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Official name : Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Family : Theaceae

8 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 66
Author(s) : Bouayyadi L., M. El Hafian, L. Zidane
Title : Étude floristique et ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région du Gharb, Maroc Journal of Applied Biosciences 93:8760 (September 2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v93i1.10
Symptoms : H(004), H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) injury, H(111) burn, leaf powder of Camellia sinensis in poultice
H(104) abdominal pain, leaf infusion, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : atây (Arabic), thé (French)
Reference HM 72
Author(s) : Mahomoodally, M. F.
Title : A quantitative ethnobotanical study of common herbal remedies used against 13 human ailments catergories in Mauritus African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines,11(6):1-32 (2014)
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(108), H(195)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection.. Prepare a decoction of the tea bag of Camellia sinensis and when decoction cools use to wash eye twice daily.
H(037) cough. Extract the juice from the fruit of Citrus limonia and add few drops in Camellia sinensis infusion. VO. 2 or 3 times daily till cure
H(108) influenza. Extract the juice from the fruit of Citrus limonia and add few drops in Camellia sinensi, infusion. VO. 2 or 3 times daily till cured.
H(195) water retention, infusion of the tea bag which is sold and contain Lepidium meyenii, Coffea canephora and Camelia sinensis, VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : di the (local language), tea (English)
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(051x, 3) yellow fever, H(104, 3) stomach ache, fresh leaf chew or decoction of Camellia sinensis of Bidens pilosa of Myrica salicifolia, VO.
H(201, 3) infertility in men , fresh leaf decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amajani (Rutooro)
Reference HN 52
Author(s) : Ngezahayo, J., F. Havyarimana, L. Hari, C. Stévigny, P. Duez.
Title : Medicinal plants used by Burundian traditional healers for the treatment of microbial diseases + Supplemtary table Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 338–351 (2015)
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) varicella A handful of fresh leaves of Camellia sinensis are pounded, and/or decocted in water (a bottle). The pounded leaves are rubbed on the body, or the decoction is used as enema once a day + Modern medicines
H(046) measles. Maceration/Massage of the body, and enema once a day
This plant is reported by 3% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : icayi (Kirundi)
Reference HS 42
Author(s) : Suroowan,S., M. F. Mahomoodally
Title : A comparative ethnopharmacological analysis of traditional medicine used against respiratory trac tdiseases in Mauritius Journal of Ethnopharmacology 177, 61–80, (2016)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 17) respiratory tract diseases as:H(108) sinusitis, H(108) cold, H(037) cough, H(108) flu. Prepare a decoction by crushing 1in. of Zinziber officinale in 1 l of water followed by 2 table spoon powdered Camellia sinensis leaves are infused and the juice of half of Citrus x limonia is squeezed in the preparation. The final preparation is sweetened by adding honey according to taste. Administer 1 cup 3 time daily for 3 days.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough, H(108) cold. Infuse a small amount of powdered Camellia sinensis to which the extracted juice of half a Citrus xlimonia is poured followed by 1 tablespoon of honey. Taken 3 times daily until symptoms disappear
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as: H(037) cough. 1in.length of the rhizome of Curcuma longa is crushed and boiled with Camellia sinensis. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times orally daily until symptoms disappear.
H(082) respiratory tract diseases as:H(037) cough. A half inch length rhizome of Zingiber officinale is crushed and boiled with 1 table spoon of Camellia sinensis in half liter of water. 1cup of the preparation is administered 2–3 times daily until symptoms disappear.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : di the (Mauritian Creol and Bhojpuri), tea (Common English Name)
Reference R2 Nord
Author(s) : Rachid, A., D.Rabah, L. Farid, S. F. Zohra, B. Houcine and B. Nacéra
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants used in the traditional treatment of diabetes mellitus in the North Western and South Western Algeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(10), pp. 2041-2050, 16 March, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1380870285_Rachid%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves , infusion, decoction, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria of North Western and South Western
Vernacular name : tay (Popular name)
Reference S2 Nord
Author(s) : Sameh, F. A., A. M. Abdelhalim
Title : Survey on medicinal plants and spices used in Beni-Sueif, Upper Egypt Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:18, (2011)
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000, 3) for diet purpose, infusion of leaves of Camellia sinensis, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Egypt (region of Beni-Sueif)
Vernacular name : shay akhdar,
Reference VE 05
Author(s) : Eshetu G. R. , T. A. Dejene, L. B. Telila and D. F. Bekele
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants: Preparation and application methods by traditional healers in selected districts of southern Ethiopia. Vet World. May; 8(5): 674–684. (2015)
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) external parasitism for cattle goat and sheep: After drying and crushing the fresh leaves of Camellia sinesis and Nicotiana tabacum mix with water to make paste then apply topically once
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shayi (Sidamgna)