Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Contact |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Official name : Canna indica L.
Family : Cannaceae

12 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HC 21
Author(s) : Chevalier, A.
Title : Les plantes magiques cultivées par les noirs d'Afrique et leur origine. Plus personal communications Father André Walker to the author. Rev. Bot. Appl., Agric. Trop., 27, p. 93 - 105, (1937)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092), ordeal, Canna indica fetish test for women
Region : Subsaharan Africa
Country : Subsaharan Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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)
Symptoms : H(091), H(099), H(222)
Recipes : Cannabis indica used for the treatment of : H(091) stimulating, H(099) sedative, H(222) inebriant
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : chanvre indien (Creole) , ganja (Tamoul)
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(037), H(218)
Recipes : H(037) thorax pain, whole leaves of Canna indica, compress at abdomen
H(218) seeds for rattles
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : chala (verde), cholo
Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) amenorrhea, three seeds of Ricinodendron heudelotii subsp. africanum and a quantity of canna blooms Canna indica are beaten together in a mortar, and put into a big spoon. Then a little salt and red palm oil of Elaeis guineensis freshly prepared, (not refined by heating) is added. Three pebbles are put in the fire and allowed to get hot, then one of these "rocks" is put into the spoon and stirred until it has cooled, and then discarded. The same process is repeated with two other rocks. Woman starts up the ladderstick towards the loft and stands with both feet on the first notch and she dips her fingers into the spoon and lick off the medicine. She will have her menstrual function restored in two or three days
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Liberia (Mano)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HI 12
Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Canna indica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : ido (Yoruba), wild canna lily, indian shot plant (English)
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(018)
Recipes : H(018) acute headache heated grinded bark of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens associated with leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis, Canna indica and Portulaca oleracea by local application (on the shaved head)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba, Libenge sud (Mawuya)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003)
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(027), H(124), H(187)
Recipes : H(013) incurable skin eruptions accompanied ofH(014) itchings (yamba di nzazi), pound together the following plants : ground of termite mound crushed and burned ; déchets of fruits, roots and leaves of Aframomum alboviolaceum; Strychynos cocculoïdes (fruits), Capsicum frutescens (leaves), Canna indica (leaves), Aframomum melegueta (seeds), Cogniauxia podolaena (leaves), Tephrosia vogelii (leaves, seeds and waste of gousses) and le faux-coton du palmier Elaeis guineensis; Macerating the mixture in water, filter and mix with the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. Rub the body entier 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(027) danger of abortion, boil together les plantes pounded below : Annona senegalensis (roots), Schwenkia americana, Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Eleusine indica, Canna indica (roots).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day.
H(027) danger of abortion, pound together of plants below : Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha (roots), Schwenkia americana, Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Eleusine indica, Canna indica (roots); decoction, filter then drink ½ bamboo glass, 1 time per day.
H(027) delivery difficile suivi d’avortements (Nsula nkombo), to roast leaves of Canna indica and of Brillantaisia patula together with the plants of Ottelia ulvifolia, and des internodesd’Hyparrheniadiplandra; finely ground and mix with 1 teaspoon the powder with unegg ; VO. once a day for 3 consecutive days . After, eat un peu of cette poudre chaque jour jusqu’à l’delivery. Quand les contractions débutent il faut Take les remèdes prescrits à cette fin. Warning : It is recommended of taking ces remèdes au début du 8e mois of la grossesse.
H(027) woman giving birth of premature or deformed children, boil all the plants below: Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, leaves of Cola acuminata, of Myrianthus arboreus and of Canna indica, les spines ofRhipsalis baccifera and of Quisqualis hensii, to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(053) mumps (Kutu), crumple and press the mixing of the following plants : Crossopteryx febrifuga (leaves), Commelina africana, Canna indica (leaves), Tetrorchidium didymostemon (leaves); pour few drops (1 to 2 ) in the nose. After, pour few drops of Whisky (bitatila=alcool) in the ears.
H(124) epistaxis with contraction des doigts or of raccourssissement des bras (nkosi nzakala), decoction of the mixing of Cola acuminata (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Costus lucanusianus, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Myrianthus arboreus (leaves), Canna indica (leaves), Rhipsalis baccifera (spines), Quisqualis hensii (spines); Filter and VO. ½ bamboo glass du bouillon, 2 times per day.
H(187) continuous baby crying for lack of uvula (ngandaka), pound together the following plants : Gossypium barbadense (leaves du cotonnier), Costus phyllocephalus (leaves), Canna indica (leaves du milieu), bananier (leaves du milieu), Polygala acicularis (leaves). Enfermer the mixturedans un paquet desleaves, add some water and enfoncer le paquet sous la cendre brûlante. press and faire VO. au bébé 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : makomu-komu, tundu ngoma (Kikongo)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018)
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) pain when breathing , roots of Canna indica + crudité, dermal
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : non enregistré par les auteurs
Reference HM 42c
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otienoi, Anke Weisheit
Title : Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012, 8:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-8-14
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility in men women, leaves of Canna indica are dried, groud and powdered, soaked in a small amount of water, VO. a spoonful.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name : amarango / embakyo (Kikuku)
Reference HM 70
Author(s) : Madureira, M. C.
Title : Antimalarial drugs development research and the ancient knowledge of traditional medicines in S. Tomé e príncipe islands Tradiciones & transformaciones en Etnobotánica Conference Paper · October 2009
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Canna indica, RNS.
Region : Sao Tome
Country : Sao Tome
Vernacular name : salaconta
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) pneumonia, fresh roots of Canna indica, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amaranga (Rutooro)
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 der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery and H(068) intestinal worms, rhizomes of Canna indica, RNS.,enema)
H(051) child fever (leaves, soaked in cold water)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)kengéle , (Eviya language)