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Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae

74 reference(s) related to this plant

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(151)
Recipes : H(151), whole plant of Acanthospermum hispidum, seeds of Persea americana, leaves of Crateva religiosa of Schrankia leptocarpa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : avocatier (French)
Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(152 ), leaves of Persea americana, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : saboka (Akwa), moussavouma (Téké)
Reference HA 09
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, J. Eymê, J. - N. Gassita, E. Goudotê, J. Guêho, F. S. L. Ip, D. Jackaria, S. K. K. Kalachand, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, B. Landreau, A. W. Owadally, A. Soopramanien
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques à Maurice (Iles Maurice et Rodrigues). Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 214 p., (1983) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), barks stems, branch, trunk of Persea americana, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius & Rodrigues
Vernacular name : avocatier
Reference HA 15
Author(s) : Akendengue, B.
Title : Guinée équatoriale (1992) From PHARMEL 2 ref.: HP 10
Symptoms : H(094), H(126)
Recipes : H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica of Costus afer of Persea americana, maceration (H2O), enema
H(126), leaves of Persea americana of Emilia coccinea, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : 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(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo), around the Moumpoutou village, along the Ibenga river, Dedongou district, Likoula region
Vernacular name : masabuka (Aka)
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, powder of seeds of Persea americana, mixed in pap, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : eben mbakara (Ibibio)
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 1 à 1,5 kg fresh leaves of Persea americana , decoction in 2 liters of H2O. filter and reduce to 1,5 lit., VO., X? bamboo glass morning, afternoon and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(037), H(092)
Recipes : H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Persea americana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(092), almond of Persea americana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 22
Author(s) : Bilo, H. & C. Bilo - Groen
Title : Herbalism in Seychelles. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 393 - 402, (1985)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), leaves, Euphorbia prostrata, barks Persea americana, Zingiber officinale, infusion, VO. The use of this mixture results in strong uterus contraction, often followed by abortion
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : avocat (local), avocado (English)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(113), H(179)
Recipes : H(113) rhumatism, tea of leaves of Persea americana VO. 3 X / days during 2 weeks + decoction of seeds or barks unguent, local application
H(179) nephralgia, tea of leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : apakati (Umbundu), abacate (Portuguese), avocat (Français)
Reference HB 34
Author(s) : Baldé, NM., A. Youla, MD. Baldé, A. Kaké, MM. Diallo, MA. Baldé, D. Maugendre
Title : Herbal medicine and treatment of diabetes in Africa: an example from Guinea. Diabetes Metab 32, pp. 171-175 (2006)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2), leaves, seeds of Persea americana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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, fruit of Persea americana
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : apakati (Umubumbu), abacateiro (Portuguese)
Reference HB 3k
Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 56
Author(s) : Betti, J. L., R. Caspa, J. Ambara, R.L. Kourogue
Title : Ethno-Botanical study of plants used for treating malaria in a forest: Savanna margin area, East region, Cameroon Global Journal of Research on Medicinal Plants & Indigenous Medicine, Volume 2, Issue 10, 692-708 (October 2013) http://www.fosas.africa.kyoto-u.ac.jp/img/ProgressReport2012.pdf
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Carica papaya of Persea americana, decoction, steam bath
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Citrus reticulata of Persea americana, decoction, steam bath
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Coffea canephora of Annona muricata, Persea americana, Capsicum frutescens, Elaeis guineensis, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Coffea canephora of Persea americana, decoction, VO. or steam bath
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Mangifera indica associated with Persea americana, decoction, steam bath
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of Persea americana associated with Mangifera indica , Coffea canephora , Citrus reticula, Carica papaya, decoction, steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Forest-savannah contact zone, Andom village, East region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 6k
Author(s) : Barnish, G. & S.K. Samai
Title : Some medicinal plant recipes of the Mende, Sierra Leone. Medical research council laboratory P.O.Box 81, Bo, Sierra Leone , 96 p., January l992 DVV sponsored, SLADEA PublicationKew 633.88 (10.2)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, Seeds are pounded and f"lltered through a sieve and the juice stored in locked bottles. One cup drunk in the morning, and one at night at bed time
H(051) paludism, Boil leaves and steam the body by hanging the head over the pot and cover the body with thick clothing.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : b'lbia
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) kidney infection, fresh leaves of Persea americana, boil and drink juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : avocado (Amharic)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Persea americana, cultivated tree throughout Guinea, edible fruit.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : pya (Malinké, Kissi, Poular, Soussou), avocatier (French)
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0255-2
Symptoms : H(008), H(095), H(210), H(239)
Recipes : H(008) leaves and stem of Persea americana used to treat diarrhoea
H(095) Fruits: edible fruits; trees are grown in small-scale orchards and sold commercially
H(095) leaves and stem: stripped; ground and mixed to make a snuff as well as type of bicarbonate of soda for seasoning vegetables
H(210) leaves and stem of Persea americana ground and mixed with Amaranthus hybridus to be used as a snuff ingredient
H(239) wood: firewood
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : makatapiere (Vhavenda), avocado tree (English)
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(008), H(015x), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(130), H(151), H(152), H(178)
Recipes : H(008, 5) diarrhoea, 50 gr. fresh barks of Mangifera indica of Persea americana, VO. + salt
H(008, 2), leaves of Persea., to pound, to dilute in 200 ml. H2O, to filter, O. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(015x), leaves of Persea americana of Milletia versicolor of Cratispermum laurinum of Milletia laurentii, decoction (2 l. H2O), VO., morning and evening ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults 100 ml.
H(018), 1 hand of leaves of Persea americana, leaves of Dacryodes edulis, decoction (H2O), VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 soup spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(037) cough, leaves of Lantana camara of Annona senegalensis of Citrus aurantifolia of Persea americana of Senna occidentalis, decoction (H2O), 3 X / day ; childs, 50 ml. ; adults, 100 ml.
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Lantana camara of Cymbopogon citratus of Dacryodes edulis of Perses americana, decoction (H2O), steam bath
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Spondias mombim of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Lantana camara of Persea americana, decoction (H2O), VO. + steam bath
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Senna occidentalis of Carica papaya of Mangifera indica of Persea americana, roots of Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H20), VO. ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Dacryodes edulis, Ocimum gratissimum of Perses americana, decoction (H2O), steam bath 3 X / day
H(051, 3) fever, paludism, leaves of Persea, VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(103), leaves of Persea., decoction (1 l . H2O), mouth wash, 3 X / day
H(104), leaves of Persea americana of Dacryodes edulis, leaves and roots of Senna occidentalis, decoction (H2O), VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(113) rheumatism, old leaves of Persea americana, leaves of Phragmanthera sp., decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. ; childs, 1 coffee spoon, morning and evening ; adults, 1 soup spoon, 3 X / day
H(130), leaves of Persea americana of Eugenia uniflora, decoction (H2O), VO. 200ml., 3 X / day
H(151), roots of Carica papaya, leaves of Persea americana of Desmodium velmutinum, decoction in 1,5 l. H2O, VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(151), 1 hand of leaves of Persea., decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. 200 ml., 3 X / day .
H(152, 2), barks of Persea americana, bulb of Allium sativum, decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. 50 ml., mati, and soir
H(178) cardiac desease, roots of Persea., decoction (H2O), VO., 1 soup spoon, 1 X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 20
Author(s) : Diafouka A., J. Lejoly
Title : Plantes hypotensives utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Brazzaville (Congo). Méricaments et aliments: L'approche ethnopharmacologique. Actes du 2e Colloque Européen d'Ethnophmacologie et de la 2ème Conférence internationale d'Ethnomédecine, Heidelberg2, 4-27 mars 1993.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, decoction (1 l. H2O) with one handfull of leaves of Persea americana. VO. 200 ml 3 X / Day till recovery
H(151) hypertension, decoction in 1,5 l. H2O of roots of Carica papaya, leaves of Persea americana of Desmodium velutinum. VO. 100 ml 3 X / Day .
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors