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Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae

104 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference A1 Nord
Author(s) : Allali H., H. Benmehdi, M.A. Dib, B. Tabti, S. Ghalem & N. Benabadji
Title : Phytotherapy of Diabetes in West Algeria Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2701-2710 (2008) http://www.asianjournalofchemistry.co.in/User/ViewFreeArticle.aspx?ArticleID=20_4_32
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, 1 cup of leaves infusion extract of Zea mays. In case of need Oral
Region : North Africa
Country : West Algeria
Vernacular name : maïs
Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(007), H(038), H(048), H(162)
Recipes : Infusion or decoction of styles very H(007) diuretic, H(048) calmative, frequently prescribed for H(038) urinary system diseases, particularly cystitis.
Infusion of styles mixed wjth barley grains and dried flowers of Opuntia ficus-indica is taken for cases of retention H(162) of urine (Rabat drug market)..
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : dra ; dura shamiyah ; dra shami, djabbar, mstoura, beshna, qttania, Umm ghfara, gafouli masri, hdawa, turkia, hortania safra, Roum ; the cob: qwaleh, qawleh ; draia, qbala ; the silky styles: shurrabet el-dura ; hariret el-shami, sha’ar el-dra (Arabic), male panicles: shawashi el-dura, kaddab el-durra, taratir el-dura (Rabat drugs market), assengar (Berber), maize, Indian corn; turkey wheat (English), mais ; blé de Turquie (local French)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : H(007), H(091), H(179)
Recipes : H(007), H(179), styles, decoction
H(091), poridge from grilled maize
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : drâ, drâ I-hamra. (Arabic), mâser , (Tecna) , mekkâ, I-mekki (Moresque from occidental Sahara ), : âssengar, tasengart: (Berber from souss), tifsî engafulî, gafulî (Touareg), maïs (local French)
Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419190064K
Symptoms : H(007), H(179)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(179) kidney stones, stigma of Zea mays, RNS., (plante cultivée)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : lahyat drâ
Reference E1 Nord
Author(s) : El-Hilaly Jaouad. , Mohamed Hmammouchi & Badiâa Lyoussi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies and economic evaluation of medicinal plants in Taounate province (Northern Morocco). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 86, pp. 149-158 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103000126
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney diseases, seeds decoction, VO..
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Tatouane province)
Vernacular name : dra sqûbi
Reference H2 Nord
Author(s) : Souâda Hseini & Azzeddine Kahouadji
Title : Étude ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région de Rabat (Maroc occidental) Lazaroa 28: 79-93. 2007 http://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/LAZA/article/viewFile/LAZA0707110079A/8895 + Analyses floristique et ethnobotanique des plantes vasculaires médicinales utilisées dans la région de Rabat (Maroc occidental) Lazaroa 28: 93-100. 2007
Symptoms : H(007), H(038)
Recipes : H(007, 8) diuretic, H(038, 8) urinary diseases, ONS., RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : not registered
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(020), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(020) black scorpion, flowers of Zea mays, to dry, to pound, local application
H(004), pounded seeds , local application
H(037), leaves, Abrus precatorius, Musa sapientum, decoction (H2O) , VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
H(038), fruit pulp of Citrullus lanatus, roots of Cassia alata of Anthocleista djalonensis, bark of the underground part of Curculigo pilosa, maceration, to dilute (alcohol) , VO. + water of fermented Zea mays
H(100), roots of Anthocleista djalonensis of Cassia alata of Zanthoxylum dinklagei, to dilute, to macerate in alcohol, to filter, VO. + water of fermented Zea mays
H(100), underground part without bark of Curculigo pilosa , leaves of Cassia alata, roots of Anthocleista djalonensis of Zanthoxylum dinklagei, to dilute, to macerate in alcohol, to filter, VO. + water of fermented Zea mays
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(007), H(008), H(018), H(033), H(091), H(126), H(139), H(157), H(162), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), stems with leaves of Paullinia pinnata, whole plant of Euphorbia hirta, seeds of Zea mays, powder, to dilute, VO. + porridge
H(008), seeds of Aea mays, fermentation, to dilute (alcohol), VO.
H(018), stems with leaves of Jatropha curcas, seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
H(033) femal, roots of Lonchocarpus cyanescens , ripe fruit of Musa sapientum of Ananas comosus, maceration, VO. + eau of fermented Zea mays.
H(091) anaemia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Dracaena fragans, seeds dfe Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), aerian part of Argemone mexicana, seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), H(007), stems with leaves of Gomphrena celosioides, leaves of Zea mays, fruits without seeds of Carica papaya, RNS.
H(126) virus, decoction (H2O) of leaves of Euphorbia hirta, VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays (adult only)
H(126), whole plant of Acanthospermum hispidum, stems with leaves of Erythrina senegalensis, seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
- H(126), stems with leaves of Erythrina senegalensis, whole plant of Acanthospermum hispidum, Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
H(139) sexual asthenia, aphrodisiac, roots of Feretia apodanthera, Gardenia ternifolia, in pieces, maceration, VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays
H(157), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
H(162), decoction (H2O) leaves of Amaranthus spinosus, seeds of Zea mays of Garcinia kola, VO.
H(201) to help moving, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gbadé, gbadésè (the flower) , gbadoda (the flower) (Fon, Goun), bérétobourou (Bariba), tchara igbado (the flower) (Yoruba)
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(005), H(033), H(069), H(113), H(122), H(151)
Recipes : H(005), H(113) inflamation, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, to carbonize, powder, local application
H(033) femal, leaves of Byrsocarpus coccineus, seeds of Zea mays, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(151), H(069), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(122) leaves of Byrsocarpus coccineus, seeds of Zea mays, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(122), leaves of Cissus populnea , to grind, VO. + H2O of fermented Zea mays
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : bli (Ewé), ebli (Mina)
Reference HA 08
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(124), H(126)
Recipes : H(124), ONS. of Zea mays, RNS.
H(126), styliform and stigmats of Zea mays, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : Comores
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : ndérou (Great Comoros), mays (French)
Reference HA 10
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title : Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) cholera, H(068) amoeba, leaves of Paullinia pinnata, seeds of Zea mays, to carbonize, powder, VO. + salt + pimento
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 28
Author(s) : Adandé, A.
Title : Le maïs et ses usages dans le Bas-Dahomey. Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Afrique Noire (I.F.A.N.), série A, XV, 220 - 282, (1953)
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(051), H(100), H(102), H(104), H(139), H(143)
Recipes : H(007) diur. , VO., fermentation H2O of maize = gisi (Fon), gisu (Goum), omi/ogi (Yoruba)
H(007) diur. + H(100), barbs of Zea mays, decoction H2O, VO. (often)
H(007) diur. + H(102), barbs of Zea mays + flowers of orange-tree, decoction in gisi, VO. morning on an empty stomach
H(008) childs, stalk, ashes in porridge of maize
H(051), ONS. Ferminia cinerea (hûsikusé), decoction in "gisi" , 1 night VO. in the morning on an empty stomach
H(051), Ocimum americanum, ONS., decoction in " *gisi", VO., in the morning on a nempty stomac
H(051), Spondias mombin , leaves, decoction in " *gisi", VO., in the morning on a nempty stomac
H(104), ear of green maize, to rasp, extract the juice + palm oil, mixed, VO.
H(139), grilled + salt, in floor + peper, VO.
H(143), ear of white maize, grind in H2O, maceration in sun, wash the sick person
* fermentation H2O of maize = gisi (Fon), gisu (Goum), omi/ogi (Yoruba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Dahomey)
Vernacular name : not registered
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) diabetes, decoction of the seeds silk of Zea mays, VO. (cure during 1 to 6 months)
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria
Vernacular name : agbado, oka, corn (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(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, carbuncles, powder fruits, leaves of Zea mays, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : aburo (Asante-Twi)
Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Symptoms : H(162x)
Recipes : H(162x) bedwetting, root decoction of Zea mays, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mahindi
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a handful of styles and stigmas of flowers of Zea mays, decoction in 2 liters of H2O and reduce to 1.5 liters and filter. VO. two tablespoons (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ndjo (Sango)
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(007), H(051)
Recipes : H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) leaves of Zea mays, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikigori (Kirundi)
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(015x), H(034), H(051), H(090), H(099x), H(100), H(113), H(128), H(163), H(177), H(178), H(179)
Recipes : H(005), H(128), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, lixiviation, to dilute, VO. + syrup of sugar
H(005), H(128), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon, roots of Abrus precatorius, whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua of Equisetum ramosissimum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(005) + H(178), summit with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus of Dodonaea viscosa, whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua of Equisetum ramosissimum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction 95% (H2O), VO.
H(015x), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, leaves of Aphloia theiformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(034) tachycardia, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, twigs with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(034) tachycardia, whole plant of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma Zea mays, lixiviation, dissoudre, VO.
H(034) tachycardia, seeds of Solanum nigrum, styliform and stigma Zea mays, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(038) + H(109) lumbar pain, barks stem, branch, trunk of Neobegua mahafalensis of Pygeum africanum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, flowers of Amygdalus persica, leaves of Nicandra physalodes, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) bilieuse, leaves of Mangiirona indica, roots of Gossypium arboreum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, leaves of Pentopetia androsaemifolia, rhizome of Curcuma longa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099x), ONS., RNS.
H(100), roots of Achyranthes aspera , whole plant of Senecio faujasioides of Inula perrier , leaves of Buxus madacascaricai, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) phlebitis, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Thymus vulgaris of Phellolophium madagascariense of Inula perrieri of Dichrocephala lyrata, leaves of Siegesbeckia orientalis, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(163), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon of Smilax kraussiana, ripe fruit of Coriandrum sativum, whole plant of Tachiadenus carinatus of Saccharum officinarum of Alchemilla sp. of Plectranthus villosus, leaves of Mentha rotundifolia, decoction (H20), VO.
H(177), foliole of Cassia alata, leaves of Protorhus sp. of Siegesbeckia orientalis, style and stigma of Zea mays, ONS. of Musa sp.
H(178), H(090), twigs with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis of Euphorbia hirta, rhizome of Asparagus vaginellatus, leaves of Malleastrum gracile, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(179) loins lithiasis, seeds of Piper nigrum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Equisetum ramosissimum, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon, flowers of Hibiscus tiliaceus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : somo-katsaka
Reference HB 22
Author(s) : Bilo, H. & C. Bilo - Groen
Title : Herbalism in Seychelles. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 393 - 402, (1985)
Symptoms : H(095x)
Recipes : H(095x), styliform, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : maïs (local), corn (English)
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(027z), H(050), H(098), H(099), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(116), H(124), H(130), H(139), H(167x), H(195)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy troubles, roots tea of pungu-osovo (Zea mays) of mdilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) + ashes, VO. at 8, 12 and 16 h
H(036) vertigo, roots tea of pungu (Zea mays) of sangu (Pennisetum typhoides) of ku (Eleusine coracana)
H(050) flatulent, tepid tea of roots, VO.
H(098) insomnia, infusion of leaves in pieces of pungu (Zea mays) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum), VO.
H(099) epilepsy, tea from bards of Zea mays
H(104) (otchy) ungulwila, stomach sourness, dyspepsia, tea of root + honey, VO. 2 X / day
H(109) lombar pains, boiled roots, massage with le liquid
H(113) arthralgia, boiled pounded roots, massage with le liquid
H(124) haemorrage uterus, roots mixed with ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) to the semolina of pungu (Zea mays), to boil, VO.
H(116) amenorrhea, roots tea of pungu-osovo (Zea mays) of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) of tiko (Blumea mollis) VOP., 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(124) (unidentified plant) twe unene, (olo) nalayi, mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could be deadly , tea of root of pungu (Zea mays) + hota-hota (unidentified plant)
H(130) poliomyelietis, to pound the roots of yumbi (Mucuna stans), friction + massage with pungu (Zea mays)
H(139) sexual incapacity, tea of root, VO. 3 X / day
H(167x) (otchi) saluke, hallucinations at night, child, fumigation / sauna or bath with the plant
H(195) hydropisy, fruit of molo (Ricinus communis) to pound, to boil, 50 cc of this preparation + tea of pungu (Zea mays) + tea of root of ngandja (Swartia madagascariensis) of sese (Cassia angolensis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (a) pumu, (e) pungu, (e) pungu-osovo (Umubundu), espiga de milho, milho (Portuguese)
Reference HB 27
Author(s) : Ben Saï, S.
Title : Médecine indigène et plantes médicinales au Soudan. Notes Africaines, 21, 6 - 8, (1944)
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007) diur., barbel, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : manio (Bambara), maka (Malinke, Kasombe), mako (Sominke)
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(139)
Recipes : H(139, 8), seeds of Zea mays, dried barks of Kleinedoxa gabonensis, decoction, VO.
H(139, 5), seeds of Zea mays, stems barks of Milicia excelsa, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 31
Author(s) : Bah, S., D. Diallo, S. Dembélé, B.S. Paulsen
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for the treatment of schistosomiasis in Niono district, Mali. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, 387-399, (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007968
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal schistosomiasis, calcinate the spike of Zea mays, mix with powder of leaves of Glossonema boveanum of Opilia celtidifolia,, VO. 1coffee spoon in the porridge of millet or sorghum, VO. 1 X / day during 4 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Niono district)
Vernacular name : kaba (Bambara)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, seeds of Zea mays
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (e)pungu (Umubumbu), milho (Portuguese)
Reference HB 45
Author(s) : Bablola, K., A.
Title : An Examination of the Usage of Herbal Contraceptives and Abortifacients in Lagos State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 140-46. 2009 http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/contra.htm
Symptoms : H(112), H(112x)
Recipes : H(112), abortifacient, cook leaf of Cassia alata, root of Curculigo pilosa and fruit of Colocynthis citrullus in water obtained from fermented milled fruits of Zea mays for 45 minutes. Take in small glass cup thrice daily.
H(112x) contraceptive, wash whole plant of Abrus precatorius and boil in water obtained from fermented milled fruits of Zea mays. Take in small glass cup three times daily before intercourse. To restore fertility, stop taking the preparation
H(112x) contraceptive, cut roots of Cassia alata, Citrus medica, and Anthocleista vogelii and boil with water obtained from fermented milled fruits of Zea mays for about one hour. Take the juice in small glass cup twice daily. To restore fertility, stop taking the drink.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, fruits of Zea mays macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : mubomore, milho (Chindau)
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)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff , fresh straws of Zea mays, burn and cream ashes with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hareg resa (Amharic)
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(113)
Recipes : H(113), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(008), H(015x), H(045), H(126), H(151), H(166)
Recipes : H(008), fruit of Zea mays, to soften at the heat of the fire, VO.
H(015x), stigma of Zea mays, roots of Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (1 l. H2O), VO., morning and evening ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(015x, 3) during pregnacy, stem of Saccharum officinarum, stigma of Zea mays, barks of Cratispermum laurinum of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. 200 ml., morning and evening
H(045) urinary canal, roots of Citrus aurantifolia, stigma of Zea mays, 1 l. of decoction (H2O), VO. ; childs, 1 coffee spoon morning and evening ; adults 100 ml morning and evening
H(126), stigma of Zea., decoction (1 l. H2O), VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 200 ml.
H(151), bractées of l'épis of Zea., decoction (H2O), VO. 200 ml., morning and evening
H(166) hoquet, tuberous barks fermented of Manihot esculenta, seeds of Zea mays + clay blanche + salt, VO. : 1 soup spoon to each hoquet + 1 coffee spoon d'palm oil
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(007), H(015), H(034), H(038), H(090)
Recipes : H(015) hematuria, decoction 90 gr of leaves of Eugenia michelii (roussailles) of 90 gr of Psidium pomiferum (goyavier rouge) cotton of Zea mays (maïs) en slices minces, a bottle H2O, to reduce a large cup, filter, VO. For small cups several times a day
H(034) tachycardia, extract of stigma of Zea mays, VO 3 gr / day in a syrup
H(179) gravel, bladder catarrh, renal colic, 12 gr of stigmates of Zea mays (maïs), 350 gr distilled H2O, dissolve, filter+ 650 gr of sugar, made1 l of sirop + 10 gr alcool. This syrup acts as a local anesthetic
Zea mays is also involved in the treatment of : H(007) diuretic (stigmate), H(038) bladder, H(090) heart, H(193) emollient (seeds)
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : maïs (Creole) , makka cholon (Tamoul)
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(007), H(008), H(097), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008) shigellose, infrutescence Zea mays, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, to carbonize, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(008) + H(104), barks of the underground part of Holarrhena africana, seeds of Zea mays, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, powder, VO. in le meal
H(097), bark of the undergroud part of Holarrhena africana, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens of Aframomum melegueta, seeds of Zea mays, to dry, diluted powder, VO. + lemon juice
H(097), bark of the undergroud part of Holarrhena africana, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens of Aframomum melegueta, seeds of Zea mays, to dry, diluted powder (H2O), VO. + local application
H(104), barks of the underground part of Holarrhena africana, seeds of Zea mays, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, powder, VO. in le meal
H(169), hernie umbilical, bark of the undergroud part of Holarrhena africana, seeds of Zea mays, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : maïs (Français), kamana (Mooré), magno, kaba (Bambara)
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fruits of Zea mays, to carbonize, infusion (H2O), to wash
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(130)
Recipes : H(130), maceration leaves of Zea mays in palm wine (Elaeis guineensis), VO
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 20
Author(s) : Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title : Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Symptoms : H(095), H(163), H(179)
Recipes : H(095) refreshing drink, infusion of barbs of Zea mays
H(179) calculus, H(163) gout, barbs of Zea mays in decoction en tea, VO.
H(179) kidney calculus, decoction of stigmate of maize, VO., 3 X / Day pendant 2 semaines
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : maïs, maize
Reference HH 05
Author(s) : Hulstaert, G.
Title : Notes de Botanique Mongo. Acad. Roy. des Sc. d'Outre- Mer, Classe des Sc. Nat. & Méd., N.S. XV-3, 212 p., (1966)
Symptoms : H(037), H(055)
Recipes : H(037), leaves of Zea mays, fruit of Aframomum sp., to pound, VO.
H(055), leaves of Zea mays, to grind, VO. (strong dosis)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Mongo people)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) groin, cataplasm of a partial mixing of young ears of Zea mays pounded leaves Annona latifolia , Chrysanthemum americanum, Lantana camara, Ocimum gratissimum to reabsorb, Indigofera suffruticosa , Setaria anceps
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HH 8k
Author(s) : Hirt, H. M. & M. Bindanda
Title : La médecine naturelle en Afrique.Comment se soigner par les plantes tropicales. Editions Centre de vulgarisation agricole, B.P. 4008, Kinshasa 2, République du Zaïre, 144 p., (1993)
Symptoms : H(005), H(151), H(166), H(171)
Recipes : H(005), H(151), H(166), bristles , decoction in 1 L H2O, filter VO, small dosis in 1 day
H(171), bristles , decoction in1 L H2O, filter VO, during 3 to 4 days ( not to eat suggar)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ilefo kia masisi (Kiyaka), nzefu zi masasi (Kitandu), muhindi (Swahili), poone (Sotho), masangu (Kwilu), masasi (Kikongo)
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(007), H(038), H(068), H(170), H(173)
Recipes : H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, to dry, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), H(173), seeds teguments of Zea mays, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, seeds of Zea mays, roots of Securinega virosa, barks stem, branch, trunk of Vernonia colorata, powder, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Securinega virosa of Acacia sieberiana, barks stem, branch, trunk of Vernonia colorata, fruits of Zea mays, to pound, to cook (H2O), VO
H(170), seeds of Zea mays, barks stem, branch, trunk of Cochlospermum tinctorium , powder, VO.
H(173), roots of Terminalia macroptera, barks stem, branch, trunk of Stereospermum kunthianum, stems with leaves of Guiera senegalensis, stems with leaves, seeds of Cucumis melo, seeds teguments of Zea mays, maceration (H2O), decoction (H2O), VO., to wash + complex treatement
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 12
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms : H(033), H(068), H(139)
Recipes : H(033) femal sterility, H(068) bilharziosis, H(139) sexual incapacity, stems barks, trunk, roots of Vernonia colorata + withear of maize (Zea mays) red type
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : maka, makarbodiri, bala (Peul, Tocolor)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) sorcery (ibitama, ibihindi, amashitani, ibihato), leaves, Tagetes minuta, Gynura scandens (umuhurwe), Ajuga alba (gitinywa), maceration H2O, VO., + leaves, Mitragyna rubrostipulata barks Dracaena steudneri, seeds Zea mays, powder to slik
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : ibigori
Reference HK 22
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005), bristles of Zea mays calcinated + karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum) , pomad
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kanian (Dagari), kamana (Gourounsi)
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(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, tassel of Zea mays, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : igbado
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(095)
Recipes : H(095), Zea mays important food crop and commercial among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
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(113)
Recipes : H(113) myalgie , decoction of seeds of Zea mays, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : lisangu (Ngwaka, Lingala)
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(005), H(013), H(014), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(005) swollen legs, H(005) edema (mvimbu),H(014) head itching, yellowing of the hair, pound the following plants : Myrianthus arboreus (barks of trunk), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Crossopteryx febrifuga (leaves), Zea mays (leaves), Cyperus articulatus, Ficus asperifolia (leaves). Mix with the oil of raw palm nuts, apply (rub) on the body 2 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions with desquamation starting with members before invading the whole body, pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves) Canarium schweinfurthii (barks of trunk), Conyza sumatrensis, Zea mays (fresh waste), Gossypium barbadense (leaves of cotton plant), Pentadiplandra brazzeana (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (fève of Calabar) and Canna indica (fresh seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves) and Eleutherine bulbosa (leaves). Mix with oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis), Apply to the body du patient, 2 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions with desquamation starting with members before invading the whole body, pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves) Canarium schweinfurthii (barks of trunk), Conyza sumatrensis, Zea mays (fresh waste), Gossypium barbadense (leaves of cotton plant), Pentadiplandra brazzeana (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (fève of Calabar) and Canna indica (fresh seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves) and Eleutherine bulbosa (leaves). Mix with oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis), Apply to the body du patient, 2 times per day.
H(014) acute dermatitis with desquamation andH(014) itchings (nkulu-mpese), pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Canarium schwenfurthii (barks of trunk), Conyza sumatrensis, Zea mays (green waste), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (seeds), Canna indica (green seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves), Eleutherine bulbosa (leaves); Mix with oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guinensis). Rub the body, 2 times per day.
H(139) sexual weakness in man (non-erection of the penis), decoction of the following plants : Costus phyllocephalus (roots), Gardenia ternifolia (roots), Schwenkia americana, the beard of corn. (Zea mays), Sesamum indicum (seeds).To filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, boil together the following plants: Oryza sativa (leaves, roots and seeds waste), fresh roots of Zea mays, leaves and roots of Dichrostachys cinerea, fruits of Caloncoba welwitschii, Cymbopogon densiflorus, roots of Commelina africana and Piper nigrum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : masangu, sasi (Kikongo)
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, leaves of Moringa oleifera boiled in strained corn of Zea mays dough liquid
H(051) paludism, leaves of Grossera vigne boiled with the filtrate from strained corn of Zea mays dough
H(051) paludism, leaves of Dioscorea dumetorum boiled in strained corn of corn of Zea mays dough liquid.
H(051) paludism, whole plant of Phyllanthus fraternus boiled with Cymbopogon citratus leaves in strained corn of Zea mays dough liquid., décoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HL 13
Author(s) : Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title : Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989)
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013),H(014), 50 gr of roots Eleusine indica, decoction in 2 l. H2O + 2 pices of sugar can + 20 gr barbs of Zea mays, VO., 3X / D
H(171) diabetes, decoction in 1 l H2O of 1 leaf of Piper sp., 1 root Eleusine indica, one foot of Ageratum conyzoides, a little of Foenicum vulgare, a piece of bark of Syzygium cumini, leaves of Bibens pilosa and the beard of Zea mays
H(038) urinary tract burns, decoction of the entire foot of Fragaria vesca of Hypericum lanceolatum and barbe of Zea mays dans 2 à 3 l H2O
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 68
Author(s) : Mchangama, M. et P. Salaün
Title : Recueil d’une pharmacopée à Mayotte: Le savoir sur les plantes médicinales de Maoulida Mchangama Langues, savoirs et pouvoirs dans l'océan Indien occidental http://oceanindien.revues.org/1770
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) baby's umbilical wound (bei fuetri ni zaza), ears of cultivated rice of Zea mays on burning coals and recover the earth and ash, atinidzofu (Kibushi), ix with oil of copra or milk of coco. Apply the mixture to the newborn's navel after bathing..
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : not regitered by the authors
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, seeds of Zea mays
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umbone (isi Xhosa)
Reference HN 08
Author(s) : Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title : Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) insects, leaves , styliform, VO. (scorpion)
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 16
Author(s) : Ndukwu, B.C. and N.B.Ben-Nwadibia
Title : Ethnomedicinal aspects of plants used as spices and condiments in the Niger delta area of Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW : http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/niger.htm
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) for the treatment of paludism, the unripe fruits of Capsicum frutescens together with the roots of Securidaca longipedunculata (violet tree), whole plant of Allium ascalonicum seeds of Aniphyllea species; old leaves of Carica papaya (pawpaw), roots of Citrullus vulgaris (cucumber), roots of Elais guineensis (oil palm) are powdered, then mixed with hot pap of Zea mays and taken orally for 3-4 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 21
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Ethnoterapeutic management of skin diseases among the Kikuyus of Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 111, pp. 303-307 ( 2007)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 4) boil, sap from young grain of Zea mays, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mbembe (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 28
Author(s) : Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title : Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, (december 2009)
Symptoms : H(162x), H(171)
Recipes : H(162x) enuresis, H(171) diabetes, 1 handfull of leaves of Eucalyptus globulus of Persea americana of stigmats of Zea mays, infusion, filter, VO. regularly
H(162x) enuresis, decoction of 2 handfuls of leaves and roots of Zea mays and Mangifera indica in 1 l. of honey et 1/2 l. H2O. VO. Every evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 39
Author(s) : Nzuki Bakwaye, F., C. Termote, K. Kibungu, P. Van Damme
Title : Identification et importance locale des plantes médicinales utilisées dans la région de Mbanza-Ngungu, République démocratique du Congo Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, N° 316 (2) (2013)
Symptoms : H(000), H(038), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(201) related to culture syndromes, .H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain , Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, fruits or flowers , tige, seeds of Zea mays. Pharmaceutical form: ashes , decoction, powder or fragment . Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : masangu
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(007), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(037) cough, decoction des stigmates of Zea mays
H(104) stomach aches, maceration of six leaves of Erythroxylum platyclados fallen to the groundac + beard of Zea mays
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : tsakotsako (Antakarana) , baby, katsaka, tsako (Malgache) , maïs (French) , corn, maize (English)
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(124)
Recipes : H(124), decoction of cob of Zea mays is damped on infected nose with a small hand towel and aids in the treatment of nose bleeding
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ndokwa Delta State)
Vernacular name : agbado
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(139), H(139)
Recipes : H033y) lack of sperm oligosperma , H(139) weak erection, Manihot esculenta root, Dioscorea sp. tuber, Garcinia cola seed, Cola nitida cotyledon, dried Zea mays, Cnetis ferruginea, seeds of Mucuna sloanei, unripe Musa parasidiaca and Piper guineensis are all ground together with sugar, and taken with water or cold pap.. (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 : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 04
Author(s) : Pernet, R. & G. Meyer
Title : Pharmacopée de Madagascar Publication de l'Institut de Recherche scientifique, Tananarive - Tsimbazaza, 86 p., (1957)
Symptoms : H(005), H(007), H(034)
Recipes : H(005) + H(034), H(007), stigma, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
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(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikigori (Kirundi)
Reference HR 18
Author(s) : Razafindraibe, M., A. R.Kuhlman, H. Rabarison, V. Rakotoarimanana, C.Rajeriarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T.Randrianarivony, F. Rakotoarivony, R. Ludovic, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants used by women from Agnalazaha littoral forest (Southeastern Madagascar) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/73
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, barbe of Zea mays, RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name : katsaka
Reference HR 53
Author(s) : Randriamiharisoa, M. N. , A. R. Kuhlman, V. Jeannoda, H. Rabarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T. Randrianarivony, F.Raktoarivony, A. Randrianasolo and R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants sold in the markets of Antananarivo, Madagascar Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2015) 11:60 DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0046-y
Symptoms : H(038), H(126), H(179)
Recipes : H(038) urinary tract problems, H(126) hepatitis, H(179) kidney stones, silk of Zea mays, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (markets of Antananarivo)
Vernacular name : volokatsaka
Reference HR 55
Author(s) : Rakotoarivelo, N. H., F. Rakotoarivony, A. V. Ramarosandratana, V. H. Jeannoda, A. R. Kuhlman, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants used to treat the most frequent diseases encountered in Ambalabe rural community, Eastern Madagascar Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:68 (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0050-2
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach-ache, decoction of stems of Zea mays, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Eastern Madagascar, Ambalabe rural community
Vernacular name : tsakotsako (Betsimisaraka)
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)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion of the silk of Zea mays and the fruit juice of Citrus limon, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : sai (Babungo)
Reference HS 29
Author(s) : Sonibare, M.A., and R. B. Abegunde
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Laniba village people in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(24), pp. 1726-1732, 29 June, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/AJPP/PDF/pdf2012/29%20Jun/Sonibare%20and%20Abegunde.pdf
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, roasted Dioscorea hirtiflora is grounded and mixed with potash and drunk with hot pap (from Zea mays).
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria (Laniba village)
Vernacular name : mi ogi (Yoruba)
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, 4) paludism, flowers of Zea mays, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (town of Maroua, Far North Region)
Vernacular name : masardji (Fulfulde)
Reference HS 33a
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S , M. Potgieter M., Milingoni Tshisikhawe, Soul Shava, A. Maroyi
Title : Medicinal utilization of exotic plants by Bapedi traditional healers to treat human ailments in Limpopo province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 646–655 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006769
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root of Zea mays mixed: with leaves of Citrus limon and boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
H(051) paludism, whole plant pounded and mixed with lotion of Vaseline and applied topically every time after bathing
H(051) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mabele(Pedi)
Reference HS 37
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(051, 3 paludism, whole plant of Zea mays. Pounded et mixed with Vaseline (lotion) and applied topically every time after bathing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mabele
Reference HS 47
Author(s) : Samoisy, A. K., M. Fawzi Mahomoodally
Title : Ethnopharmacological analysis of medicinal plants used against non-communicable diseases in Rodrigues Island, Indian Ocean Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 20–38 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.06.036
Symptoms : H(050), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) inflammation, infusion of the immature fruit of Zea mays. VO. 1 cup once.
H(050) bloating, infusion of 3 flowers and 3 immature fruit in 1 L of H2O, of H2O, VO. 1 cup per day.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : maïs (Rodrigues Creole), maize (English)
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(007), H(038), H(095), H(193)
Recipes : H(007) in case of H(038), bladder, stigmas, RNS.
H(095), seeds enter the preparation of a drink emolliente and refreshing
H(193), flour in cataplasm
(registered from references HT 20 - 4, HT 20 - 5, HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 7, HT 20 - 9)
Region : Mauritius, Reunion
Country : Mauritius, Reunion
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 23
Author(s) : Tapsoba, H. & J.P. Deschamps
Title : Use of medicinal plants for the treatment of oral diseases in Burkina Faso. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 104, pp.68 - 78 ( 2006)
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(103), toothache, decoction made with flowers, indigenous salt and white stones is used as a mouthwash.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Kadiogo province)
Vernacular name : kamaana (Moore)
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(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth caries, ashes of stems of Zea mays, application on gums
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : duma
Reference HT 3k
Author(s) : They, A.K.A.
Title : L' herbe et non le fétiche.Médecine et “remèdes miracles” des plantes de chez nous.82 p. , undatet, adress: A.K.A. They, BP.4801- Lome, Togo. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051), flour, paste, on the body
H(113), maize barbs, decoction (H2O) , 15' VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
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, seed silk of Zea mays decoction , RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South east of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses: hypertension, analgesic, inflammation, contraceptive, nose bleeds, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : agbado (Yoruba), oka (Ibo), masara (Hausa), corn Maize (Local English)
Reference HV 05
Author(s) : Van Der Steur, L.
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées par les Peul du Sénégal Oriental. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 8, n° 2, 189 - 200, (1994)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves Mitragyna inermis + male flowers Zea mays , infusion, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Oriental Senegal
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(008), H(055)
Recipes : H(008) or H(055), leaves Culcasia scandens, Zea mays , a whole fruit Aframomum melegueta, burn the ingredients, place in a small gourd, pierce a hole at the top and another at the bottom and cork them. For H(055) tahe the medecine from the upper hole. For H(008) take the medicine from the lower hole. VO. with cold white corn meal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agbado
Reference HV 09
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E. , H. de Wet , F.R. Van Heerden
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in the southeastern Karoo South Africa Journal of Botany , 74, pp. 696–704, (2008)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) madness (severe nervous conditions), smoke a cigarette made from the leaves of Abutilon sonneriatum mixed with the styles (beard) of sweetcorn (Zea may); “it breaks the madness”.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Murraysburg region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HV 10
Author(s) : Verbeeck, A.
Title : Inlandse Geneesmiddelen AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 1, 11 year, pp 23 - 31, parts 1 to 4, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 2, 11 year,, pp 70 - 75, parts 5 to 7, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 3, 11 year,, pp 98 - 102, parts 8 to 13, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 4, 11 year,, pp 148 - 152, parts 14 to 19, (1948) http://www.abbol.com/bookbank/books/aequatoria%201948.pdf
Symptoms : H(037), H(055)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Zea mays of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves in H2O, VO. profusely
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lisangu nyangî (Nkundo)
Reference HW 02
Author(s) : Wellens R.P.
Title : Sur des plantes médicinales ou utiles du Mayumbe Congo belge d'après des notes du Rév. Père Wellens 1891 - 1924 / par E. De Wildeman, membre de l'Académie de médecine de Paris. Bruxelles : G. Van Campenhout, 97 p; 8°, (1938)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), green barbs of Zea mays, warm up in H2O, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo) (Mayumbe)
Vernacular name : masasi
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(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia male, spathe of Zea mays, to softened by the heat of fire, powder, scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HZ 03
Author(s) : Zerbo, P., J. Millogo-Rasolodimby, O. G. Nacoulma-Ouédraogo, P. Van Damme
Title : Plantes médicinales et pratiques médicales au Burkina Faso : cas des Sanan Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, N° 307 ( 1 ), (2011)
Symptoms : H(082), H(087), H(191)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory problems, H(087) infections, infestations , H(191) disorders of the circulatory system., fruits of Zea mays decoction, VO., bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (San countries, northwestern Burkina Faso)
Vernacular name : musi (Sanan)
Reference J1 Nord
Author(s) : Jouad, H., M. Haloui, H.Rhiouani, J.El-Hilaly & M. Eddouks
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes, cardiac and renal diseases in the North centre of Morocco (Fez-Boulemane). Table 1 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 77, pp. 175 - 182 ((2001)
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179, 61) renal disease, stem, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (region of Fez-Boulemane)
Vernacular name : dra
Reference L2 Nord
Author(s) : Lahsissene, H., A. Kahouadjia, M. Tijane & S. Hseini
Title : Catalogue des plantes médicinales utilisées dans la région de Zaër (Maroc occidental) LEJEUNIA, Revue de Botanique, Nouvelle série N° 186_2, Décembre 2009 http://www.scribd.com/doc/57709703/Lejeunia-186-2
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney stones, jujubes of Ziziphus lotus, associated with fruits of Juncus acutus and Juncus maritimus (reeds), with styles of Zea mays (corn), rhizomes of Cynodon dactylon (chiendent) and flowers of Opuntia ficus-indica (fig of Barbary), RNS
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Western)
Vernacular name : maïs (French)
Reference S1 Nord
Author(s) : Sarri, M., N. Hendel, A. Boudjelal and D. Sarri
Title : Inventory of medicinal plants used for traditional treatment of eczema in the region of Hodna (M'Sila-Algeria) GJRMI, Volume 1, Issue4, 97 - 100 ( 2012) http://www.gjrmi.com/Upload/Issue4/Madani%20Sari%20et%20al.%20GJRMI%201%284%29%2097-100.pdf
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney infection and H(038) urinary infection , decoction ( 15 to 20 min) from flowers of Opuntia ficus-indica (cactus), stigma of Zea mays (maïs), rhizome Agropyrum repens (chienden) and Hordeum vulgare seeds(d’orge)
Region : North Africa
Country : Marocco, Kenitra town
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference S3 Nord
Author(s) : Salhi, S.,M. Fadli, L. Zidane & A. Douira
Title : Etudes floristique et ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales de la ville de Kénitra (Maroc) Lazaroa 31: 133-146 (2010).
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) urinary tract infection, H(179) kidney infection, decoction (15' to 20') from cactus flowers "Opuntia ficus-indica*, stigma of Zea mays, wheatgrass rhizomes "Agropyrum repens" and barley seeds "Hordeum vulgare"
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Kenitra town)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference T2 Nord
Author(s) : Tahraoui, A., J., El-Hilaly, Z.H. Israili, B. Lyoussi
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used in the traditional treatment of hypertension and diabetes in south-eastern Moroco (Errachidia province). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 105 - 117 (2007)
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 5), dried seeds, roasted of Zea mays - -
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Errachidia province)
Vernacular name : dra squbi
Reference VA 17
Author(s) : Assogba, M.N.
Title : Quelques enquêtes sur la pharmacopée traditionnelle vétérinaire en République populaire du Bénin. 13ème Conférence de la Société ouest africaine de pharmacologie, 23-24-25 février 1984 à Cotonou. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique. Collège polytechnique universitaire, 107 p., (1984)
Symptoms : V(008), V(014)
Recipes : Vb(008)veau, 3 soup spoons of dough of corn+ 1 soup spoon water of fermentation + 1 glass vine of palm, 1 dose
Vb(014), ears of empty corns , roasted, powder + karit‚ butter (Butyrospermum parkii) , cream to coat the body of the animal
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gberebou (Bariba)gbade (Fon), gbade (Goun)ebli (Mina)
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(008), V(030)
Recipes : Vch(008, 3 ), Vb(008, 3 ), Veq(008, 3 ), Vc(008, 3 ), Vo(008, 3 ), Musa sp. , 1l. juice from flowers + Zea mays, ears in ashes, to mix , VO., 1 l. small animals, 2 l. the others
Vb(030), dry ears, ashes + 1l. H2O, decoction, VO.(1/2 l) repeat if necessary
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(059)
Recipes : Vpc(059) plague, (tonga, iragara, kiholi , Kinande), 2 handfull of leaves of Cannabis sativa, 2 kg of germinate maize (Zea mays), to pound, in the food during 1 week
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VC 20
Author(s) : Chavunduka D.M.
Title : Plants regarded by Africans as being of medicinal value to animals. Rhodesian Veterinaty journal 7: 6-12 (1976).
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vv(082) various nervous symptoms, grains of Zea mays roasted and given hot
(registered from reference VG 56).
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VC 21
Author(s) : Chah,J M., E M Igbokwe and K F Chah
Title : Ethno-veterinary medicine used in small ruminant health in the Eastern Guinea Savanna, Nigeria Livestock Research for Rural Development 21 (12) (2009) http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd21/12/chah21221.htm
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea in small animals, seeds of Zea mays, roast and feed the animal
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Eastern Guinea Savanna)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VD 02
Author(s) : Dalziel, J.M.
Title : The useful plants of west tropical Africa. The Crown Agents for the Colonies, 4, Millbank, Westminster, London, S.W.1, 612 p., (1937)
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Veq(008),enema, decoction leaves, RNS.
Veq(008), idem +sometimes Opilia celtidifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nord)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VD 06
Author(s) : Dupiré, M.
Title : Pharmacopée Peule du Niger et du Cameroun. Bull. IFAN, XIX, sér. B, 3-4, 382 - 417, (1957)
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) charm for the prosperity of the herd, decoction of pounded seeds of Zea maïs and leaves of Momordica balsamina.VO. by the herd owner (nomadic Peul of Uda of Niger)
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VE 02
Author(s) : Eruvbetine, Abegunde
Title : Ethnoveterinary practices in the treatment of diseases of indigenous chicken. Nig. Vet. J.19: pp 21–26. (1998) From reference VF 02
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(039) lice control, fermented water from Zea mays and sprinkled in bird shed.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ogi (Yoruba)
Reference VF 05
Author(s) : Fison, T.
Title : Some ethnoveterinary information from South Sudan Undated document http://www.vetwork.org.uk/evkfison.pdf
Symptoms : V(027)
Recipes : Vb(027) neonatal problem, perhaps joint-ill (tiith), take some maize, fry it, grind it, mix with water, administer as an emema.(Nuer)
Region : East Africa
Country : South-Soudan (Nuer zone)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference VG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medical practitioner in Zimbabwe. His principles of practice and pharmacopoeia. Mambo Press, Gweru, Zimbabwe, 411 p., (1985)
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : V(002, r), ears roasted and attached behind the nape of the neck (shona)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (zone shona)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VG 26
Author(s) : Gakuubi, M. M.& W. Wanzala
Title : A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8:39, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/39
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta (kuremera thigiri), Maize cob is burnt, grinded into fine powder and mixed with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mpempe
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(006) + V(104), V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea, Vb(006) + Vb(104) gastrointestinal disease, braid around the neck or water from fermented corn,, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : South Benin, south departements (Atlantic, Mono et Ouémé)
Vernacular name : aabado (Foun), ebli (Toffin)
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(051), V(108)
Recipes : Vv(051) fever, Vv(108) cold, seeds of Zea mays, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : agbado
Reference VM 00
Author(s) : Maas, A.
Title : Inventaire des produits traditionnels contre la diarrhée des petits ruminants. Enquête dans le département du Mono. Rapport de stage. Direction de la recherche agronomique. Projet de recherche appliquée en milieu réel. République du Bénin, Ministère du développement rural, 39 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vr(008), 2 handfull of griled seeds + 1 beer of beer of salt, 2 x / day, 2 days. In case of failure TETRACYCLINE
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin - Mono - Zouzouvou
Vernacular name : mais gillé= bafo, bafototo (Adja), gbade (Fon), agdabo (Magot)
Reference VN 08
Author(s) : Nacoulma - Ouedraogo, O., J. Millogo - Rasolodimby & S. Guinko
Title : Les plantes herbacées dans la thérapie des piqûres d'insectes. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 11 - 12, 1 65 - 176, (1997 - 1998)
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), insects , stylis, decoction, infusion, VO., scorpion
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VN 22
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Herbal usage and informant concensus in ethnoveterinary management of cattle diseases among Kikuyus (Central Kenya). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 108, pp. 332-339 ( 2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106002819
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarhoea, dry cob of Zea mays, boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûcakwe
Reference VS 01
Author(s) : Saikhou, B.
Title : L'élevage au Fouta-Djallon (régions de Timbo et Labé). Bull. Institut français d'Afrique Noire, Paris, Librairie Larose I, 2 - 3, 630 - 644, (1939)
Symptoms : V(014), V(030)
Recipes : V(014), bran of Zea mays + butter + fruit Citrullus sp. , ointment
Vb(030), pounded plant, pasta + salted H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : South and East Africa, Guinea Conakry (Fouta-Djallon)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VW 02
Author(s) : Wilbert
Title : Etudes sur la zootechnie et la pathologie du Soudan Français (Haut Sénégal, Niger et Haute Volta). Pharmacopée indigène, 242 - 247, (1920) From ref. : VB 10
Symptoms : V(007)
Recipes : V(007), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : not registered
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, 3) against livestock ticks, leaf, stem of Zea mays, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kamayindi (Bukusu), amatumwa (Wanga)