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Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae

27 reference(s) related to this plant

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(038)
Recipes : H(038), ripe fruit of Nymphaea lotus, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bâdo (Hausa), dundu (Zarma), baloli (Peuhl), tikindint (Tamacheck), bödo (Beriberi), nénuphar (local French)
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(130), H(201)
Recipes : H(018), H(051), H(201), leaves of Nymphaea lotus of Tetrorchidium didymostemon used to treat "mumpompila", a condition caused by spirits said to affect young chidren causing headache fever and division of the head.
H(130) treat weakness in legs, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : mitoko-toko, kilonga - longa (Kikongo)
Reference HA 44
Author(s) : Ashidi, J.S. , P.J. Houghton, P.J. Hylands, T. Efferth
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and cytotoxicity testing of plants of South-western Nigeria used to treat cancer, with isolation of cytotoxic constituents from Cajanus cajan Millsp. leaves Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 501–512 (2010)
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078, 6) cancer, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, decoction , as topic and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : osibata (Yoruba)
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), H(111)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wound, H(111) burns, the poultice of the leaves are applied to wounds and burns
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : ira (Yoruba)
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(099), H(151)
Recipes : H(099) sedative, tuber of Nymphaea., RNS.
H(151), roots of Catharanthus roseus, leaves of Noronhia sp., tuber of Mymphaea lotus, whole plant of Emilia citrina of Equisetum ramosissimum, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : agoagaga
Reference HB 05
Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms : H(034), H(099)
Recipes : H(034) tachycardia, H(099) calming, juice of leaves, 1 glass in the morning and the evening
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : biloolonga (Laadi), itookopeli (Akwa)
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, rhizom of Nymphaea lotus
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : mbandu (Kimbundu)
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(013), H(095)
Recipes : H(013) the fresh leaves of Nymphaea lotus are ground and then applied to boils.
H(095), produces a small edible grain used as a famine food or eaten by children.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : kùlchí (Dagomba)
Reference HD 15
Author(s) : Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title : Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), leaves of Nymphaea lotus, to pound in 1 l. H2O, to filter, VO. 100 ml., morning and evening during 5 J.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 24
Author(s) : Doka, I.G and S. M. Yagi
Title : Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants in West Kordofan (Western Sudan) Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 1409-1416. (2009) http://ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/dokayagi.htm
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) agnail, cataplasm of roots of Nymphaea lotus
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : suteib
Reference HE 17
Author(s) : Erinoso S. M. & D. O. Aworinde
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of some medicinal plants used in traditional health care in Abeokuta areas of Ogun State, Nigeria African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(18), pp. 1352-1362, 15 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp/PDF/pdf2012/15%20May/Erinoso%20and%20Aworinde.pdf
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, decoction of juice of fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, stem bark of Morinda lucida, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, leaves of Pistia stratiotes, crushed stem of Saccharum officinarium, leaves/seed of Xylopia aethiopica + palm oil, VO. half a cup, morning and night.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name : osibata
Reference HE 2k
Author(s) : El Ghazali, G. E. B. , M.S. El Tohami & A.A.B. El Egami
Title : Medicinal plants of the Sudan.Part 3 : Medicinal plants of the White Nile Provinces. Medicinal and aromatic plants institute.National council for research, Khartoum, 11 6 p., (Augustus 1994)
Symptoms : H(078), H(113)
Recipes : H(078), roots + sesam oil, cataplasm
H(113), roots, fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (White Nil provinces)
Vernacular name : soutab
Reference HG 08
Author(s) : Gillet, J. & E. Paque
Title : Plantes principales de la région de Kisantu. Annales du Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren (Belgique). Série 5, 4, 1, 120p. (1910)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo) (Kisantu region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 10
Author(s) : Hussain, H.S.N. & Y.Y. Karatela
Title : Traditional medicinal plants used by Hausa tribe of Kano State of Nigeria. Int. J; Crude Drug Res., 27, 4, 211-216, (1989)
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005) oedema, leaves + stems, pounded
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 51
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Les plantes médicinales, toxiques et magiques des Niominka et des Socé des Iles du Saloum (Sénégal) Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 279 - 334 (1964)
Symptoms : H(068), H(077), H(099)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge., H(077) nausea, H(099) tranquillizing, fruits of Nymphaea lotus, RNS. (receipt Niominka)
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Saloun island)
Vernacular name : agname (Niominka) ; bakoyo (Socé)
Reference HK 53
Author(s) : Kayode, J, L. Aleshinloye and O. E. Ige
Title : Ethnomedicinal Use of Plant Species in Ijesa Land of Osun State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 164-170. (2008) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ijesa.htm
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, stems of Nymphaea lotus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijesa Land of Osun State)
Vernacular name : osibata
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosomatic disorders fresh leaves of Nymphaea lotus as food for the patient
H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Nymphaea lotus and Ricinodendron heudelotii seasoned with vegetable salt as cooking liquid of pumpkins seeds
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, maceration of fruit of Dioscorea preussii associated with the whole plant of Nymphaea lotus, bath.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bosobolo, City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Karawa, Center of Bikoro, Gemena (Mbari), Center of Bil))
Vernacular name : gbabira (Mono), gbabulangoli (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), H(014), H(018), H(099), H(113)
Recipes : H(005) swelling of the legs (edema),H(014) flaking of the scalp, yellowing of the hair, boil together leaves of Nymphaea lotus, of Erythrina abyssinica and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon ; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions withH(014) itchings = Pian (nkulu = mpese), pound together and mix with the juice of unripe plans Sclerosperma mannii the following plants : Brillantaisia patula (leaves), earth termite mounds, Commelina africana, Mondia whitei, Nymphaea lotus and Clerodendrum formicarum ; macerate, press and add white clay, VO. 1 table spoon 3 times per day.
H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), to roast in a pan plants below: Brillantaisia patula, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Momordica charantia and the barks of Ficus lutea.pound then other plants together: Brillantaisia patula, Dichaetanthera africana, young manioc leaves, Mimosa pellita, Scleria achtenii and Nymphaea lotus; press and mix to the powder from roasted plants. Rub the whole body, 2 times per day.
H(018) migraine, pound and macerated in the juice of Canarium schweinfurthii the following plants : leaves of Sclerosperma mannii, Conyza sumatrensis, young manioc leaves, leaves of Nymphaea lotus and Commelina africana; press and filter. Wash the face 2 times per day. Warning : It is recommended of close your eyes and do not swallow the aqueous solution
H(099) epilepsy, pound and macerated in H2O the plants below : Ottelia ulvifolia, Nymphaea lotus and Costus phyllocephalus (leafy stems). pour few drops of la solution press in eyes, 1 time per day. Prohibited food : anything that flies : birds, hens; goats, monkey, river fish, look at a dead body, look in the mirror, to the market, walking or traveling alone.
H(099) nervousness close of the madness (kimpi), pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, dead leavesof fonds of rivière, stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Nymphaea lotus and Brillantaisia patula; adding of water, press and mix with of white clay. Drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. Prohibited food : beverages, fufu provenant des young tubers, leaves of Gnetum africanum, of manioc and of Salacia pynaertii; meat of pork, goat, hens, fruits of Aframomum alboviolaceum.
H(113) rheumatism, boil together leaves of Nymphaea lotus, Eleusine indica and salt. To filter and drink 1 tablespoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : meat of pork, leaves of manioc pounded and of Gnetum africanum
H(210x) alcoholism and smoking, the plants to dry below : ladi di nseki sp., Tapinanthus poggei, Amaranthus lividus, Brillantaisia patula and Piper umbelatum, Culcasia scandens (leaves), Nymphaea lotus, Drymaria cordata, Celosia trigyna (flowers) and mushroom (kidiba) (forgetting). finely ground in powder and mix with white clay. In the case of alcoholism, take a tablespoon, mix well and let stand during 2 hours, then filter, VO . In the case of smoking; take 1 tablespoon of the product and put it in a glass together with a cigarette or a rolled dried tobacco leaf and cut into thin slices; fill half of the glass with water, macerate and wait 2 hours before of VO.. To fight both alcohol and tobacco mix the 2 forms of medication in one glass. If after 3 days, the urge to drink. and of smoking continues, repeat the treatment.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : longa-longa, malonga-longa, kilonga-longa (Kikongo), etoko, toko, n’toko (Nkundo), koto (Lingala ou bamongo), makuba (Tshiluba)
Reference HM 51
Author(s) : Malan Djah, François
Title : Religion traditionnelle et gestion durable des ressources floristiques en Côte d'Ivoire : Le cas des Ehotilé, riverains du Parc National des Îles Ehotilé VertigO - la revue électronique en sciences de l'environnement, Volume 9 Numéro 2 | septembre 2009 http://vertigo.revues.org/8661
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) leaves of Nymphaea lotus for purification rites at funerals
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HN 28
Author(s) : Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title : Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, (december 2009)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, rhizomes of Zingiber officinale, leaves of Nymphea lotus, fruit of Canarium schweinfurthii, powder of the 2 plants + 125 gr of honey, VO. 5 to 6 soup spoons, 3 X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HR 14
Author(s) : Randrianarivelojosia, M., V.T. Rasidimanana, H. Rabarison, P.K. Cheplogoi, M. Ratsimbason, D. A. Mulholland & P. Mauclère
Title : Plant traditionally prescribed to treat tazo (Malaria) in the eastern region of Madagascar. Malaria Journal 2003, published : 24 July 2003, available from : http://www.malariajournal.com/content/2/1/25
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves and barks of Demodium mauritianum ofvDesmodium hirtum of Ficus megapoda of Nymphaea lotus of Noronhia linocerioides of Vepris ampody of Zanthoxylum madagascariense of Gambeya boiviniana of Peddia involucrata, VO. One bowl 3 à 4 X / Day
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (estern region)
Vernacular name : voahirana, retsimilana
Reference HR 52
Author(s) : Randrianarivelojosia, M., V. T. Rasidimanana, H. Rabarison, P. K. Cheplogoi, M. Ratsimbason, D.A. Mulholland, P. Mauclère
Title : Plants traditionally prescribed to treat tazo (malaria) in the eastern region of Madagascar Malaria Journal , 2:25 (2003) http://www.malariajournal.com/content/2/1/25
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism symptoms, tiredness, muscular aches and pains and poisoning, leaves and barks decoction of Dracaena reflexa can be mixed with Ficus megapoda, Nymphaea lotus, Noronhia linocerioides, Vepris ampody, Zanthoxylum madagascariense, Gambeya boiviniana, is drunk (1 bowl, 3–4 times daily)
H(051) paludism, decoction of the leaves and bark of Nymphaea lotus is mixed of with a selection of plants, Noronhia linocerioides, Vepris ampody, Zanthoxylum tsihanimposa, Peddia involucrata and is drunk (1 bowl, 3–4 times daily) to relieve paludism symptoms, tiredness, muscular aches and pains and poisoning.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (eastern region)
Vernacular name : voahirana, retsimilana
Reference HT 14
Author(s) : Thomas, L.-V.
Title : De l'ethnobotanique à la médecine: l'exemple Diola. Notes Africaines, 134, 48 - 52, (1972)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 21
Author(s) : Tra Bi Fézan, H.
Title : Utilisations des plantes, par l'homme, dans les forêts classées du Haut-Sassandra et de Scio, en Côte-d'Ivoire. Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, (1997)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) general fatigue, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (forest of Haut-Sassandra)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HV 54
Author(s) : Van der Veen, L.J., S. Bodinga-bwa-Bodinga
Title : Une société traditionnelle noire africaine et ses plantes utiles : les Eviya du Gabon Document submitted for publication http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/fulltext/Van der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(027z)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers,H(014) scabies, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, local applications
H(027z) pregnant women consume steamed cooked leaves à l’étuvée.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)bété (s-)a migesi, (Eviya language)
Reference VA 17
Author(s) : Assogba, M.N.
Title : Quelques enquêtes sur la pharmacopée traditionnelle vétérinaire en République populaire du Bénin. 13ème Conférence de la Société ouest africaine de pharmacologie, 23-24-25 février 1984 à Cotonou. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique. Collège polytechnique universitaire, 107 p., (1984)
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vb(104), 4-5 flowers, maceration H2O, filter, Sticky liquid +/- 0,25 l , VO. , one can repeat
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : sotodyame (Peul)
Reference VB 36
Author(s) : Balagizi, I. , A. Cihyoka & S. Mapatano
Title : Lexique et recueil des quelques pratiques en ethno-pharmacopée agro-vétérinaire au Kivu. Plate forme Diobass au Kivu, 118p. (juin 2005)
Symptoms : V(015), V(037), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(015), 2 handfull of leaves of Nymphaea lotus of Impatiens masisiensis , 2 handfull of stems with leaves of Gynura ruwenzoriensis, to pound, to dilute in 2 liters of decoction of leaves and roots of Digitaria abyssinica, VO. 1 liter during 7 days
Vb(037) tuberculosis, to pound 2 handfull of leaves of Tagetes minuta and of Nymphaea lotus. to dry the dough with salt. VO. every morning
Vb(068) distomatosis (kadibu), Vb(068) liver worms, 2 handfull of leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, 5 leaves of Nymphaea lotus, to pound, filtred juice + 1 soup spoon of local salt, VO. 1 glass / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : madekere gerwishi (Mashi)