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Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae

97 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(082), H(099), H(137), H(139)
Recipes : H(082) leaves used in fumigations and in cigarettes to ease asthma attacks
dried leaves smoked as cigarettes for the treatment of asthma, H(099) sedative, H(137) anesthetic
also smoked as cigarettes, alone or mixed with Atropa and Hyoscyamus, to act as H(166) antispasmodic, H(082) antiasthmatic, H(099) sedative, for H(108) coughs and H(018) violent headaches
fresh or dry seeds enter in H(139) aphrodisiac mixtures, similar to Atropa in action and toxicity.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : shedjret el-janna; tatura ; nefir; datura, semm el-far ; djahnama, messekra; shedjret el-jemel; iruit: djouza matel; seeds: habb el-ioua (Arabic), tabourzigt, tidiua (Berber) thorn-apple ; devil’s apple, devil’s trumpet . frech: datura (English), stramoine ; pomme épineuse ; herbe aux sorcières ; pomme du diable, endormie (local French)
Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419190064K
Symptoms : H(092), H(210)
Recipes : H(092) toxic, H(210) narcotic, seeds of Datura stramonium, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : ssdeq j-jmel
Reference E1 Nord
Author(s) : El-Hilaly Jaouad. , Mohamed Hmammouchi & Badiâa Lyoussi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies and economic evaluation of medicinal plants in Taounate province (Northern Morocco). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 86, pp. 149-158 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103000126
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) toxic, raw seeds, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Tatouane province)
Vernacular name : krenk
Reference E2 Nord
Author(s) : Eddouks, M., M. Maghrani, A. Lemhadri, M. -L. Ouahidi & H. Jouad
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, hypertension and cardiac diseases in the south-east region of Morocco (Tafilalet) . Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 82 (2002) pp. 97 - 103 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001642
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(034), H(151); aerial part, RNS
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocco (Tafilalet region )
Vernacular name : chdak ejmel
Reference E3 Nord
Author(s) : El-Rhaffari L., A. Zaid
Title : Pratique de la phytothérapie dans le sud-est du Maroc (Tafilalet). Un savoir empirique pour une pharmacopée rénovée. From the sources of knowledge to the medicines of the future Actes du 4ème Congrès européen d'ethnopharmacologie , 11 - 13 mai 2000, Metz (France), pp.293 - 317 Edition IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement), Paris, 2002
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(099), H(126), H(139), H(167)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(082) asthma, H(099) trembling oldest, cataplasm of leaves of Datura stramonium, local application :
H(037) cough, H(082) asthma, H(099) trembling oldest, H(167) hallucinogenic, tea of leaves, VO.
H(082) asthma, flowers + plant mixture, in cigarette, smoke
H(126) icterus / jaundice, H(139) frigidity, H(167) hallucinogenic, flowers en tea, VO.
H(167) hallucinogenic, seeds for tea, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocco (southeastern) (Tafilalet)
Vernacular name : tabourziget / tabourzizt
Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosis, stem with leaves of Datura stramonium, RNS.
H(201) psychosis, juice leaves of Datura stramonium, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(043)
Recipes : H(043), leaves, pulp of Datura stramonium of Sida acuta of Cassia tora of Cassia occidentalis, unguent
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : anonmagbé (Adja)
Reference HA 09
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, J. Eymê, J. - N. Gassita, E. Goudotê, J. Guêho, F. S. L. Ip, D. Jackaria, S. K. K. Kalachand, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, B. Landreau, A. W. Owadally, A. Soopramanien
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques à Maurice (Iles Maurice et Rodrigues). Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 214 p., (1983) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(130x)
Recipes : H(130x), cigarettes of leaves of Datura stramonium, to dry, to inhale (toxic !)
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius & Rodrigues
Vernacular name : fleur trompette
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(018), H(013), H(020), H(094), H(113), H(137), H(175), H(210)
Recipes : H(137), juiice of leaves, sores, RNS.
H(210), boiled leaves, narcotic, RNS.
H(020), powder leaves + oil, bite scopion, RNS.
H(175) + H(113), leaves, blistering agent, hot cataplasm
H(018), powder roots , VO.
H(210), juice fruit, narcotic,+ alcohol increase effect
H(094), piles, strong leaf decoction (H2O)
H(013) , leaves + fruit, poultices on tumor
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : bagba, egeweremi, zakamim (Hausa & Kanuri)
Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(099), leaves of Datura stramonium, to pound, to dilute, to filter, VO. + local drink
H(201) depressive psychosis, leaves of Hibiscus acetosaltla of Datura stramonium, to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 27
Author(s) : Abebe, W.
Title : A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medecine in Gondar region, Northwestern Ethiopia: General pharmaceutical practice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 18, pp. 147-165, (1986)
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(103), H(111)
Recipes : Plant used by 10 % of the healers
H(004), crush leaves, apply on affected area
H(014), dermato mycosis, head, crush leaves and place on head
H(037), fray seeds, inhale smoke
H(103), fray seeds, inhale smoke
H(111), crush leaves, apply on affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northeast) (Gondar region)
Vernacular name : itsefaris
Reference HA 37
Author(s) : Abbink, J.
Title : Medicinal and ritual plants of the Ethiopian southwest : an account of recent research. Article on Internethttp (1995) ://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/3-2/articles/abbink.html Indigenous knowledge and development monitor (http://www.nufficcs.nl/ciran/ikdm/ )
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), roots of Datura stramonium are chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dizi, Suri & Me'en tribes)
Vernacular name : bolut-te-rosun (Me'en)
Reference HA 51
Author(s) : Adetutu, A. , W. A. Morgan, O., Corcorana
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro evaluation of wound-healing plants used in South-western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 50– 56 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002406
Symptoms : H(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(111) burns, the crushed leaves and seeds of Datura stramonium are mixed with palm oil and applied to wounds and burns.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : apikan (Yoruba)
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff (foroforii), fruit of Datura stramonium is dried and powdered, mixed with water and used to wash head skin.
H(014) scabies (citto), powdered fruit of Datura stramonium 2-3 spoon of the powder is mixed with butter and creamed
H(018) head ache, roots of Datura stramonium is pounded with leaf of Ocimum gratissimum sniffed nasallly
H(051) paludism, powdered fruit of Datura stramonium is mixed with honey and three to four spoons are eaten with pounded Allium sativum.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : manjii (Afaan Oromoo)
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) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(167)
Recipes : H(167) hallucinogenic, ONS. of Datura stramonium, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : astenagir/astenagirt (Amharic)
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(004), H(156), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Datura stramonium, decoction (H2O), local application
H(156) child, leaves of Datura, to carbonize, VO
H(201) psychosis, leaves of Datura stramonium of Trema orientalis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) again spell and sorcery, leaves of Datura., jus, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : intibwa (Kirundi)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(051), H(082), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) woman infertility, 2 days before regular end, VO. roots tea of mbindi (Datura stramonium) of kakwindi katito (not identified plant)
H(037) cough, cigarettes of dried leaves , smoke
H(051) child, roots tea, VO. many time per day
H(082) asthma, cigarette of dried seeds or leaves, smoke
H(108) cold, inhalation with leaves
H(201) madness, to pound 9 leaves of mbindi (Datura stramonium), mix the juice in 1 yolk of an egg and roots of mone (Isoberlinia tomentosa), head scarifications, to rub the preparation
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Amboin)
Vernacular name : (a) ndjululu, (o) mbindi, ombindi (Umbundu), figuerira-do-inferno, estramonio (Portuguese)
Reference HB 3k
Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Symptoms : H(045), H(082)
Recipes : H(082), asthma, leaves, cigarette
H(045), antisept, leaves pounded, plaster
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : ramiary
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : H(013), H(092)
Recipes : H(013) leaves of Datura stramonium are crushed and applied to abscesses with pus, deep infected swollen wounds etc. This will extract the thorn / pus.
H(092) poison. If seeds get mixed with barley. If that is eaten one gets intoxicated, the mouth gets dry, and the mind gets confused. The effect starts as soon as the digestion has happened.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : banji
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) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache, fruits ash of Datura stramonium, direct application
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HC 01
Author(s) : Chambon, R. & A. Leruth
Title : Monographie des Bena Muhona - Territoire de Kongolo. District du Tanganika.Chap. XI. Utilisation des plantes médicinales en chefferie Muhona. Bulletin Agricole du Congo Belge (B.A.C.B.), 45, 3, 519 - 598, (1954)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo)
Vernacular name : lubazibazi
Reference HC 03
Author(s) : Cihyoka, M. A.
Title : AGEEP-Bushi, Bukavu. Kagala, SEMINAIRE-ATELIER SUR LES PLANTES MEDICINALES.Tenu par KAGALA (Kabare) du 21 au 23 juillet l999. Documentation of the Sub-Network PRELUDE
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), decayed tooths (lino), seeds of Datura stramonium (nyamugunga), fumigation on a hot plate, inhalation of the smoke 1X ./ day. During 3 days. Effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : nyamugunga
Reference HC 24a
Author(s) : Cheikhyoussef, A., M. Shapi, H. Mu. Ashekele
Title : Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto Region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:10 (2011) See also ref HC 24b
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) mental illnesses, duration of treatment:2 – 3 days, up to16 months, whole plant of Datura stramonium , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Oshikoto region)
Vernacular name : egwitha
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(001), H(014)
Recipes : H(001) expel foreign things from eye, fresh leaves of Datura stramonium, écraser mixture, squeeze then insert with cotton wool
H(014) scabies and H(053) ear wound, fresh leaves of Datura stramonium, écraser then cream, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : astenagir (Amharic)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(037), H(092)
Recipes : H(037) cough, ONS. Datura stramonium, Ocimum americanum , RNS.
H(092), Oxalis corniculata is the antidote of the ordeal poison, Datura stramonium
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : rwizilinga, umutibwa (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H (082) asthma (ubuhwema), powder of dried leaves of Eucalyptus maculata of Datura stramonium (umutibwa) of Ocimum americanum (isonga) + resin of Psorospermum febrifugum (mukobagwa) poured over hot coalss. Inhale the smoke for 10 'head covered with a cloth (ubuhwema) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : rwizilinga, umutibwa (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 11
Author(s) : Dhetchuvi, M.- M. & J. Lejoly
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Nord-Est du Zaïre. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23 b, 991 - 1006, (1990)
Symptoms : H(020), H(103)
Recipes : H(103),seeds, leaves of Datura stramonium, RNS., H(020) snake, leaves of Datura., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 12b
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part II: Antimicrobial activity of 63 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp.129 - 139, (1993)
Symptoms : H(107)
Recipes : H(107), typhus, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : astenagir
Reference HD 27
Author(s) : Dold, A.P. & M.L. Cocks
Title : The medicinal use of some weeds, problem and alien plants in the Grahamstown and Peddie districts of the Eastern Cape, South Africa South African Journal of Science 96 , 467– 473. (2000)
Symptoms : H(013), H(045)
Recipes : H(013) boils and abcesses, application of fresh green leaves of Datura stramonium
H(045) fresh leaves as a bandage to sooth the pain and swelling and as an antiseptic after circumcision. To be used only once
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Grahamstowm & Peddie districts)
Vernacular name : uqlwangu- qhwangu
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(078), H(043), H(113), H(210)
Recipes : H(078) tumeur douloureuse, cancer, H(113) rheumatism, poultice of wrinkled leaves of Datura stramonium , with farine of riz
H(043) tetanus, 20 à 30 gouts of teinture of datura in a little H2O sugared, 3 à 4 x / day. appliquer des leaves of datura sur les injurys. Teinture of Datura, maceration of 75 gr of gaines of Datura stramonium (datura) pounded in du rhum ou of l'esprit of vin. during 7 days. Agiter sometimes. filter and compléter with du rhum. VO jusque 20 à 30 gouts in H2O sugared. Cette drogue produit le effets sedative of l'opium
H(210) drogue, teinture of Datura, maceration of 75 gr of gaines of Datura stramonium (datura) pounded in du rhum ou of l'esprit of vin. during 7 days. Agiter sometimes. filter and compléter with du rhum. VO jusque 20 à 30 gouts in H2O sugared. Cette drogue produit le effets sedative of l'opium
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HE 13
Author(s) : Egharevba, R.K.A., M.I. Ikhatua
Title : Ethno- Medical Uses of Plants in the Treatment of Various Skin Diseases in Ovia North East, Edo State, Nigeria Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 4 (1): 58-64 (2008)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) crushed leaves and seeds of Datura stramonium are mixed with palm oil and applied to severe cases of insect bites and stings.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ovia North East, Edo State)
Vernacular name : green thorn (English), apikan (Yor)
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(013), H(037), H(057), H(082), H(092), H(100), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) boil, roots ofand leaves of Datura stramonium, infusion (H2O), bath
H(037), H(082), leaves of Datura., to dry, fumigation
H(057), roots, ripe fruit, leaves of Datura, to pound with chicken throat, scarifications
H(057), leaves of Datura., local application in compresses hots
H(092), leaves and fruits, VO.
H(100), leaves of Datura., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(104), ripe fruit of Datura., to carbonize, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(113), stems without leaves of Datura., scarifications, to rub
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(018), H(087)
Recipes : H(018), seeds, decoc, vapor inhaled, H(087)scalp, dried ground leaves + butter to cure scalp and face
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : attefaris, astenagrt (Amarinya)
Reference HG 16
Author(s) : Gedif, T. & H-J. Hahn
Title : The use of medicinal plants in self-care in rural central Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 87, pp. 155 - 161 (2003)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, powder of leaves are mixed with butter or fat, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Butajira district)
Vernacular name : itsefaris, astenagir
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(091), H(094)
Recipes : H(094), leaves of Datura stramonium, RNS., local application (receipts Amhara)
H(091) child, loss of weight, leaves, RNS., application on head
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : asternagir (Amhara), leflif (Agew-Awi)
Reference HG 23
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, roots of Datura stramonium, RNS., application in mouth
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : bolute-rosum (Meinit language)
Reference HH 04
Author(s) : Hodouto, K. - K.
Title : Etude chimique des plantes à flavonoides du Togo. Bull. Méd. Trad. et Pharm.,Vol. 4, n° 1, 31 - 48, (1990)
Symptoms : H(166)
Recipes : H(166), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 09a
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, H(104) stomach ache, ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
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(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(082) asthma, leaves of Datura stramonium, smoked (Zulu, Xhosa)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho zone)
Vernacular name : ibhudabhuda, ingsqanganuanga, ijoyi, umvumbangwe (Xhosa), iloyi, iyoli, iyoyi (Zulu)
Reference HH 50
Author(s) : Hutchings, A., Scott, A.H., Lewis, G., Cunningham, A.
Title : Zulu Medicinal Plants. An Inventory. University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg. (1996) : from references HG 50, HF 50, HV 09, HC 26)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(113), H(163)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) boils,H(013) abscesses, H(113) rheumatism, H(163) gout, using a poultice (From ref : HL 22)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa,
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 8k
Author(s) : Hirt, H. M. & M. Bindanda
Title : La médecine naturelle en Afrique.Comment se soigner par les plantes tropicales. Editions Centre de vulgarisation agricole, B.P. 4008, Kinshasa 2, République du Zaïre, 144 p., (1993)
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), leaves, paste, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kazila (Kiyaka)
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(005), H(014), H(053), H(092), H(113)
Recipes : H(005), leaves, cataplasm
H(014) tinea, seeds + leaves, dried, pounded, powder + geace, friction
H(053), mature fruit, warmed in ashes. The fruit is cooled, juice, instillation ear
H(092), seeds, RNS. (!!! toxic) - - - H(113), leaves, cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : barutu, chemogong (Kipsigis, Kenya), mwalola (Taita), silulu (Bukusu, Ouganda)
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, leaves Phytolacca dodecandra, Datura stramonium, pounded + H2O, extract + honey, VO., 1 glass 1X / week (toxic)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : rwiziringa
Reference HK 52
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J. O.
Title : Some common african herbal remedies for skin diseases: with special reference to Kenya Medicinal and poisonous plants of the tropics. Proceedings of symposium of the 14th International botanical congress, Berlin, 24 july - 1 august 1987, 44-69, (1987)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, leaves and seeds of Datura stramonium dry, grind, mix with ghee and smear on the infection. The plant is poisonous and contain alkaloids hyoscine, hyoscyamine and atropine.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : barutu, chemongong (Kipsigis), mwalola (Taita), silulu (Luhya)
Reference HK 67
Author(s) : Kidane, B.,T. van Andel, L. .J. van der Maesen, Z. Asfaw
Title : Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:46 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/46
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, leaf bud of Datura stramonium, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : atsefaris (Maale)
Reference HL 09
Author(s) : Lejeune, J.B.H.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales spontanées (utilisées par les indigènes du Ruanda-Urundi). Servir, (Groupe scolaire Astrida), 1, 4, 20 - 25 & 1, 5, 26 - 31, (1940)
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(115)
Recipes : H(037), H(082), H(115), smoked as a cigarette
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda, Burundi (ex. Ruanda-Urundi) (ex. Belgian protectorate)
Vernacular name : intibwe (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HL 09 b
Author(s) : Lejeune, J.B.H.
Title : Notes sur quelques plantes médicinales utilisées en pharmacothérapie par les natifs du Congo Belge et les Territoires du Ruanda-Urundi. Archives AIMO, 1579/9052 , 1 page, (1928). Belgian foreign office,15 rue des Petits Carmes, Bruxelles 1000.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(115), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) nervous cough, H(082), H(115), to smoke the leaves
H(109), H(113), leaves in lotion or cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Belgian Congo (province of Coquilhatville) (Congo (Democratic republic))
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pains (qilensa), dried roots and fruits of Datura stramonium, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bengi (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(014), H(163)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff,H(014) atopic eczema,H(014) skin lesion, H(163) gout, fresh leaves of Datura stramonium, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : astenagir (Amharic)
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(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver (may be due to possession by spirits of the dead or bewitchment): Use of Datura stramonium (rwiziringa nicknamed umutîbwa). Crush the leaves in banana beer; give half a cup around nine in the morning for three or four consecutive days. when cure is announced, crushing plant (?) gasalho, cook in water, let stand overnight. In the morning, administered once in a cup of milk; it follows diarrhea and vomiting. If healing is incomplete, giving the juice of crushed roots of (?) umuretezaho and of Entada abyssinica (umusange)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : rwiziringa (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(124) nasal bleeding, fresh leaves decoction Datura strumanium smashed and smelled
H(103) tooth ache, seed put on fire and the smoke inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : asaangira (Afaan Oromo)
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(082), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(082) snuff ingredient, H(100) veneral disease, H(201) insanity, leaves of Datura stramonium, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : zavhazavha (Venda)
Reference HM 64
Author(s) : Moteetee, A. , B-E .Van Wyk
Title : The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Symptoms : H(003), H(013)
Recipes : H(003) hot leaves of Datura stramonium for bruises and H(013) boils
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : etjoi
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) boils, H(082) asthma, leaves of Datura stramonium RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : uvumbangwe (isi Xhosa)
Reference HN 17
Author(s) : Noumi, E.
Title : Animal and plant poisons and their antidotes in Eseka and Mbalmayo regions, Centre Province, Cameroon. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 93, pp. 231-241 ( 2004)
Symptoms : H(092), H(099x)
Recipes : H(092, 3), H(099x), euphoria, leaves extract in food
H(092, 3) state of apathy, coma, seeds powder in food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Centre Province)
Vernacular name : sipa (Eséka)
Reference HN 20
Author(s) : Njoroge G.N., J. W. Kibunga
Title : Herbal medicine acceptance, sources and utilisation for diarrhoea management in a cosmopolitan urban area (Thika, Kenya). African Journal of Ecology, 45 (suppl. 1), pp. 65-70 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Datura stramonium, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (urban area of Thika)
Vernacular name : magûrûkia (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 21
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Ethnoterapeutic management of skin diseases among the Kikuyus of Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 111, pp. 303-307 ( 2007)
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003, 7) swelling on skin, sap of Datura stramonium used as massage
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : ndatura (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 23
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Traditional management of ear, nose and throat (ENT) diseases in Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 2, pp. 1-9 ( 2006).
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsil (ngaû), crushuing stems of Datura stramonium, massage
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Central Kenya)
Vernacular name : ndatura (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 25
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N., R. W. Bussmann, B. Gemmill, L.E. Newton & V. W. Ngumi
Title : Utilisation of weed species as sources of traditional medicines in central Kenya. Lyonia, Volume 7 (2), pp. 71-87, (december 2004)
Symptoms : H(003), H(155)
Recipes : H(003) swellings, H(155) tonsils (male), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province) (Kikuyu people)
Vernacular name : kia (Kikuyu)
Reference HP 04
Author(s) : Pernet, R. & G. Meyer
Title : Pharmacopée de Madagascar Publication de l'Institut de Recherche scientifique, Tananarive - Tsimbazaza, 86 p., (1957)
Symptoms : H(053), H(082), H(099), H(156), H(166)
Recipes : H(053), seeds, RNS.
H(082), H(099), H(166), leaves, RNS.
H(156), stems, leaves, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HP 05
Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms : H(004), H(082), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, burned, ashes, local application
H(082), leaves, RNS, VO.
H(201) ritual, amacire, bad luck, burned leaves, ashes of Bidens pilosa , Chenopodium ugandae, Datura stramonium on scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : intibwa (Kirundi)
Reference HP 2k
Author(s) : Pernet, R.
Title : Les plantes médicinales malgaches.Catalogue de nos connaissances chimiques et pharmaceutiques. Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar. Série B, Tome 8, 217 - 303, (1957)
Symptoms : H(018), H(082)
Recipes : H(018), antinevralgic, RNS.
H(082), antiasthmatic, RNS
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HP 54
Author(s) : Phillips, E.P.
Title : A contribution to the flora of the Leribe Plateau and environs . Annals of the South African Museum16: 1–379 . (1917) From: The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review. Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Symptoms : H(003), H(013)
Recipes : H(003) hot leaves of Datura stramonium for bruises and H(013) boils
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : etjoi
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(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea, fresh leaves of Datura stramonium chopped, squashed, and juice applied on scalp (Recipe reported by household members)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name : meta dhesha
Reference HS 17
Author(s) : Stafford, G.I., P.D. Pedersen, A.K. Jäger, J. Van Staden
Title : Monoamine oxidase inhibition by southern African traditional medicinal plants. South African Journal of Botany, Volume 73, pp. 384 - 390, (2007)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) leaves of Datura stramonium are used to sedate hysteria and psychotic patients and also to treat insomnia
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 33a
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S , M. Potgieter M., Milingoni Tshisikhawe, Soul Shava, A. Maroyi
Title : Medicinal utilization of exotic plants by Bapedi traditional healers to treat human ailments in Limpopo province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 646–655 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006769
Symptoms : H(178x)
Recipes : H(178x) stroke, seeds of Datura stramonium pounded and mixed with Vaseline in a container (500 g).Five tea spoons of mixture is applied topically and massage on the affected area.Thrice a day; every time after bathing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : lechoe / thoba (Pedi)
Reference HS 37
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Symptoms : H(178x)
Recipes : H(178x, 1) stroke, seeds of Datura stramonium pounded and mixed with Vaseline in a container (500g). Five teaspoons of mixture is applied topically to massage affected area. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lechoe / thoba
Reference HS 51
Author(s) : Sobiecki, J.F.
Title : A review of plants used in divination in southern Africa and their psychoactive effects Southern African Humanities, Vol. 20 , Pages 333–351, December, 2008 Pietermaritzburg
Symptoms : H(167z)
Recipes : H(167z) psychoactive effects Chenopodium ambrosioides Used in rain making rituals together with other psychoactive plants such as Datura stramonium Land Avonia rhodesica NEBr GDRowleyTswana
H(167z) psychoactive effects powdered roots and leaves are inhaled as snuff to aid divining in South Africa Zulu
H(167z) psychoactive effects Avonia rhodesica Used in rainmaking rituals together with other psychoactive plants such as Datura stramonium and Chenopodium ambrosioidesTswana
Region : Southern Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iloyi/iyoli/iyoye (Zulu)
Reference HT 10
Author(s) : Tadesse, D.
Title : Collecting medicinal plants at Bahir Dar Awraja. Germiplasm Newsletter, 18, 25-27, (1988)
Symptoms : H(018), H(210)
Recipes : H(018), H(210), ONS. of Datura stramonium, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest) (Bahir Dar Awraja)
Vernacular name : atefaris
Reference HT 26
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday, Girmay Medhim,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by people around Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 11, pp. 271 - 283 (2007)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (kusil), powder of leaves of Datura stramonium, dressing
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : astenagr (Amharic)
Reference HT 27
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:12 (2007)
Symptoms : H(003), H(014), H(103), H(175x)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, dressing with leaf paste of Datura stramonium
H(014) herpes (kusil), dressing with leaves paste
H(103) tooth ache, fresh leaves are boiled, steam inhalation
H(175x) dandruff (fore fore), fresh leaves are rubbed and dressed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : astenagir (Amharic)
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(138)
Recipes : H(138) stop drinking, seeds of Datura stramonium in la boisson
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : kalulu
Reference HT 42
Author(s) : Tolossa, K , E. Debela, S.Athanasiadou, A.Tolera, G. Ganga, J.GM Houdijk
Title : Ethno-medicinal study of plants used for treatment of human and livestock ailments by traditional healers in South Omo, Southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:32 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/32
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037) coughing (for horses, mules and donkeys), leaf of Datura stramonium chopped and mixed with cold water and drenched via nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : onidod (Aari)
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(041), H(103), H(182)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore, H(004) wound (external),H(014) itching,H(014) scabies, crush leaves of Datura stramonium and apply on affected part
H(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Malva verticillata of Datura stramonium and Solanum mariginatum and apply it
H(103) toothache, Place seeds on fire and inhale the smoke through mouth
H(182) herpes zoster, dry the leaves of Calpurnia aurea and mix them with leaves of Datura stramonium of Clutia abyssinica, grind them and make past with butter and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mestenagr (Tigrigna)
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) anthrax (livestock), crush by mixing leaves of Datura stramonium, Solanum mariginatum and Malva verticillata and apply paste on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mestenagr (Tigrigna)
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) failure to walk in children, pound roots of Datura stramonium, put under fire and press the feet of the child
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kituratura (Luganda)
Reference HV 01
Author(s) : Van Puyvelde L., M. Ngaboyisonga, P.C. Rwangabo, S. Mukarugambwa, A. Kayonga, Runyinya-Barabwiriza
Title : Enquêtes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle rwandaise.Tome 1: Préfecture de Kibuye. Univ. Nat. Inst. Nat. Rech. Sc., Butare (Rwanda), 147 p., (1977)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosis, juice leaves of Datura stramonium, to dilute, VO. + banana wine + milk
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HV 09
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E. , H. de Wet , F.R. Van Heerden
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in the southeastern Karoo South Africa Journal of Botany , 74, pp. 696–704, (2008)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest ailments, dry leaves of Datura stramonium are powdered, mixed with tobacco and used to make a cigarette (said to “open the lungs”).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Murraysburg region)
Vernacular name : olieboom (Afrikaans language)
Reference HW 03
Author(s) : Wilson, R. T. & M. Woldo Gebre
Title : Medicine and magic in Central Tigre: a contribution to the ethnobotany of the Ethiopian plateau. Economic Botany, 33, 1, 29 - 34, (1979)
Symptoms : H(087), H(092), H(103), H(111)
Recipes : H(087), fungicide, dried ground leaves are mixed with butter and applied to infected part
H(092), cardiac poison, seeds ion coffee or tea
H(103),vapor of boiled seeds inhaled
H(111), juice of crushed leaves is applied to burnt area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Central Tigre region)
Vernacular name : mezerbae
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : H(014), H(053), H(070), H(076)
Recipes : H(014) fungal disease on skin, leaves of Datura stramonium are locally rubbed
H(053) ear ailment, leaves, H2O extract, instilation
H(070) rabies, leaves are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(076) gums ailments, leaves rubbed on guns
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : banjii
Reference HW 51
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B, Oudshoorn V, Gericke N
Title : Medicinal plants of South Africa (first ed.) Briza Publications Pretoria.(1997).(From references HL 22, HM 61)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(018), H(037), H(082), H(103), H(113), H(118), H(155), H(163)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) boils,H(013) abscesses, H(113) rheumatism, H(163) gout, using a poultice
H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, fruits of Datura stramonium, RNS.
H(018) headaches, the leaves are smoked
H(118) sore throat, H(155) tonsillitis, fruits of Datura stramonium, RNS.(From ref : HL 22)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa,
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HY 02
Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw & D. Teketay
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:11 (2008) + additional file
Symptoms : H(000), H(053), H(092), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) afura lafaa (yhitsanatin fit yemiasabit), fresh leaves of Datura stramonium, extracted with cold H2O, VO.
H(053) earache (tessissaa gura), dried seeds of Datura. powdered, mixed with H2O; auricular dropping.
H(092) poisoning (merz lebelasew), fresh apical meristem of leaves of Datura., crushed, squeezed, VO.
H(171) diabetes (dhukuba lafaa), fresh leaves of Datura , crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
H(201) madness (maraatuu), fresh leaves of Datura, concoction, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : asangiraa (Oromo)
Reference S1 Nord
Author(s) : Sarri, M., N. Hendel, A. Boudjelal and D. Sarri
Title : Inventory of medicinal plants used for traditional treatment of eczema in the region of Hodna (M'Sila-Algeria) GJRMI, Volume 1, Issue4, 97 - 100 ( 2012) http://www.gjrmi.com/Upload/Issue4/Madani%20Sari%20et%20al.%20GJRMI%201%284%29%2097-100.pdf
Symptoms : H(028z), H(092), H(115)
Recipes : H(028z) uterus pain, H(115) neuralgia, leaves of Datura stramonium as cigarette.
H(092) very toxic plant
Region : North Africa
Country : Marocco, Kenitra town
Vernacular name : datura (French), chdek ejmel (Arabic)
Reference S3 Nord
Author(s) : Salhi, S.,M. Fadli, L. Zidane & A. Douira
Title : Etudes floristique et ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales de la ville de Kénitra (Maroc) Lazaroa 31: 133-146 (2010).
Symptoms : H(028z), H(115), H(137)
Recipes : H(028z) uterus, H(115) neuralgia, H(137) pain, cigarettes with leaves of Datura stramonium
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Kenitra town)
Vernacular name : chdek ejmel
Reference T2 Nord
Author(s) : Tahraoui, A., J., El-Hilaly, Z.H. Israili, B. Lyoussi
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of plants used in the traditional treatment of hypertension and diabetes in south-eastern Moroco (Errachidia province). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 105 - 117 (2007)
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 7) , seeds of Datura stramonium en maceration -- -
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Errachidia province)
Vernacular name : krenk
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(014), V(092)
Recipes : Vb(014)tinea, Vc(014)tinea, Vo(014)tinea, some leaves (toxic) when the plant is in flowers, pounded, greenish juice, friction, to cover with some fat to prevent the evaporation of the juice
Vb(092), Vc(092), Vo(092), Cassia spectabilis + Basella alba, leaves, 1 handfull + Datura stramonium asheses, the whole in 1 l. H2O + 50 gr OMO or a small piece of soap, well to mix, VO. 1/2 l. + then many H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VC 06
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G.
Title : Le chameau et ses maladies. Éditions Vigot Frères , 462 p., (1947) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(054), V(106)
Recipes : Vch(106)insects, fumigation from the branchs + oil + friction from the decoction of the Datura stramonium and Vch(054), preventive treatment
Region : West Africa
Country : North Africa (Touaregs)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VG 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 : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), leaves crushed, paste into sores of pack animals
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Simanjiro country)
Vernacular name : attefaris, astenagrt (Amarinya)
Reference VG 20
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of plants used in management of livestock health problems by Afar people of Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:8 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/8
Symptoms : V(099)
Recipes : Vch(099) nerve problem (andelityo) of camel, fruit, leaf of Datura stramonium, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : gali dimak
Reference VG 26
Author(s) : Gakuubi, M. M.& W. Wanzala
Title : A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8:39, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/39
Symptoms : V(039), V(068), V(105)
Recipes : Vb(039), Vp(039) general ectoparasites (ngumba], Vb(039), Vp(039), specifically mites, lice and fleas infestation (nthuuga), Vb(039), Vv(039), Vc(039), Vo(039) Vpc(039) ticks infestation (aetiologic agent) (igumba) , Vv(105) newcastle disease (kuthinka) and Vb(068), Vr(098), Vo(098) Vpc(098) foot rot (maronda maguru), concoction of leaves of Datura stramonium
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : sikisiki
Reference VK 44
Author(s) : Kayode, J., M. K. Olanipekun and P. O. Tedela
Title : Medicobotanical Studies in Relation to Veterinary Medicine in Ekiti State, Nigeria: Checklist of Botanicals used for the Treatment of Poultry Diseases Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 40-46. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com//leaflets/poultry.htm See also the reference VK 45
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vv(004) wounds, Vv(143) fowl pox, leaves of Datura stramonium, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : adodo-mode
Reference VM 05
Author(s) : Mbarubukeye, S.
Title : La médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle: rapport du 1er atelier des guérisseurs traditionnels du bétail au Rwanda. Éditions: ISAR/LVNR - IRST/CURPHAMETRA - MINAGRI, 89 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : rwiziringa
Reference VM 41
Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound, crushed, pounded fresh/dry root of Datura stramonium mixed with Parthenium hysterophorus leaf applied topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : atsefareceae (Gedeoffa)
Reference VT 29
Author(s) : Tendai Nyahangare, E., B. Marimanzi Mvumi, Tonderai Mutibvu
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants and practices used for ecto-parasite control in semi-arid smallholder farming areas of Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:30 (2015) doi:10.1186/s13002-015-0006-6
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) ticks, lice, crush leaves mix with water and spray on animal.Always but scarce. Safe to use3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : iyoyi (Ndebele), chowa (Shona)
Reference VV 01
Author(s) : Van Puyvelde, L., D. Geysen, F.X. Ayobangira, E. Hakizamungu, A. Nshimiyimana & A. Kalisa
Title : Screening of medical plants of Rwanda for acaricidal activity. Journal of Ethhnopharmacology, 13, 209 - 215, (1985)
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039, 2), leaves, stems, fruits, RNS. Acaricides properties well tested in laboratory
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : rwiziringa
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(004), V(045), V(087)
Recipes : V(003), V(004), V(045), V(087), for horses and sheep, powder from the leaves of Datura stramonium, take out the pus, against wounds and bruises
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu)
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 : H(004), H(013), H(137)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) boils,H(013) absces andH(013) ulcers, H(137) sores, poultice of leaves of Datura stramonium in local application
Region : South Africa
Country : Afrique du Sud
Vernacular name : not registered