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Official name : Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae

11 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157), whole plant of Boerhavia erecta of Eleusine coracana, stems with leaves of Ziziphus mucronata of Rhus longipes of Phyllanthus muellerianus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(008), H(036), H(082), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, tea of roo of Eleusine coracana , VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(036) vertigo, tea of root of ku (Eleusine coracana) of pungu olondjele (Zea mays), VO.
H(036) vertigo, roots tea of pungu (Zea mays) of sangu (Pennisetum typhoides) of ku (Eleusine coracana)
H(082) asthma, to pound the ku (Eleusine coracana) which is beginning to spring up + powder of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis), infusion, VO.
H(201) (o) fela, pathology from an hurtfull wind (nervous troubles, fever, debility…), roots tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : ku, luku (Umbundu)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, seeds of Eleusine coracana
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (olu)ku (Umubumbu), luco (Angola), capim-coracana (Portuguese)
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(001), H(068)
Recipes : H(001), seeds of Eleusine coracana, VO. (to prevent)
H(068) ascaris, barks stem, branch, trunk of Eleusine coracana, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, seeds of Eleusine coracana, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : dagusa (Amharic)
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(013), H(109), H(113), H(175)
Recipes : H(013 ) phagedenic ulcer (igishega) + H(175), leaves Lagenaria abyssinica crushed H2O, clean the wound + flour Eleusine coracana on wound + cataplasm with a part of the flour + rest of Lagenaria
H(109) sciatic, leaves Rhoicissus tridentata extract H2O + flour Eleusine coracana, VO.
H(109) sciatic + H(175), whole plant Sonchus oleraceus extract H2O + seeds, flour Eleusine coracana, local application of the rest
H(113) + H(175), pain in the joints (knee), (timbya), leaves Polyscias fulva pounded + flour of Eleusine coracana, plaster
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : uburo
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(013), H(094)
Recipes : H(013) muscular abscess (pyomyositis), ONS., RNS.
H(094) haemorrhoids, seeds of Eleusine coracana, RNS., in porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : bulo
Reference VB 14
Author(s) : Byavu, N., C. Henrard, M. Dubois & F. Malaisse
Title : Phytothérapie traditionnelle des bovins dans les élevages de la plaine de la Rusizi, Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 4 (3), 135 - 156, (2000)
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), flour as dressing in wound, every 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : uburo (Kinyarwanda)
Reference VK 07
Author(s) : Kasonia, K., N. Basegere, S. Kaba, M. Matamba & M. Katsongeri
Title : Note sur les plantes vulnéraires et anti-inflammatoires employées en médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle au Zaïre oriental. Belg. Journ. Bot., Vol. 124, n°1, 40 - 46, (1991)
Symptoms : V(045)
Recipes : Vb(045, 2), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Eastern)
Vernacular name : uburo (Kinyarwanda), ovulo (Kinande)
Reference VK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vv(014) , flour again
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kal (Luo, Kenya)
Reference VT 33
Author(s) : Tilahun Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of knowledge and medicinal plants use by the people in Dek Island in Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume124, pp 69–78, (2009)
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000), ONS.of Eleusine coracana, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Dek Island in lake Tana )
Vernacular name : dagussa (Amharic)