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Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae

29 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(178)
Recipes : H(178) heart disorder, thorns of Acacia karroo, fruits of Musa paradisiaca, decoction, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muunga (Luvenda)
Reference HA 52
Author(s) : Appidi, J. R., D.S. Grierson & A. J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 11(15): 1961 - 1963, (2008)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of barks of Acacia karroo, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa.(Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : umnga
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, gum of Acacia karroo
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (omu)kete (Nyaneka), espinheiro (Portuguese)
Reference HB 41
Author(s) : Bandeira, S. O. , F. Gaspar; F. P. Pagula
Title : Ethnobotany and Healthcare in Mozambique. Pharmaceutical Biology, Volume 39, Issue 1 Supplement 1, 70 – 73, (2001)
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera, H(051) fever, paludism, ONS of Acacia karroo , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(106)
Recipes : H(106), root bark of Acacia karroo is ground, infused in H20, and sprinkled on the garden to repel snakes.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umuNga
Reference HD 19
Author(s) : Dykman, E.J.
Title : De Suid Afrikaanse Kook- Koek- en Resepte Boek, 14th improved impression. Paarl Printers Ltd., Paarl (Cape Colony), South Africa.( 1908) From reference HV 51
Symptoms : H(008), H(121)
Recipes : H(121) emulcent, salve; gum of Acacia karroo (Cape gum, heyra)
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, barks, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : doringboom (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HD 22
Author(s) : De Beer, J.J.J., B.-E. Van Wyk
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of the Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 77, 741–754, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000469
Symptoms : H(137), H(203)
Recipes : H(137) the bark of Acacia karroo is used to treat aching legs
H(203, 5) used as fire-wood
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province
Vernacular name : witdoring, witpendoring (Hantam names)
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(036), H(038), H(100), H(113), H(139), H(157), H(168)
Recipes : H(036) dizziness, roots infusion of Acacia karroo, VO.
H(038), H(139), roots infusion, VO.
H(100), powder of rape fruit ans roots, local application
H(113) rheumatism, roots infusion, VO. + local scarifications with carbonized roots powder
H(157) convulsions, roots infusion, VO. + to wash
H(168), roots infusion, to wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 44
Author(s) : Kling, H.
Title : Die Sieketrooster. Van de Sandt de Villiers, Cape Town. (1923) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms : H(008), H(121)
Recipes : H(121) emulcent, salve; gum of Acacia karroo (Cape gum, heyra)
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, barks, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : doringboom (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HL 16
Author(s) : Laidler, P.W.
Title : The magic medicine of the Hottentots. South African Journal of Science Volume 25, pp.433–447. (1928) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms : H(008), H(121)
Recipes : H(121) emulcent, salve; gum of Acacia karroo (Cape gum, heyra)
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, barks, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : doringboom (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HM 45
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 2) convulsions, root of Acacia karroo crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muhwa (Shona)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(055), H(104), H(108), H(124)
Recipes : H(001) eyes inflamation, H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhoea, H(055) emetic, H(104) colic, H(108) cold, H(124) coagulent, barks of Acacia karroo
H(201) magic, thorns
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muuunga (Venda)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vb(092) tulip poisoning food in cattle
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muuunga (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(100), H(139), H(157)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea and H(100)syphilis, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots extract, VO. [from ref. HC 28]
H(157) convulsions remedy, roots of Acacia karroo extract , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : muvunga
Reference HM 64
Author(s) : Moteetee, A. , B-E .Van Wyk
Title : The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) Acacia karroo crushed for colic in infants
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leōka
Reference HM 66
Author(s) : Masevhe, N. A. , L. J. McGaw, J. N. Eloff
Title : The traditional use of plants to manage candidiasis and related infections in Venda, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 168, 364–372 (2015)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); roots and stem bark of Acacia karoo are boiled together, mouthwash or applied to genitals, 2x per day for a week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muunga (Tshivenda)
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(100), H(139), H(157)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, H(100) syphilis, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(157) convulsion, roots extract of Acacia karroo, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muvunga
Reference HO 18
Author(s) : Olajuyigbe, O. O. and A. J. Afolayan
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(18), pp. 3415-3424, 16 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/16May/Olajuyigbe%20and%20Afolayan.pdf
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(008x) haemorrhagic diarrhoea, infusions and concoctions of the leaves, bark and gum of Acacia karroo
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, (Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : umngampunzi, intlaka, umnga
Reference HP 12
Author(s) : Pappe, L.
Title : Pappe, L., 1847. A List South African Indigenous Plants Used as Remedies by the Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope. O.I. Pike, Cape Town. Pappe, L., 1850. Florae Capensis Medicae Prodromus. A.S. Robertson, Cape Town. Pappe, L., 1857. Florae Capensis Medicae Prodromus, 2nd ed. W. Britain Press, Cape Town. From references HV 09, HV 51
Symptoms : H(008), H(121)
Recipes : H(121) emulcent, salve; gum of Acacia karroo (Cape gum, heyra)
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, barks, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : doringboom (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HP 54
Author(s) : Phillips, E.P.
Title : A contribution to the flora of the Leribe Plateau and environs . Annals of the South African Museum16: 1–379 . (1917) From: The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review. Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) Acacia karroo crushed for colic in infants
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leōka
Reference HT 48
Author(s) : Thornton-Barnett, S.R
Title : Ancestral pharmacopoeias: a paleoethnobotanical assessment of plant use in the western free state, South Africa Thesis submitted to the Graduate Council of Texas State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts with a Major in Anthropology, December 2013
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(095) sap of Acacia karroo, VO. like honey
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (grassland marshes at Florisbad. )
Vernacular name : bareku (Basotho)
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(008)
Recipes : H(008) Gum (heyra); emulcent, salve; bark of Acacia karroo for H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923); from Laidler (1928) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : doringboom (Africaans)
Reference VC 20
Author(s) : Chavunduka D.M.
Title : Plants regarded by Africans as being of medicinal value to animals. Rhodesian Veterinaty journal 7: 6-12 (1976).
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(039), the roots are used to kill external poultry parasites in Zimbabwe.
(registered from reference VD 17)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VD 17
Author(s) : Dold, A.P. & M.L. Cocks
Title : Traditional veterinary medicine in the Alice district of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 97 , 375–379. (2001)
Symptoms : V(008), V(068), V(068)
Recipes : Vc(008) fresh bark is boiled in water and given to goats to treat diarrhoea.
Vc(068), Vo(068) bark is chopped into small pieces and boiled for ten minutes, cooled and the water given to goats and sheep (200 ml each morning) to treat intestinal parasites.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Alice district)
Vernacular name : umnga
Reference VH 15
Author(s) : Hutchings A., Lewis G. and Cunningham A
Title : Zulu Medicinal Plants: An Inventory (Paperback). University of Natal Press. Pietermeritzburg. (1996) From reference VD 17, HP 50, VM 18
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(039), the roots are used to kill external poultry parasites in Zimbabwe.
(registered from reference VD 17)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VS 22
Author(s) : Soyelu, O.T. & P.J. Masika
Title : Traditional remedies used for the treatment of cattle wounds and myiasis in Amatola Basin, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 76:393–397 (2009)
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds, crush leaves of Acacia karroo and mix with Madubula (Dettol)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Amatola Basin, Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : umnga
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) fleas and mites, leaves and roots of Acacia karroo in fowl run
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : muzunga (Shona)
Reference VV 09
Author(s) : van der Merwe, D., G. E. Swan, C. J. Botha
Title : Use of ethnoveterinary medicinal plants in cattle by Setswana-speaking people in the Madikwe area of the North West Province of South Africa. Journal of the South Africa Veterinary Association 72, 189-196, (2001)
Symptoms : V(008), V(012)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vb(012), bark of Acacia karroo, RNS.
- Vv(039) the roots are used to kill external poultry parasites in the North West Province
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : mooka (Setswana)
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : V(093)
Recipes : Vb(093) a bark decoction is used to treat tulp (Moraea polystachya) poisoning in cattle in South Africa
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : not registered