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Official name : Dioscorea sylvatica Eckl.
Family : Dioscoreaceae

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), H(113)
Recipes : H(092), tuber of Dioscorea sylvatica, infusion, VO.
H(113) reumatism, tuber of Dioscorea sylvatica, natural, scarifications
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 23
Author(s) : Mander, M. & al.
Title : Catchment action: growing and knowing muthi plants. ShareNet Booklet, Institute of Natural Resources, Scottsville, South Africa
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) cuts, wounds, sores, tuber of Dioscorea sylvatica, decoction, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(016), inflammation of the mammary glands internal part of tubercle of Dioscorea sylvatica, crushed, decoction, lotion , massage udder
Vb(028), internal part of tubercle, crushed, decoction, wash vagina
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu)
Vernacular name : not registered