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Official name : Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae

28 reference(s) related to this plant

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(037), H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(037), H(051), H(118), fruit used as medicine for various diseases (chestpain, fever, sore throat, etc.) and for tea; fruit sold at a local market; fruit "kelaplap" (hot and irritating taste).
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : loisuki (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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(008), H(018), H(038), H(077), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), H(018), H(091) kwash, H(201) psychosis again bad spirits, roots of Fagara chalybea, powder, VO.
H(038), H(104), roots of Fagara., decoction (H2O), enema
H(038), H(104), barks stem, branche, trunk of Fagara., powder, VO.
H(077) nausea, barks of the underground part of Fagara chalybea, leaves of Securidaca longipedunculata of Sterculia quinqueloba, powder, VO.
H(104, 2) (not for pregnant woman), roots, barks stem, branche, trunk, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igugu (Kirundi)
Reference HC 13e
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.V. Angiosperms (Passifloraceae to Sapindaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 143 - 157, (1991)
Symptoms : H(005), H(014), H(026), H(033), H(068), H(101), H(104), H(139), H(156), H(169)
Recipes : H(005),H(014), H(026), H(033), H(068), H(101), H(104), H(156)whooping cough, H(169), VO., decoction roots
H(139)aphrodisiac, VO., decoction roots + chicken meat
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mhunungu, mjafari (Swahili, Zaramo), mkiti (Zigua), Msele (Pare), namavele (Makua)
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(005), H(055), H(068)
Recipes : H(005), H(055), H(068), root's barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : intareyirungu, intaremarungu (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HG 09
Author(s) : Gessler, M.C., D.E. Msuya, M.H.H. Nkunya, L.B. Mwasumbi, A. Schär, M. Heinrich & M. Tanner
Title : Traditional healers in Tanzania: the treatment of malaria with plant remedies Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 48, pp. 131 - 144, (1995)
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism + H(068), leaves, roots, stems barks, decoction, VO., to diminish the fever (diminish the dosis for pregnant women and childs)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ntareyeirungu
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) inflammation of the lungs, H(068) hookworm, extract from roots of Fagara chalybea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : muhuluhumbi, mulunguhumbi (Kimbunga)
Reference HH 2k
Author(s) : Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title : Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), powdered root is either put into incision or burned and the smoke is let to go into the wound
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : ngwevna
Reference HH 6k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & M. Brenzinger
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 4: Plant of the Borana (Ethiopia and Kenya)296 p., Band 9 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(018), H(045), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051), fever, H(108)cought; boil leaves or seeds in water, drunk as tea or inhaled for H(018) headache. (Gabbra)
H(045), fumigation of milk containers
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia & Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
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(034), H(104)
Recipes : H(034, 8), roots or seeds, decoction, VO.
H(104, 8) stomach, roots or seeds, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : roko ( Luo )
Reference HJ 04
Author(s) : Johns, T., G.M. Faubert, J.O. Kokwaro, R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Anti-giardial activity of gastrointestinal remedies of the Luo of East Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 46, pp. 17- 23, (1995)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 8), gastrointestinal deaseases, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation (6% of134 informators for HJ 04), roots, seeds
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (districts of Tarime, Musona , region of Mara ), Kenya (district of Homa Bay, Migori)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(020), H(036), H(037), H(051), H(086), H(091), H(103)
Recipes : H(005) + H(091) kwash., leaves decoction (H2O), VO.
H(020) snake, leaves, VO.
H(036), bark, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), bark, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) paludism, bark, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(086), bark of Aloe secundiflora, Pappea capensis, Fagara chalybea , decoction (H2O), RNS., internal ganglion
H(091), barks, juice + milk, VO.
H(103), chewed barks
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Vernacular name : cloisuki (Masai, Kenya, Tanzania), mdongo (Sonjo, Tanzania), mfuakumbi (Shambaa, Tanzania), mukenea (Kamba, Kenya), mulungulungu (Hehe, Tanzania), mundungu , mdumgu (Digo, Kenya), songowowo (Pokot, Kenya, Ouganda), arer, arere (Boni, Kenya)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Fagara chalybea , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
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 three spoonfuls taken three times a day, until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East) (Temeke District)
Vernacular name : mjafari (Albahasili, Sambaa, Zaramo)
Reference HM 7k
Author(s) : Mshiu, E.N.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle et la médecine moderne, 160 - 171, (1979) Quatrième symposium inter-africain OUA / CSTR sur la Pharmacopée traditionnelle et les plantes médicinales africaines.(Le Abidgan-Côte d'Ivoire, 25-29 septembre 1979) Rapport et recommandations, Lagos, OUA / CSTR, P. M. B. 2359, Lagos, Nigeria.Cairo, University Press, 744 p. (1983)
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(103)
Recipes : H(008),H(037), H(051) paludism, H(103), barks from stems
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 33
Author(s) : Nguta, J.M., J.M. Mbaria, D.W. Gakuya, P.K. Gathumbi, S.G. Kiama
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the South Coast community, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 131, 256–267 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 55 ) paludism, roots barks of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( South Coast community)
Vernacular name : mjafari / mporojo (Giriama)
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(068), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(068), roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(104), roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201), impanga, roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igugu (Kirundi)
Reference HR 12a
Author(s) : Runyoro, D.K.B., O.D. Ngassapa, M.I. Matee, C.C. Joseph, M.J. Moshi
Title : Medicinal plants used by Tanzanian traditional healers in the management of "Candida" infections. Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol. 106; pp. 158 - 165 (2006)
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oesophageal candidiasis, powdered root bark in tea, VO. 2 cups, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mkunungu (Swahili)
Reference HS 12d
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. IV.Plants of the families Passifloraceae - Zygophyllaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 38, pp. 1 - 29, (1993)
Symptoms : H(104), H(162)
Recipes : H(104), stomach, 3 to 4 leaves are crushed, mixed with cold or boiling water, the mixture is drunk daily for 3 days
H(162) , 3 to 4 leaves are pounded, infusion or decoction, VO. during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : fil-fil awliyaad
Reference VB 11
Author(s) : Bollig, M.
Title : East Pokot camel husbandry. Institut für Völkerkunde, Köln University, Federal Republic of Germany, non publié, 19 p., (1992) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : V(054),VO., stem's barks+ pounded fruit, powder, maceration, provoke a diarrhoea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Pokot)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VB 14
Author(s) : Byavu, N., C. Henrard, M. Dubois & F. Malaisse
Title : Phytothérapie traditionnelle des bovins dans les élevages de la plaine de la Rusizi, Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 4 (3), 135 - 156, (2000)
Symptoms : V(004), V(008)
Recipes : Vb(004), stem's barks, powder on wounds
Vb(008), seeds of Sorghum bicolor + stem's barks Zanthoxylum chaybeum, powder + H2O, decoction, VO., 2 l. / day until cure
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igugu (Kirundi)