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Official name : Ecklonia maxima (Osbeck) Papenfuss (Illegitimate )
Family : Cyperaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

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(003), H(100)
Recipes : Ecklonia maxima, source of iodine; hot poultices; H(003) glandular swellings; an infusion of the ash taken for H(100) syphilis (species that are mainly of historical interest) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); from Kling (1923) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : seebamboes (Africaans),