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Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.

39 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : V(003), V(004), V(013), V(175)
Recipes : V(003) + V(175), V(004) + V(175), V(013) + V(175), cataplasm on…
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : bû-hemmûs (middle Atlas), fougère aigle (local French)
Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), stems without leaves of Pteridium aquilinum, to pound, maceration in palm oil, diluer in palm oil, VO., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : koungou (Kikongo), échélé (Ngaré), mbanga mbanga (Yoombé), esiela (Akwa), kechiete tchanzari (Laali), koungou (Laadi), fougère aigle (French)
Reference HA 10
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title : Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), leaves of Pteridium aquilinum, to softened by the heat of fire, to grind, massage with the leaves and their ashes
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 18
Author(s) : Adam, J.G.
Title : Quelques utilisations de plantes par les Manon du Libéria (Monts Nimba). Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 372 - 378, (1971)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Pteridium "sticks" are edible cooked. They come in the composition of sauces in small quantities.
Region : W
Country : Liberia (Nimba mountains)
Vernacular name : boovuru (Nimba)
Reference HA 25
Author(s) : Akendengue B. & A.M. Louis
Title : Medicinal plants used by the Masango people in Gabon. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 41, pp. 193- 200, (1994) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874194900329
Symptoms : H(013), H(036)
Recipes : H(013), young plants pounded and applied on abscessses
H(036), syncopa, leaves are crushed , drops of juices in nostril
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : issèlèla
Reference HA 25
Author(s) : Akendengue B. & A.M. Louis
Title : Medicinal plants used by the Masango people in Gabon. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 41, pp. 193- 200, (1994) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874194900329
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), pain in the side, the leaves are eaten together with Cola fruit + salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : koundi-iwidzi
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(037), H(094)
Recipes : H(037), ONS of Pteridium aquilinum .to treat "lubanzi" which is a chest pain of specifie nature, RNS..
H(094) ONS used to treat hemorrhoids, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : nkunga-mbwa (Kikongo)
Reference HB 05
Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms : H(013), H(022), H(031), H(037), H(156), H(169)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, bourgeon terminal of Pteridium aquilinum , to pound, local application
H(022), leaves juice of Pteridium, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(031),H(037) pulmonary tuberculosis, bronchitis, H(156), leaves of Pteridium ., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(169) femal, leaves of Pteridium., pulp, in vagina
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(038), H(201)
Recipes : H(038) cystalgia, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of neni (Pteridium aquilinum) of nya-nya (Ricinus communis)
H(201) madness, roots tea of Pteridium aquilinum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (i) neni (Umbundu), feto-ordinario (Portuguese)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, leaves of Pteridium aquilinum
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (otci, ovi, i)neni, (otchi)neni kovusengue (Umubumbu), feto-fêma-das-boticas, feto-ordinario (Portuguese)
Reference HB 55
Author(s) : Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(034), H(093), H(095)
Recipes : H(034) palpitations, young ends of stems of Pteris aquilinium, into a package with the palm oil, in fire, VO..
H(093) antipoison, take the bent end of the rod, mix with a little honey and another leaf ; to swallow and keep for two days in stomach, induce vomiting on the third day to remove the poison
H(095) food, young shoots of stems, boil, wash and dress, VO. as a vegetable
(Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbabangue / bambabangue
Reference HB 55
Author(s) : Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(034), H(093), H(095)
Recipes : H(034) palpitations, young tips of stems of Pteridium aquilinum, it packaged with palm oil , in fire, VO.
H(093) against poison, take the bent end of the rod, mix with a little honey and another leaf; swallow and keep for two days in the stomach, induce vomiting on the third day to drain the poison
H (095) food, shoots stalks, boil, wash and season, VO. As a vegetable
(Recipes: Baghama, in Loubomo collection area (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbabangue / bambabangue
Reference HB 55
Author(s) : Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) lung ailments, H(104) stomach upset, H(126) ailments of the liver, etc. pound the young shoots of leaves of Pteridium aquilinum, mixed with Ndzingo, with palm oil or with almond oil, to package and cook in fire. Eat with grilled banana
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Sindara et Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : etsenguènguè / Itsenguènguè
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, fresh leaves of Pteridium aquilinum associated with Sarcophrynium schweinfurthianum decoction, steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Forest-savannah contact zone, Andom village, East region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 62
Author(s) : Botha, C.J., M.-L. Penrith
Title : Poisonous plants of veterinary and human importance in southern Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 119, pp. 549–558 (2008) doi:10.1016/j.jep.2008.07.022
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) Pteridium aquilinum, plant poisonings that primarily affect the central nervous system of horses, sheep with syndroms of tremors, incoordination
Region : Southern Africa
Country : southern Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 6k
Author(s) : Barnish, G. & S.K. Samai
Title : Some medicinal plant recipes of the Mende, Sierra Leone. Medical research council laboratory P.O.Box 81, Bo, Sierra Leone , 96 p., January l992 DVV sponsored, SLADEA PublicationKew 633.88 (10.2)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), New leaves bojled and drunk. A palatable sauce. Found in the bush.
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 23
Author(s) : Carrière, S, M. , H. Andrianotahiananahary, N. Ranaivoarivelo & J. Randriamalala
Title : Savoirs et usages des recrus post-agricoles du pays Betsileo : valorisation d'une biodiversité oubliée à Madagascar VertigO - la revue électronique en sciences de l'environnement. Volume 6 Numéro 1, mai 2005 http://vertigo.revues.org/3047
Symptoms : H(068), H(124)
Recipes : H(068) child ascaris , H(124) haemorrhage, leaves and rhizome decoction of Pteridium aquilinum
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (Betsileo country)
Vernacular name : apanga
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, bud of Pteridium aquilinum in decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : kossé, Sankan (Kissidougou).(Malinké), koumto (Kissi), gbogolowoulou, gbowolowoulou, gbologola (Guerzé)
Reference HD 15
Author(s) : Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title : Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boil, jeunes frondes of Pteridium aquilinum, to pound, local application in dressing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo-Brazzaville
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(008)
Recipes : H(008), strong warm infusions or cold infusion corresponding to a handful of ground roots per 200 ml water, VO. 100 ml, / tid / for 2 days or as needed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered