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18 references related to the following plant

Official name: Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Family: Apocynaceae

Reference HB 02
Author: Boiteau, P.
Title: Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(005), H(007), H(034), H(055), H(090), H(093), H(128)
Recipes: H(005), H(128), summit with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, ONS. of Musa sp., whole plant of Equisetum ramosissimum, rhizome of Curcuma longa, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(005) + H(178), summit with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus of Dodonaea viscosa, whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua of Equisetum ramosissimum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(007), the whole plant of Gomphocarpus., RNS.
H(034), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, summits with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, infusion leaves, VO.
H(034), the whole plant of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, livixation, dissolution H2O, sugar, VO.
H(090), the whole plant of Gomphocarpus., RNS.
H(093) + H(055), the whole plant of Gomphocarpus., RNS.
H(178), H(090), twigs with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis of Euphorbia hirta, rhizome of Asparagus vaginellatus, leaves of Malleastrum gracile, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: Madagascar
Country: Madagascar
Vernacular name: fandemy, fanory

Reference HB 32
Author: Bussmann, R.W.
Title: Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms: H(004)
Recipes: H(004), latex on wound
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name: lekule

Reference HD 22
Author: De Beer, J.J.J., B.-E. Van Wyk
Title: An ethnobotanical survey of the Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 77, 741–754, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000469
Symptoms: H(137)
Recipes: H(137), wash painful legs with a decoction of leaves of Gomphocarpus fructicosus
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa, Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province
Vernacular name: melkbos, tontelbos (Hantam names)

Reference HG 01
Author: Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title: The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms: H(077)
Recipes: H(077) bilious vomit, roots of Gomphocarpus fructicosus, powder, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Zimbabwe
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HH 18
Author: Hassan-Abdallah, A., A. Merito, S. Hassan, D. Aboubaker, M. Djama, Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title: Medicinal plants andt heir uses by the people in the Region of Randa, Djibouti Journal of Ethnopharmacology 148 701–713, (2013)
Symptoms: H(013)
Recipes: H(013) skin diseases, soaking fresh leaves of Gomphocarpus fruticosus in H2O for two hours and the H2O is used as shower bath
Region: East Africa
Country: Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name: qagri aboya (Geez ?)

Reference HH 2k
Author: Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title: Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms: H(077), H(126)
Recipes: H(126) + H(077) to induce vomiting in cases of hepatitis, 1 cup of fresh powdered leaves soaked for 20 minutes, VO.
Region: South Africa
Country: Botswana
Vernacular name: motswamaswi

Reference HK 33
Author: Kaendi, J.M.
Title: Kaendi, J.M. (1994) Coping with malaria and visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) in Baringo District, Kenya: Implications for disease control Ph.D. thesis, University of California, Los Angeles. Friom : Indigenous knowledge in the management of malaria and visceral leishmaniasis among the Tugen of Kenya . Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, april 1997 (http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/ )
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(051) paludism the roots of this plant are used.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya
Vernacular name: kosirich (Tugen)

Reference HL 01
Author: Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title: Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms: H(126)
Recipes: H(126), whole plant of Gomphocarpus fructicosus, ashes, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name: not registered

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(137)
Recipes: H(137) sore (dhukuba), leaves fresh or dried of Gomphocarpus fructicosus, (Crb)
Region: East Africa
Country: Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name: dibe galla (Afaan Oromo)

Reference HL 24
Author: Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title: Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms: H(163)
Recipes: H(163) gout, fresh roots of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region: East Africa
Country: North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name: ash hareg (Amharic)

Reference HM 26
Author: Munguti, K (Dr.)
Title: Indigenous knowledge in the management of malaria and visceral leishmaniasis among the Tugen of Kenya. Article on Internet (1996) http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/5-1/articles/mungutiart.htm
Symptoms: H(051)
Recipes: H(051) paludism the roots of this plant are used.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Tugen tribe)
Vernacular name: kosirich

Reference HO 11
Author: Otieno, J. N., K. M. M. Hosea, H. V. Lyaruu & R. L. A. Mahunnah.
Title: Multi-Plant or Single-Plant extracts, whichs is the most effective for local healing in Tanzania? African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 5 (2): 165 - 172, (2008)
Symptoms: H(100)
Recipes: H(100) veneral diseases, principaly roots extracts of Harrisonia abyssinica, Euclea natalensis, Gomphocarpus fructicosus, Aloe secundiflora, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (people in Lake Victoria basin)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

Reference HT 35
Author: Tabuti, J.R.S., C. B. Kukunda, P. J. Waako
Title: Medicinal plants used by traditional medicine practitioners in the treatment of tuberculosis and related ailments in Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume127, pp. 130–136 (2010) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19799983
Symptoms: H(037)
Recipes: H(037, 1) leaves of Gomphocarpus physocarpus, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (districts of Kamuli, Nakapiripirit and Kisoro)
Vernacular name: gashaho

Reference HW 07
Author: Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms: V(041)
Recipes: Vb(041) anthrax, leaves of Gomphocarpus fructicosus are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name: haazmalaa

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: V(008), V(109)
Recipes: Vb(008) diarrhoea (akiurut), Vb(109) back pain (acir) H2O extract of roots of Gomphocarpus fructicosus, RNS. (receipt from the Tepeth tribe)
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name: epuuru (Ngakarimojong)

Reference VL 21
Author: Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title: Ethnoveterinary plants of Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:21 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/21
Symptoms: V(008), V(050), V(075)
Recipes: Vb(008) sudden diarrhoea, fresh or dried fruit, root of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it .
Vb(050) bloat, fresh pulp of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, VO.. (mixed with Zingiber officinale)
Vb(075) poor appetite, freh roots , pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it
Region: East Africa
Country: North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name: ashkla hareg (Amharic)

Reference VW 04
Author: Wirtu, G., G. Adugna, T. Samuel, E. Kelbessa & A. Geleto
Title: Aspects of farmers' knowledge, attitudes and practices of animal health problems in central Ethiopia. Ethnoveterinary medicine. Alternatives for livestock development. Proceedings of an international conference held in Pune, India, 4 - 6 november 1997.BAIF Development research foundation, Pune, India, 41 - 52, (1999)
Symptoms: V(013), V(041)
Recipes: Vb(013)anthrax,Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name: wahale or hatifachistu (Oromic)

Reference VY 01
Author: Yineger, H., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, E. Lulekal
Title: Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants at Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 55 - 70 (2007) Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants at Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874107000669
Symptoms: V(008), V(037)
Recipes: V(008) diarrhoea (albati), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Millettia ferruginea of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, roots of Juniperus procera of Cupressus lusitanica of Crepis rueppellii are powdered and mixed with H2O, VO.
V(037) lung disease (somba), dried roots of Rumex abyssinicus of Gomphocarpus fruticosus are powdered and mixed with H20, VO.
V(037) lung disease (somba), dried roots of Rumex abyssinicus of Cymbopogon citratus of Prenanthes subpeltata, leaves of Gomphocarpus fructicosus are powdered and mixed with H2O, VO
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Bale Mountains National Park)
Vernacular name: anano