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Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel

26 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(033), H(100), H(101)
Recipes : H(033), roots, decoction to prepare porridge, roots of Maerua caffra of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius subsp. galphimiifolius of Tabernaemontana elegans of Ximenia americana of Cassytha filiformis
H(033) sterility, roots of Adenia gummifera of Nymphea capensis of roots and leaves Osyris lanceolata of bark Piper capense of roots Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O), VO. 3X / day during 1 month
H(100) veneral diseases, roots decoction of Osyris lanceolata of Adansonia digitata, VO.
H(101), burned roots of Osyris lanceolata, vulva exposed to smokes for 3 nights
H(101), root of Capparis tomentosa of Tabernaemontana elegans of Maerua caffra of Berchemia discolor (muny ee munie) of Osyris lanceolata, burned and vulva exposed to smoke (memorrhagia)
H(101) memorrhagia, roots powder of Osyris lanceolata of Tabernaemontana elegans of Maerua caffra of Cassytha filiformis of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius ssp. galphimiifolius of Ximenia americana of Ximenia caffra, mixed in porridge during 3 days
H(101) memorrhagia, roots decoction of Osyris lanceolata of Combretum paniculatum, mixed in porridge
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mpeta (Luvenda)
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(016), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(016), fumigation
Vb(095) ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lolesyai
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(016), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(016), fumigation
Vb(095) ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lobuokich
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(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z), fumigation
H(091) fortifiyng, boil barks for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lolesyai
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(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z), fumigation
H(091) fortifiyng, boil barks for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lobuokich
Reference HB 35
Author(s) : Bussmann R. W., G. G. Gilbreath, J. Solio, M. Lutura, R. Lutuluo, K. Kunguru, N. Wood and S. Mathenge
Title : Plant use of the Masasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya. Additional file Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), remove bark, place on sand to dry, then mix with tea. Makes a very good tea for young and old
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : olosesai (Maa)
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(078)
Recipes : H(078), roots decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : kizulu (Pare)
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, leaves, extract hot H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kkerett
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)
Recipes : H(008), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
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(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney pain, powdered roots of Osyris abyssinica, one tea spoon in meat soup, 2 X / Day, since recovery?. Eating meat is not advised
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : morogabali
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(008), H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purg., barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008) diar., leaves pounded, maceration H2O, VO.
H(051), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O) +milk or meat
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : dunula (Bena), idululantumbi (Irangi), kithawa (Kamba, Kenya),lassassi (Masai, Kenya, Tanzania), muvamba - la - fidunda (Hehe, Tanzania)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(008), H(107)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, roots of Osyris abyssinica, RNS.
H(107) typhoid, decoction of leaves of Osyris abyssinica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthithi (Embu)
Reference HM 09
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : The Maasai Wonder Plants. People and Plants training workshop held at the Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania, 15th – 18th march 1999.
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache, root, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Simanjiro country)
Vernacular name : olasesiai (Maasai)
Reference HM 46
Author(s) : Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title : Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111000766
Symptoms : H(014), H(033), H(091)
Recipes : H(014, 3) ringworm, H(033) impotence, H(091) fatigue, roots, fruits, stems barks, leaves of Osyris lanceolata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name : olasesiai
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic, roots and barks of Brackenridgea zanguebarica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mpeta (Venda)
Reference HM 66
Author(s) : Masevhe, N. A. , L. J. McGaw, J. N. Eloff
Title : The traditional use of plants to manage candidiasis and related infections in Venda, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 168, 364–372 (2015)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); grind bark of Osyris lanceolata into fine powder and then boil in water. Oral, 1 cup of decoction is taken 2x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mpeta (Tshivenda)
Reference HN 19
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Diversity and utilization of ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus (Central Kenya), Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2006) doc 10.1186/1746-4269-2-8
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism ONS. Osyris lanceolata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (district of Kiambu)
Vernacular name : muthithii
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(109), H(118)
Recipes : H(109) neck, H(118) throat (ngingo), boiling leaves of Osyris lanceolata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Central Kenya)
Vernacular name : mûthaithi (Kikuyu)
Reference HP 09
Author(s) : Parker, M.A., S. Chabot, B. J. Ward, T. Johns
Title : Traditional dietary additives of the Maasai are antiviral against the measles virus. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 114, pp. 146 - 152 (2007)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(046, f), stem bark of Osyris abyssinica incorporated in milk or soup of both healthy or sick children to prevent or to heal measles
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Narok district, Loita Hills region)
Vernacular name : oloseiai (Maasai)
Reference HS 34
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S. , A.Maroyi
Title : Medicinal plants used by the Bapedi traditional healers to treat diarrhoea in the Limpopo Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 395–401 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006356
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, a handful of roots of Osyris lanceolata cooked in water for 5 min.The infusion (250ml) is administered thrice a day until diarrhoea subsides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 36
Author(s) : Stayt, H.
Title : The Bavenda. Frank Cass & Co. Ltd, London (1968)
Symptoms : H(000), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) war medicine, roots of Capparis tomentos of Osyris lanceolata + heart of hammerhead
H(201) magic roots and barks of Brackenridgea zanguebarica, roots of Gardenia amoena of Vangueria infausta, ONS. of Pachystigma macrocalyx, sticks of Osyris lanceolata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mpeta (Venda)
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(008), H(027z)
Recipes : H(008, 5) diarrhoea, roots of Osyris lanceolata. Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(008, 1) diarrhoea, roots of Osyris lanceolata. Pounded and one tin cup is taken orally with warm water. Thrice a day
H(027z, 1) menstrual disorder, roots. Decoction for 10–20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mphera
Reference HT 1k
Author(s) : Tadesse, D.
Title : Traditional use of some medicinal plants in Ethiopia.Vol. 1, 273-293, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol 1 and Vol 2, 1514 p. (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), fruits Cucumis ficifolius, Cucumis prophetarum, Withania somnifera, leaves and fruit Osyris abyssinica, powder + H2O, plaster on mange
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : qeret (Amaharic)
Reference HT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104), ONS., RNS.
H(201), used as magic protection against epidemics. ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : mormorwo
Reference VK 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 : V(104)
Recipes : Vc(104), cold infusion pounded leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : dunula (Bena); idululantumbi (Irangi); kithawa (Kamba, Kenya), lassessi (Masaï, Kenya & Tanzania), muvamba-la fidunda (Hehe, Tanzania)
Reference VT 29
Author(s) : Tendai Nyahangare, E., B. Marimanzi Mvumi, Tonderai Mutibvu
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants and practices used for ecto-parasite control in semi-arid smallholder farming areas of Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:30 (2015) doi:10.1186/s13002-015-0006-6
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) ticks, pestle roots of Osyris lanceolata, soak in water and spray. Always but scarce. Very effective
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : ingobamakhos (Ndebele)