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Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae

19 reference(s) related to this plant

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, leaves and roots of Acanthus montanus, poultice and as topic
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ahon-ekun (Yoruba)
Reference HA 47
Author(s) : Abondo, A., F. Mbenkum & D. Thomas
Title : Ethnobotany and the medicinal plants of the Korup rainforest project area, Cameroon in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, mashed leaves of Acanthus montanus in red oil and eaten
H(068) intestinal worms, leves infusion of Acanthus montanus as enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance) stems with leaves of Acanthus montanus, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : dèbio (Fon)
Reference HG 60
Author(s) : Göhre, Á., B. Toto-Nienguesse, M. Futuro, C. Neinhuis & T. Lautenschläge
Title : Plants from disturbed savannah vegetation and their usage by Bakongo tribes in Uíge, Northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:42 (2016) DOI 10.1186/s13002-016-0116-9
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, leaves infusion of Acanthus montanus, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Symptoms : H(020x), H(026), H(068), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(118), H(139)
Recipes : H(020x) dog bite, H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(068) intestinal helminthiasis, H(099) epilepsy, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(104) gastritis, H(118) pharyngitis, H(139) chronic ulcer, stem, leaves, tops of Acanthus montanus, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(014), H(034), H(037), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) panaris, pounded fresh leaves of Acanthus montanus, by local application
H(034) heart palpitations and douleurs thoraciques, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(037) pneumonia macerationdes stems and the leaves, VO.,1 glass several times a day.
H(037) pneumothorax, triturated leaves of Euphorbia hirta of Acanthus montanus and of Rourea coccinea, soaked in palm oil.in friction
H(037) pneumonia, roots decoction as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(157) convulsions infantiles fresh leaves soaked in palm oil and heat softened, friction sur le corps, 3 times per day.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, macerated fresh leaves , VO., ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves, branches of Urera trinervis of Ocimumum gratissimum, Mucuna pruriens, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus and Microsorum scolopendria , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, of Lukolela, of Bumba, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Bowase-Bongbia II), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : balagalan, gana (Ngwaka), lilatela (Mokula), ipengwa nkoyi (Mpama), lolemo la nkoyi (Libinza), lilanga (Kinunu)
Reference HL 18
Author(s) : Lebbie, A. R., R. P. Guries
Title : Ethnobotanical value and conservation of sacred groves of the Kpaa Mende in Sierra Leone Economic Botany, 49 (3), pp. 297-308, (1995)
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) leaves of Acanthus montanus are boiled and the decoction drunk as a remedy for urine retention
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : kpete pela (Kpaa Mende)
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 : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg livestock (ubutaka bwa nyamukuka or umubagabaga, umutagara), or symptomatic anthrax or ubutaka bwa nyamukanura, rapid anthrax, presumably acute bacterium anthrax: healing method: pulverized coals cooled from the plants ; Acanthus montanus (ibitovu (igitovu?)) , Asparagus sp. (imishabishabi), Achyranthes aspera (umuhurura). Incisions on swelling and spitting on wounds. Using his finger, insert the powder and top with fresh butter
Vb(041) blackleg livestock (ubutaka bwa nyamukuka or umubagabaga, umutagara), or symptomatic anthrax or ubutaka bwa nyamukanura, rapid anthrax, presumably acute bacterium anthrax: curative vaccine with the plants Berkheya spekeana (ikwarara (ikigwarara)), (?) igikongeri, Acanthus montanus (igitovu) and Rubus inedulis (umukeri), with soot and fresh butter. Incisions are made on the right shoulder of each animal, including sheep, starting with the oldest and by using the the owner knife . Using the right atrial "agahera" introduce the vaccine in wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ibitovu (igitovu?) (Kinyarwanda)
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(033), H(139)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, H(139) frigidity, decoction of leaves of Acanthus montanus, 2 handfuls of Acanthus montanus, filter + 1 l. honey, 2 drinks / day during the fertile period
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(033), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism; H(191), blood purifier, decoction of unripe Acanthus montanus with, salt and pepper.
H(033) promotes pregnancy and can be taken for six to seven months after pregnancy
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HO 16
Author(s) : Ogbole, O.O. & E.O. Ajaiyeoba
Title : Traditional management of tuberculosis in Ogun state of Nigeria: the practice and ethnobotanical survey. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7 (1): 79-84 (2010)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Acanthus montanus, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : egele
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(006), H(013), H(037), H(028t), H(055), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis,H(037) cough, H(028t) urethral, discharge,H(013)H(013) boils, H(091) anaemia; H(006) purgative, H(055) emetic, H(068) antihelmintic, stem-twig, leaves, roots, Acanthus montanus, 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 : ahon-ekun, irunmu arugbo
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, concoction with the leaves of Acanthus montanus of Senna alata, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : gekbou (Babungo)
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), H(104)
Recipes : 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.3X/ day
H(104) stomach disorders, roots of Acanthus montanus boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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), H(104)
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(104, 1) stomach complain, root of Acanthus montanus are decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 44
Author(s) : Sequeira, V.
Title : Medicinal plants and conservation in Sao Tome Biodiversity and Conservation 3, 910-926 (1994)
Symptoms : H(082), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, infusion of leaves of Acanthus montanus, VO.
H(104) abdominal pains, H(108) cold, infusion of leaves, cold infusion, VO.
Region : Sao Tome
Country : Sao Tome
Vernacular name : cundu de muala vc
Reference HT 47
Author(s) : Feuya Tchouya,G. R. , A. Souza, J. C. Tchouankeu, J.-F. Yala, M. Boukandou, H. Foundikou, G. D. Nguema Obiang, F. Fekam Boyom, R. Mabika Mabika, E. Zeuko´o Menkem, D. Tantoh Ndinteh, J. Lebibi
Title : Ethnopharmacological surveys and pharmacological studies of plants used in traditional medicine in the treatment of HIV/AIDS opportunistic diseases in Gabon Journal of Ethnopharmacology 162, 306–316 (2015)
Symptoms : H(199), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections; H(104) stomach ache, barks, leaves of Acanthus montanus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : gèbanganbalè
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Acanthus montanus + white clay, to mix, to make a paste, local application
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 : lingambala (Nkundo)
Reference HV 54
Author(s) : Van der Veen, L.J., S. Bodinga-bwa-Bodinga
Title : Une société traditionnelle noire africaine et ses plantes utiles : les Eviya du Gabon Document submitted for publication http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/fulltext/Van der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Symptoms : H(055), H(034), H(037), H(077), H(100), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(055) vomitives for little childs, leaves of Acanthus montanus maceration, VO.
H(037) cough (leaves infusion), H(034) heart disease, shoots raw with salt
H(077) nausea of women and H(104) pain of stomach, shoots, cooked with peanuts or beure of modika
H(100) syphilis (stems macerated), H(113) scarification against the rheumatism preceding the yaws
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)mbanga+mbala, (Eviya language)