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Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae

27 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(104), H(157)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Sesbania sesban of Clerodendrum discolor of Maesa lanceolata of Myrica kandtiana, to pound, infusion (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(104), leaves of Sesbania sesban, barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrina abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(157) child, leaves of Sesbania., maceration (H2O), to filter, VO. + bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
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(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(104), H(139), the oily tuberof Sesbania sesban is boiled up to make medicine for waist pains and impotence.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : tìŋkpám (Dagomba)
Reference HC 13d
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.IV. Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 29, pp. 295 - 323, (1990)
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), dried powdered leaves mixed with castor oil is applied on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mshengena (Pare)
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) chira (headworms), pounded leaves of Sesbania sesban, mixed with H2O, VO. + pounded leaves, powder, snuffed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : oyieko (Luo)
Reference HH 09a
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto,
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022) labor induction, leaves + flowers are chewed
H(104) stomach ache, leaves plant part is chewed + flowers/ as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
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(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, leaves, stems, decoction (H2O) + potash
H(051), leaves, stems, decoction (H2O) + potash
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : zamorka (Hausa)
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(036)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, H(068), extract from roots of Sesbania sesban, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : milimbilikiti (Kimbunga)
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(005), H(104)
Recipes : H(005), pounded leaves local application on swollen parts
H(104) stomach, pounded leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : lusabasabi (Lunyore), mururume (Zaramo, Tanzania), oyieko (Luo, Kenya)
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(001), H(055), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) keratitis (agakoko), leaves, juice,1 drop in eye
H(001)keratitis (agakoko), leaves Sesbania sesban, whole plant Euphorbia inequilatera (nyakatsi), juice,1 drop in eye
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, leaves Sesbania sesban , Ammania baccifera (umugarura), maceration H2O, VO., 1 glass in the morning with empty stomach every morning .
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, leaves Rhoicissus tridentata, Alangium chinense, Dalbergia lactea,Sesbania sesban, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1 cup every morning
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), leaves Clematis hirsuta, Leucas martinicensis, Phytolacca dodecandra, Sesbania sesban, Kalanchoe integra (ikinetenete), 2 unindentified species (agasibandekwe, rekabivugire), decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umunyegenyege
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(002), H(051)
Recipes : H(002) agalactie " igihâma" We can "kugonôra" bring milk, by administering to the new mother infusions of plant of milky juice, (?) umuronzi and Sesbania sesban (mnunyegenyege).
H(051) chronic paludism: Leaves and bark of Sesbania sesban (umunyegenyege). juice of Clerodendron capitatum (ikiziranyenzi), taken in banana beer. Juice of Euphorbia ingens (euphorbia candelabrum) (ikiduha) , ikyiha) taken from cow blood. Juice of leaves of Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (umutagara) warmed in the sun, diluted with water : sudorific energetic, nausea, vomiting. It is said that this remedy is dangerous
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : mnunyegenyege (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) induced abortion, roots of Sesbania sesban, crudity, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : nkuamba (Kik.),
Reference HM 31
Author(s) : Maregesi, S. M., O.D. Ngassapa, L. Pieters, A.J. Vlietinck
Title : Ethnopharmacological suvey of the Bunda district, Tanzania: Plants used to treat infectious diseases. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 457 - 470 (2007)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 10) veneral diseases, pounded fresh leaves of Sesbania sesban, soaked in cold or warm H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Bunda district)
Vernacular name : zuzuma (Sukuma)
Reference HN 01
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title : Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves of Sesbania sesban, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : yagara (Swahili, Lingala)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, fresh leaf of Sesbania sesban decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omubimba (Rutooro)
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(037), H(053), H(100), H(103), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) sinusitis. Juice is squeezed out from a handful of crushed fresh leaves.of Sesbania sesban. 2-3 drops are instilled in the nose 3 times a day for a week; and/or a handful of fresh leaves are decocted in 200 ml of water /1-2 spoons are drunk twice a day.
H(037) pneumonia. 100 g of dried leaves are calcined. Scarifications are practiced once a day.
H(103) Tooth decay root powder (3 pinches) is decocted in a glass of water. The decoction is used to brush the teeth once a day
H(053) otitis; A handful of leaves are pounded, and/or macerated in water (1 L). 3 drops of juice squeezed out from the leaves is instilled in the ear twice a day, or a cup of macerate is drunk a day + beer
H(100) syphilis. A handful of leaves are decocted in water (1 L). A glass is drunk twice a day for 6 days + beer.
This plant is reported by 17% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyegenyege (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(036), H(068)
Recipes : H(036), leaves, decoction (H2O) , inhalation
H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyegenyege (Kirundi)
Reference HP 13
Author(s) : Phanuel, A. S., R.O. Nyunja and J.C. Onyango
Title : Plant Species in the Folk medicine of Kit Mikayi Region, Western Kenya Ethnobotanical Leaflets 14: 836-40. (2010)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, leaves of Sesbania sesban, RNS. (number of informants = 8 )
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Kit Mikayi Region)
Vernacular name : osao
Reference HS 00
Author(s) : Saadou, M.
Title : Les plantes médicinales du Niger: premier supplément à l'enquête ethnobotanique de 1979. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 7, n°1, 11 - 24, (1993)
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162), ONS. of Sesbania sesban , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kyerno (Hausa), kakaru (Zarma)
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(169)
Recipes : H(169), stem, powder + oil + salt, local application, (Sankuru)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 18
Author(s) : Ssegawa, P., J. M. Kasenene
Title : Medicinal plant diversity and uses in Sango bay area, Southern Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 521 - 540, (2007)
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 7) febrile convulsions in children, stems infusion of Sesbania sesban, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : muzimba ndegeya