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Official name : Senecio serratuloides DC.
Family : Asteraceae

4 reference(s) related to this plant

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, 3) sexual transmitted infections, boil one handful of Senecio serratuloides leaves in 1 L of water. Take half a cup three times a day to treat sores caused by STIs.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, mix one handful of chopped Musa acuminata roots with one handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides leaves and one handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Add 2 L of water and boil. Take one cup of this concoction three times a day to cure HIV/AIDS related infections, especially internal and external sores.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil one chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, one handful of leaves of Senecio serratuloides and Ranunculus multifidus in 1.5 L of water for 10 min. Take 1 tb of the decoction three times a day to treat internal sores.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, crush a handful of leaves of Carica papaya and boil in 4 L of water with a handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides leaves and a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Take half a cup twice a day to treat gonorrhoea infection
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, crush three quarters of a hands length of leaf of Aloe marlothii and boil in 2 L of water for 1 h with one handful of chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea and a handful of Senecio serratuloides leaves. Take half a cupful thrice daily to cure internal and external sores caused by STIs. Half a cup can be taken as an enema once daily.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil two handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm and one handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides in 2 L of water for 30 min. Take half a cup of the decoction three times a day to treat internal and external sores
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil one chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea and one handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides leaves in 2 L of water for 20 min (or boil until water changes colour). Take half a cup of the concoction three times a day to treat gonorrhoea.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil a handful of chopped roots or leaves of Combretum molle in 5 L of water with a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm and a handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides and Kigelia africana leaves. Take half a cup three times a day to treat sores.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, crush a handful of leaves of Carica papayaand boil in 1 L of water for 20 min with a handful of Senecio serratuloides leaves. Take 1 tb (25 mL) three times a day to treat gonorrhoea and shingles.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, boil half a handful of chopped roots of Carica papaya in 2.5 L of water for 10–15 min together with half a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm and one handful of crushed Senecio serratuloides leaves. Take three quarters of a cup twice daily to treat internal sores.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : unsukumbili
Reference HD 29
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , S.Nciki, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of various skin disorders by a rural community in northern Maputaland, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:51, (2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-51 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/51 + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(111), H(137), H(182)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, cuts and abrasions, ash of incinerated leaves is applied to open sores, wounds, cuts and abrasions
H(013) rash , a handful fresh or dried leaves is boiled in 1 L of water for 15 min. Half a glass of the decoction is taken by adults three times a day for the treatment of rashes. Children take 1 table spoon The decoction can also be taken as an enema. Adults use a size eight syringe and children a size two. Alternatively the concoction can be used to bathe in.
H(111) burns, ash of incinerated leaves is mixed with oil or petroleum jelly and applied as a paste on burns
H(137) sores, roots of Cladostemon kirkii in combination with roots of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, Sarcophyte pirie and bark of Ficus sur, leaves of Senecio serratuloides and a chopped bulb of Drimia delagoensis are boiled in 1 L of water for 5 min. Half a glass of the strained decoction is taken by adults three times a day for the treatment of sores. Children take 1 table spoon of the decoction
H(137) body sores, mix a handful of chopped fresh twigs of Brachylaena discolorwith a handful each of Euphorbia tirucalli stem, leaves of Ozoroa engleri, Senecio serratuloides and one chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea in10 L of water and boil for 3 hrs. One table spoon of the decoction is taken by adults three times a day for a week for body sores. Children take 1 teaspoon (± 5 mL tea spoon) of the decoction.
H(137) sores,H(014) ringworm, powdered dry leaves mixed with oil can be pasted on sores once a day for two days. The paste is also applied onto ringworm infections after an incision is made.
H(182) shingles,, a handful of leaves of Bryophyllum pinnata in combination with a handful of dried or fresh leaves of Senecio serratuloides are mixed with brake-fluid (hydraulic fluid) and Jik (bleach) and pasted over shingles twice a day for three days.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northern Maputaland)
Vernacular name : unsukumbili
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(022), H(033)
Recipes : H(022) ease labour, H(033) infertility, H(191) to cleanse blood when pregnant. A handful of chopped plant of Ranunculus multifidus or leaves are mixed with either leaves of Senecio deltoideus or Senecio serratuloides and boiled in 1.5 L water for ±30 min, cool before straining. VO. one cup 3X/ day
H(191) to cleanse blood when pregnant, ONS of Ozoroa engleri is used in combination with Euphorbia tirucalli, Hypoxis longifolia, Scadoxus puniceus and Senecio serratuloides, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : northern Maputaland (South Africa)
Vernacular name : unsukumbil (Zulu)
Reference HY 04
Author(s) : York, T., H. de Wet, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Plants used for treating respiratory infections in rural Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 135, 696–710, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411100239X
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory desease, mix a handful of leaves of Eucalyptus grandis with a handful of leaves each from Lippia javanica, Psidium guajava and Senecio serratuloides and bring to boil with 6 L of water. Use this decoction to steam twice a day to treat aH(037) cough, H(051) fever and runny nose. Children don’t steam but they get bathed in this decoction. Mix a handful of leaves with a handful of leaves each from
H(037) cough and blocked nose, mix a handful of leaves of Eucalyptus grandis with a handful of leaves each from Senecio serratuloides and Lippia javanica with 5 L of water and bring to boil. Drink one cup daily . Children take 2 tbsps three times a day.
H(037) chest pain,H(037) cough and a runny nose, H(018) headache. Mix a handful of leaves of Eucalyptus grandiswith of Lippia javanica and Senecio serratuloides and bring to boil with 1.5 L of water. Drink half a cup three times a day . Children only take 1 tbsp of this decoction three times a day.
H(037) chest pain,H(037) cough, H(051) fever and a runny nose., mix a handful of leaves of Senecio deltoideus with a handful of leaves from Senecio serratuloides and bring to boil with 1 L of water. Drink half a cup twice a day. Children only take 1 tbsp twice a dayg.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal)
Vernacular name : ichazampukane, insukumbili, intsukumbili-umahanya, umaphozisa, umkutelo (local names)