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Official name : Peltophorum africanum Sond.
Family : Fabaceae

25 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(001), H(013), H(037), H(101), H(103)
Recipes : H(001) eyes sickness, barks of Peltophorum africanum of Rauvolfia caffra, steam bark under a blanket
H(013) rash of the tongue in small chideren, decoction of bark, VO.
H(037) cough , barks decoction, VO.
H(100), veneral diseases, infusion of roots of Terminalia sericea of Peltophorum africanum of Ximenia caffra, barks of Pterocarpus angolensis, VO.

H(101) menorrhagia, pouder of the whole plant, decoction, VO. + to wash the vulva
H(103), sores, ulcers, blisters of the mouth, powder of roots, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musese (Luvenda)
Reference HA 36
Author(s) : Amusan, O. O. G., P. S. Dlamini, J. D. Msonthi & L. P. Makhubu
Title : Some herbal remedies from Manzini region of Swaziland. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 79, pp. 109 - 112, (2002) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874101003816
Symptoms : H(101), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach cramps, grind together 30 g each of the roots and bark of Peltophorum africanum, and add to 1 l warm water, take 1 tablespoon of the concoction twice daily for 2 days
H(101) menorrhagia, grind 50 g bark, add to 1 l water and boil for 5 min,; Drink a cup of concoction of the bark thrice daily
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Swaziland, Manzini region)
Vernacular name : licishamlilo
Reference HB 46
Author(s) : Bessong, P.O., C. L. Obi, M-L. Andréola, L.B. Rojas, L. Pouységu, E. Igumbor, J.J.M. Meyer, S. Quideau, S. Litvak
Title : Evaluation of selected South African medicinal plants for inhibitory properties against human immunodeficiency virus type 1 reverse transcriptase and integrase Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 99, 83-91, (2005)
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV-1 RT and IN, roots, stem barks of Peltophorum africanum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : musese (Tshivenda)
Reference HB 46
Author(s) : Bessong, P.O., C. L. Obi, M-L. Andréola, L.B. Rojas, L. Pouységu, E. Igumbor, J.J.M. Meyer, S. Quideau, S. Litvak
Title : Evaluation of selected South African medicinal plants for inhibitory properties against human immunodeficiency virus type 1 reverse transcriptase and integrase Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 99, 83-91, (2005)
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV-1 RT and IN, roots, stem barks of Peltophorum africanum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : musese (Tshivenda)
Reference HC 24a
Author(s) : Cheikhyoussef, A., M. Shapi, H. Mu. Ashekele
Title : Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto Region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:10 (2011) See also ref HC 24b
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) leg pains, duration of treatment: 2 -7days, whole plant of Peltophorum africanum , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Oshikoto region)
Vernacular name : omupalala
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v12i3.2
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach complaints, stem bark of Peltoforum africanum inmmersed in water with Cassia abbreviata
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : mosese (Local Name), african wattle (English)
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0255-2
Symptoms : H(013), H(118), H(239)
Recipes : H(013) bark of Peltophorum africanum: ulcers on the body
H(118) sore throats
H(239) Wood: firewood
The species is found close to rivers
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : musese (Vhavenda), weeping wattle, african black wattle, african blackwood (English)
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, boil one handful of chopped Peltophorum africanum roots in 2 L of water. Take one cup of this concoction three times a day to treat sores or used half a cup once a day as an enema.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : isikhaba-mkhombe
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(116), H(191)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea and H(116) amenorrhoe, roots of Rhoicissus digitata Bridelia cathartica and Peltophorum africanum are chopped. Four handfuls of the mixed plant material are boiled in 5 L of water for 1 h in a pot with a lid on. Half a cup of the decoction is taken orally two to three times a day (depending on one's preference)
H(026) dysmenorrhoea and H(191) blood cleansing when pregnant. A handful of chopped root material is boiled in 1 L of water for 20 min, cool before straining. Half a cup is taken orally twice a day or rectally using a Size-2 syringe (±60 mL) once a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : northern Maputaland (South Africa)
Vernacular name : isikhabamkhombe (Zulu)
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(007), H(008), H(031), H(033), H(077), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(118), H(125), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(001), roots of Peltophorum africanum, infusion, drops in eyes
H(005) oedema, H(008), roots of Peltophorum, decoction, VO.
H(007, 2), H(031), H(033), H(125), roots of Peltophorum africanum, infusion, VO.
H(027), roots powder of Peltophorum , VO. + porridge
H(077) barks from twigs, branche, trunk of Peltophorum , powder + poridge, VO.
H(100), roots of Peltophorum , infusion, VO.
H(103), leaves of Peltophorum, decoction, steambath
H(104), whole plant of Pellaea calomelenos, roots of Peltophorum africanum, powder + poridge, VO.
H(104), roots of Peltophorum , infusion, VO.
H(104) barks from twigs, branche, trunk of Peltophorum, decoction, VO.
H(104) leaves of Peltophorum, decoction, VO.
H(118) roots of Peltophorum , decoction, VO. + gargle
H(201) psychosis, whole plant of Peltophorum , infusion, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 45
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Symptoms : H(001), H(100)
Recipes : H(001, 2) sore eyes, infusion of Peltophorum africanum roots dropped into eyes
H(100, 3) syphilis, bark, leaves or roots of Peltophorum africanum, Crushed, mixed with cold water, extract VO.
H(100, 3) sexually transmitted diseases, crushed roots, mixed with cold water, extract VO.
H(103, 4) toothache, boiled roots and steam directed into mouth
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muzeze (Shona)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. Magister Scientiae in the Faculty of Science (Department of Botany) Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990)
Symptoms : H(051), H(108), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(108) cold, H(118) sore throat, ulcer and blisters in mouth, bark of Peltophorum africanum
H(201) leaves of Peltophorum africanum as ritual body cover
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musese (Venda)
Reference HM 61
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(100), H(103), H(199)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, root of Peltophorum africanum extract used as eye drops
H(008) diarrhoea and H(199) STI medicine, roots of extract , VO.
H(100) syphilis, bark, leaves or roots extract , VO.
H(103) toothache, teeth washed with root decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : muzeze
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); dry bark of Peltophorum africanum is soaked in water for at least two days. Infusion is taken orally,½cup 3 times per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muses (Tshivenda)
Reference HM 69
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine ,9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, root extract of Peltophorum africanum used as eye drops
H(008) diarrhoea and H(100) sexually transmissible infections (STI) remedy, roots extract of Peltophorum africanum, VO.
H(100) syphilis, bark, leaves or root extract, VO.
H(103) toothache, teeth washed with root decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muzeze
Reference HM 81
Author(s) : Mongalo, N. I. and T. J. Makhafola
Title : Ethnobotanical knowledge of the lay people of Blouberg area (Pedi tribe), Limpopo Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14:46 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0245-4
Symptoms : H(005), H(014), H(104), H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 78) roots and stem bark of Peltophorum africanum are used to treat sexually transmitted infections, H(104) stomach and H(014) skin related infections., RNS., VO.
H(005) dropsy and other STIs on a patient without sores, stem bark of Peltophorum africanum, a handful of roots of Elephantorrhiza burkei, stem bark of Cassia abbreviate, three nodes of Cissus quadrangularis The mixture is cooked in 2 L of tap water in a clay pot and the patient have to inhale the heat coming out of pot for three consecutive days.
H(199) to treat sexually transmitted infections, the mixture of stem bark of Cassia abbreviata, a handful of Elephantorhiza burkei roots and Catharanthus roseus roots is cooked in 1 L tap water and a full cup is taken orally, along a ground Peltophorum africanum stem bark, until the infection heals completely
H(199) to treat sexually transmitted infections., stem bark of Cassia abbreviate, a handful of roots of Blepharis diversispina of Elephantorrhiza burkei of Jatropha zeyheri of Cissus quadrangularis and stem bark of Peltophorum africanum.This plant materials are cooked in a 2 L water and half a cup of the resulting solution is drunk three times a day until the infection heals completely.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosehla
Reference HM 81
Author(s) : Mongalo, N. I. and T. J. Makhafola
Title : Ethnobotanical knowledge of the lay people of Blouberg area (Pedi tribe), Limpopo Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 14:46 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0245-4
Symptoms : V(087)
Recipes : Vb(087) leaves of Peltophorum africanum are used to treat infections in cattle., RNS., VO.
H(033) infertility, roots of Waltheria indica, a handful of roots of Senna italica, Ipomoea albivenia, Harpagophytum procumbens, stem bark Peltophorum africanum and one small cut of bulb of Cissus cornifolia. The mixture is cooked in a 2 L tap water and half a cup of the resulting tea like solution is drunk twice a day, treating infertility.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosehla
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(027y), H(033), H(191), H(199)
Recipes : H(027y, 1) post partum, H(139, 4) erectile dysfunction, barks of Peltophorum africanum. Pounded for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(033, 1) female infertility, roots fter being Decoction for 15 minutes, 10 teaspoons of FG and Joko teas are added to the extract (2 L bottle). One tin cup of the mixture is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(033, 1) female infertility, roots. Decoction for 5 - 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(191, 1) blood purifier, leaves of Turraea obtusifolia, roots of Triumffeta sp of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, barks of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 17 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS , barks of Peltophorum africanum mixed with roots of Elephantorrhiza elephantina. Decoction for 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 : mosehla
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(013), H(078), H(082)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, it helps in breaking them open. The roots of Cucumis hirsutus are boiled in water and the medicine given to the patient to drink. When the ulcer breaks, it is further treated with the bark of Peltophorum africanum
H(078) cancer, bark of Peltophorum africanum is ground into powder and mixed with ground bark of Sclerocarya birrea subsp.caffra for the treatment of early cancer
H(082) asthma, bark of Peltophorum africanum is crushed on its own and mixed with hot water
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (village de Gaborone)
Vernacular name : mosetlha (Setswana), weeping wattle (English)
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(000), H(008), H(027z), H(033), H(100), H(123)
Recipes : H(000) general malaise, H(123) food poisoning, barks, H(008) diarrhea, barks, H(100) gonorrhea, belowground organs, H(027z) pregnancy troubles and H(033) impotence, barks of Peltophorum africanum, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : omumpalala