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Official name : Lippia javanica (Burm. f.) Spreng.
Family : Verbenaceae

20 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds, H(018) headache, H(104) stomach pain, H(051) paludism, H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Lippia javanica, RNS.
H(113) sprained joint, leaves
H(037) cough, roots of Lippia javanica of Combretum paniculatum of Faurea saligna, leaves of Tagetes minuta , roots and barks of Diospyros mespiliformis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musudzungwane (Venda)
Reference HA 36
Author(s) : Amusan, O. O. G., P. S. Dlamini, J. D. Msonthi & L. P. Makhubu
Title : Some herbal remedies from Manzini region of Swaziland. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 79, pp. 109 - 112, (2002) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874101003816
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, grind together 30 gr each of the barks of Combretum molle of stems and leaves of Lippia javanica + 5 L. H2O and boil for 5 min., VO. 1 tablespoon 3 X / day for 5 days
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Swaziland, Manzini region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(008), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) chinhamucaca (milky diarrhea accompanied by H(055) vomiting), roots of Lippia javanica, decoction, VO.
H(100) venereal diseases (decoction, VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : mussani (Chindau)
Reference HC 25
Author(s) : Corrigan, B.M. , B.-E. Van Wyk, C.J. Geldenhuys, J.M. Jardine
Title : Ethnobotanical plant uses in the KwaNibela Peninsula, St Lucia, South Africa South African Journal of Botany 77, 346–359 (2011)
Symptoms : H(051), H(106)
Recipes : H(051) fever, the leaves of Lippia javanica are boiled in H2O and the whole body is covered over the steam
H(106) the leaves are burned in the fire and the smoke is used to repel mosquitoes.b
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umSozwane
Reference HC 27
Author(s) : Coopoosamy, R. M. and K. K. Naidoo
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Durban, South Africa. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(11), pp. 818-823, 22 March, 2012
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(013) skin disorders, such as heat rash and other rashes, as well as scratches, H(020) stings and bites,H(037) coughs,H(037) bronchial, H(108) colds, infusion: of ONS of Lippia javanica, RNS. (Medicinal herbs being sold at local markets (Umlazi and Durban))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (province of Durban, Umlazi region)
Vernacular name : umswazi (Zulu)
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0255-2
Symptoms : H(051), H(106), H(108), H(124), H(200), H(203)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Lippia javanica, RNS.
H(106) mosquito repellent, leaves, RNS.
H(108) common colds, H(200) to boost immunity; leaves: used to make a tea which is used to treat common colds and to boost immunity
H(124) leaves are crushed and sniffed to treat nose bleeds and used as appendages to block nose bleed
H(203) stems fot brooms.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : musudzungwane (Vhavenda), fever tea, lemon bush (English)
Reference HD 21
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , M.N. Nkwanyana, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology, volume 130, pp. 284–289, (2010) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110003041
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, leaves of Lippia javanica are crushed and mixed with cold or hot water. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk twice a day, until disappearance of diarrhea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umsuzwane
Reference HD 25
Author(s) : Dyubeni, L. and L. V. Buwa
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of ear, nose and throat (ENT) infections in Nkonkobe Municipality, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(14), pp. 2721-2726, 16 April, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/16Apr/Dyubeni%20and%20Buwa.pdf
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) nose infections (Izilonda empumlweni, Umongoza), dried, powdered leaves of Lippia javanica are used as a snuff.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (municipality of Nkonkobe)
Vernacular name : inzinziniba
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin disorders, mix a handful of chopped bark of Acacia burkei with the same amount of bark of Ozoroa engleri, Sclerocarya birrea, Syzygium cordatum, Tabernaemontana elegans and two handfuls of fresh Lippia javanica leaves in 2 L of water and boil for 2 hrs. Strain when cool and half a glass (±125 mL) is taken by adults and a size eight syringe (± 240 mL) as an enema for the treatment of sores. Children take quarter a glass (± 62 mL) of the decoction and use a size two syringe (± 60 mL) as an enema. The decoction is taken three times a day for two weeks after which the sores begin to heal.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northern Maputaland)
Vernacular name : umsuzwane
Reference HD 34
Author(s) : Denver D., T. Blouws, O. Aboyade, D. Gibson, J. De Jong, C Van t' Klooster, G. Hughes
Title : Traditional health practitioners' perceptions, herbal treatment and management of HIV and related opportunistic infections. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:77 (2014) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-77
Symptoms : H(100), H(037), H(091), H(104), H(182)
Recipes : H(100) HIV and opportunistic infections, applied singly to the skin or mixed with Vaseline to make an ointmen .
H(037) Drank as a tea (approximately 50 g added to a cup of boiling water) for the treatment of coughs, colds and bronchial problems.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Western Cape, Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : fever tea/ lemon bush (English); uvevane (Zulu)
Reference HK 52
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J. O.
Title : Some common african herbal remedies for skin diseases: with special reference to Kenya Medicinal and poisonous plants of the tropics. Proceedings of symposium of the 14th International botanical congress, Berlin, 24 july - 1 august 1987, 44-69, (1987)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Lippia javanica pounded and applied.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : ang'we-rao (Luo), murithi (Kamba), ol-sinoi (Mas), sulasula (Luhya)
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(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(068) amoebiasis, leaves and twigs of Lippia javanica, decoction, VO.
H(095) food flavour, decoction together with maize, cassava, groundnuts and even tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : chebokobil (local dialect), zinziba plant (Englisch)
Reference HM 49
Author(s) : Mavundza, E.J. , R. Maharaj, J.F. Finnie, G. Kabera, J. Van Staden
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of mosquito repellent plants in uMkhanyakude district, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 1516– 1520, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006131
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 55) repelling, insecticide fresh leaves of Lippia javanica are burned to produce smoke
Region : South Africa (uMkhanyakude district, KwaZulu-Natal province)
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umsuzwane (isiZulu)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. Magister Scientiae in the Faculty of Science (Department of Botany) Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990)
Symptoms : H(008), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(008)dysentery, H(008) diarrhoea,H(018) headache, H(051) paludism, H(104) stomach pain, H(108) colds, leaves of Lippia javanica, RNS.
H(113) sprained joint, leaves of Lippia javanica , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musudzungwane (Venda)
Reference HM 61
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, boiled leaves and twigs of Lippia javanica, VO.[from ref. HC 28 ]
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : zmbani
Reference HM 69
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine ,9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(108) cold, boiled leaves and twigs of Lippia javanica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : zimbani
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(004), H(037), H(108), H(143)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(037) cough, H(108) colds, H(143) chicken pox, leaves, roots of Lippia javanica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : inzinziniba (isi Xhosa)
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(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) chest complain, H(037, 1) tuberculosis leaves of Lippia javanica. Decoction for 5 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally.. Thrice a day
H(124, 1) nose bleeding andH(037, 1) tuberculosis leaves burned in a hut thrice a day; smoke inhaled
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves deposited in hot water thrice a day; steam is inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosunkwane
Reference HY 04
Author(s) : York, T., H. de Wet, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Plants used for treating respiratory infections in rural Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 135, 696–710, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411100239X
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(082), H(091), H(108)
Recipes : H(082) cold and flu symptoms., rub a few leaves between your hands and inhale the vapours to relieve
H(037) coughs and H(091) tiredness. Boil a handful of the whole plant Acanthospermum glabratum with a handful of leavesd each of Tetradenia riparia and Lippia javanica in 1.5 L of water. Steam once a day and take 1 tbsp three times a day to treat Children under the age of three are not allowed to steam, while children over the age of three steam with parental supervision.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Bridelia cathartica with a handful of Lippia javanica leaves with 2 L water, and bring to boil. Steam, until the decoction cools down, twice a day to treat H(108) chills, H(018) headache,H(037) cough and a runny nose. Children under the age of four can steam only with adult supervision.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Clausena anisata with a handful of leaves from both Lippia javanica and Eucalyptus grandis and bring to boil with 4 L of water. Boil for 40 min before taking 1 tbsp of the decoction twice a day to treat aH(037) cough, runny and blocked nose. Children take one teaspoonful three times a day.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Clausena anisata with a handful of leaves from both Lippia javanica and Eucalyptus grandis and boil for 10 min with 5 L of water. Drink half a cup of this decoction three times a day and steam once a day to treatH(037) cough and H(051) fever. For children, only a few leaves of each plant are boiled with 2 L of water. Children take 1 tbsp three times a day. Instead of steaming, two cups of this decoction may be splashed over a bathing child.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of stems and leaves of Clematis brachiata with a handful of Lippia javanica leaves and bring to boil with 5 L of water. Steam, until the decoction cools down, twice a day or take 1 tbsp three times a day to treatH(037) chest pain,H(037) cough, H(018) headache and a runny nose. Children only take one teaspoon of the decoction three times a day, and are not allowed to steam.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves and stems of Clematis brachiata with a handful of Lippia javanica leaves and bring to boil with 4 L of water. Steam for 4 min once a day. The interviewee stated that the plant is very strong, and one shouldn’t steam for longer. Children are not allowed to steam. The decoction is used to treatH(037) coughs,H(037) chest pain and a runny or blocked nose
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves with a handful of leaves of Combretum molle both from Lippia javanica and Eucalyptus grandis and boil with 1.5 L of water until 0.5 L has evaporated. Drink half a cup three times a day to treatH(037) cough and H(051) fever. Children take 1 tbsp of the decoction three times a day.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Combretum molle with a handful of Lippia javanica leaves and bring to boil with 2 L of water. Steam, until the decoction cools down, twice a day to treat H(108) chills,H(037) cough and a blocked nose. Children only steam with parental supervision.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of leaves of Combretum molle with a handful of leaves each of Lippia javanica and Terminalia sericea and bring to boil with 1 L of water. Take 1 tbsp daily to treat a chronicH(037) cough. If theH(037) cough is really severe, drink the decoction more often. Children take one teaspoon of the decoction per day. Take two handfuls of leaves and boil with 2 L of water until the water colours. Steam once a day until the decoction cools down. Used to treat H(108) chills,H(037) coughs and a blocked nose. Children are not allowed to steam.
H(082) respiratory desease, boil a handful of leaves of Eucalyptus grandis with a handful of Lippia javanica leaves in 2–5 L of water. Take 1 tbsp to half a cup of this decoction three times a dayg, while using what’s left to steam once or twice daily. Steam until the water cools down. When the decoction is made with more than 2 L of water, it can be used for bathing, once a day. Used to treat H(108) chills,H(037) coughs, a runny nose, H(018) headache,H(037) chest pain, H(155) tonsillitis, H(118) sore throat, H(091) H(091) tiredness, H(051) fever, or even H(053) ear ache. Some interviewees only drink half a cup of the decoction once a day. Children can drink the decoction, but at half the dosages used for adults and no steaming should be used
H(082) respiratory desease, mix three handfuls of leaves of Eucalyptus grandis with one handful of Lippia javanica leaves and bring to boil with 4 L of water. Steam until the water cools down, twice a day, to treatH(037) chest pain,H(037) cough, H(018) headache and a runny nose.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix of leaves of Eucalyptus grandis with one handful of Lippia javanica leaves and bring to boil with 2 L of water. Drink a quarter cup three times a day to treatH(037) chest pain,H(037) cough, H(018) headache and a runny nose. Children take only 1 tbsp of the decoction three times a day.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Eucalyptus grandis with a handful of leaves each from Lippia javanica, Psidium guajava and Senecio serratuloides and bring to boil with 6 L of water. Use this decoction to steam twice a day to treat aH(037) cough, H(051) fever and runny nose. Children don’t steam but they get bathed in this decoction. Mix a handful of leaves with a handful of leaves each from
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Eucalyptus grandis with a handful of leaves each from Senecio serratuloides and Lippia javanica with 5 L of water and bring to boil. Drink one cup daily to treat aH(037) cough and blocked nose. Children take 2 tbsps three times a day.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Eucalyptus grandiswith a handful of leaves each from Lippia javanica and Senecio serratuloides and bring to boil with 1.5 L of water. Drink half a cup three times a day to treatH(037) chest pain,H(037) cough and a runny nose, H(018) headache . Children only take 1 tbsp of this decoction three times a day.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Eucalyptus grandis with a handful of leaves from Lippia javanica and Tetradenia riparia and bring to boil with 2 L of water. Boil until 1 L of the decoction is left and drink half a cup three times a day to treat H(108) chills,H(037) coughs,H(098) sleepless nights, H(051) fever and H(018) headache.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaf filled branchese of Helichrysum kraussii with a handful of Lippia javanica leaves and three leaflets from Trichilia emetica and boil for 10 min in 1 L of water. Sieve the decoction and take one teaspoonful each day to treatH(037) chest pain,H(037) cough and a blocked nose.
H(082) respiratory desease, chop the corms of Hypoxis sp. and mix one handful of this with a handful of Lippia Javanica leaves and bring to the boil with one cup of water. Sieve and take one cupful a day as an enema to treat flu symptoms. Children only take a quarter cup of the decoction per day.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix one handful of leaves Lippia javanica with one handful of Tetradenia riparia leaves and add a cup of warm water. Take 2 tbsps of this whenever you feel very ill. Used to treatH(037) coughs, H(118) sore throat and H(051) fever. Children take only 1 tbsp three times a day.
H(082) respiratory desease, mix one handful of leaves of Plectranthus neochilus with a handful of Lippia javanica leaves and bring to boil with 2 L of water. Sugar can be added to taste. Take 1 tbsp three times a day to treat H(108) chills,H(037) cough and a runny or blocked nose. Children take one teaspoon three times a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal)
Vernacular name : umsuzwane, umswazi (local names)
Reference VT 29
Author(s) : Tendai Nyahangare, E., B. Marimanzi Mvumi, Tonderai Mutibvu
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants and practices used for ecto-parasite control in semi-arid smallholder farming areas of Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:30 (2015) doi:10.1186/s13002-015-0006-6
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) ticks, lice and fleas, crush leaves mix with water and spray, twigs can also be used as bedding in fowl runs. Safe to use
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : zumbani (Shona), umsuzwane (Ndebele)