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Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae

39 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 24
Author(s) : Bhat, R.B. & T.V. Jacobs
Title : Traditional herbal medicine in Transkei. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 48, pp. 7 - 12, (1995) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419501276J
Symptoms : H(006), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, leaves, mucilaginous sap, infusion H2O, VO.
H(103), leaves, , infusion H2O, gargle
H(104), stomach, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1/2 cup
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : century tree (English), unomaweni, ikhala, umhlaba (Xhosa)
Reference HB 54
Author(s) : Bisi-Johnson, M. A., Obi, C. L., Kambizi, L. and Nkomo, M.
Title : A survey of indigenous herbal diarrhoeal remedies of O.R. Tambo district, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 9(8), pp. 1245-1254 (2010) http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves decoction of Aloe ferox (Aloe candelabrum (Status rejected))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape Province,Tambo district)
Vernacular name : ikhalana, inkalane (Xhosa), uphondonde (Zulu), candelabrum Aloe (English)
Reference HB 59
Author(s) : Bhat R.B. , T.V. Jacobs
Title : Traditional herbal medicine in Transkei Journal of Ethnopharmacology 48, 7-12 (1995)
Symptoms : H(006), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, sap from the leaf of Aloe ferox is mixed with hot water
H(103) toothache, an infusion is taken orally as a gargle
H(104) stomach-ache, decoction of leaves, filtered, VO half a cup
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : u nomaweni, i khala, um hlaba (Xhosa); century tree (English)
Reference HB 61
Author(s) : Bhat , RB.
Title : Medicinal plants and traditional practices of Xhosa people in the Transkei region of Eastern Cape, South Africa Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. Vol. 13 (2), pp. 292-298, April 2014
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(104) stomachache, 3 leaves of Aloe ferox, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : ikhala (Xhosa), bitter aloe (English)
Reference HC 27
Author(s) : Coopoosamy, R. M. and K. K. Naidoo
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Durban, South Africa. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(11), pp. 818-823, 22 March, 2012
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(005x), H(006), H(013), H(013), H(014), H(020x), H(051), H(076), H(076), H(091), H(108), H(111), H(111x), H(191), H(137), H(199)
Recipes : H(002) applied on nipples for females who breast fed , H(004) wounds, H(005x) blisters, H(006) constipation,H(013) acne,H(013) rashes,H(014) itchy places, H(020x) insect bites , H(051) fever blisters, H(076) mouth ulcers, H(076) cracked lips, H(091) immune boosters, H(108) cold sore, H(111) burns, H(111x) sunburn, H(191) blood purifiers, H(137) sores , H(199) against secondary infections of HIV (Medicinal herbs being sold at local markets (Umlazi and Durban))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (province of Durban, Umlazi region)
Vernacular name : inhlaba (Zulu)
Reference HD 22
Author(s) : 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(104), H(109), H(162y), H(179)
Recipes : H(104, 2) stomach problems, H(109) back pain, H(162y) bladder, H(179) kidneys, drink an infusion of the leaves of Aloe ferox
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province
Vernacular name : aalwyn, bitteraalwyn (Hantam names)
Reference HD 22
Author(s) : 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 : V(039)
Recipes : V(039, 4) put leaves of Aloe ferox in the drinking water of chicken for lice and chicken diseases (piep)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province
Vernacular name : aalwyn, bitteraalwyn (Hantam names)
Reference HD 34
Author(s) : Denver D., T. Blouws, O. Aboyade, D. Gibson, J. De Jong, C Van t' Klooster, G. Hughes
Title : Traditional health practitioners' perceptions, herbal treatment and management of HIV and related opportunistic infections. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:77 (2014) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-77
Symptoms : H(100), H(037), H(104), H(182)
Recipes : H(100) HIV and opportunistic infections, leaves of Aloe ferox are cut into cubes and dried. They form black crystals which are consumed as a purgative and immune booster. The sap of Aloe is applied to skin for shingles and thrush.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Western Cape, Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : bitter aloe, red aloe (English); ikhalana, ikhala, intelezi (Zulu)
Reference HG 13
Author(s) : Grierson, D.S. & A.J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of wounds in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 67, pp. 327- 332, (1999)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) , leaves, juice applied as dressing for wounds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ikhala, umhlaba
Reference HK 44
Author(s) : Kling, H.
Title : Die Sieketrooster. Van de Sandt de Villiers, Cape Town. (1923) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) juice of Aloe ferox taken as laxative
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : aalwyn, bitteraalwyn (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HL 11
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Symptoms : V(002x)
Recipes : Vb(002x) to vean the calf, sap of Aloe ferox, ONS. , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : erét
Reference HL 11
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Symptoms : H(001), H(002x), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, ONS., RNS.
H(002x) to vean the calf, sap of Aloe ferox, ONS. , RNS. et les empécher de sucer leurs doigts
H(004) wounds, leaves as dressing
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : erét
Reference HL 16
Author(s) : Laidler, P.W.
Title : The magic medicine of the Hottentots. South African Journal of Science Volume 25, pp.433–447. (1928) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) juice of Aloe ferox taken as laxative
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : aalwyn, bitteraalwyn (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HM 37
Author(s) : Marloth , R.
Title : The Flora of South Africa Darter, 4 vols. Cape Town and William Wesley, London. (1913–1932) From reference HV 51
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) juice of Aloe ferox taken as laxative
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : aalwyn, bitteraalwyn (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HM 49
Author(s) : Mavundza, E.J. , R. Maharaj, J.F. Finnie, G. Kabera, J. Van Staden
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of mosquito repellent plants in uMkhanyakude district, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 1516– 1520, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006131
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 7) repelling, insecticide, fresh leaves of Aloe ferox are burned to produce smoke
Region : South Africa (uMkhanyakude district, KwaZulu-Natal province)
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : inhlaba (isiZulu)
Reference HM 64
Author(s) : Moteetee, A. , B-E .Van Wyk
Title : The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Symptoms : H(006), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) leaf of Aloe ferox decoction for constipation
H(171) leaf and root decoction for diabetes
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekhala-le-leholo, lekhala-la- thaba
Reference HM 75
Author(s) : Mitchell, P. and A. Hudson
Title : Psychoactive plants and southern African hunter-gatherers: a review of the evidence Southern African Humanities Vol. 16 Pages 39–57, Pietermaritzburg December, 2004
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Aloe ferox as psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, Nectar? Dried juice smoked?
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(037), H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) boils, H(014) dry skin, H(037) tuberculosis, H(104) stomachache, H(200) immune booster, leaf gel of Aloe ferox, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhala (isi Xhosa)
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(014), V(037), V(104), V(200)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(013) boils, H(014) dry skin, V(037) tuberculosis, V(104) stomachache, V(200) immune booster, leaf gel of Aloe ferox, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhala (isi Xhosa)
Reference HM 77
Author(s) : Mugomeri, E., P. Chatanga, N, Chakane
Title : Medicinal herbs used by HIV-positive people in Lesotho African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 13(4):123-131 (2016) 10.21010/ajtcam.v13i4.17
Symptoms : H(014), H(104), H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 6) HIV / AIDS opportunistic infections H(104) abdominal pains, H(014) rashes, extract juice of leaves of Aloe ferox & mix with H2O
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : lekhala la quthing