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Official name : Strychnos sp.
Family : Strychnaceae

19 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(092), the root has a smell of a peculia kind. It is powdered and pounded with other plants to make an arrow poison
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo), around the Moumpoutou village, along the Ibenga river, Dedongou district, Likoula region
Vernacular name : bondo (Aka)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) the root of this Strychnos sp. has a smell of a peculia kind. It is powdered and pounded with other plants to make an arrow poison
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : abiesulu (Efe)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : V(119)
Recipes : Vcanis(119) the root is used for dog's medicine. It is powdered and put into the nostrils of a dog so that the dog may become sensitive for scent.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : saamunane (Efe)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : V(119)
Recipes : Vcanis(119) the powdered root of this Strychnos sp (with a smell of a peculia kind) is put into a hunting dog's nostrils, so that it may smell well.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : abiesulu (Efe)
Reference HA 29 f
Author(s) : H. Terashima, M. Ichikawa and M. Sawada
Title : The Efe Pygmies and the Balese farmers in the Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire, around Andiri village (N 1.55', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), the plant is said to serve as emergency food in the forest; some informant claims that the leaves were eaten even raw
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire)
Vernacular name : kpere (Balese), kpere (Efe)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(003), H(004x)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, leaves local application
H(004x) internal injury, powder of leaves, 4 pinch in tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (olu) tuo (Nyaneka)
Reference HC 01
Author(s) : Chambon, R. & A. Leruth
Title : Monographie des Bena Muhona - Territoire de Kongolo. District du Tanganika.Chap. XI. Utilisation des plantes médicinales en chefferie Muhona. Bulletin Agricole du Congo Belge (B.A.C.B.), 45, 3, 519 - 598, (1954)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), Hymenocardia acida + Strychnos sp., dried roots, mixed, eliminate fibers, powder in a box + snakes heads, powder on bite
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo)
Vernacular name : koke
Reference HC 18
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Antivenomous plants used in the Zairean pharmacopoeia. African Study Monographs, 7 : 21 -35, March 1987
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, add water to powder of roots in mixture of Hymenocardia acida of Strychnos sp. VO. or sprinkle the bite with this maceration
H(020) snake, VO., maceration of leaves of Strychnos sp.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Maniema)
Vernacular name : ekongo (Kitembo)
Reference HH 03
Author(s) : Hagenbucher-Sacripanti, F.
Title : Santé et rédemption par les génies au Congo. Publisud: 15, Rue des Cinq Diamants, 75013 Paris, 304 p., (1989)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201)black magic,+ Strychnos aculeata
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lice:mbi, livumi
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, bark of Strychnos spp, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(005), H(013)
Recipes : H(005),H(013) abscess, roots of Lannea nigritana, leaves of Strychnos sp., powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 22
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms : H(005), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(005), decoction of stems with leaves, VO.(receipt from Krou of Liberia)
H(113), friction with leaves (receipt from Krou ofTabou)
H(173), ashes of leaves mixed with palm oil, local application (rece eipt Gouoloubou)
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : digouhoué (Krou from Tabou), gouékré (Krou from Liberia), guéré (Gouoloubou)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : V(119)
Recipes : Vcanis(119) The powdered root of "abiesulu" = Strychnos sp. is put into the nostrils of hunting dogs to improve their ability to scent (Mbuti Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : abiesulu (Mbuti Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) The plant "kpele" = Strychnos sp. is said to serve as emergency food in the forest. Some informants claim that the leaves were eaten even raw as a vegetable (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
H095)The strong wood is used formaking a pick to take out the kernels of "kango" Antrocaryon nananii. The wood is also used for a stick to roast meat on fire.(Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : kpele (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : V(119)
Recipes : Vcanis(119) the powdered root of "saamunane" = Strychnos sp.is put into the nostrils of a dog to improve its ability to scent (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : saamunane (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) The root of "abiesulu" = Strychnos sp. which has a peculiar smell is used for making an arrow-poison (Mbuti Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : abiesulu (Mbuti Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HV 03
Author(s) : Vergiat, A.-M.
Title : Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) (3e partie) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 16, n°9-10, Septembre-octobre 1969. pp. 418-456; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°1-4, Janvier-février-mars-avril 1970. pp. 60-91; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°5-6, Mai-juin 1970. pp. 171-199; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°7-9, Juillet-août-septembre 1970. pp. 295-339 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1969_num_16_9_3037 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_1_3053 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_5_3060 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_7_3071
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves in hot poultice on the painful parts, after practicing small incisions on the epidermis.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : rara (Banda)
Reference VA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : AFLORA on the Web ( http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : V(092), V(153)
Recipes : V(092) , the root has a smell of a peculia kind. It is powdered and pounded with other plants to make an arrow poison
Vd(153), the powdered root is put into a dog's nostrils, so that it may smell well. Medicine for hunting dog
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : abiesulu, saamunane (Efe)
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(038)
Recipes : V(038), roots, decoction, enema
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Mbeya district)
Vernacular name : not registered