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Official name : Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Family : Rutaceae

29 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 42
Author(s) : Beentje, H.J.
Title : Kenya Trees, Shrubs, and Lianas National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya (1994). From reference HM 38
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of the stem bark of Zanthoxylum chalybeum used for paludism, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
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(008), H(020), H(077)
Recipes : H(008), H(077) (bilious vomit), roots of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(020) snake, roots of Zanthoxylum, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(103), roots of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, chewed
H(104) (yamo), roots of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, decoction, VO. + steam bath + washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : roko (Luo)
Reference HH 06c
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. III. Plants of the families Papilionaceae - Vitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 237 - 260 (1983)
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(175), H(169)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, a) cold bath with decoction of leaves, - b) inhalation of smoke of burned leaves, - c) local application, juice of pounded leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis, - d) inhalation of smoke of burned leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis, - e) paste of fresh leaves in local application , - f) roots of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis, decoction, VO.
H(068), bilharziosis, roots extract in cold H2O,VO.
H(103), painful teeth which have a tendency to fall out, ONS, RNS
H(104), internal stomach pain boil yielding pus, roots, decoction, VO.
H(104), roots, leaves, stem barks, powder in warm H2O ? VO.
H(113) + H(175), rheumatism, roots ground with little water and the mixture is applied to painful areas
H(169), roots, leaves, stem barks, powder in warm H2O ? VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mndungu, mjafari, mtata, mpombo, mrungurungu, mnuwgu, mhombo (Zigua), msele (Tanga district)
Reference HJ 02
Author(s) : Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(103x)
Recipes : H(037, 8) decoctions of the roots or seeds of Zanthoxylum chalybeum are drunk to treat chest pains
H(104, 8) decoctions of the roots or seeds are drunk to treat stomach problems including those ascribed to yamo (yamo refers to a disease that results in stomach pains and/or swelling on the skin. While it may often correspond to anthrax, the term refers to a general group of ailments)
H(103x, 5) twigs of Zanthoxylum chalybeum have an aromatic taste and are popular as toothbrushes and breath fresheners
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : rook (Luo)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food (soup), roots boiled in a soup of goat bones
H(113) rheumatism (joints), roots of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, to boil, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mukenenga (Mbeere)
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(051), H(068), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, administered to recuperating patients (after surgery), decoction, VO.
H(068) amoebiasis, bark, seeds, decoction, chewed
H(091) synergistic herb, bark, graines de Zanthoxylum chalybeum pounded together and mixed with other herbs
H(113) rheumatism, higher parasites, burnt and ashes licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kochon (local dialect), knob wood (Englisch)
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007525
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 6) diabetes, decoction or hot infusion of stem barks of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukenea (Kamba)
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(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold, seeds of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : gedai (Maale)
Reference HM 38
Author(s) : Muthaura, C.N. , G.M. Rukunga, S.C. Chhabra, G.M. Mungai & E.N.M. Njagi
Title : Traditional phytotherapy of some remedies used in treatment of malaria in Meru district of Kenya. South African Journal of Botany , Volume 73, Issue 3, Pages 402-411 (2007)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Zanthroxylum chalybeum, boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : mugucwa
Reference HM 47
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, van den Beukel, C. J.P. , Hamza, O. J.M. , Mbwambo, Z, H. , Nondoa, R. O.S. , Masimba, P. J., Matee, M. I.N. , Kapingu, M. C., Mikxf, F. , Verweij, P. E. , van der Ven, A. J.A.M.
Title : Brine shrimp toxicity evaluation of some Tanzanian plants used traditionally for the treatment of fungal infections. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 4 (2), pp 219 - 225, (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07022
Symptoms : H(014), H(199)
Recipes : H(014) oral candidiasis and skin fungal opportunistic infections of H(199) HIV / AID, roots barks of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, local application and, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mulungu
Reference HM 73
Author(s) : Muthaura, C.N., G.M. Rukunga, S.C. Chhabra, G.M. Mungai, E.N.M. Njagi
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the Kwale community of the Kenyan Coast Journal of Ethnopharmacology 114, 377–386 (2007)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots bark of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, decoction, hot water extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mdungu (Giriama)
Reference HN 19
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Diversity and utilization of ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus (Central Kenya), Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2006) doc 10.1186/1746-4269-2-8
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 7) paludism ONS. of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (district of Maragwa, Muranga, Thika)
Vernacular name : mukenera
Reference HN 29
Author(s) : Nguta, J.M., J.M. Mbaria, D.W. Gakuya, P.K. Gathumbi, S.G. Kiama
Title : Antimalarial herbal remedies of Msambweni, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 128, 424–432 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5), roots barks of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, decoction, concoction, VO., a half of a glass is taken 3 X / day for 3–4 days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Msambweni)
Vernacular name : mjafari / mporojo(Giriama)
Reference HO 06
Author(s) : Owuor, B. O. & D. P. Kisangau
Title : Kenyan medicinal plants used as antivenin: a comparison of plant usage. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Vol. 2 (7) (2006)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020, 1) snake, roots of Senna siamea and Zanthoxylum chalybeum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (rural areas of Nyanza and Makueni)
Vernacular name : not registered
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 :
Recipes : H(100) veneral diseases, principaly roots extracts of Euclea natalensis, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, RNS.
H(199) opportunistic infections (HIV), principaly roots extracts of Harrisonia abyssinica, Carissa edulis, Euclea natalensis, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Withania somnifera, Ximenia caffra, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (people in Lake Victoria basin)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 55
Author(s) : Paulos, B., T. Gedif Fenta , D. Bisrat & K. Asres
Title : Health seeking behavior and use of medicinal plants among the Hamer ethnic group, South Omo zone, south western Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:44 (2016)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal discomfor, dried fruits of Zanthoxylum chalybeum roasted, chewed and swallowed (Recipe reported by household members)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name : gedeqa
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(003), H(051)
Recipes : H(003) body swellings, H(051) paludism, roots of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : mudali, mulungulungu (Nyamwezi)
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(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, roots decoction of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, VO.
H(113) back ache, roots decoction of Zanthoxylum, baths
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ntale ya ddungu
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) muscular abscess (pyomyosite), H(033) sterility, roots infusion of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, VO.
H(078) uterine fibroids, roots of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : mutala irundu