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Official name : Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Family : Polygonaceae

20 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(013), H(172)
Recipes : H(013) back ulcer, leaves of Oxygonum sinuatum , decoction (H2O), VO.
H(172) elephantiasis, aerian part of Oxygonum., to dry, powder, to dilute, local application + mineral oil
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
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 ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves boiled and eaten as relish
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : njunge (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(003), H(004) infected wound (yamo), the whole plant of Oxygonum sinuatum , pounded, heated, local application
H(014) skin infection, pounded leaves, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : nyatiend gwero, awayo (Luo)
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) boils, leaves : stems crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin : as needed to effect result
H(014) treadworm, leaves, strong decoction, 200 ml : VO.: once per day during 2 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), Food Burning in lhe Throat (kyunguya), A whole plant (the medium size being around 50 cm ~ high) is boiled and the brew taken aIl at once
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kitanguringuri
Reference HJ 02
Author(s) : Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 3)furuncle, ashes of leaves on furuncle
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : nyatiend gweno, okuro ( Luo )
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(001)
Recipes : H(001) inflammation of the conjonctiva, crushed leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : song'e (Kamba, Kenya)
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)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves of Ximenia americana, decoction, VO. 2 cups/ day during 3 J.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : cong'e (Embu)
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, cold infusion of pounded whole plant of Oxygonium sinuatum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : song’e (Kamba)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, fresh bulb of Oxygonum sinuatum is mixed with kolo and eat
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : chew-murakut (Tigrigna)
Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(104), H(157), H(161)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(161) warts, the leaves of Oxygonum sinuatum are burnt and the ash licked
H(051) paludism and H(157) febrile convulsions, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, Sapium ellipticum, Kigelia africana, Zehneria scabra, Acanthus pubescens, Emilia javanica and Oxygonum sinuatum, are boiled and the decoction taken daily
H(104) peptic ulcers, the fruits of Pseudospondias microparpa are used in the treatment of peptic ulcers. They are boiled together with aerial parts and roots of Plumbago zeylanica and aerial parts of Oxygonum sinuatum. A quarter to one glass of the decoction, depending on the severity of the condition is taken twice daily.
H(161) warts, the aerial parts of Euphorbia hirta, Solanum nigrum, Bidens pilosa, and Oxygonum sinuatum and boiled. The decoction is then orally administered daily for the treatment of warts.
H(100) gonnorhea, H(100) syphilis, the roots of Trichilia emetica of Alchonea cordifolia, Sapium ellipticum, Zenheria scabra, Acanthus pubescens, Emilia javanica and Oxygonum sinuatum are boiled and the decoction drunk.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Bugabo ward)
Vernacular name : nyawaija, enyawaija
Reference HM 48
Author(s) : M.-J. Mukazayire, M.-J. , V. Minani, C. K. Ruffo, E. Bizuru, C. Stévigny, P. Duez
Title : Traditional phytotherapy remedies used in Southern Rwanda for the treatment of liver diseases Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 415– 431 (2011)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, macerate 50 g of whole plant of Oxygonum sinuatum with 1 L of H2O. Filtrer. VO. 2 cuillères à café 3X / jour
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : ubuhandanzovu (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HN 25
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N., R. W. Bussmann, B. Gemmill, L.E. Newton & V. W. Ngumi
Title : Utilisation of weed species as sources of traditional medicines in central Kenya. Lyonia, Volume 7 (2), pp. 71-87, (december 2004)
Symptoms : H(038), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(038) urinary problems, H(103) toothache, H(104) stomach pains, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province) (Kikuyu people)
Vernacular name : cong'e(Kikuyu)
Reference HS 18
Author(s) : Ssegawa, P., J. M. Kasenene
Title : Medicinal plant diversity and uses in Sango bay area, Southern Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 521 - 540, (2007)
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087, 2) whitlow infection, ashes of leaves of Oxygonum sinuatum in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kufumita
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003)
Symptoms : H(033x)
Recipes : H(033x) premature ejaculation, roots of Oxygonum sinuatum, to chew
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : nkenge
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, pound leaves of Oxygonum sinuatum and tie around the affected finger
H(113) painful joints, H(014) paronychia and boils, mix leaves with ghee (ghee is a class of clarified butter) and rub on affected joints
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kafumita bagenge (Luganda)
Reference VM 10
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants used in promotion of animal health in Tanzania. Animal Diseases Research Instit., Dep. Pharmacology/ Toxic., Dar Es Salaam. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 335 - 364, (1994)
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001), lotion decoction roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Marangu-Moshi district)
Vernacular name : mbiinu (Chagga)
Reference VM 11
Author(s) : Mkangare, M.M.J.
Title : Collection of Tanzanian medicinal plants for biological activity studies. Proceedings of the 7th Tanzania veterinary association scientific conference. Tanzania Veterinary Association, Vol. 7, 67- 78, (1989) De la référence VB 10
Symptoms : V(001), V(090)
Recipes : V(001), roots, RNS..V(090), leaves, RNS., during pregnacy
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mbiinu, mpelu, mnemvu
Reference VO 14
Author(s) : Olila, D., R. Bukenya-Ziraba and D. Kamoga
Title : Bio-Prospective Studies on Medicinal Plants Used to Manage Poultry Diseases in the Mount Elgon Region of Uganda. Research Journal of Pharmacology 1 (3): 56-60, 2007
Symptoms : V(008), V(037), V(091)
Recipes : Vv(008) diarrhea, crush the leaves of Kedrostis foetidissima and the whole plant of Oxygonum sinuatum add H2O, VO. (1 teaspoon morning and aftermoon until bird improves)
Vv(008) diarrhea, Vv(cough) cough, crush the whole plant of Oxygonum sinuatum and Kedrostis foetidissima, add H2O, VO.
Vv(037) cough, crush the leaves of Cannabis sativa and those of Oxygonum sinuatum , add H2O, VO.
Vv(091) listlessness and general malaise, crush the seeds of Oxygonum sinuatum add H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda. (Mount Elgon Region)
Vernacular name : namakumba, nabulutu (Lugisu)
Reference VT 24
Author(s) : Tabuti John R. S., Shivcharn S. Dhillion & Kaare A. Lye
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicines for cattle (Bos indicus) in Bulamogi county, Uganda: plant species and mode of use. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 279-286 (2003)
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035) east coast fever, ONS of Harrisonia abyssinica + above ground part of Oxygonum sinuatum, VO. 200 ml, 3 X / day, during 5 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Bulamogi county)
Vernacular name : nkenge