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Official name : Acokanthera oppositifolia (L.) Codd
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Acokanthera venenata auct.

14 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(101)
Recipes : H(101) prolonged menstruation, unhalation of smoke of wood of Acokanthera oppositifolia
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutsilili (Luvenda)
Reference HB 54
Author(s) : Bisi-Johnson, M. A., Obi, C. L., Kambizi, L. and Nkomo, M.
Title : A survey of indigenous herbal diarrhoeal remedies of O.R. Tambo district, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 9(8), pp. 1245-1254 (2010) http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) stomach ache, H(068) antihelmintic, leaves decoction of Acokanthera oppositifolia
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape Province,Tambo district)
Vernacular name : inhlungunyembe, intlungunyembe (Xhosa), (Zulu), common poison-bush (English)
Reference HB 59
Author(s) : Bhat R.B. , T.V. Jacobs
Title : Traditional herbal medicine in Transkei Journal of Ethnopharmacology 48, 7-12 (1995)
Symptoms : H(018), H(020)
Recipes : H(018) powder made from the dry roots of Acokanthera oppositifolia is used as snuff for headache
H(020) snake bite, leaves and stem of Acokanthera oppositifolia are crushed and the paste applied
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : i nxinene (Xhosa)
Reference HB 61
Author(s) : Bhat , RB.
Title : Medicinal plants and traditional practices of Xhosa people in the Transkei region of Eastern Cape, South Africa Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. Vol. 13 (2), pp. 292-298, April 2014
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastric problems, few washed leaves of Acokanthera oppositifolia are chewed , juice swalowed 2X/day for a week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : intlungunyembe (Xhosa) Bushman's poison (English)
Reference HH 14
Author(s) : Hutchings, A., J. van Staden
Title : Plant used for stress-related ailments in traditional Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho medicine. Par 1: Plants used for headaches. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 43, pp. 89 - 124 (1994)
Symptoms : H(000), H(018), H(020)
Recipes : H(018) headache, dried leaves of Acokanthera oppositifolia, to snuff (Xhosa)
H(020), H(000), roots of Acokanthera oppositifolia, powdered and mixed with gall bladder of wild pig, one pinch, VO. (Zulu)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho zone)
Vernacular name : nthunguyembe, ubuhlungu (Xhosa), ubuhlungubenyoka, uhlunguyembe (Zulu)
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(026)
Recipes : H(026) prolonged menstruation, smoke of wood of Acokanthera oppositifolia, inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musiliti (Venda)
Reference HN 38
Author(s) : Netshiungani, E. N.
Title : Notes on the uses of indigenous trees in Venda Journal of Dendrology 1: 12-17 (1981) (From reference HM 58)
Symptoms : H(026), H(092)
Recipes : H(026) prolonged menstruation, smoke of wood of Acokanthera oppositifolia , RNS.
H(092) arrow poison, latex of Acokanthera oppositifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musiliti (Venda)
Reference HS 07
Author(s) : Simon, C. & M. Lamla
Title : Merging pharmacopoeia: understanding the historical origins of incorporative pharmacopoeial processes among Xhosa healers in Southern Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 237 - 242, (1991)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : intlungunyembe (Xhosa)
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(047), V(047)
Recipes : Vc(047), Vo(047) leaves are boiled for ten minutes, strained and left to stand overnight and given to goats and sheep (200 ml) to treat heartwater (inyongo).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Alice district)
Vernacular name : intlungunyembe
Reference VS 07
Author(s) : Simon, C. & M. Lamla
Title : Merging pharmacopoeia: understanding the historical origins of incorporative pharmacopoeial processes among Xhosa healers in Southern Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 237 - 242, (1991)
Symptoms : V(015)
Recipes : Vb(015) a treatment for redwater in cattle (no details) in the Eastern Cape
(registered from reference VD 17)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VS 07
Author(s) : Simon, C. & M. Lamla
Title : Merging pharmacopoeia: understanding the historical origins of incorporative pharmacopoeial processes among Xhosa healers in Southern Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 237 - 242, (1991)
Symptoms : V(015)
Recipes : Vb(015) redwater, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : intlungunyembe (Xhosa)
Reference VS 23
Author(s) : Sanhokwe, M., J. Mupangwa, P.J. Masika, V. Maphosa & , V. Muchenje
Title : Medicinal plants used to control internal and external parasites in goats Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 83(1), a1016. (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ojvr.v83i1.1016
Symptoms : V(039), V(068)
Recipes : Vc(039) ticks, Vc(068, 8) helminths, grind leaves of Acokanthera oppositifolia, decoction, cool and drench the animals. Dose with 1-L bottle for adults and a 300-mL bottle for kids
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, (Kwezi and Ntambethemba villages in the Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : intlungunyemba
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 : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) the powdered root is used to treat snake¬bite
(registered from reference HR 50)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(003), V(013), V(020), V(068)
Recipes : V(020) the powdered root is used to treat snake¬bite in humans and animals
V(013), V(068) a root decoction is used to treat anthrax and tapeworm
V(003) the powdered leaf is applied to swollen limbs of animals
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : not registered