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Official name : Picralima nitida (Stapf) T. Durand & H. Durand
Family : Apocynaceae

18 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 33b
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. Oppong-Mensah
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 126, pp. 492 - 499 ( 2009)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, both fruit, stem, root of Picralima nitida, decoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : akuama
Reference HA 57
Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Symptoms : H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(118) angina, suck the seed of Picralima nitida
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ayokpè (Fon)
Reference HA 60
Author(s) : Amujoyegbe, O.O., M. Idu, J.M. Agbedahunsi, J.O. Erhabor
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of medicinal plants used in the management of sickle cell disorder in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 185, 347–360 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.03.042
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) sickle cell disorder, whole plant from wild Picralima nitida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria du sud
Vernacular name : esoabere, erin, osu-igwe (Local name), picralima (Common name)
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, stem bark of Picralima nitida, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, stem bark of Enantia chlorantha of Schumanniophyton magnificum of Picralima nitida of Bidens pilosa, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, stem bark of Picralima nitida associated with Enantia chlorantha, stem bark, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Forest-savannah contact zone, Andom village, East region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HC 33
Author(s) : Chevalier, A.
Title : Les Plantes-poisons de l'Oubangui et du Moyen Congo. Appl., Agric. Trop., 31e année, bulletin n°343-344, pp. 249-257.(1951) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0370-5412_1951_num_31_343_6408
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) arows poison, roots and seeds of Picralima nitida would highly poisonous. They are cooked and maceratedrto make the arows poison .Associated plants: caustic juice de.Euphorbia teke and Euphorbia darbandense are particularly active
Region : West Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui, Lobaye basin)
Vernacular name : ngongambi (Lissongo) ou gongambi (Mbaïki)
Reference HD 33
Author(s) : Dibong S. D., E.Mpondo Mpondo, A. Ngoye, M. F. Kwin, J.L. Betti
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of medicinal plants sold in Douala markets Journal of Applied Biosciences 37: 2496 - 2507 (2011) ISSN 1997–5902 http://m.elewa.org/JABS/2011/37/11.pdf
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x), H(107), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051x) yellow fever, H(107) typhoid, barks et leaves of Picralima nitida , RNS., VO. (goats market, Douala)
H(051) paludism, H(107) typhoid, leaves, RNS., VO. (Dakar markets, Douala)
H(151) hypertension, H(171),diabetes, leaves et fruis, RNS., VO. (markets Nkoloum, Douala)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Douala markets)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 54
Author(s) : Dibong, S. D. , P. B.Mvogo Ottou, D.Vandi, R. C. Ndjib , F. M. Tchamaha, E. Mpondo Mpondo
Title : Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales anti hémorroïdaires des marchés et villages du Centre et du Littoral Cameroun Journal of Applied Biosciences 96:9072 – 9093 (2015)
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(094), H(135)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(094) hemorrhoids, H(135) facilitates digestion, barks of Morinda lucida + Picralima nitida + Baillonella toxisperma + Antrocaryon klaineanum decoction, VO., 2 times / day + sitz bath 1 times / day
H(051) paludism, H(094) hemorrhoids, barks of Picralima nitida + Baillonella toxisperma + Morinda lucida + Antrocaryon klaineanum, decoction, VO., 2 times / day + sitz bath 1 times / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Center and Coastline)
Vernacular name : ebam
Reference HF 09
Author(s) : Fah L, Klotoé JR, Dougnon V, Koudokpon H, Fanou VBA , Dandjesso C, Loko F
Title : Étude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans le traitement du diabète chez les femmes enceintes à Cotonou et Abomey-Calavi (Bénin) Journal of Animal &Plant Sciences. Vol.18, Issue 1: 2647-2658 , (2013)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes in pregnant women, decoction of seeds of Picralima nitida. VO. (The consumption of sugary foods is prohibited during treatment.)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Cotonou and Abomey-Calavi)
Vernacular name : ayokpè
Reference HG 27
Author(s) : N' guessan, F.H. Tra Bi, M.W. Koné
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique des plantes antipaludiques utilisées en médecine traditionnelle chez les Abbey et Krobou d'Agboville (Côte d'Ivoire). Ethnopharmacologia, n°44, december 2009
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, fruit maceration of Picralim nita , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 57
Author(s) : N' guessan K., É. Kouassi Konan & K. Kouadio Kouassi
Title : Ethnobotanical Study of Plants Used to Treat Diabetes, in Traditional Medicine, by Abbey and Krobou People of Agboville (Côte-d’Ivoire) American Journal of Scientific Research ISSN 1450-223X Issue 4, pp 45-58 (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, seeds of Picralima nitida, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Agboville)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HI 12
Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, seeds of Picralima nitida , Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : erin, eso-abere (Yoruba), picralima (English)
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Symptoms : H(026), H(051), H(091), H(092), H(107), H(126), H(139)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(051) paludism, H(091) anaemia, H(092) poisoning, H(107) typhoid, H(126) jaundice, H(139) sexual impotence, bark, fruit male of Picralima nitida, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 72
Author(s) : Kpodar, M., S. D. Karou, G. Katawa, K. Anani, H. E. Gbekley, Y. Adjrah, T. Tchacondo, K. Batawila, J. Simpore
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used to treat liver diseases in the Maritime region of Togo Journal of Ethnopharmacology 181, 263–273 (2016)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, decoction of seeds of Picralima nitida
Region : West Africa
Country : Maritime region of Togo
Vernacular name : ayokpe
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(027z), H(201)
Recipes : H(027z) maternal care during pregnancy, the stem bark of Picralima nitida is pounded and soaked in water.
H(201) the infusion can be used by a pregnant woman to purge spirits
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region)
Vernacular name : mukanshe, omukanshe
Reference HS 24
Author(s) : Sonibare, M. A. and Z. O. Gbile
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of anti-asthmatic plants in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 340-345 (2008)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, stem barks of Chrysophyllum abidum, leaves of Allium ascalonicum, barks of Harungana madagascariensis, roots of Oxytenanthera abyssinia, rhizome of Aframmomum melegueta, seeds of Garcinia kola, fruits of Acacia nilotica, fruits of Picralima nitida, wash and cut into pieces the ingredients, soak in water for two days. Adult: 1 tablespoon twice daily, children: a teaspoonful daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : erin
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(092), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea. H(037) cough, A bark-decoction is taken for cough called "bacho" and" for diarrhea "mafo" .It was sought by traders in the past
H(092) The bark is used for an arrow-poison (Efe Pygmies in the Ituri forest)
H(104) The bark is soaked or in decoction is drunk as medicine for stomachache. Also, the fresh bark is licked, tasting very bitter. One of the frequently used herbal medicine
H(092) inner side of the bark is used for an arrow poison (Mbuti Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : menje (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest), ekeke (Mbuti Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HU 01
Author(s) : Udoamaka F.Ezuruike n, J.M.Prieto
Title : The use of plants in the traditional management of diabetes in Nigeria: Pharmacological and toxicological considerations Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155, 857–924 (2014)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, stem-bark, seeds, root, fruit rind of Picralima nitida Infusion , RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South west of Nigeria), (South east of Nigeria), (North west of Nigeria), (North central of Nigeria), (South south of Nigeria)
Other medicinal uses: jaundice, pneumonia, asthma, trypanosomiasis, hypertension, anesthesia, malaria, ONS. RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : abere (Yoruba), osu-igwe,mkpokiri or otosu (Ibo), akuamma plant (Local English)
Reference VA 41
Author(s) : Angenot, L.
Title : Les Poisons de flèches africains. I. Zaïre, Rwanda et Burundi Africa-Tervuren, XXIV no 2, pp 36- 54, (1978)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) arrow poison, latex of Picralima nitida utilisé pour la chasse, RNS. Place of use : region of Poko in Zobia
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) , Rwanda, Burundi
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author