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Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke

40 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 34
Author(s) : Aberra Geyid, Dawit Abebe, Asfaw Debella, Zewdneh Makonnen, Frehiwot Aberra, Frehiwot Teka, Tesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : Screening of some medicinal plants of Ethiopia for their anti-microbial properties and chemical profiles. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(068), H(070)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, H(004) wound, H(068) ascaris, H(070) rabies, stem bark, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wanza
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)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, leaf of Cordia africana is burned and the remaining ash is mixed with butter and creamed on affected part.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : waddeesa (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(077), H(124), H(201)
Recipes : H(006), H(077) pregnancy, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Cordia africana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(018), leaves of Cordia africana, decoction (H2O), local application , VO.
H(077) pregnancy, leaves of Cordia africana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(124) bleeding at the nose, leaves of Cordia., decoction (H2O), inhalation, VO.
H(201) again the bad spirits, leaves of Cordia africana of Polygala ruwenzoriensis, to carbonize, scarifications
H(201) again the bad spirits, leaves of Cordia africana of Polygala ruwenzorensis, decoction (H2O), inhalation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuvugangoma (Kirundi)
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(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(091, 2) weakness, fatigue, tea of fruit and trunk bark
H(139) sexual incapacity,tea of fruit and trunk bark and the stem
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Ganda, Babacra)
Vernacular name : (i) mbanga (Umbundu)
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 Cordia africana
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (u)mbaga (Umubumbu)
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 Cordia africana
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (u)mbaga (Umubumbu)
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, pounding leaves of Cordia africana dried on fire then putting the powder on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : mokothaa (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 : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Cordia africana eaten by human
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : w'odes
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 : H(095) fruits of Cordia africana eaten by baboons
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : w'odes
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(001), V(041)
Recipes : V(001) eye problem, dried fresh leaves of Cordia africana, burn, then insert ash with butter, local application
V(041) anthrax, fresh leaves, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wanza (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(039), H(178)
Recipes : H(178) fire burn , dried fresh leaves of Cordia africana, burn, then cream the ash
H(039) expel ear mites, fresh leaves, rub, squeeze, insert then cover cotton
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wanza (Amharic)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), fruitpulp of Cordia africana edible.
H(095) flowers: melliferous.
H(203), hard wood and resistant (woodwork). ( HB 99 Burkill 1985 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : bamébani (Poular), sébastier d'Afrique (French).
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) spider, stem, ashes + butter, local applic.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wanza (Amaringa), auchi (Tigrinya), wodessa (Galinya), uaddichio (Sidama), mokota (Wollamo)
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(068), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), H(104), roots and barks of roots of Cordia africana, RNS, VO.
H(068, 2) amibiasis, roots of Cordia africana, leaves of Cynoglossum coeruleum, RNS., VO. (receipts Shinasha)
H(126), leaves, roots of Cordia africana, RNS, VO.(receipts Amhara)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : wanza (Amhara, Shinasha)
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037), H(108), roots, chest pain, sore throat
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 23
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Cordia africana, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : oshwoch (Meinit language)
Reference HI 13
Author(s) : Issa T O , Y S Mohamed, S Yagi, R H Ahmed, T M Najeeb, A M Makhawi and T O Khider
Title : Ethnobotanical investigation on medicinal plants in Algoz area (South Kordofan), Sudan Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:31 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0230-y
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, root of Cordia africana, maceration, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (South Kordofan)
Vernacular name : gumbail/andrab
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(012)
Recipes : H(012), fresh juicy bark tied on broken bone, changed often
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : muringa (Meru)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eyes infection, barks of Cordia africana, decoction, to wash the eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muringa (Mbeere)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(094), H(112)
Recipes : H(051) fibril illness, fresh leaf is crushed, mixed with tea/coffee and drink.
H(068) amoeba, fresh fruit is swallowed to release amoeba with faeces.
- H(094) hemorrhoid, f leaf and root is crushed and smeared in anus
.H(112) abortion, fresh bark is crushed, mixed with butter and eat.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : awhi (Tigrigna)