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Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.

139 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(104), H(139), H(168)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Acridocarpus alternifolius of Carissa edulis of Phyllanthus amarus, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104) child, roots of Acridocarpus alternifolius of Carissa edulis of Phyllanthus amarus, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(139), stems with leaves of Carissa edulis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(168), roots of Rhaphyostylis beninensis of Carissa edulis of Citrus aurantifolia of Nauclea latifolia of Fagara zanthoxyloides, barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : ahanzo Fon, Goun), bwétchou, hanzo (Watchi)
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(033), H(168), H(170)
Recipes : H(033) femal, bark of the underground part of Carissa edulis of Hexalobus monopetalus of Annona senegalensis of Fagara zanthoxyloides, whole plant of Cymbopogon schoenanthus… subsp. proximus, ripe fruit of Neorautanenia pseudopachyrhiza, seeds of Aframomum melegueta of Pennisetum americanum of Cucurbita maxima, ripe fruit of Piper nigrum, powder, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal, bark of the underground part + leaves of Uvaria chamae, bark of the underground part of Securidaca longipedunculata of Annona senegalensis of Hexalobus monopetalus of Carissa edulis, to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(168), roots of Carissa., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(170), bark of the underground part of Securidaca longipedunculata of Annona senegalensis of Carissa edulis of Combretum ghasalense of Tamarindus indica, leaves of Gardenia erubescens, to dry, powder, to dilute, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : mugulu, mugulugu, onatchémuli, palg (Gurmantché)
Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) laxative child, , roots, decoction (H2O) VO
H(037)tub, roots, maceration, VO, 3x / day - - H(139), roots Carissa edulis, Xylopia parviflora (muvhula - vhusiku) + Heteromorpha arborescens (muthatha - vhanna), (to increase size ofpenis)
H(139), roots Carissa edulis, Securidaca longipedunculata (mpesu), maceration, promotes virility and potency
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : murungulu (Luvenda)
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(103), H(201)
Recipes : Plant used by 10 % of the healers
H(103), gingivitis, burn roots, inhale smoke
H(201), psychiatric problems, , burn roots, inhale smoke
H(201), grind roots + H2O (?), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northeast) (Gondar region)
Vernacular name : agam
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(091), H(095), H(113)
Recipes : H(091), H(113), root boiled in goat bone soup and used as medicine for getting strength; also used for "lubai" (joint pain)
H(095), fruit eaten raw; available in early dry season
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lamriai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 37
Author(s) : Abbink, J.
Title : Medicinal and ritual plants of the Ethiopian southwest : an account of recent research. Article on Internethttp (1995) ://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/3-2/articles/abbink.html Indigenous knowledge and development monitor (http://www.nufficcs.nl/ciran/ikdm/ )
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), crushed roots in H2O of Carissa edulis of Acokanthera schimperi , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dizi, Suri & Me'en tribes)
Vernacular name : migari (Suri)
Reference HA 41
Author(s) : Aubréville, A.
Title : Flore forestière Soudano-guinéenne (A.O.F - Cameroun - A.E.F) Office Recherche Scientifique d'Outre-Mer, 523 p, (1950) Soc. Edit. Maritim. Col., Paris
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) adenitis, raped roots of Carissa edulis, local application
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : souroukou n'tombolo (Sénoufo), ahazo, azoho (Fon), kouma kouma (Malinke)
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(018), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) head ache, leaf of Ocimum urticifolium, Carissa spinarum and Thalictrum rhynochcarpum are smashed together and sniffed
H(018) head ache, leaf of Carissa spinarum is pounded and dried. Dry smoke is used as treatment for head ache.
H(100) gonorrhea, fresh root of Carissa spinarum pounded mixed with cold water. One cup of tella (traditional beer made from teff) is used as a drink for three days.
H(103) tooth infection, leaf of Capparis tomentosa, Croton macrostachyus Vernonia amygdalina and Carissa spinarum are smashed together and rolled in leaf and heated on charcoal and put on infected teeth.
H(103) tooth infection, leaf of Crateva adansonii, Vernonia amygdalina, Carissa spinarum and Croton macrostchys are smashed together and rolled in leaf, and heated on charcoal and put on infected tooth
H(104) stomach ache, pounded leaf of Carissa spinarum mixed with honey.two-three spoon is taken early in the morning
H(201) evil eye, root of Croton macrostachyus and Carissa spinarum are chopped together and fumigated.evil eye
H(201) evil eye, root of Carissa spinarum is pounded and dried. Dry smoke is used as treatment for evil eye.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : hagamsa (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
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Recipes : V(068) internal parasites, leaf of Nicotiana tabacum is pounded with root of Carissa spinarum and mixed with water. A cup of tella (traditional beer made from teff) given to calf.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : hagamsa (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HA 57
Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Symptoms : H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, H(139) sexual weakness, barks decoction of Carissa spinarum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : ahanzodo (Fon)
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(018), H(033), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(033) impotence, H(100) gonorrhea, H(104) stomachache , Fresh root of Carissa spinarum (synonym of Carissa edulis) is pounded and mixed with tella (local alcohol)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hagamsa (Oromo)
Reference HB 08
Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(109), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(109), barks of Carissa edulis, to pound + few H2O, local application
H(113) glands inflammation, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Carissa., infusion or maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Luanda)
Vernacular name : (mu) ngongono, (nji) ngongono (plante), ngongono (fruit) (Kimbundu)
Reference HB 26M
Author(s) : Bonnefoux, Benedicto Marius (R.P.)
Title : Plantes médicinales du Hufla. Manuscrits n° 1 et n°2 (Congrégation do Espirito Santo), 1885-1937. Registrated by Bossard, E. in ref. HB 25M
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough child, roots infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Villa Arriaga, Namibia)
Vernacular name : (omu) nyongolo (Nyanaka)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(051), H(095), H(100), H(130)
Recipes : H(051) paludism crushed leaves, to boil, VO.
H(095), fruits, VO.
H(100) gono, roots, to boil, VO.
H(130) polio, crushed roots, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lamuriei
Reference HB 35
Author(s) : Bussmann R. W., G. G. Gilbreath, J. Solio, M. Lutura, R. Lutuluo, K. Kunguru, N. Wood and S. Mathenge
Title : Plant use of the Masasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya. Additional file Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006)
Symptoms : H(095), H(100)
Recipes : H(095), eat fruit Carissa edulis
H(100) venereal diseases boil root, slaughter a ram and mix meat with the root, boil 2 hrs and eat
H(113), same for back and joint problems: drink liquid from boiling
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : nkamuriaki (Maa)
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 Carissa edulis
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (u)yangolo (Umubumbu), (omu)nyongolo (Nyaneka), carandas (Portuguese)
Reference HB 42
Author(s) : Beentje, H.J.
Title : Kenya Trees, Shrubs, and Lianas National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya (1994). From reference HM 38
Symptoms : H(051), H(137)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of the root of Carissa edulis used for paludism also as a H(137) pain killer, Clausena anisata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
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)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed or pounded fresh or dried root of Carissa spinarum homogenized in H2O to drink and wash the bite with crushed fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : laade/algaa (Konta)
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 : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095) plant of Carissa edulis eaten by goats.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : hagamsa