Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Contact |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Official name : Boscia coriacea Pax
Family : Capparaceae

15 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : 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(126)
Recipes : H(126), root soaked in water and used as an emetic medicine for "ndiss" (hepatitis).
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lororoi (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Boscia coriacea decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 5k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 3: Rendille plants (Kenya).122 p., Band 8, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(051), H(055), H(156)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(055), H(156), paludism, vomiting, whooping- cough, boil bark in water, drink or add to soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : 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(000)
Recipes : H(000), decoction of roots of Boscia coriacea is drunk or taken in soup for medicinal purposes.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : jugumetu (Batemi)
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) gono.r, roots in soup, VO.
H(104) stomach, chewed leaf, juice swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : chariso (Taita)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : 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(058)
Recipes : H(058) obesity, graines de Boscia coriacea , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : sorukwo (local dialect)
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : 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(020), H(030), H(037), H(095)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta roots of Boscia coriacea, tying
H(173) leprosy, leaves, RNS., topical
H(037) lung infection, leaves, RNS., VO.
H(020) snake bite leaves, fruit, RNS. VO. , topical
H(095) Boscia coriacea is too sour and only one crushed fruit is taken for smoothening taste by older individuals that take milk as food for a longer period. It is used as medicine to avoid dyspepsia.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : homura / aytneba
Reference VA 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 : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000, f), roots used as livestock medicine
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : lororoi (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference VB 11
Author(s) : Bollig, M.
Title : East Pokot camel husbandry. Institut für Völkerkunde, Köln University, Federal Republic of Germany, non publié, 19 p., (1992) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vch(008) "kiyitagh", VO, infusion green fruit
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Pokot)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : 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(001), V(106)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vch(001),Veq(001),Vc(001), Vo(001), dried seeds, powder, 1 pinched in eye
V(106)fumigation, mosquitos, ONS. Boscia coriacea + Salvadora persica + Cadaba rotundifolia + Calotropis procera
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : edung (Turkana)
Reference VG 20
Author(s) : 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(025), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(025) babesia (abeli) , Vb(041) anthrax (geno) of cattle leaves of Boscia coriacea, juice., nasal
Vb(041) blackleg (ladore) of cattle, leaves, juice., VO. and nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : urma
Reference VI 03
Author(s) : Ichikawa, M.
Title : A preliminary report on the ethnobotany of the Suiei Dorobo in Northern Kenya. African Study Monographs, Suppl. issue 7, 1 - 52, (1987)
Symptoms : V(000), V(126)
Recipes : V(000), , ONS., RNS.
V(126), RNS, maceration roots in H2O, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : serichoi
Reference VN 29
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N., I. M. Kaibui, P. K. Njenga & P. O. Odhiambo
Title : Utilisation of priority traditional medicinal plants and local people's knowledge on their conservation status in arid lands of Kenya (Mwingi District) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:22 (2010) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-6-22 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/6/1/22
Symptoms : V(102)
Recipes : Vv(102) bile by chicken , leaves of Boscia coriacea crushed and put in H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Mwing districti)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VO 01
Author(s) : Ohta Itaru
Title : Turkana's view of livestock diseases. African study monographs, Supp. issue 3, 71 - 93, (1984)
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001), red eyes (lokonyen), leaves + ashes of hyenas, powder breathed in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : eedung
Reference VT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium, Nairobi.Multigraphié. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : V(034), V(095), V(105)
Recipes : Vc(034), Vo(034), Vc(095), Vch(095), , ONS., RNS.
Vv(105), boiled infusion of roots, sometimes with Salvadora persica or Boscia coriacea, used against chichen pox
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : kupungur