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Official name : Mimosa pudica L.
Family : Fabaceae

20 reference(s) related to this plant

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)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, infusion of of plant of Mimosa pudica drunk for chest pain
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 55
Author(s) : Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) wins favor and sympathy, crushed the leaves of Mimosa púdica and put them in your mouth and make the request
H(201) wins favor and sympathy, and away misfortune, soften the heart of man or women, crushed leaves, with other ingredients in a white dish, rub on certain body parts or speaking involving prayers
H(201) soften the heart of man or woman, leaves mixed with other ingredients in a white plate , rub body parts by associating prayers (Receipts: Baghama et Babongo, in the zone of collect Loubomo et Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : rine bodji ;tsoni
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(099), H(118), H(157), H(179)
Recipes : H(157) child convulsion, 125 gr of leaves of raw Mimosa pudica (sensitive), 6 gr of Aeranthus fragrans (fahame), infuse for 8 days in a bottle brandy. VO. Up to 1 year 1/2 teaspoon in 3 of honey. of 1 to 10 years 1 table spoon
Mimosa pudica is also involved in the treatment of : H(007) diuretic, H(099) calming, H(118) laryngite, H(118) angina, H(179) gravel
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : sensitive (Creole) , tottasiningi (Tamoul)
Reference HE 13
Author(s) : Egharevba, R.K.A., M.I. Ikhatua
Title : Ethno- Medical Uses of Plants in the Treatment of Various Skin Diseases in Ovia North East, Edo State, Nigeria Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 4 (1): 58-64 (2008)
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) apply juice from leaves topically to infected parts by Guinea worms.
H(056) apply leaves topically.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ovia North East, Edo State)
Vernacular name : touch me not or sensitive plant (English),
Reference HK 59
Author(s) : Kwenzi-Mikala. J. (Prof.) & S. Mbadinga (Dr.)
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelles chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué ) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) Programme : Société-Nature chez les Pygmées du Gabon. (UNESCO publication) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) wins favor and sympathy, crushed the leaves of Mimosa púdica and put them in your mouth and make the request.
H(201) wins favor and sympathy, and away misfortune, soften the heart of man or women, crushed leaves, with other ingredients in a white dish, rub on certain body parts or speaking involving prayers
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : rine bodji ;tsoni
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(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles, leaf powder of Mimosa pudica : anal application every 2 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : opa (Kirega)
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(091)
Recipes : H(091) slump of the baby After sexual intercourse of unclean parents and which causes mortality (kesa), to pound the mixing of Schwenkia americana, of Desmodium velutinum, of Mimosa pudica, of Lycopersicon esculentum (leaves of tomatos). Put some of the mixture under the armpits of one of the spouses. Then prepare meals with the rest of the mixturea and eat (parents and child).
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : kikoki, kanga nzo (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 Mimosa pudica ground with Zingiber officinale rhizome and Piper guineense seeds, strained and used as enema.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Ficus exasperata, Mimosa pudica, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Emilia sonchifolia, Mimosa pudica and Euphorbia hirta , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : nana aberewa
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(099)
Recipes : H(099) nervous disorders, insomnia…, herbal tea of a small branch of Origanum majorana of Mimosa pudica of Rosmarinus officinalis
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : sensitive, trompe la mort
Reference HM 72
Author(s) : Mahomoodally, M. F.
Title : A quantitative ethnobotanical study of common herbal remedies used against 13 human ailments catergories in Mauritus African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines,11(6):1-32 (2014)
Symptoms : H(099), H(157)
Recipes : H(099) agitation in children, H(157) convulsion, decoction using 2 to 3 leaves of Mimosa pudica . Administer for 1 week
H(099) agitation in children, H(157) convulsion, place 3 leaves of Mimosa pudica under the pillow
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : sensisive (local language), sensisive (English)
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(091), H(126), H(162x)
Recipes : H(091) weakness and blood purification, decoction of the whole plant
H(126) jaundice, decoction of Mimosa pudica, VO., morning and evening, for 3 days. Will prevent oil and sugar
H(162x) enuresis chideren, decoction of leaves, VO. twice daily
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : roitry, tsitandrikibo (Antakarana), amboafotsikely, anankoay, matirosana, ramiren (Malgache), sensitive (French), sensitive plant, touch-me-not (English)
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(008)
Recipes : H(008) amoebic dysentery, leaves of Mimosa pudica, cut into small pieces, make a decoction, in 3 l water + rock salt, VO. 1,5 l for 2 days morning, evening, a total treatment = 3 l
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
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(028t)
Recipes : H(028t) leucorrhoea, root of Croton zambesicus, 3 seeds of Garcinia cola, Acacia nilotica leaves, 3 seeds of Aframomum melegueta, leaves of Mimosa pudica and small quantity of potash are ground together, and taken with 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 HO 22
Author(s) : Olanipekun M.K. , S. Arowosegbe, J.O . Kayode and T.R. Oluwole
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the treatment of women related diseases in Akoko Region of Ondo-State, Nigeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. Vol. 10(20), pp. 270-277 (25 May, 2016) Article Number: 9BBEEA958735 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : Mimosa pudica, Pupilia lappacea, Aframomum melegueta are used collectively or separately for the treatments of H(033) infertility ; dried and burnt powdered plants. The usage starts from the second day of the menstrual
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria, Region of Ondo-State
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(015x), H(126)
Recipes : H(015x) albumin, H(126) hepatitis, leaves of Mimosa pudica, RNS.
H(007) diuretic, H(038) pelvic pain, H(099) nervousness, ONS. of Mimosa pudica , RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name : ramoria
Reference HR 54
Author(s) : Ranarijona, H., L., T, A. Tsitomotra, J. B. Ravoniarisoa, G. S. Andrianasetra
Title : Les plantes magiques traditionnelles les plus réputées des femmes de la ville de Mahajanga http://www.commissionoceanindien.org
Symptoms : H(099), H(116)
Recipes : H(116) amenorrhea, decoction of the whole plant of Mimosa pudica for 2 or 3 days.Continue taking until the third day of menstruation begins.
H(099) this plant is known for its sedative action
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (Mahajanga town)
Vernacular name : amboafotsikely, roitry (Malagasy language),
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(034)
Recipes : H(034) palpitation, leaves of Mimosa pudica are chewed with palm kernels
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : kwiteweh (Babungo)
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(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache due to tooth growth, decoction of the leaves of Mimosa pudica and bathe, or crush the leaves, add honey and apply on the gum daily.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island (Mauritius)
Vernacular name : sensible (Rodrigues Creole), sensitive (English)
Reference HS 52
Author(s) : Sattler, C., M. Razafindravao
Title : Les outils novateurs de protection et de valorisation des patrimoines culturels et naturels liés aux plantes médicinales : jardin pédagogique, recueil ethnobotanique et éducation populaire Ethnopharmacologia n°58, octobre 2017, pp .44-60 Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : H(126), H(162)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, H(126) icterus, H(162) dysuria, aerial parts of Mimosa pudica, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (Tampolo forest)
Vernacular name : ramiriana (betsimisaraka)
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) treat children that have failed to walk., crush leaves of Mimosa pudica and smear on joints
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : wewumbe (Luganda)