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Official name : Sarcophyte sanguinea Sparrm. subsp. Sanguinea
Family : Balanophoraceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HD 23
Author(s) : De Wet , H., V.N. Nzama, S.F. Van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections by lay people in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu–Natal Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 78, pp. 12 - 20, (2012) free full-text available on
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil a handful of chopped root of Adenia gummifera with a handful of chopped Erianthemum dregei leaves and a handful of Sarcophyte sanguinea stem in 10 L of water for 5 h. Take half a cup twice daily to cure any HIV/AIDS related infections and gonorrhoea.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, chop a handful of the stem and leaves of Bidens pilosa and combine with a handful of chopped Clematis brachiata (stem and leaves), Rununculus multifidus (stem and leaves) and Sarcophyte sanguinea stem and boil in water. It is taken orally to treat genital sores and warts. The dosage depends on the seriousness of the infection.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors