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Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.

53 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 27
Author(s) : Abebe, W.
Title : A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medecine in Gondar region, Northwestern Ethiopia: General pharmaceutical practice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 18, pp. 147-165, (1986)
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(112), H(143)
Recipes : Plant used by 20 % of the healers
H(008), diarrhoea, crush leaves + H2O (?), VO.
H(008), diarrhoea, powder dried seeds + honey, make pills, swallow
H(037), crush seeds or roots + H2O (?), VO.
H(112), tie roots on waist using cotton thread
H(143), smallpox, insert a piece of roots into affected site by making incision
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northeast) (Gondar region)
Vernacular name : digitta
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 : H(020), H(051)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaf of Calpurnia aurea is smashed and 3-4 drop of the sap is given orally to human.
H(020) snake poison, leaf of Cynodon nlemfuensis and leaf of Calpurnia aurea are pounded together and taken by human; washed with the solution by mixing it with water.
H(051) febrile illness, root of Cucumis ficifolius leaf of Ocimum gratissimum and leaf of Calpurnia aurea are pounded together and mixed with cold water and a cup of coffee is given to human
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : ceekaa (Afaan Oromoo)
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(014), V(020), V(086), V(091)
Recipes : Vb(014) scabies (citto), leaf of Calpurnia aurea, Croton macrostachyus and Justicia schimperiana are pounded and used to wash scabies of cattle.
Vb014) lumpy skin, leaf is smashed and directly rubbed on skin of cattle.
Vb(020) snake bite, root of Stereospermum kunthianum and dried leaf of Calpurnia aurea powdered and mixed with water and given to cattle
Vb(020) snake bite, leaf is smashed and 3-4 drop of the sap is given orally to cattle
Veq(086) ulceric lymphangites, bark (root) of Cussonia ostiniichiov, leaf of Asplenium monathes and leaf of Calpurnia subdecandra pounded together and 2 cups given to donkey.
V(091) mechanical trump, leaf of Calpurnia subdecandra is smashed and rubbed on affected area.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : ceekaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) child with diarrhoea (tekmet), leaves of the young shoots from seven plants of Calpurnia aurea are rubbed in the hands for the juice; the juice is mixed with water Dosage is very important, depending on the age of the child (The stem bark is poisonous. The dosage should be measured carefully)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : digita (Amharic)
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease, leaf of Calpurnia subdecandra (synonym of Calpurnia subdecandra) is smashed and rubbed on affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ceeqaa (Oromo)
Reference HB 40
Author(s) : Bryant, A.T.
Title : Zulu medicine and medicine-men. C. Struik, ,1966. CapeTown (originally published in 1909 in the Ann. Natal Mus.). : from references HG 50, HB 50, HC 26, HL 22
Symptoms : V(068), V(137)
Recipes : V(137) Zulus use plant to destroy maggots in sores, ONS. of Calpurnia aurea , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(020), H(103)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, any part of the plant of Calpurnia aurea crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(103) toothache , crushed fresh root tied with cloth and put in tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : cadhdhiw (Konta)
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, any part of the plant of Calpurnia aurea crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : cadhdhiw (Konta)
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 : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) external parasites, fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea, écraser, then wash with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zikita (Amharic)
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(001), H(008x), H(008), H(015z), H(022)
Recipes : H(001) expel foreign things from eye, fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea, écraser mixture, squeeze then insert with cotton
H(008x) bloody diarrhea, racines fraîches de Calpurnia aurea, écraser then drink with water
H(008) diarrhea, H(068) bilharziasis, dried seeds, grind and eat after pounding with honey
H(015z) erthroblastosis, dried seeds, grind and drink with honey or tie powder/concoction on neck
H(022) prolonged embryo in uterus , fresh dried root, tie concoction on spinal column
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zikita (Amharic)
Reference HD 12b
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part II: Antimicrobial activity of 63 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp.129 - 139, (1993)
Symptoms : H(013), H(112)
Recipes : H(013) abscesss, seeds, RNS.
H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, roots, H2O extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : digitta
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 9) diarrhoea + vomiting in childeren on breast (yehitsane beshita), ground roots of Calpurnia aurea, VO. With H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : etsegne eru
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea and vomiting in children on breast (yehitsan beshita), grounded roots, dispersed in water then drunk, and also applied on body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : etsegne eru
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(068), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(068) amoebiasis, roots of Calpurnia aurea, RNS., VO. (receipts Shinasha)
H(051) paludism leaves, RNS., VO. (receipts Amhara)
H(008), H(070), H(171), leaves, seeds, RNS., VO. (receipts Amhara)
H(151), seeds, RNS., VO. (receipts Amhara)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : digita (Amhara, Shinasha)
Reference HH 13
Author(s) : Hailu Tadeg, Endris Mohammed, Kaleab Asres, Tsige Gebre-Mariam
Title : Antimicrobial activities of some selected traditional Ethiopian medicinal plants used in the treatment of skin disorders. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 100, pp. 168-175 (2005)
Symptoms : H(001), H(003), H(004), H(008), H(014), H(039), H(068), H(100), H(172), H(194)
Recipes : H(001) trachoma, H(003) swellings, H(004) wound, H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) amoebic dysentery,H(014) scabies,H(014) tinea capitis, H(039) head lice, H(068) tape worm, H(100) syphilis, H(172) elephantiasis, H(194) leishmaniasis, leaves, RNS. (information in HH 13 from Asres, 1986 ; Abebe and Ayehu, 1993 ; Fullas, 2001)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : digita
Reference HH 13
Author(s) : Hailu Tadeg, Endris Mohammed, Kaleab Asres, Tsige Gebre-Mariam
Title : Antimicrobial activities of some selected traditional Ethiopian medicinal plants used in the treatment of skin disorders. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 100, pp. 168-175 (2005)
Symptoms : V(008), V(039)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea in animals, V(039) killing ticks, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : digita
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(092), H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach disease (ndwari ya ndeu), about 12-15 branchs are boiled to make a dose of 3 glassfuls; the whole dose is taken at one time and only once. Kyangare causes an immediate vomiting. Because of its prompt emetic action, Kyangare is recommended in cases of suspected poisoning, H(092)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 6k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & M. Brenzinger
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 4: Plant of the Borana (Ethiopia and Kenya)296 p., Band 9 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039), lice on calves and kids; pour leaves, soak in cold water, wash affected animal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia & Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
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(004), H(006)
Recipes : H(004) + H(006), leaves, juice on wound to kill any maggots
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : murut (Luo, Kenya)
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(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, roots of Calpurnia aurea, RNS., VO.
H(104) stomach ache, leaves, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : kayneka / digita (Araf)