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Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae

35 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(034)
Recipes : H(034), leaves of Lactuca capensis of Thunbergia alata, decoction (H2O), VO.
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(001), H(003), H(008), H(012), H(014), H(028), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(077), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(108), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Acalypha psilostachya of Eriosema montanum of Erlangea cordifolia of Erlangea spissa of Guizotia scabra of Helichrysum schimperi of Impatiens briartii of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius of Rumex usambarensis of Sonchus oleraceus of Stellaria mannii of Thunbergia alata, expression, juice, drops in eyes
H(001), stems with leaves of Acalypha psilostachya of Eriosema montanum of Erlangea cordifolia of Erlangea spissa of Guizotia scabra of Helichrysum schimperi of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius of Rumex usambarensis of Sonchus oleraceus , ONS. of Impatiens briartii of Stellaria mannii of Thunbergia alata, decoction (H20), enema
H(003),H(012)), ONS. of Commelina capitata of Spilanthes mauritiana, stems with leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Drymaria cordata of Lysimachia ruhmeriana of Rubus apetalus of Thunbergia alata, leaves of Rumex bequaertii of Stephania abyssinica, to pound, local application
H(008), H(077), new born during the milking period, leaves of Solanum aculeastrum, stems with leaves of Thunbergia alata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014) dermatosis, skin eruption, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Thunbergia alata, decoction (H2O), bath
H(014) dermatosis, skin eruption, leaves of Thunbergia., decoction (H2O), bath, friction
H(028) uterus, leaves of Thunbergia., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(028) uterus, leaves of Biophytum helenae of Sonchus oleracerus of Thunbergia alata, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(037) cough, stems with leaves of Clematis simensis deThunbergia alata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), H(104), (ipanga), stems with leaves of Agauria salicifolia of Thunbergia alata, leaves and roots of Periploca linearifolia, decoction (H2O), enema
H(051), leaves of Clematis simensis of Lantana trifolia of Thunbergia alata, stems with leaves of Indigofera atriceps, decoction (H2O), inhalation
H(091) fortifying pregnant women, leaves of Thunbergia., decoction (H2O), enema
H(091) kwash., stems with leaves of Thunbergia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Geranium aculeolatum of Senecio maranguensis of Thunbergia alata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(118) rhino-pharingitis, leaves of Biophytum helenae of Brillantaisia cicatricosa of Hoslundia opposita of Lantana trifolia of Rytigynia kiwuensis of Schrebera alata of Thunbergia alata of Crassocephalum vitellinum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) psychosis again bad spirits, stems with leaves of Periploca linearifolia of Ranunculus multifidus of Thunbergia alata, leaves of Rubia cordifolia … subsp. conotricha of Thalictrum rhynchocarpum, stems without leaves of Steganotaenia araliacea, decoction (H2O), enema, steam bath, VO.
H(201) psychosis again bad spirits, barks stem, branche, trunk of Polyscias fulva, stems with leaves of Sphaeranthus suaveolens of Thunbergia alata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : akayarusabo (Kirundi)
Reference HC 13a
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) memoragia, leaves of Thunbergia alata + Cucurbita pepo, cooked, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : nakagwinda (Ngindo)
Reference HC 20
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C. & R. L. A. Mahunnah
Title : Plants used in Traditional medicine by Hayas of the Kagera region, Tanzania Economic Botany, 48 (2), pp. 121-129, (1994)
Symptoms : H(033z)
Recipes : H(033z) to prevent conception, a decoction of the aerial parts of Thunbergia alata is drunk by women usually one hour before sexual intercourse
Region : Central Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera region)
Vernacular name : wankula (Kiswahili)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(004), H(033), H(076), H(100)
Recipes : H(004), pounded leaves, juice on a stone on wich a ring of red copper is rubbed during 5', juice on wounds
H(004) + H(100) syph., Clerodendrum myricoides, Ageratum conyzoides, Thunbergia alata , ONS., RNS.
H(033),woman, ONS., RNS.
H(076), childs, vesicle in the mouth, pounded leaves, warm juice on tong and gums
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : nkulimwonga, urusayura (Kinyarwanda)
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(004), H(020), H(076), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), juice of crushed leaves of Thunbergia alata mixed with red copper. Local application
H(020) snake bite, paste of leaves and stems of Thunbergia alata + H2O hot. Poultice on the wound after having treatment with Lantana salvifolia (umuhengeri)
H(076) thrush, mouth ulcers childs, crushing the leaves of ruhoza (unidentified plant) of Dicoma anomala (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga), Heat. Extract the juice. Rub the affected parts
H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Galinsoga parviflora (karanda) of Ageratum conyzoides (mburugu) of Clerodendrum myricoides (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga). Extract the juice which coagulates. Put on syphilitic sores. If the wound is bad, apply the liquid with a wire of copper

H(020), pounded leaves Lantana trifolia, cataplasm on the bite + dressing with leaves of Erythrina abyssinica during 1 H, then a new dressing with leaves and stems of Thunbergia alata
H(138) + H(020), pounded leaves, juice, VO. + top rub face, legs, feet with the rest of dough Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : nkulimwonga, urusayura (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 11
Author(s) : Dhetchuvi, M.- M. & J. Lejoly
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Nord-Est du Zaïre. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23 b, 991 - 1006, (1990)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), whole plant of Thunbergia alata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) mild infusions', corresponding to about half a handful leaves + stems per 200 ml water, 200 ml , VO., four times per day , as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga , district of Kabale
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(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach pains (mavavio ya ndeu). Minor abdominal pains without diarrhoea or other symptoms. Leaves, stalk, flowers and roots are boiled, and the solution is then administered to the patient. The dosage varies from a few drops to a whole glassful, depending on the patient's ageand previousexposuretothe remedy. Manyuluko isasuitable remedy especially for children aged 2-4 years, but can also be taken by adults. may cause vomiting, but usually helps without that actually taking place..
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : manyuluko
Reference HJ 06
Author(s) : Jeruto, P., C. Lukhoba, G. Ouma, D.Otieno, C. Mutai
Title : An ethnobotanical study of mericinal plants used by the Nandi people in Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 116, pp. 370 - 376, (2008) + Herbal treaments in Aldai and Kaptumo Division in Nandi District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 103-105 (2008)
Symptoms : H(027), H(037), H(109)
Recipes : H(027) foetus placement in the womb,H(037) cough,‘mireiwek’, H(109) backache, infusion of leaves of Thunbergia alata, VO. & external application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Nandi peuple)
Vernacular name : cheptereret
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(076), H(109), H(113), H(184)
Recipes : H(076) childs, pounded leaf, maceration, VO., mouth and tong pain
H(109), H(113), H(184), leaf + bud, pounded + grease (ghee), friction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kimira (Maragoli), nyawendf-agwata (Kenya), tsindelesia (Kakamega)
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(008), H(014), H(027z), H(033), H(037), H(113), H(175)
Recipes : H(008) cholera, leaves, extract, mixed with H2O, VO., 1 glass mùorning and 12H
H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves Rhoicissus tridentata, Myrica kandtiana, Thunbergia alata, Sonchus luxurians (kamaramahano), extract H2O, VO., the rest in external use
H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves Thunbergia alata, Hypoestes forskalaei, Melanthera scandens, Euphorbia schimperiana (kamaramahano), Hygrophila spiciformis (gangabukari), Sansevieria trifasciata (irago), extract H2O, VO. + leaves Synadenium grantii, Brillantaisia cicatricosa powder + oil, external use
H(014)psoriasis, (amahumane y'amabara), leaves Thunbergia alata , Brillantaisia cicatricosa , Verbena officinalis, Euphorbia schimperiana, pounded, rest in external uses
H(014, 2) whitlow (minigo) + H(175, 2), leaves, pounded, new plaster every 2H
H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leaves, Thunbergia alata, Sonchus schweinfurthii, Mitragyna rubrostipulata, Polygonum setosulum, Clerodendrum myricoides, Alangium chinense , Sonchus luxurians, Maesa lanceolata var golungensis, pounded leaves mixed with clay, dried, powder in H2O, VO. 1 cup / week for pregnant woman
H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leaves, Thunbergia alata, Rhoicissus tridentata, Solanum terminale, Lagenaria sphaerica, pounded, maceration H2O, VO, somegulps / D.
H(033), (iyanyuma), leaves, Vernonia auriculifera, Thunbergia alata, Maesa lanceolata var. golungensis (umuhanga), extract H2O, VO., 1 glass
H(037) pneumonia, leaves of Leonotis nepetaefolia + Thunbergia alata , organs pounded, crushed + H2O, extract, 1 soup spoon, VO
H(113) rheumatism, (rubagimpande, imijaganyuro), leaves Thunbergia alata , Bryophyllum pinnatum, Microglossa pyrifolia, stem Opuntia vulgaris, extract H2O + ashes cow-dung , VO., 1/2 glass / D.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : nkulimwonga, gisayura
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) oral candidiasis, leaves, roots, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : rwankura (Haya)
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(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(068) ascariasis, whole plant of Thunbergia alata, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : kati murso (Maale)
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 3) cough, powder of root of Thunbergia alata taken once mixed with honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : hareg /(Oromifa/Amarigna)
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(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves juice of Thunbergia alata, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe) (sometimes confused with certain skin conditions) Remedy made from fresh plants, triturated, crushed. The juice is lying water; you drink in a day Plants used : Hypodematium aff. (gingwijana), (?) umuharakûko, Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Lysimachia ruhmeriana (umuyobora), Cogniauxia sp. (umutanga), (?) ishyoza, Clerondendron sp. (umukuzanyana), Thunbergia alata (gisayura), Lantana salvifolia (umuhengeri), Brillantaisia cicatricosa (ikirôgora), Asteracantha longifolia (bugangabukari), Rhoicissus erythroides (umumara)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : gisayura (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/5/1/24
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) the whole plant of Thunbergia alata is boiled and the decoction given to pregnant women as a drink to provide energy
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Bugabo ward)
Vernacular name : wankura
Reference HM 5k
Author(s) : Masinde, P.S.
Title : Medicinal plants of the Marachi people of Kenya, 747 -753, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076), chewed leaves, spit
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : msala, kwe, sikwata (Marachi)
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(013)
Recipes : H(013)itch, dry leaves, pounded , powder + butter, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : nkurimwonga