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Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae

28 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Psidium guajava, roots of Acacia hockii, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(008), H(095)
Recipes : H(008), bark of Acacia hockii soaked in water and used as medicine for children's diarrhea.
H(095) bark used for making tea.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lerai (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201), to attract the client,pounded leaves of Acacia hockii, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umugenge, umuyenge
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loilailei
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022), H(104) stomach, boil roots in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loilailei
Reference HC 22
Author(s) : Chinsembu, K. C., M. Hedimbi
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Katima Mulilo, Caprivi region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology ans Ethnomedicine, 6:25 (2010)
Symptoms : H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(100) HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections :H(013) herpes zoster, barks of Acacia hockii, RNS; rubbing
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Caprivi region
Vernacular name : muhoto (Lozi)
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) fistula, with pus (ikimungu), dried leaf powderof Acacia hockii mixed with honey. local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugenge (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 11
Author(s) : Dhetchuvi, M.- M. & J. Lejoly
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Nord-Est du Zaïre. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23 b, 991 - 1006, (1990)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) head paludism, roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HF 10
Author(s) : Fumba, G
Title : Plantes médicinales antivenimeuse du Burundi Ministère du plan burundais (1983) lmprimerie S.A. LES PRESSES DE L'AVENIR , 42, rue des Déportés, 6700 Arlon {Belgique)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaves of Acacia sieberiana of Asparagus africanus of Acacia hockii + venomous snake heads, we carbonise everything and we make a fine ash which is rubbed on the scarifications practiced around the bite. In addition to the scarifications, we can drink the juice of the leaves of the two acacias.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugenge (Kirundi)
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(003), H(008), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104) wuoyo, mbaha, (diarrhoea, stomach ache), barks decoction of Acacia hockii, washing, steam bath, decoction VO.
H(003),H(013) yamo (boils, swelling), barks decoction of Acacia hockii, washing, steam bath, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : obedi (Luo)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, barks of Acacia hockii boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mugaa (Embu)
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes zoster, barks, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : mugando
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) cough + H(051) paludism, crushed roots of Acacia hockii, mixed in cold H2O; extract VO., two times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal (colic) pains, herbal “tea”, barks of Acacia hockii, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : churur (local dialect), whistling thorn/shittim wood (Englisch)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(088) child, infusion barks stems , branche, trunk, VO.
H(104) barks stems , branche, trunk, to chew or decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 48
Author(s) : M.-J. Mukazayire, M.-J. , V. Minani, C. K. Ruffo, E. Bizuru, C. Stévigny, P. Duez
Title : Traditional phytotherapy remedies used in Southern Rwanda for the treatment of liver diseases Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 415– 431 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006957
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, 1 spoon of powder of Acacia hockii mixed with one cup of black tea. VO. 1 cup a day for one week
H(126) liver diseases, decoct 1/2 kg of crushed stem barks of Erythrina abyssinica and mix up 1 g of the mixture of the leaves of Hygrophilia auricurata, Cissampelos mucronata, Acacia hockii in 1 L H2O. Filtrer and add a small quantity of honey. VO a small cup 3 times a day with 8 h interval for one week
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugenge (Kinyarwanda)
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(008), H(013), H(014), H(037), H(076), H(124)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(013) boils, H(014) ringworm, H(037) tuberculosis, H(076) thrush, H(124) haemorrhage, bark, leaves, stems of Acacia karroo, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : mnga (isi Xhosa)
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 : V(008), V(013), V(014), V(037), V(076), V(124)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, V(013) boils, V(014) ringworm, V(037) tuberculosis, V(076) thrush, V(124) haemorrhage, bark, leaves, stems of Acacia karroo, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : mnga (isi Xhosa)
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, 1) athletes foot, fresh leaf of Acacia hockii squeeze & apply to the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : engando (Rutooro)
Reference HN 52
Author(s) : Ngezahayo, J., F. Havyarimana, L. Hari, C. Stévigny, P. Duez.
Title : Medicinal plants used by Burundian traditional healers for the treatment of microbial diseases + Supplemtary table Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 338–351 (2015)
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) sinusitis. Dried stem bark (500 g) of Acacia hockii are pounded and powdered. Two pinches powder are applied in noses once a day for a week using a finger; and/or the powder is decocted with 1L of water. Two glasses are drunk twice a day
H(037) pneumonia. About 300 gr of plant material are calcined. Scarifications are practiced once a day and two pinches powder are eaten.
This plant is reported by 3% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugenge (Kirundi)