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Official name : Celtis africana Burm. f.
Family : Ulmaceae

15 reference(s) related to this plant

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(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache due to mandibular and maxillar pains, bark of Celtis africana of Parinari curatellifolia, decoction, drops in eyes and hears
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mumvumvu (Luvenda)
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(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit eaten raw.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : loisiteti (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0255-2
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) stem of branches of Celtis africana: used to make magical sticks which are driven into the ground to protect against witchcraft
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : mumvumvu (Vhavenda), white stinkwood (English - Afrikaan)
Reference HD 25
Author(s) : Dyubeni, L. and L. V. Buwa
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of ear, nose and throat (ENT) infections in Nkonkobe Municipality, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(14), pp. 2721-2726, 16 April, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/16Apr/Dyubeni%20and%20Buwa.pdf
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) throat infection (Umqala obuhlungu, Izilonda emqaleni), tea made from the bark of Celtis africana is taken orally and the bark may be chewed to relieve sore throat.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (municipality of Nkonkobe)
Vernacular name : umnonono (Xhosa)
Reference HK 45
Author(s) : Koduru, S., D. S. Grierson and A. J. Afolayan
Title : Ethnobotanical information of medicinal plants used for treatment of cancer in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Current Science, Vol. 92, N°. 7, 10 april 2007
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, sun-dried bark and roots of Celtis africana are powdered and infused in water or milk and taken orally every day till signs of relief are obvious.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : umvumvu
Reference HL 20
Author(s) : Lacroix, D. , S. Prado, D. Kamoga , J. Kasenene , J. Namukobe , S. Krief , V. Dumontet, E. Mouray, B. Bodo, F. Brunois
Title : Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of medicinal plants traditionally used in the village of Kiohima, Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133, 850–855, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110007981
Symptoms : H(014), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) worm, H(100) syphilis, decoction of barks of Celtis africana
H(201) witchcraft, decoction of barks
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, village of Kiohima
Vernacular name : ektemazi (Rutooro)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, fresh leaves of Celtis africana, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(201) evil eye, roots barks, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kewt (Amharic)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic, branch sticks, barks of Celtis africana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mumvumu (Venda)
Reference HS 07
Author(s) : Simon, C. & M. Lamla
Title : Merging pharmacopoeia: understanding the historical origins of incorporative pharmacopoeial processes among Xhosa healers in Southern Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 237 - 242, (1991)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), to protect the home, to ward off thunderbolt
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umvuvu (Xhosa)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(204)
Recipes : H(204) the bark of Celtis africana is used to make barkcloth (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : egbe (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic, branch sticks, barks of Celtis africana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Kruger National Park)
Vernacular name : mumvumu (Venda)
Reference HY 01
Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw
Title : Traditional medicinal plant knowledge and use by local healers in Sekoru District, Jimma Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:24, (2007) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/3/1/24 + additional file
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) (gnataa) , (birid), fresh leaves of Celtis africana, squeezed with H2O, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : matakoma (Oromiffa)
Reference HY 02
Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw & D. Teketay
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:11 (2008) + additional file
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Celtis africana. squeeze with H2O, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : matoqoma (Oromo)
Reference VK 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 : V(123)
Recipes : Vc(123) , to eat the leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : tontinwo (Tugen, Kenya), murudu (Kikuyu, Kenya)
Reference VL 01
Author(s) : Larrat, M.
Title : Médecine et pharmacie indigènes: Trypanosomiases et piroplasmoses, (1939) From reference:e VB 10
Symptoms : V(005), V(054)
Recipes : V(005) from V(054), pounded leaves+ potash, 1 cup, VO., powder leaves on oedema with or without karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Sarakole)
Vernacular name : nonno (Bambara), ganni (Fulfulde), doukki, kouka (Hausa), n'kamigua, n'nkamiguan (Malinké), m'boul (Ouolof), segna (Sonraï)