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Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.

35 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 52
Author(s) : Appidi, J. R., D.S. Grierson & A. J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 11(15): 1961 - 1963, (2008)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, infusion of bark of Olea europaea sbsp afr., VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa.(Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : umnquma
Reference HB 35
Author(s) : Bussmann R. W., G. G. Gilbreath, J. Solio, M. Lutura, R. Lutuluo, K. Kunguru, N. Wood and S. Mathenge
Title : Plant use of the Masasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya. Additional file Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) calf: boil and give to drink, this kills worms
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : olorien (Maa)
Reference HB 35
Author(s) : Bussmann R. W., G. G. Gilbreath, J. Solio, M. Lutura, R. Lutuluo, K. Kunguru, N. Wood and S. Mathenge
Title : Plant use of the Masasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya. Additional file Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006)
Symptoms : H(051), H(103x), H(201), H(203)
Recipes : .H(051) mix with SOKONOI this cures paludism, drink half liter
H(103x) toothbrush
H(201), ceremonies - age to elder rites, use to make sacrifice (big fire);
H(203) making rungus
H(203) spear handles;
H(201) boys circumcision - put on house as sign
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : olorien (Maa)
Reference HB 54
Author(s) : Bisi-Johnson, M. A., Obi, C. L., Kambizi, L. and Nkomo, M.
Title : A survey of indigenous herbal diarrhoeal remedies of O.R. Tambo district, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 9(8), pp. 1245-1254 (2010) http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(008x) bloody stool, fruit of Olea europaea subsp. africana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape Province,Tambo district)
Vernacular name : uzintlwa (Xhosa), wild olive (English)
Reference HB 61
Author(s) : Bhat , RB.
Title : Medicinal plants and traditional practices of Xhosa people in the Transkei region of Eastern Cape, South Africa Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. Vol. 13 (2), pp. 292-298, April 2014
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) blood pressure, decoction of leaves and fruits of Olea europaea subsp. Africana
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : umnquma (Xhosa), wild olive (English)
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(001), H(053), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) eye diseases, fresh leaves of Olea europaea subsp. Cuspidata, pound, squeeze then drop with cotton
H(053) deafness, fresh leaves, drop concoction with food oil
H(155) tonsillitis, fresh leaves, chew and absorb the juice
H(201) evil eye, fresh leaves, beating with fresh stick
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : woira (Amharic)
Reference HD 19
Author(s) : Dykman, E.J.
Title : De Suid Afrikaanse Kook- Koek- en Resepte Boek, 14th improved impression. Paarl Printers Ltd., Paarl (Cape Colony), South Africa.( 1908) From reference HV 51
Symptoms : H(001), H(175)
Recipes : H(001) eye injuries, H(175) tips (toppe) of Olea europaea pounded and applied as cold poultice
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : olienhout (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HH 18
Author(s) : Hassan-Abdallah, A., A. Merito, S. Hassan, D. Aboubaker, M. Djama, Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal plants andt heir uses by the people in the Region of Randa, Djibouti Journal of Ethnopharmacology 148 701–713, (2013)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrheas, soaking crushed leaves of Olea europaea subsp.cuspidata in H2O and VO.
H(100) gonorrheas, soaking boiling leaves in H2O and meat and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : wagarto (Geez ?)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, decoction juice of Olea europaea on a bandage
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthata (Embu)
Reference HK 67
Author(s) : Kidane, B.,T. van Andel, L. .J. van der Maesen, Z. Asfaw
Title : Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:46 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/46
Symptoms : H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis, H(100) gonorrhea, leaves of Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : rimiti (Maale)
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : H(000), H(163)
Recipes : H(000, 4) QOROQOR, latex or oil of any part of the plant of Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata is greased on the head for a week
H(163, 4) gout (rihi), root of Ajuga integrifolia with the root of Solanecio gigas, Leonotis rainerihana powdered together and mixed with oil from fruit of Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata and Datura stramonium. Concoted them in water and drink the solution for three consecutive days. One cup only once
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : ejersa/Weyra /(Oromifa/Amarigna)
Reference HL 13
Author(s) : Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title : Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989)
Symptoms : H(008y), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(008y) infant tambave, H(051) fever, H(113) rheumatism pain, bark and heart of Olea europaea L. subsp africana (Bois d'olive noir), bath
H(171) diabetes, Olea europaea (Bois d'olive noir), + Olea lancea (Bois d'olive blanc), RNS.
Region : Reunion
Country : Réunion
Vernacular name : bois d'olive noir, bois d'olive rouge
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(014), H(053), H(103), H(155)
Recipes : H(014) atopic eczema, H(053) mumps, H(053) otorrhea, H(155) tonsilitis, H(173) leprosy, fresh fruits of Olea europaea L. subsp. Cuspidata, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(103) toothache, fresh stem wood, hold with teeth
H(014) ringworm,H(014) tinea versicolor, fresh fresh stem wood and leaves, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : woyra (Amharic)
Reference HM 28
Author(s) : Mandu, P., D. J. Berger, C., ole Saitabau, C., Nasieku, J. Kipelian, M. Mathenge, S.G., Morimoto, Y., Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai: Towards community management of the forest of the lost child - Experiences from the Loita Ethnobotany project. People and Plants working paper 8. UNESCO, Paris (2001) http://www.regkew.org.uk/peopleplants/wp/wp8/index.html
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), the most commonly used ceremonial tree; it is used in all ceremonies
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 34
Author(s) : Maundu, P., D. Berger, C. Ole Saitabau, J. Nasieku, M. Kipelian, S. Mathenge, Y. Morimoto, R. Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai. People and Plants Working Paper 8. Unesco, Paris, 34 p. (2001)
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(103), H(104), H(135), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), H(068), H(103), H(104), H(135), for gums and teeth, mouth infections, intestinal worms, diarrhoea and dysentery, aiding digestion, aiding faecal disposal, emetics and purgatives, to stop vomiting and stomach-ache. Most emetics and purgatives are used in the treatment of paludism-like fevers common in Maasailand.
H(201) the most commonly used ceremonial tree; it is used in all ceremonies as it is believed to bring good luck; it is the plant used for blessings
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : oloirien
Reference HM 54
Author(s) : Mesfin Tadesse, Debela Hunde , Yehenew Getachew
Title : Survey of medicinal plants userd to treat human doseases in Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, Volume 15 (2), 89 - 107 July 2005 http://www.ejhs.ju.edu.et/ejhs_journal/2005/volume15issue2.php
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache (ye'tiris himem), décoction de leaves of Olea europeae, VO., 1 tea cup, 1x
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : ejersa (Oromic), woyra (Amharic)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, fresh root of Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ejersa (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 64
Author(s) : Moteetee, A. , B-E .Van Wyk
Title : The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) pegs from stems of Olea europaea subsp .africana as charm against lightning
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohloare
Reference HO 17
Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach rumbles, decoction of roots of Olea europaea subsp. Africana, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : korshiondet (Sabaot)
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(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, infusions and decoctions of dried leaves, bark and roots of Olea europaea L. subsp.africana
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : umnquma