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Official name : Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae

13 reference(s) related to this plant

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(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits edible
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkoromasei
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(095)
Recipes : V(095), eaten by animals but rarely by livestock
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkoromasei
Reference HK 35
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used to induce labour during childbirth in western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 109 pp. 1 - 9 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106003199
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), roots of Vangueria apiculata, squeezing by hands, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : ntugunda (Runyaruguru)
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swollen feet , body, crushed stems of Vangueria apiculata, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. half glass hree times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food supplement, fruits of Vangueria apiculata cooked as porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : tabirirwo (Komolwone mining) (local dialect), triangle-flowered wild-medlar (Englisch)
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)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis, leaves of Vangueria apiculata, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : garo (Maale)
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(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible fruit ingested by children and women looking after cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : olgum
Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/5/1/24
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, a decoction is made using the leaves of Vangueria apiculata of Dracaena steudneri, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Bugabo ward)
Vernacular name : kirongomani, mtigunda
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(095)
Recipes : H(095) part of concoctions, decoction of roots, leaves of Vangueria apiculata, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : taburwet (Sabaot)
Reference HO 25
Author(s) : Okullo, J.B.L, F. Omujal, C. Bigirimana, P. Isubikalu, M. Malinga, E. Bizuru, A. Namutebi, B.B. Obaa, J.G. Agea
Title : Ethno-Medicinal Uses of Selected Indigenous Fruit Trees from the Lake Victoria Basin Districts in Uganda. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies, Volume: 2, pp 78-88 (2014) www.plantsjournal.com
Symptoms : H(093), H(103), H(104), H(166)
Recipes : H(093) antidote, roots of Vangueria apiculata, incision
H(103) tooth ache, fruits, barks, chewing/eating
H(104) gastrointestinal disorders, leaves, decoction
H(166) hiccup, fruits, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda ( Lake Victoria Basin District)
Vernacular name : matungunda (Luganda)
Reference HS 18
Author(s) : Ssegawa, P., J. M. Kasenene
Title : Medicinal plant diversity and uses in Sango bay area, Southern Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 521 - 540, (2007)
Symptoms : H(006), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(006, 2) constipation, infusion ou leaves decoction of Vangueria apiculata, VO.
H(093) antidote, leaves decoction of Vangueria apiculata, VO.
H(201) good luck charm, leaves infusion of Vangueria apiculata, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : tugunda
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(151), H(166)
Recipes : H(151) high blood pressure, H(166) hiccups, decoction of roots of Vangueria apiculata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : matugunda (Luganda)
Reference VW 06
Author(s) : Wasswa, P. & O. Deogracious
Title : The in-vitro ascaricidal activity of selected indigrnous medicinal plants used in ethno veterinary practices in Uganda. African Journal of Traditional, African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 3 (2) pp. 94 - 103 (2006)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) ascaris (Ascaris suum) , ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : amatuguda (Luganda)