Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Contact |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae

14 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychiatric disease (lekeft), Take ONS. of Artemisia abyssinica and three young leaves of Aloe pulcherrima with Allium sativum, Ruta chalepensis, the whole plant of Andrachne aspera, along with the leaves of Catha edulis and Verbascum sinaiticum: chop together. The juice is applied to the nos
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (town of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : chat (Amharic)
Reference HD 28
Author(s) : Debray, M.
Title : Médecine et Pharmacopée Traditionnelles à Madagascar Etudes Médicales, n° 4, pp. 69 - 85, mars 1975 http://horizon.documentation.ird.fr/exl-doc/pleins_textes/doc34-08/21760.pdf
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) narcotic, hypnotic drugs, euphoric, ONS., RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kat, cath.
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : H(053), H(068)
Recipes : H(053, 3) ear infection, leaf of Catha edulis boiled with the leaf of Croton macrostachyus and very small juice applied once daily
H(201) root powdered and dispersed on fires to fumigate the smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : caatii/cha /(Oromifa/Amarigna)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) irritation, fresh leaf of Catha edulis is crushed and smeared on the body.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : chat (Tigrigna)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(013) chancroid, H(033) impotence, fresh or dried roots of Catha edulis, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chat (Amharic)
Reference HM 41
Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse1, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) urine retention, crushed / pounded fresh stem of Catha edulis concocted with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina is boiled and one glass of the filtrate, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : chatae (Gedeoffa)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh leaves decoction Catha edulis crushed and boiled in water with leaves of Ruta chalepensis., fresh leaves decoction Periploca linearifolia of Englerina woodfordioides then sugar added while it is boiling, VO. a cup of tea will be taken for four days.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : caatii (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 75
Author(s) : Mitchell, P. and A. Hudson
Title : Psychoactive plants and southern African hunter-gatherers: a review of the evidence Southern African Humanities Vol. 16 Pages 39–57, Pietermaritzburg December, 2004
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Catha edulis as psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, chewed
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Catha edulis chew & swallow liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amairungi (Rutooro)
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(108)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , H(008) dysentery, decoction of fresh leaves of Catha edulis, VO.
H(091) tonic, the fresh leaves of Catha edulis produced in the north of Madagascar, are long chewed
H(108) influenza symptoms accompanied of neurological disorders, leaves of khat
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : katy (Antakarana), khat, qat (French), khat (English)
Reference HO 17
Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms : H(013), H(037)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease,H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of roots barks of Catha edulis, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : chemgangoi (Sabaot)
Reference HS 37
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Symptoms : H(008), H(139)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, H(139, 11) erectile dysfunction , root of Catha edulis . Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lewane
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(037), H(082)
Recipes : Leaf of Catha edulis , chewed or taken as tea for H(037) cough, H(082) asthma (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : bosjesmansthee (Africaans)
Reference HZ 02
Author(s) : Zerabruk, S., G. Yirga
Title : Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in Gindeberet district, Western Ethiopia South African Journal of Botany 78, 165–169 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000962
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease, seeds of Catha edulis + honey, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia (Gindeberet district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors