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Official name : Begonia oxyloba Welw. ex Hook. f.
Family : Begoniaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HC 53
Author(s) : Conde, P., R. Figueira, S.. Saraiva, L. Catarino, M. Romeiras, M. C. Duarte
Title : The Botanic Mission to Mozambique (1942-1948): contributions to knowledge of the medicinal flora of Mozambique História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, v.21, n.2, abr.-jun. 2014.
Symptoms : H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches (Remédio para dor de barriga), Begonia oxyloba used in the treatment of stomach aches , ONS, RNS
H(135) digestive (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948)) ONS, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : moluco
Reference HY 06
Author(s) : Yamada, T.
Title : A report on the ethnobotany of the Nyindu in the eastern part of the former Zaïre African Study Monographs,20(1): 1-72, June 1999
Symptoms : H(020), H(201), H(202)
Recipes : H(020) snakebite; chew the leaves of Begonia oxyloba and then suck the part where a snake bites
H(201) spirit-possession "kizunguzungu" eat the raw leaves; or pound the leaves and drink the extract
H(202) leaves are used to clean an anklet "bitale"
(This plant is known by 3 to 5 informants)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Democratic Republic of the Congo (ex. Zaire) Eastern part (Nyindu people)
Vernacular name : kishindimakeke (Kinyindu)