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Official name : Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Rauvolfia macrophylla Stapf

19 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)
Symptoms : H(001), H(099)
Recipes : H(001) eyes sickness, barks of Peltophorum africanum of Rauvolfia caffra, steam bark under a blanket
H(099) épilepsy, to bath and to inhale smoke
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : munadzi (Luvenda)
Reference HB 41
Author(s) : Bandeira, S. O. , F. Gaspar; F. P. Pagula
Title : Ethnobotany and Healthcare in Mozambique. Pharmaceutical Biology, Volume 39, Issue 1 Supplement 1, 70 – 73, (2001)
Symptoms : H(037), H(037), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, pneumonia, bronchitis, H(051) fever, paludism, H(082) asthma, respiratory disease, ONS of Rauvolfia caffra, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HC 13a
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(116)
Recipes : H(006), constip, roots, decoction, VO.
H(104), abdominal pain, roots, decoction, VO.
H(116), irregular menses, roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : msese we (Chagga)
Reference HC 16
Author(s) : Chinemana, F., R.B. Drummond, S. Mavi & I. De Zoysa
Title : Indigenous plant remedies in Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp.159 - 172, (1985)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), seeds, juice squeezed into ears
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018)
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) wood of Rauvolfia caffra: household utensils such as spoons and bowls;
H(104) stomach aches, bark, RNS.
H(202x) an important shade tree1.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : munadzi (Vhavenda),quinine Tree (English)
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(005)
Recipes : H(031) muscular cramps, roots infusion roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(013) + H(087) purulent abscesses, roots extract or dried barks, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kimandoya (Kihehe)
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(005), H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(005), bark, decoc, VO.
H(037) pneumonia,bark, decoc, VO.
H(113), bark, decoc, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Kenya
Vernacular name : mutondwet (Sebei, Ouganda), mutu (Meru, Kenya)
Reference HM 17
Author(s) : Muanza, D.N., N.L. Dangala & O. Mpay
Title : Zairean medicinal plants as diarrhea remedies and their antibacterial activities. African study monographs, 14, 1, 53 - 63, (1993)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, roots barks, general receipts : maceration H2O or decoction (H2O) , or extraction with palm wine, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 2k
Author(s) : Mbuya, L.P. , H.P. Msanga, C.K. Ruffo, A. Birnie & B. Tengnäs
Title : The useful trees and shrubs for Tanzania.Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities.Regional soil Conservation Unit .Swedish International Development Authority. Technical handbook n° 6, 540 p., (1994)The Manager national tree seed project.Morogoro, Tanzania, P.O. Box 4012
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151), bark and roots treatment of hypertension.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
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(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(104) abdominal and pelvic troubles, bark of Rauvolfia caffra of Parinari curatellifolia, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : munadzi (Venda)
Reference HN 12
Author(s) : Ndubani, P. & B. Höjer
Title : Traditional healers and the treatment of sexually transmitted illnesses in rural Zambia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 67, pp. 15 - 25, (1999)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), "songeya", roots, RNS.
"songeya", illness sexualy pransmited said the healers, sores on the genital parts, sometimes body rash
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia (Chiawa chieftaincy)
Vernacular name : mukashu
Reference HV 07
Author(s) : Verger, P.F.
Title : Ewé: The use of plants in Yoruba society. Editoria Schwarcz, Sao Paulo, 744p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) leucorrhea, leaves Rauvolfia caffra , roots Desplatsia dewevrei, Smilax kraussiana + strong potash, pound together, VO. whith hot white corn meal every day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : alagba
Reference HV 54
Author(s) : Van der Veen, L.J., S. Bodinga-bwa-Bodinga
Title : Une société traditionnelle noire africaine et ses plantes utiles : les Eviya du Gabon Document submitted for publication der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, barks of Rauvolfia macrophylla, RNS.
H(068) intestinal worms, syphilis, roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)mengé, (Eviya language)
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : olemudongo (Masai)
Reference VD 22
Author(s) : Dougnon T.V., E. Déguénon, L. Fah, B. Lègba, Y. M. G. Hounmanou, J. Agbankpè, A. Amadou, H. Koudokpon, K. Fabiyi, A. Aniambossou, P. Assogba, E. Hounsa, M. de Souza, F. Avlessi, T. J. Dougnon, F. Gbaguidi, M. Boko, H. S. Bankolé and L. Baba-Moussa
Title : Traditional treatment of human and animal salmonelloses in Southern Benin: Knowledge of farmers and traditherapists Veterinary World, 10(6): 580-592. (2017)
Symptoms : V(006) + V(104)
Recipes : V(006, 1) + V(104, 1) salmonellosis:Roots of Rauvolfia caffra, alone, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Benin
Vernacular name : lèwé
Reference VM 08
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants of veterinary importance collected from Mbeya. Progress report of the project on the medicinal plants of veterinary importance at ADRI, (1991) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(043), V(068)
Recipes : V(043), barks, pounded + H2O, enema
V(068), stem's barks pounded + H2O, enema
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Mbeya district)
Vernacular name : isyongoti
Reference VM 10
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants used in promotion of animal health in Tanzania. Animal Diseases Research Instit., Dep. Pharmacology/ Toxic., Dar Es Salaam. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 335 - 364, (1994)
Symptoms : V(008), V(004), V(068)
Recipes : V(004) cataplasm, crushed leaves + H2O
V(008), VO., enteritis?, infusion leaves
V(068) , VO., , decoction roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Mbeya district)
Vernacular name : isyongoti (Ndali)
Reference VM 11
Author(s) : Mkangare, M.M.J.
Title : Collection of Tanzanian medicinal plants for biological activity studies. Proceedings of the 7th Tanzania veterinary association scientific conference. Tanzania Veterinary Association, Vol. 7, 67- 78, (1989) De la référence VB 10
Symptoms : V(004), V(033), V(045), V(124)
Recipes : V(033), stem's barks, RNS..
V(004) + V(045), leaves, RNS.
V(124), stem's barks, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Arusha, Kilimandjaro )
Vernacular name : msesewe