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26 references related to the following plant

Official name: Grewia villosa Willd.
Family: Tiliaceae
Synonyms: Grewia echinulata Del.

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(091), H(095)
Recipes: H(091), root used in some areas as medicine for strength
H(095), fruit eaten raw; available in early dry season.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name: lpupoi (Dorobo) (Suiei)

Reference HC 13f
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.VI. Angiosperms (Sapotaceae to Zingiberaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp. 83 - 103, (1993)
Symptoms: H(082)
Recipes: H(082) asthma, decoction (H2O) roots, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mangura (Pare)

Reference HC 30
Author: Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title: Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v12i3.2
Symptoms: H(171)
Recipes: H(171) diabetes mellitus, roots of Grewia villosa used as part of mixtures for treatment of diabetes mellitus
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name: mopharantshone big (Local Name), mallow raisin (English)

Reference HH 4k
Author: Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title: Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 1: Plants of the Chamus (Kenya).104 p., Band 6, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms: H(104)
Recipes: H(104) pregnant woman, stomach pains of pregnant women; hoiI l root in water, drink decoctjon
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HJ 07
Author: Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title: Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms: H(037)
Recipes: H(037, 2), roots of Grewia villosa to treat coughs
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name: msabasabwa (Batemi)

Reference HK 13
Author: Kokwaro, J.O.
Title: Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms: H(001), H(104), H(127)
Recipes: H(001), leaves, RNS.
H(104)abdomen, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(127)spleen troubles, leaves, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name: eponge (Karamoja, Ouganda), mongurwa (Marakwet, Kenya), msarasi (Sukuma, Tanzania),mshoshote (Taita, Kenya)

Reference HK 36a
Author: Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title: Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms: H(078)
Recipes: H(078) cancer of breast and prostate glands, decoction of roots of Grewia villosa, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name: mubuu (Mbeere)

Reference HK 63
Author: Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title: A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms: H(203)
Recipes: H(203) fermentation, cover milk gourd with leaves of Grewia villosa
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name: mokurwo (local dialect), mallow (Englisch)

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(127)
Recipes: H(127) spleen, ashes whole plant of Grewia villosa, V.O.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference HM 32
Author: Magassouba, F.B., A. Dialloa, M. Kouyaté, F. Mara, O.Bangoura, A. Camara, S. Traoré, A.K. Diall, G. Camara, S. Traoré, A. Keita, M.K. Camara, R. Barry, S. Keita, K. Oularé, M.S. Barry, M. Donzo, K. Camara, K. Toté, D. Vanden Berghe, J. Totté, L.. Pieters,
Title: Ethnobotanical survey and antibacterial activity of some plants used in Guinean traditional medicine. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 114, pp. 44 - 53 (2007)
Symptoms: H(045)
Recipes: H(045, 2) antiseptic, again infection, stem barks of Grewia villosa decoction, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name: dangunè

Reference HM 33
Author: Malgras, D. (R.P.)
Title: Arbres et arbustes guérisseurs des savanes maliennes. Editions Karthala, 22 - 24, boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris, 480 p. (1992)
Symptoms: H(077)
Recipes: H(077) anti-vomitive, maceration of trunks barks of Grewia villosa, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Mali
Vernacular name: nogonogobilen (Bambara) (Malinke), banempefyi (Minyanka), banepofyen (Senoufo), pibwomabe (Bwa)

Reference HM 52
Author: Musa, M. S., F. E. Abdelrasool, E. A. Elsheikh, L. A. M. N. Ahmed, A. L. E. Mahmoud & S. M. Yagi
Title: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the Blue Nile State, South-eastern Sudan Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(17), pp. 4287-4297, 9 September, 2011 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2011/9Sept/Musa%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms: H(078)
Recipes: H(078) cancer, roots maceration of Grewia villosa, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Sudan (South-eastern) (Blue Nile State)
Vernacular name: altiko

Reference HM 58
Author: Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title: The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms: H(095)
Recipes: H(095) fruit of Grewia villosa, VO.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mupunzu(Venda)

Reference HP 55
Author: Paulos, B., T. Gedif Fenta , D. Bisrat & K. Asres
Title: Health seeking behavior and use of medicinal plants among the Hamer ethnic group, South Omo zone, south western Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:44 (2016)
Symptoms: H(068)
Recipes: H(068) intestinal parasite, fruit of Grewia villosa chewed and swallowed (Recipe reported by household members)
Region: East Africa
Country: South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name: gergesho

Reference HS 00
Author: Saadou, M.
Title: Les plantes médicinales du Niger: premier supplément à l'enquête ethnobotanique de 1979. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 7, n°1, 11 - 24, (1993)
Symptoms: H(001)
Recipes: H(001), ONS. of Grewia villosa , RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Niger
Vernacular name: gursumy (Hausa), gri sumi (Zarma)

Reference HS 12d
Author: Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. IV.Plants of the families Passifloraceae - Zygophyllaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 38, pp. 1 - 29, (1993)
Symptoms: H(104)
Recipes: H(104), pain in abdomen, 4 X 30 cm of fresh or dried root, boiles + 1 l H2O, decoction (H2O) filtered, VO. 1 cup 3X / day for 1 week
Region: East Africa
Country: Somalia
Vernacular name: kabash

Reference HT 34
Author: Tilahum Teklehaymanot & Mirutse Giday
Title: Ethnobotanical study of wild edible plants of Kara and Kwego semi-pastoralist people in Lower Omo River Valley, Debub Omo Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:23 (2010)
Symptoms: H(003), H(013), H(095)
Recipes: H(003) swelling,H(013) abscess, boils, crushed barks of Grewia villosa, infusion, VO.
H(095) food, raw fruit, juice or sweetening
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Lower Omo River Valley, Debub Omo Zone)
Vernacular name: rug rug (Kara), gergicha (Kwego)

Reference HT 50
Author: Teklehaymanot, T.
Title: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms: H(012), H(033), H(095), H(126)
Recipes: H(012) broken bone , roots of Grewia villosa, tying, topical
H(033) impotence, roots RNS. VO., body wash
H(126) jaundice, whole plant VO., nasal
H(095) Grewia villosa is collected by herd boys and consumed fresh by all age groups.
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name: habeleyta

Reference HU 02
Author: Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title: Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms: H(008), , H(037), H(095)
Recipes: H(095) alcoholic beverage, fruits of Grewia villosa , H(095) fresh fruit (food), H(095) non alcoholic beverage fruit
H(008) diarrhea, H(037) cough, barks, RNS
.(Total number of citations for Grewia villosa. = 45)
Region: West Africa
Country: southern Angola
Vernacular name: ominkota

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: H(003), H(104)
Recipes: H(003) swelling (body), barks of Grewia villosa are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(104) stomach ache leaves are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name: ogobdii

Reference HW 10
Author: Weiss. E. A.
Title: Some indigenous plants used domestically by East african costal fishermen Economic Botany, 33, 1,. pp. 35-51, (1979) http://www.springerlink.com/content/044148858871586m/
Symptoms: H(001), H(003)
Recipes: H(001), H(003), a compress of leaves of Grewia villosa was used to reduce facial swellings, and was said to be especially good for sore or swollen eyes.
Region: East Africa (Costal regions)
Country: Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Vernacular name: mukorobasho (Swahili), mkurobosho (Bajun), gomesha (Somali)

Reference VB 17
Author: Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title: ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms: V(030), V(048)
Recipes: Vb(030), Vch(030), Veq(030), Vo(030), leaves, 2 kgr. + roots 200 gr. , to mix, maceration 6h. in 10 l. H2O, VO.,4 l in once
Vch(048)hoofs, Vb(048)hoofs, Vc(048)hoofs, Vo(048)hoofs, Euphorbia magnicapsula , stems. +ÿ Aloe sp., stems + Grewia villosa, stems, fumigation (Turkana)
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name: epongai , epongoi (Turkana)

Reference VG 20
Author: Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot
Title: Ethnobotanical study of plants used in management of livestock health problems by Afar people of Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:8 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/8
Symptoms: V(030)
Recipes: Vch(030) delayed placenta (alhe) of camel, fresh or after drying barks of Grewia villosa, juice., VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name: habeleyta

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(030), V(039)
Recipes: Vb(030) retained placenta (angasep), H2O extract of stems of Grewia villosa, RNS (receipt from the Bokora and Matheniko and Pian tribes)
Vb(039) lice (ngilac), H2O extract of barks of Grewia villosa, local application (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name: epongae (Ngakarimojong)

Reference VH 3k
Author: Heine, B. & C. König
Title: Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms: V(030)
Recipes: Vb(030), retained placenta; pound bark, soak in cold water, give to cow to drink
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (So)
Vernacular name: not registered

Reference VS 20
Author: Sori, T., M. Bekana, G. Adugna, E. Kelbessa
Title: Medicinal Plants in the Ethnoveterinary Practices of Borana Pastoralists, Southern Ethiopia Intern J. Appl. Res. Vet .Med., Vol. 2, No. 3 (2004)
Symptoms: V(000)
Recipes: V(000) sudden illness, decoctions of roots and leaves of Grewia villosa, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Southern)
Vernacular name: ogumdi (Borana language)