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Official name : Dioscorea rotunda Poir.
Family : Dioscoreaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HS 20
Author(s) : Sonibare, M.A. , J.O. Moody, E.O. Adesanya
Title : Use of medicinal plants for the treatment of measles in Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 268–272 (2009)
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, the leaves of Bambusa vulgaris and Caesalpinia bonduc are soaked in hot water with the leaves of Dioscorea rotundata and then allowed to cool. Two tablespoonfuls of the extract are, taken twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijebu area of Ogun State)
Vernacular name : isu-igo (Ijebu)