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Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.

13 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) pelvic, barks stem, branch, trunk of Adenium obessum decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) plant sometimes used as poison , RNS.(HC 29 Curasson 1938 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boulou kourané (Malinké), boulou kourouné, dindji pété.(Poular), kidi sarané (Soussou).
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) toxic plant for livestock.(HC 29 Curasson 1938 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : boulou kourané (Malinké), boulou kourouné, dindji pété.(Poular), kidi sarané (Soussou).
Reference HK 12
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) very toxic
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : darbugé, darbugöl, darabuki, darbuki (Peul, Tocolor)
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(039)
Recipes : H(039), insecticide lice, toxic for man, roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : kalun (Pokot, Kenya, Ouganda)
Reference HM 32
Author(s) : Magassouba, F.B., A. Dialloa, M. Kouyaté, F. Mara, O.Bangoura, A. Camara, S. Traoré, A.K. Diall, G. Camara, S. Traoré, A. Keita, M.K. Camara, R. Barry, S. Keita, K. Oularé, M.S. Barry, M. Donzo, K. Camara, K. Toté, D. Vanden Berghe, J. Totté, L.. Pieters, A.J. Vlietinck, A.M. Baldé
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and antibacterial activity of some plants used in Guinean traditional medicine. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 114, pp. 44 - 53 (2007)
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045, 6) antiseptic, again infection, leaves of Adenium obesum, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dyindyi (Pular)
Reference HP 55
Author(s) : Paulos, B., T. Gedif Fenta , D. Bisrat & K. Asres
Title : Health seeking behavior and use of medicinal plants among the Hamer ethnic group, South Omo zone, south western Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:44 (2016)
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal colic, roots of Adenium obesum chopped, chewed and juice swallowed
H(201) evil eye, roots chopped, boiled in water, cooled and VO. (Recipe reported by household members and healers)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name : gebez dhesha
Reference HW 10
Author(s) : Weiss. E. A.
Title : Some indigenous plants used domestically by East african costal fishermen Economic Botany, 33, 1,. pp. 35-51, (1979) http://www.springerlink.com/content/044148858871586m/
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison used on arrows and in fishing can be obtained from the pulp of the tap-root of Adenium obesum and a more efficient (cardiac) poison is obtained from the seeds.
Region : East Africa (Costal regions)
Country : Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Vernacular name : mdagu, wanja (Swahili), mwadiga (Duruma), sarba arba.( Boran)
Reference HW 10
Author(s) : Weiss. E. A.
Title : Some indigenous plants used domestically by East african costal fishermen Economic Botany, 33, 1,. pp. 35-51, (1979) http://www.springerlink.com/content/044148858871586m/
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) poison used on arrows and in fishing can be obtained from the pulp of the tap-root of Adenium obesum and a more efficient (cardiac) poison is obtained from the seeds.
Region : East Africa (Costal regions)
Country : Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Vernacular name : mdagu, wanja (Swahili), mwadiga (Duruma), sarba arba ( Boran),
Reference VA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp.421-427 (2005)
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) fish poisoning , bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : kariya
Reference VG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medical practitioner in Zimbabwe. His principles of practice and pharmacopoeia. Mambo Press, Gweru, Zimbabwe, 411 p., (1985)
Symptoms : V(001), V(008x), V(008), V(015)
Recipes : Vv(001, r), hen, flowing eyes, instillation juice tuber roots (rare) (shona )
Vb(008x) + Vb(015), drink every 12 hours, infusion root tubereuse (rare) ( shona )
Vv(008, r), drops of infusion of tuber root in H2O (rare) (shona )
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (zone shona)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(014)
Recipes : Vb(014) mange (emitina), poultice made from barks of Adenium obessum, (receipt from the Tepeth tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : elemu (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VN 26
Author(s) : Nanyingi, M. O., J. M Mbaria, A. L. Lanyasunya, C. G. Wagate, K. B Koros, H. F Kaburia, R. W Munenge, W. O Ogara
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of Samburu District, Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2008, 4:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-4-14
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039, f) ectoparasites, powdering , cold decoction of stem barks of Adenium obesum, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lperantai (Samburu)