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Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.

65 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 27
Author(s) : Abebe, W.
Title : A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medecine in Gondar region, Northwestern Ethiopia: General pharmaceutical practice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 18, pp. 147-165, (1986)
Symptoms : H(051), H(100)
Recipes : Plant used by 12 % of the healers
H(051) + H(100), leaves, squeeze, juice, VO.
H(051) + H(100), leaves, chew and swallow juice
H(051) + H(100), leaves, burn, inhale smoke
H(051) + H(100), leaves, boil + tea, VO.
H(051) + H(100), leaves, boil + H2O, bath
H(051) + H(100), leaves, boil + H2O, inhale steam and sleep
H(051) + H(100), leaves, crush, juice on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northeast) (Gondar region)
Vernacular name : hareg ressa
Reference HA 34
Author(s) : Aberra Geyid, Dawit Abebe, Asfaw Debella, Zewdneh Makonnen, Frehiwot Aberra, Frehiwot Teka, Tesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : Screening of some medicinal plants of Ethiopia for their anti-microbial properties and chemical profiles. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(046), H(068), H(173), H(175)
Recipes : H(046) measles, H(068) anthelmintic, H(173) leprosy, H(175) wound dressing, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hareg resa
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : V(003), V(070)
Recipes : V(003) swelling, leaf and bark of Zehneria scabra and leaf of Rumex nervosus are pounded and rolled in clean cloth, and tied on swelling.
Vb(070) rabies, pounded root of Zehneria scabra is concocted with pounded root of Ricinus communis. One feast of the pond is given to cattle and pack animals.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : qorii sinbiraa (Afaan Oromoo)
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(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye problem (possibly trachoma), The eyelid is peeled back and rubbed with the back of the leaf of Zehneria scabra The eyes should be covered and protected from the light until healed.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : hareg resa/shahare
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(003), H(006), H(008), H(012), H(014), H(022), H(027), H(046), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(091), H(100), H(109), H(201)
Recipes : H(003),H(012)), stems with leaves of Anisopappus lewallei of Brillantaisia cicatricosa of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Zehneria scabra, leaves of Crassocephalum multicorymbosum, to pound, local application
H(003),H(012)), stems with leaves of Cyathula uncinulata of Oxalis corniculata of Spermacoce princae of Zehneria scabra, to pound, local application
H(003),H(012)), stems with leaves of Cyathula uncinulata of Oxalis corniculata of Spermacoce princae of Zehneria scabra, to carbonize, scarifications
H(006) laxative, purgative, stems with leaves of Zehneria., maceration (H2O), enema
H(006) laxative, purgative, leaves of Zehneria, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(006) laxative, purgative, leaves of Sesbania sesban … var. nubica of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves of Aspilia pluriseta of Zehneria scabra, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(022), leaves of Basella alba of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Veronica abyssinica of Zehneria scabra, infusion, enema
H(051), leaves of Clematis simensis of Zehneria scabra, decoction (H2O), bath, enema
H(014) itch, leaves of Zehneria., decoction (H2O), friction and bath
H(014) itch, leaves of Zehneria., decoction (H2O), bath
H(014) itch, H(201) again maledictions, leaves of Zehneria., decoction (H2O), bath
H(014) itch, leaves of Hoslundia opposita of Momordica foetida of Virectaria major of Zehneria scabra, leaves, barks stem, branche, trunk of Psorospermum febrifugum, decoction (H2O), friction
H(014) dermatosis, stems with leaves of Zehneria., decoction (H2O), bath
H(014) dermatosis, stems with leaves Clutia abyssinica of Zehneria scabra, decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(027) placenta (right insert), stems with leaves of de Zehneria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(027) placenta (right insert), stems and leaves of Peponium vogelii of Vernonia lasiopus of Zehneria scabra, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Crassocephalum sp. of Guizotia scabra of Erlangea spissa of Microglossa pyrifoplia of Piper umbellatum of Vernonia lasiopus of Virectaria major of Zehneria scabra, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(053), leaves of Zehnerai., juice, drops in ears
H(068, 2) intestinal parasitism, stems with leaves ou leaves of Zehneria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) pregnant women, stems with leaves of Zehneria., infusion (H2O), enema
H(091) pregnant women, leaves of Acalypha psilostachya of Erlangea spissa of Sesamum angustifolium of Vernonia lasiopus of Zehneria scabra , stems with leaves of Sphaeranthus suaveolens, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) rachitis new born, decoction (H2O) leaves of Cassia occidentalis, leaves and roots Clematis simensis, leaves of Erlangea cordifolia, stems with leaves Ranunculus multifidus, leaves Zehneria scabra, enema
H(100), leaves of Zehneria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100), barks of the underground part of Zehneria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(109) lumbar pains, stems with leaves of Biophytum helenae of Zehneria scabra, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umushishiro (Kirundi)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(022), H(033)
Recipes : H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis preparation of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umushishiro (Kigali)
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 : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) plant of Zehneria scabra eaten especially by calves
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : alola
Reference HC 13b
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.II. Angiosperms (Capparidaceae to Ebenaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 25, 3, 339 - 359, (1989)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), skin diseases, ashes of leaves mixed with castor oil, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : ikomangunku (Pare)
Reference HC 18
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Antivenomous plants used in the Zairean pharmacopoeia. African Study Monographs, 7 : 21 -35, March 1987
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, VO. the maceration of the whole plant of Melothria punctata, one glass twice a day.
H(020) snake, cover ths bite with ashes of Zehneria scabra
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kabare, Kalehe)
Vernacular name : kungukira (Mashi), fsuiza (Shambaa)
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(003), H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, fresh leaves of Zehneria scabra, écraser and tie
H(008) diarrhea, fresh leaves of Zehneria scabra, écraser, chew then swallow juice
H(051) febrile illness, fresh aerial part, boil and take the fume in enclosed fashion
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hareg resa (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(004)
Recipes : V(004) wound, aerial part of Zehneria scabra, pound and cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hareg resa (Amharic)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., roots Rubia cordifolia , Zehneria scabra, pounded, juice tepid, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushishiro (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H (006) constipation, enema (kwina) child, roots peeled triturated of Zehneria scabra , decoction, rest for 1 night. Filter. inject 2 sips
H(006), roots without barks, decoction during 1 night, VO. 2 gulps decanted liquid. Later VO. milk and water
H(068), ascaris, pounded leaves in warm banana beer, VO.,1 spoon/ child ,2 spoons/ adultH (068) to (inzoka), to grind the leaves with the local beer, extract the juice, VO. & 2 spoons according to age
H(100) blennorrage (imitezi), juice of roots of Zehneria scabra + jus of fruits of Olea africana. Mix the juices, filter. injected into the urethra with a thin tube Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushishiro (Kinyarwanda)
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), H(112)
Recipes : H(100) gono.., leaves, RNS.
H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, whole plant, H2O extract, vaginal shower
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : aregressa
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(014)
Recipes : H(014), leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : areg-ressa (Amarinya), hafafelo (Tigrinya)
Reference HG 16
Author(s) : Gedif, T. & H-J. Hahn
Title : The use of medicinal plants in self-care in rural central Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 87, pp. 155 - 161 (2003)
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(008), H(018), H(051), fresh squeezed leaves, juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Butajira district)
Vernacular name : areg-ressa
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. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) (and'iew), pounded leaves of Zehneria scabra in H2O, washing + VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : afifi (Luo)
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), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism roots and leaves of Zehneria scabra , RNS., VO. ( receipts Agew-Awi)
H(091) anemia, roots, RNS., VO. (receipts Amhara)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : yequra-hareg (Amhara), areg-resa (Agew-Awi)
Reference HG 28
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used by Sheko ethnic group of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 132, pp. 75 - 85 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Zehneria scabra, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Symptoms : H(026), H(033), H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(033) female infertility, H(038) urinary tract infection, H(104) abdominal pain, leaves, root, whole plant of Zehneria scabra , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors