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Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae

24 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 (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), used for (blessing) ritual
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ltarakwai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 43
Author(s) : Assefa, B., G. Glatzel, C. Buchmann
Title : Ethnomedicinal uses of Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F.Gmel. among rural communities of Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010, 6:20 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-6-20
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000) livestock disease leaves of Hagenia abyssinica mixed with Juniperus procera, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Oromiya National Regional State, study site ‘Dinsho’ (located in the Bale Mountains) Southeastern Ethiopia (Dinsho region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : tarakye, ntarakwai
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) sore throat, chew fruits
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : tarakye, ntarakwai
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(003), H(162)
Recipes : H(003) scrotum swelling, fresh gum of Juniperus procera, cream in local application
H(162) urine retention, fresh dried fruit , boilwith TEJ then drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tid (Amharic)
Reference HD 12c
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part III: Anti-fertility activity of 70 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 44, pp. 199 - 209, (1994)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, H2O extract, vaginal douche
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ttid
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) stomach, the young twigs and buds, but and ground are used in the treatmentof stomach worms.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tidh (Tigrinya, gattira (Galinya)
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(055)
Recipes : H(055), leaves of Juniperus procera, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : tid (Amhara)
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), barks, RNS.
H(104), young leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 3k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & C. König
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(038), H(051)
Recipes : H(038)white urine dessease, pound th; bark, boil in watther, drink for about une month; H(051) paludism, childs, children's paludism, pound the b,'rk, boil 'n water, drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068), worms, young stick + crushed buds, H2O, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mutarakwa (Kikuyu)
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(186)
Recipes : H(186), whole plant of Juniperus procera, to inhale
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 11
Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Symptoms : H(004), H(113)
Recipes : H(113), cones and twigs, fumigations
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : t'ed
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried roots of Juniperus procera, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam;
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeabesha tsid (Amharic)
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(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold (homa, kihuti), boiling bark of Juniperus procera, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Central Kenya)
Vernacular name : mûtarakwa (Kikuyu)
Reference HO 17
Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms : H(004), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(082) breathing difficulty, pounding roots and berries of Juniperus procera , chewing
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : keterwet (Sabaot)
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(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, bulb of Croton macrostachyus, roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum of Solanum indicum of Solanum marginatum, leaves of Juniperus procera, seeds of Eragrostis tef, water paste eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : telenje (Amharic)
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)
Recipes : Vch(014)mange, 1 part of tar, warm H2O , 2 parts, to wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (receipt from Egypt?)
Vernacular name : oldarakwa
Reference VL 21
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants of Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:21 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/21
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta, fresh roots of Juniperus procera,pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeabesha tsid (Amharic)
Reference VN 29
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N., I. M. Kaibui, P. K. Njenga & P. O. Odhiambo
Title : Utilisation of priority traditional medicinal plants and local people's knowledge on their conservation status in arid lands of Kenya (Mwingi District) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:22 (2010) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-6-22 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/6/1/22
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) flesh wounds, sap of Juniperus procera on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Mwing districti)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VR 04
Author(s) : Rimbach, L.
Title : Traditional methods of treating cattle diseases. Report for ASA (Studienaufenthalte in Africa, Asien und Latein-Amerika), 19 p., (1977) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(035), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(035), barks decoction, VO.
Vb(068), young stems, leaves, infusion, VO., vermifuge
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol daraguai, ol darakwa, ol tarakwa, meru (Masai)
Reference VT 26
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse GidayGirmay Medhim,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by people around Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 111, pp. 271 - 283 ((2007))
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rabies, bulb of Croton macrostachyus, roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum of Solanum indicum of Solanum marginatum, leaves of Juniperus procera, seeds of Eragrostis tef, water paste eaten with small teff bread
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : telenje (Amharic)
Reference VW 08
Author(s) : Wanzala, W., W. Takken, W. R. Mukabana, A. O. Pala & A. Hassanali
Title : Ethnoknowledge of Bukusu community on livestock tick prevention and control in Bungoma district, western Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 298– 324 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112000347
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 5) against livestock ticks, leaf, root, bark of Juniperus procera, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumutarakwa
Reference VY 01
Author(s) : Yineger, H., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, E. Lulekal
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants at Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 55 - 70 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874107000669
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea (albati), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Millettia ferruginea of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, roots of Juniperus procera of Cupressus lusitanica of Crepis rueppellii are powdered and mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Bale Mountains National Park)
Vernacular name : hindesa adi