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Official name : Galium simense Fres.
Family : Rubiaceae

4 reference(s) related to this plant

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(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin fungus (qworqwor) The leaf of Galium simense is rubbed to get the juice which is applied to the affected place; the plant is then discarded. When applied, it irritates and causes a little bleeding. The next day it is washed off, and the patient has to wear newly washed clothing
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : chogogit (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(091)
Recipes : H(004), stems with leaves of Galium simense, powder, local application
H(004), leaves of Galium simense, powder, local application
H(091) kwash., stems with leaves of Galium., powder, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukaka (Kirundi)
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(080)
Recipes : H(080) allergies, (ramoo), fresh whole plant of Galium simense, crushed, extracted with cold H2O, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : matane (Oromo)
Reference VB 02
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Plantes médicinales vétérinaires de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 21, 133 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(002), V(004), V(008x), V(012), V(016), V(027)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO., Senecio ruwenzoriensis + Gouania longispicata + Galium simense
Vb(004,1), leaves, stems, crushed, compress
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), stems, leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(012,3), leaves, stems, crushed, compress
Vb(016,2), leaves, stems, VO.
Vb(027,1), stems, leaves, juice, VO.
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukaka (Kirundi)