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Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel

28 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(033), H(100), H(101)
Recipes : H(033), roots, decoction to prepare porridge, roots of Maerua caffra of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius subsp. galphimiifolius of Tabernaemontana elegans of Ximenia americana of Cassytha filiformis
H(033) sterility, roots of Adenia gummifera of Nymphea capensis of roots and leaves Osyris lanceolata of bark Piper capense of roots Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O), VO. 3X / day during 1 month
H(100) veneral diseases, roots decoction of Osyris lanceolata of Adansonia digitata, VO.
H(101), burned roots of Osyris lanceolata, vulva exposed to smokes for 3 nights
H(101), root of Capparis tomentosa of Tabernaemontana elegans of Maerua caffra of Berchemia discolor (muny ee munie) of Osyris lanceolata, burned and vulva exposed to smoke (memorrhagia)
H(101) memorrhagia, roots powder of Osyris lanceolata of Tabernaemontana elegans of Maerua caffra of Cassytha filiformis of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius ssp. galphimiifolius of Ximenia americana of Ximenia caffra, mixed in porridge during 3 days
H(101) memorrhagia, roots decoction of Osyris lanceolata of Combretum paniculatum, mixed in porridge
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mpeta (Luvenda)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(016), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(016), fumigation
Vb(095) ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lolesyai
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(016), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(016), fumigation
Vb(095) ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lobuokich
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z), fumigation
H(091) fortifiyng, boil barks for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lolesyai
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z), fumigation
H(091) fortifiyng, boil barks for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lobuokich
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(091)
Recipes : H(091), remove bark, place on sand to dry, then mix with tea. Makes a very good tea for young and old
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : olosesai (Maa)
Reference HC 13e
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.V. Angiosperms (Passifloraceae to Sapindaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 143 - 157, (1991)
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078), roots decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : kizulu (Pare)
Reference HD 12c
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part III: Anti-fertility activity of 70 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 44, pp. 199 - 209, (1994)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, leaves, extract hot H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kkerett
Reference HE 51
Author(s) : Erasmus, L. J. Cl. , M. J. Potgieter & S. S. Semenya
Title : Erectile dysfunction: Definition and materia medica of Bapedi traditional healers in Limpopo province, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. Vol. 9(3), pp. 71-77, 17 February, 2015
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) erectile dysfunction, a piece of root of Osyris lanceolata is cooked for 20 min and 5 teaspoons are taken in a cup of warm water. (in the municipality Lepelle-Nkumpi)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 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 : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 2k
Author(s) : Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title : Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney pain, powdered roots of Osyris abyssinica, one tea spoon in meat soup, 2 X / Day, since recovery?. Eating meat is not advised
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : morogabali
Reference HK 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 : H(006), H(008), H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purg., barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008) diar., leaves pounded, maceration H2O, VO.
H(051), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O) +milk or meat
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : dunula (Bena), idululantumbi (Irangi), kithawa (Kamba, Kenya),lassassi (Masai, Kenya, Tanzania), muvamba - la - fidunda (Hehe, Tanzania)
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(008), H(107)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, roots of Osyris abyssinica, RNS.
H(107) typhoid, decoction of leaves of Osyris abyssinica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthithi (Embu)
Reference HM 09
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : The Maasai Wonder Plants. People and Plants training workshop held at the Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania, 15th – 18th march 1999.
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache, root, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Simanjiro country)
Vernacular name : olasesiai (Maasai)
Reference HM 46
Author(s) : Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title : Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111000766
Symptoms : H(014), H(033), H(091)
Recipes : H(014, 3) ringworm, H(033) impotence, H(091) fatigue, roots, fruits, stems barks, leaves of Osyris lanceolata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name : olasesiai
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic, roots and barks of Brackenridgea zanguebarica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mpeta (Venda)
Reference HM 66
Author(s) : Masevhe, N. A. , L. J. McGaw, J. N. Eloff
Title : The traditional use of plants to manage candidiasis and related infections in Venda, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 168, 364–372 (2015)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); grind bark of Osyris lanceolata into fine powder and then boil in water. Oral, 1 cup of decoction is taken 2x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mpeta (Tshivenda)
Reference HM 81
Author(s) : Mongalo, N. I. and T. J. Makhafola
Title : Ethnobotanical knowledge of the lay people of Blouberg area (Pedi tribe), Limpopo Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14:46 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0245-4
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 35) roots of Osyris lanceolata are used for magical purposes, burned
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mphere
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. Osyris lanceolata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (district of Kiambu)
Vernacular name : muthithii
Reference HN 23
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Traditional management of ear, nose and throat (ENT) diseases in Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 2, pp. 1-9 ( 2006).
Symptoms : H(109), H(118)
Recipes : H(109) neck, H(118) throat (ngingo), boiling leaves of Osyris lanceolata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Central Kenya)
Vernacular name : mûthaithi (Kikuyu)