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Official name : Raphia vinifera P.Beauv.
Family : Arecaceae

4 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) fresh bud leaves of Raphia vinifera are suspended as a curtain in the villages’ entrances to ward off the evil
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) against witchcraf, a curtain made of bud leaves of Raphia vinifera which is a barrier set up across the road leading to the secret place of a meeting. It is effective against any outsider that may bring witchcraft medicine, poison, or any member who recently had sexual intercourse
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Liberia (Mano)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 28
Author(s) : Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title : Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, (december 2009)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, incinerate nuclei of Canarium schweinfurthii of fruits of Raphia vinifera + honey and oil of palm, VO. 1 tablespoon, 3 X / J during crisis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 46
Author(s) : Sunderland, T.C.H., & C. Obama
Title : Etude préliminaire de marché sur les produits forestier non ligneux en Guinée équatoriale Document FAO (1998): http://www.fao.org/docrep/x2161f/x2161f23.htm
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) are produced palm wine: "up-wine", produced from the inflorescence of standing trees of Raphia vinera.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors