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Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern

37 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 02
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion, leaves of Aspilia africana, roots of Imperata cylindrica, to pound, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(001), H(022), H(088)
Recipes : H(022), leaves infusion, facilitate the delivery
H(001), squeezed in water , lotion eyes
H(088), leaves and flowers, pounded , used as a styptic (astringent)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : yinrin-yinrin, yunyun (Yoruba), nanake (Hausa)
Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(051), H(169)
Recipes : H(051), roots of Pseudarthria hookeri of Aspilia africana of Securinega virosa of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
H(169), aerian part of Aspilia africana of Hyptis pectinata, powder, decoction (H2O) , to filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding, juice from crushed leaves of Aspilia africana, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : edemeron (Ibibio)
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, juice of leaves of Aspillia africana stops wounds from bleeding
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 57
Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Aspilia africana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : houéflougbéton (Fon)
Reference HB 20
Author(s) : Bognon, C.
Title : Notes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle en pays We (Côte d'Ivoire): quelques problèmes méthodologiques. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 1, 55 - 65, (1991)
Symptoms : H(018), H(022), H(026), H(027), H(036), H(030), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(018), H(022) femal + H(018) femal + H(030) femal, H(026) femal + H(101) femal + H(116) femal, H(027) pregnant woman, H(036) femal
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (We people)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 43
Author(s) : Blench, R.
Title : Dagomba plant names (Preliminary circulation draft) Published on WWW. (2006) http://www.rogerblench.info/Ethnoscience%20data/Dagbani%20plant%20names.pdf
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) creeping weed used to staunch blood flows
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : zìnyùrìgù (Dagomba)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), roots of mubogora (unidentified plant), Aspilia africana (kizimya muliro), rwara (unidentified plant), cook, squeeze out the juice and mix with the powder of calcined stones. Local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : kizimya muliro (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HH 01
Author(s) : Hakizamungu, E. & M. Wéri
Title : L'usage des plantes médicinales dans le traitement du paludisme en médecine traditionnelle rwandaise. Bull. Méd. Trad. Pharm., Vol. 2, n° 1, 11 - 17, (1988)
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(038), H(041), H(051), H(099)
Recipes : H(004),H(014) acne,H(037) pneumonia, H(038), H(041), H(051) paludism, H(099), leaves of Aspilia africana, to pound, maceration, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 11
Author(s) : Haxaire Claudie (Pharmacienne)
Title : Phytothérapie et Médecine Familiale chez les Gbaya-Kara (République Centrafricaine) Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris, Fac. Pharmacie., 320 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(007), H(014), H(015), H(018), H(027z), H(045)
Recipes : H(014) impetigo, friction with ashes from leaves of Aspilia africana + VO. extract of scraped barks of Hibiscus sp. mixed in H2O + bath of pounded leaves of Kigelia africana
H(015) + H(027z) + H(007), VO. extract of crushed leaves in H2O of Aspilia africana , Hibiscus sp., Illigera penthaphylla
H(018), drops in eyes from extract of leaves of a partial mixing of Aframomum cuspidatum, Aspilia africana , Cussonia arborea , Cymbopogon giganteus, Solanum lycopersicum , barks of Swartzia madagascariensis , roots of Cassia occidentalis
H(045),drops from extract of leaves of a partial mixing of Aspilia africana , Albizia glaberrina, Hausmaniastrum lilacinum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HI 10
Author(s) : Idu, M., B. C. Ndukwu
Title : Studies of Plants Used in Ethnomedicine in Ethiope Concil Area of Delta State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 1 (1) : 30 -43 (2006) http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=rjb.2006.30.43&linkid=pdf
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) internal bleeding, decoction of leaves of Aspilia africana is put in a basin and a woman who is suffering from internal bleeding sit on it and this stops the bleeding. This is done in the morning and evening.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Area of Delta State)
Vernacular name : haemorrhage plant (local english), isahrasa (local dialect)
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, 6) paludism, leaves of Aspilla africana, juice extract, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : yunyun (Yoruba), Uranjilalu (Igbo), hemorrhage plant (English)
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Symptoms : H(051), H(101), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(101) protracted menstruation, H(104) gastritis, H(104) abdominal pains, leaves of Aspilia africana, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 02
Author(s) : Keita, S.M., J.T. Arnason, B.R. Baum, R.Marles, F. Camara, & A.K. Traore
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelmintiques de la République de Guinée. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 119 - 134, (1995)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, maceration leaves, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 23
Author(s) : Krüger, N. & M.
Title : Beobachtungen zur traditionellen Medizin der Mende in Sierra Leone. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 325 -336, (1985)
Symptoms : H(004), H(068), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), leaves, pressed,blak liquid, local application , stop the hemorage
H(068), leaves, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : tonyei (Cibemba)
Reference HK 25
Author(s) : Keita, S. M. & al.
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelminthiques de la Haute-Guinée (République de Guinée) Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 13, 49 - 65, (1999)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, leaves, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 2k
Author(s) : Kargbo, T. H.
Title : Traditional midwifery practice in Sierra Leone and some medicinal plants used by traditional birth attendants, 212 - 220, (1979) Quatrième symposium inter-africain OUA / CSTR sur la Pharmacopée traditionnelle et les plantes médicinales africaines.(Le Abidgan-Côte d'Ivoire, 25-29 septembre 1979) Rapport et recommandations, Lagos, OUA / CSTR, P. M. B. 2359, Lagos, Nigeria.Cairo, University Press, 744 p. (1983)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) pregnant women, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : buthana
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(008), H(020), H(075), H(093), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, roots of Aspilia african crushed, juice squeezed onto wounds
H(007) body cleanser (depurative), roots of Aspilia africana crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk, quarter a glass three times a day
H(020) snake bite, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(075) induce appetite, roots cleaned, chewed, juice swallowed
H(093) antidote, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(118) sore throat, roots of Aspilia africana crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 02
Author(s) : Mapi, J.
Title : Contribution à l'étude éthnobotanique et analyses chimiques de quelques plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle dans la région de Nkongsamba (Moungo). Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Yaoundé, (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10) and ref. HT 12
Symptoms : H(037), H(045), H(051), H(124)
Recipes : H(037) hemoptysia, ONS of Aspilia africana, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(045), juice leaves of Aspilia., local application
H(051) paludism, ONS. of Hibiscus asper of Aspilia africana, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(124), leaves and flowers of Aspilia., to grind, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not registered