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Official name : Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Family : Piperaceae

10 reference(s) related to this plant

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(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) infertilitys, H(201) magic (good chance), decoction stems with leaves of Peperomia pellucida, VO. Et soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : fifaman (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, leaf from wild Peperomia pellucida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria du sud
Vernacular name : silver bush, pepper elder (Local name), rinrin (Common name)
Reference HE 13
Author(s) : Egharevba, R.K.A., M.I. Ikhatua
Title : Ethno- Medical Uses of Plants in the Treatment of Various Skin Diseases in Ovia North East, Edo State, Nigeria Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 4 (1): 58-64 (2008)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) juice of the whole plant of Peperomia pellucida applied to fresh wound.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ovia North East, Edo State)
Vernacular name : reren (Yoruba)
Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(143)
Recipes : H(143) smallpox, leaves of Kalanchoe sp., leaves of Peperomia pellucida and powdered snail shells are mixed into an oily base consisting of palm oil (Elaeis guineensis) and shea butter (Vitellaria paradoxa). Preparation of the ointment is accompanied by the long incantation. The resulting ointment is efficacious in reducing pock marks or scarring
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Nigeria (Yoruba)
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, leaves of Peperomia pellucida, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : rinrin (Yoruba), silver bush (English)
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, macerated leaves of Peperomia pellucida :bath or enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 1 times a day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : nzeku (Likoka), lootota (Lomongo), fulu ndeke (Ngombe)
Reference HM 57
Author(s) : Mensah, J.K., R I. Okoli , A. A. Turay & E.A. Ogie-Odia
Title : Phytochemical Analysis of Medicinal Plants Used for the Management of Hypertension by Esan people of Edo State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 1273-87. (2009) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/meoktuoo.htm
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, leaves of Peperomia pellucida are washed, air dried and made into powdered form, which is then taken as tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Edo State)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HO 12
Author(s) : Okafor, J. & R. Ham
Title : Identification, utilisation et conservation des plantes médicinales dans le sud-est du Nigeria. Thèmes de la biodiversité africaine, Le Programme d'Appui à la Biodiversité, Numéro 3, Juillet 1999 http://www.worldwildlife.org/bsp/publications/africa/okaforfr/okaforfr.pdf
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, crushes the leaves of Peperomia pellucida, local application. Also used forH(037) cough and dry throat.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-East) (Central plain of Igbo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 20
Author(s) : Sonibare, M.A. , J.O. Moody, E.O. Adesanya
Title : Use of medicinal plants for the treatment of measles in Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 268–272 (2009)
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, Peperomia pellucida and Elytraria marginata leaves with dried seed of Aframomum melegueta are milled together and the mixture cooked into soup using fish (Clarias gariepinus) and palm:oil (Elaeis guineensis) with the addition of a little salt. A small bowl of soup is taken twice daily.
H(046) measles, the leaves of Peperomia pellucida, Elytraria marginata, Bambusa vulgaris, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, and the whole plant of Corchorus olitorius are washed and boiled with a little potash using plenty water. It is allowed to cool and a teacup ful of extract is taken thrice daily after meal.
H(046) measles, Peperomia pellucida and Elytraria marginata leaves are cooked with seeds of Piper guineensis into a soup which is taken thrice daily, two tablespoonfuls.
H(046) measles, fresh leaves of Elytraria marginata and Peperomia pellucida are boiled with seeds of Piper guineensis. One tablespoonful is to be taken three times daily but dosage can be tripled depending on extend of infection.
H(046) measles, The leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, and Elytraria marginata, whole plant of Peperomia pellucida with the seeds Piper guineensis were made into soup, three tablespoonfuls to be taken twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ijebu area of Ogun State)
Vernacular name : renren (Ijebu)
Reference HT 47
Author(s) : Feuya Tchouya,G. R. , A. Souza, J. C. Tchouankeu, J.-F. Yala, M. Boukandou, H. Foundikou, G. D. Nguema Obiang, F. Fekam Boyom, R. Mabika Mabika, E. Zeuko´o Menkem, D. Tantoh Ndinteh, J. Lebibi
Title : Ethnopharmacological surveys and pharmacological studies of plants used in traditional medicine in the treatment of HIV/AIDS opportunistic diseases in Gabon Journal of Ethnopharmacology 162, 306–316 (2015)
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, whole plant of Peperomia pellucida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : djokèlo