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Official name : Cucumis myriocarpus Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae

3 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) roots, fruits of Cucumis myriocarpus, toxic if VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 33a
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S , M. Potgieter M., Milingoni Tshisikhawe, Soul Shava, A. Maroyi
Title : Medicinal utilization of exotic plants by Bapedi traditional healers to treat human ailments in Limpopo province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 646–655 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006769
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Carica papaya mixed with tuber of Cucumis myriocarpus and boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medical practitioner in Zimbabwe. His principles of practice and pharmacopoeia. Mambo Press, Gweru, Zimbabwe, 411 p., (1985)
Symptoms : V(119), V(120)
Recipes : Vcanis(119, f) , juice of fruit, rubbed on the nose (frequent)
Vcanis(120, f), eggs, pulp in eggs , VO. (frequent)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (zone shona)
Vernacular name : not registered