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18 references related to the following plant

Official name: Gloriosa superba L.
Family: Colchicaceae

Reference HA 29 d
Author: M. Ichikawa
Title: The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms: H(201)
Recipes: H(201), dried bulb put around the neck and used as ritual medicine.
Region: East Africa
Country: northern Kenya
Vernacular name: siss (Dorobo) (Suiei)

Reference HB 04
Author: Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title: Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Symptoms: H(033), H(036), H(037), H(139), H(201)
Recipes: H(033) femal sterility, H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS. of Gloriosa superba, RNS., enemas
H(036) syncope, leaves juice of Gloriosa., nose instillation
H(037) cough and pains (?), decoction of leaves of Gloriosa superba, frictions
H(201) poisoning at long range (?)
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast
Vernacular name: boboydié, zakoronédié (Shien), kliélélo, krilélo (Gouro)

Reference HG 14
Author: Goossens, V.
Title: Catalogue des plantes du jardin botanique d'Eala (Congo Belge) Ministère des colonies, direction de l'agriculture, V. Goossens Bruxelles: Imprimerie industrielle et financière, 179 p., (1924)
Symptoms: H(091), H(100), H(104)
Recipes: H(091) tonic, H(104) stomachic, roots, RNS
H(100) gono., bubons, starch from roots rasped and washed, VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo) (Mongo region)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HI 04
Author: Iwu, M. M.
Title: Handbook of african medicinal plants. CRC Press, Inc., 435 p. (1993) From: African Ethnomedicine.USP Press, Enugu, Nigeria, (1986)
Symptoms: H(068)
Recipes: H(068), leaves, fruits, roots
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HK 22
Author: Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title: Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms: H(096)
Recipes: H(096) decongestant of pelvus, pulp of leaves, enema
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name: zmiadiam (Guéré, sodi baté (Attié)

Reference HK 58
Author: Kayode, J. & G.M. Kayode
Title: Ethnomedicinal Survey of Botanicals Used in Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ekiti State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 44-55, (2008) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ekiti.htm
Symptoms: H(100), H(199)
Recipes: H(100) sexually transmitted diseases (included, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, chlamydial infection, syphilis), H(199) HIV / AIDS, leaves of Gloriosa superba, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name: ewe-aje

Reference HL 15
Author: Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms: H(099)
Recipes: H(099) epilepsy (gagabdo), fresh or dried roots of Gloriosa superba, crush boil and VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

Reference HO 16
Author: Ogbole, O.O. & E.O. Ajaiyeoba
Title: Traditional management of tuberculosis in Ogun state of Nigeria: the practice and ethnobotanical survey. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7 (1): 79-84 (2010)
Symptoms: H(037)
Recipes: H(037, 1) tuberculosis, leaves of Gloriosa superba, decoction, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Ogun state)
Vernacular name: mora

Reference HR 11
Author: Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title: Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Symptoms: H(039)
Recipes: H(039) lice, poisonous bulb, RNS
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: alo-ngü (Fang), mavi-movi (Apindji, pipadoro (Nkomi), pipedoro (Ngowé), pipidori (Balumbu)

Reference HR 15
Author: Roberts, M.
Title: Indigenous Healing Plants. Southern Book Publishers, Halfway House. (1990). From references HG 50, VM 18
Symptoms: V(013), V(039)
Recipes: Vb(039), used to kill lice, tick infections and screw-worm for Vb(013) skin eruptions on cattle, corns of Gloriosa superba, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Tswana zone)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HT 26
Author: Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday, Girmay Medhim,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title: Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by people around Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 11, pp. 271 - 283 (2007)
Symptoms: H(008), H(104)
Recipes: H(008) dysentery (mushro), roots of Gloriosa superba of Cyphostemma junceum of Dorstenia barnimiana, powder mixed with H2O, fermented for 7 days, VO.
H(104) stomach-ache, roots, chewing
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name: etse libona (Amharic)

Reference HT 33
Author: Tilahun Teklehaymanot
Title: Ethnobotanical study of knowledge and medicinal plants use by the people in Dek Island in Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume124, pp 69–78, (2009)
Symptoms: H(020), H(104), H(139)
Recipes: H(020) snake bite (ibabsinedf), eating fresh root of Gloriosa superba rolled with local thin bread.(dagusa’ injera) or fermented drink made from honey, water and hops (tef) porridge
H(104) stomach-ache (hodkurtet), eating fresh root
H(139) impotence (sinfete wesib), root powder is taken with ‘tej’ for 3 days
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Northwest, Dek Island in lake Tana )
Vernacular name: yebab mashila (Amharic)

Reference HY 01
Author: Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw
Title: Traditional medicinal plant knowledge and use by local healers in Sekoru District, Jimma Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:24, (2007) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/3/1/24 + additional file
Symptoms: H(026), H(078)
Recipes: H(026) menstrual pains (yalememtat), fresh roots, crushed and mixed with sugar, VO.
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), dried roots of Gloriosa superba, powdered in tea or coffee, VO.
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), fresh roots, crushed, mixed in H2O, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name: dawaurahman, rahmaldawa (Oromiffa)

Reference HY 02
Author: Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw & D. Teketay
Title: Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:11 (2008) + additional file
Symptoms: H(026), H(078)
Recipes: H(026) menstrual disorder (yalememtat), fresh roots of Gloriosa superba, crushed, mixed with sugar, swallowing
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), dried root of Gloriosa superba, powdering in tea or coffee, VO.
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), fresh or dried root of Gloriosa superba, crushed and mixed with H2O, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name: dawaurahman / rah maldawa (Oromo)

Reference VG 23
Author: Gerstner, J.
Title: A preliminary checklist of Zulu names of plants with short notes. Bantu Studies 12, 215–236, 321–342. (1938). From reference VM 18, HC 26, HL 22 A preliminary checklist of Zulu names of plants with short notes. Bantu Studies 15, 277–301, 369–383.(1941) From reference VM 18
Symptoms: V(013), V(039)
Recipes: Vb(039) used to kill lice, for Vb(013) skin eruptions, Vb(039) tick infections and screw-worm on cattle, corns olf Gloriosa superba, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Zulu region)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference VG 25
Author: Gradé, J.T., J. R.S. Tabuti, P.Van Damme
Title: Ethnoveterinary knowledge in pastoral Karamoja, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 273–293 (2009) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109000233
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095) clots milk (akisidik ngakile), add leaves of Gloriosa superba to filled gourd, gently shake to clot, VO. Immediately or preserved (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name: lokiritin (Ngakarimojong)

Reference VI 04
Author: Iwu, M. M.
Title: Handbook of african medicinal plants. CRC Press, Inc., 435 p. (1993)du document:African Ethnomedicine.USP Press, Enugu, Nigeria, (1986)
Symptoms: V(093)
Recipes: V(093), leaves, fruits, roots, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria ?
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference VT 33
Author: Tilahun Teklehaymanot
Title: Ethnobotanical study of knowledge and medicinal plants use by the people in Dek Island in Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume124, pp 69–78, (2009)
Symptoms: V(054)
Recipes: Vb(054) trypanosomiasis (kumegna), fresh root of Gloriosa superba with local thin bread (injera). or fermented drink made from honey, water and hops (tef). is given orally
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Northwest, Dek Island in lake Tana )
Vernacular name: yebab mashila (Amharic)