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Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae

46 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 08
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(001), séve of Aloe sp., drops in eyesc
H(104), sap of Aloe sp., VO.
H(013) , H(113), leaves poundedes of Aloe sp., local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : shizi ya mlilé (Anjouan island), aloès (French)
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(001), H(095)
Recipes : H(001), juice squeezed from leaves is used as eye lotion
root used as fermentizer to brew honey beer
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : sukuroi (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014)
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burn, the burn is washed first with warm water and salt, then Aloe sp placed on top
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : eret (Amharic)
Reference HA 57
Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012
Symptoms : H(004), H(074)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(074) internal infection, leaf juice of Aloe spp, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aoès (Fon)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS, juice, drops in eyes
H(037) tuberculosis, ONS; boil for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sukurwoi
Reference HC 12
Author(s) : Corbeil, J.- J.
Title : Cibemba bush medicines, Zambia. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 313 - 324, (1985)
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), to break a leave and pour the inside oil on the burn (muliro)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia
Vernacular name : litembusha (Cibemba)
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015)
Symptoms : H(000), H(171)
Recipes : H(000) leaves of Aloe sp. used in mixtures with different plants for treatment of all kinds of diseases. Boiled thoroughly and juice drunk
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Opuntia ficus-indica are boiled with leaves of Momordica balsamina and Aloe sp. The extract is drunk by the patients
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : aloe (Local Name), aloe vera (English)
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(004), H(006), H(008), H(026), H(033), H(037), H(038), H(104), H(112), H(130)
Recipes : H(004), juice of leaves, local application
H(006), infusion leaves, VO.
H(008) , H(026), H(033) femal, H(104), infusion leaves, VO.
H(037), infusion leaves, VO.
H(038), roots of Cassia abbreviata of Elephantorrhiza goetzei, leaves of Aloe sp., infusion , VO.
H(112), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO., toxic
H(130) monoplegia, leaves, scarifications
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(001), H(051), H(113), H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(001), H(051), H(113) knee, H(126), H(127), leaves, fresh juice , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : erret (Amarinya), argeber (Somali)
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(022), H(051)
Recipes : H(022), juice of leaves of Aloe sp., VO. (receipts Amhara)
H(051) paludism leaves, RNS., VO. (receipts Shinasha)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : wonde-eret (Amhara)
Reference HJ 02
Author(s) : Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 5), roots and stem of Aloe sp. are pounded and made into a decoction that is drunk to treat stomach problems
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : ogaka ( Luo )
Reference HJ 11
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., C. Fokunang, N. Guedje, V. Kemeuze, E. Fongnzossie, B. A. Nkongmeneck, P. M. Mapongmetsem & N. Tsabang
Title : Ethnobotanical uses of medicinal plants of two ethnoecological regions of Cameroon International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 2(3), pp. 60-79, (2010)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) ovarian cyst, leaves of Aloe sp., maceration, infusion
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Sudano-sahelian region)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
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(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes zoster, leaves, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : enkaka
Reference HK 41
Author(s) : Katuura, E., P. Waako, J. Ogwal-Okeng, R. Bukenya-Ziraba
Title : Traditional treatment of malaria in Mbarara District, western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 48-51 (2007)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(051, 85) paludism leaves of Aloe sp., RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mbarara district)
Vernacular name : rukaka (banyankole)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014)
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Aloe spp., crushed and sap applied
H(045) craniotomy (surgery), leaves of Aloe spp. crushed and sap applied on the operated area
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : chepkenderetwo (local dialect), burn plant (Englisch)
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, leaves gel of Aloe sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kiluma (Kamba)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(038), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), latex, local application
H(013) , latex, local application
H(038) + H(126) + H(091) , plant, carbonisation
H(103), plant, carbonisation, friction
H(104), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(126), Aloe sp. + Dolichos sp. + Dombeya goetzenii, leaves carbonisation
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, macerating pepper pods Capsicum annuum (urusenda), dried in a half cup of water. Soak, crushing, squeezing, filtering in some herbs and give drink in the morning and prepare a small boiled sorghum ; give a cup. Later in the day, administer the following composition : 1 leaf Aloe sp. (igikakarubamba) ; 1 handful of leaves of Leucas sp. (akanyamapfundo) (yet known rutenderi) ; 1 handful of leaves of Erigeron sumatrensis (wambuba) ; 1 handful of leaves of Guizotia scabra (igishikashike); 1 large handful of leaves of Lantana salvifolia (umuhengeri) ; 2 carrots with the size of the finger of Rumex bequaertii (nyiramuko). Crush all. The marc is poured into a bowl containing a little water. Twist, mix, squeeze out the juice. Drink a cup occasionally. The next day, the leaves of Coleus aromaticus (umuravumba) and of Vernonia amygdalina (umubirizi), are crushed; the juice is mixed with a small slurry sorghum. After three or four days there will a cupping application on scarification
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igikakarubamba (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 24
Author(s) : Moshi, Mainen J., Godeliver A.B. Kagashe & Zakaria H. Mbwambo
Title : Plants used to treat epilepsy by Tanzanian traditional healers. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp.327-336 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, roots boiled with water, VO. ; one table spoonful is taken three times a day, until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East) (Temeke District)
Vernacular name : lozeria (Kuri)
Reference HM 34
Author(s) : Maundu, P., D. Berger, C. Ole Saitabau, J. Nasieku, M. Kipelian, S. Mathenge, Y. Morimoto, R. Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai. People and Plants Working Paper 8. Unesco, Paris, 34 p. (2001)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) The male circumcision ceremony starts by brewing large quantities of beer in gourds made from Lagenaria siceraria. Roots of Aloe spp. (mostly A. volkensii) (osuguroi) are dug up, cleaned and accelerate the fermenting of the honey and provide a slightly bitter taste
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : osuguroi