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

221 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(103), 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)