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Official name : Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Sond.) Cogn.

15 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 b
Author(s) : D. Kimurad
Title : The Bongando (Ngandu) farmers in the central Zaire, around Iyondje village adjacent to Wamba, the research base of Bonobos (N 0, E 22), Zone de Tshuapa, Region d'Equateur; collected by D. Kimura, in 1986-1989. in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (around the Iyondje village, near Wamba, Shuapa, equatorial province)
Vernacular name : lokalya (Bongando) (Ngandu)
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) bandama (severe paludism symptoms), fruits not prepared, direct application
H(197) to close fontanelle, fruits not prepared, direct application
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : burbugi (Chindau)
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS;, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(127)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves juice of Lagenaria sphaerica, VO.
H(068) small intestinal worms, juice of pounded roots, VO.
H(127) pain and swelling of the spleen, juice of fruit, frictions on scarifications
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : litunguluwele (Kihehe), linderendere (Kibunga), lipukuyi (Kipogoro)
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(027z), H(055), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leaves, Thunbergia alata, Rhoicissus tridentata, Solanum terminale, Lagenaria sphaerica, pounded, maceration H2O, VO, somegulps / D.
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, leaves Lagenaria sphaerica , Gomphocarpus physocarpus, Brillantaisia cicatricosa , Cyathula sp (igifashi), maceration H2O , VO., 1 cup in the morning + 1 bottle banana beer every 2 D., 4 X
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 37
Author(s) : Kakudidi, E. K.
Title : Cultural and social uses of plants from and around Kibale National Park, Western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 42 (Suppl.1), 114 - 118 (2004)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) against witchcraft, whole plant of Lagenaria sphaerica, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 53
Author(s) : Maliwichi-Nyirenda, C. P. & L. L. Maliwichi
Title : Medicinal plants used for contraception and pregnancy-related cases in Malawi: A case study of Mulanje Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 4(20), pp. 2121 - 2127, 18 October, 2010 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2010/18Oct/Nyirenda%20and%20Maliwichi.pdf
Symptoms : H(112x)
Recipes : H(112x) plant of Lagenaria sphaerica used as contraceptives, roots weared around waist
Region : South Africa
Country : Malawi (Mulanje District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 53
Author(s) : Maliwichi-Nyirenda, C. P. & L. L. Maliwichi
Title : Medicinal plants used for contraception and pregnancy-related cases in Malawi: A case study of Mulanje Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 4(20), pp. 2121 - 2127, 18 October, 2010 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2010/18Oct/Nyirenda%20and%20Maliwichi.pdf
Symptoms : H(112x)
Recipes : H(112x) plant of Sphaerosicyos sphaericus used as contraceptives, roots weared around waist
Region : South Africa
Country : Malawi (Mulanje District)
Vernacular name : sopa
Reference HN 03
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & R. Gapusi
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Banyamulenge de Fizi au Sud-Kivu (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 101 - 114, (1990)
Symptoms : H(150)
Recipes : H(150), omphalite, fruit, infusion, enema
H(150), omphalite, pounded leaves, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutanga
Reference HT 35
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., C. B. Kukunda, P. J. Waako
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional medicine practitioners in the treatment of tuberculosis and related ailments in Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume127, pp. 130–136 (2010) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19799983
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) leaves of Lagenaria sphaerica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Kamuli, Nakapiripirit and Kisoro)
Vernacular name : mutanga
Reference VB 19
Author(s) : Balagizi Karhagomba, I. & F. Ntumba Kayembe
Title : Plantes utilisées dans le traitement des helminthoses gastro-intestinales des petits ruminants dans le groupement d'Irhambi-Katana (Région du Bushi, Province du Sud-Kivu, Rép. Dém. du Congo). Recherches africaines, n°1, 90 - 99, 1 juillet 1998.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068), Vo(068), stems Euphorbia tirucalli + seeds Lagenaria sphaerica , crushed, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lungu lw' endaha
Reference VC 02
Author(s) : Cihyoka, M. A.
Title : AGEEP-Bushi, Bukavu. Expérience en pharmacopée vétérinaire traditionnelle au Bushi (Kivu/Zaïre). Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 267 - 274, (1994)
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008)= kashuko, barks Acacia sieberiana + leaves Dalbergia lactea, Hypoestes forskalaei, Kotschya africana, Lagenaria sphaerica, Lobelia wollastonii, Pycnostachys erici-rosenii, 4 leaves of each plant + 20 cm of bark, pounded + 4l. H2O, 1/2 bouttle / 2X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : murhandagule (Mashi)
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), anthelminthic, maceration of pounded seeds with stems of " karhoza" (Euphorbia tirucalli ?), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lungu lw'endaha (shi)
Reference VN 30
Author(s) : Nalule, A.S. , J. M. Mbaria, D. Olila & J. W. Kimenju
Title : Ethnopharmacological practices in management of livestock helminthes by pastoral communities in the drylands of Uganda Livestock Research for Rural Development 23 (2) 2011
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) helminthiasis, pound 1/2 kg of mature leaves of Lagenaria sphaerica, add 1 liter of H20 stir and filter, drench about 700 ml to adult and 300 mls to calves
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (the drylands, Nakasongola community)
Vernacular name : omutanga
Reference VN 52
Author(s) : Ndizihiwe D., E. Ahishakiye, D. Nkuuhe, B. Sunday and Wycliffe T.
Title : Utilization of medicinal plants in treating livestock diseases around Queen Elizabeth national park, western Uganda International Journal of Herbal Medicine ; 7(2): 04-07, (2019)
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050) bloat, ONS of Lagenaria sphaerica , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Queen Elizabeth national park)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors