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Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.

17 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, leaves decoction of Acalypha fruticosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : kifulwe
Reference HC 13c
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.III. Angiosperms (Euphorbiaceae to Menispermaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 28, pp. 255 - 283, (1990)
Symptoms : H(005), H(014), H(099), H(104), H(157), H(184)
Recipes : H(005), body swellings, VO. infusion leaves of Acalypha amentacea
H(014), itch, pounded leaves, local application
H(099), epilepsy, VO., decoction (H2O) leaves
H(104), stomach, VO. infusion leaves
H(157), convulsion, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(184), hydrocele, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mfulwe (Kami, Pare, Sambaa), mzahati (Nyamwezi), simamanelle (Makonde)
Reference HH 06b
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. II. Plants of the families Dilleniaceae - Opiliaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 105 - 128 (1983)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis,a) cold bath with decoction (H2O) of leaves
b) inhalation of smoke of burned leaves
c) local application, juice of pounded leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis
d) inhalation of smoke of burned leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis
e) paste of fresh leaves in local application
f) roots of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mchakari, simamanela (Makonde) (Tanga district)
Reference HH 18
Author(s) : Hassan-Abdallah, A., A. Merito, S. Hassan, D. Aboubaker, M. Djama, Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal plants andt heir uses by the people in the Region of Randa, Djibouti Journal of Ethnopharmacology 148 701–713, (2013)
Symptoms : H(000), H(004), H(013), H(045), H(051), H(085), H(103), H(108), H(124), H(137)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, soaking the crushed plant of Acalypha fruticosa for 3h in H2O and VO.
H(004) wounds,H(013) infections, H(045) wound infections, H(124) haemorrhage, H(137) sores, leaves paste of Acalypha fruticosa , local application
H(013) skin infections, H(085) diphtheria, soaking crushed fresh leaves in H2O and VO.
H(108) colds, soaking crushed leaves in H2O and the H2O is used as nose drop
H(051) fevers, soaking crushed fresh leaves in H2O and VO.
H(103) tooth decays, soaking leaves in in H2O and H2O is used as mouthwash
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : darmuusa (Geez ?)
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(051), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(108), H(156)
Recipes : H(001), plant, drops in eyes
H(006) constipation, crushed leaves, stewed, filter, VO. 1/2 cup
H(051), roots, booiled (1/2h), VO., hot juice
H(100) gono.., roots, infusion, VO.
H(103), stems, roots, RNS.
H(104) stomach, roots, infusion, VO.
H(108), roots, booiled (1/2h), VO., hot juice
H(156), roots, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : mahacha (Swahili, Kenya), mfulwe (Shambaa, Tanzania), mutasatsa (Giriama, Kenya), olando-makwar (Luo, Kenya)
Reference HK 67
Author(s) : Kidane, B.,T. van Andel, L. .J. van der Maesen, Z. Asfaw
Title : Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:46 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/46
Symptoms : H(050), H(055), H(104), H(123)
Recipes : H(050) stomach bloating, H(055) vomiting, H(123) food poisoning, leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, RNS., VO.
H(104) stomach ache, stems, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : sauto zao (Maale)
Reference HL 10
Author(s) : Le Floc'h, E., D. Lenormant, A. Lignon & N. Rezkallah
Title : Pratiques ethnobotaniques des populations Afars de la moyenne vallée de l'Awash (Ethiopie). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp. 283 - 314, (1985)
Symptoms : H(006), H(046), H(108)
Recipes : H(006), child constipation, leaves, infusion + milk, VO., induce a diaroea
H(046), measles, leaves of Acalypha fruticosa , Cadaba rotundifolia, Tamarix aphylla, decoction (H2O) , inhalation + wash the bodi with the liquid
H(108), crushed leaves, infusion, VO. or sap, drops in nostril
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : walainabi, migomali (Afar)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis (entil), fresh or dried roots of Acalypha fruticosa, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gurbi dag (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 47
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, van den Beukel, C. J.P. , Hamza, O. J.M. , Mbwambo, Z, H. , Nondoa, R. O.S. , Masimba, P. J., Matee, M. I.N. , Kapingu, M. C., Mikxf, F. , Verweij, P. E. , van der Ven, A. J.A.M.
Title : Brine shrimp toxicity evaluation of some Tanzanian plants used traditionally for the treatment of fungal infections. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 4 (2), pp 219 - 225, (2007) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc07022
Symptoms : H(014), H(199)
Recipes : H(014) oral candidiasis and skin fungal opportunistic infections of H(199) HIV / AID, leaves and roots of Acalypha fruticosa, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : siaiti
Reference HS 12b
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. II. Plants of the families Combretaceae - Labiatae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 47 - 70, (1992)
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(106), H(137)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) + H(106) , a handfull of fresh leaves, crushed and mixed with 1 glass H2O, filtered, the extract is appled on the infected wound
H(137), fresh leaves are crushed or powdered, mixed with copd H2O, vapours inhaled or mixture applied on the skin as sedative
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : jambac
Reference HT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104), root infusion usedagainst stomachache
H(201), or mixed with root of Acalypha volkensii and milk for child not passing wind(?).
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : kaparasamugh, tapakapow, kasilaya
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : H(000), H(001), H(012), H(037), H(078), H(099), H(104), H(155), H(182), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) eye sickness, leaves of young plant of Acalypha fruticosa, fumigation
H(155) tonsillitis leaves, RNS. VO., nasal
H(037) lung infection leaves, RNS. inhaling
H(000) infant sickness leaves, RNS., VO., nasal, ear
H(078) breast cancer leaves, RNS. VO., nasal, topical
H(000) kola kusil leaves, RNS. VO., topical
H(099) epilepsy leaves, RNS. VO.
H(037) extrapulmonary tuberculosis leaves, RNS. VO., wash body
H(012) bone breakage leaves, RNS. tying/topical
H(104) dyspepsia leaves, RNS. VO., nasal
H(182) herpes zoster leaves, RNS. VO., nasal
H(201) schizophrenia leaves, RNS. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : V(005), V(012), V(037), V(041), V(046)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg,, Ve(041) blackleg, Vch(041) blackleg young plant, leaves of Acalypha fruticosa , RNS.,VO., nasal
Vb(074) bovine pasteurellosis, leaves, RNS. asal, VO.
Vb(037) , Vc(037), Vch037) contagious pleuropneumonia leaves, RNS., VO., nasal
Vb(012), Vc(012), bone breakage/ fractures , leaves topical
Vb(005), Vc(005) brucellosis leaves, RNS., VO. (Cow, goat)
Vb(074) pastuerollosis leaves, RNS., VO.
Vb(046) rinderpest , leaves, RNS. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(039), V(098), V(100), V(111), V(143)
Recipes : V(004)castration, dry leaves, powder on wound after wash , 3 jdays
Vb(004) + Vb(111), Vch(004) + Vch(111), Veq(004) + Veq(111), Vc(004) + Vc(111),Vo(004) + Vo(111), ONS, pounded, powder on wounds, every 2 days
V(039)ticks, 5kgr dry leaves, powder in a few H2O, dough in ears
Vch(098), Vb(098), Vc(098), Vo(098), 500 gr leaves, dried, powder, 1 little spoon on wounds / 2jrs
V(013)navel, juice, to push aside the flies who could provoke an infection of the umbilical cord "navel ill" = musky chick disease"
V(013)navel, all the animals, leaves dried, powders, 1 spoon on navel, strong smell, hunts the flies
Vch(100, f), Veq(100, f), Vb(100, f), Vc(100, f), Vo(100, f), dried leaves, powder, 2 teaspoons on the vulva animal (male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female)
Vch(143), Vo(143), Vc(143), dried lieves (0,5 kgr) powder + fat, cataplasm on affected region
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : eteteleit (Turkana)
Reference VG 20
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of plants used in management of livestock health problems by Afar people of Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:8 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/8
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (indahi), leaves of Acalypha fruticosa , juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : subahi
Reference VG 25
Author(s) : Gradé, J.T., J. R.S. Tabuti, P.Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary knowledge in pastoral Karamoja, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 273–293 (2009) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109000233
Symptoms : V(008x), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(008x) diarrhoea blody calf (aremor ka ngakot) , H2O extract from roots of Acolypha fruticosa, of Kigelia africana , RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(037) pneumonia (awala), H2O extract from roots of Acolypha fruticosa, RNS. (receipt from the Tepeth tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : eteteleit (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium, Nairobi.Multigraphié. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095), Vch(095), goat and camels fodder, especially in dry season.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : kaparasamugh, tapakapow, kasilaya