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Official name : Euphorbia matabelensis Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae

5 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HC 16
Author(s) : Chinemana, F., R.B. Drummond, S. Mavi & I. De Zoysa
Title : Indigenous plant remedies in Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp.159 - 172, (1985)
Symptoms : H(006), H(092)
Recipes : H(006) purgative + H(092), roots washed, chopped, boiled with H2O until soft liquid, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
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(001), H(002), H(006), H(055), H(092), H(093), H(112)
Recipes : H(001) Newcastle inflammation of the conjunctiva, latex of Euphorbia matabelensis, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(002), roots of Euphorbia., RNS., local application, scarifications
H(093), latex of Euphorbia., infusion (milk), VO.
H(006) purgative drastique, H(055), H(092), H(112), roots of Euphorbia., RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VC 20
Author(s) : Chavunduka D.M.
Title : Plants regarded by Africans as being of medicinal value to animals. Rhodesian Veterinaty journal 7: 6-12 (1976).
Symptoms : V(008), V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105) Newcastle disease, leaves of Cassia didymobotrya or latex of Euphorbia matabelensis added to drinking water
Vv(008) bloody and watery diarrhoea, latex of Aloe chabaudii or Euphorbia matabelensis added to drinking water (From reference VG 56).
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medical practitioner in Zimbabwe. His principles of practice and pharmacopoeia. Mambo Press, Gweru, Zimbabwe, 411 p., (1985)
Symptoms : V(039), V(105)
Recipes : Vv (039, r), drops of latex, VO., (rare) (shona)
Vv(105, r), Newcastle, drops of latex, VO., (rare) (shona)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (zone shona)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VL 14
Author(s) : Lans Cheryl , Tonya Khan
Title : Family poultry and Newcastle disease in Africa: the role of ethnoveterinary medicine. (1999) University of Victoria, Vancouver. Article on http://www.ethnovet.com/files/poster_avian_flu_ethnovet2.htm
Symptoms : V(082), V(105)
Recipes : Vv(082) unspecified respiratory disease, latex of Euphorbia matabelensis immersed in the drinking water
Vv(105), latex of Euphorbia matabelensis, crushed and mixed with drinking water.
Region : not communicated
Country : not communicated
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors