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Official name : Ficus asperifolia Miq.
Family : Moraceae

12 reference(s) related to this plant

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)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crushed or pounded roots of Ficus asperifolia, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mkoya
Reference HA 51
Author(s) : Adetutu, A. , W. A. Morgan, O., Corcorana
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro evaluation of wound-healing plants used in South-western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 50– 56 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002406
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wound, the leaves are used as paste for wound dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : eripin (Yoruba)
Reference HK 58
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & G.M. Kayode
Title : Ethnomedicinal Survey of Botanicals Used in Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ekiti State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 44-55, (2008) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ekiti.htm
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases (included, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, chlamydial infection, syphilis) leaves, stem bark, roots of Ficus asperifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : eripin
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(001)
Recipes : H(001) keratitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Ficus asperifolia of Pennisetum purpureum, associated with vegetable salt for ocular instillation
H(001) keratitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Scleria boivinii of Ficus asperifolia and of Costus phyllocephalus for ocular instillation
H(037) pneumonia, triturated fresh leaves of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptaspis zeylanica, Paullinia pinnata, Ficus asperifolia and Rourea sp. : in friction thoracique 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : sakayanu (Ngwaka)
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(005), H(013)
Recipes : H(005) swollen legs, H(005) edema (mvimbu),H(014) head itching, yellowing of the hair, pound the following plants : Myrianthus arboreus (barks of trunk), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Crossopteryx febrifuga (leaves), Zea mays (leaves), Cyperus articulatus, Ficus asperifolia (leaves). Mix with the oil of raw palm nuts, apply (rub) on the body 2 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions (bisaku = urticaire), dilute in H2O the crushed mixture of Tephrosia vogelii, of Ficus asperifolia and leaves of Manihot esculenta with Aloe congolensis and en Rub the whole body 2 times per day. In case of warming the heart, VO. the liquid product of the pressed mixture Ottelia ulvifolia and of Brillantaisia patula after adding a little white clay, 1/2 glass of bambou, 2 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : kikuya (Kikongo)
Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/5/1/24
Symptoms : H(013), H(057)
Recipes : H(013) + H(057) throat ulcers, leaves of Ficus asperifolia are boiled and the decoction drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region)
Vernacular name : ekijuhuju, omuku ruguta
Reference HM 78
Author(s) : Malzy, P.
Title : Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°5-6, pp. 148-179; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_5_2147 Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations (suite et fin) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°7-9, pp. 317-332; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_7_2164
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V095) leaves of Ficus asperifolia are eaten by sheep and goats
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : ibbi gorki = ibbi gehi = ibbi nyan- dehi (Fulfuldé),
Reference HM 78
Author(s) : Malzy, P.
Title : Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°5-6, pp. 148-179; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_5_2147 Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations (suite et fin) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°7-9, pp. 317-332; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_7_2164
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(051) cough of young enfants, sap of roots of Ficus asperifolia
H(068) wormer, decoction of bark in milk
H(095) fruits are edible. Leaves are consumed in sauces
H(173) leprosy, sap of roots
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : ibbi gorki = ibbi gehi = ibbi nyan- dehi (Fulfuldé),
Reference HO 16
Author(s) : Ogbole, O.O. & E.O. Ajaiyeoba
Title : Traditional management of tuberculosis in Ogun state of Nigeria: the practice and ethnobotanical survey. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7 (1): 79-84 (2010)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Ficus asperifolia, maceration, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : epin
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(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wound,H(037) cough, leaves, root of Ficus asperifolia, RNS.. (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 : ipin (Y)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(013), H(051), H(137), H(240)
Recipes : H(051) A squeeze of the fruits of Ficus asperifolia is ubbed into scarifications on the back andthe waist for fever. H(013) It is also applied to abscesses containing pus to maturate them
H(218) Children play with the fruits called "tofutofu"
.H(240) The leave are used as “a medicine for palm-wine”.(Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
H(051), H(137)The white latex from the fruit is rubbed into incisions made on the head or any other aching parts for fever and pains (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : achakara,,chakala, tofutofu (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference VO 14
Author(s) : Olila, D., R. Bukenya-Ziraba and D. Kamoga
Title : Bio-Prospective Studies on Medicinal Plants Used to Manage Poultry Diseases in the Mount Elgon Region of Uganda. Research Journal of Pharmacology 1 (3): 56-60, 2007
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vv(001) mites onto eyes, extract juice of fruits of Ficus asperifolia, apply onto eyes untill mites disappear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda. (Mount Elgon Region)
Vernacular name : zisilegweti, neem (Lugisu)