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Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Amygdalus persica L.

21 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 52
Author(s) : Appidi, J. R., D.S. Grierson & A. J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 11(15): 1961 - 1963, (2008)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of leaves of Prunus persica, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa.(Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : ipesika
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006), H(038)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, flowers of Amygdalus persica, RNS.

H(006) laxative for baby, adult flowers of Amygdalus persica, sirup, VO
H(038) barks of stems, branches, trunk of Neobegua mahafalensis of Pygeum africanum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, leaves of Nicandra physolodes, flowers of Prunus persica., decoction, VO.
H(166) antispasmodic, seeds of Amygdalus persica, RNS.
H(156) + H(166) antispasmodic for childs, aduld flowers, almond, to grind, maceration in alcool, to dilute, + sirup Baumé, VO.
H(189) menopause, flowers of Amygdalus persica, leaves of Psorospermum androsaemifolium of Combretum obscurum of Cymbopogon citratus, summit with flowers of Dodonaea viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : paisogasy
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, fruit of Prunus persica
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : pêssegueiro (Portuguese)
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(203)
Recipes : H(203), ONS de Prunus africana, rope; used to hang beehives.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : suke
Reference HB 61
Author(s) : Bhat , RB.
Title : Medicinal plants and traditional practices of Xhosa people in the Transkei region of Eastern Cape, South Africa Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. Vol. 13 (2), pp. 292-298, April 2014
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, decoction of a handfull of leaves of Prunus persica in 2 liters of H20. The filtered liquid is used
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : ipesika (Xhosa), peach (English)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, fresh leaves and stems of Prunus persica, VO. the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kok (Amharic)
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 : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhea, fresh leaves Prunus persica, écraser, immerse in water then give
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kok (Amharic)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism fruit of Capsicum annuum, leaves of Otostegia integrifolia of Ocimum gratissimum var. gratissimum, seeds of Prunus persica of Schinus molle, RNS. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : kok (Amhara)
Reference HG 20
Author(s) : Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title : Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Symptoms : H(050), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(050) drumbelly, H(104) colic, H(135) indigestions, decoction of leaves of Elephantopus mollis of young leaves of Prunus persica of Ageratum conyzoides, VO. half a cup
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : pêcher
Reference HH 14
Author(s) : Hutchings, A., J. van Staden
Title : Plant used for stress-related ailments in traditional Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho medicine. Par 1: Plants used for headaches. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 43, pp. 89 - 124 (1994)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, roots of Prunus persica, burned, smoke inhaled (Shoto)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho zone)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HL 13
Author(s) : Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title : Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989)
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(082), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(068) worms ONS of Artemisia absinthium + hearts of peche (Prunus persica) + olive oil. VO on empty stomach, 3 days of suite
H(068) deworming, syrup from 7 heart of peche (Prunus persica) of roots of Centella asiatica of Ageratum conyzoides of Viscum triflorum, of Siegesbeckia orientalis of Argemone mexicana
H(051) fever child , decoction of 3 hearts of Prunus persica of Eugenia uniflora
H(104) stomach ache child, H(082) asthma, H(108) cold, short decoction of 3 hearts of peech, VO regularly
Region : Reunion
Country : Reunion
Vernacular name : pêcher, pêche, pes
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(006) + H(051) constipation + fever (oogera), fresh or dried leaves of Prunus persica, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kok (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea corporis (dermatophytosis), juvenile leaves of Prunus persica dried and powdered then mixed with butter and creamed on affected part in Wednesday and Friday
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : kookii (Afaan Oromo)
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(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , leaves of Prunus persica extract , VO. [22]
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : mupichisi
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(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves extract of Prunus persica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : mupichisi
Reference HM 72
Author(s) : Mahomoodally, M. F.
Title : A quantitative ethnobotanical study of common herbal remedies used against 13 human ailments catergories in Mauritus African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines,11(6):1-32 (2014)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea. Eat the unripe fruit of Prunus persica
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : peche (local language), peach (English)
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye problems, fruits, leaves of Prunus persica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ipesika (isi Xhosa)
Reference HN 43
Author(s) : Ngarivhume, T. , C. van’t Klooster, J. T.V.M. de Jong, J. H. Van der Westhuizen
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional healers for the treatment of malaria in the Chipinge district in Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 159, 224–237, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, hot infusion of leaves and roots of Prunus persica, VO., (Zuzunye ,Mahlope villages)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : mupirikisi (Shona)
Reference VD 17
Author(s) : Dold, A.P. & M.L. Cocks
Title : Traditional veterinary medicine in the Alice district of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 97 , 375–379. (2001)
Symptoms : V(008), V(012)
Recipes : Vo(008), Vc(008) a leaf decoction is given to lambs and kid goats to treat diarrhoea
V(012) broken bones, roots, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Alice district)
Vernacular name : ipesika
Reference VQ 02
Author(s) : Quinlan T
Title : Veterinary uses of plants in the mountain region of Lesotho Not published, from reference VD 17
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : Vb(012) the root, crushed and rubbed into incisions to facilitate the healing of broken bones, has been recorded in Lesotho.
(registered from reference VD 17) (From : Quinlan T. (1998). Veterinary uses of plants in the mountain region of Lesotho. Unpublished paper presented at the Indigenous Plant Use Forum conference, Louis Trichardt, 30 June)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VS 22
Author(s) : Soyelu, O.T. & P.J. Masika
Title : Traditional remedies used for the treatment of cattle wounds and myiasis in Amatola Basin, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 76:393–397 (2009)
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds, Vb(068) myiasis, infusion of leaves of Prunus persica used as a wash for wounds. Effective against maggot-infested wounds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Amatola Basin, Eastern Cape Province)
Vernacular name : ipesika