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1 references related to the following plant

Official name: Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl.
Family: Dioscoreaceae

Reference VW 01
Author: Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title: The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms: V016), V(028)
Recipes: Vb(016), inflammation of the mammary glands internal part of tubercle of Dioscorea sylvatica, crushed, decoction, lotion , massage udder
Vb(028), internal part of tubercle, crushed, decoction, wash vagina
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Zulu)
Vernacular name: not registered