Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Contact |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Official name : Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia sepium N. E. Br.

28 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B3 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : Médecine traditionelle et toxicologie ouest-serharienne, contribution à l’étude de la pharmacopée marocaine. Edition techniques nord-africaines: Rabat. (1978). From reference B5 Nord
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : V(014), latex of plant rather poisonous, enters into the composition of veterinary preparationsfor itch.
Region : North Africa
Country : Maraco
Vernacular name : afernan, agoua (Arabic), lfernan (Berber)
Reference HA 00
Author(s) : Adam, J.G., N. Echard & M. Lescot
Title : Plantes médicinales Hausa de l'Ader (République du Niger). Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 19, 259 - 399, (1972)
Symptoms : H(091), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(091), roots boilled, powder + milk + H2O, VO.
H(104), roots, powder, + rock salt, VO. + H2OH(113), latex on painful members
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aguwa
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(094)
Recipes : H(094), leaves of Euphorbia balsamifera, to pound, maceration (H2O), local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : bélé (Bariba)
Reference HA 06
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(002), H(104), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of Euphorbia balsamiirona, to dry, powder, to dilute, VO. + millet porridge
H(104), roots of Euphorbia., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + natron
H(113), latex of Euphorbia., local application
H(201) psychosis, whole plant of Euphorbia, fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aguwa (Hausa), barré (Zarma), theghal (Tamacheck), ma ara (Beriberi)
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks stem, branch, trunk of Euphorbia balsamifera, to pound, to dry in sun, to dilute in karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), unction
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : sul (Yanga), nabia (Moba)
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), shoot, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : yaro
Reference HB 18
Author(s) : Boury, N.J.
Title : Végétaux utilisés dans la médecine africaine dans la région de Richard-Toll (Sénégal).dans: Adam, J., Les plantes utiles en Afrique occidentale. Notes Africaines, 93, 14 - 16 (1962)
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, maceration, bath in the early morning
H(068), leaves, small stems, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : salane
Reference HB 31
Author(s) : Bah, S., D. Diallo, S. Dembélé, B.S. Paulsen
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for the treatment of schistosomiasis in Niono district, Mali. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, 387-399, (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007968
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) urinary schistosomiasis, decoction of leaves or roots of Capparis tomentosa of leaves of Ricinus communis of roots of Euphorbia balsamifera, VO. One teacup in the morning during 8 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Niono district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HC 10
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G.
Title : Sur quelques coutumes et légendes indigènes concernant la lactation Revue d' élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux, n° 4, 184 - 186, (1949) from WWW : http://remvt.cirad.fr/cd/EMVT49_4.PDF
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, suc de Euphorbia balsamifera., feuilles macérées dans H20 de boisson,
Region : Sahelian Africa
Country : Sahelian Africa (Peul)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 55
Author(s) : Cisse, A, M Gueye, A. Ka, F. Ndiaye, S. Koma, L.E. Akpo
Title : Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales chez les bergers peuls de Widou Thiengoly de la commune de Téssékéré (Ferlo-Nord Sénégal). Journal of Applied Biosciences 98 (2016)
Symptoms : H(014), H(027y), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(100), H(103), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) dermatological affection, H(027y) after childbirth, H(068) worms, H(091) virility, H(094) hemorrhoids, H(100) gonorrhea, H(103) teeth ache, H(171) diabetes, leaves of Euphorbia balsamifera, RNS. (medicinal species sometimes used in combination with other species)
Region : West Africa
Country : Sengal (Ferlo-North)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HE 02
Author(s) : Etkin, N.L.
Title : A Hausa herbal pharmacopoeia: biomedical evaluation of commonly used plant medicines. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 4, pp. 75- 98, (1981) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7253680
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) gingivitis, toothache, stem sap
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (North) (Hausa)
Vernacular name : ayyara (Hausa), balsam spurge (English)
Reference HG 31
Author(s) : Gueye, M., M. Diouf
Title : Traditional leafy vegetables in Senegal: diversity and médicinal uses African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 4 (4): 469 – 475 (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07062
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(094), H(095)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, H(068) intestinal worms and H(094) haemorrhoids, ONS of Euphorbia balsamifera RNS.
H(095) vegetable herbs gathered perennial species, boiled leaves are mixed in a sauce or with other vegetables
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HI 06
Author(s) : Inngjerdingen, K., C. S. Nergard, D. Diallo, P. P. Mounkoro, B. S. Paulsen
Title : An ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for wound healing in Dogonland, Mali, West Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 92, pp. 233 - 244 (2004) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874104000832
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wounds, decoction of roots barks of Euphorbia balsamifera as wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : gommuju
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(007), H(014), H(020), H(038), H(045), H(068), H(092), H(093), H(100), H(104), H(123), H(171), H(173)
Recipes : H(006), roots, barks stem, branch, trunk of Euphorbia balsamifera, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(006), H(007), roots of Prosopis africana of Euphorbia balsamifera of Ziziphus mauritiana of Borreria verticillata, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(006), H(007), H(038), ONS. of Borreria verticillata of Ziziphus mauritiana of Euphorbia balsamifera, RNS., VO.
H(014) tinea, ONS. of Euphorbia., local application
H(020) antivénimeux, latex of Euphorbia., local application
H(038), roots of Euphorbia., RNS., VO.
H(028t) leucorrhoea, H(158), stems with leaves of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), to wash
H(038), H(100) syph, H(104), H(123), roots of Ziziphus mauritiana, ONS. of Borreria verticillata, ONS. of Euphorbia balsamifera of Prosopis africana of Leptadenia hastata of Stereospermum kunthianum, RNS., VO.
H(045, 2), H(124), latex of Euphorbia., local application
H(068), roots of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(092), latex of Euphorbia., instillationnoculaire, VO.
H(093), leaves, roots of Euphorbia balsamifera, ONS. of Tinospora bakis of Trichilia roka, powder, VO.
H(171) sugared, stems without leaves of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(173), barks of the underground part of Jatropha chevalieri of Euphorbia balsamifera of Swartzia madagascariensis, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(178) infar., leaves of Euphorbia, to chew, not to swallow the latex
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 12
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 (1964) https://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1964_num_11_10_2785 Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 543 - 599, (1964) https://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1964_num_11_12_2795
Symptoms : H(006), H(038), H(092), H(101)
Recipes : H(006) drastic purgative, maceration (H2O) of barks and pounded roots, VO. In the morning on an empty stomach. If the effect is too strong VO. A large amount of H2O
H(020) snake, latex on the wound
H(038) leucorrhée, H(101) ménorragie, decoction of rameaux, to wash in situ
H(092), Euphorbia balsamifera toxic species peut être employée pour des empoisonnements criminels.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : badékarey (Peul, Tocolor)
Reference HP 11
Author(s) : Potel, Anne-Marie
Title : Les plantes médicinales au Sénégal. Study report of Anne-Marie Potel, accomplished at Nguekokh (Senegal), 2002. Registered in the chapter "Grey Littérature "of the PRELUDE data bank http://pagesperso-orange.fr/senegal.bourbonnais/Anne%20marie.htm
Symptoms : H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) dermatomycosis, H(100) syphilis, roots of Euphorbia balsamifera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : salan (Wolof), ndamol (Serere)
Reference HS 00
Author(s) : Saadou, M.
Title : Les plantes médicinales du Niger: premier supplément à l'enquête ethnobotanique de 1979. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 7, n°1, 11 - 24, (1993)
Symptoms : H(003), H(053), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(003), H(053) otitis, H(100) syph., H(139), ONS. of Euphorbia balsamifera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aguwa (Hausa), barra (Zarma)
Reference VA 03
Author(s) : Ake-Assi, Y.A.
Title : Contribution au recensement des espèces végétales utilisées traditionnellement sur le plan zootechnique et vétérinaire en Afrique de l'Ouest. Thèse de doctorat (Sc. Vétérinaires), Lyon, Université Claude Bernard, 220 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(002), V(033), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(002), Vb(033), latex , ONS., RNS.
Vb(002), maceration H2O, ONS., RNS. , VO.
V‚q(086), latex Euphorbia balsamifera, Calotropis procera, for epizootic lymphangit
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa (dry land)
Vernacular name : aguwa (Hausa) ; barré (Zarma) ; nabia (Moba)
Reference VB 07
Author(s) : Bessin, R., O. Bougnounou, T. Konate & H.H.Tamboura
Title : Travail de synthèse sur la pharmacopée vétérinaire traditionnelle pour le Séminaire africain inter-régional sur la pharmacopée vétérinaire, Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso, Avril 15-22, (1993) Documentation Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037), inhalation leaves, plundered and soaked stems
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (zone sahel. & soudano-sahel.)
Vernacular name : badkareyi (Peul), salan (Wolof)
Reference VB 09
Author(s) : Baumer, C.
Title : Études et dossiers: catalogue des plantes utiles du Kordofan (Rép. du Soudan) particulièrement du point de vue pastoral. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 22, 81 - 118, (1975)
Symptoms : V(002), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(002), Crossopteryx febrifuga, Euphorbia balsamifera, Heeria insignis (Fulani), ONS., RNS.
Vb(033), Calotropis procera, Euphorbia balsamifera + Heeria insignis + Crossopteryx febrifuga, leaves, stem's barks, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan and Sudan (Fulani)
Vernacular name : not registered