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Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White

34 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 34
Author(s) : Aberra Geyid, Dawit Abebe, Asfaw Debella, Zewdneh Makonnen, Frehiwot Aberra, Frehiwot Teka, Tesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : Screening of some medicinal plants of Ethiopia for their anti-microbial properties and chemical profiles. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(100) syphilis, H(068) ascaris, root bark, stem bark, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : azamir
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : V(059)
Recipes : Vb(059) pest control (parasitic), root of Bersama abyssinica is powdered and sprayed on cattle skin and fodder.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : lolchiisaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HA 63
Author(s) : Abera B.
Title : Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine by Oromo people, Ghimbi District, Southwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,10:40 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/40
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leafy-stem of Bersama abyssinica is squeezed and creamed on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lolchiisaa (Oromo)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Bersama abyssinica mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema ou VO.
H(104) belly pains, compresses preparation from the bark of pounded barks preparation from the bark of Bersama abyssinica + the same compresses macerated in H2O, VO. the juice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurerabana (Kirundi)
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203), wood of Bersama abyssinica to make ploughs and as firewood.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : arambye, oroka
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, roots ash of Bersama abyssinica direct application
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HC 12
Author(s) : Corbeil, J.- J.
Title : Cibemba bush medicines, Zambia. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 313 - 324, (1985)
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) lumbago, (musanan), ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia
Vernacular name : nakancete (Cibemba)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, fresh leaves of Bersama abyssinica, écraser and powder, boil with tea then drink juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : azamir (Amharic)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, pounded leaves of Bersama abyssinica (umukaka), decoction (H2O) + sorgho beer, VO., 2 to 4 spoons, child 1 year
H(068) worms (inzoka), decoction of leaves of Bersama abyssinica (umukaka) with igikoma (unidentified plant), VO. 1 tablespoon morning and evening Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukaka, umurokora (Kinyarwanda), ikigwarara (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HF 04
Author(s) : Focho, D. A., M. C Newu, M. G Anjah, F. A Nwana, F. B Ambo
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of trees in Fundong, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2009, 5:17 (doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-17) + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 2) round worms, decoction of roots of Bersama abyssinica, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Fundong, Northwest Region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 23
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis, stem bark of Bersama abyssinica, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : foso (Meinit language)
Reference HH 09a
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto,
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, weak infusion of flowers + leaves, corresponding to about a heaped table spoon per 200 ml water; VO. / 1 X
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, barks powder of Bersama abyssinica in beer, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mbachamono (Kimbunga), mbassamono (Kihehe)
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093), Poisoning, stomach ache,vomiting, constipation; later also blood appears in the stools, as 'the poison cuts the stomach'., the leaves of the plant are boiled; 30-40 leaves of 5 x 10 cm in size will produce a dose of 4-5 glassfuls of infusion, to be taken aIl at the same time.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kirangwe
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, leaves Bersama abyssinica, Markhamia lutea extract H2O young leaves, VO., 1/2 glas, 2X 1 D.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umukaka
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007525
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, decoction of root bark of Bersama abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukilyulu (Kamba)
Reference HK 67
Author(s) : Kidane, B.,T. van Andel, L. .J. van der Maesen, Z. Asfaw
Title : Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:46 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/46
Symptoms : H(020), H(126)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, H(126)) liver disease, stem bark of Bersama abyssinica, RNS., VO., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : gontersa (Maale)
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Véq(014, 4) horse scabies (Bech’h), Concoction of the bark of Bersama abyssinica with root and fruit of Capparis tomentosa is prepared. Then half of the concoction is given to drink, and the remaining half is for polish affected areas after washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : loliichisa/azamir /(Oromifa/Amarigna)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) ticks, fleas, lice, fresh leaf of Bersama abyssinica is crushed, mixed in water and smear on cattle bodies
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : asha-om (Tigrigna)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : 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(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris (magga), fresh leaves of Bersama abyssinica, (CBdr.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kilisa guracha (Afaan Oromo)