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Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries

53 reference(s) related to this plant

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(014), H(051), H(068), H(070), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, H(051) paludism H(068) amoebiasis, H(068) tapeworm, H(070) rabies, H(100), syphilis , H(100) gonorrhoea, H(173) leprosy, fruit, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dedeho
Reference HA 36
Author(s) : Amusan, O. O. G., P. S. Dlamini, J. D. Msonthi & L. P. Makhubu
Title : Some herbal remedies from Manzini region of Swaziland. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 79, pp. 109 - 112, (2002) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874101003816
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, grind 50 gr roots + 1 L. warm H2O, VO. 1 tablespoon 3 X / day for 3 days
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Swaziland, Manzini region)
Vernacular name : umdlelanyamatane
Reference HA 37
Author(s) : Abbink, J.
Title : Medicinal and ritual plants of the Ethiopian southwest : an account of recent research. Article on Internethttp (1995) ://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/3-2/articles/abbink.html Indigenous knowledge and development monitor (http://www.nufficcs.nl/ciran/ikdm/ )
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), to purify drinking H2O, branches of Euclea divinorum are added to the gourds or pots with H2O and left for several hours
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dizi, Suri & Me'en tribes)
Vernacular name : kolyongi (Suri)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(092) poisoning, H(201) sorcery, ONS de Euclea divinorum , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguele, Ganda)
Vernacular name : (olo) sombo (Umbundu)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wound, roots powder of Euclea crispa , local application
H(051) fever, roots tea, VO. 3X / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Namibe, Catengue)
Vernacular name : (i) mboto (Umbundu)
Reference HB 35
Author(s) : Bussmann R. W., G. G. Gilbreath, J. Solio, M. Lutura, R. Lutuluo, K. Kunguru, N. Wood and S. Mathenge
Title : Plant use of the Masasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya. Additional file Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006)
Symptoms : H(045), H(095), H(103x), H(239)
Recipes : H(045) put meat on top of leaves to keep moist for 1-2 days
H(095), VO. sweet berries
H(103x) toothbrush
H(239), firewood
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : enkiyei (Maa)
Reference HC 24a
Author(s) : Cheikhyoussef, A., M. Shapi, H. Mu. Ashekele
Title : Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto Region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:10 (2011) See also ref HC 24b
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding, duration of treatment 1 - 4 days, stem, pods, leaves ... of Euclea divinorum , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Oshikoto region)
Vernacular name : omudime
Reference HC 25
Author(s) : Corrigan, B.M. , B.-E. Van Wyk, C.J. Geldenhuys, J.M. Jardine
Title : Ethnobotanical plant uses in the KwaNibela Peninsula, St Lucia, South Africa South African Journal of Botany 77, 346–359 (2011)
Symptoms : H(205)
Recipes : H(205), hunters mix the bark of Euclea divinorum with H2O and sprinkle the H2O in the tracks of an animal so that it will not detect the hunters
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isiGcakaca
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v12i3.2
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) continuos mesntuation, stem bark of Pappea capensis in mixtures with Euclea divinorum and Grewia hexamita
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0255-2
Symptoms : H(095), H(103x), H(104), H(239)
Recipes : H(095) edible fruits of Euclea divinorum
H(103x) branches for toothbrush
H(104) stomach problems, roots:
H(239) wood for firewood
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : mutangule (Vhavenda), magic guarri (English)
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(008), H(018), H(033), H(068), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(157)
Recipes : H(008), roots of Euclea diwineorum., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(008), roots of Euclea., powder, VO. + porridge
H(018), roots of Euclea., infusion (H2O), drops in ears
H(033) femal, H(104), roots of Euclea., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Euclea diwineorum, seeds of Vigna unguiculata, to cook, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, roots of Euclea., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(137), roots of Euclea., infusion (H2O), VO., (during pregnacy)
H(157), roots of Euclea., RNS., unction
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
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(103)
Recipes : H(103), roots, produce yellow dye mal aux dents
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 06b
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. II. Plants of the families Dilleniaceae - Opiliaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 105 - 128 (1983)
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(104) stomach, roots + 7 pieces of sugar cane, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mdala va shasi (Handeni 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), bark is dried and ground; 1 pinch of the powder is mixed with 1 glassful of water ; also, the whole root can be boiled and the resultant solution taken as a remedy for ndwari ya ndeu. lkyei is taken only once, and it acts as a purgative. This medicine may not be taken by children. Together with Ivinu and Magilambori, lkyei belongs to the most powerful group of remedies employed by Mirau for stomach disease.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ikyei
Reference HH 2k
Author(s) : Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title : Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms : H(004), H(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(201), give to a man who sleeps with an adulteress who got prenant by a man other than her husband , One teacup of water boiled with powdered roots is taken three tjmes a day
H(033), For women who fail to menstruate, one teacup of water boiled with powdered roots is taken three tjmes a day
H(004) constip.ation , Two cups of water boiled with roots are taken twice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : mothakola
Reference HH 4k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 1: Plants of the Chamus (Kenya).104 p., Band 6, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(006), H(027)
Recipes : H(006), ONS., RNS., laxative
H(027y), health problems of young mothers; boil root, add to soup, give to woman who has just given birth
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name : not registered
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 : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 3), roots Carica papaya, Carissa edulis, Euclea divinorum, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : akado ( 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, 33), gastrointestinal deaseases, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation (25% of134 informators for HJ 04), roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (districts of Tarime, Musona , region of Mara ), Kenya (district of Homa Bay, Migori)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 3) stem bark of Euclea divinorum added to soup as tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msanganetu (Batemi)
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(008), H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(005) internal, roots of Euclea divinorum, Croton megalocarpus, boiled together, VO.
H(006), bark, roots, soup, VO.
H(008) diar., ONS., RNS.
H(037) chest, pneumo., roots of Euclea divinorum, Croton megalocarpus, cook, VO.
H(068), bark, roots, soup, VO.
H(091), bark, roots, soup, VO.
H(201) ritual, (initiation by the Sebei), bark, roots, soup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Vernacular name : cheptuishak, wuswet (Sebei, Ouganda), kikuthi, mukuthi (Kamba, Kenya), ol-kinye (Masai, Kenya + Tanzania), lchinge (Samburu, Kenya)