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Official name : Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Family : Hypoxidaceae

22 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 41
Author(s) : Bandeira, S. O. , F. Gaspar; F. P. Pagula
Title : Ethnobotany and Healthcare in Mozambique. Pharmaceutical Biology, Volume 39, Issue 1 Supplement 1, 70 – 73, (2001)
Symptoms : H(033), H(128x), H(139)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, H(128x) prostate, H(139) sexual incapacity, ONS of Hypoxis hemerocallidea , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal diseases, tuber of Hypoxys hemerocallidea macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : quiqui (Chindau)
Reference HB 54
Author(s) : Bisi-Johnson, M. A., Obi, C. L., Kambizi, L. and Nkomo, M.
Title : A survey of indigenous herbal diarrhoeal remedies of O.R. Tambo district, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 9(8), pp. 1245-1254 (2010) http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB
Symptoms : H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea,H(013) boil, ground dried tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape Province,Tambo district)
Vernacular name : inongwe, ilabateka (Xhosa),
Reference HB 61
Author(s) : Bhat , RB.
Title : Medicinal plants and traditional practices of Xhosa people in the Transkei region of Eastern Cape, South Africa Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. Vol. 13 (2), pp. 292-298, April 2014
Symptoms : H(037), H(078)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) cancer, RNS of roots tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, VO. For a period of 4-8 weeks
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : ixonyi (Xhosa), star flower
Reference HD 23
Author(s) : De Wet , H., V.N. Nzama, S.F. Van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections by lay people in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu–Natal Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 78, pp. 12 - 20, (2012) free full-text available on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02546299/78
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexual transmitted infections, crush a handful of leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli and boil in 10 L of water for 1 h together with a handful of crushed Tabernaemontana elegans and Ozoroa engleri leaves and a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Ozoroa engleri roots are reportedly more effective than its leaves. Take two sips (25 mL) of the decoction twice a day to treat gonorrhoea.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, mix one handful of chopped Musa acuminata roots with one handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides leaves and one handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Add 2 L of water and boil. Take one cup of this concoction three times a day to cure HIV/AIDS related infections, especially internal and external sores.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, mix one handful of crushed Ozoroa engleri leaves together with one handful of crushed Euphorbia tirucalli stem and one handful of Tabernaemontana elegans leaves and one handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Add 10 L of water and boil for 1 h. Take two sips (25 mL) of this concoction twice a day to treat gonorrhoea. Roots of Ozoroa engleri can be use instead of leaves to make concoction stronger.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil two handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm and one handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides in 2 L of water for 30 min. Take half a cup of the decoction three times a day to treat internal and external sores
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil one chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea and one handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides leaves in 2 L of water for 20 min (or boil until water changes colour). Take half a cup of the concoction three times a day to treat gonorrhoea.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil one chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, one handful of leaves of Senecio serratuloides and Ranunculus multifidus in 1.5 L of water for 10 min. Take 1 tb of the decoction three times a day to treat internal sores.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, crush a handful of leaves of Hypoxis hemerocallidea and boil in 2 L of water together with a handful of crushed Tabernaemontana elegans leaves. Take one cup of this decoction three times a day to treat gonorrhoea.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, mix one handful of chopped Pyenacantha kaurabassan roots with one handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm and boil in 2 L of water. Take half a cup three times a day to treat genital warts.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, crush three quarters of a hands length of leaf of Aloe marlothii and boil in 2 L of water for 1 h with one handful of chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea and a handful of Senecio serratuloides leaves. Take half a cupful thrice daily to cure internal and external sores caused by STIs. Half a cup can be taken as an enema once daily.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, place a piece of leaf of Aloe marlothii (approximately 1 cm×2 cm) in two cups of water and add a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Sieve and take half a cup four times daily or one cup once a day as an enema to treat sores.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, crush a handful of leaves of Carica papaya and boil in 4 L of water with a handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides leaves and a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Take half a cup twice a day to treat gonorrhoea infection
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil half a handful of chopped roots of Carica papaya in 2.5 L of water for 10–15 min together with half a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm and one handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides leaves. Take three quarters of a cup twice daily to treat internal sores.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil a handful of chopped roots or leaves of Combretum molle in 5 L of water with a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm and a handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides and Kigelia africana leaves. Take half a cup three times a day to treat sores.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : inkomfe
Reference HD 29
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , S.Nciki, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of various skin disorders by a rural community in northern Maputaland, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:51, (2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-51 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/51 + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) boils, one corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea is chopped in combination with the fruits of Solanum rigescens and boiled in 5 L of water. One table spoon of strained decoction is taken three times a day for less than a month by adults for the treatment of boils. Children take one teaspoon of the decoction.
H(014) ringworm, two corms of Hypoxis hemerocallidea are chopped together with two corms of Ledebouria obovata and boiled in 2 L of water for 30 min. Two table spoon of the decoction is taken by children three times a day for the treatment of ringworm.
H(137) body sores, mix a handful of chopped fresh twigs of Brachylaena discolorwith a handful each of Euphorbia tirucalli stem, leaves of Ozoroa engleri, Senecio serratuloides and one chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea in10 L of water and boil for 3 hrs. One table spoon of the decoction is taken by adults three times a day for a week for body sores. Children take 1 teaspoon (± 5 mL tea spoon) of the decoction.
(registered from references HD 29 and HD 29_supl )
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northern Maputaland)
Vernacular name : ilabatheka, Inkomfe
Reference HD 34
Author(s) : Denver D., T. Blouws, O. Aboyade, D. Gibson, J. De Jong, C Van t' Klooster, G. Hughes
Title : Traditional health practitioners' perceptions, herbal treatment and management of HIV and related opportunistic infections. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:77 (2014) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-77
Symptoms : H(100), H(037), H(051), H(078), H(104), H(178), H(182)
Recipes : H(100) HIV and opportunistic infections, dried root of Hypoxis hemerocallidea is grated and added to a remedy for HIV symptoms.
H(037) used to treat tuberculosis, H(078) internal cancers, H(051) paludism, and H(178) heart diseases. The plant is highly regarded among healers to treat HIV.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Western Cape, Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : african potato (English); inkomfe (Zulu)
Reference HD 40
Author(s) : de Wet, H.,S.C.Ngubane
Title : Traditional herbal remedies used by women in a rural community in northern Maputaland (South Africa) for the treatment of gynaecology and obstetric complaints South African Journal of Botany 94, 129–139 (2014)
Symptoms : H(026), H(191)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhagia, Three handfuls of chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea are boiled into 1 L of water for 30–60 min, cool before straining. One cup VO., 3 X/ day
H(191) to cleanse blood when pregnant, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : northern Maputaland (South Africa)
Vernacular name : inkomfe (Zulu)
Reference HE 11
Author(s) : Erasto, P., P.O. Adebola, D.S. Grierson & A. J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of diabetes in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 4 (12), pp. 1458 - 1460, December 2005.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171), fresh corns of Hypoxis hemerocallidea are crushed, boiled, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : inongwe
Reference HG 13
Author(s) : Grierson, D.S. & A.J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of wounds in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 67, pp. 327- 332, (1999)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(004) wounds, dry powder of leaves of Hypoxis hemerocallidea sprinkled on wounds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isidumo, inongwe
Reference HK 45
Author(s) : Koduru, S., D. S. Grierson and A. J. Afolayan
Title : Ethnobotanical information of medicinal plants used for treatment of cancer in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Current Science, Vol. 92, N°. 7, 10 april 2007
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, corms of Hypoxis argentea are pulverized, boiled in water and administered orally till signs of relief are obvious.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : inkomfe
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(013), H(078), H(151), H(171), H(200)
Recipes : H(013) pimples,H(078) cancer, H(151) high blood pressure, H(171) diabetes, H(200) immune booster, bulb of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iInongwe (isi Xhosa)
Reference HM 77
Author(s) : Mugomeri, E., P. Chatanga, N, Chakane
Title : Medicinal herbs used by HIV-positive people in Lesotho African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 13(4):123-131 (2016) 10.21010/ajtcam.v13i4.17
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 8) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, roots of Hypoxis hemerocallidea dry, crush & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : moli (African potato)
Reference HO 19
Author(s) : Omoruyi, B. E., G. Bradley & A. J. Afolayan
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of medicinal plants used for the management of HIV/AIDS infection among local management of HIV/AIDS infection among local communities of Nkonkobe Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(19), pp. 3603-3608, 23 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/23May/Omoruyi%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as cleans the blood vessels, remove sores, iumproves appetite and immune booster, half a cup of root of Hypoxis hemerocallidea decoction is taken orally till the patient gets better
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : inongwe
Reference HO 21
Author(s) : Otang, W. M. , D. S. Grierson & R. N. Ndip
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the management of opportunistic fungal infections in HIV/AIDS patients in the Amathole District of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(11), pp. 2071-2080, 23 March, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/23Mar/Otang%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(087), H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS, H(087) oesopharyngeal candidiasis, H(087) oral candidiasis, H(087) vaginal candidiasis, opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS, decoction of corn of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Amathole District of the Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : umhlaba, ikhala (isiXhosa)
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) corn infusions of Hypoxis hemerocallidea used to treat insanity
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(037), H(100), H(199)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis, tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(100, 3) gonorrhoea, tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea mixed with roots of Senna italica and pounded; 5 teaspoons taken orally with a tin cup of warm water. Thrice a day
H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, tuber Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Cinnamomum verum of Burkea africana of tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, the entire plant of Geigeria aspera. Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, tuber pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : titikwane / sesogadi
Reference HS 38
Author(s) : Setshogo, M. P., C. M. Mbereki
Title : Floristic diversity and use of medicinal plants sold by street vendors in Gaborone, Botswana African Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology 5, 69–74. (2010) http://www.globalsciencebooks.info/JournalsSup/images/Sample/AJPSB_5%28SI1%2969-74o.pdf
Symptoms : H(100), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases, H(113) kidney problems and H(139) aphrodisiac, tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea is chopped and put into hot water. It is then left to soak and allowed to cool overnight. The debris is then sieved off and the liquid is VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (village de Gaborone)
Vernacular name : tshuku-ya-poo (Setswana), african potato (English)
Reference HS 45
Author(s) : Seleteng Kose, L. , A. Moteetee, S. Van Vuuren
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the Maseru district of Lesotho Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 170, 184–200, (2015)
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(097), H(100), H(199)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(037) tuberculosis, H(097) swollen testicles, H(100) syphilis, H(199) HIV and related infections; corn, leaves of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : moli (Sesotho)
Reference HT 48
Author(s) : Thornton-Barnett, S.R
Title : Ancestral pharmacopoeias: a paleoethnobotanical assessment of plant use in the western free state, South Africa Thesis submitted to the Graduate Council of Texas State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts with a Major in Anthropology, December 2013
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) high blood presure, ground roots of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : kgaratsa/lotsana (Basotho)
Reference HT 48
Author(s) : Thornton-Barnett, S.R
Title : Ancestral pharmacopoeias: a paleoethnobotanical assessment of plant use in the western free state, South Africa Thesis submitted to the Graduate Council of Texas State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts with a Major in Anthropology, December 2013
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney problems, whole plant of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, VO.
H104) laxative for stomach ache in toddlers, decoction of the whole plant
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Basotho Cultural Village herbal trail)
Vernacular name : kgaratsa/losana/lotsane (Basoto)
Reference VV 09
Author(s) : van der Merwe, D., G. E. Swan, C. J. Botha
Title : Use of ethnoveterinary medicinal plants in cattle by Setswana-speaking people in the Madikwe area of the North West Province of South Africa. Journal of the South Africa Veterinary Association 72, 189-196, (2001)
Symptoms : V(000), V(033), V(047), V(112)
Recipes : Vb(000)general ailments, Vb(033), Vb(047), Vb(112), corn of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : tsuku-ya-poo (Setswana)