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Official name : Croton dichogamus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae

17 reference(s) related to this plant

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(051), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root soaked and used as medicine for "nkereuwa" (paludism) and other ordinary "lchamaa" (fever); root tastes "ketuktuk" (hot).
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : localdengai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism roots, to boil, VO.
H(104) stomach, roots, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lakirding'ai
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(091), H(095), H(103x)
Recipes : H(091), root of Croton dichogamus flavors meat and gives strength
H(095) leaves used for Maasai beer
H(103x) toothbrush
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : olokidigai (Maa)
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) tonic, chopped roots of Croton dichogamus are added in goat soup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 06b
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. II. Plants of the families Dilleniaceae - Opiliaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 105 - 128 (1983)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(018) + H(108), blokage of nostril by cold resulting in a havy headache, powdered roots of Croton dichogamus + powdered barks of Croton polytrichus, powder in tea
H(037) tuberculosis, powdered root in porridge or tea
H(091) kwash., inhalation smokes of boiled leaves to treat "safura"
H(139), male impotence, powdered roots of Croton dichogamus + powdered barks of Croton polytrichus, powder in tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mhande (Same district)
Reference HH 4k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 1: Plants of the Chamus (Kenya).104 p., Band 6, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), general health, mostly of small children; hoil root in water, add milk, drink.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 3) stems of Croton dichogamus or decoction of stems used in soup as a strengthening tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msiniya; mgilalugi (Batemi)
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(034), H(051), H(091), H(104), H(104)
Recipes : H(034), leaves chewed or smoked as cigaret (Sukuma einTanzania)
H(051), dry leaves, burned, inhalation, fumigation
H(091), crushed leaves added to soup from goat's meat
H(104), leaves chewed or smoked as cigaret (Sukuma einTanzania)
H(104) stomach, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : girigirimu (Mbulu, Tanzania), lakingdirgat (Samburu, Kenya)
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(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (joints), roots of Croton dichogamus, to boil, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthima (Mbeere)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) "Kipei” condition (abdominal pain and oral thrush), higher parasites on this plant of Croton dichogamus, burnt and ash licked
H(037)chest congestion (wheezing), bark, roots and flowers, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kerelwo (local dialect), orange leaved croton (Englisch)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (qirt bussa), dried roots of Croton dichogamus crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : maffuka (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(014), H(108)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (chito, ikek), fresh or dried barks of roots of Croton dichogamus, crush and bind (bandage)
H(108) cold (qilensa), dried roots, crush and smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : maffuka (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 09
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : The Maasai Wonder Plants. People and Plants training workshop held at the Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania, 15th – 18th march 1999.
Symptoms : H(100), H(200)
Recipes : H(200) + H(100), root, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Simanjiro country)
Vernacular name : enjani orpukel (Maasai)
Reference HM 46
Author(s) : Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title : Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111000766
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100, 2) gonorrhea, H(113) arthritis, roots of Crorton dichogamus, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name : oloibor benek
Reference HP 13
Author(s) : Phanuel, A. S., R.O. Nyunja and J.C. Onyango
Title : Plant Species in the Folk medicine of Kit Mikayi Region, Western Kenya Ethnobotanical Leaflets 14: 836-40. (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, inhalation fumigatio with leaves, roots of Croton dischogamus, RNS. (number of informants = 16)
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Kit Mikayi Region)
Vernacular name : okwash
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), Croton dichogamus barks, leaves + Albizia coriaria , barks + Ficus sycomorus , barks , one hand of each species, pounded + 4 l. H2O, decoction 3/4 h. + 1 handfull of salt, 2 X / day, 700 ml. for an adult cow , 300 ml. for sheep and goat mouton , cure of one week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : rachar (Luo)
Reference VS 20
Author(s) : Sori, T., M. Bekana, G. Adugna, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal Plants in the Ethnoveterinary Practices of Borana Pastoralists, Southern Ethiopia Intern J. Appl. Res. Vet .Med., Vol. 2, No. 3 (2004)
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : V(033) poor mothering, paste of roots of Croton dichogamus, in vagina
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern)
Vernacular name : mokofa (Borana language)