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Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.

40 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference A1 Nord
Author(s) : Allali H., H. Benmehdi, M.A. Dib, B. Tabti, S. Ghalem & N. Benabadji
Title : Phytotherapy of Diabetes in West Algeria Asian Journal of Chemistry, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2701-2710 (2008) http://www.asianjournalofchemistry.co.in/User/ViewFreeArticle.aspx?ArticleID=20_4_32
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, 1 cup of leaves infusion extract or seed of Aloe vera Once a day, Oral
Region : North Africa
Country : West Algeria
Vernacular name : sbeur
Reference B4 Nord
Author(s) : Boukef, K. & G.M. Ghileb
Title : Contribution à l’étude des plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle magghrébine. Bull. Méd. Trad. Pharm., Vol. 2, n°1, 47-55, (1988)
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(171)
Recipes : H(006, f), leaves, sap, purgative, RNS.
H(007, f), leaves, sap, depurative, RNS.
H(171, f), leaves, suc, diabetes, RNS..
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Moroco, Tunisia
Vernacular name : siber, sbar / essouktouri (Moroco), mar, sbar (Tunisia)
Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) skin diseases, leaves crushed or pounded of Aloe vera, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mlovera
Reference HD 33
Author(s) : Dibong S. D., E.Mpondo Mpondo, A. Ngoye, M. F. Kwin, J.L. Betti
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of medicinal plants sold in Douala markets Journal of Applied Biosciences 37: 2496 - 2507 (2011) ISSN 1997–5902 http://m.elewa.org/JABS/2011/37/11.pdf
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(068), H(198)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(198) baldness, leaves of Aloe vera, RNS., VO. (goats market, Douala)
H(014) scabies, H(051) paludism, H(068) intestinal worms, leaves, RNS., VO. (Dakar markets, Douala)
H(014) skin disease, barks and leaves, RNS., Dermal. (markets Nkoloum, Douala)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Douala markets)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(001), H(051), H(113), H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
H(051), leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
H(113) knee, leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
H(126), leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
H(127), leaves, fresh juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : erret (Amarinya), argeber (Somali)
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(003)H(013) (yamo), (swelling, boils), leaves decoction, VO.
H(008) (wouyo) (diarrhoea), leaves infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : ogaka, selele (Luo)
Reference HG 22
Author(s) : Gbolade, A. A.
Title : Inventory of antidiabetic plants in selected districts of Lagos State, Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 121, pp. 135–139, (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Aloe vera and Crudia klainei are squeezed until juice comes out. Half glass cup is taken twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : aloe
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) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : barbados Aloe (English)
Reference HK 40
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms : H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves of Aloe vera are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 62
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009 http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/rjb/2009/1-9.pdf
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(171)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Aloe vera. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(171) diabetes
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : aliofera
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 Aloe vera, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, Azadirachta indica, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Ocimum canum, Moringa oleifera and Aloe vera , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : aloe vera
Reference HM 65
Author(s) : Minker, C. (Dr)
Title : Médecine traditionnelle réunionnaise : validation de l’utilisation de certaines plantes dans le traitement des symptômes du chikungunya Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, pp 15-24 (décembre 2009)
Symptoms : H(051y)
Recipes : H(051y) chikungunya, relieve joint and muscle pain, herbal baths : ti chiendent (Cynodon dactylon) and gros chiendent (Eleusine indica ), pariétaire (Amaranthus spp.), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), fumeterre (Fumaria muralis), guérivite (Sigesbeckia orientalis), ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.), néflier (bibasse) (Eriobotrya japonica), vergerette du canada (Conyza canadensis), etc. Every night for a week or two • massages («digiponction») : neutral oil with essential oils of geranium ‘rosé’ (Pelargonium x asperum ), cryptoméria (Cryptomeria japonica), eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp.), citronnelle (Cymbopogon citratus), etc. and massage the sore spots • cataplasm of chou rouge pays (Brassica oleracea), leaves of ricin (Ricinus communis), aloès (Aloe vera ), leaves of ti baume (Plectranthus amboinicus.).
H(051y) chikungunya, herbal tea made from: fleurs-jaunes (Hypericum lanceolatum subsp. lanceolatum), menthe poivrée (Mentha x piperita), corbeille d’or rouge (Lantana camara var. camara), ti cannelle (Cinnamomum burmanii), verveine-citronnelle (Lippia citriodora), bois d’osto (Antirhea borbonica), bois de reinette (Dodonea viscosa), zamal (Cannabis sativa), aloès (Aloe vera ).
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : aloès
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) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v85i1.6
Symptoms : H(014), H(076), H(179), H(190)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, (scabies, acne, eczema),wash the leaves of Aloe vera and rub the gel. externally (rub the sap on the sick parts after the bath)
H(076) muguet, extraction du gel or du sucre des leaves, VO. (have a drink morning and evening for a week)
H(104) stomach aches, decoction (découper la feuille puis malaxer dans de l eau), rectal way (to make 2 -3 pears)
H(179) kidney trouble, H(190) blood infection, decoction (cut the sheet into cubes ; let macerate in the water for a day), VO. (have a drink morning and evening for a week)
H(175x) cosmétique, mélanger la sève avec l huile de jojoba
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (markets of Douala East)
Vernacular name : aloes (local French)
Reference HN 29
Author(s) : Nguta, J.M., J.M. Mbaria, D.W. Gakuya, P.K. Gathumbi, S.G. Kiama
Title : Antimalarial herbal remedies of Msambweni, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 424–432 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2), leaves of Aloe vera, H2O extract, VO., a quarter of a cup is taken 3 X / day for 2–3 days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Msambweni)
Vernacular name : alvera (Digo)
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) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x), H(113)
Recipes : H(051, 7) paludism, H(051x, 7) yellow fever, H(113, 7) muscle pains, fresh leaf of Aloe vera decoction, VO.. 500 ml & 250 ml given three times a day for adults & children respectively for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enkokorutanga (Rutooro)
Reference HN 33
Author(s) : Nguta, J.M., J.M. Mbaria, D.W. Gakuya, P.K. Gathumbi, S.G. Kiama
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the South Coast community, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 131, 256–267 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Aloe vera, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( South Coast community)
Vernacular name : alvera (Digo)
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(004), H(013), H(068), H(078), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds of all kinds (previously cleaned), H(068) dermatosis (ringworms) et H(111) burns, the gel of Aloe vera in local application
H(013) ulcers, H(104) gastritis, H(104) diseases of the stomach, translucent gel of leaves of Aloe vera is cooked in water + sugar or honey.
H(068) worms, massage of child belly with the gel scares away the worms
H(078) cancer, H(126) jaundice, H(171) diabetes , VO. alcohol based maceration (rum or whiskey) spoonfuls several times daily
H(171) diabetes, decoction of gel in H2O, VO. before meals (half a glass of gel per liter of H2O)
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sakoakenkigny (Antakarana), vahona (Malgache), aloé des Barbades, aloé véra, aloé vrai (French), aloe (English)
Reference HN 44
Author(s) : Ngene J-P., C. C Ngoule ., C-M. Pouka Kidik, P. B. Mvogo Ottou , R. C. Ndjib, S.D. DIbong, E. Mpondo Mpondo
Title : Importance dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle des plantes à flavonoïdes vendues dans les marchés de Douala est (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 88:8194– 8210 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v88i1.6
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, H(051) paludism, H(104) stomach ache,colic, H(107) typhoid, leaves of Aloe vera + ctron, maceration and decoction, sap extraction and friction, VO., voie cutanée
H(051) paludism, leaves of Bidens pilosa + Aloe vera, trituration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (markets of Douala)
Vernacular name : gha-sag (Baham), Aloe vera (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(057)
Recipes : H(057) goitre , season to taste the leaves of Aloe vera with juice of Citrus limon , VO, at will until inflammation is reduced
H(109) low back pain, pound the leaves of Aloe vera with small peppers of Capsicum frutescens and make a decoction, enema 2 syringes/ day, every 2 days repeat 3 times
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : not registered 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(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, 3 leaves of Aloe vera crushed and mixed with half a glass of honey + 3 little spoons, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors