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Official name : Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Family : Araliaceae

16 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(006), H(007)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, H(007) diuretic, decoction of roots of Cussonia spicata, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musenzhz (Luvenda)
Reference HD 34
Author(s) : Denver D., T. Blouws, O. Aboyade, D. Gibson, J. De Jong, C Van t' Klooster, G. Hughes
Title : Traditional health practitioners' perceptions, herbal treatment and management of HIV and related opportunistic infections. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:77 (2014) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-77
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(100), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(100), H(104), H(182)
Recipes : H(100) HIV and opportunistic infections, flowers, roots, fruit and stems of Cussonia spicata are used to treat shingles by directly applying to the skin
. H(006) used as a purgative, H(091) a general tonic and an immune booster.
H(051) paludism, The flowers and roots are used to treat malaria, H(104) stomach complaints and H(100) venereal disease. The fruits are eaten raw or in a decoction
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Western Cape, Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : wild cabbage tree (English), intsenge (Zulu)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots decoction of Cussonia spicata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. Magister Scientiae in the Faculty of Science (Department of Botany) Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990)
Symptoms : H(051), H(077), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(077) nausea, H(091) bathe for child for stengh weight, H(100) veneral diseases, roots of Cussonia spicata, bark of Adansonia digitata, RNS
H(104) stomach ulcer, H(201) magic ritual, stem bark of Cussonia spicata, RNS
H(201) leaves of Cussonia spicata cover bodies during initiation rituals
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musenzhe (Venda)
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(104) stomach problems, H(200) immune booster, leaves of Cussonia spicata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umgezisa (isi Xhosa)
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : V(104), V(200)
Recipes : V(104) stomach problems, V(200) immune booster, leaves of Cussonia spicata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umgezisa (isi Xhosa)
Reference HO 18
Author(s) : Olajuyigbe, O. O. and A. J. Afolayan
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(18), pp. 3415-3424, 16 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/16May/Olajuyigbe%20and%20Afolayan.pdf
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach complaints, infusion of leaves of Cussonia spicata
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : intsenge, umgezisa, umsenge,
Reference HS 36
Author(s) : Stayt, H.
Title : The Bavenda. Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, London (1968)
Symptoms : H(002x), H(006), H(007)
Recipes : H(002x) wean child, roots of Cussonia spicata of Adenia digitata, RNS.
H(006) laxative, H(007) diuretic, roots of Cussonia spicata , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musenzhe (Venda)
Reference HS 37
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075, 1) appetite and H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, roots of Cussonia spicata . Decoction for 5 - 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : motšhetšhe
Reference VB 37
Author(s) : Bishop C.
Title : Herbal remedies for cattle. Farmers Weekly, June pp. 6-10 (1997) (from ref: VD 17)
Symptoms : V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117) a decoction of the bark used to treat gallsickness in cattle has been recorded in the Eastern Cape
(registered from reference VD 17) (From : Bishop C. (1997). Herbal remedies for cattle. Farmers Weekly,13 June, 6–10)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cap est)
Vernacular name : umsenge
Reference VC 09a
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G. VU
Title : Arbre, arbustes, buissons et fourrages spontanés divers en régions tropicales et subtropicales.Revue d' élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux, Tome 5 (nouvelle série) n° 4, 213 - 222, 1951 - 1952
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), Cussonia spicata leaves are distributed to sheep
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VD 17
Author(s) : Dold, A.P. & M.L. Cocks
Title : Traditional veterinary medicine in the Alice district of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 97 , 375–379. (2001)
Symptoms : V(030), V(038), V(097x)
Recipes : Vb(030) the bark is used to treat retained afterbirth.
Vb(038), Vb(097x) leaves of Cussonia spicata are used in a remedy together with leaves of Olea europaea subsp. africana to treat cows with bloody urine after calving (endometritus and/or vaginitis).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Alice district)
Vernacular name : umsenge
Reference VL 13
Author(s) : Luseba, D., E.E. Elgorashi, D.T. Ntloedibe, J. Van Staden
Title : Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and mutagenic effects of some medicinal plants used in South Africa for the treatment of wounds and retained placenta in livestock. South African Journal of Botany, Volume 73, pp. 378 - 383 (2007)
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), the bark of Cussonia spicata is crushed and mixed with H2O, local application
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ( Limpopo and North-West provinces)
Vernacular name : musenje (Tsonga), musenzhe (Venda)
Reference VM 35
Author(s) : Masika P.J., Van Averbeke W. and Sonandi A
Title : Use of herbal remedies by small-scale farmers to treat livestock diseases in Central Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, Volume 71, 87–91. (2000). http://www.jsava.co.za/index.php/jsava/article/viewFile/685/659
Symptoms : V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117) bark decoction for gallsickness, VO. 750 ml
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Central Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : umsenge (Xhosa)
Reference VP 13
Author(s) : Palmer, E., N. Pitman
Title : Trees of Southern Africa, vol. 3. Balkema, Cape Town. (1972)
Symptoms : V(130)
Recipes : Vc(130) leaves applied in hot fomentations to goats paralyzed in their hind quarters
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VS 23
Author(s) : Sanhokwe, M., J. Mupangwa, P.J. Masika, V. Maphosa & , V. Muchenje
Title : Medicinal plants used to control internal and external parasites in goats Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 83(1), a1016. (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v83i1.1016
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068) helminths, grind the bark of Cussonia spicata, soak overnight and dose 300 mL
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, (Kwezi and Ntambethemba villages in the Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : umsenge