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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.

42 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)
Reference HK 32
Author(s) : Kambizi, L. & A. J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical stydy of plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (njovhera) in Guruve District, Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 77 (2001) pp. 5 - 9
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases (njovhera), infusion from fresh or dried part of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Guruve District)
Vernacular name : mutsvanzva
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rashes, roots of Ximenia americana L. var. caffra, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : omusheka (Haya)
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, seeds of Ximenia caffra RNS., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : mukalle (Maale)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit (jinni), freh or dried roots of Ximenia caffra, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hudha (Afaan Oromo)
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(037), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(037), H(051) paludism, H(201)psycho, leaves and roots are used to t coughs, paludism and psychological illnesses
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 30
Author(s) : Mathabe, M.C., R.V. Nikolova, N. Lall, N.Z. Nyazema
Title : Antibacterial activities of medicinal plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, pp. 286 - 293 (2006)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), stem bark of Ximenia caffra, decoction to prepare porridge
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : motshidi
Reference HM 45
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(100), H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wounds, powder of roots of Ximenia caffra applied on wounds
H(109, 3) backache, leaves of Ximenia caffra crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
H(008, 6) diarrhoea, H(100, 3) venereal diseases, H(139, 2) aphrodisiac, roots of Ximenia caffra crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : munhengeni (Shona)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, root of Ziziphus mucronata of Tabernaemontana elegans, leaves of Terminalia sericera, roots of Euclea natalensis of Ximenia caffra, RNS.
H(095) fruits, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutshili (Venda)
Reference HM 61
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(008), H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Ximenia caffra extract , VO.
H(109) backache, leaves of Ximenia caffra extract , VO.
H(100) venereal diseases, root powder applied on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : munhengeni
Reference HM 69
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine ,9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(100), H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H008) diarrhoea, H(100) venereal diseases, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots extract of Ximenia caffra, VO.
H(109) backache, leaves extract of Ximenia caffra, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : munhengeni
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), "doroba", roots of Ximenia caffra, RNS.
"doroba", illness sexualy pransmited said the healers, pus discharge, backache, difficulties to urinate, VO. of infusion or decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia (Chiawa chieftaincy)
Vernacular name : mtswanzwa
Reference HN 26
Author(s) : Nanyingi, M. O., J. M Mbaria, A. L. Lanyasunya, C. G. Wagate, K. B Koros, H. F Kaburia, R. W Munenge & W. O Ogara
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of Samburu District, Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:14 (2008)
Symptoms : H(051), H(014), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers,H(014) dermatitis, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, H(082) acute upper respiratory tract Infection, roots, leaves of Ximenia caffra, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : ledat (Samburu)
Reference HO 11
Author(s) : Otieno, J. N., K. M. M. Hosea, H. V. Lyaruu & R. L. A. Mahunnah.
Title : Multi-Plant or Single-Plant extracts, whichs is the most effective for local healing in Tanzania? African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 5 (2): 165 - 172, (2008)
Symptoms : H(008), H(100), H(199)
Recipes : H(008) amoebic dysentery, principaly roots extracts of Harrisonia abyssinica, Carissa edulis, Euclea natalensis, Ximenia caffra, RNS.
H(100) veneral diseases, principaly roots extracts of Harrisonia abyssinica, Carissa edulis, Euclea natalensis, Ximenia caffra, RNS.
H(199) opportunistic infections (HIV), principaly roots extracts of Harrisonia abyssinica, Euclea natalensis, Ximenia caffra, Capparis fascicularis, Sansevieria enhlenbergia, Asparasgus flagellaris, RNS.
H(199) opportunistic infections (HIV), principaly roots extracts of Harrisonia abyssinica, Carissa edulis, Euclea natalensis, Ximenia caffra, Dichrostachys cinerea, Aloe secundiflora, Acacia brevispica, RNS.
H(199) opportunistic infections (HIV), principaly roots extracts of Harrisonia abyssinica, Carissa edulis, Euclea natalensis, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Withania somnifera, Ximenia caffra, RNS.
H(199) opportunistic infections (HIV), principaly roots extracts of Harrisonia abyssinica, Carissa edulis, Euclea natalensis, Ximenia caffra, RNS.
H(199) opportunistic infections (HIV), principaly roots extracts of Mangifera indica, Carissa edulis, Euclea natalensis, Psidium guajava, Penisetum purpureum, Cymbopogon citratus, Punica granatum, Musa sp , Kedrostis foetidissima, Withania somnifera, Acacia robusta, Eucalyptus sp , Ximenia caffra, Clerodendrum mrycoides, Dichrostachys cinerea, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (people in Lake Victoria basin)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 09
Author(s) : Parker, M.A., S. Chabot, B. J. Ward, T. Johns
Title : Traditional dietary additives of the Maasai are antiviral against the measles virus. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 114, pp. 146 - 152 (2007)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(046, f), stem bark of Ximenia caffra incorporated in soup of both healthy or sick children to prevent or to heal measles
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Narok district, Loita Hills region)
Vernacular name : olamai (Maasai)
Reference HR 12b
Author(s) : Runyoro, D.K.B., , M. I. Matee, O. D. Ngassapa, C. C Joseph & Z. H Mbwambo
Title : Screening of Tanzanian medicinal plants for anti-Candida activity. Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006, 6:11 doi:10.1186/1472-6882-6-11 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6882/6/11
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076, 2) oral candidiasis (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS), roots barks of Ximenia americana, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Coast, Dar es Salaam, Morogoro and Tanga regions)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HR 17
Author(s) : Ruffo, C. K.
Title : A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(068), H(091), H(099), H(169)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, H(091) anaemia, H(099) mental disorders, H(169) hernia, roots of Ximenia caffra, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : munembwa, mutandwa (Nyamwezi)
Reference HS 12c
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. III. Plants of the families Lauraceae - Papilionaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 93 - 112, (1992)
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(077)
Recipes : H(008), 2 teaspoon ful of fresh leaves are crushed and boiled + 1 cup H2O, VO. 1 cup 3X / day for 4 days
H(068), bilharzia,1 piece of fresh root (50 cm) is crushed, boiled + 2 glasses of water, filtered, 1/3 of the decoctio is drunk each day for 3 daysH(077), 2 teaspoon ful of fresh leaves are crushed and boiled + 1 cup H2O, VO. 1 cup 3X / day for 4 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : madharuug, muracood, mandharud
Reference HS 25
Author(s) : Shauri, N.E.N.
Title : Experience on the use of Tanzanian medicinal plants for the last decade (1979-1989) in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) hernia, fresh or dry roots in pieces of +/- 4 cm of Deinbollia borbonica of Ximenia caffra of Balanitbes aegyptiaca. 7.5 cm Pieces are boiled with beef bones for 1 hr, and cooled cold and 100 ml are administered for 4-5 days. Each of the plants above can be prepared separately
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mtumbwi (Swahili)
Reference HW 50
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title : Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, roots of Ximenia caffra, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umthunduluka (Zulu)
Reference HW 52
Author(s) : Van Wyk, P.
Title : Trees of the kruger National Park Purnell, Cape Town (1972 - 1974). (From reference HM 58)
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(033), H(095), H(100), H(135)
Recipes : H(001) eye sickness, H(018) headache , H(033) infertility, H(100) veneral diseases, roots of Ximenia caffra , H(135) indigestion, RNS.
H(095) fruits, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Kruger National Park)
Vernacular name : mutshili (Venda)
Reference VG 27
Author(s) : Gebrezgabiher, G. , S. Kalayou & S.Sahle
Title : An ethno-veterinary survey of medicinal plants in woredas of Tigray region, Northern Ethiopia International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation Vol. 5(2), pp. 89-97, (february, 2013) Available online http://www.academicjournals.org/IJBC DOI: 10.5897/IJBC12.131
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wound (Saddle sore), bark of Ximenia caffra is dried, chopped and powdered, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : miloa
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(001)
Recipes : V(001), infusion leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Rujawa-Mbarali district)
Vernacular name : not registered