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Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae

19 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Pentas longiflora, to pound (H2O), to filter, to dilute, VO. + banana juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(014), H(027), H(036), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, leaves, roots of Pentas., powder, unguent, local application
H(014) mycose, stems with leaves of Pentas., powder, unguent, local application
H(014) dermatosis, skin eruption, leaves, roots of Pentas., powder, unguent, local application
H(014, 2) dermatosis, skin eruption, mycose, leaves, barks of the underground part of Pentas., powder, unguent, local application
H(027) to prevent abortion, leaves of Pentas., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(027) to prevent abortion, leaves of Aspilia pluriseta of Microglossa pyrifolia of Pentas longiflora of Vernonia lasiopus, juice, VO.
H(027) to prevent abortion avortement, leaves of Cissus sp. of Maesa lanceolata … var. mildbraedii of Pentas longiflora of Tithonia diversifolia, roots of Dombeya bagshawei of Maytenus senegalensis decoction (H2O), VO.
H(036), stems with leaves of Acalypha psilostachya, leaves of Mikania capensis of Pentas longiflora, infusion (H2O), VO., inhalation
H(051), leaves, barks of the underground part of Pentas., decoction (H2O), diluer, enema
H(051), leaves of Pentas., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Pentas., decoction (H2O), enema
H(068) intestinal parasitism, roots of Pentas., decoction (H2O), enema
H(068) intestinal parasitism, stems with leaves of Bidens pilosa of Cynodon nlemfuensis of Helichrysum ceres of Opilia celtidifolia of Pentas longiflora of Polygonum setosulum of Veronica abyssinica, leaves of Clausena anisata of Faurea saligna, to carbonize, VO.
H(091) fortifying childs, leaves of Jaundea pinnata of Microglossa pyrifolia of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Pentas longiflora of Potamogeton pectinatus of Prunus africana of Pycnostachys eminii of Sphenostylis marginata of Vernonia amygdalyna of Vernonia lasiopus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) childs, leaves of Englerina woodfordioides of Helichrysum odoratissimum of Helichrysum schimperi of Otiophora pauciflora subsp. Burtii of Pentas longiflora, to carbonize, VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Hypericum revolutum of Impatiens niamniamensis of Piper capense of Ranunculus multifidus, roots of Pentas longiflora, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) rheumatism, leaves, barks of the underground part of Pentas., decoction (H2O), to pound (H2O), local application
H(113) rheumatism, barks of the underground part of Pentas., decoction (H2O), local application
H(104), leaves, roots of Pentas., decoction (H2O), VO., steam bath
H(104), leaves of Pentas., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Pentas longiflora mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(014) mycosias, barks preparation from the bark of roots preparation from the bark of Pentas longiflora crushed, to rub the affected parts with the paste obtained.The reaction is so violent that the skin narrows a few hours afterwards. It starts to tear if one does not coat it with butter. After approximately one week, the mycosis disappeared
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Reference HC 03
Author(s) : Cihyoka, M. A.
Title : AGEEP-Bushi, Bukavu. Kagala, SEMINAIRE-ATELIER SUR LES PLANTES MEDICINALES.Tenu par KAGALA (Kabare) du 21 au 23 juillet l999. Documentation of the Sub-Network PRELUDE
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), moth on the skin, the foots, the face, (mibambu), leaves of Pentas longiflora (lumole lweru, isagara), mix the ashes in oil, local application. Effective.
H(014), mange (maherhe), leaves of Pentas longiflora (lumole,isagara), pounded, mixed with oil an to rub the body each day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : lumole lweru, isagara
Reference HC 13e
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.V. Angiosperms (Passifloraceae to Sapindaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 143 - 157, (1991)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(100) gono., syph, roots decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mhoro (Cagga)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(014), H(173)
Recipes : H (014) itch (ubuheri) root bark powder mixed with butter. Local application
H (173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of roots barks of Pentas longiflora (isagara) mixed with rancid butter and mix with three or four plants that treat leprosy (selected from: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : isagara
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(006), roots decoction (H2O) + milk
H(051), roots decoction (H2O) + milk, induce diarrhoea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism like symptoms, fruits, bark of Pentas longiflora, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : chebirbirgorok (local dialect)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(006), H(039)
Recipes : H(006) child, roots of Pentas longiflora, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(039) pédiculose, leaves of Pentas., to pound, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 12
Author(s) : Lewalle, J. & F.M. Rodegem
Title : Plantes médicinales du Burundi. Quart. Journ. Crude Drug Research, VIII - 3, 1257-1270, (1968)
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves, decoctio
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Reference HM 73
Author(s) : Muthaura, C.N., G.M. Rukunga, S.C. Chhabra, G.M. Mungai, E.N.M. Njagi
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the Kwale community of the Kenyan Coast Journal of Ethnopharmacology 114, 377–386 (2007)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Pentas longiflora, decoction, hot water extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mdobe mdobe (Digo)
Reference HN 19
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Diversity and utilization of ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus (Central Kenya), Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2006) doc 10.1186/1746-4269-2-8
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (district of Maragwa)
Vernacular name : muhuha
Reference HN 25
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N., R. W. Bussmann, B. Gemmill, L.E. Newton & V. W. Ngumi
Title : Utilisation of weed species as sources of traditional medicines in central Kenya. Lyonia, Volume 7 (2), pp. 71-87, (december 2004)
Symptoms : H(051), H(109)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(109) back pains, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province) (Kikuyu people)
Vernacular name : huha (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 52
Author(s) : Ngezahayo, J., F. Havyarimana, L. Hari, C. Stévigny, P. Duez.
Title : Medicinal plants used by Burundian traditional healers for the treatment of microbial diseases + Supplemtary table Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 338–351 (2015)
Symptoms : H(013), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, A handful of leaves are decocted in water (1,5 L). A cup (adult) or half a cup (child) is drunk twice a day for 2 days.
H(013) skin mycosis. 500 g of dried leaves are pounded, powdered and mixed with cow butter. The mixture is rubbed on the body once a day for 5 days.
This plant is reported by 48% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Reference HP 05
Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014, 3), leaves + roots bark, powder + butter, local application
H(014, 2), leaves + roots bark, powder , ashes, VO.
H(051), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Reference HS 06
Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms : H(001), H(045), H(068), H(124)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, RNS., (Nioka region)
H(045), leaves, RNS., (Kivu)
H(068), leaves, RNS., (Nioka region)
H(124), leaves, RNS., (Burundi)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 02
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Plantes médicinales vétérinaires de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 21, 133 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(016), V(014)
Recipes : Vb(016,1), leaves, juice, friction
Vb(019,1), pulp roots + butter, oinment
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
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(014)
Recipes : Vc(014) itch (lugugu, lushita), to rub the body with crushing leaves of Tetradenia riparia. Then mix with castor oil the powder of dried leaves and roots barks of Pentas longiflora, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : isagara (Mashi), kanyaruhiha (Kinyarwanda)
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(008), V(014)
Recipes : V(008) ?, cow which defecates as one goat, juice of leaves + H2O, RNS.
V(014)mange, to rub with leaves and barks of crushed roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lumole (shi)