ikigogo, ikibare), rootsVernonia amygdalina, bark Dracaena afromontana, extract H2O, VO, 1 glass / J.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umubilizi
Reference HK 24
Author(s) : Kasuku, W., F. Lula, J. Paulus, N. Ngiefu & Dr. Kaluila
Title : Contribution à l'inventaire des plantes utilisées pour le traitement du paludisme à Kinshasa (R.D.C.). Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 13, 95 - 102, (1999)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction, enema
H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kongo bululu ya mboka
Reference HK 32
Author(s) : Kambizi, L. & A. J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical stydy of plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (njovhera) in Guruve District, Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 77 (2001) pp. 5 - 9
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases (njovhera), chopped roods, infusion, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Guruve District)
Vernacular name : musikavakadzi
Reference HK 35
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used to induce labour during childbirth in western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 109 pp. 1 - 9 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106003199
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves and roots of Vernonia amygdalina, squeezing by hands, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : kibiriri (Rukonjo), omubirizi (Runyankole, KI, Runyaruguru), maluluza (Luganda)
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(014), H(043)
Recipes : H(008) chronic diarrhoea,H(013) skin rashes,H(014) herpes simplex,H(014) herpes zoster, H(043) cryptococcal menengitis, leaves, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : omumbilizi (Haya)
Reference HK 40
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms : H(026), H(116)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves, roots of Vernonia amygdalina are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 41
Author(s) : Katuura, E., P. Waako, J. Ogwal-Okeng, R. Bukenya-Ziraba
Title : Traditional treatment of malaria in Mbarara District, western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 48-51 (2007)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 102) paludism leaves and roots of Vernonia amygdalina., boiling in H2O / squaezing in cold H2O, VO. or hot bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mbarara district)
Vernacular name : omubirizi (banyankole)
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(008), H(013), H(045)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, dysentery,H(013) boils, H(045) septicaemia, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : ewuro
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104), H(169), H(199)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crushed leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, extract applied on wound
H(018) headache, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 2 spoonful thrice a day
H(037) cough, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(051) paludism, crushed leaves, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO., twice a day
H(104) swollen stomach, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(169) hernia, dried powderer roots, extract drunk 10ml twice a day, extract rubbed on skin cuts
H(199, 2) HIV / AIDS, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO., 500ml thrice a day or once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Symptoms : H(014), H(039), H(143)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, scabies , H(143) variole, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS;
H(039) verminosis, child enema from a preparation of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(018), H(020), H(026), H(033), H(046), H(051), H(052), H(099), H(127), H(143), H(151)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Vernonia amygdalina for ocular instillation and nasal
H(014) gale, triturated leaves in friction
H(018) headache, pounded leaves of Manihot esculenta of Vernonia amygdalina and Aframomum laurentii by local application
H(018) headache, H(052) hyperthermia, joint pain, marc and decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Vernonia amygdalina and of Manihot esculenta, massage :
H(020) antivenom, macerated leaves, VO.
H(026) dysmenorrhea and H(158) metrorrhagia, roots decoction : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) every 2 days
H(033) female infertility, decoction in palm wine of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum, VO.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(046) measles, macerated leaves : bath and enema, 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily.
H(046) varicella and/or H(143) smallpox, decoction of leaves enema and bath
H(051) fever and H(018) headache, decoction of leaves: VO. 1 glass per day for 7 days
H(051) fever and H(018) headache, marc and leaves decoction of Vernonia amygdalina of Manihot esculenta and Aframomum laurentii in friction
H(068) ascariasis, decoction of leaves : VO. 1 glass per day for 7 days.
H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(127) splenomegaly , roots decoction or macerated leaves : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day
H(127) splenomegaly , maceration of the root, enema
H(151) hypertension, leaves decoction of Vernonia amygdalina of Morinda morindoides : enema 1 liter 1 time per week.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili), City of Ingende, of Gemena, Center of Bili, Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba)
Vernacular name : mubilisi (Kirega), mungangandu (Libinza), oka, onka, ngbendele, okan (Ngwaka), ndolo (Kuala), koolo (Langbasi), lingbengbele (Ngombe)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(068), H(092), H(104), H(112)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruptions withH(014) itchings, crush and mix with oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) , leaves of Vernonia do also an enema the whole body, 2 times per day.
H(014) scabies, pounded leaves by friction on the skin, 3 times per day during and after the bath.
H(018) headaches, leaves pulverized, RNS.
H(068) hookworm (nioka nkawu), boil together leaves of Vitex madiensis, of Morinda lucida, of Mangifera indica, d’Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia , of Vernonia amygdalina, of Rhipsalis baccifera (with spines) and Desmodium velutinum.To filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day.
H(068) intestinal worms, pounded leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, macerated in H2O and filter, drink 1/3 of the filtered maceration, 3 times per day.
H(092) poisoning, pounded leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and put them in a bottle with H2O, add a tablespoon of sugar and drink a glass on waking, 1 time per day. Warning It is recommended of take the prescribed remedies against filaria, amoebae and diseases associated with different body temperatures sometimes accompanied by headache (wumba). Prohibited food : oil, fat of fish and meat, alcoholic beverages including palm wine and sugar cane wine, furious pepper.
H(104) pain of stomach and intestinal disorders, decoction of the pounded leaves or maceration, enema.
H(112) abortifacient, infusion of leaves or in palm wine
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : nkulu-nkulu, mundudi ndudi, mukari kari (Kikongo), mukadi kadi (Kiyanzi), mindudi mintela (Kiyombe)
Reference HK 62
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009 http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/rjb/2009/1-9.pdf
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(171)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem or roots of Vernonia amygdalina. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(171)diabetes
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ewuro
Reference HK 66
Author(s) : Karunamoorthi, K., T. Hailu
Title : Insect repellent plants traditional usage practices in the Ethiopian malaria epidemic-prone setting: an ethnobotanical survey Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:22 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/22
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 71) repelling tick, mites and mosquitoes, leaves and barks of Vernonia amygdalina, crushing the leaves and barks and apply the juice on the exposed parts of the body.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : eebicha (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HK 67
Author(s) : Kidane, B.,T. van Andel, L. .J. van der Maesen, Z. Asfaw
Title : Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:46 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/46
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : gera (Araf)
Reference HK 70
Author(s) : Komlaga, G., C.Agyare, R. Akosua Dickson, M. L. Kwao Mensah, K. Annan, P.M. Loiseau, P.Champy
Title : Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 333–346, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried leaves of Amaranthus spinosus of Zingiber officinale, Vernonia amygdalina and seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, decoction , VO.
H(051) paludism, steeped Allium cepa with Ananas comosus leaves and peel, and Vernonia amygdalina leaves and drink as required.
H(051) paludism, bulb of Allium sativum with Phyllanthus fraternus, Ananas comosus peel and Vernonia amygdalina leaves.
H(051) paludism,stem of Vernonia amygdalina chewed, swallowing the liquid.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina steeped in water with Allium sativum bulb.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides with Vernonia amygdalina, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, fruit of Citrus limon with Vernonia amygdalina, Senna occidentalis and Tectona grandis leaves., decoction, VO
H(051) paludism, petiole of Musa ×sapientum with Phyllanthus fraternus and Vernonia amygdalina leaves, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, petiole of Musa ×paradisiaca with Phyllanthus fraternus and Gynanthemum amygdalinum leaves, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism,whole plant of Phyllanthus fraternus with Carica papaya , Persea americana, Ocimum gratissimum and Vernonia amygdalina leaves, décoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : awonwono
Reference HK 72
Author(s) : Kpodar, M., S. D. Karou, G. Katawa, K. Anani, H. E. Gbekley, Y. Adjrah, T. Tchacondo, K. Batawila, J. Simpore
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used to treat liver diseases in the Maritime region of Togo Journal of Ethnopharmacology 181, 263–273 (2016)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, powder or decoction of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina
Region : West Africa
Country : Maritime region of Togo
Vernacular name : aloma
Reference HL 03
Author(s) : Lubini, A.
Title : Les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle par les Yansi de l'entre Kwilu-Kamtsha (Zaïre). Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23b, 1007 - 1020, (1990)
Symptoms : H(006), H(045)
Recipes : H(006), H(045), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration, enema, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muti-a-kongobululu (Yanzi)
Reference HL 09
Author(s) : Lejeune, J.B.H.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales spontanées (utilisées par les indigènes du Ruanda-Urundi). Servir, (Groupe scolaire Astrida), 1, 4, 20 - 25 & 1, 5, 26 - 31, (1940)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda, Burundi (ex. Ruanda-Urundi) (ex. Belgian protectorate)
Vernacular name : umubilisi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HL 09 b
Author(s) : Lejeune, J.B.H.
Title : Notes sur quelques plantes médicinales utilisées en pharmacothérapie par les natifs du Congo Belge et les Territoires du Ruanda-Urundi. Archives AIMO, 1579/9052 , 1 page, (1928). Belgian foreign office,15 rue des Petits Carmes, Bruxelles 1000.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina pounded, maceration in tepid H2O , VO. the morning on an empty stomach (vomit)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo Belgian Congo and the territories of Ruanda-Urundi (Congo (Democratic republic) and Burundi republic and Rwanda republic)
Vernacular name : umubilisi
Reference HL 11
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Symptoms : H(006), H(038), H(091), H(099), H(135), H(196)
Recipes : H(006) new born, end of young stems, crushed, juice + H2O or milk, VO.
H(099) for H(038), stems, decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : grawwa
Reference HL 12
Author(s) : Lewalle, J. & F.M. Rodegem
Title : Plantes médicinales du Burundi. Quart. Journ. Crude Drug Research, VIII - 3, 1257-1270, (1968)
Symptoms : H(046), H(051)
Recipes : H(046), H(051), ONS, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umubirizi (Kirundi)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201)evil eye, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : ebicha (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HL 20
Author(s) : Lacroix, D. , S. Prado, D. Kamoga , J. Kasenene , J. Namukobe , S. Krief , V. Dumontet, E. Mouray, B. Bodo, F. Brunois
Title : Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of medicinal plants traditionally used in the village of Kiohima, Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133, 850–855, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110007981
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) worm, H(051) paludism, leaves, roots of Vernonia amygdalina infusion decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, village of Kiohima
Vernacular name : ekivilis (Rutooro), omuvilisi (Rukiga)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(068) taeniasis, H(068) ascariasis, fresh leave, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girawa (Amharic)
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(050), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) chronic paludism.(ubuganga), Pound Phaseolus vulgaris (green beans); grind sieve, then drink. To this can be added juice of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina (umubirizi) and (?) ikizimyamuriro. If the effect is not pronounced enough, it takes juice of Acanthus sp. (umukarankuba) in fresh milk.
H(051) paludism: leaves of Vernonia arbustif (umubirizi) ; leaves of Markhamia platycalyx (umusave); leaves of Coleus aromaticus (umuravumba). The juice is mixed with water and heated in the sun. VO. 1 cup
H(068) ascaris lumbricoides: The juice of Vernonia shrub (ibirizi) is put the sun around nine and is given to the child for a month
H(051) paludism, macerating pepper pods Capsicum annuum (urusenda), dried in a half cup of water. Soak, crushing, squeezing, filtering in some herbs and give drink in the morning and prepare a small boiled sorghum ; give a cup. Later in the day, administer the following composition : 1 leaf Aloe sp. (igikakarubamba) ; 1 handful of leaves of Leucas sp. (akanyamapfundo) (yet known rutenderi) ; 1 handful of leaves of Erigeron sumatrensis (wambuba) ; 1 handful of leaves of Guizotia scabra (igishikashike); 1 large handful of leaves of Lantana salvifolia (umuhengeri) ; 2 carrots with the size of the finger of Rumex bequaertii (nyiramuko). Crush all. The marc is poured into a bowl containing a little water. Twist, mix, squeeze out the juice. Drink a cup occasionally. The next day, the leaves of Coleus aromaticus (umuravumba) and of Vernonia amygdalina (umubirizi), are crushed; the juice is mixed with a small slurry sorghum. After three or four days there will a cupping application
H(050) bloating: attributed to the presence of intestinal worms. It gives to children a little latex of euphorbia Synadenium umbellatum var. puberulum. (umukoni), in some fresh milk. Moderately other plants can be used as anthelmintics, tels Vernonia amygdalina.(umubirizi) and Ocimum suave (umwenya, yumwenya?)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubirizi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HL 2k
Author(s) : Lely, H.V.
Title : The useful trees of Northern Nigeria. Published by the Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4 Millbank, London, S.W.1, 128 p., (1925)
Symptoms : H(000), H(091)
Recipes : H(000), the leaves are used medicinally
H(091), the root is used as a chew-stick for cleaning the teeth and as tonic bitters.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : shiwaka.
Reference HM 02
Author(s) : Mapi, J.
Title : Contribution à l'étude éthnobotanique et analyses chimiques de quelques plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle dans la région de Nkongsamba (Moungo). Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Yaoundé, (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10) and ref. HT 12
Symptoms : H(014), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) child, juice leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, local application
H(104), leaves of Vernonia, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 0k
Author(s) : Magilu, M., M. Mbuyi & M.B. Ndjele
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Pygmées (Mbute) pour combattrre le paludisme dans la zone de Mambasa, Ituri, Zaïre, 741 -746, (1996). The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994.Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, joung grinded leaves, in supositori
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 17
Author(s) : Muanza, D.N., N.L. Dangala & O. Mpay
Title : Zairean medicinal plants as diarrhea remedies and their antibacterial activities. African study monographs, 14, 1, 53 - 63, (1993)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, general receipts : maceration H2O or decoction (H2O) , or extraction with palm wine, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 27
Author(s) : Mac Donald, I., & D. I. Olorunfemi
Title : Research, projects : Plants used for medicinal purposes by Koma people of Adamawa State, Nigeria.Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, november 2000. Article on Internet: http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/8-3/res-macdonald.html
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS
H(113) rheumatism, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Adamawa state, Koma people)
Vernacular name : gwuchzaali (Koma)
Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/5/1/24
Symptoms : H(051), H(157)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(157) febrile convulsions, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina are squeezed and the exudate administered.
H(051) paludism and H(157) febrile convulsions, a decoction of the roots of Vernonia amygdalina is mixed with the stem bark of Sapium ellipticum ,and the leaves of Dalbergia nitidula, Desmodium salicifolium and Eriosema psoraleoides and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Bugabo ward)
Vernacular name : omubilizi
Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/5/1/24
Symptoms : V(016), V(051)
Recipes : Vb(016) mastitis, Vb(051) paludism and in cows, the leaves of Vernonia amygdalina are pounded and put in drinking water.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Bugabo ward)
Vernacular name : omubilizi
Reference HM 41
Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse1, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Symptoms : H(008), H(094), H(162)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, crushed, pounded and mix Vernonia amygdalina with little H2O then drink for five days.
H(008) diarrhea, wash the patient body with the plant part and drink for three days.
H(094) haemorrhoid, crushed / pounded dry stem of Carduus leptacanthus concocted with Vernonia amygdalina leaves mixed with H2O, VO.
H(162) urine retention, crushed / pounded fresh stem of Catha edulis concocted with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina is boiled and one glass of the filtrate, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : ebicha (Gedeoffa)
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 :
Recipes : Vb(016) mastitis in cows, the leaves of Vernonia amygdalina are pounded and put in drinking water.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Katoro Ward)
Vernacular name : omubilizi
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(051)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox , a decoction of the leaves of Rhus natalensis is mixed with those of Vernonia amygdalina and drank. the leaves are also used for bathing
H(051) febrile convulsions, fever, paludism, a decoction made with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina the stem bark of Rhus natalensis, leaves of Dalbergia nitidula, Desmodium salicifolium, Eriosema psoraleoides, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Katoro Ward)
Vernacular name : omubilizi
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, rush and Decoct a handful of fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina with 2 L H2O and Filtrer. VO. 1 glass a day for one week
H(126) liver diseases, triturate a handful of leaves of each plant of Acanthus pubescens of Vernonia amygdalina of Vernonia kirungae of Vernonia lasiopus of aerial parts of Leucas martinicensis in 1 L of H2O and 1 glass of banana wine. VO. 1 glass a day
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 Crassocephalum vitellinum of Leucas martinicensis of Hypoestes triflora of Microglossa pyrifolia of Vernonia amygdalina and decoct with 1 L of H2O. VO. half a glass 3 times daily
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of each plant of Leucas martinicensis of Guizotia scabra of Hygrophila auriculata of Indigofera arrecta of Vernonia amygdalina of Vernonia lasiopus and decoct with 1 L of H2O. VO. 1 glass a day
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of each plant of Vernonia amygdalina of Vernonia lasiopus of Hygrophila auriculata of Markhamia lutea of Rubus rigitus and decoct with 1 L H2O, VO. 1 bottle a day
H(126) liver diseases, decoct a handful of each plant of Maesa lanceolata var golungensis of Hypoestes triflora of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Vernonia amygdalina of Vernonia lasiopus of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Guizotia scabra of Erythrina abyssinica with 1 L of H2O and add to 1 glass of banana, VO. 1 glass twice daily
H(126) liver diseases, grind a handful of each plan of Vernonia amygdalina of Ocimum gratissimum in a mortar, add to 1 glass of banana wine and Filtrer. VO. 3 glasses daily with a total of 30 days
H(126) liver diseases, decoct a handful of each plant of Vernonia amygdalina of Clematis hirsuta of Lantana triflolia of Clutia abyssinica of Rumex abyssinicus of Pavetta ternifolia of Leucas martinicens of Microglossa pyrifolia of Rumex usambarensis of Geniosporum rotundifolium of Clerodendron myricoïdes of Vernonia lasiopus of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Erythrina abyssinica of Ludwigia abyssinica in 3 L of H2O, Filtrer, add 1 glass of banana wine., VO. 2 glasses a day for 8 days
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of each plant of Clematis hirsuta of Thalyctrum rynchocarpum of Erythrina abyssinica of Vernonia amygdalina of Leonotis nepetifolia of Ocimum urticifolium and macerate with 1 L of H2O, VO. 1 glass per day with a total of 1.5 to 3 L
H(126) liver diseases, mix and decoct a handful of each plant of Vernonia amygdalina of Vernonia lasiopus of Vernonia kirungae of Leucas martinicensis of Acanthus pubescens with 1 L ofH2O + 1 glass of banana wine. VO. 1/2 glass twice a day for 7 days
H(126) liver diseases, mix and decoct the fresh crushed leaves of Vernonia lasiopus of Lantana triflora of Guizotia scabra of Ocimum lamiifolium of Vernonia amygdalina with 1 L of H2O and 1 glass of banana wine. VO. 3 glasses a day with a total of 12 days or 12 bottles
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubilizi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 54
Author(s) : Mesfin Tadesse, Debela Hunde , Yehenew Getachew
Title : Survey of medicinal plants userd to treat human doseases in Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, Volume 15 (2), 89 - 107 July 2005 http://www.ejhs.ju.edu.et/ejhs_journal/2005/volume15issue2.php
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea (chebit), stems of Phytolocca dodecandra and leaves of Vernonia amygdalina are pounded and concoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : ebicha (Oromic)
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, leaves Vernonia amygdalina crushed and mixed with remnants of local beer (‘Tella’) and given for the cow
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : eebicha (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 57
Author(s) : Mensah, J.K., R I. Okoli , A. A. Turay & E.A. Ogie-Odia
Title : Phytochemical Analysis of Medicinal Plants Used for the Management of Hypertension by Esan people of Edo State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 1273-87. (2009) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/meoktuoo.htm
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina prepared as soup or infusion and taken orally after meal at night.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Edo State)
Vernacular name : oriwo
Reference HM 67
Author(s) : Mukungu, N. , K. Abuga, F. Okalebo, R. Ingwela, J. Mwangi
Title : Medicinal plants used for management of malaria among the Luhya community of Kakamega East sub-County, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 194, 98–107 (2016)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, pound in cold water, decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (East sub-County)
Vernacular name : musulilitsa
Reference HM 70
Author(s) : Madureira, M. C.
Title : Antimalarial drugs development research and the ancient knowledge of traditional medicines in S. Tomé e príncipe islands Tradiciones & transformaciones en Etnobotánica Conference Paper · October 2009
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : Sao Tome
Country : Sao Tome
Vernacular name : libô-mucambu
Reference HN 01
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title : Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(046), H(143)
Recipes : H(003) internal haematone, H(008), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, H(143), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, to grind, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kilolokonjo, kolokonjo (Swahili), limbida (Kiboa), libukakwanja (Mbunza)
Reference HN 03
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & R. Gapusi
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Banyamulenge de Fizi au Sud-Kivu (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 101 - 114, (1990)
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068), pounded leaves, maceration
H(104) colic, pounded leaves, maceration + sorgho juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubirizi
Reference HN 07
Author(s) : Ngalamulume Tshiamuene, J. Paulus s.j., M. Kabeya, L. Nlandus & K. Kizika
Title : Plantes médicinales à usage domestique cultivées dans deux quartiers de Kinshasa. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 9 - 14, (1995)
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(109), H(118)
Recipes : H(037, 8), H(118, 8), (8recolection site on 402), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 15
Author(s) : Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms : H(007), H(014), H(026), H(103), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(113) back ache, roots decoction of Vernonia amygdalina, VO. (?)
H(014) oozing eczema, friction of leaves of Vernonia.
H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(126) hepatitis, roots decoction + leaves maceration of Vernonia, VO. (?)
H(103) odontalgia, roots en teeth pick
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : loma (Adja), aloma, koulou, amavivé (Mina), aloman, amavivé, dada hizihan (Fon), souwaka (Dendi), alouba, éwouro, aloukouto, hahikoo (Yoruba), feuille amère (Français)
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(014, 21) skin problems, H(051, 21) paludism, H(068, 21) worms, fresh leaf of Vernonia amygdalina infusion, VO.. 250–500 ml given 3 X / Day for three days
H(051, 3) fever, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum mannii mixed with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, Sonchus oleraceus, decoction, bathed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekibirizi (Rutooro)
Reference HN 36
Author(s) : Nsimundele, L.
Title : Répertoire des plantes médicinales des régions côtieres du Mayumbe et du Bas-Congo,1966-1968. Unpublished notes of Léopold Nsimundele, Bureau chief forester / Inéac Luki, National Institute for Agronomic Study of Congo
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, washing breast, decoction of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mundudi ndudi, nlulu nlulu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Reference HO 04
Author(s) : Obute, G. C.
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant resources of South Eastern Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(046), H(094)
Recipes : Cultivated plant, H(046), squeezing the leaves and mixing the product with palm wine and rubbing the body down together with drinking a glass daily cures measles, small pox and chicken pox
H(094), if mixed with lime and orange juice and taken for a fortnight is a cure for pile
H(008), root epidermis is used to treat diarrhea
H(014), the sap from the leaf is an antifungal agent.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southeastern)
Vernacular name : onugbu (Igbo), bitter leaf (English)
Reference HO 07
Author(s) : Otshudi, A. L., A. Vercruysse & A. Foriers
Title : Contribution to the ethnobotanical, phytochemical and pharmacological studies of traditionally used medicinal plants in the treatment of dysentery and diarrhoea in Lomela area, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 71, pp. 411-423 (2000)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, leaf maceration, VO.
H(006) + H(104) gastroenteritis, H(051) paludism H(126) hepatitis and H(068) worms., roots decoction, VO. .
H(051), H(051) paludism fever and paludism, some traditional healers use Quassia africana in combination with Vernonia amygdalina , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Lomela, Sub-district of Sankuru)
Vernacular name : mpasi nyioso
Reference HO 08
Author(s) : Okello J., P.Ssegawa
Title : Medicinal plants used by communities of Ngai Subcounty, Apac District, northern Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl.1), pp. 76 - 83 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(008, 3) + H(104, 3) stomachaches, extract of the whole plant of Vernonia amygdalina, VO.
H(137, 3) anus itching, squeeze the leaves, drops on anus
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : okelokelo - adongo
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)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, infusion
H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, fruits of Citrus aurantium, RNS
H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Ocimum gratissimum of Azadirachta indica of Cymbopogon citratus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria, Ondo state
Vernacular name : ewuro (Okeigbo)
Reference HO 12
Author(s) : Okafor, J. & R. Ham
Title : Identification, utilisation et conservation des plantes médicinales dans le sud-est du Nigeria. Thèmes de la biodiversité africaine, Le Programme d'Appui à la Biodiversité, Numéro 3, Juillet 1999 http://www.worldwildlife.org/bsp/publications/africa/okaforfr/okaforfr.pdf
Symptoms : H(068), H(094), H(171)
Recipes : H(068) worms., H(094) haemorrhoids, bitter leaves of Vernonia amygdalina with peper
H(171) diabetes, leaves juice of Vernonia amygdalina, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HO 14
Author(s) : Ogie-Odia, E.A . & E.F Oluowo
Title : Assessment of Some Therapeutic Plants of the Abbi People in Ndokwa West L.G.A of Delta State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 989-1002. 2009.
Symptoms : H(014), H(104)
Recipes : H(014), H(104), bitter extract from squeezed leaves of Vernonia amygdalina is taken for stomach ache and the foamy extract is rubbed on itching skin or with any other skin infection.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ndokwa Delta State)
Vernacular name : owuso or onugo
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(014), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(103), H(104), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm,H(037) pneumonia, H(046) measles, H(051) paludism, H(103) toothache, H(103) gingivitis, H(104) stomachache, H(171) diabetes, leaves, stem, root of Vernonia amygdalina, 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 : ewuro (Yoruba)
Reference HO 22
Author(s) : Olanipekun M.K. , S. Arowosegbe, J.O . Kayode and T.R. Oluwole
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the treatment of women related diseases in Akoko Region of Ondo-State, Nigeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. Vol. 10(20), pp. 270-277 (25 May, 2016) Article Number: 9BBEEA958735 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : Harungana madagascariensis, Hybanthus enneaspermus, Vernonia amygdalina were used collectively for the treatment of H(022) difficulty in delivery
Entandrophragma angolense, Vernonia amygdalina are used collectively or separately for the treatments of H(022) easy delivery,, blend all the plant parts and mix a portion with sheabutter for navel rubbing and other part with native soap for bathing to ensure safe delivery
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria, Region of Ondo-State
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 05
Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms : H(046), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(046, 5), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(051), leaves Bidens pilosa , Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(051, 3), leaves, pressed in H2O, enema
H(051, 2) paludism, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umurinzi (Kirundi)
Reference HP 11
Author(s) : Potel, Anne-Marie
Title : Les plantes médicinales au Sénégal. Study report of Anne-Marie Potel, accomplished at Nguekokh (Senegal), 2002. Registered in the chapter "Grey Littérature "of the PRELUDE data bank http://pagesperso-orange.fr/senegal.bourbonnais/Anne%20marie.htm
Symptoms : H(014), H(034), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) dermatomycosis, leaves + roots of Vernonia amygdalina, bath or VO.
H(034) cardiac pain, H(051) paludism, H(068) internal parasitism, H(104) colic, H(126) hepatitiss, H(171) diabetes, leaves + roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : umubilizi
Reference HS 06
Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms : H(018), H(104), H(112)
Recipes : H(018), leaves dried, powder, sniffed, (Kasai)
H(104) belly, leaves, maceration, RNS. , (Stanleyville = Kisangani)
H(112), leaves, infusion, VO., (Atlantic region, Maniema)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 18
Author(s) : Ssegawa, P., J. M. Kasenene
Title : Medicinal plant diversity and uses in Sango bay area, Southern Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 521 - 540, (2007)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 79), fever, paludism, stems infusion et of roots of Vernonia amygdalina + juice of Citrus limon, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omululuuza
Reference HS 20
Author(s) : Sonibare, M.A. , J.O. Moody, E.O. Adesanya
Title : Use of medicinal plants for the treatment of measles in Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 268–272 (2009)
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum juice are squeezed out and made into ointment by mixing with Butyrosperum paradoxum. This is applied topically on the skin twice daily after bathing.
H(046) measles, the leaves of Newbouldia laevis, Momordica charantia, Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum are boiled together. The extract is allowed to cool and a glassful is taken thrice daily.
H(046) measles, the dried leaves of Vernonia amygdalina are soaked in alcohol (local wine—Raphia hookeri). The supernatant is decanted; one teaspoonful is taken once daily.
H(046) measles, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum are soaked into palm wine for 24 h after which a teacupful is taken twice daily until infection subsides.
H(046) measles, The leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, and Elytraria marginata, whole plant of Peperomia pellucida with the seeds Piper guineensis were made into soup, three tablespoonfuls to be taken twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijebu area of Ogun State)
Vernacular name : ewuro (Ijebu)
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(051), H(100), H(126), H(175)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(126) jaundice, concoction with the leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Carica. papaya, VO.
H(100) veneral dideases, H(139) aphrodisiac, concoction with the roots of Canarium schweinfurthii, Vernonia amygdalina, Capsicum frustesens and the bracts of Musa paradisiaca, VO.
H(175) wound dressing, poultice made from the crushed leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : ying (Babungo)
Reference HS 28
Author(s) : Sewani-Rusike, C. R.
Title : Plants of Zimbabwe as anti-fertility agents African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 253 - 257, (2010)
Symptoms : H(033z)
Recipes : H(033z) roots of Vernonia amygdalina used for "kurera", contraceptives for child spacing, infusion taken orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Harare and surrounding rural areas)
Vernacular name : musikavakadzi (Shona), inyathelo (Ndebele)
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, 6) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : chouwaka (haoussa)
Reference HS 44
Author(s) : Sequeira, V.
Title : Medicinal plants and conservation in Sao Tome Biodiversity and Conservation 3, 910-926 (1994)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fevers, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, infusion, VO.
Region : Sao Tome
Country : Sao Tome
Vernacular name : libo mucambtl, libo da terra
Reference HT 09
Author(s) : Testa, J., C. Kaimba & J. Delmont
Title : Traitement traditionnel des teignes en RCA. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 2, 51 - 55, (1991)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) moth, leaves, ground , rub on scalp
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : ndole (Camerounais?)
Reference HT 1k
Author(s) : Tadesse, D.
Title : Traditional use of some medicinal plants in Ethiopia.Vol. 1, 273-293, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol 1 and Vol 2, 1514 p. (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots, powder, cooked with butter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girwa (Geez)
Reference HT 26
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday, Girmay Medhim,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by people around Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 11, pp. 271 - 283 (2007)
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, H(068) ascaris, crushed leaves of Vernonia amygdalina mixed with H2O, VO.
H(104) stomach-ache, crushed leaves mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : girawa (Amharic)
Reference HT 27
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:12 (2007)
Symptoms : H(000), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) epidemic disease (testo beshita) , root powder is sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
H(155) tonsilitis (entil siwerd) juice of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, VO.
H(201) devil sickness, madness (likift), inhalation and smoke steam of burning roots
H(201) devil sickness (satan beshita), root powder is sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : girawa (Amharic)
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(046), H(051), H(068), H(169)
Recipes : H(046) varicella, decoction or infusion of leaves, VO.
H(051) fever, decoction of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, VO. + steam bath
H(068) amoebiasis, infusion of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, bath .
H(108) influenza, decoction of leaves of Vernonia., VO.
H(157) convulsion, decoction of leaves of roots, Vernonia., VO.
H(169) hernia, roots, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : lubilili
Reference HT 29
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S.
Title : Herbal medicines used in the treatment of malaria in Budiope county, Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 116, pp. 33-42 (2008)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 33) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, extract with H2O, VO. or bath
H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Momordica foetida of Chenopodium opulifolium of Cannabis sp. , exraction with H20, VO. or bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Budiope country
Vernacular name : lubilili (Lusoga)
Reference HT 33
Author(s) : Tilahun Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of knowledge and medicinal plants use by the people in Dek Island in Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume124, pp 69–78, (2009)
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis (entil siwerd), fresh leaf juice of Vernonia amygdalina is taken orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Dek Island in lake Tana )
Vernacular name : giraw (Amharic)
Reference HT 35
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., C. B. Kukunda, P. J. Waako
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional medicine practitioners in the treatment of tuberculosis and related ailments in Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume127, pp. 130–136 (2010) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19799983
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Kamuli, Nakapiripirit and Kisoro)
Vernacular name : lubilili
Reference HT 41
Author(s) : Tabuti, J. RS, C. B. Kukunda, D. Kaweesi, O. MJ. Kasib
Title : Herbal medicine use in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu, and Mukono in Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:35 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-35.pdf
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(013), H(018), H(020), H(037), H(046), H(068), H(104), H(108), H(111), H(127), H(137), H(155), H(157), H(199)
Recipes : H(003, 1) body swelling, H(004, 1) wounds,H(013, 1) boils, H(018, 1) headache, H(020, 1) snake bite,H(037, 5) cough, H(046, 2) measles, H(051, 3) fever, H(051, 51) paludism, H(068, 3) worms, H(104, 1) colic pain, H(108, 3) flu, H(111, 1) burns, H(127, 1) splenomegaly, H(137, 4) pain, H(155, 1) tonsillitis, H(157, 3) febrile convulsions, H(199, 1) HIV / AIDS and related conditions, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : mululuza
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(157)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crush leaves of Vernonia amygdalina add H2O and VO.
H(104) stomachaches, H(157) convulsion, crush roots of Vernonia amygdalina add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mululuza (Luganda)
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, roots of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction, juice extract, RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South east of Nigeria), (North west of Nigeria), (North central of Nigeria), (South east of Nigeria), (South south of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses: hemorrhoids, measles, ringworm, analgesic, malaria, pneumonia, anti-microbial, anti-cancer, anti-feedant, ONS, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ewuro (Yoruba), shuwaka (Hausa), olugbu (Ibo), etidot (Ibibio), bitte rleaf (Local English)
Reference HV 01
Author(s) : Van Puyvelde L., M. Ngaboyisonga, P.C. Rwangabo, S. Mukarugambwa, A. Kayonga, Runyinya-Barabwiriza
Title : Enquêtes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle rwandaise.Tome 1: Préfecture de Kibuye. Univ. Nat. Inst. Nat. Rech. Sc., Butare (Rwanda), 147 p., (1977)
Symptoms : H(022), H(034), H(042), H(126)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Tolpis ephemera of Vernonia amygdalyna, extraction (H2O), VO.
H(034), leaves of Lablab niger of Desmodium repandum of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(042), leaves of Lablab niger of Desmodium repandum of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(126), leaves of Vernonia., to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(126), aerian part of Geniosporum paludismdosum of Clerodendrum myricoides, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Vernonia lasiopus of Clematis hirsuta of Lantana trifolia of Pavetta ternifolia of Microglossa sp. of Rumex usambarensis, to pound, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO. + banana wine
H(126), leaves of Cissampelos mucronata of Vernonia cruda of Lantana trifolia of Laportea sp. of Vernonia amygdalina, to pound, decoction (H2O), to dilute, VO. + banana wine
H(126), leaves of Cissampelos mucronata of Vernonia cruda of Lantana trifolia of Laportea sp. of Vernonia amygdalina, to pound, extraction with alcohol, VO.
H(126), leaves of Stephania abyssinica of Vernonia amygdalina of Ocimum sp., to pound, extraction (alcohol), VO. + banana wine
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HV 07
Author(s) : Verger, P.F.
Title : Ewé: The use of plants in Yoruba society. Editoria Schwarcz, Sao Paulo, 744p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(005), H(020), H(143)
Recipes : H(005) swelling, grind leaves Vernonia amygdalina , dry leaves Nicotiana tabacum + shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii) mixed, rub the body
H(020) snake, leaves Allium cepa,Vernonia amygdalina, Eclipta alba, Euphorbia laterifolia , barks Euphorbia poissonii , ONS. Musa sapientum var. paradisiaca, whole fruit Aframomum melegueta + a snake head, burn all together, rub the preparation on the bite
H(143) smallpox, leaves Vernonia amygdalina , Ipomoea batatas, Plumbago zeylanica ,burn, ash and lick with palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ewuro
Reference HW 03
Author(s) : Wilson, R. T. & M. Woldo Gebre
Title : Medicine and magic in Central Tigre: a contribution to the ethnobotany of the Ethiopian plateau. Economic Botany, 33, 1, 29 - 34, (1979)
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101), VO., leaves crushed in H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Central Tigre region)
Vernacular name : grawa
Reference HW 05
Author(s) : Wome, B.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) child, leaves of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), bath
H(068) intestinal worm, leaves of Thomandersia hensii of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068) intestinal worm, H(104), leaves of Vernonia., to pound, maceration (H2O), to filter, enema
H(068) intestinal worm, leaves of Vernonia., maceration (H2O), enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) worm expulsion, roots and leaves of Vernonia amygdalina concocted together, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : ibichaa
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) worm expulsion, roots and leaves of Vernonia amygdalina concocted together, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : ibichaa
Reference HW 50
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title : Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(116) amenorrhoea, roots of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HY 01
Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw
Title : Traditional medicinal plant knowledge and use by local healers in Sekoru District, Jimma Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:24, (2007) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/3/1/24 + additional file
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) lesion (abiato), fresh or dried leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, concoction, pounded, powdered, squeezed, application on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : ebichaa (Oromiffa)
Reference HY 02
Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw & D. Teketay
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:11 (2008) + additional file
Symptoms : H(018), H(080)
Recipes : H(018) headache (bowo mata), fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, pounded and mixed with H2O, VO.
H(080) allergies (abiato, shererit), fresh or dried leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, pounded, squeezed; powdered, concocted, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : ebichaa (Oromo)
Reference HY 03
Author(s) : Yemoa A.L., J.D. Gbenou, R.C Johnson., J.G. Djego, C.S Zinsou, M.Moudachirou, J. Quetin-Leclercq , A. Bigot., F. Portaels
Title : Identification et étude phytochimique de plantes utilisées dans le traitement traditionnel de l'ulcère de Buruli au Bénin Bulletin de la Société Française d'Ethnopharmacologie et de la Société Européenne d'Ethnopharmacologie. Numéro 42 Décembre 2008, pp 50 - 57
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) Buruli ulcerus, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(027), V(091)
Recipes : Veq(026), Veq(091), leaves, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : boutâhat (Diola), Bété (Fon), kossaflan ou kosadouné (Malinké)
Reference VA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : 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 : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), the bark is pounded together with other plants to make an arrow poison
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : mpida (Mbuti)
Reference VA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : 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 : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), the leaves are used to make fishing poison
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Teturi, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : pida (Bira, Mbuti)
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(041)
Recipes : Vb(041), anthrax, barks of Khaya senegalensis of Solanum incanum, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, grind and mix in H2O, VO. 35 cl, 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 02
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Plantes médicinales vétérinaires de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 21, 133 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(030), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(030,1), roots, barks, juice, VO.
Vb(035,3), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,1), leaves, infusion, VO., Vernonia amygdalina + Zehneria scabra
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, VO., enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umupfumya, umubirizi (Kirundi)
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(008), V(039), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(008), VO., 1botlle , maceration, leaves, to filter, Clausena anisata, Clerodendrum myrico‹des , Vernonia amygdalina
Vb(039), VO., maceration leaves + salted ground, 2 bottles in the morning
Vb(068),ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubilizi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference VB 16
Author(s) : Baryana, Ph. & B. Minani
Title : Contribution à l'étude ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales du Burundi dans la région de Mumirwa-Nord (Communes Buganda et Bukinanyana). Mémoire de licence, Univ. Burundi, Fac. Sc., 131 p., (1979)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), pounded leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Mumirwa-North)
Vernacular name : umubirizi (celle qui donne de l'amertume)
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(012), V(035), V(048), V(050), V(098)
Recipes : Vb(012), leaves, crushed, cataplasm
Vb(035), Vernonia auriculifera or Vernonia amygdalina + Sesbania sp., leaves + roots, 1 / 2 kgr. + 1 / 2 l. H2O + 1 spoon salt , decoction 30', VO.
Vch(048), Vb(048), Vc(048), Vo(048), fresh roots, 1 / 2 handfull + fresh leaves, 1 / 2 handfull + 4 kgr. millet floor + 5 l. H2O, filtered, V.O., 2 l. adult animal , autres 1 l. the others, 2 X / day until cure
Vb(050), Vc(050), Vo(050), leaves, 1 handfull + 1 / 2 l. paraffin + 2 spoons of salt , VO.
Vb(048) + Vb(098), Vc(048) + Vo(098), 1 handfull leaves, 1/2 cup of fat, cataplasm on affected region
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : olulusia (Luo)
Reference VB 19
Author(s) : Balagizi Karhagomba, I. & F. Ntumba Kayembe
Title : Plantes utilisées dans le traitement des helminthoses gastro-intestinales des petits ruminants dans le groupement d'Irhambi-Katana (Région du Bushi, Province du Sud-Kivu, Rép. Dém. du Congo). Recherches africaines, n°1, 90 - 99, 1 juillet 1998.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068), Vo(068), leaves crushed, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mubirizi (Shi)
Reference VB 36
Author(s) : Balagizi, I. , A. Cihyoka & S. Mapatano
Title : Lexique et recueil des quelques pratiques en ethno-pharmacopée agro-vétérinaire au Kivu. Plate forme Diobass au Kivu, 118p. (juin 2005)
Symptoms : V(004), V(006), V(008), V(014), V(016), V(020), V(025), V(028), V(035), V(039), V(050), V(051), V(068), V(075)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds of teats, Vb(016) (cibeba, byufa, enjingu) leaves dried of Vernonia amygdalina of Myrianthus holstii of Rubia cordifolia, piece of bag made with Agave sisalana, to burn and to mix the ashes with palm oil, to coat
Vb(006) constipation (kagozi) , maceration in 2 liters H2O of 3 handfull of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, VO. 1 bottle every morning during 7 days
Vb(025), piroplasmosis (buganga) , 2 soup spoons of leaves powder of Vernonia amygdalina of Acacia sieberiana of Cinchona ledgeriana , 1 soup spoon of leaves powder of Plectranthus barbatus, decoction in 2 liters H2O, VO. 1/2 liters 2 X / day during 3 days
Vb(028), 1 handfull of leaves of Tetradenia riparia of Vernonia amygdalina of Cymbopogon citratus + castor oil, internal application
Vb(035) theileriosis (bibagoliro), leaves of Basella alba of Clerodendrum rotundifolium of Cinchona succirubra of Guizotia scabra of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration, VO.
Vb(039) vermifuge, decoction in 1 l H2O of 2 handfull of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, 2 handfull of leaves of Celosia trgyna, 2 handfull of leaves of Tithonia diversifolia. VO. 1/2 l , 2 X / J during 8 days for 1 adult cow, 250 ml for a calf
Vc(008) diarrhoea, 1 handfull of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, 1 fresh leaf of Carica papaya, juice, VO. 1 glass 2 X / day during 3 days
Vc(014) itch (lugugu, lushita), pounded leaves of Vernonia, to rub 1 X / day during 7 days
Vc(014) itch (lugugu, lushita), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Tephrosia vogelii of Aspilia africana of Capsicum frutescens of barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria of burned barks of bananas (Musa sapientum) + palm oil
Vc(014) itch (lugugu, lushita), leaves cataplasme of leaves of Tetradenia riparia and of Vernonia amygdalina
Vb(020) snake, to pound the leaves of Nicotiana tabacum and applied on the wound
Vc(004) wounds of teats (byufa), leaves of Vernonia grinded in goat urine, local application
Vc(014) itch (lugugu, lushita), pounded leaves of Lantana camara of Tetradenia riparia of Colocasia antiquorum of Tephrosia vogelii of Nicotiana tabacum of Phytolacca dodecandra of Vernonia amygdalina, to rub the body of the goat
Vc(051) fever (obulengantale, mwegesi), to pound 2 handfull of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Lantana camara of Guizotia scabra, 1 handfull of barks of Cinchona ledgeriana, maceration in 1 liter H2O, VO. 2 X / day + 3 drops in each nostril
Vc(068) intestinal parasitism, 1 handfull of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, to dilute in 1 glass H2O, filter VO. + 1/2 glass of juice d'ananas, 2 X / day during 3 days
Vc(068) intestinal parasitism, 1 handfull of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Aristolochia elegans, to pound, to dilute in H2O, VO. 2 X / day during 3 days
Vv(004) wounds, 1 handfull of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Bidens pilosa, to pound + 35 ml of petroleum, filter, local application 2 X / day during 3 days
Vpc(068) vermifuge, to crush the leaves of Gouania longispicata, Lobelia giberoa, Vernonia amygdalina, filter in 2 liters H2O, in food 3 X / day
Vpc(075) lack of appetite and standing hair, red ears, 1 poigée of pounded leaves of Vernonia in 1 liter H2O + 4 soup spoon of sel, VO.
Vpc(050) distension of the belly ( intestinal worms), 1 handfull of leaves of Celosia trigyna of Lagenaria abyssinica of Vernonia amygdalina, to pound, to dilute in 1 liter H2O, VO. 1 glass by meal.
Vl(004) ears wounds, standing hairs, ear conduct obstucted, open it and wash with un mix of petroleum and of pyrethrum (Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium) + to rub the ears wounds with Vernonia amygdalyna
Vl(014) itch on ears , pounded leaves of Tetradenia riparia of Vernonia amygdalina + palm oil, local application
Vl(014) dermatosis (binyolo, birato, Mashi) various wounds, to wash the wounds with soap, to rub with the leaves of Vernonia
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mubirizi (Mashi), mubilishi (Lega), kilulukunja (Swahili), mubiriri, umubirizi (Kinyarwanda), mbeleci (Bembe), mubiritsi (Hunde), mululuca (Bembe)
Reference VB 40
Author(s) : Birhanu, T., D. Abera
Title : Survey of ethno-veterinary medicinal plants at selected Horro Gudurru Districts, Western Ethiopia African Journal of Plant Science, Vol. 9(3), pp 185-192, March 2015
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia (Horro Gudurru Districts)
Vernacular name : eebicha
Reference VC 02
Author(s) : Cihyoka, M. A.
Title : AGEEP-Bushi, Bukavu. Expérience en pharmacopée vétérinaire traditionnelle au Bushi (Kivu/Zaïre). Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 267 - 274, (1994)
Symptoms : V(006), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(006) + Vb(104)calf , (= curho), roots of Triumfetta cordifolia + leaves Dalbergia lactea , Vernonia amygdalina pounded, in 2 l. H2O , 1 glass tepid / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mubirizi (Mashi)
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(035), V(039), V(068), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(006) constipation (kagozi, mparhi), Vb(025) babesiosis (mududu), roots of Dalbergia lactea of Momordica foetida of Vernonia amygdalina, juice, VO.
Vb(025) piroplasmosis, Vb(035), Vb(086) adenitis (cibagaliro), leaves of Cinchona ledgeriana of Guizotia scabra of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration, VO. + drops in nose + after one week treatment, VO. 1 l maceration of Lantana camara + cauterize the ganglions
Vb(039) tick (type: Amblyomma variegatum) (ciguhu), mite (kaguhu), the whole plant of Tetradenia riparia, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, to crush, to make a paste, to rub the body
Vb(068) helminthiasis (nzoka), leaves of Berkheya spekeana of Melanthera scandens of Tagetes minuta, racines of Coix lacrima-jobi, toutes les plantes of Celosia trigyna of Tephrosia vogelii of Vernonia amygdalina, rhizomes of Nephrodium filis-mas, maceration (1 l. H2O), VO. 2 X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu province - Bushi area-
Vernacular name : mubirizi
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(068), V(091), V(108)
Recipes : Veq(068),VO., pounded leaves in H2O, RNS. (Nigeria)
Veq(091),VO., pounded leaves in H2O+ bran + rock salt, RNS., (Nigeria)
Veq(108),VO., pounded leaves in H2O, RNS. , (Ghana)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria, Ghana
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(001), V(006), V(014), V(025), V(039), V(051), V(068), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(001), eyes inflamed, juice of leaves and stems, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), diarrhoea (curho), decoction from leaves, RNS.
Vb(014)mange, to rub with crushed leaves
Vb(025), RNS, ONS.Vb(039)parasits, to rub with pounded leaves
Vb(042), to rub with pounded leaves
Vb(051), fever "vetilaire", juice from leaves, drops in nostrils
Vb(068)worms, maceration, pounded leaves , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mubirizi (Shi), umubilizi, mubilizi (Kinyaruanda)
Reference VD 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 : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubilizi, umuyobora (magie) (Kinyarwanda)
Reference VE 04
Author(s) : Ejobi, F., R.D. Mosha, S. Ndege & D. Kamoga
Title : Etno-Veterinary Medicinal Plants of the Lake Victoria Basin: A Bioprospection Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 6 (2): 257-261 (2007)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internal parasites, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mbilizi (Swahili / Sukuma)
Reference VE 04
Author(s) : Ejobi, F., R.D. Mosha, S. Ndege & D. Kamoga
Title : Etno-Veterinary Medicinal Plants of the Lake Victoria Basin: A Bioprospection Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 6 (2): 257-261 (2007)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internai parasites, roots decoction of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mululuza (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Reference VH 18
Author(s) : Hounzangbe-Adote, M.
Title : L'élevage face à la pharmacopée en médecine vétérinaire au sud du. Bénin Bulletin de la recherche agronomique. No 33 (septembre 2001)
Symptoms : V(082)
Recipes : Vb(082) jetty , Vb(082) breathing problems, maceration or decoction of the plant Vernonia amygdalina for washing the nostrils
Region : West Africa
Country : South Benin, south departements (Atlantic, Mono et Ouémé)
Vernacular name : amanvivè (Foun), aloma (Toffin), aluba (Goun)
Reference VK 01
Author(s) : Kabagambe, R.
Title : Elevage et plantes médicinales des Bahema de l'Ituri. Travail pour l'obtention du grade de Docteur en Médecine Vétérinaire, (1979)Université nationale du Zaïre, Campus de Lubumbashi,Laboratoire de biologie, conservation et protection de la nature.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068, f), to bruise leaves by hand + H2O, maceration, VO. (vermifuge)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : omubirizi(Bahema de l'Ituri) (même nom qu'au Rwanda-Burundi)
Reference VK 08
Author(s) : Kasonia, K., M. Ansay, N. Basegere, P. Gustin, S. Kaba, M. Katsongeri & M. Matamba
Title : Note d'ethnopharmacologie vétérinaire en cas de verminoses, diarrhée, coprostase et météorisme au Kivu et Kibali-Ituri (Zaïre). Tropicultura, Vol. 9, n° 4, 169 - 172, (1991)
Symptoms : V(039), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(039), Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu & Kibali-Ituri )
Vernacular name : omubiriri (Kinande), umubilizi (Kinyarwanda), ekbirizi (Kihema)
Reference VK 11
Author(s) : Kasonia, K. & K.M. Yamolo
Title : Ethnologie des traitements vétérinaires dans la région du Nord-Kivu (Rép. du Zaïre). Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 275 - 286, (1994)
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(039)
Recipes : V(008), V(039), V(006) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : umubirizi (Kinyarwanda), omuviriri (Kinande)
Reference VK 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 : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), Cissampelos mucronata + Vernonia amygdalina , pounded leaves, maceration H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : labwori (Acholi, Ouganda), musuritsa (Kakamega), olusia (Luo, Kenya), omuburiri (Nyankore)
Reference VK 44
Author(s) : Kayode, J., M. K. Olanipekun and P. O. Tedela
Title : Medicobotanical Studies in Relation to Veterinary Medicine in Ekiti State, Nigeria: Checklist of Botanicals used for the Treatment of Poultry Diseases Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 40-46. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com//leaflets/poultry.htm See also the reference VK 45
Symptoms : V(008), V(068)
Recipes : Vv(008) diarrhea, Vv(068) helminthiasis, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ewuro
Reference VL 20
Author(s) : Lagu, C. and F. I. B. Kayanja
Title : Medicinal plant extracts widely used in the control of Newcastle disease (NCD) and helminthosis among village chickens of South Western Uganda Livestock Research for Rural Development 22 (11) 2010
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : Vv(062) coccidiosis, application of ONS. of Vernonia amygdalina, no standardized method of preparation and quantity used (medium results)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Uganda
Vernacular name : omululuza/omubirizi)
Reference VL 21
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants of Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:21 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/21
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta, fresh roots of Vernonia amygdalina, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girawa (Amharic)
Reference VM 05
Author(s) : Mbarubukeye, S.
Title : La médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle: rapport du 1er atelier des guérisseurs traditionnels du bétail au Rwanda. Éditions: ISAR/LVNR - IRST/CURPHAMETRA - MINAGRI, 89 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubilizi
Reference VM 41
Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Symptoms : V(037), V(041), H(068)
Recipes : Vb(037) cough, concoction of crushed, pounded fresh/dry root of Solanum indicum with Vernonia amygdalina leaf , VO.
Vb(041) anthrax, crushed, pounded fresh root of Calpurnia aurea with fresh leaf of Vernonia amygdalina mixed with residue of local areqie or tella is given orally
Vb(041) blackleg, pwder fresh/dry root of Maesa lanceoloata and Vernonia amygdalina leaf mixed with residue of local ‘areqie’ or ‘tella’ is given as drink
Vb(041) blackleg, A cup of fresh/dry root powder of Solanum indicum concocted with Vernonia amygdalina leaf with seven cups of H2O is boiled until only one cup of mixture remains then mixed with the residue of ‘tella’ and ‘ areqie’ is given for as drink for three days.
H(068) intestinal parasites, crushed and pounded fresh leaf of Argemone mexicana mixed with leaf of Vernonia amygdalina is given orally.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : ebicha (Gedeoffa)
Reference VM 49
Author(s) : Matekaire,T., T. M. Bwakura
Title : Ethnoveterinary Medicine:. A Potential Alternative to Orthodox Animal Health Delivery in Zimbabwe The International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine • Vol. 2, No. 4, 2004
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) worms, add water to ground fresh leaves of Venonia amygdalina; animal made to swallow mixture
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : muzhozho
Reference VM 51
Author(s) : Maroyi, A
Title : Use of traditional veterinary medicine in Nhema communal area of the midlands province, Zinbabwe African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 9(3):315-322 (2012)
Symptoms : V(068), V(082), V(091)
Recipes : V(068) endoparasites, animal made to drink crushed leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, soot and water mixture
V(082) respiratory problems, animal made to drink crushed leaves, soot and water mixture
V(091) general weakness, animal made to drink crushed leaves, soot and water mixture
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (communal area of Nhema, midlands province)
Vernacular name : muzhozho
Reference VN 03
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & R. Gapusi
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Banyamulenge de Fizi au Sud-Kivu (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 101 - 114, (1990)
Symptoms : V(050), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(050), orphan calf, pounded leaves, decoction, + juice sorgho, RNS.
Vb(104), ONS., RNS.
Vb(181), (amabgabga), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubirizi
Reference VN 20
Author(s) : Nfil, A., C. Ndi, P.H. Bayemi, R. Njwe, J. Tchoumboue, H. Njakoi, N. Mopoi, M. Njakoi, Sali-Django
Title : The anthelmintic efficacy of some indigenous plants in the Northwesr province of Cameroon. Revue d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire des Pays tropicaux, Volume 52 (2), pp. 103 - 106 (1999)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) kalf anhelminthic, 350 gr of fresh washed leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, boiled for 1 H with 10 gr of limestone in 1,5 l H2O, VO. , 0,5 l . Efficacious
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Northwest)
Vernacular name : suwaaka (Fulani)
Reference VN 30
Author(s) : Nalule, A.S. , J. M. Mbaria, D. Olila & J. W. Kimenju
Title : Ethnopharmacological practices in management of livestock helminthes by pastoral communities in the drylands of Uganda Livestock Research for Rural Development 23 (2) 2011
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) helminthiasis, about half kg of mature leaves pounded, add 3l. of cold H2O, or boil 1kg of roots in 2 liters of H2O, drench 1,5 liter to adult cattle or 750ml to young ones
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (the drylands, Nakasongola community)
Vernacular name : omululuza
Reference VT 08
Author(s) : Toyang, N.J., M. Nuwanyakpa, C. Ndi, S. Django & W.C. Kinyuy
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicine practices in the Northwest Province of Cameroon Article on Internet: http://www.nufficcs.nl/ciran/ikdm/3-3/articles/toyang.html Indigenous knowledge and development monitor (http://www.nufficcs.nl/ciran/ikdm/ )
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(006), Vb(008), Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Northeast)
Vernacular name : suwaka (Fulfulde)
Reference VT 24
Author(s) : Tabuti John R. S., Shivcharn S. Dhillion & Kaare A. Lye
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicines for cattle (Bos indicus) in Bulamogi county, Uganda: plant species and mode of use. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 279-286 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103002654
Symptoms : V(008), V(037), V(046)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea, roots of Harinsonia abyssinica, Vernonia amygdalina + salt, VO. 20 l.
Vb(037) cough, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, Chenopodium opulifolium, Senna occidentalis, infusion, VO.
Vb(046) measles, leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium, Cannabis sativa, Vernonia amygdalina + salt + powder soap of OMO, infusion, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Bulamogi county)
Vernacular name : lubilili
Reference VT 33
Author(s) : Tilahun Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of knowledge and medicinal plants use by the people in Dek Island in Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume124, pp 69–78, (2009)
Symptoms : V(126)
Recipes : Vb(126) hepatitis (yewof beshita), crushed leaves of Vernonia amygdalina are administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Dek Island in lake Tana )
Vernacular name : giraw (Amharic)
Reference VW 06
Author(s) : Wasswa, P. & O. Deogracious
Title : The in-vitro ascaricidal activity of selected indigrnous medicinal plants used in ethno veterinary practices in Uganda. African Journal of Traditional, African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 3 (2) pp. 94 - 103 (2006)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) ascaris (Ascaris suum) , ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : mululuza (Luganda)
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, 7) against livestock ticks, whole plant of Vernonia amygdalina, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumululusia or kumwirurusia
Reference VY 01
Author(s) : Yineger, H., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, E. Lulekal
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants at Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 55 - 70 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874107000669
Symptoms : V(008), V(014), V(126)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea (albati), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Millettia ferruginea of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, roots of Juniperus procera of Cupressus lusitanica of Crepis rueppellii are powdered and mixed with H2O, VO.
V(008) diarrhoea (albati), fresh leaves of Clutia abyssinica of Vernonia amygdalina, roots of Ocimum lanifolium are crushed and mixed with cold H2O, VO.
V(014) scabies (chixxo), leaves of Discopodium eremanthum of Vernonia amygdalina of Sonchus bipontini are crushed and mixed with H2O for painting over the wound untill healing
V(126) hepatitis (dhukuba alati), root concoction of Cycniopsis humifusa of Vernonia amygdalina are mixed in H2O, VO.
V(126) hepatitis, fresh crushed leaves are boiled with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Bale Mountains National Park)
Vernacular name : ebicha