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Official name : Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Family : Capparaceae

15 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : 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(095)
Recipes : H(095), for bushman, leaves are squashed and mixed with othervegetable for soup. Fruit edible.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (central Kalahari)
Vernacular name : local name not registered, shepherd's tree (English)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, fruit of Boscia albitrunca
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (omu)tendelete (Herero)
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(006), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, roots of Boscia albitrunca macerated in H2O, VO.
H(113) muscular pains, roots macerated in H2O, massage
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : muvalavala, mupopu (Chindau)
Reference HC 24a
Author(s) : Cheikhyoussef, A., M. Shapi, H. Mu. Ashekele
Title : Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto Region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:10 (2011) See also ref HC 24b
Symptoms : H(046), H(100)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox, duration of treatment:2 days, leaves of Boscia albitrunca , RNS.
H(100) syphilis, duration of treatment:4 days (depends on the severity, roots., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Oshikoto region)
Vernacular name : munkudi
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. Magister Scientiae in the Faculty of Science (Department of Botany) Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), Vc(095) leaves of Boscia albitrunca browsed by goat and cattle
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muthobi (Venda)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. Magister Scientiae in the Faculty of Science (Department of Botany) Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), roots of Boscia albitrunca as famine food, beverage (tea)
H(095) fruits, VO
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muthobi (Venda)
Reference HN 38
Author(s) : Netshiungani, E. N.
Title : Notes on the uses of indigenous trees in Venda Journal of Dendrology 1: 12-17 (1981) (From reference HM 58)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), roots of Boscia albitrunca as famine food, beverage (tea)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muthobi (Venda)
Reference HR 16
Author(s) : Ribeiro, A., M. M. Romeiras, J. Tavares & M. T. Faria
Title : Ethnobotanical survey in Canhane village, district of Massingir, Mozambique: medicinal plants and traditional knowledge Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:33 (2010)
Symptoms : H(008), H(094)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea; H(094) hemorrhoids, crushing and infusion of leaves of Boscia albitrunca , topic
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nxunkutso, xikutse, xikutso, xikutsu, xukutsi (Changana)
Reference HS 37
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Boscia albitrunca of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Plectranthus ciliatus of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlophi
Reference HS 51
Author(s) : Sobiecki, J.F.
Title : A review of plants used in divination in southern Africa and their psychoactive effects Southern African Humanities, Vol. 20 , Pages 333–351, December, 2008 Pietermaritzburg
Symptoms : H(000), H(099), H(167z)
Recipes : H roots of Boscia albitruncaare used for medical and magical purposes Zulu [4]
H(099) roots for epilepsy in South Africa have been recorded [48]
H(167z) psychoactive effects The bark is used in the initiation of diviners in South Africa as an ubulawu preparation,the froth of which is eaten, to “see things”, indicating possible psychoactive effects hallucinogenic activity and enables “the ancestors to speak through you”
Region : Southern Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umvithi (Zulu)
Reference HW 52
Author(s) : Van Wyk, P.
Title : Trees of the kruger National Park Purnell, Cape Town (1972 - 1974). (From reference HM 58)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) roots of Boscia albitruncaas famine food, beverage (tea)
H(095) fruits, VO
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Kruger National Park)
Vernacular name : muthobi (Venda)
Reference VC 09a
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G. VU
Title : Arbre, arbustes, buissons et fourrages spontanés divers en régions tropicales et subtropicales.Revue d' élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux, Tome 5 (nouvelle série) n° 4, 213 - 222, 1951 - 1952
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Boscia albitrunca forage species considered good value in South Africa
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VG 28
Author(s) : Gabanakgosi K., J. C. Moreki, S. J. Nsoso and C.Tsopito
Title : Ethnoveterinary Medicine Usage in Family Chickens in the Selected Four Villages of Botswana Journal of Veterinary Advances, 2(12): 586-594 (2012) http://www.scopemed.org/fulltextpdf.php?mno=30297
Symptoms : V(062), V(082), V(105)
Recipes : Vv(062) coccidiosis, Vv(082) respiratory diseases,. Vv(105) Newcastle disease, fresh leaves of Boscia albitrunca are sun dried and ground into powder or chop fresh leaves, added to drinking water or feeds
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : motlopi/ matoppie (Tswana), shepherd's tree (English)
Reference VM 48
Author(s) : Moreki, J.C., K. Tshireletso and I. C.Okoli
Title : Potential Use of Ethnoveterinary Medicine for Retained Placenta in Cattle in Mogonono, Botswana Journal of Animal Production Advances, 2(6):303-309 (2012) http://www.grjournals.com/portals/grjournals/JAPA/Vol2%20Issue6/JAPA-2012-05-303-309.pdf
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030, 8) retained placenta, leaves of Boscia albitrunca, remedies are administered either as a decoction or infusion.(information presented was obtained from herdboys and stockowners)
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (Mogonono village in Kweneng District)
Vernacular name : motlopi (Tswana), shepherd’s tree (English)
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : 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(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), infusion leaves, cold, lotion
Region : South Africa
Country : East and South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered