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Official name : Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae

12 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)
Symptoms : H(033), H(101)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, roots Adenia gummifera , Nymphea capensis (murambodane) + roots and leaves Osyris lanceolata + bark Piper capense + roots Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O) , VO. 3X / day during 1 month
H(101), roots Adenia gummifera of Xylopia parviflora (muvhula-vhusiku), decoction (H2O) , VO. + vaginal douche
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : bopha (Luvenda)
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)
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds leaves, roots of Adenia gummifera, stem macerated in H2O, lavage
H(022) to induce or speed delivery process, leaves, roots, stem macerated in H2O, vaginal lavage
H(033) female infertility leaves, roots, stem macerated in H2O, VO.
H(201) against adversities, leaves, roots, stem cooked, as food
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : movole, muore (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(201)
Recipes : H(201), outside of the home, the stem of Adenia gummifera is boiled in H2O, and the body is steamed and bathed in same H2O for revenge on enemies.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umPhindamshaya
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(008), H(026), H(027), H(055), H(099), H(100), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), root of Adenia., decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(027), root of Adenia gummifera, infusion, VO.
H(026), H(099) epilepsy, H(201), roots , infusion, VO.
H(027), root, leaves of Adenia gummifera, powder, VO.
H(055), root, ripe fruit, powder, VO.
H(100), root of Adenia gummifera of Dicoma anomala, infusion, VO.
H(113), root of Adenia gummifera, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 06c
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. III. Plants of the families Papilionaceae - Vitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 237 - 260 (1983)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033), sterility women, (? and a bent penis), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ghoye (Shambaa), zokambago (Zigua), iyore (Same district)
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(008), H(020), H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) diar., roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(020) snake, chewed roots, juice, VO.
H(091)anemia, roots, decoction (H2O) + milk, VO.
H(100) gono.., roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania, Kenya
Vernacular name : gale (Luguru, Tanzania), mgore, mugore, munua nyoka (Digo, Kenya)
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) oral candidiasis, stems, roots, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : nyarimari
Reference HK 90
Author(s) : Kaingu C. K. , J. A. Oduma, J. M. Mbaria , S.G. Kiama
Title : Medicinal plants traditionally used for the management of female reproductive health dysfunction in Tana River County, Kenya TANG humanitas medicine / Volume 3 / Issue 2 / e17 (2013) doi:
Symptoms : H(033), H(078), H(101)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(078) fibroids, H(101) menorrhagia, decoction of roots of Adenia gummifera in H2O, VO., 1/2 glass daily for 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Tana River County)
Vernacular name : mujoka (Pokomo)
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(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Adenia gumifera as vegetable
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : bopha, beleha (Venda)
Reference HS 06
Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Balaba tribe, Lubumbashi, Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VM 10
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants used in promotion of animal health in Tanzania. Animal Diseases Research Instit., Dep. Pharmacology/ Toxic., Dar Es Salaam. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 335 - 364, (1994)
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) mouth, legs, leaves in cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Samya Juu Hai district)
Vernacular name : oloru
Reference VM 11
Author(s) : Mkangare, M.M.J.
Title : Collection of Tanzanian medicinal plants for biological activity studies. Proceedings of the 7th Tanzania veterinary association scientific conference. Tanzania Veterinary Association, Vol. 7, 67- 78, (1989) De la référence VB 10
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004)mouth and legs, leaves, R.N.S.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Arusha, Kilimandjaro )
Vernacular name : oloru