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Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae

88 reference(s) related to this plant

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(006), H(014), H(068), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : Plant used by 23 % of the healers
H(006), constipation, grind bark + H2O, VO.
H(014), ring worm, rub leaves on affected areaH(068), dry and grind bark + H2O, VO.
H(068), dry and grind leaves + butter + peper, VO.
H(068), dry and grind seeds + bread, VO.
H(094), insert leaves via anus and nostril
H(104), stomach, grind roots + H2O, VO.
H(104), stomach, grind bark + H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northeast) (Gondar region)
Vernacular name : bissana
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, r), nector source.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : epit (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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(014), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases,H(014) ringworm,H(037) lung tuberculosis, H(051) paludism H(068) anthelmintic, H(100) venereal disease, H(100) syphilis, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(173) leprosy, fruit, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bisana
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(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, grounded roots of Croton macrostachyus, local application (receipts Me'en)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dizi, Suri & Me'en tribes)
Vernacular name : gombelit (Me'en)
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(004), H(014), H(018), H(051), H(100), H(103), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, bark of Croton macrostauchyus is dried and powdered, added to wound
H(014) ring worm (roobb), leaf of Croton macrostachyus is crushed and smashed the extract is creamed on affected area.
H(018) head ache, leaf of Croton macrostachyus and Ocimum urticifolium are smashed and sniffed.
H(051) febrile illness, leaf of Ocimum urticifolium, Croton macrostachyus and Clausena anista are smashed together and the sap is sniffed
H(051) febrile illness, leaf of Croton macrostachyus and Ocimum urticifolium are fumigated.
H(100) gonorrhea,, root of Echinops kerebicho and bark of Croton macrostachyus are pounded together mixed with honey. One cup of tea is taken by human
H(100) gonorrhea,, bark of Croton macrostachyus and Vernonia hymenolepis are powdered together, and 3-4 spoons of the powder is taken with tella (traditional beer made from teff).
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(201) evil eye, root of Croton macrostachyus and Carissa spinarum are chopped together and fumigated.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : bakkannisa (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
Symptoms : V(014), V(041), V(045)
Recipes : Vb(014) scabies, leaf of Croton macrostachyus with leaf of Brucea antidysenterica are crushed together and used as skin wash for calf.
Vb(014) scabies (citto), leaf of Calpurnia aurea, Croton macrostachyus and Justicia schimperiana are pounded and used to wash scabies of cattle.
Vb(041) anthrax, root of Crateva adansonii and leaf of Croton macrostchys are pounded together and mixed with water, 2-3 glass is given to cattle
Vb(045) infection (Arraba iddaa), leaf of Croton macrostachyus and bulb of Allium sativum are pounded together and given to cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : bakkannisa (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, ONS. of Croton macrostachyus mixed with egg yolk and applied to the skin
H(013) skin rash, dandruff, fresh bud is cut and the fluid applied to the rash. If the problem is on the head, the head is shaved and bud fluid applied
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : bisana (Amharic)
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, powdered leafy-stem of Croton macrostachyus is mixed with H2O and butter and filtered finally, local application.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bakkannisa (Oromo)
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(068), H(077), H(109), H(201)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Croton macrostachyus , decoction (H2O), enema
H(077) during pregnacy, barks stem, branch, trunk of Croton., powder, to dilute (H2O), enema
H(109), roots of Bersama abyssinica… subsp. paullinioides… var. ugandensis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Croton macrostachyus of Mitragyna rubrostipulata, decoction (H2O), enema
H(201) again the bad spirits, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Croton., powder, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhangara (Kirundi)
Reference HB 04
Author(s) : Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title : Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(033), H(056)
Recipes : H(031), ONS of Croton macrostachyus, external use
H(056) Guinea worms, ONS., external use
H(006), H(033), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : tirigba (Malinke)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 1k
Author(s) : Bekele-Tesemma, A., A. Birnie & B. Tengnäs
Title : The useful trees and shrubs for Ethiopia.Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities.Regional Soil Conservation Unit.Swedish International Development Authority. Technical handbook n° 5, 472 p., (1993) CFSCDD P.O. Box 62347, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), roots, decoction (H2O), fruit, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sap from fresh leaves of Croton macrostachyus is smeared on the cut
H(004) wound, dried older leaves are pounded and the powder applied on the wound
H(004) wound, the juice of fresh crushed leave, drops on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : ankkaa (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(104)
Recipes : H(104); sometimes the bark of Croton macrostachyus is mixed with hanku (Embelia schimperi ?) to produce better stomach medicine.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : makanisa hanku
Reference HC 13c
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.III. Angiosperms (Euphorbiaceae to Menispermaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 28, pp. 255 - 283, (1990)
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(137)
Recipes : H(006), purgative, stembark, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068), anthelmintique, stembark, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068), anthelmintic, infusion of powdered rootbark + honey
H(137), general body pain, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mtumbatu (Swahili), mneke (Ndengereko)
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(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, fresh shoots of Croton macrostachyus, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : misana (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(014), H(020), H(068), H(104), H(130), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm , fresh sap of Croton macrostachyus , cream on affected part
H(020) venin de serpent, racines fraîches de Croton macrostachyus, écraser and drink with water
H(068) tape worm, fresh bulb, écraser, pound, then drink juice
H(068) tape worm, fresh leaves, boil, grind, make it DORRO WOTE (Ethiopian National Chicken Dish) with butter then eat with ENJERA (local beer)
H(104) intestinal & abdominal problems, fresh leaves of Croton , boil, grind then eat with butter, SHIRRO or TEFF INJERA
H(104) stomachache, fresh shoots, drink concoction
H(130) paralyzed leg , dried fresh root of Croton macrostachyus écraser with Carissa spinarumroot mix with water and immerse affected part
H(201) evil eye, fresh dried root, sniff and drink the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : misana (Amharic)
Reference HD 12a
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part I: Studies on the toxicity and therapeutic activity of local taenicidal medications. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 45, pp. 27 - 33, (1995)
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(100), H(112)
Recipes : H(006) tenia, H(068) purgative, barks, RNS.
H(100) gono., leaves, RNS.
H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, barks, H2O extract, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : missana
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake and scorpio, grounded barks of Croton macrostachyus
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : abnga
Reference HF 04
Author(s) : Focho, D. A., M. C Newu, M. G Anjah, F. A Nwana, F. B Ambo
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of trees in Fundong, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2009, 5:17 (doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-17) + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 10) pneumonia, decoction of barks of Croton macrostachyus, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Fundong, Northwest Region)
Vernacular name : ejuam (Fundong)