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Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae

36 reference(s) related to this plant

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(001), H(003), H(004), H(006), H(012), H(008), H(014), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Adenostemma mauritianum of Basella alba of Cassia mimosoides of Plectranthus barbatus of Spermacoce princae of Virectaria major, juice, drops in eyes
H(003),H(012)), stems with leaves of Bidens pilosa of Commelina sp. of Plectranthus barbatus of Sida cordifolia, to pound, local application
H(004), leaves of Plectranthus, juice, local application
H(004), leaves of Aspilia pluriseta of Plectranthus barbatus, juice, local application
H(006) + H(104), H(068) amibiasis, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, leaves of Cissus sp. of Dissotis pterocaulos of Plectranthus barbatus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves of Plectranthus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves of Plectranthus., decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(008), leaves of Plectranthus., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(014) dermatosis, skin eruption, leaves of Aspilia pluriseta of Plectranthus barbatus of Rhus vulgaris, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, leaves of Plectranthus., decoction (H2O), VO., friction
H(051), leaves of Plectranthus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), stems with leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli, leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, ramolir à la chaleur of feu, juice, VO.
H(037), leaves of Plectranthus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), leaves of Plectranthus., juice, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Indigofera arrecta of Lantana trifolia of Plectranthus barbatus of Tephrosia vogelii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Plectranthus., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Plectranthus., juice, VO.
H(104), stems without leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli, leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), leaves of Plectranthus., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), leaves of Plectranthus., juice, VO.
H(104), leaves of Plectranthus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) again bad spirits, leaves of Plectranthus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) again casualty, leaves of Plectranthus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) again bad spirits, leaves of Achyrospermum schimperi of Dalbergia lactea of Aeollanthus repens of Crotalaria glauca of Dissotis trothae of Faurea saligna of Heteromorpha trifoliata of Plectranthus barbatus of Helichrysum ceres, stems with leaves of Emilia humbertii, decoction (H2O), bath, VO.
H(201) psychosis, again bad spirits, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Plectranthus barbatus of Solanum aculeastrum…var. albifolium, infusion (H2O), VO. + friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igicuncu (Kirundi)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(027y), H(037), H(039), H(068), H(075)
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 Plectranthus barbatus mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(027y) + H(004) cicatrisation preparation from the bark of delivery wounds, hot compresses preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Plectranthus barbatus preparation from the bark of Leonotis nepetaefolia preparation from the bark of "'igikaranga" preparation from the bark of "akanyaruteke"
H(037) cough, extract preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Plectranthus barbatus, VO.
H(039) acarina, extract of leaves crushed of Plectranthus barbatus, VO.
H(075) aperitive pregnant women, infusion of leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igicuncu (Kirundi)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lbolan
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fortifiing, ONS., to boil with soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lbolan
Reference HG 04
Author(s) : Githinji, C.W. & J.O. Kokwaro
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of major species in the family Labiatae from Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp. 197- 203, (1993)
Symptoms : H(003), H(175), H(006), H(030), H(051), H(091), H(104), H(113), H(175), H(175)
Recipes : H(003) + H(175), H(113) + H(175), leaves are heated and applied as poultice to sprain and skin neck to ease stiffness and muscle cramp
H(006) constip.ation, H(104) stomach, pounded leaves, juice, VO.
H(030), roots, chewed by woman after delivery to accelerate the expulsion of placenta
H(051), whole plant, RNS.
H(091) childs, tonic, leaves, decoction, VO.
H(175), hot leaves as cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : maigoya (Kikuyu), muunya (Kamba), mwaigut (Turgen)
Reference HH 06b
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. II. Plants of the families Dilleniaceae - Opiliaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 105 - 128 (1983)
Symptoms : H(005), H(022), H(033), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(005) face, swellings on the face are moped with boiled leaves of Satureja punctata, Momordica calantha (fuiza) , Coleus barbatus, Myrica salicifolia, Clutia abyssinica
H(022) + H(104), roots, decoction, VO., against stomach ache including diluted delivery of labour
H(033), infertility women roots, decoction, VO.
H(113), rheumatism, leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mzugh'va (Vuga) (Lushoto district, Handeni district)
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(077)
Recipes : H(077) nausea, leaves to crush, 1 tablespoon juice : VO. : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108)Cough with Fever (ikorua). The leaves are boi led and, depending on the patient, 1- 4glassfuls of thesolution are takenfor2-3days; a dose of 2 leaves of 5 x 5 cm size makes one glassful. Children are given less, and only once a day. If the leaves cannotbe boiled, they may be chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ikingili nyinya
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(006), H(046), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) purg., leaves pounded, juice, VO.
H(046), by the Luo, maceration of the plant in warmwater, bath for the baby
H(104) stomach, leaves pounded, juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya
Vernacular name : maiya (Kamba), muigoya (Kikuyu)
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(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(126) or H(127), leaves Conyza sumatrensis, Plectranthus barbatus, pounded, juice, VO., 2 X 1 soup's spoon / Day untill recovery
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : igicunshu
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(082), H(100)
Recipes : H(082) asthma roots of Plectranthus barbatus boiled, decoction, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, roots boiled, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mwaraka (Embu)
Reference HK 67
Author(s) : Kidane, B.,T. van Andel, L. .J. van der Maesen, Z. Asfaw
Title : Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:46 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/46
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) amoebiasis, H(104) stomach ache, roots of Plectranthus barbatus, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : pero (Maale)
Reference HM 48
Author(s) : M.-J. Mukazayire, M.-J. , V. Minani, C. K. Ruffo, E. Bizuru, C. Stévigny, P. Duez
Title : Traditional phytotherapy remedies used in Southern Rwanda for the treatment of liver diseases Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 415– 431 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006957
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, the juice squeezed out from a handful of crushed leaves of Plectranthus barbatus. VO. 1 spoon twice a day until the end of the symptom “icterus”
H(126) liver diseases, squeeze the juice of fresh leaves , 1 handful for each plant of Conyza sumatransis of Plectranthus barbatus, VO. 1 spoon twice a day until the end of jaundice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : igicunshu (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 67
Author(s) : Mukungu, N. , K. Abuga, F. Okalebo, R. Ingwela, J. Mwangi
Title : Medicinal plants used for management of malaria among the Luhya community of Kakamega East sub-County, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 194, 98–107 (2016)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, chew bud, decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (East sub-County)
Vernacular name : shilokha
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(050), H(104), H(135), H(150)
Recipes : H(050), terminal buds + pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO., 1 glass
H(104), leaves, maceration
H(135), terminal buds + pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO., 1 glass
H(150), leaves, maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igicunshu
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(013), H(068), H(104), H(161)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(068) helminthiasis, H(104) stomach pains, H(161) warts, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province) (Kikuyu people)
Vernacular name : igoya (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 29
Author(s) : Nguta, J.M., J.M. Mbaria, D.W. Gakuya, P.K. Gathumbi, S.G. Kiama
Title : Antimalarial herbal remedies of Msambweni, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 424–432 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1), leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, decoction, VO., one cup is taken 3 X / day for 3–4days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Msambweni)
Vernacular name : kizimwilo/Mumbu (Digo)
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037, 6) cough, H(051, 6) paludism, H(068, 6) tapeworms, fresh leaf of Plectranthus barbatus, infusion or decoction, VO.. 4 tea spoonfuls given 3 X / Dat for adults & 1 teaspoon to children for four days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekinyamunsunga (Rutooro)
Reference HN 33
Author(s) : Nguta, J.M., J.M. Mbaria, D.W. Gakuya, P.K. Gathumbi, S.G. Kiama
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the South Coast community, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 131, 256–267 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2 ) paludism, leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( South Coast community)
Vernacular name : kizimwilo/Mumbu (Digo)
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(008), H(037), H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(051) fever, 50 g of leaves of Plectranthus barbatus are crushed, and juice is squeezed out from the leaves. A drop of the juice previously diluted with a cup of water is drunk once a day.
H(008) diarrhea. A handful of leaves are decocted in water (2 glasses). Half a glass (mixed with honey) is drunk a day for 3 days + sweet products
H(037) cough 2 handfuls of leaves are macerated in 1,5 L of water. 500 mL of macerate are drunk twice (morning and evening) a day.
H(053) otitis; (100 gr of fresh leaves are pounded. A drop of the juice squeezed out from the leaves is instilled in the ear twice a day until recovery
This plant is reported by 12% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igicuncu (Kirundi)