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Official name : Citrus medica L.
Family : Rutaceae

14 reference(s) related to this plant

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
Symptoms : H(112), H(112x)
Recipes : H(112), abortifacient, slice fruit of Citrus medica and root of Curculigo pilosa, soak in gin in a corked bottle. Take in glass cup thrice daily.
H(112), abortifacient, pound fruits of Citrus medica together with fruit and leaf of Cassia sieberiana and little quantity of potash. Take in small glass cup once every morning
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 : Lagos State, Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 66
Author(s) : Bouayyadi L., M. El Hafian, L. Zidane
Title : Étude floristique et ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région du Gharb, Maroc Journal of Applied Biosciences 93:8760 (September 2015)
Symptoms : H(102), H(113), H(191)
Recipes : H(102) cholelithiasis, fruit juice of Citrus medica mixed with pure orange blossom water, VO.
H(113) joint pain, H(191) gonflement des pieds, local massage with fruit juice
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : trunj (Arabic), cédratier (French)
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(051), H(085), H(113)
Recipes : Citrus medica is involved in the treatment of : H(051) fevers, H(085) diphtheria, H(113) rheumatism
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : citronnier (Creole) ,elimitchum pullumi (Tamoul)
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(037), H(055), H(068), H(077), H(121), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) pulmonary consumption, infusion of 125 gr of seeds of Linum usitatissimum (lin) in 1 l H2O during 2 h, sieved, let cool in jelly juice add 1 juice of Citrus medica (citron) VO. 1 cup per day
H(055) in poisoning sfrom Jatropha curcas (pignon d'Inde), VO. 1 glass of juice of Citrus medica (citron), to repeat
H(068) vermifuge, milk of Carica papaya (papayer) with an equal volume of honey + H2O VO. After 30' VO. some castor oil + juice of Citrus medica (citron)
H(077) antiemetic, a handful of flowers of seeds pounded of Citrus medica (citron) . Infuse in 90 gr H2O. filter. VO. tablespoon sometimes
H(113) acute rheumatism, 120 gr of juice of Citrus medica (citron) + sugar 1 spoon per day. Raising the dose gradually to 200 gr
Citrus medica is also involved in the treatment of : H(121) refreshing
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : limonier (Creole) , eli micham (Tamoul)
Reference HE 17
Author(s) : Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), fruits of Citrus medica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : osan ijaganyin
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, 6) paludism, leaves, fruits of Citrus medica, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, unprocessed fresh fruit of Citrus medica eat directly.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : trngi (Tigrigna)
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
Symptoms : H(097x)
Recipes : H(097x) vaginal infections (viavi maimbu furi): if the vaginal infection comes from a cause other than warm-piss and hemorrhoids: to wash the sex with a decoction (kurutsai) of leaves or liana of Merremia peltatae of Ocimum gratissimum and Citrus medica
Region : Mayotte
Country : Mayotte
Vernacular name : tsoha kapu (Kibushi), murundra mkapu (Shimaore), oranger sauvage (French)
Reference HM 83
Author(s) : Mpondo Mpondo, E., J. Yinyang , S. D. Dibong
Title : Valorisation des plantes médicinales à coumarines des marchés de Douala Est (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 85:7804– 7823 (2015)
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(068), H(099)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastroenteritis, H(068) intestinal worms, decoction of crushed seeds, VO.
H(108) angina, fruits decoction, gargle with the juice
H(099) nerve pain, convulsion, epilepsy, VO. 300-400 g per day of fruit juice diluted in 50% water
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (markets of Douala East)
Vernacular name : citron (local French)
Reference HN 51
Author(s) : Nnanga Nga , E., C. Kidik Pouka, P. C. Ngo Boumsong, S. D. Dibong, E. Mpondo Mpondo
Title : Inventaire et caractérisation des plantes médicinales utilisées en thérapeutique dans le département de la Sanaga Maritime: Ndom, Ngambe et Pouma (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 106:10333 –10352 (2016)
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(027y), H(051), H(129), H(171y)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, leaves of Emilia coccinea + Ageratum conyzoides + Citrus medica, friction, 1 drop / eye for 2 days
H(014) panaris, bark of Petersianthus macrocarpus + Citrus medica + Heisteria sp. + Ocimum sp, crush the composition, heat the package, massage once with the combination of plants, 2 times without associated plants
H(018) cephalalgia + H(051) fever + H(113) body aches of Alstonia boonei + Cylicodiscus gabunensis de Guibourtia tessmannii + Citrus medica, to pound and macerate for 12 hours, VO. 1 glass morning and evening for 3 days at 1week
H(027y) postpartum care , leaves, barks of Dacryodes edulis + Mangifera indica + Cymbopogon citratus + Persea americana + Citrus medica + Carica papaya, to pound and make a decoction, massage 1 time / day until pain disappears
H(037) cough, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus + Citrus medica + Alstonia boonei, decoction, VO. 1/2 glass morning and evening during 3 days
H(051) fever, bark of Antrocaryon micraster + Zingiber officinale, pound, crush and make a decoction,. Expression of Costus afer, add Citrus medica (10 lemons for 5 l), VO. 1glass lukewarm morning and evening for 1 week
H(051) fever, leaves of Ocimum canum + Citrus medica, rub and macerate, VO. 1.5 L / day during 5 days
H(078) fibroma, leaves, seeds de Carica papaya + Allium sativum, + Zea mays + Citrus medica + Citrus lemon, to dry, crush and make an infusion, VO. 1 glass 3-5 times / days+ enema 1 syringe / days, every 3 days
H(129) anusitis, root of Mangifera indica en maceration in le jus + Citrus medica, bain de siège 3 fois / day for 2 weeks in 1,5 l. morning, midday, evening
H(171y) hyperglycemia, decoction, barks of Annona muricata + Dacryodes edulis + Citrus medica, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : not registered 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, fruit of Citrus medica, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : osan aganyin
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.
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135) coated tongue (digestion troubles ?), bark of Khaya ivorensis, bark of Pycnanthus angolensis, bark of Hymenocardia acida, bark of Bridelia ferruginea, bark and root of Rauvolfia vomitoria, bark of Alstonia boonei, twigs of Citrus medica, bark of Enantia chlorantha, bark of Melicia excelsa are all cooked and the decoction to be taken. (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 HS 25
Author(s) : Shauri, N.E.N.
Title : Experience on the use of Tanzanian medicinal plants for the last decade (1979-1989) in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(007), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(091), H(068) vermifuge, as antiH(166) spasmodic, H(007) diuretic substance, and for the supply of vitamins A, B, B2, and C. In its use, 100 g of dried leaves are added to 1000 ml of water, and the decoction is allowed to set for 30 min. The dosage for adults and children are stated above. For external use, and as a gargle, the juice of one lemon is added to 1000 ml of water. For use in treating acid stomach, the juice is mixed with honey, or with water, at one lemon to 2000ml. When used H(068) vermifuge one lemon juice is mixed with castor oil instead of water, at a proportion of 1 lemon juice to 15 ml of castor oil.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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)
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, eat 1 fruit of Citrus medica 1–2 times per week.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : citron doux (Rodrigues Creole) (English)