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Official name : Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae

23 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 36
Author(s) : Buwa, L; W., J. van Staden
Title : Antibacterial and antifungal activity of traditional medicinal plants used against veneral diseases in South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 103, pp. 139 - 142, (2006)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, decoction of roots of Xysmalobium undulatum, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of KwaZulu-Natal)
Vernacular name : ishongwe (Zulu)
Reference HB 54
Author(s) : Bisi-Johnson, M. A., Obi, C. L., Kambizi, L. and Nkomo, M.
Title : A survey of indigenous herbal diarrhoeal remedies of O.R. Tambo district, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 9(8), pp. 1245-1254 (2010) http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) stomach ailments, H(137) pain, decoction of roots of Xysmalobium undulatum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape Province,Tambo district)
Vernacular name : ikhalana, inkalane (Xhosa), uphondonde (Zulu)
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, dried pounded root of Xysmalobium undulatum is applied as an astringent to new wounds, until the wound becomes dry.
(registered from references HD 29 and HD 29_supl )
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northern Maputaland)
Vernacular name : ishongwe
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(099), H(139)
Recipes : H(099) uterus sedative, H(139) aphrodisiac, tubercle of Xysmalobium undulatum, powder, VO. + porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 14
Author(s) : Hutchings, A., J. van Staden
Title : Plant used for stress-related ailments in traditional Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho medicine. Par 1: Plants used for headaches. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 43, pp. 89 - 124 (1994)
Symptoms : H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, tuber of Xysmalobium undulatum, grounded and snuffed (Xhosa)
H(018) headache, H(104) abdominal pain, roots of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS. (in Botswana)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho zone)
Vernacular name : ishongwe (Xhosa)
Reference HH 15
Author(s) : Hutchings, A.
Title : Observations on plant usage in Xhosa and Zulu medicine Bothalia 19, 2 : pp 225 - 235 (1989)
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) as a purgative, H(104) stomach pain, dried ground tuber of Xysmalobium undulatu, RNS.
H(018) head-aches and H(099) hysteria, dried ground tuber of Xysmalobium undulatum as snuff , Collected in open grassland.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa regions in Transkei)
Vernacular name : ishongwe (Xhosa)
Reference HJ 03
Author(s) : Jäger, A.K., Hutchings, A. & J. van Staden
Title : Screening of Zulu medicinal plants for prostaglandin - synthesis inhibitors. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 52, pp. 95-100, (1996)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 44
Author(s) : Kling, H.
Title : Die Sieketrooster. Van de Sandt de Villiers, Cape Town. (1923) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms : H(007), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(104) stomach pain, root of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bitterwortel (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted Infection , roots of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : itshongwe (isi Xhosa)
Reference HM 77
Author(s) : Mugomeri, E., P. Chatanga, N, Chakane
Title : Medicinal herbs used by HIV-positive people in Lesotho African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 13(4):123-131 (2016) 10.21010/ajtcam.v13i4.17
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199,18) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, roots of Xysmalobium undulatum dry, crush & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : poho tšehla
Reference HO 19
Author(s) : Omoruyi, B. E., G. Bradley & A. J. Afolayan
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of medicinal plants used for the management of HIV/AIDS infection among local management of HIV/AIDS infection among local communities of Nkonkobe Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(19), pp. 3603-3608, 23 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/23May/Omoruyi%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as cancer, and help enhance the immune defence, decoctions are made from roots of Xysmalobium undulatum and half a cup is taken orally till the patient gets better.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : itshongwe
Reference HO 21
Author(s) : Otang, W. M. , D. S. Grierson & R. N. Ndip
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the management of opportunistic fungal infections in HIV/AIDS patients in the Amathole District of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(11), pp. 2071-2080, 23 March, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/23Mar/Otang%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(087), H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS, H(087) vaginal candidiasis, opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS, roots and leaves infusion of Xysmalobium undulatum, bathing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Amathole District of the Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : ishongwe (isiXhosa)
Reference HP 12
Author(s) : Pappe, L.
Title : Pappe, L., 1847. A List South African Indigenous Plants Used as Remedies by the Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope. O.I. Pike, Cape Town. Pappe, L., 1850. Florae Capensis Medicae Prodromus. A.S. Robertson, Cape Town. Pappe, L., 1857. Florae Capensis Medicae Prodromus, 2nd ed. W. Britain Press, Cape Town. From references HV 09, HV 51
Symptoms : H(007), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(104) stomach pain, root of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bitterwortel (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HS 07
Author(s) : Simon, C. & M. Lamla
Title : Merging pharmacopoeia: understanding the historical origins of incorporative pharmacopoeial processes among Xhosa healers in Southern Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 237 - 242, (1991)
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) + H(004), H(004) old sores, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : intshongwe (Xhosa)
Reference HS 19
Author(s) : Smith ,A.
Title : A Contribution to the South African materia medica, 2nd ed. Lovedale,South Africa. (1895.) From reference HV 51
Symptoms : H(007), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(104) stomach pain, root of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bitterwortel (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HS 51
Author(s) : Sobiecki, J.F.
Title : A review of plants used in divination in southern Africa and their psychoactive effects Southern African Humanities, Vol. 20 , Pages 333–351, December, 2008 Pietermaritzburg
Symptoms : H(099), H(167z)
Recipes : H(167z) psychoactive effectsParts of Xysmalobium undulatum used unknown as ingredient of a special horn medicine used in the diviners’ initiation ceremonies Sotho : This language group includes Northern Sotho, South Sotho and Tswana
H(099) Used to treat hysteria in South Africa
Region : Southern Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : leshokhoa (Sotho)
Reference HT 31
Author(s) : Thunberg
Title : Thunberg (1785) From reference HV 51
Symptoms : H(007), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(104) stomach pain, root of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bitterwortel (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HV 51
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E.
Title : A review of Khoi-San and Cape Dutch medical ethnobotany. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 119, pp.331–341 (2008)
Symptoms : H(007), H(104)
Recipes : Root of Xysmalobium undulatum; H(007) diuretic, H(104) stomach pain (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Thunberg (1785); from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); from Smith (1895); Kling (1923); Watt and Breyer-Brandwijk (1928); reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : bitterwortel (Africaans)
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(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots of Xysmalobium undulatumi, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ishongwe (Zulu); (Xhosa), milkwort (English)
Reference HW 51
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B, Oudshoorn V, Gericke N
Title : Medicinal plants of South Africa (first ed.) Briza Publications Pretoria.(1997).(From references HL 22, HM 61)
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots of Xysmalobium undulatumi, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ishongwe (Zulu); (Xhosa), milkwort (English)