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Official name : Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae

14 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(099), leaves of Cucumis aculeatus of Acanthus arboreus of Dichrocephala integrifolia, to pound, to dilute, to filter, VO.
H(201) depressive psychosis, leaves of Cucumis aculeatus of Acanthus arboreus, to pound, to dilute, to filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
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(041), V(137)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg (bishftuu), Vb(137) sudden sickness, root of Thalictrum rhynchocarpum , Sapium ellipticum, Ricinus communis and Cucumis aculeatus are powdered together and mixed with water. Half a cup is given to cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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(137)
Recipes : H(137) sudden sickness, root of Thalictrum rhynchocarpum, Cucumis aculeatus and Premna resinosa are pounded together and powdered. Two spoons are mixed with alcohol and used as a drink.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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, fruit of Cucumis aculeatus, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ingángáa
Reference HM 67
Author(s) : Mukungu, N. , K. Abuga, F. Okalebo, R. Ingwela, J. Mwangi
Title : Medicinal plants used for management of malaria among the Luhya community of Kakamega East sub-County, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 194, 98–107 (2016)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, leaves of Cucumis aculeatus, pound, add cold water
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (East sub-County)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 19
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Diversity and utilization of ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus (Central Kenya), Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2006) doc 10.1186/1746-4269-2-8
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (district of Kiambu)
Vernacular name : gakungui
Reference HN 21
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Ethnoterapeutic management of skin diseases among the Kikuyus of Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 111, pp. 303-307 ( 2007)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, 3) ringworm, fruit juice of Cucumis aculeatus, loal application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : gakûngûi (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 25
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N., R. W. Bussmann, B. Gemmill, L.E. Newton & V. W. Ngumi
Title : Utilisation of weed species as sources of traditional medicines in central Kenya. Lyonia, Volume 7 (2), pp. 71-87, (december 2004)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province) (Kikuyu people)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VG 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 : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VG 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 : V(008), V(123)
Recipes : V(123), fruits which are poisonous to cattle have scattered bristles, RNS.
.V(008), roots are used for diaroea, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : gakungu
Reference VG 26
Author(s) : Gakuubi, M. M.& W. Wanzala
Title : A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8:39, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/39
Symptoms : V(068), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117), Vr(117) anaplasmosis (nhtigana), concoction of fruits of Cucumis aculeatus
Vb(068), Vv(068), Vc(068), Vo(068) Vpc(068) helminthiasis (njoka), and Vv(013) loss of feathers (gutambui), fruits are crushed to extract juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : kamungu
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(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), juice plant
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference VN 22
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Herbal usage and informant concensus in ethnoveterinary management of cattle diseases among Kikuyus (Central Kenya). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 108, pp. 332-339 ( 2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106002819
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vb(091) general weakness, leaves of Cucumis aculeatus, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : gakûngûi
Reference VR 04
Author(s) : Rimbach, L.
Title : Traditional methods of treating cattle diseases. Report for ASA (Studienaufenthalte in Africa, Asien und Latein-Amerika), 19 p., (1977) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), whole plant, juice, local aplication
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Masai)
Vernacular name : not registered