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Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae

25 reference(s) related to this plant

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(008), H(020), H(026), H(027y), H(051), H(068), H(077), H(100), H(104), H(169), H(197)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, bark, roots of Cassia abbreviata macerated in H2O, VO.
H(020) snake bites, ash of bark, roots, VO.
H(026) menstrual cycle troubles, bark, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(027y) post-partum pain,bark, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(051) bandama (severe paludism symptoms), bark, roots decoction, VO.
H(068) bilharzia, bark, roots cooked, VO.
H(077) bloody vomit, bark, roots decoction, VO.
H(100) venereal diseases, bark, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(104) stomachache due to H(104) stomachache of the mother during pregnancy, bark, roots of Cassia abbreviata cooked, VO.
H(169) hernia, bark, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(197) to close fontanelle, bark, roots, macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : murumanhama (Chindau)
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v12i3.2
Symptoms : H(033), H(100), H(104), H(139), H(171)
Recipes : H(033) fertility, H(139) erectile dysfunction, stem bark of Cassia abbreviata boiled or soaked in water. Extract drunk by patients..
H(171) diabetes mellitus, stem bark of Cassia abbreviata boiled or soaked in water. Extract drunk by patients
H(100) sexually transmitted infections, roots / stem bark boiled and extract administered for all STI’s
H(104) stomach complaints, stem bark and roots boiled and drunk
H(104) stomach complaints, stem bark of Peltoforum africanum inmmersed in water with Cassia abbreviata
H(199) AIDS (HIV), roots of Cassia abbreviata in decoction together with roots of Terminalia sericea and Ozoroa paniculosa
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : molomanama (Local Name), longtail cassia (English)
Reference HC 53
Author(s) : Conde, P., R. Figueira, S.. Saraiva, L. Catarino, M. Romeiras, M. C. Duarte
Title : The Botanic Mission to Mozambique (1942-1948): contributions to knowledge of the medicinal flora of Mozambique História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, v.21, n.2, abr.-jun. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-59702014000200007
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (As vagens verdes cortadas em rodelas, aplicam-se sobre as feridas para não infectar) The green pods of Cassia abbreviata are cut into slices and apply to wounds so they do not become infected (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : mulumanhama
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(027), H(038), H(109), H(139), H(158), H(184)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, barks of stem, branches, trunk, rape fruit, root of Cassia abbreviata, infusion, VO
H(008) diarrhoea, H(027) prevention of abortion, H(038) urogenital infection , H(184) hydrocele, root, infusion, VO.
H(038) urogenital infection, leaves of Aloe sp. , root of Cassia abbreviata of Elephantorrhiza goetzei, infusion, VO.
H(104) colic, barks of stem, branches, trunk of Cassia abbreviata, infusion, VO
H(109) backache, roots powder, VO.
H(158) metrorrhagia, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots infusion , VO.
H(184) hydrocele, root of Erythrocephalum zambesianum of Rubia cordifolia of Cassia abbreviata, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 32
Author(s) : Kambizi, L. & A. J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical stydy of plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (njovhera) in Guruve District, Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 77 (2001) pp. 5 - 9
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases (njovhera), infusion from fresh or dried part of barks, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Guruve District)
Vernacular name : muvheneka
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, 7) diabetes, decoction of leaves / pods of Cassia abbreviata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : malandesi (Kamba)
Reference HM 45
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(100), H(112), H(139)
Recipes : H(006, 2) constipation, H(008, 7) diarrhoea, H(100, 6) gonorrhoea, H(112, 3) abortion, H(139, 6) aphrodisiac, roots of Cassia abbreviata crushed, mixed with cold water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muremberembe (Shona)
Reference HM 47
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, van den Beukel, C. J.P. , Hamza, O. J.M. , Mbwambo, Z, H. , Nondoa, R. O.S. , Masimba, P. J., Matee, M. I.N. , Kapingu, M. C., Mikxf, F. , Verweij, P. E. , van der Ven, A. J.A.M.
Title : Brine shrimp toxicity evaluation of some Tanzanian plants used traditionally for the treatment of fungal infections. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 4 (2), pp 219 - 225, (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07022
Symptoms : H(014), H(199)
Recipes : H(014) oral candidiasis and skin fungal opportunistic infections of H(199) HIV / AID, roots, stem barks of Cassia abbreviata, RNS., VO. (In a brine shrimp lethality test (BST) this plant showed a high toxicity to the shrimps)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mufafati
Reference HM 61
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(100), H(112), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(008) diarrhoea, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(112) abortion, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Cassia abbreviata extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : muremberembe
Reference HM 69
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine ,9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(027), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(008) diarrhoea, H(027) abortion, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots extract of Cassia abbreviata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muremberembe
Reference HM 73
Author(s) : Muthaura, C.N., G.M. Rukunga, S.C. Chhabra, G.M. Mungai, E.N.M. Njagi
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the Kwale community of the Kenyan Coast Journal of Ethnopharmacology 114, 377–386 (2007)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism,roots bark of Cassia abbreviata in hot water decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : muhumba mkulu (Digo)
Reference HM 81
Author(s) : Mongalo, N. I. and T. J. Makhafola
Title : Ethnobotanical knowledge of the lay people of Blouberg area (Pedi tribe), Limpopo Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14:46 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0245-4
Symptoms : H(005), H(093), H(139x), H(171), H(199), H(201)
Recipes : H(171, 45) roots of Cassia abbreviata are used to treat mellitus diabetes., RNS., VO.
H(199) roots and stem bark are used in the treatment of sexually transmitted infections., and used as a general immune booster for HIV-AIDS patients. RNS., VO.
H(139x) stem bark may be used as anaphrodisiac for men. RNS., VO.
H(093) stem bark may be used as anti poison, RNS., VO.
H(201) stem barks are used in doctoring of homesteads before the rainy season,preventing the homesteads from lightning, RNS., VO.
H(005) dropsy and other STIs on a patient without sores, stem bark of Peltophorum africanum, a handful of roots of Elephantorrhiza burkei, stem bark of Cassia abbreviate, three nodes of Cissus quadrangularis The mixture is cooked in 2 L of tap water in a clay pot and the patient have to inhale the heat coming out of pot for three consecutive days.
H(199) to treat sexually transmitted infections, the mixture of stem bark of Cassia abbreviata, a handful of Elephantorhiza burkei roots and Catharanthus roseus roots is cooked in 1 L tap water and a full cup is taken orally, along a ground Peltophorum africanum stem bark, until the infection heals completely
H(199) to treat sexually transmitted infections., stem bark of Cassia abbreviate, a handful of roots of Blepharis diversispina of Elephantorrhiza burkei of Jatropha zeyheri of Cissus quadrangularis and stem bark of Peltophorum africanum.This plant materials are cooked in a 2 L water and half a cup of the resulting solution is drunk three times a day until the infection heals completely.
H(199) Sexually transmitted infections and opportunistic infections, stem bark of Cassia abbreviata, roots of Pollichia campestris, of “Matshilana”, of Waltheria indica and a handful of bulb of the“Pitsa ya badisha” The plant materials are cooked in about 3 L water and two cups are taken daily
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monepenepe
Reference HM 81
Author(s) : Mongalo, N. I. and T. J. Makhafola
Title : Ethnobotanical knowledge of the lay people of Blouberg area (Pedi tribe), Limpopo Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14:46 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0245-4
Symptoms : V(087)
Recipes : Vb(087) leaves of Cassia abbreviata are used to treat infections in cattle, RNS., VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monepenepe
Reference HN 12
Author(s) : Ndubani, P. & B. Höjer
Title : Traditional healers and the treatment of sexually transmitted illnesses in rural Zambia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 67, pp. 15 - 25, (1999)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), "doroba", "bola-bola", roots barks of Cassia abbreviata, RNS.
"doroba", illness sexualy pransmited said the healers, pus discharge, backache, difficulties to urinate, VO. of infusion or decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia (Chiawa chieftaincy)
Vernacular name : muveneka
Reference HN 43
Author(s) : Ngarivhume, T. , C. van’t Klooster, J. T.V.M. de Jong, J. H. Van der Westhuizen
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional healers for the treatment of malaria in the Chipinge district in Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 159, 224–237, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, cold or hot infusion, roots barks of Cassia abbreviata, VO. , (Chiriga, Mazundu, Zuzunye, Mahlope villages)
H(051) paludism, cold or hot infusion, roots of Cassia abbreviata, VO. In prevention (Chindedzwa village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : murumanyama (Shona)
Reference HR 12b
Author(s) : Runyoro, D.K.B., , M. I. Matee, O. D. Ngassapa, C. C Joseph & Z. H Mbwambo
Title : Screening of Tanzanian medicinal plants for anti-Candida activity. Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006, 6:11 doi:10.1186/1472-6882-6-11 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6882/6/11
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) oral candidiasis (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS), roots barks of Cassia abbreviata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Coast, Dar es Salaam, Morogoro and Tanga regions)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(001), H(008), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye treatments, heating and grinding fruits of Cassia abbreviata, eyewash
H(008) diarrhea, decoction of rootbarks, VO.
H(051) paludism; H(104) stomach ache, decoction of stems, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, mix of leaves, roots and stems, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : lumanyama (Changana)
Reference HR 17
Author(s) : Ruffo, C. K.
Title : A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(020), H(027y), H(068), H(068), H(092), H(100), H(104), H(137), H(169)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, H(027y) cure post partum , H(068) intestinal worms, H(068) bilharziosis, H(092) poisoning, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(100) syphilis, H(104) stomachache, H(137) sores, H(169) hernia, roots of Cassia abbreviata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : mumulimuli, mulundalunda, muzoka (Nyamwezi)
Reference HS 28
Author(s) : Sewani-Rusike, C. R.
Title : Plants of Zimbabwe as anti-fertility agents African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 253 - 257, (2010)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) infusion of root of Cassia abbreviata used as abortifacients, taken orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Harare and surrounding rural areas)
Vernacular name : muremberembe (Shona), muvheneka (Shona), isihaqa (Ndebele), long pod cassia (English)
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(037), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(178) heart troubles, belowground organs of Cassia abbreviata , RNS
(Total number of citations for Cassia abbreviata = 03)
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : muntchakatchaca, ossakasaka