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Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae

38 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(000)
Recipes : H(000, r), fruit, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : seketeti (seketeti-le-ngaeta) (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) taeniasis, fruits of Myrsine africana are collected, chopped and filtered. Filtrate is drunk to expel tapeworm
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : kechemo (Amharic)
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(015), H(101), H(201)
Recipes : H(015) haematuria, roots tea of Myrsine africana, VO., 2 X / day
H(101) abundant regulars, roots tea of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of wiya (Myrsine africana)
H(101) to stop menstruation, roots tea of tutulu (Synadenium angolense) of wiya (Myrsine africana)
H(201) madness, tea of roots, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (otu) wiya (Umbundu)
Reference HB 26M
Author(s) : Bonnefoux, Benedicto Marius (R.P.)
Title : Plantes médicinales du Hufla. Manuscrits n° 1 et n°2 (Congrégation do Espirito Santo), 1885-1937. Registrated by Bossard, E. in ref. HB 25M
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(0051) fever, to still a painfull fever, two pinch of roots powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (otyi) nthiki (Nyaneka)
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(051), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), boil fruits, local application
H(008) childs, boil leaves, VO.
H(051), boil roots, VO.
H(068) tenia, H(104) stomach, boil fruits, VO.
H(091), boil roots for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : seketeti
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(068) anthelmintic, soak seeds, VO.
Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : seketeti
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(095)
Recipes : H(095) women use the leaves to roll the dough in before putting it in the oven so that it does not burn.
H(095) he seeds are crushed and the oil is used to grease the baking plate before baking.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : abeye
Reference HD 12a
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part I: Studies on the toxicity and therapeutic activity of local taenicidal medications. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 45, pp. 27 - 33, (1995)
Symptoms : H(045), H(068)
Recipes : H(045) anti- inflamatory, H(068) tenia, fruit, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kkettchemo
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(100)
Recipes : H(100) gono, fruits, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kkettchemo
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, seeds + honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kkettchemo
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), dry leaves, powder + milk, VO. during 12 h stomach at rest
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, fruit, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kechemo (Amarinya), katchu (Adaric, Galinya-harar)
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(068), H(172)
Recipes : H(068), fruits are used for intestinal worms while the bark is used in the treatement of (no alcohol) H(172).
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 4k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 1: Plants of the Chamus (Kenya).104 p., Band 6, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(104), general health, stomachache, boil root and fruit, drink with soup, tapeworms, gonorrhoea (if mixed with m6kut~n), grind seeds, drink with bot water or milk, or eat dry
H(004) internal, H(006), injuries inside the body, grind seeds, drink with soup made from mutton fat, is said to help the blood circulation by sweeping the bad hlood out through the stomach; laxative
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(068), H(091), H(137)
Recipes : H(137, 6) fruits and roots whole or powdered are prepared as decoctions or added to soup, tea, porridge or other foods or beverages to relieve body pain, as H(068, 4) anthelmintic, or as H(091, 2) strengthening tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : nghasi (Batemi)
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(006), H(034), H(068), H(068), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purg., ripe fruit , RNS.
H(034)poitrine, ripe fruit , dry, powder, 1 cofee spoon in milk or cold H2O, VO.
H(068), ripe fruit , general anthelmintic, RNS., no food no drink during 12 H
H(068) ascaris, ripe fruit, 2 à 3 hands, VO.
H(068)tape worm, ripe fruit, 2 à 3 hands, VO.
H(104) stomach, ripe fruit, RNS.
H(113)joints, ripe fruit , dry, powder, 1 cofee spoon in milk or cold H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : maheli (Iraqw, Tanzania), mugaita (Kikuyu, Kenya), ol - segetit (Masai, Kenya, Tanzania), segatet (Marakwet, Kenya), segetyet (Kipsigis, Kenya)
Reference HK 33
Author(s) : Kaendi, J.M.
Title : Kaendi, J.M. (1994) Coping with malaria and visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) in Baringo District, Kenya: Implications for disease control Ph.D. thesis, University of California, Los Angeles. Friom : Indigenous knowledge in the management of malaria and visceral leishmaniasis among the Tugen of Kenya . Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, april 1997 (http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/ )
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism the seeds are dried and then crushed into powder and mixed in water. The mixture is then used as a purgative.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : seketet (Tugen)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, seeds of Myrsine africana, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : wuchanbe (Maale)
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 5) taeniasis, fruit of Myrsine africana grounded and concocted with powder fruit of Hagenia abyssinica; and the solution drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : qacama/kechem/ (Oromifa/Amarigna)
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068, 4) worms in donkey, decocting fruit of Myrsine africana with local beer (TELLA) and drink the solution
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : qacama/kechem/ (Oromifa/Amarigna)