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3 references related to the following plant

Official name: Gnidia capitata L.f.
Family: Thymelaeaceae

Reference HH 14
Author: Hutchings, A., J. van Staden
Title: Plant used for stress-related ailments in traditional Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho medicine. Par 1: Plants used for headaches. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 43, pp. 89 - 124 (1994)
Symptoms: H(018), H(103)
Recipes: H(018) headache, leaves of Gnidia capitata, snuffed
H(103) toothache, leaves of Gnidia capitata, poultice (Shoto)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho zone)
Vernacular name: setele, thopa, thopana (Shoto)

Reference VD 17
Author: Dold, A.P. & M.L. Cocks
Title: Traditional veterinary medicine in the Alice district of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 97 , 375–379. (2001)
Symptoms: V(041), V(047)
Recipes: Vb(047) heartwater, Vb(041) anthrax in cows, roots of Gnidia capitata decoction
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Alice district)
Vernacular name: isidikili

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: V(041)
Recipes: Vb(041) a root decoction used to treat anthrax has been recorded in South Africa.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name: not registered