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Official name : Ximenia caffra Sond.
Family : Olacaceae
Synonyms : Ximenia americana L. var. caffra (Sond.) Engl. , Ximenia americana L. var. tomentosa Engl.

44 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(001), H(018), H(033), H(037), H(100), H(101), H(135)
Recipes : H(001), roots of Maerua caffra , powder, maceration, drops in eyes
H(018) + H(135), roots of Ximenia americana of Maerua caffra, RNS
H(033), roots, decoction to prepare a porridge of roots of Maerua caffra of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius subsp. galphimiifolius of Tabernaemontana elegans of Ximenia americana of Cassytha filiformis
H(033) sterility, 1/2 spoon of roots powder of Ziziphus mucronata of Terminalia sericera of Tabernaemontana elegans of Euclea natalensis of Ximenia caffra in porridge every morning after drinking a maceration of seeds of Croton megalobotrys
H(037) cough, roots Ximenia caffra + Maytenus senegalensis, decoction, VO, 1 glass / 5 days
H(100) veneral diseases, infusion of roots of Terminalia sericea of Peltophorum africanum , bark Pterocarpus angolensis, VO.
H(100), roots, maceration, VO. + Catharanthus roseus (liluvha)
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
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutanzwa (Luvenda)
Reference HA 29 g
Author(s) : Tanaka, J.
Title : The Central Kalahari Bushmen (|Gui and ||Gana) in Botswana, collected by J. Tanaka from 1966. 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), berry edible; sour plum, VO.
H(202) seeds produce an oil which is used as a cosmetic
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (central Kalahari)
Vernacular name : g/ubi=/ori (Bushman)
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(018), H(051), H(175x)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, fruit oil of Ximenia caffra is mixed with leaves powder, unction
H(018) cephalalgy, powder of the leaves, to snuff
H(051), fever, 3 pinchs of the powder of the roots bark, potion, VO.
H(175x) cosmetic, body and hairs, oil of the nuts
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (u/olu) meke (Umbundu)
Reference HB 26M
Author(s) : Bonnefoux, Benedicto Marius (R.P.)
Title : Plantes médicinales du Hufla. Manuscrits n° 1 et n°2 (Congrégation do Espirito Santo), 1885-1937. Registrated by Bossard, E. in ref. HB 25M
Symptoms : H(003), H(018), H(051), H(175x)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, almond oil mixed with the powder of the leaves, local application
H(018) sick headache, leaves, to snuff
H(051) fever, 3 pinch of the root bark in a drink
H(175x) almond oil as cosmetic
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (u / olu) meke (Umubundu)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, fruit of Ximenia caffra
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : diululo, (omu)piambia (Ganguela), (omu)sombalombo (Bunda)
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(006), H(026), H(033), H(037), H(068), H(091), H(100), H(104), H(173), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) constipation , leaves, roots of Ximenia caffra macerated in H2O, VO.
H(026) menstrual cycle troubles, leaves, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(033) female infertility, leaves, roots macerated in H2O, mush or not prepared, VO., as food or direct application
H(037) tuberculosis, leaves, roots decoction, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves, roots decoction, VO.
H(068) intestinal worms in children leaves, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(091) weakness in children , leaves, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(100) venereal diseases, leaves, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, leaves, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(173) pleprosy , leaves, roots ash, direct application
H(201) propitiatory (to make the spirits favorable to ...), leaves, roots decoction, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : mutengueni (Chindau)
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(100)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
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(008)
Recipes : H(100), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 24a
Author(s) : Cheikhyoussef, A., M. Shapi, H. Mu. Ashekele
Title : Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto Region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:10 (2011) See also ref HC 24b
Symptoms : H(033), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) fertility / impotent, duration of treatment: 1 day, OPNS of Ximenia caffra, RNS.
H(100) gonorrhea, duration of treatment: 2 -7days, roots, barks, RNS.
H(201) culture bound syndrome, duration of treatment: 2 -3 days, racines., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Oshikoto region)
Vernacular name : ompeke
Reference HC 25
Author(s) : Corrigan, B.M. , B.-E. Van Wyk, C.J. Geldenhuys, J.M. Jardine
Title : Ethnobotanical plant uses in the KwaNibela Peninsula, St Lucia, South Africa South African Journal of Botany 77, 346–359 (2011)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(095), the fruit of Ximenia caffra is eaten
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umThunduluka
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v12i3.2
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(001) eye ache, H(068) bilharzia, decoction of leaves of Ximenia Caffra, RNS.
H(100) sexually transmitted infections, roots of Ximenia Caffra boiled in mixtures
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : mochidi (Local Name), large sourplum (English)
Reference HD 29
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , S.Nciki, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of various skin disorders by a rural community in northern Maputaland, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:51, (2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-51 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/51 + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) sores, one or two fresh twigs of Ximenia caffra are chopped and boiled in 2 L of water, which are taken by adults twice a day for two weeks for the treatment of sores. Children take 1 table spoo
(registered from references HD 29 and HD 29_supl )
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northern Maputaland)
Vernacular name : umthunduluka
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(001), H(004), H(008), H(015), H(033), H(051), H(068), H(100), H(104), H(137), H(139)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Ximenia caffra, infusion (H2O), drops in eyes
H(004), roots of Ximenia., powder, local application
H(008), roots of Ximenia., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(015), roots of Ximenia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal, feuille of Ximenia., powder, VO. + porridge
H(051), leaves of Ximenia., powder, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Ximenia., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Ximenia., powder, to dilute, VO.
H(100), H(104), H(137) algie pelvuss, roots of Ximenia., infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), ONS., eaten in large quantities
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hurranh-addee (Somali), inginkada (?)
Reference HH 06b
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. II. Plants of the families Dilleniaceae - Opiliaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 105 - 128 (1983)
Symptoms : H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(033), women, roots pounded and boiled with maize flour to a porridge
H(104), stomach ache, colic, decoction of roots of Ximenia caffra , Combretum molle, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : machokuorka, mtundukura, mtundwi (Tanga district)
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 : H(013), H(051)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(051) paludism, extract from roots of Ximenia caffra, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mutundwa (Kisagara, Kihehe)
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(027z), H(033), H(034), H(173)
Recipes : H(027z), H(033), infertility in women, H(034), H(173), H(174), for pregnant women who feel sick, blood problems in bones , purify the blood after symptom, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 4k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 1: Plants of the Chamus (Kenya).104 p., Band 6, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(000), H(091)
Recipes : H(000), H(091), general health; boil root, drink witht soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 3), decoction of root of Ximenia caffra drunk to relieve cough
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mloma (Batemi)
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(001), H(034), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(001) trachom-child, leaf, juice + H2O, drops in eyes
H(034) chest, roots, decoction, VO.
H(068)ankylostome, roots, decoction, VO.
H(100) syph., roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kitula, mutula (Kamba, Kenya)