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Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby

86 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(006), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(169)
Recipes : H(006), H(051), aerian part of Cassia didymobotrya, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(068) ascaris, leaves and roots of Cassia didymobotrya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) drepanocytosis, leaves of Cassia., to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(169) inguinal, leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, seeds of Sesamum indicum, powder, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 24
Author(s) : Ayobangira, S.F.X., K. Tsongo & M.J. Kirarahumu
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales du Nord-Kivu: plantes antihémorroïdaires exploitées dans la ville de Goma. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 14, 75 - 87, (2000)
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), fresh leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, Cassia occidentalis, Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction (H2O) 30 ', enema, 3 x / day during 4 days + enema with castor oil (Ricinus communis)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umucyuri (Kinyarwanda), muchora (Hunde), mukangabazimu (Mashi)
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(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(126), root soaked in water and used as an emetic medicine for "nkereuwa" (paludism) and "ndiss" (hepatitis); root tastes "kedua" (very bitter).
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : senetoi (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(006), H(008), H(077), H(014), H(051), H(055), H(091), H(094), H(145)
Recipes : H(006), leaves , barks stem, branch, trunc, of Alangium chinense, leaves Cassia didymobotrya, decoction (H2O), enema
H(006), roots of Cassia., decoction (H2O), VO. + enema
H(008), roots of Cassia, decoction (H2O), enema
H(006), leaves of Cassia., decoction (H2O), VO. + enema
H(006), leaves of Cassia didymobotrya of Momordica foetida, decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(008), H(077) nw. born during nursing, leaves of Cassia., decoction, enema
H(014) dermatosis, leaves of Cassia., infusion (H2O), enema
H(014) tinea, leaves of Cassia., powder, local application on the unguent form
H(051), H(055), leaves of Cassia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) pregnant woman, leaves of Cassia., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(094), H(145) rectum, leaves of Cassia., infusion (H2O), VO. (toxic)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga (Kirundi)
Reference HB 08
Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 47
Author(s) : Bidendako, M.-J. & M. Kayugi
Title : Essai dre traitement de Pityriasis versicolor par des plantes médicinales du Burundi. Pharm. Méd. Trad. Afr., Vol. 9, pp. 56-59. (1997)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H (014) skin disease (Pityriasis versicolor), leaves of Cassia didymobotrya crushed, local application (good results)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, fresh leaves of Senna didymobotrya, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : serka abeba (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(001), H(068), H(108)
Recipes : H(001), pounded leaves, decoction (H2O) , steam bath + eyes lotion with cold decoction
H(068), small intestinal worms, leaves, juice, 1 small spoon + milk, VO. on empty stomach
H(108), pounded leaves, juice + H2O, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubagabaga, umucyuro, umucyurabuhoro (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(031), H(037), H(068), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative (ikivuno), leaves of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro) decoction, VO. 1 tablespoon
H(037) cough (inkolora), juice of crushed leaves of Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura), Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro), VO. ½ tablespoon
H(031) + H(113), H(031) +H(037) pneumonia , pounded leaves Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro), Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura), Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), juice, 3 gulps / day
H(037), pounded leaves, juice, 3 gulps / day
H(037) pneumonia, H(031) body side pain (umusonga), leaves of the 3 plants Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), of Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura) of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro). Squeeze out the juice, VO.
H(068) small intestinal worms (urulyi), roasted leaves of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro) of Cardiospermum halicacabum (muhogora), wrapped in a leaf of banana tree. Squeeze out the juice. VO. on an empty stomach, ½ tablespoon for childs of less of 2 years or 1 tablespoon for child of 4 years . Give milk Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubagabaga, umucyuro, umucyurabuhoro (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(013), H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(013),H(014), H(100), leaves of Cassia didymobotria, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(157), roots of Cassia didymobotrya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) psychosis, roots of Cassia., to dry, fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(055) emetic, decoction of dried leaves, VO. It causes violent diarrhoea and vomiting
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 09
Author(s) : Gessler, M.C., D.E. Msuya, M.H.H. Nkunya, L.B. Mwasumbi, A. Schär, M. Heinrich & M. Tanner
Title : Traditional healers in Tanzania: the treatment of malaria with plant remedies Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 48, pp. 131 - 144, (1995)
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root barks, decoction (H2O), VO., to diminish the fever
H(051) paludism, leaves, squeezed juice, juice, VO.
H(051) paludism + H(091), ONS., RNS.
H(051) paludism +H(018) + H(091), root barks, decoction (H2O), VO., to diminish the fever
H(051) paludism + H(068) + H(075) + H(091), roots barks Cassia didymobotrya, Abrus precatorius, stems barks Crossopteryx febrifuga , decoction (H2O) + inhalation VO., to diminish the fever
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mchwelambogo
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(008)
Recipes : H(008) (yamo, wuoyo), decoction od leaves and roots of Senna didymobotrya , washing, steam bath, VO + pounded leaves + H2O, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : owino (Luo)
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 06a
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027), roots of Cassia didymobotrya, decoction (H2O), VO. against frequent abortions
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mwinu (Lushoto district)
Reference HH 06a
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : FAIRE H(201) mental illness, decoction of roots Sorindeia madagascariensis mixed with roots of Cassia didymobotrya (mwinu), Macaranga capensis (mkumba) and Myrica salicifolia (mshegheshe), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mwinu (Lushoto district)
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach disease (ndwari ya ndeu), fresh leaves are boiled and the solution drunk,or the leaves are ru bbed between the palms of the hands and eaten with banana; the leaves can also be dried and ground and the powder belongs to the most powerful group of purgatives : a couple of leaves are enough for one dose and the remedy taken only once. It may not be given to children, or to a pregnan woman
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ivinu
Reference HJ 02
Author(s) : Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(006, 18) constip., leaves or roots, infusion or decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104, 18) stomach, leaves or roots, infusion or decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : owinu ( Luo )
Reference HJ 04
Author(s) : Johns, T., G.M. Faubert, J.O. Kokwaro, R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Anti-giardial activity of gastrointestinal remedies of the Luo of East Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 46, pp. 17- 23, (1995)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 9), gastrointestinal deaseases, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation (7% of 134 informators for HJ 04), leaves, roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (districts of Tarime, Musona , region of Mara ), Kenya (district of Homa Bay, Migori)
Vernacular name : not registered